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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Total Quiz XIV
    Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 10:16
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  Quote gcle2003 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 12:09
Originally posted by rider

I added some without name too... then readded them...

btw... you can get 10 easily from your literature teacher... it took her two seconds to tell me the person :d so much easier than reading internet...
 
Yes, it struck me it was only half a history question. But I'm not complaining Smile
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  Quote Decebal Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 12:11
Question 11 is really bothering me: I'm sure it's going to enbd up being something really obvious and I just can't figure it out. Although I didn't have too many problems figuring out the obscure answer to question 20. Go figure...
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  Quote Knights Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 12:19
Originally posted by Decebal

Question 11 is really bothering me.


Same...just can't seem to find any pathways to the answer! Angry
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  Quote Dawn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 12:30
I could tell you .....but I won'tEvil%20Smile
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  Quote rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 12:47
Well, it seems that the trick resides in reading... so all people having English as their first language should find the answer easierly..

And all difficult answers are obvious... But I am relatively sure that we all history pro's are so smart we overlook the simple answers.

I asked one from a friend in school, I thought the answer was 'dynamite' (which it wasn't), he took a quick look and told me the correct one.. like the most obvious thing on Earth.


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  Quote poirot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 13:05
So far Decebal has been the only one to try number 20 - and get it right in the first try Smile Star 

I originally intended number 20 to be a round 2 question, but Decebal has used his superb logic to get it on his first try!


Edited by poirot - 26-Jan-2007 at 13:06
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  Quote Decebal Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 13:23

thank you poirot! The question is not that bad if you read it very carefully. If you wish, I can tell you afterwards how I got it.

Now if I can only use my logic to answer the other questions, I'd be in business, but I seem to be going around in circles!

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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 14:21
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 18:32
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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Jan-2007 at 20:52
Less than a day remaining for round one of the quiz! Wink I can tell you that the answers to the last four are fairly obscure, but some of them relate to very "not-obscure" topics.


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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 02:48
Scores updated again. Question 17 is still not answered but we're considering an alternative answer to it at the moment at the request of a participant.
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 06:49
Scores updated - keep them coming Smile
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  Quote gcle2003 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 08:34
Originally posted by Imperator Invictus

Scores updated again. Question 17 is still not answered but we're considering an alternative answer to it at the moment at the request of a participant.
 
I thought my (second) answer to question 16 fitted it exactly: n fact it seems to me there were several other people who could have fitted.
 
My candidate was eventually executed by the ruler, but he was first exiled.
 
However it depends somewhat on how many centuries make 'many'.Smile
 
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 10:51
Score is updated - equal top 3 scores Clap
 
Decebal actually leads by the tip of his nose as his score will be adjusted for his own question at the closure of the Quiz. 
 
 


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  Quote Aelfgifu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 10:59
Oh god, I suck... [hides face in shame]
 
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  Quote Top Gun Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 11:09
Originally posted by Aelfgifu

Oh god, I suck... [hides face in shame]
 
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don't worry I suck even more Wink
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 12:43
15 minutes to go - last chance guys and gals Smile
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  Quote rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 12:51
Let the last 10 be safe and sound... although if 17 would be answered, it'd be a cool trick... 
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  Quote Northman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Jan-2007 at 13:02
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