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Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by JasonCullen » Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:51 pm

This new quiz phenomenon will be released this evening :D .

Please follow ALL the instructions given very carefully
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Post by JasonCullen » Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:19 pm

I'm proud to introduce the latest of a long line of quizzes I have constructed for the mutual entertainment of the forum. The latest quiz offering is probably the easiest one yet called "Treasure Trivia" :? .

The aim of the game is not only to give answers to a set number of questions but also to find them (the questions) :oops: . When there is no-one online, I am going to sneakily edit 20 of my previous posts (which are situated in the "Off-Topic" thread only) with a set question written in bold font. Each question will be multiple-choice and you must give me the letter between A-Z which you think the answer to that question is. To make it more difficult the 4 possible answers given are not A,B,C or D so there is no point in guessing if you can't find the question :twisted:

Set out your answers in the usual list format shown below for example;
1. A
2. B
3. C

Generously, I am going to give you all the first question by posting it below in this thread. There are 20 questions to find and answer and I will award 3 bonus points to the first person who gives me a complete set of 20 answers with each letter to each question being one of the 4 potential answers that was given for that question.

An example question is;

What is the capital of Wales?
A. Cardiff G. London J. Glasgow Z. Belfast

Therefore, if you gave me the answer A,G,J or Z it suggests to me that you have found the question and attempted it without cheating. This must be done for all 20 questions. Of course, the correct answer is A. Cardiff which will get you 2 marks (1 for finding it and 1 for answering it).
Did you get that?

Okay, then good luck with the latest quiz and as i always say ,NO CHEATS please :P

Remember to give your answer as a letter between A-Z and NOT a word.


Question 1
Who won Saturday's Britain's Got Talent Final?
C. Andrew Johnston F. Signature I. George Sampson M. Faryl Smith
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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Jon Corby » Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:32 pm

You do realise we can just click your name and see all your posts, don't you?

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by JasonCullen » Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:33 pm

Corby wrote:You do realise we can just click your name and see all your posts, don't you?
But no-one is going to cheat this way are they....Corby?

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Post by Richard Brittain » Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:47 pm

I think you might get banned by Soo Reams for spamming the forum, Jason.

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Post by Ben Wilson » Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:02 pm

Richard Brittain wrote:I think you might get banned by Soo Reams for spamming the forum, Jason.
As long as the posts are edited back/deleted promptly once the quiz has been completed, then I won't have to go around deleting the posts myself.

...Assuming I can be arsed to find them/JaCu provides links to them. Or I'll just have to delete all of his. ;)

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Howard Somerset » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:37 pm

Just reading question 1 makes me realise that once again my main function here is to prop up the rest of you when the results are published. :oops:
But this time at least we get a point for every wrong answer. :)

So here goes:

1. I
2. N
3. X
4. M
5. A
6. O
7. H
8. X
9. B
10. L
11. K
12. O
13. E
14. H
15. K
16. X
17. W
18. R
19. B
20. F

About my usual proportion of guesses. :oops: I won't say just how many, but all of the musical ones are pure guesswork.

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:39 pm

jasoncullen wrote:
Corby wrote:You do realise we can just click your name and see all your posts, don't you?
But no-one is going to cheat this way are they....Corby?
We wouldn't have known it was cheating if you hadn't just posted that.

I'm going to edit one of my posts and put my answers in. If you find it, fair enough - otherwise I get full marks by default.

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Dinos Sfyris » Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:36 am

After half an hour of Treasure Hunting I found and answered 19 of the questions. Then out of sheer frustration I heeded Corby and searched your posts to find No#11 :cry: :oops: so don't give me the marks for that one.

1. I
2. N
3. G
4. M
5. A
6. N
7. H
8. X
9. B
10. A
11. K
12. W
13. A
14. H
15. E
16. Z
17. S
18. I
19. A
20. F

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Post by Howard Somerset » Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:42 am

I'm glad you told us how many questions there were, and that they were numbered sequentially. You could've been really mean. As it was, they took some finding yesterday evening. Like Dinos, I got to the end of your posts, and found I was missing just one question - a different one from Dinos, though. So I had to start looking again. I can't believe how many posts you've made.

Thanks for the continued entertainment. :)

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Post by Joseph Bolas » Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:12 pm

Most of these are just pure guesses, but heres my attempt:

01. I (Although it should've been Escala)
02. N?
03. G
04. M?
05. A
06. O?
07. P?
08.
09. B
10. A?
11. Q?
12. U?
13. A?
14. Y
15. H?
16. X?
17.
18.
19. C
20. E?

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Howard Somerset » Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:25 pm

Looks like my pure guess for #1 was a lucky one. :D

unless Dinos and Joseph are trying to make me feel over-confident.

