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Question 226:

 

Category: The Sweet Science

 

Which member of boxing’s "Fabulous Four" (Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Durán, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler) was the only one who defeated each of the other three at least once?

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Answer time. Apologies, answers may be short/lacking explanation as I currently only have use of one hand (temporarily, but lacking my dominant hand makes for slow typing.

 

Question 220: What is the international radio code-word for the letter "T"?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Tango. As in Alpha for A, Bravo for B and so forth.

 

 

Question 221: Who are the Mario Brothers usually trying to save?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Princess Peach. Super Mario Brothers. Sometimes others need rescued, but keyword is usually.

 

 

Question 222: What disease does the "tine test" and the "Mantoux test" detect?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Tuberculosis.

 

 

Question 223: From what is the core in most pencils made?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Graphite.

 

 

Question 224: What famous statue was discovered in 1820 on the Greek island of Milos?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Venus de Milo.

 

 

Question 225: Which planet spins on a nearly horizontal axis (~90 degree axial tilt, for reference the Earth is tilted ~23 degrees)?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Uranus. Very interesting to read about if you like planets.

 

 

Question 226: Which member of boxing’s "Fabulous Four" was the only one who defeated each of the other three at least once?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Sugar Ray Leonard. 2-1 vs Roberto Durán, 1-0 vs Marvin Hagler, 1-0-1 vs Thomas Hearns (only Draw in Leonard's career).

 

 

Same as the usual, 7 points for the round. Total is now 233.

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On 8/9/2022 at 8:08 PM, Corsair said:

Got another 5, never saw Wayne's World and it will probably stay that way! 😈

Got 5, so 141.

Got 6 this week! total 147. Thought it was Saturn due to the rings.

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6 hours ago, ttuckerman said:

4 for 221

 

I believe your score has a typo, based on your tally from the previous round. 121 more accurate?

 

6 hours ago, Cranky Dog said:

Within one week, it feels like we went from 'hard mode' to 'entry level' difficulty.

 

Luck of the draw, but I can kick it into hard mode if you like? 😉

 

6 hours ago, Cranky Dog said:

Not that I'm complaining or anything.

 

Sounds like complaining. 😜

 

4 hours ago, Corsair said:

Thought it was Saturn due to the rings.

 

Thought that would be one of the harder questions myself (that and the tine and Mantoux tests) but seems people may be more knowledgeable about planets (and tuberculosis) than expected based on reported scores.

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