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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Postby JM1776 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:12 am

Quoshara wrote:... it seems to me their father was Tom (Or is that just because I can't get Tom Hardy off my brain? *L*)

I believe that's Shroedinger (sp

Monitor and the Merrimac.


Only because it's so fun to torment you ... that's no, no, and NO! :[]]

And you were tardy with the Hardy. ):(

Now that that's done ... "Monitor and the Merrimac" is kind of a cool guess, but those two were considered ironclads, and predate the battleship by almost half a century.

Still, like you've heard thousands of times before, no doubt ... I like the way your mind works. 8)
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Postby JM1776 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:38 pm

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Topic: Potpourri

Remaining unanswered:

3. For four points, who said, "What an artist dies in me"? (Clue: He never owned a violin.)

5. For four points, what famous magician received condemnation from Saint Peter for attempting to purchase the power of the Holy Spirit? For one more, what word did his name inspire? (Michael, you should get both of these.)

6. For five points, who was the last pharaoh of Egypt? (Beware; this one's a trick question.)

7. For two points, what mathematician is more famous in lay circles for his theological "Wager" than his contributions to his discipline? For one more point, what is his first name? (Clue: Said first name should get you all "fired up".)
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Postby RIP » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:37 am

My guess would've been the last Pharaoh was Cleopatra, because after her the Romans took over...
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Postby JM1776 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:06 am

RIP wrote:My guess would've been the last Pharaoh was Cleopatra, because after her the Romans took over...


Cleopatra VII is an excellent and educated guess, but ... it's wrong. Her son, Caesarion, was briefly elevated to pharaoh after his mom's death. Then the Romans offed him.

Like I said, trick question.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Postby JM1776 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:07 am

Michael: 41
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ambessalion: 17
Quoshara: 13
stidham: 12

Topic: Potpourri

Remaining unanswered:

3. For four points, who said, "What an artist dies in me"? (Clue: He never owned a violin.)

Nero

5. For four points, what famous magician received condemnation from Saint Peter for attempting to purchase the power of the Holy Spirit? For one more, what word did his name inspire? (Michael, you should get both of these.)

Simon Magus, simony

7. For two points, what mathematician is more famous in lay circles for his theological "Wager" than his contributions to his discipline? For one more point, what is his first name? (Clue: Said first name should get you all "fired up".)

Blaise Pascal

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