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Laurelindhe ilmarin posted Saturday 16th October 2004 (09:54pm) in the Prancing Pony
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Amongst the bevvy of new threads created this weekend, I thought of a new game:

I thought that we could repeat what the person before us said, only using different words or phrases. For example:

Paul went to the store to buy milk.
Paul travelled to a retail establishment to purchase dairy products.

After responding to the last person's post, you would think of your own for someone else to rearrange. Get creative! Pull out that old thesaurus...

(If this thread becomes too dumb or unused, feel free to delete it, Council Members!)

I'll start:
The boy and his dog were up to no good.
Harry and his hound were out hunting for trouble.

A pair of hobbits were discussing the finer points of pipeweed.
Two midgets discussed tobacco.

My dog had a bone.


Rover was munching on a tibia.


Valedhelgwath posted Saturday 16th October 2004 (10:57pm)
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The boy and his dog were up to no good.

The juvenile masculine member of the human species and his pet of the genus Canis were found to be behaving in a misappropriate manner.



The boat sank in a stormy sea.


The water vessel plummeted into a turbulent liquid mass.

Feanor liked to eat sour grapes.
sour grapes are one of Fëanor's favorite snacks.

Momma woke up to a rude awakening.
The female parent of the household emerged from her slumber in a most inappropriate manner.

I like eating chocolate!
Loni enjoys consuming the mixture of cocoa and sugar.

The sun is shining today.
The illuminating orb above is brightly glowing at the present.

Pillows are your head's best friend at sleepytime.
me like pillows when beddy-by-time


Wilbur Smith is my favourite author... next to J.R.R. Tolkien that is!
J. R. R. Tolkien is better than Wilbur Smith.

Oh my god! That guy is naked!


Dammit Man! Cover yourself up!

My brain is broken
My internal function mechanism is in disrepair.(so what else is new?)

Is that tuna on your pancakes?
or are you just happy to see me? Big Smile Smilie

know i ya, no sense made that <---- YODA is wrong answer...
YODA!!!!

This is very good book.


The literature of which I am purusing is of exceptional quality.

How many orcs does it take to make a parade?
What quantity of goblinesque creatures is required to become a slow-moving continual flow of traffic for the sake of spectators' pleasure? (ooh, good one Terrijayne!)

Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates...
Maternal parent invariably states, the events and experiences of ones self is like a container of sugar enhanced cocoa extract.

Turn the TV over. The news is on
change it to the channel that is extraordinarily boring...

Peter Piper picked a pepper from the pickle jar.
The one who plays on a pipe addressed as Peter selected a pepper that was preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.

"'How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale! . . .'"
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"How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale! . . ."

"What yon methodology is undertaken by that wee amphibious African reptile
Towards enhancing the shimmeringness of its trailing protuberance,
Also to inundate Egyptian river fluid
Over each of its aurum plates! ..."

Unscrew the cap from the barrel. Set the cap aside. Pull the old refill out of the barrel and discard. Insert the new refill, writing point first, making sure it rides freely in the spring. Screw the cap and barrel back together.
Easy Grondy!

Disengage lid out of receptacle. Place the antiquated replenishment away from cylinder and throw out. Implant the unused replacement, authoring pinnacle foremost, ensuring thing in question travels unrestrictedly within the boingy mechanism.Tighten the closing device and cask until reunited.(Good Lord, that was a mouthful!)

Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb
its fleece was white as snow.
He he he. Big Smile Smilie
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Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb
its fleece was white as snow.


A Madonna owned a baby sheep, baby sheep, baby sheep
its wooly coat was colorless as a gathering of tiny frozen water flakes.

Mary had a little lamb, the doctor was surprised.

A Madonna birthed a baby sheep, her physician was caught off guard.

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?


You need not translate Hamlet's full sentence if you'd rather just do a line or two.
whoa... that's deep
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You need not translate Hamlet's full sentence if you'd rather just do a line or two.

Well the lady said:
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I thought that we could repeat what the person before us said, only using different words or phrases.


So.....
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To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?


Becomes:
I wonder what to do...


The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.
Okay, Amarie I'll give this one a try.

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The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.


The water particles tend to reside predominantly in the lower geographical regions of Spain.

