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And SMV, if you like sf, I recommend the book highly.
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3) Did Edwin A. Robinson call you a "child of scorn"?
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IQ1: Did you have a romance with Peter Townsend?
IQ2: Were you #1's grandmother?
IQ3: Did you and your father both serve as First Sea Lord?

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3) Did Edwin A. Robinson call you a "child of scorn"?
Dunno x3.

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IQ1: Did you have a romance with Peter Townsend?
IQ2: Were you #1's grandmother?
IQ3: Did you and your father both serve as First Sea Lord?
Also dunno x3.
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1. Do you return to the Fifth Dimension when you say your name backwards?
2. Did you initiate the Great Leap Forward?
3. Did you write The Naked Ape?
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Also dunno x3.
Princess Margaret.
Queen Mary, wife of George V.
Adm Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma.


DQ1: Real?
DQ2: Male?
DQ3: Living (if real) or would be alive today if real (if fictional)?
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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?
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3) Did Edwin A. Robinson call you a "child of scorn"?
Dunno x3.
#1 was Margot Lane.
#2 is Moriarty (on the highly acclaimed BBC radio wireless-type series The Goon Show)
#3 was Miniver Cheevy (from Spoon River Anthology)

DQ: Last name starts with M?

2 DQs reserved.
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And SMV, if you like sf, I recommend the book highly.
Thanks! I’m not usually a sci-fi guy – I prefer fantasy – but I’ll check it out.

IQ1: Did you write Billy Budd?

IQ2: Were you an earlier First Sea Lord (under Pitt), and the last person in the UK to be impeached (for improper use of public money)?

IQ3: Were a possibly-apocryphal American colonist who jumped in to take her husband’s place on a gun crew, when he was killed in the Battle of Monmouth?
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2. Did you initiate the Great Leap Forward?
3. Did you write The Naked Ape?
Not Mr. Mxptxl (sp?), not Mao Zedong and dunno.

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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?
Dunno x3.

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IQ1: Did you write Billy Budd?

IQ2: Were you an earlier First Sea Lord (under Pitt), and the last person in the UK to be impeached (for improper use of public money)?

IQ3: Were a possibly-apocryphal American colonist who jumped in to take her husband’s place on a gun crew, when he was killed in the Battle of Monmouth?
Not Herman Melville, dunno, and not Molly Pitcher.

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Old 05-30-2019, 02:21 PM
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Not Mr. Mxptxl (sp?), not Mao Zedong and dunno.
1 was Mr. Mxyzptlk; 3 was Desmond Morris.

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2. Is a kind of dessert and toast named after you?
3. Do you keep getting dragged off by your grandfather for high-concept sci-fi rigmarole?


DQ: known from the arts?
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See post #257.
See post #260.

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3) Did you play the protagonist in the movie Serial?
Dunno, not Martini, and not... Matthew McConnahey?

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3. Do you keep getting dragged off by your grandfather for high-concept sci-fi rigmarole?....
Not Michael Moore, Dame Melba or Morty Smith.

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IQ1: Did you write Billy Budd? - Correct, Herman Melville.

IQ2: Were you an earlier First Sea Lord (under Pitt), and the last person in the UK to be impeached (for improper use of public money)? - Another Melville; Henry Dundas, first Viscount Dundas. I thought you might know him if you were at all familiar with Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin novels.

IQ3: Were a possibly-apocryphal American colonist who jumped in to take her husband’s place on a gun crew, when he was killed in the Battle of Monmouth? - Correct, Moll Pitcher.


IQ1: Are you the embodiment of France, akin to Uncle Sam and John Bull?

IQ2: Are you a character in the BBC's Sherlock who does not come from the Conan Doyle canon?

IQ3: Were you an American surrealist artist, whose most famous artwork depicts a woman's nude back with a pair of f-holes?

DQ1: Visual arts?
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Whoops! Henry Dundas was the the Viscount of Melville.
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Not Michael Moore, Dame Melba or Morty Smith.
A clean sweep!

