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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:16 am

Text from a book about conspiracy theories

From All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka:
Good ideas don't stand a chance against good bureaucracy.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Sky Alton » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:19 pm

This week's prompt is....

Strange first words for a child

From the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien
The road goes ever on and on....
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:27 pm

Strange First words for a child....

You knew I had to do this ...
From The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
Sing hey! for the bath at close of day. That washes the weary mud away!
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:10 pm

From City of Bones by Cassandra Clare:
Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:07 am

This week's prompt is:

Part of a weather report

From Summer Knight by Jim Butcher:
It rained toads this morning.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:22 pm

From Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:48 pm

Part of a weather report

From Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

The air smelled different; it was cooler, and the air was damp.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:22 am

This week's prompt is:

An unusual job or job description

From Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde:
a career procrastinator
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:51 am

From Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer:
plot dastardly acts
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:00 pm

An unusual job or job description

from Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

"Hosteen is a movie star, Anna."
[ ]Hosteen smiled --
[ ]"... No real parts, just Apache number two, Hopi number eight, that sorth of thing.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:47 pm

An unusual job or job description

From The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson:
choose seemingly hopeless fights and win them
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Amy Lupin » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:02 pm

This week's prompt is:

The meaning of life is…

From I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith:
a mixture of fiction, philosophy and poetry
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Sky Alton » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:10 pm

The Meaning of Life is....
From the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:47 pm

From Chocolat by Joanne Harris:
Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:00 am

The meaning of life is…

from Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
"Love," he said.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:53 pm

This week's prompt is:

Text from a travel guide

from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an intersteller hitchhiker can have.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:03 pm

From The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald:
The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Aurelia West » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:53 am

Text from a travel guide

From The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins:
The 8:04 slow train from Ashbury to Euston can test the patience of the most seasoned commuter.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:29 pm

This week's prompt is:

A sentence that's twice as dramatic when read slowly


from The Sandman Overture by Neil Gaiman
Please make them comfortable: I shall endeavour not to be gone too long.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Postby Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:05 pm

From Frankenstein by Mary Shelley:
Beware; for I am fearless and therefore powerful.
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