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  1. Thread: Name That Song

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    Theme from Gilligan's Island Next upon the bill...

    Theme from Gilligan's Island
    Next upon the bill in our House of Vaudeville
    We've a stripper in a till
    What a thrill! What a thrill!
    And not content with that, with our hands behind our backs,...
  2. Thread: Ten Song Titles

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    Fresh Air - Quicksilver Messenger Service

    Fresh Air - Quicksilver Messenger Service
  3. Thread: Ten Song Titles

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    Jump into the Fire - Harry Nilsson

    Jump into the Fire - Harry Nilsson
  4. Thread: Name That Song

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    Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent Turn and run! ...

    Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent

    Turn and run!
    Nothing can stop them,
    Around every river and canal their power is growing.
    Stamp them out!
    We must destroy them,
    They infiltrate each city...
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    I just finished Les Miserables. It took me over...

    I just finished Les Miserables. It took me over 3 months to finish. It's not that much of a story, but Hugo could get extremely preachy and professorial as he filled in the historical gaps and...
  6. Thread: Song Title Game

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    In the Wake of Poseidon - King Crimson

    In the Wake of Poseidon - King Crimson
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    If the intent is to understand influence on...

    If the intent is to understand influence on literature, the third may not just be contiguous. I'd recommend Genesis, Exodus, Both Samuels, Psalms, Proverbs, the Gospels, and Revelation. That should...
  8. First name to leapt to mind when reading this...

    First name to leapt to mind when reading this post is Flannery O'Connor. I'm not sure when each of her stories were written but her career started within this date range.
    Also, I'd look at Faulkner...
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    You might want to try something else by Dickens...

    You might want to try something else by Dickens from his earlier works like Oliver Twist or David Copperfield. You might get into the story more quickly and the ground is rich with characters. If...
  10. Thread: Ten Song Titles

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    2. My Funny Valentine - Many artists, Frank...

    2. My Funny Valentine - Many artists, Frank Sinatra among them.
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    My first reaction to the question was Robinson...

    My first reaction to the question was Robinson Crusoe (already mentioned).
    My second reaction was Pip in Great Expectations, but I can't quite put my finger on why.
  12. Thread: Song Title Game

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    I Want it All - Queen

    I Want it All - Queen
  13. Thread: Ten Song Titles

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    A Day in the Life - The Beatles

    A Day in the Life - The Beatles
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    2. Nero Wolfe? 3. Doc Savage 5. Hercule...

    2. Nero Wolfe?
    3. Doc Savage
    5. Hercule Poirot
    9. The Green Hornet
    20. The Saint
    23. Monk
    24. Archer

    Some tough stuff here, good job.
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    There's always that theory that room full of...

    There's always that theory that room full of chimps with typewriters will eventually produce Hamlet, but not likely.
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    If I recall correctly, Palm Sunday is a...

    If I recall correctly, Palm Sunday is a collection of KV's lectures and speeches and not his short stories. Monkey House is the short fiction.
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    I'm not familiar with The Recognitions. Who...

    I'm not familiar with The Recognitions. Who wrote it?
    I can't speak to the works on the OP's list that I haven't read (Hawthorne, Wolfe, this specific Faulkner, this James). I'll leave Hawthorne...
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    The frog on page 121 in chapter 17 is a metaphor...

    The frog on page 121 in chapter 17 is a metaphor for man's rise from the primorial ooze...or it's just a frog. Do your homework kid.
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    Make the Scottish fisherman Cuban and the fish a...

    Make the Scottish fisherman Cuban and the fish a marlin and it sounds like The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway.
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    Poll: For me, Catch 22 is something more than this...

    For me, Catch 22 is something more than this comment implies. This novel came into popularity in America in the 1960s. It's anti-war and anti-military themes resonated with a generation of...
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    My Antonia - Willa Cather

    My Antonia - Willa Cather
  22. Thread: Book Title Game

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    Go, Dog, Go - P. D. Eastman

    Go, Dog, Go - P. D. Eastman
  23. Thread: Song Title Game

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    Memories Can't Wait - Talking Heads

    Memories Can't Wait - Talking Heads
  24. Thread: Ten Song Titles

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    4. Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen and the E...

    4. Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
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    I'll make a distinction between books that were...

    I'll make a distinction between books that were sad (Of Mice and Men, Great Expectations) and depressing. My winner for most depressing is, by far, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
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