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

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

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  TinyMontgomery on Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:42 am

pinhedz wrote:All Quiet on the Western Frontal lobe?
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Re: The Peg-leg and the Parrot: ATU's literary game

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

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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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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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:19 am

pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:...I GIVE UP.....
Really? After you already named the bird right? Shocked



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

Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:22 am

...good clues...now that I've glimpsed how your mind works, care to go another round and post again?

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:15 am

...the catcher in the rye?

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:26 am

...yes...it's the insight into your mind... jocolor

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:51 am

...this is the best I can do at 4 am:....it's very much easier than it looks.




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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:25 pm

...here are the clues to the above images ...^...

the first = a name
the second = an occupation
the third = is obvious from correctly guessing either of of the first two images

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:28 am

blue moon wrote:...this is the best I can do at 4 am:....it's very much easier than it looks.



...here are the clues to the above images ...^...

the first = a name
the second = an occupation
the third = is obvious from correctly guessing either of of the first two images

...okay then...it's Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves...

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2011 9:27 am

pinhedz wrote:
blue moon wrote:...Ali Baba...
That would have been easy in Bahston, but impossible in Minneapolis.
...why pinz? Do Minneapolins have issues with lateral thinking scratch

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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 27, 2011 9:43 am

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...I hope Minneapolin sheep don't go woof Shocked

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