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I thaought of an interesting little competition: guess the Finn related song based on the initials of each word. The letters will be consecutive to add difficulty (Unfortunately there is no evil laughter graemlin!) For example "try to catch the deluge in a paper cup" cup would be TTCTDIAPC. See if you can decipher this one and create some of your own. Oh, and please make life a little easier for our moderaters and don't post ones that spell out swear words. Razzer
NTNPTTATWPOLIHTIYSTCWGABLOLIOTEHBOTATWMFPTBICHTB FBTCNSMOIWRFSESLTCFLNMIOPUIHAIWITSEWLMITOENBSOCT BCBTTPTTTTTMBTTMIIGDOMKOAIWRFSESLTKIFLNMIOPUFLNM IOPUOAIAPTIHKOAIATTIHGAIAPTIHKOIATSBIWLGTIOTTATD COAIWRFSESLTCFLNMIOPUOAIWRFSESLTCFLNMIOPU
I'll give you a small hint. It's Crowded House. Good luck!

"Look at the ocean and tell me it's not blue."

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Whoops! Sorry about that. That's my fault there. I thought that would be an adequate sample of lyrics, but I realised this afternoon whilst listening to the very song that I took the above line from that I'd made a slight mistake in it. Red Face

It's meant to be:

AILOTTWOIAFLACFVFAIDPTKWYWBIOL

If anyone still needs a tiny hint, let me know. Smiler
I think Finfan deserves double points for getting the bridge of DS because looking back, that might have been harder to work out then was originally intended.

Seem to favour Crowded House in this topic because the latest one is:

"It Was Good While It Lasted..."

Time Immemorial!

This is what one gets for reacting to the better half's current obsession with a certain series of films by listening to Crowded House. Eeker Wink

Next:

IDOAPTHWRWTMITMDTIR
"... And A Woman Shedding Tears For A Man Locked In Prison... When The Two Locked Eyes And For A Moment I Was Taken..."

Everything Is Good For You!

Yeah, that one was rather hard to decipher. It was the "LEAF - Locked Eyes And For..." that gave it away. Cool

On to the next, and be careful with this one:

SSOMMLYFCTIFHWTZCMAHIMJA
When I was a young boy...
SIX MONTHS IN A LEAKY BOAT!!!!!
How on earth did I not get that one? (kicks self, as predicted)
I thought it was going to be a Neil song because all the songs so far were either Crowded House songs or Split Enz songs written by Neil.

Anyway, my turn!

ILTSOTSILTWISMILTPISILTWIMM

(Finally, able to submit my own challenge! Big Grin)
Right you are vicarious! The song was indeed Skin Feeling! Thought that And You Know That I Love You... was going to finally figure out how close "I love the smell of" was to the opening line of Skin Feeling, but I was wrong! Now onto a new challenge without knowing if it's a Enz or Crowdies song... this could take a while...
quote:
Originally posted by And You Know That I Love You..:
So now I'm not too sure if it's Enz at all,the way
that was written, I'm thinking too hard now, oh well back to it... Smiler


It was late last night (Geddit?? Big Grin ) when I typed my last post: should have read May OR may not.

Apologies for any inadvertent misleading (not that you're any the wiser now . . . . Wink)
OK CC, my mind is about to implode, I really don't want to look up lyrics on the net, I prefer to nut it out, which I have been doing in between sneezing my lungs up(or that's how it feels anyway..) with a flu, so can you tell me if it's the older stuff for or not Roll Eyes
Don't worry you're mum wasn't misleading, I've two littl úns and can't remember when I last actually lead anything.. Big Grin
[QUOTE]Originally posted by And You Know That I Love You..:

your daughter has a remarkable work ethic
QUOTE]

Eeker Confused

"daughter " and "remarkable work ethic" . . . . never thought I'd see those 2 things in the same sentence Wink

I think she's enjoying the feeling of power Smiler

I'm backing out of this challenge now - leave you two to get on with it.
Dorthonian obviously isn't hearing you, AYKTILY. While we're waiting, maybe we can work it out as a collaboration?

I'll start with some alternatives:

    And I walk over the . . .
    All I want . . .
    And I wait . . .


"All I want" doesn't sound very Finnish. Lots of lyric lines seem to start with "and", though. Does any of this push any buttons?

Confused Confused Confused
quote:
Originally posted by And You Know That I Love You..:

tip of my mind , or totally off track...?


Dunno. I went through the lyrics of both Neil solo albums plus EIH and it's none of those (unless I've missed it). Not clever at all on Enz lyrics, so I can't help there. I'm trying to get my daughter to help with this, as she "hears" lyrics much better than I do, but I can't seem to pin her down for more than a couple of minutes Roll Eyes

I'll keep thinking.
quote:
Originally posted by And You Know That I Love You..:
Ok, I am going to WRITE DOWN what this is so I won't FORGET IT THIS TIME.... Wink
IHTBDAP
TOTYFIV

an easy one to start... hopefully.... Wink
Happy New Year vacarious and family, hope you're ok in your Winter weather... Cool


Thankyou!

Unseasonably mild now - primroses flowering already Roll Eyes

I've writ the letters large on a piece of paper to take with me on a 5-miler with the dog, shortly. P'raps the dog could come up with the answer - stands just as good a chance as me Razzer.

Runner - give me a few days before I join you in begging for a clue Cool
quote:
Originally posted by Bandie:
It's hip to be detached and precious
The only thing you feel is vicious[/i]

Message to My Girl - SE Big Grin

New to this game - what happens now?

ps sorry for crashing in Smiler


It's not a private club Big Grin

It's your turn to come up with a new set of initials Smiler

Anyway thankyou for getting it so quickly. The daughter and the dog were no good at this one (but then, neither was I Smiler)
Hey guys,

a simple msg on the board system would have been sufficient to "conjure me up". I know it's magic, but it works. Sadly, this board "Original Creations" has become so slow in traffic most of the time that I sometimes do not come here for weeks on end.

While I'm puzzled by the latest one, let me give you the solution of my last riddle, namely AIWOTPOMABC:

And I walk on the path of mind and body connected — it's out of Tim's "Protected"

Sorry about the delay ...

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