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Old 05-23-2019, 07:43 AM
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IQ1: Were you a Scottish businessman who founded a grocery company, most known for selling a particular beverage, that over a century later still bears your name? - Correct, Thomas Lipton. (Thought I'd get you with that one...)

IQ2: Are you an actress who starred in a sitcom that made “Kiss my grits!” a catchphrase for a time? Linda Lavin, in Alice.

IQ3: Are you an actor who spent years of your career acting while wearing a woman’s hairclip over your eyes? - Correct, LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

DQ: Female?[/QUOTE]

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I thought Johnny Weismuller was the first, so take a DQ; dunno and dunno.


Not Mr. Lipton, dunno and not LeVar Burton.
IQ1: Are you symbolically represented by a winged ox?

IQ2: Are you the eponymous heroine of a Donizetti opera, famous for your “mad scene” (and also for a score that requires a glass harmonica in the orchestra)?

IQ3: Are you the eponymous heroine of a 19th century novel, whose name has been borrowed for a type of cookie?



DQ: Born before 1800?
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IQ1: Does your song Are You Gonna Go My Way frequently appear in Classic Rock radio rotation?
IQ2: Did you play The Incredible Hulk on TV?
IQ3: Were you and Earl S[c]ruggs the Foggy Mountain Boys?
Dunno, not Lou Ferrigno, and dunno.

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IQ1: Are you symbolically represented by a winged ox?

IQ2: Are you the eponymous heroine of a Donizetti opera, famous for your “mad scene” (and also for a score that requires a glass harmonica in the orchestra)?

IQ3: Are you the eponymous heroine of a 19th century novel, whose name has been borrowed for a type of cookie?....
Not St. Luke, dunno, and not Lorna Doone.

L.

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3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
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1) Were you the first silver screen Tarzan?
2) Are you the protagonist in The Loud House?
3) Did you compose Heaven's Artillery (March)?
I thought Johnny Weismuller was the first, so take a DQ; dunno and dunno.
#1 was silent film star Elmo Lincoln.
#2 is Lincoln Loud.
#3 was Harry J. Lincoln.

To think I swept EH with Lincoln questions....
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To think I swept EH with Lincoln questions....
I know, right? ;-)

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IQ1: Are you symbolically represented by a winged ox? - Correct, Luke.

IQ2: Are you the eponymous heroine of a Donizetti opera, famous for your “mad scene” (and also for a score that requires a glass harmonica in the orchestra)? - Lucia di Lammermoor

IQ3: Are you the eponymous heroine of a 19th century novel, whose name has been borrowed for a type of cookie? - Correct, Lorna Doone.



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Not St. Luke, dunno, and not Lorna Doone.
IQ1: Did you retire from your very high-profile job, hand over the keys to an old adversary, and open a piano bar in Los Angeles?

IQ2: Are you the youngest of four siblings who rescued a land from eternal winter?

IQ3: Were you the “L” of a group of 17th century nobles whose initials created the word “cabal”?



DQ: Antagonist/villain?
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1) Did you play Catwoman in the 1960's Batman movie?
2) Did your character kill Eddie Valiant's brother in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
3) Are you Parzifal's son and the subject of a Wagnerian opera?
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IQ1: Does your song Are You Gonna Go My Way frequently appear in Classic Rock radio rotation?
IQ2: Did you play The Incredible Hulk on TV?
IQ3: Were you and Earl S[c]ruggs the Foggy Mountain Boys?

Dunno, not Lou Ferrigno, and dunno.
Lenny Kravitz, correct, Lester Flatt

You corrected the spelling but didn't know the answer? :-)

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IQ1: Did you retire from your very high-profile job, hand over the keys to an old adversary, and open a piano bar in Los Angeles?

IQ2: Are you the youngest of four siblings who rescued a land from eternal winter?

IQ3: Were you the “L” of a group of 17th century nobles whose initials created the word “cabal”?....
Dunno, not Laura Pevensie and not... Laughlin? (I know Cromwell and Buckingham, but not the others).

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1) Did you play Catwoman in the 1960's Batman movie?
2) Did your character kill Eddie Valiant's brother in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
3) Are you Parzifal's son and the subject of a Wagnerian opera?
Dunno, not Christopher Lloyd, and not... Launcelot?

