[SPOILER] Answers - was Re: REMINDER Pub Quiz tonight
scott at asofyet.org
Tue Nov 15 13:29:25 GMT 2005
On Nov 15, 2005, at 6:33 AM, Ben Evans wrote:
> As it was my quiz, I think I can get away with some pedantry.
> There are 3 stars called Alpha Centauri - one of which is also called
> Proxima Centauri and we accepted both answers.
Interestingly enough, this question was on Jeopardy the other night.
Nobody got it, and Alex Trebec sounded very smug as a intoned
meaningfully the name "Proxima Centauri. Proxima."
I think it worked on the Wiley Coyote model of project management - if
at any point you looked down and realised what you were doing was
impossible then you'd instantly fail.
-- Simon Wistow
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