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#247361 - Sun Oct 31 2004 03:47 AM November Trivia Rounds
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This is the chain for the NovemberTrivia Rounds. Good luck everybody!

HOW TO PLAY
Each round will consist of five questions, the game will last for at least fourty eight hours.
There will be at the very minimum 4 possible answers for each question.

SCORING.
If you are the only one to pick an answer you score 10 points, if you select the same answer as someone else you score 5 points.

This is the November Quiz roster.

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Saturday – kevinatilusa and Lothruin
Sunday - Spanishliz and Exit10
Monday - Santana2002 and Elfwinkle
Tuesday – JaneMarple and LeoDaVinci
Wednesday - Kuu and Helen295
Thursday – Ozzz2002 and Julia103
Friday - Gatsby722 and Engadine







Please PM the answers to the Quizmaster of the round!
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#247362 - Mon Nov 01 2004 03:03 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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ROUND 1

Give me:

1) A Jockey who will be participating in the Melbourne Cup
2) An english expression which uses the word 'French' (eg, French Onion Soup)
3) An animated movie by one of the greatest Japanese animators - Hayao Miyazaki
4) A pope who served for less less than 26 days
5) A privately owned island of Ireland

Have fun.
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#247363 - Mon Nov 01 2004 05:05 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Good luck everyone (Just posting this so I can have it on one of my favourites!)
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#247364 - Tue Nov 02 2004 08:09 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Lol, I almost posted this to the October thread...

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Round II - The Tuesday Questions

Tuesday November 2nd.

This week's round focuses on J.R.R. Tolkien and the world he created. A subject I have always been fascinated in and would love to enrich your knowledge of this... good luck.

The questions:

Question I: Tolkien names very few Dragons by name in his stories, yet there are a few specifically that do have names. Name one of them...
Question II: Name one of the Kingdoms in Arda (the world) that was or still is ruled by Men...
Question III: Tolkien invented many different races to inhabit Arda, and for each made a history and culture etc. Name one of the races of creatures, that has a speaking role in at least one of Tolkien's books... (for instance, Men have always had something to do with all of the history of Arda, for better or for worse)
Question IV: Every hero had his weapon, and many of them were lovingly named by their owners, for better or for worse. Name one of the swords carried by a Tolkien hero... (For instance, Bilbo and Frodo carried Sting, which was a short sword and doesn't qualify anyway...)
Question V: Other than the sagas of the Middle Earth, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote many other stories. Name a story written by J.R.R. Tolkien that has no bearing on the histories of Arda.


For a bonus 5 points:
Tolkien valued one of his lays above all others that he wrote, and had something from it engraved on his gravestone. What was engraved, and when did he pass away?


Good luck to all!






Edited by LeoDaVinci (Tue Nov 02 2004 08:12 AM)
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#247365 - Tue Nov 02 2004 08:47 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Oh, yikes, Leo! I will give it a try (never did any Tolkien, books or movies...). Be kind when I score a -10 .
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#247366 - Tue Nov 02 2004 02:53 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Lol, you'll do fine, (as usual)!
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#247367 - Tue Nov 02 2004 05:47 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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I think I'm with Gats, but more like -40! Tolkein was never on my 'reading list' nor 'movie favourites' either! Oh well, nothing ventured, nothing gained . . .
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#247368 - Tue Nov 02 2004 05:53 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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For a bonus 5 points:
Tolkien valued one of his lays above all others ...........!





Ummmmmmm, how do we answer this one - lol - sorry, I know it's a typo but couldn't help myself . . . okay, standing in the corner for being naughty!
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#247369 - Tue Nov 02 2004 09:06 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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lay: 1. A narrative poem, such as one sung by medieval minstrels; a ballad.
2. A song; a tune.

not a typo, but I never thought of it that way... lol.


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#247370 - Wed Nov 03 2004 12:00 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Sorry Leo, can I come out of the corner now? (that's what happens when you don't put your thinking cap on! lol)
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#247371 - Wed Nov 03 2004 04:01 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 3 - Wednesday

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1. One of the stages of mitosis (cell division)
2. Other than Guy Fawkes, one of the conspirators involved in the 'Gunpowder Plot' of 1605
3. A member of the Rolling Stones, past or present
4. A knight whose name is inscribed on the Winchester Round Table
5. One of the rabbits in "Watership Down" by Richard Adams





Hope you enjoy today's questions! The round will be closed on Friday morning.

