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“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#185199 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) He was an American collector of science fiction books and movie memorabilia and a science fiction fan. He was, for over seven decades, one of science fiction's staunchest spokesmen and promoters, having invented the term “sci-fi”.(Personality, please)(24 November, 1916 – 04 December, 2008) was also among the first and most outspoken advocates of Esperanto in the science fiction community.
Who was Forrest Ackerman

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#185200 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) This conservative American author and commentator founded the political magazine “National Review” in 1955, which had a major impact in stimulating the conservative movement.(Personality, please)(24 November, 1925 – 27 February, 2008) hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show “Firing Line from” 1966 until 1999, where his public persona was famous for a wide vocabulary. He also wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column, and wrote numerous spy novels.
Who was William F Buckley

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#185201 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) He is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor.(Personality, please)(24 November 1942) has appeared in such films as “Indecent Proposal”(1993),“Muppet Treasure Island”(1996),“The Boondock Saints”(1999),“The Man Who Sued God”(2001),“The Last Samurai”(2003),“Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events”(2004),“Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties”(2006); “Open Season”(2006),“The X-Files: I Want to Believe”(2008), and “Open Season 2" (2008). He appears as the King of Lilliput in the 2010 remake of “Gulliver's Travels”, and provides the voice for King Fergus in Pixar's “Brave”(2012).
Who is Billy Connolly
Mr Broccoli

Sugar Grove, IL

#185202 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) An American stage, television, film actor, and voice artist,(Personality, please)(24 November, 1947) is best known for his roles as Captain ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock on the 1980s action show “The A-Team”, and as Reginald Barclay in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”,“Star Trek: Voyager”, and the film “Star Trek: First Contact”.
Who is Dwight Schultz

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#185203 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) This arachnid is an American-born Canadian Hugo and Nebula Award winning science fiction author. He made his first short-story sale in 1972 to “Analog Science Fiction magazine”. The story, "The Guy With The Eyes" (Analog February 1973), was set in a bar called Callahan's Place; (Personality, please)(24 November, 1948) would, off-and-on, continue to write stories about the denizens of Callahan's into the 21st century. In Callahan's Key the patrons make a visit to the marina near Fort Lauderdale where the Busted Flush was usually moored in the McGee series. On his website there is a photo of him "at the address (now demolished) of 'The Busted Flush,' home of John D. MacDonald’s immortal character Travis McGee: Slip F-18, Bahia Mar Marina, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Who is Spider Robinson

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#185204 Nov 24, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) Granddaughter to a well-known crooner/actor, this American actress,(Personality, please)(24 November, 1957) is best known for portraying Security Chief Tasha Yar on “Star Trek: The Next Generation”. She is also known for her numerous film and television roles and for starring in and producing the film “Trekkies”.
Who is Denise Crosby
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185205 Nov 24, 2012
__________ LATIN LEGAL LINGO __________

It's a writ "to produce the body" of the detained before the court
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185206 Nov 24, 2012
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When a criminal is caught red-handed, he's caught "in" this, "while the crime is blazing"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185207 Nov 24, 2012
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Literally "for the good", it refers to a case taken by an attorney free of charge
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185208 Nov 24, 2012
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This phrase isn't necessarily an admission of guilt; it simply means "I do not contest it"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185209 Nov 24, 2012
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"Ignorantia Legis Neminem Excusat" translates to this maxim
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185210 Nov 24, 2012
__________ 19th CENTURY AMERICA __________

P.T. Barnum purchased this pachyderm, billed as the world's largest, from the London zoo in 1882
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185211 Nov 24, 2012
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The National Republicans & Anti-Masons formed the nucleus of this party founded in the 1830s
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185212 Nov 24, 2012
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A stirring speech by Daniel Webster marked the dedication of this monument at Charlestown, Massachusetts
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185213 Nov 24, 2012
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In December 1875 this former commissioner of NYC's public works escaped from jail & fled to Cuba
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#185214 Nov 24, 2012
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Joel Poinsett, the 1st U.S. minister to this Latin American nation, opposed the war with it in 1846

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#185215 Nov 24, 2012
fadu singh wrote:
<quoted text>
Katherine heigl.
GOLD Star!

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#185216 Nov 24, 2012
fadu singh wrote:
<quoted text>colin hanks
GOLD Star!

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#185217 Nov 24, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
__________ INSPIRATIONS __________
He inspired Clare, a girl from a rich & noble family of Assisi, to become a nun
Was that St. Francis Assisi?

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#185218 Nov 24, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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The rushing of diphtheria medicine from Nenana to Nome in 1925 via this form of transport inspired a race
Would that be a dog-sled?
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