Before and After and After and After and by PolinskyL

Champion(s):

KroegerJ
Strength and Honor


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

Apologies in advance for the slight liberties taken in a couple of these; there are a few occasions where the before-and-after is an accented syllable rather than a full word. You'll probably only need to get a handful right to win.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 34 77 67 29 00 53 72 86 62 96 81 81
1 KroegerJ 466 97 15
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2 VenguswamyK 427 92 15
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3 MyrowitzJ 384 88 15
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4 RautY 355 83 15
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5 PlotkinD 320 78 00
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6 AdamKing 315 73 00
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7 BringMoreLegos 306 69 15
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8 KonkelT 300 64 15
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9 MercureT 281 59 15
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10 FeitelD 219 54 15
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11 twarner50 209 50 00
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12 KitchenB 176 42 15
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12 kanyewesteros 176 42 15
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14 McClintockJ 132 35 15
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15 quarterrican 108 26 15
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15 BruceM 108 26 15
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15 StevenC 108 26 15
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18 DoyleE 97 16 00
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19 LanceJ 15 7 00
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19 McClellanS 15 7 00
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19 Rhea428 15 7 00
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Questions:

Margaret Mitchell collaborates with Jimi Hendrix on a song about the mother of King James, who, (as we all know) was famous for his lawn seed. (4 clauses)

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Gone with the Wind cries Mary, Queen of Scot(t)s Turf Builder

Longtime US Middle East diplomat and a third-party Presidential candidate narrate late-career books by Dr. Seuss and Harper Lee (4 clauses)

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Dennis Ross Per-[ot/Oh] the Places You'll Go(!) Set a Watchman

A recent Keanu Reeves movie about a massive user-generated website where one can find a medical product for children who become dehydrated when they look for a glimmer of hope during a dark stretch of listening to a late-80s Bruce Springsteen album. (5 clauses)

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John Wi(c)ki-Pedia-[lyte/Light] at the End of the Tunnel of Love

A Vietnam vet goes on a backwoods rampage in perhaps a mild overreaction to a Red Hot Chili Peppers album about a Wizards of the Coast game played at an annual "Woodstock" for Insane Clown Posse aficionados. (4 clauses)

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Rambo: First Blood Sugar Sex Magi[k/c] the Gathering of the Juggalos

On the plane carrying the President, a single, no-strings-attached tryst with a joke-teller takes place en route to a giant "nerdfest" dedicated to a Cage-Malkovich movie also featuring (inexplicably) a ball-playing golden retriever drinking America's (even more inexplicably) favorite beer, all the while a Jedi weapon is used to attack an extinct mammal which used to be one of the best golfers ever. (10 clauses)

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Air Force One-night stand-up comic con air bud light saber-toothed Tiger Woods

A Beyonce song about hypothetically having been given a gender-inappropriate moniker by Johnny Cash turns into a celebration of a Cowboys loss to the Colts, who were aided by a London vigilante. (4 clauses)

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If I were a Boy named Su(e-)per Bowl V for Vendetta

A Bernie Sanders impersonator insists that, if only he makes a jet plane disappear, "they" will come -- and read a book co-written by Barack Obama and Ruth Stiles Gannett about an iridescent insect that sings a Steve Miller song - tragically - at the Bataclan. (8 clauses)

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Larry David Copperfield of Dreams of My Father's Dragonfly Like an Eagles of Death Metal

10,000 Maniacs singer sings a song about a Navy auxiliary service which aids a far-right Frenchwoman in her attack on the world's largest book publisher at the meeting of an unelected delibrative body, which features a dectet that arrives between dancers and musicians. (6 clauses)

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Natalie Merchant Marine Le Pen-guin Random House of Lords a Leapin

A song by the Doors and Cream about a sultanate where lex talionis applies to a Chinese-American architect accused of receiving bribes in exchange for radio airplay. (6 clauses)

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People are Strange [Brew/Bru]n[ei/Eye] for an [Eye/I.]M. [Pei/Pay]ola

The singers of "Southern Man, Bust a Move" get infected by a common bacterial food contaminant, putting them in debt to the author of A Long Day's Journey Into Night, a play about the singers of "Southern Man, Bust a Move" getting infected by a common bacterial food contaminant, putting them in debt to the author of A Long Day's Journey into Night... (6 clauses, count carefully)

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Neil Young MC Escher-ichia Col-IO[U/Eu]gene O'Neil(l) Young MC Escher etc

Dickens character who co-wrote a series of books about the Rapture offers a reproach to a rude attempt to get someone's attention - when close enough is good enough (4 clauses)

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Tiny Tim LaHaye is for horses-hoes and handgrenades

A minimalist composer's optimistic outlook about a period which features a Reagan-era anti-drug song and film about the Regency Crisis brought about by a one-time Supersonics' coach's attempt to reconcile Communism with his materialistic addiction to shopping at British stores with Heidi Montag's husband, who carries around a jet engine to try to be louder than a now-deceased singer who appeared in one of the earlier items in this chain and is now belting out a famous five-word expression meaning "Uh-oh." (12 clauses)

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Philip Glass is half-Full Stop the Madness of King George Karl Mar[x/ks] and Spencer Pratt and Whitney Houston we have a problem