And a quick book meme

Scarfed from userinfocashewlou

  1. Choose five to ten of your all time favorite books.
  2. Take the first sentence of the first chapter and make a list in your journal.
  3. Don’t reveal the author or the title of the book.
  4. Now everyone try and guess! Cross them off as they’re guessed correctly.

Ready? Here we go. Some will be gimmes, more than likely. Some will not.

  1. One of the most central notions of this book is that of a formal system.
  2. I feel silly asking this, holding the book and all, but what is Mystery Science Theater 3000? — Tagged by 66_pony
  3. The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive. — ID’ed by userinfocashewlou
  4. A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories.
  5. The house stood on a slight rise just on the edge of the village.
  6. I looked at my notes and I didn’t like them.
  7. Don’t throw up.
  8. It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. — Also ID’ed by userinfocashewlou
  9. Herewiss sat crosslegged on the parquet floor, his back braced against the wall, his eyes closed, and concentrated.
  10. Stock cue SOUND: “Presenting SCANALYZER, Engrelay Satelserv’s unique thrice-per-day study of the big big scene, the INdepth INdependent INmediate INterface between you and your world!”

Have fun!


4 comments so far

  1. cashewlou on

    Ahh, tried to sneak this by with two different versions, eh? o(:o)

    #8 is from Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, and #3 is from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling.

    The rest? No clue.

  2. 66_pony on

    2) The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Amazing Colossal Episode

    • The Rev Dr Sherwood Forrester on

      Ah, I knew I could count on you. :)

      I think numbers 1, 6 and 7 will be the ones that go unsolved … although I can’t say that for sure. Y’all are tricky, out there.

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