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Re: TD 348 - Q8 RESULTS

Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:30 pm
by CasketRomance
CasketRomance wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:02 pm
dinghammer wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:14 pm
The three albums I could come up with were, as I wrote them: Grinderman (2005?), Peter Gabriel (1977?), The Lumineers? (2011?)

My first thought for Grinderman's year was 2008, but I knew it was older than that. Then I went too far back.

Of course everyone knows Peter Gabriel's first four albums were all called Peter Gabriel, so I should avoid that.

Of Grinderman and The Lumineers, Grinderman was more likely to be a singleton, and I was 100% sure it was right.
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There's also a song on it called Grinderman, so sometimes my iPod will say:

Grinderman
Grinderman
Grinderman
So I went with that.

The Lumineers came out in 2012, so I was going to miss the bonus either way, but Peter Gabriel's first album came out in 1977. And nobody said it. :roll:
i came up with 3 initially...wilson philipps, garth brooks, and metallica...went with wilson philipps and 1 other person put that...had i gone with either of the latter, i would have been singleton

my mistake...metallica would not have fit here...since it was debut self titled albums...good thing i didn't go with that

Re: TD 348 - Q8 RESULTS

Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:58 pm
by jeffwolfe
I didn't manage to enter this, but I would've given an answer to #7 that I haven't seen yet: "Weird Al" Yankovic.

Besides what MattKnowles listed

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:39 am
by Category 13
BobF wrote:Creedence Clearwater Revival was also a very famous correct answer that went unused. Any other really famous bands that went unused?
Three Dog Night, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Doobie Brothers, Foghat, Queen, Aerosmith

Others that performed at Woodstock: Canned Heat, Crosby Stills & Nash, Greatful Dead, Santana

A few from the late 70s early 80s: The Cars, The B-52s, Christopher Cross, Huey Lewis and the News ....

Yah, this question had Singleton written all over it. I can't believe there were people that took the SHEEP or DROP on it.

Re: Besides what MattKnowles listed

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:04 am
by BobF
Category 13 wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:39 am
BobF wrote:Creedence Clearwater Revival was also a very famous correct answer that went unused. Any other really famous bands that went unused?
Three Dog Night, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Doobie Brothers, Foghat, Queen, Aerosmith

Others that performed at Woodstock: Canned Heat, Crosby Stills & Nash, Greatful Dead, Santana

A few from the late 70s early 80s: The Cars, The B-52s, Christopher Cross, Huey Lewis and the News ....

Yah, this question had Singleton written all over it. I can't believe there were people that took the SHEEP or DROP on it.
Taking the Sheep is understandable if you're not much of a music fan and playing conservatively. Because this would be the question with the lowest Sheep score. And Drop would make sense for the same reasons as above for people who are reluctant to use a Sheep (such as myself).
MattKnowles wrote:
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:25 pm
Foo Fighters
Yes, of course, the CD that has been in my car's CD player all weekend. How could I have missed that one?

Re: TD 348 - Q8 RESULTS

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:12 am
by xxaaaxx
Usually, when forced to play a TD album question, I'll use the tried-and-true "pray the band in question released a self-titled album so I don't take a neg" trick. So I remembered the White Stripes from a previous TD. I've certainly heard of a lot of the answers, but could I have told you that they put out self-titled albums before this TD, let alone that they were debut albums? !@^*# no. I'm really bad at music trivia though.

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
by morbeedo
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.

I've got a lot of movies to get through before I can score this question ;)

I'll be reaching out to some of you to verify the audition scene, so please check your messages

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:57 am
by MarkBarrett
morbeedo wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.

I've got a lot of movies to get through before I can score this question ;)

I'll be reaching out to some of you to verify the audition scene, so please check your messages
I know my BTTF answer is acceptable since I've seen it enough times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNtmITE5GpU

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:09 pm
by Wpwells
Maybe I should've thought harder on that one rather than just going with Pitch Perfect...

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:51 pm
by BobF
MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:57 am
morbeedo wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.

I've got a lot of movies to get through before I can score this question ;)

I'll be reaching out to some of you to verify the audition scene, so please check your messages
I know my BTTF answer is acceptable since I've seen it enough times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNtmITE5GpU
Huey!

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:07 pm
by CasketRomance
MarkBarrett wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:57 am
morbeedo wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.

