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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 April 2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Ooops, my bad, yes.

Ooops, my bad, yes.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 April 2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Try these, they may be more challenging. ...

Try these, they may be more challenging.

******

. What's the more common name for the biblical practice of lapidation, experienced by Naboth in 1 Kings 21 and Stephen in Acts 6?

2. Which...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 April 2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Lainie
1. From 1958 to 1962, and again from 1965 to...

1. From 1958 to 1962, and again from 1965 to 1967, the Nielsen ratings were led by what genre of TV series, which has never again topped the ratings in years since?

Westerns

3. What numeric...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Lainie
I agree, but I don't see how such a document...

I agree, but I don't see how such a document would be similar to a bibliography in any meaningful way, or why it would be named that way. Such compendia exist in any number of fields, and IME there...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Lainie
And logical. In what context would one need a...

And logical. In what context would one need a listing of spiders that would be similar to a biography?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 02:16 AM
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Posted By Lainie
#4 is architecture.

#4 is architecture.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 March 2014, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Cincinnati is not the largest city in Ohio....

Cincinnati is not the largest city in Ohio. Columbus, the capital, is largest in both population and area.

ETA: And Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Lainie
:lol: That was my thought.

:lol: That was my thought.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 February 2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Lainie
#1 is the shootout at the OK Corral.

#1 is the shootout at the OK Corral.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 February 2014, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Lainie
#1: Gee, could it possibly be North Korea? ...

#1: Gee, could it possibly be North Korea?

#4: Frank LLoyd Wright
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 December 2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Lainie
IIRC, Lincoln's tomb was robbed, but his body was...

IIRC, Lincoln's tomb was robbed, but his body was not taken -- the robbers got spooked and ran away.

ETA: However, it was reburied, multiple times, in response to the attempted robbery. Maybe the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 December 2013, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Lainie
#3 is, I think, The Fault in Our Stars.

#3 is, I think, The Fault in Our Stars.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 December 2013, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Lainie
If it's done for entertainment purposes, it's...

If it's done for entertainment purposes, it's drag, AIUI.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 December 2013, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Lainie
There was a "New Toledo"?

There was a "New Toledo"?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 December 2013, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Lainie
IIRC, Emily Bronte never married. However, at...

IIRC, Emily Bronte never married. However, at least one of her sisters was also a writer, so it might be relatives, rather than spouses.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 November 2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Ooo, I think gopher might have it. Wasn't it a...

Ooo, I think gopher might have it. Wasn't it a census worker that Lecter ate with "fava beans and a nice Chianti"? And at the end of the first movie he said was going to "have an old friend [his...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 November 2013, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Lainie
My answers: 1. Japan 2. Steve Martin,...

My answers:

1. Japan
2. Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short
3. Pleats -- I'm 100% certain of this one
4. Guttenberg? (sp?)
5. Mariah Carey (They Call the Wind Mariah was the song)
6....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2013, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Nick's right about the school name on Family Guy.

Nick's right about the school name on Family Guy.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 October 2013, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Lainie
The question doesn't say anything about WHY they...

The question doesn't say anything about WHY they served in the military.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 October 2013, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Lainie
I bet that's it. I'm pretty sure I'm right...

I bet that's it.

I'm pretty sure I'm right about #1 too.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 October 2013, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Lainie
1. Telecommunications 7. Wasn't there a fan...

1. Telecommunications

7. Wasn't there a fan letter-writing campaign to save Friday Night Lights? I'm thinking the answer is Star Trek ("once and future" maybe being a play on words)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 October 2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Lainie
You've already said, in your second post on the...

You've already said, in your second post on the topic, that you were mistaken in what you said in your first post on the subject. They can't both be correct.



:confused: The question's got...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 October 2013, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Lainie
The only assumption erwins made was that you got...

The only assumption erwins made was that you got your facts right.



The question is not about male Swedes.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 October 2013, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Good point. It's not the answer to the question,...

Good point. It's not the answer to the question, though.

ETA: What I should have said was "Hertz was German."
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 October 2013, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Lainie
Hertz is a German name.

Hertz is a German name.
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