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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 January 2014, 01:46 PM
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Canada 1. What character represents the digit "15" in...

1. What character represents the digit "15" in hexadecimal numbers?
F?
2. The hit 1980s sitcoms ALF and Full House both followed families with what last name in common?
Tanner
3. What nation was...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 December 2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. The Dolomite mountain range is located in the...

1. The Dolomite mountain range is located in the northeastern part of what country?
Italy?

2. Shea Weber, currently the National Hockey League's highest paid player, plays for what franchise, the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 November 2013, 02:39 AM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada :lol: College student, Census worker, grocery...

:lol: College student, Census worker, grocery clerk. Novelist would also be nice.

Could it be jobs that Homer Simpson hasn't had yet? Apparently it's a running joke on that show now that every...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 November 2013, 05:42 PM
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Views: 450,110
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Canada 1. The smallest bone and muscle in the human body...

1. The smallest bone and muscle in the human body are both found where?
Inner ear
2. Surprisingly, the second most destructive earthquake in world history did not take place along the Pacific...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2013, 07:40 AM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 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?

Canada!

2. What 1925 novel, not a big seller in its day, returned to the charts to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 November 2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. The Everything Store is a new book profiling...

1. The Everything Store is a new book profiling what American businessman?

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com

2. In the song "The House of the Rising Sun," what is the occupation of the singer's mother?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 October 2013, 03:10 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada Yeah, I realized that just as I was about to fall...

Yeah, I realized that just as I was about to fall asleep last night, the universal time of Sudden Embarrassing Awareness :-o
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 October 2013, 09:13 PM
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Views: 450,110
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1. The National Women's Hall of Fame is located,...

1. The National Women's Hall of Fame is located, appropriately enough, in what town in the Finger Lakes district of New York state?

Seneca Falls, NY

2. Recurve and compound are two common types...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 October 2013, 03:31 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. What famous American wrote the bestselling...

1. What famous American wrote the bestselling 1928 autobiography Marching Along: Recollections of Men, Women, and Music?

Sousa?

2. What's the only letter of the alphabet that appears in...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 September 2013, 03:10 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. When education policymakers fret over...

1. When education policymakers fret over America's struggle to compete in the acronymic "STEM" fields, what four fields are they talking about?

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.

2....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 September 2013, 03:45 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. "Ikebana" is a Japanese art whose name...

1. "Ikebana" is a Japanese art whose name literally means "giving life to" what objects?

Flowers

2. In 27 of the 50 U.S. states, the highest-paid state employee does what specific job?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 August 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. The mouth of the Amazon River is in Brazil,...

1. The mouth of the Amazon River is in Brazil, but its main source is found in what other country?

Peru?

2. The philosopher Diogenes is best-known for his practice of carrying a lamp in the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 July 2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. What petroleum-derived wax is named for the...

1. What petroleum-derived wax is named for the Latin words for "barely reactive"?
Paraffin?
2. From what occupied German city did the Allied powers issue a 1945 declaration calling for the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 July 2013, 03:27 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. What world leader used to take an immense...

1. What world leader used to take an immense Bedouin tent wherever he went, which Central Park refused to let him erect there in 2009?

Gaddafi

2. "Forkies" are fans of what TV series that ran...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 June 2013, 08:45 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 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 04 June 2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. In the classic tale of Androcles, what kind of...

1. In the classic tale of Androcles, what kind of animal does the title character twice encounter?

A Lion

2. The 1956 and 2000 Summer Olympics were held in two cities just 550 miles apart. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 May 2013, 04:33 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada Taylor, Ike, and Harrison were all generals and...

Taylor, Ike, and Harrison were all generals and elected on their military successes.

Taylor, Harrison, and Lincoln died in office.

Wilson and Ike were university presidents.

They're all dead...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 May 2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. In May 2010, what former US Postal Service...

1. In May 2010, what former US Postal Service cyclist admitted to long-term drug use, and accused his ex-teammate Lance Armstrong of doping as well?

Floyd Landis

2. In what language does Medz...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 May 2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. In Greek mythology, which goddess was born of...

1. In Greek mythology, which goddess was born of sea-foam off the island of Cyprus?
Aphrodite

2. The movie Fierce Creatures was originally called Death Fish II, as it was conceived as a sequel to...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 May 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada Countries that don't have/have never had US...

Countries that don't have/have never had US troops stationed within?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 April 2013, 03:44 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. What 2012 song that inspired a dance craze...

1. What 2012 song that inspired a dance craze begins with a sample of reggaeton arist Hector Delgado saying, "Con los terroristas"?
The Pseudo-Harlem Shake

2. A Messier marathon is an event in...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 23 April 2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 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...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 April 2013, 01:30 PM
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Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. The United Nations is headquartered in New...

1. The United Nations is headquartered in New York, but the League of Nations was headquartered in what European city?
Geneva?

2. What TV host will take his first extended hiatus ever this...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 April 2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. What's the name for the international...

1. What's the name for the international movement, led by Theodor Herzl and other thinkers, that achieved its chief political goal in May 1948?

Zionism (Jewish Homeland in Israel)

2. Ever since...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 March 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 450,110
Posted By Mateus
Canada 1. The Onyx River, a seasonal stream just twenty...

1. The Onyx River, a seasonal stream just twenty miles long, is the longest river found where?
No idea

2. Which of the year's four seasons boasts more U.S. federal holidays than any other?...
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