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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:29 am

Monarchs and the Domains They Ruled

I'll give you the ruler's name; you supply their realm. Note that, say, "Serbia" would not be a proper answer if such is not specific enough. You must specify "Kingdom of Serbia" or "Serbian Empire".

[1 point] Richard I (known as "The Lionheart")

[1 point] Haile Selassie

[2 points] Möngke

[2 points] Mansa Musa

[3 points] Esarhaddon (These people had some cool freakin' names)

[3 points] Atahualpa

[4 points] Peroz I

[4 points] Roger II

[4 points] Louis the Pious

[5 points] Krum

[6 points] Kanishka

[7 points] Jan III Sobieski (Be careful with this one)
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by amehatrekkie » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:01 am



[1 point] Richard I (known as "The Lionheart")
England
[1 point] Haile Selassie
of course i know this one lol
[2 points] Mansa Musa
Mali Empire
[3 points] Atahualpa
Inca Empire

[4 points] Louis the Pious
France
[7 points] Jan III Sobieski (Be careful with this one)
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:40 am

[1 point] Haile Selassie

Ethiopia

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by amehatrekkie » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:13 am

lafr wrote:[1 point] Haile Selassie

Ethiopia
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:57 pm

Are you guys pathologically incapable of following instructions?

I'll reiterate:
Note that, say, "Serbia" would not be a proper answer if such is not specific enough. You must specify "Kingdom of Serbia" or "Serbian Empire".
I'll handle the responses on a case-by-case basis.

"Mali Empire" and "Inca Empire" are correct. "England" and "Ethiopia" are not. They are not specific enough.

"France" and "Sweden" are just wrong ... the former on the right track, the latter laughably incorrect. Sobieski? What kind of name has a "ski" on the end?

Swedes use "skis". They don't usually have them in their names.

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:34 am

As I do not know the former name of Ethiopia (Heston probably mentioned it in "The Ten Commandments"), I will not look it up as, I am sure, anyone would have to regarding any of the others.

Just sayin'.

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Post by JM1776 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:31 am

lafr wrote:As I do not know the former name of Ethiopia (Heston probably mentioned it in "The Ten Commandments"), I will not look it up as, I am sure, anyone would have to regarding any of the others.

Just sayin'.
One of my rules for constructing such trivia is that I cannot use any fact I do not already know myself. In other words, no lookin' shit up.

Just sayin'.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:02 am

This is really quite the pathetic effort from you guys.

Come on, Michael. Snap to it.
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Post by Michael » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:27 am

Sorry. :oops:

There are a few I knew, but I didn't have the exact name of the realm. :(
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:18 pm

Sigh. Very well. We shall use training wheels in the next round. :tomato:
Richard I (known as "The Lionheart")
Kingdom of England/Angevin Empire
[1 point] Haile Selassie
Empire of Ethiopia
[2 points] Möngke
Mongol Khanate/Empire
[3 points] Esarhaddon (These people had some cool freakin' names)
Assyrian Empire
[4 points] Peroz I
Sassanid/Persian Empire
[4 points] Roger II
Norman Kingdom of Sicily
[4 points] Louis the Pious
Kingdom of France/Francia/the Franks
[5 points] Krum
Bulgar Khanate
[6 points] Kanishka
Kushan Empire
[7 points] Jan III Sobieski (Be careful with this one)
Kingdom of Poland/Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

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Next topic: Potpourri
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:32 pm

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Current topic: Potpourri

For one point, on what mathematical theorem were both Jadzia Dax and Jean-Luc Picard working in their spare time, only to have reality ruin their ruminations by having a real world mathematician solve it long before the 24th century?

For two points, name all the big cats. (Note that any inaccuracy will result in your answer being considered incorrect.) For three more points, what distinguishes them from the other cats?

For two points, who hosted Jeopardy before Alex Trebek?

For two points, name what is generally considered the largest of the small cats.

For three points, what monarch provided cedar for King Solomon's Temple building project? For four more points, over what city did he rule?

For four points, what team won what is considered the first football game?

For five points each, name the Sword Rulers from Michael Moorcock's Corum trilogy. For ten points, name the only female Lord of Law ever mentioned.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by Michael » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:53 am

JM1776 wrote:For one point, on what mathematical theorem were both Jadzia Dax and Jean-Luc Picard working in their spare time, only to have reality ruin their ruminations by having a real world mathematician solve it long before the 24th century?
Fermat's Last Theorem
For three more points, what distinguishes them from the other cats?
Their ability to roar.

For two points, name what is generally considered the largest of the small cats.
Lynx

For three points, what monarch provided cedar for King Solomon's Temple building project? For four more points, over what city did he rule?
I wasn't sure if I remembered this one correctly, so I looked it up and discovered I was wrong. Too many kings to keep up with in the Old Testament. :(
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:34 am

For two points, who hosted Jeopardy before Alex Trebek?

Art Fleming.

(showing my age, once again)

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:12 pm

lafr wrote:For two points, who hosted Jeopardy before Alex Trebek?

Art Fleming.

(showing my age, once again)
You're gonna laugh: You're quite right, but I was thinking of the announcer, Don Pardo ... and wrote "hosted" instead.

So ... full credit for you, and I shall self-flagellate for a time.

Michael, it's not the lynx, it's the cheetah.

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Still in play (Potpourri):

For two points, name all the big cats. (Note that any inaccuracy will result in your answer being considered incorrect.)

For two points, name what is generally considered the largest of the small cats.

For three points, what monarch provided cedar for King Solomon's Temple building project? For four more points, over what city did he rule?

For four points, what team won what is considered the first football game?

For five points each, name the Sword Rulers from Michael Moorcock's Corum trilogy. For ten points, name the only female Lord of Law ever mentioned.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by Michael » Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:27 pm

JM1776 wrote:Michael, it's not the lynx, it's the cheetah.
Damn, damn, damn. ::cuss::

For two points, name what is generally considered the largest of the small cats.
Uh... :shock:

The cheetah. :mrgreen:
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