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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:24 am

Here's one.....same rules apply....PM your guesses

FARM GIRL AND BOYFRIEND HIT THE BIG TIME AND TAKE OVER!
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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:27 am

bump diddley ump dump...bah dum bump ching!
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Postby Shapley » Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:03 am

This one requires some Googling. I don't think I'm familiar at all with it.

I take it that it isn't Nixon in China. :D
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Postby bignaf » Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:00 am

toughie
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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:13 pm

Shapley wrote:
I take it that it isn't Nixon in China. :D


You're right!....Hint #1....
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Postby Shapley » Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:42 pm

I ws Googling various keywords, and Nixon in China came up, apparently it was performed by some opera company with 'farm' in their name, or on a farm or something...

Anyway it didn't fit the bill, since Nixon didn't actually gow up on a farm, and he didn't actually take over China.

But he did hit the big time.
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Postby OperaTenor » Tue Nov 21, 2006 2:23 pm

But The Princess Bride isn't an opera.
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Postby audiogirl » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:16 pm

As you wish, OT.
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Postby OperaTenor » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:56 pm

Inconceivable!
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Postby Shapley » Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:01 pm

I don't think that word means what you think it means.
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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:20 pm

OperaTenor wrote:But The Princess Bride isn't an opera.

:shock: Are you sure??????

Well, it ought to be.
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Postby Shapley » Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:28 pm

Well, I've tendered my guess to GC, we'll have to see if I have it right.

(and, no, it didn't involve former President visiting a foreign land.)
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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Nov 21, 2006 5:47 pm

Shap's official guess isn't the one I was thinking of but I'll look for a synopsis to make sure it doesn't use the same plot. Back in Mozart's time many operas were just rewrites of the same story. That continued into the 19 century and the early 20th as well.
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Postby OperaTenor » Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:21 pm

Shapley wrote:I don't think that word means what you think it means.


If you don't shape up, I'll leave you where I found you: Unemployed - in Greenland!
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Postby piqaboo » Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:07 pm

Has anyone guessed this one correctly yet?

(BTW, Im impressed all you PB fans. Such feats of memory!)
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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:26 pm

piqaboo wrote:Has anyone guessed this one correctly yet?

(BTW, Im impressed all you PB fans. Such feats of memory!)


Just one.........
Brava......................PIQABOO! :#1: :victory:
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Postby BigJon » Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:44 pm

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father prepare to die.
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Postby bignaf » Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:48 am

there's usually a coma after "father" except when he gets really excited near the end.
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Postby GreatCarouser » Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:31 am

Probably some local fisherman out for a pleasure cruise at night through eel-infested waters.
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Postby GreatCarouser » Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:40 am

"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders! The most famous is "never get involved in a land war in Asia" but only slightly less well known is this...never go in against a Sicilian when Death is on the line....HA HA HA HA HA HA!"
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