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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:16pm

 Beanie wrote:
Castaway kills cannibals, steals ship home

 
Herman Melville's "Typee"? A longshot, perhaps...
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:13pm

 Antigone wrote:

The Sound and the Fury

 
{#Clap}
 Proclivities wrote:

"Springtime For Hitler"?

  

gif of Nazis dancing on-stage from "The Producers"

So close! A round of schnapps for all! 
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 4:07pm

Adulterous affair, blood on the tracks
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 4:03pm

 aflanigan wrote:

You got it! Have to be particular with word choice when you're limited to just 6, so many fishy stories out there.

 
{#Cheers} Yeah, that was pretty brilliant. It's my favorite novel, but I couldn't have captured it so well it in six words like that.

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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 3:50pm

 olivertwist wrote:

Nice description - Gotta be Moby Dick, right?

 
You got it! Have to be particular with word choice when you're limited to just 6, so many fishy stories out there.


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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 2:45pm

 aflanigan wrote:
Adventurer survives monomaniacal captain, deadly fish.

 
Nice description - Gotta be Moby Dick, right?


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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 1:47pm

story about the profound bond between a boy and his rough and tough collie
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 1:34pm

 kcar wrote:

Yes. He took the book's title from a line in a tragic play. 

 
The Sound and the Fury
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 1:33pm

 kcar wrote:

Yes. He took the book's title from a line in a tragic play. 

 
"Springtime For Hitler"?
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 1:26pm

 aflanigan wrote:

Something by Faulkner, no doubt?
 

 
Yes. He took the book's title from a line in a tragic play. 
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 10:39am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Correction: 89%

 
Yeah, the later observations are pretty funny too.
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 10:14am

 Proclivities wrote:

Thanks.  
That's an even higher percentage than I expected.

 
Correction: 89%
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 9:15am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Very nice.

I think he did break out the vehicle type. 88% trucks/SUV among the swervers. 

 
Thanks.  
That's an even higher percentage than I expected.
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 9:13am

 Proclivities wrote:

Interesting study; they should've broken down the vehicle type among those who deliberately hit the animals - the results would probably be less surprising than the animal types.
I recently re-read that book, specifically looking for important imagery for my entry in our local library's Banned Books Week project:
GoW 
As you can see, I didn't use the turtle imagery.

 
Very nice.

I think he did break out the vehicle type. 88% trucks/SUV among the swervers. 
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 9:01am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

GoW (by the way, the turtle lives).

I looked up the "turtle chapter" a few weeks ago for some reason. Ran across this...
  
 
Interesting study; they should've broken down the vehicle type among those who deliberately hit the animals - the results would probably be less surprising than the animal types.
I recently re-read that book, specifically looking for important imagery for my entry in our local library's Banned Books Week project:
GoW 
As you can see, I didn't use the turtle imagery.
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:54am

 Proclivities wrote:
Truck driver swerves to hit turtle.

 
GoW (by the way, the turtle lives).

I looked up the "turtle chapter" a few weeks ago for some reason. Ran across this...
  

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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:46am

 aflanigan wrote:

Something by Faulkner, no doubt?
 

 
Everything by Faulkner
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:42am

 aflanigan wrote:

Something by Faulkner, no doubt?
 

 
Or Tennessee Williams.
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:20am

 Proclivities wrote:
Truck driver swerves to hit turtle.

 
or:

Men hose kerosene on the oranges. 
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Posted: Dec 22, 2016 - 8:09am

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TR7 owner's manual?

no, wait a minute,, something from Shakespeare?
 

 
That answer proves you to be an odd fellow if not an outright fall risk...
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