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#247372 - Wed Nov 03 2004 12:01 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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ROUND 1 CLOSED

Results in a couple of hours.
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#247373 - Wed Nov 03 2004 03:26 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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ROUND 1 RESULTS
8 Participants

1) A Jockey who will be participating in the Melbourne Cup

10 Points
Pat Smullen, riding Vinnie Roe
Glen Boss, riding Makybe Diva
P Cook, riding Black Knight
Michael Rodd, riding Kowloon Star
Gary Gryllis, riding Pacific Dancer
Chris Munce, riding Winning Bella

5 Points

Nash Rawiller, riding Elvstroem (2)

2) An english expression which uses the word 'French' (eg, French Onion Soup)

10 Points

French Leave
Pardon My French
French Knitting
French Fried Onions
French Cricket
French Vanilla Icecream

5 Points

French Toast (2)

3) An animated movie by one of the greatest Japanese animators - Hayao Miyazaki

10 Points

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Winds (19896)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Nagagutsa o Haita Neko (or Wonderful World of Puss 'n Boots) (1969)
Kurenai no Buta (or Crimson Pig) (1992)

5 Points

Tonari no Totoro (or My Neighbour Totoro) (1988) (2)
Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1989) (2)

4) A pope who served for less less than 26 days

10 Points

Celestine V - served for 17 days
Damasus II - served 24 days

5 Points

Susinnius - served 21 days (2)
Marcellus II - served 22 days (2)
Stephen II - served 3 days

Note: I accepted Stephen II (because I'm nice), although there is some controversy about the right to include him as a serving pope. Stephen II was elected on the death of his predecessor Pope Zacharias on or about March 23, 752. Three days later he died of apoplexy before he had been consecrated. Therefore some list-makers do not count him as having been pope.

5) A privately owned island of Ireland

You lot did a great job digging up islands here, and I am terribly impressed. This question was was lot more difficult that I anticipated, unless you happened to key in the right search combination, so sorry everyone.

10 Points

Lambay Island
Inishvickillane
Waterford Castle Island, Ballinakill

5 Points

Mutton Island (2)
Horse Island (3)

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SCORES

45 Points: BbSean, ozzz2002, JaneMarple
40 Points: Engadine
35 Points: Gatsby722, Kevinatilusa
30 Points: ElfTwinkle, beaker411




Congratulations to our winners, and thanks all for playing.
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#247374 - Fri Nov 05 2004 01:05 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round II is now closed, results to be posted soon...
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#247375 - Fri Nov 05 2004 01:31 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 5 (Friday's) List:

1. Even though there have been 43 U.S. Presidents only 12 of them have official Presidential Libraries in their honor. These are not traditional libraries [more like museums - and 2 of them are often referred to as "Centers", but they are in the system and will count]. No buildings or places simply named after Presidents - name one of the 12 that is considered an official Presidential Library/Center. (And give its location, too).

2. Rhett Butler (ably played by Clark Gable in 1939's "Gone With The Wind") gave one of the most famous movie exit lines shortly before he left Scarlett O'Hara wringing her hands on the steps of Tara. Pick one of those 8 memorable words in the line that he used before walking off into the sunset.

3. The country of 'Antigua & Barbuda' flies a flag with 5 colors on it. Name one of those colors.

4. The Who released a great album in 1971 called "Who's Next?". Name a track from it.

5. On the TV show "Roseanne" , name a character who carried the last name 'Conner' at some point as it went.

Those shouldn't be too bad . Have fun and have a great weekend, everyone!

Edited for spelling


Edited by gatsby722 (Fri Nov 05 2004 01:37 AM)
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#247376 - Fri Nov 05 2004 04:42 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 3 is now closed. Results coming later today.

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#247377 - Fri Nov 05 2004 07:29 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Somehow the days got away from me and I forgot to post Round 4 questions yesterday (Thursday). Should I do them anyway, or should we skip the round because Friday is almost over?

