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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:46 am
by rjaguar3
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Our current leader in the Championship division is NoWhammies10 (205), followed closely by mujason (203) and Clue Jungry (201). Many players are in striking distance, so every clue counts.

On we go with Day 4.

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
by rjaguar3
ADVERTISING

2: "Fluffy Bun" was the official name for the Wendy's campaign best known by this three-word phrase.

4: One of these animals promoted Coca-Cola in France in 1922; in the 1990s an animated one promoted the brand in "Northern Lights".

6: I don't always write questions about this actor who played "The Most Interesting Man in the World" from 2006 to 2016, but when I do, it's for the Tournament of Champions.

8: In the 1950s, readers were asked "Does she...or doesn't she" use this brand, "Only her hairdresser knows for sure."

10: The Hire was a short film series designed to promote this make of automobile.

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3: The controversial pope Alexander VI was from this Italian family.

6: This organization of German towns and merchants dominated European trade in the 13th through 15th centuries.

9: In the 18th century, the liberum veto paralyzed the commonwealth of this nation and Lithuania.

12: The 19th century Kingdom of the Two Sicilies combined the Kingdom of Sicily and the Kingdom of this city.

15: In 1792, this woman wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women; her daughter wrote a book subtitled The Modern Prometheus.

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
by rjaguar3
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:03 am
by rjaguar3
Answers:
Spoiler
ADVERTISING

2: "Fluffy Bun" was the official name for the Wendy's campaign best known by this three-word phrase.
WHERE'E THE BEEF?

4: One of these animals promoted Coca-Cola in France in 1922; in the 1990s an animated one promoted the brand in "Northern Lights".
POLAR BEAR

6: I don't always write questions about this actor who played "The Most Interesting Man in the World" from 2006 to 2016, but when I do, it's for the Tournament of Champions.
JONATHAN GOLDSMITH

8: In the 1950s, readers were asked "Does she...or doesn't she" use this brand, "Only her hairdresser knows for sure."
CLAIROL

10: The Hire was a short film series designed to promote this make of automobile.
BMW

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3: The controversial pope Alexander VI was from this Italian family.
BORGIA

6: This organization of German towns and merchants dominated European trade in the 13th through 15th centuries.
HANSEATIC LEAGUE

9: In the 18th century, the liberum veto paralyzed the commonwealth of this nation and Lithuania.
POLAND

12: The 19th century Kingdom of the Two Sicilies combined the Kingdom of Sicily and the Kingdom of this city.
NAPLES

15: In 1792, this woman wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women; her daughter wrote a book subtitled The Modern Prometheus.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT (The daughter is Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author of Frankenstein.)

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:09 am
by NoWhammies10
Spoiler
2: "Where's the beef?"
4: polar bear
6: Jonathan Goldsmith
8: Clairol
10: BMW

3: the Borgias
6: the Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: Naples
15: (clam)

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:14 am
by Wpwells
Spoiler
2: Where's the Beef?
4: Polar Bears
6: It's Jonathan Gold something but I have to CLAM
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: Borgias
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: CLAM
15: Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:20 am
by newtrat
Spoiler
2:
4: polar bear
6:
8:
10:

3: Medici
6: Hanseatic League
9: Latvia
12: Naples
15: Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:20 am
by CheezeWhiz
Spoiler
2: Where's the Beef
4: Polar Bear
6: CLAM
8: L'Oreal
10: CLAM

3: Medicis
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: Naples
15: Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:22 am
by mrbungle
Spoiler
2: where's the beef?
4: polar bear
6:
8: clairol
10:

3: medici
6: hanseatic league
9:
12: naples
15: wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:25 am
by Clue Jungry
Spoiler
ADVERTISING
2: Where's the Beef
4: Polar Bear
6: Goldsmith
8: Clairol?
10: CLAM

EUROPEAN HISTORY
3: Borgia
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland?
12: CLAM
15: Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:39 am
by Woof
Spoiler
ADVERTISING

2: Where's the Beef?

4: polar bear

6: Goldsmith

8: Clairol

10: CLAM

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3: Borgia

6: Hanseatic League

9: Latvia?

12: Syracuse?

15: Wollstonecroft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:01 pm
by cinemaniax7
Spoiler
2: "Where's the Beef?"
4: Polar bear
6: CLAM
8: Clairol
10: CLAM

3: The Borgias
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: Naples?
15: Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:14 pm
by immaf
Spoiler
2: Where's the Beef?
4: polar bear
6: CLAM
8: Clairol
10: CLAM

3: de Medici
6: Hanseatic League
9: CLAM (Poland?)
12: CLAM (Syracuse?)
15: Wollenstonecraft
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:29 pm
by PowerofHoodoo
Spoiler
Advertising
2. Where's the beef?
4. Polar bear
6. Goldsmith
8. Clairol
10. BMW

European History
3. Borgia
6. Hanseatic League
9. CLAM
12. Naples
15. Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:37 pm
by SwanShadow
Spoiler
ADVERTISING

2: What is "Where's the Beef?"

4: What is a polar bear?

6: Who is Jonathan Goldsmith?

8: What is Clairol?

10: What is BMW?

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3: Who are the Medici?

6: What is the Hanseatic League?

9: What is CLAM? (probably Russia or Poland... but which?)

12: What is Palermo?

15: Who is Mary Wollstonecraft?

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:15 pm
by teapot37
Spoiler
ADVERTISING

2. Where's the Beef?
4. polar bear
6. ?
8. ?
10. ?

EUROPEAN HISTORY

3. Borgia
6. Hanseatic League
9. ?
12. ?
15. Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:16 pm
by DBear
Spoiler
2. Where's the Beef?
4. Polar Bear
6. CLAM
8. Clairol
10. CLAM

3. Borgia
6. Die Hanse (Hanseatic League)
9. Poland
12. Naples
15. Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:59 pm
by mujason
Spoiler
2: Where's the Beef?
4: polar bear
6: Jonathan Lippe
8: Clairol?
10: clam

3: Borgia
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: Naples
15: Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:05 pm
by LucarioSnooperVixey
Spoiler
2. Where's the Beef?
4. CLAM
6. CLAM
8. CLAM
10. CLAM

3. Borgia
6. Hanseatic League
9. Poland
12. Naples
15. Mary Wollstonecraft

Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--TOC Day 4

Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:10 pm
by RJRouge
Spoiler
2: Where's the beef?
4: Polar bear
6: CLAM
8: Clairol
10: CLAM

3: Borgia
6: Hanseatic League
9: Poland
12: CLAM
15: Mary Wollstonecraft