I've got a lot of movies to get through before I can score this question ;)

I'll be reaching out to some of you to verify the audition scene, so please check your messages
I know my BTTF answer is acceptable since I've seen it enough times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNtmITE5GpU
that was what i put...20 seconds after i submitted my answers i thought of rock star...wonder if that would have been a singleton

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:17 am
by morbeedo
morbeedo wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.

I've got a lot of movies to get through before I can score this question ;)

I'll be reaching out to some of you to verify the audition scene, so please check your messages
I shot myself in the foot with this question. Too many movies to look at! Is there an audition scene in The Goodbye Girl?

I watched the first hour of A Star is Born (1954) last night. No audition scene. Esther Blodgett goes for a screen test, but we don't see it. Not sure if this was part of the missing footage; interesting how they put film stills in the movie to replace the lost scenes, but I digress. We only see Esther in the make-up chair then stumbling around the lot after she's signed a contract with the studio. Great film, though - thanks for making me see it. And no, I've never seen A Star is Born and many other classic films! ;)

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:56 am
by BobF
If I might offer a suggestion, ask the group here. I'm sure between all of us, we can fill in the blanks. Perhaps put up a list of the movies (sans the name of the entrants) and any of us who are sure there is an audition scene can give specifics on it. At the very minimum, it will pare down your list.

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:29 am
by morbeedo
BobF wrote:
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:56 am
If I might offer a suggestion, ask the group here. I'm sure between all of us, we can fill in the blanks. Perhaps put up a list of the movies (sans the name of the entrants) and any of us who are sure there is an audition scene can give specifics on it. At the very minimum, it will pare down your list.
Thanks,

I've gone through most and I'm being generous by including model and cheerleader tryouts. Kind of left the door open with 'etc.'

The Goodbye Girl
Dance with Me - dance competition does not qualify, so I'm thinking no

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:42 am
by lindap
Well, The Goodbye Girl was my answer. Early in the movie, Marsha Mason is auditioning for a dancing role. Here's a photo https://www.amazon.com/Goodbye-Marsha-M ... B01N6NFXSQ

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:03 am
by Caboom
lindap wrote:
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:42 am
Well, The Goodbye Girl was my answer. Early in the movie, Marsha Mason is auditioning for a dancing role. Here's a photo https://www.amazon.com/Goodbye-Marsha-M ... B01N6NFXSQ
Can confirm. :)

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:51 pm
by Category 13
My answer would have been Melvin and Howard.

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS - PENDING

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:33 am
by SBurrus
My answer was "The Star", with Bette Davis. I had just watched that in recent weeks on one of the cable movie channels. In that film, she plays a fallen star who attempts a comeback and against her agent's advice, changes the way she plays an audition scene.

Re: TD 348 - Q9 RESULTS

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:00 am
by morbeedo
morbeedo wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am
9. AUDITION – Name any film (non-documentary, feature length, domestic or foreign) that has an audition scene, i.e., a performer trying out for a role in film, theater, dance, etc.
Q9 RESULTS
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Wrong answers – 9 points
A Star Is Born (1954)
Rackme32

Dance With Me
Wheatley


Sing — 4 responses
1stlvlthinker
clt013
JLJ
spell4yr


Pitch Perfect — 3 responses
Captain Obvious
Tybalteon
wpwells


Tootsie — 3 responses
Maven
pauerpoint
Troydozzy


Back to the Future — 2 responses
casketromance
MarkBarrett


Billy Elliot — 2 responses
mcsheffrey
travis


Black Swan — 2 responses
guessonguessonguess
MattKnowles


La La Land — 2 responses
ElendilPickle
quarterrican


The Goodbye Girl — 2 responses
lindap
PowerofHoodoo


42nd Street — Singleton!
Peachbox


A Chorus Line — Singleton!
Classicroadster


All That Jazz — Singleton!
RETAF CMS


Ballet Shoes — Singleton!
flutist319


Beaches — Singleton!
Gamawire


Bowfinger — Singleton!
jsm378


Bring It On — Singleton!
Joenguyen90


Chicago — Singleton!
Steppenwolf


Don't Think Twice — Singleton!
Ihavejeoprosy


Flashdance — Singleton!
clprez


High School Musical — Singleton!
Magna


Mulholland Drive — Singleton!
Caboom


Not Another Teen Movie — Singleton!
dinghammer


Ray — Singleton!
artshep


Save The Last Dance — Singleton!
MasterCone


Showgirls — Singleton!
xxaaaxx


Staying Alive (1983) — Singleton!
Udish94


The Brady Bunch Movie — Singleton!
floridagator


The Producers — Singleton!
immaf


The Star — Singleton!
SBurrus


Walk Hard — Singleton!
Vintsanity

DROP
badgerfellow
BobF
econgator
Woof
Q9 STANDINGS
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1. Magna — 16 + 1 → 17 pts [unch]
2. Steppenwolf — 18 + 1 → 19 pts [unch]
3. mcsheffrey — 18 + 2 → 20 pts [↓1]
4. MarkBarrett — 19 + 2 → 21 pts [unch]
4. Woof — 21 + 0 → 21 pts [↑3]

