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by classicroadster
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Won yesterday 3(3)- 0(0), beating nightreign I believe, to guarantee promotion to D next year. Like others John Wayne was my answer to the Elvis question a few match days ago, and was confident of it this time. I also got Warren Commission by researching the Ford VP question from the MSC, although I...
by classicroadster
Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

The spaces on a Monopoly board you can own are properties, not just the ones you can build on. I was just glad to follow up a video game question I could answer with a board game question I could answer! I picked checkers on the chess question thinking chess didn't sound Polish enough after trying t...
by classicroadster
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Drank my first ever beer yesterday after 94 matches! Knew Ed Sheeran (thanks two tween daughters!), Copenhagen (thanks to multiple Sweden projects over the years in school and my favorite ever Top Gear), Geranium from the photo, Street Fighter (finally a video game I've played, although I always pla...
by classicroadster
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Won yesterday 4(4)-0(1) to maintain in the promotion zone from E to D in Magnolia. This season I feel like most questions I either know pretty much immediately or have no chance. Art and Lit are two of my worst categories, and I had no real guess on either of those yesterday but the other ones I bar...
by classicroadster
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Tied yesterday 1(2)-1(1), thanks to some inexplicable defense on my opponents part. I got scissors literally by using them in my office and fairchild/national led me straight to semiconductor. Based on yesterdays question categories, bus/econ should've been a 2 or maybe a 3 but I was assigned a 0 ev...
by classicroadster
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Thought Process: So that's St. Petersburg which I know was Leningrad. Easy peasy. Begins humming "A Rumor in St. Petersburg" My thoughts exactly....then I saw the answers and thought, is St. Petersburg not the second largest city in Russia? I'd never heard of Petrograd or the history behind the nam...
by classicroadster
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Tied 0(1)- 0(1) yesterday, getting only the sports question. I'm mad that I talked myself out of silica, thinking that wasn't a common enough term, even though I was sure that quartz is the crystal form of silica. Also, I'm not one to study album covers but one I do know is the Sublime album which s...
by classicroadster
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Got a somewhat fortunate 3(2) - 0(F) win yesterday, getting only Whitewater and piano (from Baldwin mostly, after getting a little thrown by the weber/grill combo) and thinking the questions were good ones for my opponent. I couldn't pull any cactus names out of my brain from the recent TD we did, a...
by classicroadster
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Knew that Stallone and Arnold were the leaders in the Expendables, and only Sly has been in 2 successful multiple film roles. You got lucky there: Terminator and Conan each have 3+ movies. I realized Arnold was in Terminator (but didn't remember Conan), but the fact that the question wanted 2 succe...
by classicroadster
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

I only got to the expendables by thinking that Barney Ross sounded English and thinking that was Jason Statham's name in the Transporter series, and knowing he was in Fast and Furious and Expendables. But, I haven't seen either of those franchises so no idea on character name and also thought asking...
by classicroadster
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread
Replies: 375
Views: 10965

Re: LearnedLeague 77 - Official Thread

Took my first loss yesterday, 3(2)-6(4), and nothing I could've done to change it as my only 50/50 miss was mixing up my quechua language tribes and going with Mayans over Incans and not remembering the name of the President of France (Le pin was all that came to mind but knew he had lost), and neit...
by classicroadster
Thu May 24, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 380 - Mother's Day - B3-B4 and final standings revealed
Replies: 73
Views: 2510

Re: TD 380 - Mother's Day - Q7-Q8 revealed

All the camping and s'more making finally pays off!!
by classicroadster
Tue May 01, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 24010

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

One of these days, I'll spend a weekend on the Pen and Paper Math one-day rather than doing it while sleepy on Sunday night and finishing over coffee on Monday morning. As it is, I wasn't too displeased with 8/12 and a 75th percentile finish. For those that answered square root of 12345678987654321...
by classicroadster
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 376 - CLASSIC AREA CODES 6xx (FINAL RESULTS)
Replies: 64
Views: 3125

Re: TD 376 - CLASSIC AREA CODES 6xx (609 & 612 REVEALED)

For the business, I knew Andersen was one of the window companies but figured people had heard of it. The other one that came immediately to mind was Pella which I went with without thinking too much. Fast forward to this past weekend, the inn my wife and I were staying at was having its windows rep...
by classicroadster
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 24010

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

Need to work on my moneying...in Supercars I ended up with 320 points and 71st percentile. Optimum moneying would've given me 118 more points and a 27th place finish. Never thought that Lambo originally making tractors would be the second most commonly answered question and that Porsche/electric sup...
by classicroadster
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: HQ Trivia
Replies: 344
Views: 28871

Re: HQ Trivia

I answered Promontory last night, I have 4 extra lives in my inbox this morning so looks like maybe everyone is getting them who played.
by classicroadster
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 24010

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

Parcheesi is essentially sorry with dice. Knew this one immediately, as we play sorry and parcheesi quite frequently as a family. I got caught in the three muscles and just went right to triceps. I was also surprised Fire and Fury was 88%, I was one of only a few who got it wrong in my E rundle, but...
by classicroadster
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 24010

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

Pretty awesome headslap moment when I spent an hour or so trying to figure out what type of machine a seismograph is. Although it wouldn't have mattered as I couldn't get Kenneth and my opponent did. I wondered where "Whats the frequency Kenneth" came from...
by classicroadster
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: TD 372 - CLASSIC AREA CODES 4xx (FINAL RESULTS)
Replies: 90
Views: 4005

Re: TD 372 - CLASSIC AREA CODES 4xx (403 & 404 REVEALED)

What chain of eateries will happily take its namesake product out of the freezer, toast it, and serve it to you? UNUSED Waffle House Not sure if you've ever been to a waffle house, but they make everything fresh to order. Sure its a greasy spoon type place, but everything is made to order and not t...
by classicroadster
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 24010

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

Props to the 40% who knew de Fermat. I've taken a lot of math classes in my life and never heard of him that I can recall. It could be something non-math people are just as likely to know. "Fermat's Last Theorem" is almost pop culture--or at least as pop culture as something involving math can be! ...