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#265665 - Thu May 12 2005 05:13 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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I'm going to go ahead and post Round 13 a day early. Yikes ! I got both April Fool's Day AND Friday the 13th! Anyway, the 'goofy day' guy asks:

1. Fangoria Magazine and The Bravo Network came up with the Top 100 Scariest Movie moments. I'm just looking for one of the movies that landed in the top 6.

2. There was a guy once (an amazing writer) - tell me a short story title in "The Stories Of Breece D'J Pancake". Another fascinating but ultimately doomed genius (move over, Hemingway and Kerouac).

3. An ocean or sea that streches out over 1 million square miles. (That one sounds familiar - sorry if it is a repeat!)

4. Just enduring a TV Mini Series named "Elvis". It was actually pretty good. Name one of the actors in it.

5. I really love that old film Going My Way. Brings out the mushy side in even me! Several animals were mentioned (or referred to) in its Oscar winning song "Swinging On A Star". Name one of those animals.

Have fun! Despite my earliness results will come on Sunday.
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#265666 - Fri May 13 2005 02:46 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
As I am going out for supper I will close round 11 tomorrow morning, that is about 12 hours from now if anyone still wants to get an entry in.

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#265667 - Fri May 13 2005 08:41 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Round 8 Results - 14 Players

(Sorry for the delay folks. I should have researched the answers before I asked the questions )

1. Name a country that starts with B.

10 Points: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Brunei, Belarus, Barbados, Bermuda
5 Points: Bahrain (2), Belize (2), Bhutan (2), Burundi (2)

Not mentioned: Bulgaria, Bolivia, Benin, Brazil, Bahamas, Belgium

2. Name a colour starting with B.

10 Points Burly Wood*, blue, baby blue*
5 Points: burgundy (3), beige (2), black (2), bronze (2), bisque (2)

Not mentioned: bone, brown
*Appears on the hexadecimal colour code so I must accept it; I've accepted baby blue because it is quite a significant shade different to your average blue.

3. Name a dinosaur discovered pre-1950 that starts with B.

10 Points Bactrosaurus, Brachypodosaurus, Betasuchus, Brachyrophus, Brachyceratops
5 Points: Brontosaurus (2), Barosaurus (2), Bahariasaurus (3) Brachiosaurus (2)

Not mentioned: Bothriospondylus Owen, 1875

4. Name a sport that starts with B.

10 Points bowls, broomball, bocci, basketball, Buzkashi (Afghan National Sport)
5 Points: badminton (2), bowling (3), billiards (2), bobsledding (2)

Not mentioned: baseball, boxing, beach volleyball, body building

5. Name a species of banana. (I didn't specify whether botannical or common name so I accepted both.)

10 Points Golden Lotus (Musella lasiocarpa), Blood Banana (Musa zebrina), Musa acuminata, bird-o-paradise (Strelizia nicolai ), Burro Banana, Red Banana, Cavendish, Plantain, Bluggoe, Abyssinian banana (Ensete superbum), Orinoco, Valery
5 Points: Rhodochlamys(2)

Not mentioned: stacks

Points
40 Ren, Bracklaman, Cinnamon, Elftwinkle
35 Preacher, Leo, Gats, Santana, Littlewoman, Kuu, Kevin
30 Mugaboo, Ozzz, spanishliz

Congratulations to the winners and thanks for playing.

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#265668 - Fri May 13 2005 04:04 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Round 11 is closed. Answers and scores up soon.

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#265669 - Fri May 13 2005 05:23 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
Round 11 answers- 8 people played


1) Any person with the surname SAGE who was a passenger on the ‘Titanic’ on the fateful voyage


Worth 10 points
Dorothy aged 14, Thomas aged 4, George aged 19

Worth 5 points
Stella aged 20 (2), Douglas aged 18 (3)

Not mentioned

Mr John Sage aged 44, Mrs Annie Sage aged 44, Frederick aged 16, Anthony William (Will) aged 12, Elizabeth aged 10, Constance aged 7

Mr Sage and his eldest so George had previously gone to America where Mr Sage had bought a citrus farm (in Florida) and George had become engaged to a local girl. They then returned to England to help bring the rest of the family out. The family travel 3rd class. The entire family died on the Titanic. It seems that Stella managed to get a seat in one of the lifeboats but when she realised that their wasn't room for her family she got out and rejoined them. It is quite possible that they were the large family that were seen on the deck holding hands and praying just before the ship went down.

