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**Countdown to Founders Day -- Nine Ladies (and gentlemen and hobbits and...) Dancing!**


Apr 17 2011, 10:33pm

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**Countdown to Founders Day -- Nine Ladies (and gentlemen and hobbits and...) Dancing!** Can't Post

Hello Mooters!

It's time to get your dancing shoes ready for TORn's 12th Anniversary celebration, coming up on April 26, the day we mark the founding (more or less!) of TORn on this site.

Our countdown to the big day is based on a 12 Days of Christmas parody, in honor of TORn's 12th year. Today, here are nine images involving dancing that were gleaned from TORn's scrapbook....can you identify when, where, who or how for any of these?

1. Ring around the Rosie?

2. I didn't know Ents could polka!

3. There's always some guys who decide to dance on the tables...

4. I don't know who this is, I just know I could not pull off this move especially not in leather pants!

5. And this is how you do the springle ringle...

6. Line dance!

7. Dancing under the stars?

8. Dancing with a star?

9. There are some famous dancers in this shot -- can you spot them?

Sorry for the small images on some of these! Larger versions of all of these, and more dancing photos, can be found here: Dancing the night away!

And now, I must go off and find my ball gown and ruby slippers for the big day on April 26 -- see you at Founders Day, our annual Virtual Moot!



Apr 17 2011, 10:57pm

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boy some of those images are small [In reply to] Can't Post

I don't suppose you have links to larger versions handy. Although.. I suppose linking to them in the scrapbook would give away the answer (doh!). And truly... I don't think it would make a difference in terms of my score.

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Apr 17 2011, 11:07pm

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the scrapbook link does not give too much away... [In reply to] Can't Post

In some cases, it tells you what event they are from, but people are only identified in a few. And you can avoid reading the captions pretty easily so you can view the photos without being "spoiled".

I saved the images from the scrapbook thumbnail page -- d'oh -- and didn't have time to go back and save bigger versions. You'd think I know that by now, but actually, it's probably not a surprise that I don't!Crazy



Apr 18 2011, 4:28am

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What happened to that pic of Gramma dancing on the table [In reply to] Can't Post

that was making the rounds?

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Apr 18 2011, 9:39am

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Nr 4 [In reply to] Can't Post

is the one and only Jed Brophy, aka Nori. And I know that guy and twist, turn and tumble in even stranger moves then this one Wink.

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Apr 18 2011, 1:23pm

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I'm just proud to see you posting *any* pictures! [In reply to] Can't Post

Laugh Look how far you've come, Tech Princess!

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Apr 18 2011, 1:31pm

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3 and 7 [In reply to] Can't Post

are from the movies... or from behind the scene shots of the movies.

3 is Merry and Pippin at the Green Dragon.

7. The Long Expected Party

6. One of those looks like Calisuri. But I have no clue from what event.

8. I think one of these is eEither Lawrence Makoare or Sala Baker. I don't know if I can tell them apart easily and surely not from that picture.

5. Looks a lot like my friend Mark from English Country Dancing. I don't think there's any chance he ended up in TORn's Scrapbook.

The rest are either unfamilar to me or too small to discern anything. I even dowloaded them and blew them up to no avail.

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Apr 18 2011, 1:46pm

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ha, but not far enough to post an avatar or change my footer! [In reply to] Can't Post

Partly, a matter of no time and partly a matter of needing to remember what I learned that I've forgotten! But photos in posts, yes, I amaze myself there! Now, if I could only figure out how to work my Blu-Ray player, well life would be good!



Apr 18 2011, 1:51pm

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d'oh! I kept thinking he looked familiar! [In reply to] Can't Post

The caption said "Jed" and I'm afraid the only connection I made was "Clampett"!

He's got great flexibility, can dance, and looks good in leather...now that is what I call a nice combination...(oops...did I say that outloud?)



Apr 18 2011, 1:54pm

Post #10 of 13 (427 views)
If anyone has it, we can always add a dancing gramma to this post! [In reply to] Can't Post

Just checked the scrapbook under "g" -- no, no dancing grammas there..!

Maybe we can snap a shot of her dancing at Founders Day, since she's our Party Organizer this year!



Apr 18 2011, 1:58pm

Post #11 of 13 (459 views)
#8 and #9 answer -- don't peek if you don't want to know! [In reply to] Can't Post

#8 is Lawrence Makoare. And it looks like he's in leather! Very nice!!!

In shot #9, supposedly John Noble and Sarah McLeod (sp?) are in the line up, and maybe Andy Serkis? I thought I spotted John N on the left...

I have no clue on the others and the captions don't really tell you much...!


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Apr 18 2011, 5:16pm

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#2 [In reply to] Can't Post

Quickbeam... Cliff Broadway ....though I don't know where...

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Apr 21 2011, 2:41am

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yep, that's Quickbeam! [In reply to] Can't Post

I didn't recognize Jed Brophy, but somehow I knew that was our famous TORn Ent! Don't ask me how, I've never met either gentleman, but they both are obviously right at home on the singing or dancing floor!



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