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Postby melissa » Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:25 am

On the comic strip question, is the operative word "son"? I answered "Each original author/artist died or otherwise became incapacitated, and someone else now continues the strip."

Good? Bad? Naughty?
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Postby Ken Jennings » Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:06 am

You didn't have to say "son" but I'm afraid you did have to say "child" or something similar. Having an old comic strip continued by someone else isn't really an "unusual distinction": I'm sure it's happened hundreds of times.
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Postby melissa » Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:11 am

*sigh*
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Postby Ken Jennings » Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:40 am

Cue sad Charlie Brown music as melissa walks home through the snow, shoulders slumped. "Do do dooo...do dooo..."
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Postby braggtastic » Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:42 am

I think I answered that a relative took over - was that specific enough?
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Postby Ken Jennings » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:16 am

I'd say yes, but the graders would know for sure. If you end up not getting credit, we can talk.
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Postby gsplit » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:42 pm

Maybe it's just because I over-analyze the comics page, but this was the first time I'd answered a question seven without even having to give it any thought. I saw the titles of the strips and it just "popped" at me.

This week's is tougher!
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Postby melissa » Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:41 pm

Ken Jennings wrote:Cue sad Charlie Brown music as melissa walks home through the snow, shoulders slumped. "Do do dooo...do dooo..."


LOL - it was like that for about five minutes or so - but then I realized I knew this week's #7 and was more like Rocky punching the sky! (da da daaaa, da da daaaaa...)
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