2) Excluding Stuart himself, any member of the Little family in the movie 1999 “Stuart Little"

Worth 10 points
Uncle Stretch, Grandpa Spencer

Worth 5 points
Uncle Crenshaw (3), Aunt Tina (3)

3) A mnemonic you could use to remember the order of the planets of the Solar System (in order from the Sun) - feel free to make up an original mnemonic if you want to.

All were different (though a couple were very similar

Worth 10 points
My Very Energetic Mother Jump Straight Up Near Pluto
My Very Educated Mother Just Served US Nine Peas
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas
My Very Excellent Memory Just Served Up Nine Planets
My Very Easy Memory Jimgle Seems Useful Naming Planets
Mooing Very Easily, Mary jogged South Ubder Nine Planets
Music Videos Entertain Most, Just Sometimes Under Nasty Presentation
My Voice Exerts Many Jolly Songs, Unfortunately Not Precisely

4)An extinct New Zealand bird

Worth 10 points
Haast Eagle, Miocene False-Toothed Pelican, Giant Chatham Island Snipe, Lopdell's Penguin, Adzebill, Yaldwyn's Wren

Worth 5 points
Stephen's Island Wren (2)

The Stephen's Island Wren was one of quickest extinctions known and the only one that can be attributed to a solitary creature's actions - a cat. A lighthouse keeper had bought his cat with him to the island and within a year the cat had killed the entire population of this little flightless wren.

5) A consonant that is used in the Hawaiian alphabet

The quesion I thought was the easiest ended up giving me the biggest problem

Worth 10 points
K, L, H, M, N,

Worth 5 points
P (2)

No-one picked W

One person gave the answer /!/. Most sources say there are 7 consontant (h, k, l, m, n, p and w) but some say 8 consonants and list the 'okina' as the eighth. The okina is the glottoral stop that is heard between the syllables when we say 'uh-oh'. However it is usually shown as ' or sometimes as /?/. Id the person who sent me the answer can provide a webpage I will reconsider their answer.

Scores

45 points - ElfTwinkle, Cinnam0n

40 points - Mugaboo, ozzz2002, Ren33
35 points - Gatsby712, bracklaman, Santana2002

Congrats to our winners


Edited by Kuu (Fri May 13 2005 05:25 PM)

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#265670 - Fri May 13 2005 08:58 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Round 14

1. The Rolling Stones just announced a global tour, starting in the US. Give me a venue they will be playing in August or September of this year.

2. The last episode of StarTrek Enterprise just aired, making it the first time in 18 years that no first-run Trek series is on the air. Name one of the shows in the StarTrek franchise.

3. Name a movie with more than one sequel.

4. Name a US state that borders Canada.

5. Name a famous person born on May 14.

Have fun - see you on Monday!

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#265671 - Sat May 14 2005 05:20 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
spanishliz Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 13 2001
Posts: 22574
Loc: Ontario Canada
Here are Sunday's questions, all about people names Jones:

Quote:

ROUND 15

Please name:
1 A movie released in the 1950s or 1960s in which Shirley Jones appeared
2 A famous Robert (or Bob, or Bobby) Jones (please give a bit of detail as to why he's famous)
3 A book by James Jones
4 From the Tom Jones song 'Delilah', a noun from any line beginning 'I saw...'
5 A recipient of the Victoria Cross with the surname Jones (double-barrelled names are OK, as long as one barrel is Jones)




I'll close this fairly late on Tuesday.

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#265672 - Sun May 15 2005 07:25 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
ozzz2002 Offline
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Round 12 will be closing in about 12 hours, if there are any late starters...
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#265673 - Sun May 15 2005 04:38 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Loc: Canton
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Round 13 will be closing sometime soon. Stay tuned!
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#265674 - Sun May 15 2005 08:13 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
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Round 12 results

Q1- The title of a book written by Alistair MacLean, that is NOT set against a war background.

