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Old 08-11-2019, 11:26 PM
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Dolly Levi

Lead character of Thornton Wilder's 1938 play The Merchant of Yonkers, later turned into the much more famous musical and then film Hello, Dolly!: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Merchant_of_Yonkers
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Never considered that she had a last name, and didn't think to ask about plays. You got us good EH.
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Good choice, EH. She's got elegance. I knew we'd discussed it before, but I'd forgotten we decided that plays were considered prose.
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I wasn't sure of that myself, but Wiki, at least, defines plays as literature: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Play_(theatre)

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Old 08-12-2019, 12:14 PM
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Not Sally Bowles, Barbra Streisand (hey, she played Dolly too!) or Bob Barker.

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IQ1: Were you a foppish baronet in a novel based on a stage play written by the same person?
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Old 08-12-2019, 05:43 PM
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Swept me.

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Not the Buddha, Bouncer or Bob Magliozzi.
2 (Tank Girl's kangaroo friend) was Booga; 3 (the producer of Car Talk) was Doug "Bongo Boy" Berman.

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Dunno, dunno, and not Bartholomew Cubbins.

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3) Are you an adopted caveboy who grew up to marry your next door neighbor?
Dunno, not Theda Bara, and not Bam-Bam Rubble.

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Not Matt Groening's Bongo, dunno, and not Boutros-Boutros Ghali.

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Old 08-13-2019, 07:19 AM
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Dunno, not Theda Bara, and not Bam-Bam Rubble.

#1 was John Barrowman.
#2 was Clara Bow. Theda was "the Vamp".
#3 is, indeed, Bamm-Bamm.

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Old 08-13-2019, 07:23 AM
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Dunno x3.

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Not Bunyan, Berlin or... Bob Hoskins? (wildass guess).

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Not Bunyan, Berlin or... Bob Hoskins? (wildass guess).

Correct on 1 and 2.

Alex said the person following him would have to be, in these days, a smart, witty, young woman, so it'd have to be... Betty White.

DQ: Originally from a work of prose fiction?

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2 (Tank Girl's kangaroo friend) was Booga; 3 (the producer of Car Talk) was Doug "Bongo Boy" Berman.

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That's Doug "Bongo Boy, the Subway Fugitive, Not A Slave To Fashion" Berman, if you please.

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Not Matt Groening's Bongo, dunno, and not Boutros-Boutros Ghali.
2 was Rachel Brosnahan; 3 was Ban Ki-moon (Boutros Boutros-Ghali was in office until the end of 1996).

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IQ3: Are you QB for the New Orleans Saints?

Dunno x3.
Baker Mayfield, Blake Bortles, Drew Brees

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Not Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Encyclopedia Brown or Boadicea Brown. Er, just Boadicea.

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Not Anthony Bourdain, Yogi Bear (probably wrong) or Edward Bates.

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Not Anthony Bourdain, Yogi Bear (probably wrong) or Edward Bates.

#1 and 3 are correct. #2 was Disney's Bongo.

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A clean sweep!

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2. Are you the protagonist of a series of novels by Robert Ludlum?
3. Does a comedy routine of yours distinguish between "Jewish" and "goyish"?
Dunno, not Jason Bourne, and dunno.

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Dunno, not Jason Bourne, and dunno.
1 was Justin Bieber; 3 was Lenny Bruce.

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3) Did you play Cinnamon Carter on Mission: Impossible?
Not Blue Cat, dunno, and not Barbara Bain.

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IQ1: Are you a former UN Secretary General from South Korea?
IQ2: Are you a former UN Secretary General from Egypt?
IQ3: Are you a rapper who covered "(You) Got What I Need" in 1990?....
Still not Ban Ki-Moon or Boutros Boutros Gali; dunno.

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2. Were you mentor and inspiration to a Scottish doctor-turned-author?
3. Did you play Ambassador de Sadesky in Dr. Strangelove?
Dunno, not Dr. Joseph Bell, and dunno.

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1. fictional
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3. created after 1900
4. created by an American or Americans
5. originally from a work of prose fiction
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7. created after 1960
8. originally from a novel
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IQ2: Are you a former UN Secretary General from Egypt?
IQ3: Are you a rapper who covered "(You) Got What I Need" in 1990?....

Still not Ban Ki-Moon or Boutros Boutros Gali; dunno.
Biz Markie

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IQ3: Was your first hit "Loser," released in 1994?
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3) Did you play Cinnamon Carter on Mission: Impossible?
Not Blue Cat, dunno, and not Barbara Bain.
#1 was Benny the Ball.
#2 is Betty Rubble.
Correct on #3.

2 DQs reserved.

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Dunno, not Dr. Joseph Bell, and dunno.
1 was Lucille Ball; 3 was Peter Bull.

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2. adapted to film after 2000?


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IQ2: Are you lead singer for Incubus?
IQ3: Was your first hit "Loser," released in 1994?
Dunno x3.

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3. Do you host America's Next Top Model?
Not James Bond, Bartleby the (infuriatingly passive) Scrivener, or Tyra Banks.

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1. fictional
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3. created after 1900
4. created by an American or Americans
5. originally from a work of prose fiction
6. last name starts with B
7. created after 1960
8. originally from a novel
9. not adapted to TV/streaming
10. not the protagonist
11. adapted to film
12. novel written before 1990
13. an, but not the sole, antagonist
14. not really in the thriller genre, I'd say, although some might disagree
15. novel written before 1980
16. adapted to film before 2000

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Another clean sweep.

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Dunno, dunno, and not Bartholomew Cubbins.
Sir Percy Blakeney.
Betsy Ross.
Correct.


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Is it Norman Bates?
Read this first.
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Dunno x3.
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Quite.

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1. fictional
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6. last name starts with B
7. created after 1960
8. originally from a novel
9. not adapted to TV/streaming
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12. novel written before 1990
13. an, but not the sole, antagonist
14. not really in the thriller genre, I'd say, although some might disagree
15. novel written before 1980
16. adapted to film before 2000
17. genre fiction (mystery, horror, sci-fi, fantasy)
18. created by a male author
19. kinda sorta in the law enforcement genre

Prof. Pepperwinkle and SCAdian are each holding one DQ, and Knowed Out is holding two, so that's it for IQs.

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Hi, atimnie! Welcome to the game!

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EH, I do think you oughta let atimnie have another crack at a DQ. Since he's new.
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Sure, why not? atimnie, welcome aboard - you may ask three IQs, if you like. I will answer one DQ, if earned.

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1. fictional
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5. originally from a work of prose fiction
6. last name starts with B
7. created after 1960
8. originally from a novel
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11. adapted to film
12. novel written before 1990
13. an, but not the sole, antagonist
14. not really in the thriller genre, I'd say, although some might disagree
15. novel written before 1980
16. adapted to film before 2000
17. genre fiction (mystery, horror, sci-fi, fantasy)
18. created by a male author
19. kinda sorta in the law enforcement genre
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I think I'll sit this one out, I prefer simpler games, like 20 questions.
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Aw, you can do it! Take a look at the thread starting with the first post, and you'll see how it goes. We're always glad to have new players.
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that's it for IQs.
So you're not going to answer my last set?
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So you're not going to answer my last set?
No, because we'll already be well over the customary 20 answered DQs.
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