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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 April 2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
3. What's the only continent without an active...

3. What's the only continent without an active volcano?

Australia

6. What tree's bark has been used as a pain reliever for thousands of years, because it contains salicin, a precursor to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 April 2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
The Netherlands, I would think. Both...

The Netherlands, I would think.



Both Chirac and Sarcozy were known to have extramartial affairs, but I doubt that's true for Ahmadinejad as well. So, I've got nothing.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Spiders? That's Australia. ...

Spiders?



That's Australia.



Birds?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 March 2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
For no. 1, I always though that the guinea pig...

For no. 1, I always though that the guinea pig was named after the South American region the Guianas , not the African country.

For no. 3, "Old New Castle Courthouse and along Brandywine Creek"...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 February 2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
3. What Jewish rabbinic text is made up of the...

3. What Jewish rabbinic text is made up of the Mishnah and the Gemara?

The Talmud.

5. Males of many species, including ours, are heterogametic, meaning they have what sex chromosome not found...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
No. 1 is North Korea. Could No. 5 be the...

No. 1 is North Korea.

Could No. 5 be the YMCA?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
The Russian Empire.

The Russian Empire.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 January 2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
For nr. 2, after reading other answers: Michael...

For nr. 2, after reading other answers: Michael Schumacher, of course! Ralph is his little brother, who is also driving in the Formular One, but didn't have a skiing accident.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 January 2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
That's Ralph Schumacher, of Formula One fame. ...

That's Ralph Schumacher, of Formula One fame.



Could that be the Volkswagen Beetle?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 January 2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
2. In what southern French city would you find...

2. In what southern French city would you find the medieval Gothic fortress called the Palais des Papes, the "Papal Palace"?

I think that is Avingnon.

5. There are six U.N. member states that...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 January 2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Ballet dance

Ballet dance
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 December 2013, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Switzerland

Switzerland
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 November 2013, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
1. What nation's 250,000-person military is...

1. What nation's 250,000-person military is officially known as its "Self-Defense Forces" in order to comply with Article 9 of its Constitution?

Japan

3. In fashion design, box, accordion, and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2013, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
1. What became the world's third country to build...

1. What became the world's third country to build an orbiting satellite when Alouette I was launched in 1962?

France.

2. What 1925 novel, not a big seller in its day, returned to the charts to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 October 2013, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
From last week: (Medical) doctors. ...

From last week:



(Medical) doctors.



Portugese.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 October 2013, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
1. What colorless Italian brandy is distilled...

1. What colorless Italian brandy is distilled from "pomace"--the pulp, stems, and seeds left over when wine is made?

Grappa

6. What country's traditional folk dances include the Mazurka and...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2013, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
ATNM, that would have put Finland on the list,...

ATNM, that would have put Finland on the list, too (although, on the other hand, Mr. jennings didn't include "and no others", so it's not exclusive).
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 September 2013, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
O.k., in that case I misunderstood your meaning -...

O.k., in that case I misunderstood your meaning - sorry.

I googled (or rather, wikipedia'd) Anthony Eden in the meantime, so I learned something new. I can't say anything on the question at hand...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 September 2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Icon05 I've got no idea - I was suggesting a fact that...

I've got no idea - I was suggesting a fact that linked some of the people on the list without knowing whether it was true for the others (as has been done before with No 7 questions). Ronald Reagan's...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2013, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Angela Merkel doesn't have children. She was,...

Angela Merkel doesn't have children. She was, however, born in a state that doesn't exist anymore (the GDR), and not in the state she became leader of. Putin was born in the Sowjet Union, and you...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 June 2013, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Wasn't that the time when you got a AOL CD with...

Wasn't that the time when you got a AOL CD with nearly every newspaper, sixpack or other purchase?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 May 2013, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
That is the haircut you had to wear as a monk. ...

That is the haircut you had to wear as a monk.



Going from a dim memory of a Conan Doyle story: Whist.



Guessing: tidal power plant.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 May 2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Luxembourg has been part of the the Kingdom of...

Luxembourg has been part of the the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which in turn have been part of the Kingdom of Spain. Luxembourg left the Netherlands when they first got a reigning Queen, because...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 May 2013, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
From how the question is phrased, it could be...

From how the question is phrased, it could be "never were at war with" or "never allied with".

It can't be "never were at war with Germany" because I know for a fact that Andorra was in WWI (as...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 April 2013, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Geneva, of Convention fame. Japan,...

Geneva, of Convention fame.




Japan, I would guess.
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