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A few months ago, I was cured of an extremely embarrassing musical scrund - I'd venture that it's more embarrassing than Peter's "Various Artists" scrund. I doubt many, if any, other people would have this scrund. Maybe some children would, but it's still unlikely.

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You thought DRM was an indie punkcore band?

You thought a treble clef was just a wiggly ornament to make scores look pretty?

You thought that Sibelius's symphonies were written by a rubbishy piece of proprietary software?
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You thought DRM was an indie punkcore band?

You thought a treble clef was just a wiggly ornament to make scores look pretty?

You thought that Sibelius's symphonies were written by a rubbishy piece of proprietary software? None of these, and I don't even know who DRM or Sibelius are.
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Does it refer to the name of a band? Its members? Its instruments?

Music related to a TV show? Something related to kids?
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Does it refer to the name of a band? Its members? Its instruments?

Music related to a TV show? Something related to kids? No to all of these
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Music theory or notation relevant?
A particular instrument?
A particular artist or composer?
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If it's a particular instrument...
Wind? (Woodwind?)
Brass?
Percussion?
Strings?
Anything I missed out?
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Music theory or notation relevant?
A particular instrument?
A particular artist or composer? None of these

If it's a particular instrument...
Wind? (Woodwind?)
Brass?
Percussion?
Strings?
Anything I missed out? None of these, either! What's missing?
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A particular song?
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Or a particular album?
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A particular song? This

Or a particular album? So not this
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Style of the song: Rock? Pop? Metal? Jazz? R'n'b? Soul? Hip hop? Rap? Easy listening?

Is it by an American artist/band? An English?

Was it issued in the [LTPF list of decades]?

REM relevant? :-)
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Style of the song: Rock? This Pop? Metal? Jazz? R'n'b? Soul? Hip hop? Rap? Easy listening?

Is it by an American artist/band? An English? This

Was it issued in the [LTPF list of decades]? 1960s

REM relevant? :-) No, why - is there a rule that says all my music puzzles have to be about REM? =)
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The Beatles?
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The Beatles? No
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Is a mondegreen relevant?

Rolling Stones? I Can't Get No Satisfaction?
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The Who? The Kinks? Led Zeppelin? Deep Purple? King Crimson? Cream?
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Is a mondegreen relevant? No

Rolling Stones? These guys... I Can't Get No Satisfaction? ...but not this song.

The Who? The Kinks? Led Zeppelin? Deep Purple? King Crimson? Cream? So none of these
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Ok... :-)

Angie? Start me up? Ruby Tuesday? Paint it black? You shook me all night long? Jumpin' Jack Flash? I miss you? Brown Sugar?

Midnight 30 here, so there are the only Stones song that came to my mind at first thought :-)
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Ok... :-)

Angie? Start me up? Ruby Tuesday? Paint it black? You shook me all night long? This one's AC/DC Jumpin' Jack Flash? I miss you? Brown Sugar? None of these

Midnight 30 here, so there are the only Stones song that came to my mind at first thought :-) Well, they were good guesses, but not correct, unfortunately.
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Oh of course, I meant "Let's spend the night together", sorry... :-)

Is the scrund related to the lyrics? To the musical part? To a particular effect? To a particular instrument?
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Oh of course, I meant "Let's spend the night together", sorry... :-) Not a problem. And it's not that song either.

Is the scrund related to the lyrics? This To the musical part? To a particular effect? To a particular instrument?
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Lady Jane? Street Fighting Man? Honky Tonk Woman?
It's becoming a wild guess puzzle :-P
Was the song issued as a single?
Was it issued in 1963? '64? .... '69?
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Lady Jane? Street Fighting Man? Honky Tonk Woman? Nope
It's becoming a wild guess puzzle :-P Well, the year should help - see below
Was the song issued as a single? After about 35 years
Was it issued in 1963? '64? .... '69? The song first came out in 1968, but the single in 2003
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Sympathy for the devil! I'd smash my head against a wall for not guessing it earlier! GRRRRR....