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:47 pm

Oops I'm in big trouble :oops: . I guess I should of cleared it with the site admins before posting them. Many apologies from me to Ben and Charlie and I will move all my edited post quiz questions to the "Off-Topic" section of the forum promptly and then delete them if you wish. Again, I apologise profusely for my disgraceful actions

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Post by Ben Wilson » Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:55 pm

jasoncullen wrote:Oops I'm in big trouble :oops: . I guess I should of cleared it with the site admins before posting them. Many apologies from me to Ben and Charlie and I will move all my edited post quiz questions to the "Off-Topic" section of the forum promptly and then delete them if you wish. Again, I apologise profusely for my disgraceful actions
Hey, no harm done ultimately, just try to keep your quizzes constrained to one topic in future. ;)

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Post by Jon O'Neill » Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:59 pm

jasoncullen wrote:Again, I apologise profusely for my disgraceful actions
:?

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:14 pm

Ginger Jono wrote:
jasoncullen wrote:Again, I apologise profusely for my disgraceful actions
:?
I didn't think it was that shocking either :) . But I'm not the boss.

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:18 pm

Howard Somerset wrote: Thanks for the continued entertainment. :)
No problem Howard. I'm glad your enjoying them as much as I like constructing them :) . Did I just say that? :?

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:21 pm

Joseph Bolas wrote: 01. I (Although it should've been Escala)
I agree Joseph :D . The blonde one was faf :roll:

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:12 pm

jasoncullen wrote:I guess I should of cleared it with the site admins before posting them.
Really? But why would they care? It would be pretty tragic really if they did.

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Post by Jon Corby » Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:27 pm

Gevin-Gavin wrote:Really? But why would they care? It would be pretty tragic really if they did.
It's a bit irritating when random, nonsensical posts start turning up all over the place, which have nothing to do with the thread topic.

But enough about Larsen.



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Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:44 pm

Corby wrote:
Gevin-Gavin wrote:Really? But why would they care? It would be pretty tragic really if they did.
It's a bit irritating when random, nonsensical posts start turning up all over the place, which have nothing to do with the thread topic.

But enough about Larsen.



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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by JasonCullen » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:04 pm

Anybody else thinking of having a go at the latest quiz? Answers will be revealed on Tuesday so if you want to have a go, I advise you to hurry :D

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Post by Joseph Bolas » Sat Jun 07, 2008 9:52 pm

I think you should move onto the answers :D. No-one's attempted to solve this quiz since Tuedsay :lol:.

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:37 pm

Its the last day for forumites to have a stab at this quiz. This has been the most disappointing quiz so far (in terms of people who have attempted it) :cry: .

So if you want to have a go, please do it quickly as answers will be revealed tomorrow.

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Post by JimBentley » Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:04 pm

jasoncullen wrote:This has been the most disappointing quiz so far (in terms of people who have attempted it) :cry: .
You shouldn't be surprised at this though, Jason. It was a nice try to do something different, but frankly I couldn't even be arsed looking for the questions, never mind answering them. You've got to remember that we of the internet generation want INSTANT GRATIFICATION, with little or no effort involved.

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:23 pm

jimbentley wrote:
jasoncullen wrote:This has been the most disappointing quiz so far (in terms of people who have attempted it) :cry: .
You shouldn't be surprised at this though, Jason. It was a nice try to do something different, but frankly I couldn't even be arsed looking for the questions, never mind answering them. You've got to remember that we of the internet generation want INSTANT GRATIFICATION, with little or no effort involved.
I wasn't that surprised really :) . I knew this would be the most demanding quiz in terms of effort so far but I did expect slightly more than three people having a go. Oh well :D . That'll teach me for next time :lol:

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Post by Jon O'Neill » Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:46 pm

Why do you embolden shit? I can actually read. It's really fucking patronising.

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:15 pm

Ginger Jono wrote:Why do you embolden shit? I can actually read. It's really fucking patronising.
It makes it easier I suppose for me to emphasise the points I am making. Its not intended to "fucking patronise" at all and I'm sorry if it has caused offense to anyone.

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Post by Jon O'Neill » Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:26 pm

Whoops. That came across a bit mean. Sorry :(

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Post by JasonCullen » Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:29 pm

Ginger Jono wrote:Whoops. That came across a bit mean. Sorry :(
Its alright Jono :D . You do make a fair point but its not what you say, its how you say it. Its water under the bridge now :)

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Post by Ben Wilson » Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:23 pm

What's REALLY annoying though is when people CAPITALISE words in their SENTENCES so as to try and put across a POINT that no one CARES ABOUT in the first place, not pointing any FINGERS here though... ;)

Edit- just to clarify, I wasn't talking about Jim. Anyone who remembers some of the darker times from the old c4c- particularly some of the moderators- will know instantly who I'm on about here.

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:49 pm

Ginger Jono wrote:Why do you embolden shit? I can actually read. It's really fucking patronising.
And if there's one thing that doesn't want emboldening it's shit.

