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Knowed Out 08-16-2019 06:11 AM

DQ: Scifi?

Elendil's Heir 08-16-2019 11:02 AM

B.

1. fictional
2. male
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
17. genre fiction (mystery, horror, sci-fi, fantasy)
18. created by a male author
19. kinda sorta in the law enforcement genre
20. did not appear in more than one novel
21. not known from mystery or horror
22. science fiction

Please ask your earned "Are you Firstname Lastname?" questions by 6pm EST tomorrow.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-16-2019 11:21 AM

Fictional male sci-fi antagonist from ONE novel 1960-1979 that was made into a movie but not a TV series. Kinda sorta in the law enforcement genre.

Well, it's not Lije Bailey.

Time to think.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-16-2019 11:26 AM

DQ: Are you Roy Batty?

Elendil's Heir 08-16-2019 03:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21809478)
DQ: Are you Roy Batty?

I am not.

Knowed Out 08-17-2019 10:51 AM

I'm stuck. My best guess is Jack Barron, but that was never made to film.

Elendil's Heir 08-17-2019 05:11 PM

No, not him either. Prof. P. was soooo close - I'm actually

Insp. Harry Bryant

Rick Deckard's former and once-again boss in Blade Runner:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwb2t7iLatk
https://bladerunner.fandom.com/wiki/Harry_Bryant

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-17-2019 05:25 PM

Ah. Well, yep. You got us again.

Elendil's Heir 08-18-2019 10:55 PM

Right, then. Our next letter is

G

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-19-2019 07:49 AM

IQs:

1) Are you a historian who won an award for your biography of Churchill?
2) Are you never early or late?
3) Did you play Casanova Frankenstein in Mystery Men?

atimnie 08-19-2019 08:05 AM

IQs:

1) Are you an actress who is also skilled at archery?
2) Are you a schlubby character actor who co-starred in Teachers?
3) Are you a respected actress who starred in Fatal Attraction?

Knowed Out 08-19-2019 08:10 AM

IQ1: Are you head coach of the Dallas Cowboys?
IQ2: Are you head coach of the Oakland Raiders?
IQ3: Are you head coach of the Washington Redskins?

De La Rue 08-19-2019 08:59 AM

My guess was also Batty (one of the better-known characters from Androids/Blade Runner).

IQs:

1. Did you write Preacher and The Boys?
2. Did you never actually say that you invented the thing you're reputed to have claimed to invent, but rather that you took the initiative in creating it?
3. Are you a four-armed combatant from the Mortal Kombat series?

Elendil's Heir 08-19-2019 09:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21813501)
IQs:

1) Are you a historian who won an award for your biography of Churchill?
2) Are you never early or late?
3) Did you play Casanova Frankenstein in Mystery Men?

Not Sir Martin Gilbert, Gandalf or... oh, jeez, I should know this. The guy from The King's Speech... crap, I'm blanking. Take a DQ.

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21813520)
IQs:

1) Are you an actress who is also skilled at archery?
2) Are you a schlubby character actor who co-starred in Teachers?
3) Are you a respected actress who starred in Fatal Attraction?

Not Geena Davis, dunno and not Glenn Close.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21813527)
IQ1: Are you head coach of the Dallas Cowboys?
IQ2: Are you head coach of the Oakland Raiders?
IQ3: Are you head coach of the Washington Redskins?

Dunno x3.

Quote:

Originally Posted by De La Rue (Post 21813611)
...

IQs:

1. Did you write Preacher and The Boys?
2. Did you never actually say that you invented the thing you're reputed to have claimed to invent, but rather that you took the initiative in creating it?
3. Are you a four-armed combatant from the Mortal Kombat series?

Dunno, not Al Gore and dunno.

atimnie 08-19-2019 09:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21813666)
Not Geena Davis, dunno and not Glenn Close.

2 was Allen Garfield.

De La Rue 08-19-2019 11:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21813666)
Dunno, not Al Gore and dunno.

1 was Garth Ennis; 3 was Goro.

DQs:
1. real?
2. last name begins with G?