10 points- 'Floodgate', 'Ice Station Zebra', 'Fear Is The Key', Breakheart Pass'.

5 points- 'The Way To Dusty Death' (3), 'The Satan Bug' (3)

One of my favourite authors, and I have read all these books (and about 15 more), many times.

Q2- A four-letter word (SOWPODS-legal) that starts with a consonant, and is followed by three vowels.

10 points- Kaie, Toea, Jiao, Zoea, Naoi, Meou, Viae, Luau.

5 points- Lieu (2)

Not mentioned- Beau, Ciao, Huia, Mooi, Moue, Paua, Quai, Raia, Roue.

SOWPODS is a combination of OSPD (Official Scrabble Players Dictionary- the American list), and OSW (Official Scrabble Words- the British source), and is becoming the most popular format worldwide.

Q3- A player's position on an Australian Rules field.

10 points- Ruck Rover, Ruck, Half Back Flank, Left Half Forward, Right Half Forward, Left Back Pocket, Rover, Left Wing

5 points- Right Back Pocket(2)

Not mentioned- Full Forward, Centre Half Forward, Centre, Centre Half Back, and Full Back.



Q4- One of the ingredients in a lamington.

10 points- Sugar, Butter, Chocolate, Raspberry Jam

5 points- Eggs (4), Water (2)

Not mentioned- Shredded coconut, Self-raising flour,cocoa, milk. Read more about these yummy treats here.

Q5- Something that you could use a knife for.

10 points- Butter bread, Scrape dirt off your shoe, Opening bags of feed, Flicking cheese at a horrible younger sisters , Gutting a deer, Opening a package, Undoing a screw when you have lost your screwdriver, and from someone that shall remain nameless- doing a hold-up!

5 points- A circus act.

POINTS

Perfect 50 - Exit 10
45 - ElfTwinkle, MJohn620, Cinnam0n, Gatsby
40- SpanishLiz, Ren33
35- Santana, Bracklaman

Congrats to Exit10- have a point!
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#265675 - Mon May 16 2005 08:00 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
ElfTwinkle Offline
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Round 16: Mon. May 16th


Quote:




Give me the:



Question 1) Name of a movie released BEFORE 2005/this year starring actor Leslie Nielsen (Note: movies released in 2005 or later, movies made for TV, and movies that Leslie Nielsen was either uncredited or just provided the voice for a character will NOT be accepted):


Question 2) Name of a fiction book/novel written by Lucy Maud Montgomery:


Question 3) Title of a song on the album, Phantom Power (released in 1998) by Tragically Hip:


Question 4) The 2005 Men's Ice Hockey World Championship was played from April 30th to May 15th --- name one of the teams that made up Group B or Group C:



Question 5) There's been a UFO sighting --- give me the name of a place in Canada that has an Intergalactic roadside attraction (There are at least 5):






Note: As per usual, if you are having trouble with any of these questions (notably Q4 and Q5), please PM me and I will try to point you in the right direction


Have fun!


Edited by ElfTwinkle (Mon May 16 2005 08:03 AM)

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#265676 - Mon May 16 2005 12:36 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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I will be closing Round 14 early tomorrow morning, so late answers may come in anytime today or tonight!

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#265677 - Tue May 17 2005 12:44 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Round 13:

Sorry I'm late with this, folks. I couldn't use my arms to type very much on Sunday. PITA, that!

Fangoria Magazine And The Bravo Channel Came Up With A List Of The Top 100 'Scariest Movie Moments'. Name A Film That Landed In The Top 6 Or 7

For 10 points:
"Alien", "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "The Shining".

For 5 points:
"Jaws"(4), "Psycho" (3).

Only one not given, at least in the Top 6, was "The Exorcist".

A Short Story That Appears In "The Stories Of Breece D'J Pancake"

For 10 points:
The Scrapper, The Mark, Hollow, The Honored Dead.

