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Twenty questions: game 141

#1 Post by Spartaculous » Fri Sep 29, 2023 7:39 pm

Game 141

1 Henry Hill / cdngooner
2 Colonel Kurtz / VillageIdiot
3 Kieffer Moore / damo666
4 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Hamish
5 Anne Frank / Trigfea63
6 Dalai Lama / Hamish
7 Woody / Ginge86
8 Queen Elizabeth II / aardvarkarmy
9 Mahatma Gandhi / Octavious
10 Trish Stratus / VillageIdiot
11 Judas / VillageIdiot
12 HG Wells / VillageIdiot
13 Pable Escobar / Doug7878
14 Vanna White / cdngooner
15 Napoleon Bonaparte / Ferdack
16 Confucius / Doug7878
17 Olivia de Havilland / SenatorNyxen
18 Allan Calhamer / Jaguar
19 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez / cdngooner
20 Johnny Rotten [Lydon] / Doug7878
21 Thomas Jefferson / cdngooner
22 Steven Sondheim / Doug7878
23 Milton Friedman / Jaguar
24 Muammar Gaddafi / dammo666
25 Guy Fawkes / Jamiet99uk
26 Lois Lane / Saw725
27 Mewtwo / SenatorNyxen
28 Agatha Christie / damo666
29 Tim Berners-Lee / Hamish
30 Martina Navratilova / Szpoti
31 Robert Burns / damo666
32 Nicolae Ceausescu / Hamish
33 Audrey Hepburn / SenatorNyxen
34 Rosa Parks / Doug7878
35 Natalie Portman / SenatorNyxen
36 Weird Al Yankovic / VillageIdiot
37 Chiang Kai Shek / Ferdack
38 Leonard Bernstein / Tolstoy
39 Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca / dargorygel
40 Neville Chamberlain / Hamish
41 Jafar / Jamiet99uk
42 Robert The Bruce / damo666
43 George Sanders / SenatorNyxen
44 Robert Bork / Jamiet99uk
45 Sally Ride / Doom427
46 Cloud / SenatorNyxen
47 Ellen Ripley / Szpoti
48 Ferdinand Porsche / Hamish
49 Roald Amundsen / Szpoti
50 Walter White / Jamiet99uk
51 Ferdinand Foch / Dargorygel
52 Faramir / Ferdack
53 Victor Frankenstein / VillageIdiot
54 Walt Disney / Doug7878
55 Zapp Brannigan / Sploack
56 Rich Sanchez / Doom427
57 Jeanne d'Arc / Hamish
58 Alan Turing / Doom427
59 Frank-N-Furter/JECE
60 The Waco Kid / damo666
61 Omar Khayyam / DougJoe
62 Robert Preston / VillageIdiot
63 Sue-Ellen Braverman / Szpoti
64 Gaia / damo666
65 Bette Davis / Jamiet99uk
66 Katy Perry / Szpoti
67 Nicolaus Copernicus / DougJoe
68 Ada Lovelace / Hamish
69 Sergey Bubka / Szpoti
70 Isabel la Católica / JECE
71 Blas de Lezo / VillageIdiot
72 Douglas Southall Freeman / Jamiet99uk
73 Ric Flair / VillageIdiot
74 The Grinch / Hamish
75 Kofi Annan / damo666
76 Gerry Adamas / JECE
77 Sancho Panza / Hamish
78 Steve Redgrave / damo666
79 Sergei Diaghilev / Village Idiot
80 Harry Houdini / DougJoe
81 Bill & Ted / Hamish
82 Eric Carle / Balki Bartokomous
83 Kirk Cameron / Saw725
84 Chester Bennington / Chaqa
85 Roland Deschain / Balki Bartokomous
86 Edward Scissorhands / DougJoe
87 Steve Wozniak / supi13
88 Falkor / Balki Bartokomous
89 Nicki Minaj / han-shahanshah
90 Uesegi Kenshin / damo666
91 Peter Ustinov / damo666 [not guessed]
92 Indira Gandhi / han-shahanshah
93 Jiang Qing / Jamiet99uk
94 Judge Dredd / Octavious
95 (special):
Robert the Bruce / Jamiet99uk [lost]
Doctor Who / han-shahanshah
Secretariat / han-shahanshah
Henrietta Lacks / Kakarroto [lost]
96 Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov / JECE
97 Dead parrot / JECE [not guessed]
98 Ian Smith / Damo
99 Joseph-Ignace Guillotin / Foxcastle
100 Angela Lansbury / DougJoe
101 Pac-Man / DarthPorg36
102 Michael Collins (astronaut) / JECE
103 Juan Sebastián Elcano / Foxcastle
104 RuPaul / DougJoe
105 Otto von Bismarck / damo666
106 Judas Iscarioat / [Repeat, taken over by DougJoe]
106 Guybrush Threepwood / Foxcastle
107 Nikola Tesla / Hanging Rook
108 Hermann Maier / sweetandcool
109 Louis L'Amour / sweetandcool [not guessed]
110 Vladimir Kramnik / Szpoti
111 Vitruvius / sweetandcool
112 Srinivasa Ramanujan / damo666
113 Lady Margaret Beaufort / Foxcastle
114 Mel Brooks / Jamiet99uk
115 Michael Buffer / damo666
116 Anne Bronte / dargorygel
117 Jamiet99uk / damo666
118 George Martin / Jamiet99uk
119 Kate Adie / Foxcastle
120 William of Ockham / Hanging Rook
121 Prometheus / damo666
122 Canaan Banana / JECE
123 Jimena Díaz / Hanging Rook
124 Floria Tosca / han-shahanshah
125 Abram Petrovich Gannibal / Foxcastle
126 The Bride (Kill Bill) / Jamiet99uk
127 Harriet Stowe / Octavious
128 (special):
Samuel A. Maverick, Sr. / Octavious [lost/not guessed]
Colonel Charles Lynch / JECE
Edward Aloysius Murphy, Jr. / JECE
Sweet Fanny Adams / damo666 [lost]
129 Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck / Jamiet99uk
130 Ayrton Senna / Spartaculous
131 W. G. Grace / Hominidae
132 Mia Mottley / han-shahanshah
133 Yukio Mishima / Jamiet99uk
134 Patti Smith / DarthPorg36
135 Haymitch Abernathy / JECE
136 Emmanuel Goldstein / DougJoe
137 Voltron / Jamiet99uk
138 Valentina Tereshkova / Spartaculous
139 Mahathir Mohamad / Jamiet99uk
140 Mr. Rogers / Spartaculous