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2. Are you the feline friend of archy the cockroach?
3. According to production notes, do you have a "garden of deadly nightshade, henbane and dwarf’s hair"?
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IQ2: Are you a character in the BBC's Sherlock who does not come from the Conan Doyle canon?

IQ3: Were you an American surrealist artist, whose most famous artwork depicts a woman's nude back with a pair of f-holes?....
Not Marianne, dunno, and dunno.

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3) Were you Larry Hagman's mother?
Not Gregor Mendel, dunno, and not Mary Martin.

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2. Are you the feline friend of archy the cockroach?
3. According to production notes, do you have a "garden of deadly nightshade, henbane and dwarf’s hair"?
Not Michelle Robinson, dunno, and dunno.

M.

1. real
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IQ1: Is your name -- --- .-. ... .?

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IQ2: Are you QB for the Cleveland Browns?
IQ3: Are you QB for the Kansas City Chiefs?
Dunno x3.
Matt Ryan, Baker Mayfield, Patrick Mahomes

DQ: Died before 1850?
DQ: Born east of the Mississippi?
DQ: Born north of Mason-Dixon line?
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IQ1: Are you the embodiment of France, akin to Uncle Sam and John Bull? - Correct, Marianne.

IQ2: Are you a character in the BBC's Sherlock who does not come from the Conan Doyle canon? - Molly Hooper.

IQ3: Were you an American surrealist artist, whose most famous artwork depicts a woman's nude back with a pair of f-holes? - Man Ray. The work in question is of a woman's back shaped roughly like a cello, with two f-holes painted along her spine.

New IQs:

IQ1: Did you write The Magic Mountain?

IQ2: Did you zhank heaven for leetle girls, because leetle girls get bigger everi day?

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame pitcher, ironically nicknamed “Mad Dog”, who earned a Cy Young Award with the Braves?


DQ1: Painter?

DQ2: Best known for single work?

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New IQs:

IQ1: Did you write The Magic Mountain?

IQ2: Did you zhank heaven for leetle girls, because leetle girls get bigger everi day?

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame pitcher, ironically nicknamed “Mad Dog”, who earned a Cy Young Award with the Braves?....
Not Montreasieux (sp?), not Maurice Chevalier, and not Greg Maddux.

M.

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4. last name starts with M
5. died before 1900
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Not Michelle Robinson, dunno, and dunno.
2 was Mehitabel; 3 was Morticia Addams.


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1. Are you one of a certain group with a mustache?
2. Are you one of the same group with an accent?
3. Are you one of this group who never talks?


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Known primarily from the arts?

One DQ reserved.
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3. Are you one of this group who never talks?....
Not Groucho, Chico or Harpo Marx.

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Dunno.
You don't know what your name is?

Painter and inventor Samuel Finley Breese Morse.


DQ: Died a natural death?
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IQ2: Did you zhank heaven for leetle girls, because leetle girls get bigger everi day? - Correct, Maurice Chevalier.

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame pitcher, ironically nicknamed “Mad Dog”, who earned a Cy Young Award with the Braves? - Correct, Greg Maddux, who was known for his control; thus the irony of his nickname.


New IQs:

IQ1: Were you a 16th c. philosopher, known for his essays?

IQ2: Were you a famous composer and pianist, whose catalog includes the immortal canto “Leck mich im Arsch” ("Lick Me In The Ass")?.

IQ3: Are you a French-Canadian hockey player who made history when you donned goalie pads for the Atlanta Knights, a farm team for the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, becoming the first woman to play professional hockey for a men’s league?

DQ: Primarily known for politics?
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Another clean sweep!

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2. Are your notebooks radioactive?
3. Did you write Letters from the Earth?
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You don't know what your name is?

Painter and inventor Samuel Finley Breese Morse....
Dingdingding! I am indeed

Samuel F.B. Morse

A noted painter and inventor, best remembered today for the code that still bears his name: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Morse

Good job, SCA!
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I figured "- O - S -" ought to give it away....


I am N!
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morse code?
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Done.
Thanks! And here it is: https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=876495
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