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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:15 pm 
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Just received a cute quote:


Karl Barth's surmise: That while the angels may play only Bach in praising God, among themselves they play Mozart.


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:50 am 
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or Led Zeppelin....(sorry, couldn't resist )

That's cute, Raymond. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:58 pm 
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I have a lovely framed caligraphied parchment that claims the text to be "from a German Opera House" that says:

Bach gave us God's words
Mozart gave us God's laughter
Beethoven gave us God's fire
God gave us music that we could pray without words


Does anybody know if there is any truth to the claim of origin?

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:39 pm 
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That's a nice one too. But all links for that quote point to the same German opera house, wherever that is....?

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
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Having recently read about the pianist Ruth Laredo, Who was a good friend of my friend the late Leon Kirchner, I could not resist coming up with the following:

RUTH LAREDO

The lovely pianist Ruth,
Whose playing revealed the truth,
Of composers both great
And composers both small,
She really did justice to all!


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:23 am 
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A GOTHIC GALA

1--What Gothic people were very active?
2- What Gothic people had magic powers?
3--What Gothic people suffered from vertigo?
4--What Gothic people were effervescent?
5--What Gothic people were very macho?
6--What Gothic people were constantly urinating?
7--What Gothic people were very feminine?
6--What Gothic people were rich and aristocratic?
9--What Gothic people never hit their target?
10-What Gothic people were very cowardly?
11-What Gothic people were quite gruesome?
12-What Gothic people were often in a fog?
13--What Gothic people were always striking people?
14--What Gothic people were very gaudy?
15--What Gothic people were named after the nickname of a British Queen?
16--What Gothic people had problems with sand?
17--What Gothic people were absent?
18-What Gothic people were always giving examinations?


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:26 pm 
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Raymond, I'm stumped. Can you please give the answer to one of these so I know what kind of answer you're looking for?

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:42 pm 
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1--What Gothic people were very active?

ANSWER--The Busy Goths.


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:45 pm 
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Hmmm....I still don't get this one, but I'll say the answer to no. 3 is the Dizzy Goths????

p.s. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Raymond! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
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Oh well, in that case a similar approach should take care of quite a few others:

2 (magic powers) wizzy goths
4 (effervescent) fizzy goths
6 (urinating) pissy goths
10 (cowardly) sissy goths
12 (in fog) misty goths
13 (striking people) fisty goths
15 (queen's nickname) lizzy goths
17 (absent) missing goths
18 (examining) quizzy goths


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:52 pm 
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:lol: :lol:

Ok, here are a couple more....

no. 7 - Lady Goths

no. 9 - Missy Goths (could also be no. 7)

no. 11 - Icky Goths

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:52 pm 
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Very good,rainer!
Well, here is the whole story:


A GOTHIC GALA

1--What Gothic people were very active?
2- What Gothic people had magic powers?
3--What Gothic people suffered from vertigo?
4--What Gothic people were effervescent?
5--What Gothic people were very macho?
6--What Gothic people were constantly urinating?
7--What Gothic people were very feminine?
6--What Gothic people were rich and aristocratic?
9--What Gothic people never hit their target?
10-What Gothic people were very cowardly?
11-What Gothic people were quite gruesome?
12-What Gothic people were often in a fog?
13-What Gothic people were always striking people?
14-What Gothic people were very gaudy?
15-Whaat Gothic people suffered from epilepsy?
16--What Gothic people were named after the nickname of a British Queen?
17-What Gothic people wore boxing gloves ?
18--What Gothic people had problems with sand?
19--What Gothic people were absent?
20--What Gothic people were always giving examinations?


ANSWERS

1--The Busy Goths.
2--The Wizzy Goths.
3--The Dizzy Goths.
4--The Fizzy Goths.
5--The His-y Goths.
6--The Pissy Goths.
7--The Missy Goths.
8--The Ritzy Goths.
9--The Miss-y-Goths.
10-The Sissy Goths.
11-The Grizzly Goths.
12-The Misty Goths.
13_The Hit sy Goths
14-The Glitzy Goths.
15-The Fitsy Goths
16-The Lizzy Goths (Queen Elizabeth).
17-The Fisty Goths
18-The Gritsy Goths.
19-The Missing Goths.
20- The Quiz-y Goths.