Goin' to sleep, so too late to read the whole lyrics now, but... does the scrund concerns the devil, or its relevance inside the song?
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Sympathy for the devil! That's the one! I'd smash my head against a wall for not guessing it earlier! GRRRRR.... Please don't; we'll need your head intact for the rest of the puzzle.

Goin' to sleep, so too late to read the whole lyrics now, but... does the scrund concerns the devil, or its relevance inside the song? Yes to both (with a tiny "ish" to both as well). And sleep well!
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Is the scrund related to the fact that the devil speaks in 1st person in the song? And it's himself who says "Pleased to meet you", while you thought it was Jaggers (or an undefined human being) saying "Pleased to meet you" to the devil?
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Is the scrund related to the fact that the devil speaks in 1st person in the song? Yes And it's himself who says "Pleased to meet you", while you thought it was Jaggers (or an undefined human being) Yope saying "Pleased to meet you" Yes to the devil? No
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Did you think it was the devil who says "pleased to meet you"? Did you think it was Jaggers? Or another person?
Did you think the "object" of "pleased to meet you" was the devil? Someone else? Jaggers itself?
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Did you think it was the devil who says "pleased to meet you"? No! Did you think it was Jaggers? No Or another person? Yes, slight svv of "person"
Did you think the "object" of "pleased to meet you" was the devil? Someone else? Jaggers itself? Irrel
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Did you actually understand correctly the phrase "pleased to meet you", or did you misunderstand the lyrics?
Did you think that phrase was pronounced by an angel? By God? By Jesus? By some other "non-human" being?
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Did you actually understand correctly the phrase "pleased to meet you", This, and one other line which is extremely important to the scrund or did you misunderstand the lyrics? Other than the chorus (HINT), which I understood perfectly, I did not understand the lyrics.
Did you think that phrase was pronounced by an angel? By God? By Jesus? By some other "non-human" being? This
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Is the other line "I hope you guess my name"?
Does the scrund concern only these two lines?
Does this scrund concern only the non-human being whom you thought pronounces these lines in the song?
Is it an animal? A god? A fantasy character?
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Is the other line "I hope you guess my name"? YES
Does the scrund concern only these two lines? Yes
Does this scrund concern only the non-human being whom you thought pronounces these lines in the song? Yes
Is it an animal? No A god? No A fantasy character? Yes, slight DOYD of "fantasy"
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The Devil?
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The Devil? No - that's the scrund. I thought the narrator of the song was someone else, and you have to figure out who.
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A book/movie character? A fairytale character? A legend character? Another kind of religious figure?

Is this non-human being famous all-over the world?
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A book/movie character? A fairytale character? This - should be easy now A legend character? Another kind of religious figure?

Is this non-human being famous all-over the world? I think so
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Hmmm well no bells ringing for now...

Is the fairytale from the 20th century? 19th? From [LTPF list of centuries]?

Was a movie or a cartoon about this fairytale ever issued?

Does the character have human features/appearances? If so, HAM? HAF? His age: more than 10 years old? than 20? .... than 100?
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The bell has well and truly rung for me but I will stay silent as I have not been playing this puzzle. If my solution is right Balin then i agree that this makes my "Various Artists" scrund pale by comparision. I'm actually finding it hard to type this post as i am laughing so much.

I'll e-mail you my solution .

Nice to see my favourite Stones song reach LTPF land.
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Which puzzle your "various artists" scrund was in? I'm curious now :-)
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Hmmm well no bells ringing for now... Oh, believe me, it'll come to you.

Is the fairytale from the 20th century? 19th? This From [LTPF list of centuries]?

Was a movie or a cartoon about this fairytale ever issued? I think so

Does the character have human features/appearances? Hmmm...yope If so, HAM? This HAF? His age: more than 10 years old? than 20? .... than 100? Old - the age is never specified, but he is described as old



The bell has well and truly rung for me but I will stay silent as I have not been playing this puzzle. If my solution is right Balin then i agree that this makes my "Various Artists" scrund pale by comparision. I'm actually finding it hard to type this post as i am laughing so much. I was wondering what you'd think of it....

I'll e-mail you my solution . Solution correct - have emailed a response.

