Beyond Balderdash: Round 4 Scores

Discussion in 'Games Run By CPA Members' started by Spiderman, May 19, 2003.

  1. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    1. he was the first African-American to receive a membership card on the PGA tour (Melkor)
    2. he was an author (train)
    3. he was the original producer of captain morgan spiced rum and later sold the rights to Diageo North America Inc (sageridder)
    4. he was the founder of Robertson General Electronics, which was later just shortened to General Electric. (EricBess)
    5. he worked at Dupont and invented Teflon while trying to create super glue (BigBlue)
    6. he was the writer who created Captain America (Apollo)
    7. it was Morgan Freeman's real name (TomB)
    8. he was the author who predicted the sinking of the Titanic 14 years before it happened (correct answer)
    9. the Morgan horse is named after him (Zhaneel)
    10. he wrote Gathering No Moss, an autobiography (Nightstalkers)
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      Well, we actually had a lot of scattered answers this round, so I consider this a good question :) Lot of people will get credit for their guesses due to others guessing them. Only sageridder, TomB, and train got it right, with sageridder pulling back into the lead.

      Apollo picked 1.
      BigBlue, Nightstalkers picked 3.
      Melkor, Zhaneel picked 5.
      EricBess picked 7.
      sageridder, TomB, train picked 8.
      whuppinboy picked 10.

      Scores:
      sageridder: 18 (12 + 1 for initial, 1 for final, 2 for correct, 2 for other people guessing his)

      TomB: 17 (12 + 1 for initial, 1 for final, 2 for correct, 1 for other person guessing his)
      Apollo: 12 (10 + 1 for initial, 1 for final)
      BigBlue: 12 (8+ 1 for initial, 1 for final, 2 for other people guessing his)
      Zhaneel: 10 (8 + 1 for initial, 1 for final)
      EricBess: 9 (7 + 1 for initial, 1 for final)
      train: 8 (4 + 1 for initial, 1 for final, 2 for correct)
      Nightstalkers: 6 (3 + 1 for initial, 1 for final, 1 for other person guessing his)
      Melkor: 4 (1 + 1 for initial, 1 for final, 1 for other person guessing his)
      whuppinboy: 2 (0 + 1 for initial, 1 for final)

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