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LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:30 pm

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby sarsaparilla » Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:03 am

Yep! Next quote is yours!
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:23 pm

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:05 pm

"...thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty thousand," XXX counted.
YYY scratched his head. "Y'know, there's something backwards about this..."


Book ? The Warrior's Apprentice
XXX ? Miles
YYY ? Ivan

Bonus: what is "backwards" about "this" ? Miles and Ivan have tied up Tav Calhoun and are stuffing money into his shirt as repayment for the ship Miles stole and took to Tau Verde.
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:00 pm

Correct !
The newt quote and one and a half :sherlock:
Technically, Miles did not steal the ship, he did buy it on credit, guaranteed on "real estate". But since that was radioactive land, the guarantee was a sham, so yes, in a sense, he had stolen it.


BTW, how do you feel about the last two Penric books? Please give your opinion on the thread
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:32 pm

A little hint, maybe ?

"collateral" ! That was the word I was looking for. Miles did offer land as collateral for the ship, so it was technically not a theft. But that land was the one the Cetas had nuked before leaving Barrayar and it still glowed in the night....
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:33 pm

"XXX YYY?" he keyed the intercom to her cabin. "I believe I have something for you here."
She rubbed sleep from her face, framed in the intercom screen. "Already? What time-oh. I must have been tireder than I realized. I'll be right up, ZZZ AAA."
Book?
Who/What is XXX?
Who/What is YYY?
Who/What is ZZZ AAA? (not necessarily a given name)
Who is speaking?
What do they have?

It is indeed in the Vorkoverse. :-)
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:52 am

"XXX YYY?" he keyed the intercom to her cabin. "I believe I have something for you here."
She rubbed sleep from her face, framed in the intercom screen. "Already? What time-oh. I must have been tireder than I realized. I'll be right up, ZZZ AAA."
BBB stretched, and began an automatic series of isometrics in his chair. It had been a long and uneventful watch. He would have been hungry, but what he contemplated now through the viewscreen subdued his appetite.

Book?
Who/What is XXX?
Who/What is YYY?
Who/What is ZZZ AAA? (not necessarily a given name)
Who is speaking?
What do they have?
BBB and ZZZ AAA are the same. Not that that clarifies anything. Maybe you should just disregard this sentence...
It is indeed in the Vorkoverse. :-)
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Reede Kullervo » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:04 am

The end of Shards of Honor?
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Uhhmmm...:-)
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Postby Reede Kullervo » Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:39 am

I can't post details because I decorate aparmant and all books are at friend :-)).
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:36 pm

Okay guys, what do the rest of you in the forum think/recommend? :-)
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Reede Kullervo gets the point! :D
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:19 pm

A little hint, please ?
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:51 pm

More hints ????
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Postby Reede Kullervo » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:59 am

Yes :-))))))))))))))).
Your turn :-)))))))))))))).
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