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Post by JasonCullen » Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:58 am

Here are the full classified answers for the latest quiz "Treasure Trivia". Unsurprisingly, this has been the worst quiz I have made (based on the level of attempts) but it is fully understandable as I probably couldn't be arsed doing a quiz which involves looking for questions let alone answering them myself :D. But a big thanks goes to Howard, Dinos and Joseph for taking part in this quiz and making it worthwhile for me producing it ;) .

I've also decided not to use too much bold print because it has caused some bad feelings within the forum - all being completely unintentional - as my bold actions were not done to patronise anyone or cause offense and only done for the purpose of emphasising the points I was making and to make it easy for forumites to read. That's all :)

So please accept my humble apology and I'm hoping my next quiz will attract more interest than my latest drab quiz :D . The questions and the correct answer are written in bold print to make it easier to read for the forum - nothing more :P

Questions

1. Who won Saturday's Britain's Got Talent Final?
C. Andrew Johnston F. Signature I. George Sampson M. Faryl Smith

2. How is the sport of tauromachy better known?
D. Cockfighting N.Bull fighting P. Bowling T. Martial Arts

3. Who played the title role in the film `Edward Scissorhands`?
G. Johnny Depp R. Hugh Grant X. Jack Black Z. Leonardo DiCaprio

4. What was the Roman name for Scotland?
B. Brigantia F. Caratacus J. Noviomagus M. Caledonia

5. How many pieces are there in a standard set of dominoes?
A. 28 B. 30 C. 32 D. 34

6. What is the diameter of a basketball hoop?
K. 12 inches N. 15 inches O.18 inches V. 24 inches

7. Which is the only US state not to have a straight line in its borders?
D. Alaska E. Guam H. Hawaii P. Texas

8. Who was the first black footballer to captain England?
W. Viv Anderson X. Paul Ince Y. Ian Wright Z. Mark Bright

9. If a dog is a canine and a cat a feline, what animal relates to a lupine?
B. Wolf D. Rabbit F. Goat H. Bear

10. Who killed someone in the first live televised murder in 1963 in the USA?
A. Lee Harvey Oswald G. Fidel Castro L. Jack Ruby R. James Stone

11. What name was the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2007?
K. Emily Q. Catherine S. Louise T. Grace

12. Which African country was previously called the Republic of Upper Volta?
O. Benin U. Burkina Faso W. Congo Z. Ivory Coast

13. What is the main effect of vitamin K deficiency?
A. Nausea B. Pale skin D. Bowel problems E. Bleeding

14. Which flag depicts the image of an eagle devouring a snake?
H. Suriname J. Guatemala N. Bolivia Y. Mexico

15. Which Marquis of Queensbury formulated the rules of boxing?
B. 1st E. 2nd H. 4th K. 8th

16. Which two European capital cities are closest together?
T. Vienna and Bratislava V. Bern and Vienna X. Bratislava and Prague Z. Sarajevo and Belgrade

17. Alex Band and Aaron Kamin make up which band?
C. The Who P. The Calling S. Maroon 5 W. My Chemical Romance

18. Who were the first team to win a penalty shoot out in the FA Cup?
F. Wolverhampton Wanderers I. Southampton M. Preston North End R. Rotherham United

19. What is the most common surname in Spain?
A. Gomez B. Fernandez C. Garcia D. Carlos

20. In what year was `Pong`, the first ever video game released?
E. 1970 F. 1972 G. 1974 H. 1976
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Post by JasonCullen » Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:27 pm

My next quiz will be posted at the end of the week under the name "Alphabet Quiz". Also, does anyone have any quiz format suggestions because I'm running out of ideas? :D

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Post by Joseph Bolas » Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:47 pm

jasoncullen wrote:But a big thanks goes to Howard, Dinos and Joseph for taking part in this quiz and making it worthwhile for me producing it ;) .
I think this is actually your abnormality :lol:

It was an interesting idea for a quiz, just a bit too involved maybe?

At least I know I have come in the top 3, which normally don't happen on these quizzes :D. More importantly though, have I beaten Howard :lol:.

EDIT: Nevermind :lol: I know the answer and I quite surprised with the results :lol: :D.

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Re: Treasure Trivia Quiz

Post by Howard Somerset » Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:28 pm

Thanks for the quiz Jason. I certainly enjoyed it. And it gave me a chance to get a nice high rating. :D I guess I'd have been a lot lower had many more people taken part.

Joseph Bolas wrote: More importantly though, have I beaten Howard :lol:.
No you haven't. :D Which makes a big change.


Looking forward to the next one now, but regrettably will probably not be able to take part as I'll be back in France once again when you're expecting to present it.

So really I'm looking forward to the one after next, if you can slip it in during the week I'm at home after France. :P

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