:oldforum: Ten Commandments :oldforum:

Ⅰ Only binary questions may be asked.

Ⅱ If a binary question does not have a yes-or-no answer, the question master must not count the question.

Ⅲ All other binary questions will be answered and count towards a twenty-question limit, regardless of whether they were designated as 'conditional'.

Ⅳ One guess per person does not count against the total twenty questions, but additional guesses by the same person do.

Ⅴ After all twenty questions are answered, there are no more free guesses, and five total guesses are allowed.

Ⅵ No player shall ask more than two consecutive questions or make more than two consecutive guesses (or a consecutive combination thereof) before another player has asked a question or made a guess.

Ⅶ Before the twentieth question is answered, players who have not yet used their free guess may choose to expend their free guess alongside two consecutive questions.

Ⅷ The question master may choose entities real or fictional that are not horribly obscure, so long as they are not repeats.

Ⅸ Whoever guesses correctly takes over from the previous question master; if they do not want to do it, they may choose who to pass the duty onto or just give it to the first volunteer.

Ⅹ If the question master remains undefeated three times in a row, on the third time they must either pass it to a person of their choice, or the first volunteer takes over.

:oldforum: Further Guidance. :oldforum:

Ⅰ. The point of the game is to ask 20 binary (yes/no) questions in order to guess the person or character that the question master hath selected. Only binary questions capable of being answered 'yes' or 'no' are valid.

Ⅱ. If a binary question does not have a yes-or-no answer (for example because the question master determines that the answer relies too much on a subjective interpretation or because a technically accurate answer might be unfairly misleading), the question master must decline to answer the question (in which case the question does not count against the total) or ask that the question be rephrased (which only counts if the player resubmits it). The question master may provide additional hints outside of responses to questions entirely at their whim, but any free information that the question master chooses to give out does not count against the question total.

