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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 April 2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
#7 -Funny because SO and I were trying to come up...

#7 -Funny because SO and I were trying to come up with songs that fit this "unusual distinction" during a road trip on Sunday.

Answer: Each song has a color in the title, and is also on an album...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 April 2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. Behind-the-scenes drama on what TV hit has led...

1. Behind-the-scenes drama on what TV hit has led to the exit of its first two showrunners, Frank Darabont and then Glen Mazzara?
Don't Know

2. What does the 'I' stand for in IPA, a term used...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 April 2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. How many former or current First Ladies of the...

1. How many former or current First Ladies of the United States are still alive?
Is Nancy Reagan still alive? It would be her, Rosalynn Carter, Barbara Bush, Hilary Clinton, Laura Bush, and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
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

2. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
He trademarked the term, but he never achieved it.

He trademarked the term, but he never achieved it.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 March 2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
I was just looking through the thread and missed...

I was just looking through the thread and missed this question directed at me from several weeks back. I was thinking of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. What famed race horse was named in honor of...

1. What famed race horse was named in honor of his sire, Hard Tack?
Seabiscuit

2. Carolyn Hax and Amy Dickinson are modern descendants of the famed Friedman twins, in that they also write what?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 March 2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. Despite the fact that they come from South...

1. Despite the fact that they come from South America, the rodent also called the cavy is better known by the name of what African country?
Guinea

2. The boy band One Direction leapt to fame...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 February 2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. What October 26, 1881 event took place not at...

1. What October 26, 1881 event took place not at the celebrated livery stable, but six doors down at the vacant lot by Camillus Fry's photography studio?
Gunfight at the OK Corral. For the longest...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
1. The father of actor Mark Harmon became, in...

1. The father of actor Mark Harmon became, in 1940, the sixth person to win what?
Heisman Trophy

2. What country's 38th prime minister, Aldo Moro, was kidnapped and executed by revolutionaries in...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 December 2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
David Rakoff's Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die,...

David Rakoff's Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish is a novel written in verse. I believe Emily Bronte wrote a novel in verse (I get the Brontes mixed up), as did Pushkin.

ETA: I meant...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2013, 04:32 AM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
1. What became the world's third country to...

1. What became the world's third country to build an orbiting satellite when Alouette I was launched in 1962?
Sounds French to me, so... France

2. What 1925 novel, not a big seller in its day,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 October 2013, 04:08 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
The question is about internationally famous pop...

The question is about internationally famous pop stars. One of them is a Swede. His being a Swede is less important (for purposes of the question) than his being an internationally famous pop star.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 October 2013, 03:49 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
So is Eiffel. But no one's denying that the...

So is Eiffel. But no one's denying that the tower or its architect isn't French.

(the answer is Ampere, though)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 September 2013, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
7. What unusual distinction is shared by all...

7. What unusual distinction is shared by all these movies? The Bling Ring, Dog Day Afternoon, The Fast and the Furious, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Insider, I Want To Live!, Live Free or Die...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 August 2013, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
#7 - Chillas, I think that's it. Jenna...

#7 - Chillas, I think that's it.

Jenna Maroney (30 Rock) was played by Rachel Dratch in the pilot and by Jane Krakowski in the series. Mr. C (Happy Days) was played by Harold Gould in the pilot...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 July 2013, 02:35 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
1. The default ringtone on the iPhone is named...

1. The default ringtone on the iPhone is named for what musical instrument of southern Mexican/Central American origin?
Marimba

2. In the Bible, what was the family relationship between Ruth and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 June 2013, 08:09 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
1. In 1886, who described his most famous...

1. In 1886, who described his most famous painting this way: "The Seine flooded with sunshine . . . under the trees closer to us many people are strolling, others are sitting or stretched out lazily...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 June 2013, 04:22 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
Is that true of Misery, though? The book that he...

Is that true of Misery, though? The book that he writes while held captive is Return of Misery or Misery Returns or something like that, isn't it? (Misery doesn't really fit my answer, either,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 June 2013, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
Doesn't the gang break into a writer's house and...

Doesn't the gang break into a writer's house and destroy the book he's working on? (I read A Clockwork Orange in high school back in the 80s and only vaguely remember it.)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 June 2013, 01:39 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
1. Which bone--of which you only have one, by the...

1. Which bone--of which you only have one, by the way--is the most frequently broken one in the human body?
I want to say coccyx because I am immature, but it's probably the nasal bone.

2. The...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 June 2013, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
#4 - Half of every CD produced worldwide or half...

#4 - Half of every CD produced worldwide or half of all CDs produced worldwide?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 June 2013, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Simply Madeline
I'm fairly certain that number 7 is states that...

I'm fairly certain that number 7 is states that have had an African American US senator.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 May 2013, 01:26 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
3. I would bet it was Chinlung Hu, because when...

3. I would bet it was Chinlung Hu, because when he hit a single, Hu was on first...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 April 2013, 12:25 PM
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Views: 450,182
Posted By Simply Madeline
1. Lawrence Wright's recent best-seller Going...

1. Lawrence Wright's recent best-seller Going Clear is a look behind the curtain of what organization?
Scientology

2. What European company is, by number if not by volume, the world's biggest...
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