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by SwanShadow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 23638

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! ...
by SwanShadow
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 23638

Re: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread

I knew that I knew Kiraly, but it wasn't coming to me. Somehow I kept going Crash ... Crush ... no, that isn't it ... and after a while, the letters fell into place. Never heard the other name, however. Talkin bout my peeps there. I could’ve named both Sinjin Smith and Karch Kiraly along with a few...
by SwanShadow
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Friday, January 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]
Replies: 69
Views: 4124

Re: Friday, January 5, 2018 Game Recap and Discussion [SPOILERS]

I matched Sean’s response which of course had no chance. Captain Marvel is DC Comics. Billy (Batson) is the first name. Marvel is not a teen’s first name. A bit of background: Captain Marvel is DC Comics now , but originally he was the flagship character of Fawcett Comics. Fawcett stopped publishin...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Medal ceremony
Replies: 11
Views: 1079

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Medal ceremony

Super-special thanks to rjaguar3 for shouldering the responsibility of mounting the SHC, and pulling off the challenge with grace and aplomb. Thanks also to everyone who contributed material this season -- great stuff, all! As always, I bow to the superior encyclopedic mastermind that is Schliemann....
by SwanShadow
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 6
Replies: 18
Views: 1365

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 6

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IT'S OVER

2: What is cricket?

4: What is Thanksgiving?

6: What is a CLAM?

8: Who is Sibelius?

10: Who is Simon Legree?

NEW TESTAMENT NAMES

3: Who is Lazarus?

6: Who is Philemon?

9: Who is Zebedee?

12: Who is Theophilus?

15: Who is Zacchaeus?
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC instant replay thread (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 2131

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC instant replay thread (SPOILERS)

L'esprit de l'escalier: Remembering "Portsmouth" the second after hitting "submit."

Sigh.
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 5
Replies: 18
Views: 1251

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 5

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20th CENTURY JAPAN

2: Who is Hirohito?

4: What is Okinawa?

6: What is the Nikkei?

8: What is the Treaty of CLAM?

10: Who is Yamamoto?

THE BEATLES

3: Where is Penny Lane?

6: Who is Mary?

9: What is I Want to Hold Your Hand?

12: What is Paperback Writer?

15: Who is Billy Preston?
by SwanShadow
Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 4
Replies: 18
Views: 1259

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 4

BRITISH LITERATURE 2: Who is Tolkien? 4: What is Bleak House? 6: What is King Solomon's Mines? 8: Who is the Wife of Bath? 10: Who is Tom Jones? THREE OF A KIND 3: Who are the butcher, the baker, and the candlestick maker? 6: What are Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio? 9: What are Experian, Equifax, and...
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 3
Replies: 18
Views: 1250

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 3

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TOOL TIME

2: What is vise grip?

4: What is a level?

6: What is an Allen wrench?

8: What is a saw?

10: What is a putty knife?

ANAGRAM PAIRS

3: What is a mean name?

6: What is adder dread?

9: What is a rood odor?

12: What is an apnea paean?

15: What is a CLAM CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 2
Replies: 18
Views: 1157

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 2

EBERT'S BEST FILMS OF THE YEAR 2: What is JFK? 4: What is Leaving Las Vegas? 6: What is Nashville? 8: What is Mississippi Burning? 10: What is The Right Stuff? TOUGH WORLD CAPITALS 3: What is Freetown? 6: What is Vilnius? 9: What is Antananarivo? 12: What is Port Moresby? 15: What is Nukualofa?
by SwanShadow
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC instant replay thread (SPOILERS)
Replies: 32
Views: 2131

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC instant replay thread (SPOILERS)

Braque... dang. I can never remember that name for some reason. I always want to say "Jacques Brel," who I know was a singer, not a painter. Sigh.
by SwanShadow
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 1
Replies: 18
Views: 1198

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC Day 1

"ART" 2: What is state of the art? 4: What is The Art of the Deal? 6: What is How Great Thou Art? 8: Who is Art Linkletter? 10: Who is Art Modell? PAINTING 3: Who is Rembrandt? 6: What is chiaroscuro? 9: Who is Raphael? 12: What is Arles? 15: Who is CLAM? (I'm guessing that Picasso is not a 15-poin...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC check-in
Replies: 23
Views: 1416

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--TOC check-in

I will gladly join the club should it want me as a member.
by SwanShadow
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 6
Replies: 87
Views: 5153

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 6

YOU ARE THE CATEGORY 2: What is the SAT? 4: Where is Bedrock? 6: Who is Cain? 8: What is CLAM? (It was my understanding that there would be no math.) 10: What is Thunder Bay? STATE OF SCIENCE 3: What is North Carolina? 6: What is California? 9: What is Tennessee? 12: What is Hawaii? 15: What is CLA...
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 5
Replies: 88
Views: 5009

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 5

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FANDOM

2: What is Don Quixote?

4: What is My Little Pony?

6: What is Star Wars?

8: What is cosplay?

10: What is San Diego?

SONG-BIRDS

3: Who is Carmen?

6: What is Romeo and Juliet?

9: What is CLAM?

12: What is Alouette?

15: Who is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 4
Replies: 91
Views: 5082

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 4

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES 2: What is Wisconsin? 4: What is Notre Dame? 6: What is the Wharton School? 8: Who is Antonin Scalia? 10: What is California? THE "NAKED" AND THE "DEAD" 3: Who are the Grateful Dead? 6: What is CLAM? 9: What is Naked Came the Stranger? 12: What is Dead Again? 15: What is the...
by SwanShadow
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 3
Replies: 91
Views: 5205

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 3

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70s TELEVISION

2: What are cigarettes?

4: Who is Peter Falk?

6: What is The Six Million Dollar Man?

8: What is The Hardy Boys?

10: Who is Felix Unger?

THE MAHABHARATA

3: What is New Delhi?

6: What is a shield?

9: What is an elephant?

12: What is CLAM?

15: Who is Brahma?
by SwanShadow
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 2
Replies: 93
Views: 5212

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 2

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small state capitals

2: What is Jefferson City?

4: What is Annapolis?

6: What is Frankfort?

8: What is Concord?

10: What is Juneau?

ALL ABOUT ASBESTOS

3: What is Russia?

6: What is mesothelioma?

9: What is Fireproof?

12: Who is Pliny the Elder?

15: What is crumble?
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 1
Replies: 91
Views: 5103

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 6, Day 1

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YOU ASKED FOR IT

2: Who is William Tell?

4: Who is Jay-Z?

6: Who is John Hancock?

8: What is My Antonia?

10: Who is Capek?

"TAM" O'SHANTER

3: What is a tamale?

6: What is Tamil?

9: Who is Mr. Tambourine Man?

12: What is tatami?

15: What is CLAM(tam)?
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6
Replies: 88
Views: 4581

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

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NUMBER PLEASE

2: What are 50?

4: What is 144?

6: What is 49?

8: What is 15?

10: What is 68?

ORGANIC GEMSTONES

3: What is ivory?

6: What is jet?

9: What is amber?

12: What is CLAM?

15: What is nacre?