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by boson
Thu Sep 15, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1
Replies: 75
Views: 12209

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

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BAAA-D PUNS

2: ram
4: ewe-kelele
6: clamb
8:
10:

TORAH TORAH TORAH

3: Aaron
6:
9:
12:
15:
ouch.
by boson
Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 2
Replies: 75
Views: 11517

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 2

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HISTORIC FIRES

2: Nero
4: London
6:
8:
10: Lagos

JUICY FRUIT

3: Apple
6: Pear
9: fuzz
12: Apricot
15:
by boson
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 6
Replies: 77
Views: 12878

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 6

THE OLYMPIANS 2: Hephaestus 4: Dionysus 6: Artemis 8: 10: HOMOPHONIC BEFORE & AFTER (This Before & After category will make sense if you say the responses out loud, but will look funny in writing. The hinge piece changes spelling, but not pronunciation, for the second half.) 3: John Deere John 6: 9...
by boson
Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 18223

Re: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

I answered "autonomous" for the 12 point question, as in a robot without external control is an autonomous one. I thin DadofTwins was likely going for an "automaton". What do you think judges? I knew I shouldn't have guessed on the 10 point question: I knew Roger Williams was an early theologian/pil...
by boson
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5
Replies: 82
Views: 14561

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5

YOU ARE THE CATEGORY 2: Wikipedia 4: Fisk? 6: Saggitarius 8: gluons 10: Williams ROBOTS & ROBOTICS 3: Tesla (magnetic induction is a not-often-used term! Going by the value I'm picking Tesla over Weber (magnetic flux) and Henry (inductance). The quantity measured in Tesla is more often called "magn...
by boson
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Scoreboard
Replies: 31
Views: 7986

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Scoreboard

Congrats to Schliemann and TomKBaltimoreBoy for the week-long-perfectos! A toe-to-toe battle at the top. Looks like demomoke is the week four winner amongst mere mortals - congrats!
by boson
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 4
Replies: 83
Views: 12907

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 4

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WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK

2: The Flintstones
4: Hockey?
6: Dog whistle
8: train (steam locomotive)
10: bosun

NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

3: Geronimo
6:
9:
12: Cherokee, Seminole, Chikasaw
15: Delaware
by boson
Fri Sep 09, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 3
Replies: 84
Views: 11886

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 3

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SEW WHAT

2: Singer
4: Bayeux tapestry
6: haberdasher
8: batting
10: chain stitch

SUPPORTING FEMALE CHARACTERS

3: Stella
6:
9: Hannah
12: Scout
15:
by boson
Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 18223

Re: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

Volante wrote: But you pronounce all of Ouagadougou... With Outaouais, you'd say, what... "Oot"? "Ootay"?
It is pronounced "oot ow weh".
by boson
Fri Sep 09, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 111
Views: 18223

Re: SHC Round 6 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

Are there any truly awesome capital cities that AREN'T in Africa? Hey - Ottawa on the Ottawa River/Rivière des Outaouais is a truly awesome capital city. If we had taken the french spelling for the city it might have rivaled Ougadougou for vowels. Thanks DoT for the hometown shout-out! Wish it was ...
by boson
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2
Replies: 85
Views: 14143

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

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“O” THE PLACES YOU'LL GO

2: Ottawa (Yay! A hometown question!)
4: Oxford
6: Okinawa
8: Odessa
10: Ouagadougou

SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS BY CORPSES

3: Hamlet
6: King Lear
9: Richard III
12:
15:
by boson
Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 1
Replies: 84
Views: 15990

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 1

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ALSO A BOARD GAME

2: Life
4: Risk
6: Battleship
8: Cranium
10: Mousetrap

WHIRLED CAPITALS

(Capital and country, please)

3: Helsinki Finland
6: Buenos Aires Argentina
9: Kingston Jamaica
12: Islamabad Pakistan
15: Monrovia Liberia
by boson
Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6
Replies: 88
Views: 14647

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 6

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TINY MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES

2: Faerie
4: Pixie
6: Leprechaun
8: Troll
10: Dwarf?

DOUBLE TALK

by Jeffrey Gallup.

3: beep beep
6: ta ta
9: Can Can
12:
15:
by boson
Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 5
Replies: 86
Views: 14895

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 5

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LICENSE PLATES

2: Alabama
4: Nunavut
6: Illinois
8: Tennessee
10: New Mexico

WORLD LITERATURE

3: Alexandre Dumas
6: Goethe
9: Dostoevsky
12:
15:
by boson
Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 5 Instant Replay Thread {SPOILERS}
Replies: 155
Views: 23868

Re: SHC Round 5 Instant Replay Thread {SPOILERS}

Can someone explain what the biting thing was about? I'm totally clueless. Just a moderately cute family video of a kid getting his finger bitten by his baby brother - twice, and the baby laughing. Why is it the most viewed? I think it is self-propagating, like any virus. Lots of people watched the...
by boson
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 4
Replies: 84
Views: 12905

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 4

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HEBREW WORDS & PHRASES

12: Mazel

ISLANDS IN THE STREAM

2: Hudson
4: Amazon
6: Danube
8: Congo
10: Mackenzie

RE: YOUR BRAINS

3: EEG- Electroencephelogram
6: MRI - (nuclear) magnetic resonance imaging
9: Autism
12: CLaM
15: Aphasia
by boson
Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 3
Replies: 83
Views: 14837

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 3

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MOST VIEWED ON YOUTUBE

2: Justin Bieber
4: Eminem
6: Lady Gaga
8: (Soccer) World Cup
10: clam

PRESIDENTS BY NICKNAME

3: clam
6: clam
9: Taft
12: clam
15: Grant
by boson
Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 2
Replies: 86
Views: 15824

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 2

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PRIME TIME MOVIES

2: Three Amigos
4: Ocean's Eleven
6: Seven Samurai
8: 5 easy pieces?
10:

5-LETTER PAINTERS

3: Manet
6: Monet
9: Ernst?
12: Wyeth
15:
by boson
Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 1
Replies: 89
Views: 13062

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 1

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DOCTOR WHO?

2: Baker
4: McCoy
6: Smith?
8: tenant
10: Baker

HEBREW WORDS AND PHRASES

3: Sabbath
6:
9: Kippur
12:
15: Kibbutz
by boson
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 6
Replies: 89
Views: 14068

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 6

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NEWS OUTLETS

2: BBC
4: Microsoft
6: Bloomberg
8: Dow and Jones?
10: Reuters

“BAD” WORDS & PHRASES

3: Badminton
6: Badger
9: Badlands
12: Badabing
15: