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    I'll think of a letter

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    Huh. I'll be damned. I actually thought of him, but could've sworn he was dead.

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    I was mildly surprised he's alive.

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    Another letter we're due for:

    N

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    IQs:

    Does a statue of you stand in Langley, Va.?
    Were you probably misquoted as saying "Get there fustest with the mostest"?
    Did you play a gay priest in Jeffrey?

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    Not Nathan Hale
    DQ
    Not Nathan Lane

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    IQs:

    Does a statue of you stand in Langley, Va.? - Yes, Nathan Hale, at CIA HQ
    Were you probably misquoted as saying "Get there fustest with the mostest"? - Confederate cavalry genius Nathan Bedford Forrest
    Did you play a gay priest in Jeffrey? - Yes, Nathan Lane

    Nathan x3!

    DQ:

    Real?

    IQs:

    Did you put up a good fight at Guilford Court House?
    Did Daniel Day-Lewis play you before 1995?
    Were you an Old Testament figure with the same name as them?

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    DQ
    Not Noah Webster
    Not Noah

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    N

    1) Real

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you put up a good fight at Guilford Court House? - Nathaniel Greene, who lost the battle but gave Lord Cornwallis's army a beating
    Did Daniel Day-Lewis play you before 1995? - Not Noah Webster, but Nathaniel Poe in The Last of the Mohicans
    Were you an Old Testament figure with the same name as them? - Not Noah, but the patriarch Nathaniel

    Nathaniel x3!

    DQs:

    Male?
    American?
    Living?

    IQs:

    Was Hagrid very sorry to see you go?
    Was your dad Martin a retired cop?
    Did George R.R. Martin name a planet in his sf novel Tuf Voyaging after you?

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    Not Norbid
    Not Niles Crane
    DQ

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    N

    1) Real
    2) Female
    3) American
    4) Living

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    Previous IQs:

    Was Hagrid very sorry to see you go? - It was Norbert, not Norbid. Not sure that's close enough. I'll leave it up to you.
    Was your dad Martin a retired cop? - Yes, Dr. Niles Crane
    Did George R.R. Martin name a planet in his sf novel Tuf Voyaging after you? - Namor; it was a waterworld

    DQ:

    Best known for the Arts?

    IQs:

    Were you known for your poetry collections?
    Were you one of Gatsby's few real friends?
    Did you appear in Excalibur early in your career?

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    I'd say it's pronounced the same.

    DQ
    Not Nick Carroway
    Not Jack Nicholson

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    N

    1) Real
    2) Female
    3) American
    4) Living
    5) No connection to Arts

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you known for your poetry collections? - All those Norton Anthologies
    Were you one of Gatsby's few real friends? - Yes, Nick Carroway
    Did you appear in Excalibur early in your career? - Not Jack Nicholson, but Liam Neeson

    Unanswered DQ:

    Best known for the Arts?

    New DQs:

    Born since 1950?
    Considered a beauty?

    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
    I'd say it's pronounced the same....
    I'd disagree, but have a listen (at 1:10 here, and after):

    IQs:

    Were you a water-fairie of English legend?
    Did you want to reestablish courts of magic in Regency England?
    Were you the antihero of Boardwalk Empire?

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    Yeah, now that I read the name, and think about it, you're right. My accent led me astray.

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    3 DQ

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    I already answered that DQ.

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    N

    1) Real
    2) Female
    3) American
    4) Living
    5) No connection to Arts
    6) Born BEFORE 1950
    7) NOT known as a beauty

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
    I already answered that DQ.
    :: headsmack :: So you did. Don't know how I missed that. Thanks.

    Previous IQs:

    Were you a water-fairie of English legend? - Nimue
    Did you want to reestablish courts of magic in Regency England? - Gilbert Norrell, in Susanna Clarke's fantasy Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
    Were you the antihero of Boardwalk Empire? - Nucky Thompson

    DQs:

    First name start with N?
    Born since 1950?
    Political/military?

    One DQ reserved.

    IQs:

    Was your father once the mayor of Baltimore?
    Was Sluggo your best pal?
    Did Jane Fonda play you in perhaps her most unlikely role ever?

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    We established she was born BEFORE 1950

    YES! I AM indeed: NANCY PELOSI

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    Yeesh, I don't know why I keep overlooking obvious things. Thanks, Eric.

    Other previous IQs:

    Was Sluggo your best pal? - Nancy, in the kids' comic
    Did Jane Fonda play you in perhaps her most unlikely role ever? - She played Nancy Reagan in The Butler - ironic, considering her Sixties radicalism

    Nancy x3!

    Go again, since that was a short round, if you like.

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    Thanks! Another letter we're due for:

    K

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    IQs:

    Did Queen name-check you in a big hit of theirs?
    Did they name-check you, too?
    Did you jokingly paraphrase the Seebees motto in the early Seventies?

