Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:34 pm

Thanks to Magna for the guest category.

Here's Day 6 to wrap up the week. Enjoy the Labor Day weekend!

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:03 pm

NUMBER PLEASE

2: According to Paul Simon, there are this many "Ways to Leave Your Lover".

4: A gross has this number of items.

6: Number of cents you'll need to buy a Forever stamp from the USPS.

8: The United Nations Security Council has this many members.

10: Number of teams that participated in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament; hint: it's not a power of 2.

ORGANIC GEMSTONES
By Magna. Correct answers are all gemstones that have plant and/or animal origins.

3: In an effort to deter poaching, Richard Leakey helped Kenya organize the public burning of 12 tons of this material in 1989.

6: This precursor to lignite coal shares its name with a type of aircraft, a fast-moving stream of air or water, and a shade of black.

9: "Electricity" derives its name from the Greek word for this gem, whose name is also one of the three colors of an electric traffic signal.

12: In ancient times, this red gemstone was an important commodity in the trade between countries of the Mediterranean, where most of it was harvested, and India.

15: Also called mother-of-pearl, this material's five-letter name is an anagram of a type of waterbird.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:03 pm

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:03 pm

Answers:
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NUMBER PLEASE

2: According to Paul Simon, there are this many "Ways to Leave Your Lover".
50

4: A gross has this number of items.
144

6: Number of cents you'll need to buy a Forever stamp from the USPS.
49

8: The United Nations Security Council has this many members.
15

10: Number of teams that participated in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament; hint: it's not a power of 2.
68

ORGANIC GEMSTONES
By Magna. Correct answers are all gemstones that have plant and/or animal origins.

3: In an effort to deter poaching, Richard Leakey helped Kenya organize the public burning of 12 tons of this material in 1989.
IVORY

6: This precursor to lignite coal shares its name with a type of aircraft, a fast-moving stream of air or water, and a shade of black.
JET

9: "Electricity" derives its name from the Greek word for this gem, whose name is also one of the three colors of an electric traffic signal.
AMBER

12: In ancient times, this red gemstone was an important commodity in the trade between countries of the Mediterranean, where most of it was harvested, and India.
CORAL

15: Also called mother-of-pearl, this material's five-letter name is an anagram of a type of waterbird.
NACRE
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by Volante » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:06 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6:
8: 9
10:

3: ivory
6: jet
9: amber
12:
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by immaf » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:13 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6: CLAM (it might be 41)
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: ivory
6: jet
9: amber
12: CLAM
15: nacre
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by badgerfellow » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:22 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6: 48
8: 5
10: 68

3: ivory
6: jet
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by cheezguyty » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:28 pm

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2. 50
4. 144
6. 49
8. 5
10. 68

3. ivory
6. jet
9. amber
12.
15. nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by hbomb1947 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:32 pm

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2: 50

4: 144

6: CLAM (Do you know how long it's been since I used snail mail or bought postage stamps? :D )

8: 9? (I think there's 5 permanent members, not sure how many members overall(

10: 65? (I can't remember if they added more play-in games)




3: ivory?

6: jet

9: topaz?

12: ruby?

15: nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by Woof » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:35 pm

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NUMBER PLEASE

2: 50

4: 144

6: 49

8: 15

10: 66

ORGANIC GEMSTONES

3: ivory

6: jet

9: amber

12: coral

15: nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by Magna » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:37 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6: [not going to guess on the rest of these! :) ]
8:
10:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by billy pilgrim » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:39 pm

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2 50
4 144
6 49
8 15
10 68

3 ivory
6 jet
9 amber
12-------
15 nacre
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by Clue Jungry » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:50 pm

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NUMBER PLEASE
2: 50
4: 144
6: CLAM
8: 15
10: 68

ORGANIC GEMSTONES
3: Ivory
6: Jet
9: Amber
12: Ruby
15: Nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by alietr » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:10 pm

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NUMBER PLEASE

2: 50
4: 144
6: 49
8:
10: 68

ORGANIC GEMSTONES

3: Ivory
6: Jet
9: Amber
12:
15: Nacre


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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by dhkendall » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:19 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6:
8: 15
10:

3: ivory?
6: jet
9: amber
12:
15: nacre
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by This Is Kirk! » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:27 pm

SpoilerShow
2: 50
4: 144
6:
8:
10: 68

3: ivory
6: jet
9: amber
12:
15: nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by goforthetie » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:31 pm

SpoilerShow

2: 50
4: 144
6:
8: 15
10: 68

3: ivory
6: jet
9: amber?
12:
15: nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by DadofTwins » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:33 pm

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2: 50
4: 144
6: 49
8: 15
10: 68

3:
6: Jet
9: Amber
12:
15:

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:34 pm

SpoilerShow
2: 50
4: 144
6: 49
8:
10: 68

3: Ivory
6: Jet
9: Emerald
12: Ruby
15:Nacre

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2017--Round 5, Day 6

Post by xxaaaxx » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:26 pm

SpoilerShow
2: 50
4: 144
6: clam
8: clam
10: 68

3: ivory
6: jet
9: amber
12: clam
15: nacre

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