Botticelli - Sep 2013

(Check the “More August Botticelli” thread for final comments on the previous game.)
I am D!

That very thread: http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=698686

IQs:

Did you say, “Churchill would skin his own mother to make a drum with which to beat his own praises?”
Did you have a very nutritious food item named after you in the past 20 years?
Did your plans for a seaside Scottish resort run into fierce local opposition?

IQs:

  1. Did you kill yourself a b’ar when you were only three?
  2. Did you discover chlorine and iodine?
  3. Did you “sing” for Spike Jones?

Here we go again… Take three.

Neither Davy Crockett nor Doodles Weaver. DQ for the chemist (for whom I know I will kick myself)…

The kicker’s Sir Humphrey Davy.

DQ: Real?

IQs:

  1. Were you the first Queen of Carthage?
  2. Were you a Venetian beauty slain by a wrongfully jealous spouse?
  3. Are you a tragic heroine of Irish myths?

IQ1: Are you an oracle for hire, and the eponymous character in a much-maligned webcomic?
IQ2: Are you a presenter of TV antiques programmes with the catchphrase “cheap as chips”?
IQ3: Are you a British political commentator with an alliterative name?

British Prime Minister David Lloyd George
Dilbert: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fsb/fsb_archive/2001/05/01/302507/
Donald Trump: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1943873/?ref_=sr_1

DQs:

Male?
Last name start with D?
American?

IQs:

Were you a fictional character whose name was much later taken by a man in a very different line of work?
Were you the creator of that fictional character?
Were you and your colleagues given a set of commemorative cups that will, after a point, no longer ever be used?

Not Dido or … Danaan?

Take one or two DQs, as appropriate.

Take three.

Fine, be that way. Take three more.

D

  1. Fictional
  2. Male
  3. Last name does not start with D
  4. American

Dominic Deegan

David Dickinson

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David Dimbleby

DQ1: Are you a character from literature?
DQ2: Is your creator American?
DQ3: Was the first work in which you appear created after 1950?

IQ1: Are you commonly referred to by the same name and appellation (X the Y) as a British character who was created independently of you at roughly the same time?
IQ2: Are you and your dog named after people who fought in the Bible?
IQ3: Were you killed off by a faked suicide in prison?

Dido, of course. Desdemona was killed by Othello. Deirdre is #3.

I’ll hold on to my DQs for now.

IQ1: Have you been portrayed by George Clooney and Frank Sinatra?
IQ2: Would the town be horrified to know you’re little Pearl’s father?
IQ3: Did you (and some other people) raise the Titanic?

Not Dennis the Menace.
Not Davy (or is it Davey?).
DQ.

DQ.
DQ.
Not Dirk Pitt.

D

  1. Fictional
  2. Male
  3. Last name does not start with D
  4. American
  5. From literature
  6. Creator was American
  7. First appearance was not after 1950

DQs:

  1. The main character in the story?
  2. Is your character an adult?

Danny Ocean, in the two versions of Ocean’s 11.

Arthur Dimmesdale, The Scarlet Letter

DQ1: Did you appear in more than one work?
DQ2: Were you ever turned into a movie?

1 was Dennis the Menace, as you said - specifically Dennis Mitchell, the American one.
2 was Davey, of Davey and Goliath, as you said.
3 was - spoilered or anyone who hasn’t seen the Wire and is planning to - D’Angelo Barksdale, commonly referred to in the show as “D”

D

  1. Fictional
  2. Male
  3. Last name does not start with D
  4. American
  5. From literature
  6. Creator was American
  7. First appearance was not after 1950
  8. Main character in my story
  9. Adult
  10. Appeared in more than one work
  11. Was turned into a movie
    Prof P wants to rule out all the kidlit I read, I see. :wink:

Hey, you’ve trapped me more than once with kid detective questions! :slight_smile:

IQs:

  1. Are you the Bumstead family’s dog?
  2. Did you play Kinch on Hogan’s Heroes?
  3. Were you Perry Mason’s detective?