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    Happy Fourth Elendil!

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    Thanks! It's been a good one.

    Previous IQs:

    Are you the Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister? - Yes, Pippa Middleton
    Was your best friend Meriadoc Brandybuck? - Peregrin "Pippin" Took, in LOTR
    Were you a violist who played for JFK at the White House? - Yes, Pablo Casals (I'm a contributing member of the JFK Library - keep up the good work!)

    DQ:

    Actress?
    Greatest fame before 2000?

    IQs:

    Were you an alliteratively-named tennis star?
    Did an English actor play you, a Roman general who was unlucky in romance, in Masada?
    Were you that actor?

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    3 DQS. (I work the JFK info booth, telling visitors things are "back and to the right, back and to the right")

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000

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    I've long been a JFK admirer, despite his long-hidden flaws. As it happens, I'm now reading Sally Bedell Smith's Grace and Power, about his White House years - it's pretty good.

    Previous IQs:

    Were you an alliteratively-named tennis star? - Withdrawn. I was thinking of someone else.
    Did an English actor play you, a Roman general who was unlucky in romance, in Masada? - Pomponius Falco
    Were you that actor? - Peter O'Toole

    DQs:

    Singer?
    Considered a beauty?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Did you play a younger sister in A League of Their Own?
    Are you married to Ric Ocasek?
    Did you sing "Chained to the Rhythm"?

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    DQ (I JUST read article about the movie the other day!)
    Not Paulina Porhizkova
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    I believe Paulina was in the "Drive" video

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    weird double post

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    1.Real
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    3.Living
    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you play a younger sister in A League of Their Own? - Lori Petty
    Are you married to Ric Ocasek? - Yes, Paulina Porizkova (sp?)
    Did you sing "Chained to the Rhythm"? - Katy Perry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um7pMggPnug

    DQs:

    In the performing arts?
    Born in Europe?

    IQs:

    Did you appear with your then-boyfriend in Vanilla Sky?
    Did you live involuntarily with your husband Hades?
    Was Tolkien's Middle-earth equivalent of you named Ulmo?

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    No the YUMMY Penelope Cruz
    Not Persephone
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    Last edited by Erictelevision; 06 Jul 2017 at 12:32 AM. Reason: Knew another

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you appear with your then-boyfriend in Vanilla Sky? - Yes, indeed, Penelope Cruz, and yes, she IS yummy: http://haircolorss.website/wp-conten...brown-eyes.jpg
    Did you live involuntarily with your husband Hades? - Yes, Persephone
    Was Tolkien's Middle-earth equivalent of you named Ulmo? - Poseidon

    DQ:

    Born in the Western Hemisphere (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Hemisphere)?

    IQs:

    Were you First Speaker of the Second Foundation?
    Were you the puppy of a young aardvark?
    Was your death fictionalized in The Godfather, Part 3?

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    3 DQs

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    1.Real
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    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth
    14.Not from West of the Prime Meridian

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you First Speaker of the Second Foundation? - Preem Palver, in the Asimov stories
    Were you the puppy of a young aardvark? - Pal, on PBS's kid show, Arthur
    Was your death fictionalized in The Godfather, Part 3? - Pope John Paul I

    DQs:

    Born in the Southern Hemisphere?
    Best known for the visual arts?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Was your motto "Have gun, will travel"?
    Were you Brett's boss aboard the USCSS Nostromo?
    Are your sons Stewie and Chris?

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you First Speaker of the Second Foundation? - Preem Palver, in the Asimov stories
    Were you the puppy of a young aardvark? - Pal, on PBS's kid show, Arthur
    Was your death fictionalized in The Godfather, Part 3? - Pope John Paul I

    DQs:

    Born in the Southern Hemisphere?
    Best known for the visual arts?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Was your motto "Have gun, will travel"?
    Were you Brett's boss aboard the USCSS Nostromo?
    Are your sons Stewie and Chris?

