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    IQ: Were you the 19th c. British poet who felt the love that dare not speak its name?
    IQ2: Are you the sportswriter who moved in with your fellow divorced friend?
    IQ3: Are you the most cantankerous Sesame Street resident?

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    Not Oscar Wilde, Madison or the Grouch.

    As to Michelle Obama, did I already post this here?: https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=582317

    O.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. not American
    5. died after 1900
    6. not European
    7. not Asian
    8. not in the Arts
    9. not African
    10. sorta kinda a political/military figure
    11. died after 1950

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    I don't know, but I do remember hearing about it.

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    Yup

    Oscar X3

    IQ: Are you the talented but eccentric NY Giants receiver?
    IQ2: Are you the gold standard for SS defense?
    IQ3: Are the Gold medal winning boxer from the '92 Olympics?

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    Dunno x3.

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    Odell Beckham Jr.
    Ozzie Smith
    Oscar De La Hoya

    DQ: From Latin America?
    DQ2: Considered positively by history?
    DQ3: Died before 2000?

    IQ: Were you Charlie Chaplin's father-in-law?
    IQ2: Were you his wife?
    IQ3: Were you a major Cold War General?

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    Not Eugene O'Neill, Oona Chaplin or Omar Bradley.

    O.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. not American
    5. died after 1900
    6. not European
    7. not Asian
    8. not in the Arts
    9. not African
    10. sorta kinda a political/military figure
    11. died after 1950
    12. from Latin America
    13. considered positively by history
    14. died before 2000

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    3 for 3

    IQ: Are you considered the greatest basketball player to never play in the NBA?
    IQ2: Are you the openly gay r&b singer with a nautical name?
    IQ3: Did you sing about a "Caribbean Queen"?

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    Dunno, dunno, and not Billy Ocean.

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    Oscar Schmidt
    Frank Ocean
    Correct

    DQ: From Caribbean (as opposed to mainland South America)?
    DQ2: Military veteran?

    IQ: Were you played by both Frank Sinatra and George Clooney?
    IQ2: Are you the former federal appointed official who recently announced they are withdrawing from public life?
    IQ3: Are you the retired LPGA star?

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    Not Mr. Ocean (Ocean's 11 etc.), not Sandra Day O'Connor, and dunno.

    O.

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    2. male
    3. dead
    4. not American
    5. died after 1900
    6. not European
    7. not Asian
    8. not in the Arts
    9. not African
    10. sorta kinda a political/military figure
    11. died after 1950
    12. from Latin America
    13. considered positively by history
    14. died before 2000
    15. not from the Caribbean
    16. not a military veteran

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    Yup, Danny Ocean
    Correct
    Lorena Ochoa.

    DQ: Apoointed official?

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    Read O’Connor’s Wikipedia page a moment ago. The reason for her withdrawal is sadly what I suspected.

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    IQ: Are you the notable female Irish writer with the unique name?
    IQ2: Did your character go from longshoreman to pub owner?
    IQ3: Are you the noted ESPN football writer?

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    Dunno x3.

    O.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. not American
    5. died after 1900
    6. not European
    7. not Asian
    8. not in the Arts
    9. not African
    10. sorta kinda a political/military figure
    11. died after 1950
    12. from Latin America
    13. considered positively by history
    14. died before 2000
    15. not from the Caribbean
    16. not a military veteran
    17. appointed to a particular post

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    Flannery O'Connor
    Carol O'Connor
    Ian O'Connor

    O'ConnorX3

    DQ: Died after 1975?
    DQ2: Had good relationship w/USA?
    DQ3: Held the equivalent of minor Cabinet position (HUD, HHS, EDUCATION, LABOR ETC)

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    Those were my final DQs, so it’s almost time to think.

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    O.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. dead
    4. not American
    5. died after 1900
    6. not European
    7. not Asian
    8. not in the Arts
    9. not African
    10. sorta kinda a political/military figure
    11. died after 1950
    12. from Latin America
    13. considered positively by history
    14. died before 2000
    15. not from the Caribbean
    16. not a military veteran
    17. appointed to a particular post
    18. died after 1975
    19. attitude towards the USA unknown, as far as I can determine
    20. did not hold the equivalent of minor Cabinet position (HUD, HHS, Education, Labor, etc.)

    And a freebie:

    21. did not hold a governmental office

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    Deadline?

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    How about Sun. noon EST?

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    Great!

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    It's early, but I'll guess:

    Daniel Ortega

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    Not bad, but Ortega's alive and is again holding a governmental post in Nicaragua. I was thinking instead of

    Oscar Romero

    The martyred bishop of El Salvador, canonized a few weeks ago by Pope Francis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%93scar_Romero

    Start the next round, if you like, or I will.

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    Your letter is:

    F

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    IQs:

    Were you the action guy on FYI?
    Did your colleagues refer to you as "Ferret Face"?
    Were you captain of the Hill Street Station?

