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Posted by Susofrick on 20 Sep 2012, 08:07

Celebrate the international bookweek! Grab the book nearest to you, look up page 52 and pick out the fifth sentence! Don't tell the title of the book!

"She and the magister's wife are leading their troops by example, he realized."
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Posted by Anne O'Leary on 20 Sep 2012, 09:14

You admire the fluid symmetry of troops on the move, the harmonies of sound and shape and proportion, the great sheets of metal-fire streaming down from a gunship, the illumination of rounds, the white phosphorous, the purply orange glow of napalm, the rockets red glare.
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Posted by Paul on 20 Sep 2012, 10:27

Susofrick wrote:Celebrate the international bookweek! Grab the book nearest to you, look up page 52 and pick out the fifth sentence! Don't tell the title of the book!

"She and the magister's wife are leading their troops by example, he realized."

Shadowheart....?
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Posted by Paul on 20 Sep 2012, 10:31

Anne O'Leary wrote:You admire the fluid symmetry of troops on the move, the harmonies of sound and shape and proportion, the great sheets of metal-fire streaming down from a gunship, the illumination of rounds, the white phosphorous, the purply orange glow of napalm, the rockets red glare.

The Things They Carried ?
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Posted by Paul on 20 Sep 2012, 10:34

Nearest book, page 52, 5th sentence???!!!! :lol:

"sufficient for 8 persons" :lol:
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Posted by Susofrick on 20 Sep 2012, 10:50

I knew that you were hiding somewhere in my office! :angry3: :angry2: :angry1: :-D :thumbup:
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Posted by Peter on 20 Sep 2012, 17:19

"A free run is better as a homerun" (Translated from Dutch)

I bet you don't guess this one Paul! :mrgreen:
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Posted by Paul on 20 Sep 2012, 18:07

Peter wrote:"A free run is better as a homerun" (Translated from Dutch)

I bet you don't guess this one Paul! :mrgreen:

Sounds like something they would have said at Colditz.
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Posted by Peter on 20 Sep 2012, 18:08

Paul wrote:Sounds like something they would have said at Colditz.

Nope! One down! :mrgreen:
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Posted by Dad's Army on 21 Sep 2012, 08:24

Paul wrote:Sounds like something they would have said at Colditz.


Whahaha, good one Paul
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Posted by Gowan on 22 Sep 2012, 07:51

this one is from school, still closest book
"To Lenin the party must govern on behalf of 'he people', by which he usually ment the proletariat (industrial workers) but sometimes he included peasants"

if my computer worked, I would have got the Asimov Books or the Tolkien ones... But because I have to use my dads computer the school book was the closest.

taking a guess at peters... is it to do with sport?
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Posted by Peter on 23 Sep 2012, 19:00

Gowan wrote:taking a guess at peters... is it to do with sport?

Yes! ;-)
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Posted by mickey mouse on 23 Sep 2012, 19:18

is it a ballsports?
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Posted by Peter on 23 Sep 2012, 21:24

mickey mouse wrote:is it a ballsports?

Yes! ;-)
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Posted by mickey mouse on 24 Sep 2012, 14:35

is it with baseball?
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Posted by Peter on 24 Sep 2012, 15:13

mickey mouse wrote:is it with baseball?

Yes it is! But now the title and the writer. ;-)
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Posted by mickey mouse on 24 Sep 2012, 15:26

is it translated or dutch of origin?
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Posted by Peter on 25 Sep 2012, 16:22

mickey mouse wrote:is it translated or dutch of origin?

Translated ;-)
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