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Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-02-2019 04:16 PM

Botticelli - September 2019
 
I am M!


Link to August 2019 thread.

atimnie 09-02-2019 04:27 PM

IQs:

IQ1: Are you one of two living former members of a well known Liverpudlian band?
IQ2: Are you a news writer quietly crushing on Mary Richards?
IQ3: Are you the wool hat wearing member of a Beatles inspired fabricated group?

I will be very disappointed if you don't guess all of them.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-02-2019 04:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21837558)
IQs:

IQ1: Are you one of two living former members of a well known Liverpudlian band?
IQ2: Are you a news writer quietly crushing on Mary Richards?
IQ3: Are you the wool hat wearing member of a Beatles inspired fabricated group?

I will be very disappointed if you don't guess all of them.

1) I am not Paul McCartney.
2) I am not Murray.
3) I am not Michael Nesmith.

Elendil's Heir 09-02-2019 05:32 PM

IQs:

Did you lead The Citadel after WWII?
Were you a young, hotshot US Army general killed during the Atlanta Campaign?
Are you a living Civil War historian of the same name (no relation)?

atimnie 09-02-2019 05:48 PM

IQs:

IQ1: Were you torn between two lovers in the 70s?
IQ2: Did you take the last name Braddock as a child actor on a show about a circus?
IQ3: Did you make it your trademark when you forgot to take the price tag off your hat?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-02-2019 07:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21837631)
IQs:

Did you lead The Citadel after WWII?
Were you a young, hotshot US Army general killed during the Atlanta Campaign?
Are you a living Civil War historian of the same name (no relation)?

Take 3 DQs.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-02-2019 07:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21837651)
IQs:

IQ1: Were you torn between two lovers in the 70s?
IQ2: Did you take the last name Braddock as a child actor on a show about a circus?
IQ3: Did you make it your trademark when you forgot to take the price tag off your hat?

1. I am not Mary McGregor.
2. Take a DQ.
3. I am not Minnie Pearl.

atimnie 09-02-2019 08:15 PM

Two was Mickey Braddock, aka George Michael Dolenz, aka Mickey Dolenz. The show was Circus Boy, referenced in an episode of the Monkees when Mickey startd singing the theme to that show.

DQ:

Real?

Elendil's Heir 09-02-2019 09:36 PM

Previous IQs:

Did you lead The Citadel after WWII? - Gen. Mark Clark
Were you a young, hotshot US Army general killed during the Atlanta Campaign? - Maj. Gen. James McPherson
Are you a living Civil War historian of the same name (no relation)? - Another James McPherson, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Battle Cry of Freedom

DQs:

Last name start with M?
American?
Political/military?

IQs:

Were you a noted American B&W artsy photographer?
Was your name spelt "Raymond Luxury Yacht?"
Were you surgeon aboard HMS Surprise?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 06:45 AM

DQs:

1) Real
2) Last name starts with M
3) American
4) Not political/military

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 06:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21837902)
IQs:

Were you a noted American B&W artsy photographer?
Was your name spelt "Raymond Luxury Yacht?"
Were you surgeon aboard HMS Surprise?

#2. I am not Throatwobbler Mangrove.
Take 2 DQs.

Knowed Out 09-03-2019 08:17 AM

IQ1: Are you QB for the Atlanta Falcons?
IQ2: Are you QB for the Cleveland Browns?
IQ3: Are you QB for the Kansas City Chiefs?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 08:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21838274)
IQ1: Are you QB for the Atlanta Falcons?
IQ2: Are you QB for the Cleveland Browns?
IQ3: Are you QB for the Kansas City Chiefs?

Take 3 DQs.

atimnie 09-03-2019 09:39 AM

IQs:

IQ1: Are you the brother of a Beatle, and a member of The Scaffold?
IQ2: Did you play the manager of a fictional band, and also appear on Laugh-In?
IQ3: Did you encourage someone to "hear how she talks about you"?

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 09:44 AM

Previous IQs:

Were you a noted American B&W artsy photographer? - Man Ray
Was your name spelt "Raymond Luxury Yacht?" - Yes, Throatwobbler Mangrove
Were you surgeon aboard HMS Surprise? - Dr. Stephen Maturin, in the sea novels of Patrick O'Brian

DQs:

Living?
Best known for the Arts?

IQs:

Did you appear in a single scene of Once Upon A Time in Hollywood?
Did you play Insp. Dalglish for many years?
Did Brendan Gleeson play you in the Harry Potter movies?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 09:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21838390)
IQs:

IQ1: Are you the brother of a Beatle, and a member of The Scaffold?
IQ2: Did you play the manager of a fictional band, and also appear on Laugh-In?
IQ3: Did you encourage someone to "hear how she talks about you"?

