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Aaargh! Sports!

Take 3 DQs.
1) Are you the current radio play-by-play announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers?
2) Are you the radio play-by-play announcer for the Cincinnati Reds who retired after the 2019 season?
3) Are you the son of a former play-by-play announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals and current lead television announcer for Fox NFL and MLB?

Answers to IQs:

1) Bob "I Must Be In The Front Row" Uecker
2) Baseball Hall of Famer Marty Brenneman
3) Joe Buck, son of Hall of Fame announcer Jack Buck

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1. Fictional?
2. Female?

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3) Are you the Senator who led the charge to convince President Nixon to resign?
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Did Gore Vidal play your foe? - The title character in the political satire Bob Roberts
Have you played a pirate, a detective, a gangster and a Commie? - British actor Bob Hoskins, in Hook, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Long Good Friday and Enemy at the Gates
Did you appear in an ad with a dog and a pop singer? - Bob Dole (and Britney Spears, another B): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt8uNG02ixA

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Were you Faramir's big brother?
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Did you play Dr. Stephen Maturin in a single movie?
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1) Did your character play foil to Werner Klemperer's character on TV?
2) Are you a short person who played a gaseous police captain in the movie Night Patrol?
3) Are you the Senator who led the charge to convince President Nixon to resign?
1) I am not John Banner.
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Were you Faramir's big brother?
Did you play that character?
Did you play Dr. Stephen Maturin in a single movie?
#1. I am not Boromir.
#2. I am not Sean Bean.
#3. Take a DQ.
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1) I am not John Banner.
Take 2 DQs.
1) Did your character play foil to Werner Klemperer's character on TV?
2) Are you a short person who played a gaseous police captain in the movie Night Patrol?
3) Are you the Senator who led the charge to convince President Nixon to resign?

1) Bob Crane, but John Banner works just as well, so correct
2) Billy Barty
3) Barry Goldwater

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1) European?
2) Best known as an artist?
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...1) Bob Crane, but John Banner works just as well, so correct....
Remember, Personal, that if the answer given fits your IQ but isn't who you had in mind, you may rephrase up to three times. You don't need to immediately concede.

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Were you Faramir's big brother? - Yes, Boromir
Did you play that character? - Yes, Sean Bean
Did you play Dr. Stephen Maturin in a single movie? - Paul Bettany, in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

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From the British Isles?

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Was your brother Renly?
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BTW, "visual arts" include painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, architecture, fashion design, etc., but not musical arts or performing arts or writing.
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Was your brother Renly?
Was yours, too?
Were you the best-known person from Tarth?
1. I am not Robert Baratheon.
Take 2 DQs for the others.
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Was your brother Renly? - Yes, Robert Baratheon
Was yours, too? - Stannis Baratheon
Were you the best-known person from Tarth? - Brienne of Tarth

All three from Game of Thrones.

DQs:

First name start with B?
Performing artist?

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Is your name widely but mistakenly thought to have been sung in ELO's "Don't Bring Me Down"?
Does every member of the Philosophy Department of the University of Woolamaloo have this first name?
Did you design a highly advanced submarine in a Sherlock Holmes story?

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[QUOTE=Elendil's Heir;22132263

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Is your name widely but mistakenly thought to have been sung in ELO's "Don't Bring Me Down"?
Does every member of the Philosophy Department of the University of Woolamaloo have this first name?
Did you design a highly advanced submarine in a Sherlock Holmes story?[/QUOTE]

#2. I am not Bruce.
Take 2 DQs.
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3) Do you lie over the ocean?
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1) Were you a drummer known as "Bonzo" and found dead of an overdose in September, 1980?
2) Did Pac Man chase you after he swallowed a Power Pellet?
3) Do you lie over the ocean?
#3. I am not Bonnie.
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Is your name widely but mistakenly thought to have been sung in ELO's "Don't Bring Me Down"? - Bruuuce!
Does every member of the Philosophy Department of the University of Woolamaloo have this first name? - Yes, Bruce
Did you design a highly advanced submarine in a Sherlock Holmes story? - Bruce-Partington

Bruce x3!

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Native speaker of a Romance language?
Best known as a writer?

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Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles?
Did you meet Frederick the Great once and only once?
Are you a key figure in Lara Prescott's book The Secrets We Kept?
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Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles?
Did you meet Frederick the Great once and only once?
Are you a key figure in Lara Prescott's book The Secrets We Kept?
1) I am not Jake Blues. (??)
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#3. I am not Bonnie.
Take 2 DQs.
1) Were you a drummer known as "Bonzo" and found dead of an overdose in September, 1980?
2) Did Pac Man chase you after he swallowed a Power Pellet?
3) Do you lie over the ocean?

1) John Bonham of Led Zeppelin
2) Blinky (the others were Pinky, Inky and Clyde)
3) correct

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1) Italian?

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Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles? - I'll rephrase
Did you meet Frederick the Great once and only once? - J.S. Bach
Are you a key figure in Lara Prescott's book The Secrets We Kept? - Russian author Boris Pasternak; the book's a fictionalized account of the CIA's secret project to smuggle copies of Doctor Zhivago behind the Iron Curtain

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Died since 1900?
Composer?

