Photo Quiz 17.14 (Now finisheD)

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Photo Quiz 17.14 (Now finisheD)

Post by jamesthegill » 07 Nov 2011, 20:15

Deadline is Monday, November 14th at 8pm.

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Post by The Raven » 07 Nov 2011, 21:19

Welcome to ......... Rapture from Bioshock!?!
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Post by jamesthegill » 07 Nov 2011, 22:18

The Raven wrote:Welcome to ......... Rapture from Bioshock!?!
What are you on about? It's clearly Aperture Sciences.
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Post by jamesthegill » 14 Nov 2011, 17:37

This ends in a bit, you know.
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Post by jamesthegill » 14 Nov 2011, 20:13

This is the sexy Art Deco foyer of 55 Broadway, home to St James' Park station (since renamed Sports Direct Arena). The filename clue was that actor Jon Groff played a character called Jesse St James in a popular TV show.

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Post by Root » 14 Nov 2011, 20:15

jamesthegill wrote:St James' Park station (since renamed Sports Direct Arena).
Brilliant :D
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Post by RichieG » 14 Nov 2011, 20:28

Hmm... Interesting.

I said in my entry that it was the 'incorrectly punctuated St James's Park station' (or something like that), yet you have stated the answer as the correctly punctuated yet incorrect station name of St James' Park...

The amount of people who get the s's / s' wrong is quite amazing - you got it right, but London Underground (or I guess the Metropolitan District Railway) got it wrong...
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Re: Photo Quiz 17.14 (Now finisheD)

Post by jamesthegill » 14 Nov 2011, 20:31

I'll admit that the 1939 dated London Railways Diagram above my desk that I use for reference (great for nostalgia, absolute bobbins for plotting a route to the O2 from Stratford International) has it as "St James Park" but I thought I'd add a superfluous ' because gosh darnit, I'm tired of people getting my possessive terms wrong.
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Post by The Raven » 14 Nov 2011, 20:36

Be like the Americains and just don't include punctuation in nameplaces!
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Post by Starkey7 » 14 Nov 2011, 20:40

RichieG wrote:The amount of people...
You mean number, not amount.

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Post by tubeguru » 14 Nov 2011, 21:35

Starkey7 wrote:
RichieG wrote:The amount of people...
You mean number, not amount.
Good point Starkey, but is "people" not an abstract noun? If so, I think one can get away with using a qualitative term. But one of my pet hates is the misuse of "less" and "fewer", "number" and "amount" etc.
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Post by Starkey7 » 14 Nov 2011, 22:01

Well, you'd say "many" people rather than "much people", so I think that the word is countable.

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Post by RichieG » 14 Nov 2011, 22:08

I'm having a go at punctuation, not grammar here people. Get it right, please!
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Post by tubeguru » 14 Nov 2011, 22:20

RichieG wrote:I'm having a go at punctuation, not grammar here people. Get it right, please!
Your final comma is superfluous.
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Post by Root » 14 Nov 2011, 22:41

tubeguru wrote:
RichieG wrote:I'm having a go at punctuation, not grammar here people. Get it right, please!
Your final comma is superfluous.
I don't think it's incorrect though.
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