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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6000 on: May 01, 2021, 09:55:17 AM »
What did you think scenery, MK?  Welcome to my back yard!
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« Reply #6001 on: May 01, 2021, 09:58:42 AM »
In a word - stunning.
Unfortunately, like the central character of the show, I have no head for heights, so I very much doubt if I could stand where he stood.

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6002 on: May 01, 2021, 10:12:46 AM »
I have no head for heights, so I very much doubt if I could stand where he stood.

So this walking bridge is out?  ;D

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6003 on: May 01, 2021, 11:52:47 AM »
Indeed it is!

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6004 on: May 01, 2021, 12:03:28 PM »
Hi Mike,

We have finished watching the first six series of The Brokenwood Mysteries on Foxtel.  Series 7 is available on Acorn but we would need to sign up for it and so will wait for Foxtel to acquire it.  I found the mystery storylines a bit thin but really enjoyed the characters so we are looking forward to series 7.  Thanks for the tip.

I have seen the ads for your rebus show on ABC Iview and will follow it up.  Who knows! we might even see Valerie in the background. :D
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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6005 on: May 01, 2021, 02:03:41 PM »
If you enjoyed 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', I suspect you will enjoy this serial. They are very different in some ways, but do have a lot in common.
I won't say any more at the moment.
The rebus was actually more in the way of a plug for the prog. than a seriously puzzling puzzle.


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6006 on: May 01, 2021, 04:04:42 PM »
Hi Pen,

I was reading A Promise of Ankles (44 Scotland Street Book 14) by Alexander McCall Smith when I got to this excerpt about a Shakespearean sonnet:

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it’s one of the most beautiful of the sonnets – at least I think it is. It starts off:

That time of year thou mayst in me behold
 When yellow leaves, or none or few, do hang 
Upon those boughs which shake against the cold



And the next line is

#4 6(#4 #2)  #6  #5  4 3 #5  #5  #4
late the

Hints -
Picture 2 is singular.
Picture 4 is plural - the singers come from several groups.
Picture 8 is past tense.
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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6007 on: May 01, 2021, 06:42:32 PM »
We have finished watching the first six series of The Brokenwood Mysteries on Foxtel.  Series 7 is available on Acorn but we would need to sign up for it and so will wait for Foxtel to acquire it.  I found the mystery storylines a bit thin but really enjoyed the characters so we are looking forward to series 7.  Thanks for the tip.

I have seen the ads for your rebus show on ABC Iview and will follow it up.  Who knows! we might even see Valerie in the background. :D

I really like The Brokenwood Mysteries, Jack.  Dare I say the NZ equivalent of Midsomer Murders?  Inoffensive feel-good television.

Haha.  Me in the background?  Like MK, I do not like heights.  I call it a "rational" fear!

That bridge in Portugal, TRex, is absolutely terrifying!

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6008 on: May 01, 2021, 11:48:20 PM »
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I really like The Brokenwood Mysteries, Jack.  Dare I say the NZ equivalent of Midsomer Murders?  Inoffensive feel-good television.

Haha.  Me in the background?  Like MK, I do not like heights.  I call it a "rational" fear!

That bridge in Portugal, TRex, is absolutely terrifying!

I like the Brokenwood Mysteries too Val.  Similar to Midsomer though the body count tends to be lower & people tend to die in a less grizzly way :laugh:  It is definitely inoffensive feel-good television. If you can get McDonald & Dodds that's worth a look too.

I'm terrified of heights & that bridge in Portugal gave me the collywobbles!  Like you it's a very rational fear.

Better try & get to grips with Jack's rebus :)

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6009 on: May 02, 2021, 12:37:38 AM »
Hi Jack

No1 daughter & I have been out for a stroll & I've solved your very tricky rebus bar one word!  I will have another bash at it later & failing that will consult Ms Google.

I thought I might continue with the Shakespeare theme.  My rebus is the opening line of a very famous sonnet.

#5 #1 #7 #4 #2 #1 #6'1 #3

EA'S

Please change the middle letter of the first picture & picture 3 is a homophone.  I suspect you'll find this rather easy.

      

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The tramp said, “Could you give a poor man something to eat?”
"No,” said the woman, slamming the door in his face.
He knocked again and said, “Could I have a word with George please?"

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Cheers, Jack


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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6011 on: May 02, 2021, 09:09:27 AM »
Another poem, not a sonnet, published about sixty years after the death of Shakespeare, but probably written some time before that.
Its message is very much 'carpe diem'
Hint - the poet had a wonderful-sounding name.

four words; 2/3/3/8, but you only need the first three letters of the name of the animal in picture 3



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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6012 on: May 02, 2021, 04:26:30 PM »
SPOILER ALERT _ Mikes latest rebus

That was a great rebus.

We watched the first episode of the series you recommended.  It is well made and a high-quality production but I wouldn't describe it is as feelgood.  It took me a while to work out who were the staff and who were the patients.
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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6013 on: May 02, 2021, 04:54:20 PM »
He told me he was a General but I've since discovered he's a Left Tenant!

I had a whimsical thought, Pen, that if you had made him a yank soldier he could have scampered with all the furniture and been a Loot Tenant.

Dusty came over this morning and is going to sleep over.  At this stage, I am definitely in need of a cuppa but it needs to be filled with red wine.

         

The caption in the middle one is the last selfie

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Re: More or Les (was Bloody Plurals)
« Reply #6014 on: May 02, 2021, 05:23:30 PM »
It is well made and a high-quality production but I wouldn't describe it is as feelgood.  It took me a while to work out who were the staff and who were the patients.

The quote from 'Alice' which is used several times in the course of the film- 'We are all mad here' - reflects that.

Loved the 'Last Supper Selfie',