#244882 - Tue Nov 02 2004 08:49 AM
Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Here are the results for the last round of October.
1. An island off the coast of Queensland.
10 points: Dunk Is, Russell Is, Mornington Is, Daydream Is, Lady Elliot Is, Magnetic Is, Moreton Is, Heron Is
5 points: Hinchinbrook Is (2)
Not mentioned: Stacks including Fraser Is, Great Keppel Island, Stradbroke Is, Bribie Is, Hamilton Is, Hayman Is.
2. A philosopher BCE.
10 points: Zeno, Anaxagoras, Socrates, Parmenides, Heraclites
5 points: Theophrastus (2), LaoTzu (2)
Rejected: Hippocrates was a physician not a philosopher
Not mentioned: Stacks but some popular ones were Aristotle, Cicero, Confucius, Diogenes, Plato
3. A makeup/cosmetic company starting with 'C'.
10 points: Clarins, Clinique, Careline (Israeli co.), Chase Era Enterprises Ltd, Cover Me Beautiful, Cover Girl, Crabtree and Evelyn (this was a squeeze but allowed because they sell stuff for your face like cream/moisturiser to keep your skin oh so beautiful)
Rejected: Clairol (2) - they only do hair colouring. Country Road do not sell any makeup or cosmetics at all.
Not mentioned: Coty, Christian Dior, Chanel, Calvin Klein Cosmetics
4. A member of the United Nations admitted in 1992.
10 points: Turkmenistan, Bosnia, Tajikistan, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Slovenia
5 points: Croatia (3)
Not mentioned: San Marino, Uzbekistan, Kazhakistan, Kyrghistan
5. A Russian monarch of the House of Rurik.
10 points: Vasili II, Yaroslav the Wise, Vsevolod III, Svyatoslav, Ivan the Terrible
5 points: Feodor I (2), Oleg (2)
Rejected: Ho Lee, Supreme Monarch of Lu'an (was not a monarch of Rurik, merely a supporter of it).
Thanks for playing and I hope you enjoyed it.
#244883 - Sat Nov 06 2004 01:18 PM
Re: October Trivia Rounds!
Registered: Wed Nov 12 2003
Loc: Nebraska USA
Ok, I have to apologize for the belated answers. (Badly Belated) Both I and my daughter have been sick, and after 2 weeks of her vomiting nearly every day, her doctor tells me she isn't actually ill anymore... She does it because she's stubborn. *sigh* It's been a VERY long and busy two weeks for me, so I hope you all understand.
Round 23 answers
10 Players participated this round!
One of the meat toppings offered by Pizza Hut.
Worth 10 Points: Chicken, Ham, Beef Topping, Pork Topping, Pepperoni
Worth 5 Points: Anchovies (2), Bacon (3)
Not Mentioned: Italian Sausage was the only topping not mentioned. So just remember folks, when you call Pizza Hut and order a hamburger pizza, you're really just getting "beef topping".
One of the vehicles featured on the Star Wars Space Vehicles collectors' plates by Hamilton.
Worth 10 Points: B-Wing - One of the Rebel Alliance's Heavy Assault Vehicles, and figured prominently in the Battle of Endor
Snowspeeder - Seen in abundance on the frozen planet of Hoth, the Rebel Alliance used these vehicles and their handy tow cables to defeat Imperial AT-AT's
Medical Frigate - Rebel medical frigates are actually refitted Imperial Nebulon B escort frigates, made by Kuat Drive Yards.
Millenium Falcon - From the outside, this ship is a Corellian freighter, but Han Solo's ship boasts a number of unexpected "special modifications".
Jabba's Sail Barge - The primary mode of planet-side transportation for Tatooine's most notorious gangster, Jabba the Hutt.
Y-Wing - Though the Rebel Y-Wing has become obsolete, it played key roles battles of Yavin and Endor.
Worth 5 Points: TIE Fighter (2) - TIE stands for Twin Ion Engine and the TIE fighter is the Imperial fleet's primary starfighter
Star Destroyer (2) - The signature vessel of the Imperial Fleet, the Star Destroyer strikes awe and terror where ever it goes.
Not Mentioned: Slave I - Boba Fett's ship, originally owned by Boba's father Jango, this vehicle is as recognizable as it is feared.
Imperial Shuttle - A Lambda class shuttle used for both freight and passenger ferrying, this vehicle's proudest moments are when it carries Imperial elite, such as Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine
X-Wing, specifically the Red Five - The X-Wing is the Rebels' key fighter, outmatching the Imperial TIE Fighters in battle over and over. Red Five was the X-Wing piloted by Luke Skywalker against the Death Star.
Death Star - A giant Imperial space station, this beast carried planet-destroying weapons and a huge number of personel.
A movie for which Michael Crichton wrote the novel. (Theatrical releases under different names than the novels are accepted.)
Worth 10 Points: Lost World - Book 1995, Movie 1997 The First Great Train Robbery - Book 1975, Movie 1979, Congo - Book 1980, Movie 1995, and the book is SO much better than the movie!, Terminal Man - Book 1972, Movie 1974. Timeline - Book 1999, Movie 2003
Worth 5 Points: Jurassic Park (2) - Book 1990, Movie 1993, Rising Sun (3) - Book 1992, Movie 1993
Not Mentioned: The Andromeda Strain, Dealing: Or, the Berkely-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues, The Carey Treatment, Pursuit, Disclosure, Sphere, The 13th Warrior
One of the Jewel or Sparkle Ponies currently available for individual sale in Hasbro's My Little Pony Friendship Ball line. (Individual sale = pony and brush.)
Worth 10 Points: Peachy Pie (Sparkle Pony), Winterberry (Jewel Pony), Peri Winkle (Jewel Pony)
Worth 5 Points: Starbeam (2) (Sparkle Pony), Desert Rose (2) (Sparkle Pony),
Incorrect: Ice Dancing - Sold with a playset only, Pegasus Star Catcher - Not a Jewel or Sparkle Pony, sold with video only, Tink-A-Tink-A-Too is not a Sparkle or Jewel Pony and is not in the Friendship Ball line.
Not Mentioned:Jewel Ponies: Crystal Lace, Gem Blossom, Sapphire Shores, Star Dasher, Valenshy, Wondermint and Juniper Jade
Sparkle Ponies: Denim Blue, Desert Blossom, Forsythia, Meriweather, Rainbow Swirl, Blue Mist and Savannah Sage
A song from Janis Ian's 1975 "Between the Lines". (A personal favorite.)
Worth 10 Points: In the Winter, Watercolors, Between the Lines, Tea and Sympathy
Worth 5 Points: At Seventeen (2), From Me to You (2), The Come On (2)
Not Mentioned: When the Party's Over, Bright Lights and Promises, Light a Light and Lover's Lullabye
ElfTwinkle - 50
BbSean - 45
Julia103 - 40
LeoDaVinci - 40
SpanishLiz - 35
Beaker411 - 30
Engadine - 30
Gatsby722 - 30
JaneMarple - 25
Ozzz2002 - 25
Goodbye Ruth & Betty, my beautiful grandmothers.
Betty Kuzara 1921 - April 5, 2008
Ruth Kellison 1925 - Dec 27, 2007