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Old 08-07-2012, 09:41 PM   #511
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I am sorry but this there is no rhyme this time:
The paragraph below is very unusual. How quickly can you find out what is so unusual about it?
"Gatsby was walking back from a visit down in Branton Hill's manufacturing district on a Saturday night. A busy day's traffic had its noisy run; and with not many folks in sight, His Honor got along without having to stop to grasp a hand, or talk; for a mayor out of City Hall is a shining mark for any politician. And so, coming to Broadway, a booming bass drum and sounds of singing, told of a small Salvation Army unit carrying on amidst Broadway's night shopping crowds. Gatsby , walking towards that group, saw a youg girl, back toward him, just finishing a long, soulful oration ... "
The above passage is allegedly taken from the book "Gatsby" written by Ernest Vincent Wright in the late 1930s.


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Old 08-07-2012, 09:57 PM   #512
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I am sorry but this there is no rhyme this time:
The paragraph below is very unusual. How quickly can you find out what is so unusual about it?
"Gatsby was walking back from a visit down in Branton Hill's manufacturing district on a Saturday night. A busy day's traffic had its noisy run; and with not many folks in sight, His Honor got along without having to stop to grasp a hand, or talk; for a mayor out of City Hall is a shining mark for any politician. And so, coming to Broadway, a booming bass drum and sounds of singing, told of a small Salvation Army unit carrying on amidst Broadway's night shopping crowds. Gatsby , walking towards that group, saw a youg girl, back toward him, just finishing a long, soulful oration ... "
The above passage is allegedly taken from the book "Gatsby" written by Ernest Vincent Wright in the late 1930s.
Highlight the box below for answer. Spoiler for those wanting to figure it out for themselves.

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Old 08-07-2012, 10:45 PM   #513
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Correct passedpawn, I like how you hide the spoil
deep beneath the virtual soil
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:55 PM   #514
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A cloth of threads
on poster beds

A beery tribute
we all contribute

It's part of HaBiT
But I can't Grab It

What is this thing
that I'm perusing?
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:24 PM   #515
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Passedpawn any chance of a hint?
Is it three words, none of them lint?
If it is, maybe I figured out two,
Of the answer for this thing you pursue.
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:31 PM   #516
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I have an answer but I don't you how you concealed it
I'd like to answer without a Trace
Like my panties its made of _______.
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:31 PM   #517
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Passedpawn any chance of a hint?
Is it three words, none of them lint?
If it is, maybe I figured out two,
Of the answer for this thing you pursue.
Dan, the man, the riddle dancer,
Look closely now, you'll see at the answer.

3 words I guess if you spread them abreast.
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:33 PM   #518
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I have an answer but I don't you how you concealed it
I'd like to answer without a Trace
Like my panties its made of _______.
wrong
dong
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:47 PM   #519
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Either this riddles real simple
And answered in the middle
Or I'm quite wrong
And get donged

So I'll just fake
The answer I state
Maybe "HomeBrewTalk"
That's outta the box.


EDIT Home Brew Town!
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It's part of HaBiT!

Dan's the man nabbed it!

(dumb I know)


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