20 Questions: Autumn Leaves Edition

October 26, 2012 at 1:30pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

It’s that time again! Let’s brighten up this gray, autumn weather we’re having by playing 20 questions. Need a refresher on the rules? Here they are:

  1. The answer is related to Lincoln.
  2. The questions should be worded so they generate a yes/no answer.
  3. Each person may ask one question at a time. After your question has been answered, you may ask another one.
  4. Ask your question as a comment to this blog post. Do not ask your question as a reply to another comment (i.e. a “nested comment”).

You may want to review previous games if you’re not quite sure how this all works: Snow Day Edition; Winter Solstice Edition; Mr. Wilson’s Vacation Edition, Nikkidemas Asked For It Edition; WIL Replacement Edition.

 

Ask away!

We have a winner! Congratulations to avabee for figuring it out on the 16th question. Here was the progression:

  1. It’s not a person.
  2. It is within publicly-owned property.
  3. It is not a building.
  4. It is not a park.
  5. It is not south of O Street.
  6. It is west of 27th Street.
  7. It is in UNL-owned property.
  8. It is not a piece of artwork.
  9. It is not outdoors.
  10. It is south of Holdrege Street.
  11. It is not in Memorial Stadium.
  12. It is on UNL’s City Campus.
  13. It is in Morrill Hall.
  14. It’s not a skeleton.
  15. It is Mueller Planetarium.

Good work everybody!

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The Comments

Fletch October 26, 2012 at 1:52pm

Is it a person?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 2:08pm

No.

Mr. T October 26, 2012 at 2:30pm

Is it within publicly owned property?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 3:13pm

Yes.

Fletch October 26, 2012 at 3:29pm

Is it a building?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 3:52pm

No.

Nikkidemas October 26, 2012 at 4:20pm

Is it (or within) a park?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 4:24pm

Hmm, trying to get away with two questions at once, are ya? I’m going to need a ruling from the judges on this one.

[Judges huddle and mumble among themselves.]

The judges have ruled that they’ll allow your question(s) this time, but you’d better watch yourself, young lady!

The answer you seek: No.

Fletch October 26, 2012 at 4:50pm

Is it south of O Street?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 4:59pm

No.

Mr. T October 26, 2012 at 5:35pm

Is it west of 27th St.?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 6:22pm

Yes.

Fletch October 26, 2012 at 6:35pm

Is the City of Lincoln the public entity whichs owns this non-person, non-building, non-park thing northwest of 27th and O Streets?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 6:50pm

No.

Mr. T October 26, 2012 at 6:50pm

Nice one.

Mr. T October 26, 2012 at 6:58pm

Is it in UNL owned property?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 7:00pm

Yes.

Fletch October 26, 2012 at 7:03pm

Is it a piece of artwork?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 7:05pm

No.

avabee October 26, 2012 at 7:10pm

Is it outdoors?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 7:11pm

No.

Bill D October 26, 2012 at 7:11pm

Is it 9 mile prairie?

Bill D October 26, 2012 at 7:11pm

oops! already been answered by comment above me

Nikkidemas October 26, 2012 at 7:44pm

Hmmm…UNL + the location clues make me think it could be something related to Technology Park.

Nikkidemas October 26, 2012 at 7:46pm

...nevermind.  I guess the location doesn’t rule out the main campus.

avabee October 26, 2012 at 8:10pm

Is it south of Holdrege St?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 8:15pm

Yes.

Steve October 26, 2012 at 9:01pm

Is it in Memorial Stadium?

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 9:03pm

12. No.

Steve2 October 26, 2012 at 10:58pm

Today would have been a good day to walk through Morrill Hall, being cold and all.

Mr. Wilson October 26, 2012 at 11:40pm

That’s true!

...but it’s not a question grin

Nikkidemas October 27, 2012 at 2:16am

It it on UNL’s City Campus?  (boundaries defined by default view here: http://maps.unl.edu/)

Mr. Wilson October 27, 2012 at 2:33am

13. Yes.

avabee October 27, 2012 at 3:00pm

So is it in Morrill Hall?

Steve October 27, 2012 at 8:17pm

I took a stab in the dark at it. I was sure it was either Eric Crouch’s Heisman trophy or The Horseshoe.

Steve October 28, 2012 at 5:18am

Inquiring minds want to know

Mr. Wilson October 28, 2012 at 2:48pm

14. Yes.

avabee October 28, 2012 at 3:49pm

Is it a skeleton?

Mr. Wilson October 28, 2012 at 4:30pm

15. No.

avabee October 28, 2012 at 5:54pm

Is it Mueller Planetarium?

Mr. Wilson October 29, 2012 at 4:57pm

16. Yes!

Good work avabee and crew! You managed to figure it out in only 16 questions. I don’t know how y’all do it.

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