Pink Floyd reference in Night Watch

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Pink Floyd reference in Night Watch

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:41 pm

As you are all reading or rereading Night Watch for the discussion, I'm sure you've spotted the Pink Floyd reference - haven't you? :wink:
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:53 pm

OH Egads I have re-read Nightwatch at least 4 times, can ye give us a wee hint m'lord?
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:12 pm

I.m reading it in Dutch so it´s possible that the reference is lost in the translation.

In time I want to have all the books in English and YOU can help :wink:
please donate to the Help Sjoerd getting all Pratchett novels in English Foundation. :P
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Postby Dotsie » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:54 pm

I don't like Pink Floyd, so I missed it.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:56 pm

I'll have to see if I have any double copies when I get back to Cardiff. One of my pasttimes is rescuing Pratchett books from charity shops. No promises though. :P
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:01 am

Tonyblack wrote:I'll have to see if I have any double copies when I get back to Cardiff. One of my pasttimes is rescuing Pratchett books from charity shops. No promises though. :P


Thanks a lot Tony that would be great :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
If there´s a novel you want to have in Dutch just let me know :wink:
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Postby kakaze » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:04 pm

I know almost nothing about Pink Floyd, but does it have something to do with the song "all the little soldures rise up"?
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:17 am

Aha, googled it. It's dark sarcasm being taught in schools, isn't it? :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:27 pm

Dotsie wrote:Aha, googled it. It's dark sarcasm being taught in schools, isn't it? :wink:
:wink: It certainly is.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:30 pm

*slaps head* Of course and I bloody read it and laughed out loud then promptly forgot all about it! :x

I think I'll have to adopt Tina's ploy and use post-its for the discussion books :roll: :lol:
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:23 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:*slaps head* Of course and I bloody read it and laughed out loud then promptly forgot all about it! :x

I think I'll have to adopt Tina's ploy and use post-its for the discussion books :roll: :lol:


Oh sure, tis bluidy wonderful until you find you've got 300 to 400 freaking little tabs sticking out of each book. Aargh!!! You should see them, they look like multicolored Hedgehogs!!!!!

The positive side and negative side together is "Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom" is going to be in my head and it is Not my fave song by them LMAO PMSL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Re: Pink Floyd reference in Night Watch

Postby Trish » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:59 am

Tonyblack wrote:As you are all reading Night Watch for the discussion, I'm sure you've spotted the Pink Floyd reference
-- haven't you?


Tony--

The reference to the "Bridge of Size" (p. 37 US paperback) while Carrot and Vimes are going to see the Patrician?

Not PF, but a takeoff on Robin Trower's "Bridge of Sighs."
Fantastic piece of music.
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:13 am

I must have thought about Wall when I read it but forgot it ... I love Pink Floyd - My favourite song is Keep Talking!
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Re: Pink Floyd reference in Night Watch

Postby poohcarrot » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:16 am

Trish wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:As you are all reading Night Watch for the discussion, I'm sure you've spotted the Pink Floyd reference
-- haven't you?


Tony--

The reference to the "Bridge of Size" (p. 37 US paperback) while Carrot and Vimes are going to see the Patrician?

Not PF, but a takeoff on Robin Trower's "Bridge of Sighs."
Fantastic piece of music.


I thought it was a take-off of this Bridge of Sighs :?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_of_Sighs
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:56 am

Me too :roll: Youngsters today - they just have no romance at all unless they can 'sing' it! :o

I'm supposed to go back one day - trouble is I'll have do that with the person who kissed me under that Bridge. Ewwwww! :evil:
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