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Old 05-10-2012, 01:55 PM
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1. I am male
2. I am not living
3. I am/was a real person
4. I was born after 1900 AD
5. I am best known for my accomplishments in The Arts
6. Not American
7. I am European
8. My primary medium is not visual
9. I died after 1980
10. I died before last week
11. Last name begins with R
12. I was born before 1950
13. My primary medium is musical
14. I am/was not a vocalist
15. I am not British
16. I am not a guitarist
17. I am not a composer
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:42 PM
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IQ: Are you a Russian cellist/conductor?

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IQ: I know who you're talking about... name is on the tip of my tongue.... gah. Take a DQ
Dang - I thought I might have found you out with that one! I meant Mstislav Rostropovich, for whom Prokoffiev, Shostakovich and Britten all wrote cello music (sonatas and concerti), and who conducted the US National Symphony Orchestra for many years.


DQ - Would the genre of your music generally be described as Rock/Pop?

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Old 05-10-2012, 07:02 PM
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DQ - Would the genre of your music generally be described as Rock/Pop?
No, it would not be considered Rock/Pop; however, I must note at one time something I did crossed over and gave me some notoriety in that area.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:16 PM
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Did you appear in a music video with Robin Williams?
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:23 PM
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Did you appear in a music video with Robin Williams?
Is this a DQ or an IQ? No, I am not Bobby McFerrin.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:49 PM
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Going for IQ (got the info I wanted)
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:28 PM
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IQ1: Have you been a lyricist for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and the team of Andersson/Ulvaeus?

IQ2: Are you all but single-handedly responsible for the current prestige of South Asian classical music?

IQ3: Are you a Québécois singer/songwriter with close ties to the Rhinoceros Party of Canada?
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:45 PM
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IQ1: Have you been a lyricist for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and the team of Andersson/Ulvaeus?
IQ2: Are you all but single-handedly responsible for the current prestige of South Asian classical music?
IQ3: Are you a Québécois singer/songwriter with close ties to the Rhinoceros Party of Canada?
IQ1: I am not Tim Rice
IQ2: Take a DQ
IQ3: The Rhinoceros Party? That's different. Nope, not me. Please take another DQ.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:39 PM
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IQ1: Have you been a lyricist for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and the team of Andersson/Ulvaeus?

IQ2: Are you all but single-handedly responsible for the current prestige of South Asian classical music?

IQ3: Are you a Québécois singer/songwriter with close ties to the Rhinoceros Party of Canada?


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IQ1: I am not Tim Rice
IQ2: Take a DQ
IQ3: The Rhinoceros Party? That's different. Nope, not me. Please take another DQ.
2. is a reference to Ravi Shankar, who wrote the book on northern Indian classical music while relentlessly touring, lecturing, teaching and recording. Prior to his influence, the traditional music was in decline. His influence cannot be over-stated.

3. is the infamous Michel Rivard, who is best known as the singer/songwriter behind the band 'Beau Dommage'. He penned the hits 'Harmonie du soir à Châteauguai' and 'La Complainte de la phoque d'Alaska'. He also ran for the Rhinoceros Party, a satirical political party that ran candidates for election in the 1970s. Some of their party platforms included making Anne Murray cultural attachée to Tierra del Fuego, separating Québec from the rest of Canada with a chain-saw, repealing the law of gravity, etc. Worth your research, once this round is over.

I'd like to engage in some side talk before I ask any more DQs. What do y'all think is the most useful bit of information? Finding out the genre of music? Finding out the instrument? Finding out the country of origin?

We haven't eliminated conductor, either. The big, strange clue is that cross-over performance. I keep coming up with people who are wrong on some level... Ideas, gang?

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Old 05-13-2012, 07:06 AM
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Well, heck, here I go -

DQ - Would the genre of your music generally be described as Classical?


I'll save the other DQ for the moment - I'm rather puzzled by this one...
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:12 AM
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DQ - Would the genre of your music generally be described as Classical?
Yes, Classical music is my primary genre
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:13 AM
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I cannot begin to tell you how it pains me to admit publicly that I'm stumped. One last, desperate flailing -

DQ - Are you a conductor?
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:51 PM
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I cannot begin to tell you how it pains me to admit publicly that I'm stumped. One last, desperate flailing -

DQ - Are you a conductor?
No, I am not a conductor

Reveal time? Since I think you and I are the only two left? I've killed threads before, never thought I'd kill an entire game...
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:36 PM
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No, I am not a conductor

Reveal time? Since I think you and I are the only two left? I've killed threads before, never thought I'd kill an entire game...
We usually give everyone who stumped you one guess at who you might be before revealing your identity. The best one I can come up with is -

Are you Sviatoslav Richter?


