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Name the occupation shared by each group of three people.
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People
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Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Vincent Van Gogh
Charles Dickens, Steven King, J.K. Rowling
Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Igor Stravinsky
Harry Houdini, David Copperfield, David Blaine
Bill Watterson, Charles Schulz, Gary Larson
Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Floyd Mayweather
H. L. Mencken, Seymour Hersh, Bob Woodward
Sofia Coppola, David Lynch, Alfred Hitchcock
Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, Chuck Yeager
Clarence Darrow, Johnny Cochran, Alan Dershowitz
Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Eminem
Auguste Rodin, Dale Chihuly, Praxiteles
Booker T. Washington, Anne Sullivan, John T. Scopes
Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K., John Cleese
Pelé, Marta, David Beckham
Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Valentino
Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, John Gotti
Ray Charles, Glenn Gould, Lang Lang
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., Billy Sunday
Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Mary Seacole
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level 46
Sep 2, 2012
You should really accept "Football player" for Pelé, Ronaldo, and David Beckham; otherwise non-Americans will be supremely irritated.
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Sep 2, 2012
Added that. Thanks!
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level 50
Mar 10, 2015
Just a suggestion for expansion of the quiz: physicians, nurses, presidents, royalty, architects, etc.
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level 29
Aug 8, 2017
actors too
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level 27
Sep 11, 2012
yes. but spelled futbol
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level 68
Mar 10, 2015
why? why the need for the spanish?
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level 57
Aug 8, 2017
or fußbal
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level 50
Aug 8, 2017
Well said.
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level 78
Sep 2, 2012
Athlete should work as well. Every other one has a one-word answer that will work. Soccer player sticks out like a sore thumb.
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level 56
Sep 2, 2012
"Footballer" is a one-word answer that works.
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level 55
Jan 26, 2017
... and footballer is the word which most people would know them as... so why "soccer player"?
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level 63
Aug 8, 2017
I tried "soccerist" - didn't work!
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level 34
Sep 28, 2017
But not soccerer?
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level 54
Jun 20, 2016
That's like saying 'musician' should work for Ray Charles or Artist for Picasso. They are technically right, but not what the creator had in mind. So deal with it.
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level 63
Nov 11, 2016
You know what the 'Creator' had in mind?
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level 67
Jun 7, 2017
:-D
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level 62
Aug 21, 2017
Footballers may not be able to do much more than play football, so that's ok, but Picasso did much more than just paintings: sculpture, ceramics, drawings, illustration, fabric and other kind of design.... So I think artist is a better word than just a painter.
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level 45
Aug 10, 2017
fashion designer?
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Aug 10, 2017
fashion designer?
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level 64
Sep 2, 2012
I tried every variation of comic strip writer, author, creator, illustrator, etc., that I could think of. Cartoonist never even crossed my mind...
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level 59
Sep 2, 2012
Why doesn't priest or pastor work for Martin Luther King Jr. etc?
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level 68
Sep 2, 2012
priest shouldn't...since he wasn't a priest...but pastor should
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Sep 4, 2012
Added pastor
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level 43
Feb 4, 2015
reverend worked. I mean I guess those are preachers too :)
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level 60
Mar 10, 2015
Could you add evangelist?
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level 58
Aug 8, 2017
I tried evangelist first...
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level 27
Sep 2, 2012
Cartoon artist or comic artist should be accepted for cartoonist
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Sep 4, 2012
Okay
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level 65
Sep 2, 2012
I tried crime boss, mafia, godfather, etc for Capone, but couldn't get it, arghh.
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Sep 4, 2012
Haha. There were about 10 different accepted answers for that one. I added a few more.
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level 43
Feb 4, 2015
lol Ganster, mobster.. etc I am sure. I just said mobster ;)
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level 47
Mar 10, 2015
Mine was Mafia don lol and it worked :D
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level 53
Mar 14, 2015
I tried legitimate businessman, just for a laugh! Pity it didn't work. Mob boss did though.
