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tessaB
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Thank you oh lovely guessometer! State capitals of a foreign country [Ultra confused]

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jedijudy

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Quiz link. Don't forget your Guessometer bribes.

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Tortuf? Zero correct? On an Easy quiz? And it took you 63 seconds?
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quote:
Originally posted by Jonah the Whale:
Tortuf? Zero correct? On an Easy quiz? And it took you 63 seconds?

It took a while to make sure I got them all wrong. Some of them were tricky you know.
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Blessèd be the Guessometer for knowing more about card games* than I do.

* In this particular case, that wouldn't be hard ... [Big Grin]

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I hate finishing 11th - on track for third day in a row.
[Frown]

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Uncle Pete

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[Waterworks] I shoulda listened to the Guessometer! It certainly poked me hard enough!

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quote:
Originally posted by sharkshooter:
I hate finishing 11th - on track for third day in a row.
[Frown]

Fear not. I'll play a few. [Big Grin]

What's a guessometer?

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quote:
Originally posted by Evensong:
quote:
Originally posted by sharkshooter:
I hate finishing 11th - on track for third day in a row.
[Frown]

Fear not. I'll play a few. [Big Grin]

What's a guessometer?

An amazingly useful thing, unless it fails you like it did me today.

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quote:
Originally posted by Evensong:
What's a guessometer?

It's what we use when we don't know the answer. Unfortunately, sometimes it doesn't either. Like today. [Hot and Hormonal]

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Welease Woderwick

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...and I didn't need it at all today!

[Cool]

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But Dayem ya'll are quick!

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Thank you darling, little Guessometer!

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Referee!

Fast and loose on definitions of 'charity', not to mention operating on massively out of date info.

Not that I'm bitter because I got it right then changed my mind before submitting. Oh no. Not at all. In the slightest.

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tessaB
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7!!! I've never got that few before!!!

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Welease Woderwick

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They were very ethnocentric questions and about obscure, to a Brit, sports.

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

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Marvin the Martian

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
They were very ethnocentric questions and about obscure, to a Brit, sports.

Yep. I'm not even slightly bothered that I got such a low score on that quiz. Not even a little bit. Honest.

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jedijudy

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Whew! Guessometer is a star today!

*slips the Guessometer a box of Krispy Kremes*

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Uncle Pete

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Geez, no wonder the poor thing vomited! It is only used to the finest Tim Horton doughnuts. Still I did well to get 8 since I know SBA about state nicknames and college football.

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Heavenly Anarchist
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I honestly had no idea what they were talking about in most of those questions [Ultra confused]

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quote:
Originally posted by PeteC:
... I did well to get 8 since I know SBA about state nicknames and college football.

Ditto, except with me it was Native American gods and college football.

******* 'murcan questions ... [Mad]

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Ariston
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Not to worry, a few of those are obscure even to Americans; if I didn't know people who went to the school in question (it's not a big one, nor is it well known for sports), wouldn't have known that answer.

Today, everyone is feeding the Guessometer.

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Welease Woderwick

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...and they still can't spell the GANDHI right!

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Uncle Pete

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I hate them for that. I mean, how difficult is it? And they don't accept corrections

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Uncle Pete

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You're all a bunch of bloody entertainment trivia freaks!

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Tree Bee

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Argh! Confused my Toms!

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Welease Woderwick

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An internet glitch means I end up slower than Pete!

The shame! The shame!

[Hot and Hormonal]

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Heavenly Anarchist
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Some lucky film guesses there.

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Uncle Pete

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
An internet glitch means I end up slower than Pete!

The shame! The shame!

[Hot and Hormonal]

You call it an internet glitch, I say that you're slowing down, old fella

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Heavenly Anarchist
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Okay, so I'm better at Ancient Greek history than modern American [Big Grin]

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Alicïa
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to be in 2nd place at this point makes me feel like I played a different game to everyone else and there has been some kind of internet glitch. I felt like I was getting them all wrong. [Snigger]

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Uncle Pete

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Murrican fillums I never heard of!

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jedijudy

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Well, apparently I don't know anything about sweets!

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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by PeteC:
Murrican fillums I never heard of!

... me neither.

And 'murrican sweets ditto. And a brainfart. And a Guessometer malfunction, and a computer mouse with arthritis.

Why I'm not propping up the leader-board from underneath is one of Life's Little Mysteries™

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Welease Woderwick

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Another internet glitch - I feel I have no option but to blame Pete.

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Piglet
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If you keep doing that he might not let you borrow the Guessometer. [Big Grin]

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tessaB
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Bother, ticked the right one, then changed it!

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Uncle Pete

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Wasn't particularly harder this fine morning. I wonder if weasel will blame me today?

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Welease Woderwick

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I see Pete has, at least temporarily, lifted the curse he put on my internet connection so I achieved a decent-ish time.

Thank you.

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Pete, how do you feel about putting it back? He was faster than me today. [Snigger]

I'll feed the Guessometer while you're away ... [Smile]

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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by piglet:
Pete, how do you feel about putting it back? He was faster than me today... [Smile]

[Snigger]

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Uncle Pete

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There were so many good choices for #3. The correct answer was the least realistic.

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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by piglet:
Pete, how do you feel about putting it back? He was faster than me today. [Snigger]

I'll feed the Guessometer while you're away ... [Smile]

...and today I was the loser by one lousy second!

But it's okay, I don't mind, it's only me, I don't ask much out of life.

[ [Waterworks] & bottom lip quivering]

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My knowledge on the romantic entanglements of Hollywood film stars over 10 years ago is sadly lacking [Roll Eyes]

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Uncle Pete

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Heartily agree with the above sentiment

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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by Heavenly Anarchist:
My knowledge on the romantic entanglements of Hollywood film stars over 10 years ago is sadly lacking [Roll Eyes]

Is that who they were?

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Me too, but my guessometer worked. If somewhat slowly.
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Uncle Pete

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I broke 50 seconds! [Eek!]

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Uncle Pete, that is surely because you have become your true self! [Big Grin]

[changed a word]

[ 10. October 2014, 11:54: Message edited by: jedijudy ]

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Snuck into the top 10, but with 37 seconds on a very easy day that won't last. [Disappointed]

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