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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  08:38:23  Reply with Quote
Here's a link for a neat test, where you can guess the top earners in the NHL the past 20 years:

Can you please hold off on making any comments which would ruin the text for the next person. (So that people can take the test without hints like "I thought so-and-so would rate higher," or "how did so-and-so make this list," etc.)

So, no comments (at least comments with hints) until May 28th! And after that, I would be very interested in people's responses. For hockey fans who follow the money side of hockey (i.e. player's salaries), you will find the test interesting, and probably, a bit challenging. (It takes ten minutes to do the test, so open up the link when you have the time to spare, like at work!)

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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  10:46:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That has quite a few cool quizzes. Hockey related and otherwise. A fun way to waste some time.

I got 13 of the 20 (I gave up with 2 minutes left on the clock). I was a little disappointed with my performance especially after seeing the correct answers but then again the ticking clock does funny things to your brain. Spelling also makes some of them tougher.

I was also somewhat surprised at some of the people that didn't make the list but I'll leave it at that for the time being.
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  12:23:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I got 14, forgot some big names, The biggest surprise for me is whoever finished 4th.
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  13:04:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
16/20.........embarrassed by one i should have had FOR SURE!!!

What i didn't like, was the fact that if you got one wrong, you don't lose a guess! I think it'd be better if you had to make your list of 20 and then see how you did! I know i'd have been 10 or less if i did it that way (got some wrong in the 10 mins)!
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  14:43:56  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I got 18/20...only missed #3 (shoulda had him!!) & #15.
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  14:57:22  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Addicting site haha...i just tried the Top 50 scorers from 99/00 to 08/09. I got 41/50 on that one
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  17:39:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
got 16 of 20, only 2 that really surprised me and i don't think i would have got, 1 i did get but for some reason couldn't spell his name,., and one that once i saw his name i should have got but understand why i missed him

"I led the league in "Go get 'em next time." - Bob Uecker
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  18:47:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
18 out of 20, missed 12 and 19.

19 surprised me, 12 was a mental lapse.

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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  21:46:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I got 18 of em, missed 4 because of spelling, and i totally forgot about 18(i think it was 18 at least...)
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Posted - 05/26/2011 :  22:30:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
18/20. Gave up after 5 minutes (have no patience).

I missed 3 and 5. Surprising but obvious when you think about it.

Edited by - Beans15 on 05/27/2011 08:03:24
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Posted - 05/27/2011 :  07:30:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
wow, 19/20 - missed only #16, which was a total brainfart given that I got #7...

Another interesting site I found: You can search for any player by name, and it will show you their career hockey earnings. Another great time-waster, but hey, its Friday.
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