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Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS


A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Name the loser. (3 points)


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)

Total points: 37


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KINGS & QUEENS[/b]

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)


Name the bands. (3 points each)
QUEENSREICH (or something like that)
KINGS OF LEON

WINNERS & LOSERS - technology


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)
SAVING GRACE

Name the actor. (3 points)
WILL SMITH

COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)
JOHN PAUL II
BENEDICT VI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)
FRANCIS


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KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each) Kings of Leon

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points) Blu-ray

Name the loser. (3 points) HD DVD


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) Saving Grace

Name the actor. (3 points) West Philly's own Fresh Prince, Will Smith


COMING & GOING


2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) Saint John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) Francis (originally Jorge Bergoglio; someday he'll be Saint Francis I)


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[Reveal] Spoiler:
KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each) - Kings of Leon and Queens of the Stone Age

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points) - BluRay

Name the loser. (3 points)


WILL & GRACE

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) - Saving Grace

Name the actor. (3 points) - Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points) - Bob Juch

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) - John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) - Francis........... I?

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[Reveal] Spoiler:
Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)


Kings of Leon


Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)
Blue-ray

Name the loser. (3 points)
HD DVD


WILL & GRACE

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)


Name the actor. (3 points)
Will Smith

ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)


Name the character. (3 points)


Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)
John Paul & Benedict

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)


Total points: 37

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[Reveal] Spoiler:
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Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS


A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)
Kingston Trio
Queens of the South

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)
MPEG
Name the loser. (3 points)
AVI

WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)
Saving Grace

Name the actor. (3 points)
Will Smith

ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)
Bruce Almighty
Name the character. (3 points)
God
Name the actor. (3 points)
Morgan Freeman

COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)
John Paul II (Outgoing)
Benidict the XX

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)
Francis

Total points: 37


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A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)

Kings of Leon
Hint: consider the category

There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)
Blu-Ray
Name the loser. (3 points)
DVD

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)
State of Grace
Name the actor. (3 points)
Will Smith

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)
Finding Forrester
Name the character. (3 points)
Forrester
Name the actor. (3 points)
Sean Connery

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing John Paul II and incoming Benedict XVI popes by papal name. (3 points each)

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)
Francis

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[Reveal] Spoiler:
Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS


A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)

Queensryche, Kings of Leon


Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Blu-Ray


Name the loser. (3 points)

HD



WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)

Saving Grace


Name the actor. (3 points)

Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)

Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict


Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)

Pope Francis


Total points: 37

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Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017
I Love the 00s!

[Reveal] Spoiler:
KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)

KINGS OF LEON AND QUEEN LATIFAH (yeah, I know it's not right but I got nothing).

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Blu-Ray

Name the loser. (3 points)

Not Blu-Ray

WILL & GRACE

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)

Saving Grace

Name the actor. (3 points)

Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Anchorman

Name the character. (3 points)

Ron Burgundy

Name the actor. (3 points)

Will Ferrell

COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)

John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)

Francis (THE FRANSTER, BABY!!)

Total points: 37


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KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each) Kings of Leon and Queen of the Osage

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points) Blu Ray

Name the loser. (3 points)


WILL & GRACE

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) Grace Under Fire

Name the actor. (3 points) Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) Francis

Total points: 37

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[Reveal] Spoiler:
KINGS & QUEENS[/b]

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each) Kings of Leon and Queens of the Stone Age

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points) Blu-Ray

Name the loser. (3 points)


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) Grace Under Fire

Name the actor. (3 points) Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points) Anchorman

Name the character. (3 points) Ron Burgundy

Name the actor. (3 points) Will Ferrell


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) Francis

Total points: 37


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KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each) Kings of Leon

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Name the loser. (3 points) Blu-Ray


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) Amazing Grace

Name the actor. (3 points) Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) John Paul II and Benedict XIII

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) Francis
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[Reveal] Spoiler: "I Love the 00s"
Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS


A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)
I'd guess Queens of the Stone Age, but they're from the Palm Springs area and these titles don't look familiar. I'm blanking on other Queens

