All Things 44 by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

In honor of turning 44, a quiz.

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 740 97 44
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2 LorinBurte 696 92 44
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3 KelsoT 681 87 44
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4 helene 627 82 44
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5 RautY 597 77 44
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6 DouglasLovesVixey 529 72 00
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7 GoodmanDL 453 67 44
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8 MattK 370 62 44
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9 SokolM 369 57 44
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10 Vintsanity 364 52 44
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11 ShapiroA 355 47 44
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12 KPope 354 42 44
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13 Bilestoad 350 37 44
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14 SchiefelbeinM 310 32 44
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15 KonkelT 270 25 44
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15 imogen 270 25 44
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17 DMTsurel 246 15 44
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17 JamesDenny 246 15 44
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Questions:

"'Did he fire six shots or only five?' Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a . 44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off...." What film character spoke this glowing endorsement?

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"Dirty Harry" (Callahan)

What is 44 in Roman Numerals?

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XLIV

Name the Roman Emperor that ruled in the year 44AD?

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Claudius

Also in year 44AD this Roman province was created. It would later share its name (with one letter different) with an African country and (spelled the Roman way) a 20th Century ocean liner with a much more famous sister.

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Mauretania [The sister ship in question was the Lusitania.]

Named after the Latin name for Russia, identify Element 44 on the Periodic Table.

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Ruthenium

If you wanted to talk about New York, dogs, daughters, coffee, you know, no big whoop, what person would you call at 555-4444?

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Linda Richmond [The Paul Baldwin version of "Coffee Talk" never mentioned a phone number.]

Messier object M44, a magnitude 4.0 open cluster, also known as the Beehive Cluster, is located in this constellation.

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Cancer

A section of I-44 from Tulsa to the Missouri state line is a turnpike named for this comic and writer. Since it opened in 1957, no one knows if the namesake would have liked it or not.

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Will Rogers

This state was the 44th to enter the Union. Even Garfield once stated this state does not exist because, think about it, have you ever met someone from there? He then states its name is Old Italian for "No State Here" because, hey, if it's on TV, it must be true.

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Wyoming

Mini theme: people I share a birthday with. While we don't know this exact year this person was born (c. 1412) we do know she had a real hot time in Rouen in 1431.

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Joan of Arc

Happy 37th birthday to Kate McKinnon. Which of the following public figures has Kate *not* impersonated (as of Jan 7, 2021) on SNL: Anthony Fauci, Joy Behar, Hope Hicks or Savannah Guthrie

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Hope Hicks [played by Cecily Strong]

Happy posthumous 91st birthday to Vic Tayback AKA "Mel, the cook on 'Alice'." What was Mel's last name on the show?

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Sharples