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1. Real
2. Dead
3. Female
4. First name starts with G
5. Known for the arts
6. Died after 1950
7. Known for the performing arts
8. Known for acting
9. American
10. Known from TV
11. Died before 2000
12. Known mainly from one TV show
13. Known for comedy
14. Died after 1975
15. Caucasian
16. Part of ensemble cast
17. Her time on show was in the 70s
18. Both actress and show won Emmys
19. Not known for any particular role

That's a clue to the type of show.
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Ohdamnohdamnohdamn, I know this one! But I haven't played or earned any DQs this round! But I'm totally certain I know who you have in mind.
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DQ: Known from SNL?

SMV, go ahead, you may have my guess.
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1. Real
2. Dead
3. Female
4. First name starts with G
5. Known for the arts
6. Died after 1950
7. Known for the performing arts
8. Known for acting
9. American
10. Known from TV
11. Died before 2000
12. Known mainly from one TV show
13. Known for comedy
14. Died after 1975
15. Caucasian
16. Part of ensemble cast
17. Her time on show was in the 70s
18. Both actress and show won Emmys
19. Not known for any particular role
20. Known from SNL

Somebody guess so I don't have to do this again. SMV can't guess, since I already confirmed his guess in a PM.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:22 PM
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Okay.

DQ: Are you Mrs. Gene Wilder/ Roseanne Rosannadanna/ Gilda Radner?
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Yes, Gilda Litella Lupner Weiss Slice Et Al Radner. The game is yours now.
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I am T!
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IQ1: Were you half of a comedy team featured in the early days of SNL?
IQ2: Are you the songwriter for Tighter Tighter?
IQ3: Were you half of a songwriting team responsible for many hits by The Monkees?
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IQ2: Are you the songwriter for Tighter Tighter?
IQ3: Were you half of a songwriting team responsible for many hits by The Monkees?
#3. I am not Tommy Boyce.
Take 2 DQs.
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1 was Tom Davis, partnered with future author and politician, Al Franken. 2 was Tommy James.

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Real?
First name starts with T?
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If 2 is George Washington Carver, not him. Take 2 or 3 DQs.
Belated IQ wrap-up: 1 (Flyers mascot) was Gritty; 2 (pea plant experimenter) was Gregor Mendel; 3 (director of Lady Bird) was Greta Gerwig.

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2. Are the quieter, shorter half of a magician duo?
3. Did you play Detroit in Sorry to Bother You?
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2. Are the quieter, shorter half of a magician duo?
3. Did you play Detroit in Sorry to Bother You?
1) I am not Thomas Edison.
2) I am not Tell.
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SMV, go ahead, you may have my guess.
Thanks, Prof. P! Good guess!

IQ1: Were you a standout Hall of Fame running back for the Dallas Cowboys in the 70s?
IQ2: Were you a former starting quarterback for the Cowboys, with the same first name as IQ1?
IQ2: Are you a record-setting former tight end for the Chiefs and Falcons, who shares the same name as the previous two IQs?
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Thanks, Prof. P! Good guess!

IQ1: Were you a standout Hall of Fame running back for the Dallas Cowboys in the 70s?
IQ2: Were you a former starting quarterback for the Cowboys, with the same first name as IQ1?
IQ2: Are you a record-setting former tight end for the Chiefs and Falcons, who shares the same name as the previous two IQs?
Ah, sports. Take 3 DQs.
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I think they found our weak spot, Prof.
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I think they found our weak spot, Prof.
Yep. I’m sure Knowed Out read my IQs and said, “Tony Dorsett, Tony Romo, and Tony Gonzalez, duh.”

Time to start asking about ultrarunners and track stars, mwhahaha.

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DQ2: Real?
DQ3: Alive?
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That was how I got my guaranteed DQs till you came along.

IQ1: Did you replace Drew Brees as QB for the New Orleans Saints?
IQ2: Are you head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers?
IQ3: Did you win the Heisman Trophy in 2007 but prove to be a bust in the NFL?
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SMV, I asked real, still waiting for the answer.
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Sorry. I answered the DQs but they didn't post. Hmmmm.

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1) Fictional
2) First name starts with T
3) Male
4) Dead

atimnie's right about the redundancy, SMV. Take another DQ.
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That was how I got my guaranteed DQs till you came along.

