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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2012, 12:09 PM
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Baseball Maybe 3 this week

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

The large intestine.

2. What word rhymes, somewhat dubiously, with "museum" and "see 'em" in the theme to TV's The...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball At least 1, up to 4 correct

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?

I am guessing when I say...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 September 2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think I have 2 of 7 this week

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

A knife?

2. The 1961 jazz recording First Time! is a collaboration between what two...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 August 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. What part of the body can have an "epicanthic...

1. What part of the body can have an "epicanthic fold"?

A double chin.

2. What public figure is the title star of the new Lifetime reality series subtitled "Life's a Tripp"?

The only Tripp...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 August 2012, 03:20 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think I got 1 of 7

1. Developer Tim Bray has suggested what appropriate number to be the Web's error code for pages "Unavailable for Legal Reasons" like government censorship?

I guess it would be 911

2. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 July 2012, 02:14 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think I'm 2 for 7 this week

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

The Sharelles

2. Name one of the four U.S. presidents who adopted children.

Taft

3. What ten-layered...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 June 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 2 for 7 for sure. Might have 1 or 2 more in there.

1. What's the only Best Picture Oscar winner to spawn a hit TV series, lasting for eight seasons (1988 to 1995) on NBC and CBS?

It's too long ago. I'm guessing Twin Peaks.

2. What word,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 June 2012, 04:09 AM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I didn't know Audrey Hepburn was Belgian. As...

I didn't know Audrey Hepburn was Belgian.

As for Mercator, he was from Flanders, long before there was a Belgium. That's akin to calling Julius Caesar a famous Italian, because he was from Rome.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 June 2012, 02:26 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball My list: Albert Weinberg (comics), Georges Remi...

My list: Albert Weinberg (comics), Georges Remi (comics), Peyo (Smurfs), Axelle Red (music), Jean Claude Van Damme (I can't honestly say acting), Kim Clijsters (Tennis).

I immediately thought of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 June 2012, 08:27 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I can think of six, but I qualify that statement...

I can think of six, but I qualify that statement because four of them are French language connections.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 June 2012, 12:29 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I believe 2 for 7 this week

1. The Battle of Waterloo was fought in what modern-day country?

Ah, one I know outright. My MIL's family comes from not too far away. It's Belgium.

2. A spinet is a very small type of what...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 May 2012, 03:20 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball I think I'm 1 for 7

1. Which is the smallest--but not the least massive--of the gas giant planets of our Solar System?

I suppose I'll pick Neptune.

2. What American most famously spoke the state motto of Virginia...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 May 2012, 01:36 PM
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Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. What are the only two species of eagle that...

1. What are the only two species of eagle that can be found in the U.S. and Canada?

Bald and Golden (I've seen bald eagles. Golden is the only other eagle name I know, and I can't recall whether...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 May 2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 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?

One I know, Hertz. Doubt his name is...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 May 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. In 1978, what became the second U.S. state to...

1. In 1978, what became the second U.S. state to legalize some casino gambling?

Nevada. I guess New Jersey was first.

2. What two cash crops lent their names to the iconic "Our Gang"...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 April 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 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?

The Falkland's War. I did a paper on Goose Green for my basic officer training.

2. Who recently...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 March 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball There is definitely a Stockholm in Saskatchewan.

There is definitely a Stockholm in Saskatchewan.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 March 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. George Eads and Paul Guilfoyle are the only...

1. George Eads and Paul Guilfoyle are the only actors that have survived as case members during the entire 12-season run of what TV series?

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

2. Who published his...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Until 1949, what was the only letter that...

1. Until 1949, what was the only letter that appeared exactly twice in the iconic "Hollywood" sign?

There's got to be a trick in their somewhere. But I don't see it. It is the letter L.

2....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 February 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. A former Iowa attorney named Clyde Tolson is...

1. A former Iowa attorney named Clyde Tolson is best known as the long-time assistant and protege of what famous man?

No idea.

2. What number is both the number of people in Edward Hopper's...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 January 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball Where has this week gone. Take a Tuesday off and...

Where has this week gone. Take a Tuesday off and it messes up my whole calendar.

1. Who was the only U.S. president born during World War I? George Bush Sr?

2. What's the only non-contagious...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 January 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball Well, I learned something today. Thank you! :)

Well, I learned something today. Thank you! :)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 January 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. What was traditionally located on an Old West...

1. What was traditionally located on an Old West town's "Boot Hill"?

I've only been to one old west town, Tombstone, and Boot Hill was the location of the cemetery.

2. A new study in Nature...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 January 2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. Madonna's upcoming feature-length directorial...

1. Madonna's upcoming feature-length directorial debut, W.E., is named for what famous pair of lovers? I dunno. Sid and Nancy?

2. A calyx made of sepals is the bottommost part of what?

I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 January 2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 427,222
Posted By UEL
Baseball 1. What 1980s movie protagonist is accidentally...

1. What 1980s movie protagonist is accidentally dubbed "Pierre Cardin" in the French translation of his film debut? Pete Mitchell, from Top Gun

2. Which calendar month is observed as Black History...
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