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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 January 2019, 05:57 PM
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You spoiled number seven! 2. Who's the only...

You spoiled number seven!

2. Who's the only Shakespearean character to die by drowning?

Ofelia
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 January 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
2. What former Roman province on the Bay of...

2. What former Roman province on the Bay of Biscay became part of France in 1137 when its duchess, Eleanor, married Louis VII?

Aquitaine

4. Different isotopes of an element have differing...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 January 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. Who was created "Viscount of Alamein" in...

1. Who was created "Viscount of Alamein" in September 1946?

Montgomery

5. What country borders both the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea?

Russia

6. Romanesco, in the cabbage family, looks...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 December 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. What Renaissance master painted the "Adoration...

1. What Renaissance master painted the "Adoration of the Magi" seven different times, though he's better known for two canvases depicting springtime?

Leonardo

2. Scientists have noted that, in...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 December 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. In England, "skittles" is not a candy but an...

1. In England, "skittles" is not a candy but an early form of what popular modern sport?

Bowling

2. The first oil rush in U.S. history began in 1859 in what northeastern state?

Pennsylvania
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 December 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. According to his boastful servant Leporello,...

1. According to his boastful servant Leporello, what Mozart character has had 640 girls in Italy, 231 in Germany, and 1,003 in Spain?

Don Giovanni

6. What African nation has made it a crime for...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 December 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous...

1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous what?

Time zone

5. In 1958, what country's July 14 revolution ousted King Faisal II and installed the government that would be in power for 45...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
2. Where would you go to hear stories about tiny,...

2. Where would you go to hear stories about tiny, mythical mischief-makers called menehune?

Hawaii (or, Donald Duck if I remember correctly)

5. What's the only European city that was a...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
GenYus234: Yes.

GenYus234: Yes.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide,...

2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide, Joyeux, Grincheux, Prof, Dormeur, and Atchoum?

The seven dwarfs

4. The five convex, regular polyhedra in geometry are named after what Greek?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2018, 12:06 PM
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Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. Name either of the two countries that border...

1. Name either of the two countries that border Lake Titicaca.

Peru and Bolivia

5. Prior to the 9/11 attacks, the largest-ever mass killing of American civilians happened in 1978 in what...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 November 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
3. What sulfate mineral, the second softest on...

3. What sulfate mineral, the second softest on the Mohs scale, is the main ingredient in most drywall?

Gypsum

6. Which Latin American country was the first to accept Japanese immigration,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 October 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. In the early years of his career, Georges...

1. In the early years of his career, Georges Braque said he was paired with what other painter as if they were "mountain climbers roped together"?

Picasso

2. What animal is the only ratite...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 October 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
3. In what part of the body would you find the...

3. In what part of the body would you find the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament?

The knee

6. The Norse "" and the Buddhist "Bodhi" are both mythical examples of what?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 October 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
3. In what part of the body would you find the...

3. In what part of the body would you find the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament?

The knee

6. The Norse "" and the Buddhist "Bodhi" are both mythical examples of what?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do...

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times?

Get a divorce

4. Between 1994 and 2000, what American company tried unsuccessfully to register the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 October 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,635
Posted By Floater
1. What dish can be called "gnudi" if it's made...

1. What dish can be called "gnudi" if it's made with ricotta cheese mostly replacing the potato or semolina flour?

I have no idea Gnocchi?

3. Cirrus, meaning "curl" in Latin, is the highest of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for...

1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for producing what piece of sporting equipment, out of local Kashmir willow?

Cricket bats

3. What 1944 thriller, in which Ingrid Bergman plays a woman...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 September 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little...

2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little Hans" are the aliases of people best known for their association with what man?

Sigmund Freud

5. What diacritic mark in many European languages...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
2. What was, for decades, the only acceptable...

2. What was, for decades, the only acceptable instrument for women to play in an orchestra, with the result that 95% of performers today are still female?

Harp
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
2. What word do sailors use today in place of the...

2. What word do sailors use today in place of the archaic term "larboard"?

Port

4. The capital of Uganda took its name from a Lugandan phrase meaning "hill of" what abundant local mammal?

I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 September 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
4. Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway are best...

4. Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway are best known for pacing whom on May 6, 1954?

Roger Bannister

6. At their peak in 2006, over half the taxis in Mexico City were what model of car, making it...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 August 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
1. What was the first city liberated by the 1944...

1. What was the first city liberated by the 1944 D-Day invasion, though it's closely associated with a work of art from a very different invasion?

Bayeux

4. What is the world's largest...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 August 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
4. What would you look for using the Sieve of...

4. What would you look for using the Sieve of Eratosthenes?

Prime numbers
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 August 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,315
Posted By Floater
5. Which world capital sits on the Spree River? ...

5. Which world capital sits on the Spree River?

Berlin
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