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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #40 on: June 18, 2020, 09:11:52 am »
The Flinstones

(I know that plot sounds kind of like the scenario in the opening credits, so I may be confusing them. But whatever it was, Stockholm Syndrome was an accurate description.

That's why my father hates cats--because when and where he was growing up, cats were put out at night. They would poop in your garden and then uproot you plants as they tried to cover up the evidence.
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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #41 on: June 18, 2020, 03:57:34 pm »
Coming to this thread was worth it, just for Paul's replies to Sonja!

:laugh:


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2020, 04:25:00 pm »
Coming to this thread was worth it, just for Paul's replies to Sonja!

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Don't encourage him!!!  >:( >:( >:(

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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2020, 06:53:45 pm »
Coming to this thread was worth it, just for Paul's replies to Sonja!

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Thank you, Chuck. There’s more where that came from.

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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #44 on: June 20, 2020, 06:54:11 pm »

Don't encourage him!!!  >:( >:( >:(

Bwahahahahaha

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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #45 on: June 21, 2020, 09:09:59 am »
I've lost track of where we are in the game.

Was the correct answer to Sonja's crowd challenge in there somewhere?

Are we guessing Lee's crowd around Venus de Milo?





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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #46 on: June 21, 2020, 05:25:44 pm »
I've lost track of where we are in the game.

Was the correct answer to Sonja's crowd challenge in there somewhere?

Are we guessing Lee's crowd around Venus de Milo?


Yes, the correct answer to my challenge was the crowd outside the bank in Stockholm where a robber took bankstaff as hostages for several days in 1973. When they were released they expressed loyalty to the robber and coined the name Stockholm syndrome for that condition.

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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #47 on: June 21, 2020, 06:03:24 pm »
Thanks, Sonja! I always like hearing the source of phrases like that.

Yes, the correct answer to my challenge was the crowd outside the bank in Stockholm where a robber took bankstaff as hostages for several days in 1973. When they were released they expressed loyalty to the robber and coined the name Stockholm syndrome for that condition.

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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #48 on: June 21, 2020, 06:04:35 pm »
But these are not the kind of crowds I'm nostalgic for. I'm thinking more along the lines of this, when people gathered in droves to look at an armless woman:

Is it a tour group at the Louvre?



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Re: Can you guess the . . .crowd?
« Reply #49 on: June 22, 2020, 03:00:21 pm »
Is it a tour group at the Louvre?


Perhaps Lee might say it's a particular moment at the Louvre, but I'm getting antsy for the next challenge. When Lee returns, if we haven't yet solved her mystery, we'll go back to that.

But in the meantime, what terrifying historic event are these folks witnessing?