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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2010, 12:24:03 AM »

Darn, another one.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2010, 02:10:24 AM »

A challenge of sorts will be posted within the next couple of weeks or so to determine the winner. I'm a bit swamped with exams at the moment and I haven't thought of a challenge yet. It won't be anything like drawing me a picture or doing me some sort of favor but something everyone could participate in and have a fair chance of winning.


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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2010, 07:23:20 PM »

Alright, so I'm done with stressful exams so let's start the game. For the next week or so I'm going to post a question each day and the first person to answer correctly in the thread will receive a point. The time of day in which I post the question will be random. A tie breaker question will be posted if at the end a tie results. Today's question will be a bonus:

Name one thing special about April 20th.  ;D 2 points to whoever can tell me the special thing related to danboard that happened today.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2010, 08:07:19 PM »

I saw a picture of the bot with Suiseiseki green and red eyes. Plus, April 20th is the unofficial National Pot Smoker's Day. 4/20.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2010, 08:10:42 PM »

Only thing I could think of is that 4/20 is Weed day. ; 3;"
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2010, 08:30:07 PM »

Today is also Hitler's birthday. Oo
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2010, 08:47:20 PM »

4/20 is the day Danboard Cosplay Contest began.

And for the sake of Completeness...

Events
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1139 - 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
1505 - Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg
1551 - John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal
1650 - VOC-management sets new guidelines
1653 - Cromwell routes English parliament to house
1657 - Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet
1689 - The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
1702 - Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth
1715 - Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London
1770 - Capt Cook arrives in New South Wales
1775 - British begin siege of Boston
1777 - New York adopts new constitution as an independent state
1792 - France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia
1799 - Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod," premieres in Weimar
1799 - Napoleon issues a decree calling for establishing Jerusalem for Jews
1809 - Napoleon I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria
1810 - The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain.
1828 - René Caillié is first non-Muslim to enter Timbouctou.
1836 - Territory of Wisconsin created
1841 - 1st detective story (Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published
1853 - Harriet Tubman starts Underground Railroad
1861 - Battle of Norfolk, VA
1861 - Colonel Robert E Lee resigns from Union army
1861 - Robert E Lee resigns from Union army
1862 - The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.
1865 - Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens
1871 - 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)
1872 - SF Bar Association organized
1879 - 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London & Cyprus
1884 - Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry"
1888 - 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India
1894 - 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase
1896 - 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres in NYC
1898 - US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens
1902 - Marie & Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium
1903 - 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8
1903 - NY Highlanders play their 1st game, with Jack Chesbro losing 3-1 to Al Orth & Washington
1904 - George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London
1904 - Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis
1908 - 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2
1908 - Opening day of competition of the New South Wales Rugby League.
1910 - Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0
1910 - Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km
1912 - Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11
1912 - Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5
1914 - 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2
1914 - 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo
1916 - German-British sea battle off Belgian coast
1916 - Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) in Chicago opens, Cubs beat Cin Reds 7-6
1917 - Pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world")
1918 - Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims marking his final victories before his death the following day.
1919 - Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army
1920 - 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
1920 - Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate
1920 - Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio
1920 - Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama & Mississippi
1920 - Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0
1925 - 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6
1926 - 1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic
1931 - 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8
1931 - British House of Commons agrees for sports play on Sunday
1934 - Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police
1935 - "You're Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly)
1936 - 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8
1936 - Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine
1939 - New York World's Fair opens
1939 - Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double
1940 - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa
1941 - 100 German bombers attack Athens
1941 - Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps
1942 - German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
1942 - Heavy German assault on Malta
1943 - Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg
1944 - Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death
1944 - NFL legalizes coaching from bench
1945 - Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride
1945 - German occupiers flood Beemster & Fencer
1945 - Soviet troops enter Berlin
1945 - US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg
1945 - US forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
1946 - 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs
1946 - 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27
1947 - Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark
1948 - NYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents
1948 - Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit
1949 - Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California
1950 - Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League
1951 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1951 - Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators
1953 - 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51
1954 - "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances
