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Old Oct 18th 2008, 08:38 PM
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Question Google Trivia Search

This is a game of triva. Someone asks a trivia question and other posters try to figure out the correct answer.

The use of search engines is permitted (and expected).

Once you have the correct answer, its your turn to ask the next trivia question.

Because search engines are allowed, you can make your question rather interesting, challenging or obscure (but not impossible please, a little creativity in searching is fun, but an endless dead-end is frustrating - this game is meant to be FUN!).
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Old Oct 19th 2008, 05:38 PM
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Okay, here's the first Google trivia challenge...

In what city was Babe Ruth's first professional home run hit?
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:30 PM
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Okay, here's the first Google trivia challenge...

In what city was Babe Ruth's first professional home run hit?
Chicago ??
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:46 PM
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Come on, 1st page of Google will tell you that Ruth's 'famous' first home run was as a Boston Red Sox player playing against the NY Yankees at the Polo Grounds in NY.

But that would be too easy! I'm looking for Ruth's first professional home run - which is his minor league first homer.

And to make the question a bit more interesting (and perhaps offer a clue), I might add that the place where he hit it is now a nude beach named after a world champion rower (the baseball field is long gone).
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 10:51 PM
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Come on, 1st page of Google will tell you that Ruth's 'famous' first home run was as a Boston Red Sox player playing against the NY Yankees at the Polo Grounds in NY.
As if I know what's considered 'professional' in that silly game (ouch, blasphemy).

Toronto then.
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Old Oct 21st 2008, 11:25 PM
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Toronto then.
Bingo!

They actually have a bronze plate in the ground (like a cemetary marker) in the exact spot where the ball landed.

Edit: hmmm... seems like some smilie codes need to be corrected here!



Even more of them!

Edited to add: Smilie codes duly corrected! Bloody default codes suck!
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 07:16 AM
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Dominick is up...
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 12:03 PM
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Who invented writing in J.R.R. Tolkien's fictional universe ? Full name please.
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Rúmil of Tirion is what I'm coming up with for the inventor of the Sarati or "significant marks" in the Valian year 1179 during the Age of Starlight. After this, Fëanáro Curufinwë invented the tengwar "signs representing audible phonemes", which were influenced by Rúmil, in the Valian year 1250.

Is that what you were looking for?
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Old Oct 24th 2008, 05:33 PM
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Rúmil of Tirion is what I'm coming up with for the inventor of the Sarati or "significant marks" in the Valian year 1179 during the Age of Starlight. After this, Fëanáro Curufinwë invented the tengwar "signs representing audible phonemes", which were influenced by Rúmil, in the Valian year 1250.

Is that what you were looking for?
That's the fella (Rúmil)
You're next.
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