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    You're of course correct! Next letter?

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    Go ahead and do another, if you like.

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    Let me think... letter soon

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    Okay, your letter is

    W

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    IQs:

    Did your friend and boss once ask, "How is the horse?"
    Did you joke that as a kid you wore Fat Boy Jeans?
    Were you perhaps the best-known American at the dedication of the Eiffel Tower?

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    Not William Howard Taft. He was governor-general of the Philippines under TR
    DQ
    Not William Randolph Hearst

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    To easily find this later, we are now on

    W

    Previous IQs:

    Did your friend and boss once ask, "How is the horse?" - Yes, William Howard Taft. T.R. asked after Taft cabled to say he'd had a nice long ride on horseback.
    Did you joke that as a kid you wore Fat Boy Jeans? - William Clinton
    Were you perhaps the best-known American at the dedication of the Eiffel Tower? - Not Hearst, but William "Buffalo Bill" Cody

    William x3!

    DQs:

    real?
    male?

    IQs:

    Were you Garth's best friend in Aurora, Illinois?
    Were you the victor of the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
    Did you play "Trapper John"?

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    Not Wayne Campbell
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    Not Wayne Rogers

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    1.Real
    2.Female

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    BTW: PARTY ON ELENDIL!

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you Garth's best friend in Aurora, Illinois? - Yes, Wayne Campbell
    Were you the victor of the Battle of Fallen Timbers? - "Mad Anthony" Wayne
    Did you play "Trapper John"? - Yes, Wayne Rogers

    Wayne x3!

    DQ:

    Living?

    IQs:

    Did you play an aging ballerina in Black Swan?
    Did your music make Martians' heads explode?
    Did just about every member of David Letterman's staff get their picture taken with you while outside of NYC?

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    3 DQs (though it could be the "Black Swan" actress, never saw WHOLE movie )

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you play an aging ballerina in Black Swan? - Winona Ryder
    Did your music make Martians' heads explode? - Slim Whitman, in Mars Attacks!
    Did just about every member of David Letterman's staff get their picture taken with you while outside of NYC? - Wayne Newton, when Letterman did a show in Vegas

    DQs:

    American?
    last name start with W?
    best known for the arts?

    IQs:

    Did you become Acting President after Josiah Bartlet briefly stepped down under the 25th Amendment?
    Are you an Air Force Reserve officer on the White House staff?
    Were you the first popularly-elected mayor of Washington, D.C.?

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    3DQs

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.Not American
    5.Last name begins "W"
    6.From Arts

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you become Acting President after Josiah Bartlet briefly stepped down under the 25th Amendment? - Glen Allen Walken (John Goodman) on The West Wing.
    Are you an Air Force Reserve officer on the White House staff? - Will Bailey (Josh Malina), ditto.
    Were you the first popularly-elected mayor of Washington, D.C.? - Walter Washington, believe it or not.

    DQs:

    Actress?
    European?
    Born since 1964?

    IQs:

    Were you the antihero of Breaking Bad?
    Did you pull a gun on a fellow bowler?
    Did you interview a President one summer while sitting in lawn chairs?

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    Not Walter White
    DQ
    Not previous Botticelli target Walter Cronkite (solved with that very question)

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.Not American
    5.Last name begins "W"
    6.From Arts
    7.Actress
    8.European
    9.Born since 1964

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    Previous IQs:

    Were you the antihero of Breaking Bad? - Yes, Walter White
    Did you pull a gun on a fellow bowler? - Walter Sobchack, in The Big Lebowski
    Did you interview a President one summer while sitting in lawn chairs? - Yes, Walter Cronkite (I gotta rephrase my questions)

    Walter x3!

    DQ:

    British?

    IQs:

    Did you star in the sitcom 227?
    Have you played a former prison guard, an unhappy fiancee and a young, poetry-loving romantic?
    Are you best known for your Weimaraner photographs?

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    Not Jackee Harry
    DQ
    DQ

    I made a "Big Lebowski" reference on Facebook yesterday.

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.Not American
    5.Last name begins "W"
    6.From Arts
    7.Actress
    8.European
    9.Born since 1964
    10.British

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    Love that movie!

    IQs:

    Did you star in the sitcom 227? - Jackee Harry isn't a "W." This was Wanda Sykes.
    Have you played a former prison guard, an unhappy fiancee and a young, poetry-loving romantic? - Kate Winslet, in The Reader, Titanic and Sense and Sensibility.
    Are you best known for your Weimaraner photographs? - William Wegman: https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&...william+wegman

    DQs:

    Considered a beauty?
    Born since 1990?
    Has won an Oscar?

    IQs:

    Did you fiercely defend segregation in your inaugural address?
    Is Gromit your dog?
    Did Mel Gibson portray you in a highly ahistorical movie?

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    Not George Wallace ("Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever")
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    Not William Wallace ("You can take my life but you can not take my freedom!")

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    1.Real
    2.Female
    3.Living
    4.Not American
    5.Last name begins "W"
    6.From Arts
    7.Actress
    8.European
    9.Born since 1964
    10.British
    11.Born IN 1990
    12.Considered a beauty
    13.No Oscar

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    Previous IQs:

    Did you fiercely defend segregation in your inaugural address? - Yes, George Wallace, the putz
    Is Gromit your dog? - Wallace, of course: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallace_and_Gromit
    Did Mel Gibson portray you in a highly ahistorical movie? - Yes, William Wallace, in Braveheart

    Wallace x3

    DQ:

    Best known for movies?