1955 - "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs
1957 - 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05
1957 - Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway
1958 - Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM
1958 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open
1958 - Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
1958 - Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops
1959 - 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42
1960 - "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances
1961 - American Harold Graham makes 1st rocket belt flight
1962 - NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m
1962 - New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North
1962 - OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers
1963 - "Sophie" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances
1963 - -30] All Africa Conferences of Churches opens in Kampala Uganda
1964 - 68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belg in 2:19:59
1964 - 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools
1965 - People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid
1966 - WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting
1967 - French author Régis Debray caught in Bolivia
1967 - NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
1967 - US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon
1967 - US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
1967 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1967 - A Globe Air Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126.
1968 - Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM
1968 - S Afr Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed
1968 - English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial Rivers of Blood speech.
1969 - 23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope & 1776 win
1969 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1970 - 74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30
1970 - Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria
1970 - Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record
1971 - Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun"
1971 - US Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation
1972 - Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2
1972 - Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket
1973 - Canadian ANIK A2 becomes 1st commercial satellite in orbit
1974 - Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run"
1975 - 29th Tony Awards: Equus & Wiz win
1975 - 4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer
1975 - Penguins 1-Isles 3-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-1 lead
1976 - George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
1977 - Supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses
1977 - Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres
1978 - Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by Soviets in Russian airspace
1980 - Cubans begin to arrive in US from Mariel boatlift
1980 - Donna White wins LPGA Florida "Lady Citrus" Golf Tournament
1980 - Climax of Berber Spring in Algeria as hundreds of Berber political activists are arrested.
1981 - 10th Boston Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe of NZ in 2:26:46
1981 - 85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26
1981 - Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs
1981 - Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession
1982 - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
1983 - Pres Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
1983 - Rangers 2-Isles 7-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 3-2 lead
1983 - Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock
1983 - Soyuz T-8 is launched (lands 2 days later)
1984 - Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan
1985 - Carlos Lopes runs world record marathon (2:07:12)
1985 - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mark Williams
1985 - Karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean & jerk lift
1985 - ATF raid on The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord compound in northern Arkansas.
1986 - "Jerry's Girls" closes at St James Theater NYC after 139 performances
1986 - Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game
1986 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 - Vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland
1987 - 16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21
1987 - 91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50
1987 - Sri Lanka: Tamils shoot 122 Singalezen dead
1987 - US deports Karl Linnas, charged with nazi war crimes, to USSR
1988 - Balt Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21)
1988 - NJ Devils 1st playoff hat trick-Eric Broten
1988 - US accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians
1988 - Yanks HR 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke)
1990 - Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income
1990 - 8 2/3 inning perfect game pitched by Brian Holman of Oakland A's is spoiled by a home run hit by Ken Philips
1991 - "Les Miserables," opens at Odense Teater, Odense
1991 - 1st non stop flight Schiphol-Flamingo airport Bonaire
1991 - Mark Lenzi is 1st diver to score 100 pts on a dive (101.85)
1991 - Raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million
1992 - 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs
1992 - 21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43
1992 - 96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14
1992 - All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium
1992 - Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain
1992 - Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse
1992 - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
1993 - Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
1994 - Danny Harold Rolling, sentenced to death in Florida, for killing 5
1994 - Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed
1994 - Sohail & Inzamam make world record ODI partnership of 263
1994 - Space shuttle STS-59 (Endeavour 6), lands
1996 - Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season
1997 - "Gin Game," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances
1997 - "Present Laughter," closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
1997 - 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader
1997 - 27th Easter Seal Telethon raises $47,392,682
1997 - 58th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Hale Irwin
1997 - Cubs beat NY Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games
1997 - Karrie Webb wins LPGA Susan G Komen International
1997 - Myrtle Beach LPGA Classic
1997 - Nick Price wins golf MCI Classic
1997 - PGA Seniors Championship
1997 - Mark McGwire, is 4th to HR on Detroit Tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew, & Cecil Fielder)
1998 - TAME Boeing 727-200 chartered by Air France crashes into Cerro El Cable mountain after takeoff from Bogotá, Colombia, killing 53.
1998 - German terrorist group Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.
1999 - Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School located in Jefferson County, Colorado.
2004 - In Iraq, 12 mortars are fired on Abu Ghraib Prison by insurgents, killing 22 detainees and wounding 92.
2007 - Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.
2008 - Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2010, 08:48:47 PM »

