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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 February 2012, 07:36 PM
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Posted By SMWinnie
United Kingdom Who are you going to trust, the game-show trivia guy or the man in the $5,000 suit?

...in a recurring role for maybe a quarter of the episodes...

...so, I'm guessing Ken is also tossing in Charlize Theron.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 January 2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 389,245
Posted By SMWinnie
Lilly is Ken's official scorekeeper and grader.

Lilly is Ken's official scorekeeper and grader.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 January 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 389,245
Posted By SMWinnie
United Kingdom All sauces based on brown sugar

Fred? Barney?
Hmm. I see two and Lilly would probably have given you a third.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 December 2011, 12:02 AM
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Views: 389,245
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon106 Can't find the happy face icon to put on

We love you, Seaboe, but you've gotta be sincere.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 November 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Bolivia has two capitals, La Paz and Sucre.

Bolivia has two capitals, La Paz and Sucre.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
United States Q3a. and Q3b.

Nobody ever called Silent Cal handsome, but you would have been right if Ken had ended Q3 after "nationwide."

In fact, if Q3 had ended after "nationwide" there would have been three correct...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 November 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
New Zealand Chinese gooseberry?

U.S. College hockey semis and final (paralleling basketball's Final Four)
Harding
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Tour dates for the Rolling Stones' "Let's Hit All the Places We Haven't Been Yet" 2012 Tour. Looking forward...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 November 2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. What common household item was made of "All-Cotton Elastic" when Oscar Schwidetzky invented it in 1918?Schweddy Balls
2....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. Quetzaltenango, also called "Xela," is the second largest city in what country?Mexico2. Who are Blanche Devereaux, Rose...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 November 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Spit Take That's not water...

Well, while you and MacLloyd were getting the answer right, the rest of us were getting drunk and watching re-runs of Boardwalk Empire.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 November 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Thanks! Looking forward to the end of the...

Thanks!

Looking forward to the end of the cycle and playing here for real in a couple of weeks.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 November 2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. What snack's latest varieties are Coconut (just green, white, and brown) and Pretzel (all the regular colors except yellow,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 November 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. What very American sports company has been run by three men with the not-so-American surname of "France"?PÍcher...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 November 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Ponder This Week's Questions

Per Ken Jennings' request, the trivia challenge discussed on this message board has the number seven question delayed by one week. This is to avoid easy googling of the question which is designed to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 November 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Read This! Last Week's Answers

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. According to the ubiquitous t-shirts in the film Napoleon Dynamite, whom should you "vote for"? For Pedro! All your wildest dreams will come true.

2. In what Normandy...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 October 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Roll eyes Not that there's anything wrong with that

Ken wouldn't make an error like that.

Rather than "consecutive," I'm sure "straight" in "74 straight games" is meant to exclude the Jeopardy! variants like the teen tourney, the Tournament of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 October 2011, 04:44 PM
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Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon103 Or is it New New York?

There was a chicken joint in Lost, at least until Ms. Tanaka got zilched.

Fry is a pizza delivery guy. You could argue that all of New York City is the set.

...now I'm going to be hungry all...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 October 2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Previous Q7

The phrasing might have been intended to keep the question from sounding too familiar. Ken asked basically the same Q7 in 2008 ('07?) when East Timor elected a previous Nobel laureate. But...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 October 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Reading Point of clarification

The Q1 reference is to an assertion regarding literary technique by Chekhov that if there is a gun on stage it should be fired (or at least be a plot point).

The reference to Chekhov's gun is not...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 October 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. What was the day job of Francis Scott Key at the time he wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"?
Hostage negotiator

2. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 September 2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon05 I'm out.

(I'm playing this cycle, so here are seven completely wrong answers.)

1. In the United States, what are Leavenworth, Lewisburg, and Lompoc?
Imitation maple syrups
2. What did Alfred Butts...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 September 2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Ponder This Week's Questions

Per Ken Jennings' request, the trivia challenge discussed on this message board has the number seven question delayed by one week. This is to avoid easy googling of the question which is designed to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 September 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Read This! Last Week's Answers

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. What two U.S. states' most populous cities share the same name? Lots of guesses for various Kansas Citys and Charlestons, but the correct answer is Maine and Oregon, both...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 September 2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Icon402 Only 95 shopping days left until Christmas

New from Stalker this holiday season, the talking stuffed animal that laughs when you cut it...Tickle Me Emo.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 September 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 441,172
Posted By SMWinnie
Skull Bra-a-a-ins

True enough. Lots of red blood cells made in most cities. (Except, of course, for the City of the Dead...)

Kansas City, MO is bigger than St. Louis, but Kansas City, KS is not the biggest city in...
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