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  1. Subscriberdivegeester
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    20 Oct '14 12:561 edit
    OK here's a game. You can cite a line from a movie, song or even more difficultly, a book. You must say which media it is.

    One line only, and NO googling...!

    Here's your (very) easy starters - 3 movies:

    1) "verify range to target - one ping only Vasily"

    2) "The man most responsible is Miles Bennett Dyson"

    3) "blessed are the cheese-makers"
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    20 Oct '14 13:13
    "1) "verify range to target - one ping only Vasily"

    The Hunt for Red October.

    The other two ring bells but I cannot nail them.
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    20 Oct '14 13:372 edits
    Originally posted by divegeester
    OK here's a game. You can cite a line from a movie, song or even more difficultly, a book. You must say which media it is.

    One line only, and [b]NO googling...!


    Here's your (very) easy starters - 3 movies:

    1) "verify range to target - one ping only Vasily"

    2) "The man most responsible is Miles Bennett Dyson"

    3) "blessed are the cheese-makers"[/b]
    (3) Monty Python's Life of Brian

    When you say "which media", you do mean the title of the work, don't you?
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    20 Oct '14 13:44
    Originally posted by divegeester
    OK here's a game. You can cite a line from a movie, song or even more difficultly, a book. You must say which media it is.

    One line only, and [b]NO googling...!


    Here's your (very) easy starters - 3 movies:

    1) "verify range to target - one ping only Vasily"

    2) "The man most responsible is Miles Bennett Dyson"

    3) "blessed are the cheese-makers"[/b]
    (2) Terminator
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    20 Oct '14 13:54
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    (2) Terminator
    Terminator 2?
  6. SubscriberSuzianne
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    20 Oct '14 18:511 edit
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    "1) "verify range to target - one ping only Vasily"

    [b]The Hunt for Red October.


    The other two ring bells but I cannot nail them.[/b]
    The movie specifically, I don't know if this line is in the book, even though I have read the book. It's been a while.
  7. SubscriberSuzianne
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    20 Oct '14 22:01
    Originally posted by NoEarthlyReason
    (3) Monty Python's Life of Brian

    When you say "which media", you do mean the title of the work, don't you?
    By "which media", he means in which media does the quote, as written, appear? Is it the movie or the book, or even maybe a song. Quotes can change once a book is made into a movie, because often the director's vision is different from the author's vision.

    Of course, the title of the work is also part of the answer.
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    20 Oct '14 22:23
    4) My God, it's full of stars.

    [Book, and probably the movie as well.]
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    20 Oct '14 23:32
    Originally posted by Paul Dirac II
    4) My God, it's full of stars.

    [Book, and probably the movie as well.]
    2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke.

    I have the paperback right here, and the sentence in the book looks like this:

    "The thing's hollow -- it goes on forever -- and -- oh my God! -- it's full of stars!"
  10. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    20 Oct '14 23:511 edit
    5) What are you gonna do? Kill me? Everybody dies. (movie)
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    20 Oct '14 23:57
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    5) What are you gonna do? Kill me? Everybody dies. (movie)
    OK this one will be a bit difficult for anyone under what 80? OK I'm a bit under 80 but is it, and this is a rhetorical question, "Body and Soul"?
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    21 Oct '14 00:08
    Originally posted by Great Big Stees
    OK this one will be a bit difficult for anyone under what 80? OK I'm a bit under 80 but is it, and this is a rhetorical question, "Body and Soul"?
    Correct.. spoken by John Garfield. Do you believe that no one under 80 has seen the movie?
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    21 Oct '14 00:101 edit
    6) The truth is that when his mind was completely gone, he had
    the strangest thought any lunatic in the world ever had, which was
    that it seemed reasonable and necessary to him, both for the sake
    of his honor and as a service to the nation, to become a knight
    errant and travel the world with his armor and his horse to seek
    adventures and engage in everything he had read that knights
    errant engaged in, righting all manner of wrongs and, by seizing
    the opportunity and placing himself in danger and ending those
    wrongs, winning eternal renown and everlasting fame. (book)
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    21 Oct '14 00:13
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Correct.. spoken by John Garfield. Do you believe that no one under 80 has seen the movie?
    Well they may have because I saw it on TMC, or whatever it's called, a while back.
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    21 Oct '14 00:14
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    6) The truth is that when his mind was completely gone, he had
    the strangest thought any lunatic in the world ever had, which was
    that it seemed reasonable and necessary to him, both for the sake
    of his honor and as a service to the nation, to become a knight
    errant and travel the world with his armor and his horse to seek
    adventures and engage in eve ...[text shortened]... himself in danger and ending those
    wrongs, winning eternal renown and everlasting fame. (book)
    A stab in the dark...Don Quixote?
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