Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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This is the last round of the regular season.

The Paucle poll for round 5 is now open.

We start round 6 with an SHC tradition: You Asked for It.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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LOTTERIES

2: The largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever awarded was a $1.6 billion jackpot for this game, split among three winners in January 2016.

4: Guinevere and Lancelot are machines used in this nation's lottery drawings, run by the Camelot Group.

6: Months before his July 4, 1826, death, this founding father got Virginia to authorize a lottery to pay off his debts.

8: Before the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, the Delaware Lottery offered this type of multi-game bet on NFL games that pays when each individual outcome is correctly predicted.

10: The "winner" of the lottery is stoned to death in this author's short story "The Lottery".

YOU ASKED FOR IT

3: GERMANS IN COEN BROTHERS FILMS--A group of German nihilists claims to have done a kidnapping in this huge 1998 film about two people with the same name.

6: "S"WORDS ETYMOLOGY--This synonym of sheath comes from the Anglo-Norman French word escalberc.

9: CHESS, OPERA, & PRESIDENTS NAMED BARACK PENCIL & PAPER MATH--(# titling a 2006 film about the Battle of Thermopylae) + (# of spaces on a chessboard) + (# of operas by Beethoven) = this number of electoral votes Obama won in 2008.

12: CLASSIC ADVENTURE GAMES MISSING VOWELS (we've taken a game title, removed the vowels A, E, I, O, and U, and changed the spacing; you supply the correct title)--GR MFN DNG

15: NEW ZEALAND WORLD LANGUAGES--After English and Maori, the third most spoken language in New Zealand is this language, an official language in Pago Pago and Apia.

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Answers:
Spoiler
LOTTERIES

2: The largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever awarded was a $1.6 billion jackpot for this game, split among three winners in January 2016.
POWERBALL

4: Guinevere and Lancelot are machines used in this nation's lottery drawings, run by the Camelot Group.
UNITED KINGDOM

6: Months before his July 4, 1826, death, this founding father got Virginia to authorize a lottery to pay off his debts.
THOMAS JEFFERSON

8: Before the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, the Delaware Lottery offered this type of multi-game bet on NFL games that pays when each individual outcome is correctly predicted.
PARLAY or TEASER

10: The "winner" of the lottery is stoned to death in this author's short story "The Lottery".
SHIRLEY JACKSON

YOU ASKED FOR IT

3: GERMANS IN COEN BROTHERS FILMS--A group of German nihilists claims to have done a kidnapping in this huge 1998 film about two people with the same name.
THE BIG LEBOWSKI

6: "S"WORDS ETYMOLOGY--This synonym of sheath comes from the Anglo-Norman French word escalberc.
SCABBARD

9: CHESS, OPERA, & PRESIDENTS NAMED BARACK PENCIL & PAPER MATH--(# titling a 2006 film about the Battle of Thermopylae) + (# of spaces on a chessboard) + (# of operas by Beethoven) = this number of electoral votes Obama won in 2008.
365 (300 + 64 + 1)

12: CLASSIC ADVENTURE GAMES MISSING VOWELS (we've taken a game title, removed the vowels A, E, I, O, and U, and changed the spacing; you supply the correct title)--GR MFN DNG
GRIM FANDANGO

15: NEW ZEALAND WORLD LANGUAGES--After English and Maori, the third most spoken language in New Zealand is this language, an official language in Pago Pago and Apia.
SAMOAN
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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4:
6: Thomas Jefferson
8:
10: Shirley Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 365
12:
15: Samoan

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4: UK
6: Jefferson
8: Parlay
10: Shirley Jackson

3: Raising Arizona
6: Scabbard
9: 365
12: 
15: Fijian

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2:
4: United Kingdom
6: Jefferson
8:
10: Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 401
12: Grim Fandango
15: Samoan
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4: United Kingdom
6: Jefferson
8:
10: Shirley Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: Scabbard
9: 365
12:
15:

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2. Powerball
4. United Kingdom
6. Thomas Jefferson
8. CLAM
10. Shirley Jackson

3. The Big Lebowski
6. Scabbard?
9. 365
12. Grim Fandango
15. Samoan
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: powerball
4:
6: jefferson
8:
10: jackson

3: big lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 365
12: grim fandango
15: samoan

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4: England
6: Jefferson
8:
10: Shirley Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: Scabbard
9:
12:
15: Samoan

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4: United Kingdom
6: Jefferson
8: parlay
10: Shirley Jackson

3: Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 373
12: CLAM
15: Samoan

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Guessing and clamming.
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2: Powerball
4: England
6: Jefferson
8: CLAM
10: Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: CLAM
12: CLAM (I'm not even sure what you mean by "adventure game")
15: Samoan
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Spoiler
2: Powerball
4: the United Kingdom
6: Thomas Jefferson
8: parlay betting?
10: Shirley Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 365
12: Grim Fandango
15: Samoan?

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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LOTTERIES

2: What is Powerball?

4: What is the United Kingdom?

6: Who is Thomas Jefferson?

8: What is CLAM?

10: Who is Shirley Jackson?

YOU ASKED FOR IT

3: What is The Big Lebowski?

6: What is scabbard?

9: What is 365?

12: What is CLAM?

15: What is Samoan?
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2: powerball
4: United Kingdom
6: Jefferson
8:
10: Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: scabbard
9: 365
12:
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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Spoiler
2:megamillions
4:uk
6:jefferson
8:
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2: Powerball
4: Great Britain
6: Jefferson
8: Perfecta
10: Shirley Jackson

3: The Big Lebowski
6: Scabbard
9: 365
12:
15: Samoan?
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 6, Day 1

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2. Powerball
4. UK (England if BMS)
6. Thomas Jefferson
8. parlay
10. CLAM

3. CLAM
6. scabbard
9. 365 (300+64+1)
12. Grim Fandango
15. Samoan

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Spoiler
2: Megamillions
4: United Kingdom
6: CLAM
8: Parlay
10: Shirley Jackson

3: CLAM
6: Scabbard
9: CLAM
12: CLAM
15: CLAM

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