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TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:52 am

The theme for this TD is "Potpourri 100". There are 10 categories with nine possible answers for each and then 10 possible answers for the bonus question. Give your responses as the letter followed by your answer.

Rules/Notes
1) Lowest point total wins; your score for each question is equal to the total number of players submitting that same answer
2) You may use one drop and take zero points for that question
3) You may elect to take the "sheep" (most popular) answer for 1 question
4) There will be a BONUS of (-4) for anyone who gives 10 correct answers and does not use their "drop" or "sheep"
5) Wrong responses are the higher of either +9 points or the "sheep" answer +3
6) All answers are due by 11 PM CDT on Monday, June 26, 2017
7) Submit answers via this Google form or PM

Questions

1. Summer Time: In honor of this time of year, let's start with a set of questions involving someone who shares her name with the season that starts in June - swimmer Summer Sanders.

A. Despite her name, she was born in this season
B. She attended this Pac-12 (Pac-10 when she was there) college in her home state
C. Her Olympic gold medal came in this swimming stroke
D. She served as a NBC swimming commentator at the Olympics held here
E. This was the hoops-related show she co-hosted with Ahmad Rashad
F. She was a co-host of MTV Sandblast, which also featured this future "royal" comedian as an announcer
G. Still more broadcasting work saw her host one season of Beg, Borrow & Deal on this network
H. She appeared as herself in this Tom Cruise sports agent movie
I. When she finished 7th on Celebrity Apprentice, this "Poison"-ous singer was the eventual winner

2. How Swede It Is: Name one of these famous people (or groups) from Sweden.

A. 1993 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model
B. Former wife of Tiger Woods
C. Ten-time LPGA Major Champion
D. Skier who won two gold medals at 1980 Winter Olympics
E. Wimbledon winner five straight years
F. Detroit Red Wing defenseman and captain
G. Musical group - Dancing Queen (1976)
H. Musical group - The Sign (1993)
I. Actress - Viva Las Vegas

3. US Landmarks: Name the state where one of these sites is located.

A. Acadia National Park
B. Arches National Park
C. Devil's Tower
D. Gateway Arch
E. Gettysburg National Military Park
F. Harper's Ferry National Historical Park
G. Mount Rushmore
H. Mount Washington
I. Stone Mountain

4. Something Other than the 'Silver' Screen: Name one of these movies with a color in the title.

A. Gregory Hines and Mikhail Baryshnikov (1985)
B. Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez (2002)
C. Malcolm McDowell and Patrick Magee (1971)
D. Michael Douglas and Andy Garcia (1989)
E. Molly Ringwald and Harry Dean Stanton (1986)
F. Pam Grier and Samuel L. Jackson (1997)
G. Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen and Lea Thompson (1984)
H. Prince and Apollonia (1984)
I. Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan (1999)

5. Same Letter Showdowns: The recently completed 2017 Stanley Cup Final featured teams with nicknames (Penguins vs. Predators) that start with the same letter. Name the teams involved in one of these championship matchups which also fit that description.

A. 1975 World Series
B. 1992 World Series
C. 1971 NBA Championship
D. Super Bowl V
E. Super Bowl XVIII
F. Super Bowl XXXI
G. Super Bowl XL
H. 1970 Stanley Cup Final
I. 1999 Stanley Cup Final

6. Double Trouble: Name one of these women with repeating initials.

A. Actress - American Hustle, Nocturnal Animals
B. Host - Dog Eat Dog, The Chase
C. Actress - China Beach, Desperate Housewives
D. Actress - Murphy Brown, Hope & Faith
E. Actress - Wonder Woman, Keeping Up With the Joneses
F. Actress - Mad About You, As Good as it Gets
G. Actress - Mad Men, The Last Man on Earth
H. Actress - Freaky Friday, Mean Girls
I. Chef/Talk show host - 30 Minute Meals

7. Biblical Brides: Choose one of these women from the Bible and name her husband.

A. Elizabeth
B. Eve
C. Hannah
D. Leah
E. Priscilla
F. Rebekah
G. Ruth
H. Sarah
I. Zipporah

8. Feline Frenzy: Many NCAA schools have cat-related monikers. Choose one from the list and give their nickname.

A. Columbia
B. Houston
C. Idaho State
D. Lafayette
E. Memphis
F. Northern Iowa
G. Northwestern
H. Ohio
I. South Alabama

9. Radio Rainbow: Choose a song from the list and name the artist with a "colorful" name.

A. Friday (2011)
B. Venus (1968)
C. Living in America (1985)
D. I Try (1999)
E. Let's Stay Together (1972)
F. Moves Like Jagger (2010)
G. Smoke on the Water (1972)
H. Holding Back the Years (1985)
I. Seven Nation Army (2003)

10. Simply Smiths: Name one of these people with the very common last name.

A. Author - The Wealth of Nations
B. Model, married Mr. Marshall
C. NFL All-time leading rusher
D. "Angel"-ic actress employed by Charlie on 1970s show
E. Latter Day Saint leader
F. Super Bowl XLVIII MVP
G. Recording artist - Stay with Me
H. Basketball coach - won NCAA title with Kentucky
I. Actor - Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

BONUS Round (Correct answer = -1, incorrect answer = +1)

11: Some US airport codes are easier to decipher than others. Name up to six cities represented by these codes. (Give answers as letter followed by city.)

A. BDL
B. BNA
C. ICT
D. LNK
E. MCO
F. MLI
G. PDX
H. RDU
I. SAN
J. SMF

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clprez » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:14 pm

Do you want us to note which letter we are answering?

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:24 pm

clprez wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:14 pm
Do you want us to note which letter we are answering?
Yes - something like...

1. D - Answer
2. G - Answer
3. C - Answer

and so on.

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:32 pm

First wave of entrants...

Troydozzy
jsm378
Rackme32
gamawire
casketromance
MarkBarrett
1stlvlthinker
ElendilPickle
floridagator
Wheatley
merica
Tybalteon
jgamer

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:21 pm

Updated entry list...

Troydozzy
jsm378
Rackme32
gamawire
casketromance
MarkBarrett
1stlvlthinker
ElendilPickle
floridagator
Wheatley
merica
Tybalteon
jgamer
mennoknight
wpwells
classicroadster
RETAF CMS
Maven
mcsheffrey
bev nar
Peachbox
SBurrus

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:51 pm

Now up to 28 entrants and still 3 days to join.

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Re: TD 347 - Potpourri 100

Post by clt013 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:55 am

One last bump before tonight's entry deadline...

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