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CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 215 Posts: 3243/16498 EXP: 148109541 For next: 1976 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 3 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 1 Posted on 13.11.03 1930.05 Reposted on: 13.11.10 1931.49 I was forwarded this link by my cousin a few days ago. I scored 101 1/2, but I'm probably in the target age group. (image removed) WARNING: 100 questions - takes FOREVER Promote this thread!
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 1880/3273 EXP: 13027117 For next: 64236 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 383 days Last activity: 184 days # 2 Posted on 13.11.03 2101.44 Reposted on: 13.11.10 2101.47 I'd just like to add that there IS a link. It's in the middle of his post. It just took a long time (at least for me) to load a lovely red X for me to see. -Jag But I was sooooo ready to call you on not providing a link
Torchslasher Knackwurst Level: 108 Posts: 1016/3283 EXP: 13095198 For next: 425345 Since: 17.1.02 From: New F'n Jersey Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 18 days # 3 Posted on 13.11.03 2125.34 Reposted on: 13.11.10 2125.58 I did this one yesterday. I only scored a 51. I started out strong, but was lost on most of them. I was also in a library where I couldn't really start humming or really speak the words. More than a few of the answers I would have gotten if I spent more time. I really need a 90's version of this game. I would SO rock that one.
Aldo D 2112 Goetta Level: 38 Posts: 84/302 EXP: 361812 For next: 8638 Since: 21.4.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 2751 days Last activity: 2580 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 13.11.03 2248.00 Reposted on: 13.11.10 2248.07 Final score of 65. Bleh. (image removed)
Ubermonkeys Frankfurter Level: 58 Posts: 774/784 EXP: 1530607 For next: 46948 Since: 2.1.02 From: Michigan Since last post: 3703 days Last activity: 3577 days
AIM: # 5 Posted on 13.11.03 2253.46 Reposted on: 13.11.10 2253.47 81. The thing I'm proud of is that I only missed a couple I shouldda known.
Peter The Hegemon Lap cheong Since: 11.2.03 From: Hackettstown, NJ Since last post: 4 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 6 Posted on 14.11.10 0001.53 Originally posted by Torchslasher I did this one yesterday. I only scored a 51. I started out strong, but was lost on most of them. I was also in a library where I couldn't really start humming or really speak the words. More than a few of the answers I would have gotten if I spent more time. I really need a 90's version of this game. I would SO rock that one. If you happen to see this, there now is one there. Link at the top of the page. I got a 91.45, and that's with a 30% "generational penalty" or something. Yeah, I know too much about music.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 116 Posts: 1652/3952 EXP: 17124860 For next: 199285 Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 1 day # 7 Posted on 14.11.03 0039.40 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0039.45 64.5. See? (image removed) Linky here. I just couldn't hum some of the songs, even though I knew them... I don't remember much of the 80's. And not even in the Corey Feldman way. o.o
Nag Landjager Level: 61 Posts: 439/904 EXP: 1820989 For next: 55618 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2361 days Last activity: 416 days
Y!: # 8 Posted on 14.11.03 0059.13 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0100.03 34.5 So I guess it's safe to say, I don't love the 80's. (edited by Nag on 14.11.03 0200)
Jaguar Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 1881/3273 EXP: 13027117 For next: 64236 Since: 23.1.02 From: Phoenix, AZ Since last post: 383 days Last activity: 184 days # 9 Posted on 14.11.03 0316.35 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0317.17 Straight up 35. I missed the Hotel California one. I think I'll go slam my head in the door now. -Jag
jvincion Linguica Level: 20 Posts: 49/68 EXP: 37831 For next: 4608 Since: 7.11.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 3847 days Last activity: 3739 days
ICQ: # 10 Posted on 14.11.03 0327.20 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0327.37 Got a 57 myself - it's times like these I wish I had started watching MTV before 1987. Of course, I was seven when I started watching it, so take that for what it's worth. And where were the token 80's teen pop songs? No Debbie Gibson or Tiffany? BAH.
Big Bad Scrapple Level: 147 Posts: 2434/6819 EXP: 39254522 For next: 183673 Since: 4.1.02 From: Dorchester, Ontario Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 19 hours # 11 Posted on 14.11.03 0513.01 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0513.08 Jesus, only a 46. Reading the answer sheet afterwards was arguably the most humiliating experience of my life....I missed at least thirty songs I knew.
