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    Alfonso Ribeiro invented “The Carlton” (the dance he did on “Fresh Prince”)
    Roger Maris hit 61 HR in 1961
    Correct.

    2 DQS reserved

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    R.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would now be dead
    4. created before 1900
    5. not American
    6. from literature
    7. European
    8. created before 1800
    9. not from mainland Europe
    10. adapted for the screen
    11. British
    12. best-known movie made after 1950
    13. best-known adaptation did not win any marquee Oscars (Picture, Director, Acting)
    14. movie made before 2000
    15. live-action character

    Going out of town for a long weekend - Internet access may be spotty.

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    Same place you went before?

    DQ: Human?
    DQ2: Movie made after 1975?

    IQ:Were you the Philadelphia Eagles dual threat QB in the 80s?
    IQ2: Were you the NYC political boss in the 1880s?
    IQ3: Did you play Ted Danson's cousin/lover in a movie?

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    Nope, Chicago this time.

    Dunno, not Boss William Tweed (not an R, if that's who you're thinking of), and dunno.

    R.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would now be dead
    4. created before 1900
    5. not American
    6. from literature
    7. European
    8. created before 1800
    9. not from mainland Europe
    10. adapted for the screen
    11. British
    12. best-known movie made after 1950
    13. best-known adaptation did not win any marquee Oscars (Picture, Director, Acting)
    14. movie made before 2000
    15. live-action character
    16. human
    17. best-known movie made after 1975

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    Randall Cunningham
    Roscoe Conklin
    Isabella Rosellini ("Cousins")

    DQ: Movie aimed at kids/teens?
    DQ2: Preserved by LoC Film Registry?
    DQ3: Book win major awards? (Pulitzer, Nobel, Newbury etc.)

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    Ah, yes - but it's Conkling, not Conklin.

    R.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would now be dead
    4. created before 1900
    5. not American
    6. from literature
    7. European
    8. created before 1800
    9. not from mainland Europe
    10. adapted for the screen
    11. British
    12. best-known movie made after 1950
    13. best-known adaptation did not win any marquee Oscars (Picture, Director, Acting)
    14. movie made before 2000
    15. live-action character
    16. human
    17. best-known movie made after 1975
    18. movie not aimed at kids/teens
    19. not preserved by LoC Film Registry
    20. book did not win any major awards

    That's 20. Please ask your "Are you Firstname Lastname?" question by noon EST Tuesday.

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    Yeah, that didn’t look right. . Time to ponder.

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    My bad guess:

    RUMPLESTILSKIN

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    Not bad, but actually I am the very first fictional castaway

    Robinson Crusoe

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robinson_Crusoe

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    And I didn't figure that out why?!

    Next letter?

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    Hmm. It's been awhile since we've had a round with

    K

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    IQ: Are you the most decorated American figure skater, and the alternate to the ‘94 Olympic team?
    IQ2: Did you supply Castro with the missiles the precipitated the Crisis?
    IQ3: Do you hold the record for the most points in an NBA game of which there’s existing footage?

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    Not the lovely Michelle Kwan, Nikita Khruschev or... dunno.

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    Correct (on both counts).
    Correct
    Kobe Bryant (there’s seemingly no footage of Chamberlain’s 100-point game)

    DQ: Real

    IQ: Were you the tailback on the undefeated Dolphins?
    IQ2: Are you the only QB to lose 4 consecutive SB?
    IQ3: Did you costar with Tom Cruise in “Last Sammurai”?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Were you the tailback on the undefeated Dolphins?
    IQ2: Are you the only QB to lose 4 consecutive SB?
    IQ3: Did you costar with Tom Cruise in “Last Sammurai”?
    Dunno, dunno, and not the very talented Ken Watanabe.

    K.

    1. fictional

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    Jim Kiick
    Jim Kelly
    Correct

    DQ:Male?
    DQ2: Living, if real?

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    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male

    I already said he was fictional. Want to ask another DQ?

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    Will rephrase the DQ: If he were real, would he be living?

    IQ: Were you the fictional ship leader named after a marsupial?
    IQ2: Did you use a Nietzsche quote for a song title?
    IQ3: Did you play J.R. Ewing' foil on "Dallas"?

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    It occurred to me there are 2 equally valid interpretations of DQ1.

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    Oh, I see. Thanks.

    Not Capt. Kangaroo, k.d. lang, or Ken Kercheval (sp?).

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real

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    Correct (Bob Kesham the equally valid answer I thought of)
    Kelly Clarkson ("What doesn't kills you makes you stronger")
    Correct (and the spelling looks right to me).

    DQ: American?

    IQ: Did you hold Nikki Haley's job during the 80s?
    IQ2: Are you the singer/actor who got the chance to study in England during college?
    IQ3: Are you the talk show host frequently targeted by Conan O'Brien's barbs about your age?

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    Not Jeanne Kirkpatrick, Kris Kristofferson (a Rhodes Scholar, wasn't he?) or Larry King.

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real
    4. American

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    Correct
    Correct (he was indeed a Rhodes Scholar)
    Correct

    IQ: Are you the rock icon who fell out of a tree?
    IQ2: Were you the losing QB in SB XVI?
    IQ3: Did the Jets draft you in the famous '83 QB draft?

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    Dunno x3.

    Going out of town for a long weekend, and not sure of my Internet access - let's resume on Sunday night or maybe Monday morning. Thanks!

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    Keith Richards
    Ken Anderson
    Ken O'Brien

    3 DQS reserved

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    DQ: Created by American?
    DQ2: Created after 1950?
    DQ3: From Literature?

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    IQ: Did you play Tootie on "Facts of Life"? (Inspired by the death of Ms. Garrett)
    IQ2: Are you the ESPN baseball draft guru?
    IQ3: Were you Surgeon General in the 80s?

