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#247486 - Wed Dec 01 2004 05:19 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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I'm not going to close Round XXX with only two people that played. Either more play or it'll be void.

Think about it, if 2 people play, then they both get identical points as long as both give correct answers.
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#247487 - Wed Dec 01 2004 06:29 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
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Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 28 results with a whopping 14 players.

Apologies for the delay - I had the results but typical me fogot to save them.

1. A type of Coca Cola.

10 Points: Diet Coke with Lime, Diet Coke, Diet Coke Lemon, Diet Cherry Coke, Caffeine free Coke
5 Points: Vanilla Coke (5), Cherry Coke (2), Diet Vanilla Coke (2)

Not mentioned:, Caffeine free Coke2 (I'm not sure what this is), oh and er umm Coke of the regular variety.


2. A famous building designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

10 Points: St Mary Le Bow, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, College of Physicians, Greenwich Hospital, St James Church, Piccadilly, St James Garlickhythe (church)
5 Points: St Pauls Cathedral (3), Sheldonian Theatre (2), Royal Greenwich Observatory (3)

Not mentioned: Many others including St Clement Danes, St Stephens Walbrook, St Bride’s, St Benet Paul’s Wharf,Chelsea Hospital and another 50 odd churches.


3.A garden tool beginning with the letter 's'.

10 Points: scythe, shears,
5 Points: secateurs (3), shovel (5), spade (2), spading fork (2)

Not mentioned: saw, sprinkler, shredder, strimmer, sickle


4. A type of cancer.

10 Points: Uterine, brain, melanoma, breast, lymphoma, esophagus, bowel, pancreatic, Hodgkin’s disease
5 Points: Leukemia (3), ovarian (2)

Although they are reasonably related, I have separated lymphoma, Hodgkins disease and Leukemia.

Not mentioned: Too many but at least the majority can be found at http://www.cancerindex.org/clinks1d.htm


5. A word for 'please' in a language other than English.

10 Points: Prosim (Czech), Yalo Vinaka (Fijian), Karunakarala (Sinhalese), Kerem (Hungarian), Bevakasha (Hebrew), s’il vous plait (French)
5 Points: Bitte (German) (3), Por favor (Spanish/Portuguese) (3), Led’ Thoil/Le do Thoil (Irish) (2)

Not mentioned: Just about anything else you can think of.

Points:
40 points: Julia103, justanobody, JaneMarple, Engadine, LeodaVinci
35 points: Helen295, Gatsby722, Kuu, Ozzz2002, kevinatilusa
30 points: bbsean, beaker411, Spanishliz
25 points: Elftwinkle

Thanks for playing everyone

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#247488 - Wed Dec 01 2004 07:30 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
ElfTwinkle Offline
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Registered: Wed Jul 10 2002
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Trivia Rounds - November: Round 29 (Nov. 29th): 7 players participated


Name:

1) An animal whose name begins with a letter M thru Z that Snoopy has, "appeared as, imagined himself to be, or played the role of" in the comic strip Peanuts:

10 points: Owl, Piranha, Vulture, Wolf

5 points: Polar Bear (3)


Not mentioned: Python, Rattlesnake, Tiger, Rabbit, Shark, Mountain Lion, Snake, Rhinocerous, Pelican, Mule, Prairie Dog, Sea Monster, Penguin, Sheep Dog


2) A Canadian Prime Minister who was NOT born in Canada:

10 points: Sir John A. MacDonald - Prime Minister from July 1st, 1867 to Nov. 5th, 1873 and Oct. 9th, 1878 to June 6th, 1891 was born in Glasgow, Scotland; Sir Mackenzie Bowell - Prime Minister from Dec. 13th, 1894 to April 27th, 1896 was born in England; John Napier Turner - Prime Minister from June 30th, 1984 to Sept. 17th, 1984 (the shortest time being Prime Minister in the 20th century) was born in England;

5 points: Alexander Mackenzie - Prime Minister from Nov. 5th, 1873 to Oct. 9th, 1878 was born in Scotland (3)


3) A novel by Danielle Steel which has a title that begins with the letter M, N or O:

10 points: Message From Nam, Miracle

5 points: Malice (2), Mirror Image (3)

Not mentionned: Mixed Blessings, No Greater Love, Now and Forever, Once in a Lifetime



4) The 2004-2005 National Basketball Association (NBA) season started this past week --- name a NBA team which plays in either the Central or Northwest division (example: Toronto Raptors - which is an NBA team that does not play in either of the divisions asked for in this round):

10 points: Minnesota Timberwolves - Northwest, Detroit Pistons - Central, Milwaukee Bucks - Central

5 points: Utah Jazz - Northwest (2)

Not accepted: Atlanta Hawks - play in the Southeast division which was not one of the divisions specified in the question, Central Virginia Storm - is not an NBA team

Not Mentioned: Central: Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers
Northwest: Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle SuperSonics



5) Any album/CD released by Bruce Cockburn after 1995 :

10 points: none

5 points: The Charity Of Night - 1997 (2), Breakfast In New Orleans Dinner In Timbuktu - 1999 (3)

Not accepted: Joy Will Find A Way - 1975 -- the question specified albums released AFTER 1995

Not Mentioned: Circles In The Stream - 1997, You Pay Your Money And You Take Your Chance - 1998, Anything Anytime Anywhere - 2002, You’ve Never Seen Everything - 2003


Results

Gatsby722: 40 points

beaker411: 35 points (points adjusted to reflect an additional correct answer)
Santana: 35 points

BbSean: 30 points
justanobody: 30 points
Ozzz2002: 30 points

JaneMarple: 10 points


Congratulations to Gatsby722 who collects a point for this round.