Ⅲ. Players may not make a question conditional on the outcome of a pending question. E.g., if one player asks 'Is the person over 50?' and someone else then asks 'If yes, do they wear a monocle?' then the question master must answer the second question even if the answer to the first is no. Players may make guesses conditional on the outcome of a question, though.

Ⅳ. One 'free' guess per person does not count against the total twenty questions, but additional guesses by the same person do.

Ⅴ. After twenty questions are answered, there are no more free guesses, and five more guesses in total are allowed.

Ⅵ. No player shall ask more than two consecutive questions before another player has asked a question or made a guess. If a player has already used their free guess, or if the game is in the final round of 5 guesses after the 20th question, guesses that would use a question/guess slot count for this rule.

Ⅶ. Before the twentieth question is answered, players who have not yet used their free guess may choose to expend their free guess alongside two consecutive questions. (For the avoidance of doubt, you may not exchange your free guess for two additional questions).

Ⅷ. The question master may choose entities real or fictional that are not horribly obscure, so long as they are not repeats. Question masters and players are discouraged from throwing darts at crowds of people.

Ⅸ. Whoever guesses correctly takes over from the previous question master; if they do not want to do it, they may choose who to pass the duty onto or just give it to the first volunteer.

Ⅹ. If the question master remains undefeated three times in a row, the person who made the most wrong guesses, during those three victorious rounds, must bake them a cake.

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#2 Post by DougJoe » Fri Sep 29, 2023 7:42 pm

Is this a fictional character?

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#3 Post by Hominidae » Fri Sep 29, 2023 8:28 pm

Male human (real or otherwise)?

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#4 Post by Jamiet99uk » Fri Sep 29, 2023 8:53 pm

Are they / were they ever convicted of a crime?
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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#5 Post by Spartaculous » Fri Sep 29, 2023 9:47 pm

Some bold questions right off the bat.
DougJoe wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 7:42 pm
Is this a fictional character?
No.
Hominidae wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 8:28 pm
Male human (real or otherwise)?
No.
Jamiet99uk wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 8:53 pm
Are they / were they ever convicted of a crime?
No.

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#6 Post by Jamiet99uk » Fri Sep 29, 2023 10:02 pm

Real living woman?
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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#7 Post by Spartaculous » Fri Sep 29, 2023 10:03 pm

Jamiet99uk wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 10:02 pm
Real living woman?
No.

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#8 Post by damo666 » Fri Sep 29, 2023 11:21 pm

Did she die before 1800?

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#9 Post by Hominidae » Fri Sep 29, 2023 11:34 pm

Dead woman born in Eurasia?

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#10 Post by Spartaculous » Fri Sep 29, 2023 11:44 pm

damo666 wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 11:21 pm
Did she die before 1800?
The answer did not die before 1800.
Hominidae wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2023 11:34 pm
Dead woman born in Eurasia?
No.

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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#11 Post by Jamiet99uk » Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:25 am

Dead woman born in North, Central, or South America?
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Re: Twenty questions: game 141

#12 Post by Spartaculous » Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:43 am

Jamiet99uk wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:25 am
Dead woman born in North, Central, or South America?
No.

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#13 Post by JustAGuyNamedWill » Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:43 am

has an e (capital or lowercase) in her/their name?

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#14 Post by Spartaculous » Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:51 am

JustAGuyNamedWill wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2023 12:43 am
has an e (capital or lowercase) in her/their name?
Yes!

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#15 Post by Jamiet99uk » Sat Sep 30, 2023 1:06 am

Dead woman born in Africa, Australia, or New Zealand?
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#16 Post by Spartaculous » Sat Sep 30, 2023 1:12 am

Jamiet99uk wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2023 1:06 am
Dead woman born in Africa, Australia, or New Zealand?
No.

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#17 Post by JECE » Sat Sep 30, 2023 2:26 am

On a roll, guys!

Female human?
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#18 Post by Spartaculous » Sat Sep 30, 2023 3:54 am

JECE wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2023 2:26 am
On a roll, guys!

Female human?
No.

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#19 Post by DougJoe » Sat Sep 30, 2023 5:39 am

Animal?

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#20 Post by Jamiet99uk » Sat Sep 30, 2023 9:15 am

Right so it's either not a human or its someone from Polynesia or somewhere.

That's not a question.
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