Monday, 23 March 2009

0056: An Englishman, a Frenchman, a Mexican and a Texan

18 comments:

  1. The Alamo

    Makes me miss living in San Antonio

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  2. Does it start with an 'A'?

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  3. B-B-B-B-Bing! Pretty quick again.

    Should I increase the number of available points?

    First 8... first 10.

    I suppose there is a fair few regulars now. Discuss.

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  4. Wow, i really should have known this. Also: there was an Englishman in the movie?

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  5. Ha - Yes don't you remember... Charles Framlington-Smythe he was a sharpshooter, dressed like a butler... always drinking tea between shots.

    Ok no. He wasn't in the movie - the clue is actually the opening of a famous joke... the punchline essentially contains the answer/title to this movie.

    BTW

    Extra point to anyone who can tell me what horror film that joke featured in.

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  6. That's sad that i googled that and read the joke and it still didn't click. The other movie you refer to is obviously The Alamo Revisted: Santa Anna's Revenge

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  7. I almost hate to say this, because it will make it harder for me, but, with the goal of allowing more participation and allowing more time to guess/ponder the solution, maybe you could refrain from including the clue until after a fixed period of time has passed (maybe an hour or two). This way, if a person truly knows the movie poster, he/she will be rewarded.

    Yeah, my point count will probably hold at 3 now. =)

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  8. Nope. Admittedly the joke in the movie I'm thinking of opens with a line about a plane full of men from the United Nations - but the characters and pay-off is the same.

    Keep guessing.

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  9. @ Data monki. Yeah, agreed - I think I'll try that... OK how does this sound what if:

    I post the poster at 15.00 GMT
    I add the clue at 16.30 GMT

    How does that work out for people?

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  10. I always thought of them as titles more than clues and I enjoy seeing what you name the blanks.

    I'm not too sure staggering the two will help, seems as if the regulars know without the clues. But it's whatever you guys think. I'm game no matter what.

    And as for the joke: American Werewolf in London, recently referenced in one your news posts I believe.

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  11. Bing!

    For those who haven't seen it (WHAT?) or don't remember it here's the scene in full... http://tiny.cc/crfAE

    Yeah xVader that must have been stuck in my head because I picked this movie out to do and then picked a good line for it afterwards second but I was clearly just thinking about American Werewolf in London the whole time. Weird. Oh well.

    Every time I watch this with anyone they always say 'That's Rik Mayall' when Rik Mayall repeats the line.

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