Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
DadofTwins wrote: VIDEO GAMES

2: Angry Birds

4: John Madden

6: Call of Duty

8: FarmVille

10:

AMERICAN STORIES

3: The Lottery

6: Mark Twain

9: The Cask of Amontillado

12: Atlanta

15: Arthur C. Clark

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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--Pete wrote:Hi,

Those were the only two that I'd answered before running into a spoiler.

--Pete
Which is why I copy the clues into another app and then copy my responses onto my reply. Best of luck, --Pete.
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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VIDEO GAMES

2: Angry Birds

4: John Madden

6: Call of Duty

8: Farmville

10: ?

AMERICAN STORIES

3: ?

6: ?

9: The cask of Amontialldo

12: ?

15: ?

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Hi,
OrangeSAM wrote: Which is why I copy the clues into another app and then copy my responses onto my reply.
So do I. Special circumstances.
OrangeSAM wrote: Best of luck, --Pete.
And many good answers to you. :)

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If we like, we stay for maybe quite a while."

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
VIDEO GAMES

2: Angry Birds

4: John Madden

6: Call of Duty

8: Farmville

10: Words with Friends

AMERICAN STORIES

3: The Lottery

6: Mark Twain

9: The Tell-Tale Heart

12: CLAM

15: Ray Bradbury

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

Post by MFalk »

Spoiler
Against my better judgment, I'll put on another ignorance show this summer.

2: Angry Birds
4: Madden
6: Call of Duty
8: Farmville
10: Lexulous

3: The Lottery (wow, this is tough for a 3)
6: Twain (?)
9: Cask of Amontillado
12: Poker Flat
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Woo hoo! Great way to start the SHC, DoT!

2: Angry Birds
4: John Madden
6: Call of Duty
8: Farmville
10: Words with Friends

3: The Lottery
6: Mark Twain
9: The Cask of Amontillado
12: Poker Flat
15: Ray Bradbury

Many thanks!
Rex

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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VIDEO GAMES
2: Angry Birds
4: John Madden
6: Call of Duty
8: Farmville
10: Words With Friends

AMERICAN STORIES
3: The Lottery
6: Mark Twain
9: The Cask of Amontillado
12: Poker Flat
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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VIDEO GAMES

2: Angry Birds

4: Madden

6: Call of Duty

8: Farmville

10: Words With Friends

AMERICAN STORIES

3: CLAM

6: CLAM

9: The Cask of Amontillado

12: CLAM

15: CLAM

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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VIDEO GAMES
2: Angry birds
4: John Madden.
6: Call of Duty.
8: Farmville.
10: Words with Friends?

AMERICAN STORIES
3: The Lottery.
6: Twain.
9: clam.
12: clam.
15: clam.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

Post by dklee12 »

Oh, hello there, Jeopardy! board.

Haven't done this for a while. (Yes, I know there are a few other things I also haven't done for a while. *ahem*)
Gonna try tentatively dipping my toe in...
Spoiler
2. Angry Birds
4. Madden
6. Call of Duty
8. Farmville
10. Lexulous?

3. CLAM
6. Twain?
9. Cask of Amontillado
12. Poker Flat
15. CLAM
Thanks, DoT and crew!

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

Post by AcadamiaNut »

Spoiler
2. Angry Birds
4. Madden
6. Call of Duty
8. Farmville
10. Word Wars

3. The Lottery
6. Twain
9. The Cask of Amontillado
12. Roaring Camp
15. Clarke

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2. Angry Birds
4. John Madden
6. clam
8. Farmville
10. clam

3. The Lottery
6. Twain
9. The Cask of Amontillado
12. Poker Flat
15. clam

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Hope it's not too late to get started here..
Spoiler
2.
4. John Madden Football
6.
8. Farmville
10.

3.
6.
9.
12.
15.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Angry Birds
4: Madden
6: Call of Duty
8: Farmville
10:


3: The Lottery
6: Twain
9: The Cask of Amontillado
12:
15: (let's take a flyer on this one...) Bradbury
Edited immediately to put in the spoiler tag.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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OFFICIAL ANSWERS
Spoiler
VIDEO GAMES

2: In this game developed in Finland the title “upset” objects are hurled at structures which, when they collapse, kill the pigs underneath.

ANGRY BIRDS

4: Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis will appear on the cover of the 2012 EA Sports game named for this announcer.

(JOHN) MADDEN

6: First released in 2003, this first-person shooter set during World War II takes its three-word title form the Congressional Medal of Honor citation.

CALL OF DUTY

8: This title agricultural “town,” the most-used application on Facebook, topped 80 million residents in 2010.

FARMVILLE

10: Unlike Scrabble, in this Zynga word game playable on the Android or IPhone J's are worth 10 points and L, N, and U are worth 2.

WORDS WITH FRIENDS

AMERICAN STORIES

3: Tessie Hutchenson drew the black-dotted slip of paper in this Shirley Jackson story.

THE LOTTERY

6: In “The Private History of a Campaign that Failed,” this Missourian wrote, “the Union colonel whose coming frightened me out of the war” was Ulysses S. Grant.

(MARK) TWAIN

9: Montressor, murderer-narrator in this Poe story, boasts that fifty years after chaining and entombing Fortunato in a wine cellar, he still has never been caught.

CASK OF AMONTILLADO

12: When the “law of” this Bret Harte town arrives at the cabin, they find John Oakhurst dead beneath a tree with a suicide note written on a two of clubs.

POKER FLAT (story title "Outcasts of Poker Flat")

15: His story “Kaleidoscope” begins with a rocket cut open “with a giant can opener” and its crew “thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish.”

