Think Different 14: Japan

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 10:27 pm

6. Name a battleship commissioned by Japan which saw combat during the Russo-Japanese War while in Japanese service.

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Asahi (1)
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Hatsuse (1)
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Mikasa (1)
Nydauron

Yashima (2)
Tailsfan101
AstroClarinet

DROP (1)
sciolyperson1

SHEEP (1)
stenopushispidus
malikaow1004

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Sapporo
hippo9

Jerry
k1208438

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Fuji
Shikishima
Chin Yen

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 10:33 pm

7. Name a Shinkansen line. This excludes the mini-Shinkansen.

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San'yō Shinkansen (2)
malikaow1004
AstroClarinet

Jōetsu Shinkansen (2)
Tailsfan101
Nydauron

Kyushu Shinkansen (3)
jaspattack
scuffed
stenopushispidus

Hokkaido Shinkansen (1)
sciolyperson1

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Sapporo
hippo9

Jerry
k1208438

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Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Tōhoku Shinkansen
Hokuriku Shinkansen

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 10:35 pm

8. Name a city which has held the title of being the capital of Japan since the start of the Nara period.

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Kuni-kyō (3)
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AstroClarinet

Naniwa-kyō (1)
Nydauron

Nagaoka-kyō (1)
sciolyperson1

Heian-kyō/Kyōto (1)
malikaow1004

Tōkyō (2)
scuffed
stenopushispidus

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hippo9

Jerry
k1208438

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Heijō-kyō
Fukuhara-kyō

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 10:37 pm

9. Name one of the three Japanese written scripts in modern use.

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Kanji (1)
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Katakana (2)
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DROP (5)
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malikaow1004
AstroClarinet
Nydauron
stenopushispidus

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Sapporo
hippo9

Jerry
k1208438

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Hiragana

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 10:40 pm

10. Name an incident involving a Japan Airlines-operated aircraft which directly caused at least one human fatality.

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Flight 90 (Kikyo) (1)
Tailsfan101

Flight 471 (Akan) (2)
Nydauron
AstroClarinet

Cargo Flight 8054 (1)
jaspattack

Flight 715 (2)
sciolyperson1
malikaow1004

Flight 350 (1)
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Jerry
k1208438

Flight 351
stenopushispidus
(No fatalities)

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Flight 301 (Mokusei)
Ginza
Flight 446 (Hida)
Flight 404
Flight 123

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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by HugoTroop » November 22nd, 2020, 11:13 pm

FINAL SCORES

10 - k1208438 with 150 points
9 - hippo9 with 138 points
8 - stenopushispidus with 31 or 45 points (depending on the technicality)
7 - AstroClarinet with 21 points
6 - Tailsfan101 with 20 points
5 - scuffed with 19 points
T3 - jaspattack and malikaow1004 with 17 points
2 - Nydauron with 16 points
and in first place, sciolyperson1 with 13 points!

Also, if our two 'joke submissions' are excluded, Tailsfan101 and scuffed would have tied for 5th with 19 points, and jaspattack and Nydauron would have tied for 2nd with 16 points.

Thanks everyone for playing!
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Re: Think Different 14: Japan

Post by k1208438 » November 23rd, 2020, 6:22 pm

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