For 5 points:
The Salvation Of Me(2), In The Dry(2), Fox Hunters(2).

I am still miffed at Breece. That book was absolutely brilliant to absorb! What does he do? Shoots himself at just 26 years old. All those masterful future words gone forever. Pancake gave up in 1979.

An Ocean Or Sea That Stretches Out Over 1 Million Square Miles

For 10 points:
Arctic Ocean.

For 5 points:
Indian Ocean(3), Pacific Ocean(3), Atlantic Ocean(2).

One disallowed: Accd.g to my source the South China Sea is 'only' at 895,400 sq. miles.

An Actor In The Recent Miniseries "Elvis"

Lots of these!

For 10 points:
Ian Leson (playing Private Joe Esposito), Clay Steakley (Bill Black), Jennifer Rae Westley (Dixie Locke), Eugenie Bondurant (Mrs. Hughes).

For 5 points:
Robert Patrick (Vernon Presley)(2), Randy Quaid ("Colonel" Tom Parker)(2), Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (as Elvis - and he did a pretty amazing job! )(2).

An Animal Mentioned Or Referred To In The Song "Swinging On A Star"

No 10 pointers on this one.

For 5 points:
Mule(4), Monkeys(4), Fish(2).

Pig got overlooked. Actually I'd have accepted human and bird, too - but they were just referred to. I really like that song. So simple it is! Nothing complex about it BUT the message is so right. We can, all of us, be better than we are !

SCORES:

10 players this time. Thanks to all who jumped in.

bracklaman and the unstoppable cinnamOn - 40 points!

ren33 - 35 points!

ElfTwinkle, Mugaboo & spanishliz - 30 points!

mjohn620, ozzz2002, preacher79, Santana2002 - 25 points!

Great job! You guys all rock !
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#265678 - Tue May 17 2005 06:30 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Santana2002 Offline
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Posts: 8849
Loc: France
ROUND 9 RESULTS

11 players participated.

1) One of the nine planets in our solar system

10 Points: Earth, Neptune, Mars, Pluto
5 Points: Mercury (3), Saturn (2), Uranus (2)

2) A Track from Nine Inch Nails "Halo 5 - Broken"

10 Points: Track #46 "Silence", Physical, Last, Help Me, i am in Hell, Pinion
5 Points: Gave Up (3), Wish (2)
Disallowed: The Downward Spiral (It's from Halo 8)

3) An Actor/Actress who performed in The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

10 Points: Michael Clarke Duncan, Stephanie Biddle, Rosanna Arquette, Bruce Willis, Robert Burns
5 Points: Kevin Pollak (2), Howard Bilerman (2), Johnny Goar (2)

4) Something interesting in history which happened on the 9th day of the 9th Month of any year

10 Points all round here - the answers given were:

1942: Bombing of Oregon by a Japanese plane
1893: Birth of Esther Cleveland - the first child of a President born in the White House
1976: Death of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung
1978: Launch of Venera ii towards Venus from the USSR
1928: Birth of poet Anne Sexton
1911: German zeppelin bombs London for the first time
1000 AD: Battle of Swold
1954: Marilym Bell was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario
1960: Birth of Hugh Grant (Actor)
1941: Birth of Otis Redding (Musician)
1945: First "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper : a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay & taped into the log.

5) One of the Keynote speakers at the 9th World Wide Web conference.

10 Points: M Graeber Jordan
5 Points: Lawrence Lessig (4), Egbert Jan-Sol (6)
Not Mentioned: Charles W Davies, Paul de Bot. I wonder why mr Jan-Sol was so popular?

SCORES

45 Points: ElfTwinkle
40 Points: Ren, Bracklaman, Spanishliz, Kevinatilusa
35 Points: ozzz, Littlewoman, Mugaboo, Kuu
30 Points: Gatsby, Cinnam0n

Thank you all for playing and congratulations to our winner this week, ElfTwinkle.
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#265679 - Tue May 17 2005 07:10 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
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Round 14 Results
10 people played!

