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« : 05-20-2011 05:16 »

If you solve mine, post the next one! Rhyming quartets are dandy. I'll start with an easy one.

Within the yellow were kindred souls
Alike in all ways save one
Focused intently on grandmother's goals
He went and missed all the fun!
KurtPikachu2001

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« #1 : 05-20-2011 16:52 »

Is it from Bendin In The Wind?  I remember in that episode Hermes didn't go, and Fry mentioned something about his Grandma's ashes.

Or is it Roswell That Ends Well?
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« #2 : 05-20-2011 16:54 »

You could've given us an easier one to start with don't you think? :hmpf:
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« #3 : 05-20-2011 16:54 »

Farnsworth Parabox.
Chives

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« #4 : 05-20-2011 17:24 »

I thought this was an easy one!

SoS has the episode right, but I was referring to a specific person.
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« #5 : 05-20-2011 17:25 »

OK, Hermes in Farnsworth Parabox.
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« #6 : 05-20-2011 17:34 »

That's it! Your turn.
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« #7 : 05-20-2011 17:57 »

I'll defer. Bit busy.
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« #8 : 05-20-2011 20:25 »

Excellent thread idea! I got that first one, most excellent.

In the bowels deep below
Where rhymes ran free
Only this tiny instrument
Could help our heroes flee!
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« #9 : 05-20-2011 20:52 »

A gold violin that weighs hundreds of pounds and sounds crummy?
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« #10 : 05-20-2011 21:11 »

You are correct sir! :D
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« #11 : 05-20-2011 21:13 »
« : 05-20-2011 21:20 »

How is that a "tiny" instrument? It's relatively smaller than a number of other musical instruments, but I'm not so sure about it being tiny.
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« #12 : 05-20-2011 22:55 »

Created by MOS Technology,
Over one thousand years in the past.
Used every day for robopsychology,
For however much longer it lasts.
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« #13 : 05-21-2011 00:05 »

Bender's 6502 main CPU?
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« #14 : 05-21-2011 00:09 »

That was quick. :D
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« #15 : 05-21-2011 00:16 »

Yeah, I like old microprocessors. :D

The day it came to Earth,
The end was near.
It's what the humans deserve,
Everybody did fear.
Chives

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« #16 : 05-21-2011 03:05 »

V-GINY?
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« #17 : 05-21-2011 06:48 »

How is that a "tiny" instrument? It's relatively smaller than a number of other musical instruments, but I'm not so sure about it being tiny.
I felt "golden" would have really given it away, and compared to another instrument reference from that scene, the drums (they're sorta similar) it's relatively tiny.
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« #18 : 05-21-2011 14:00 »

I thought maybe you were hoping that "bowels" and "tiny" would make people think of "Parasites Lost" (plus there's another musical instrument in that episode, though it's not too tiny either, nor is it involved in the heroes' escaping anything).
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« #19 : 05-21-2011 16:12 »

V-GINY?
No, but something similar.
Chives

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« #20 : 05-21-2011 16:14 »

Okay... Big Ball of Garbage?
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« #21 : 05-21-2011 16:15 »

Yes, it's your turn.
Chives

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« #22 : 05-21-2011 16:26 »

A half dollar less than an invincible comb
Clear wrapping shimmering in the light
Delicious black cracker for deliverymen
Leading straight into some parasites
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« #23 : 05-21-2011 16:28 »

It's like a party in my mouth and everybody's throwing up!
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« #24 : 05-21-2011 17:05 »

A Gas Station Men's Room!?
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« #25 : 05-21-2011 17:43 »

It's pretty obvious by now that it's Parasites Lost. :laff:
Chives

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« #26 : 05-21-2011 18:37 »

Although he didn't give the exact answer, it's pretty obvious Xanfor and everyone else know it was the sandwich. Your go again, Xanfor!
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« #27 : 05-21-2011 19:00 »

I don't know if everyone actually grasped that it was the sandwich itself.  But Xanfor certainly won the answer through recursive logic.  I really like your thread though. WHO THE FUCK IS SINGING THIS THSHIT? It's a really neat game... and you're


What are those?  Rhymes?  Patterns? Shapes?Couplets?Limericks?

I can't remember anymore..... it's neat.... this is a thinking game of actual thinking instead of random guessing. Hmmm.  Let us not hesitate.
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« #28 : 05-21-2011 19:45 »

From these five little settings
(And five buttons to match),
Came the loss of some dressings,
And a hard-to-work catch.
Chives

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« #29 : 05-21-2011 20:09 »
« : 05-21-2011 20:27 »

Oh, oh. Is it the shapeshifter from A Leela of her Own?

Edit: Elcazar!
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« #30 : 05-21-2011 20:19 »

There was a shapeshifter? Dang, I need to rewatch this series.
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« #31 : 05-21-2011 21:39 »
« : 05-21-2011 21:41 »

I don't know if everyone actually grasped that it was the sandwich itself.

Yeah. I'm sorry I keep criticizing the riddles, but that one made it seem like the answer was something to the effect of "the contents of the vending machine in the truck stop men's room."

Edit: Elcazar!

Alcazar.

This is a bad pattern I'm getting into.
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« #32 : 05-21-2011 21:49 »

Alcazar is from 'A Bicyclops Built for Two' not 'A Leela of Her Own'...
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« #33 : 05-21-2011 22:07 »

That is true as well. Well spotted.
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« #34 : 05-22-2011 00:13 »

Haha, whoops. My mistake.
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« #35 : 05-22-2011 08:55 »

Ohhh the shapeshifter is Alcazar, doy! Hahahaha wow.
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« #36 : 05-22-2011 09:27 »

Shame on you all, Alcazar is highly offended! :laff:

He even made it into the Crowd Scene in ITWGY! :p
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« #37 : 05-22-2011 09:55 »

Since I saw DS9 when I think shapeshifter I think weird no teeth guy...although he probably did have teeth
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« #38 : 05-22-2011 14:52 »

No, it's not Alcazar. But Tedward has got me thinking that maybe it's a lousy riddle. :hmpf:

I'll give it a short while longer.
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« #39 : 05-22-2011 17:12 »

It's a machine of some kind.
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