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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2018, 12:06 PM
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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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
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, 03:36 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
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, 02:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
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, 02:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
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...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 09 October 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,580
Posted By Floater
1. What dish can be called "gnudi" if it's made...

1. What dish can be called "gnudi" if it's made with ricotta cheese mostly replacing the potato or semolina flour?

I have no idea Gnocchi?

3. Cirrus, meaning "curl" in Latin, is the highest of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for...

1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for producing what piece of sporting equipment, out of local Kashmir willow?

Cricket bats

3. What 1944 thriller, in which Ingrid Bergman plays a woman...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 September 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little...

2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little Hans" are the aliases of people best known for their association with what man?

Sigmund Freud

5. What diacritic mark in many European languages...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 18 September 2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. What was, for decades, the only acceptable...

2. What was, for decades, the only acceptable instrument for women to play in an orchestra, with the result that 95% of performers today are still female?

Harp
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. What word do sailors use today in place of the...

2. What word do sailors use today in place of the archaic term "larboard"?

Port

4. The capital of Uganda took its name from a Lugandan phrase meaning "hill of" what abundant local mammal?

I...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 September 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
4. Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway are best...

4. Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway are best known for pacing whom on May 6, 1954?

Roger Bannister

6. At their peak in 2006, over half the taxis in Mexico City were what model of car, making it...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 August 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. What was the first city liberated by the 1944...

1. What was the first city liberated by the 1944 D-Day invasion, though it's closely associated with a work of art from a very different invasion?

Bayeux

4. What is the world's largest...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 August 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
4. What would you look for using the Sieve of...

4. What would you look for using the Sieve of Eratosthenes?

Prime numbers
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 August 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
5. Which world capital sits on the Spree River? ...

5. Which world capital sits on the Spree River?

Berlin
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 August 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Ludwig Mies...

1. Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were the three directors of what influential institution?

Bauhaus

4. What color does sodium hydroxide turn litmus paper?*

Blue
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 July 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. Fish fins can be pectoral, pelvic, or caudal,...

1. Fish fins can be pectoral, pelvic, or caudal, but what adjective is used for the fin on a fish's back?

Dorsal

2. The balanced-arm Anglepoise, which debuted in 1932, is an iconic design still...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 July 2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. In what country would you find Isfahan, the...

2. In what country would you find Isfahan, the so-called "Pearl of Islam"?

Sounds like Farsi, so I say Iran

5. What familiar term from optics also names a type of geometric solid, one whose two...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man...

1. What biblical figure is introduced as "a man in the land of Uz (who) was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil"?

Abraham?

6. In architecture, a caryatid is a type...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 July 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy...

1. Before beginning his political career, Ignacy Paderewski, the third prime minister of Poland, rose to fame in what profession?

Composer

5. What war is the setting for two award-winning 2014...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 June 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. Before Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in...

2. Before Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, a "corvette" was a type of what?

A ship

4. Benjamin Siegel is the man largely responsible for the 20th-century boom of what major American...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 June 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
3. What breed of hunting dog takes its name from...

3. What breed of hunting dog takes its name from the French for "rather low"?

Bassett?

4. The 1936 and 1964 summer Olympics were opened, respectively, by what two world leaders--who, despite...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 June 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
1. In what world capital's La Boca neighborhood...

1. In what world capital's La Boca neighborhood did the tango originate in the 1890s?

Buenos Aires

2. What famous threesome is sometimes paraphrased by scientists with the maxims "You can't...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 29 May 2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. By European law, to be labeled ouzo or...

2. By European law, to be labeled ouzo or retsina, a bottle must originate where?

Greece

4. What gemstone is called resinite when it's found in coal seams?

Amber

5. What gulf lies between...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 May 2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 192,596
Posted By Floater
2. What kind of animal is described jumping by...

2. What kind of animal is described jumping by the most famous English "pangram"?

The quick brown fox

3. Borrowing from European convention, what color are U.S. highway signs for sites of...
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