I can't speak for anybody else as to whether they want a crack at it. Once again, I'm sure I'm going to cry myself to sleep once I hear who this really is.

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Old 05-13-2012, 06:53 PM
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No, I am
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Jean-Pierre Rampal, one of the best flautists, IMO. Classical music was his forte, but he also earned acclaim (and time on Billboards Top 40) for his collaboration with Claude Bolling in Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano.
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:38 PM
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Sorry - late to the party. I've heard of that guy, and even have some of his stuff on my iPod.

Start another round, MissTake?
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:50 PM
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Sure. The letter is J

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Old 05-13-2012, 07:57 PM
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Botticelli has two "t"s, BTW, for future thread searches.

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Did your wife save a famous painting?
Were you supposedly born in Riverside, Iowa?
Were you a rustic British vet who wrote many books about your experiences?
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:09 PM
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Jean-Pierre Rampal, one of the best flautists, IMO. Classical music was his forte, but he also earned acclaim (and time on Billboards Top 40) for his collaboration with Claude Bolling in Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano.
Yep. I have the Bolling recording and everything; I haven't listened to it in years, though. You got me, fair and square.

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Old 05-13-2012, 08:28 PM
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Yep. I have the Bolling recording and everything; I haven't listened to it in years, though. You got me, fair and square.
I met him back in 1983ish, a very kind man. In front of him were a half dozen gibbering teenaged girls, just heard him play, I had just performed "Baroque and Blue" for a state competition...he was patient in answering our questions, taught us some simple etudes.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:30 PM
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Did your wife save a famous painting?
Were you supposedly born in Riverside, Iowa?
Were you a rustic British vet who wrote many books about your experiences?
IQ1: I am not James Madison
IQ2: I am not James T Kirk
IQ3: No idea, DQ
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:24 PM
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Are you a model who's gone from Victoria's Secret to SI to American Eagle?
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:26 PM
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Botticelli has two "t"s, BTW, for future thread searches.

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Did your wife save a famous painting?
Were you supposedly born in Riverside, Iowa?
Were you a rustic British vet who wrote many books about your experiences?
Correct as to James Madison's wife Dolley and ol' James Tiberius Kirk.
James Herriot wrote All Creatures Great and Small and a number of other books, most of which included at least one scene with his arm inserted in a bovine orifice up to the shoulder.

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Male?

IQs:

Probably due to authorial sloppiness, did you and your fictional brother both have the same first name?
Did you avoid losing a war in a day, although one statesman acknowledged that you might have?
Did you insist on doing things your way, despite your top assistant's resistance?
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:41 AM
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Are you a model who's gone from Victoria's Secret to SI to American Eagle?
No idea, DQ for you

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DQ: Male?

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Probably due to authorial sloppiness, did you and your fictional brother both have the same first name?
Did you avoid losing a war in a day, although one statesman acknowledged that you might have?
Did you insist on doing things your way, despite your top assistant's resistance?
DQ: Yes, I am male
IQ1: I am not James Moriarity
IQ2: DQ for you
IQ3: Another DQ (and now I have "My Way" stuck in my head)
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nice Introduction misstake...
some days ago i use my cell phone signature ..you are my favorite misstake ...
so when i sew your id I moved your thread...thanks for this ....
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:42 AM
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Old 05-14-2012, 08:22 AM
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...IQs:

Probably due to authorial sloppiness, did you and your fictional brother both have the same first name?
Did you avoid losing a war in a day, although one statesman acknowledged that you might have?
Did you insist on doing things your way, despite your top assistant's resistance?
Yes, the evil Prof. Moriarty and his brother were both named "James."
Adm. John Jellicoe, commanding the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland, as noted by Winston Churchill.
Capt. Edward Jellico, in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Chain of Command." He and Cmdr. Riker... didn't get along too well.

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Real?
Last name start with "J"?

IQs:

Do some think that you, and not your boss, wrote a letter prominently featured in a major war movie?
Did a woman trying to reach an animal hospital speak to you by phone instead?
Were you the adorable daughter of a frustrated inventor?
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:24 AM
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DQs:Real?
Last name start with "J"?

IQs:
Do some think that you, and not your boss, wrote a letter prominently featured in a major war movie?
Did a woman trying to reach an animal hospital speak to you by phone instead?
Were you the adorable daughter of a frustrated inventor?
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Yes, I am real
My first name starts with J

And I am drawing blanks on all of your IQs.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:07 AM
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IQ1: Did you formulate some rather famous equations regarding classical electromagnetic theory?
IQ2: Did you direct a movie where a six year old murders his sister in the opening sequence?
IQ3: Are you known only by a pseudonym, famous for killing at least 5 women?
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:41 AM
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IQ1: Did you formulate some rather famous equations regarding classical electromagnetic theory?
IQ2: Did you direct a movie where a six year old murders his sister in the opening sequence?
IQ3: Are you known only by a pseudonym, famous for killing at least 5 women?
IQ1: No clue, DQ for you
IQ2: I am not John Carpenter
IQ3: I am not Jack the Ripper
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:45 AM
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That was James Maxwell.