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
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IQ1: Did you retire from your very high-profile job, hand over the keys to an old adversary, and open a piano bar in Los Angeles? - Lucifer, in Neil Gaiman's Season of Mists, and on a current TV series.

IQ2: Are you the youngest of four siblings who rescued a land from eternal winter? - Correct...ish. It's Lucy Pevensie.

IQ3: Were you the “L” of a group of 17th century nobles whose initials created the word “cabal”? - Lauderdale. The rest were Clifford, Ashley, Buckingham, and Arlington.



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Dunno, not Laura Pevensie and not... Laughlin? (I know Cromwell and Buckingham, but not the others).
IQ1: Did you succeed Saint Peter?

IQ2: Are you a renowned biochemist who won two Nobel prizes, for chemistry and for peace?

IQ3: Are you the inventor of Linux?



DQ1: Side kick to the protagonist?

DQ2: Transitioned to movies?
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1) Did you play Catwoman in the 1960's Batman movie?
2) Did your character kill Eddie Valiant's brother in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
3) Are you Parzifal's son and the subject of a Wagnerian opera?
Dunno, not Christopher Lloyd, and not... Launcelot?
#1 was Lee Meriwether.
Correct on Christopher Lloyd.
#3 was Lohengrin.

2 DQs reserved.
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IQ1: Did you succeed Saint Peter?

IQ2: Are you a renowned biochemist who won two Nobel prizes, for chemistry and for peace?

IQ3: Are you the inventor of Linux? ....
Not St. Linus, not Linus Pauling, and not Linus Somecomputerexpert.

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
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12. has not transitioned to movies
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IQ1: Did you succeed Saint Peter? - Correct, Linus.

IQ2: Are you a renowned biochemist who won two Nobel prizes, for chemistry and for peace? - Correct, Linus Pauling.

IQ3: Are you the inventor of Linux? - Correct, Linus Torvalds.

Swept my Linusapalooza!


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Not St. Linus, not Linus Pauling, and not Linus Somecomputerexpert.....
IQ1: Would Superman have snapped your spine, catching you falling off a skyscraper, if superhero universes had real-world physics?

IQ2: Did you say “It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it”?

IQ3: Are you a World of Warcraft gamer, whose name has become memetically famous as a real-life exemplar of the proverb “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”?
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IQ: Do you speak for the trees in a Dr. Seuss story?
I'm not the Lorax.

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IQ3: Are you the inventor of Linux? - Correct, Linus Torvalds.

Swept my Linusapalooza!....
I was obviously joke-guessing for that last guy. Please take a DQ.

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IQ1: Would Superman have snapped your spine, catching you falling off a skyscraper, if superhero universes had real-world physics?

IQ2: Did you say “It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it”?

IQ3: Are you a World of Warcraft gamer, whose name has become memetically famous as a real-life exemplar of the proverb “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”?
Not Lois Lane, Robert E. Lee (at the Battle of Fredericksburg, as it happens) or the inimitable Leeeeeeeroy Jenkins.

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
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1) Are you the world's most famous Australopithecus?
2) Were you a leading celebrity impressionist of the 1960's?
3) Did you write the poem "I have a little budgie"?
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DQ: Adapted to TV/streaming?

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IQ1: Would Superman have snapped your spine, catching you falling off a skyscraper, if superhero universes had real-world physics? - Correct, Lois Lane.

IQ2: Did you say “It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it”? - Correct, Robert E. Lee.

IQ3: Are you a World of Warcraft gamer, whose name has become memetically famous as a real-life exemplar of the proverb “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread”? - Correct, Leeroy Jenkins.

Swept again!

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I was obviously joke-guessing for that last guy. Please take a DQ.


Not Lois Lane, Robert E. Lee (at the Battle of Fredericksburg, as it happens) or the inimitable Leeeeeeeroy Jenkins.
Nah, you spotted the "Linus" theme.

IQ1: Are you a Richard Scarry character who only owns a jaunty Tyrolean hat, and a single sock?

IQ2: Are you a basketball player who brought your native city its first championship in a major sport since 1964?

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame wide receiver who played for the Steelers in the 1970s?
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1) Are you the world's most famous Australopithecus?
2) Were you a leading celebrity impressionist of the 1960's?
3) Did you write the poem "I have a little budgie"?
Not Lucy, Rich Little and dunno.

