Titles Quiz

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Titles Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:12 pm

I'm not sure how well this will work, but below are some titles of Pratchett books in various foreign languages. Can you say what they are? :?

Any spelling mistakes are probably mine. :D

Schweinsgalopp -
Gevatter Tod - Mort
Egyenjogú Rítusok -
Helle Barden -
Zaslaná Pošta -
Alles Sense! -
Ruchome Obrazki -
Der Erbe Des Zauberes -
Der Zauberhut -
Macbest - Wyrd Sisters
Total Verhext -
Brujerias -
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:19 pm

Gevatter Tod - Mort (Tod is death in German ... Mort is Death in French ... )
Macbest - Wyrd Sisters (Wyrd Sisters is a parody of Macbeth)

Those two are the only ones I am going to guess at.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:02 am

Lady Vetinari wrote:Gevatter Tod - Mort (Tod is death in German ... Mort is Death in French ... )
Macbest - Wyrd Sisters (Wyrd Sisters is a parody of Macbeth)

Those two are the only ones I am going to guess at.
Those two are correct. :)
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Re: Titles Quiz

Postby poohcarrot » Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:45 am

Tonyblack wrote:Schweinsgalopp - Hogfather?
Gevatter Tod - Mort
Egyenjogú Rítusok - Pyramids
Helle Barden -
Zaslaná Pošta - Going postal
Alles Sense! -
Ruchome Obrazki -
Der Erbe Des Zauberes -
Der Zauberhut -
Macbest - Wyrd Sisters
Total Verhext -
Brujerias -Small gods
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:49 am

Hogfather and Going Postal are right. :D

Schweinsgalopp - Hogfather
Gevatter Tod - Mort
Egyenjogú Rítusok - Equal Rites
Helle Barden - Men At Arms
Zaslaná Pošta - Going postal
Alles Sense! - Reaper Man
Ruchome Obrazki -
Der Erbe Des Zauberes - Equal Rites
Der Zauberhut - Sourcery
Macbest - Wyrd Sisters
Total Verhext - Witches Abroad
Brujerias -
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:42 pm

Helle Barden - Men at arms?
Total Verhext - Witches abroad?
Der Erbe Des Zauberes - could be Equal Rites if Zauber means wizard :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:06 pm

Sjoerd3000 wrote:Helle Barden - Men at arms?
Total Verhext - Witches abroad?
Der Erbe Des Zauberes - could be Equal Rites if Zauber means wizard :wink:


All correct! :D
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Postby Willem » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:58 pm

Zauberhut - sourcery? That's got a magic hat in it.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:52 pm

Willem wrote:Zauberhut - sourcery? That's got a magic hat in it.
Well done Willem. :D
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:19 am

Not sure but Egyenjogú Rítusok looks like it could mean Equal Rites :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:37 am

Sjoerd3000 wrote:Not sure but Egyenjogú Rítusok looks like it could mean Equal Rites :wink:
Yup! It sure is. :wink:
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Postby mystmoon » Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:02 pm

Does Alles Sense! mean Jingo?
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:26 pm

mystmoon wrote:Does Alles Sense! mean Jingo?
No, I'm sorry it doesn't. :)
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Postby mystmoon » Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:39 pm

Yey, first one to get it wrong!

Well sense is scythe in german, so Reaper Man?
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:53 pm

mystmoon wrote:Yey, first one to get it wrong!

Well sense is scythe in german, so Reaper Man?
Right! :D
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