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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 06 December 2012, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Well, Seaboe, you've got a point there, I guess. ...

Well, Seaboe, you've got a point there, I guess.

*hangs head in shame*

;)
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 05 December 2012, 08:17 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
2. Albert Einstein called what man, born at Pisa...

2. Albert Einstein called what man, born at Pisa in 1564, the "father of modern science"?

Probably Leonardo da Vinci?

6. What literary character returned home to have thirteen children,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 November 2012, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
1. Which 1980 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead...

1. Which 1980 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor was playing the same role on TV more than three decades later in 2012?

The late Larry Hackman (as J.R. in Dallas)?

2. The Seven Wonders of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 13 November 2012, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Animal Farm Nofretete (that's the...

Animal Farm



Nofretete (that's the German spelling, I've got no idea how her name would be written in her original language).
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2012, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
For No. 5, I think Mateus has it. Norway isn't a...

For No. 5, I think Mateus has it. Norway isn't a member of the European Union, and Finland doesn't have that much glaciers, IIRC, because it doesn't have much mountains.

If Denmark isn't correct,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 11 September 2012, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
2. What is both the most abundant element in the...

2. What is both the most abundant element in the earth's crust and the third most common element by mass in the universe?

I'm guessing iron (Fe).


6. The possibility of a "Grexit" is much in...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 August 2012, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Since the question is which city is missing from...

Since the question is which city is missing from the beginning of the list, they are obviously in some kind of order. Therefore, Paris is probably listed twice on purpuse, which makes the order a...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 August 2012, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
3. In Greek mythology, what nymph dies pining...

3. In Greek mythology, what nymph dies pining away for her beloved Narcissus, leaving nothing but her voice behind to haunt the earth?

That is the nymph Echo. Echo. Echo. Echo.

5. What...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 21 August 2012, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
I probably should know that. Voyager. ...

I probably should know that.
Voyager.

Barcelona?
Must be earworm.
WAG: Bangladesh.


No idea.
.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 15 August 2012, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
The eye-lid.

The eye-lid.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 August 2012, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
No, there shouldn't - unless you consider lions...

No, there shouldn't - unless you consider lions birds.

But I'm pretty sure erwins has the correct answer.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 August 2012, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Guessing: 666. No, wait, it must be 451 (as in...

Guessing: 666. No, wait, it must be 451 (as in Fahrenheit 451)!

I've got no idea what a pinochle deck is, but I will guess: seven

That must be Copernicus, the Polish astronomer.

They are...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 August 2012, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
So, we have Egypt being on both the African and...

So, we have Egypt being on both the African and the Asian continent, Russia on the European and the Asian continent, Spain on the European and the African continent, and Turkey on the Asian and the...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 August 2012, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
As jwilson10 pointed out, the Spanish Canary...

As jwilson10 pointed out, the Spanish Canary Islands can be considered part of Africa geographically.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 August 2012, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
So maybe the answer is "nations that are part of...

So maybe the answer is "nations that are part of more than one continent"? That would leave out Denmark, with Greenland geographically being part of North-America, but whether or not Greenland is...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 31 July 2012, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
For number 5, I would guess Panama, but that's...

For number 5, I would guess Panama, but that's about it for this week.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 30 July 2012, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
299 points - that's amazingly high for me...

299 points - that's amazingly high for me considering the quiz was all sports questions!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 July 2012, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
I got 332 points for that - above average, but...

I got 332 points for that - above average, but below David Plotz.

There was a sports question, though, so I will be fighting my result.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2012, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
I've been thinking about it, and now I'm sure...

I've been thinking about it, and now I'm sure that for No. 2, Europe is the more likely answer - because of the Vatican, as effo 5231 wrote. Liechtenstein , Andorra and Monaco probably are the other...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 July 2012, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
My guess would be Africa. Saints,...

My guess would be Africa.

Saints, specifically Roman Catholic Saints.

I'm a little proud that I sort of got the number 7 question last week. I don't this week, though.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2012, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
So number seven is "the most recent states that...

So number seven is "the most recent states that lost (part or all of their) territory".
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 10 July 2012, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
5. Mohammed Mursi and Ahmed Shafiq are recent...

5. Mohammed Mursi and Ahmed Shafiq are recent political rivals in what nation?

Egypt.

6. Brick, lumber, wool, grain, and ore are the five original resources found on what imaginary island?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 June 2012, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Don Enrico
Was Romeo exiled, though? Wasn't he (spoiler for...

Was Romeo exiled, though? Wasn't he (spoiler for Shakespearean drama) dead in the end?
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 June 2012, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
3. In the U.S., federal inmates in prison or on...

3. In the U.S., federal inmates in prison or on furlough must agree not to eat baked goods containing what (generally harmless) ingredient?

Poppy seed, because it messes with drug testing.

4....
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 22 May 2012, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Don Enrico
I guess the Bald Eagle is one. I feel I...

I guess the Bald Eagle is one.


I feel I should know that, but I don't.



A funeral?
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