Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5

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Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5

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Day 5 below. Day 6 later this afternoon.

Tomorrow I have my last procedure. Hopefully, I'll be feeling well enough to resume the normal posting schedule Wednesday. If not, Round 7 will begin when I get back.

Good luck.

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: BAMA MAN – Huntsville native Jimmy Wales founded this collaborative online encyclopedia in January, 2001.

4: (FORMERLY) ODD SOX – When this Boston Red Sox catcher signed with the Chicago White Sox in 1981, he reversed the digits of his number from 27 to 72.

6: TEAPOT – A collection of stars in the shape of a teapot appears near this Zodiac constellation named for a legendary archer.

8: BOSON – W and Z Bosons carry weak nuclear force, while these bosons carry the strong force.

10: BILLY PILGRIM – Four outer islands in Boston Harbor are named for this religious leader who served as an advisor to Plymouth governor William Bradford.

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3: The SI unit measuring magnetic induction is named for this engineer who invented the first device controlled by radio remote control.

6: Heron, a writer and inventor from this Egyptian city, invented several machines that performed wonders in temples.

9: Nickname shared by an NHL team and the General Atomics MQ-1 Unmanned Ariel Vehicle used by the US Air Force and the CIA.

12: Unimate, a General Motors industrial robot, was the first robot of this type which is not controlled by outside forces.

15: First defined in a robotic context by Norbert Weiner in a book of the same name, this term derives from a Greek word meaning governor.

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

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

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2: Wikipedia
4: Carlton Fisk
6: Sagitarius
8:
10:

3:
6: Alexandria
9:
12:
15:

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

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2. Wikipedia
4.
6. Sagittarius
8. Higgs bosons?
10.

3. Faraday?
6.
9.
12. clam (autonomous? automaton?)
15.

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: wikipedia
4: clam

6: Sagittarius

8: that should be gluons

10: (Is Billy a tom? If so,) Wm Brewster.

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3: Faraday

6: Alexandria?

9: Predator?

12: no idea.

15: Nope.

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

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2: WikiPedia
4: Carlton Fisk
6: Sagittarius
8:
10:

3:
6: Alexandria (Cairo seemed too obvious, and then there's that library thing)
9: Predator?
12:
15:
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5

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2: Wikipedia
4: Fisk
6: Orion
8:
10:


3:
6: Alexandria
9:
12:
15:

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

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2. Wikipedia
4. CLAM
6. Sagittarius
8. CLAM
10. CLAM

3. CLAM
6. Alexandria
9. CLAM
12. CLAM
15. Android? (Eh, it's worth a shot.)

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY
2: Wikipedia
4: Carlton Fisk
6: Sagittarius
8:
10: Brewster

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS
3: ampere
6: Alexandria
9: Predator
12:
15: cybernetics

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

 2:  Wikipedia

 4:  Carlton “Lute” Fisk

 6:  Sagittarius
 
 8:  Gluons

10:  William “Cherrystone” Clamford


ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

 3:  Nikola “Barefoot Con” Tesla

 6:  Alexandria

 9:  Predator
  • sp: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, not “Ariel”

12:  Don’t know what you’re after here...my guess would be “automaton,” but I’ll take a clam.

15:  Cybernetics
 

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

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2: Wikipedia
4: Fisk?
6: Sagitarrius
8: clam
10: clam

3: Webber?

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

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2. Wikiprdia
4. Carlton Fisk
6. Sagitarius
8. Higgs
10.

3.
6.
9.
12.
15.

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: Wikipedia
4: Carlton Fisk
6: Sagittarius
8:
10:

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3: Gauss
6: Alexandria
9: Predators
12: Automaton (I hope)
15:

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: Wikipedia
4: Fisk
6: Saggitarius
8: gluons?
10: CLAM

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3: Tesla
6: Alexandria?
9: Predator
12: CLAM
15: cybernetics

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

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2. Wikipedia
4. Carlton Fisk
6. Orion
8. CLAM
10. William Brewster

3. CLAM
6. Alexandria
9. Predator
12. CLAM
15. CLAM

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

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: Wikipedia
4: Carlton Fisk
6: Sagittarius
8: CLAM
10: Brewster

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3: Tesla
6: Alexandria
9: Predator
12: autonomous
15: cybernetics

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

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2: Wikipedia
4:
6: Sagittarius
8:
10:

3: Tesla?
6: Alexandria
9: Ranger?
12: Autonomous
15: Cybernetics?

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

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2: Wikipedia
4: Fisk
6: Orion
8:
10:

3:
6:
9: predator
12: autonomous
15:
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5

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YOU ARE THE CATEGORY

2: Wikipedia
4:
6: Sagittarius
8:
10:

ROBOTS & ROBOTICS

3:
6: Alexandria
9:
12:
15:
DadofTwins, I hope your procedure goes better for you than today's round went for me. Speedy recovery!

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