The Keys 2018-04-03

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The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby lake_wrangler » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:34 pm

Even as Dustin is transparent in his declaration of his actions, neither one is transparent, now...
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby jwhouk » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:49 pm

Oooh, Erza is gonna be maaaaddd....
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby eee » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:15 pm

Yes, Daylla appears to be becoming more 'solid'. She also appears to be following Dustin where-ever he's going.

Could the Library be why she's 'there'? It is in another dimension, it has teleport powers, it's been shown to be sentient and extremely manipulative... If it wanted whatever mystery there is in the school solved, and figured Dustin was going to go the way of his Daylla if he tried solving this solo, it MIGHT have reached into an alternative universe - assuming it sees universes as alternative, and not as a multiverse - and pulled a different Daylla into the mix...
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Dave » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:56 pm

He hid out while the school building was locked around him... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...

Ye gods... :roll: ... this is definitely sounding like a flashback to the days of my misspent youth...
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby oldmanmickey » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:45 am

He does have a point about the Library not stopping him. Tis a pity though the rest of the Scoobies arnt along for the ride. Seeing 2 different versions of each would be quite interesting for me.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Hansontoons » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:05 am

Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...


("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Just Old Al » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:49 am

Hansontoons wrote:
Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...


("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)


And it doesn't travel well. In my lexicon it means taking a nap (or having a kip.....which has notting to do with kippers unless you have VERY strange tastes in sleepwear).
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby FreeFlier » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:06 am

Just Old Al wrote:
Hansontoons wrote:
Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...
("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)
And it doesn't travel well. In my lexicon it means taking a nap (or having a kip.....which has notting to do with kippers unless you have VERY strange tastes in sleepwear).

I always heard it as meaning stolen . . .

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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Just Old Al » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:10 am

FreeFlier wrote:I always heard it as meaning stolen . . .

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English English as opposed to American English. Rather like knocking someone up - a very different meaning.

"Knock me up in the morning" has a COMPLETELY different meaning when it means "knock on my door" and not...well, you know.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:17 am

Hansontoons wrote:
Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...

("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)

Ditto - can't definitely recall hearing it since the 70s...
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:19 am

Just Old Al wrote:
Hansontoons wrote:
Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...


("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)


And it doesn't travel well. In my lexicon it means taking a nap (or having a kip.....which has notting to do with kippers unless you have VERY strange tastes in sleepwear).

In my experience, that's spelt "kipped" ... and "kiped" is pronounced like "kited" {like a check}.
He had done a good job of covering his tracks, but that was to be expected. After all, one does not conspire to ruin a House and murder a queen and then just stand there waving and waiting patiently for retribution.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:34 am

Just Old Al wrote:
FreeFlier wrote:I always heard it as meaning stolen . . .

--FreeFlier


English English as opposed to American English. Rather like knocking someone up - a very different meaning.

"Knock me up in the morning" has a COMPLETELY different meaning when it means "knock on my door" and not...well, you know.

Yup.

Raymond Chandler was UK educated, even though he was USAian.

His phrase {from his critical essay The Simple Art of Murder}
Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid.
is often quoted - or just the "mean streets" part of it is - by people who don't properly catch the UKian usage.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Dave » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:05 am

Just Old Al wrote:And it doesn't travel well. In my lexicon it means taking a nap (or having a kip.....which has notting to do with kippers unless you have VERY strange tastes in sleepwear).

"Luca Brasi kips with the kippers" perhaps? if I'm herring you properly?

(It appears that "kipe" is probably derived from the Old English "kip" verb meaning "to take hold of or snatch" which came from the Norse "kippa" having a similar meaning. Apparently the meaning of "kip" in English usage has drifted or been replaced over the centuries. Maybe via "kip a short nap" as in "steal forty winks"?)
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby jwhouk » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:47 pm

"Have you ever heard of Kipling?"
"I don't know, you naughty boy, I've never kippled!"
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Dave » Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:10 pm

jwhouk wrote:"Have you ever heard of Kipling?"
"I don't know, you naughty boy, I've never kippled!"

https://www.quotes.net/mquote/1125387
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:34 pm

jwhouk wrote:"Have you ever heard of Kipling?"
"I don't know, you naughty boy, I've never kippled!"

The way i heard it was:

"Do you enjoy Kipling?"

"I don't know - I've never kippled."
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Typeminer » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:53 pm

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Hansontoons wrote:
Dave wrote:... and he's kiped the keys to the whole place...

("Kiped"- there's a word I've not heard in a long while. Probably was long time ago in California where I first heard it.)

Ditto - can't definitely recall hearing it since the 70s...


I heard it among my cohorts as a boy in Northern Greater Appalachia, late 60s to early 70s. Not sure I've heard it since. And I don't think I've ever seen it written before. I'd have guessed "kype."
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Dave » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:36 pm

Typeminer wrote:I'd have guessed "kype."

That seems to be a recognized alternative, although I've personally always seen/used it as "kipe". Since it's an "informal" usage in American English, and apparently used mostly by kids, the spelling of it is probably less standardized.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Hansontoons » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:59 pm

Dave wrote:
Typeminer wrote:I'd have guessed "kype."

That seems to be a recognized alternative, although I've personally always seen/used it as "kipe". Since it's an "informal" usage in American English, and apparently used mostly by kids, the spelling of it is probably less standardized.


"Kype" is the way I always figured it was spelled. I was a kid in the LA area '65-'71.

And I chuckle at the fact my musing diverted the discussion from the daily episode to a conversation about an obscure (?) word in the English language.
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Re: The Keys 2018-04-03

Postby Just Old Al » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:36 pm

Hansontoons wrote:And I chuckle at the fact my musing diverted the discussion from the daily episode to a conversation about an obscure (?) word in the English language.


And this is different from any other day? :)
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