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    Not Peter Gunn
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    Not Peter Griffin

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    1.Real
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    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth
    14.Not from West of the Prime Meridian
    15.From Northern Hemisphere
    16.Not from visual arts (I.e. Not best known as a model, depicted in a painting or photograph)

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    Yes, Parker in the movie Alien, and yes.

    DQ:

    Has won a top award in her field?

    IQs:

    Were you a Pittsburgh Pirates teammate of Willie Stargell?
    Were you another?
    Did you say, "Money doesn't just talk, it screams"?

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    Neither Phil Garner nor Dave Parker
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    3.Living
    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth
    14.Not from West of the Prime Meridian
    15.From Northern Hemisphere
    16.Not from visual arts (I.e. Not best known as a model, depicted in a painting or photograph)
    17.Nominated for, but never won Top award in her field

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    Correct as to the two Pirates; the other was Dorothy Parker.

    DQ:

    An organizer/impresaria of the arts?

    IQs:

    Did your car get stuck in a river in a Sixties movie comedy?
    Are you the best-known person from Corfu?
    Were you Alexander the Great's royal dad?

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    DQ
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    Not Philip of Macedonia

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    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth
    14.Not from West of the Prime Meridian
    15.From Northern Hemisphere
    16.Not from visual arts (I.e. Not best known as a model, depicted in a painting or photograph)
    17.Nominated for, but never won Top award in her field
    18.Not a organizer

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    Previous IQs:

    Did your car get stuck in a river in a Sixties movie comedy? - Phil Silvers, in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad World
    Are you the best-known person from Corfu? - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
    Were you Alexander the Great's royal dad? - Yes, Philip of Macedon

    Phil(ip) x3!

    DQs:

    Born in or east of Vienna?
    Born in or north of Vienna?

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    1.Real
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    4.First name begins "P"
    5.Naturalized American
    6.Born after 1964
    7.In Arts
    8.Not an actress
    9.Greatest fame since 2000
    10.Not a singer
    11.DEFINITELY considered a beauty
    12.Not in performing arts (meaning NOT: singer, actress etc.)
    13.Not European by birth
    14.Not from West of the Prime Meridian
    15.From Northern Hemisphere
    16.Not from visual arts (I.e. Not best known as a model, depicted in a painting or photograph)
    17.Nominated for, but never won Top award in her field
    18.Not a organizer
    19.Born East of Vienna
    20.Born South of Vienna
    Freebie: From TV

    I'll give you until Noon EST Monday for your final guess

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    You got me. Who is it?

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    Giving up 10 hours early?!

    I'm PADMA LAKSHMI! The host of the reality show "Top Chef". (She was born in India)

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    Pick the next letter, or see if Cat wants to.

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    OK. I've only vaguely heard of her.

    I'll PM CIAS.

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    Bump

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    Right. No response from CIAS, so our next letter is

    H

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    IQ: Did you write an early code of law?
    IQ2: Are you the Nazi who committed suicide on the eve of your execution?
    IQ3: Did you make an unauthorized attempt to make peace with England during WWII?

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    Not Hammurabi, Hermann Goering or Rudolph Hoess.

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    3 for 3

    IQ: Did you entitle your manifesto "My Struggle"?
    IQ2: Were you FDR's trusted aide at Yalta?
    IQ3: Were you the anti-Semitic industrialist who was in a mutual admiration society with #1?

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    Not Adolf Hitler, Harry Hopkins (before Yalta, too) or Henry Ford (who, although an anti-Semite for many years, does not appear to have been admirer of Hitler, as such: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_...d_antisemitism).

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    It may be apocryphal, but I thought they had pictures of each other on their respective office desks.

    IQ: Are you the most famous magician?
    IQ2: Are you the POTUS Sheldon Cooper would derisively call "a dirt person"?
    IQ3: Are you the politician the former home of the Twins and Vikings was named after?

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