Births
   * 571 – Muhammad, (traditional date) Prophet and founder of Islam (d. 632)
    * 702 – Jafar Sadiq, Shi'a Imam and Muslim scholar (d. 765)
    * 1494 – Johannes Agricola, German Protestant reformer (d. 1566)
    * 1586 – Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)
    * 1633 – Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)
    * 1646 – Charles Plumier, French botanist (d. 1704)
    * 1650 – William Bedloe, English informer (d. 1680)
    * 1668 – Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (d. 1739)
    * 1718 – David Brainerd, American missionary (d. 1747)
    * 1723 – Cornelius Harnett, American Continental Congress delegate (d. 1781)
    * 1727 – Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Belgian-born Austrian diplomat (d. 1794)
    * 1745 – Philippe Pinel, French physician (d. 1826)
    * 1808 – Napoleon III of France, Emperor of the French (d. 1873)
    * 1818 – Heinrich Göbel, German-born inventor (d. 1893)
    * 1826 – Dinah Craik, English author (d. 1887)
    * 1850 – Daniel Chester French, American sculptor (d. 1931)
    * 1851 – Young Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (d. 1875)
    * 1870 – Maulvi Abdul Haq, Pakistani scholar (d. 1961)
    * 1871 – Sydney Chapman, British economist and civil servant (d. 1951)
    * 1879 – Paul Poiret, French couturier (d. 1944)
    * 1882 – Holland Smith, U.S. General (d. 1967)
    * 1884 – Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1966)
    * 1889 – Albert Jean Amateau, Turkish-born businessman and activist (d. 1996)
    * 1889 – Adolf Hitler, German Nazi dictator (d. 1945)
    * 1890 – Maurice Duplessis, premier of Quebec (d. 1959)
    * 1893 – Harold Lloyd, American actor (d. 1971)
    * 1893 – Edna Parker, American supercentenarian (d. 2008)
    * 1893 – Joan Miró, Spanish painter (d. 1983)
    * 1895 – Emile Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
    * 1896 – Wop May, Canadian aviator (d. 1952)
    * 1896 – Henry de Montherlant, French writer (d. 1972)
    * 1904 – Bruce Cabot, American actor (d. 1972)
    * 1904 – George Stibitz, American scientist (d. 1995)
    * 1907 – Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, Haitian president (d. 1971)
    * 1908 – Lionel Hampton, American musician (d. 2002)
    * 1914 – Betty Lou Gerson, American actress (d. 1999)
    * 1915 – Joseph Wolpe, South African–born psychotherapist (d. 1997)
    * 1918 – Edward L. Beach, Jr., American naval officer, author (d. 2002)
    * 1918 – Kai Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
    * 1919 – Richard Hillary, Australian pilot and author (d. 1943)
    * 1920 – John Paul Stevens, American jurist
    * 1920 – Ronald Speirs, WWII Veteran (d. 2007)
    * 1921 – Janine Sutto, French-Canadian actress
    * 1923 – Mother Angelica, American nun and broadcaster
    * 1923 – Tito Puente, American musician (d. 2000)
    * 1924 – Leslie Phillips, English actor
    * 1924 – Nina Foch, Dutch-born American actress (d. 2008)
    * 1925 – Ernie Stautner, German-born American football player (d. 2006)
    * 1927 – Phil Hill, American race car driver (d. 2008)
    * 1927 – Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
    * 1928 – Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)
    * 1928 – Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer (d. 2003)
    * 1931 – John Eccles, 2nd Viscount Eccles, British businessman and peer
    * 1936 – Pat Roberts, American politician
    * 1937 – Antonios Kounadis, Greek discus thrower
    * 1937 – George Takei, American actor
    * 1939 – Peter S. Beagle, American author
    * 1939 – Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway
    * 1939 – Johnny Tillotson, American singer
    * 1941 – Ryan O'Neal, American actor
    * 1942 – Arto Paasilinna, Finnish writer
    * 1943 – John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor
    * 1943 – Edie Sedgwick, American actress (d. 1971)
    * 1945 – Michael Brandon, American actor
    * 1945 – Steve Spurrier, American football player and coach
    * 1946 – Julien Poulin, French Canadian actor
    * 1946 – Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver (d. 1982)
    * 1946 – Mel Winkler, American voice actor
    * 1947 – Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
    * 1947 – Ken Scott, English record producer and recording engineer
    * 1947 – Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
    * 1947 – David Leland, British actor, director and screenwriter
    * 1948 – Craig Frost, American musician (Grand Funk & Bob Seger)
    * 1948 – Gregory Itzin, American actor
    * 1948 – Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician
    * 1949 – Massimo D'Alema, 76th Prime Minister of Italy
    * 1949 – Veronica Cartwright, American actress
    * 1949 – Toller Cranston, Canadian figure skater and artist
    * 1949 – Jessica Lange, American actress
    * 1950 – Steve Erickson, American novelist
    * 1950 – Aleksandr Lebed, Russian general and politician (d. 2002)
    * 1950 – Chandra Babu Naidu, Indian politician
    * 1951 – Luther Vandross, American singer (d. 2005)
    * 1952 – Božidar Maljković, Serbian basketball coach
    * 1953 – Sebastian Faulks, British novelist
    * 1954 – Gilles Lupien, French-Canadian ice hockey player
    * 1955 – Don Pettit, American Astronaut and Inventor
    * 1956 – Beatrice Ask, Swedish politician
    * 1957 – Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-born Canadian actor
    * 1958 – Viacheslav Fetisov, Russian ice hockey player
    * 1959 – Clint Howard, American actor
    * 1961 – Don Mattingly, American baseball player
    * 1961 – Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor
    * 1961 – Barry Smolin, American radio host, writer, and musician
    * 1961 – Ralph Cirella, American radio personality
    * 1962 – Henry Joseph Nasiff Jr. (AKA: Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf), American radio personality (d. 2001)
    * 1963 – Maurício Gugelmin, Brazilian racing driver
    * 1963 – Aubrey de Grey, British biomedical gerontologist
    * 1964 – Crispin Glover, American actor
    * 1964 – Andy Serkis, English actor
    * 1964 – Rosalynn Sumners, American figure skater
    * 1965 – Kostas Hatzidakis, Greek politician
    * 1965 – Adrian Fernández, Mexican racing driver
    * 1965 – April March, American musician
    * 1966 – David Chalmers, Australian philosopher
    * 1967 – Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player
    * 1967 – Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater)
    * 1967 – Lara Jill Miller, American actress
    * 1968 – J. D. Roth, American game show host and television personality
    * 1970 – Shemar Moore, American actor
    * 1970 – Adriano Moraes, Brazilian rodeo performer
    * 1971 – Tina Cousins, English singer
    * 1971 – Carla Geurts, Dutch swimmer
    * 1971 – Allan Houston, American basketball player
    * 1972 – Carmen Electra, American actress
    * 1972 – Le Huynh Đuc, Vietnamese footballer
    * 1972 – Željko Joksimović, Serbian singer, songwriter and producer
    * 1972 – Stephen Marley, Jamaican musician
    * 1973 – Geoff Lloyd, British radio presenter
    * 1976 – Shay Given, Irish footballer
    * 1976 – Joey Lawrence, American actor
    * 1976 – Chris Mason, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
    * 1977 – Johnny "The Bull" Stamboli, professional wrestler
    * 1978 – Mirei Kuroda, Japanese gravure idol
    * 1979 – Quinn Weng, Taiwanese singer (Seraphim)
    * 1979 – Nathan Marquardt, American Mixed Martial Artist
    * 1980 – Jasmin Wagner, German singer
    * 1980 – Chris Duffy, American baseball player
    * 1981 – Matus Valent, male fitness model
    * 1983 – Danny Granger, American basketball player
    * 1983 – Terrence J, American television host
    * 1983 – Joanne King, Irish/English Actress
    * 1983 – Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel
    * 1984 – Tyson Griffin, American mixed martial artist
    * 1985 – Greg Lutzka, American Skateboarder
    * 1986 – Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (d. 2003)
    * 1987 – John Patrick Amedori, American actor


