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Old 03-13-2018, 03:17 PM
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I've been playing this for about a week, not every day, and it's just made me realize that I'm really dumb. I haven't gotten past the 6th question.
being good at trivia != smart

and a lot of the questions are pretty tough. I've probably played 25-30 times, often with others and haven't won, and I'm reasonably good at trivia.
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We should collab in flashchat at 3:00 EDT.

Or is collaboration across multiple users against the rules?

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We should collab in flashchat at 3:00 EDT.

Or is collaboration across multiple users against the rules?
It's pretty hard to collaborate in only 10 seconds unless everyone is in the same room.
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We should collab in flashchat at 3:00 EDT.

Or is collaboration across multiple users against the rules?
You only have 10 seconds to read the question and answers and pick one. It would be tough to try to collaborate online. Maybe if you were using Ventrillo or Xbox Live setup or something where you can actually speak to one another...
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Old 03-13-2018, 03:36 PM
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It's pretty hard to collaborate in only 10 seconds unless everyone is in the same room.
Yeah, I had the same thought after posting.

I think I'm done with this app. I'm not a trivia person.
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Old 03-13-2018, 04:14 PM
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Aww, I just missed HQ cuz I was posting on the AO
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Gahh I missed it too.

Btw collaborating and looking up answers on google are explicit NOT against the rules. The only thing against the rules is using multiple accounts for bots I think.
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being good at trivia != smart

and a lot of the questions are pretty tough. I've probably played 25-30 times, often with others and haven't won, and I'm reasonably good at trivia.
I'm not that smart, but I have a great memory so I am good at trivia. I have only answered 6 questions correctly on This game, I just quit because it was too hard. I figured I would need to bother friends on Facebook to get free passes and or have a group around to do well on it.
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I missed 2pm CDT and will miss 8pm for bridge but I'm excited to try this.
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Stop playing HQ trivia

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b0905433b3c20b

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After every other major investor in Silicon Valley bailed on the app for its questionable money-making abilities and the allegedly creepy behavior of its founder, Trump supporter and megalomaniacal seasteader Peter Thiel decided this was something he very much wanted to be a part of. According to an article posted on Recode last night, Thiel’s venture capital firm, Founders Fund, is planning to give the app $15 million in its latest round of fundraising.

As Select All noted earlier today, Thiel also gave $1.25 million to Donald Trump’s campaign — after the release of the “Access Hollywood” tape, which saw our president discussing his passion for grabbing women “by the pussy.” Thiel’s other hobbies have included financing a war against Gawker, where I worked until Thiel’s millions of dollars, disbursed in secret, finally suffocated the news outlet. And he recruited far-right troll Chuck Johnson “to recommend, vet and give something of a seal of approval to potential nominees from the so-called ‘alt-right’” to serve in the Trump administration, according to a report last year in Forbes. Evidence suggests their relationship may actually go back much further than that.

In case you’re still not convinced, in 2009, Thiel wrote that giving women the right to vote was bad for democracy. And while he bankrupted an entire company for writing things about him and his businesses that he didn’t like, Thiel, as a law student at Stanford, defended a fellow student’s right to scream, “F*****! F*****! Hope you die of AIDS!” ― in addition to, “Can’t wait until you die, f*****!”
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