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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:58 am

Only my second or third BWA attempt in 14 seasons, and it got no love: for the female title character of the Wendy Wasserstein play, I went with Wassername.
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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by boson » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:52 am

Volante wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:22 pm
econgator wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:41 pm
So, I just saw that for the I _____ the Body _____, someone put Jesse and Ventura.

How does that not get a BWA nod? If you you ever needed proof that Thorsten has zero sense of humor, I give you exhibit A.
BWA's probably dead. Haven't seen one all season.
So this now is listed as a BWA, and (as premier member) I have the chance to vote for 20-some BWA tries as the very best wrong answer.

I never saw these during the season until I went back and checked today. Is my memory this bad? Is Thorsten retroactively nominating some answers as "best wrong"?

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by Ironhorse » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:55 am

boson wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:52 am
Volante wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:22 pm
econgator wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:41 pm
So, I just saw that for the I _____ the Body _____, someone put Jesse and Ventura.

How does that not get a BWA nod? If you you ever needed proof that Thorsten has zero sense of humor, I give you exhibit A.
BWA's probably dead. Haven't seen one all season.
So this now is listed as a BWA, and (as premier member) I have the chance to vote for 20-some BWA tries as the very best wrong answer.

I never saw these during the season until I went back and checked today. Is my memory this bad? Is Thorsten retroactively nominating some answers as "best wrong"?
They've all been backfilled over the last few days. Given The Event, it's understandable he'd be behind schedule.
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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by triviawayne » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:53 pm

Is the list somewhere to be seen instead of looking through all the matches?
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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by boson » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:43 pm

