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by SwanShadow
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 5
Replies: 78
Views: 8820

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 5

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SILENT ART & ARTISTS

2: Who is Teller?

4: Who are Blue Man Group?

6: Who is Marcel Marceau?

8: Who is Harpo Marx?

10: What is Seven Against Thebes?

ANNUAL EVENTS

3: What is Boston?

6: What is Tennessee?

9: What is May 1?

12: What is Comic-Con?

15: What is the Royal Albert Hall?
by SwanShadow
Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 4
Replies: 75
Views: 9474

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 4

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH & OVERSEAS TERRITORY CAPITALS 2: What is Georgetown? 4: What is Pitcairn? 6: What is Bermuda? 8: What is Papua New Guinea? 10: What is Stanley? YOU ARE THE CATEGORY 3: What are flats? 6: What is clutch? (I suppose it would be humiliating if I missed this one.) 9: What is San Di...
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 3
Replies: 81
Views: 9998

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 3

THE CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION 2: What are slaves? 4: What is seceding? 6: Who are women? 8: What is "provide for the common defense"? (Thanks, Schoolhouse Rock!) 10: What is six years? PRODUCE-ING MOVIES 3: What is Fried Green Tomatoes? 6: What is Children of the Corn? 9: What is The Princess and th...
by SwanShadow
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 2
Replies: 81
Views: 9590

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 2

MISLABELED NATIONALISTIC FOODS 2: What is French toast? 4: What is Canadian bacon? 6: What is Danish? 8: What is German chocolate cake? 10: What is a Belgian waffle? MATHEMATICIANS (They said there would be NO MATH!) 3: Who is Pascal? 6: Who is Fibonacci? 9: Who is Moe CLAMonacci? 12: Who is Curly ...
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 1
Replies: 81
Views: 9880

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 5, Day 1

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SHAKE IT UP

2: What is Huckleberry Finn?

4: What is Chile?

6: What is California?

8: What is Candide?

10: What is Kobe?

ARD-HAY ATEGORY-CAY

3: What is eBay?

6: What is Uday?

9: What is OLE?

12: What is "I'll Stay"?

15: Who is Ismay?
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4 Instant Replay Thread
Replies: 214
Views: 18977

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4 Instant Replay Thread

This is what happens when I guess wildly before the caffeine kicks in.
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 6
Replies: 86
Views: 10357

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 6

NOT THE ONE IN NEW JERSEY 2: What is Trenton? 4: What is Newark? 6: What is Hamilton? 8: What is Elizabeth? 10: What is Edison? NEWSPAPER HISTORY 3: What is "Dewey Wins"? 6: What is "The Eagle Has Landed"? 9: What is the Affordable Care Act? 12: Who is Horace Greeley? 15: What is the Hartford Coura...
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Nightmare Categories
Replies: 46
Views: 7416

Re: Nightmare Categories

Stephen Liebowitz, a four-time champ whose run began with the game immediately following my fifth win, had a recurring nightmare prior to our 1988 ToC: That Alex would reveal the game board, and all six categories would be titled "Things Stephen Doesn't Know." I lived that nightmare in my second rou...
by SwanShadow
Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 5
Replies: 87
Views: 10720

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 5

FRACTIONAL KNOWLEDGE 2: What is quarterback? 4: What is Two and a Half Men? 6: What is 33-1/3? 8: What is an eighth note? 10: What is CLAM Station? (I'm sure my daughter would know this.) THAT DIDN'T TAKE LONG 3: What are Israel and Egypt? 6: What is the World Cup? 9: What is Cambodia? 12: What are...
by SwanShadow
Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 4
Replies: 84
Views: 9181

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 4

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LOOK! UP IN THE SKY!

2: Who is Orion?

4: Who is Hercules?

6: Who is Perseus?

8: What is Sagittarius?

10: Who is Aesclepius?

THE ART OF WAR

3: What is Washington Crossing the Delaware?

6: What is Trafalgar?

9: Who is Goya?

12: Who are the CLAMians?

