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    Jason, it's your turn to post a scramble...

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    (will assume the floor is vacated and post a scramble momentarily...)

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    LONG CHOSE OLDER TURNCOATS TIN SHONE / BAD GROUSEMEAT
    - song / band
    - very, very similar to previous scramble (not sure which is patterned after the other)
    - this band was Irish, though
    - and the subjects considered in the title are more teenage-focused
    - the theme still applies
    - theme applies in one of the two items, as above, but more specific
    - this song was released two years after the album in the previous scramble
    - band's name starts with the same letter as Ireland's biggest-selling rock band

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    Oh, sorry!
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    No worries, mate. This one's my shout!

    LONG CHOSE OLDER TURNCOATS TIN SHONE / BAD GROUSEMEAT
    - song / band
    - very, very similar to previous scramble (not sure which is patterned after the other)
    - this band was Irish, though
    - and the subjects considered in the title are more teenage-focused
    - the theme still applies
    - theme applies in one of the two items, as above, but more specific
    - this song was released two years after the album in the previous scramble
    - band's name starts with the same letter as Ireland's biggest-selling rock band
    - words 1, 2, 3, and 5 of the title are identical to the previous scramble

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    More Songs About Chocolate and Girls -- The Undertones
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    Alrighty, lemme try one here ...

    Clearheaded Died Links Toils/Mount
    - Song/band
    - Came back big in mid 1990s film
    - Guitar centric band; lead plays a left-handed Fender
    - Act started in the early 1960s
    - You might catch a wave while listening ...
    - The band's sound could be called "surf music"
    - The guitarist's first name is Richard, but he goes by something else
    - John Travolta made his 'comeback' via the aforementioned film
    Last edited by jst5150; 08-11-2011 at 11:33 AM.
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    Just checking, J - do the words in the solution actually come out to those lengths? You've done a fine job of scrambling and making words out of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by poetinahat View Post
    Just checking, J - do the words in the solution actually come out to those lengths? You've done a fine job of scrambling and making words out of it!
    Yes. Lemme update with clues ...

    Add: and updated ...
    Last edited by jst5150; 08-10-2011 at 01:57 PM.
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    Another clue, maybe, sir?

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    Done! See above!
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    Okay, we'll have a point of clarification here... The scramble should be delivered in the same word format as the solution.

    For example, the answer here is

    Misirlou / Dick Dale and the Del-Tones

    So, the scramble ought to appear as, say...

    clearhea / dedd iedl ink sto ils-mount

    (I had that pointed out to me after my first entry here as well. )
    Last edited by poetinahat; 08-11-2011 at 12:12 PM.

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    My bad.
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    ANIMAL NEST PITS SILVER / REKLINE
    - song / band
    - also guitar-centric
    - and also with a left-handed lead guitar (I hadn't realised!)
    - very big in the early 90's

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    Smells like teen spirit/Nirvana
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    Aeon/Cornily Woof
    - Artist/Song
    - Song's about a body of water
    - Late 1980's breathrough US hit for the artist
    - HUGE International hit as well
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    Bamp
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    ENYA / ORINOCO FLOW

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    HEEL SEES / TEA BREAK / BIG GOLFER
    - another body-of-water theme
    - song / artist / band who provided backup vocals
    - song was a hit single in 1980 for this salt-of-the-earth middle American singer

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    FIRE LAKE / BOB SEGER / THE EAGLES

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    Nice shootin', Tex!!

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    YOUR IN BED VINYL / GENE THROW

    1. Song / songwriter-artist
    2. Watery theme continues

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    YOUR IN BED VINYL / GENE THROW

    1. Song / songwriter-artist
    2. Watery theme continues.
    3. Well-known artist has been around a long time, has belonged to major groups in addition to solo career.

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    YOUR IN BED VINYL / GENE THROW

    1. Song / songwriter-artist
    2. Watery theme continues.
    3. Well-known artist has been around a long time, has belonged to major groups in addition to solo career.
    4. The lyrics are part love, part death, and oddly ambiguous.

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    YOUR IN BED VINYL / GENE THROW

    1. Song / songwriter-artist
    2. Watery theme continues.
    3. Well-known artist has been around a long time, has belonged to major groups in addition to solo career.
    4. The lyrics are part love, part death, and oddly ambiguous.
    5. During the past half century, the artist has been associated with squires, birds, gators, ducks, a horse, some jam and a buffalo, among other things.

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