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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by seaborgium » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:46 pm

jeff6286 wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:40 pm
seaborgium wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:31 pm
jeff6286 wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:34 pm
Last nights HQ gave $15,000 to seven winners, $2,143 each, second largest prize ever. Much like the two players who won $6000 each on Christmas Eve and the one player who won $1500 solo, none of these players had ever won before and I predict they will likely never win again.
One of those people is ahead of the other six on the leaderboard with $2,144, so she must have been one of the 2,006 winners last Thursday afternoon (or perhaps one of the 3,116 last Tuesday evening. I guess we'll see if she's still ahead of the rest on the weekly leaderboard after tonight).

Speaking of the weekly leaderboard, I just got to #72 by logging a win, my second in less than a week, today!
Seems I missed a big win in the past, there are actually 14 players now with $2143 or $2144, so there must have been a previous $15k game also split between 7 players. I guess the most recent race must not have been reflected yet in the leaderboard when I looked at it the other day.
Yeah, the first "15 for 15" game on January 21 had 7 players splitting $15,000.

I enjoy the fact that one of the most prolific winners, "tstst," is on the leaderboard behind 16 players who have won exactly once. (I'm rooting for a Paul Paquet comeback, but he might be earning steadier money from them now.)

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by seaborgium » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:18 pm

One of the $6,000 winners from Christmas Eve won $34.25 tonight.

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seaborgium wrote:
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One of those people is ahead of the other six on the leaderboard with $2,144, so she must have been one of the 2,006 winners last Thursday afternoon (or perhaps one of the 3,116 last Tuesday evening. I guess we'll see if she's still ahead of the rest on the weekly leaderboard after tonight).
That player (AmandaKathxo) is now down to $2,143 with the other six winners from Sunday on the weekly leaderboard, so it was indeed last Tuesday night when she first won.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by Blue Lion » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:19 pm

Had my best day on HQ yesterday. Got the first 11 questions correct, then biffed Q12, which named three CEOs and asked which of their companies had the largest market cap. I answered "Jeff Bezos", who is the world's richest person, but the company with the largest cap is Apple, so "Tim Cook" was was the correct answer.

That brain fart cost me the princely sum of $11.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by seaborgium » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:53 pm

I guess maybe I should get a PayPal account, since tonight's win has bumped my total above $750.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by squarekara » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:58 pm

seaborgium wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:53 pm
I guess maybe I should get a PayPal account, since tonight's win has bumped my total above $750.
Nice going!

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by MarkBarrett » Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:11 am

seaborgium wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:53 pm
I guess maybe I should get a PayPal account, since tonight's win has bumped my total above $750.
Nice win. In my circle of family and friends such an occasion would have us citing this line:
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by squarekara » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:53 pm

Cash Show broadcast with a live host for the first time today. Some of it was a little cringe-y, but at least we know he's alive and well.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by seaborgium » Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:35 pm

squarekara wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Cash Show broadcast with a live host for the first time today. Some of it was a little cringe-y, but at least we know he's alive and well.
My video dropped out the moment he was saying his name. Did you catch it?

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by squarekara » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:02 pm

seaborgium wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:35 pm
squarekara wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Cash Show broadcast with a live host for the first time today. Some of it was a little cringe-y, but at least we know he's alive and well.
My video dropped out the moment he was saying his name. Did you catch it?
No, I never saw it! At first, there was just black screen w/ active chat. To get the video to come up, I had to exit and rejoin. No one has posted it on YouTube yet, but I assume it's coming. I was genuinely worried that this host was reading questions under duress as a captive in North Korea, so it was a relief to see him.

UPDATE: just saw YouTube upload. Host gives his name as "Raphael."

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by seaborgium » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:52 pm

Early on in my playing of Cash Show I saw some random in the chat give his name. I remembered it as "Rafael Stein," but I guess it's Rafael Siegel.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:25 pm

seaborgium wrote:
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Early on in my playing of Cash Show I saw some random in the chat give his name. I remembered it as "Rafael Stein," but I guess it's Rafael Siegel.
Yep.
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by BigDaddyMatty » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:57 pm

I've only seen HQ, CashShow, and The Q discussed in this thread, but there are now a bunch of knockoffs, many of which have given three-digit per-player jackpots within the last week or so. Here is a list of the other games I am aware of, along with my referral code for each:

Beat the Q (BuzzVideo app) - 0933 5559
Genius - BigDaddyMatty
Hangtime - BigDaddyMatty
Joyride - BigDaddyMatty
QuizBiz (live.me app) - QB16866253
SwagIQ - Mattyfied

If you're only going to play one or two, I recommend SwagIQ and Beat the Q. Those seem to have the best combination of a) fair, answerable questions, b) good payouts, and c) reliable tech.
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by dhkendall » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:15 am

squarekara wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:02 pm
seaborgium wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:35 pm
squarekara wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:53 pm
Cash Show broadcast with a live host for the first time today. Some of it was a little cringe-y, but at least we know he's alive and well.
My video dropped out the moment he was saying his name. Did you catch it?
No, I never saw it! At first, there was just black screen w/ active chat. To get the video to come up, I had to exit and rejoin. No one has posted it on YouTube yet, but I assume it's coming. I was genuinely worried that this host was reading questions under duress as a captive in North Korea, so it was a relief to see him.

UPDATE: just saw YouTube upload. Host gives his name as "Raphael."
Can you post the YouTube link? Cash Show isn’t available to play in Canada since the new update came out so I can’t see it but am curious how he behaves live.
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by squarekara » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:32 am

dhkendall wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:15 am
Can you post the YouTube link? Cash Show isn’t available to play in Canada since the new update came out so I can’t see it but am curious how he behaves live.
Uh oh. I don't know how to post a link. :oops: Can somebody help out? The YouTube source is "Flip Review."

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Re: HQ Trivia

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by mennoknight » Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:46 am

Cash Show's crapped out on me. Can't load the app without updating, and it says it's not available in the Canadian store. No more hold card cash.
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by billiej » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:03 pm

mennoknight wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:46 am
Cash Show's crapped out on me. Can't load the app without updating, and it says it's not available in the Canadian store. No more hold card cash.
You didn't get your mojo going.

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by rouquinne » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:48 pm

Okay, so which of these many apps DO allow us Canadians to get in on the fun without the issues that HQ has?

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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by mennoknight » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:12 pm

billiej wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:03 pm
mennoknight wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:46 am
Cash Show's crapped out on me. Can't load the app without updating, and it says it's not available in the Canadian store. No more hold card cash.
You didn't get your mojo going.
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Re: HQ Trivia

Post by dhkendall » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:50 am

rouquinne wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:48 pm
Okay, so which of these many apps DO allow us Canadians to get in on the fun without the issues that HQ has?
HQ’s had far fewer issues of late - I’d hazard to say they’re actually the most stable of the ones I play
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