(RAY) BRADBURY

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

Post by GUJeopardyFan »

2. Angry Birds
4. Madden
6. Call of Duty
8. Farmville
10. Words with Friends

3. The Lottery
6. Twain
9. The Cask of Amontillado
12. Poker Flat
15. Bradbury

Lucky start, heard of all of these!

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Scores for Day 1:

GUJeopardyFan 75
Rex Kramer 75
saintanthony 75
Schliemann 75
TomKBaltimoreBoy 75
OldSchoolChamp 73
alietr 65
bomtr 65
cbec 65
mennoknight 65
SwanShadow 65
Asphodel 63
nserven 61
cheezguyty 60
demomoke 60
Peggles 60
sherder 60
skkorling 60
plasticene 59
MinnesotaMyron 57
boson 53
OrangeSAM 53
Paucle 53
Suze 53
Woof 53
billypilgrim 52
mitchparov 51
BoK 50
cinemaniax7 50
alamble 48
JTrivial 48
NoName84 48
Rafferty Barnes 48
teapot37 48
mrbungle 47
Mfalk 45
Frank Hardy 44
gnash 44
tagNV 44
barandall800 42
Ben Johnston 42
dklee12 42
jepkid97 42
oddsox 42
seaborgium 42
Vanya 42
pres de lys 41
emurphy 40
aggiebud 39
Case 39
Lefty 39
econgator 38
jeff6286 38
Kingrat47 38
MarkBarrett 38
nlw44 38
omgwheelhouse 38
RandyG 38
StevenH 38
NJCondon 37
hanzz 36
lisa0012 36
sdgilleran 36
hbomb1947 33
reddpen 33
Budphrey 32
debramc 32
Volante 32
amorris525 30
Bamaman 30
georgespelvin 30
heelsrule1988 30
mathdanmom 30
UniquePerspective 30
Andromus 29
Broca 29
ej!fan 29
J-Wife 29
billiej 26
AcadamiaNut 24
jtb34 20
Turd Ferguson 20
Ivan 16
dhkendall 15
thejeopardyfan 14
John Boy 13
BigDaddyJ 12
Uncle Jeff 6
--Pete 5

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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Scores for Day 1:

GUJeopardyFan 75
Rex Kramer 75
saintanthony 75
Schliemann 75
TomKBaltimoreBoy 75
OldSchoolChamp 73
alietr 65
bomtr 65
cbec 65
mennoknight 65
SwanShadow 65
Asphodel 63
nserven 61
cheezguyty 60
demomoke 60
Peggles 60
sherder 60
skkorling 60
plasticene 59
MinnesotaMyron 57
boson 53
OrangeSAM 53
Paucle 53
Suze 53
Woof 53
billypilgrim 52
mitchparov 51
BoK 50
cinemaniax7 50
alamble 48
JTrivial 48
NoName84 48
Rafferty Barnes 48
teapot37 48
mrbungle 47
Mfalk 45
Frank Hardy 44
gnash 44
tagNV 44
barandall800 42
Ben Johnston 42
dklee12 42
jepkid97 42
oddsox 42
seaborgium 42
Vanya 42
pres de lys 41
emurphy 40
aggiebud 39
Case 39
Lefty 39
econgator 38
jeff6286 38
Kingrat47 38
MarkBarrett 38
nlw44 38
omgwheelhouse 38
RandyG 38
StevenH 38
NJCondon 37
hanzz 36
lisa0012 36
sdgilleran 36
hbomb1947 33
reddpen 33
Budphrey 32
debramc 32
Volante 32
amorris525 30
Bamaman 30
georgespelvin 30
heelsrule1988 30
mathdanmom 30
UniquePerspective 30
Andromus 29
Broca 29
ej!fan 29
J-Wife 29
billiej 26
AcadamiaNut 24
jtb34 20
Turd Ferguson 20
Ivan 16
dhkendall 15
thejeopardyfan 14
John Boy 13
BigDaddyJ 12
Uncle Jeff 6
--Pete 5

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge: Round 1, Day 1

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2. clam
4. MADDEN
6. CALL OF DUTY
8. FARMVILLE
10. WORDS WITH FRIENDS

3. THE LOTTERY
6. TWAIN
9. CASK OF AMONTILLADO
12. POKER FLAT
15. clam

DadofTwins wrote:VIDEO GAMES

2: In this game developed in Finland the title “upset” objects are hurled at structures which, when they collapse, kill the pigs underneath.

4: Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis will appear on the cover of the 2012 EA Sports game named for this announcer.

6: First released in 2003, this first-person shooter set during World War II takes its three-word title form the Congressional Medal of Honor citation.

8: This title agricultural “town,” the most-used application on Facebook, topped 80 million residents in 2010.

10: Unlike Scrabble, in this Zynga word game playable on the Android or IPhone J's are worth 10 points and L, N, and U are worth 2.

AMERICAN STORIES

3: Tessie Hutchenson drew the black-dotted slip of paper in this Shirley Jackson story.

6: In “The Private History of a Campaign that Failed,” this Missourian wrote, “the Union colonel whose coming frightened me out of the war” was Ulysses S. Grant.

9: Montressor, murderer-narrator in this Poe story, boasts that fifty years after chaining and entombing Fortunato in a wine cellar, he still has never been caught.

12: When the “law of” this Bret Harte town arrives at the cabin, they find John Oakhurst dead beneath a tree with a suicide note written on a two of clubs.

15: His story “Kaleidoscope” begins with a rocket cut open “with a giant can opener” and its crew “thrown into space like a dozen wriggling silverfish.”

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