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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 April 2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
A good guess, but I can't think of enough other...

A good guess, but I can't think of enough other mononymous directors that would fill out that roster.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
My guesses: 1. From 1958 to 1962, and again...

My guesses:

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? Western?

2. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
Here's the real deal: LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS ...

Here's the real deal:

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. A bibliography lists books. An arachniography is a similar resource that lists what? Spiders are arachnids, so it's probably not too hard to see...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2014, 10:15 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
Just got the mailing(s) now. For giggles, here's...

Just got the mailing(s) now. For giggles, here's the "April Fools" Edition:

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. On My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, a golden ticket is required to attend what royal...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 April 2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
I didn't get the mailing this week, which is...

I didn't get the mailing this week, which is unfortunate, because apparently there was an April Fools' edition that went out before the real one.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 02:06 AM
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Posted By musicgeek
My guesses: 1. A bibliography lists books....

My guesses:

1. A bibliography lists books. An arachniography is a similar resource that lists what? Web pages? Cute etymology if so.

5. What, specifically, does an animal known as a "folivore"...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 02:04 AM
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Posted By musicgeek
THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS 1. A bibliography...

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. A bibliography lists books. An arachniography is a similar resource that lists what?

2. What country observes National Sorry Day every May 26, to commemorate the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 March 2014, 02:03 AM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. The parkway running...

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. The parkway running along the eastern edge of Manhattan is named for Franklin Roosevelt. The one along most of the west side is officially named for which explorer? ...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 March 2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
:lol: Well done!

:lol: Well done!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 March 2014, 07:33 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
And now that I see your answer for 6, I remember...

And now that I see your answer for 6, I remember that you're right on that one!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 March 2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By musicgeek
While I'm at it, my guesses for this week: ...

While I'm at it, my guesses for this week:

1. The parkway running along the eastern edge of Manhattan is named for Franklin Roosevelt. The one along most of the west side is officially named for...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 March 2014, 03:41 AM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
And last week's answers: 1. What famed race...

And last week's answers:

1. What famed race horse was named in honor of his sire, Hard Tack? Hardtack is a kind of cracker eaten by sailors at sea, so it wasn't too much of a stretch to name his...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 March 2014, 03:38 AM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
To the rescue! THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS 1....

To the rescue!

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. The parkway running along the eastern edge of Manhattan is named for Franklin Roosevelt. The one along most of the west side is officially named for...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 March 2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
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, 04:34 PM
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Posted By musicgeek
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 after...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By musicgeek
Sorry - forgot! You're right, of course - thanks...

Sorry - forgot! You're right, of course - thanks for the gentle reminder.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2014, 03:14 AM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
Whited for spoiler: Wikipedia disagrees: "They...

Whited for spoiler: Wikipedia disagrees: "They named the element with the blue spectral line indium, from the indigo color seen in its spectrum."
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 February 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
1. In 1917, what country was rocked by a...

1. In 1917, what country was rocked by a February Revolution and an October Revolution? Russia

2. By Forbes's reckoning, who is America's only black billionaire? Oprah Winfrey?

3. Who wrote...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 January 2014, 08:46 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
Wow. 0 for 7 this week - there are a few I could...

Wow. 0 for 7 this week - there are a few I could take a stab at, but they'd all be firmly in WAG territory.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 January 2014, 03:44 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
1. The host of public radio's This American Life...

1. The host of public radio's This American Life often scores the show with the music of what modern composer, his first cousin once removed? Gotta be Ira's cousin Philip Glass.

2. In what...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 January 2014, 08:56 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
I beg to differ. In the original video it's sung...

I beg to differ. In the original video it's sung in a cappella harmony after the repeat and fade ending. I distinctly remember (although we know how that goes!) hearing that version occasionally on...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 January 2014, 02:49 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
1. Canada's second longest river is named for...

1. Canada's second longest river is named for which of its thirteen provinces and territories? I am woefully ignorant of Canadian geography.

2. On average, food spends about three-quarters of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 January 2014, 01:21 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
1. What character represents the digit "15" in...

1. What character represents the digit "15" in hexadecimal numbers? Should know, but don't.

2. The hit 1980s sitcoms ALF and Full House both followed families with what last name in common?...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 December 2013, 11:07 AM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
7. There's definitely a New Bedford, a New London...

7. There's definitely a New Bedford, a New London and a New Orleans, all of which are fairly notable port cities. Never heard of a New Toledo or New Plymouth, though. Could it just be that they all...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 December 2013, 02:19 PM
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Views: 449,905
Posted By musicgeek
1. Who's the only recurring character on TV's...

1. Who's the only recurring character on TV's The Simpsons always drawn with five fingers on each hand, rather than the usual four? God/Jesus

2. What porous mineral, often used with soil for...
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