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    DQ (I can see him, name not coming to me)
    DQ
    Not Fontana

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you the action guy on FYI? - Frank Fontana, on Murphy Brown
    Did your colleagues refer to you as "Ferret Face"? - Maj. Frank Burns, on M*A*S*H
    Were you captain of the Hill Street Station? - Francis X. "Frank" Furillo, on Hill Street Blues

    Frank x3!

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?
    Last name start with F?

    IQs:

    Did you praise George Washington's generalship during the 1776-77 New Jersey campaign?
    Were your dad, your mom and your uncle all psychiatrists?
    Despite having the same last name and both holding Federal posts, were you no relation to a Georgia Congressman who got a carrier named after him?

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    Not Frederick the Great
    Not Frederick Crane
    Not Frederick Vinson

    FrederickX3

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Only name begins "F"

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    Swept 'em!

    IQs:

    Were you a bad guy in the first Deadpool movie?
    Were you known as "the Swamp Fox"?
    Was your poem later associated with the song "To Anacreon in Heaven"?

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    DQ
    Not Francis Marion
    Not Francis Scott Key (I believe that song's melody is used for the "Star Spangled Banner")

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    Correct as to both. The first guy was just known as Francis. Francis x3!

    DQ:

    Living?

    IQs:

    Were you an RNC Chair in the Eighties?
    Were you a Dick Tracy parody?
    Did you create Downton Abbey?

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    DQ
    Not Frank Drebin
    DQ

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Only name begins "F"
    4.Dead

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you an RNC Chair in the Eighties? - Frank Fahrenkopf
    Were you a Dick Tracy parody? - I'll rephrase
    Did you create Downton Abbey? - Julian Fellowes

    DQs:

    American?
    Born since 1800?

    IQs:

    Were you a Dick Tracy parody from before 1970?
    Were you Phyllis Diller's never-seen husband?
    Are you often credited with the invention of TV?

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    DQ
    DQ
    Not Philo T. Farnsworth

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Only name begins "F"
    4.Dead
    5.American
    6.Born AFTER 1800

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you a Dick Tracy parody from before 1970? - Fearless Fosdick, in Pogo
    Were you Phyllis Diller's never-seen husband? - Fang
    Are you often credited with the invention of TV? - Yes, Philo Farnsworth

    DQs:

    Born after 1900?
    Political/military?

    IQs:

    Were you hit in the face by a seagull while on a rollercoaster?
    Did you read the comics to kids over the radio during a newspaper strike?
    Did you escape an ambush, being encouraged to run away by your father?

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    Not Fabio
    Not FDR
    DQ

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    1.Real
    2.Male
    3.Only name begins "F"
    4.Dead
    5.American
    6.Born AFTER 1800
    7.Born AFTER 1900
    8.Associated with a political figure

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you hit in the face by a seagull while on a rollercoaster? - Yes, Fabio (very good!)
    Did you read the comics to kids over the radio during a newspaper strike? - Not FDR, but NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
    Did you escape an ambush, being encouraged to run away by your father? - Fleance, the murdered Banquo's son in Shakespeare's Macbeth

    DQs:

    Born after 1950?
    Married to a political figure?

    IQs:

    Were you FDR's beloved Scottie?
    Did you angrily destroy a helipad at your home with a sledge?
    Do some people think you're his son?

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    YES!! I am FDR's faithful companion

    FALA!

    (inspired by your pick of Checkers awhile back). Next letter

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    Woohoo! Thanks - good one. I see the pup even has his own Wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fala_(dog)

    Other previous IQs:

    Did you angrily destroy a helipad at your home with a sledge? - Frank Sinatra, after JFK cancelled a visit due to concerns about his Mob ties
    Do some people think you're his son? - TV journalist Ronan Farrow

    Been awhile since we did

    P

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    IQ: Are you my celebrity crush’s ex-husband?
    IQ2: Are you #1’s grandfather, the man responsible for the legislation that helps middle class students afford college?
    IQ3:Were you the only American to win gold at Grenoble?

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    Dunno, not Claiborne Pell, and dunno.

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    Clay Pell
    Correct
    Peggy Fleming

    DQ: Real?
    DQ2: Male?

    IQ: Did you play a character originally played by Donald Sutherland?
    IQ2: Did you write the “Boom Box Song”?
    IQ3: Did you write a song about a women’s vagina, that seemingly was about a car?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Did you play a character originally played by Donald Sutherland?
    IQ2: Did you write the “Boom Box Song”?
    IQ3: Did you write a song about a women’s vagina, that seemingly was about a car?
    Dunno x3.

    P.

    1. real
    2. male

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    Parnell Robets
    Peter Gabriel (“In Your Eyes”)
    Prince (“Little Red Corvette”)

    DQ: Living?
    DQ2: American?
    DQ3: Political figure?

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    IQ: Was your biggest hit “Downtown”?
    IQ2: Are you the “Queen of the Hill”?
    IQ3: Are you the boxer nicknamed “Sweatpea”?

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    Not Petula Clark, dunno, and dunno.

    P.

    1. real
    2. male
    3. living
    4. not American
    5. not a political figure

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