triviawayne wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:53 pm
Is the list somewhere to be seen instead of looking through all the matches?
LL77 Best Wrong Answers
# Question Answer MD/Q
  1. When dissolved in water, the chemical compound sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) forms a solution commonly known as what? FOUR LOKO MD1Q1
  • A popular children's book by P.D. Eastman details the activities of a set of anthropomorphic canines—big, little, red, blue, yellow, etc.—who operate various means of transport, some while wearing hats, as they go about the day, ultimately ending up at a big party. What is the title of this book? DOG DAY AFTERNOON OFF MD1Q2
  • There are three NCAA Division I hockey teams whose universities are located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. One is Northern Michigan; name either of the other two. EVEN MORE NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY MD1Q4
  • Supporters of the Parliament during the English Civil War of the mid-17th century were known by what derogatory name, so called due to their close-cropped hair (contrasting with the long hair of the Royalists/Cavaliers)? PARLIAMENTHAIRIANS MD1Q5
  • What Chicagoan dance lord became, in 1975, the first American to secure a title at the Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne (Irish Dancing World Championships)? FRED O'STAIRE MD2Q2
  • "Don't Nobody Bring Me No Bad News," "Believe in Yourself," "Everybody Rejoice" ("A Brand New Day"), and "Slide Some Oil to Me" are songs from what musical that debuted on Broadway in January 1975? JUDAS MACCABEUS SUPERSTAR MD4Q5
  • A village in New York's Hudson Valley, first developed in the 1880s by tobacco scion Pierre Lorillard IV and for many years a country home for members of New York's social elite, gave its name to what distinctive article of clothing? SCARVESDALE MD5Q6
  • A village in New York's Hudson Valley, first developed in the 1880s by tobacco scion Pierre Lorillard IV and for many years a country home for members of New York's social elite, gave its name to what distinctive article of clothing? SAUGER-TEES MD5Q6
  • The name for what vocation could be considered outdated, as its namesake chemical element (from Latin) has largely been banned for use by its tradesmen for decades? ASBESTICIAN MD6Q4
  • The initial volume of The Grammatical Institute of the English Language, which later came to be known as The American Spelling Book and subsequently The Elementary Spelling Book, was the earliest success and possibly the second-most (but definitely not first-most) important work of what pioneering American author and educator? DAN QUAYLE MD7Q1
  • The plastic polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC), remarkable for its ability to adhere to itself and its low permeability, was beginning in 1953 best known by what brand name? The brand, which still exists today and is now owned by S. C. Johnson & Son, changed its formula in 2004 from PVDC to ordinary low-density polyethylene due to cost, processing, and environmental concerns. FLEX SEAL MD7Q5
  • "Fantasy gifts" in what American retailer's Christmas Book catalogs have included Yours & Mine Limited Edition Rolls-Royce Dawns, a $20 million submarine, an Arch motorcycle designed by Keanu Reeves, and a live Black Angus bull? CAT FANCY MD7Q6
  • On one side of the standard Canadian two-dollar coin ("toonie") is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, while on the other side is an image of what carnivore? SHIA LABEOUF MD8Q5
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the co-founders in 1978 of what corporation, which would finally be dissolved fourteen years later? COMET PING PONG MD9Q1
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the co-founders in 1978 of what corporation, which would finally be dissolved fourteen years later? ESSENTIAL CONSULTANTS LLC MD9Q1
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the co-founders in 1978 of what corporation, which would finally be dissolved fourteen years later? WAHLBURGERS MD9Q1
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the co-founders in 1978 of what corporation, which would finally be dissolved fourteen years later? HER EMAILS INC MD9Q1
  • C. Bechstein, Bösendorfer, and Blüthner are regarded as three of the "Big Four" manufacturers of what item? Other producers have included Érard, Baldwin, Weber, and Nordheimer. RED BALLOONS MD9Q2
  • U.S. Army airmen seeking to be excused from WWII bombing missions due to mental derangement, but judged ineligible as the sanity of such a request proves their fitness, are central to the plot of what novel? 12 ANGRY AIRMEN MD10Q5
  • U.S. Army airmen seeking to be excused from WWII bombing missions due to mental derangement, but judged ineligible as the sanity of such a request proves their fitness, are central to the plot of what novel? ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONTAL LOBE MD10Q5
  • What is the last name of the fictional persona invented by Washington Irving in 1809 to narrate his satirical A History of New York? This name became a term for Dutch-Americans residing in New York (and later, for any New Yorker). LIBERAL ELITE MD11Q2
  • What is the last name of the fictional persona invented by Washington Irving in 1809 to narrate his satirical A History of New York? This name became a term for Dutch-Americans residing in New York (and later, for any New Yorker). TONY DANZA MD11Q2
  • Name the object that traveled approximately 43 million miles from October 4, 1957, until January 4, 1958, much of that time at around 18,000 miles per hour. HANK AARON'S 100TH HOME RUN MD12Q5
  • Though she did not star in the film (having died seven years earlier), Rita Hayworth plays an important role (of sorts) as a plot element in what 1994 film? HONEY, I DUG UP RITA HAYWORTH! MD13Q6
  • The Bronze Age civilization that developed on the island of Crete roughly 5000 years ago and lasted for nearly two millennia is named after a legendary king. What is that name (either the king's or the civilization's)? BURGER KING MD14Q3
  • The Bronze Age civilization that developed on the island of Crete roughly 5000 years ago and lasted for nearly two millennia is named after a legendary king. What is that name (either the king's or the civilization's)? KOOPA MD14Q3
  • Jātaka is the name for any of numerous popular tales of virtue illustrating the former lives of what individual? CHUCK NORRIS MD15Q1
  • Who appeared in 31 films from 1956 to 1969, first as "Clint Reno" and finally as "Dr. John Carpenter," with "Pacer Burton," "Tulsa McLean," "Chad Gates," "Steve Grayson, " and "Lucky Jackson" among the roles in between? SIR LAWRENCE OLIVIER MD15Q2
  • What everyday object, a compound machine consisting of two wedges connected by two levers, appears in the titles of a fantasy film from 1990 and a 2006 cinematic memoir, and was also central to the plot of the 1991 thriller Dead Again? POPEIL'S POCKET FISHERMAN MD16Q1
  • Identify either of the films that fill in the blanks in the following list. Dirty Harry, _______________, The Enforcer, _______________, The Dead Pool. FATAL DEADLY GUN IMPACT INTENT MD17Q4
  • Identify either of the films that fill in the blanks in the following list. Dirty Harry, _______________, The Enforcer, _______________, The Dead Pool. _2 DIRTY 2 HARRY MD17Q4
  • What two words are missing from the following title of a Walt Whitman poem, which was untitled in 1855's Leaves of Grass and later appeared as "Poem of the Body" before acquiring this present title (which is also now the poem's first line): I _______ the Body _______. JESSE, VENTURA MD17Q6
  • What two words are missing from the following title of a Walt Whitman poem, which was untitled in 1855's Leaves of Grass and later appeared as "Poem of the Body" before acquiring this present title (which is also now the poem's first line): I _______ the Body _______. JUMP IN THE LINE ROCK, IN TIME MD17Q6
  • What is the most common, three-word name for the largest object ever put into Earth's orbit by humans? CONVERTIBLE IN 'GREASE' MD18Q2
  • Name the political machine, originally a club incorporated in 1789, that 100 years later was a dominant and corrupt force in New York City politics? HE-MAN WOMAN HATERS CLUB MD18Q6
  • In a famous 1961 action adventure film, a group of Allied and Greek commando specialists are assembled by British intelligence to destroy Nazi artillery cannons concealed within the solid rock of what fictional Greek island? KATSOPOLIS MD19Q2
  • "Hadouken!" is a special attack move (and exclamation) used by characters, including Ryu and Ken, from what video game series? BURGERTIME MD19Q6
  • "Hadouken!" is a special attack move (and exclamation) used by characters, including Ryu and Ken, from what video game series? MAVIS BEACON TEACHES TYPING MD19Q6
  • A scene in a season five episode of Happy Days, which first aired in September 1977, is the inspiration for what now-common pejorative idiom? FONZI SCHEME MD22Q2
  • A scene in a season five episode of Happy Days, which first aired in September 1977, is the inspiration for what now-common pejorative idiom? SCOTT BAIO MD22Q2
  • U.S. Senator John Sherman Cooper, U.S. Rep. Hale Boggs, U.S. Rep. Gerald R. Ford, and former CIA Director Allen Dulles were among a group of seven men who, beginning in late 1963, were collectively known most commonly by what name? ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA MD23Q5

