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1skoobdo
Nov 27, 2011, 3:19am Top

Last Posting:

Roy Rogers

2jbbarret
Edited: Nov 27, 2011, 5:34am Top

Suzanne Somers : actress

3lnkvisitor
Nov 27, 2011, 5:41am Top

Terry Thomas - comic actor

4paulstalder
Nov 27, 2011, 8:58am Top

Ulrich Urban - German piano player

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulrich_Urban

5linsleo
Nov 27, 2011, 9:24am Top

Vivian Vance - Actress

6paulstalder
Nov 27, 2011, 9:30am Top

Wolfgang Werner - Austrian theater dirrector

7paulstalder
Nov 27, 2011, 4:22pm Top

Xiomara Xibille - Colombian actress

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0944512/

8paulstalder
Nov 28, 2011, 6:51am Top

Yves Yersin - Swiss film producer

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yves_Yersin

9skoobdo
Nov 29, 2011, 2:32am Top

Skipped: "Z"

List in an alphabetical order of any known operas only and not musicals of any foreign languages other than English.

New Posting: A i d a

10jbbarret
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 3:41am Top

Still on the previous game:

(The list of "rules" listed on a previous thread of this game, but not copied across, gave 48 hours as the time that should elapse before skipping "difficult" letters such as "Q" or "X". )

Zoe Zaldana (otherwise known as Zoe Saldana)

11paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:06am Top

Aida is not an English opera, it's Italian. Do translations count?

12lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 5:10am Top

>10 jbbarret: : Shouldn't jbbarret ( with a Z from the unfinished previous game ) be setting the next game?

13paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:18am Top

sure

sorry, i forgot to say that; I just found interesting to exclude anything but English and then starting Italian.

jbbarret go ahead, please

14lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 5:36am Top

(I also found that statement about "any foreign languages other than English" somewhat ambiguous. e.g. was it only referring to musicals rather to both operas and musicals?)

over to jbb

15jbbarret
Nov 29, 2011, 6:08am Top

O.K.

Alphabetic list of titles of poems, with the poet's name and the first one or two lines.

Poem to be written in English although the title need not be. e.g. Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est" would qualify as the language of the poem is English.
Established, published poets, with listing(s) on LT only.
Poet need not be in alphabetical order.

To start:

Adeline

Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Mystery of mysteries,
Faintly smiling Adeline,"

16lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 6:36am Top

Ballad of the Long-legged Bait

Dylan Thomas

The bows glided down, and the coast
Blackened with birds took a last look

17linsleo
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 6:42am Top

This message has been deleted by its author.

18paulstalder
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 4:35pm Top

Cliche Came Out of its Cage

Clive Staples Lewis

You said 'The world is going back to Paganism'.
Oh bright Vision! I saw our dynasty in the bar of the House

19lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 9:47am Top

The Dead

by Rupert Brooke

Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!
There's none of these so lonely and poor of old,

20jbbarret
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 9:49am Top

Ephemera

W B Yeats

Your eyes that once were never weary of mine
Are bowed in sorrow under pendulous lids,

21paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 11:31am Top

For Each Ecstatic Moment

Emily Dickinson

For each ecstatic instant
We must an anguish pay
In keen and quivering ration
To the ecstasy.

22lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 11:35am Top

Gunga Din

Rudyard Kipling

You may talk o' gin and beer
When you're quartered safe out 'ere,

23jbbarret
Nov 29, 2011, 12:06pm Top

Hertha

By Algernon Charles Swinburne

I AM that which began;
Out of me the years roll;
Out of me God and man;
I am equal and whole;

24lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 12:12pm Top

I Am

John Clare

I am - yet what I am none cares or knows;
My friends forsake me like a memory lost:
I am the self-consumer of my woes -
They rise and vanish in oblivious host,

25paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 1:36pm Top

Justine, You Love Me Not!

John Godfrey Saxe

I know, Justine, you speak me fair
As often as we meet;

26jbbarret
Nov 29, 2011, 2:03pm Top

The Kind Ghosts

Wilfred Owen

She sleeps on soft, last breaths; but no ghost looms
Out of the stillness of her palace wall,
Her wall of boys on boys and dooms on dooms.

27paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 2:25pm Top

Laughter

John Kendrick Bangs

WORRY stalked along the road,
Trouble sneaking after;

28lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 3:52pm Top

Musee des Beaux Arts

W. H. Auden

About suffering they were never wrong,
The old Masters: how well they understood
Its human position: how it takes place
While someone else is eating or opening a window or just walking dully along

29paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 4:32pm Top

New Love, New Life

Amy Levy

She, who so long has lain
Stone-stiff with folded wings,
Within my heart again
The brown bird wakes and sings.

30lnkvisitor
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 4:47pm Top

Otho

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Thou wert not, Cassius, and thou couldst not be,
"Last of the Romans," - though thy memory claim
From Brutus his own glory, and on thee
Rests the full splendour of his sacred fame;

31paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:05pm Top

A Plain Life

William Henry Davies

No idle gold -- since this fine sun, my friend,
Is no mean miser, but doth freely spend.

32lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 5:16pm Top

Quare Fatigasti

Adam Lindsay Gordon

Two years ago I was thinking
On the changes that years bring forth;
Now I stand where I then stood drinking
The gust and the salt sea froth;

33paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:23pm Top

Reason

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

... Finally, what is Reason ? You have often asked me ; and this is my
answer :--

Whene'er the mist, that stands 'twixt God and thee,
Sublimates to a pure transparency,
That intercepts no light and adds no stain--
There Reason is, and then begins her reign !

34lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 5:30pm Top

A Subaltern's Love Song

John Betjeman

Miss J. Hunter Dunn, Miss J. Hunter Dunn,
Furnish'd and burnish'd by Aldershot sun,
What strenuous singles we played after tea,
We in the tournament - you against me!

35paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:32pm Top

Thy Faithfulness, Lord

John Wesley

Thy faithfulness, Lord, Each moment we find,
So true to thy word, So loving and kind!
Thy mercy so tender To all the lost race,
The vilest offender May turn and find grace.

36jbbarret
Nov 29, 2011, 5:39pm Top

Unknowing

Thomas Hardy

When, soul in soul reflected,
We breathed an æthered air,
When we neglected
All things elsewhere

37paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:40pm Top

A Vision upon the Fairy Queen

Walter Raleigh

Methought I saw the grave where Laura lay,
Within that temple where the vestal flame
Was wont to burn; and, passing by that way,
To see that buried dust of living fame,

38lnkvisitor
Edited: Nov 29, 2011, 5:42pm Top

Vitae Summa Brevis

Ernest Dowson

They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,
Love and desire and hate:
I think they have no portion in us after
We pass the gate.

-----------------------
Too late!

39lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 5:47pm Top

Woods In Winter

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When Winter winds are piercing chill,
And through the hawthorn blows the gale,
With solemn feet I tread the hill
That overbrows the lonely vale.

40paulstalder
Nov 29, 2011, 5:47pm Top

Xantippe

Amy Levy

What, have I waked again? I never thought
To see the rosy dawn, or ev'n this grey,
Dull, solemn stillness, ere the dawn has come.
The lamp burns low; low burns the lamp of life:

41lnkvisitor
Nov 29, 2011, 6:01pm Top

The Young British Soldier

Rudyard Kipling

When the 'arf-made recruity goes out to the East
'E acts like a babe an' 'e drinks like a beast,
An' 'e wonders because 'e is frequent deceased
Ere 'e's fit for to serve as a soldier.

42jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 5:20am Top

The Zeroes-taught us-Phosphorous

Emily Dickinson

The Zeroes-taught us-Phosphorous-
We learned to like the Fire
By playing Glaciers-when a Boy-
And Tinder-guessed-by power

43jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 6:04am Top

New game:

Alphabetical list of place names in songs.

No skipping of difficult letters (especially Z) for 48 hours.

To start:

On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe - Judy Garland

44lnkvisitor
Nov 30, 2011, 6:15am Top

Lullaby of Broadway - Ella Fitzgerald

45linsleo
Nov 30, 2011, 6:37am Top

Chicago - Frank Sinatra

46paulstalder
Nov 30, 2011, 6:47am Top

Casablanca lyrics

I fell in love with you watching Casablanca
by Bertie Higgins

47paulstalder
Nov 30, 2011, 6:48am Top

sorry, just missed a beat

48lnkvisitor
Nov 30, 2011, 6:53am Top

There'll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn

49linsleo
Nov 30, 2011, 6:56am Top

El Paso - Marty Robbins

50jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 6:57am Top

El Paso - Marty Robbins

51jbbarret
Edited: Nov 30, 2011, 7:07am Top

Both at the same time there

Finchley Central -THE NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND

52lnkvisitor
Edited: Nov 30, 2011, 7:23am Top

Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles

53jbbarret
Edited: Nov 30, 2011, 7:46am Top

54lnkvisitor
Nov 30, 2011, 8:13am Top

The Girl from Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto, Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz

55jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 11:26am Top

Jackson - Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood

56lnkvisitor
Nov 30, 2011, 11:43am Top

(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo - Glenn Miller

57jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 11:47am Top

A Foggy Day in London Town - Fred Astaire

58paulstalder
Nov 30, 2011, 12:17pm Top

"Munich" - revival band Editors

59jbbarret
Nov 30, 2011, 2:21pm Top

New York, New York - from "On the Town" - Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Jules Munshin

60lnkvisitor
Nov 30, 2011, 4:47pm Top

Oklahoma - (from Oklahoma, the musical) - Howard Keel

61jbbarret
Edited: Nov 30, 2011, 5:10pm Top

Home in Pasadena -Al Jolson

62paulstalder
Dec 1, 2011, 4:55am Top

1,2,3,4,5,6,7, Québec
Si j'avais les ailes d'un ange
Je partirais pour Québec
Si j'avais des lumières sur mon bike - Robert Charlebois

