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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 April 2014, 12:37 PM
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Tim's Vermeer was directed by Teller (of Penn &...

Tim's Vermeer was directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller fame) and Charlie's Angels was directed by McG, so I'd guess they're all directed by mononymous people.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 June 2013, 01:16 PM
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Posted By damian
2. What actress uses the name of two of her...

2. What actress uses the name of two of her great-grandfathers, one of whom founded the New York Giants and the other who founded the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Rooney Mara (she of the Dragon Tattoo...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 June 2013, 02:01 AM
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Posted By damian
The Duke of Wellington was never "Prime...

The Duke of Wellington was never "Prime Minister". He was First Lord of the Treasury. The first Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman in 1905.

(This was on QI last night.)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 June 2013, 12:13 PM
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Posted By damian
Melbourne and Sydney. Philips Billy...

Melbourne and Sydney.

Philips

Billy Joe Armstrong from Green Day

Division
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 May 2013, 10:26 AM
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Posted By damian
Galapagos Islands Money

Galapagos Islands
Money
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 May 2013, 01:51 PM
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Posted By damian
1. The tonsure was once required for people who...

1. The tonsure was once required for people who wished to become what?
A monk
2. The mysterious figure who threatened to expose the secrets of TV's Pretty Little Liars used what one-letter alias?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 May 2013, 05:22 PM
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Posted By damian
Too much wine?

Too much wine?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 May 2013, 04:19 PM
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Posted By damian
I don't know. ;)

I don't know.

;)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 May 2013, 10:12 AM
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Posted By damian
Terra Preta - Super nutrient-rich soil known as...

Terra Preta - Super nutrient-rich soil known as Black Earth.

Did I miss the joke with #7? The answer seems to be in the question.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 May 2013, 03:30 PM
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Posted By damian
Thailand, I know, has never been colonised by...

Thailand, I know, has never been colonised by anyone. I'm fairly sure they've only ever been invaded once (briefly by Japan in WWII).

Germany, France, Italy, in fact most of Europe, have never...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 May 2013, 08:12 AM
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Posted By damian
Have all these nations been in a war against a...

Have all these nations been in a war against a common enemy or with a common ally?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 May 2013, 07:00 AM
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Posted By damian
Most of these countries are landlocked. Maybe...

Most of these countries are landlocked. Maybe there's something there. No navy? No international ports?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 April 2013, 10:49 AM
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Posted By damian
Legally restricted to male rulers?

Legally restricted to male rulers?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 April 2013, 01:55 PM
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Posted By damian
All movies are directed by the person that also...

All movies are directed by the person that also adapted the screenplay from their own literary work?

Blatty wrote and directed Exorcist 3, based on his own book "Legion". Frank Miller did the same...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2013, 12:45 PM
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Posted By damian
Their legal/given middle names are just an...

Their legal/given middle names are just an initial.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 January 2013, 10:44 AM
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Posted By damian
Reading Did she contemplate it at any time? Each of the...

Did she contemplate it at any time? Each of the books I have read on that list include a suggestion of, or an actual commitment of suicide. (I haven't read them all).
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 January 2013, 12:38 PM
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Posted By damian
7. What unusual distinction is shared by these...

7. What unusual distinction is shared by these literary works? A Doll's House, Madame Bovary, Rebecca, Romeo and Juliet, Sons and Lovers, Steppenwolf, Tom Jones, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

The...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 December 2012, 10:24 AM
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Posted By damian
Does each show have real-life relatives playing...

Does each show have real-life relatives playing parts on the show? Raymond had twin sons, KOQ had Doug and his cousin played by Kevin James and his brother, Kojak and Fatso were played by Telly...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 December 2012, 08:40 AM
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Posted By damian
6. The world's two most populous metropolitan...

6. The world's two most populous metropolitan areas are only 700 miles apart. What are they?

Tokyo and Seoul?
Mumbai and Karachi?
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