FROM ARNOLD VANCE

1--Who was the most enlightened Goth
2--Where did Supergoth live?
3--What do Goths fly on?
4--What is a young Goth called?
5--Who gathers Goths together?
6--What's a Gothic curse?
7--What did God say to the Goths?
8-What did Bach compose for the Goths?

ANSWERS

1--Gothama
2--Gotham
3--Gothamer wings
4--A Gothling
5--A Gotherd
6--Goth-dammit!
7--Goth forth and multiply
8--The Gothberg Variations [That's my favorite! ]


MY RE PLY TO ARNOLD

1--What does a wealthy Goth say?
2--What camphor material do Goths put in their closets?
3--Where do Goths go when they are sick?
4--With what do Goths hit balls on the ground in a famous game?
5--What do they call a pleasant occasion when they get together?
6--What opera did Wagner dedicate to the Goths?
7--Why should you believe all this?


ANSWERS

1--I goth lots of money!
2--Goth balls.
3--The Gothpital.
4--Goth clubs.
5--A good Gothering.
6--The Gotherdammerung.
7--Because it's the Gothpel truth!










A GOTHIC GALA

1--What Gothic people were very active?
2- What Gothic people had magic powers?
3--What Gothic people suffered from vertigo?
4--What Gothic people were effervescent?
5--What Gothic people were very macho?
6--What Gothic people were constantly urinating?
7--What Gothic people were very feminine?
6--What Gothic people were rich and aristocratic?
9--What Gothic people never hit their target?
10-What Gothic people were very cowardly?
11-What Gothic people were quite gruesome?
12-What Gothic people were often in a fog?
13-What Gothic people were always striking people?
14-What Gothic people were very gaudy?
15-Whaat Gothic people suffered from epilepsy?
16--What Gothic people were named after the nickname of a British Queen?
17-What Gothic people wore boxing gloves ?
18--What Gothic people had problems with sand?
19--What Gothic people were absent?
20--What Gothic people were always giving examinations?


ANSWERS

1--The Busy Goths.
2--The Wizzy Goths.
3--The Dizzy Goths.
4--The Fizzy Goths.
5--The His-y Goths.
6--The Pissy Goths.
7--The Missy Goths.
8--The Ritzy Goths.
9--The Miss-y-Goths.
10-The Sissy Goths.
11-The Grizzly Goths.
12-The Misty Goths.
13_The Hit sy Goths
14-The Glitzy Goths.
15-The Fitsy Goths
16-The Lizzy Goths (Queen Elizabeth).
17-The Fisty Goths
18-The Gritsy Goths.
19-The Missing Goths.
20- The Quiz-y Goths.

FROM ARNOLD VANCE

1--Who was the most enlightened Goth
2--Where did Supergoth live?
3--What do Goths fly on?
4--What is a young Goth called?
5--Who gathers Goths together?
6--What's a Gothic curse?
7--What did God say to the Goths?
8-What did Bach compose for the Goths?

ANSWERS

1--Gothama
2--Gotham
3--Gothamer wings
4--A Gothling
5--A Gotherd
6--Goth-dammit!
7--Goth forth and multiply
8--The Gothberg Variations [That's my favorite! ]


MY RE PLY TO ARNOLD

1--What does a wealthy Goth say?
2--What camphor material do Goths put in their closets?
3--Where do Goths go when they are sick?
4--With what do Goths hit balls on the ground in a famous game?
5--What do they call a pleasant occasion when they get together?
6--What opera did Wagner dedicate to the Goths?
7--Why should you believe all this?


ANSWERS

1--I goth lots of money!
2--Goth balls.
3--The Gothpital.
4--Goth clubs.
5--A good Gothering.
6--The Gotherdammerung.
7--Because it's the Gothpel truth!


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:18 pm 
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again, I get no credit....? I'm done.

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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:02 pm 
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Oh of course Monica; I forgot to credit you with guessing Dizzy Goths. Sorry! But I am still puzzled why you failed to understand Busy Goths. Why?


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 Post subject: Re: Puzzles, Jokes, Anecdotes, and Thoughts
PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:45 pm 
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I just thought you wanted a 'real' kind of Gothic people, like one of the long-ago Goth tribes.

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