Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by rjaguar3 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:33 am

Congratulations to cinemaniax7 for winning a very closely contested Round 3 with a score of 401.

On we go.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by rjaguar3 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:38 am

SEVENTEEN

2: Nickname for Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 17, or title of a stormy Shakespearean comedy.

4: The 17th Vice-President, Schuyler Colfax, served during the first of this President's two full terms.

6: In this 1953 film, J.J. Sefton (played by William Holden) rats out a German informant in a WWII American POW camp.

8: The only NHL team to win 17 straight games is this Eastern Conference team that has the longest active streak of playoff appearances (12).

10: In 1796, this "G"erman discovered that a regular 17-sided polygon can be constructed using a straightedge and compass.

SPORTS FINANCE

3: Of the world's ten largest revenue-producing professional sports leagues, half play this sport.

6: In May 2018, this Atlanta quarterback and one-time Super Bowl participant became the first NFL player ever to sign a contract worth a guaranteed $100 million.

9: In 1969, this player refused to report to the Philadelphia Phillies following a trade; his challenge to the reserve clause started a movement that led to free agency.

12: In 2016, Monica Abbott became the first women's team sports player to sign a $1 million contract, though her guaranteed base salary, by league rules in this sport, was limited to $20,000.

15: NBA owner Donald Sterling made headlines in 2014 for poor behavior forcing him to sell this NBA franchise for $2 billion--almost four times the previous NBA record.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by rjaguar3 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:39 am

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by rjaguar3 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:39 am

Answers:
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SEVENTEEN

2: Nickname for Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 17, or title of a stormy Shakespearean comedy.
THE TEMPEST

4: The 17th Vice-President, Schuyler Colfax, served during the first of this President's two full terms.
ULYSSES S. GRANT

6: In this 1953 film, J.J. Sefton (played by William Holden) rats out a German informant in a WWII American POW camp.
STALAG-17

8: The only NHL team to win 17 straight games is this Eastern Conference team that has the longest active streak of playoff appearances (12).
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

10: In 1796, this "G"erman discovered that a regular 17-sided polygon can be constructed using a straightedge and compass.
CARL FRIEDRICH GAUSS

SPORTS FINANCE

3: Of the world's ten largest revenue-producing professional sports leagues, half play this sport.
SOCCER (ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL)

6: In May 2018, this Atlanta quarterback and one-time Super Bowl participant became the first NFL player ever to sign a contract worth a guaranteed $100 million.
MATT RYAN

9: In 1969, this player refused to report to the Philadelphia Phillies following a trade; his challenge to the reserve clause started a movement that led to free agency.
CURT FLOOD

12: In 2016, Monica Abbott became the first women's team sports player to sign a $1 million contract, though her guaranteed base salary, by league rules in this sport, was limited to $20,000.
SOFTBALL

15: NBA owner Donald Sterling made headlines in 2014 for poor behavior forcing him to sell this NBA franchise for $2 billion--almost four times the previous NBA record.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by MarkBarrett » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:56 am

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2: The Tempest
4: Ulysses Grant
6: Stalag 17
8: Pittsburgh Penguins
10: 

3: Soccer
6: Matt Ryan 
9: Curt Flood
12: 
15: Los Angeles Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by classicroadster » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:57 am

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2:
4:Grant
6:
8:penguins
10:

3:soccer
6:matt ryan
9:curt flood
12:softball
15:LA Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by cinemaniax7 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:01 am

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2: Tempest
4: Grant
6: Stalag 17
8: Penguins
10: CLAM

3: Soccer
6: Matt Ryan
9: Curt Flood
12: Softball
15: L.A. Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by Clue Jungry » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:02 am

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SEVENTEEN
2: The Tempest
4: Ulysses S. Grant
6: Stalag 17
8: CLAM
10: Gauss?

SPORTS FINANCE
3: Soccer
6: Matt Ryan
9: Curt Flood
12: Softball
15: L.A. Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by Steppenwolf » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:08 am

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2: The Tempest
4: Grant
6: Stalag 17
8:
10: Gauss

3: soccer
6:
9:
12:
15: L.A. Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by NoWhammies10 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:09 am

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2: Twelfth Night
4: Ulysses S. Grant
6: (clam)
8: the Pittsburgh Penguins
10: (clam)

3: Soccer (association football)
6: Matt Ryan
9: (clam)
12: Softball
15: the L.A. Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by Leander » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:26 am

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2: The Tempest
4:
6: Stalag 17
8:
10:

3: Soccer
6: Matt Ryan
9: Curt Flood
12: Women's Softball
15: LA Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by jkbrat » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:28 am

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2:The Tempest
4:
6:Stalag 17
8:
10: Gauss?

3:
6:Ryan?
9:
12:
15:Clippers
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by MasterCone » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:33 am

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2: the tempest
4: Grant
6:
8: penguins
10: Gauss

3: football
6:
9:
12: softball
15: clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by CellBlock » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:34 am

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2: The Tempest
4: Grant
6: Stalag 17
8: Pittsburgh Penguins
10: Gauss

3: Soccer
6: Matt Ryan
9:
12:
15: LA Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by mystcmage » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:34 am

SpoilerShow
2: The Tempest
4: Grant
6: Stalag 17
8: Penguins
10:

3: soccer
6: Matt Ryan
9:
12:
15: Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by sarisson » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:40 am

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2: The Tempest
4:
6: Stalag 17
8:
10: Gauss?

3: soccer
6: Ryan
9: Flood
12:
15: LA Clippers
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:46 am

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2. The Tempest
4. Ulysses S. Grant
6. CLAM
8. CLAM
10. Gauss

3. Soccer(Association Football)
6. CLAM
9. CLAM
12. CLAM
15. CLAM
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by Woof » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:47 am

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SEVENTEEN

2: The Tempest

4: Grant.

6: Stalag 17

8: Capitals?

10: Gauss?

SPORTS FINANCE

3: Soccer

6: Ryan

9: Curt Flood

12: basketball?

15: Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by Rackme32 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:53 am

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2: The Tempest
4: Grant
6: CLAM
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Soccer (which is not a sport, it's a reason to riot!)
6: Matt Ryan
9: Curt Flood
12: CLAM
15: Los Angeles Clippers

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 4, Day 3

Post by heppm01 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:54 am

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2: Tempest
4:
6: Stalag 17
8:
10:

3: soccer (AKA football everywhere but the USA)
6:
9:
12: WNBA
15: LA Lakers

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