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Many things are a mystery to me. I thought the collective wisdom of the 'geek might be able to solve these for me...

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1. Board Game: Bohemian Rhapsody [Average Rating:6.00 Unranked]
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In the opening of the Queen song, the singer-character tells his mama that he just killed a man.

Whom did he kill, and why?
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2. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:288] [Average Rating:7.22 Unranked]
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Where did the people settling Catan come from? Why did they leave their old homes? Is it true they were evicted for unspeakable depravity? And is the robber really a bad guy, or is he just an agent of a bank back home repossessing goods for unpaid loans?
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3. Board Game: A Game of Thrones (first edition) [Average Rating:7.27 Overall Rank:325]
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Who will be the last surviving character?
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4. Board Game: Dodge the Daleks [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Were the Daleks evil machine-clones made from R2D2? Or was R2D2 just a defective Dalek? And how did C3PO figure in to this?
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5. Board Game: Rush [Average Rating:4.33 Unranked]
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At the end of Rush's 2112 song "Grand Finale", somebody announces "We have assumed control" and the song ends.

Were the powers assuming control better or worse than the Priests of the Temples of Syrinx?
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6. Board Game: Bottle Dice [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Who put that ship in the bottle and why?

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7. Board Game: Twin Peaks Murder Mystery Game [Average Rating:4.26 Unranked]
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What was that all about anyway?
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8. Board Game: Hitchhiker's Quest for the Galaxy [Average Rating:8.00 Unranked]
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What was the Ultimate Question anyway?
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9. Board Game: Klingon Armada [Average Rating:7.48 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.48 Unranked]
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If somebody said "Let the Wookie win" to a Klingon, would the Klingon agree? And if not, who would win a Wookie-Klingon fight?
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10. Board Game: New York [Average Rating:6.65 Overall Rank:2971]
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Why is New York not the capital of New York?
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11. Board Game: The Anyville Horror [Average Rating:4.29 Unranked]
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Why do people stay in clearly haunted houses???
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12. Board Game: Pocket Civ [Average Rating:6.67 Overall Rank:2861]
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Why can't I find dress pants that have real back pockets!? They always have faux back pockets.

They take the time to put pockets on the pants that are about half an inch deep and sewed together! WTF even is that!? I WANT REAL POCKETS!
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13. Board Game: Humpty Dumpty's Wall Game [Average Rating:5.23 Overall Rank:13823]
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If I ask you "What IS Humpty Dumpty?"

Chances are you'll tell me he's an egg.

I've only ever seen drawings of him (I assume him) as an egg.

Take a look at that picture. Egg.

The rhyme:

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the King's horses and
All the King's men
Couldn't put Humpty together again.

Where the F*#k does it say he's a freaking EGG!!!







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14. Board Game: Ultra-Quick College Hoops [Average Rating:7.17 Unranked]
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15. Board Game: Meatgrinder [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:9459]
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What won't Meatloaf do for love?
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16. Board Game: Hole [Average Rating:5.50 Unranked]
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Why do they tell you to "drink by date on bottom of can" when they don't give you a hole down there?

(I'm sure I've already asked this elsewhere on the geek, but it's still an unsolved mystery!)
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17. Board Game: Pop Corn [Average Rating:8.00 Unranked]
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Why did Jimmy crack corn? And what made him earnestly believe that I'd care?
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18. Board Game: Angry Birds: Knock on Wood [Average Rating:4.62 Overall Rank:15698]
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Why do birds suddenly appear everytime you are near?

Yeah, you're welcome for that earworm. If it makes you feel better, it's in my head too.
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19. Board Game: Bop It! Smash [Average Rating:4.50 Unranked]
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Did they ever find out Who put the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp? The ram in the rama lama ding dong? The bop in the bop shoo bop shoo bop? The dip in the dip da dip da dip?

I hear they've been looking for him for over 50 years.
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20. Board Game: Through the Desert [Average Rating:7.05 Overall Rank:434]
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What kind of an idiot goes all the way through the desert without naming his horse?
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21. Board Game: Why Did the Chicken...? [Average Rating:6.12 Overall Rank:4685]
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Why did the chicken cross the road?
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22. Board Game: Why [Average Rating:5.70 Overall Rank:11867]
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I know someday you'll have a beautiful life.
I know you'll be a star in someone else's sky.
BUT WHY, WHY, WHY, CAN'T IT BE MINE????
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23. Board Game: All-Star Baseball [Average Rating:5.79 Overall Rank:10801]
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What is the name of the team Who plays for?
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24. Board Game: Mix-max [Average Rating:4.72 Overall Rank:15224]
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What happens if you actually dial 1-900-MIX-A-LOT?
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25. Board Game: Game of Goose [Average Rating:3.33 Overall Rank:15780]
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Why isn't the collective noun for mongoose, mongeese? Furthermore why is a larger group not known as a gaggle of mongeese? Also why don't they call a baby mongoose a mongosling?
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