OBX by CoenM

Champion(s):

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:

SizemoreM
Look! Bundt cake!


Quiz Description

Another in the irregular series of "CoenM goes on vacation and writes a quiz about it later" quizzes.

Full Results:

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1 KelsoT 469 98 15
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3 BeningoS 391 90 15
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7 BednarczukJ 275 74 15
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8 DFisher 273 70 15
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9 Tarn 266 66 15
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10 MoyseyC 238 62 15
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11 Tortoise 237 58 15
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12 McClintockJ 233 54 15
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13 MercureT 222 50 15
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14 tomasnomas 221 46 15
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20 Timm 142 22 15
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23 DouglasLovesVixey 131 10 15
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24 hypotactic 111 6 00
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Questions:

For the week we were in the Outer Banks we stayed in what TOWN, from which the Wright brothers wired news of their powered flight in what is now the town of Kill Devil Hills?

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Kitty Hawk

The Wright Brothers National Monument includes four markers that denote the duration and length of their first four flights. WITHIN 50 FEET, how LONG was the Wright Brothers' fourth flight, the longest of the group?

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852 feet

What INLET was created by a storm in 1846, is named for the ship whose crew reported its creation rather than the future US state of the same name? It separates Bodie Island from Pea Island, and is a popular setting off point for deep sea fishing charters.

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Oregon Inlet

Going on vacation with kids means some quiet nights in, such as the night we watched what DISNEY MOVIE? it was well received other than my niece being a little afraid of the volcano demon Te Ka.

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Moana

We visited Jockey's Ridge State Park, which has the tallest example of what NATURAL FORMATION on the east coast, standing roughly 100 feet tall? Technically it's a medano, whose shifting is caused by the high winds common in the area.

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sand dune

The region is probably best known for the Cape Hatteras lighthouse, which is pained in what distinctive PATTERN?

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spiral (or barberpole or candy cane)

A lighthouse climb and a walk-by of Whalehead, a 1920s mansion marked our time in the park named for what TOWN that is spelled like, but not pronounced like, a model of Japanese automobile? We did not try to go on the beach to see the town's famed wild Spanish mustangs.

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Corolla

We were too early in the season to see The Lost Colony, a dramatic performance about what COLONY that famously went missing, leaving only the word "Croatan" carved into a tree?

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Roanoke

Like the masochists we are we drove to North Carolina, but it did allow us to stop and hang out on a fishing pier that's part of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel, where my inner(?) nerd was happy to find a National Ocean Survey benchmark disk, placed by what UNIT of the Department of Commernce?

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

We took a minibus tour down to Okacroke Island, with the driver pointing out a beach house that was central to what 2008 FILM based on a Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name? It starred Richard Gere and Diane Lane as star-crossed lovers who meet while Gere is staying at a bed and breakfast that Lane is managing.

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Nights in Rodanthe

Our day trip to Ocracoke Island also came with several mentions of what PIRATE, who used the island as a base and was killed there on November 21, 1817?

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Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

We also spent an afternoon looking around Manteo, the seat of what COUNTY, named for the first child born in the Americas to English parents?

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(Virginia) Dare