History Trivia / ThePiratesOfPenzance

15th Oct '17 8:07:00 PM Sylderon
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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10,95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.

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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10,95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.[[http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/gewehr71.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.
15th Oct '17 8:04:54 PM Sylderon
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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10%2C95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.

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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10%2C95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10,95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.
15th Oct '17 8:03:17 PM Sylderon
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15th Oct '17 8:01:46 PM Sylderon
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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Rifle_Mauser_M1871.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.

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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Rifle_Mauser_M1871.[[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Infanteriegewehr_m-1871_Mauser_-_Tyskland_-_kaliber_10%2C95mm_-_Arm%C3%A9museum.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.
22nd Jun '16 8:20:46 PM Kalmbach
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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Rifle_Mauser_M1871.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8f/Matti_J%C3%A4rvinen.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.

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*** "can tell at sight a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_Model_1871#/media/File:Rifle_Mauser_M1871.jpg Mauser rifle]] from a [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8f/Matti_J%C3%A4rvinen.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6d/Bregje_crolla_Europacup_2007.jpg javelin]]." Pretty sure anybody could do that.
27th Apr '16 5:01:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, among others, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.
10th Nov '15 11:08:37 AM tropesinreadiness
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*** "Sing the croaking chorus from ''The Frogs'' of Aristophanes." -- The entire chorus is "ribbit".

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*** "Sing the croaking chorus from ''The Frogs'' of Aristophanes." -- The entire chorus is "ribbit". (Or, in the original Greek, ''Βρεκεκεκὲξ κοὰξ κοάξ''. Which is, naturally, Greek for "ribbit".)
10th Nov '15 11:06:22 AM tropesinreadiness
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* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.


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* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, among others, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.

Ruth.
* RealitySubtext: During the runaway success of ''Theatre/HMSPinafore'', Gilbert & Sullivan had huge trouble with [[DigitalPiracyIsEvil people pirating their works]] on the other side of the Atlantic. They arranged to have their next show produced simultaneously in America and in a small English village, in an attempt to get better legal protection from such pirates. What was that new show? [[Theatre/ThePiratesOfPenzance Yep, you guessed it.]]
9th Oct '15 11:58:26 AM Jeduthun
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* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.
* MajorGeneralSong

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* HeyItsThatGuy: GeniusBonus: The 1983 film features, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.
* MajorGeneralSong
MajorGeneralSong is loaded with them:





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\n* HeyItsThatGuy: The 1983 film features, Creator/KevinKline as the Pirate King and Creator/AngelaLansbury as Ruth.

9th Oct '15 11:52:31 AM Jeduthun
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* AccentDepundent: An OverlyLongGag in the first act depends on people confusing the words "orphan" and "often." The pun only really works in a ''very'' posh British accent, and even then it's a bit of a stretch.
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