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Welcome to the Know Your Armor Games Quiz, a quiz that tests your knowledge of Armor Games.

The Rules: The Quiz:
- Answer as many questions as possible.
- You do not have to answer all of the questions from memory.
- All the questions have a point value indicated in brackets to the right of the question number.
- There is no penalty for getting a question wrong or skipping a question, so don't be afraid to guess.
- Answer a question correct to get the points for that question.
- There are a total of 55 questions and 172 total points.
- The winner is the user with the most points.

The Rules: How to Submit Answers:
- To submit your answers simply copy the questions from the original post and put the answers underneath each question. Then post your answers (the questions with the answers beneath them) to this thread (before the deadline).
(You may also submit your answers by just numbering them. But they must be numbered in an easy to read way and the numbers, to the answers, must corresponded to the proper questions.)
- There is a 10 point penalty if you do not post your answers to the questions in a proper format (under the questions or with the corresponding numbers).
- Submit all your answers in one post.
- You can only submit your answers once, so be careful before you submit them. Look over your answers thoroughly before submitting.
- There is a 10 point penalty if you do not post your answers to the questions in a proper format.

The Rules: No Cheating:
- Don't cheat. If you copy and paste another users answers you are cheating. I should be able to tell if you are cheating.
- If you are expected of cheating and want to dispute it, you may e-mail me at KnowYourAGQ@hushmail.com and we will discuss it.

The Rules: The Prizes (Winning):
- The prize for winning the challenge is a 640 x 800 jpeg, graphic art, trophy image, made in GIMP by me, and customized with the winners user name. It will be posted on the forum in this topic.
- The winner may feel free to save the image to their hard drive and use it as they wish.
- If there are multiple winners I will just post one generic trophy in this thread and then list all the winners underneath and congratulate them or something like that.
- This contest is unofficial. So there is no merit prize.

The Rules: Deadline:
- The deadline will be on January 8, 2010 9AM (Pacific Time Zone UTC -8:00) (5pm UTC-0:00)
The deadline may be extended. If your submission is late don't worry. If I haven't posted the winners submit your answers anyway.

- If you have any further questions feel free to ask them in this thread or e-mail me at KnowYourAGQ@hushmail.com (I may not respond right away on the e-mail).

- Many thanks to Strop who inspired this quiz, allowed me to use some of his questions, and proof read the quiz.

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Here is an example of how an answered question will look in the thread.

Question Example: Examples

Example a.) [1 pt] What corner of the screen is the login box on the main page?

Example b.) [2pt] How many game genres are listed on the main page?

Here is an example of how to answer the question.

Example a.) [1 pt] What corner of the screen is the login in box on the main page?

- The upper right corner of the page.

Example b.) [2pt] How many game genres are listed on the main page?

- Four genres.

Here is an example of how the user was scored on this question.

The user would get one point for having Example a.) correct and would get no points for having Example b.) incorrect.
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The Questions:

Question 1: Armor Points

1a.) [2 pts] In what five ways can you earn armor points and how many points does each way yield?
(1 pt if all four ways are named correctly. 1 pt if all the points values for the four ways are correct. 2 pts total if both are correct.)

1b.) [2 pts] What page shows you how you can earn armor points and how much they are worth?

1c.) [3 pts] There used to be one additional way to gain armor points. What was it and how many points did it yield? (Entire answer must be correct to gain points.)

Question 2: Merits

2a.) [1 pt] Who can give out a merit?

2b.) [2 pts] In what two ways can a user earn a merit? (1 pt for each way.)

2c.) [3 pts] There used to be an additional way to gain merits. In what way could you gain it?

Question 3: Things a User Shouldn't Do

3a.) [1 pt] A post should be at longer than these many words before it is not considered spam?

3b.) [1 pt] What is the difference between trolling and flaming?

3c.) [2 pts] What is it called when a user changes (or tries to change) the subject of a thread?

3d.) [2 pts] There is an "unspoken" rule on Armor Games. What is it? (Hint: It's something you should not post about.)

Question 4: Administrators and Moderators

4a.) [1 pts] Who is on the current moderation team?

4b.) [3 pts] List all of the (active and inactive) Administrators from the site (including the site founder). (Hint: If they were to post it would show up in green.) (Entire list must be correct to earn points.)

4c.) [3 pts] Who were the original moderators of Armor Games?

4d.) [4 pts] One of the original moderators temporarily became an admin-level user. Who was it, and on which continent did they live? (2 pts for the right name. 2 pts for the correct continent. 4 pts if both are correct.)

4e.) [2 pts] Who has effectively taken Carlie's place with an official staff position at the Armor Games office?


Question 5: Armor Games before it was Armor Games

5a.) [3 pts] What was the name of Armor Games before it was Armor Games?

5b.) [3 pts] What type of Games did it host? (Hint: Most of them had a common theme that related to something.)

5c.) [3 pts] Why was the sites named changed from what it was to what it is now (Armor Games)?

5d.) [3 pts] When did the original site launch? (The site that was not named Armor Games) (Month and year, but the day can be listed as well.)

5e.) [5 pts] Name one game from the original site? (The site that was not named Armor Games).

5f.) [5 pts] What did the typical preloader screen, for the games, look like that was used in the original site? (The site that was not named Armor Games). (Give a description of what it looked like, not a picture.)

Question 6: Armor Games Version 1 and Armor Games Version 2

6a.) [3 pts] What four people were part of the original Armor Games Version 2 Team?

6b.) [3 pts] Who is the founder of Armor Games (This person was also the founder of Armor Games before it was called Armor Games)?

6c.) [2 pts] What is the earliest uploaded, still playable, game hosted on Armor Games? (The "oldest" game, still playable, on the site.)

6d.) [3 pts] What was the first game-based contest which actually gave away tangible prizes?

