I-Know-A-Lot-About_The-Sisters (Xmas Comp)

THE place for your Sisters-related comments, questions and snippets of Sisters information. For those who do not know, The Sisters of Mercy are a rock'n'roll band. And a pop band. And an industrial groove machine. Or so they say. They make records. Lots of records, apparently. But not in your galaxy. They play concerts. Lots of concerts, actually. But you still cannot see them. So what's it all about, Alfie? This is one of the few tightly-moderated forums on Heartland, so please keep on-topic. All off-topic posts will either be moved or deleted. Chairman Bux is the editor and the editor's decision is final. Danke.
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I know the answer to point b) ... ;D

http://sisterswiki.org/McCabe_And_Mrs_Miller
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Being645 wrote:I know the answer to point b) ... ;D

http://sisterswiki.org/McCabe_And_Mrs_Miller
Ah hen, twas me that first added that ye ken :?:
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paint it black wrote:if you like lettuce :lol: :lol:
I can eat a cargo ship full of lettuce in an hour if that equals to knowing the answers to all your questions. Or I can eat a dead rat, I'm open for negotiations.
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_emma_ wrote:
paint it black wrote:if you like lettuce :lol: :lol:
I can eat a cargo ship full of lettuce in an hour if that equals to knowing the answers to all your questions. Or I can eat a dead rat, I'm open for negotiations.
i think PiB means that :von: eats lettuce as a Xmas meal at friends... :innocent:
here we go again....
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Does he have friends with whom he has Xmas meals? :eek: :lol:
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_emma_ wrote:Does he have friends with whom he has Xmas meals? :eek: :lol:
Well he gets invited to friend's of friends Xmas meals...if I remember correctly! :wink: Just ask PiB! :innocent:
here we go again....
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paint it black wrote:
Being645 wrote:I know the answer to point b) ... ;D

http://sisterswiki.org/McCabe_And_Mrs_Miller
Ah hen, twas me that first added that ye ken :?:
:D ... can well be ... I've improved it and somebody else improved
what I have written ... looks like perfect to me now ... :D ...
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I got the lettuce bit too.
I still can swallow a dead rat if need be. :lol:
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_emma_ wrote:I still can swallow a dead rat if need be. :lol:
Good night.
:urff: :urff: :urff:
Don't go swallowing dead rats!

Good night dear _emma_! :kiss:
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Being645 wrote:
paint it black wrote:
Being645 wrote:I know the answer to point b) ... ;D

http://sisterswiki.org/McCabe_And_Mrs_Miller
Ah hen, twas me that first added that ye ken :?:
:D ... can well be ... I've improved it and somebody else improved
what I have written ... looks like perfect to me now ... :D ...
nope, it's missing the bit you may chose to trust as truth
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Of course, you do not mean the bit I believed before I heard any
explanations. Funny, I can remember now. Thanks.
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I only have B, D, G, and I... Ah well, I still got a ways to go!
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Any news about the answers?
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Silence is platinum wrote:Any news about the answers?
PiB tells me I scored 12. Here's the answers I sent to him,

a) which publication did this competition's name first appear in and in reference to what?
Beneath The Rock?

b) what film did the band's name originate from?
McCabe & Mrs Miller

c) which actor mentioned the 'merciful release' later used as the label?
Julie Christie?

d) which bands was Patricia in previous to the sisters? (hint: four of them)
The Bags, The Gun Club, Fur Bible, The Castrations

e) which band did Tim B. not quite get to join?
The m*****n

f) who was the 'real' Bax?
Andrew Taylor !

g) name three 'poems' referenced by Eldritch (and the songs in which they occur) that can be recognised as originating with TS Eliot?
The Hollow Man (The Damage Done)
Sweeney Erect (Valentine)
The Wasteland (Floorshow)

h) Jon Langford penned two 'tributes' to Von, what are they called?
Johnny the Perfect Son & Skeleton Man

i) What does CNT stand for, and what was that in reference to originally?
Confederacion National de Trabajo, which is the name of of an anarchist worker's collective active in the Spanish Civil War

j) when did the band sign to WEA year/month and when did they break away year/month?
They announced that they signed in May 1984, and broke away in October 1997

k) where according to rumour did the black hat come from and how much was it?
The American Tour, 1984. $120.

l) according to Eldritch, which organization 'benefited' from the sisters first gig?
CND

m) what email addy would one use to get in touch with the sisters?
Trick question – there isn’t one. You can write to baxville@aol.com, but it will only be ignored

n) where did Vons drum kit come from?
It was stored in his cellar, and belonged to John Langford

o) where does Von allege to write his best songs?
In the bath

p) on what occasion did Eldritch first take his glasses off for the fans?
The Tenth Anniversary show at Leeds University, 1991

q) what did Eldritch tell the press he bought with the proceeds of the sale of the pre-WEA back catalogue?
A Mercedes

r) who was the England cricket captain in 1965 (hint the joke is based in the 70's)?
I ain’t got a clue!

s) one individual only played live with the sisters once back in 1981 who was he and what did he play (not Jon Langford)
Dave Humphries (second guitar at the Futurama gig)

t) why did Mr Andrew Heartland sell his collection and where did most of it end up?
To raise funds to start up Impress Media, and most of it either ended up in your possession via The Happening. Or maybe in Belgium. I’m clutching at straws here!

You can probably tell which ones I got right

:D :) :lol:
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once again, thankee Mothra and PiB can go Get Bent! ;D

maybe he's trying to be enigmatic?
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Ha, PiB is sound :) . He's sent me the answers, let me know if you want them sent via PM, I didn't want to put them all up on the board until he was ready to share them ... case of me being enigmatic myself maybe!?!?!! :innocent:
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nah, snouds like too much hard work :lol:
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Mothra wrote:PiB tells me I scored 12. Here's the answers I sent to him
Very nice, Mothra :D :notworthy:
I think I'd only get to 5 or 6 correct ones... :|
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Mothra wrote:
o) where does Von allege to write his best songs?
In the bath
I wonder if I misheard this in an interview once. I thought the answer was In the bar.
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I asked Chris to cheat for me, but he said no! :lol:
He was obviously too busy with music stuff :wink:
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Mothra wrote:
Silence is platinum wrote:Any news about the answers?
why did Mr Andrew Heartland sell his collection and where did most of it end up?
To raise funds to start up Impress Media, and most of it either ended up in your possession via The Happening. Or maybe in Belgium. I’m clutching at straws here!

You can probably tell which ones I got right

:D :) :lol:
Andrew Pinnell didn't sell anything via me! He sold his collection (the good stuff) to Robin Colman.
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Mothra wrote:
Silence is platinum wrote:Any news about the answers?
why did Mr Andrew Heartland sell his collection and where did most of it end up?
To raise funds to start up Impress Media, and most of it either ended up in your possession via The Happening. Or maybe in Belgium. I’m clutching at straws here!

You can probably tell which ones I got right

:D :) :lol:
Andrew Pinnell didn't sell anything via me! He sold his collection (the good stuff) to Robin Colman.
Fair enough, as you can probably tell, some of those were pretty wild guesses :D
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