Grimis Scrapple Level: 125 Posts: 2463/4700 EXP: 22022900 For next: 431327 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1454 days Last activity: 3 days # 12 Posted on 14.11.03 0623.22 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0623.30 56....and I too missed a bunch I should've known.
tarnish Frankfurter Level: 60 Posts: 365/861 EXP: 1753896 For next: 18892 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 1 day
Y!: # 13 Posted on 14.11.03 0730.43 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0731.13 101. I was too stupid to type wienerboard.com into the "Where did you find us?" box, so no bonus points for me. The whole experience makes me wish I had some eighties music at work today though... One line each from 100 different songs can cause some serious nostalgia.
Simba Frankfurter Level: 58 Posts: 662/809 EXP: 1568156 For next: 9399 Since: 7.8.02 From: Boston, MA Since last post: 2689 days Last activity: 2297 days # 14 Posted on 14.11.03 0837.18 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0838.18 Originally posted by tarnish 101. I was too stupid to type wienerboard.com into the "Where did you find us?" box, so no bonus points for me. The whole experience makes me wish I had some eighties music at work today though... One line each from 100 different songs can cause some serious nostalgia. Yeah, I got 104.5, but I didn't fill in the referral bonus box. I got 10 points just for Hotel California. Plus an extra 4 for knowing the Mad Max song.
cfgb Bierwurst Level: 85 Posts: 1020/1890 EXP: 5728969 For next: 169595 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ottawa, Ontario Since last post: 8 hours Last activity: 2 hours # 15 Posted on 14.11.03 0837.20 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0839.09 24.25% I got a bonus 10% for being too young to remember any of this. I'm kicking myself at a couple for missing. Bring on the 90's quiz, and we'll see if I can't clean up there.
The Thrill Banger Level: 100 Posts: 685/2781 EXP: 10115949 For next: 238483 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 374 days Last activity: 220 days # 16 Posted on 14.11.03 0853.09 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0853.12 126.5! Bow down, y'all!! (And the weird thing is...I didn't even hear about this from the Wienerboard. Heathen, ain't I?)
RYDER FAKIN Six Degrees of Me Level: 63 Posts: 155/961 EXP: 2066330 For next: 30833 Since: 21.2.02 From: ORLANDO Since last post: 147 days Last activity: 49 days
AIM: # 17 Posted on 14.11.03 0915.32 Reposted on: 14.11.10 0915.40 Score = 92...but shame on that dude for not putting a disclaimer (or smart ass comment) on Walk This Way...that's no 80's song...but then again many of these songs were "covers", so I guess it all evens out..."Eyem yer Venus, Eyem yer fiyahh that's yer desiahh"...ah shit. That's always a tough one to get out of my head... 83. Warm smell of colitas Rising up through the air Ok either 1)You've read The Straight Dope or 2)You are a god. Either way 10 points. Redemption! ha ha ha ha...I've never understood why that one was such a mystery. Not like the words to Twilight Zone or nothing... FLEA
JayJayDean Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 752/4734 EXP: 22710459 For next: 373708 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 26 days Last activity: 3 hours
Y!: # 18 Posted on 14.11.03 1005.21 Reposted on: 14.11.10 1006.18 I got 100.5, with the referral bonus and a little help from Mrs. JJD. (especially on the chick songs). Should've gotten the 10 points for Hotel California but for misspelling. (edited by JayJayDean on 14.11.03 0813)
Teapot Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 85/418 EXP: 582778 For next: 28511 Since: 1.8.02 From: Louisville KY Since last post: 61 days Last activity: 1 day # 19 Posted on 14.11.03 1107.28 Reposted on: 14.11.10 1109.39 I got 110.5. There were a few that I missed because of slight misspelling (I pluralized 'mag'). There were also several where I had to kick myself afterward for missing.
StampedeFan23 Morcilla Level: 53 Posts: 475/631 EXP: 1103960 For next: 53166 Since: 12.1.02 From: BC, Canada Since last post: 2236 days Last activity: 1772 days # 20 Posted on 14.11.03 1334.07 Reposted on: 14.11.10 1334.39
75 here. I really didn't pay attention to the "popular" music then. If it had more synth pop and industrial, I'd be up in the 100s.
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