1. Rolling Stones Venues
10 points - XCel Energy Center, Minneapolis/St.Paul; Comerica Park, Detroit; Magnetic Hill, Moncton, NB; Giants Stadium, E. Rutherford; Soldier Field, Chicago; Bradley Center, Milwaukee
5 points - Fenway Park, Boston(2), Frank Clair Stadium, Ottawa(2)

2. Star Trek Shows
10 points - Star Trek: Voyager, Enterprise
5 points - Star Trek: The Next Generation(4), Star Trek(2), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine(2)

3. Movies with more than one sequel
10 points - Airport, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Beverly Hills Cop, Alien, Rocky, Ernest Goes to Camp
5 points - Star Wars(2), Police Academy(2)

4. States bordering Canada
10 points - Maine, New Hampshire, Idaho, Washington, New York, Minnesota
5 points - North Dakota(2), Michigan(2)

5. May 14 birthdays
10 points - Robert Zemeckis, director; Thomas Gainsborough, artist; Laszlo Kovacs, cinematographer; Curt Harnett, Olympic cycling medalist from Canada; Gabriel Fahrenheit, physicist
5 points - Bobby Darin, teen idol of the 50's(2), Amber Tamblyn, actress(2)

According to everything I could find, Katherine Anne Porter was born on May 15, so I disallowed that answer.

Results

45 points - mjohn620 and ElfTwinkle
40 points - spanishliz, gatsby722, ren33, preacher79, Mugaboo
30 points - ozzz2002,
25 points - bracklaman, ChrisSchu

Thanks to everyone for playing, and a point for mjohn620 and Elf!


Edited by cinnam0n (Tue May 17 2005 11:23 AM)

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#265680 - Tue May 17 2005 07:10 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
ren33 Offline
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Quote:

I wonder why mr Jan-Sol was so popular?




It's a hilarious name.
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#265681 - Tue May 17 2005 09:17 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
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Welcome to another round of: The Tuesday questions!

So without further ado, I give you:
Round XVII - Tuesday May 17th, 2005.
Quote:


The Questions:

1. Name of the tallest peaks on any continent...
2. Name one of the world's seven tallest towers...
3. In the 2004 movie Walking Tall, name one of the actors/actresses that played a character that had a last name...
4. Basketball is a game for tall people, and the NBA playoffs are going on right now. Name one of the teams that is still in contention...
5. Name a Guinness World record having to do with the tallest something, in the plant kingdom...

Good luck and have a great week!



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#265682 - Tue May 17 2005 03:37 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
spanishliz Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 13 2001
Posts: 22574
Loc: Ontario Canada
I know I'm not going to get the results for Round 15 done tonight, so I'll leave it open until tomorrow if anyone still wants to get an entry in!

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#265683 - Wed May 18 2005 03:28 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
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ROUND 18

1. The 40th Annual Academy of Country Music awards were held last night. Name one of the people who won an award.

2. Give a 2-letter word beginning with the letter A.

3. Name someone who was on the jury that decided the winner of Survivor: Palau.

4. Name a track off of the Toby Keith album Honkytonk University.

5. Name something in your living room.

Good luck!
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#265684 - Wed May 18 2005 04:58 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
spanishliz Offline
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Loc: Ontario Canada
Round 15 is definitely closed now. Results very soon.

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#265685 - Wed May 18 2005 05:54 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
spanishliz Offline
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RESULTS ROUND 15

Eight people played this round. (Sorry for the delay in getting the results up.)


1 A movie released in the 1950s or 1960s in which Shirley Jones appeared


Worth 10 points:
‘Bedtime Story’ (1964), ‘The Music Man’ (1962), ‘Never Steal Anything Small’ (1959), ‘Oklahoma!’ (1955), ‘Pepe’ (1960), ‘Silent Night, Lonely Night’ (1969)

Worth 5 points:
‘Elmer Gantry’ (2) (1960)

Those not mentioned include ‘Carousel’, ‘Bobbikins’, ‘A Ticklish Affair’ and several more.


