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We have decided to continue updating the CIC as normal -- it's a source of entertainment for a lot of people, and to not do so would be to allow such acts to change us. It's only a tiny corner of the universe, but it's our corner. Thank you all for your e-mails, msgs, IMs and such. Those looking for people to commiserate during this time of crisis are welcome in #WingNut.

Trivia 3, Week 46 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Update ID

Here's Monday's trivia -- and my apologies for failing to post it earlier in the week.
Welcome to Game Three, Week Forty-Six 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. Have your answers in before this coming Sunday (September 16, 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.

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Answers to Questions for Week 45 (starting September 3, 2001):

Question 89: What was an obstacle Gwen Bowman struggled to overcome?
Answer: After being forced to shoot down fellow wingman Blizzard, Archer had trouble taking the lives of enemy pilots.

Question 90: What was a goal Mitchell Lopez tried to achieve?
Answer: Vaquero hoped to open up a cantina for old vets after the war was over.

Bonus 45: What was a fear that held back Thaddeus O'Brian?
Answer: O'Brian was the coward commanding officer of the Tarawa who nearly sacrificed the end run to Kilrah to save himself.

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New Questions for Week 46 (starting September 10, 2001):

Question 91: Who were two people that were on the ground during the initial McAuliffe Ambush?

Question 92: Who were two people that fought on the ground at Repleetah?

Bonus 46: Who were two people that fought face-to-face with the Nephilim (not in space craft)?

Submissions are due by September 16, 2001.

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Please email answers to ChrisReid@wcnews.com and do not post directly to the Newsgroup. Thanks.

Conquest Commentary Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Update ID

Beef sent in a chat transcript a few days back -- it's part of a public chat with Eric Peterson, producer of StarLancer and Conquest. Here's his confirmation regarding the Pegasus in-joke...
[16:39] Stormire: my favorite is the fighters screaming 'stay on target....'
[16:39] DaDakota: We have some hidden humor all through the game
[16:39] TK: hey jerrid
[16:39] Dazz: fied enemies coming up i like that saying :¬D
[16:39] beergod: you need to thank George Bush too
[16:39] Kilrathisoldier: The funny thing about Smirnoff, is that it is a drink in Russia! LOL!
[16:39] Dazz: fried
[16:39] DaDakota: Storm, our tribute to SW
[16:39] Beef: hehe 'loading navcom AI' =)
[16:39] Stormire: =) praise be
[16:39] GC-Shadow: and the battleships special science weapons is awesome
[16:39] DaDakota: Beef, our tribute to WC
[16:39] Vagamus: smirnoff ice? heh
[16:39] Beef: =)
[16:40] DaDakota: since no one saw the movie

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