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Our own Trivia competition.

by Integral
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Redbelly98
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Apr24-09, 08:11 PM
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Quote Quote by Chi Meson View Post
Thought about it.
And it only took you 44,760 seconds

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The list of topics include,
Animals (1 level)
celebrities
general knowledge (6 levels)
geography (3 levels)
history (3 level)
hobbies (1 level)
literature (2 levels)
movies (3 levels)
music (3 levels)
people (2 levels)
religion (3 levels)
sci/tech (3 levels)
sports (4 levels)
world (5 levels)
Wow, there are a lot of topics. Another option would be to switch 1 or 2 of them around 3 or 4 weeks, but keeping at least 2 sci/tech quizzes each week. Of course, that is extra work for you Integral, so feel free to ignore this suggestion.

It may be that people are pretty okay with whatever you decide.
Integral
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Apr25-09, 09:24 PM
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It is not all that hard to change topics. With the smaller question sets it would be a very good idea to just run them for a few weeks. Not a problem.
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Jun20-09, 11:53 AM
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The current mix of topics seems reasonable. I know some days leave me thinking "What the ___?", but it shouldn't be lots of people getting 10's all the time.

Sunday: Science & Technology 2 : Intermediate
Monday: General Knowledge 5 : Difficult
Tuesday: FunTrivia Mix
Wednesday: General Knowledge 1 : Very Easy
Thursday: Science & Technology 3 : Difficult
Friday: Geography 3 : Difficult
Saturday: FunTrivia Mix
Redbelly98
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Jul31-09, 12:45 PM
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It might be worth changing some topics for August. I have nothing against the current list, I'm thinking more for the sake of variety.

I'd be for keeping the two Sci & Tech quizzes, since we're mostly Sci & Tech people in here.
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Jul31-09, 12:47 PM
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Some are too easy and its just a test of speed. Some of us are chronicly slow. I support a rotation.
Integral
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Jul31-09, 01:08 PM
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I also suffer from a slow click. Personally I do not like the speed tests but some people enjoy that so I have kept one on the schedual.

I agree that it is time for a change, will see what I can come up with. I am very dissapointed in the lack of a true history catagory, when I have tried them they are called humanities and simply do not have the questions I want.
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Jul31-09, 01:16 PM
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I am sure it's been talked about somewhere in this ginormous thread so my apologies if this is a repeat but do people here know about www.sporcle.com?
Redbelly98
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I also suffer from a slow click. Personally I do not like the speed tests but some people enjoy that so I have kept one on the schedual.
I'm the same way. But the FunTrivia Mix is often a speed quiz as well, so with General Knowledge - Easier we had up to 3 of these in a single week.

Just noticed the new schedule. Thanks Integral!
hypatia
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Oct24-09, 06:54 PM
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Still fun, thanks Integral.
Jasongreat
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Oct29-09, 12:11 AM
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Quote Quote by Integral View Post

You can use the keyboard, Tab moves to the next question, up and down arrows select the answer.

Keep playing!

I guess I should have read further into this thread than Trivia in the first post, here i've been using my mouse pad on my laptop.
Chi Meson
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Nov19-09, 04:30 PM
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OK.

It's Thursday. I check into the Trivia game. Lo and behold, Integral, my nemesis, has tanked. Last time this happened, I missed that day. But not today, no not today.

I planned my strategy...

wait to the last moment, wait until the kids are all asleep and everything is quiet,

wait for everyone else to play and see how fast I need to go, or whether I can take my time and score higher. It's a careful decision.

Anyway, I need to take my son to his swimming lesson and he can't find his Crocs. I get up, and help him with his things and get his swim bag all ready, and I turn back to put the computer to sleep and...

BENNY IS PLAYING THE QUIZ!

Benny is four, and he knows how to play internet games. He hit the start button and was halfway through answering the questions and a full minute into the game!

"YAHHHHHHHHHHHH! Benny! Benny! GEt away from there! You've ruined me! YOU'VE RUINED MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

QUickly, no knowing how many seconds have gone by, I fix all the answers I can, in total panic. Arg! Arg! Arg! I hit submit, Three wrong!

Still, edged out Integral.
Integral
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Nov19-09, 09:42 PM
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:))

Chi,
That had me laughing harder than I have in a long time. Thanks for sharing.

I can't promise that I will give you another chance like that, so guess you will just have to settle for #2 again.

(What happened to all of our smileys?)
Redbelly98
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Nov20-09, 07:11 AM
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Look on the bright side Chi. Thanks to your son, I got my first win in 2 months.
Chi Meson
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Tonight is the night for all of our PF members to try our trivia contest for the first time.

Come on, see if you like it.

Hey! COME ON!

DO IT!
Integral
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Nov29-09, 04:51 PM
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Quote Quote by Chi Meson View Post
Tonight is the night for all of our PF members to try our trivia contest for the first time.

Come on, see if you like it.

Hey! COME ON!

DO IT!
HEAR! HEAR! The dozen or so of us who play have a lot of fun with it. Warning the competion is getting tough. In other words I don't win all the time any more.
Integral
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Dec10-09, 11:20 AM
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Some of you may have noticed some strange comments by me in the quiz comments box.

So I started taking these triva quizes here. I have found that you need separate logons for each quiz and yet another for the main Funtrivia site.

You cannot take a quiz you are not logged into but the comment box still works. Only problem,when you make a comment it does not matter which quiz you are looking at,the comment shows up in the quiz you are logged in to.



So my last comment. I am currently #1 in the Anandtech quiz, as I was yesterday until something less then a half hour before the end, when a user named Bolomite came in and beat me out of first. He is both accurate and lighting fast, but does not play everyday. So the "B word" is Bolomite.
Chi Meson
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Quote Quote by Integral View Post
Some of you may have noticed some strange comments by me in the quiz comments box.

So I started taking these triva quizes here. I have found that you need separate logons for each quiz and yet another for the main Funtrivia site.
Hmm.

"Integral."
"Integral51."

Good God, man, do you do 51 quizzes every day?
Integral
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Dec12-09, 11:50 AM
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Quote Quote by Chi Meson View Post
Hmm.

"Integral."
"Integral51."

Good God, man, do you do 51 quizzes every day?
Not every day, sometimes more! :))

But I only have 3 user names for that site, one for each quiz and 1 for the main site. It took me several months of sporadic trying to get this quiz set up because of the necessity of separate user names.

IIRC I started using the integral51 on sites that would not accept integral when I was 51.


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