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#312049 - Sat Jul 22 2006 09:07 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
wdwfla Offline
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Registered: Tue Jan 10 2006
Posts: 561
Loc: Beresford, SD, USA
Round 17 Answers
8 Players

1. Something that you would order in a Japanese Restaurant
10 Points - Odern,Takosu,Yakitori, Gomaae, Water(Had a good laugh when I saw that)Uni Yamakake,Hamaguri Sakamushi, Hirekatsu

2. A name of a mountain in Japan
10 Points - Lwatezan, Mt Pohyaoromappu, Hakkoda, Mount Tipairo, Mt Harinoki, Mount Shibichari, Mt Hiuchi-Yama, Mt. Yari gatake

3. We all know that Godzilla is from Japan. Name any Godzilla movie
10 Points - Godzilla Vs. MechaGodzilla, Godzilla Vs. The Smog Monster, Godzilla Raids Again, Gojira,ebira mosura:Nankai no daiketlo, King Kong Vs. Godzilla, Godzilla vs. Destroyer
5 Points - Godzilla Vs Mothra

4. Japan is divided into regions. Name one.
10 Points - Koshin'etsu, Chugoku, Okinawa, Chubu
5 Points - Hokkaido, Tohoku

5. Give me the name of a famous Japanese festival.
10 Points - Kyoto Gion Matsuri, Tanabata, Hakata Gion Matsuri, Okunichi, National Sports Festival, Kanto Matsuri, Matsue Do-Gyoretsu, Sapporo Snow Festival

Scores
50 Points - Glamel, LeoDaVinci, Princess_007
45 Points - Mugaboo, Gatsby,Ren33, Wipa
40 Points - Cinnam0n

Another great round everyone! Congrats to Glamel, LeoDaVinci and Princess_007
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#312050 - Sat Jul 22 2006 03:08 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 6736
Loc: Pennsylvania USA
Round 22

1. On this date in 1796, surveyors of the Connecticut Land Company name an area of Ohio "Cleveland" after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the superintendent of the surveying party. Name another city named for a person, and include the person's name in your answer.

2. On this date in 1947, Don Henley was born. Give me a song on his album entitled, "Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits."

3. On this date in 1940, Alex Trebek, of Jeopardy fame, was born. Give me a TV show which he appeared in as himself.

4. Name a Catholic saint whose feast day is July 22.

5. The British Open Golf Tournament is going on this week. Name someone who qualified for the tournament whose last name begins with the letter "W."

*edited to make question #5 more specific -

I'm here for help if you need it - this will be open for several days.


Edited by cinnam0n (Sun Jul 23 2006 03:20 PM)

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#312051 - Sun Jul 23 2006 11:58 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
MaggieG Offline
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Registered: Sat Aug 09 2003
Posts: 485
Loc: Wales UK
Round 20 will close in around 5 hours.

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#312052 - Sun Jul 23 2006 03:46 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
Posts: 123698
Loc: Canton
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Round 24 Monday
*posting this a little early...

1. Actor Don Johnson [likely best remembered for the series Miami Vice] made a few appeareances on TV shows prior to that. Name a series (not a TV movie, mini-series or talk/variety show) that Mr. Johnson showed up in during the 1970s.
2. The rowdy Southern band 'Black Oak Arkansas' released an album in 1973 called "High on the Hog". Pick a track from it, please.
3. The "P.U.-litzer Prizes" are a tongue-in-cheek award given annually recognizing the 'stinkiest media performances of the year'. Name a category [not the people who won one] for 2005.
4. Poet Walt Whitman ("Leaves of Grass") had several siblings growing up. Pick one of his brothers or sisters.
5. Choose one of the 7 most valuable collectible Baseball Cards (according to the National Baseball Hall of Fame ~ but the lists all seem to match whichever source names them).

This will close on Thursday sometime and don't hesitate to ask for any needed assistance, as always. 'Til then !
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#312053 - Sun Jul 23 2006 03:49 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
MaggieG Offline
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Registered: Sat Aug 09 2003
Posts: 485
Loc: Wales UK
Round 20 closed. Not many takers this time! Shouldn't take me long to score it though...