Nice to see my favourite Stones song reach LTPF land.
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Is it an ogre? A giant? A wizard? A gnome? Something along these lines?

Is it a fairy-tale by Grimm brothers? If not, is the author of the tale known? Is he American? English? German? French? [LTPF list of nationalities]?
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Is it an ogre? A giant? A wizard? A gnome? Closest to this - a dwarf Something along these lines?

Is it a fairy-tale by Grimm brothers? Yes, although they did not originate it - they collected it from... If not, is the author of the tale known? Is he American? English? German? ...here. French? [LTPF list of nationalities]?
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I guess I should have understood it now, while well... no idea at all!

Why did you have this scrund: does this dwarf pronounce a similar phrase in this fairy tale? Is he related in any way to the song lyrics? To the devil?
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I guess I should have understood it now, while well... no idea at all!

Why did you have this scrund: does this dwarf pronounce a similar phrase in this fairy tale? Yes...think along the lines of "won't you guess my name." Is he related in any way to the song lyrics? In reality, no, but in my scrund, yes. To the devil? No
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Is it Rumpelstiltskin?
I had to google for it, I really didn't know the tale...
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Is it Rumpelstiltskin? Indeed it is *cringe*
I had to google for it, I really didn't know the tale... It's very well-known, at least in the US. I'm not sure where else it's really well known.

Please allow me to introduce myself...the holder of this really embarrassing

**********SPOILER**********

When I was about 14 or 15, I heard the song "Sympathy for the Devil" for the first time, but only heard the chorus ("Pleased to meet you / won't you guess my name"). I did not hear the song's title, or any of the other lyrics. My first thought at hearing the song: "This must be about Rumpelstiltskin!" Somehow, every other time I heard the song over the next few years, I only heard the chorus and didn't understand the lyrics, so my scrund remained intact. (I did know there was a Rolling Stones song called "Sympathy for the Devil," but I didn't realize that this was the song I had heard so many times.) It was only about three months ago that I paid attention to the other lyrics and finally made the connection that the song I had "never heard before" was the same one that I had been listening to for a long time. Oops! So for quite a few years I thought the song "Sympathy for the Devil" was narrated by Rumpelstiltskin - feel free to point and laugh.

Well done Peter, Mattiel, Keith, Mick, Jacob, Wilhelm, Sam, and Dean.
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Ha! Nice puzzle, and great great song :-)

It happened to me to be able to attend a Stones concert few years ago and well... you know the feeling to meet the History... ;-)

PS I get who Keith, Mick, Jacob and Wilhelm are, but who are Sam and Dean???
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Sam and Dean are the Winchester brothers from the TV show Supernatural, which had an episode titled "Sympathy for the Devil." I enjoy the show, so I couldn't resist a little shout-out.

I've never actually been to a Stones concert - I've seen Foreigner, Steve Miller Band, and Bruce Springsteen live, but that's it (so far).
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Well if you have the chance, DO NOT miss Roger Waters touring The Wall now there in the States... I've got already my tickets for next summer when he'll tour Europe... ;-)
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In case anyone's curious, I was showing this forum to one of my youth leaders, and I used this puzzle as an example of a scrund (the song had not been identified yet, though the band had). It took him quite a while to figure it out, and now (he's told me) he can't stop thinking about lateral puzzles....I may have gotten someone hooked.

BTW, you are the first people (as well as my youth leader) to know about this scrund....feel free to make fun of my stupidity all you want.
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A quote from the genius that is Steven Wright.

"I love the Stones, can't believe they're still doing it after all these years , I try and see 'em whenever I can. (pause) Yeah Fred & Barney"

Nice puzzle Balin and I can say with some degree of certainty that you are now the official holder of the "Most embarrassing scrund ever" award. Thanks for sharing
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, October 02, 2010 - 3:25 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I just told my parents about this today (they were visiting me at college). They laughed at me. Not like I'm surprised....

For more Stones humor, the Capitol Steps did a Rolling Stones parody once - it included parodies of four Stones songs, all related to them being really old. For example "Angie" becomes "Angie - - - oplasty...." Pure hilarity.

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