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Traditionally, Worldcons hold at-con trivia contests,
sometimes between competing teams, sometimes between competing
individuals. Noreascon will be taking this a step further by posting a
trivia contest here on its website. The questions will be more
difficult than those asked at an at-con trivia contest since anyone who
chooses to participate will be able to spend time looking up the
All entries must be turned in no later than 6:00 PM on
Saturday September 4, at the Info Desk in the ConCourse. The winners
will be announced in the at-con newsletter on Sunday, September 5 with
prizes awarded on Sunday.
- Entries may be completed by either individuals or
- Prize(s) will be awarded per entrant. If a team enters,
it will be up to them to determine how to divide their prize(s).
- The winner will be the entrant with the most correct
answers. In case of a tie, the winner will be selected by random
- Entries must be received at the Info Desk in the
ConCourse no later than 6:00 PM on Saturday, September 4.
- All official entrants must be members (attending or
supporting) of Noreascon 4.
- Gordon van Gelder: A Two Year Subscription to the
Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
- John O'Neill: One year subscription to Black Gate
- Plus a membership from
2005 Worldcon, and other prizes from Off World Designs and the Secret
How can you be sure your copy of Isaac Asimov's
Foundation and Empire is a true first?
Which film or television series includes a recreation of
Georges Méliès's 1902 film Le voyage dans la
Which magazine's first published fiction began with the
Smiley of the Bunco squad was a large young man, built somewhat on the
scale of a Norse hammer-thrower, and he did not like appearing in
public in his stocking feet.
Which novel is framed by a letter from Robert Walton to
his sister, Margaret Saville?
On what date were long distance phone call charges
In what year did Chewbacca receive a medal which matched
those given to Luke Skywalker and Han Solo at the end of Star
Wars: A New Hope?
What is the connection between Gollum in The Return
of the King and Rukh in The Last Unicorn?
What is the home planet to the only alien race in Isaac
Asimov's Foundation universe?
In an alphabetical list of all cities to host a worldcon,
which city appears at number ten?
Which science fiction author was born in Lexington,
Which science fiction author held patents for tracer
What issue of which magazine has an author line-up of E.E.
"Doc" Smith, Vic Phillips, Colin Keith, Robert Arthur, Webster Craig,
and Malcolm Jameson?
Who promises Any Place in Spacein 5 Minutes?
Besides their profession, what do Karol Bobko, Anthony
England, Manley L. Carter, Jr., James S. Voss, Kathryn C. Thornton, and
Kent V. Rominger have in common?
Who received his first Hugo Award at a Windycon?
Who was once known as 8XK40367?
What was Delbert Guyne, Ph.D., D.D., proprietor of?
By what title is Hogan Zimri Marek Gwernach better
Where did the dirigible Arrowhead fly?
In what country would a person find Fuddlecumjig, View
Halloo, Swing City, and Ruby Imp's Cavern?
Which craft had the registry number T-1339?
On what date was Victoria Luczak's funeral?
Who wrote about the detective David Silver?
Whose first published story features Professor Barry
Name the books/stories from which these lines come:
Memory dived down and perched on the rock which had
once been the Giant Ingolf. "It's a long story," he said.
The legend of Jacurutu contained no story of the
cistern poisoned, but it might have been.
When he had drained the cup he was drinking, Golias
looked at Beowulf. "Think it's time to make our beds?"
But one thing is certain. Man himself, at the very
least, is music, a brave theme that makes music also of its vast
accompaniment, its matrix of storms and stars. Man himself in his
degree is eternally a beauty in the eternal form of things. It is very
good to have been man. And so we may go forward together with laughter
in our hearts, and peace, thankful for the past, and for our own
courage. For we shall make after all a fair conclusion to this brief
music that is man.
In those days, far south in Calormen on a little creek
of the sea, there lived a poor fisherman called Arsheeh, and with him
there lived a boy who called him Father.
About forty years ago a French scientist and
philosopher named Jacques Monod wrote, "Man knows at last that he is
alone in the indifferent immensity of the universe, whence he has
emerged by chance."
Every Sunday ministers and priests took to their
pulpits to proclaim that Jesus was the only Messiah, and every Sunday
there were a few less people in their congregations. A thousand authors
and biographers tackled the enigma of Jeremiah, and came up with a
thousand different conclusions.
Three years here, and he had accomplished what? A
book, appropriated by Sabul; five or six unpublished papers; and a
funeral oration for a wasted life.
"His is the House of Pain.
His is the Hand that makes.
His is the Hand that wounds
His is the Hand that heals."
Two more people died on the twenty-eighth, both of
them primaries who had been at the dance in Headington, and Latimer had