63jbbarret
Dec 1, 2011, 5:41am Top

Flying Down to Rio - Fred Astaire

64lnkvisitor
Dec 1, 2011, 5:42am Top

I Left My Heart in San Francisco - Tony Bennett

65linsleo
Dec 1, 2011, 6:17am Top

Tallahassee Lassie - Freddy Cannon

66jbbarret
Dec 1, 2011, 11:27am Top

Union City Blue - Blondie

67lnkvisitor
Dec 1, 2011, 2:04pm Top

Moonlight In Vermont - Ella Fitzgerald

68jbbarret
Dec 1, 2011, 2:48pm Top

Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks

69lnkvisitor
Dec 1, 2011, 3:08pm Top

Xanadu - Olivia Newton-John and Electric Light Orchestra

70jbbarret
Dec 1, 2011, 3:14pm Top

Yettington

In "I've Been Everywhere", of which there were several versions (in the 1960s?) for different countries: in the U.K. version: Yettington

"I’ve been everywhere man I’ve been everywhere man
Crossed the borders, swear man, I breathed the mountain air man
Of travel I’ve had my share man I’ve been everywhere

I’ve been to:

Isle of Man Ickston Ladybank Abersford Westminster Layenham Sanderseed Steeple Mord
Pickingham Earlswood BakerStreet Portsmouth
Harleston Oldenham Pontefract Exemouth
Peterlee Titchfield Backwoth Yettington
Watford Verwood Fleetward O my Lord"

71jbbarret
Dec 1, 2011, 3:23pm Top

I know Yettington hasn't the glamour of Broadway, Casablanca, Ipanema, Pasadea, Rio, San Fransisco, Vermont, and all the rest, to say nothing of Xanadu, but I had to post it to make sure that somebody else gets "Z" and starts the next game. And NO SKIPPING, (you know who you are), there are answers.

72skoobdo
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 5:36am Top

Zoolander - Ben Stiller

Motion Picture's title (Comedy)

73jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 9:56am Top

Looked at that link and can't see it as a song. And is it a place, like New York, London and Rio etc. are places? It's not in my atlas.

74paulstalder
Dec 2, 2011, 2:43pm Top

Komm, nimm mich mit nach Zürich. Ganz egal wo ich auch bin,
ich will dort immer wieder hin. - Markus Horvath

http://www.rhetorik.ch/Aktuell/08/09_17/index.html

75paulstalder
Dec 2, 2011, 2:44pm Top

Let's hunt down the last letter of an author's (sur)name:

A - Franz Kafka

76jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 3:00pm Top

(good one on Zurich - would never have thought it. Thanks for the link)

B - J.D. Robb ( Reunion in Death etc. )

77paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:09pm Top

78lnkvisitor
Dec 2, 2011, 3:16pm Top

D - Ford Madox Ford

79paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:17pm Top

80jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 3:17pm Top

81jbbarret
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:27pm Top

simulpost just beat me to it

F - Richard Conniff

82paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:27pm Top

83jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 3:31pm Top

84paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:32pm Top

I - Johanna Spyri -- Heidi

85lnkvisitor
Dec 2, 2011, 3:33pm Top

I - Giovanni Guareschi

86lnkvisitor
Dec 2, 2011, 3:34pm Top

just too late

87paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 3:41pm Top

never mind, Spyri was easier to spell than Don Camillo

88lnkvisitor
Dec 2, 2011, 4:11pm Top

89jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 4:13pm Top

K - John Steinbeck

90lnkvisitor
Dec 2, 2011, 4:15pm Top

91paulstalder
Dec 2, 2011, 4:17pm Top

92jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 4:20pm Top

93paulstalder
Edited: Dec 2, 2011, 4:32pm Top

94jbbarret
Dec 2, 2011, 4:42pm Top

95paulstalder
Dec 2, 2011, 5:11pm Top

Q - Peter Irniq

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Irniq

not exactly a writer - but Inuit literature is rare anyway

96jacqueline065
Dec 2, 2011, 9:16pm Top

R - Octavia E. Butler

97madpoet
Dec 2, 2011, 9:20pm Top

98linsleo
Dec 2, 2011, 9:57pm Top

99lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 12:41am Top

100jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 12:50am Top

101lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 12:56am Top

102jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 1:00am Top

103lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 1:04am Top

104Psychotick
Dec 3, 2011, 1:16am Top

Z - Daniel Suarez (he wrote daemon).

105jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 3:10am Top

over to Psychotick to set the next sequence

106Psychotick
Dec 3, 2011, 4:55am Top

Oh crud! Didn't think that one through!

So it may be too easy for you guys, but lets try author's middle names.

So to start, A is for Anthony, as in Piers Anthony Jacob.

107jbbarret
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 5:37am Top

108lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 5:26am Top

C - William Cuthbert Faulkner

109paulstalder
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 5:28am Top

110lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 5:33am Top

E - Thomas Edward Lawrence (of Arabia)

111paulstalder
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 5:34am Top

F - Christian Friedrich Spittler (founder of Chrischona Missions)

113lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 5:39am Top

114paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 5:44am Top

I - William Innes Homer

115lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 5:48am Top

116paulstalder
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 5:49am Top

117jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 5:50am Top

118jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 5:51am Top

Ah ... beaten to it

119lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 5:56am Top

L - Adam Lindsay Gordon (poet, does that count as author?)

121lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 6:09am Top

N - Andrew Norman Wilson ( A. N. Wilson )

122jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 6:18am Top

123lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 6:21am Top

124jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 6:34am Top

Q - Mary Quintard Steele ( Mary Q. Steele )

126jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 6:45am Top

127lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 6:51am Top

T - Booker Taliaferro Washington ( Booker T. Washington )

128jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 6:55am Top

130jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 7:21am Top

131lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 7:25am Top

X - Frank Xavier Braun (only appears to have one book, but there are not many X's)

132jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 7:27am Top

133lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 7:28am Top

134lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 3, 2011, 7:57am Top

New game, hoping this topic hasn't been done before:

Rivers

Amazon

135jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 7:59am Top

Barle

136lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 8:04am Top

Cam

137jbbarret
Dec 3, 2011, 8:05am Top

Dee

138lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 8:07am Top

Exe

139jacqueline065
Dec 3, 2011, 8:53am Top

Forcados

140lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 8:57am Top

Ganges

141paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 9:07am Top

Hangang (Seoul)

142lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 9:53am Top

Isle, Ivel and Indus

143buckjohnson
Dec 3, 2011, 11:48am Top

James - flows through Richmond, Virginia

144paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 12:52pm Top

Kander - Switzerland

145Psychotick
Dec 3, 2011, 12:52pm Top

The Kentucky

146Psychotick
Dec 3, 2011, 12:53pm Top

Crud, must have posted at much the same time as Paulstalder, so I'll do L.

The Leith, flows through Otago university.

147paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 12:54pm Top

Main - Germany

148lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 1:13pm Top

Nadder - Southern England

149paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 1:13pm Top

Orinoco - Venezuela

150lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 1:16pm Top

Pai - Burma / Thailand

151paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 1:19pm Top

Queue d’Âne - France

152linsleo
Dec 3, 2011, 1:55pm Top

Rhine

153paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 2:01pm Top

Seine - Paris

154Psychotick
Dec 3, 2011, 2:39pm Top

Thames

155paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 2:41pm Top


Ullinger River - Australia

156lnkvisitor
Dec 3, 2011, 3:26pm Top

Volga - Russia

157paulstalder
Dec 3, 2011, 3:31pm Top

Wapiti River - Kanada

158jacqueline065
Dec 3, 2011, 6:36pm Top

Xingu river - brazil

159lnkvisitor
Dec 4, 2011, 1:28am Top

Yangtze - China

160buckjohnson
Dec 4, 2011, 9:44am Top

Zambezi - southern Africa

New game: Famous people who were assassinated or murdered.

Benigno Aquino (1983) - Philippine politician, whose widow Corazon later became president

161paulstalder
Dec 4, 2011, 11:22am Top

Shahbaz Bhatti (2011) - Christian politician in Pakistan

162lnkvisitor
Dec 4, 2011, 12:39pm Top

Julius Caesar (44 BC)

163paulstalder
Edited: Dec 4, 2011, 2:49pm Top

Roque Dalton (1975) - El Salvador

Hrant Dink (2007) - Armenien

164buckjohnson
Dec 5, 2011, 3:07am Top

Kurt Eisner (1919) - minister-president of Bavaria; assassinated while on his way to Parliament to submit his resignation

165lnkvisitor
Dec 5, 2011, 3:13am Top

Florianus (276) - Roman Emperor assassinated by his troops.

166paulstalder
Dec 5, 2011, 5:40am Top

Giannatah (1863) - Mescalero-Apache, murdered after surrendering

167lnkvisitor
Dec 5, 2011, 6:05am Top

Reinhard Heydrich (1942) - German general and Nazi official

168jbbarret
Dec 6, 2011, 11:01am Top

Giuseppe Impastato (1978) - anti Mafia political activist

169buckjohnson
Edited: Dec 6, 2011, 11:14am Top

Tsuyoshi Inukai (1932) - prime minister of Japan

ETA: disregard, simulposted

Kamal Jumblatt (1977) - Lebanese statesman

170lnkvisitor
Dec 6, 2011, 11:40am Top

John F. Kennedy (1963) - President of the U.S.A.
Robert F. Kennedy (1968) - Presidential candidate, U.S.A.

171jbbarret
Dec 6, 2011, 11:49am Top

Abraham Lincoln (1865) - President of the U.S.A.