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You are not Jake Blues. Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles?
Were you Anhuld's codename at the end of True Lies?
Were you a painter from East Liverpool, Ohio, noted for his realistic street scenes and pro-Lincoln art during the Civil War?
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You are not Jake Blues. Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles?
Were you Anhuld's codename at the end of True Lies?
Were you a painter from East Liverpool, Ohio, noted for his realistic street scenes and pro-Lincoln art during the Civil War?
1. Take a DQ.
2. I am not Boris.
3. Take a DQ.
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You are not Jake Blues. Did John Belushi once portray you putting on sunglasses like Ray Charles? - Ludwig van Beethoven: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn2yYT39ybA
Were you Anhuld's codename at the end of True Lies? - Yes, Boris
Were you a painter from East Liverpool, Ohio, noted for his realistic street scenes and pro-Lincoln art during the Civil War? - David Gilmour Blythe: https://www.bing.com/images/search?q...8C442549BDE10D

DQs:

Died before 1850?
Best known for symphonies?

IQs:

Did you write the opera Carmen?
Were you a composer with the same last name as an engineer with whom Geordi LaForge fell in love?
Did Hal Holbrook play you in Lincoln?
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Did you write the opera Carmen?
Oui, ce'st moi, Alexandre César Léopold "George" Bizet, I hadn't realized until I looked at the Wiki he only lived to be 36 years old.

Bon travail, EH!

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Mercy buckets, Prof. P.!

Other previous IQs:

Were you a composer with the same last name as an engineer with whom Geordi LaForge fell in love? - Johannes Brahms (Dr. Leah Brahms was the ST:TNG character)
Did Hal Holbrook play you in Lincoln? - The venerable Republican politician Francis Blair Sr.

Lemme think about our next letter....
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I've updated the letters-we've-used-so-far thread here: https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=648663

Aaaand our next letter is

P
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1) Are you an eccentric but well-loved inventor from The Adventures of Superman?
2) Are you the actor that played #1?
3) Did Oilcan Harry throw you to the crocodiles?

Once again, thanks for keeping the update!
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Not Prof. Pepperwinkle, dunno, and dunno.
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2) Are you the actor that played #1?
3) Did Oilcan Harry throw you to the crocodiles?

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Glad to!

Not Prof. Pepperwinkle, dunno, and dunno.
#1 is correct.
#2 is Phil Tead.
#3 was Mr. Pureheart, Pearl Pureheart's father. Pearl is Mighty Mouse's girlfriend.

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1) Real?
2) Male?
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1) Did you think he was a Cold Hearted snake?
2) Do you believe you will be resurrected in your Riverworld?
3) Will you sign my copy of The Boat of a Million Years?
Dunno, not Philip Jose Farmer and dunno.

P.

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3) Are you Ellen DeGeneres's wife?
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Dunno, not Philip Jose Farmer and dunno.

P.

1. fictional
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1) Did you think he was a Cold Hearted snake?
2) Do you believe you will be resurrected in your Riverworld?
3) Will you sign my copy of The Boat of a Million Years?

1) Paula Abdul
2) correct on PJF
3) Poul Anderson

DQ: Adult character?

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1) Did your perpetual optimism try the patience of the adults around you?
2) Did you say "The quality of mercy is not strained."?
3) Are you Ellen DeGeneres's wife?
Not Polyanna, not Portia (probably wrong, but I know it's Shakespeare) and not Portia del Rossi (sp?).

P.

1. fictional
2. female
3. adult character

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Swept me.

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1) Are you the Rainbow's daughter in the Oz books of L. Frank Baum?
2) Were you a black singer who played the lead in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway?
3) Are you Soleil Moon Frye's best known role?
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DQ: author born after 1900?
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1) Are you the Rainbow's daughter in the Oz books of L. Frank Baum?
2) Were you a black singer who played the lead in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway?
3) Are you Soleil Moon Frye's best known role?
Dunno, not Paul Robeson, and not Punky Brewster.

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1. Are you Mrs. Richard Benjamin?
2. Did your mother found Comedy Channel, Inc., which eventually became Comedy Central?
3. Were you Nicolas Cage's first wife?....
Dunno x3.

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3. adult character
4. author born after 1900
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2) Were you a black singer who played the lead in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway?
3) Are you Soleil Moon Frye's best known role?
Dunno, not Paul Robeson, and not Punky Brewster.

#1 is Polychrome.
#2 was Pearl Bailey, playing Dolly.
Correct on #3.

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1) Last name starts with P?
2) Character originally from prose literature (which does not include plays)?
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3) Did you play Kris Kringle's lawyer in Miracle on 34th Street?
Dunno x3.
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Dunno x3.
#1. Pauline, from The Perils of Pauline.
#2. Franklin Pangborn.
#3. John Payne.

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1) Created by an American or Americans?
2) Originally from movies or TV?
3) Protagonist?
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Dunno, not Paul Robeson, and not Punky Brewster.


Dunno x3.

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4. author born after 1900
1. Are you Mrs. Richard Benjamin?
2. Did your mother found Comedy Channel, Inc., which eventually became Comedy Central?
3. Were you Nicolas Cage's first wife?....

1. Paula Prentiss
2. Pauly Shore
3. Patricia Arquette

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Originally Posted by Prof. Pepperwinkle View Post
IQs:

1) Did you write His Dark Materials trilogy?
2) Did you play Doc Hopper's more likeable assistant in The Muppet Movie?
3) Did you play Abby on NCIS?
Not Pullman, dunno, and dunno.

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4. author born after 1900
5. last name starts with P
6. character not originally from prose literature
7. created by an American or Americans
8. not originally from movies or TV
9. an important character, but not the protagonist
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