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First to answer all three questions correct in each set gets $3,000,000.
Please post the set number and all three answers in one post.
Good luck!


Set 1 - answered by b0ti_the_buster

1. Where would you be if your restaurant check was in forints?
2. If you heard people talking about ullage and botrytis, what would they be discussing?
3. In the novel by Jules Verne, who went around the world in eighty days?


Set 2 - answered by b0ti_the_buster

1. Domenikos Theotocopoulos is better known as who?
2. Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales are in what country?
3. Which one does not belong: George Sand, George Eliot, George Orwell?

Set 3 - answered by Wulfric

1. Where are the islands of St Pierre and Miquelon?
2. What were the occupations of the three men in a tub?
3. Where did the word "boycott" derive from?

Set 4 - answered by b0ti_the_buster

1. What feast was Good King Wenceslaus celebrating?
2. What is the name of the scale by which earthquakes are measured?
3. She is known as Venus in Roman mythology. What was she called in Greece?

Set 5 - answered by Spikeman472

1. The Strait of Juan de Fuca lies between what two countries?
2. Where did the United Nations meet for almost 5 years, while the building in Manhattan was being finished?
3. What species of living things has the greatest life expectancy?

Set 6 - answered by MoonLily

1. If you commit uxoricide, whom have you killed?
2. What's the astronomical name for the constellation usually called the Big Dipper?
3. The word "serendipity was coined from the title of a book, "The Three Princes of Serendip." Where was Serendip?

Set 7 - answered by Reflex_

1. You go shopping with $60. You spend 1/4 on clothes, $30 on computer games an 10% of your original money on food. How much do you have left?
2. F. M. De Lesseps is most famous for what?
3. If Sally's daughter is my son's mother, what relationship am I to Sally if I am male?

Set 8 - answered by Guilr3n

1. The same five letters, if rearranged, will make two different words to fill in the blanks in the following sentence:

Those who wish to be good -----, it is said, must have excellent memories, otherwise their stories run off the -----.

2. What word is the opposite of the following scrambled word: CWCADORIE?

3. If "diaphanous" and "sheer" do not have the same meaning, cross out all the 9's in the line below. If they do, cross out all the 6's. If "slough" and "cough" are pronounced the same, multiply the number of 4's by 6. If not, add up all the non-crossed out numbers and multiply by 4.
9 4 6 4 9 4 6 9 4 6 9

Set 9 - answered by BlueSensei

1. Roquefort is to France as Liederkranz is to ________________________.
2. Florentine is to spinach as Parmentier is to _________________________.
3. Wolves are to pack as whales are to ______________.

Set 10 - answered by Wulfric and MoonLily

1. The plumber left the water running in the bathtub with the plug out. The hot water tap on would fill the bath in 54 seconds. The cold water tap on would fill the tub in 48 seconds. The plug out would release a bath full of water in 30 seconds. How long (if ever) would it take to fill the tub?

2. Each couplet provides the clue to a word. Solve the clues and list the six words. Two more words will be spelled out by the first and last letters of the six words. Tell me those two words.

A tiny note, it's quick in time.
All you need to solve this rhyme?

Cry to Mark, it's so abrupt,
Delight or horror will erupt.

Set a course to steer the ship
Plot the route when off you trip

Just a drop to come apart,
Joy perhaps, or sad at heart.

Describe a boy who now is striving
One day his hopes may be arriving.

Sculpture of freedom and all is well
Here's independence and the marching bell.

3. Solve this cryptogram:

JN PJC VBOMUH GAACZUOYT XC NRNZK FGY'H GUROAN ROMM JGRN G AZCCDNU JCBHN. UGYOHJ SZCRNZV

Set 11 - answered by Regulus

1. Where are the Islets of Langerhans?

2. "Pale hands I loved, beside the Shalimar" is a line from an old song.
What is the Shalimar?

3. Name the Three Musketeers and the fourth member of their group

Set 12 - answered by CatHead

1.The same FIVE letters, if rearranged, can be used to fill in both sets of blanks in
the following sentence, to make a sensible sentence:
Each bank _ _ _ _ _ that it has the very best plan for each _ _ _ _ _.

2. Make 2 eleven-letter words from the following phrase (English please)
From Russia with Love

3. Anagrams are FUN...but we all know about the anagram makers out there....lol
So these anagrams are a bit different. For each of the puzzles below you must add
two missing letters.
Example: BJN
Solution: Add O and A and unscramble BANJO

1. NQUU
2. FMMOU
3. ALUUU

Set 13 - answered by The_Flummox

1. b0ti won't eat fish or spinach; MoonLily won't eat fish or green beans;
Wulfric won't eat shrimp or potatoes; Neverwinter won't eat beef or tomatoes;
Regulus won't eat fish or tomatoes. If you are willing to give such a bunch
of fussy eaters a dinner party, which items from the following list can you serve?

green beans, creamed codfish, celery,
roast chicken, lettuce, roast beef


2. What comes next in the following series?
J31 A31 S30 O31 N30 _________

3. What comes next in this sequence?
E, A, D, G, B _______


Set 14 - answered by CatHead

1. All gloops have hard skins; all slooms have soft pits; all slurps are juicy.
Some gloops are blue; some slooms are red; all slurps are yellow. Some gloops
are yellow, and some slooms are yellow.
Which of the following do I know about a sloom, based on the above information?
a) It is red.
b) It is juicy.
c) It has a hard skin.
d) It has a soft pit.
e) None of the above