IQ1: Did you replace Drew Brees as QB for the New Orleans Saints?
IQ2: Are you head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers?
IQ3: Did you win the Heisman Trophy in 2007 but prove to be a bust in the NFL?
#3. I am not Tim Tebow (??)

Take 2 or 3 DQs.
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IQ1: Are you a football player/actor/sports commentator, going at least as far back as the 80s?

IQ2: Were you the American in Monty Python?

IQ3: Were you a 60s sex symbol who played a character obsessed over by Dobie Gillis?
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IQ2: Were you the American in Monty Python?

IQ3: Were you a 60s sex symbol who played a character obsessed over by Dobie Gillis?
#1. I am not Terry Bradshaw (??)
#2. I am not Terry Gilliam.
#3. Take a DQ.

Take 1 or 2 DQs.
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Right on two, 3 was Tuesday Weld as Thalia Menninger.

Character from movie/TV?
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IQ1: Were you the hero of a Robert Burns poem, who was chased by witches while riding home drunk from market day (and who lent his name to a type of woolen hat)?
IQ2: Were you taken from your family, brainwashed, and trained to be a deadly assassin by agents of the Blue Sky Corporation?
IQ3: Were you the protagonist of a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the life of a 14 century Mongol warlord who established an empire in Central Asia?

Resubmitted DQ: Character from literature?
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IQ2: Were you taken from your family, brainwashed, and trained to be a deadly assassin by agents of the Blue Sky Corporation?
IQ3: Were you the protagonist of a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the life of a 14 century Mongol warlord who established an empire in Central Asia?

Resubmitted DQ: Character from literature?
1) I am not Tam O'Shanter.
2) Take a DQ.
3) I am not Tamerlaine.
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1) I am not Thomas Edison.
2) I am not Tell.
Take a DQ.
Correct on Edison, close enough for Teller. 3 (Detroit in Sorry to Bother You) was Tessa Thompson.

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2. Are you the other subject?
3. Were you the yellow Power Ranger?


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IQ2: Are you a successful actor once teamed with not so successful comic Tom Dreesen?
IQ3: Were you a member of the Eagles who encouraged "Playing it Cool"?
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IQ2: Are you head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers?
IQ3: Did you win the Heisman Trophy in 2007 but prove to be a bust in the NFL?
#3. I am not Tim Tebow (??)
Teddy Bridgewater, Mike Tomlin, correct

DQ: Antagonist?

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7) Not from a novel
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1. Are you the subject of an incorrect Chicago Tribune headline?
2. Are you the other subject?
3. Were you the yellow Power Ranger?
1) I am not Thomas Dewey.
2) I am not Harry Truman.
3) Take a DQ.

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IQ1: Did you allegedly turn down a role in Shock Treatment because you couldn't do an American accent?
IQ2: Are you a successful actor once teamed with not so successful comic Tom Dreesen?
IQ3: Were you a member of the Eagles who encouraged "Playing it Cool"?
1) I am not Tim Curry.
2) Take a DQ.
3) I am not Timothy Schmidt.
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IQ1: Are you a former Steelers strong safety who now displays his flowing mane in shampoo commercials?
IQ2: Are you a former Dallas Cowboys QB who now does color for Fox NFL?
IQ3: Do you play the opposite term of your last name in The Goldbergs?

DQ: Children's lit genre?

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T it is!

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Did you write, "These are the times that try men's souls"?
Were you "the Sledge of Nashville"?
Did you rant about the American obsession with bosoms?
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IQ2: Are you a former Dallas Cowboys QB who now does color for Fox NFL?
IQ3: Do you play the opposite term of your last name in The Goldbergs?
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Did you write, "These are the times that try men's souls"?
Were you "the Sledge of Nashville"?
Did you rant about the American obsession with bosoms?
1) I am not Thomas Paine.
2) Take a DQ.
3) I am not Thomas Titbasher. Okay, take a DQ.
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IQ2: Are you a successful actor once teamed with not so successful comic Tom Dreesen?

That was Tim Reid, Venus Flytrap from WKRP.

DQ: Live action, as opposed to animated, in movie/TV?
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6) Character from literature
7) Not from a novel
8) Antagonist
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1) I am not Tam O'Shanter.
2) Take a DQ.
3) I am not Tamerlaine.
Correct on Tam o’ Shanter and Tamburlaine (to use Marlowe’s spelling). IQ2 was River Tam, Summer Glau’s character from Firefly.

