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by rjaguar3
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Medal ceremony
Replies: 18
Views: 303

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Medal ceremony

We've come to the end of the fourteenth annual Summer Hiatus Challenge. It's hard to believe how the seven weeks have flown right by! First of all, I want to thank DadofTwins for creating the SHC and running it brilliantly for ten years. When MarkBarrett asked me in June 2015 whether I'd be willing ...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6
Replies: 28
Views: 308

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6

Answers: ORGANIZATIONS 2: Since 2010, the Boy Scouts have introduced these for Chess, Game Design, and Robotics. MERIT BADGES 4: This prestigious academic honor society was founded at the College of William & Mary in 1776. PHI BETA KAPPA 6: Fr. Michael J. McGivney founded this fraternity in 1882 to ...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6
Replies: 28
Views: 308

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6

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by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6
Replies: 28
Views: 308

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6

ORGANIZATIONS 2: Since 2010, the Boy Scouts have introduced these for Chess, Game Design, and Robotics. 4: This prestigious academic honor society was founded at the College of William & Mary in 1776. 6: Fr. Michael J. McGivney founded this fraternity in 1882 to provide financial support for famili...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6
Replies: 28
Views: 308

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 6

Here comes the last day of the TOC. Please get your responses in by Monday. I will be calculating the final results and having the medal ceremony on Tuesday morning. Also, if you haven't already done so, please vote for the winner of this year's Paucle Memorial Award for Outstanding Writing. Good lu...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5
Replies: 29
Views: 242

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5

Answers: EDIBLE IDIOMS 2: If you give away a secret, you might let the cat out of the bag, or do this messier action. SPILL THE BEANS 4: An unpleasant situation may be likened to this foodstuff that you might want to pass off to someone else. HOT POTATO 6: If you meet expectations, you're said to "c...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5
Replies: 29
Views: 242

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5

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by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5
Replies: 29
Views: 242

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5

EDIBLE IDIOMS 2: If you give away a secret, you might let the cat out of the bag, or do this messier action. 4: An unpleasant situation may be likened to this foodstuff that you might want to pass off to someone else. 6: If you meet expectations, you're said to "cut" this. 8: This phrase was popula...
by rjaguar3
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5
Replies: 29
Views: 242

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 5

With two days to go, our current leader is mujason (268), followed closely by NoWhammies10 (265), and Schliemann (264).

Day 6 will be up this evening.

On we go.
by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Instant Replay (SPOILERS)
Replies: 20
Views: 426

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Instant Replay (SPOILERS)

I answered Jonathan Lippe on the Most Interesting Man in the World because I couldn't remember what Gold... name he currently uses; Lippe (his stepfather's name) is what he used early in his career (I've seen him credited as Lippe on Gunsmoke and Bonanza multiple times). Hope that's okay. Jonathan ...
by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4
Replies: 29
Views: 249

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Answers: ADVERTISING 2: "Fluffy Bun" was the official name for the Wendy's campaign best known by this three-word phrase. WHERE'E THE BEEF? 4: One of these animals promoted Coca-Cola in France in 1922; in the 1990s an animated one promoted the brand in "Northern Lights". POLAR BEAR 6: I don't always...
by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4
Replies: 29
Views: 249

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

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by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4
Replies: 29
Views: 249

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

ADVERTISING 2: "Fluffy Bun" was the official name for the Wendy's campaign best known by this three-word phrase. 4: One of these animals promoted Coca-Cola in France in 1922; in the 1990s an animated one promoted the brand in "Northern Lights". 6: I don't always write questions about this actor who...
by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4
Replies: 29
Views: 249

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

The final poll to determine the winner of the Paucle Memorial Award for Outstanding Writing is now open. It will close on Monday. Please be sure to vote. Our current leader in the Championship division is NoWhammies10 (205), followed closely by mujason (203) and Clue Jungry (201). Many players are ...
by rjaguar3
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Paucle poll Finals
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Paucle poll Finals

The winners of the preliminary polls for each of the six rounds have advanced to this poll. The category with the most votes in this poll will win the Paucle Memorial Award for Outstanding Writing. Links to the categories can be found at http://shc2018.gregorygauthier.com/calendar.php Thank you for ...
by rjaguar3
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 261

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3

Answers: YOU'VE GOT THE POWER We've described a number and written it in scientific notation with the power of 10 missing. You fill in the power. A quick refresher: 10 to the zero power is 1, 10 to the 1st power is 10, 10 to the 2nd power is 100, and so on; 10 to the -1 power is 0.1, 10 to the -2 po...
by rjaguar3
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 261

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3

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by rjaguar3
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 261

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3

YOU'VE GOT THE POWER We've described a number and written it in scientific notation with the power of 10 missing. You fill in the power. A quick refresher: 10 to the zero power is 1, 10 to the 1st power is 10, 10 to the 2nd power is 100, and so on; 10 to the -1 power is 0.1, 10 to the -2 power is 0...
by rjaguar3
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3
Replies: 29
Views: 261

Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 3

In the championship division, our current leader is Clue Jungry (135), with NoWhammies10 (130) and mujason (128) right behind.

On we go.
by rjaguar3
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)
Replies: 54
Views: 1280

Re: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion (SPOILERS)

Did anyone else notice that the clips of Ken Jennings showed the number of days won, even though they were excised from the original broadcast?