Barks quiz - Twelve quotes of Christmas

Daniel van Eijmeren dve at
Thu Dec 25 15:44:41 CET 2003

Here are some more solutions for the Barks Christmas Quote Quiz.
I'll list the remaining quotes in a another email, after this one.

OLAF SOLSTRAND to me, 25-12-2003:

>> 1. "SELL him? For the love of jingle bells! Who would want a REINDEER?"

> Could be WDC 208 "The Code of Duckburg".

Correct. Panel 2.8.

>> 6. "Here is the deed - all filled out! Sign it on the dotted line!"

> If a deed is what I think it is, this sounds like WDC 235 "Want To Buy 
> An Island?" to me, 

Yes, it's such a deed. But the answer is wrong. 

> but that can't be correct, can it? No Christmasy about that one, 
> I think...

Not that I know. The story I'm searching has to do with Christmas. That 
might haven been dropped from translations, but the deed is obviously 


>>>  9. "I'll drive this pernicious pellet clear to Christmas!" (Picture
>>> shows a Barks character on a chimney.)

>> I can remember only one story where a Barks character is shown on a
>> chimney: OS 1047 "The Stubborn Stork".

> There's one of  the Donald & Gladstone golfing stories; the one where
> Gladstone loses his luck for a moment whereas Donald keeps winning 
> (WDC&S 131, Aug '51); at one point, Gladstone climbs on the club's 
> chimney-- 

Correct. Panel 7.3. 

> but that's a golf  ball, not a pellet.

Gladstone mentions "pellet" only in a way of speaking, I guess.
Just like he's mentioning "Christmas" as a faraway destination.

--- Daniël

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