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    3 DQs

    Last year I went to an event marking the SeaBees anniversary.

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    Previous IQs:

    Did Queen name-check you in a big hit of theirs? - JFK, in "Killer Queen"
    Did they name-check you, too? - Khrushchev
    Did you jokingly paraphrase the Seebees motto in the early Seventies? - Henry Kissinger, in the Nixon White House: "The illegal we do right away; the unconstitutional takes a little longer."

    DQs:

    Real?
    Male?
    Last name start with K?

    IQs:

    Were you the Tory hero of Jeffrey Archer's political novel First Among Equals?
    Were you his wife, a doctor?
    Were you a noted boxer from Cleveland in the Twenties?

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    3 DQ

    ALMOST used Jissinger

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    K

    1) Fictional
    2) Male
    3)"FIRST name begins K

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you the Tory hero of Jeffrey Archer's political novel First Among Equals? - Simon Kerslake, MP
    Were you his wife, a doctor? - Elizabeth Kerslake, MD
    Were you a noted boxer from Cleveland in the Twenties? - Johnny Kilbane

    DQs:

    American?
    Would be alive today, if real?
    First appeared before 1980?

    IQs:

    Do you die every time on South Park?
    Did you love the smell of napalm in the morning?
    Were you, perhaps unfairly, portrayed as the top bad guy in Breaker Morant?

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    OMG IT IS

    KENNY!

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    Wow, in three questions! Want to go again, or shall I?

    Other IQs:

    Did you love the smell of napalm in the morning? - Col. Kilgore, in Apocalypse Now
    Were you, perhaps unfairly, portrayed as the top bad guy in Breaker Morant? - Lord Kitchener

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    I've had multiple turns in a row. All yours

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    OK, thanks. I think I have just the person for the letter

    L

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    IQ: Did Dana Carvey mention you, under another name?
    IQ2: Are you the Senator who got in trouble for your actions in a public bathroom?
    IQ3: Did you go from astronaut to oil magnate?

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    Not Baberaham, er, Abraham Lincoln, not Larry Whatshislastname, and not Jim Lovell.

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    Lucifer
    Yes, Larry Craig
    Larry Hagman

    DQ: Real?
    DQ2: Male?

    IQ: Did you star in e most famous porn movie?
    IQ2: Were you famous for your 80s catfights?
    IQ3: Did you befriend the most famous intern in history, and use taped conversations to attempt to bring down her boss?

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    Are you crying?! THERE'S NO CRYING IN BOTTICELLI!

    My cousin married Nora Ephron's niece.
    Last edited by Erictelevision; 28 Sep 2020 at 08:32 PM.

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    No kidding!

    But I think I correctly answered your first question:

    I'm none of the Lindas: Lovelace, Evans or Tripp.

    L.

    1. fictional

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    Haven't seen "WW" in YEARS, unsure who's he's referring to.

    BUT: you got the Lindas (Tripp died earlier this year, 2020 has been SUCH a slog it felt likes years ago)

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    IQ: Are you the comic book villain played by Gene Hackman?
    IQ2: Are you about to make your 10th appearance in the NBA FINALS?
    IQ3: Did you pioneer germ theory and antiseptic practices?

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    Checked to make sure I'm on right track, I am.

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    Wayne and Garth are waxing lyrical as to Wayne's new crush; I forget her name. Tia Carrere played her - a babe indeed (I particularly liked her in True Lies).

    Not Lex "Australia!" Luthor, dunno, and not Dr. Joseph Lister (I read a short bio of him when I was a kid).

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    Ahh, Cassandra WAS a babe!

    Correct
    Lebron James
    Correct

    DQ: Male?

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    IQ: Are you the Miami based ESPN radio host who's known for his anti-establishment views?
    IQ2: Were you Michael Cohen's lawyer?
    IQ3: Are you the NHL player who forced a trade that became a HUGE transaction which helped build a dynasty?

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    Dunno x3.

    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male

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    Dan Lebatard
    Lanny Davis
    Eric Lindros

    DQ: American?
    DQ2: Would be living if real,
    DQ3: From literature?

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    IQ: Are you the pioneer of right-wing talk radio?
    IQ2: Were you Superman's love interest?
    IQ3: Are you the greatest American male soccer player?

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    Not Rush Limbaugh, Lois Lane or... oh, jeez, I can see his face but can't remember his name.

    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. American
    4. would be dead, if real
    5. not from literature

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    Correct
    Correct
    Landon Donovan

    DQ: From film?

    IQ: Are you the world leader who died in the early hours of Holy Saturday?
    IQ2: Were you the first woman to dunk in a game?
    IQ3: Were you the first European to visit North America?

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