IQs:
1. Are you the wisecracking protagonist of a Hollywood-set mystery series by Ron Goulart?
2. Did Paul Mooney claim Wayne Brady made you look like Malcolm X?
3. Do you play Debbie on GLOW?

Knowed Out 08-19-2019 11:44 AM

Quote:

IQ1: Are you head coach of the Dallas Cowboys?
IQ2: Are you head coach of the Oakland Raiders?
IQ3: Are you head coach of the Washington Redskins?
Dunno x3.
Jason Garrett, Jon Gruden, Jay Gruden

DQ: Male?

holding 2 DQs

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-19-2019 01:26 PM

Quote:

IQs:

1) Are you a historian who won an award for your biography of Churchill?
2) Are you never early or late?
3) Did you play Casanova Frankenstein in Mystery Men?
Not Sir Martin Gilbert, Gandalf or... oh, jeez, I should know this. The guy from The King's Speech... crap, I'm blanking. Take a DQ.
#1 and 2 are correct. Turn in your Battle Jitney, sir. #3 is Geoffrey Rush.

1 DQ reserved.

Elendil's Heir 08-19-2019 03:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by De La Rue (Post 21813921)
...

IQs:
1. Are you the wisecracking protagonist of a Hollywood-set mystery series by Ron Goulart?
2. Did Paul Mooney claim Wayne Brady made you look like Malcolm X?
3. Do you play Debbie on GLOW?

Dunno x3.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21814193)
#1 and 2 are correct. Turn in your Battle Jitney, sir. #3 is Geoffrey Rush....

Aiyee...! Of course. :: headsmack ::

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-19-2019 03:25 PM

DQ: Living?


IQs:

1) Have you played a horse doctor, an African explorer and Peter Minuit?
2) Are you an eccentric inventor in Duckburg?
3) Did a neighbor lady tell you that she'd always wanted to tell you just what she thought of you, but, being a Christian woman, she couldn't say it?

Elendil's Heir 08-19-2019 03:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21814419)
...

IQs:

1) Have you played a horse doctor, an African explorer and Peter Minuit?
2) Are you an eccentric inventor in Duckburg?
3) Did a neighbor lady tell you that she'd always wanted to tell you just what she thought of you, but, being a Christian woman, she couldn't say it?

Dunno x3.

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-19-2019 04:56 PM

Quote:

IQs:

1) Have you played a horse doctor, an African explorer and Peter Minuit?
2) Are you an eccentric inventor in Duckburg?
3) Did a neighbor lady tell you that she'd always wanted to tell you just what she thought of you, but, being a Christian woman, she couldn't say it?
Dunno x3.
#1 was Groucho Marx (in, respectively, A Day at the Races, Animal Crackers and The Story of Mankind [in which Harpo played Isaac Newton and Chico played an adviser to Christopher Columbus].)
#2 is Gyro Gearloose.
#3 is Elvira Gulch from The Wizard of Oz.

DQs:

1) Born after 1969?
2) Known for the Arts?
3) American?

atimnie 08-19-2019 05:08 PM

DQ: Actor?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-19-2019 09:21 PM

IQs:

1) Was your catchphrase "Well, I'll be a dirty bird."?
2) Did you write The Shadow series of pulp novels?
3) Did you play the mayor's wife in The Music Man?

Elendil's Heir 08-19-2019 10:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21814909)
IQs:

1) Was your catchphrase "Well, I'll be a dirty bird."?
2) Did you write The Shadow series of pulp novels?
3) Did you play the mayor's wife in The Music Man?

Dunno, dunno and not Hermione Gringold.

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor

De La Rue 08-19-2019 11:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21814410)
Dunno x3.

1 was also Groucho Marx; 2 was Bryant Gumbel (in a Chappelle's Show skit); 3 was Betty Gilpin.

DQs:
1. European?
2. born before 1940?

IQs:
1. Are you a self-proclaimed Israel psychic and spoon-bender?
2. Did you write "The Unquiet Dead", "The Idiot's Lantern", and other episodes of Doctor Who?
3. Have you played a wizard, a Maine sheriff, and an Irish cop (or garda)?

