FJs for the 4/23/12 week

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Which FJs did you solve correctly for the 4/23/12 week?

Poll ended at Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:59 pm

This state is known as the "Cockpit of the Revolution" for all the battles there, including a pivotal one in December 1776
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58%
In 1977 Juanita Kreps, the first woman on the board of the NYSE, became the first woman to head this Cabinet dept
58
57%
It launched its first offer on Oct. 22, 2008: a two-for-one pizza deal in Chicago
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85%
It's the constitutional kingdom of more than 6 million whose road vehicle sticker is seen here - HKJ
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42%
In Greek myth he became the prey when he was killed by Scorpius; now they're both in the sky
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74%
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I checked all five above.
16
16%
:( :( :( :( :( I missed all the FJs.
1
1%
QUOTES IN AMERICAN HISTORY $1600: The signers of this 1620 document pledged to "combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick"
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90%
LITERARY VILLAINS $800: The sinister Mrs. Danvers torments the second Mrs. de Winter in this 1938 novel
51
50%
OLD MONEY $1600: This colorful currency printed during the Civil War lent its name to a political party of the 1870s & '80s
68
67%
 
Total votes: 101

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seaborgium wrote: :( :( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
I certainly do not feel so bad now.

:( :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen: :(
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

It might be the first time I got all three extras, too.

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It always amuses me when I go 4/5 and the one I missed is the one with the highest score on the poll (Groupon).

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:o :( :(

What a weird week! It would've helped if I'd recalled the category on that first extra question... :roll:

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: (first ever!!!)
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
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:D :D :D :( :D
:D :D :D

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Jumped on "Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" like a dog on a bone, but was prevented from going 5/5 on FJ this week by the one that seems to be getting the highest get rate of the week: Groupon? NHOI. That's life inside my brain....

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kristinsausville wrote: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: (first ever!!!)
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :(
Congratulations!

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On Friday's clue, I guessed Taurus, connecting the scorpion and the bull through Mithraism.

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Magna wrote:On Friday's clue, I guessed Taurus, connecting the scorpion and the bull through Mithraism.
Well that's just about the most unusual reason to be wrong ever.

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Austin Powers wrote:
Magna wrote:On Friday's clue, I guessed Taurus, connecting the scorpion and the bull through Mithraism.
Well that's just about the most unusual reason to be wrong ever.
Possibly! Although the real reason is that I didn't know the correct response. As a second guess, it's not all that crazy. A tauroctony (depicting the killing of a bull) is the central image in Mithraism. I won't describe the scorpion's role in detail, but it does play a painful role in the killing.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tauroctony

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Magna wrote:
Austin Powers wrote:
Magna wrote:On Friday's clue, I guessed Taurus, connecting the scorpion and the bull through Mithraism.
Well that's just about the most unusual reason to be wrong ever.
Possibly! Although the real reason is that I didn't know the correct response....
That's the most usual reason to be wrong ever...

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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Absolutely no idea for Monday, but Tuesday I got lucky, Wednesday I mentally backed out of all the pizza place website ideas and went with Groupon, and Thursday and Friday were instagets.

I liked this week! :D

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:( :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :(

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Ouch.

:cry: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :cry: :cry:

:mrgreen: :cry: :mrgreen:
Poo-tee-weet? So it goes.

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And I'm still the only 0-fer. Yay. :|
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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :( :mrgreen:
:mrgreen: :( :(

No way I was getting Jordan in 30 seconds. Almost didn't get Groupon -- was completely stumped on Wed, and about 20 seconds in, just to say something I said, "What is Coupons...hey, wait! Groupon!" :)

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