500 Questions [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]

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amorris525 wrote:
Bamaman wrote:You could answer as few as 167 questions correctly and still complete Quest's quest. And if you didn't get any right in the first guess, you would leave with no money.
You could actually get less than this I believe. If you passed a Top Ten Challenge when you had a strike or two and your opponent wasn't able to complete it, and then you immediately miss 2 in a row and do it again. And so on.
And if you go second in a Battle and they get it wrong on their first guess, you win and erase your strikes.

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Bamaman wrote:
amorris525 wrote:
Bamaman wrote:You could answer as few as 167 questions correctly and still complete Quest's quest. And if you didn't get any right in the first guess, you would leave with no money.
You could actually get less than this I believe. If you passed a Top Ten Challenge when you had a strike or two and your opponent wasn't able to complete it, and then you immediately miss 2 in a row and do it again. And so on.
And if you go second in a Battle and they get it wrong on their first guess, you win and erase your strikes.
Wow! Suddenly this game seems so eaaasyyy. /s

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Rafferty Barnes wrote:
Linear Gnome wrote: Santa, for Christmas I want a reality show starring Steve Bahnaman and Colby Burnett. I don't even care what it's about.
"Footwear"
I tied BahnamanS in our Style2 LL Mini-League match earlier this year, so my money would be on Colby. :shock:
Sheepin' it real.

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Rex Kramer wrote:
VoluptuousLoser wrote:Your example is beside the point. It ignores the context of the actual situation we're discussing, and it imagines a completely different context.
I'm probably a little more familiar with the context of 500 Questions than you are. It was clear from the beginning that there was no requirement to answer 500 questions correctly, and the person who is imagining a different context in which such a requirement is implied is you.

Rex
I was not referring to the players' expectations. I was referring to the way in which the audience was being misled.

There are two possible things being implied: 1) "answer 500 questions [correctly]"; or 2) "[provide an] answer [to] 500 questions." The rules of the game require neither of those things. So which is a more reasonable construction? The one that hypes the game and the players by eliding the fact that you don't actually have to give 500 correct answers, or the one that would allow for anyone off the street to be able to win the game?

Jeff, your efforts at mediation are appreciated, but what could be more fun than arguing semantics with a college professor?

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Rex is a lawyer, so that makes it even better.

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Go Megan! :D

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I'm rather enjoying Megan taking down our host whenever she has the opportunity.
"Who said anything about a horse?!"

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Yes, just came over to post the same thing. You're a breath of fresh air for this show, Megan! :)

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Stefan is crying right now.

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The emotive display over Seaborgium was pretty hilarious.

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"Which one are you kicking yourself for missing?"

"Seaborgium, of course!"

And I died laughing.

{edited to explain the joke, sort of}
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The Vatican is NOT an attraction in Rome.

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econgator wrote:The Vatican is NOT an attraction in Rome.
Depends on what your definition of "in" is.

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I had to explain that one to Carol Anne ...

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AND she makes a subtle LL reference?

All hail Rafferty.

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UniquePerspective wrote:AND she makes a subtle LL reference?

All hail Rafferty.
Indeed!

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And they straddle one game over THREE shows. THis is a slow mover..... WIll Steve miss the question to let Megan win? We'll see tomorrow.

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...even though I think I already know the answer to that question based on some of the preview clips.

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hanzz wrote:
econgator wrote:The Vatican is NOT an attraction in Rome.
Depends on what your definition of "in" is.
Not one that allows The Vatican to be correct. :)

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Who else would like to see Megan do more Molly Bloom?
She caught the Katy and left me a mule to ride.

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