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Panorama Challenge 11: Final Results!

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The 11th Annual Panorama Challenge was another rousing success despite the miserable N’oreaster/bomb cyclone snow, rain and wind extravaganza this year.  Thanks to all of you who braved the weather to join us for the fun!  The food was great, Batala was electrifying — as usual, and the questions were tricky — like they always…

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Panorama Challenge 11: Qs & As

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Thanks again to everyone who made this such a successful night for the City Reliquary, especially all of you who played the challenge and our hosts at the Queens Museum. Your Quizmaster, Jonathan   Here are all the evenings Questions and Answers: PCXI FIRST HALF MAZE, MAYS, LABYRINTH 1) Every fall the Queens County Farm…

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10th Annual Panorama Challenge: 2nd Half Q&As

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Here’s the second half Questions & Answers for the 10th Panorama Challenge  (again, any part of an answer in parentheses was not required, or was an alternate acceptable answer): MILLS MILLS MILLS 16) The mill, once here, was built at the water’s edge by a guy named Wolfert. It was operated by what regular force?…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Round 1 Questions & Answers

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Thanks again to all of you who came out to the Queens Museum to make it a great night! There were no perfect scores, but there were no 100% stumpers, unlike ‘Ota Benga’ from last year.  At least one team got each of the answers,  both Challenger & Pro. Congratulations to all! See you at…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Halftime Presidential Quiz

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Name any 4 Presidents for ONE POINT maximum. He saw Lincoln’s funeral procession from his family home in NYC. TEDDY ROOSEVELT He lived in the Bronx (Riverdale) as a boy. JFK ‘His Accidency’ got married in 1844 at Church of the Ascension on 5th Ave. JOHN TYLER He had 2 tickertape parades in NYC, but…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Round 2 Questions and Answers

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ROUND 2 All Saints 16 This Saintly Avenue runs north for over 4 miles, beginning here an area we ‘might’ call SoHoHoHo. Name the Saintly thoroughfare. SAINT NICHOLAS AVENUE The most famous poem about that saint came from a man whose father named this neighborhood. He named it after a London facility which is now…

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Final Results for the 9th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Congratulations to all the teams!  Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Panorama.  You helped raise money for a fantastic place, The City Reliquary, and everyone had a great time! (Right?) This year we did (as I had a feeling we might) went into ‘sudden death overtime’ as four Challenger teams had identical scores. …

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Panorama Challenge 8: Q&A Recap

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Thanks to all for participating in the 8th Annual Panorama Challenge.  Keep an eye out for next year’s date, we’d love to have you all back. This year included the very first Universal Stumper: Ota Benga.  The next toughest question was about Staten Island once having an NFL team. Your Quizmaster, Jonathan Turer FIRST ROUND…

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Final Scores: 8th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Congratulations to all! As usual, there were lots of great team names, close scores and smart guesses.  We hope to see you all back next year: same time, same place! Your Quizmaster, Jonathan Turer CHALLENGERS (best possible score = 30+3 halftime points) The Hunter Gatherers 29 New York is the World 28 The Elevated Nerds…

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7th Annual Panorama Challenge recap: Questions and Answers

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Thanks to all the teams who made it out to the Queens Museum!  (Scores will be posted separately.) PC7: FIRST ROUND  SHADOW TRAFFIC 1 Challengers: You’re stuck above a canal on this elevated “expressway” named… GOWANUS Pros: When it’s really bad Shadow Traffic says it’s backed up to this complex, called… INDUSTRY CITY 2 Challengers:…

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