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by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 3, Day 1
Replies: 85
Views: 8015

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 3, Day 1

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IN BRUGES

2: What is surge?

4: What is ruse?

6: What is rebus?

8: What is berg?

10: What is CLAM?

BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

3: What are AT&T and Time Warner?

6: What is the DMV?

9: What is IKEA?

12: What is Keurig?

15: What are cymbals?
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6
Replies: 85
Views: 8368

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

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COLONIAL INDIA

2: What is the caste system?

4: What is salt?

6: What is Calcutta (Kolkata)?

8: What is the Mughal Empire?

10: Who is Tagore?

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES "P"

3: What is piper?

6: What are pirates?

9: What is CLAM?

12: What is CLAM?

15: What is patina?
by SwanShadow
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 5
Replies: 85
Views: 8723

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 5

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BLACK'S FRIDAY

2: What is Saturday?

4: What is Autotune?

6: What is Glee?

8: What is CLAM?

10: What is Kohl's?

THE PLANET EARTH

3: What is iron?

6: What is the Environmental Protection Agency?

9: What is argon?

12: What is the stratosphere?

15: What is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 4
Replies: 90
Views: 9297

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 4

USED CARS 2: What is Comet? 4: What is a javelin? 6: What is Telluride? 8: What is a Skylark? (my first car!) 10: What is Cimarron? GETTING TO KEVIN BACON 3: What is National Lampoon’s Animal House? 6: Who is Jack Nicholson? 9: Who is CLAM? 12: Who is Bill Paxton? 15: What is Crazy Stupid Love?
by SwanShadow
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 3
Replies: 92
Views: 8776

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 3

STAGES 2: What is trimester? 4: What is As You Like It? 6: What is bargaining? 8: Who are Masters and Johnson? 10: What is a raked stage? KITTY LIT 2: REVENGE OF THE TABBIES 3: Who are the Owl and the Pussycat? 6: Who is Terry Pratchett? 9: What is CLAM? 12: What is walked? 15: What is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 2
Replies: 94
Views: 8947

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 2

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STAMP COLLECTING

2: Who is Queen Victoria?

4: What is the Statue of Liberty?

6: What is Chicago?

8: What is philately?

10: What is the Inverted Jenny?

ISLAM

3: What is interest?

6: Who is Abraham?

9: What is Friday?

12: What is Eid?

15: Who is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 1
Replies: 94
Views: 9493

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 1

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ORDAINED MINISTERS

2: Who is Fred Rogers?

4: Who is George Foreman?

6: Who is Omarosa Manigault?

8: Who is Pierre Salinger?

10: Who is Eric Liddell?

FOUR LETTER WORDS, ENDS MATCHING

3: What is neon?

6: What is maim?

9: What is grog?

12: What is an eave?

15: What is a fief?
by SwanShadow
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 6
Replies: 95
Views: 9892

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 6

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TREE-ATHLON

2: What is Disneyland?

4: What is maple?

6: What is an oak?

8: Who is Thomas Hardy?

10: What is CLAM?

ALL IN THE FAMILY

3: Who is Richard Dawson?

6: What is The Addams Family?

9: What is Quahog?

12: Who is Jay?

15: What is Lawrence?
by SwanShadow
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5
Replies: 98
Views: 9305

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 5

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POWERS OF TEN

2: What are lords a-leaping?

4: What is Fermium?

6: What is a spelling bee?

8: What is a legion?

10: Who is Woodrow Wilson?

WORLD CAPITAL SUPERLATIVES

3: What is Mexico City?

6: What is Wellington?

9: What is Baku?

12: What are Kinshasa and Brazzaville?

15: What is Palau?
by SwanShadow
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 4
Replies: 102
Views: 10883

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SAY IT AIN'T SO, JOE

2: Who is Joe Namath?

4: Who is Joe Montana?

6: Who is Joe Flacco?

8: Who is Joe Theismann?

10: Who are the St. Louis (at the time) Rams?

"OO" SORRY

3: What is Waterloo?

6: What is Bugaboo?

9: What is CLAM-oo?

12: What are "Hootchie Koo"?

15: What is Espoo?
by SwanShadow
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 3
Replies: 106
Views: 11186

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 3

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NETHACK DOES MYTHOLOGY

2: What is a lamp?

4: Who is Perseus?

6: Who is Molech?

8: Who is CLAM?

10: What is Mjolnir?

ITALIAN PASTA NAMES

3: What is spaghetti?

6: What is linguini?

9: What is farfalle?

12: What is cannelloni?

15: What are penne?
by SwanShadow
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 2
Replies: 107
Views: 11910

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 2

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PSYCHOLOGY

2: What is an electric shock?

4: What is fight or flight?

6: What is autism?

8: What is Stanford?

10: What are polygraphs?

RETAIN +1 ANAGRAMS

3: What is a latrine?

6: What is a minaret?

9: What is inertia?

12: What is keratin?

15: What is retsina?
by SwanShadow
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1
Replies: 117
Views: 12734

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1, Day 1

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[*][*]PARALLEL

2: What is the Missouri Compromise?

4: What are parallel bars?

6: What is Blondie?

8: Who is Euclid?

10: Who is Plutarch?

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNERS

3: What are holes?

6: What is a gorilla?

9: Who is CLAM?

12: Who is Mrs. Frisby?

15: Who is CLAM?
by SwanShadow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: LearnedLeague 76 - Official Thread
Replies: 498
Views: 79268

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: 79268

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: 11902

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: 2348

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: 3607

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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: 6151

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: 3868

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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?