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Twsnbn Iv 20.8.09

  1. 2. TWSNBN IV (the commie -ic quiz) Neeraj Goswami 20.8.09
  2. 3. What connects these cities?
  3. 4. Chicago, Cleveland, Toronto, Vancouver, New York City and Los Angeles- all have served as inspirations for Metropolis.
  4. 5. A set of studio musicians were assembled by Don Kirshner in 1968 to perform various songs. The most famous is "Sugar, Sugar", written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim, which went to #1 on the pop chart in 1969 and earned the group a gold record. Other Top Forty songs recorded by X include "Who's Your Baby?" (U.S. #40), "Bang-Shang-A-Lang" (U.S. #22), and "Jingle Jangle" (U.S. #10). Kirshner had previously produced The Monkees' records, had offered "Sugar, Sugar" to them, but was ultimately fired over creative differences with the band and a subsequent contract dispute. X?
  5. 6. The fictional band's music was recorded by session musicians featuring Ron Dante on vocals and released as a series of singles and albums.
  6. 7. The ____-____ were notorious for being brutal and undisciplined, thus giving the term its second, colloquial meaning of "undisciplined bandit" in many languages. Their use was abandoned by the end of the 18th century. However, self-organized ____-_____ troops still appeared later, as for example crushing the Bulgarians' April uprising in 1876 where they brutally slaughtered thousands of people. The term “_______" has also been used for a mounted force, existing in peacetime in various provinces of the Ottoman empire, which performed the duties of gendarmerie.
  7. 8. Bashi-bazouk (of captain Haddock swear-word fame)
  8. 9. Connect:
  9. 10. Deepak Chopra of India Authentic series fame. Made a cameo appearance in The Love Guru , was an active member of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi fan club and friend of late Mikael . India Authentic series was launched by Virgin Comics .
  10. 11. <ul><li><A> Pierce Long, Jr. ,nicknamed The Kingfish , served as the Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a U.S. senator from 1932 to 1935. At the height of his popularity, Long was shot on September 8, 1935, at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. </li></ul><ul><li>George <B> was an admiral of the United States Navy, best known for his victory (without the loss of a single life of his own forces due to combat; one man died of heat stroke) at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. </li></ul><ul><li><C> Schmitt (1908-1993) was an animator with disney. </li></ul><ul><li>A, B, C? </li></ul>
  11. 12. A- Hewey, B- Dewey, C- Louie. The people after whom the characters were named.
  12. 13. <ul><li>Ecchi </li></ul><ul><li>Futanari </li></ul><ul><li>Guro </li></ul><ul><li>Rorikon </li></ul><ul><li>Shotakon </li></ul><ul><li>H Dojinshi </li></ul><ul><li>Different versions of? </li></ul>
  13. 14. Hentai (no pics for this one…)
  14. 15. In his book Chuck Amuck, the author writes: “I first became interested in the ______ while devouring Mark Twain’s Roughing It at the age of seven. I had heard of the ______ only in passing references from passing adults and thought of it – if I thought of it at all – as a sort of dissolute collie.  As it turns out, that is just about what a ______ is; and no one saw it more clearly than Mark Twain.”
  15. 16. Wile E. Coyote
  16. 17. <ul><li>it operates similarly to a cyclotron, in that it produces a high-powered stream of charged particles. In contrast to a real cyclotron, which produces well-collimated streams of particles, the beam from a _____-____ tends to undulate wildly (though it still stays within the general area at which the user is aiming), is quite destructive to physical objects, and can cause extensive property damage. </li></ul><ul><li>each _____-____'s energy cell has a half-life of 5000 years. </li></ul><ul><li>the maximum power setting for the _____-____ is &quot;500,000 megahertz“and they have a self-destruct mechanism capable of affecting at least a half-mile radius. </li></ul><ul><li>? </li></ul>
  17. 18. Proton Pack
  18. 19. <ul><li>After the theatrical X cartoon series went out of production in 1957, Y 's name was changed to Z because it was (wrongly) believed that Paramount Pictures, distributors of the Fleischer Studios cartoons, owned the rights to the name “ Y “. “ Z &quot; appears in the 1960-1962 X television cartoon series, but he is again “ Y “ in the 1978 Hanna-Barbera X series. </li></ul><ul><li>It is generally accepted that Y and Z are one and the same. However, Ocean Comics postulated that Y and Z are twin brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>On December 28, 2008 and April 5, 2009, the X comic strip added Y in the capacity of twin brother of Z . </li></ul>
  19. 20. X- Popeye, Y- Bluto, Z- Brutus
  20. 21. Connection?
  21. 22. Jupiter. Super Commando Dhruva was born and brought up in Jupiter Circus. Ganymede is a fictional character and an extraterrestrial superhero in the Marvel Comics Universe. Callisto is a Marvel Comics character, associated with the X-Men. Carla Gugino played the role of Sally Jupiter in Watchmen.
  22. 23. Redbeard ( French: Barbe-Rouge ) is a series of Belgian comic books, originally published in French, created by writer Jean-Michel Charlier and artist Victor Hubinon. The series was very popular in France, Belgium and The Netherlands, but has not yet been published in English. Ironically, because of this, Redbeard is better known for inspiring something, than his own series. What?
  23. 24. The pirates in Asterix.
  24. 25. R.I.P.