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 Post subject: Test your knowledge
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 11:17 am 
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There's a nifty baseball quiz here at ESPN.com

Some are easy, some are not. Some are very obscure.

I got 32 of 50.

And for the record, that was without looking anything up. Not saying that makes me a baseball genius or anything (I'm sure many will do better), but I just wanted to clarify ...


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I got 29 right. More than I expected but fewer than I should have gotten.


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I managed 36, and that's with a ridiculous number of guesses turning out right.


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Neat quiz (except for that question about Vin Scully's alma mater). I got 35, thanks to a lot of good guesses.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 10:49 pm 
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Very neat quiz. Thanks, Biggdbo. I got 37 right without looking anything up but admittedly punting on a few questions. And if it had been an all-essay quiz, in which the answers were not in front of the test taker, I would have done considerably worse.


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Glad you liked it.

Did anyone else happen to compare their answers to those of the MLB'ers and ESPN folks?

If I remember correctly, only one player scored better than 35. ESPN personalities fared considerably better.


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There are times I really scare myself when I think about all the important stuff I have forgotten which allowed me to score 43. That was thanks to a few lucky guesses and having written a fair number of trivia questions for an annual excursion to Seattle to watch the Mariners play.


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Vanderhoof Viking wrote:
There are times I really scare myself when I think about all the important stuff I have forgotten which allowed me to score 43. That was thanks to a few lucky guesses and having written a fair number of trivia questions for an annual excursion to Seattle to watch the Mariners play.


Wow--43 is impressive. (Not being sarcastic.)


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