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)
Kings of Leon

Name the bands. (3 points each)

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)
Blu-ray

Name the loser. (3 points)
HD DVD


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)
Saving Grace

Name the actor. (3 points)
Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)
Anchorman

Name the character. (3 points)
Ron Burgundy

Name the actor. (3 points)
Will Ferrell


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)
Pope John Paul II & Pope Benedict78164

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)
Pope Pourri

Total points: 37

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KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)QUEENSRYCHE, KINGS OF LEON

Hint: consider the category


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2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)HD DVD

Name the loser. (3 points)BLU-RAY


WILL & GRACE

2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)SAVING GRACE

Name the actor. (3 points)WILL SMITH


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)BRUCE ALMIGHTY

Name the character. (3 points)GOD

Name the actor. (3 points)MORGAN FREEMAN


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each)JOHN PAUL II, BENEDICT

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points)FRANCIS


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kings & queens

queensryche
kings of leon


winners & losers

blu ray
hd-dvd


will & grace

saving grace
wil smith


actors & lines

?
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coming & going

john paul II
benedict XVI

bonus: francis I


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Decades '17 - Day 11 answers/points
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!


KINGS & QUEENS

A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands.

Hint: consider the category

Queensrÿche
Kings of Leon



WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Name the loser. (3 points)

Blu-ray Disc
HD DVD optical disc
Needed at least HD DVD for points



WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

He was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)

Saving Grace
Will Smith



ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."


Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Ron Burgundy
Will Ferrell


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes. (3 points each)

Bonus: Name the current pope (by papal name). (3 points)

Pope John Paul II
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis
Accepted names regardless of numeration


Total points: 37


Points:

esto ~~ 33
melly ~~ 30
triviawayne ~~ 27
elwood ~~ 27
tbone ~~ 24
jarnon ~~ 24
panic ~~ 21
lb ~~ 21
tangredi ~~ 21
krox ~~ 18
catfish ~~ 18
BiT ~~ 18
Bob#s ~~ 18
frogman ~~ 15


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I Love Decades! wrote:
Total points: 37


Points:

esto ~~ 33
melly ~~ 30
I don't see a 4-pointer (all 3s), so I think max points s/b 36.

I missed Queensrÿche and I doubt that Pope Pourri is the current pope, so Melly and I were tied.

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Decades '17 - Day 11 (Final week!)
October 16, 2017

I Love the 00s!

KINGS & QUEENS


A rock band from Bellevue, Washington, released four albums during this decade:
Tribe (2003)
Operation: Mindcrime II (2006)
Take Cover (2007)
American Soldier (2009)

A rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, released four albums during this decade:
Youth & Young Manhood (2003)
Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
Because of the Times (2007)
Only by the Night (2008)

Name the bands. (3 points each)

Hint: consider the category


WINNERS & LOSERS - technology

2006
There were two competing formats for storing high-definition video and audio in the mid-2000s. The winner is the current medium for video material such as feature films and video games. The loser shall forever be known as the Betamax of the high-def format wars.

Name the winner. (3 points)

Name the loser. (3 points)


WILL & GRACE


2007
A TV series began on TNT in 2007 starring Holly Hunter as a police detective who is given a second chance.

That same year, a former TV star was nominated for best actor for his role in The Pursuit of Happyness.

Name the show. (3 points) Saving Grace. I watched part of one show but turned it off and never gave it a second chance -- the smoking killed it.

Name the actor. (3 points) Will Smith


ACTORS & LINES

2004
"I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal...People know me... I'm very important. Uh, I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany."

Name the movie. (3 points)

Name the character. (3 points)

Name the actor. (3 points)


COMING & GOING

2005
After reigning as the leader of the Catholic Church for over 26 years, the pope born Karol Wojtyla was replaced by the pope born Joseph Ratzinger, who lasted less than 8 years.

Name the outgoing and incoming popes by papal name. (3 points each) Outgoing was John Paul II.

Bonus: Name the current pope by papal name. (3 points) Pope Francis.

Total points: 37

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