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MovingUpward
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Default  Posted: 7:43 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

A even better job on Game2

Let's see who can identify the following places/buildings as seen from above.

To make this fun for all, please don't post the answers here but PM me with your answers and I will post a scorecard.

Clues have been released so now any correct answers are worth 1 point and will be added to your score from before Friday.

Scorecard
19 - Lola2kids
15 - dameia
15 - Woundedby2
14 - TrulyReconciled (without clue round)
11 - jrc1963

[This message edited by MovingUpward at 9:55 AM, October 16th (Wednesday)]


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 7:43 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

1. Clue: A legend of eternal love of an Emperor for his favourite Queen!!!

Answer: Taj Mahal, Agra, India

2. Clue: The largest château in the Loire Valley

Answer: Château de Chambord, Chambord, France

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AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 7:43 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

3. Clue: The start and finish line of the reality show The Amazing Race 9

Answer: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Golden, Colorado

4. Clue: Use the Shadow and don't confuse it with a song

Answer: Tower Bridge, London, England

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AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 7:43 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

5. Clue: Built by the hegemon Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who ruled Japan in the latter half of the 16th century

Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan

6. Clue: the building most frequently named as one of the most important works completed since 1980 in the 2010 World Architecture Survey among architecture experts

Answer: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Biscay, Spain

[This message edited by MovingUpward at 7:46 AM, October 14th (Monday)]


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 7:44 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

7. Clue: It's name translates to Fortress and it was once occupied by Napoleon.

Answer: Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Red Square, Lenin's tomb, and St. Basil's Cathedral were accepted before the clue was given

8. Clue: Iconic symbol for the country it is in

Answer: Mt. Fuji, Japan

[This message edited by MovingUpward at 7:55 AM, October 14th (Monday)]


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 7:44 AM, October 8th (Tuesday)

9. Clue: Principal public square of its city. There are other clues in the picture that should help you figure out which city

Answer: Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
Alternate Answer: Saint Mark's Basilica

10. Clue: It's not EPCOT. Built for a World's Fair, it is now a Museum about the Environment

Biosphere Environmental Museum, Montreal, Canada

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AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
SurprisinglyOkay
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Member # 36684
Default  Posted: 1:51 PM, October 8th (Tuesday)

These are really hard. I've got 2 so far.


FWS me 36 (recovering addict)
BS him 39 AFrayedKnot
Together 7 years
2 children


"Your secrets keep you sick"


Posts: 1134 | Registered: Sep 2012 | From: 221B
imagoodwitch
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Member # 23375
Default  Posted: 7:53 PM, October 8th (Tuesday)

I've got 1 maybe


I am just your ordinary average everyday sane psycho supergoddess - Liz Phair

Don't keep dancing with the Devil and wonder why you are still in Hell.

It's all shits and giggles until someone giggles and shits.


Posts: 5447 | Registered: Mar 2009 | From: Munchkinland
Waiting4Daylite
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Member # 36213
Default  Posted: 8:58 PM, October 8th (Tuesday)

I'm getting dizzy and feel like I'm going to

I'm not afraid of heights but when you scroll down real fast, well....


Posts: 1846 | Registered: Jul 2012
confused girl
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Member # 10649
Default  Posted: 9:35 PM, October 8th (Tuesday)

I have the first one but that is all.


Love always hopes.

Posts: 1382 | Registered: May 2006
Lola2kids
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Member # 32789
Default  Posted: 7:08 AM, October 9th (Wednesday)

I have 5 I think

Man, this one is really hard.

Good on ya Moo.

I'm going to take a few guesses.


BS: (Me) 47
Kids: twins DD(10)
D-Day April 18, 2011
Him:out Sept. 11, 2011
He moved to Europe June 27, 2014.
"They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder but I am growing more and more fond of his absence"

Posts: 1422 | Registered: Jul 2011 | From: Ontario, Canada
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Target  Posted: 7:16 AM, October 9th (Wednesday)

Please see new rules for this game in the 1st post.

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AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
jrc1963
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Member # 26531
Default  Posted: 3:31 PM, October 9th (Wednesday)

I know for sure on three...

Man Moo... you sure like to challenge us.


Me: BSO - 46
Him: FWSO - 69
DS - 13
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 24597 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
gahurts
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Member # 33699
Default  Posted: 5:24 PM, October 9th (Wednesday)

I think I can get 3 maybe 4


"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will" - Mahatma Gandi

"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." - Aubrie


Posts: 3432 | Registered: Oct 2011 | From: Georgia
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 10:25 PM, October 9th (Wednesday)

Just wait for the week when it will be your houses!!!!! Buwahahahahahaa!!!!!!!!!!


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
dameia
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Member # 36072
Default  Posted: 10:34 PM, October 9th (Wednesday)

I haven't been on SI in a few days, so I'm still playing catch-up on all the drama. Tomorrow I'm going to sit down and try to figure these out....they're tough. This is definitely my favorite game on SI!!


Me: BS
D-Day: 7/7/12

Trust is like paper. Once it's crumpled it can never be perfect again.


Posts: 1171 | Registered: Jul 2012
woundedby2
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Member # 18522
Default  Posted: 1:32 AM, October 10th (Thursday)

Those are tough ones. I think I have 6 right though. Maybe.


Me: BS
2 kids: DD15 and DS18
Him: The Assclown NPD
OW: "friend" of 15 years
Divorced! Feb. 2010

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
~Robert Louis Stevenson


Posts: 7824 | Registered: Mar 2008 | From: SoCal
MovingUpward
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Member # 14866
Default  Posted: 10:12 AM, October 11th (Friday)

Thar be clues!!!


AKA Moo

Think of the haters in your life as sandpaper; they’ll scratch you up time and time again but in the end you’re polished, smooth, and spotless..while they end up useless

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


Posts: 52682 | Registered: Jun 2007 | From: Big Blue Nation
jrc1963
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Member # 26531
Default  Posted: 6:17 PM, October 12th (Saturday)

*bump*


Me: BSO - 46
Him: FWSO - 69
DS - 13
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 24597 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
little turtle
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Member # 15584
Default  Posted: 2:13 PM, October 13th (Sunday)

Even with the clues, I can identify only 1 place. and I knew that place before the clue!

I like looking at the pictures though.


Failure is success if we learn from it.

Posts: 4209 | Registered: Aug 2007 | From: michigan
jrc1963
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Member # 26531
Default  Posted: 5:38 PM, October 13th (Sunday)

Moo isn't being very nice... I posted my answers to PM and he never told me if I had anymore right or not.

Must be all those Pedi's have gone to his brain.


Me: BSO - 46
Him: FWSO - 69
DS - 13
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 24597 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
jrc1963
Member
Member # 26531
Default  Posted: 2:45 PM, October 15th (Tuesday)

*bump*


Me: BSO - 46
Him: FWSO - 69
DS - 13
D-Day - 12-11-09,
R - he finally came home
Your life is an Occasion. Rise to it. - Mr. Magorium, "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"

Posts: 24597 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: Florida
TrulyReconciled
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Member # 3031
Default  Posted: 9:54 AM, October 16th (Wednesday)

Damn ... I was out of town and couldn't finish with the clues.


"In a time of deceit, telling the Truth is a revolutionary act."

Posts: 21306 | Registered: Dec 2003 | From: Hell and back, way back :o)
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