Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1 Instant Replay (SPOILERS)

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1 Instant Replay (SPOILERS)

Post by rjaguar3 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:58 am

Comments, concerns, or chit-chat about the questions in Round 1? You're in the right place.

WARNING: Unmarked game day spoilers ahead! Do not read this thread until you have played all the days in Round 1 so far.

With that in mind, there's no need for spoiler tags in this thread. Enjoy!

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Post by 9021amyers » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:14 am

I’m going to have the first “I hope that’s close enough to count” answer of the tourney, because I spelled my 15-point response’s last name in the style of the garlic salt people.

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Post by seaborgium » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:28 am

I got Metamorphoses mixed up with Parallel Lives, darn. Until I looked more closely at MarkBarrett's answers, I thought I had the first perfecto of the SHC.

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Post by Woof » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:46 am

seaborgium wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:28 am
I got Metamorphoses mixed up with Parallel Lives, darn. Until I looked more closely at MarkBarrett's answers, I thought I had the first perfecto of the SHC.
I would not have got that one except that it came up in discussion recently. Was it a clue on J! or was it something that came up on LL? I don't recall, but fortunately I recalled the answer.

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Post by nightreign » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:53 am

The first day of the SHC and there's already a kid lit category? It's like Christmas in July!

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Post by sarisson » Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:46 pm

I gave a response of "Ms. Frisby" because I couldn't remember if she was Miss, Ms., or Mrs. "Brisby" would have to be accepted, even if Ms. might not be.
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Post by morbeedo » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:34 pm

Almost went with Seutonius for Parallel Lives but thought better ;)
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Post by teapot37 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:23 pm

sarisson wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:46 pm
I gave a response of "Ms. Frisby" because I couldn't remember if she was Miss, Ms., or Mrs. "Brisby" would have to be accepted, even if Ms. might not be.
She was named Frisby in the book and Brisby in the animated film.
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Post by seaborgium » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:24 pm

teapot37 wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:23 pm
sarisson wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 12:46 pm
I gave a response of "Ms. Frisby" because I couldn't remember if she was Miss, Ms., or Mrs. "Brisby" would have to be accepted, even if Ms. might not be.
She was named Frisby in the book and Brisby in the animated film.
And she wasn't a title character in the film.

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Post by arjavrawal » Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:07 pm

PARALLEL
2: this one was fairly easy US history.

4: totally blanked on this one and went with a really stupid guess in "high jump". would've been better off just leaving it blank.

6: the only reason I know Blondie is because of my history teacher sophomore year, who used to play it frequently in class.

8: Euclid's Elements, easy.

10: almost wrote Petrarch instead of Plutarch before it hit me -- how silly!

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3: huge Wayside fan, so Holes came naturally.

6: i hadn't heard of the one and only ivan previously, but Fay Wray gave it away.

9: wow, there's a book i remember specifically because i really didn't like it!

12: almost wrote grimsby because i just watched the movie "the brothers grimsby" recently (spoiler: very bad, wouldn't recommend)

15: i'm like 40% sure i spelled her last name wrong, not sure if that'll count against me.

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Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:11 pm

Parallel Bars and Gorilla were guesses. Johnny Tremaine was my only miss.
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Post by rjaguar3 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:43 am

My scoring script doesn't appear to be working tonight. There might be a delay in getting the results up (but R1D2 should be coming up as scheduled).

Standings are now available at http://shc2018.gregorygauthier.com/standings.php

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 1 Instant Replay (SPOILERS)

Post by Volante » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:05 am

rjaguar3 wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:43 am
My scoring script doesn't appear to be working tonight. There might be a delay in getting the results up (but R1D2 should be coming up as scheduled).

Standings are now available at http://shc2018.gregorygauthier.com/standings.php
Curse my deep in the weeds initial letter!! :lol: It's all down hill from here...

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Post by Foretopman » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:20 am

Volante wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:05 am
Curse my deep in the weeds initial letter!! :lol: It's all down hill from here...
Indeed, with nowhere to go but down, I'm toying with the idea of taking my first day perfecto and going home. :lol:

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Post by WooWho? » Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:55 am

Day 1: Had Euclid, clammed instead. Bah. Fay Wray didn't register with me until after I had submitted, when I watched an episode of Match Game '75 that mentioned her and King Kong in the same question. Still, not a bad start...

Day 2: This might be the first time during the entire time I've played the SHC that I only left one blank, which is an accomplishment for me (I usually leave more than that on the table). The psychology category was a cakewalk, as I still remembered a great deal of material from my MCAT studies, and the only one I blanked on was the Greek wine.
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Post by seaborgium » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:28 am

I was thrown by the 3, 6, 9, and 12 in RETAIN +1 ANAGRAMS having the +1 at the beginning (judgment call for "inertia," since the +1 is a repeat letter). Of course, simply knowing retsina would have been helpful, but my pattern-seeking mind disadvantaged me in finding a good answer by brute force.

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Post by cinemaniax7 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:08 pm

Retsina. Darn my lack of knowledge when it comes to potent potables! Maybe this SHC will finally drive me to drink.

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Post by CoachP » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:38 pm

Darn that keratin! I got stuck on collagen, thought of nitrate and creatin but ruled those out as they aren't proteins. Otherwise a wheelhouse day for me.

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Post by squarekara » Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:47 pm

A colleague of my husband co-authored a musical called Nobody Likes Retsina, and I initially thought that was a character's name--like Everybody Loves Raymond.

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Post by Woof » Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:50 pm

I'm sure it says something about me that the last one I got was latrine, the 3-pointer :mrgreen:

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