1 DQ reserved.

atimnie 08-20-2019 12:35 AM

IQs:

1. Did you star in the Road Warrior/Mad Max movies?
2. Did Jay Leno ask you what the hell you were thinking after you got caught with a hooker?
3. Are you number 2's brother who co-starred in L.A. Story?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-20-2019 06:26 AM

Quote:

IQs:

1) Was your catchphrase "Well, I'll be a dirty bird."?
2) Did you write The Shadow series of pulp novels?
3) Did you play the mayor's wife in The Music Man?
Dunno, dunno and not Hermione Gringold.
#1 was "Lonesome" George Gobel.
#2 was Maxwell Grant.
#3 is, indeed, Hermione Gingold.

2 DQs reserved.

Elendil's Heir 08-20-2019 09:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by De La Rue (Post 21815050)
...

IQs:
1. Are you a self-proclaimed Israel psychic and spoon-bender?
2. Did you write "The Unquiet Dead", "The Idiot's Lantern", and other episodes of Doctor Who?
3. Have you played a wizard, a Maine sheriff, and an Irish cop (or garda)?....

Not Uri Geller, dunno, and not the incomparable Brendan Gleeson.

Quote:

Originally Posted by atimnie (Post 21815095)
IQs:

1. Did you star in the Road Warrior/Mad Max movies?
2. Did Jay Leno ask you what the hell you were thinking after you got caught with a hooker?
3. Are you number 2's brother who co-starred in L.A. Story?

Not Mel Gibson, Hugh Grant or... Percy Grant?

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940

Knowed Out 08-20-2019 09:14 AM

DQ: Native English speaker?

holding a DQ

atimnie 08-20-2019 09:17 AM

3 was Richard E. Grant.

DQ:

British?

Elendil's Heir 08-20-2019 09:42 AM

Richard E. Grant isn't Hugh Grant's brother, so I'm inclined to disallow that DQ.

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940
11. native English speaker

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-20-2019 10:24 AM

DQs:

1) Best known for movies?
2) Best known for one role?

Elendil's Heir 08-20-2019 10:55 AM

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940
11. native English speaker
12. not best known for movies
13. arguably not best known for one role

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-20-2019 11:25 AM

IQs:

1) Did you play Dumbledore in some of the Harry Potter films?
2) Did you play Prof. Moody in some of the Harry Potter films?
3) Have you been cast to play Batman in DC's series Titans?

De La Rue 08-20-2019 11:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21815486)
Not Uri Geller, dunno, and not the incomparable Brendan Gleeson.

2 was Mark Gatiss.

DQs:
1. born before 1950?
2. best known from television?

IQs:
1. Were you offered the role of Clarence Beeks, but turned it down?
2. Did you play Clarence Beeks?
3. Were you a comedian and sitcom actor known as the Great One?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-20-2019 11:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21815815)
IQs:

1) Did you play Dumbledore in some of the Harry Potter films?
2) Did you play Prof. Moody in some of the Harry Potter films?
3) Have you been cast to play Batman in DC's series Titans?

Ah, well, I see Mr. Gleeson has already been asked. Never mind #2.

Knowed Out 08-20-2019 02:55 PM

IQ1: Did Johnny Depp play you in a 1993 film, of which the title asks about eating you?
IQ2: Were you the star of the UK version of The Office?
IQ3: Are you the only member of Monty Python who was born in America?

Elendil's Heir 08-20-2019 03:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21815815)
IQs:

1) Did you play Dumbledore in some of the Harry Potter films?
2) Did you play Prof. Moody in some of the Harry Potter films?
3) Have you been cast to play Batman in DC's series Titans?

Not Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson (earlier asked about, as you note) and dunno.

Quote:

Originally Posted by De La Rue (Post 21815833)
...

IQs:
1. Were you offered the role of Clarence Beeks, but turned it down?
2. Did you play Clarence Beeks?
3. Were you a comedian and sitcom actor known as the Great One?

