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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby nightreign » Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:34 pm

22nd on Double Jeopardy! (sarisson, is that you right above me?) I did a lot better on the original quiz (tied for 3rd), but I usually have to fight to not come in last on these things, so I'll take it. Darn you, VH1!
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby sarisson » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:22 pm

nightreign wrote:22nd on Double Jeopardy! (sarisson, is that you right above me?) I did a lot better on the original quiz (tied for 3rd), but I usually have to fight to not come in last on these things, so I'll take it. Darn you, VH1!

Yes it is. I was surprised I finished so high because I got three wrong.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby OSXpert » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:33 pm

I just made my first forays into trivia writing and made a couple of quizzes on the site - I'm enjoying seeing some of the silly responses - I have no way to show the best wrong answers at the end, do i?
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby BigDaddyMatty » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:42 pm

nightreign wrote:22nd on Double Jeopardy! (sarisson, is that you right above me?) I did a lot better on the original quiz (tied for 3rd), but I usually have to fight to not come in last on these things, so I'll take it. Darn you, VH1!

Bronze for me. Curse you, WilliamsK! (By that I mean congratulations, of course.) I managed to peg the difficulty of the questions correctly, but I wasn't quite confident enough on the Pam Mueller question to money it and get a perfect score.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Carpe Diem » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:44 pm

OSXpert wrote:I just made my first forays into trivia writing and made a couple of quizzes on the site - I'm enjoying seeing some of the silly responses - I have no way to show the best wrong answers at the end, do i?

I sure hope not! :lol:
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:13 am

BigDaddyMatty wrote:
nightreign wrote:22nd on Double Jeopardy! (sarisson, is that you right above me?) I did a lot better on the original quiz (tied for 3rd), but I usually have to fight to not come in last on these things, so I'll take it. Darn you, VH1!

Bronze for me. Curse you, WilliamsK! (By that I mean congratulations, of course.) I managed to peg the difficulty of the questions correctly, but I wasn't quite confident enough on the Pam Mueller question to money it and get a perfect score.

Heh heh heh. Sorry about the result, but you performed better than I did; I would have never pegged emancipTation as harder than VH1. In fact, I was sure it would be the most valuable clue in the set.

It did feel nice to win after missing the original quiz, where I was the answer with the lowest get rate.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:16 am

I guess this is also a good time to plug my Mystery #4. Closes Sunday evening.

TESTIMONIAL: Vaughn Winchell called it 'far from the worst set of questions I have ever encountered'!
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby BigDaddyMatty » Wed Apr 13, 2016 2:36 pm

Vermonter wrote:I guess this is also a good time to plug my Mystery #4. Closes Sunday evening.

TESTIMONIAL: Vaughn Winchell called it 'far from the worst set of questions I have ever encountered'!

I found it to be more fun than a game of Kiss, Marry, Kill.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby clprez » Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:40 pm

Vermonter wrote:I guess this is also a good time to plug my Mystery #4. Closes Sunday evening.

TESTIMONIAL: Vaughn Winchell called it 'far from the worst set of questions I have ever encountered'!


Your link sends me to the results of the Double Jeopardy quiz.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby ElendilPickle » Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:35 pm

clprez wrote:
Vermonter wrote:I guess this is also a good time to plug my Mystery #4. Closes Sunday evening.

TESTIMONIAL: Vaughn Winchell called it 'far from the worst set of questions I have ever encountered'!


Your link sends me to the results of the Double Jeopardy quiz.


Click the "quizzes" button on the top of the page and you'll find it.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:51 pm

Whoops, sorry – I was just showing off my win, I guess. :(

http://alpacafarmtrivia.herokuapp.com/quizzes/1232
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby MitchO » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Vermonter wrote:Whoops, sorry – I was just showing off my win, I guess. :(

http://alpacafarmtrivia.herokuapp.com/quizzes/1232


I can figure out the theme and still can't get more than half of the answers. :(

However, I am pleasantly surprised with myself on the 2 musical ones I did, and I knew I'd kill on the Vacation one (I missed the "who originally sang" one, dang it)
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:33 pm

MitchO wrote:I can figure out the theme and still can't get more than half of the answers. :(

However, I am pleasantly surprised with myself on the 2 musical ones I did, and I knew I'd kill on the Vacation one (I missed the "who originally sang" one, dang it)

Sorry! There will be another on Monday :)
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby nightreign » Sun Apr 17, 2016 6:14 pm

Check out This Week's Billboard Top 12, due a week from today! I've aimed to make it accessible to people who know their current music. Enjoy!

http://alpacafarmtrivia.herokuapp.com/quizzes/1284
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby MitchO » Sun Apr 17, 2016 7:01 pm

nightreign wrote:Check out This Week's Billboard Top 12, due a week from today! I've aimed to make it accessible to people who know their current music. Enjoy!

http://alpacafarmtrivia.herokuapp.com/quizzes/1284


I would have phrased the wrestling question a little differently .. I think anyone who understands what you're saying gets a huge hint, whereas the others just get more confused. -shrug- I don't know enough about current music to get through the quiz overall, sadly.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby OSXpert » Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:40 pm

I went a little overboard and created 5 quizzes that are currently active.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby MitchO » Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:39 am

Am I missing a formatting thing? I can't get the description of my quiz to accept carriage returns.
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:00 am

MitchO wrote:Am I missing a formatting thing? I can't get the description of my quiz to accept carriage returns.

Use <br> for line breaks. Also works within question text
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby Vermonter » Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:19 pm

KW Mystery #5 is now up. Closes Sunday: http://alpacafarmtrivia.herokuapp.com/quizzes/1277

We'll see if this can top the 129 players from #4
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Re: Alpaca Farm quizzes

Postby MitchO » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:18 pm

That did it, thanks Keith! OK, comic book nerds ... you know that the "Super Hero Alter Egos" categories on Jeopardy! are always way too easy for us. Try my "Harder Super Hero Alter Egos"; let's see if we get enough to get to "Even Harder" levels next! :D

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