Anyone whos read "A Christmas Carol"

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Dec 18, 2007
  1. zeppo
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    If anyone wants to help, that'd be nice. I don't even have the book, and definitely haven't finished it. I've been answering some of the questions using online copies of the book and cliff notes. It's hard though. So if you have read the book and want to help that would be awesome. I'm now on number 23.

     
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    uh, except I don't have that much time.
    Why was this moved to the testing area?
     
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    Er...you expect us to answer those?
     
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    maybe just a few? Not all of them.
     
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    not personal army
     
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    Off topic!
     
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    Well I'm now on 28, and can't figure that one out at all. I have no idea what the hell I'm supposed to answer to it. Not sure if my answer to 27 was right either.
     
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    Off topic?

    In the Testing Area?

    Nowaiz! [​IMG]
     
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    “But you were always a good man of business, Jacob,” faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself.

    “Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”

    It held up its chain at arm’s length, as if that were the cause of all its unavailing grief, and flung it heavily upon the ground again.

    “At this time of the rolling year,” the spectre said, “I suffer most. Why did I walk through crowds of fellow-beings with my eyes turned down, and never raise them to that blessed Star which led the Wise Men to a poor abode! Were there no poor homes to which its light would have conducted me!”

    Thats the answer to 27, now go read. It's a fairly good book.
     
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    In there I see what the ghost's business WAS, but not what it SHOULD HAVE BEEN...

    Thanks, though. Also, do you know "where we heard this before"?
     
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    You're screwed. I remember not reading Great Expectations when I should have.

    Just slack (because honestly now the best time) and take the 0.
     
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    Well I was sick for 2 days so I don't have to turn it in till wednesday.
     
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    "sick" for two days. where have i heard that excuse before [​IMG]
     
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    Um, hey, simple answer... watch that movie. Seriously, an hour and a half and BAM, you're done.
     
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    i sugest u got & watch the movie
    prefrebly a muppets xmas carol or even mickeys xmas carol
     
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    Maybe, I was too vague.

    “But you were always a good man of business, Jacob,” faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself.

    “Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”

    It held up its chain at arm’s length, as if that were the cause of all its unavailing grief, and flung it heavily upon the ground again.

    “At this time of the rolling year,” the spectre said, “I suffer most. Why did I walk through crowds of fellow-beings with my eyes turned down, and never raise them to that blessed Star which led the Wise Men to a poor abode! Were there no poor homes to which its light would have conducted me!”

    The bold section is a stated regret. Marley was a man just like scrooge; driven by greed. He now regrets this, saying, "The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!” He is telling us that He ignored the greater business of a pure life in favor of profit.

    And with that I'm done.
     
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    Dude that book is like tiny, just read the damn thing. Even a slow reader could do it in 3 nights [​IMG]
     

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