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Donden  (Level: 112.5 - Posts: 2127)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 8:10 PM


This one was totally foreign to me. Did my usual bailout after the first one took most of the alphabet and the second was on the same subject.

Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 8:39 PM

Misspelled word. Sending ticket.

Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 8:57 PM

Thanks, Support, for the correction completion so quickly.

Garrybl  (Level: 276.3 - Posts: 6610)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 9:04 PM

perhaps the toughest puzzle I've ever done. no clues or references were any help; still enjoyed it.


Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 9:24 PM

Wish I paid more attention to cartoons

Tallactor  (Level: 153.1 - Posts: 423)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 9:32 PM

That puzzle certainly wins the obscurity award!

Revdodd  (Level: 68.7 - Posts: 775)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 9:42 PM

I know my cartoons, and I guess we have different tastes...or maybe all my favorite moments were on the other 5 WP questions.

When the quiz is done, I'll mention a couple and y'all can tell me if they were mentioned.

Slicko  (Level: 223.9 - Posts: 1609)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 10:08 PM

Got lucky - they included 2 of my alltime favorites - it took some time but it was great fun.

Kaelin  (Level: 49.2 - Posts: 1685)
Mon, 21st Jan '08 10:32 PM

One of my favs - one of my hated - several challenges - escaped losing only two points so very happy - very intersting puzzle -

Stone  (Level: 35.0 - Posts: 259)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 12:52 AM

I watch a lot of animated shorts and movies. I hate long puzzles. I rarely bail, but I couldn't take the length of each answer today.

Foogs  (Level: 264.8 - Posts: 848)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 9:27 AM

Definitely different. I was close to my average but managed my best finish in WP. Of the five, the first was pretty obscure, Rarg I think, and took me 14 moves. After that it was at least cartoons I recognized.

The other day when one of the answers included the phrase "underwater city of Bikini Bottom" I figured my years as a parent and dedicated cartoon viewer would pay off. Not so much.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 9:35 AM

Loved it. I've even used the Bugs/Elmer opera as an avatar.

Tallactor  (Level: 153.1 - Posts: 423)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 9:53 AM

Could someone explain what "rarg" is? I was flailing in the dark on that one.

Achad  (Level: 201.8 - Posts: 661)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 10:35 AM

Rarg is a perfect little world where the sky is always blissfully blue, the birds
are always singing and everyone is inconceivably happy. That is, until a great
discovery is made. Rarg and its population are merely figments of a dream
being dreamt by a man called Edwin Barnes. If something isn't done soon,
Edwin will wake and the world of Rarg will surely disappear for ever!

"Rarg" is a beautiful, whimsical tale, animated in traditional 2D cel form, which took
Tony Collingwood and his small team at the National Film and Television School
in Beaconsfield more than four and a half years to create. It's difficult to write
too much about the film without spoiling things. Suffice it to say, the Rargians
concoct a daring plan to save themselves. The execution of this Great Plan,
the Rargians in big pink jumpsuits with matching earmuffs and pillows on their
feet, the Intelli-babies, Nigel Hawthorne's golden narration, it all works
wonderfully. Oh, and then there's a delightful twist in the tale that will leave
a big pink smile on your face...

Phitzy1  (Level: 66.4 - Posts: 873)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 11:08 AM

Andy, what a lovely description!

Revdodd  (Level: 68.7 - Posts: 775)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 11:17 AM

"RARG" is a neat film. I'm glad it was mentioned.

I'm gonna toss out another film, now available on DVD, for sheer visual splendor. "Paprika," by Satoshi Kon, was a stunning film, though the plot can be hard to follow at times.

But the opening along might give you a sense of the film...

Achad  (Level: 201.8 - Posts: 661)
Tue, 22nd Jan '08 11:46 AM

Isn't it just! Tho' I have to admit I nicked it from somewhere else!

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