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Topic: REM
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 9, 2005 04:53AM)
Last night I attended a superb concert by REM in Ipswich. Two hours of brilliant entertainment, starting with an emotional Everybody Hurts in remembrance of the London dead, but also a celebration of life.

So, a couple of REM puzzles for you.

I nice easy one to start with. What is interesting numerically about REM.

And how does Michael Stipe connect The Pope, Oranges, Mountains, Reflection, and Rubber.
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 15, 2005 01:46PM)
No REM takers? Shame, and I thought it was fairly easy. Certainly the numerical aspect is.

As far as that somewhat diverse group of objects is concerned, they are connected to Michael stipe, but not necessarily in that order.
Message: Posted by: Vandy Grift (Jul 15, 2005 02:09PM)
Michael Stipe once shared an orange with the Pope while the looked at their reflection in a mountain stream while wearing rubber waders?
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 15, 2005 02:11PM)
That could definitely be the lyrics from one of their songs, but, surprise, surprise, is not correct.
Message: Posted by: Vandy Grift (Jul 15, 2005 02:12PM)
Sorry.
Message: Posted by: blazes816 (Jul 15, 2005 02:16PM)
Arn't R,E, and M, all roman numerals?
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 16, 2005 07:14AM)
Only M ( 1000 ).

With a couple of symbols you can write REM as a very simple formula.
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 26, 2005 06:32AM)
Just popping this on top one last time in case there are any takers. If not I'll post an answer tomorrow.
Message: Posted by: Avrakdavra (Jul 26, 2005 07:19AM)
R=E+M
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 26, 2005 07:34AM)
Correctamundo. 18 = 5 + 13.

One down and just that rather unusual list to go.
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 28, 2005 03:07AM)
Perhaps if I place the list in the correct order.

How does Stipe connect

Mountains Oranges Rubber Pope Reflection

or

Car Dance Sub-Continent Father Bunnymen


There, easy peasy.
Message: Posted by: stanalger (Jul 28, 2005 09:27AM)
How long of a holiday do Mike and Juliet get?
Message: Posted by: dr chutney (Jul 28, 2005 09:33AM)
There you go, Stan. Nothing to it.

And they get as long a holiday as Charlie and Oscar, although not in Quebec in November.