(This next one was a favorite saying of my mother when I was a kid. It always drove me nuts...so I thought I'd share it with you!)

If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
If things you really wanted in life were incarnated as four legged hooved mammals then those poor people with no money, food or shelter who rely on the generosity of others for money, would be able to avail themselves of the benefit of sitting astride a four legged hooved mammal to travel from place to place.


Needs must when the devil drives!
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Needs must when the devil drives



Necessity is forced upon the moment Beelzebub gets into an automobile and navigates it, resulting in a propulsion forward. Oh yeah!

I am busier than a cranberry merchant!
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I am busier than a cranberry merchant!


I suppose it depends where the merchant is selling cranberries, but if it was anywhere near me, it would translate into: "I'm as bored as a skier in Death Valley."

New: Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.
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Read the directions and directly you will be directed in the right direction.


Follow the written instructions and soon you will be pointed on the proper heading. Which is more positive than: 'Instead of flailing all over failing, read the instructions.' from whence came, 'If all else fails, read the instructions.'

One two, buckle my shoe.
The first, the second, clasp the mechanism of my foot apparatus.


Three, Four, shut the door...
011, 100, put wood in hole.

Why me?
For what was I chosen?

Do not carry batteries loose in your pocket or purse.
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Do not carry batteries loose in your pocket or purse.


It wouldn't be wise to lug around containers full of acid in one's pants, especially close to certain parts of one's anatomy, or in a bag that puts pressure on one's shoulder causing back problems.

New quote:
"Little oysters? Little oysters?"
But answer there came none.
This was scarcely odd because
they'd been eaten, every one. *sniff*sniff*
Pardon?

*BURP*

Ooops......



Men are from Mars, women are from Venus.

Male homosapians originate from the interstellar object named Mars; whilst the lovely and demure half of of the human race (ie: females) originate from the etheral planet named after the goddess of love, Venus.

snip, snails and puppy dog tails...that's what little boys are made of
Boys are gross.

Whilst on the bus today, I spotted a transvestite with a guitar.
As I was riding to St. Eves, I met a cross-dressing, finger-picking, git-fiddle strummer.

Making something out of nothing.
Act like a complete drama queen?

Construct an object from nada?

How about:Existence is existential!
Human being.

Wiggle Smilie


"Come up to the lab, and see what's on the slab."
"Come traverse the stairs up to the laboratory and gaze upon the specimen that lies on a piece of flat stone."

A turkey was eaten for Thanksgiving.
A bird known as a turkey and prone to make the noise "gobble, gobble" was viciously attacked, brutally murdered, and lovingly digested in a group of people's stomachs, intestines and other digestive organs in the said system for a celebration the Americans called Thanksgiving.

Wabs go wabwab.
Zuit suiters zooting

Do not press this button when transmitting data over the internet.
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Do not press this button when transmitting data over the internet.


If you press this key when sending information across the Web, you will be sorry!

In the room the women come and go
Talking of Michelangelo.
The ladies enter and egress the chamber, while speaking of that great Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance, Master Buonarroti.

"José, is all visible to you; does this sunrise provide enough ilumination?" (He was honored to have been so welcomed to his first American baseball game.)
"Oh, say can you see, by the dawn's early light..."

My husband busted in like coppers just now.
My male spouse barged into my place of living in a way suited to a member of the law and order enforcement force.

Long live Planet Tolkien!
In the room the women come and go
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Talking of Michelangelo.

Just had to add that this is one of my all time favourite poems! - nothing to do with the game. Sorry for the interruptions. Normal service is resumed.


Long live Planet Tolkien!

May the world of Tolkien, around which this orb of awe and appreciation of his works revolves, continue for all eternity for we are but a satellite to his glorious sun.

(What?)

OK.. thinking, thinking........... from a note in front of me....


Dear Customer, We called today and have cleaned, disinfected and deodorised your bin.
Most honored user of our fine estabilshment. A conversation has taken place via the telephone and you will find that your litter storage unit has undergone a process which has left it decontaminated and highly sanitary- and odor-improved.

Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible say
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Long time ago in Bethlehem, so the Holy Bible say
De Good Book declares: "Once upon a time in a little town, also called the City of David, ..."

Take out the garbage and the trash!
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