2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

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2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:42 pm

Weekly Winner Updates to be added today, I promise.

ETA: I think it's still Tuesday somewhere, so here goes:

ROUND 1 -- Austin Powers
ROUND 2 -- EndlessEntropy
ROUND 3 -- SwanShadow
ROUND 4 -- cinemaniax7
ROUND 5 -- demomoke

Congratulations all.

Here are some more clues to tide you over until then.
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:42 pm

TOYS & GAMES

2: Kenner's first mail-in promotion for toys related to this movie offered Boba Fett in exchange for five “proofs of purchase” of other action figures.

4: Originally called the VCS, the 2600 video game console made by this company was in production for over fourteen years beginning in the late 70's.

6: Scoring 63 or more points in the “upper section” of this dice game scores a player a 35-point bonus.

8: One of the two childhood toys that Calvin turned into a transmogrifier.

10: Hazards in this French card game include “Out of Gas,” “ Flat Tire,” and “Speed Limit.”

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

The language is English, but the writers . . . not so much.

3: In 1914, this Irish author's widow published “Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories.”

6: This Swansea native originally wrote “A Child's Christmas in Wales” for BBC radio.

9: This Robert Louis Stevenson novel about Jim Hawkins is subtitled “The Mutiny of the Hispaniola.”

12: Arthur Conan Doyle's story “The Captain of the Polestar” tells the story fo the discovery of this ship. Mysteriously abandoned off Gibralter.

15: Three-word title that precedes “For Preventing the Children of Poor People From Being a Burden to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public”

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by DadofTwins » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:43 pm

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by teapot37 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:48 pm

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TOYS & GAMES
2: "Star Wars" (ah, the"Early Bird" package...)
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: squirt gun?
10: Mille Bornes

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas?
9: "Treasure Island"
12: ?
15: "A Modest Proposal"
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by sherder » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:51 pm

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2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: Cardboard box
10: Mille Bornes

3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12: Clam
15: A Modest Proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by boson » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:59 pm

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2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: Cardboard box
10: Mile Bornes

3: Joyce
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12:
15: A Modest Proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by alietr » Tue Sep 03, 2013 2:59 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8:
10: Milles Bornes

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12:
15:
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by billy pilgrim » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:08 pm

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2 star wars
4 atari
6 yahtzee
8 -----------
10 mille bornes

3 braqm stoker
6 dylan thomas
9 treasure island
12------
15 a modest proposal
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by CrunchyTaco » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:09 pm

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2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: clam
10: clam

3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas?
9: Treasure Island
12: clam
15: clam

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by PowerofHoodoo » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:12 pm

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Toys & Games
2: The Empire Strikes Back
4: Atari
6:
8:cardboard box
10:

Not-Technically-English-Per-Se Literature
3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12:
15: A Modest Proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by jkbrat » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:15 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee!
8:
10: Mille Bourne

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas?
9: Treasure Island
12: Marie Celeste?
15: A Modest Proposal
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by Woof » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:25 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: water pistol (tricky question -- most of the transmogrifiers I recall were cardboard boxes)
10: CLAMopoly

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE


3: Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12: The Mary Celeste?
15: A Modest Proposal :mrgreen:

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by hbomb1947 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:28 pm

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2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee?
8:
10:


3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12:
15: A modest proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by Paucle » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:33 pm

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2: The Empire Strikes Back
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: water gun
10: Milles Bornes

3: Bram Stoker
6. Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12: Mary Celeste
15: "A Modest Proposal"

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by Vanya » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:34 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee!
8: water pistol
10: Mille borne

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

The language is English, but the writers . . . not so much.

3: Shaw
6: clam
9: Treasure Island
12: Mary Celeste
15: clam

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by coolcah36 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:39 pm

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2:star wars
4: atari
6:yahtzee
8: clam
10: le clam

3: bram stoker
6:clam
9:treasure island
12:clam
15:a modest proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by goforthetie » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:44 pm

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2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6: Yahtzee
8: cardboard box
10: Mille Bornes

3: Stoker
6: Thomas
9: Kidnapped
12: CLAM
15: A Modest Proposal
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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by demomoke » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:45 pm

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TOYS & GAMES
2: I don't know if you're looking for the generic Star Wars, but if a BMS is in order, then my answer is The Empire Strikes Back.
4: Atari
6: backgammon
8: cardboard box
10:

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE
3: Bram Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12: Marie Celeste
15: A Modest Proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by gnash » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:48 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars
4: Atari
6:
8:
10:

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

The language is English, but the writers . . . not so much.

3: Stoker
6: Dylan Thomas
9: Treasure Island
12:
15: A Modest Proposal

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Re: 2013 Summer Hiatus Challenge -- Round 6, Day 2

Post by skullturf » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:48 pm

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TOYS & GAMES

2: Star Wars

4: Atari

6: Yahtzee

8: cardboard box? (I could have sworn that's how he made his transmogrifier, and a cardboard box can be loosely considered a "childhood toy".)

10: Mille Bornes

NOT-TECHNICALLY-ENGLISH-PER-SE LITERATURE

3: Bram Stoker

6: Dylan Thomas

9: Treasure Island

12: the Mary Celeste

15: A Modest Proposal

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