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|The second batch of themed quizzes are over. Judging by the scores, they were slightly tougher than the average quiz.
Stay tuned for new themes coming up later. But for now here are the scores for the past 4 weeks themes:
|A new batch of 4 all new themed quizzed have been compiled and are coming up later this month.|
On week 12 we kick off the batch with some twisted metal in the theme "Car crashes".
As last time, no rules, scoring or anything will change. The quiz will be exactly the same as always, and identifying one screenshot will not help you identifying another.
|I think itís fair to say that week 46 was the week of the sequels. It is rarely seen that sequels contribute as many wrong answers as they did this week.|
The shot from the third installment of A Nightmare on Elm Street aka Dream Warriors, had 153 guesses on Freddy movies, 120 spot on, 19 on the original and 14 various other Freddy flicks, thatís 21% hit Ďn miss.
Of cause the shot is from the TV-room of the psychiatric institution, where Freddy gives Jennifer her big break on prime time television.
The same goes for Scream, but this time itís a lot more memorable shot and from the first installment. 227 guesses on Scream movies but only 6% misses + a few answers for various Scary Movies.
The answers for The Mummy is a bit more interesting, 329 got the series ID correct, but 20% went for the wrong Mummy. Usually when this only happens if the shot is from an installment down the line, like the Freddy movie and people go for the original as a safe bet.
But this time the shot was from the first movie, but 64 answers went to the 2nd, The Mummy Returns (and 2 for The Scorpion King). I know there are lot of sand in both movies, but as far as I remember, the face in the sandstorm effect only occurs in the first movie.
This brings me back to something Iíve contemplated since the very first quiz, how to reward people for identifying the series but getting the number wrong and would that be fair?
I bet a lot you knew that shot 2 was from a Freddy movie right away but had to think pretty hard to get the correct one. Until I get some kind of epiphany the scores for sequels wont chance and youíll just have to think extra hard every time the shot comes from a series of movies :)
Grats to every who scored this week especially those who didnít fall into the sequel traps.
|Iíll be going on vacation next week, to a far away country with no Internet connection, none that I can promise to get my hands on anyway.|
Therefore the scores for the quiz of week 28 will be a little more than a week delayed, week 29 will also be delayed for about a day or so.
New quizzes and answers will appear on time as usual, but the scores and spell checking will have to wait till I return. The Hall-o-fame wonít be updated either.
Update: Travelplans have been changed sligthly and scores and everything for week 28 will be updated at the usual time. Week 29 will still be delayed a day or so.