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#312054 - Sun Jul 23 2006 04:44 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
MaggieG Offline
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Registered: Sat Aug 09 2003
Posts: 485
Loc: Wales UK
6 players this time

1.Name an actor from the 1963 film 'Summer Holiday'.
10 points to all
Lionel Murton, Jeremy Bulloch, Jacqueline Daryl, Una Stubbs, Teddy Green, Cliff Richard


2. Please give me a line from Madonna's hit single 'Holiday'.
For 10 points
It’s time for the good times, One day to come together, To release the pressure, Put your troubles down – it’s time to celebrate
For 5 points
We need a holiday(2)

2. Name a ride at Thorpe Park theme park.
For 10 points
Colossus, Tidal Waves, Rumba Rapids, No Way Out
For 5 points
Nemesis Inferno(2)

4. The BBC made a programme about the 50 top places to see before you die. Please give me one of the top ten in their list.
For 10 points
Taj Mahal, Iguacu Falls, Sydney Australia, South Island New Zealand
For 5 points Great Barrier Reef (2)


5.Although I've never been on a package holiday in my life, I hear Spain is very popular as a holiday destination. Name one of the famous 'Costas'.
For 10 points
Costa Verde, Costa Tropical, Costa Brava
For 5 points
Costa del Sol (3)

Cinnamon 50 points!
ren33,Mugaboo, Gatsby 45 points
ainenei 40 points
and
Wipa 30 points

Thanks to you all for playing - and well done to cinnam0n for a perfect score!

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#312055 - Mon Jul 24 2006 01:10 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 21 closed
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#312056 - Mon Jul 24 2006 01:19 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 21
1) Something you find in a library
For Ten Points:
Books, Bookmarks, Magazine Racks, Book Shelves, An Atlas,
For Five Points:
Magazines (2), Newspapers (2),
Not mentioned:
Librarians, DVD’s, Videos and more


2) A popular household pet
For Ten Points:
Lovebirds, Dogs, Scorpion, Bearded Dragon, Tarantulas, Hamsters, Cat,
For Five Points:
Guinea Pig (2),
Not mentioned:
Tortoise, Parrot, Goldfish and more


3) A word from the phonetic alphabet – for example A is for Alpha. Alpha is not now allowed!
For Ten Points:
Whiskey, Romeo, Zulu, Romeo, Victor, Lima, Charlie,
For Five Points:
Kilo (2),
Not mentioned:
Bravo, Delta, Echo and more!


4) Something you associate with Wales
For Ten Points:
Queen Elizabeth II, Leeks, Rain, Rhondda Valley, Four Mile Bridge, Anthony Hopkins (born there), Cardiff (Capital city), Male Voice Choir, Castles,
For Five Points:
Ten Points to all
Not mentioned:
Dragons, Leeks, Daffodils and more


5) A type of fruit
For Ten Points:
Pineapple, Tomato, Mango, Durian, Huckleberries, Gooseberry, Guava, Pineapple, Strawberry,
For Five Points:
Ten Points to all
Not mentioned:
Orange, Apple, Banana and more


COMPETITORS - 9!
Ainenei – 50
Cinnam0n – 50
Leo – 50

Gatsby – 45
Glamel – 45
Lady1 – 45
Mugaboo – 45
Wipa – 45

Ren - 35

Well done to Aineni, Cinnam0n and Leo!
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#312057 - Mon Jul 24 2006 02:56 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9215
Loc: Timaru NZ
After being quite busy for the last week I will be closing Round 14 in the next 12-16 hours. At least I think it is Round 14 but it was such a long time ago and who knows how reliable my memory is...

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#312058 - Mon Jul 24 2006 10:39 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Polaris101 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 07 2004
Posts: 3575
Loc: Virginia USA
Round 12 results - 9 players

Q1. A feature film (no TV movies) directed by Richard Benjamin.

10 points: Mermaids

5 points: City Heat (4), The Money Pit (2), Mrs Winterbourne (2)

not mentioned: Marci X, The Shrink Is In, Milk Money, Made in America, Downtown, My Stepmother is an Alien, Little Nikita, Racing with the Moon, My Favorite Year


Q2. A feature film (no TV movies) which Benjamin Kubelsky (aka Jack Benny) appeared in from 1940-1949.

10 points: The Great Lover, Love Thy Neighbor, Without Reservations, The Horn Blows at Midnight, Buck Benny Rides Again

5 points: The Meanest Man in the World (2), Charley's Aunt (2)

not mentioned: George Washington Slept Here, To Be or Not to Be

Q3. An actor or actress appearing in Private Benjamin (1980) whose first name begins with E.

