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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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Panorama Challenge 7: Team Scores

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Congratulations to everyone who came out to play.    See you next year at the Queens Museum! Challengers Ad Hoc 31 Hostile Hostels 29 Muppets 28 Abstract Expressionists 28 The Fighting Fiorellos 26 Jay Walkers 26 The Van Wycks 25 Dirty Rat Bastards 25 Magic Garden 25 The Newtoners 23 The Below-the-Belts 23 Clueless 23…

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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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Questions & Answers from the 6th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Here’s all the questions from the Challenge. ROUND 1   BRIDGES AND WRITERS 1 This was once the longest suspension bridge in the world (BROOKLYN BRIDGE) Which 19th century poet wrote about the commute before the bridge was built? (WALT WHITMAN) Skyline photo by joiseyshowaa on Flickr 2…

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6th Annual Panorama Challenge Scores

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the Challenge.  See you back at the Panorama next year! PRO 1st Place: Committee on Manifest Errors: 64 2nd Place: Civic Virtue: 62 3rd Place 3-way Tie : Astoria Aces: 61 5 Boro Thoroughs: 61 The Board of Estimates: 61   Next to Normal: 57 Brooklyn Bridegrooms: 56…

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895,000 buildings and Robert Moses: the New York Panorama and the 6th Annual Panorama Challenge

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In 1964, New York City hosted its second World’s Fair in 25 years – and the fair had companies like US Steel contributing iconic structures, some of which became part of NY’s Outer Borough Skyline – like the 120 foot high stainless steel Unisphere. If you’ve ever traveled to or from Laguardia Airport or been…

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Fourth Annual Panorama Challenge Answers and Scores!

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Brought to you by LUNY!, the CR, and the QMA. On Friday night we hosted the 4th Annual Panorama Challenge at the Queens Museum in Flushing-Meadows Corona Park. It was a blast! Over 250 people came to try and answer obscure geographical…

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