WWYT: Question 1 Answer and Scores!

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  1. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    I hope you guys remember how to play. If you don't or any new people need to know, PM me.

    Question 1: Name 5 "modern" wonders of the world.

    PM your answers by Thursday, 4/26, by 7:00 AM EDT. Anyone can join in.
  2. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    Well, it was interesting to see the answers. I was actually expecting a mix of natural wonders, like the Grand Canyon, along with man-made ones, but I guess the 'modern' part made everyone think of man-made.

    So the answers given:

    Eiffel Tower 3
    Empire State Building 3
    Panama Canal 3

    Computer 2
    English Channel Tunnel 2
    Golden Gate Bridge 2
    Great Wall of China 2

    And single point answer: Aircraft, Automobile, Brooklyn Bridge, Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Cell Phone, Cloning, CN Tower, Coloseeum, Hoover Dam, Internet, Mt. Rushmore, Organ Transplants, Porcelain Tower of Nanjing, Space Travel, St. Louis Arch, Stonehenge, Suez Canal, Twinkies

    Scores this round:

    Ransac: 12 (5)
    train: 11 (3)
    BigBlue: 10 (2)
    Mooseman: 10 (2)
    DF: 6
    Lythand: 6
    Limited: 6

    Overall Scores:

    Ransac: 5
    train: 3
    BigBlue: 2
    Mooseman: 2
  3. DarthFerret Evil Sith Weasel

    Hey I got mine in on time.....It is not 7:00 yet
  4. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    All right, re-edited for DF :) That slacker.

    It just bumped up Limited score for the round by 1, but the points given overall didn't change.
  5. Limited Yes, but we won't care

    Wow, I got one point.

    Tough first question; I had no clue what to put (but the Eiffel Tower? Seriously?)
  6. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    You didn't get a point. BigBlue and Mooseman shared the 2 point AND took the 1 point slot away by sharing...
  7. Ransac CPA Trash Man


    Ransac, cpa trash man
  8. Limited Yes, but we won't care

    Bigblue, Mooseman, why are you being so mean to me?

  9. Mooseman Isengar Tussle

    Because Spidey lets us.... :D
    Are you diss'n the French? When it comes to raising things, they are the modern champs.....
  10. train The Wildcard!!!...

    As in Raisin' the surrender flag...
  11. Mooseman Isengar Tussle

    Or both arms in the national salute...... hehe
  12. Ransac CPA Trash Man

    Whoever voted for Twinkies is awesome.

    Ransac, cpa trash man
  13. Limited Yes, but we won't care

    Well, the Eiffel Tower is an icon for sure.. but I'm just not really impressed by it. Suppose its a big deal though.
  14. Ransac CPA Trash Man

    There is a list of "The Seven Wonders of the Modern World" that I tried to recall. I could only remember for of them, so put Eiffel Tower on there as well. It's not technically on the list, but I figured people would answer it.

    Ransac, cpa trash man
  15. Spiderman CPA Man in Tights, Dopey Administrative Assistant

    Then just call DF awesome :D

    Lythand sent me a list when he gave me his guess of all the wonders:

    The seven old Wonders of the world
    Great Pyramid of Giza
    Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
    Statue of Zeus at Olympia
    Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
    Colossus of Rhodes
    Lighthouse of Alexandria

    The seven wonders of the Modern World are
    Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    Great Wall of China
    Porcelain Tower of Nanjing
    Hagia Sophia
    Leaning Tower of Pisa

    The 7 New wonders of the world are
    Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
    Lakewood Church
    International Space Station
    Sydney Opera House
    Taipai 101
    Romania's Palace of the Parliament
    South China Shopping Mall
  16. Ransac CPA Trash Man

    Ransac, cpa trash man
  17. Lythand Veteran CPA Member

    Yea I got my answeres from Wikipedia.
  18. Ransac CPA Trash Man

    You LOOKED for your answers?!?!?!!?!? FOR SHAME!!!!!!!!

    Ransac, cpa trash man
  19. Lythand Veteran CPA Member

    What ever! LOL

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