2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Here we go with the 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge.

Please make sure to read the rules and declare wild card eligibility, including, if applicable, the new seniors (55 or older) wild card, in that thread.

Each game thread begins with 4 posts:
  1. Announcements (this post)
  2. Questions
  3. Template for responses
  4. Reserved for answers
Please make sure to post your responses in the game thread and spoilerize your responses (add a ] after [/spoiler on the form).

On we go.

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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SEEING "RED"
Each correct response will start with "red".
2: In this children's game, one team sends an opponent "right over" and prevents them from breaking through.

4: A species of this tree, Sequoia sempervirens, can grow to over 350 feet in height.

6: Microsoft's corporate headquarters are located in this Washington city.

8: Mahjong tile seen here, or the 1981 Thomas Harris book to which The Silence of the Lambs was a sequel.
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10: Poet William Carlos Williams wrote that "so much depends / upon" this object "glazed with rain / water / beside the white / chickens."

FOREIGN FLICKS
3: Make my day and tell me this actor who played "The Man with No Name" in the 1964 Italian film A Fistful of Dollars.

6: Bollywood films are generally made in this Indian language.

9: One of Sergei Eisenstein's masterpieces is a 1925 film about the 1905 mutiny on this battleship.

12: English-language title of Ang Lee's 2000 Oscar-winning film Wo hu cang long.

15: 1985 Akira Kurosawa film based on Shakespeare's King Lear.

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Answers:
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SEEING "RED"
Each correct response will start with "red".
2: In this children's game, one team sends an opponent "right over" and prevents them from breaking through.
RED ROVER

4: A species of this tree, Sequoia sempervirens, can grow to over 350 feet in height.
REDWOOD

6: Microsoft's corporate headquarters are located in this Washington city.
REDMOND

8: Mahjong tile seen here, or the 1981 Thomas Harris book to which The Silence of the Lambs was a sequel.
RED DRAGON

10: Poet William Carlos Williams wrote that "so much depends / upon" this object "glazed with rain / water / beside the white / chickens."
RED WHEELBARROW

FOREIGN FLICKS
3: Make my day and tell me this actor who played "The Man with No Name" in the 1964 Italian film A Fistful of Dollars.
(CLINT) EASTWOOD

6: Bollywood films are generally made in this Indian language.
HINDI

9: One of Sergei Eisenstein's masterpieces is a 1925 film about the 1905 mutiny on this battleship.
POTEMKIN

12: English-language title of Ang Lee's 2000 Oscar-winning film Wo hu cang long.
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

15: 1985 Akira Kurosawa film based on Shakespeare's King Lear.
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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
SEEING RED

2: What is Red Rover?
4: What is California Redwood?
6: What is Redmond?
8: What is Red Dragon?
10:

FOREIGN FILMS:

3: Who is Clint Eastwood?
6: What is Ashanti?
9: What is the Patankin?
12: What is The Man with a Very Long Cane?
15: What is The Last Emperor?
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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: red rover
4: redwood
6:
8: red dragon
10:

3: Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Potemkin
12:Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15:

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Spoiler
Seeing "Red"
2. Red Rover
4. Redwood
6. Redmond
8. Red Dragon
10. clam

Foreign Flicks
3. Eastwood
6. Hindi
9. Battleship Potemkin
12. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15. clam

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Red Rover
4: redwood
6: Redmond
8: Red Dragon
10:

3: Clint Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Potemkin
12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15:

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Spoiler
2: Red rover

4: Redwood

6: Redmond

8: red dragon

10:

3: Eastwood

6: Hindi

9: Potemkin

12: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

15:
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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Red Rover

4: Redwood

6: Redmond

8: Red Dragon

10:

FOREIGN FLICKS
3: Clint Eastwood

6:

9: Potemkin

12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

15:

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
Seeing "Red"
2. Red Rover
4. Redwood
6. Redmond
8. Red Dragon
10. Red wheelbarrow

Foreign Flicks
3. Clint Eastwood
6. Hindi
9. Potemkin
12. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15. Ran

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2. Red Rover
4. redwood
6. Redmond
8. red dragon
10. a red wheel / barrow

3. Clint Eastwood
6. Bengali?
9. Potemkin
12. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15. Ran

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Red Rover
4: redwood
6: Redmond
8: Red Dragon
10: CLAM

3: Clint Eastwood
6: CLAM
9: Potemkin
12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15: CLAM

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: red rover
4: redwood
6: redmond
8: Red dragon
10:

3:
6: Hindi
9: Potemkin
12:
15:

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Red Rover
4: redwood
6: Redmond
8: Red Dragon
10: —

3: Clint Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Potemkin
12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15: Ran
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Spoiler
2: red rover
4: redwood
6: Redmond
8: Red Dragon
10: red wheelbarrow

3: Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Battleship Potemkin
12: Crouching Tiger, HIdden Dragon
15: Ran

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: red rover

4: redwood

6: Redmond

8: Red Dragon

10: clam (note to self, fill in poetry knowledge gap chasm)


3: Clint Eastwood

6: Hindi

9: Potemkin

12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

15: Ran

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
Here we go:
2:red rover?
4:redwood
6: Clam (geez)
8:red dragon
10: red wheelbarrow?

3: Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Potemkin
12: Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
15: clam
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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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rjaguar3 wrote:
Spoiler
2:What is Red Rover?
4:What is a redwood?
6:What is Redmond, Washington?
8:clam
10:What is The Red Wheelbarrow?

3:clam
6:What is Kannada?
9:What is the Potemkin?
12:What is Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon?
15:clam

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Round 1, Day 1

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Spoiler
SEEING "RED"
2: Red Rover
4: Redwood
6: Redmond
8: Red Dragon
10: Red Wheelbarrow

FOREIGN FLICKS
3: Clint Eastwood
6: Hindi
9: Battleship Potemkin
12: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15: Ran

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