(that's got the ones that everyboby knows out of the way)

172lnkvisitor
Dec 6, 2011, 3:02pm Top

Jean-Paul Marat (1793) - political theorist and scientist - murdered in his bathtub by Charlotte Corday - painted by Jacques-Louis David

173buckjohnson
Dec 6, 2011, 10:10pm Top

Gabriel Narutowicz (1922) - president of Poland; assassinated in an art museum (by an artist) just five days after taking office

174lnkvisitor
Dec 7, 2011, 2:55am Top

John Paul Oulu (2009) - Kenya "Wikileaks-related human rights activist"

175buckjohnson
Dec 7, 2011, 10:48am Top

Spencer Perceval (1812) - the only British prime minister to be assassinated

176paulstalder
Dec 7, 2011, 8:05pm Top

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (1995) - Mexican-US singer, shot dead in Corpus Christi, Texas

177buckjohnson
Dec 7, 2011, 10:21pm Top

George Lincoln Rockwell (1967) - founder of the American Nazi Party

178linsleo
Dec 8, 2011, 8:28am Top

Peter Stolypin (1911 September 14), Russian Prime Minister, killed in theater in Kiev

179lnkvisitor
Dec 8, 2011, 8:50am Top

Leon Trotsky (1940) - Russian revolutionary, stabbed with an ice pick on Stalin's orders.

180buckjohnson
Dec 8, 2011, 9:53am Top

Umberto I (1900) - king of Italy, shot by an anarchist

181lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 8, 2011, 10:42am Top

Hendrik Verwoerd (1966) - Prime Minister of South Africa

182rolandperkins
Dec 8, 2011, 4:46pm Top

(Do assassination attempts count?) -- This one resulted in permanent disability, though the victim eventtually went back into a more moderate politics.)

George C. Wallace
(D, AL, later A, AL, later D again) right-wing politician; shot in a parking lot in Maryland in 1972. The would-be assassin, Arthur Bremer was released in the past few years.

183lnkvisitor
Dec 8, 2011, 5:10pm Top

Malcolm X (1965) - black Muslim leader shot preparing to give a speech in Manhattan

184buckjohnson
Dec 8, 2011, 10:25pm Top

Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev (2004) - former separatist president of Chechnya; killed by a bomb in Qatar

185lnkvisitor
Dec 9, 2011, 6:48pm Top

Rehavam "Gandhi" Ze'evi (2001) - Israeli general

186lnkvisitor
Dec 9, 2011, 6:48pm Top

Next game:

Matters mathematical:

Algorithm

187jacqueline065
Dec 9, 2011, 7:01pm Top

Bar Graphs

188gbill
Dec 9, 2011, 8:17pm Top

Cubic splines

189rolandperkins
Dec 9, 2011, 9:34pm Top

division

190gbill
Dec 9, 2011, 9:36pm Top

Eigenvalues

191M.Birostris
Dec 9, 2011, 10:58pm Top

factorial

192rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 1:23am Top

Gaussian line

193lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 1:45am Top

hyperbola

194rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 1:48am Top

isosceles triangle

195lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 2:19am Top

Jacobian matrix

196rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 2:59am Top

Kronecker delta

197lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 3:04am Top

logarithms

198buckjohnson
Dec 10, 2011, 8:53am Top

Maclaurin series

199lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 9:59am Top

Napierian logarithm

200buckjohnson
Dec 10, 2011, 11:56am Top

-(e^(i*pi))

201lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 12:16pm Top

#200: very good. I had to think about that ONE.

3.1415926535 8979323846 2643383279 5028841971 6939937510 5820974944 5923078164 0628620899 8628034825 3421170679 8214808651 3282306647 0938446095 5058223172 5359408128 4811174502 8410270193 8521105559 6446229489 5493038196 4428810975 6659334461 2847564823 3786783165 2712019091 4564856692 3460348610 4543266482 1339360726 0249141273 7245870066 0631558817 4881520920 9628292540 9171536436 7892590360 0113305305 4882046652 1384146951 9415116094 3305727036 5759591953 0921861173 8193261179 3105118548 0744623799 6274956735 1885752724 8912279381 8301194912 9833673362 4406566430 8602139494 6395224737 1907021798 6094370277 0539217176 2931767523 8467481846 7669405132 0005681271 4526356082 7785771342 7577896091 7363717872 1468440901 2249534301 4654958537 1050792279 6892589235 4201995611 2129021960 8640344181 5981362977 4771309960 5187072113 4999999837 2978049951 0597317328 1609631859 5024459455 3469083026 4252230825 3344685035 2619311881 7101000313 7838752886 5875332083 8142061717 7669147303 5982534904 2875546873 1159562863 8823537875 9375195778 1857780532 1712268066 1300192787 6611195909 2164201989

202jacqueline065
Dec 10, 2011, 2:04pm Top

quotients

203gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 2:30pm Top

Recursion

204rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 2:36pm Top

sets

205gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 2:39pm Top

Taylor Series

206lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 2:40pm Top

trigonometry

207lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 2:42pm Top

#205 beat me to that one

unknown

208gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 2:43pm Top

Venn Diagrams

209lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 2:49pm Top

Weyl's criterion

210gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 2:55pm Top

X-Y axis

211rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:11pm Top

212lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 3:13pm Top

looks good for Z Roland, but #210 only completes X

still waiting for a Y entry

213rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:35pm Top

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214rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:35pm Top

This message has been deleted by its author.

215gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 3:25pm Top

bard

216jacqueline065
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:34pm Top

yards..... thus completing math terms.

sorry for the interruption!

217rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:36pm Top

On 211--213

I can't imagine why I overlooked the Y-word.
(Maybe the presence of Y in "X-Y Axis" (210).

