Oh, guys, I'm so sorry.

I was answering questions on my tablet tonight instead of my laptop, and as I thought I was posting the answers, I hit something that said I wanted to delete the whole thread. And since it was waiting on me to post, and I wasn't used to doing this on the tablet, I clicked OK. And then it stalled, I realized what I'd done, and hit Cancel! Cancel! as often as I could...but it was too late. The thread was gone -- not just the post, but the entire thread -- and I don't see any way of bringing it back. I'm going to email Ning's support team to see if there's any way of retrieving it, but I think it's gone. 

In the meantime, all I can do is apologize profusely. Using my laptop, before I do any more damage. I'm so sorry, guys. Believe me when I say I'm mortified.

I'll recap the questions I've been asked down below, so we can proceed, but hopefully I'll get word from Ning on whether anything can be done in the next day or so. 

Rob

OK, since Luke had the foresight to keep a copy of the rules handy, I can reproduce them here...in bold!

I thought this game might work. The player holding the chair selects a character. The challenge for the other players is to guess who the character is. They get twenty questions.

 

All questions have to have to be framed so as to allow the answer "Yes" or "No". The chair can give extra information if he or she chooses, and frame an appropriate response if neither answer fits.

 

Players may only ask a fifth consecutive question if four hours have passed since their last one. (Since the guess, not the answer.) The first player to guess the answer takes the chair.

 

Only characters that have made at least two appearances are eligible. So Franklin Storm is, but not Tomazooma. Only characters that first appeared in US comic books are eligible. So not Captain Britain, Dick Tracy, Tarzan, Thor.

 

(revisions made to rules)




Views: 4752

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

It's not a problem, as it wasn't a thread one could read back through, and I've kept a list of the characters picked so far in a separate thread. Google has a cache of at least the first page. This was the intro post:

I thought this game might work. The player holding the chair selects a character. The challenge for the other players is to guess who the character is. They get twenty questions.

 

All questions have to have to be framed so as to allow the answer "Yes" or "No". The chair can give extra information if he or she chooses, and frame an appropriate response if neither answer fits.

 

Players may only ask a fifth consecutive question if four hours have passed since their last one. (Since the guess, not the answer.) The first player to guess the answer takes the chair.

 

Only characters that have made at least two appearances are eligible. So Franklin Storm is, but not Tomazooma. Only characters that first appeared in US comic books are eligible. So not Captain Britain, Dick Tracy, Tarzan, Thor.

 

(revisions made to rules)

Thanks, Luke! I'll go add these to the opening post. I'm glad you preserved these!

And for some reason I started this post twice. I'm going to delete the other once I reproduce the facts about the latest subject here. 

Anyway, here's what we've learned before I set things disastrously off-course. It's a DC character.

The character is:

Not male

Part of a team (not a formal one, but close enough for horseshoes)

Has appeared post-Rebirth

Does not have a color, bird, or animal in her name. (Although, come to think of it, you might say she has one of those things in her name after all. If you couldn't spell.)

By one widely accepted definition, did not debut in the Silver Age. But probably close enough for horseshoes.

Did not debut between 1965 and 1986.

And there's one other question I was asked that I can't remember, so let's call it 6 questions so far. 

Again, guys, I'm so embarrassed and sorry about this. 

Is the character a female villain?

Is she more known as a Barman villain?

I mean of course - Is she known as a Barman villain?

(Fumble Fingers indeed!)

Richard Mantle said:

Is she more known as a Barman villain?

7) She's not a villain, nor 8) a Batman villain.

Did the character debut before the appearance of Showcase #4 in 1956?

9) Did the character debut before the appearance of Showcase #4 in 1956?

She did.

My fourth question: Is the team a team of only two persons?

10) yep, she's part of a duo!

Is she part of a non-costumed duo?

Is her name on the feature?

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Groups

Latest Activity

Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Superman and his parents BEFORE they became his parents!"
19 minutes ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion All in Color for a Dime
"I can't say about that, but Thomas is on record about borrowing certain aspects of…"
1 hour ago
MethodEng replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'm almost certain I've posted this one before under a different context, and I probably…"
1 hour ago
doc photo replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion All in Color for a Dime
"I am a day behind on my reading. Regarding Roy's essay - he mentions a Fawcett character…"
2 hours ago
ClarkKent_DC replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The hallmark of George Pérez is that he always went the extra mile, especially when he…"
2 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion All in Color for a Dime
"For the ads. 10. "The Second Banana Heroes" by Ron Goulart As with Roy Thomas's…"
3 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Swamp Thing
"ISSUE #76: (The title means "Adoration of the Earth.") The issue opens with the Phantom…"
3 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My only concern with "classrooms" is that there might not be enough of them (we might end…"
3 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Steve:  Here's the new information to update the top-of-discussion index.  Link to…"
4 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's the traditional image of Batman with his parents... ...and an unusually different take…"
4 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Little Audrey and her mother"
4 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
"THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FLIGHT 412 (1974): "A flight wing of the Air force has been experiencing…"
5 hours ago

© 2022   Captain Comics, board content ©2013 Andrew Smith   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service