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LMB Quote Game

Multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Lois McMaster Bujold is creator of the Miles Vorkosigan universe and the world of Chalion.

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:55 am

:clap:
You get the next quote an two and a half :sherlock: !
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:34 pm

XXX shook (their) head, (their) expression growing inward, as if looking into long memory. "No. That wasn't courage, just a kind of numbness. It was like I'd lost all affinity with the world. Now, though...oh gods, I care so much I can't hardly breath."

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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Human is as human does....Animals don't weep, Nine

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:41 pm

You are correct.

XXX shook (their) head, (their) expression growing inward, as if looking into long memory. "No. That wasn't courage, just a kind of numbness. It was like I'd lost all affinity with the world. Now, though...oh gods, I care so much I can't hardly breath." (They) dotted kisses all across (their) face, quick, frantic pecks. "And I'm scared spitless."

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:30 am

Human is as human does....Animals don't weep, Nine

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:27 am

Well, I'll be away 2 weeks. I might have internet there, but maybe not.
So if I win this quote, I'm offering the next one to any player, on a first come, first serve, basis.
If I do have internet there, I might offer a quote myself (first come, first serve) but don't wait for me !
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:35 pm

You are correct!
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:38 pm

No takers yet ?

I'm back !

[quote]
Aaa also discovered that bbb was attracted by the dreadful, among the ccc wares cramming the narrow shops into which they ducked.
[\quote]

ccc is an adjective which would be too much of a giveaway

Book ?
Aaa and bbb, in the text, are personal pronouns. But what characters do they correspond to ?


Bonus #1
ccc ?
What is, in particular, the “dreadful” that mostly attracted “bbb” ?


Bonus #2
For what purpose did “bbb” consider buying it ? Did “bbb” actually buy it ?
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Ghost » Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:23 pm

Aaa: Ekaterin
Bbb: Miles
Ccc: Galatic
Book: Komarr

Bonus #1? Lava lamp.

Bonus #2? Wedding Gift, Birthday Gift.
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:29 pm

Yes, you get the next quote and both bonuses!
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Ghost » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:26 pm

Sorry wrong guesses.
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Ghost » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:26 am

Been a super busy week, I'll try to post a clue today or tomorrow.
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:58 pm

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Ghost » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:49 pm

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:48 am

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby voralfred » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:15 am

Ghost ?
Yoo-hoo ?
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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby Ghost » Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:11 pm

Correct on all accounts!!!
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I swear I added a clue last time, but when I look at my most recent post is ... nothing ... :slap:
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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

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Re: LMB Quote Game

Postby JKCade » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:09 pm

What appalling creatures."
XXX almost laughed at yyy revolted look. "As a carnivore yourself, you can't really condemn them."
"Condemn, no; avoid, yes."
"I'll go along with that."
They continued upstream past a frothing, opaque tan waterfall. ....

Book ? Shards of Honor
XXX ? Cordelia
yyy is a "genitive" pronoun (his, her, its, their...) but whose is the revolted look ? "his"
What is "appalling" ? I'm guessing the fact they are more or less "vampires" in their feeding habits.

Bonus #1: in addition to XXX and the character of the revolted look, there is a third, silent character present. For a half Sherlock, who is that ? Ensign Dubauer

Bonus #2: in what book of the same series do the creatures come back ? what role do they play ? (a further half Sherlock) Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
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