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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:38 pm 
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STARTER: FRIDAY FEB 13:

Associate the following characteristics in the correct order, as representing Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune in Holst's "The Planets"

1 - Bringer of Old Age
2 - Bringer of Jollity
3 - THe Mystic
4 - The Magician

THere may be a delay,now


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Wow!

This was mentioned on the Bored this week and I didn't look it up. My bad.

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etaoin22 wrote:
STARTER: FRIDAY FEB 13:

Associate the following characteristics in the correct order, as representing Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune in Holst's "The Planets"

1 - Bringer of Old Age
2 - Bringer of Jollity
3 - THe Mystic
4 - The Magician

THere may be a delay,now


WAG, all the way . . .

2
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3
1

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I am hoping mellytu will be able to come for at least a question or two, so I will post 'em. Problem is, I have compleetely forgot what Q3 was supposed to be... :(


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etaoin22 wrote:
Problem is, I have compleetely forgot what Q3 was supposed to be... :(


I love this! Christie, we can tell everybody that we both got Q3 right -- and nobody can prove otherwise!

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hermillion wrote:
etaoin22 wrote:
Problem is, I have compleetely forgot what Q3 was supposed to be... :(


I love this! Christie, we can tell everybody that we both got Q3 right -- and nobody can prove otherwise!


You are right!

Excellent plan!

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çhristie has the bringer of jollity correct. Canadian trivia which no one would remember includes the fact that the little da-da-dah tune in Jupiter was the original CTV news theme back in 1961.


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2- 1 - 4 - 3.

If I had used alphabetic order,it would be 1 - 2 - 3 - 4. (the identity permutaion, or transformation, i.e no change at all)

which of course BAM never used AFAIK for a FF question.

I have been trying to find the reference that failing to use the identity transformation was important to decoding Enigma, but I cant


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