1) I am not Mike McGear (Thank you very much for the IQ question; thank you very much, thank you very, very much.)
2) Take a DQ.
3) I am not Melissa Manchester.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 09:46 AM

DQs:

1) Real
2) Last name starts with M
3) American
4) Not political/military
5) Living
6) Known for the Arts

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 09:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21838404)

IQs:

Did you appear in a single scene of Once Upon A Time in Hollywood?
Did you play Insp. Dalglish for many years?
Did Brendan Gleeson play you in the Harry Potter movies?

#3. I am not Mad-Eye Moody.
Take 2 DQs.

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 09:52 AM

Previous IQs:

Did you appear in a single scene of Once Upon A Time in Hollywood? - Charles Manson
Did you play Insp. Dalglish for many years? - British actor Roy Marsden
Did Brendan Gleeson play you in the Harry Potter movies? - Yes, Mad-Eye Moody

DQs:

Best known for the visual arts (acting, painting, photography, etc.)?
Greatest fame before 1990?

IQs:

Were you the heroine of The Pirates of Penzance?
Have you played a scheming nobleman, a spy and an Austenien hero?
Did your son Casey end up living in Brattleboro, Vt.?

atimnie 09-03-2019 10:20 AM

Surprised you didn't get Dave Madden, Rubin Kincaid on the Partridge Family.

DQ: Currently active?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 10:52 AM

DQs:

1) Real
2) Last name starts with M
3) American
4) Not political/military
5) Living
6) Known for the Arts
7) Either best known for acting or for singing, it's a toss-up
8) Greatest fame arguably before 1990
9) Currently active

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 10:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21838432)

IQs:

Were you the heroine of The Pirates of Penzance?
Have you played a scheming nobleman, a spy and an Austenien hero?
Did your son Casey end up living in Brattleboro, Vt.?

1) I am not Mabel.
Take 2 DQs.

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 11:15 AM

Previous IQs:

Were you the heroine of The Pirates of Penzance? - Yes, Mabel
Have you played a scheming nobleman, a spy and an Austenien hero? - Mark Strong, in Sherlock Holmes, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Emma.
Did your son Casey end up living in Brattleboro, Vt.? - Edward R. Murrow

DQs:

Has won either an Oscar or a Grammy?
White?

IQs:

Did you introduce Neo to the Matrix?
Does your strip go 'round and 'round into infinity?
Were you the lead male character in the novel Rebecca?

atimnie 09-03-2019 11:25 AM

IQs:

IQ1: Are you known for your Sophie Tucker jokes, red hair, and being Divine?
IQ2: Were you the first wife of a former Beatle?
IQ3: Were you married to Anson Williams, and did you appear on several episodes of Happy Days?

Slow Moving Vehicle 09-03-2019 12:35 PM

Good one, Prof. Pepperwinkle! As soon as I saw Honus Wagner, I couldn’t believe I didn’t think of it.



IQ1: Were you a singer after whom was named both a health food and a decadent dessert?

IQ2: Did the restaurant Jack Rabbit Slim’s, in the movie Pulp Fiction, call their vanilla milkshake after a comedy duo of which you were one half?

IQ3: Were you the mother of the Muses?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 01:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21838651)
IQs:

IQ1: Are you known for your Sophie Tucker jokes, red hair, and being Divine?

Yes, I am the Divine Miss M, Bette Midler!

Hey, they don't all have to be hard. Good one, atimnie! Take it away!

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 01:25 PM

Good job, atimnie!

My previous IQs:

Did you introduce Neo to the Matrix? - Morpheus
Does your strip go 'round and 'round into infinity? - Moebius
Were you the lead male character in the novel Rebecca? - Maxim de Winter

atimnie 09-03-2019 01:52 PM

Got a feeling the DQs will come rapidly...

Okay, I am Z

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 02:05 PM

IQs:

Did you play the mom of two different doomed young women?
Did you invent the warp drive?
Were you Ike's favorite writer?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 02:15 PM

IQs:

1) Are you one of the Wonder Twins?
2) Did you star in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum?
3) Did you have sisters named Magda and Eva?

atimnie 09-03-2019 02:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21839038)
IQs:

Did you play the mom of two different doomed young women?
Did you invent the warp drive?
Were you Ike's favorite writer?

First two, take a DQ, third one is ... Zane Grey?

atimnie 09-03-2019 02:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21839059)
IQs:

1) Are you one of the Wonder Twins?
2) Did you star in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum?
3) Did you have sisters named Magda and Eva?

