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The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« on: June 19, 2016, 08:36:31 PM »
Hello, readers!

I asked @G_R_Matthews to put together 20 trivia questions about The Stone Road, and here they are.

The rules of the contest are:
> Write down your answers, and PM them to GR and to me.
> The first to get 100% of the questions correct wins 1st prize
> The second to get them all correct, or the first to get at least 90% correct, wins 2nd prize.
> We will take submissions until both prizes are awarded, but the contest will close by this time next Sunday in any case.

There are real prizes, but they have no value, really, except a sort of bragging rights.  ;) :D

Here are the questions:

Spoiler for Hiden:
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The Stone Road: Twenty Questions
1.   How many men are transformed by the Fang-Shi?
2.   What is the ‘other name’ for the Jiin-Wei?
3.   Who did Haung find guilty and promise to punish?
4.   What is the name of the Chief Bureaucrat?
5.   What did Zhou find around the corporal’s pupil?
6.   How were the golems destroyed?
7.   What does Zhou call the devils?
8.   How long did the fires of Wubei burn?
9.   What is the musician’s name?
10.   What is Boqin’s spirit?
11.   What colour are the Emperor’s eyes?
12.   Who painted the ‘Rolling Hills’?
13.   What is the colour of misery?
14.   What is the name of the foreman whose arm is broken?
15.   What is the colour of Haung’s powder that puts someone to sleep?
16.   Name the clan the woman in the Inn professes to work for.
17.   What did this woman give Zhou?
18.   What is the spirit of the lady in the camp?
19.   What grows in the Throne Room?
20.   What weapon does Haung favour?

Bonus / tie break
What toy does Haung buy for his growing son?

Have fun!
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2016, 09:17:32 PM »
So as of today, we have 1 submission at 85% and one at 90%.
One of you has won 2nd prize.

There's still room at the top!
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2016, 09:54:55 PM »
I'm not home, no access to the book :(
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2016, 10:08:31 PM »
I'm not home, no access to the book :(

Excuses, excuses. Next thing you'll be saying you had an operation or something.  :P ;)
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2016, 12:14:03 AM »
Did send my try to GR ;)

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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2016, 01:17:38 AM »
Did send my try to GR ;)
Received. You're either at 85% or 90%.
We're just milking the suspense a tiny bit.  ;D
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2016, 08:18:11 AM »
I'd guess at 85 ;) Still not hard to beat me :p

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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2016, 08:50:10 AM »
I wonder if the other one is Lanko ;D
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2016, 06:05:30 PM »
Apparently, just because I set the questions I am unable to enter... how unfair!  :P
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2016, 09:01:34 AM »
I wonder if the other one is Lanko ;D

What gave you that impression?  ::)
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2016, 11:31:00 AM »
Well, we had two submissions for our trivia contest, and one got 85% correct while the other got 90% correct - all according to the accounting firm of Matthews, Matthews and Matthews.

Drum roll, please!!!!!!!!

Spoiler for Hiden:

Alright, our winner receives a prize of NO REAL VALUE! but considerable bragging rights.

You are hereby entitled to the fantasy-Faction title of Jiin Wei!
@Arry or @xiagan, can you do the honors for our winner?

There's still 24 hours for anyone to submit for the 100% prize, and be forever entitle to the title of Wu

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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2016, 12:31:49 PM »
Ha, that is a pretty cool prize!  ;D
Best one I won this year! (Though that isn't to hard, as it is the only thing I won so far... ;) )

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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2016, 07:38:58 PM »
If no one gets the 100%, I should totally get the 2nd prize and Sarene the 1st.

What the heck, G.R, pulling a Hsin here, holding prizes back  ::)
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2016, 07:45:17 PM »
If no one gets the 100%, I should totally get the 2nd prize and Sarene the 1st.

What the heck, G.R, pulling a Hsin here, holding prizes back  ::)
Agree ;D

(and I knew it was you!!!)

Congrats, both of you :)
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Re: The Stone Road... Trivia Contest!
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2016, 08:20:58 PM »
If no one gets the 100%, I should totally get the 2nd prize and Sarene the 1st.

What the heck, G.R, pulling a Hsin here, holding prizes back  ::)
Agree ;D

(and I knew it was you!!!)

Congrats, both of you :)

I leave this entirely to the author.  ;D
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