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...IQ1: Are you a Richard Scarry character who only owns a jaunty Tyrolean hat, and a single sock?

IQ2: Are you a basketball player who brought your native city its first championship in a major sport since 1964?

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame wide receiver who played for the Steelers in the 1970s?
Not Lowly Worm, Larry Bird or Lynn Swann.

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
15. not adapted to TV/streaming
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1) Are you the world's most famous Australopithecus?
2) Were you a leading celebrity impressionist of the 1960's?
3) Did you write the poem "I have a little budgie"?
Not Lucy, Rich Little and dunno.
Correct x2, John Lennon.

DQ: Hugo or Nebula award winning book?
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IQ1: Are you a Richard Scarry character who only owns a jaunty Tyrolean hat, and a single sock? - Correct, Lowly Worm.

IQ2: Are you a basketball player who brought your native city its first championship in a major sport since 1964? Dude! You're a Clevelander! I figured this would be a gimme! LeBron James, of course!*

IQ3: Are you a Hall of Fame wide receiver who played for the Steelers in the 1970s? - Correct, Lynn Swann.

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Not Lowly Worm, Larry Bird or Lynn Swann.
IQ1: Did you command the British cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo?

IQ2: Were you the Sicilian-American mafioso who created the modern Syndicate by arranging the murders of bosses Joe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano, and replacing them with a council of the major organized crime families?

IQ3: Were you the Jewish Polish-American partner and friend of IQ2, who established casinos in Cuba, and lost his fortune when Castro overthrew your ally Batista?

DQ1: Human?

*Okay, nitpick, LeBron is from Akron, not Cleveland. Close enough.

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IQ1: Were you Itchy Brother's brother?
IQ2: Were you someone's Sweet Babboo?
IQ3: Are you ('L') one of your (EH's) favourite people to ask IQs about?
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Dunno, not Linus Van Pelt, and not Abraham Lincoln.
King Leonardo.
Correct.
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DQ reserved.
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IQ1: Were you a Bavarian king who was declared insane and died a few days later under mysterious circumstances?
IQ2: Was your TV show cancelled because characters in the show also appeared in commercials broadcast during the show?
IQ3: Are you one of the stars of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour?
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IQ1: Are you a beautiful maiden who threw herself into the Rhine in despair over a faithless lover and transformed into a siren?
IQ2: Is your biopic "The Coal Miner's Daughter"?
IQ3: Are you a comic strip moppet whose frenemy is named Tubby?
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LeBron! Of course. Too close to home, I guess.

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IQ1: Did you command the British cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo?

IQ2: Were you the Sicilian-American mafioso who created the modern Syndicate by arranging the murders of bosses Joe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano, and replacing them with a council of the major organized crime families?

IQ3: Were you the Jewish Polish-American partner and friend of IQ2, who established casinos in Cuba, and lost his fortune when Castro overthrew your ally Batista?....
Dunno, not Lucky Luciano, and dunno.

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IQ1: Were you a Bavarian king who was declared insane and died a few days later under mysterious circumstances?
IQ2: Was your TV show cancelled because characters in the show also appeared in commercials broadcast during the show?
IQ3: Are you one of the stars of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour?
Not Mad King Ludwig, dunno, and not Larry the Cable Guy.

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IQ1: Are you a beautiful maiden who threw herself into the Rhine in despair over a faithless lover and transformed into a siren?
IQ2: Is your biopic "The Coal Miner's Daughter"?
IQ3: Are you a comic strip moppet whose frenemy is named Tubby?
Not Lorelei, Loretta Lynn or Little Lulu (I read those when I was a kid!).

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
15. not adapted to TV/streaming
16. not a Hugo or Nebula award-winning book
17. human
18. from a novel
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IQ2: Was your TV show cancelled because characters in the show also appeared in commercials broadcast during the show?
IQ3: Are you one of the stars of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour?
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Not Mad King Ludwig, dunno, and not Larry the Cable Guy.
Correct.
Linus the Lionhearted. The other characters on the show included Sugar Bear (Sugar Crisp), So Hi (the Post version of Rice Krispies), and Lovable Truly (Alpha-Bits).
Correct.