Not Zero Mostel, and not Zsa Zsa Gabor, dahlink. Not Zan either, but I looked that up, so take a DQ for that.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 02:45 PM

DQ: Real?

atimnie 09-03-2019 02:52 PM

1) Real

Knowed Out 09-03-2019 02:56 PM

Gosh, I blinked and there's a new game.

IQ1: Are you Walden's resident tanning competitor?
IQ2: Are you his airhead nephew?
IQ3: Did you play J. D. on Scrubs?

Slow Moving Vehicle 09-03-2019 03:18 PM

Dang, that was quick! Well done, atimnie!

Previous IQs -

IQ1: Were you a singer after whom was named both a health food and a decadent dessert? - The opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, the eponym of Melba toast and Peaches Melba.

IQ2: Did the restaurant Jack Rabbit Slim’s, in the movie Pulp Fiction, call their vanilla milkshake after a comedy duo of which you were one half? - Dean Martin, the partner of Jerry Lewis.

IQ3: Were you the mother of the Muses? - Mnemosyne, the personification of memory.


New IQs:

IQ1: Were you the wife of a writer, and one half of a famous Guilded Age couple?

IQ2: Were you a minor Hebrew prophet? (two acceptable answers)

IQ3: Are you a movie director, famous/notorious for your use of slo-mo and over-the-top violence?

atimnie 09-03-2019 03:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21839132)
Gosh, I blinked and there's a new game.

IQ1: Are you Walden's resident tanning competitor?
IQ2: Are you his airhead nephew?
IQ3: Did you play J. D. on Scrubs?

And that's three DQs. Told ya this would be quick.

atimnie 09-03-2019 03:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Slow Moving Vehicle (Post 21839168)
Dang, that was quick! Well done, atimnie!

Previous IQs -

IQ1: Were you a singer after whom was named both a health food and a decadent dessert? - The opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, the eponym of Melba toast and Peaches Melba.

IQ2: Did the restaurant Jack Rabbit Slim’s, in the movie Pulp Fiction, call their vanilla milkshake after a comedy duo of which you were one half? - Dean Martin, the partner of Jerry Lewis.

IQ3: Were you the mother of the Muses? - Mnemosyne, the personification of memory.


New IQs:

IQ1: Were you the wife of a writer, and one half of a famous Guilded Age couple?

IQ2: Were you a minor Hebrew prophet? (two acceptable answers)

IQ3: Are you a movie director, famous/notorious for your use of slo-mo and over-the-top violence?

Not Zelda Fitzgerald, and not Zephaniah/Zachariah. Should know three, but take a DQ.

Slow Moving Vehicle 09-03-2019 03:52 PM

Previous IQs:

IQ1: Were you the wife of a writer, and one half of a famous Guilded Age couple? - Correct.

IQ2: Were you a minor Hebrew prophet? (two acceptable answers) - Correct.

IQ3: Are you a movie director, famous/notorious for your use of slo-mo and over-the-top violence? - Zack Snyder, of 300 fame.



New IQs:

IQ1: Were you an African warlord who faced off against Julius Caesar in an Epic Rap Battle of History?

IQ2: Is “Parsi” the name for Indian adherents of the religion you founded?

IQ3: Was the alternate form of the name of IQ2 part of the title of a tone poem by Richard Strauss, and a philosophical novel by Friedrich Nietzsche?

DQ1: Female?

atimnie 09-03-2019 04:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Slow Moving Vehicle (Post 21839232)
Previous IQs:

IQ1: Were you the wife of a writer, and one half of a famous Guilded Age couple? - Correct.

IQ2: Were you a minor Hebrew prophet? (two acceptable answers) - Correct.

IQ3: Are you a movie director, famous/notorious for your use of slo-mo and over-the-top violence? - Zack Snyder, of 300 fame.



New IQs:

IQ1: Were you an African warlord who faced off against Julius Caesar in an Epic Rap Battle of History?

IQ2: Is “Parsi” the name for Indian adherents of the religion you founded?

IQ3: Was the alternate form of the name of IQ2 part of the title of a tone poem by Richard Strauss, and a philosophical novel by Friedrich Nietzsche?

DQ1: Female?

I'm guessing 1 is Zulu, and 3 is definitely Zarathustra, take a DQ on 2, and 1 if it's the incorrect answer.

atimnie 09-03-2019 04:26 PM

1) Real
2) Female

Knowed Out 09-03-2019 05:43 PM

Quote:

IQ1: Are you Walden's resident tanning competitor?
IQ2: Are you his airhead nephew?
IQ3: Did you play J. D. on Scrubs?
And that's three DQs. Told ya this would be quick.
Zonker Harris, Zipper, Zach Braff

DQ: Last name begin with Z?
DQ: Alive?
DQ: American?

