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    Brent Musberger
    Doyle Brunson
    Correct

    DQ: Died after 2010?
    DQ2: Political/Military figure?
    Last edited by Erictelevision; 08 Aug 2019 at 12:34 AM.

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    IQ: Are you a former state AG whose dad is running for POTUS?
    IQ2: Are you credited with inventing the West Coast offense?
    IQ3: Are you the NFL icon who had #2 on your coaching staff?

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    Not the late Beau Biden, dunno, and dunno.

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way

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    Correct (thought it was him for sure!)
    Bill Walsh
    Paul Brown

    DQ: Born before 1975?
    DQ2: Combat veteran?

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    IQ: Did you resign your Senate leadership position to run for POTUS?
    IQ2: Were you the Nebraska senator who ran for POTUS in '92?
    IQ3: Are you the polarizing Israeli politician?

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    Not Bob Dole, Bob Kerrey or Benjamin Netanyahu.

    "...the polarizing Israeli politician"? You mean there's only one? ;-)

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way
    11. born before 1975
    12. not a combat veteran

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    3 for 3 (and SO true)

    IQ: Did you obliterate the long jump record at the '68 Olympics?
    IQ2: Did your lie about a helicopter trip lead to a demotion?
    IQ3: Are you the astrophysicist who plays the guitar in a band whose lead singer had a recent biopic?

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    Dunno, dunno, and not Bill Bryson.

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    Bob Beamon
    Brian Williams
    Brian May

    DQ: Died of natural causes?
    DQ2: Appointed official?
    DQ3: Positive reputation?

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    IQ: Were you Romona's sidekick?
    IQ2: Did you create the above characters?
    IQ: Did you create the young literary girl who frequently asked for God?

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    Not Beezus, Beverly Cleary or Judy Blume.

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way
    11. born before 1975
    12. not a combat veteran
    13. did not die of natural causes
    14. not an appointed official
    15. positive reputation

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    3 for 3

    IQ: Are your daughter and son-in-law MSNBC hosts?
    IQ2: Did you leave the Cabinet to manage an unsuccessful Presidential campaign?
    IQ3: Were you a western Senator who wouldn't have fared well in the #metoo era?

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    A Bachmann themed meme was in my Facebook memories today.

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    Woohoo!

    Not Zbiginiew Brzhenski (sp?), not James Baker and... dunno.

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    Correct (unsure on spelling, not that I would've done better)
    Correct
    Bob Packwood

    DQ: Assasinated?

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    IQ: Are you the mayor of city best known for its college football team?
    IQ2: Are you the former congressman who has something interesting in common with the main actor from "That 70's Show"?
    IQ3: Was your big hit covered by Nikki French?

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    Dunno x3.

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way
    11. born before 1975
    12. not a combat veteran
    13. did not die of natural causes
    14. not an appointed official
    15. positive reputation
    16. died violently, but not really an "assassination"

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    Pete Buttigieg (mayor of South Bend, where Notre Dame is)
    Beto O'Rourke (Like Topher Grace, goes by creative nickname of his given name)
    Bonnie Tyler
    Last edited by Erictelevision; 11 Aug 2019 at 12:33 AM.

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    DQ: Died before 2000?
    DQ2: Died in transportation accident?
    DQ3: People responsibile for his death prosecuted?

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    IQ: Were you the 1st democratic leader of Russia?
    IQ2: Did you go from: dentist with spurious religious convictions, to put upon dad of a child prodigy, to hack architect, to terminally ill chemistry teacher?
    IQ3: Does some believe you faked your death, and lived out your days in Bolivia?

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    Not Boris Yeltsin (although Alexander Kerensky has a claim to the title), Bryan Cranston or Martin Bormann.

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way
    11. born before 1975
    12. not a combat veteran
    13. did not die of natural causes
    14. not an appointed official
    15. positive reputation
    16. died violently, but not really an "assassination"
    17. died after 2000
    18. did not die in a transportation accident
    19. people responsible for his death not prosecuted

    You may ask one more IQ.

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    Correct (on both counts)
    Correct (thought that was tougher)
    Butch Cassidy

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    Unless Botman was Butch's given name

    DQ: Death led news?

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    Plays are DEFINITELY literature

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    No, Bormann was a top Nazi who was reputed to have escaped to South America in 1945 (not necessarily Bolivia), but was later confirmed to have died in Berlin during the Soviets' capture of the city.

    B.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. American
    5. born after 1900
    6. born after 1950
    7. born east of the Mississippi
    8. born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
    9. died before 2010
    10. political/military figure, sort of, in a way
    11. born before 1975
    12. not a combat veteran
    13. did not die of natural causes
    14. not an appointed official
    15. positive reputation
    16. died violently, but not really an "assassination"
    17. died after 2000
    18. did not die in a transportation accident
    19. people responsible for his death not prosecuted
    20. death was prominently reported, but didn't lead the news

    Please ask your "Are you Firstname Lastname?" question by noon EST Weds.

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    I never said nothing about Nazis in that question. Time to ponder.

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    I guessed Martin Bormann in post 7671, and I thought your "Botman" post 7673 was about that.

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    Quote Originally posted by Elendil's Heir View post
    I guessed Martin Bormann in post 7671, and I thought your "Botman" post 7673 was about that.
    Sorry to cross wires. . Still have 18 hours or so.

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    No worries!

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    UNCLE!

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    I am

    Todd Beamer

    Killed in the crash of United 93 on 9-11, and immortalized for his comment "Let's roll!" just before storming the cockpit with others: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_Beamer

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    Uh, a plane crash is DEFINITELY a "transportation accident"!

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    It wasn't an accident. It was purposefully steered into the ground by the hijackers, according to the 9-11 Commission, to prevent the recapture of the aircraft.

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    Plane didn't land safely! I'll be at a family event today. Will have tablet, but unsure how much I'll be online.

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    Not landing safely is different from an "accident." It was no accident.

    Start the next round, if you like.

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    I actually was surfing all night!

    Your letter is P

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    IQs:

    Were you Harry Truman's political patron?
    Did you surrender Vicksburg on July 4, 1863?
    Did Andre Braugher play you on Homicide?

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    Not John Pendergast
    Not Pickett (KNOW that’s wrong, he was at Gettysburg at the time)
    DQ

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you Harry Truman's political patron? - Tom Pendergast, actually, but you got the last name right
    Did you surrender Vicksburg on July 4, 1863? - Gen. Pemberton
    Did Andre Braugher play you on Homicide? - Det. Pembleton

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?

    IQs:

    Did you try to steal a woodchuck?
    Were you "trainer to the Gods"?
    Did you run the bar frequented by the staff of FYI?

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    Not Phil From "Groundhog Day"
    DQ
    Not Phil

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    P

    1.Fictional
    2.Female

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you try to steal a woodchuck? - Yes, Phil Connors in Groundhog Day
    Were you "trainer to the Gods"? - Philoctetes (also called Phil) in Disney's Hercules
    Did you run the bar frequented by the staff of FYI? - Yes, Phil, on Murphy Brown

    Phil x3!

    DQ:

    Last name start with P?

    IQs:

    Did Judi Dench play you in a movie with Steve Coogan?
    Did you play a tough cop in Hot Fuzz?
    Were you First Speaker of the Second Foundation?

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