December Trivia Challenge!!

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by debilorrah, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    The Challenge will take place Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6 pm PST, the official "Trivia Challenge" will begin. Two prizes this time, and they are:

    1st Place: 1 year Golden Feather Membership or a BYC 2011 Calendar ; and
    2nd Place: 6 month Golden Feather Membership !

    This contest will send you on a hunt to various parts of BYC and our sister sites!
    A few tips and rules:

    1. Open 2 or 3 windows (or use tabbed browsing if you have it). Keep one window open to the contest and use the other windows to search for your answers. The questions will all be posted right here in post #1. (You will be asked to post links, also known as URLs, as answers to some questions).

    2. Don’t post pictures or custom smilies, and only one or two regular smilies if you really must (we do not want to slow anyone down).

    3. Please number your answers so I can more easily find them and tally the score.

    4. One point for the correct answer – that’s it.

    5. Don’t edit your post once you've answered – that’s it, no more answers. If you change your mind you can post again. Edited posts will not count.

    6. One question will be posted at a time with three minutes in between each posted question. Sometimes I get behind, so please be patient. Whoever answers first with the correct answer will win the point. Whoever wins the most points WINS the prize!!

    7. Have FUN.... and good luck! ^_^

    To check your time zone: http://www.time.gov/timezone.cgi?Mountain/s/-7/java

    WINNERS:

    FIRST PLACE: Spring Chickens with 8 answers answered first and correctly
    Second Place: Punky Rooster with 5 first and correct answers!!!!

    Spring Chickens, PM TerrieLacy with your selection of the GFM or Calendar!!!! CONGRATS

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    1. How many days does a chicken egg normally take to hatch?
    21

    2. Post the link to the thread that shows pictures of member’s dogs sleeping in funny positions.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=426894

    3. What is a recommended supplement for stronger egg shells that comes from the sea?
    Oyster shell

    4. Name 2 of the distinguishing features that would indicate your chicken is a ROOSTER?
    Saddle, comb, crow, spurs, hackle

    5. Name all 3 BYC "sister" sites
    easygarden, sufficientself, backyardherds

    6. Who recently lost the most posts in the BYC post clean up?
    Kooshie

    7. Find and post the link to the BYC learning page on adding chickens to your flock.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/vie … your-flock

    8. Post the link to the recipe photo submission contest.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=419773

    9. Find the thread about Mahonri’s 2nd annual New Year’s Hatch and Contest and list the prizes.
    6 month GFM or 2011 calendar.

    10. where can you find the page of BYC sponsors - link here.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-supplies.html

    11. Post the link to the Chicken Glossary in the learning center.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-glossary.html

    12. Post a link to the NEW recipe section.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/recipes/

    13. List two ingredients for MissPrissy's Yogurt
    yogurt culture/milk/powdered milk

    14. Post a link to the announcement for the 2011 calendars.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=409255

    15. How much space is recommended per chicken inside the coop?
    4 sf

    16. Post a link to silkiechicken’s Progression through Incubation thread.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=261876

    17. What date did Nifty announce the new recipes sections?
    11/13/10

    18. Post a link to the page showing the new BYC Temporary tattoos for sale.
    http://coopedup.net/buy/index.php?route=product/category&path=57

    19. Link to the BYC breed page of the breed of chicken missing tail feathers.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=441

    20. Link to the BYC member page with the list of treats you should/should not feed chickens.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=2593-Treats_Chart
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2010
  2. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 20, 2010
    Ohio
    Yaaaaaaaaaay! A new contest!
     
  3. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    oo I wanna try Q please?
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:What would you like to know? The contest is set for this Sunday at 6:00 pm Pacific time.
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Poke.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    LOL!!! I wondered where this went! HAHAHA!~
     
  7. Ozchicken

    Ozchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like fun.

    So if I'm on AEST, then start time is your time plus 18 hours. Is that right?

    So if your time is Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 6 pm PST - then for me that would be Monday, Dec 13, 12.00 midday??

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2010
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Educate the uneducated please. What is AEST? I am sure your math is right.... Keep your eye on this post tomorrow, and I will be updating as it gets closer. We have some really good questions!!!
     
  9. ladytoysdream

    ladytoysdream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I understand the question.

    Okay for instance, I am in NY. If your contest starts at 6, it will be 3 for me.
    The USA is divided into 4 time zones. So it would be 3, 4, 5, 6 o'clock for start times.
    EST equals eastern standard time , but not sure with a A out in front of it.

    I'll try to remember the time to check this event out [​IMG]

    ++++++++++++++++++++++

    I do have a quick question myself....
    how do I edit my signature ?
    I have almost doubled my bird numbers.
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2010
  10. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    un... uhhhhhhh! I aint falling for that one again. Last time I did this I drove my partner bat ***t crazy, and nearly broke my computer! LOL Nice try happy fingers!
     

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