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Old 10-31-2010, 10:55 AM   #1
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Fall Contest - Q & A Thread

The MobileRead Fall Contest is now live! The first episodes have been posted in the Announcements Forum (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=104838). The story thread has been locked to permit easy reading/reviewing of episodes as the suspense builds.

This thread is for readers to post questions, beg for hints, flaunt their own theories, etc.

Also, since we were a bit rushed for time trying to launch on Halloween (we only finalized our sponsors yesterday!) we were unable to line up translators for the entire story. Members for whom English is not their first language, or who are having trouble understanding any parts of the story, are encouraged to post their questions here, where bilingual or multilingual MR members can provide explanations. Let's all jump in and have a fun time together!
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Old 10-31-2010, 10:58 AM   #2
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What a great idea to lock the thread.......will make reading much easier.

I must say, that music (yes, I pressed the button!) is eerie to say the least. (shudders)

How often will new chapters appear??
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Two episodes per day will appear!
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Old 10-31-2010, 11:13 AM   #4
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Two episodes per day will appear!
(puts on glasses, stocks coffee table with snacks, puts laptop on lap, starts hitting "all new posts" repeatedly........................................ ...........................................)
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Old 10-31-2010, 11:23 AM   #5
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Oooh, a locked thread mystery - my favourite.
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Old 10-31-2010, 12:02 PM   #6
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I figured it out. Give me the Pocketbook 902 please!

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Old 10-31-2010, 12:59 PM   #7
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I figured it out. Give me the Pocketbook 902 please!

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Nay! Nay! All "green meanies" are instantly disqualified!
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Old 10-31-2010, 02:23 PM   #8
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Nay! Nay! All "green meanies" are instantly disqualified!
Found it out, too. Can I keep "my" 902, pretty please?
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Old 10-31-2010, 02:29 PM   #9
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Found it out, too. Can I keep "my" 902, pretty please?
Hand it over now! And no one gets hurt!
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Old 10-31-2010, 02:32 PM   #10
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Nay! Nay! All "green meanies" are instantly disqualified!
Well, I'm "green" and I just know that my last name is not "meanie"...

**she says as she starts to wander off with a shiny new 902**
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And recluse, apparently.

Links I can't access.
Finally finding the damn thread, only to discover "spoilers" that send my Kindle back to the top of the page and bloody little else.
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Old 10-31-2010, 02:40 PM   #12
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And recluse, apparently.

Links I can't access.
Finally finding the damn thread, only to discover "spoilers" that send my Kindle back to the top of the page and bloody little else.
the spoilers are just transaltions of the french and "probably" not crucial

the dog is officially freaked out the therimen
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What the fark is "therimen"?
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Old 10-31-2010, 03:28 PM   #14
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an early electronic musical instrument controlled without contact from the player. It is named after its Russian inventor, Professor Léon Theremin, who patented the device in 1928. The controlling section usually consists of two metal antennas which sense the position of the player's hands and control oscillators for frequency with one hand, and amplitude (volume) with the other, so it can be played without being touched. The electric signals from the theremin are amplified and sent to a loudspeaker.

The theremin is associated with a very eerie sound, which has led to its use in movie soundtracks
FYI

And yes - some of the frequencies could be freaky for dogs
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Her sentence still doesn't make sense.

And, in a command decision, I have decided that since I cannot participate fully in this contest, I have chosen someone to play in my place.

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She will play for herself, without aid from me.

This seems reasonable to me.
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