Thanks for playing everyone!


Edited by ElfTwinkle (Thu Dec 02 2004 11:22 PM)

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#247489 - Sat Dec 04 2004 10:47 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11607
Loc: Ontario Canada
Sorry round 30 is closed.... for a while. I had finals, wasn't concentrating on much else.
Results tomorrow.
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#247490 - Tue Dec 07 2004 02:32 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Posts: 11607
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The Answers For:

Round XXX - The LAST Tuesday Questions for a while
Tuesday November 30th.


Eventually, 9 people played this round.

Just an update, the Niners are now 1-11! and have not had such a bad season since, well, 1979!

The answers:

Question I: Name a San Francisco 49er that has had his jersey retired...
For 10 points: #70 Charlie Krueger, #73 Leo Nominelli, #87 Dwight Clark, #12 John Brodie
For 5 points: #39 Hugh McElhenny (3), #34 Joe Perry (2)
Omitted: Come on, nobody mentioned the great #16 (Joe Montana). Other omitted jerseys were #37 Jimmy Johnson and #79 Bob St. Clair.

Question II: Name a rookie drafted first by the 49ers in the 1980's...
For 10 points: Harris Barton ('87), Todd Shell ('84)
For 5 points: Ronnie Lott ('81) (5)
Omitted: Earl Cooper ('80), Keith DeLong ('89), "Bubba" Paris ('82), the great Roger Craig ('83), the greater Jerry Rice ('85), Larry Roberts ('86) and Danny Stubbs ('88)
Not Accepted: Pierce Holt (in '88, Danny Stubbs was drafted first, six picks only before Holt); Carlton Willianson, (he was the third player drafted in the '81 draft)

Question III: Name a year in which the 49ers won a Superbowl...
For 10 points: 1982 - beating the Cincinatti Bengals
For 5 points: 1985, beating the (3), 1995 beating the San Diego Chargers (2), 1989 beating the Cincinatti Bengals (3)
Omitted: 1990 beating the Denver Broncos

Question IV: Name one of the top 7 scoring leaders all-time for the 49ers...
For 10 points: Bruce Gosset, Terrell Owens who nudged into 7th place recently before being traded, and Mike Cofer
For 5 points: Tommy Davis (3) and Gordy Soltau (2)
Omitted: Again forgetting Jerry Rice, number one all-time scoring for the 49ers, along with T.O., the only two wide receivers on this list. All the rest are kickers, forgotten also was Ray Wersching.

Question V:Name a member of the 1992 49ers players that was selected for the Pro-Bowl...
(1992 means 1992 season, that ended in 1993)
For 10 points: Steve Wallace.
For 5 points: Steve Young (2), Guy McIntyre (2), Pierce Holt (2), Jerry Rice (2)
Omitted: Ricky Watters and Brent Jones


For a bonus 5 points:
What are the San Francisco 49ers named for?
The 1849 gold rush, and the miners that ventured to California to search for gold. 'Till this day, the Niners are often referred to as the "Gold Rush", and play in their red and gold jerseys.


Our winner with 45! points: cinnamOn
CONGRATULATIONS!


40 points: beaker411
35 points: SpanishLiz, kevinatilusa and ozzz2002
30 points: BbSean, justanobody and ElfTwinkle
25 points: gatsby722

Congratulations to all and thanks for (eventually) playing!
Have a great holiday whatever you celebrate!
Au revoir and see you again in January!

My apologies to cinnamOn whose answers were overlooked, and actually took first place with her answers. Sorry for the mix up, and all dashed hopes. 'Tis the season for forgiving though!


Edited by LeoDaVinci (Fri Dec 10 2004 02:31 PM)
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#247491 - Tue Dec 07 2004 03:10 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 6736
Loc: Pennsylvania USA
Hey, I played that round! Where did my answers go?

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#247492 - Wed Dec 08 2004 10:41 PM Re: November Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11607
Loc: Ontario Canada
sorry, it has been rectified.
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#247493 - Thu Dec 09 2004 04:55 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
Julia103 Online   content
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Registered: Thu May 15 2003
Posts: 689
Loc: Baltimore
Maryland USA
Here are the total scores for November:

ElfTwinkle 8
Justanobody 7
BbSean 5
JaneMarple 5
Ozzz2002 5
Cinnam0n 4
Santana2002 4
Engadine 3
Julia103 3
Beaker411 2
Exit10 2
Gatsby722 2
Kevinatilusa 2
LeoDaVinci 2
Helen295 1
Kuu 1
Reggie18 1
Spanishliz 1
Taesma 1

(Note: I couldn't find that results for Round 6 were ever posted, so that round is not included.)

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#247494 - Thu Dec 09 2004 05:17 AM Re: November Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 6736
Loc: Pennsylvania USA
Thanks,Leo! Woo Hoo! (BTW, this he is a she!)

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