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by boson
Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 5
Replies: 92
Views: 15469

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

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RQ:

STRAITS 10: Got the original
SACRED TEXTS

2: Koran
4: Book of Mormon
6:
8: Vedas
10: Zoroastrianism

MUSIC MEN

3: Fantasia
6: Williams
9:
12: NBC Orchestra
15:
by boson
Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 4
Replies: 93
Views: 13493

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

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AMERICAN IDOL COVER ALBUMS

2: Independence Day
4: Respect
6: Dead or Alive
8:
10:

ECONOMIC”S”

3: Stocks
6: Service
9: Scarcity
12: Subsidy
15: Stagflation
by boson
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 3
Replies: 91
Views: 13520

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 3

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TO GET TO THE OTHER “SID”
2: sideshow
4: sidesaddle
6: Siddharta
8: sidewinder
10: Sidon

GOING MEDIEVAL

3: Iberian
6: 1066-12 = 1054
9:
12: Merovingian?
15: Avignon
by boson
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 2
Replies: 88
Views: 15785

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 2

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STRAITS

2: new zealand
4: hormuz
6: taiwan?
8: sri lanka
10: messina

GRAMMAR TERMS

3:
6: clause
9: infinitive
12: participle
15: voice
by boson
Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 1
Replies: 91
Views: 13609

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 1

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SONNETEERS

(You name the poet.)

2: Shakespeare
4: Dikinson? [if you ain't guessing, you ain't trying!]
6: Lazarus
8: Petrarch
10:

CABLE DRAMAS

3: Six Feet Under
6: True Blood
9: Dexter
12: Game of Thrones
15: Damages
by boson
Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 6
Replies: 94
Views: 15676

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

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“OK” BY ME

2: Okra
4: Okeechobee
6: Breaststroke
8: Brokeback Mountain
10:

MYTHS IN SPACE

3: Aries?
6: Scorpio
9: Ganymede
12: Capricorn
15:
by boson
Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 5
Replies: 89
Views: 14213

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

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MOUNTAINS

2: Appalachians
4: Antarctica
6:
8: Caucasus
10:

2-LETTER WORDS

3: If
6: Id
9: Ad
12:
15:
by boson
Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 4
Replies: 90
Views: 14060

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 4

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PLOT ELEMENTS

2: Krypton
4: Tin
6: Thorium
8:
10: Arsenic

BRITISH LITERATURE

3: Golding
6: Beckett
9: Lady Chatterley's Lover
12:
15:
by boson
Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 119
Views: 18574

Re: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

sherder wrote:
StevenH wrote:
sherder wrote:Sugar or Honey Smacks are acceptable answers.
What about just "Smacks"?
"Smacks" is good.
I like a scorer who does her own taste testing.
by boson
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 3
Replies: 94
Views: 14323

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

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[quote="DadofTwins"]ATHLETES OF THE 80s

2: Michael Jordan
4: Roger Clemens
6: Joe Theisman
8: Lemieux
10: Heiden

OPERA

3: William Tell
6:
9:
12:
15:
It is clear where I stand on the high culture/low culture scale.
by boson
Wed Aug 17, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 119
Views: 18574

Re: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

My knowledge of the history of that period was gleaned mostly from reading Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle , and, fortunately, my memory served me correctly as to who was king in 1687. Nice board today. After my performance the last two weeks, I was pleased to start on a reasonably high note. Are t...
by boson
Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 119
Views: 18574

Re: SHC Round 3 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

I never could keep frogs straight from bears. me too. Luckily I clammed in the end. I was about to answer "Sugar Crisp" (ie. the bear one) as well, rather than "Sugar Smacks". A little research tells me there seems to be little difference between them: both are sugar coated puffed wheat, one from P...
by boson
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 2
Replies: 92
Views: 15103

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 2

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RQ: NOW "SEA" HERE

6: Rousseau

PART OF THIS COMPLETE BREAKFAST

2: Cocoa Puffs
4: Froot Loops
6: Lucky Charms
8:
10: Count Chocula

SHARK WEEK

3: Cartilage
6: Hammerhead
9: Liver
12: Mako
15:
by boson
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 1
Replies: 98
Views: 15914

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 1

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NETFLIX THINKS I'D LIKE . . .

2: Toy Story III
4: The Right Stuff
6: Tangled
8: UHF
10: Henry V

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3: Tito
6: Charles II
9: Disraeli
12: Huguenots
15: CLAMtilda
by boson
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 6
Replies: 94
Views: 17516

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

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NOW "SEA" HERE

2: search engines
4: seal of approval
6: inseam
8:
10: seasoning

IN THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

3: Christo
6: The fall of the house of Usher
9: Warhol
12:
15: de koenig
by boson
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 5
Replies: 92
Views: 16652

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

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GOOD PEOPLE

2: Noble
4: Worthy
6:
8: Divine
10:
HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

by Vanya

3: Tuskeegee
6:
9:
12: Howard
15:
ouch.
by boson
Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4
Replies: 98
Views: 15822

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 4

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2: San Antonio
4: Idaho
6:
8: San Jose
10: Cincinnati

ACTOR/BEST DIRECTORS

3: Eastwood
6: Braveheart
9: Platoon
12: Costner
15: Reds
by boson
Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 3
Replies: 92
Views: 14947

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 3

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND AUTHORS

2: Lewis Carroll
4: Shel Silverstein
6: Ramona
8: Orson Scott Card (who never wrote a novel he couldn't rewrite)
10:

CONSORTS OF THE GODS

3: Europa
6: Arimethea
9: Persephone
12:
15:
by boson
Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 2, Day 2
Replies: 95
Views: 17243

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ALBUMS OF THE YEAR: 1959-1979

2: Stevie Wonder
4: Peter Gunn
6: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
8: Frank CLAMnatra
10: Blood, Sweat and Tears?

VESSELS OF EXPLORATION

3: Santa Maria
6: Trinidad
9: Amundsen
12: Cook's vessel... HMS CLAM
15: Endeavour
by boson
Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: SHC Round 2 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]
Replies: 169
Views: 25259

SHC Round 2 Instant Replay Thread [SPOILERS]

In Monday's game one question doesn't really make sense: 6: Pitch is the way the human ear perceives minute changes in this property of air measured in pascals. "Pitch" is the highness or lowness of the sound, which is the frequency of the sound (measured in Hertz). The ear perceives changes in air ...