15: What is the Battle of Cherbourg?
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 3
Replies: 90
Views: 10125

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 3

A MORGAN FREEMAN FILMOGRAPHY 2: What is Driving Miss Daisy? 4: What is The Electric Company? 6: What is The Shawshank Redemption? 8: What is Million Dollar Baby? 10: Who is Nelson Mandela? LITERARY CROSSOVERS 3: Who is L. Frank Baum? 6: Who is Edgar Rice Burroughs? 9: Who is Kilgore Trout? 12: Who ...
by SwanShadow
Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 2
Replies: 89
Views: 11911

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 2

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RHYME PRIME

2: What is 7-11?

4: What is U2?

6: What is 3G?

8: What is Five Alive?

10: What is B-3?

OLYMPIC SPORTS

3: What is water polo?

6: What is skeet?

9: What is ski jumping?

12: What are kayaks?

15: What is luge?
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 1
Replies: 92
Views: 10811

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 4, Day 1

“KHAN!!!!!!!” 2: Who is Genghis Khan? 4: Who is Kublai Khan? 6: Who is Chaka Khan? 8: Who is Shere Khan? 10: Who is the Aga Khan? TIMEKEEPING TECHNOLOGY 3: What is a sundial? 6: What is an hourglass? ("Like sands through the hourglass...") 9: What is a stopwatch? 12: What is a time card? 15: What i...
by SwanShadow
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 6
Replies: 88
Views: 10819

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 6

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TERRAIN

2: What is Mesa?

4: What is a valley?

6: What is tundra?

8: What is steppe?

10: What is a kettle?

BIBLICAL PLAGUES & PESTILENCES

3: What is Egypt?

6: Who is Moses?

9: What is Deuteronomy?

12: Who is David?

15: Who is Ezekiel?
by SwanShadow
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 5
Replies: 90
Views: 11835

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 5

OH #@$&! 2: What is @ (the "at" sign)? 4: What is sharp? 6: What is CLAM? (They said there would be no math!) 8: What is the ampersand? 10: What is CLAM? (They said there would be no computer programming!) GRAMMY-WINNING ROCK BANDS 3: Who are the Rolling Stones? 6: What is U2? 9: Who are the Foo Fi...
by SwanShadow
Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 4
Replies: 89
Views: 10069

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 4

REALITY TV STAR MADE GOOD 2: Who is Jennifer Hudson? 4: Who is Elisabeth Hasselbeck? 6: What is The Amazing Race? 8: What is Dog the Bounty Hunter? 10: What is Big Brother? PIANO SONATA COMPOSERS 3: Who is Beethoven? 6: Who is Ravel? 9: Who is Tchaikovsky? 12: Who is CLAM? 15: Who is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3 Instant Replay Thread
Replies: 204
Views: 19932

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3 Instant Replay Thread

Volante wrote:I don't think it's even in my collected works book...massive 1000 page tome that it is...
It's also not in the First Folio. Pericles isn't either.
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3 Instant Replay Thread
Replies: 204
Views: 19932

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3 Instant Replay Thread

It's a joke, a small alteration of a Shakesperean play with one title character to make it a pair. I hope it doesn't cost me six points. I hope not, too. As a Stratfordian, I thought it a worthy jest. :) The correct answer to the 15-pointer is without doubt the Bard's most obscure play, at least of...
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 3
Replies: 94
Views: 11409

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 3

“MAKE” ME 2: What is Extreme Makeover? 4: What is Make-a-Wish? 6: What is the Land of Make-Believe? 8: What is makeup? 10: Middle name of the Calcutta-born author of Vanity Fair. What is Makepeace? (as in William Makepeace Thackeray) SKAKESPEAREAN TITLE PAIRS 3: Who are Romeo and Juliet? 6: What is...
by SwanShadow
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 2
Replies: 94
Views: 10800

Re: 2012 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 3, Day 2

THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO . . . 2: Who is Franklin Roosevelt? 4: Who is William Howard Taft? 6: Who is Gerald Ford? 8: Who is John Tyler? 10: Who is Martin Van Buren? POTENT POET-ABLES 3: Who is Ambrose Bierce? 6: Who is Ogden Nash? 9: Who is Omar Khayyam? 12: Who is Lord Byron? 15: Who is Horace?