Fake Tweets #4 (Olympics Edition) by HallR

Champion(s):

mujason


Runner(s)-Up:

EverettJ
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.


Quiz Description

Yup, I'm joining the Olympics bandwagon. In 2016, plenty of Olympians are tweeting, but what if there was Twitter during Olympic days gone by? It might look like this...

Full Results:

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1 mujason 402 97 15
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2 EverettJ 358 92 15
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3 LuskT 300 85 15
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3 Vintsanity 300 85 00
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5 OBrienJ 291 73 00
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5 colonialrampage 291 73 15
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5 HightB 291 73 00
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8 AdelmanM 275 64 00
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9 chc 272 59 00
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10 RobinJRichards 266 54 00
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11 BoyerA 262 50 15
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12 BeningoS 237 45 00
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13 gregariouschinchilla 231 40 00
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14 GrahamJ 221 35 00
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15 WellsW 202 30 00
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16 WatsonG 199 26 15
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17 VanceH 197 21 00
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18 PolinskyL 183 16 15
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19 MatherV 178 11 00
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20 ElendilPickle 168 7 00
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21 VenguswamyK 139 2 00
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Questions:

Who sent this tweet? [Hopefully, I do better in this competition than my Kentucky namesake at the GOP convention 100 years ago]

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Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)

The name of what STATE fills in the blank in this tweet? [If I do well here they might name a town in _______ after me. #1912Stockholm #Decathlon]

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Pennsylvania

What word fills in the blank in this tweet? [I never race on __________. #1924Paris #ChariotsofFire -@EricLiddell]

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Sundays

Who sent this tweet? [I hope that I will not be racing against horses in newsreels over the next few years]

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Jesse Owens

During what YEAR was the following tweet sent? [Glad to be at the first southern hemisphere Olympics. -@GenericOlympian]

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1956

To WHOM was this tweet addressed to? [@__________ I see a loincloth in your future. -@HollywoodCentralCasting]

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Johnny Weismuller

What word fills in the blank in this tweet? [Who would think that my name ______ would come up during the 1980 & 1984 Olympics. #1880s #IrishLandWar -@CaptainCharles]

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Boycott

Who sent this tweet? [Don't confuse me with Betty's neighbor. #1960Rome #Gold #Track&Field]

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Wilma Rudolph

During what YEAR was the following tweet sent? [Shot some great footage of the games today. -@LeniRiefenstahl]

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1936

The names of what TWO WOMEN fill in the blanks in this tweet? [If I do well in this race, _____ _____ might write a book & _____ ______ might make a movie about me. #Seabiscuit #Superduperfamous -@LouisZamperini]

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Laura Hillenbrand, Angelina Jolie

The name of what NFL team fills in the blanks in this tweet? [I'm so fast, the ____ _____ signed me to play wide receiver. #1964 #100m -@BulletBob]

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Dallas Cowboys

Who sent this tweet? [Woohoo! US rowing eights team wins GOLD! #1924Paris #FutureBabyDoc #NotNimoy]

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Benjamin Spock