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#247378 - Fri Nov 05 2004 10:52 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Heck, Julia - why not post them? We don't stand too much on ceremony or dates here. I'd be interested to see your questions!
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#247379 - Fri Nov 05 2004 11:14 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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I second the motion... to err is human, to forgive - divine!
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#247380 - Fri Nov 05 2004 11:41 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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And I'll third the motion, I feel better now, knowing that Rnd 4 wasn't up and it wasn't just me not being able to find it! Thought I'd had one too many bevvies or perhaps someone elses glasses on! lol! Go for it I say!
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#247381 - Sat Nov 06 2004 03:00 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Julia...it can happen to all of us! And I am looking forward to your questions too!
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#247382 - Sat Nov 06 2004 06:50 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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OK.
Round 4 (belated)

1. Last time around I asked for a character in The Three Musketeers was not a musketeer. This week name a character in The Three Musketeers who IS a musketeer or had been one in the past.
2. A swimming stroke
3. A country with an athlete who medalled in the 2004 World Figure Skating Championships
4. A craft done with yarn
5. One of Henry VIII's wives (He had 6)

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#247383 - Sat Nov 06 2004 02:39 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Round 3 results

There were 12 participants.

1. One of the stages of mitosis (cell division).

10 Points: Interphase, S Phase

5 Points: Prophase (4), Anaphase (4), Telophase (2)

The stages of mitosis are Interphase (which is sometimes considered to be separate from mitosis), Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase and Telophase. I wasn't sure whether or not to accept S Phase, which is the period of Interphase during which DNA is synthesized. However, a lot of websites do list it along with G1 Phase and G2 Phase, as a stage of mitosis. I hope that decision's okay with everyone!
Interphase - DNA replication; cell prepares for division
Prophase - Chromosomes condense; mitotic spindle forms; nuclear envelope and nucleolus break up
Metaphase - Chromosomes line up along the equator of the cell
Anaphase - Two chromatids of each chromosome separate and move to opposite spindle poles
Telophase - Nuclear envelope and nucleoli reappear. Mitosis is now almost complete and the genetic contents of one cell have been divided equally into two.

2. Other than Guy Fawkes, one of the conspirators involved in the 'Gunpowder Plot' of 1605.

10 Points: Thomas Wintour, John Grant, Ambrose Rookwood

5 Points: Everard Digby (5), Robert Keyes (2), John Wright (2)

Apart from Guy Fawkes and the names listed above, the other main conspirators were Robert Catesby, Thomas Percy, Thomas Bates, Christopher (Kit) Wright, Robert Wintour and Francis Tresham. Not all of these were involved right from the beginning.
The attempt (and failure) of these thirteen men to blow up King James I and the Houses of Parliament is remembered every year on November 5th with bonfires, firework displays and the rhyme, "Remember, remember, the fifth of November; Gunpowder, treason and plot. For I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot".
See the Gunpowder Plot Society website for more information.

3. A member of the Rolling Stones, past or present

10 Points: Ronnie Wood, Ian Stewart, Dick Taylor

5 Points: Mick Jagger (3), Mick Taylor (2), Keith Richards (2), Charlie Watts (2)

Other possible answers include Brian Jones and Bill Wyman. Ian Stewart is regarded as the founder of the Rolling Stones. Although he dropped out of the spotlight just before the band became famous, he was their pianist and road manager until his death in 1985. Dick Taylor was their bass player in the early days, who was later replaced by Bill Wyman.


4. A knight whose name is inscribed on the Winchester Round Table

10 Points: Sir Mordred, Sir Tristram de Lyones, Sir Bedivere, Sir Blubrys, Sir Lyonell, Sir Ploymd, Sir Ector de Maris, Sir Galahad, Sir Lucan, Sir Gareth

5 Points: Sir Kay (2)

(Most of these names have more than one spelling.)

There are 25 names inscribed on the Winchester Round Table, which hangs on the wall of Winchester Castle. In Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur" he identified Camelot as the English town of Winchester, though this was later disputed.
The full list of names, other than the ones mentioned above, are: King Arthur, Sir Lancelot du Lac, Sir Gawain, Sir Percivale, Sir Bors de Ganis, La Cote Male Taile, Sir Lamorak, Sir Safer, Sir Pelleas, Sir Dagonet, Sir Degore, Sir Brunor le Noir, Le Bel Desconneu and Sir Alymere.

