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by SwanShadow
Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: The Rankest Thread Imaginable
Replies: 665
Views: 158877

Re: The Rankest Thread Imaginable

We don't need no stinking titles...

...but if you're handing them out, my bona fides are in my signature. ;)
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Medal Ceremony & Closing Credits
Replies: 16
Views: 2619

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Medal Ceremony & Closing Cred

Once again, DoT , thank you for your immensely generous annual gift -- especially this year when you were struggling through health challenges that would have sidelined many of us. You are a gentleman, a scholar, and a righteous dude (in more ways than one). Congratulations to all of the medalists, ...
by SwanShadow
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 6
Replies: 18
Views: 2757

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 6

Spoiler
MUSICAL FOREIGN DAYS

2: What is Monday?

4: What is Sunday?

6: What is Wednesday?

8: What is Thursday?

10: What is Friday?


DICKENS ENDINGS

3: What is Great Expectations?

6: What is The Old Curiosity Shop?

9: What is Bleak House?

12: What is Little Dorrit?

15: Who is Agnes?
by SwanShadow
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 5
Replies: 18
Views: 2619

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 5

BRILLIANT PARTNERSHIPS 2: Who are the Gallo brothers? (Technically, Ernest and Julio don't own it any more. They're both deceased.) 4: What is Procter and Gamble? 6: Who is Gordon Moore? 8: Who are Larry Page and Sergey Brin? 10: Taking a WAG because I need the points... What is Black and Decker? T...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 4
Replies: 18
Views: 2697

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 4

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OBSOLETE TECHNOLOGY

2: What is a grandfather clock?

4: What is beta?

6: What is a landline?

8: What is dial-up?

10: What is wavelength?


STATISTICS & PROBABILITY

3: Who is Fermat?

6: Who is Bayes?

9: Who is CLAM?

12: What is CLAM?

15: Who is Markov?
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 3
Replies: 18
Views: 2542

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 3

NATIONAL SUBDIVISIONS 2: What were bantustans? 4: What is Switzerland? 6: What is county? 8: What is Brazil? 10: What are CLAMskis? 1997: THE YEAR IN MUSIC 3: What is Candle in the Wind 1997? 6: Who is LeAnn Rimes? (The answer to the question "How Do I Live?" is "with Brandi Glanville's husband.") ...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 2
Replies: 19
Views: 2732

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 2

THIS . . . IS NPR 2: Who is Will Shortz? 4: What is Car Talk? 6: Who is CLAM? 8: What is Fresh Air? 10: What is Thistle and Shamrock? TREES IN MYTHOLOGY AND RELIGION 3: What is the Tree of Life? 6: What is an ash tree? (Although there is some evidence that Yggdrasil was made of aluminum until it tu...
by SwanShadow
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 1
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge Tournament of Champions -- Day 1

THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2: What is NOAA? 4: What is Treasurer of the United States? 6: What is Solicitor General? 8: What is the Exchange Service? 10: What is the Bureau of CLAM Distribution? PALME D'OR WINNERS 3: What is Marty? 6: What is The Piano (and The Pianist -- not certain if you want both fil...
by SwanShadow
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- The Suggestion Box
Replies: 21
Views: 4107

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- The Suggestion Box

First and foremost, DoT, all of us owe you a supreme debt of gratitude and admiration for your continued generosity in creating this annual tournament, especially this year when you've been soldiering through serious health issues. Thank you, sir, thank you. I think the degree of difficulty has been...
by SwanShadow
Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 6
Replies: 65
Views: 10115

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 6

CANCELLED GAME SHOWS 2: What is Are You Smarter Than a 5th-Grader? 4: What is The Weakest Link? 6: What is Win, Lose, or Draw? 8: What is ESPN? 10: What is Bumper Stumpers? HEAR BEN STEIN'S MUSIC 3: What is The Seasons? 6: What is Cleopatra? 9: What is The Nutcracker? 12: What is Night on Bald Moun...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 5
Replies: 69
Views: 8604

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 5

Spoiler
CROSSWORD CLUES “W”

2: What is waffle?

4: What is Wilson?

6: What is a Western?

8: What is a wallaby?

10: What is Wallachia?