IQ1: Did you play a Martian girl in the MST-3K mocked Santa Claus Conquers the Martians?
IQ2: Is your stage name Bob Dylan?
IQ3: Do you front the Melody Makers?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 09-03-2019 06:09 PM

IQs:

1) Did you have a hit with Kitten on the Keys?
2) Did you kidnap Flash Gordon and Dale Arden?
3) Are you "a bold renegade" who "makes a Z with his blade"?

Elendil's Heir 09-03-2019 09:17 PM

Previous IQs:

Did you play the mom of two different doomed young women? - Grace Zabriskie, in Twin Peaks (Laura Palmer) and Seinfeld (George's fiancee Susan)
Did you invent the warp drive? - Zefram Cochrane, on Star Trek
Were you Ike's favorite writer? - Yes, Zane Grey

Two DQs reserved.

IQs:

Were you a much-put-upon alien on Babylon 5 who always referred to himself in the third person?
Did the Tijuana Brass famously cover your song?
Were you a badass DI in Starship Troopers?

atimnie 09-03-2019 09:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21839458)
Zonker Harris, Zipper, Zach Braff

DQ: Last name begin with Z?
DQ: Alive?
DQ: American?

IQ1: Did you play a Martian girl in the MST-3K mocked Santa Claus Conquers the Martians?
IQ2: Is your stage name Bob Dylan?
IQ3: Do you front the Melody Makers?

Not Pia Zadora, or Robert Zimmerman, take a DQ on 3.

atimnie 09-03-2019 10:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21839491)
IQs:

1) Did you have a hit with Kitten on the Keys?
2) Did you kidnap Flash Gordon and Dale Arden?
3) Are you "a bold renegade" who "makes a Z with his blade"?

Not Zarkov or Zorro, take a DQ on 1

atimnie 09-03-2019 10:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21839765)
Previous IQs:

Did you play the mom of two different doomed young women? - Grace Zabriskie, in Twin Peaks (Laura Palmer) and Seinfeld (George's fiancee Susan)
Did you invent the warp drive? - Zefram Cochrane, on Star Trek
Were you Ike's favorite writer? - Yes, Zane Grey

Two DQs reserved.

IQs:

Were you a much-put-upon alien on Babylon 5 who always referred to himself in the third person?
Did the Tijuana Brass famously cover your song?
Were you a badass DI in Starship Troopers?

I'm guessing 2 is Zorba, take 2 DQs

atimnie 09-03-2019 10:04 PM

1) Real
2) Female
3) American
4) Not living
5) First name starts with Z

Slow Moving Vehicle 09-03-2019 10:34 PM

Previous IQs:

IQ1: Were you an African warlord who faced off against Julius Caesar in an Epic Rap Battle of History? - Hmm. I'll say "correct". Shaka Zulu.

IQ2: Is “Parsi” the name for Indian adherents of the religion you founded? - Zoroaster, also known as...

IQ3: Was the alternate form of the name of IQ2 part of the title of a tone poem by Richard Strauss, and a philosophical novel by Friedrich Nietzsche? - Correct, Zarathustra

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21839298)
I'm guessing 1 is Zulu, and 3 is definitely Zarathustra, take a DQ on 2, and 1 if it's the incorrect answer.

IQ1: Did you found a cymbal company in the 17th century, which is still manufacturing cymbals today, making it one of the oldest companies in the world? (Surname will suffice).

IQ2: Were you the German Foreign Secretary whose telegram to Mexico, offering an alliance against the United States if the US entered World War I on the Allied side, was intercepted and decyphered and indeed caused the US to go to war against Germany?

IQ3: Were you the founder of the Stoic school?

DQ1: Died before 2000?

atimnie 09-03-2019 10:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Slow Moving Vehicle (Post 21839877)
Previous IQs:

IQ1: Were you an African warlord who faced off against Julius Caesar in an Epic Rap Battle of History? - Hmm. I'll say "correct". Shaka Zulu.

IQ2: Is “Parsi” the name for Indian adherents of the religion you founded? - Zoroaster, also known as...

IQ3: Was the alternate form of the name of IQ2 part of the title of a tone poem by Richard Strauss, and a philosophical novel by Friedrich Nietzsche? - Correct, Zarathustra



IQ1: Did you found a cymbal company in the 17th century, which is still manufacturing cymbals today, making it one of the oldest companies in the world? (Surname will suffice).

IQ2: Were you the German Foreign Secretary whose telegram to Mexico, offering an alliance against the United States if the US entered World War I on the Allied side, was intercepted and decyphered and indeed caused the US to go to war against Germany?

IQ3: Were you the founder of the Stoic school?

DQ1: Died before 2000?

I'm thinking Zinfar for 1, take 2 or 3 DQs.


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