6. Caboom — 21 + 1 → 22 pts [↑1]
6. Captain Obvious — 19 + 3 → 22 pts [↓2]
6. travis — 20 + 2 → 22 pts [unch]
9. guessonguessonguess — 22 + 2 → 24 pts [↑1]
9. Ihavejeoprosy — 23 + 1 → 24 pts [↑2]

9. Maven — 21 + 3 → 24 pts [↓2]
12. artshep — 24 + 1 → 25 pts [↑1]
12. clprez — 24 + 1 → 25 pts [↑1]
12. econgator — 25 + 0 → 25 pts [↑7]
12. PowerofHoodoo — 23 + 2 → 25 pts [↓1]

16. flutist319 — 25 + 1 → 26 pts [↑3]
16. lindap — 24 + 2 → 26 pts [↓3]
18. Joenguyen90 — 26 + 1 → 27 pts [↑3]
18. MasterCone — 26 + 1 → 27 pts [↑3]
18. pauerpoint — 24 + 3 → 27 pts [↓5]

18. Troydozzy — 24 + 3 → 27 pts [↓5]
22. immaf — 27 + 1 → 28 pts [↑2]
22. JLJ — 24 + 4 → 28 pts [↓9]
22. MattKnowles — 26 + 2 → 28 pts [↓1]
25. Classicroadster — 29 + 1 → 30 pts [unch]

25. floridagator — 29 + 1 → 30 pts [unch]
25. xxaaaxx — 29 + 1 → 30 pts [unch]
28. badgerfellow — 32 + 0 → 32 pts [↑3]
28. SBurrus — 31 + 1 → 32 pts [↑1]
28. Vintsanity — 31 + 1 → 32 pts [↑1]

31. dinghammer — 32 + 1 → 33 pts [unch]
32. jsm378 — 34 + 1 → 35 pts [↑2]
32. Udish94 — 34 + 1 → 35 pts [↑2]
34. RETAF CMS — 35 + 1 → 36 pts [↑2]
35. clt013 — 33 + 4 → 37 pts [↓2]

35. quarterrican — 35 + 2 → 37 pts [↑1]
37. Peachbox — 38 + 1 → 39 pts [↑2]
37. Rackme32 — 30 + 9 → 39 pts [↓9]
39. spell4yr — 36 + 4 → 40 pts [↓1]
40. Gamawire — 40 + 1 → 41 pts [↑2]

40. wpwells — 38 + 3 → 41 pts [↓1]
42. 1stlvlthinker — 38 + 4 → 42 pts [↓3]
42. casketromance — 40 + 2 → 42 pts [unch]
44. ElendilPickle — 41 + 2 → 43 pts [unch]
45. BobF — 45 + 0 → 45 pts [↑1]

46. Wheatley — 41 + 9 → 50 pts [↓2]
47. Tybalteon — 49 + 3 → 52 pts [unch]

Re: TD 348 - Q10 RESULTS

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:10 am
by morbeedo
UNESCO just announced new World Heritage Sites for 2017. Asmara, anyone?

10. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES – Name the country where you’d find any of the World Heritage Sites listed below
A. Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
B. Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
C. Historic City of Sucre
D. Iguazu National Park (2 possible answers –name either country)
E. Kronborg Castle
F. Ajanta and Elephanta Caves
G. Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
H. Medieval City of Rhodes
I. Tikal National Park
J. Persepolis
K. Costiera Amalfitana
L. Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration

Q10 RESULTS
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Wrong answers – 12 points
J. Greece
Wheatley

United States
guessonguessonguess

J. Persepolis
Iran — 7 responses
dinghammer
JLJ
lindap
Peachbox
quarterrican
Troydozzy
Vintsanity

SHEEP
Captain Obvious
Udish94

C. Historic City of Sucre
Bolivia — 5 responses
badgerfellow
BobF
casketromance
econgator
pauerpoint

E. Kronborg Castle
Denmark — 4 responses
clprez
Gamawire
PowerofHoodoo
travis

I. Tikal National Park
Guatemala — 4 responses
Ihavejeoprosy
Magna
Woof
wpwells

H. Medieval City of Rhodes
Greece — 3 responses
MarkBarrett
Maven
RETAF CMS

K. Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast)
Italy — 3 responses
artshep
ElendilPickle
jsm378

B. Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Marshall Islands — 2 responses
Classicroadster
Rackme32

A. Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison
Barbados — Singleton!
mcsheffrey

D. Iguazu National Park (2 possible answers –name either country)
Argentina — Singleton!
MasterCone

D. Iguazu National Park (2 possible answers –name either country)
Brazil — Singleton!
1stlvlthinker

G. Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
France — Singleton!
immaf

L. Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration
Japan — Singleton!
Tybalteon

DROP
Caboom
clt013
floridagator
flutist319
Joenguyen90
MattKnowles
SBurrus
spell4yr
Steppenwolf
xxaaaxx
Q10 STANDINGS
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1. Steppenwolf — 19 + 0 → 19 pts [↑1]
2. Magna — 17 + 4 → 21 pts [↓1]
2. mcsheffrey — 20 + 1 → 21 pts [↑1]
4. Caboom — 22 + 0 → 22 pts [↑2]
5. MarkBarrett — 21 + 3 → 24 pts [↓1]

6. Woof — 21 + 4 → 25 pts [↓2]
7. flutist319 — 26 + 0 → 26 pts [↑9]
7. travis — 22 + 4 → 26 pts [↓1]
9. Joenguyen90 — 27 + 0 → 27 pts [↑9]
9. Maven — 24 + 3 → 27 pts [unch]

11. artshep — 25 + 3 → 28 pts [↑1]
11. Ihavejeoprosy — 24 + 4 → 28 pts [↓2]
11. MasterCone — 27 + 1 → 28 pts [↑7]
11. MattKnowles — 28 + 0 → 28 pts [↑11]
15. Captain Obvious — 22 + 7 → 29 pts [↓9]

15. clprez — 25 + 4 → 29 pts [↓3]
15. immaf — 28 + 1 → 29 pts [↑7]
15. PowerofHoodoo — 25 + 4 → 29 pts [↓3]
19. econgator — 25 + 5 → 30 pts [↓7]
19. floridagator — 30 + 0 → 30 pts [↑6]

19. xxaaaxx — 30 + 0 → 30 pts [↑6]
22. Classicroadster — 30 + 2 → 32 pts [↑3]
22. pauerpoint — 27 + 5 → 32 pts [↓4]
22. SBurrus — 32 + 0 → 32 pts [↑6]
25. lindap — 26 + 7 → 33 pts [↓9]

26. Troydozzy — 27 + 7 → 34 pts [↓8]
27. JLJ — 28 + 7 → 35 pts [↓5]
28. guessonguessonguess — 24 + 12 → 36 pts [↓19]
29. badgerfellow — 32 + 5 → 37 pts [↓1]
29. clt013 — 37 + 0 → 37 pts [↑6]

31. jsm378 — 35 + 3 → 38 pts [↑1]
32. RETAF CMS — 36 + 3 → 39 pts [↑2]
32. Vintsanity — 32 + 7 → 39 pts [↓4]
34. dinghammer — 33 + 7 → 40 pts [↓3]
34. spell4yr — 40 + 0 → 40 pts [↑5]

36. Rackme32 — 39 + 2 → 41 pts [↑1]
37. Udish94 — 35 + 7 → 42 pts [↓5]
38. 1stlvlthinker — 42 + 1 → 43 pts [↑4]
39. quarterrican — 37 + 7 → 44 pts [↓4]
40. Gamawire — 41 + 4 → 45 pts [unch]

40. wpwells — 41 + 4 → 45 pts [unch]
42. ElendilPickle — 43 + 3 → 46 pts [↑2]
42. Peachbox — 39 + 7 → 46 pts [↓5]
44. casketromance — 42 + 5 → 47 pts [↓2]
45. BobF — 45 + 5 → 50 pts [unch]

46. Tybalteon — 52 + 1 → 53 pts [↑1]
47. Wheatley — 50 + 12 → 62 pts [↓1]

Re: TD 348 - Q10 RESULTS

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:23 am
by BobF
Shouldn't have dropped #9, I had Flashdance and I figured it would sheep. Well, you're welcome clprez for that singleton.