Oranjestad Challenge

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edited December 2013 in Quests
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Hello and Welcome to the first Oranjestad Scavenger Hunt & Trivia Challenge.  You'll be asked a series of questions that may require some research, in addition to finding the location in Oranjestad - you'll need to dust off those old Google skills!  Only one winner.  No set time limit to complete this - it's over when everything is answered.

1.)  Where is the high school?
1a.) What is it called?
1b.) Where does it get it's name (real world)? 

2.)  Where is St. Alphonso's Pancake Breakfast?
2b.) Where does this name come from?
2c.) Why did the Fur Trapper travel there?

3.) Where is the Shirenobyl Waste Facility?
3a.) What real world place is it named for?

4.) What did Oranjestad originally start as?

5.) Who built the Nuclear Power Plant?
5a.) The roads surrounding it are all named for famous what? [profession].

6.) Where is the Sandy Hook Community Art Project?
6a.) What is it named for?

7.) Where is Watermelon in Easter Hay Bridge?
7a.) What is it named for?
7b.) Who is the Central Scrutinizer?  
7c.) What has Joe begun to realize?

8.) Where is Watchman's Ease Blvd?
8a.) What game does the name come from?
8b.) What district does this road belong to?
8c.) What is the name of the STA Quikstop train station that intersects it (and what does it mean in English)?

9.) How many Bluth Banana Stands are there in the city?
9a.) What is it a reference to?
9b.) "There's always ____ in the banana stand."

10.)Where is the Public Library?
10a.) Who is it named for?
10b.) Who plays this character?

11.) What is the name of Oranjestad's electric service provider?

12.) Who founded the corporation that donated the Oranjestad Dog Park?
12a.) What movie is he from?
12b.) Is it nebbers' favorite sci-fi movie?  The answer is yes.

13.) There's a quote on a bench in Et Cetera Skypark - what is it from?

14.) Where is Llewelyn Moss Bridge?
14a.) Who is it named for (yes -Llewelyn Moss... but who is he?)

15.) I need to rent a boat.  How much is it to rent one for an hour from Shire Boat Rentals?

16.) What day did Lobstrex get promoted to Architect?

17.) What is Skylan Expressway named for? (Yes, Skylan.. but what is it?)
17a.) Who built Skylan originally?

18.) What day did Zyno depart for the Armed Forces?

19.) There's a map next to the Oranjestad Tourist Emporium.  What should you be eating while you look at it?

20.) Who runs the Canal Lift?
20a.) What is his full name and what country is he from?


Good luck! 

***PM ME THE ANSWERS WHEN YOU'RE FINISHED*** 
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Comments

  • Depending on how hard these are for everyone, the perks may be permanent.  Just 1 winner.
  • Competition ends with the first 100% submitted or Jan 1st, whichever comes first.
  • Highest score so far is an 88%!!!  Get crackin' folks.
  • Highest now is 95%!!  100% is achievable, I promise!  You're just a little bit of effort away from some awesome powers
  • Awesome idea Nebbers.  Great way to get people to explore the amazing server!
  • Yes, great challenge!! I'd take part if I had time. :)
  • Deleted the answers to this, so future generations can partake.  BrockSammson won, but you can play for fun!!!
  • Due to the rapidly changing cityscape, some of these questions are no longer valid.  As such, I've posted the answers (again).  This quiz is over!

     1.)  Where is the high school?    corner of Planet Caravan and Mercury Rev Rd.

    1a.) What is it called?  Berkeley Pit HS

    1b.) Where does it get it's name (real world)? Berkeley Pit Mine (a play on the fact that the HS is underground) 

     

    2.)  Where is St. Alphonso's Pancake Breakfast? North side of the Power Plant, 3rd floor of Cabrini Green Low-Income Housing

    2b.) Where does this name come from?  Frank Zappa Song

    2c.) Why did the Fur Trapper travel there?  To heal his deflicted eyes

     

    3.) Where is the Shirenobyl Waste Facility?  Corner of Tao of Love and Shirnobyl St.

    3a.) What real world place is it named for?  Chernobyl

     

    4.) What did Oranjestad originally start as?  Neb's Intfrastructure Build Competition plot

     

    5.) Who built the Nuclear Power Plant?  Morris

    5a.) The roads surrounding it are all named for famous what? [profession].  Scientists

     

    6.) Where is the Sandy Hook Community Art Project?  Hanging above Bali Hai Rd

    6a.) What is it named for?  Sandy Hook School 

     

    7.) Where is Watermelon in Easter Hay Bridge?  Crossing the ravine, north of Oranjestad

    7a.) What is it named for?  Frank Zappa song

    7b.) Who is the Central Scrutinizer?  A narrator, representing the Government

    7c.) What has Joe begun to realize?  He realizes that imaginary guitar notes and imaginary vocals exist only in the imagination of the imaginer.

     

    8.) Where is Watchman's Ease Blvd?  Runs parallel between Willemstad Dr and Farmer's Market Row

    8a.) What game does the name come from? Oblivion

    8b.) What district does this road belong to?  Olde Orangetown

    8c.) What is the name of the STA Quikstop train station that intersects it (and what does it mean in English)?  La Borracha (The Drunk)

     

    9.) How many Bluth Banana Stands are there in the city?  3

    9a.) What is it a reference to?  Arrested Development

    9b.) "There's always ____ in the banana stand."  Money

     

    10.)Where is the Public Library?  South of Homestead Neighborhood, off Blankets of Night Dr.

    10a.) Who is it named for?  Mantis Tobaggan

    10b.) Who plays this character?  Frank Reynolds/Danny DeVito

     

    11.) What is the name of Oranjestad's electric service provider?  Shire Wire ®

     

    12.) Who founded the corporation that donated the Oranjestad Dog Park?  Dr. Elden Tyrell

    12a.) What movie is he from?  Blade Runner

    12b.) Is it nebbers' favorite sci-fi movie?  Yes

     

    13.) There's a quote on a bench in Et Cetera Skypark - what is it from?  Wilco; Jesus Etc.

     

    14.) Where is Llewelyn Moss Bridge?  Crosses over the Canal, part of Farmer's Market Row

    14a.) Who is it named for (yes -Llewelyn Moss... but who is he?)  Character in No Country for Old Men

     

    15.) I need to rent a boat.  How much is it to rent one for an hour from Shire Boat Rentals? $12 an hour

     

    16.) What day did Lobstrex get promoted to Architect?  Feb 20, 2013

     

    17.) What is Skylan Expressway named for? (Yes, Skylan.. but what is it?)  Skylan Mall

    17a.) Who built Skylan originally?  ImagineJoe built Skylan Mall

     

    18.) What day did Zyno depart for the Armed Forces?  Feb 24, 2013

     

    19.) There's a map next to the Oranjestad Tourist Emporium.  What should you be eating while you look at it?  A Snickers

     

    20.) Who runs the Canal Lift?  Dr. Zhivago

    20a.) What is his full name and what country is he from?  Doctor Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago, Russia 
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