Sunday, March 12, 2017

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Jason Kreitzer <>: Mar 11 11:38PM -0800

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 1:39:05 AM UTC-5, Mark Brader wrote:
> in a massive leap in human evolution. Name the 1953 book.
> 2. Name the 1968 novel, developed concurrently with the film,
> involving the discovery of an alien monolith on the Moon.
"2001: A Space Odyssey"
> 6. Give the title of the 1950 book of short stories featuring
> artificial humans with positronic brains. An unfortunate Will
> Smith film sharing the same title was released in 2004.
"I, Robot"
> raised by Martians, who returns to Earth.
> 8. This Heinlein book was turned into a Paul Verhoeven film in
> 1997 about space marines fighting insectoid aliens.
"Starship Troopers"
> at an older age. Name the series.
> 2. In this 1986 hit, Wil Wheaton plays the character at a young
> age; Richard Dreyfuss, as a grown man. Name the movie.
"Stand By Me"
> 6. For her role in this movie, Gloria Stuart became the oldest
> person ever to receive an Oscar nomination for acting. Kate
> Winslet played her character at a younger age. Name the movie.
"Titanic" (Mark Brader): Mar 12 05:02AM -0500

If Jason Kreitzer's answers had been posted on time, he would
have scored 12 points on Round 2 and 8 on Round 3.
Mark Brader | In order that there may be no doubt as to which is the
Toronto | bottom and which is the top ... the bottom of each | warhead [will] immediately be labeled with the word TOP.
--British Admiralty regulation, c.1968
Jason Kreitzer <>: Mar 11 11:40PM -0800

On Friday, March 10, 2017 at 12:40:02 AM UTC-5, Mark Brader wrote:
> CBC stand for in this context?
> 2. Teenaged women -- and now teenaged men -- are all being urged
> to get the shot against HPV. What does HPV stand for?
Human papillinoma (?) virus
> 3. Smoking accounts for over 80% of the cases of COPD, a
> lung-blocking disease. Hint: the D stands for disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
> angles. Unpack either CT or CAT.
> 7. A depressive disorder that occurs around this time of year.
> It's so SAD. Hint: the D is for disorder.
Seasonal Affective Disorder
> will call this problem GERD. This time D is for disease again.
> 10. AIDS is a spectrum of conditions within the body caused by HIV.
> Unpack either acronym.
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
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