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Source: (consider it) Thread: The New Crew's Quiz
Welease Woderwick

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I'm stuck between Pete and Smudgie -

aaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhhh!!

Here's the link.

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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orfeo

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Darn. Today I didn't just guess one wrong, I actually got it wrong outright, as in I thought I knew the answer and I didn't.

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Smudgie

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
I'm stuck between Pete and Smudgie -

aaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhhh!!

You lucky, lucky man [Big Grin]

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orfeo

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It's obviously better than being stuck between Welease Woderwick and Smudgie. That'd be a Wedgie.

[ 31. August 2013, 09:19: Message edited by: orfeo ]

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Orfeo - [Killing me] [Killing me]

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Smudgie

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Come on, Piglet. You should know better than to encourage him! [Biased]

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Welease Woderwick

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Slower than Pingu [just as accurate] but then she has [comparative] youth on her side.

[Razz]

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Smudgie

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
Slower than Pingu [just as accurate] but then she has [comparative] youth on her side.

[Razz]

If that's the case, then I must have been much faster [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Smudgie:
Come on, Piglet. You should know better than to encourage him! [Biased]

Sorry, Pingu - you're quite right but it tickled my funny-bone. [Big Grin]

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Uncle Pete

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Another damned fillum with an unknown actor. [Disappointed]

Ah, well, I never wanted to be top dog, anyway. A footsoldier in the service of the Lord, that's me.

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Piglet
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The Guessometer really earned its keep today. [Smile]

**administers large dram**

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orfeo

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My goodness. Did you know we are in the top 10 tournaments on the trivia site? In terms of how many players.

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Uncle Pete

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I was looking all over the scores for weasel.

Calls:

quote:
Weasel! Weasel Weasel??
Oh.


There he is!


[Big Grin]

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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by orfeo:
My goodness. Did you know we are in the top 10 tournaments on the trivia site? In terms of how many players.

Not in terms of quality of players? [Big Grin]

I managed 10/10 in 39 seconds and 8th place - [Yipee]

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I remembered Captain Kirk's middle name - how sad is that [Snigger]

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On my return I was stoned by the last question.

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All hard quizzes should be that hard. I think that might be the first time I've cracked 40 seconds.

Just waiting for the easy quiz tomorrow with an illegible question about lint.

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jedijudy

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I was two seconds faster than Marvin! What a special feeling!! [Yipee]

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orfeo

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quote:
Originally posted by piglet:
Not in terms of quality of players? [Big Grin]

I think our average score was pretty darn good, actually.

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not entirely me
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Wahay!!!! Top of the leaderboard!


(shhh! about me being the only one on it)

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Welease Woderwick

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100% again today - I wonder what PeteC will get when he plays...


...oh, he's played already, I didn't notice him down there!

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orfeo

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I detest 'quiz' questions that don't deal in hard, verifiable facts. If I wanted a class in social etiquette that's not the site I'd go to.

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Uncle Pete

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Damned actresses. If I pick one, it's the other. If I pick a third, it's the second one. Or the first, or the fourth!

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quote:
Originally posted by jedijudy:
I was two seconds faster than Marvin! What a special feeling!! [Yipee]

I spent about five seconds wondering if I'd got question 9 right. Silly mistake, really.

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quote:
Originally posted by PeteC:
Damned actresses ...

... but the Guessometer was right on with actors!

**administers large dram**

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Lucia

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Being rather out of practice at the quiz at present, I'm feeling slightly smug to be currently in 10th place!
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I did not take over 50000 seconds!!! It crashed when I attempted to submit it this morning then submitted on my 2nd attempt this evening but decided on giving me a stupid time. Grrrrr!!!

[Frown]

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Welease Woderwick

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38 seconds won't win me any prizes but it is pretty quick for me!

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Uncle Pete

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As was 67 for me. [Big Grin]

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Welease Woderwick

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Part of my poor timing is down to hesitation in disbelief that anyone should ask anything quite that stupid!

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I got the movie question right!!!

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O Beloved Guessometer, savior of the clueless who never saw certain movies that were way, way before their time,
Thanks for working for once. Almost makes up for a few of those other times.

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
Part of my poor timing is down to hesitation in disbelief that anyone should ask anything quite that stupid!

Ye Gods, yes. Gesturing at the screen takes up valuable seconds.

[ 07. September 2013, 20:28: Message edited by: ArachnidinElmet ]

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quote:
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O Beloved Guessometer, savior of the clueless who never saw certain movies that were way, way before their time,
Thanks for working for once ...

Didn't work for me ... [Frown]

For once I get a half-decent time and I get let down by a question about an actress I've never heard of in a film I've never seen.

[Mad]

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orfeo

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Wasted a second or two correcting a wrong answer, ended up 1 second behind the lead. [brick wall]

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ArachnidinElmet
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Chuffing touchpads and crap motor function. I knew that answer. Grr.

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not logging on at the weekends is going to cost me dear in the overall standings.... [Disappointed]

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Uncle Pete

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... and yet another obscure, long dead "musician".

[Disappointed]

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Yea and amen, Pete. [Mad]

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orfeo

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Obscure? He was a star! Died before I was born and I knew who it was.

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You'll be telling me that you've never heard Don McLean's song next...
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Uncle Pete

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quote:
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You'll be telling me that you've never heard Don McLean's song next...

Who? What?

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Uncle Pete

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In re: today's quiz:

The reason I took so long was by stopping to consider the 5(2) was also a viable option.

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jedijudy

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I should have listened to the Guessometer. *sigh*

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Has anyone ever tried to submit a correction? I get a blank window when I click on the link.

There's a question today that is semi-wrong. The explanation given for the answer is certainly wrong.

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Welease Woderwick

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I have this recurring fantasy that one day I will not be able to answer any of the questions and score a big, fat zero but so far it hasn't occurred.

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Slowed down by cat snoozing on lap thus necessitating one-handed control of laptop balancing at long distance on the arm of the chair, and distracted by boy deciding to read me the draft of his first ever college assignment mid-quiz!!!

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I'm top of the leader board! And very lonely [Big Grin]

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Uncle Pete

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You and I are the only 10s at this moment.

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Welease Woderwick

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I've joined you and am, momentarily, at the top!

[Eek!]

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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