It's time for another episode of agwc/CIC trivia! Check our old scores here, and answer the new questions below. As always, send your answers to Chris.
Welcome to Game Three, Week Sixteen Trivia. We play each week. Every Monday two main questions and one bonus question are posted to alt.games.wing-commander and listed at the CIC. Please email answers to CReid1701@aol.com or ChrisReid@wcnews.com. Be sure to include a name you would like to be known under for the Scoreboard that will be up soon. Have your answers in before this coming Sunday (February 18, 2001) to ensure your answers are recorded. Answers submitted early may be returned and you may be able to fix incorrect answers, time permitting. Main questions answered correctly are good for 5 points, bonuses good for 3.
Answers to Questions from Week 15 (starting February 4, 2001):
Question 29: Who was a companion of Christopher Blair that was near retirement in the 2650's?
Most Popular Answer: James Taggart
Question 30: Who was a companion of Christopher Blair that was near retirement in the 2660's?
Most Popular Answer: Elizabeth Norwood
Bonus 15: Who was a companion of Lance Casey that was near retirement in the 2670's?
Most Popular Answer: Christopher Blair
New Questions for Week 16 (starting February 12, 2001):
Question 31: What was a Confederation ship taken over by Pilgrims in the 2650's?
Hint: One had a functional modern hopper drive
Question 32: What was a Confederation ship taken over by Kilrathi in the 2650's?
Hint: One had a prototype Rapier squadron
Bonus 16: What was a Confederation station taken over by Confederate rogues in the 2660's?
Hint: One had a connection to a prototype Crossbow squadron
Submissions are due by February 18, 2001.
Please email answers to ChrisReid@wcnews.com and do not post directly to the Newsgroup.
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