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level 76
Mar 18, 2015
Wasn't he actually selling furniture or something?
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level 62
Aug 21, 2017
I tried mafioso. ..
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level 29
Sep 2, 2012
I was supremely happy to see Praxiteles' name here. My minor in art history is finally useful for something!
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level 38
Sep 3, 2012
Tried sculpturer for Rodin et al. but it didn't work. Is that not the same as sculptor?
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level 28
Sep 3, 2012
No.
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level 14
Sep 3, 2012
Wow, some of the answers are oddly specific. I guess rappers truly aren't technically singers. And cartoonist? Can't 'comic artist' be accepted too? I thought the quiz was broken when I tried that.
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level 52
Sep 6, 2012
Rappers are definitely NOT singers, that's for sure!
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level 37
Sep 3, 2012
100%
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level 58
Sep 4, 2012
Ray Charles, Glenn Gould, and Lang Lang were definitely all "musicians" in addition to being more specificly "pianists".
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Sep 4, 2012
And more broadly, they were all "artists" or "workers".
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level 73
Jul 21, 2014
Can you just accept "people"
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level 36
Jan 8, 2015
Why doesn't carbon-based life form work? ;)
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level 35
Jun 20, 2016
I think that "human beings" should be added as a job occupation
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level 71
Sep 4, 2012
Not that it's a big deal, but Billy Graham and Billy Sunday weren't really pastors. Both Graham and Sunday were on the circuit and weren't dedicated to one body congregation like a pastor would be.
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level 52
Sep 6, 2012
Billy Graham was a pastor of a church early on. Read the wiki.
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level 34
Sep 28, 2017
Billy Sunday was one of the great defensive outfielders of his day.
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level 22
Sep 4, 2012
I knew who Bill Watterson was for the entire time, but couldn't think of what you would call someone who writes cartoons. Now, I feel silly.
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level 36
Oct 18, 2013
Can't believe I got them all except teacher, and that is what I do for my profession...
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level 42
Jun 1, 2014
I think evangelist should be accepted for preacher....
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level 66
Feb 4, 2015
I think you have a great point.
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level 68
Mar 10, 2015
that is what i tried before i went with reverend
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level 66
Mar 10, 2015
MLK = not precisely an evangelist.
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level 33
Mar 10, 2015
I tried evangelist too
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level 44
Mar 16, 2015
me too, evangelist ...
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level 70
Mar 10, 2015
Only missed one (the last). For the rest, only had to read past the first clue twice. Pretty easy quiz.
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level 33
Mar 10, 2015
accept 'filmmaker' for director
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level 40
Feb 2, 2017
No, a producer is also a film maker. Specificity is important in a quiz such as this.
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level 53
Mar 10, 2015
Nice to see Mencken on the list of reporters, he really was something special.
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level 58
Mar 10, 2015
Should be Stephen King, I believe. Fun quiz, by the way!
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level 44
Mar 10, 2015
Tried boss and don, didn't really think of mobster
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level 34
Mar 12, 2015
Did you notice that only 6 of the 60 people mentioned as examples are female? Women make up 51% of the population, yet just 10% of your professionals. That is creepy weird in 2015. It sends a subliminal message you may not be aware of but girls receive this message many times a day. Yet almost no man wants a wife or daughter who lacks a profession. They need a message of inclusion. We all do... Also, Dershowitz, et al, are defense attorneys. If it's just lawyers, you might include an attorney general, prosecutor, politician, entrepreneur, aujthor, or someone like the first lady or former first lady, Hilary Clinton, as well. How about historical examples, such as Thomas Jefferson, (I'd say John Adams, but he was the defense attorney for the soldiers accused in the Boston Massacre LOL), or Abraham Lincoln. Three MALE defense attorneys are a weird choice for the general title of "lawyer." Great quiz tho.
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level 57
Sep 20, 2015
It's not the Quizmaster's fault that men are far more famous in these professions. The women that are currently in there are probably in there just for diversity. Sofia Coppola instead of Francis Ford Coppola? The point of the quiz is to give clues that people will know, not preach diversity. Very few people would know any female boxers or footballers. Including politicians who used to be lawyers would be confusing.