5. One of the rabbits in "Watership Down" by Richard Adams

10 Points: Hufsa, Pipkin, Acorn, Blackberry, Cowslip

5 Points: Hazel (3), Holly (2), Hawkbit (2)

There were literally dozens of other possible answers, including Fiver, Bigwig, Dandelion, Silver, Woundwort, Blackavar, Hyzenthlay, and too many more to list.


RESULTS

40 - LeoDaVinci, Beaker411, Santana2002, Kevinatilusa

35 - Gatsby722, Kuu, ElfTwinkle
30 - JaneMarple, BbSean, Engadine
25 - Ozzz2002, Exit10

Well done to our four winners!

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#247384 - Sat Nov 06 2004 02:39 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Here are the answers to round II of November:

Nine people played this round:

This may get quite long, as the subject of Tolkien has been one of my favourites for quite a while now, and I have read all of the texts by him that I could lay my hands on... but I applaud the effort of all those that don't or haven't as of yet had the chance to read Tolkien's books.

Question I: Tolkien names very few Dragons by name in his stories, yet there are a few specifically that do have names. Name one of them...
For 10 points:
For 5 points: Smaug (4), Scatha (3) and Glaurung (2)
Omitted: The obvious one was Ancalagon, and the more obscure was Chrysophilax.

A little about the Dragons: In all of Tolkien's books he mentions only 5 Dragons by name. The fifth - Chrysophilax - was mentioned in Farmer Giles of Ham, a story about a farmer that goes off to kill a local Dragon and eventually tames him...
The first four have significant roles to play in the history of Arda (the World). Glaurung was the first Dragon to be created, by Morgoth himself. Glaurung was a flightless Dragon, and very strong, and is known as the Father of all Dragons, and as Glaurung the Golden. It was he that laid a spell on the children of Húrin, and the one that ruined Finrod's Kingdom, but Glaurung was eventually slain by Túrin Turambar.
Scatha was another of Tolkien's less known Dragons. He came out of the North to lay waste to the Dwarf-Kingdom that resided in the Grey Mountains. He was finally slain by Fram, an ancestor to the men of Rohan.
Ancalagon was probably the mightiest of all of Morgoth's Dragons, and he was known as Ancalagon the Black. He was a winged dragon, that breathed fire as well. For many years he was the driving force behind the forces of evil, but in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age, he was assailed by Eärendil the Mariner. They fought for 24 hours before Ancalagon was cast down from the skies.
Smaug is the best known of all of Tolkien's Dragons. He was the only Dragon to ever encounter a Hobbit (in the form of Bilbo Baggins), and features in The Hobbit. Read this book to find out more.

Question II: Question II: Name one of the Kingdoms in Arda (the world) that was or still is ruled by Men...
For 10 points: Rhûn and Arnor
For 5 points: Rohan (2)
Not accepted: Rómendacil was a King, not a Kingdom... Forostar was a province of Númenor, namely, the northernmost province... Estolad and Brethil were places in Beleriand where men dwelt during the First Age, but had no king, only leaders. Estolad was inhabited by the men of the First House of the Edain (Edain = Men), Bereg the grandson of Bëor the Old led them there, but he did not hold the title of King. The same in Brethil, where the Men of the House of Haleth resided, but they took no king either. As for Selentium, I have never even heard of this place, and none of my indeces shows it, so I couldn't accept it (I even tried Googling it, but couldn't find it).
Omitted: Several notable Kingdoms were omitted: The Kingdom of Gondor should have been obvious fom the movie as well as the books, as well as the Kingdom of Dale. Númenor was the mightiest Kingdom of Men. The Kingdom of Arnor was divided some time in the early Third Age into three smaller Kingdoms, Arthedain, Carlodan and Rhudaur. Also existed a Kingdom of Rhovanion, mentioned in Tolkien's annals, and of the evil lands, Dunland and Umbar were monarchies.

Question III: Tolkien invented many different races to inhabit Arda, and for each made a history and culture etc. Name one of the races of creatures, that has a speaking role in at least one of Tolkien's books... (for instance, Men have always had something to do with all of the history of Arda, for better or for worse)
For 10 points: Ainur and Eagles
For 5 points: Dwarves (3) and Ents (4)
Omitted: Hmmm, I expected somebody to mention the Elves, the Hobbits or the Orcs. Other acceptable answers would have been Trolls, Wights/Wraiths and Dragons.

