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Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:41 pm
by BF_MOM
1. What are the names of moose's cats?

Dopey, Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, & Sneezy


2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?

Hamburger Technology

3. Answer the following question:

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v=10.59m/s
In other words, you are at Lynah Rink durning the Cornell vs. Harvard hocky game!!


4. What map projection is this?

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Robinson Projection( aka "Earth")


5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?

At 5:30am


6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

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The alternative rock group They Might Be Giants used large cardboard cutouts of William Allen White's face during many concerts, as well as in the video for "Don't Let's Start".


7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?

1000 Thread Count from Target and Kohls.

8. Which bear is best?

If you mean BEAR- best kind of bear is a bear that stays in the woods
If you meant BEER-a full one :lol:


9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?

CompUSA Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV - $3499.99 w/ Free $300 Gift Card

10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?

I have no idea, when I win it, I'll weigh it and let ya know LOL
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Contest

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:39 pm
by queentween
1. Larry, Moe and Curly
2.Masters in Philosophy
3.They won't slide off the ice because of the boards and glass
4.NBC Nightly News with David Brinkley background.....ok, it is the world map...
5.When the doors opened
6.Guns and Roses (Yay Chinese Democracy!) and I am happy to name him for extra points. Lets call him "Bob S'Uruncle"
7.1000 ct Kohls
8. 2 choices- Teddy Bear- no claws
Gummy Bear- No teeth
9.HDTV was not up in Christmas 2004
10. How can one measure joy? Were it simply the sheer weight of a card bearing possibilites boundless to the universe, at a simple 2.3 oz, but the dreams deferred and brought to fruition through the receipt of said card........ahhhhh

Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 8:26 pm
by SHOPBF
1. What are the names of moose's cats?
moose doesn't have time to care for cats - he pays all his attention to this site

2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?
master's degree in internet site administration -- congrats Moose

3. Answer the following question:

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I may be young but my brain retired from hard problems

4. What map projection is this?

Image

Robinson -Pseudocylindrical
5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?

that's too long ago -- I suffer from CRS ( can't remember s---)
6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

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no clue

7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?
1000 thead count @ Kohl's 69.99

8. Which bear is best?

bare naked - ok I'll keep it clean - bare foot in the sand ( did you spell it wrong or did I ? )
9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?

$3499.99 it came with a $300 gift card at CompUSA
10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?
[/quote]the final prize is a $500 gift card - doesn't weigh much --- BUT the real prize after bf is very heavy - heavy sleep that is

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:29 pm
by nshah
1. What are the names of moose's cats?
Rocky + Bullwinkle

2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?
BS in EE (Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering)
http://www.ee.calpoly.edu/about/

source = NY Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/17/business/17shop.html


3. Answer the following question:

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(.115)(35) = (.115 + .265)x (kg m/s)
4.025 kg *m/s = (.38kg)x m/s
x = 10.6 m/s

10.6 Meters per second

But Moose, you didn't mention the coefficient of friction for the octopus so we can't find the actual velocity :)
When the Red Wings win the cup again this year I'm sure there will be plenty of octopi thrown on the ice, so I can find out the true experimental data for this.

4. What map projection is this?

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Robinson Projection
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robinson_projection

5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?
Kohl's opened at 5:30AM on BF2003
http://www.bargainshare.com/index.php?a ... =1&t=17976
(could find the info here for that one)

6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

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Band: They Might Be Giants
dude2 = William Allen White

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Allen_White

7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?
1,000 Thread Count sheets, from Target-
http://bfads.net/Search/thread%20count/all+all+all/

8. Which bear is best?
The Cal Golden Bears? I figured he's from around that area, lol

9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?
$3499 but it also included a $300 Compusa giftcard
source = http://bfads.net/CompUSA/2004

10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?

I'm under the impression the Final prize is a $500 TBD Gift Card.
source:
http://bfads.net/Contest

So I'd say 0.8 Oz., or 22.68 grams (they don't require extra stamps when mailing)

Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:33 pm
by iKitsune
1. What are the names of moose's cats?
Thursday, Friday, and Gameday.

2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?
Twelve above freezing.

3. Answer the following question:

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OR: 0 m/sec, cos the damn octopus stuck to the ice.
For bonus points, the fan got six months' probation for disorderly conduct.

4. What map projection is this?

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Incorrect, also known as Molleweide equal-area projection.

5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?
Scheduled to be 5 AM, doors opened at 6:17 so the employees could check out with their purchases.

