Oct. 10th, 2008 08:38 pm
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Via [ profile] etfb...

When you see this, post in your own journal with your favorite quote from The Princess Bride. Preferably not "As you wish" or the Inigo Montoya speech.

“I have something to tell you: I'm not left handed either!”
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Take all tracks in collection (all 3362 of them), shuffle, pick the first n in order, post the first line and see who can guess the song (artist, composer, whatever).

I've left out the instrumentals. There are a few.

Of the following, some should be trivial, some will be impossible, the rest will be in between.

  1. Oh, you wired me awake and hit me with a hand of broken nails.
    Rusty Cage, Soundgarden [ profile] lokicarbis
  2. Je suis d'Allemagne

  3. It was an April morning when they told us we should go

  4. All aboard, all aboard, whoa-o!
    Last train to Trancentral, KLF [ profile] tcpip
  5. Every dead body that is not exterminated becomes one of them: it gets up and kills, the people it kills get up and kill...

  6. Kyrié eléison
    Kyrie, this version from Missa l'Homme Armé by Guillaume duFay [ profile] ghymoreids_mum
  7. Aller êrst lebe ich mir werde

  8. What do you do when you're falling, you've got 30° and you're stalling out

  9. Sanctus sanctus sanctus Dominus
    Sanctus, this version from Missa l'Homme Armé by Josquin Desprez [ profile] ghymoreids_mum
  10. (After sanctus sanctus sanctus &c...) Give Me Release

  11. And if I die today, I'll be the happy phantom
    Happy Phantom, Tori Amos [ profile] alecto23
  12. I am just a newborn, stranger in this town.
    Young Lust, Pink Floyd [ profile] lokicarbis
  13. Here, in my head, I found you here and running around and following me
    Here, in my head, Tori Amos [ profile] alecto23
  14. It's alright, I'll come round when you're not in.

  15. All alone all alone all by myself
    Fingertips #12, They Might Be Giants [ profile] lokicarbis
  16. And through the life force and there goes her friend
    Bells for Her, Tori Amos [ profile] alecto23

Ach, who has the time for more? I don't sure as hell.
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Meme herein, while I'm at lunch. )

OK, why does this feel like someone's just read off a few shelves of their nearest bookcase, and used it to feel good about their own erudition? How about I add a few? While we're talking about wankery...
The Mabinogion
The Excession
The Red-headed Men's League
Gawain and the Green Knight
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Call of Cthulhu
Animal Farm
A Modest Proposal
A Shadow over Innsmouth
The Case of the Dancing Men
Mother Tongue: A History of the English Language
Look to Windward
The Man in the Iron Mask
... off the top of my head.
It makes about as much sense.
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That poetry meme.

it's long. )


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