In the begining, the was Eru, the One, and he spoke a single word: Eä! (Be). The first to exist were the Ainur, the angelic, of which there were the Valar, the mightier Gods, and the Maiar, the lesser angels. The Istari (Wizards) were all Maiar and were accounted as such in the answers. The next two that were created, by Eru himself were the Eldar (Elves) and the Edain (Men). But the Valar were all creators, and Tulkas created the Dwarves, and Melkor (Morgoth) created the Orcs as a mockery of the Elves. Ents existed, but it is not sure who created them (probably Yavanna). Melkor created the Trolls to mock the Ents, and the Dragons were probably his first original attempt at creation, although they might have been more of a copy of the Eagles.

Question IV: Every hero had his weapon, and many of them were lovingly named by their owners, for better or for worse. Name one of the swords carried by a Tolkien hero... (For instance, Bilbo and Frodo carried Sting, which was a short sword and doesn't qualify anyway...)
For 10 points: Narsil (Elendil's sword, broken at the end of the Second Age), Aranrúth (the sword of King Elu Thingol of Doriath) and Andúril (Aragorn's sword, Narsil reforged into a new sword)
For 5 points: Orcrist (2) (Thorin Oakenshield's sword, the mate of Glamdring and an Orc bane) and Glamdring (3) (Carried by Gandalf).
Not accepted: Dardo, which is simply 'Sting' in Spanish
Omitted: Notable swords forgotten were Gúthwinë, Éomer of Rohan's sword, Anglachel and Anguirel, swords forged by Eöl the Dark Elf out of the metal of a meteorite, Herugrim which was borne by King Théoden of Rohan, and Ringil, the sword of Fingolfin.

Question V: Other than the sagas of the Middle Earth, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote many other stories. Name a story written by J.R.R. Tolkien that has no bearing on the histories of Arda.
For 10 points: The Father Christmas Letters, Roverandom, Tree and Leaf, Smith of Wotton Major.
For 5 points: Farmer Giles of Ham (4)
Omitted: Leaf by Niggle, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Mythopheia, Firm and Hengest.

Tolkien was an Oxford English professor and wrote many stories. He delved deeply into old Norse sagas and Old English literature, and many of his stories including Lord of the Rings, have a basis in these old texts.

Bonus Question: Tolkien valued one of his lays above all others that he wrote, and had something from it engraved on his gravestone. What was engraved, and when did he pass away?

J.R.R. Tolkien passed away on September 2nd, 1973.
Above all others, Tolkien worked of the Lay of Leithian for his entire life, and when he passed away, it was still not finished entirely. It tells the story of Beren and Luthien, and of their great love for one another, and the obstacles they had to overcome to fulfill that love.
On Tolkien's gravestone, which is connected to his wife's is inscribed: Edith Mary Tokien, Luthien, 1889 - 1971
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Beren, 1892 - 1973

Oh, and Eng, I'm suposing that JRRT did 'lay' Edith... You can get out of the corner now.

The results:
Our winner, with 45! points:
kevinatilusa!

40 points: BbSean
35 points: Santana2002, gatsby722
30 points: Julia103, beaker411 and JaneMarple
25 points: ElfTwinkle
15 points: Engadine

Thanks for playing, and congratulations to the winners!


Edited by LeoDaVinci (Sat Nov 06 2004 04:06 PM)
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#247385 - Sat Nov 06 2004 06:46 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Here are Sunday's questions:

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ROUND 7

1 A mystery by Martha Grimes, featuring Richard Jury

2 The Toronto Blue Jays played their very first game at Exhibition Stadium on 7th April 1977. Name a Blue Jay player who took part in that game (either in the starting line-up or as a replacement later in the game.)

3 Name one of the eight campaign stars awarded to British and Commonwealth forces for service in World War Two.

4 A female recipient of the George Cross, either by direct award or as an exchange for a previously awarded medal.

5 In 'The X Files', a parent or sibling of either Mulder or Scully. Please give the relationship.



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