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NATIVE AMERICAN PLACENAMES

Mato Tipila, meaning Bear Lodge, is the Lakotan name for this national monument.
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COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD

This country has a per capita GDP of over US$60,000 and has never recorded a temperature below 66 °F.
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What is Singapore?

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SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?

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mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
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I guessed water. Or agua.

Edit: I'm going to learn how to read. It's on my to-do list. The clue says "in English".
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mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
I would argue that by its five-letter name, it's not "on earth."

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mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
Strangely enough, this is right on par with many science questions actually asked on Jeopardy.

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seaborgium wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:18 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:31 pm
SCIENCE

One of the most abundant fluids on Earth, in English it commonly goes by a five-letter name or a four-letter name, depending on its location.
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What is magma (or lava)?
I would argue that by its five-letter name, it's not "on earth."
Perhaps a rephrase to "One of Earth's most abundant fluids, in English ..."

I kind of liked this clue. Biggest hint I got was
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from "fluid," which led me away from "liquid." Spent a moment playing with gasses, but lava/magma came after a few seconds thought.
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IMPRESSIONISTS

He descended from the Counts of one region of southern France and the Viscounts of another.
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EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Its population is projected to exceed 5 million in 2021 for the first time since 1851, despite being over 8 million in the 1841 census.
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What is Ireland?

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BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
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Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")

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BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
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Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")
I got this one, but only because it was a question on an old episode of The Chase.

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Woppy T wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:31 pm
mas3cf wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:23 am
BILLBOARD #1 HITS

These two singers whose names rhyme with each other had #1 hits with the same title; one in 1994, the other in 2008.
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Who are Madonna and Rihanna? ("Take a Bow")
I got this one, but only because it was a question on an old episode of The Chase.
It was? Man, I thought I was being innovative!

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TOP-SELLING MUSICAL ARTISTS

The hometown of two of the Billboard Top 5 selling musical artists of 2020.
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What is Toronto? (Drake, The Weeknd)

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METEROLOGICAL PHENOMENA

Averaging around 140 per year, it has the most tornados of any U.S. state
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What is Texas? (combination of tornado-prone plus large area)

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WEIGHTS & MEASURES

Named for an 18th C. Englishman, this obsolete temperature scale was formulated by measuring how clay shrank when exposed to very high heat
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CANADIAN PROVINCES

The hymn of this province has lyrics written in 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery, with music by Lawrence W. Watson
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What is Prince Edward Island?

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CHESS OPENINGS

1.e4 e5 2. Ke2 is known as this attack, from the idea that one would have to be high on marijuana to play it.
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What is the Bongcloud Attack?

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20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

The opening scene is a continuation of the closing scene and creates an endless loop in this long 1996 novel whose title comes from a line in Hamlet.
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Infinite Jest
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nserven wrote:
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FICTIONAL PAIRS

Debuting in 1975, they were named for buildings 1.5 miles apart, at 301 Seventh Ave. and 401 Park Ave. in Manhattan.
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Who are Statler and Waldorf?
Love it, except that
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you've reversed the numbers on the two avenues.
mas3cf wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:27 pm
EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Its population is projected to exceed 5 million in 2021 for the first time since 1851, despite being over 8 million in the 1841 census.
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What is Ireland?
Although
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including the six counties still under British rule, the population today would be nearing 7 million.
I'll offer my own:


ANIMATED DISNEY CHARACTERS

Though introduced only in 1940, his name is invoked by one of Snow White's dwarfs in 1937.
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Who is Jiminy Cricket?
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Given all the brouhaha over the 3/23 FJ!, how about this:

The Olympics:

The 1994 Winter games, the first held in a different year than the Summer games, were held in this Scandinavian city.
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What is Lillehammer?

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