Deaths
   * 1176 – Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
    * 1314 – Pope Clement V (b. 1264)
    * 1521 – Zhengde, Emperor of China (b. 1491)
    * 1534 – Elizabeth Barton, English nun (executed)
    * 1558 – Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (b. 1485)
    * 1643 – Christoph Demantius, German composer (b. 1567)
    * 1703 – Lancelot Addison, English royal chaplain (b. 1632)
    * 1765 – Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674)
    * 1769 – Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawa
    * 1831 – John Abernethy, English surgeon (b. 1764)
    * 1873 – William Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
    * 1874 – Alexander H. Bailey, American politician (b. 1817)
    * 1887 – Muhammad Sharif Pasha, Egyptian statesman (b. 1826)
    * 1899 – Joseph Wolf, German artist (b. 1820)
    * 1912 – Bram Stoker, Irish author (b. 1847)
    * 1918 – Karl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1850)
    * 1929 – Prince Albert Wilhelm Heinrich of Prussia (b. 1862)
    * 1932 – Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician (b. 1858)
    * 1945 – Erwin Bumke, German jurist (b. 1874)
    * 1947 – King Christian X of Denmark (b. 1870)
    * 1951 – Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1873)
    * 1964 – Eddie Dyer, American baseball player (b. 1899)
    * 1977 – Sepp Herberger, German football coach (b. 1897)
    * 1982 – Archibald MacLeish, American poet and Librarian of Congress (b. 1892)
    * 1984 – Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer (b. 1943)
    * 1986 – Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer (b. 1916)
    * 1989 – Doru Davidovici, Romanian writer and fighter pilot (b. 1945)
    * 1991 – Steve Marriott, British singer and songwriter (Humble Pie) (b. 1947)
    * 1991 – Don Siegel, American film director (b. 1912)
    * 1993 – Cantinflas, Mexican comedian and actor (b. 1911)
    * 1994 – Jean Carmet, French actor (b. 1920)
    * 1996 – Christopher Robin Milne, son of A.A. Milne (b. 1920)
    * 1999 – Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (b. 1958)
    * 1999 – Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist and comedian (b. 1896)
    * 1999 – Eric David Harris, perpetrator of the Columbine High massacre (b. 1981)
    * 1999 – Dylan Klebold, perpetrator of the Columbine High massacre (b. 1981)
    * 1999 – Cassie Bernall, Columbine High School massacre victim (b. 1981)
    * 1999 – Rachel Joy Scott, Columbine High School massacre victim (b. 1981)
    * 2001 – Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
    * 2002 – Alan Dale, American singer (b. 1925)
    * 2003 – Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (b. 1908)
    * 2003 – Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
    * 2003 – Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1911)
    * 2005 – Fumio Niwa, Japanese novelist (b. 1904)
    * 2005 – Zygfryd Blaut, Polish football player (b. 1943)
    * 2007 – Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
    * 2007 – Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931).
    * 2007 – Fred Fish, a computer programmer on the GNU Debugger and "Fish disks" (b. 1952)
    * 2008 – VL Mike, American rapper (b. 1976)
    * 2008 – Monica Lovinescu, Romanian essayist, literary critic and journalist (b. 1923)
    * 2009 – Beata Asimakopoulou, Greek actress (b. 1932)


