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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 December 2012, 02:06 PM
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1. Which U.S. state was almost called "New Wales"...

1. Which U.S. state was almost called "New Wales" but was instead named not for its founder, but for his military hero father of the same name?

Pennsylvania.

2. Albert Einstein called what man,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 November 2012, 02:25 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. Which 1980 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead...

1. Which 1980 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor was playing the same role on TV more than three decades later in 2012?

Guessing Larry Hagman?

2. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2012, 01:47 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. Rooibos is a popular South African type of...

1. Rooibos is a popular South African type of what?

I'm not sure what they're looking for here, it's both a legume and a tea that is dervied from it.

2. Which Marx Brothers movie builds up to a...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2012, 02:23 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. What comedian was born with the...

1. What comedian was born with the Hungarian-in-origin last name of Szekely?

Louis C.K.

2. In 48 of the 50 U.S. states, governors serve terms of how many years?

Four.

3. What novel ends...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 November 2012, 01:46 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. Below full sets of letters and numbers and the...

1. Below full sets of letters and numbers and the words "Yes" and "No," what word typically appears at the bottom of a ouija board?

Good bye.

2. What hit 2012 film follows the employees of an...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 October 2012, 11:46 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
D'oh! I actually meant to say what Steve did,...

D'oh! I actually meant to say what Steve did, for the same reason - what I said is not at all uncommon.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 October 2012, 02:03 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. In physics, what letter is used to represent...

1. In physics, what letter is used to represent an acceleration of 9.8 meters per second squared?

g.

2. What 1902 sculpture was originally inspired by its creator's desire to sculpt Dante at...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By chillas
I think you're right, I think the next one is...

I think you're right, I think the next one is Crash, which was set in LA, IIRC.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2012, 02:37 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. What empire had its capital at a city then...

1. What empire had its capital at a city then called Qusqu?

Peru.

2. A computer firm called Chicken Little Associates formed more than 35 years ago to predict where what 1979 event would occur?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 October 2012, 07:24 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
7. Crowns! I see some others have gotten that,...

7. Crowns! I see some others have gotten that, too. I know for sure Best Western, Budweiser, Hallmark, Imperial Sugar, Rolex and Starbucks do.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 October 2012, 04:49 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. What kind of animal is Richard Parker, the...

1. What kind of animal is Richard Parker, the title character's lifeboat companion in Yann Martel's book Life of Pi?

Tiger.

2. What band's latest release is not a third rock opera, but a...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2012, 02:07 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. What TV show has changed settings in its...

1. What TV show has changed settings in its second season from the "Murder House" at 939 Berro Drive in Los Angeles to an insane asylum called Briarcliff Manor?

American Horror Story.

2. In...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2012, 02:53 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. Colitis and diverticulitis are diseases of...

1. Colitis and diverticulitis are diseases of what specific organ of the body?

Colon.

2. What word rhymes, somewhat dubiously, with "museum" and "see 'em" in the theme to TV's The Addams...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2012, 05:01 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. The Reynolds Rocket, released in 1945, and the...

1. The Reynolds Rocket, released in 1945, and the Parker Jotter, which has since sold 750 million, were two of the first American versions of what newly invented item?

Ballpoint pens.

2. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 September 2012, 05:39 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. What specific object appears in the best-known...

1. What specific object appears in the best-known paintings of both Jasper Johns and Emmanuel Leutze?

I want to say those are flags.

2. The 1961 jazz recording First Time! is a collaboration...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 August 2012, 05:52 PM
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Posted By chillas
1. What 1984 movie, after becoming a surprise hit...

1. What 1984 movie, after becoming a surprise hit (the #5 box office success of the year) spawned a sequel set almost entirely in Okinawa?

The Karate Kid.

2. Between 1958 and 1978, the United...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 July 2012, 02:58 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
Wow, tough ones this week... 1. What title...

Wow, tough ones this week...

1. What title group from a popular 1957 song has "110 cornets close at hand"?

75 Trombones lead the big parade in "The Music Man".

2. Name one of the four U.S....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 July 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. What 2011 best-seller by Ernest Cline about...

1. What 2011 best-seller by Ernest Cline about 1980s geek culture takes its title from the phrase that opened many old coin-operated video games?

Ready Player One. A copy is sitting about a foot...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. Luckiest Man and Iron Horse are the title of...

1. Luckiest Man and Iron Horse are the title of two biographies of what athlete?

Lou Gehrig.

2. The world's only four countries without an airport are all located on which continent?

I would...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2012, 02:22 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. The title family on TV's Party of Five shared...

1. The title family on TV's Party of Five shared what literary surname?

Never watched it, but I have it my head that the last name was Salinger.

2. In what state is the Preakness Stakes, one...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 June 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. What reggae-inflected hit was the only a...

1. What reggae-inflected hit was the only a cappella song ever to top the Billboard Hot 100, in September 1988?

Don't Worry, Be Happy.

2. Kosovo and Cyprus are the only two nations whose map...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 May 2012, 07:58 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. What German physicist proved the existence of...

1. What German physicist proved the existence of electromagnetic waves in 1885, which explains why you can still see his name abbreviated on most radios?

Hertz, can't recall the first name.

2....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 April 2012, 01:25 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
Right, but the question only differentiates...

Right, but the question only differentiates between reflections, it does not say that rotations should be counted differently.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 April 2012, 11:32 PM
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Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
Regarding the Tetris question, the wording only...

Regarding the Tetris question, the wording only mentions mirrors, not rotations.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 April 2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,412
Posted By chillas
1. Battles at Goose Green and Port Stanley were...

1. Battles at Goose Green and Port Stanley were part of what short-lived military conflict?

Falklands

2. Who recently became the first performer to win the "Razzie" Award for Worst Actor and...
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