I'm deleting 213 and 214, as I guess they can be ignored now. Awaiting the Y-word.

218jacqueline065
Dec 10, 2011, 3:37pm Top

we are back on track!

219rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 3:41pm Top

220rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 3:47pm Top

NEXT series:

Literary Parlance

Words and phrases used in writing about Literature.
No Authors. No Titles. Just terms.
e.g. Byronic, Shakespearean, Elizabethan, rhyme, workshop production, Agrarians, epic, (Words derived from proper names are okay, but leave actual proper names, and book titles, out of it.)

221lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 3:49pm Top

O.K. so what are you starting us off with? Is it Agrarians?

222rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 3:56pm Top

". . .starting us off with". . .

assonance

223gbill
Dec 10, 2011, 3:57pm Top

lol wow

bard

224lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 3:59pm Top

Chaucerian

225rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 4:05pm Top

Diarists

226lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 10, 2011, 4:08pm Top

denouement

sorry, too late.

elegiac

227jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:12pm Top

flashback

228lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 4:13pm Top

genre

229rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 4:13pm Top

"- - Facetiae and Satire"*

*phrase that the Library Of Congress used to attach to many
subject headings. I think they stopped using it some years (or was it decades?) ago. I miss it.

230jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:16pm Top

is #229 a simulpost or two?

hyperbole

231lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 4:19pm Top

irony

232jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:20pm Top

Joycean

233lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 4:21pm Top

Kafkaesque

234jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:22pm Top

lyric

235lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 4:23pm Top

mystic

236jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:25pm Top

narrative

237rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 4:28pm Top

"Is 229 a simulpost or two?" (230)

The timing says that 229 missed being the entry for F (227) by one minute. Of course 227 wasn't yet on the screen when I wrote 229.

238lnkvisitor
Dec 10, 2011, 4:30pm Top

Ovidian

239rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 4:31pm Top

onomatopoeia*

*Anyone need the answer to a Trivia question: "What word has
exactly twice the number of vowels that it has of consonants?" ?

240rolandperkins
Dec 10, 2011, 4:32pm Top

On 238 -- 239:

Again I missed by one minute

241jbbarret
Dec 10, 2011, 4:32pm Top

Proustian

242lnkvisitor
Dec 11, 2011, 3:07am Top

quatrain

243buckjohnson
Dec 11, 2011, 10:14am Top

rondeau

244lnkvisitor
Dec 11, 2011, 12:53pm Top

satire

245rolandperkins
Dec 12, 2011, 12:42am Top

textual criticism

246lnkvisitor
Dec 12, 2011, 2:14am Top

Utopian literature

247rolandperkins
Dec 12, 2011, 2:18am Top

Victorian Era

248lnkvisitor
Dec 12, 2011, 2:29am Top

whodunnit

249jbbarret
Dec 12, 2011, 5:26am Top

xenophanic

250lnkvisitor
Dec 12, 2011, 12:50pm Top

yarn

251rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 12, 2011, 6:21pm Top

zeugma

NEXT Series: Counties (U. S. or the non-U. S. equivalent --shires, districts, etc.
ADD the STATe or other larger unitʻs name.
EXCLUDED: Counties that are better known as the name of a particular city: e.g. Honolulu, Denver, San Francisco

252rolandperkins
Dec 12, 2011, 6:24pm Top

253buckjohnson
Dec 12, 2011, 10:01pm Top

Bucks County, PA
(No relation.)

254lnkvisitor
Dec 13, 2011, 3:12am Top

County of Croajingolong, Victoria, Australia

255paulstalder
Edited: Dec 13, 2011, 4:54am Top

Bezirk Dorneck, Solothurn (district of Dorneck in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland)

otherwise known as 'Black-Boys-Country' Schwarzbubenland (to black means to smuggle)

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorneck_%28Bezirk%29

256lnkvisitor
Dec 13, 2011, 5:34am Top

Emalahleni Local Municipality, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emalahleni_Local_Municipality,_Eastern_Cape

257Helenoel
Dec 13, 2011, 6:43am Top

Forest County, Pennsylvania, USA

258lnkvisitor
Dec 13, 2011, 6:48am Top

Gloucestershire, England

259linsleo
Dec 13, 2011, 7:30am Top

Herefordshire, England

260lnkvisitor
Dec 13, 2011, 8:03am Top

Isle of Wight, county and island, England

261Helenoel
Dec 13, 2011, 10:09am Top

Juniata County, Pennsylvania, USA

262lnkvisitor
Dec 13, 2011, 10:32am Top

Kent, south-east England

263rolandperkins
Dec 13, 2011, 1:33pm Top

Lake County, FL

264paulstalder
Dec 13, 2011, 1:39pm Top

Mažoji Lietuva, in Lithuania

266paulstalder
Dec 13, 2011, 2:55pm Top

Okcheon County (Okcheon-gun), North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

267rolandperkins
Dec 13, 2011, 4:23pm Top

Pisquatawas County, Maine

268paulstalder
Dec 13, 2011, 5:01pm Top

Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand

269lnkvisitor
Dec 14, 2011, 5:33am Top

Renfrewshire, Scotland

270linsleo
Dec 14, 2011, 6:50am Top

Staffordshire, England

271buckjohnson
Dec 14, 2011, 12:12pm Top

Tarrant County, Texas (whose county seat is Fort Worth)

272jacqueline065
Dec 14, 2011, 1:24pm Top

Union County, Georgia

273paulstalder
Dec 14, 2011, 1:46pm Top

Vosges, departement in France

274Helenoel
Dec 14, 2011, 8:34pm Top

Washington County- In Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia or Wisconsin - It is the most common name for US counties.