That, and it is 420, National Pot/Weed Day.

As you can see this is serious Business...
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #28 on: April 20, 2010, 10:33:29 PM »

Um...while I admire your attention to results...from what I remember, the contest was based on who got it right first. Not who had the most free time on their hands. So yeah, you win. All your other info, POINTLESS.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #29 on: April 20, 2010, 11:04:35 PM »

Yes I put it up with the assumed idea that it would be pointless, but of course I could not resist naming off virtually every important event that has occured on this date in known history. That and Wikipedia made listing them so easy =P
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #30 on: April 20, 2010, 11:30:03 PM »

Current tally:
SukebeStudios: +1 First to post a relevant answer
TC_X0_Lt_0X: +1 for EXTREME effort xD
KyuuBob: +1 Bonus day reply, also relevant answer
Aphaestus: +1 Bonus day reply, also relevant answer/-10 HITLER WAS A BAD, BAD MAN. D:<

Note: Just because it's THAT 4/20 does not mean I support it; let's keep this thread relatively family friendly? I knew people would post that as a response though. Ha ha ha.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #31 on: April 20, 2010, 11:47:06 PM »

Aphaestus: +1 Bonus day reply, also relevant answer/-10 HITLER WAS A BAD, BAD MAN. D:<

WOOOO, -9 pts!

