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Old 07-16-09, 05:06 PM
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I'm in it to win it.
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I will change my answer from "Federated States of Micronesia" then.
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Is this the first game to have the "you can google" rule? Or is this just the first time I've noticed it?
One of the Video Game Sheep games allowed you to Google one question.
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No spreadsheet?
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Old 07-16-09, 07:04 PM
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Re: Politics Sheep: 4th Term

Do google penalties get multiplied on lightning questions?

I think using the google option for a RS question should forfeit unique bonus points.

I also think the scoring system for these games is completely backwards, but it's a bit late now.
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Old 07-16-09, 07:12 PM
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No spreadsheet?
Google Docs was giving me trouble earlier today. I'll try to throw one up when I get home tonight.
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Old 07-16-09, 07:23 PM
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Re: Politics Sheep: 4th Term

Google Spreadsheet (no frills version, but it'll do)
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Re: Politics Sheep: 4th Term

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Do google penalties get multiplied on lightning questions?

I think using the google option for a RS question should forfeit unique bonus points.
Good points that I will adopt for next time, but given that people have already submitted their answers in reliance on the rules I laid out, I'm not inclined to implement them this round.
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Good points that I will adopt for next time, but given that people have already submitted their answers in reliance on the rules I laid out, I'm not inclined to implement them this round.
Oh crap, you're a lawyer
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Old 07-16-09, 08:47 PM
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Important! Groucho's spreadsheet was missing the first question. I have updated the link in the first post, but be aware if you follow the link in Groucho's post.
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21 is a tough one. You have to pick someone obscure but not too obscure that no one else here remembers them.
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21 is a tough one. You have to pick someone obscure but not too obscure that no one else here remembers them.
Or just assume everyone else is an idiot and base your answer on that.
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You're kidding with #2, right?
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You're kidding with #2, right?
I don't joke around when it comes to Sheep!

(But based on the submissions so far, probably not my best question).
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Old 07-16-09, 10:18 PM
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Important! Groucho's spreadsheet was missing the first question. I have updated the link in the first post, but be aware if you follow the link in Groucho's post.
Oops, sorry folks. I've fixed my spreadsheet in case somebody else tries to access it.
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You're kidding with #2, right?
What was wrong with #2? I thought that was an easy question - one of the easiest.
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What was wrong with #2? I thought that was an easy question - one of the easiest.
Not all of us are law geeks. I couldn't think of one federal judge.
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Not all of us are law geeks. I couldn't think of one federal judge.
I'm not a law geek. On of my friend's mom is a federal judge.
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I'm not a law geek. On of my friend's mom is a federal judge.
Hey, that should be viewed worse than Google.
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Bush just appointed two justices to the Supreme Court and there were many names bandied about this forum. I remembered one. But I could be wrong.

This could be a good question to use the Google exemption.
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As long as wendersfan's friend isn't Sergey Brin, it's allowed.

Hey, for all I know, one of our members is the guy at the Heritage Foundation in charge of calculating the Index of Economic Freedom. Who knows what knowledge people have. Besides, it's a sheep question, so unless his friend's mother is a well-known judge, it won't give him an advantage, and if she is a well-known judge, he might well have known her name anyway.
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Here's hoping someone else answered with a very common last name.

*cough*
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Here's hoping someone else answered with a very common last name.

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Besides, it's a sheep question, so unless his friend's mother is a well-known judge, it won't give him an advantage, and if she is a well-known judge, he might well have known her name anyway.
I knew her name anyway. It just took me less time to remember her first name.
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Here's hoping someone else answered with a very common last name.

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I just answered the black guy.
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