CUT THAT OUT

3: What is the lung?

6: What is the eye?

9: What is a kidney?

12: What is a phlebectomy?

15: What is the gall bladder?
by SwanShadow
Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:18 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 4
Replies: 75
Views: 9828

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 4

MOVIE SOUNDTRACKS 2: What is My Heart Will Go On? 4: Who is Elton John? 6: What is I Will Always Love You? 8: Who are the Beach Boys? 10: What is O Brother, Where Art Thou? BIG CITY, SMALL COUNTRY 3: What is Singapore? 6: What are Rwanda and Burundi? 9: What is Paramaribo? (I wrote a geography repo...
by SwanShadow
Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 3
Replies: 73
Views: 10813

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 3

AMERICAN LIT 2: Who is F. Scott Fitzgerald? 4: What are the Leatherstocking Tales? 6: Who is Carrie? 8: Who is Longfellow? 10: What is Native Son? ALSO A BEATLES ALBUM 3: What is Abbey Road? 9: What is White? 6: What is Help? 12: What is Revolver? 15: What is (Rubber) Soul? Edited to add that infer...
by SwanShadow
Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 2
Replies: 75
Views: 10215

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 2

HISTORIC FIRES 2: Who is Nero? 4: What is London? 8: What is Buffalo? 6: What is CLAMville? 10: What is Lagos? (For the record, am I the only one who looked at this category's title and initially thought it was "Historic Fries"?) JUICY FRUIT 3: What is an apple? 6: What is a pear? 9: What is fuzz? ...
by SwanShadow
Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1
Replies: 75
Views: 10954

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 7, Day 1

BAAA-D PUNS 2: What is RAM? 4: What is a ukelele? 6: What is Lamentations? 8: What is woolsey? 10: What is fleece? TORAH TORAH TORAH 3: Who is Aaron? 6: What is blood? 9: Who is Esau? 12: Who is Jethro (Moses' father-in-law, if you want the relationship rather than the name)? 15: Who is Balaam?
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 6
Replies: 77
Views: 11263

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

THE OLYMPIANS 2: Who is Hephaestus? 4: Who is Dionysus? 6: Who is Artemis? 8: Who is Hermes? 10: Who is Hestia? HOMOPHONIC BEFORE & AFTER 3: Who is John Deere John? 6: What is Chairman of the Board to Death? 9: What is Gluten Flour Drum Song? 12: What is 50 Cent of a Woman? 15: What is "You shall n...
by SwanShadow
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 5
Replies: 82
Views: 13018

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

YOU ARE THE CATEGORY 2: What is Wikipedia? 4: Who is Carlton Fisk? 6: What is Sagittarius? 8: What are CL and AM bosons? (Collectively known as CLAM bosons.) 10: Who is Brewster? ROBOTS & ROBOTICS 3: Who is Faraday? 6: What is Alexandria? 9: What is Predator? 12: What is an automaton? 15: What is c...
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 4
Replies: 83
Views: 11368

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

WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK 2: What is The Flintstones? 4: What is (American) football? 6: What is a dog whistle? 8: What are trains? 10: Who is the bo'sun (or boatswain, if you want to get all dictionarial about it)? NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY 3: Who is Geronimo? 6: Who is Chief Joseph? 9: Who are the Bla...
by SwanShadow
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 3
Replies: 84
Views: 10240

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

SEW WHAT 2: Who is Singer? 4: What is the CLAM tapestry? 6: What is a CLAM merchant? 8: What is batting? 10: What is CLAMstitch? (Um... yeah. So, sewing... not exactly my area of expertise.) SUPPORTING FEMALE CHARACTERS 3: Who is... STELLA! 6: Who is Melanie? 9: Who is Hannah? 12: Who is Scout? 15:...
by SwanShadow
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Game Discussions
Topic: Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2
Replies: 85
Views: 12594

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

“O” THE PLACES YOU'LL GO 2: What is Ottawa? 4: What is Oxford? 6: What is Okinawa? 8: What is Odessa? 10: What is Ouagadougou? SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS BY CORPSES 3: What is Hamlet? 6: What is King Lear? 9: What is Richard III? 12: What is Troilus and Cressida? 15: What is CLAM? (I can't remember whethe...