10 points: Eileen Brennan, Everett Covin

5 points: Ed Lewis (3), Elie Liardet (2), Estelle Marlov (2)


Q4. A feature film (no TV movies) which Benjamin Bratt appeared in from 1990-1999.

10 points: One Good Cop, Bound by Honor

5 points: The River Wild (2), Follow Me Home (2), Demolition Man (2)

not mentioned: Bright Angel, Clear and Present Danger

not allowed: Shadowhunter is a TV movie


Q5. One of Benjamin Franklin's thirteen virtues.

10 points: Silence, Moderation, Chastity

5 points: Temperance (2), Cleanliness (2), Industry (2)

not mentioned: Order, Resolution, Frugality, Sincerity, Justice, Tranquility, Humility


SCORES

40 - Jimjih, Cinnam0n
35 - Gatsby, Glamel
30 - Leo, Mugaboo
25 - Vogon, Elskede, Ren

Thanks for playing everyone, and a point to each of our winners, Jim & Cinnam0n
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#312059 - Tue Jul 25 2006 12:54 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Tuesday 25th July
1) A boy’s name beginning with H
2) A girls name beginning with H
3) A profession beginning with H
4) A FICTIONAL character with the surname beginning with H
5) Any animal beginning with H
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#312060 - Tue Jul 25 2006 04:11 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9215
Loc: Timaru NZ
It has happened again, I have not had time to close round 14 and post results. I will have to set aside some time tomorrow so there will be about 12 hours left for anyone to get some late entries in.

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#312061 - Tue Jul 25 2006 07:37 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9215
Loc: Timaru NZ
Round 14 is finally closed. Results will be posted soon.

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#312062 - Tue Jul 25 2006 08:28 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9215
Loc: Timaru NZ
Round 14 Results

These questions appear not to have dazzled too many people as there were only 7 participants this time.

1) Please give me the name of a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Bulgaria.
10 Points: Ancient City of Nessebar, Pirin National Park, Thracian tomb of Sveshtari
5 Points: Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak (2), Rila Monastery (2)
Not Mentioned: Boyana Church, Madara Rider, Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo, Srebarna Nature Reserve

2) Please give me the name of a National Park in British Columbia, Canada.
10 Points: Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park
5 Points: Kootenay National Park (2), Yoho National Park (2)
Not Mentioned: Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

3) Please give me the name of a country that the Danube River flows through.
10 Points: Bulgaria, Romania
5 Points: Hungary (3), Croatia (2)
Not Mentioned: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Serbia, Ukraine

4) Please give me the name of a country that borders France.
10 Points: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg
5 Points: Andorra (2), Spain (2)
Not Mentioned: Italy, Monaco, Switzerland

5) Please give me the name of an Administrative Division/Region of Iceland.
10 Points: Norđurland Eystra/Northeast, Norđurland Vestra/Northwest, Vestfirđir/Westfjords
5 Points: Höfuđborgarsvćđi/Capital Region (2), Vesturland/West (2)
Not Mentioned: Austurland/East, Suđurland/South, Suđurnes/Southern Peninsula

Just the one observation today, three people seem to associate food with the Danube River as may have been a bit Hungary when answering this question.

Now to the very important results:
45 points - Ren
40 points - Cinnam0n
35 points - Gatsby, Elskede
30 points - Glamel, Mugaboo, Maggie

Congratulations to Ren who is back to her winning ways. Or has that envelope finally turned up?

Thank you to all that played and I will see you next time--only two days away.

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#312063 - Wed Jul 26 2006 03:57 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
I will close Round 19 now. I will either put up the answers later tonight or early tomorrow (if I get home too late from the meeting I am going to)

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#312064 - Wed Jul 26 2006 04:11 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
ren33 Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12421
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
But Howie, I thought you said you were going to teach us how to say "Höfuđborgarsvćđi Region" . I wait with breath bated.
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#312065 - Wed Jul 26 2006 04:26 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9215
Loc: Timaru NZ
Ren, I could not say "Höfuđborgarsvćđi Region" any better than you just did.