DQ: Are you alive?
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:59 AM
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DQ: Are you alive?
Yes, I am alive



The letter is J:
1: I am male
2: I am real
3: My first name starts with J
4: I am alive
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:14 AM
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IQ1: Did you throw 5 interceptions on your birthday to doom your team in the playoffs?
IQ2: Are you an Academy Award winning actor who once smashed somebody's windshield because they cut you off in traffic?
IQ3: Did you win 2 Olympic gold medals in the heptathlon and were named Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century?
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:23 AM
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IQ1: Did you throw 5 interceptions on your birthday to doom your team in the playoffs?
IQ2: Are you an Academy Award winning actor who once smashed somebody's windshield because they cut you off in traffic?
IQ3: Did you win 2 Olympic gold medals in the heptathlon and were named ?
IQ1: No idea - DQ
IQ2: I am not Jack Nicholson
IQ3: I am not Jackie Joyner-Kersey
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:29 AM
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IQ1: Do you sum things up with a final thought, after your guests have finished throwing chairs at each other?

IQ2: Have you played roles as varied as a space alien studying Earth, a preacher who hates dancing, and a transsexual?

IQ3: Did you front an American punk band?
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:38 AM
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Five interceptions guy was Jake Delhomme.

DQ: Are you an athlete?
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Old 05-14-2012, 11:50 AM
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...IQs:

Do some think that you, and not your boss, wrote a letter prominently featured in a major war movie?
Did a woman trying to reach an animal hospital speak to you by phone instead?
Were you the adorable daughter of a frustrated inventor?
White House aide John Hay, and not Abraham Lincoln, is credited by some with writing the famous "Letter to Mrs. Bixby" featured in Saving Private Ryan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMS9aeAqk_o

Theodore Sorenson wrote that, early in John F. Kennedy's administration, he and the President were talking in one of the rooms of the White House residence. A concealed phone rang - they weren't even aware of it being there before then. With a raised eyebrow, JFK picked up and said "Hello?" The caller asked for the vet, angrily rejected JFK's explanation that she had a wrong number, and didn't recognize his voice.

Jemima Potts, daughter of Caractacus, in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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American?
Born in or since 1950?

I'll reserve my third DQ to see if he's an athlete.

IQs:

Did you warn that a particular woman might "get her tit caught in a wringer"?
Did you insist that you and your colleagues live and dine together to encourage a better team spirit?
Did you most famously play a long-suffering dad and a bluff admiral?

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Old 05-14-2012, 01:16 PM
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IQ1: Do you sum things up with a final thought, after your guests have finished throwing chairs at each other?
IQ2: Have you played roles as varied as a space alien studying Earth, a preacher who hates dancing, and a transsexual?
IQ3: Did you front an American punk band?
IQ1: I am not Jerry Springer
IQ2: DQ
IQ3: I am not Joey Ramone

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DQ: Are you an athlete?
I was an athlete at one time.

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American?
Born in or since 1950?

IQs:
Did you warn that a particular woman might "get her tit caught in a wringer"?
Did you insist that you and your colleagues live and dine together to encourage a better team spirit?
Did you most famously play a long-suffering dad and a bluff admiral?
DQ:
Yes, I am American
Born since 1950

IQ:
1) John Mitchell (TheKid just watched All the President's Men in school
2) No idea
3) No idea
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:17 PM
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The letter is J:
1: I am male
2: I am real
3: My first name starts with J
4: I am alive
5: I was an athlete at one time
6: I am American
7: I was born after 1950
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:24 PM
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IQ2: Have you played roles as varied as a space alien studying Earth, a preacher who hates dancing, and a transsexual?
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IQ2: DQ
Correct on Springer and Ramone. The person I was looking for in IQ2 is actor John Lithgow, who played a space alien in "Third Rock from the Sun," a preacher in "Footloose," and a transsexual in "The World According to Garp."

DQ: While you may have once been an athlete, are you better known for your accomplishments in another field?
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:28 PM
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IQ1: Did you lead the Denver Broncos to two Superbowl wins?
IQ2: Did you lead San Francisco to four Superbowl wins?
IQ3: Were you Bob dole's running mate on 1996?
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:36 PM
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IQ1. Did you model underwear between starts?

