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Old 02-08-2013, 03:54 PM   #10816
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People could get their children to bed by 7:00pm? Yikes. I am failing on that one miserably.
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:25 PM   #10817
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While we wait for Hamlet, I thought I'd sneak in with what I think is an interesting question.
Who was the first artist to hold #1 and #2 album on Billboard simultaneously? Bonus for the names of the albums and extra bonus of you know who was the second artist to achieve the same two positions.
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Old 02-08-2013, 06:50 PM   #10818
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Guessing Elvis Presley with Hound Dog and Love Me Tender but those were singles and not full albums.
Beatles also did it with Can't Buy Me Love and Twist and Shout.

After that we have Ashanti, Nelly and 50 Cent.
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:39 PM   #10819
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Nope nope and no. It was before the Beatles.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:45 AM   #10820
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You wouldn't be sneaky and say it's Bob Newhart and his comedy albums?
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Old 02-09-2013, 03:22 AM   #10821
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You wouldn't be sneaky and say it's Bob Newhart and his comedy albums?
Wow, excellent. I thought that would be a very difficult task because you tend towards music when you here Billboard. Know the titles?
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:01 PM   #10822
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Wow, excellent. I thought that would be a very difficult task because you tend towards music when you here Billboard. Know the titles?
Yes, I was thinking music but Bilboard may have put Newhart in "Pop" category so it counts. I don't know the titles but remember they being wildly popular.
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:18 PM   #10823
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In those days there wasn't any category for comedy album. Titles were The Button Down Mind of Bob Newhart and Return of The Button Down Mind. He held that position until a certain Axl Rose appeared on the scene.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:32 PM   #10824
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Tear one off and scratch my head.
What once was red is black instead.

What am I?
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:34 PM   #10825
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:58 PM   #10826
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Yes.

Answered in 2 minutes. It must have been too simple.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:09 AM   #10827
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It was a Riddler riddle in a Batman movie. That is how I knew the answer.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:15 AM   #10828
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OK, an (easy?) puzzle from my usual source.

Move two coins to change the arrow's direction.

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Old 02-12-2013, 08:27 AM   #10829
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Move the two right-most circles to the top, angled as shown.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:53 AM   #10830
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Exactly so. You didn't fall for the trap of trying to make it point in the opposite direction.

Over to you, orlok.
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