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#312066 - Wed Jul 26 2006 08:23 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 6736
Loc: Pennsylvania USA
I'll leave Round 22 open until tomorrow since there have only been a few players --

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#312067 - Thu Jul 27 2006 03:22 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Kuu Offline
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Registered: Mon Jun 03 2002
Posts: 1037
Loc: Hobart Tasmania Australia     
ROUND 19 ANSWERS - 8 people played

1) Name one of Forbes's !0 Ways to Live Longer

Worth 10 points
Be optimistic, Marry well, Chill out, Eat your antioxidants

Worth 5 points
Get a VAP (2), Don't oversleep (2)

2) Give me a day of the week in Spanish

Worth 10 points
Domingo, Viernes, Martes

Worth 5 points
Miercoles (2), Jeunes (3)


3) Give me the name of a species of duiker

Worth 10 points
Zebra duiker, Jentink's duiker, Abbott's duiker, Ogilby's duiker

Worth 5 points
Weyn's duiker (2), Blue duiker (2)


4) Give me a word of 3 letters or more that you can make from the letters in GADGET. G can be used twice.

Worth 10 points
Gat, gage, gated, tagged, get, dag

Worth 5 points
Aged (2)

5) Name one of the seven known victims of Australian serial killer, Ivan Milat.

Worth 10 points
Caroline Clarke, Anja Susanne Habschied, James Gibson

Worth 5 points
Deborah Everist (3), Simone Schmidl (2)

SCORES

45 points - MaggieG

40 points - Gatsby722, Cinnam0n, Howie72
35 points - glamel, Mugaboo, Wipa
30 points - Ren33


Edited by Kuu (Thu Jul 27 2006 03:23 AM)

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#312068 - Thu Jul 27 2006 08:47 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
cinnam0n Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 02 2004
Posts: 6736
Loc: Pennsylvania USA
I'm waiting on an answer clarification so I'll stay open til I get it. Anyone else is welcome to play Round 22 while I'm waiting!

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#312069 - Thu Jul 27 2006 12:00 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Round 25 will close in a hour
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#312070 - Thu Jul 27 2006 12:52 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
Closed - results following!
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#312071 - Thu Jul 27 2006 12:56 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
JaneMarple Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14480
Loc: North West of England
1) A boy’s name beginning with H
For Ten Points:
Harrold, Hubert, Hywel, Haile, Howard, Henrik, Harry, Harald (Norwegian King), Habib, Harley,
For Five Points:
Ten points to all!
Not Mentioned:
Henry, Hubert, Humphrey and more


2) A girls name beginning with H
For Ten Points:
Hope, Hedda, Hortense, Hestrie, Holly, Hermia, Hannah, Hadar, Honoria, Harmony,
For Five Points:
Ten points to all!
Not Mentioned:
Helen, Henrietta, Hyacinth and more


3) A profession beginning with H
For Ten Points:
Halfback [pro football, Hedger and Ditcher, Health Visitor, Hawker, Health Psychologist, Hosier, Hydrologist, Herbalist,
For Five Points:
Historian (2),
Not Mentioned:
Horse trainer, Home-maker, House agent and more


4) A FICTIONAL character with the surname beginning with H
For Ten Points:
Festus Haggin - Gunsmoke on TV, Gwendolyn Harleth (Daniel Deronda by George Eliot), Doogie Howser M.D., Captain Archibald Haddock, Eddie Haskell (Leave It To Beaver), Sherlock Holmes, Ned Henry (Connie Willis' To Say Nothing of the Dog), B.J. Hunnicutt (M*A*S*H),
For Five Points:
Captain James Hook (2) ,
Not Mentioned:
Professor Henry Higgins (“My Fair Lady”) and more


5) Any animal beginning with H
For Ten Points:
Hare, High Brown Fritillary (butterfly), Hong Kong Spiny Frog, Hedgehog, Heron, Horse, Hagryphus (a kind of extinct dinosaur-bird), Hoary Bat,
For Five Points:
Howler monkeys (2) ,
Not Mentioned:
Hippo, Hyena, Hen and more


COMPETITORS - 10

Gatsby – 50
Howie – 50
Leo – 50
Mugaboo – 50
Ren - 50
Srini – 50

Cinnam0n - 45
Princess – 45

Glamel – 40
Vogon – 40


Well done to - Gatsby, Howie, Leo, Mugaboo Ren and Srini
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#312072 - Thu Jul 27 2006 11:13 PM Re: July Trivia Rounds
Gatsby722 Offline
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Registered: Fri May 18 2001
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Loc: Canton
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Round 24, despite being played so far by only a whopping 5 people , will close in 8 hours or so.
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#312073 - Fri Jul 28 2006 03:27 AM Re: July Trivia Rounds
ren33 Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12421
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
Sorry there is a delay with round 27 I will be posting it soonest poss.
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