AcrostiQuiz #6 by BringMoreLegos

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

PlotkinD


Quiz Description

You know the drill! First letter of each answer forms a word or phrase that also serves as a unifying theme for the quiz. Enjoy!

Full Results:

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1 UllspergerA 517 99 25
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2 PlotkinD 506 97 25
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3 Kloefkorn 504 96 25
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4 Erica 503 95 25
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5 VenguswamyK 496 93 25
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6 CarrollN 490 92 00
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7 grnwaz 476 90 00
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7 Tarn 476 90 25
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9 GottschlichA 470 87 25
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10 CraneN 466 86 25
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11 KitchenB 464 85 25
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12 quarterrican 463 83 25
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13 ReinholdH 453 81 25
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15 RautY 450 79 25
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16 FrostL 446 77 25
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17 DoyleE 445 76 25
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18 McClellanS 444 75 00
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19 grimesr 442 73 00
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20 GhostsDaddy 438 72 25
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21 FeitelD 436 70 25
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22 RobinJRichards 435 69 25
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23 NathanL 432 67 25
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24 musicguy595 428 66 25
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25 EdwardsT 421 64 25
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27 DiegmillerR 415 62 25
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28 tabstop 411 60 25
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29 LuskT 408 59 25
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30 FrankW 407 57 25
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31 jefe 404 55 25
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31 kanyewesteros 404 55 25
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33 thorsleyd 397 53 25
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37 BlomE 386 47 25
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38 Vintsanity 385 45 25
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41 Commodore 384 41 25
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Questions:

WHAT HIT SONG by the Killers is playing from the stereo behind Cameron Diaz in this scene from a 2006 romantic comedy?

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MR. BRIGHTSIDE

Sindarin, Quenya, and Telerin are all invented languages spoken by WHAT TYPE OF PEOPLE?

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ELVES

The dashing Dagur Eggerttson is currently mayor of WHAT CITY, which lies closer to the North Pole than any other capital of an independent state?

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REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND

WHAT BELOVED CHARACTER, before he went down in history, began in 1939 as the brainchild of Montgomery Ward copywriter Robert L. May, assigned to create that year's annual promotional children's coloring book?

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RUDOLPH (THE RED-NOSED REINDEER)

The swearing of solemn vows on the bristles of a boar, which was then sacrificed, was a ritual part of WHAT PAGAN CELEBRATION in Scandinavian and Germanic cultures?

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YULE

The military standard of the emperor Constantine, called the labarum, was crowned by a symbol formed from two Greek letters and still in widespread use today. WHICH ONE OF THOSE GREEK LETTERS appears first in the word it stands for?

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CHI

Tsuga canadensis is more commonly known as pruche de Canada and even more commonly known as the Eastern variety of WHAT EVERGREEN, the state tree of Pennsylvania, not to be confused with a poisonous plant of the same name?

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HEMLOCK

Remember Question 6? (I hope so; it was only two questions ago!) NAME THE OTHER GREEK LETTER forming that symbol.

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RHO

"Every boot that tramped in battle, every cloak rolled in blood, will be burned as fuel for flames. For a child is born to us, a son is given us; upon his shoulder dominion rests."

This is the forecast of WHAT 8TH CENTURY B.C. PROPHET?

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ISAIAH

When his nephew joins the navy, WHAT EXTRAVAGANTLY WEALTHY CHARACTER is left to care for his three grand-nephews through their many adventures, chronicled in the television show that features this theme song?

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SCROOGE MCDUCK

"Sarajevo 12/24" is the subtitle of a hit instrumental track written by producer Paul O'Neill and vocalist Jon Oliva for the band Savatage, but better known as re-released by WHAT SOMEWHAT NICHE PROGRESSIVE METAL ACT named for a railroad, also a project of O'Neill and Oliva?

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

WHAT TERM for an animal's feedbox comes from the same root as the French verb meaning "to eat," which is spelled (though not pronounced) identically?

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MANGER

The four men pictured here are all (presumably) portraying would-be 1974 hijacker Samuel Byck in WHAT DARKLY-THEMED MUSICAL by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman?

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ASSASSINS

In 2014, when the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) partnered with Microsoft, Google launched a competing version of WHAT JOCULAR ANNUAL SERVICE, a tradition NORAD's predecessor organization began in December 1955?

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SANTA TRACKER