Half Things Quiz

All the answers contain "Half". Based on the clue, guess the answer.
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Last updated: August 23, 2015
First submittedMay 23, 2012
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Clue
Answer
How a pessimist sees the glass
Half Empty
50 cents
Half Dollar
4 pints
Half Gallon
13.1 miles, more or less
Half Marathon
Measure of radioactive decay
Half-life
Wrestling move
Half Nelson
How a flag is flown during mourning
Half Mast
Football position
Halfback
Six of one, this of the other
Half Dozen
Skateboarding structure
Half-pipe
Parolee's residence
Halfway House
Stoner comedy
or Ben & Jerry's flavor
Half Baked
Clue
Answer
Yosemite landmark
Half Dome
One's spouse
Better Half
Hobbit
Halfling
Heroes in this, turtle power!
Half Shell
Super Bowl intermission
Half-time
Lunar phase
Half Moon
30 minutes
Half Hour
Sometimes, we want to see how they live
Other Half
A whole lie, according to some
Half Truth
Knowing is this, according to G.I. Joe
Half the Battle
90% of the game is this, according
to Yogi Berra
Half Mental
Harry Potter book
Half-Blood Prince
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Level 21
May 23, 2012
I believe that were grammatically appropriate, the word "a" or "an" should be acceptable, such as half a dollar, half an hour, etc.
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Level 70
Oct 21, 2017
The 'Golden Nitpick Award' for May 2012 goes to f1freak... congratulations.
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Level 67
Aug 30, 2019
Actually the award goes to you. Your the one that is nitpicking, implying there is something wrong with his comment (and you wouldnt get that reward if it was your first time, but you put it on nearly every quiz, that would be nitpicking to me, making a big deal out of simple remarks of people, over and over, without any good reason)

He didnt demand the displayed answer to be changed or that quizmaster is so wrong. He simply requested something to be accepted, and not even an obscure alternate answer, like "well there is this little village where that doesnt apply, eventhough it is the case for the rest of the world technically it is not correct.

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Level 72
Sep 18, 2019
It's actually a fault with the quiz that it won't accept the grammatically-correct form that everyone uses, and only accepts it if you miss out the 'a'.
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Level 67
Sep 18, 2019
seems pretty nitpicky to me, especially since you don't need to type "half" at all, just type dollar, gallon etc. your wasting your own time
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Level 81
Jan 2, 2020
I believe that "I believe that were grammatically appropriate" isn't too hot either.
You could also just think of the article coming before "half", e.g. "a half dollar", "a half dozen", thereby eliminating it from your response to what comes after "half".
You could also just stop being silly and go for the answer.
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Level 32
May 23, 2012
Good quiz; I think the half dozen clue could even be simply "Six."
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Level 15
May 23, 2012
There is a saying that says "six of one, half dozen of the other. It's based off that.
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Level 34
Jun 3, 2016
Never heard it
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Level 63
Sep 18, 2019
Welp, there ya go: someone on the internet hasn't heard of it.
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Level 72
Sep 18, 2019
I've only ever heard it as 'six of one, half a dozen of the other', and the quiz didn't accept that. 'Half dozen' doesn't even sound grammatically correct.
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Level 10
May 25, 2012
'Half a dozen' should also work for 'half dozen.'
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Level 74
Jun 8, 2014
I concur
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Level 67
Sep 18, 2019
You could also just type "dozen" and forego this problem all together.
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Level 81
Jan 2, 2020
People also demand "George Herbert Walker Bush" be accepted when they can be done with it in 4 easy keystrokes.
Go figure.
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Level 26
Jun 8, 2012
I always thought your other half was your spouse.
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Level 53
May 9, 2014
No, that's "better half".
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Level 46
Jan 8, 2018
Yeah me too
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Level 81
Jan 2, 2020
Depends on how mad she gets.
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Level 30
Feb 14, 2013
The least guessed item was the one that had the picture? How do you not know what that is?
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Level 78
Aug 10, 2014
I've never been there, and never heard of that landmark, but I guessed it from the photo.
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Level 39
Dec 24, 2017
I've heard of Yosemite, but you gotta remember: America DOESNT = the World. Should I be expecting you to guess the name of an obscure Australian item just because it's the picture of a jetpunk quiz?
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Level 63
Sep 18, 2019
You mean, Uluru AKA Ayers Rock? Yeah, I think that's reasonable. Half Dome is an iconic natural landmark in Yosemite, arguably the US's most famous national park. Its strange shape makes it very recognizable and is a mecca in the sport of rock climbing. If that doesn't sway you, here's the Australian "60 Minutes" airing a feature cover story on Alex Honnold free soloing Half Dome. All that said, if you don't like something, rate the quiz and make a better one if you're so certain about what does and doesn't belong.
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Level 82
Jul 1, 2014
Pretty surprised that Half Dome is the least guessed.
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Level 65
Apr 10, 2017
Yes, most of you need to get to Yosemite !!
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Level 45
Jan 2, 2020
A lot of people aren't from the USA you know. I could show you a random landmark from my country, and I guess you'd never know what it is. I'm more surprised that centrehalf isn't accepted for football position (or make it more clear that it's the US version called football and not the rest of the world version called football. Also: 50 cents is half a euro.
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Level 67
Jan 15, 2015
I don't think the Super Bowl is the only sporting event to have a half time. In fact, every single American football, football (soccer), rugby union, rugby league, hockey, ice hockey, and I suppose basketball and netball game have a half time (those are all the ones I think of). I think the clue for 'half-time' should be changed to something like 'Intermission in a sports match'. Not that exactly, but that was off the cuff.
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Level 67
Sep 18, 2019
Hockey does not have a half time, there are 3 periods with a break between each one. there is no stoppage exactly halfway through the game
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Level 58
Oct 3, 2015
Centre half is a football position. Note spelling of "centre".
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Level 78
May 23, 2017
Yep. Quiz should probably specify that it's American football. In football/soccer, a central defender (near the goalkeeper) is called centre-back or centre-half.
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Level 81
Jan 2, 2020
You mean te French spelling adopted by English people in the 1800s, not the correct -er suffix?
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Level 78
May 23, 2017
Those cursed Harry Potter questions!
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Level 67
Sep 18, 2019
Wasn't that the fourth book, "The Curse of the Harry Potter Questions"?
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Level 39
Apr 13, 2018
not my better half, definitely my other half
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Level 67
Aug 30, 2019
Never heard of dome, mental or baked though. Got the rest which is 88% and also coincidentally beats 88% of the people :)

well ..88.3 but I don't count 0.03 procent of a person ;)

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Level 70
Sep 18, 2019
Could you also include metric measurements in the question, as most of the world has moved on from imperial.
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Level 45
Jan 2, 2020
Please also accept euro instead of dollar, and centrehalf as well as of whatever it is called in American football.