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Old 05-27-09, 04:16 PM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

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i believe the inalienable rights would be those that are enumerated in a specific document. which document is probably up for debate.
Right. So would Red Dog's manifesto count? Who judges whether an answer is wrong?
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Old 05-27-09, 04:17 PM
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Right. So would Red Dog's manifesto count? Who judges whether an answer is wrong?
The Bus judges, with copious input from those of us in the peanut gallery.
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Old 05-27-09, 04:32 PM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

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Right. So would Red Dog's manifesto count?
I don't think those would count as part of "The" Inalienable Rights. I think the "the" in italics means "The explicitly listed rights from the most famous list of inalienable rights". It sounds like you are overthinking this one.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

My knowledge of British politics helped out on that PM question

I don't know how good my answers are, I guess we'll see.
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Old 05-27-09, 04:54 PM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

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I don't think those would count as part of "The" Inalienable Rights. I think the "the" in italics means "The explicitly listed rights from the most famous list of inalienable rights". It sounds like you are overthinking this one.
I don't see why not.

Anyway, I just submitted. This one wasn't as fun as the last one.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

I guessed wrong on at least two questions. It looks like I'm going to be in the bottom half again.
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Old 05-27-09, 06:58 PM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

I thought my answers were obscure. Reading some of the entries, I see they are clearly not.

Except my TV show & movie answers. Those should do well.
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I thought my answers were obscure. Reading some of the entries, I see they are clearly not.

Except my TV show & movie answers. Those should do well.
I know a few of mine will be very popular, but they were what first came to mind.
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Old 05-28-09, 08:01 AM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

I submitted last night even though I was dead tired and a bit brain dead. I just checked a few answers I was unsure about and found one was wrong.
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Old 05-28-09, 09:13 AM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

I was tempted to put down one of the many Native American sports teams and argue that our domination of them makes be feel patriotic. In the end, I decided to go with a less obvious choice. I think that my TV show could either be really good or really bad depending on how others approached the question.

Did anyone else use the same country for multiple answers?
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Don't ask me why, but I have an uneasy feeling that I chose the same sports team as orangecrush.
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Old 05-28-09, 09:52 AM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

Some of these answers will spark discussion.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

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Don't ask me why, but I have an uneasy feeling that I chose the same sports team as orangecrush.
The Chicago Bulls? They remind me of our great bull markets and Capitalism. USA! USA! USA!
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Washington Bullets? ...never mind.
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Old 05-28-09, 01:19 PM
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wendersfan, you will have to explain your Frankfurt Galaxy answer when the time comes.
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Old 05-28-09, 01:23 PM
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Most puzzling is that was his answer for the next-to-last question.
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Old 05-28-09, 01:45 PM
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

So how open to interpretation is question #1?
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

Also, question #7...does the government of the nation have to be hostile to the US or just a significant portion of the population. There are quite a few nations where the government "supports" us but the ruling rebel groups are hostile.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

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Also, question #7...does the government of the nation have to be hostile to the US or just a significant portion of the population. There are quite a few nations where the government "supports" us but the ruling rebel groups are hostile.
I didn't like that question either.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

On a few of the questions I tried some Vizzini reasoning for an answer. This should be an interesting round nonetheless.
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Old 05-28-09, 02:36 PM
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Can the sports teams be defunct?

Also, I'm assuming for #19 that the person didn't have to be President at the time he got shot.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

Rockmjd23, I suspect the point of the game is that those types of questions are to be argued during or after scoring. That is, once everyone has submitted their answers, The Bus will publish all the answers and let the forum argue over how they should be scored and then capriciously rule on each answer. Or the order may be reversed, where he just scores it however he feels like, publishes it and lets us all argue it to no avail.
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Re: Politics & World Events (Reverse) Sheep, Round 2 Electric Obama-Loo

What usually happens is I get feedback from everyone playing, then rule based on that. This being Politics, I expect a higher, more eloquent level of bickering.
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Yeah that's how it pretty much works in Video Game Sheep. I'm just hoping he budges and gives us a few hints
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The bickering is what makes the game enjoyable.
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