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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 March 2019, 11:32 AM
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1. What two colors, in checkerboard fashion, make...

1. What two colors, in checkerboard fashion, make up the flag of Bavaria?

Blue and white

4. What alkaloid is by far the world's most consumed psychoactive drug?

Lithium

6. The events...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 March 2019, 12:04 PM
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1. In 1976, the New York Taxi and Limousine...

1. In 1976, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission gave hack license 265216 to what famous New Yorker, who spent a month driving 12-hour cab shifts daily?

Robert de Niro

4. What branch of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 March 2019, 11:25 AM
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1. Astronomer Alan Hale and amateur astronomer...

1. Astronomer Alan Hale and amateur astronomer Thomas Bopp are both best known for independently doing what on July 22, 1995?

Observing the comet Hale-Bopp

4. Franz Liszt wrote 19 famous piano...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 February 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 387
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Posted By Floater
4. The tardigrade, a microscopic animal, is...

4. The tardigrade, a microscopic animal, is sometimes referred to as the "water" type of what other animal?

They're called 'björndjur', bear animals,
In Swedish anyway

5. How did an estimated...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 February 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
1. What 15th-century Dutch painter was heavily...

1. What 15th-century Dutch painter was heavily influenced by the Irish knight Tundale and his visions of heaven and hell?

Hieronymus Bosch

3. In 1935, a Seattle Times reporter coined what...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 February 2019, 01:14 PM
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Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
2. The classic novel Little Women is set during...

2. The classic novel Little Women is set during what war?

North American civil war

4. Tokugawa Yoshinobu, who resigned in 1867, was the last person ever to hold what title?

Shogun

6. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 February 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
1. Over the weekend, LeBron James and Kevin...

1. Over the weekend, LeBron James and Kevin Durant wore jerseys numbered "7" to honor what player from a different sport--who hasn't worn that jersey number in over two years?

Colin Kaepernick
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 January 2019, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Floater
1. What legendary Texan outlaw had a letter 'g'...

1. What legendary Texan outlaw had a letter 'g' added to his name when Bob Dylan named an album after him in 1967?

John Wesley Hardin

4. What still-living person was in the direct line of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 January 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
2. The two broad types of whales, Odontoceti and...

2. The two broad types of whales, Odontoceti and Mysticeti, are divided based on whether or not they have what?

Teeth or baleens

4. Before her 2003 retirement, Cathy Freeman won two Olympic...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 January 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
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, 01:18 PM
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Views: 26,262
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 09:49 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 12:29 PM
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Views: 26,262
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 11:30 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
Posted By Floater
GenYus234: Yes.

GenYus234: Yes.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 11:06 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 12:31 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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, 12:21 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 26,262
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...
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