Not George Peppard, dunno, and not Jackie Gleason.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21816309)
IQ1: Did Johnny Depp play you in a 1993 film, of which the title asks about eating you?
IQ2: Were you the star of the UK version of The Office?
IQ3: Are you the only member of Monty Python who was born in America?

Not Gilbert Grape, Ricky Gervais or Terry Gilliam.

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940
11. native English speaker
12. not best known for movies
13. arguably not best known for one role
14. born after 1950
15. best known from television

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-20-2019 04:50 PM

Correct on the first 2. The last is Iain Glen.

IQ: Are you married to Jamie Lee Curtis?

Elendil's Heir 08-20-2019 10:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21816544)
...

IQ: Are you married to Jamie Lee Curtis?

Not Christopher, Baron Haden-Guest.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-21-2019 06:06 AM

DQ: Well (or best) known from a TV series produced this century?

Elendil's Heir 08-21-2019 10:06 AM

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940
11. native English speaker
12. not best known for movies
13. arguably not best known for one role
14. born after 1950
15. best known from television
16. well (or best) known from a TV series produced this century

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-21-2019 10:40 AM

IQs:

1) Were you married to Gene Wilder?
2) Though not married to him, did Gene Wilder admit to having an affair with you?
3) Did John Cleese say at your funeral: "Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard! I hope he fries."?

Elendil's Heir 08-21-2019 10:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle (Post 21817908)
IQs:

1) Were you married to Gene Wilder?
2) Though not married to him, did Gene Wilder admit to having an affair with you?
3) Did John Cleese say at your funeral: "Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard! I hope he fries."?

Not Gilda Radner, dunno ("him"?!?), and not Graham Chapman.

Knowed Out 08-21-2019 12:20 PM

IQ1: Are you a longtime tuxedo-wearing wrestling announcer who passed away this past January?
IQ2: Are you considered the NFL insider for Fox Sports?
IQ3: Were you a longtime Monday Night Football play-by-play caller alongside Howard Cosell and Don Meredith?

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-21-2019 01:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21817967)
Not Gilda Radner, dunno ("him"?!?), and not Graham Chapman.

Correct on Gilda.
Gene had an affair with Teri Garr during the making of Young Frankenstein.
Correct on Graham.

1 DQ reserved.

De La Rue 08-21-2019 01:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir (Post 21816337)
Not George Peppard, dunno, and not Jackie Gleason.

1 was G. Gordon Liddy; 2 was Paul Gleason.

DQ: born after 1960?


IQs:
1. Do you teach at Riverdale High?
2. Did your husband nickname a record-setting aircraft after you?
3. Did you play Babu Bhatt on Seinfeld and Bashir's father on Star Trek: Deep Space 9?

Elendil's Heir 08-21-2019 02:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Knowed Out (Post 21818165)
IQ1: Are you a longtime tuxedo-wearing wrestling announcer who passed away this past January?
IQ2: Are you considered the NFL insider for Fox Sports?
IQ3: Were you a longtime Monday Night Football play-by-play caller alongside Howard Cosell and Don Meredith?

Dunno, dunno, and not... Bryant Gumbel? Probably not.

Quote:

Originally Posted by De La Rue (Post 21818327)
...

IQs:
1. Do you teach at Riverdale High?
2. Did your husband nickname a record-setting aircraft after you?
3. Did you play Babu Bhatt on Seinfeld and Bashir's father on Star Trek: Deep Space 9?

Not Mrs. Grundy, "Glamorous" Glynnis Yeager, and dunno (although I can visualize the actor; he also played Raj's dad on BBT).

G.

1. real
2. last name begins with G
3. male
4. living
5. born before 1969
6. known for the Arts
7. not American
8. actor
9. European
10. born after 1940
11. native English speaker
12. not best known for movies
13. arguably not best known for one role
14. born after 1950
15. best known from television
16. well (or best) known from a TV series produced this century
17. born after 1960

We're going to go over 20 again, so more IQs, please. I'll answer all earned DQs asked by noon EST Friday.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 08-21-2019 02:48 PM

DQ: Known as the lead actor in a series?


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