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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:47 am

"Common Knowledge" fail that will definitely upset many BOARDIES.

If you add the number of points in an NFL Field Goal, runs in an MLB Grand Slam, and goals in an NHL Hat Trick, what is the total?

The first team said 9, the second team said 8.

Also for the millionth time, Greenland is NOT a country. Do game show writers even care about the UN?
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by Volante » Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:52 pm

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:47 am
Also for the millionth time, Greenland is NOT a country. Do game show writers even care about the UN?
Where does that leave Kosovo, Palestine or Wales?

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:15 am

Which of these vitamins helps your blood to clot?

A. Vitamin C
B. Vitamin D
C. Vitamin K

Team's Answers: A A B :shock:
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:19 am

Volante wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:52 pm
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:47 am
Also for the millionth time, Greenland is NOT a country. Do game show writers even care about the UN?
Where does that leave Kosovo, Palestine or Wales?
Kosovo has been recognized by the UN since 2008. Wales is part of the United Kingdom. Palestine is not recognized by the UN, neither is Taiwan.
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:56 am

The Grenadine syrup in a Shirley Temple is made from what fruit?

A. Pomegranate
B. Cherry
C. Raspberry

All three players said Cherry. :roll:
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by Volante » Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:56 am

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:19 am
Volante wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:52 pm
LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:47 am
Also for the millionth time, Greenland is NOT a country. Do game show writers even care about the UN?
Where does that leave Kosovo, Palestine or Wales?
Kosovo has been recognized by the UN since 2008. Wales is part of the United Kingdom. Palestine is not recognized by the UN, neither is Taiwan.
Wales is a constituent country of the UK; you can call it one. The US (and thus US game shows like J!) treats Taiwan as a country. Palestine is a non-member observer state of the UN while Kosovo is not. Kosovo is recognized by 100 UN members as a country (and not recognized as such by the other 93); the UN itself doesn't have a say on that matter.

It's not enough to rely solely on the UN for status; it fails on edge cases.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by MarkBarrett » Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:08 pm

Very predictable that the contestant on the winning team was going to guess Cupid for the FTD logo as I was laughing and shaking my head before the choices appeared.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:30 am

Named for the city that first used them, what wheel clamp do law enforcement officers put on cars to prevent them from being moved?

Detroit Boot/Denver Boot/Cleveland Boot

The contestant said Detroit Boot. :? :roll:
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by teapot37 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:58 am

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:30 am
Named for the city that first used them, what wheel clamp do law enforcement officers put on cars to prevent them from being moved?

Detroit Boot/Denver Boot/Cleveland Boot

The contestant said Detroit Boot. :? :roll:
In many places (certainly around here), it's just called "the boot", and I had no idea until a couple of years ago that it was called anything else. Inferring that the city involved is an automotive center like Detroit seems reasonable to me.
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by Carpe Diem » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:33 pm

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:30 am
Named for the city that first used them, what wheel clamp do law enforcement officers put on cars to prevent them from being moved?

Detroit Boot/Denver Boot/Cleveland Boot

The contestant said Detroit Boot. :? :roll:
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:56 pm

Acrophobia is the fear of what?

Heights/Closed Spaces/Snakes

Contestant said Closed Spaces. :oops:

What color is the 45 carat Hope Diamond?

Pink/Blue/Yellow

Contestant said Pink. :oops: :oops:
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Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:11 am

The savory appetizer "Angels on Horseback" traditionally consists of what bacon-wrapped food?

Sardines/Oysters/Clams

Contestant said Sardines. :?
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:10 am

Which of these words is on a current US $10 bill?

A. Legal
B. Liberty
C. Seal

Team's Answers: C A B

For "The Working Parents", Constellation literally means Group of Stars.
For "The International Ladies", Horoscope translates as Time Observer.
For the "Common Knowledge" writers, Zodiac translates as "Circle of Little Animals", not "Circle of Figures".
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:24 am

Apparently Cristen from "Primary Teachers" didn't know that a Black Widow has an hourglass shape on its back.
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by Volante » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:39 am

LucarioSnooperVixey wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:24 am
Apparently Cristen from "Primary Teachers" didn't know that a Black Widow has an hourglass shape on its back.
I thought it was on her belt buckle

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:41 am

It is quite obvious why Karen was chosen as the captain of "Zumba Friends".

What bird did miners traditionally use to detect carbon monoxide in coal mines?

A. Canary
B. Crow
C. Robin

Team's Answers: A B B

If you're outside during a storm, what's the best way to avoid being struck by lightning?

A. Move to Water
B. Stand Near a Tall Object
C. Crouch on Feet

Team's Answers: C B B

What letters after their name indicate that your pet's doctor graduated from veterinarian school?

A. D.V.M.
B. V.M.S.
C. E.V.M.

Team's Answers: A B B

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by MarkBarrett » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:27 am

Sometimes the wrong choices by the writers are just as much fun as the contestant errors.

Why should you drop a pan of cake batter on the counter before baking it?

To remove air bubbles

For good luck

So the butter will sink to the bottom

All three team members knew it was A while B greatly amused me.

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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:02 am

What it the soft black lustrous form of carbon used in pencils?

The team said Lead!!! :o :shock: :? :roll:
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:02 am

Which of these board games is played with dice?

A. Life
B. Risk
C. Candy Land

Team's Answers: A B C

The one who got it right: "Guys, we played board games at my place."

For Marlene, Diary of a Wimpy Kid books are by Jeff Kinney.
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Re: Fun with GSN's "Common Knowledge"

Post by LucarioSnooperVixey » Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:20 am

Which of these words comes first in the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance?

A. Indivisible
B. Justice
C. Liberty

Team's Answers: B A C
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