6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

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Who the crap is that? I'm gonna have to say: A band that plays music. Certainly not a rubber band.

7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?
1000, Target.

8. Which bear is best?
Huggy Bear.
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9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?
$3,499 w/ $300 GC at a decent store, or $8,800 with a $4000 MIR at CC. Terms apply.

10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?
0.017 stone.

Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:42 pm
by Willdathrill
moose wrote:For our next contest we have a series of questions that need to be answered. Correct responses get you the most points and responses that make us laugh will also get points. The poster that receives the most points wins a $100 Gift Card to a store of their choice.

This contest ends sometime on Friday night, maybe Saturday morning. How does that sound?

Quote this post as a template for answering the questions.

1. What are the names of moose's cats? (Marty, from "National Lampoon's Vacation", Bullwinkle and Tony, as in Fox Football Analyst Tony Siragusa).


2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring? (Antler-pology)


3. Answer the following question:

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(Momentum = mass X velocity = about 10.6 meters per second).

4. What map projection is this?

Image

(Mollweide's Projection)

5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003? (4:00 AM)


6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

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("The Geriatrics" was the band's name).

7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in? (1000 Thread Count...Kohls AND Target)


8. Which bear is best? (Fozzie Bear..Waka Waka!!!)


9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004? ($3499.99 with a free $300 gift card from CompUSA).

10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize? (Equal to the amount of weight that would be off my shoulders knowing that my Christmas shopping in today's economic climate will be a lot easier!) :)

Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 12:53 am
by ihop0
moose wrote:
1. What are the names of moose's cats?
You don't have any cats.

2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?
Master of Science in Agronomy


3. Answer the following question:

Image

v=10.59m/s




4. What map projection is this?

Image

The Robinson projection

5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?

5:30 AM


6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

Image

They Might Be Giants

William Allen White

7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?

1000 Thread Count from Target and Kohls.


8. Which bear is best?

Chicago Bears

9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?


CompUSA Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV - $3499.99 w/ $300 Gift Card



10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?
Nothing as of yet.

Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:47 am
by gseclipse11
moose wrote:For our next contest we have a series of questions that need to be answered. Correct responses get you the most points and responses that make us laugh will also get points. The poster that receives the most points wins a $100 Gift Card to a store of their choice.

This contest ends sometime on Friday night, maybe Saturday morning. How does that sound?

Quote this post as a template for answering the questions.

1. What are the names of moose's cats?

laser, taser, phaser


2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?

Urban Geography


3. Answer the following question:

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Does anyone but Detroit Red Wings fans have to worry about this?



4. What map projection is this?

Image

Flat


5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?

5:30am


6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.

Image

TMBG - William Allen White Yay for Wikipedia


7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?

1000 - Target/Kohls



8. Which bear is best?

mmmm beeeeer...oh bear Yogi Bear because he is smarter than the average bear


9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?

$3499.99 w/ Free $300 Gift Card


10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?

..10.32432 lbs...


Re: Forums Contest #2 - $100 Gift Card

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:50 am
by lil_Jean
:lol:

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:54 am
by sweetdiggity
How the hell did anyone come up with the actual answer for # 6? :shock:
That was tough. Good job.

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:08 pm
by veganlawyer
What are the names of moose's cats?
Deal, BFFanatic and Walmart

2. What college degree did moose complete this past spring?
Ph.D. in Retail Marketing

3. Answer the following question:
10.592m/s



4. What map projection is this?
Eckart IV



5. What time did the Kohl's Black Friday Sale begin in 2003?
5am

6. Which rock band used the following person's head as a cardboard cutout at concerts and on album art? Name the person for bonus points.
THBG: William Allen White



7. What is the highest thread count for a set of sheets advertised in a Black Friday advertisement in 2008? What store is the item in?
1000 tc: Target (beats QVC by $30!)

8. Which bear is best?
Winnie the Pooh!

9. What was the sale price of a Panasonic 50" DLP HDTV on Black Friday in 2004?
CompUSA final price was $3500 and you got a gift card.

10. What is the weight of the final BFAds prize?
A reverse in the economic slide of America's retail meltdown.

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:53 pm
by g-man430
Some people are cheating. :lol:

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:01 pm
by Jordan
g-man430 wrote:Some people are cheating. :lol:


That's bound to happen... :D

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:18 pm
by pdavis
g-man430 wrote:Some people are cheating. :lol:


yeah i think people are just using other's people's answer esp for #6.

Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:20 pm
by lil_Jean
Can I change my answer?