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Old Feb 14 2006, 12:18 AM   #2
ghyle
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Default Re: General Pern trivia

Judging by the response (rather, the lack of it) this month's contest hasn't exactly worked. I am going to post up the answers anyway, for those mildly interested or no.

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1) We all know the name of the owner of Sariel's Guide to Pern; spell 'it'.

A: I - T

2) List up to four short stories of Pern, by Anne McCaffrey.

A: "The Smallest Dragonboy"; "The Girl Who Heard Dragons"; "The Impression"; "Survey: P.E.R.N.c"; "The Ford of Red Hanrahan"; "The Second Weyr"; "Dolphin's Bell"; "Rescue Run"; "Runner of Pern"; "Ever the Twain"; "Beyond Between" <http://pern.srellim.org/stories.htm>

3) In 2001, who was photographed whilst he or she bowed down to Master Sariel?

A: Apprentice Achivist R'jor (aka Corsaith) <http://pern.srellim.org/dc2001/dc2001_pics3.htm>

4) The only blue to appear in The Masterharper of Pern belongs to whose wing?

A: Mnementh's <http://pern.srellim.org/cast/mhop2.htm#dragons>

5) What is the fifth book in Sariel's suggested reading order?

A: Dragondrums <http://pern.srellim.org/readorder.htm>

6) In what turn does Orlith become the senior queen at Fort Weyr?

A: 1549 <http://pern.srellim.org/time.htm>

7) Sariel's Guide to Pern first went live on what date?

A: 12 October 1998 <http://pern.srellim.org/about.htm>

8) In an poll conducted in April 2000, who was the third most hated man?

A: M'tani <http://pern.srellim.org/poll_results.htm>

9) Whose name rhymes with "Merry Hell!"

A: Sariel (of course!) <http://pern.srellim.org/sariel.htm>

10) What sort of cake did Anne get in Alaska, on her birthday?

A: a "White Dragon" cake <http://pern.srellim.org/tidbit.htm>

11) In what month was the latest observation by Sariel made?

A: October <http://pern.srellim.org/insights.htm>

12) Who organised Sariel's mastery, and what is his or her name on MOM?

A: Elrhan aka Hans <http://pern.srellim.org/master.htm>

13) What two novels are set in the eigth interval?

A: Dragonflight; The Masterharper of Pern <http://pern.srellim.org/chrono.htm>

14) Who re-invented the abacus?

A: Jemmy <http://www.pern.nl/pe/a1.htm>

15) According to Hans, If you are are Pern lover you must have visited what site (more than once)?

A: Sariel's Guide to Pern <http://www.pern.nl/pe/s1.htm>

16) Who is the only known grandparent of Robinton, and on which side (maternal or paternal) does he or she make an appearance?

A: Roblyn of Pierie Hold; paternal <http://www.pern.nl/bloodlines/pedigree3.htm>

17) Who is F'lar's mother?

A: Larna of Benden Weyr <http://www.pern.nl/bloodlines/pedigree1.htm#pc_f'lessan>

18) What is the first line of the special announcement about the Pern Museum?

A: "Sorry, the Pern Museum has not opened its doors yet." <http://www.pern.nl/museum/museum.htm>

19) What are the two curse words listed that start with the letter 'b'?

A: begreened; benighted <http://www.pern.nl/archives/sayings.htm>

20) In what book does the watchwher song appear?

A: Dragonflight <http://www.pern.nl/archives/pernpoetry.htm>

21) Who wrote "Pern: a Cultural Analysis"?

A: David M. Shea <http://www.pern.nl/library/pernbooks.htm>

22) To which people is the the Pern Museum & Archives dedicated?

A: Anne McCaffrey; General Cherry Duff <http://www.pern.nl/general/dedicati.htm>

23) Name two major contributors to the Pern Museum & Archives.

A: Cheryl Miller aka Sariel; Anneli Conroy aka Journeywoman Ilenna; Becki Stacy aka Menai <http://www.pern.nl/general/aboutsite.htm>

24) In what country can you normally find Elrhan the Archivist?

A: the Netherlands <http://www.pern.nl/pe/e1.htm>

25) Which fire lizard has a name that was also shared by Ghyle's first (and last) pet cat?

A: Emmet <http://www.pern.nl/pe/e1.htm>

Tie-breaker: In 25 words or less, who do we all love?

A: Anne McCaffrey (who else?)
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