2. The following two puzzles each have 3 missing letters. Find them and unscramble
the letters to form a word. (English please)

a) GKKLU
b) AIIIINN

3. What do the words in the first group share that the words in the second group do not?

Group 1
Mail
Pairs
Quoit
Louse
More

Group 2
Plan
Grapes
Pledge
Party
Exit

Set 15 - answered by Barbossa / also known as b0ti

1. Which one of the following does NOT belong:
Caravaggio, Corot, Cellini, Copley

2. While you were working at Bits and Bobs you notice "someone" has been very careless with
the stock. Three boxes of sneakers are incorrectly labeled. The labels say Red Sneakers,
Green Sneakers and Red and Green Sneakers. How can you relabel them correctly by taking only one sneaker out of one box?

3. How many minutes is it before six o'clock if fifty minutes ago it was four times as many
minutes past three o'clock?

Set 16 = answered by The_Reputed

1. Solve the cipher:
hctiwdoogasiysiad

2. If "through" and "threw" are pronounced the same, cross out all of the even numbers in the line below. If they are not, cross out all of the odd numbers. If Albany is the capital of New York State, add all the numbers that are left. If it is not, multiply all the numbers that are left. Your answer?

1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3

3. All players of this game are clever. Some players of this game are friends of Daisy's. Some players of this game like to solve puzzles. Therefore, which of the following statements can be justified by the information just given?
a) All players of this game like to solve puzzles, otherwise they wouldn't be reading this puzzle.
b) All clever players will befriend Daisy.
c) Some of Daisy's friends like to solve puzzles.
d) None of these from the information given.

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:01:04
Set 1
1) Hungary (not sure if they dont have Euro now)
2) Wine making process?
3) Phileas Fogg

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:02:32
Set 2
1. El Greco
2. Australia
3. George Eliot

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:03:47
You sent $3,000,000 to b0ti_the_buster with the message: Congratulations! Good job

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:03:59
Set 2
1) El Greco
2) Australia
3) George Orwell was a man

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:05:34
Sorry Guilr3n....close...but not there yet.

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:05:38
thank you
I wont be making a secret I had to google question 2 in set one and 1 in set 2

Anyway great contest Lucky me Krachas is not around
Will R+ when I get on pc

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:07:56
You sent $3,000,000 to b0ti_the_buster with the message: exactly right again, b0ti! Congrats!

Google is fine...I can't stop it so that's why I am making them up in sets of 3. Some knowledge will get you the answers faster.

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:19:32
Set 3.
1.Seychelles archipelago in the Indian Ocean
2.Butcher, baker, candlestick maker
3.Captain Charles Boycott

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:52:32
awwwww, this comp is really cool.

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:58:57
Set 3

1. St Pierre and Miquelon are in the North Atlantic Ocean near Canada.
2. They are a butcher, a baker and a candle-stick maker
3. Captain Charles Boycott, an absentee landlord during the Irish Land Wars


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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 15:23:59
You sent $3,000,000 to Wulfric with the message: Congrats! You got set 3 correct!


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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 15:25:08
Ooh! Thank you!

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:28:33
bump

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:32:45
Set 4

1) the feast on st. Stephens Day
2) Richter's scale
3) Aphrodite ( you should have ask about Venera )

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:36:07
Set 5

1) USA and Canada
2) in Geneva? (hard question)
3) Turtoises

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:36:49
You sent $3,000,000 to b0ti_the_buster with the message: Congrats again. You are a brain!
That was for set 4

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:51:33
Set 5
1. USA and Canada
2. San Francisco
3. Sea urchins?

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:53:05
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You sent $3,000,000 to b0ti_the_buster with the message: Congrats again. You are a brain!
That was for set 4


Google is the brain.

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Posted on Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:54:40
still waiting for the right answers for set 5...google is failing...lol

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:03:30
Set 5
1.United States and Canada
2.The Sperry Corporation's offices in Lake Success, New York.
3.Trees

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:04:36
let try that google thingy

Set 5
1) USA and Canada
2) Sperry Corporation's offices in Lake Success, New York
3) Galapagos Land Tortoise (hyh but on a side, friend sent me one clip where Lobster was described as "immortal" animal, which dies only when killed)

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:08:03
You sent $3,000,000 to Spikeman472 with the message: Congratulations you got set 5! Good job!

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:09:07
oh lol truth - living special does involve trees and such

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:10:26
haha b0ti, you can't win them all.
Nevertheless you've done awesome.

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 00:10:42
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oh lol truth - living special does involve trees and such




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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 02:57:27
Set 6

1. my wife
2. ursa major <- the only one without using google
3. in the far east

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 03:12:18
You sent $3,000,000 to MoonLily with the message: Congratulations on set 6!

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 03:19:55
yay!

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 13:22:16
Set 7
1. $ 9
2. French Developer of Suez Canal
3. Son in law

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Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 13:32:26
You sent $3,000,000 to RefleX_ with the message: Congrats on set 7!

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