    IQs:

    Did you play Hermione Granger?
    Did you once sail on the Orontes?
    Were you Alexander Graham Bell's lab assistant, referred to by name in the first-ever telephone call?

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    Yes, I am the lovely and talented

    EMMA WATSON

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    BTW:

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    NOT Watson

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
    Yes, I am the lovely and talented

    EMMA WATSON
    She is certainly both. Mrowrrrr.

    Other previous IQs:

    Did you once sail on the Orontes? - Yes, Dr. John H. Watson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Orontes_(1862)
    Were you Alexander Graham Bell's lab assistant, referred to by name in the first-ever telephone call? - Also named Watson.

    Watson x3!

    Let me think of our next letter....

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    You reversed which one I didn't know.

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    OK, then, our next letter is

    L

    Have at you!

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    IQ: Did you go from astronaut to oil tycoon?
    IQ2: Did you have two brothers named Darryl?
    IQ3: Are you the coach of the Warriors?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
    IQ: Did you go from astronaut to oil tycoon?
    IQ2: Did you have two brothers named Darryl?
    IQ3: Are you the coach of the Warriors?
    Not Larry Hagman from I Dream of Genie and Dallas, not Larry from The Newhart Show, and... dunno. Probably another Larry, but you got me.

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    I messed that up, so I cede the DQ, will reask the IQ

    IQ: Did you go from interim coach of the Warriors to coach of the Lakers?
    IQ2. Were many of your ideas incorporated into the Declaration of Independence?
    IQ3: Were you the best player on the losing side of the most watched college basketball game?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Did you go from interim coach of the Warriors to coach of the Lakers?
    IQ2. Were many of your ideas incorporated into the Declaration of Independence?
    IQ3: Were you the best player on the losing side of the most watched college basketball game?
    Dunno, not John Locke, and dunno.

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    Luke Walton
    Correct of course
    Larry Bird. ('79 title game)

    DQ: Real?
    DQ2: Male?

    IQ: Do you provide play-by-play on ESPN poker coverage?
    IQ2: Are you a actor who was said to be unable to be typecast?
    IQ3: Are you his namesake son?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Do you provide play-by-play on ESPN poker coverage?
    IQ2: Are you a actor who was said to be unable to be typecast?
    IQ3: Are you his namesake son?
    Dunno, not Lon Chaney, and not Lon Chaney Jr.

    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male

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    Lon Mecharean (misspelled it I'm sure)

    Only noticed the LonX3 after the fact.

    DQ: Would be living if real?

    IQ: Did you nearly come to blows over a missing poker ante? (Lon covered the incident)
    IQ2: Were you aloft with a precious gem?
    IQ3: Did you write a noted religious text?

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    Dunno, not "Lucy in the Sky," and not St. Luke.

    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would be dead now if real

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    Jeff Lisandro is the poker player

    DQ: From TV/Film?

    IQ: Did you provide dirt cheap psychiatric help?
    IQ2. Are you the driving force behind the Reformation?
    IQ3: Are you a major agricultural figure who shares his name with a CA city?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Did you provide dirt cheap psychiatric help?
    IQ2. Are you the driving force behind the Reformation?
    IQ3: Are you a major agricultural figure who shares his name with a CA city?
    Not Lucy Van Pelt, Martin Luther or... dunno.

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    Luther Burbank

    DQ reserved

    IQ: Are you the co-creator of "Seinfeld"
    IQ2: Are you the openly gay member of a 90s boy band?
    IQ3: Are you the WR nicknamed after Disney's biggest woobie?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Are you the co-creator of "Seinfeld"
    IQ2: Are you the openly gay member of a 90s boy band?
    IQ3: Are you the WR nicknamed after Disney's biggest woobie?
    Not Larry David, Lance Bass or... dunno.

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    Lance Alworth was nicknamed Bambi

    DQ reserved

    IQ: Were you the havoc wrecking LB for the 80s Giants?
    IQ2: Were you the notorious Nazi filmmaker?
    IQ3: Do you host the 10 PM slot on MSNBC?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Were you the havoc wrecking LB for the 80s Giants?
    IQ2: Were you the notorious Nazi filmmaker?
    IQ3: Do you host the 10 PM slot on MSNBC?
    Dunno, not Leni Riefenstahl (who I actually used as a Botticelli subject on the SDMB - no one got it), and dunno.

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    Lawrence Taylor
    Correct (surprised you could stump Dopers with her)
    Lawrence O'Donnell

    2DQs reserved

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    Post #4490 has an unanswered DQ.

    I can start using my 4 DQs once I get that answer.

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    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would be dead now if real
    4. not originally from TV/film

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    DQ: American?
    DQ2: Created by American?
    DQ3:Created after 1900?
    DQ4: From literature?

    IQ: Do you fervently believe in an entity your creator INSISTED was not a Santa Claus expy?
    IQ2: Were you a Star Wars character who loved malt liquor?
    IQ3: Did you help engineer the AFL-NFL merger?

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    Quote Originally posted by Erictelevision View post
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    IQ: Do you fervently believe in an entity your creator INSISTED was not a Santa Claus expy?
    IQ2: Were you a Star Wars character who loved malt liquor?
    IQ3: Did you help engineer the AFL-NFL merger?
    Not Linus Van Pelt, not Billy Dee "Lando Calrissian" Williams ("Gets 'em every time!"), and dunno.

    L.

    1. fictional
    2. male
    3. would be dead now if real
    4. not originally from TV/film
    5. not American
    6. not created by an American
    7. created before 1900
    8. from literature

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