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    Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 00:06
Originally posted by Dawn

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What are you suggesting now? I am already beaten so terribly... that I... but I hope you'll beat DecebalTongue...
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  Quote poirot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 02:12
For the nth time, I think that I made the questions too easy.  The questions will be much harder next time.
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  Quote Omar al Hashim Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 02:57
Well, I read all the questions.
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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 03:20
The questions will be much harder next time.

I think that the questions for this particular quiz are pretty good. The hardest question is not necessarily the best question.


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  Quote Kapikulu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 07:57
Now,the first question is wrongly asked, I think...What is meant couldn't be asked well, or there is a deliberate mind trick out there :)

Edited by Kapikulu - 27-Oct-2006 at 07:59
We gave up your happiness
Your hope would be enough;
we couldn't find neither;
we made up sorrows for ourselves;
we couldn't be consoled;

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  Quote Seko Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 08:03
Interesting point. I could easily say the founder of Islam is God. Since He is the source. Then I could go onto say...
Well, I won't answer cause others are bound to join in on the quiz.
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  Quote Kapikulu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 08:07
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Interesting point. I could easily say the founder of Islam is God. Since He is the source. Then I could go onto say...
Well, I won't answer cause others are bound to join in on the quiz.
 
Exactly, there is a contradiction over there...Maybe the question shall be amended a bit.
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  Quote rider Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 08:29
Great, no one has answered the 17th.
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  Quote Styrbiorn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 08:56
There. Managed to sneak in a break from work. Hopefully I'll have time to search for answers tonight (next time please don't choose a weekend Tongue).
 
Many questions were really tough this time, nothing gives you a hint on where to start.Thumbs Up
 
 
Interesting point. I could easily say the founder of Islam is God. Since He is the source. Then I could go onto say...
Well, I won't answer cause others are bound to join in on the quiz.
 
I think we safely can assume all questions are atheistic in nature and make the answers from there.


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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 09:50
scores were updated again.
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  Quote gcle2003 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 10:21
Originally posted by Decebal

No, no, the questions are pretty good. Question 20 still baffles me.
That was an easy one to me. But there are plenty of others that baffle me. Unhappy
 
 
 
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  Quote gcle2003 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 10:25
Originally posted by Seko

Interesting point. I could easily say the founder of Islam is God. Since He is the source. Then I could go onto say...
Well, I won't answer cause others are bound to join in on the quiz.
 
That occurred to me as well. 'Widely acknowledged' is a bit ambiguous. 'Most widely acknowledged' might have been better.
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  Quote gcle2003 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 10:37
I was sure I was right for 0.75 on 18. Maybe it hasn't registered yet? I can't remember the order I put them in in.
 
Or are there two similar incidents that occurred on different occasions?
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  Quote Ikki Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 10:42
Originally posted by Imperator Invictus



You can use any book, arrticle, or search engine for this quiz.


Oh my God!! LOL The next time i will play well.
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  Quote Dawn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 11:16
Originally posted by Ikki

Originally posted by Imperator Invictus



You can use any book, arrticle, or search engine for this quiz.


Oh my God!! LOL The next time i will play well.
 
Keep tring this time you still have almost 24 hours and multiply answers are allowed
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  Quote Imperator Invictus Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 12:32
I was sure I was right for 0.75 on 18. Maybe it hasn't registered yet? I can't remember the order I put them in in.

Your set of answers is not correct for that question. However, if you think you've found an "alternate" answer, we can bring it up to Poirot, who wrote the question.
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  Quote Decebal Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 12:58

I have some questions for clarification:

1. Question 14: is the title necessarily king, or can it be some other equivalent appelation (like emperor, prince, monarch, etc.)

2. Question 11: we are talking about 15th century AD, right?

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  Quote poirot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 13:12
1.  Yes, king meaning king.  Somebody has already gotten calvary4fever's intended answer.

2. Yes, 15th century AD.  This, I think, is a fair question.  It deserves a spot higher than 11, but you can get it.




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  Quote poirot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 13:13
Originally posted by Imperator Invictus

I was sure I was right for 0.75 on 18. Maybe it hasn't registered yet? I can't remember the order I put them in in.

Your set of answers is not correct for that question. However, if you think you've found an "alternate" answer, we can bring it up to Poirot, who wrote the question.


Your answer must satisfy ALL of the constraints given in the question.
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  Quote poirot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Oct-2006 at 13:13
Originally posted by Imperator Invictus

I was sure I was right for 0.75 on 18. Maybe it hasn't registered yet? I can't remember the order I put them in in.

Your set of answers is not correct for that question. However, if you think you've found an "alternate" answer, we can bring it up to Poirot, who wrote the question.


Your answer must satisfy ALL of the constraints given in the question.
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