275rolandperkins
Dec 14, 2011, 10:08pm Top

Xingu Prelature, Northern Brazil

A Google ref. says" U. S. counties begin with all letters of the alphabet EXCEPT X."

276lnkvisitor
Dec 16, 2011, 9:58am Top

(Does everyone have a 'Z' ready to complete the sequence, and all waiting for someone to provide a 'Y' ?)

Yorkshire, England.

277rolandperkins
Dec 17, 2011, 12:56am Top

Zavala County, Texas

278rolandperkins
Dec 17, 2011, 1:06am Top

Celebrities FIRST names, alphabetical: (of alternate fields)

An A - Z of celebrtiesʻ first names; downʻt matter how
mundane or unusual. Nicknames or r eal names are ok. BUT make every other entry a DIFFERENT KIND of celebrity:

If A is from show business or entertainment; make B from
religion, politics, or military. THEN >BACK to show biz, ent., and so on, alternating. e.g. A: Arthur Godfrey, radio MC; >
B: Bob Dole, senator. > C: Carl Reiner, TV MC >
Diana, Princess of Wales . . . . .

279lnkvisitor
Dec 17, 2011, 5:34am Top

(>278 rolandperkins:: Interestingly that touchstone for "Arthur Godfrey" links to "The Emperor Arthur by Godfrey Edmund Turton". Might be the basis for a new game.)

What are you starting us off with Roland? Is it Arthur G ?

280rolandperkins
Dec 17, 2011, 3:06pm Top

". . .starting us off with. . ." (279)

AGNES Turnbull, novelist*
NEXT celeb category: any, except literature: B

*b t w, "celebrities" AT any time is ok; they donʻt have to be celebrities in Good standing today.

281lnkvisitor
Dec 17, 2011, 3:19pm Top

Bindon Blood, soldier, (General Sir Bindon Blood), 1842-1940, 80 years on the Army List, wrote his biography when he was still only 90. Descended from Colonel Blood who attempted to steal the crown jewels.

282Helenoel
Dec 17, 2011, 4:38pm Top

CHARLES Darwin, Scientist 1809- 1882

283lnkvisitor
Dec 17, 2011, 4:49pm Top

Dizzy Gillespie 1917 – 1993, jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer

284rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 17, 2011, 4:51pm Top

Dale Alexander baseball; considered a very under-rated hitter,
American League, 1930s,
but had only a short, spectacular career.

Next: ANy category but sports: E

285linsleo
Dec 17, 2011, 5:30pm Top

Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet, playwright and feminist.

286paulstalder
Edited: Dec 17, 2011, 7:25pm Top

Franz Josef Strauss (6 September 1915 – 3 October 1988) a German politician

287gbill
Dec 17, 2011, 7:42pm Top

Gwynneth Paltrow

288linsleo
Dec 17, 2011, 10:18pm Top

Henry Alfred Kissinger 56th Secretary of State of the United States from 1973 to 1977

289buckjohnson
Edited: Dec 18, 2011, 3:24am Top

Isaac Newton (1642-1727) - warden of the Royal Mint; inventor of the dog-flap door for his dog Diamond; inventor of reeded edges on coins to prevent coin-clipping; occasionally dabbled in physics and mathematics

290rolandperkins
Dec 18, 2011, 12:07am Top

James Stuart, aka James II, monarch of England and Scotland, 1670s
a Catholic, he was ousted by his son-in-law, Protestant prince William of Orange, who ruled with Jamesʻs daughter Mary
as William III, and the reign is usually called the reign of "William AND MARY". James sponsored colonies -- Catholic in Maryland and Quaker in Pennsylvania.

NEXT category: any but political: K

291lnkvisitor
Dec 18, 2011, 2:27am Top

Katharine Hepburn (1907 –2003), actress, and also a bit of a writer whose books include "The Making of the African Queen: Or How I Went to Africa With Bogart, Bacall and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind"

Next L, but not entertainment or writing

292rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 18, 2011, 2:06pm Top

Louis Farrakhan, politician, Muslim evangelist

NEXT: any category except religion or politics: M

293lnkvisitor
Dec 18, 2011, 3:29pm Top

Michel Legrand , French musical composer, arranger, conductor, pianist

Next: N. Not in any way connected with music

294Helenoel
Dec 18, 2011, 4:54pm Top

Nomar Garciaparra - baseball player, Boston Red Sox and some other teams later on.
Noted for hitting two grand slams in the same game in his home park. Married to Mia Hamm, of US Olympic women's soccer fame.

Next: no sports....