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    When did Keith Richards fall out of a tree?

    Dunno x2; not C. Everett Koop.

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real
    4. American
    5. created by an American
    6. created after 1950
    7. not from literature

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    On vacation (in Jamaica I'd assume)

    Kim Fields
    Keith Law
    Correct

    DQ: Created after 2000?
    DQ2: From TV?

    IQ: Were you LeVar Burton's breakout role?
    IQ2: Are you Mrs. John Travolta?
    IQ3: Did you come between the Fabulous Baker Boys?

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    Not Kunta Kinte, dunno, and not Michelle Pfeiffer's character whose name I forget. Take two DQs.

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real
    4. American
    5. created by an American
    6. created after 1950
    7. not from literature
    8. created before 2000
    9. not from TV

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    Correct
    Kelly Preston
    Not who I thought it was

    DQ: From a movie?
    DQ2: Considered a "good guy"?

    IQ: Are you an actress whose last name is a merger of a musical instrument and a job in the Arts?
    IQ2: Were you a major foreign policy voice in the 70s?
    IQ3: Are you the civil rights leader who turned 22 on the day my mom was born?

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    Dunno, not Kissinger, and not MLK Jr.

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real
    4. American
    5. created by an American
    6. created after 1950
    7. not from literature
    8. created before 2000
    9. not from TV
    10. not from a movie, although he's appeared in at least one that I know of
    11. most people, if they had an opinion at all, would consider him a good guy

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    Kim Bassinger (don’t know her filmography well enough for better IQ)
    Correct
    Correct (now you know my mom’s DOB).

    DQ: From a comic/manga?

    IQ: Were you the main character in “The Wonder Years”?
    IQ2: Did you famously defend your home against the “Wet Bandits”?
    IQ3: Were you Obama’s Interior Secretary?

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    "Basinger" only has one "s," so your clue doesn't quite work, but I'll allow it.

    Not Kevin, dunno, and not Ken Salazar.

    K.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would still be alive, if real
    4. American
    5. created by an American
    6. created after 1950
    7. not from literature
    8. created before 2000
    9. not from TV
    10. not from a movie, although he's appeared in at least one that I know of
    11. most people, if they had an opinion at all, would consider him a good guy
    12. not from a comic/manga

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    Sorry, thought she spelled it "Bassinger".

    Yup, Kevin Arnold
    Kevin McCallister
    Correct

    DQ: From a toy?

    IQ: Are you Barbie's boyfriend?
    IQ2: Are you the Canadian kid who died constantly?
    IQ3: Were you the HUD Secretary who was NOT in the wrong place at the wrong time?

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    Not Kiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor, or Kenny from South Park, but yes, I am indeed

    Ken Carson

    Barbie's longtime but anatomically incorrect boyfriend, hilariously played by Michael Keaton in Toy Story 3: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_(doll)

    Good job, erict.!

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    Thanks!

    BTW: I was going for Tom Kirkman for IQ3 (Kiefer Sutherland is Real of course). ☺️ And I forgot Ken's last name

    Next letter coming up.

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    Your letter is

    G

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    IQs:

    Did you have a dog named Sweetlips?
    Did your two sisters pretend you didn't exist anymore after 1861?
    Are you the best-known person from New Rumley, Ohio?

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    DQ
    Not Julia Grant
    Not U.S. Grant

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you have a dog named Sweetlips? - George Washington
    Did your two sisters pretend you didn't exist anymore after 1861? - George H. Thomas, a Virginian who remained loyal to the U.S. during the Civil War and was thereafter shunned by his sisters
    Are you the best-known person from New Rumley, Ohio? - George Armstrong Custer

    George x3!

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?
    Last name start with G?

    IQs:

    Did you see a future assassin in the street a few days before he struck someone else?
    Were you married to that person?
    Did you paint American Gothic?

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    Not US Grant THIS time
    Not Julia Grant
    Not Grant Wood (name came to me at last moment).

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    1.Fictional
    2.Male
    3.First name begins “G”

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    You got 'em backwards - Julia Grant noticed John Wilkes Booth on a Washington, D.C. street; the general did not. But I'll give it to you. Correct as to Grant Wood.

    IQs:

    Were you President of France in the Sixties?
    Were you President of France right after him?
    Did you hold the post in the late Seventies?

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    Not Charles De Gaulle
    DQ
    Not Jacques Chirac

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you President of France in the Sixties? - Yes, Charles de Gaulle
    Were you President of France right after him? - Georges Pompidou
    Did you hold the post in the late Seventies? - Chirac didn't get the job until later (and isn't a "G"); this was Giscard d'Estaing

    DQs:

    American?
    First appeared since 1950?

    IQs:

    Did you often speak and write about Lake Wobegone?
    Did you blast the U.S. Constitution as "a covenant with death"?
    Are you SpongeBob's pet?

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    Knew I messed up Chirac

    Not Garrison Keillor
    Not Gouvenor Morris
    DQ

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    1.Fictional
    2.Male
    3.First name begins G
    4.American
    5.First appears AFTER 1950

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    IQs:

    Did you often speak and write about Lake Wobegone? - Yes, Garrison Keillor
    Did you blast the U.S. Constitution as "a covenant with death"? - Not Gouverneur Morris (who helped write it, after all), but William Lloyd Garrison, the radical abolitionist, who strongly disapproved of its protection of slavery
    Are you SpongeBob's pet? - Gary the snail: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/1e/a6/39/1...1d7cc24bb6.jpg

    DQs:

    First appeared in print?
    Considered a "good guy"?

    IQs:

    Were you Lancelot's son?
    Did you face off against the Green Knight?
    Were you Lynesse's illicit lover?

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    DQ
    Not the Green Lantern
    DQ

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