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trivia quiz

Post by EWQMinesweeper » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:54 am

i got bored this evening and played a quit with the others in the irc channel. i asked them these 10 questions:

1 - who was the first player to sub50?
a) dan cerveny
b) damien moore
c) lasse nyholm
d) sorin manea

2 - wacharin, the person who ran the first world ranking was from which country?
a) thailand
b) india
c) france
d) usa

3 - who is hopsing?
a) stephan bechtel
b) robert benditz
c) gero wälz
d) christoph nikolaus

4 - damien couldn't update his rankings in 2001 because of what?
a) he broke both arms in a rugby match
b) he was on a sabbatical in australia
c) his parents didn't allow him to use the internet
d) his girlfriend thought minesweeper was childish

5 - the chinese minesweeper rankings are hosted at?
a) minesweeper.ch
b) saolei.net
c) chinesems.com
d) weibomines.com

6 - what does B.O.W.E.P. stand for?

7 - name one song that mentions minesweeper.

8 - who wrote which clone? clone, arbiter, minesweeper x, viennasweeper and christoph, curtis, dmitriy, maksim, rodrigo, thomas.

9 - list the beginner, intermediate and expert records for your country.

10 - who are the 4 admins for score verification on msinfo? name and nickname please.


answers: 1. lasse, 2. thailand, 3, robert, 4. c, 5. saolei, 6. best of windows entertainmeint package, 7. white and nerdy by weird al jankowich or minesweeper by architects, 8. clone - rodrigo, arbiter - dmitriy, maksim, msx - curtis, vienna - christoph, thomas, 9. - 10. damien - thefinerminer, fritz - ewqminesweeper, robert - aradesh, thomas - tkolar
„Das perlt jetzt aber richtig über, ma sagn. Mach ma' noch'n Bier! Wie heißt das? Biddä! Bidddää! Biddddäää! Reiner Weltladen!“

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Re: trivia quiz

Post by thefinerminer » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:34 pm

That was fun [name removed]- I answered everything correctly, but chose a different song (Minesweeping by Alabama3). Also panicked for a moment about best country records then realised it was me! Hehe. Thanks.

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Re: trivia quiz

Post by EWQMinesweeper » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:14 pm

quiz numer two:

1 - where was the authoritative minesweeper hosted at before minesweeper.info?
a) minesweeper.net
b) metanoodle.com/minesweeper
c) longnoodle.com/minesweeper
d) authoritative-minesweeper.com

2 - what is the 3bv of the so-called 'dreamboard'
a) 30
b) 2
c) 100
d) 99

3 - according to CollegeHumor's 'Minesweeper The Movie', what happens when the clock reaches 999?
a) you lose the game
b) your high scores get deleted
c) the timer restarts at 0
d) nothing

4 - what happens in the so-called 'funny mode' on clone?
a) nothing
b) all mines are flagged after the first click
c) the 3bv is revealed after the first click
d) can't lose by clicking on mines

5 - who is rilian?
a) dmitriy sukhomlynov
b) stevan gvozdenovic
c) dan cerveny
d) sriram sridharan

6 - which was a cheat on winmine?
a) alt + f4
b) wrapfield
c) xyzzy
d) anonymous

7 - damien moore and dennis lütken had a small competition in april 2005. what was it about?
a) using their minesweeper achievements as pick up lines
b) meeting as many other sweepers in real life as possible
c) playing minesweeper while being drunk
d) playing minesweeper with their feet

8 - zhang shen jia, the sweeper who created saolei.net, the chinese minesweeper rankings, is also good at what?
a) chess
b) rubik's cube
c) tennis
d) golf

9 - what does RQP stand for?
a) randomized quickness percentage
b) real quality precision
c) rapport qualité prix
d) redeemed quantity perception

10 - who programmed minesweeper
a) bill gates
b) robert donner
c) andrew washburn
d) paul allen

answers: 1 b, 2 a, 3 d, 4 c, 5 a, 6 c, 7 d, 8 b, 9 c, 10 b
„Das perlt jetzt aber richtig über, ma sagn. Mach ma' noch'n Bier! Wie heißt das? Biddä! Bidddää! Biddddäää! Reiner Weltladen!“

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