The Peg-leg and the Parrot: ATU's literary game

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Post  Guest on Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:08 am

this is a play written in the 1950s.


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Post  eddie on Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:05 pm

Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night?

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Post  Guest on Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:20 pm

cheers cheers cheers

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Post  eddie on Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:22 pm



Another play.

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Post  Guest on Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:11 pm

...a taste of honey?

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Post  eddie on Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:44 pm

blue moon wrote:...a taste of honey?

cheers cheers cheers

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Post  Guest on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:44 pm

...a novel:


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Post  eddie on Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:08 pm

scratch Clue?

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Post  Guest on Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:54 pm

blue moon wrote:...a novel:
...it's a tricky one
...the first image represents 'a lack of sound'
...the second is 'a type of movie'...


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Post  pinhedz on Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:05 pm

All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?

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Post  Guest on Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:25 pm

pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
cheers cheers cheers (...your turn)

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Post  eddie on Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:11 am

As the title of this thread suggests, it was originally conceived as a character-based (rather than title-based) literary quiz.

To ring the changes here a little, perhaps we ought to introduce character/incident-based clues into the mix?

Here's a character from a late 19th/early 20th c play:




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Post  pinhedz on Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:37 am

blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
cheers cheers cheers (...your turn)




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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:18 am

eddie wrote:As the title of this thread suggests, it was originally conceived as a character-based (rather than title-based) literary quiz.

To ring the changes here a little, perhaps we ought to introduce character/incident-based clues into the mix?

Here's a character from a late 19th/early 20th c play:



...the earl of sandwich?

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:19 am

pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
cheers cheers cheers (...your turn)



...hello pinz...is this a character or a novel?

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Post  pinhedz on Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:38 am

blue moon wrote:...hello pinz...is this a character or a novel?
novel

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Post  TinyMontgomery on Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:42 am

pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
Laughing

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:58 am

eddie wrote:As the title of this thread suggests, it was originally conceived as a character-based (rather than title-based) literary quiz.

To ring the changes here a little, perhaps we ought to introduce character/incident-based clues into the mix?

Here's a character from a late 19th/early 20th c play:



...Jack, in The Importance of being Earnest?
...or, best bet, Miss Marple?
(I've already said the earl of sandwich Very Happy )


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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:02 am

pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
cheers cheers cheers (...your turn)



...'Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang' by Kate Wilhelm?

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Post  pinhedz on Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:04 am

blue moon wrote:...'Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang' by Kate Wilhelm?
Actually, it's a particular type of bird. geek

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:37 am

pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:...'Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang' by Kate Wilhelm?
Actually, it's a particular type of bird. geek
Shocked ...Where Late the Breeding Female Phalarope Wilson's Phalaropus tricolor sang?

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Post  eddie on Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:10 pm

blue moon wrote:Jack, in The Importance of being Earnest?

cheers cheers cheers

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Post  pinhedz on Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:50 pm

blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:...'Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang' by Kate Wilhelm?
Actually, it's a particular type of bird. geek
Shocked ...Where Late the Breeding Female Phalarope Wilson's Phalaropus tricolor sang?
Did you cheat? Suspect

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Re: The Peg-leg and the Parrot: ATU's literary game

Post  Guest on Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:52 pm

...does wading through identi-kits of shore-birds for a match constitute cheating? (that's an awful lot of wading!)

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:13 am

blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:
pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
cheers cheers cheers (...your turn)



...'Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang' by Kate Wilhelm?

...I GIVE UP.....

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