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level 40
Feb 2, 2017
Isn't a defense attorney an attorney? - Specificity has its place, but you're reaching here.
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level 70
Jun 2, 2017
Have a strong family unit, and your daughters will be influenced by you, not by TV, magazines or other ridiculous sources. If your daughters draw their identity from silly things like that, you're doing something really wrong as a parent.
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level 52
Aug 8, 2017
Nope, I'm a woman and didn't notice - that isn't something on everyone's radar, nor should you expect it to be.
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level 34
Sep 28, 2017
Instead of Tom Brady/quarterback it should be Gisele Bundchen/fashion model?
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level 39
Mar 13, 2015
I think of Ray Charles as a singer, not a pianist.
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level 63
Sep 12, 2015
That's why you are given 3 characters, it's what they have in common that counts (I've never heard Lang Lang sing, although he may)
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level 18
Mar 14, 2015
And here's stupid me typing in "wrapper" and wondering why it wasn't working.
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level 25
Aug 19, 2015
No actors???
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level 45
Jun 20, 2016
How about novelist for "author"?
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Jun 3, 2017
That will work now
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level 58
Oct 4, 2016
Conjurer for magician?
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level 28
May 25, 2017
How do you not get John T. Scopes after getting Clarence Darrow?
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level 66
Jun 3, 2017
Too easy! Average score is 100%. I don't remember ever seeing that before.
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level 70
Jun 7, 2017
Why won't you accept "pugilist" for Tyson, Ali and Mayweather??!!! (he said, feigning pedanticism)
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level 63
Aug 8, 2017
DonTheLamplighter wins the 'Golden Nitpicker's Medal' for Jun. 2017....... congratulations.
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level 65
Jun 11, 2017
How about "priest" for "preacher"?
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level 40
Aug 8, 2017
A priest is a member of the Catholic and Episcopalian Clergy. Martin Luther King, et al were Protestants.
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level 34
Jul 26, 2017
Not sure what to call Mencken, et al.
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level 63
Aug 8, 2017
Got them all except for the 3 I've never heard of :H. L. Mencken, Seymour Hersh, Bob Woodward ..... whoever they are.
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Aug 8, 2017
Difficult one for non-Americans. Watch the movie, "All the President's Men" if you want to know who Bob Woodward is. He and Carl Bernstein are the Washington Post reporters who pushed the Watergate scandal that brought down President Nixon. Mencken was a reporter in the first half of the 20th century and was probably best known for his reporting of the Scopes trial. I never heard of Seymour Hersh, but according to Wikipedia he is the reporter who exposed the My Lai massacre and coverup during the Vietnam war, and is also the one who reported on the US military's torture of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.
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level 71
Aug 8, 2017
Pugilist for boxer
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level 56
Aug 8, 2017
Anne Sullivan, one of my heroes. Only ones I missed were journalists and lawyers.
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level 53
Aug 8, 2017
Some of these are a bit US-centric don't you think?
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level 71
Aug 8, 2017
Nah, they're too job-centric.
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level 50
Aug 8, 2017
What else do you expect from an American?
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level 52
Aug 9, 2017
While Ray Charles was a pianist, he was more famously known as a jazz musician/artist. This clue threw me off. I guess if I knew the other two pianists, I would have gotten the correct answer.
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Aug 9, 2017
Glenn Gould and Lang Lang are classical musicians. Ray Charles is a jazz-influenced pop musician who also made a country album. What connects all three people? The piano.
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level 48
Aug 9, 2017
I tried several things for Eminem etc - including rap artist - wouldn't that do?
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level 60
Aug 9, 2017
I think you should also accept "comic" for "comedian."
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Aug 10, 2017
Okay
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Sep 28, 2017
Mencken, et al: Not newspaper columnist, social commentator, newspaper writer?
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