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Crump 09-23-2013 03:23 AM

Drop a Letter
 
O.K. it's a silly game, but then aren't they all? Take a famous book and remove one letter from the title, then tell us what it's all about.

Here's a few to start with.

Lord of The Rigs - An evil trucker baron invests part of his soul in the rig that controls all other rigs.
Return of The Naive - An unsophisticated person returns to their home town with tragic consequences.
One with the Wind - How the South was destroyed by flatulence.

JustcallmeEd 09-23-2013 05:32 AM

An' a Karenina - An Italian's account of Russian women he's loved

LeWriter 09-23-2013 06:45 AM

The perks of being a allflower - The depressing story of an author being unable to fathom the basic rules of english.

Crump 09-23-2013 07:25 AM

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Originally Posted by LeWriter (Post 604452)
The perks of being a allflower - The depressing story of an author being unable to fathom the basic rules of english.

Yes, we have lot of those around here.

LeWriter 09-23-2013 07:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Crump (Post 604462)
Yes, we have lot of those around here.

Understatement Crump, understatement.

Cheers,
LeWriter

Crump 09-23-2013 07:32 AM

Ah, here's one, although it was originally a play rather than a book.

Brie Encounter - The story of an illicit love affair with cheese.

LeWriter 09-23-2013 07:35 AM

And here's another

Harry Otter and the sorcerer's stone - A story about a lovely pet otter and its fixation on a ruby.

Crump 09-23-2013 08:20 AM

Plane of the Apes - Astronaut boards a plane to find it is crewed by apes.

I think I've been on that plane too.

Crump 09-23-2013 08:25 AM

Fifty Shads of Grey - Sexual adventures with fifty grey fish.

JustcallmeEd 09-25-2013 02:01 AM

I realize it's not a book, but Tar Wars, the story of two roofing companies' battle for dominance in a flat-roofed town.

Nacia 09-25-2013 03:04 AM

Canterbury ales: a type of beer
Sindbad: a type of road

JustcallmeEd 09-25-2013 10:44 PM

The Itches Of Eastwick. Fleas, poison ivy and scratchy lingerie all must go in a sleepy New England village.

Crump 09-28-2013 04:56 AM

Bleak Hose - Tale of an endless court case over stockings.

LeWriter 10-05-2013 12:51 AM

Around the world in eight days - A tale of how a witch flew around the world in world record time on her Firebolt.

Crump 10-05-2013 01:54 AM

Liver Twist -A revoltingly named confection becomes embroiled with thieves in Dickensian London.

JustcallmeEd 10-05-2013 04:19 AM

All of the Wild - An exhaustive list of Noah's passengers.

LeWriter 10-05-2013 04:59 AM

The picture of dorian gay - The classical tale of the first very origins of gays.

jrock36 10-13-2013 07:14 AM

Ride and Prejudice-story told about the prejudice of life while on a long ride into the country.

Crump 10-13-2013 10:33 AM

A tale of two I-ties - Two Italian gentlemen become embroiled in the French Revolution.

Crump 10-18-2013 12:52 PM

Little Omen - Four sisters grow to womanhood but one of them is carrying the Anti-Christ.

jrock36 10-18-2013 06:46 PM

Vanity Air- Tale of a poor woman who gains prestige by marrying into money, tries to fit in with this new crowd, yet secretly longs to escape back to a life of simplicity.

Rocko 01-31-2014 10:56 PM

One with the Wind

Story of a man with a severe case of flatulance during the Civil War.

tahdas 02-01-2014 01:36 AM

Star ars--the Star Wars porn parody.

Rocko 02-01-2014 01:52 PM

El Cid

El Kid

Saga of a pestiferous kid who was finally banned from Spain for daring to maliciously impersonate one the king's dwarfs.

chat bot 07-31-2014 02:36 AM

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Originally Posted by Crump (Post 604464)
Ah, here's one, although it was originally a play rather than a book.

Brie Encounter - The story of an illicit love affair with cheese.

that should be for under honey dudes... like a sugar daddy. without the age gap.
Harry Potter

Marry Potter
A story about someone who marries the Potter boy and has to live with it. She turns into a major cliche by the end.

NokturnalMe 08-01-2014 10:44 AM

Hatch-22

Follows the lives and adventures of 22 eggs that have hatched during WW2.

MosherMike1138 08-02-2014 03:35 AM

Farenheit 51 - A story in which bookshops, libraries, schools and any other establishments that house printed materials spontaneously combust when the auto-ignition temperature of paper inexplicably drops to a mere 10.5 degrees celsius.

chat bot 08-02-2014 05:12 PM

THE BOYS IN THE GOAT( by Daniel James Brown)

not the boys in the boat

The hair-raising tale of a goat that swallowed every young boy in town
@tahdas- u know...
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Originally Posted by tahdas (Post 632815)
Star ars--the Star Wars porn parody.


Thewritingkid 08-03-2014 10:30 AM

A Christmas Carl:

The book about a very holiday-oriented man named Carl.

MosherMike1138 08-03-2014 12:06 PM

It's DROP a letter. DROP. You know, DROP, omit, get rid of, throw away, leave out, delete. We can start a thread for Replace a letter if you want though.

The Huger Games - A tale of something bigger than the Olympics

Nok, you're excused as you noticed lol


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