295M.Birostris
Edited: Dec 18, 2011, 5:01pm Top

Oscar Wilde - writer, playwright, etc.

296rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 18, 2011, 5:51pm Top

Paul McNutt (D, IN) 19302--402 politician; briefly a celeb, as possible Democratic nominee, replacing Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940. BUt, instead FDR ran for and was elected to
a 3rd term.

NEXT: Excludes Politics: Q or R

297linsleo
Dec 18, 2011, 6:35pm Top

Quentin Jerome Tarantino born March 27, 1963 is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor.

298rolandperkins
Edited: Dec 18, 2011, 6:38pm Top

Robert Lowell (1917 -- 1977) U. S. poet*

*Knew Author.

299linsleo
Dec 18, 2011, 11:15pm Top

Spiro Theodore Agnew (November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was the 39th Vice President of the United States (1969–1973), serving under President Richard Nixon.
.

300lnkvisitor
Dec 19, 2011, 12:32am Top

Tom Mix (1880 – 1940), American film actor, star of many early Westerns.

301buckjohnson
Dec 19, 2011, 11:41am Top

Ursula K. Le Guin - American science fiction writer, known for works such as The Lathe of Heaven and A Wizard of Earthsea

302jacqueline065
Dec 19, 2011, 12:51pm Top

Queen Victoria , British Monarch

303lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 19, 2011, 2:17pm Top

Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889), English novelist, considered to be the originator of the detective genre of fiction.

304jacqueline065
Dec 20, 2011, 8:36pm Top

Xerxes The Great - King of Persia

305lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 2:23am Top

I see that skoobdo has attempted to sabotage this game before it completes, as he has before.
But let's continue:

Yul Brynner (1920 – 1985) stage and film actor.

306jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 4:41am Top

Zachary Taylor (1784 – 1850), 12th President of the United States

307jbbarret
Edited: Dec 21, 2011, 8:03am Top

The last letter of the names of literary characters.
This would normally be the last letter of the surname unless the character was only known by one name (e.g. Julia in Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare)

There should be few reasons for skipping letters, certainly no skipping of Q, X, Y or Z
Allow at least 24 hours before skipping anything

To start:

Count Dracula, in Dracula, by Bram Stoker

308lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 5:32am Top

Rosa Klebb, From Russia with Love, by Ian Fleming

309jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 6:13am Top

Masha Miovic , in Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

310lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 21, 2011, 6:41am Top

Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

(continue to ignore the link below to a game that was falsely started)

311jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 6:52am Top

312lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 7:15am Top

E.I. Lonoff in Exit Ghost by Philip Roth

313jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 8:06am Top

314lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 8:31am Top

Wenohah, daughter of Nokomis in The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

315jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 8:44am Top

Saleem Sinai - Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

318lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 9:13am Top

319Helenoel
Dec 21, 2011, 9:27am Top

OK- You two have driven me away from the game. It is supposed to be fun, not an ego trip and competitive urination contest for one or two people.

Enjoy it- No one eles is.

320lnkvisitor
Dec 21, 2011, 9:41am Top

Hands up - I admit it, it has been competitive. Sorry if you felt elbowed out.
But anyone else could join in at any time. I'm switching off for a few hours, if that's any help.

321jbbarret
Dec 21, 2011, 10:22am Top

~319: Will sit out a few turns if that is the general feeling of what is expected.

322buckjohnson
Dec 21, 2011, 11:12am Top

Leopold Bloom from Ulysses by James Joyce

323CaptainCuttle
Dec 21, 2011, 3:41pm Top

Jenny Wren : a character in Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

324CharlotteR
Dec 22, 2011, 3:07am Top

Don Camillo from The Little World of Don Camillo and other books by Giovannino Guareschi

325CaptainCuttle
Dec 22, 2011, 3:12am Top

Philip Pirrip, nickname Pip, in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

326jbbarret
Dec 22, 2011, 4:50am Top

~319/~321: I hope it's safe for me to come back -

Tariq in A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

327buckjohnson
Dec 22, 2011, 9:15am Top

Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

328CaptainCuttle
Dec 22, 2011, 12:21pm Top

Augustus Snodgrass, one of the Pickwickians in The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (The Pickwick Papers) by Charles Dickens

329lnkvisitor
Dec 22, 2011, 1:12pm Top

Captain Cat in Under Milk Wood Dylan Thomas

330jbbarret
Dec 22, 2011, 1:51pm Top

Juliana Bordereau, The Aspern Papers by Henry James

331CharlotteR
Dec 22, 2011, 1:58pm Top

Alyosha Karamazov from The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

332lnkvisitor
Dec 22, 2011, 2:07pm Top

Pew (Blind Pew) in Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

333jbbarret
Dec 22, 2011, 2:10pm Top

334jacqueline065
Dec 22, 2011, 2:13pm Top

Ivy Hisselpenny in Soulless by Gail Carriger

335lnkvisitor
Dec 22, 2011, 2:16pm Top

Jack Duluoz in Vanity of Duluoz by Jack Kerouac

336lnkvisitor
Edited: Dec 22, 2011, 2:45pm Top

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