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Synonym Names Game
« on: 14 Aug 2015, 01:41 »

Inspired by this xkcd comic I'd like to start a new forum game. Here's how it goes:
Somebody posts a synonym for a movie title. For example in the aforementioned comic, 'Star Trek' becomes 'Space Trip'. Then other people try to guess which movie is meant and whoever gets it right posts the next movie. Simple, right?

We'll start with an easy one:
The morning meal society
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Re: Synonym Names Game
« Reply #1 on: 14 Aug 2015, 02:09 »

Obvs The Breakfast Club

Also easyish: The Interminable Chronicle

Points to House Akima with a small deduction for incorrect grammar.
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« Reply #2 on: 14 Aug 2015, 04:32 »

The Never Ending Story?

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« Reply #3 on: 14 Aug 2015, 05:03 »

Journey to the West?

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« Reply #4 on: 14 Aug 2015, 05:07 »

I thought it was Go West?

In answer to yours, Batman: The Dark Knight.

My turn:

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« Reply #5 on: 14 Aug 2015, 05:16 »

No Batman. Just the Dark Knight. As for west, both are movies so both are correct. Yours is the Blues Brothers!

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« Reply #6 on: 14 Aug 2015, 05:34 »

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Monarchal Insanity: Revenge of the Sith

The Madness of King George III. I was riffing on the early American audience confusion that it was the a second sequel. Revenge of the Sith being the third Star Wars Film.
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Re: Synonym Names Game
« Reply #7 on: 15 Aug 2015, 04:46 »

We give up.

New one!

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« Reply #8 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:21 »

I figured that it was The Madness of King George, but The Madness of George III was a play, and the film was renamed to make it more obvious that it was specifically about a king and not a person with the same name as two prior generations.
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« Reply #9 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:40 »

Despicable Me!

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« Reply #10 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:41 »

Some Like It Hot

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« Reply #11 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:44 »

It's a stretch, but...Night of the Hunter?

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« Reply #12 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:50 »

It's a stretch, but...Night of the Hunter?
Ender's Game.
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« Reply #13 on: 15 Aug 2015, 11:58 »

Ahhhhh.

Well, can we still use mine as the next one?
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« Reply #14 on: 15 Aug 2015, 12:31 »

Day of the Jackal

Perhaps a little too twisty: Searching for nobody
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« Reply #15 on: 15 Aug 2015, 12:40 »

Ha, I thought about doing that one earlier: Finding Nemo (Nemo is Latin for "nobody")

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« Reply #16 on: 15 Aug 2015, 12:52 »

Silence of the Lambs.

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« Reply #17 on: 15 Aug 2015, 13:02 »

Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy

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« Reply #18 on: 15 Aug 2015, 14:42 »

Flight of the Navigator.



Return From to A Upcoming Moment
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« Reply #19 on: 15 Aug 2015, 14:46 »

Back to the Future ("Return From to"?  :roll: )

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« Reply #20 on: 15 Aug 2015, 14:53 »

Canadian Bacon.

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« Reply #21 on: 15 Aug 2015, 15:02 »

Back to the Future ("Return From to"?  :roll: )

Hey, cut me some slack, time travel really messes up grammatical tenses
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« Reply #22 on: 15 Aug 2015, 15:05 »

Feline on an elevated temperature housetop.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.




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« Reply #23 on: 15 Aug 2015, 15:12 »

Spider-Man

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« Reply #24 on: 15 Aug 2015, 15:19 »

One flew over the cuckoo's nest.


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« Reply #25 on: 16 Aug 2015, 00:04 »

Peter Pan

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« Reply #26 on: 16 Aug 2015, 05:02 »

Secondhand Lions!

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« Reply #27 on: 16 Aug 2015, 05:50 »

Pulp Fiction

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« Reply #28 on: 16 Aug 2015, 06:18 »

The Colour of Magic?

(A religious background might help)
Or rather a Christian one. :P

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« Reply #29 on: 16 Aug 2015, 06:21 »

Beat me to it, consarn it.

Pacific Rim? Or am I wayy off?
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« Reply #30 on: 16 Aug 2015, 06:59 »

(A religious background might help)
Or rather a Christian one. :P

I nearly wrote that, but then decided to keep the clue just that little bit vaguer.
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« Reply #31 on: 16 Aug 2015, 09:31 »

Spider-Man

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Hey, I've already done that one :p

Also there doesn't seem to be one right now.
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« Reply #32 on: 16 Aug 2015, 09:54 »

Spectre within carapace.

(My first version was "Spectre under Remove" - there's an extra e-prize for anyone who can explain that).
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« Reply #33 on: 16 Aug 2015, 10:34 »

Ghost in the Shell

I can't explain the remove bit, but I did wonder if a deleted (Unix shell command rm) file that hasn't had its space used for something else could be termed a 'ghost'.



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« Reply #34 on: 16 Aug 2015, 10:41 »

The World is Not Enough

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« Reply #35 on: 16 Aug 2015, 10:52 »

Real Genius

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« Reply #36 on: 16 Aug 2015, 11:57 »

I can't explain the remove bit,

In the British Public (i.e. private) School system, the classes in secondary school are typically named, starting from the most junior: Shell, Remove, Fifth, First-year Sixth, Second-year Sixth, Upper Sixth; thus, Shell is the class under Remove.

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but I did wonder if a deleted (Unix shell command rm) file that hasn't had its space used for something else could be termed a 'ghost'.

I don't know a special term for a deleted file.  A process that has stopped responding but is still using resources is called a zombie, though.
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« Reply #37 on: 16 Aug 2015, 14:43 »

Weird Science

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« Reply #38 on: 16 Aug 2015, 16:21 »

Pacific Rim? Or am I wayy off?
I had in mind The Water Margin, but that works too.
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« Reply #39 on: 17 Aug 2015, 14:08 »

Jwhouk, I think you've stumped everyone.
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« Reply #40 on: 17 Aug 2015, 15:53 »

*Sigh*

The Flim-Flam Man. You whippersnappers.

Okay, maybe one you might actually all get:

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« Reply #41 on: 17 Aug 2015, 18:17 »

FLUBBER!


And now, a cartoon!

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« Reply #42 on: 17 Aug 2015, 18:27 »

The Aristocats

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« Reply #43 on: 17 Aug 2015, 18:35 »

All Dogs Go To Heaven.

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« Reply #44 on: 18 Aug 2015, 06:27 »

Uh, back the truck up Felix.

We have a WRONG ANSWER on the board.

Try this: Sticky-Spheroid Support Party
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« Reply #45 on: 18 Aug 2015, 16:09 »

Gumball Rally.

Here's an easy one:

Unwashed Larry, Mentally Unstable Mary.
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« Reply #46 on: 18 Aug 2015, 16:31 »

Got it a bit backwards there my friend


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« Reply #47 on: 18 Aug 2015, 18:28 »

Platoon

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« Reply #48 on: 18 Aug 2015, 18:34 »

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

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« Reply #49 on: 18 Aug 2015, 19:02 »

Blazing Saddles :D

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