DQ: Author's last name starts with A-K?
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SMV's two DQs will put us over 20. Time to ponder...
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IQ1: Did you command the British cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo? - Lord Lucan.

IQ2: Were you the Sicilian-American mafioso who created the modern Syndicate by arranging the murders of bosses Joe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano, and replacing them with a council of the major organized crime families? - Correct, Salvatore “Charlie Lucky” Luciano.

IQ3: Were you the Jewish Polish-American partner and friend of IQ2, who established casinos in Cuba, and lost his fortune when Castro overthrew your ally Batista? - Meyer Lansky.

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LeBron! Of course. Too close to home, I guess.


Dunno, not Lucky Luciano, and dunno.





L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
15. not adapted to TV/streaming
16. not a Hugo or Nebula award-winning book
17. human
18. from a novel
DQ1: Any special powers or abilities?

DQ2: Written in 21st century?

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L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
15. not adapted to TV/streaming
16. not a Hugo or Nebula award-winning book
17. human
18. from a novel
19. author's last name doesn't start with A-K
20. no known special powers or abilities
21. not written in 21st century

No more IQs; please ask all earned DQs by noon EST tomorrow.
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A side note - SCAdian pointed out to me that I answered one of my IQs incorrectly; Lord Lucan commanded the British cavalry at the battle of Balaclava, not Waterloo. The British cavalry at Waterloo was (badly) led by the earl of Uxbridge.
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No worries, SMV.

L.

1. fictional
2. male
3. only name begins with L
4. originally from literature
5. not the protagonist
6. born after 1800
7. created by an American author or authors
8. created after 1900
9. from science fiction, fantasy or horror
10. not the antagonist/villain
11. not a sidekick to protagonist
12. has not transitioned to movies
13. created after 1970
14. from a work of science fiction
15. not adapted to TV/streaming
16. not a Hugo or Nebula award-winning book
17. human
18. from a novel
19. author's last name doesn't start with A-K
20. no known special powers or abilities
21. not written in 21st century
22. from a series of novels

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

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To summarise:

Fictional male human with a one-word name, created by an American author (or by American authors) whose name starts with L-Z.
Originally appeared in an SF novel written 1971-2000, which was part of a series, did not receive a Hugo or a Nebula, and has not been adapted for film, TV, or streaming. (Or if it was, he was left out of the adaptation.)
Was not the protagonist, a sidekick, or the antagonist, and has no known special powers or abilities.


Hmmm....
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So it's not Lazarus Long, Louis Wu or Dr. Emilio Lizardo....

Ponder, ponder, ponder...
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Norton, Lackey, Stirling, Turtledove, McCaffrey, Moon, Pournelle, Niven, Le Guin, Pohl, Zelazny, Varley, Moore....
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I got bupkis, save an intuition I offer to anyone: maybe a character from Ursula LeGuin?

ETA: ninja’d!

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Norton, Lackey, Stirling, Turtledove, McCaffrey, Moon, Pournelle, Niven, Le Guin, Pohl, Zelazny, Varley, Moore....
You left out Asimov and Heinlein... but here's a freebie clue: they didn't create this character.
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You left out Asimov and Heinlein... but here's a freebie clue: they didn't create this character.
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19. author's last name doesn't start with A-K
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What the heck -- here's my "Are you Onlyname?" question:


DQ: Are you L'Tol (later known as Lytol), from Anne McCaffrey's Pern series?
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My best guess is Lucien from the Dreaming, but that's not it.
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Right you are, SCA, as to Asimov and Heinlein.

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...DQ: Are you L'Tol (later known as Lytol), from Anne McCaffrey's Pern series?
I am not.
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Are you Loophole from George R. R. Martin's Wild Card series?
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I am not.
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OK, time's up (and then some), and I am His Imperial Majesty

Leonidas IX

The distant-future Emperor of Humanity in Niven and Pournelle's first-contact classic The Mote in God's Eye (1974) and several other books and short stories: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mote_in_God%27s_Eye
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Good one! It's been awhile since I read that.
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I was wondering if I'd ever heard of you, but I have. I've even read that book -- when it first came out.
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Completely unknown to me. I’d have never gotten that one.

On to M!

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Thanks. I'd mentioned him in IQs in several prior rounds. SCA, you should re-read Mote - let me know what you think the second time 'round!

Right, then. On to

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