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by Volante » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:53 pm

If FONZI SCHEME doesn't win...

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by triviawayne » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:09 pm

Thank you for the list. I like these four:

There are three NCAA Division I hockey teams whose universities are located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. One is Northern Michigan; name either of the other two. EVEN MORE NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY


Name the object that traveled approximately 43 million miles from October 4, 1957, until January 4, 1958, much of that time at around 18,000 miles per hour. HANK AARON'S 100TH HOME RUN

What everyday object, a compound machine consisting of two wedges connected by two levers, appears in the titles of a fantasy film from 1990 and a 2006 cinematic memoir, and was also central to the plot of the 1991 thriller Dead Again? POPEIL'S POCKET FISHERMAN

Identify either of the films that fill in the blanks in the following list. Dirty Harry, _______________, The Enforcer, _______________, The Dead Pool. _2 DIRTY 2 HARRY
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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by econgator » Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:25 am

Volante wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:53 pm
If FONZI SCHEME doesn't win...
I'd give it to I Jesse the Body Ventura.

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by ElendilPickle » Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:45 pm

In order, I voted for Popeil's Pocket Fisherman, Dog Day Afternoon Off, and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by Linear Gnome » Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:04 pm

I voted for I Jesse the Body Ventura, Fonzi Scheme, Honey, I Dug Up Rita Hayworth!

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by trainman » Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:42 pm

I voted for I Jesse the Body Ventura, Fonzi Scheme, and Scarvesdale.

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Re: LL BWA Entries

Post by Bamaman » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:54 am

Fonzi Scheme was pretty funny. If some of the rest are Best Wrong Answers, I would hate to see the Worst Wrong Answers.

I don’t get trying a BWA on the Michigan hockey question. I mean, you could take a guess by sticking another geographical modifier on Michigan. And Michigan Tech was one of the answers.

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