Welcome to Game Three, Week Forty-Eight 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 30, 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 for Week 47 (starting September 17, 2001):
Question 93: What were two specific acts that made the Confederation declare war on the Kilrathi Empire?
Most Popular Answers Included: The destruction of the explorer TCS Iason as part of the official first contact and the destruction of the orphan transport Anna Magdalena after five years of raids and piracy.
Question 94: What were two specific apparent acts that made the Confederation consider declaring war on the Union of Border Worlds?
Most Popular Answers Included: The destruction of the medical transport Amadeus by unmarked fighters and the destruction of the Orlando Deport by Seether claiming to be part of the UBW.
Bonus 47: What was one reason the Confederation went to war with the Pilgrim Alliance?
Most Popular Answer: After launching an assault on Titan, the Pilgrim Alliance launched a large strike on the Confed base at Celeste. Confed declared war shortly thereafter.
New Questions for Week 48 (starting September 17, 2001):
Question 95: What senior veteran pilot rallied the survivors of the TCS Tiger's Claw after her destruction and escorted them to safety?
Question 96: Which member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff survived a Kilrathi suicide bombing which ended the false armistice of 2668?
Bonus 48: Who was the first seasoned Excalibur pilot to survive a recon mission into the Kilrah System after the initial Nephilim Invasion in 2681?
Submissions are due by September 30, 2001.
Please email answers to ChrisReid@wcnews.com and do not post directly to the Newsgroup. Thanks.