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NO
My first name begins with a vowel
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NO
I have a(n) (in)famously rocky personal life
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YES
I was born in the US
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NO
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NO
I am notable because of controversy
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YES
I wrote a book (fiction or non-fiction) during my lifetime
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NO
Jack Klugman
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N/A
I was known for being an actor
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NO
Rod Serling
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YES
My eyes in my Wikipedia photo is facing directly at the camera
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NO
Rory Calhoun
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NO
Gene Wilder
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NO
My first name is 3 letters or shorter
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NO
I was born in 1920 or later
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YES
My first name (as given by wikipedia) is a stage name or nickname, I was not born with it.
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NO
I played a role in a live action science fiction or fantasy film
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NO
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NO
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“I am a person with a Wikipedia page about me. I may be living or dead, fictional or nonfictional. Guess who I am!”

I will extend the close time until someone gets it.

Awards: M100 for the user who submits the last question resolved before the correct guess, and M100 for the user who submits the correct guess.

Add any of the following as an answer:

  • direct yes/no question (“Are they female?”)

  • implied yes/no question (“Politician”)

  • full name of the person you guess (“Rene Magritte”)

  • Manifold username of the user that will guess correctly first (“@oh”)

How I will resolve:

  • I will resolve according to my judgment, including subjective questions.

  • If it’s a valid question that can’t be answered YES/NO, I will resolve to 50%.

  • I will resolve the answer that is closest to 0% or 100% (e.g., 3% before 96%)

  • …but will skip over the answer submitted by the user that is closest to 0% or 100%.

  • I will resolve the user who correctly guesses the answer first as YES and all other users as NO.

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titotalboughtṀ20Answer #199de4456d38 YES

@titotal Ding ding ding! The answer was Zero Mostel. I managram’d you and @case your prizes. Nice job, @traders!

@oh I’m sending out additional small prizes to all participants later in the day.

How is this useful information? We don't know what films Sundry watched.

Gives an indication of whether it they were picked from something famous or picked off randomly from a list. Plus it's fun :)

@titotal Can’t it be neither?

Can you rephrase?

@oh I was much better known for acting in movies than acting in TV

Adding prizes/chaos! M25 per non-trivial question that stays unresolved for at least a week, if created after now.

Open to suggestions for more prizes.

My eyes in my Wikipedia photo is facing directly at the camera

Looking at the camera, or just facing the camera?

@oh Facing the camera, not necessarily looking ig

I was known for being an actor

Already answered

@oh I think I disagree - e.g. Ronald Regan was an actor, but was not known for being an actor, he was known for being the President of the USA

@AxelJacobsen Okay. So the answer to this one is YES.

Hm I can't seem to be able to add another name

edit i was out of mana i'm a goof

@AxelJacobsen I think it may be more cost effective to narrow down options at this stage before making guesses

@oh haha uhoh

70 Kb :(

@EvanDaniel ah shoot, I was looking at the wrong source of info

Wikipedia page is longer than 50,000 bytes, so this is wrong

@bohaska mm good point

Just realized there isn’t enough incentive to submit questions because we’re not getting enough traders. Let’s do M100 for the user who submits the last question resolved before the correct guess, and M100 for the user who submits the correct guess. How does that sound?

@AxelJacobsen Love that confidence 😂

@oh Haha hedge bets who??

How will this resolve if nobody got the answer?

@AxelJacobsen I’m continuously extending the closing date until someone gets it.