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Postby ArtVark » Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:40 pm

Q1: By what nickname is the fictional character Simon Templar also known?

Q2: What is the nickname for stride pianist Willie Smith?

Q3: What automobile company produced the XKE?

Q4: What is the title of the 1938 movie starring Randolph Scott and Joan Bennett?

Q5: What is the only Ivy League college in Rhode Island?

Q6: The Dean of what "college" is also known as the Bishop of Ostia?

Q7: What do the answers to the previous six questions have in common?
Hint: Events this weekend may change the answer to Q7 sometime soon.
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Postby bwouns » Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:54 pm

Here are my answers:


2. Lion
3. Jaguar
5. Brown
6. Cardinals
7. They're all football teams. (Just a guess - Are they the only teams never to be in the Super Bowl?)
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Postby ArtVark » Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:04 am

bwouns wrote:Here are my answers:


2. Lion
3. Jaguar
5. Brown
6. Cardinals
7. They're all football teams. (Just a guess - Are they the only teams never to be in the Super Bowl?)


Your guess in parentheses is correct. Actually to be technically correct, They are the only current teams where teams with the same nickname have never been to the Super Bowl
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Postby Cannon » Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:27 am

1. Saint
2. Lion
3. Jaguar
4. The Texans (didn't know it, by once you get the theme, it's the only one left?)
5. Brown
6. Cardinals
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Postby ArtVark » Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:49 am

Cannon wrote:4. (didn't know it, by once you get the theme, it's the only one left?)


Correct. See my answer to bwouns for a complete explanation.
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Postby ArtVark » Sun Jan 21, 2007 4:29 pm

This quiz remains valid for another year.
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Postby Ken Jennings » Sun Jan 21, 2007 5:05 pm

Anyone who was cheering for the Bears today hates America.
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Postby econgator » Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:21 pm

Ken Jennings wrote:Anyone who was cheering for the Bears today hates America.


My heart was rooting for New Orleans, but I bleed Orange and Blue, so I had to pull for Rex. :)
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Postby cadams35 » Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:16 pm

econgator wrote:
Ken Jennings wrote:Anyone who was cheering for the Bears today hates America.


My heart was rooting for New Orleans, but I bleed Orange and Blue, so I had to pull for Rex. :)


I certainly was rooting for the Saints, and will be rooting for Indy on Feb. 4, for one, and only one, reason:

I bleed Green and Gold!!!!

Go Packers!!!!
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