IQ2. Were you referred to by your team's manager as a born liar?

IQ3. Did you serve as a Swede's foil during several Fortnights?
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:40 PM
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Pacifist-Jack Kemp is dead. My DQ: Did you hit a HR after Tommy Lasorda walked the guy in front of you, despite the fact you were killing the Dodgers? BTW, my other IQ refered to Jarah Mariano.

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Old 05-14-2012, 02:59 PM
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Pacifist-Jack Kemp is dead.
I realize that, but nothing in the rules say the IQs must conform to all available evidence
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Old 05-14-2012, 05:29 PM
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DQ: While you may have once been an athlete, are you better known for your accomplishments in another field?
Pretty much, yes.

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IQ1: Did you lead the Denver Broncos to two Superbowl wins?
IQ2: Did you lead San Francisco to four Superbowl wins?
IQ3: Were you Bob dole's running mate on 1996?
IQ1: I am not John Elway
IQ2: No idea
IQ3: I am not the deceased Jack Kemp

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IQ1. Did you model underwear between starts?
IQ2. Were you referred to by your team's manager as a born liar?
IQ3. Did you serve as a Swede's foil during several Fortnights?
IQ1: No idea
IQ2: No idea
IQ3: No idea

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. My DQ: Did you hit a HR after Tommy Lasorda walked the guy in front of you, despite the fact you were killing the Dodgers?
DQ: No, that was not me.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:39 PM
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IQ1: Do you know many things, but have to admit that you don't know Diddley?

IQ2: Are you experienced?

IQ3: Did you autograph a record album for a person just hours before that same person shot and killed you?

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Old 05-14-2012, 07:19 PM
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IQ1: Do you know many things, but have to admit that you don't know Diddley?
IQ2: Are you experienced?
IQ3: Did you autograph a record album for a person just hours before that same person shot and killed you?
IQ1: I am not Bo Jackson
IQ2: I am not Jimi Hendrix
IQ3: I am not John Lennon
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Old 05-14-2012, 08:36 PM
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Pacifist-Jack Kemp is dead. My DQ: Did you hit a HR after Tommy Lasorda walked the guy in front of you, despite the fact you were killing the Dodgers?....
I think you may have deprived Pacifist of a DQ by revealing the answer; our longstanding practice has been to let players reveal their own answers. And as MissTake showed by her answer, that DQ is really more of an IQ.

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...I'll reserve my third DQ to see if he's an athlete.

IQs:

Did you warn that a particular woman might "get her tit caught in a wringer"?
Did you insist that you and your colleagues live and dine together to encourage a better team spirit?
Did you most famously play a long-suffering dad and a bluff admiral?
Correct as to John Mitchell, talking about Kay Graham, publisher of the Washington Post.
John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, saw to this.
John Amos played the dad in Good Times and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in The West Wing.

DQs:

Are you now or have you been in sports broadcasting?
Are you commonly thought of as being from east of the Miss. River?
Is your wife famous in her own right?

IQs:

Were you from Indiana and engaged to a guy named Mark?
Were you an underwear model married to a famous singer?
Of your two sons, was one responsible in dealing with your papers, but the other very careless?

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Old 05-14-2012, 09:19 PM
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DQs:
Are you now or have you been in sports broadcasting?
Are you commonly thought of as being from east of the Miss. River?
Is your wife famous in her own right?
DQ1: Yes, I have
DQ2: No, not especially
DQ3: No

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IQs:
Were you from Indiana and engaged to a guy named Mark?
Were you an underwear model married to a famous singer?
Of your two sons, was one responsible in dealing with your papers, but the other very careless?
IQ1: No clue, DQ
IQ2: No clue, DQ
IQ3: No clue, DQ
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:31 PM
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...IQs:

Were you from Indiana and engaged to a guy named Mark?
Were you an underwear model married to a famous singer?
Of your two sons, was one responsible in dealing with your papers, but the other very careless?
Capt. Kathryn Janeway of Star Trek: Voyager.
Jill Goodacre of Victoria's Secret fame, married to Harry Connick Jr.
J.S. Bach divided his papers among two of his sons. We now have only about half as his music as we might otherwise.

Would you update the answered DQ list, please?
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:44 PM
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The letter is J:
1: I am male
2: I am real
3: My first name starts with J
4: I am alive
5: I was an athlete at one time
6: I am American
7: I was born after 1950
8: I did not hit a HR after Tommy Lasorda walked the guy in front of you, despite the fact you were killing the Dodgers
9: While I was an athlete, I am known for accomplishments in other fields
10: I have been in sports broadcasting
11: I am not especially known for being from east of the Mississippi
12: My wife is not known in her own right
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