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    Cyburbia Trivia Challenge 2.0 - Week #8 - Eclectic Mix

    Week 8 is ready....

    Play it here:

    http://my.funtrivia.com/tournament/C...-20-56494.html

    Good luck!
    "Growth is inevitable and desirable, but destruction of community character is not. The question is not whether your part of the world is going to change. The question is how." -- Edward T. McMahon, The Conservation Fund

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    Yes, yes... I did it... I got 0/10. Every one of them obscure sports questions, none of them hockey

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    I think it's the first time I guessed all of the questions I get right.... 6 guesses... wow.. I got lucky... and there were too many MLB questions... (Good thing I guessed a few)

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    Wooohooo....I got 2 right! I guess I don't spend enough time watching soaps, following baseball (5 questions!), or listening to heavy metal (2 questions). Ah well.....
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    4/10 I rocked it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    "A witty woman is a treasure, a witty beauty is a power!"

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    *LOL* a smashing performance of 3/10.....i don't know jack about football and baseball.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    This is the suckiest week ever. Okay, I had five heavy metal questions, four sports question, and one actual question I knew. I got a lucky guess on another. Jeez.

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    Wow... 3 out of 10... 2 guesses and one luckly obvious one... I got more or less the same question twice (the second time question was the lucky obvious one)

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    First day: 0
    Second day: 2
    Third day: 4
    Can I hope for 6 tomorrow?

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    Quote Originally posted by nerudite View post
    First day: 0
    Second day: 2
    Third day: 4
    Can I hope for 6 tomorrow?
    For me:
    First day: 1
    Second day:1
    Third day: 4
    Can I hope for 8 tomorrow?
    Personally, the likelihood of me getting, oh, seven metal questions means I have the real probability of a negative score.

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    Wow... One dumb question (Icelandic horses are from which country? Gee... Iceland?) and one lucky guess... I'm really getting worse each day.... Damn Metal song questions and sports questions...

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    Questions correct: 5 / 10
    You took 96 seconds to complete this quiz.


    Bah....too.....hard.....
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Let's not be didactic in this profession, because that is a path to disillusion and irrelevancy.

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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman View post
    Questions correct: 5 / 10
    You took 96 seconds to complete this quiz.


    Bah....too.....hard.....
    Are you kidding? With this week's quiz, you're a freakin' genius!

    You're ready for Mensa now.

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    Quote Originally posted by nerudite View post
    Are you kidding? With this week's quiz, you're a freakin' genius!

    You're ready for Mensa now.
    Perhaps...but about half of my correct answers were simply guesses.
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Let's not be didactic in this profession, because that is a path to disillusion and irrelevancy.

    Six seasons and a movie!

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    how in the world am i supposed to know who the drummer is for a norwegian death metal band?
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    Those questions were difficult. Some of the ones I answered correctly were blind guesses. More history and geography, please.

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    A craptacular performance today.....1/10. Doesn't eclectic mean a bit of everything? This week it has meant NFL/AFL, MLB, & Heavy Metal.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Quote Originally posted by kjelsadek View post
    A craptacular performance today.....1/10. Doesn't eclectic mean a bit of everything? This week it has meant NFL/AFL, MLB, & Heavy Metal.
    I had 4 questions on heavy metal, and all 4 guesses were wrong. And who knows about pitchers from 1901??? Crazy. I'm really suckin' this week.
    "We do not need any other Tutankhamun's tomb with all its treasures. We need context. We need understanding. We need knowledge of historical events to tie them together. We don't know much. Of course we know a lot, but it is context that's missing, not treasures." - Werner Herzog, in Archaeology, March/April 2011

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    Quote Originally posted by Salmissra View post
    I had 4 questions on heavy metal, and all 4 guesses were wrong. And who knows about pitchers from 1901??? Crazy. I'm really suckin' this week.
    I didn't even know what sport the teams played for one of my lucky guesses. Or what country for that matter.

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    Quote Originally posted by kjelsadek View post
    A craptacular performance today.....1/10. Doesn't eclectic mean a bit of everything? This week it has meant NFL/AFL, MLB, & Heavy Metal.
    Apparently 'eclectic' means obscure or arcane
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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