IQ1: Are you a literal watchdog, who guards against wasting time?
IQ2: Are you a cartoon and live-action superhero whose battlecry is “Spooon!”?
IQ3: Were you a virulently racist South Carolina senator, nicknamed “Pitchfork Ben” for your boast to go to Washington and pitchfork the guts out of Grover Cleveland?

One DQ reserved.

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Correct on Tam o’ Shanter and Tamburlaine (to use Marlowe’s spelling). IQ2 was River Tam, Summer Glau’s character from Firefly.

IQ1: Are you a literal watchdog, who guards against wasting time?
IQ2: Are you a cartoon and live-action superhero whose battlecry is “Spooon!”?
IQ3: Were you a virulently racist South Carolina senator, nicknamed “Pitchfork Ben” for your boast to go to Washington and pitchfork the guts out of Grover Cleveland?

One DQ reserved.
1) I am not Tock.
2) I am not the Tick.
3) Take a DQ.
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Did you write, "These are the times that try men's souls"? - Yes, Thomas Paine
Were you "the Sledge of Nashville"? - Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, who won a great victory there in 1864
Did you rant about the American obsession with bosoms? - Terry-Thomas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrKMJ8u94gc

Thomas x3!

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First appeared before 1950?
Considered evil?

IQs:

Were you the weird servant in Manos: Hands of Fate?
Were you a schoolmate of young Flashman's?
Were you the longtime Governor of Illinois?
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IQ1: Did you appear in the last few seasons of Love Boat, Happy Days, and Married with Children on TV while also dealing with nerds in the movies?
IQ2: Were you known for your old man character on a popular variety show?
IQ3: Were you the egotistical football player killed by a falling goal post on Daria?
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2) I am not Harry Truman.
3) Take a DQ.
3 (the yellow Power Ranger) was Trini.

IQs:
1. Were you one of the leads on Sister, Sister?
2. Were you the other lead?
3. Was your tomb discovered by Howard Carter?


DQ: from American literature?
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6) Character from literature
7) Not from a novel
8) Antagonist
9) Not from children's literature
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Were you the weird servant in Manos: Hands of Fate?
Were you a schoolmate of young Flashman's?
Were you the longtime Governor of Illinois?
1. I am not Torgo. Take 2 DQs.

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IQ2: Were you known for your old man character on a popular variety show?
IQ3: Were you the egotistical football player killed by a falling goal post on Daria?
2. I am not Tim Conway. Take 2 DQs.

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1. Were you one of the leads on Sister, Sister?
2. Were you the other lead?
3. Was your tomb discovered by Howard Carter?
3. I am not King Tut. Take 2 DQs.
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IQ1: Did you appear in the last few seasons of Love Boat, Happy Days, and Married with Children on TV while also dealing with nerds in the movies?
IQ2: Were you known for your old man character on a popular variety show?
IQ3: Were you the egotistical football player killed by a falling goal post on Daria?


Tim Conway is correct. 1 is Ted McGinley, often referred to as the series killer for all the shows he helped to Kevorkian. He was also in the Revenge of the Nerds movies. 3 was Tommy Sherman.

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Comic book character?
French speaking?
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IQ2: Are you a former Dallas Cowboys QB who now does color for Fox NFL?
IQ3: Do you play the opposite term of your last name in The Goldbergs?
Take 3 DQs.
Troy Polamalu, Troy Akiman, Troy Gentile

Troy x 3!

DQ: Human?

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3. I am not King Tut. Take 2 DQs.
The first two were Tia and Tamera Mowry.

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1. Are you a Calvin Trillin protagonist who is not going out?
2. Do you host State of the Union on CNN?
3. Did you create a plastic storage container?


DQ: created after 1900?

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6) Character from literature
7) Not from a novel
8) Antagonist
9) Not from children's literature
10) Usually live action in movie/TV, but there are animated versions
11) First appeared before 1950
12) Not considered evil
13) Not from American literature
14) Not a comic book character, though there have been comic book adaptations of the story
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16) Created before 1900
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IQs:
1. Are you a Calvin Trillin protagonist who is not going out?
2. Do you host State of the Union on CNN?
3. Did you create a plastic storage container?
3. I am not Earl Tupper.
Take 2 DQs.
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