I'm so good at failing XD
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #32 on: April 21, 2010, 12:13:54 AM »

WARNING: SHAMELESS PLUG

Official contest day [1]
I happen to know someone in real life who has posted in this thread. Find her/his Deviantart page and post a link to one of his/her deviations.

Criteria for points in today's challenge:
-Your answer won't count if it's a duplicate of any of the previous posts.
-3 points to first place, 2 to second place, 1 to third, -1 to 4th, and additional negative points to additional answer posts (General discussion does not count, so don't be afraid to comment on what you see if you've already used up your try.)
-1 try per person, negative points rule applies
-Bonus: By observing his/her gallery, guess what character I will be cosplaying this year at Fanime (1 try per person, does not count toward negative points rule) [2 points]

The previous question is still active by the way to those who missed the bonus run. I'll be accepting answers until the next question is posted. Previous question: Name one thing special about April 20th. 2 points to whoever can tell me the special thing related to danboard that happened today (4/20/2010).

As far as I'm concerned, no one answered correctly for the 2 point bonus

Good luck!
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #33 on: April 21, 2010, 12:52:42 AM »

Aphaestus has a DeviantArt, and he has a photo in it with the Danboard Cosplay, mentioning it is his friend, So I am to assume the answer is Danboard.
I assume it is alright to mention the person sense the link will be posted and bring everyone else to his DeviantArt giving AutoAnswers.

Link: http://aphaestus.deviantart.com/art/Sniper-Rifle-WIP-153984292

And as to the bonus, you will be cosplaying as a TF2 Sniper, as can be figured by the TF2 Sniper Prop and the Kukri Deviation, which is also for the TF2 Sniper Cosplay, mentions it is being made for a friend.
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2010, 01:14:24 PM »

Official contest day [2]:
Note: You DO NOT have to go to this location.

If you take the Alum Rock/Mountain View light rail from the convention center, you will eventually stop at the Japantown/Ayer station. Heading north from the station and turning right onto Jackson puts you straight in Japantown. Down the street are a few restaurants but what I'm interested in is the grocery store. Name this grocery store for 2 points.

On a side note, this place sells decent bento lunches for $4.99 exactly. I often go there for lunch.  :D
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2010, 03:28:02 PM »

The Nijiya Market ♥
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #36 on: April 22, 2010, 07:15:35 PM »

Current tally:
SukebeStudios:1 pt
TC_X0_Lt_0X:1 +5 for yesterday's question+bonus = 6pts
KyuuBob:1 pt
Aphaestus:1 pt
LOVE.SAE: +2pts for Nijiya Market

We still have until April 29th for the final question so it's still anybody's game. Check back tomorrow for the next question. :D
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2010, 09:57:15 PM »

HAHAHA TRUE DOMINATION!!!
Just some Calculations, If we assume an average of 3.5 points per question each day, multiply by 10, the the total points left would be 35. So all I need is to obtain ~16 to gain majority.
Of course these are all assumptions...
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #38 on: April 23, 2010, 10:18:58 AM »

And the battle of the Cardboard Suit wages on and shall forever be remembered in everyones hearts and soul
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Re: Free Cardboard Robot Costume Giveaway
« Reply #39 on: April 23, 2010, 08:13:25 PM »

Official contest day [3]:

I hope you're decent in math for this one.

You dig a hole 3' x 4' x 6'. How much dirt is in the hole? [1 pt]

Bonus: If the blue man lives in the blue house, the green man in the green house, the red man in the red house, then who lives in the white house? [1 pt]

{I know these questions are easy but I don't spend my entire day thinking of questions for you to answer.  :-X}
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