2 A famous Robert (or Bob, or Bobby) Jones (please give a bit of detail as to why he's famous)


Worth 10 points:
Bob Jones (university founder, Bob Jones University); Robert Jones (farmer, famous for his Welsh black cattle herd); Robert Jones (movie producer); Robert Jones (Wales and British Lions scrum half); Robert Jones (18th century sodomist and skating promoter); Robert (Red) Glen Jones (convicted murderer)

Worth 5 points:
Bobby Jones (famous golfer)

Others that I know of are two different baseball pitchers named Bobby Jones (they were team mates at one point not so long ago!), Robert Jones VC (Rorke’s Drift) and Robert Digby-Jones VC (Ladysmith) and I’m sure there are many more.


3 A book by James Jones


Worth 10 points:
‘From Here to Eternity’, ‘The Merry Month of May’, ‘The Thin Red Line’, ‘A Touch of Danger’, ‘Whistle’

Worth 5 points:
‘Go to the Widow Maker’ (2)

Not accepted: ‘Apocalypse: Time of Judgement’ – there’s a Rick Jones amongst the list of several authors of this, and a couple of Jameses, but not James Jones


4 From the Tom Jones song 'Delilah', a noun from any line beginning 'I saw...'

If you gave the whole line, or more than one noun, I took the first one mentioned as your entry.

Worth 10 points:
Night, Window

Worth 5 points:
Blind (3), Shadow/s (2)

Not accepted: Slave, which is in the song, but not in a line beginning ‘I saw’.

The complete lyrics can be found here .


5 A recipient of the Victoria Cross with the surname Jones (double-barrelled names are OK, as long as one barrel is Jones)


Worth 10 points:
Robert Jones (Private, 2nd Bn, 24th Regt, Rorke’s Drift, 1879)

Worth 5 points:
Henry M. Jones (Captain, 7th Regt, Crimea, 1855) (5), Herbert ‘H’ Jones (Lt. Colonel, 2nd Bn The Parachute Regt, Falklands, 1982) (2)

No idea why a fairly obscure recipient from the Crimean War got such heavy backing! There were seven others not mentioned, including Commander Loftus Jones (Jutland, 1916), Pte William Jones (Rorke’s Drift), Pte Thomas ‘Todger’ Jones (WWI) and the double-barrelled Conwyn Mansel-Jones (South Africa, 1900) and Robert Digby-Jones, mentioned earlier.

We have joint winners, on 45 points each, cinnam0n and ElfTwinkle !

40 points: bracklaman
35 points: gatsby722, Mugaboo, ozzz2002
30 points: Exit10
25 points: ren33

Thanks all for playing, and congratulations to cinnam0n and ElfTwinkle!

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#265686 - Thu May 19 2005 01:01 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Round 19

1. Name a notable woman with the first, middle or last name "May" (Spelling liberties will work ).
2. Name one of the final 12 jurors who acquitted O.J. Simpson of murder. No alternates, early jurors who left the panel or anything about the civil suit!
3. A feature film (no TV work) starring Shirley Booth.
4. Pick a celebrity who passed away in May 2004.
5. Select a place/activity where one doesn't generally wear socks .

Have fun!
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#265687 - Fri May 20 2005 08:03 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Round 17 - closed...
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Me - jetlagged
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#265688 - Fri May 20 2005 01:18 PM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
LittleWoman2 Offline
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Registered: Wed Aug 11 2004
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I'm back from the UK! I enjoyed my trip very much, but I'm still glad to be home again.

Round 20:

1. Name a regular character on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."

2. Name a country that shares a land border with Brazil.

3. Name one of the wives of King Henry VIII.

4. Name a famous film star who died before he or she reached age 50.

5. Name an actor who played Audrey Hepburn's love interest in any of her films.

Enjoy! I'll post results sometime on Sunday.

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#265689 - Sat May 21 2005 07:19 AM Re: May 2005 Trivia Rounds
ren33 Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12519
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
I am no great threat I know, but I am off to Shanghai for a few days so will probably miss the next few quizzes. Good luck all!! See you Wednesday.
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Wandering aimlessly through FT since 1999.

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