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Friday the 13th queez

Poll #843971 quiz title

In our backwards-toilet-flushing world, Friday the 13th is a bad-luck day. In the Spanish-speaking word below the equator, what day of the week is traditionally viewed as unlucky?

In Norse mythology, what god's antics holds the responsibility for 13 being unlucky in western culture?

In Christian mythology, what biblical individual followed suit in much the same way as the aforementioned Norse god, re-confirming the unlucky aspects of 13?

How many members to a coven?

What is the scientific name for the phobia of Friday the 13th?

Friday is actually named Friday a goddesses of Norse mythology. Who was she? Bonus if you know what she was the goddess of.

How many months to a lunar calendar?

Friday the 13th in 1306 was the first recorded use of the phrase "Black Friday" in the English language. What happened on this date?

What ominous structure usually has thirteen steps leading up to it's main platform? Bonus if you know the other 13 tied into the process this platform is used for.

When the Romans co-opted elements of the Norse calendar for their own, who did Friday become sacred to?

What is a quatorziens, and what do they do?

To date, how many movies starring Jason, the antagonist of the "Friday the 13th" have been made? Bonus if you know how many have the words "Friday the 13th" in the title.



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murnkay
Oct. 13th, 2006 04:09 pm (UTC)
Wow I actually knew a decent amount of these for a change. Of course I could also be REALLY WRONG.
delascabezas
Oct. 13th, 2006 04:23 pm (UTC)
you did good man
guess i need to keep them topical huh?
murnkay
Oct. 13th, 2006 04:26 pm (UTC)
Re: you did good man
Or, you know, about the NORSE and cheesy horror movies.

Like me doing one about Waits and King A for you. C'mon.
twirlygurl
Oct. 13th, 2006 04:09 pm (UTC)
i actually knew some this time!!!
delascabezas
Oct. 13th, 2006 04:23 pm (UTC)
that's great
you were pretty on-the-money. nice work!
hoolifan
Oct. 13th, 2006 05:02 pm (UTC)
I don't know what's more embarrassing... the ones I missed, or the fact that I knew the last one cold.
delascabezas
Oct. 13th, 2006 05:25 pm (UTC)
survey says:
they are equally embarassing! at least you didn't get all cerebral about the Ft13th seies like wangch61 did.
hoolifan
Oct. 13th, 2006 05:30 pm (UTC)
Re: survey says:
I feel better because I now realize I know all the F13 movies thanks to a trivia scene in Kicking and Screaming.

"Jason Sucks A Cock? I'm pretty sure it was called Jason Sucks A Cock."
wangch61
Oct. 13th, 2006 06:18 pm (UTC)
Re: survey says:
i'm damned if i do and damned if i donr.

delascabezas
Oct. 13th, 2006 06:30 pm (UTC)
but of course
you are right, of course, but mommy-o takes a back seat to the big J as far as the franchise is concerned. Still, it prooves we were both watching movies way innappropriate for our age at about the same time.
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