6e.) [3 pts] Who wrote the game for the first game-based contest which actually gave away tangible prizes?

6f.) [5 pts] Name the Grand Prize for winning the tournament of the first game-based contest that gave away tangible prizes? ( There were five prizes in the grand prize. 1 pt for each prize answered correctly.)

6g.) [3 pts] When did Armor Games Version 1 launch? (Month and year need to be given, but the day can be listed as well.)

6h.) [3 pts] When did Armor Games Version 2 launch? (Month, year, and day need to given and need to be correct in order to get the full points. The day can be off by two days, it will still be correct.)

6i.) [3 pts] What was the default armatar prior to the "starry armatar"?

6j.) [4 pts] About when did Armor Games get into the top 1000 ranked websites on Alexa.com? (Month and year need to be given, but the day can be listed as well.)

6k.) [5 pts] There used to be a forum (community category) named "Movies and Music". What did the description underneath it read?

Question 7: Armor Games Version 3

7a.) [2pts] The Armor Games Version 3 beta releases have all been named after something. What are they being named after?

7b.) [2pts] What is the preferred website to use when posting a suggestion or bug for Armor Games Version 3?

7c.) [3pts] What will happen to the Armor Games Version 2 forums in Armor Games Version 3?

7d.) [3pts] Around what date was it confirmed that Armor Games Version 3 was real (not a myth) and underdevelopment? (You can post the full date, but only the correct month and year are needed for the answer to be correct.)

Question 8: Armor Games Users

8a.) [1 pt] What user is currently ranked number one?

8b.) [3 pts] Who is the user with the most merits?

8c.) [3 pts] How many users currently have the golden king status (the highest ranking given for AP)? (Since some users may actually reach that status before the end of the contest so your answer can be ofs by four.)

8d.) [3 pts] How many users have ever bumped the current leader off the number one spot?

8e.) [4 pts] What were the names of the user that once bumped the current leader off the number one spot?

8f.) [4 pts] What happened to the users that once bumped the current leader off the number one spot?

8g.) [4 pts] What was SHOPS and what did it stand for? (1 pt for getting what they did correct and 1 pt for getting what it stands for correct. 2 pts if both are correct.)

Question 9: Armor Games Staff

9a.) [2 pts] Is it a letter "I" ("eye&quotor Letter "I" ("El&quot in lroot's name?

9b.) [3 pts] What is lroots real, full name? (First and last name.)

9c.) [4 pts] What is ConArtists real, full name? (First and last name.)

9d.) [5pts] What is lroots favorite hockey team?

9e.) [5 pts] What does Jmtb02 stand for?

9f.) [5pts] What type of confectionery (snack) does John dislike?

Question 10: Armor Games Miscellaneous and Tricky Questions

10a.) [3 pts] What is the actual function of the red/green dot next to the username on the profile page?

10b.) [3 pts] What is the company address for Armor Games? (Hint: This is not the URL. It is a mailing address)

10c.) [4 pts] What type of font is used in the forums?

10d.) [5 pts] What is the font size of the forums?

10e.) [5 pts] How does the "current leaders" and "last months leaders" leader board system work?

10f.) [5 pts] What is John's cat's name?

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Thanks for taking the Know your Armor Games Quiz and, again, many thanks to Strop who inspired this quiz with the quiz he posted in the forums, allowed me to use some of his questions, and proof read the quiz.

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Reton8
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This quiz is so long


It's over too. The results are on page four.
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Uh, I need to clarify something here, and in my defense, I have not read through the entire forum looking for what people answered, but I did see a common answer on this question:

4e.) [2 pts] Who has effectively taken Carlie's place with an official staff position at the Armor Games office?


For everyone answering "Cormyn", and since Reton8 doesn't post the correct answers, it's hard to know if that's the answer he'd intended on getting:

I was not given an official staff position to replace Carlie. Nobody was.

My role at Armor Games was, and continues to be that of a software developer. My job duties and employee contract have no mention of being a community leader or any of the duties that Carlie performed.

I sort of picked up the mantle of helping the moderators because we didn't really have anyone on the team, staff or otherwise, to lead the moderators. Over the summer and into the fall, I took the role more seriously and when October rolled around, I was asked officially to be the 'voice' of the web development team to the community to talk about what AG3 was, what we were building, to give feedback back and forth between users and the webdev team, and so on. But it was ONLY to communicate AG3-related information to/from the users.

Even now, that role has diminished, because it was mostly just to get the word out there, and explain what we were building as an initial feature set. And I've also been posting much less because we're much busier getting AG3 built, and we're hiring even more web developers to get things finished even faster. Most of my writing and such is now done in the evenings on my own time.

If anything, Justin plays a bigger role as our office admin. He screens the flagged comments most mornings before I even get to the office, and he's quick to swing the banhammer to perma-ban users for abusive comments, etc. However, I tend to be the one handing out non-ban discipline, assisting the moderators on temporary bans, but again, mostly in the evenings or on weekends when Justin's not online.

All that said, I do take our Terms and Conditions and rules and guidelines VERY seriously, and I will quickly temp-ban/perma-ban users who choose to not follow the rules. I know that because of this, I'm probably the most hated of the admins/mods on the site, but whatever, somebody's gotta do it.

Hope that clears things up a little.
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Oh, and technically, the mailing address is incorrect too. I don't think we've changed it on our 'About' page, but we're actually in suite 205, not 130. We moved last summer.

Reton8
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...and since Reton8 doesn't post the correct answers...


Did no one read the post on page four? (lol)

Not only did I grade each quiz and post them individually I posted the answers (as jpeg images hosted on imageshack) twice. One with the answers and one with the source of how I got the answers.

- Know Your Armor Games Quiz Answers -

- Know Your Armor Games Quiz Answers with Sources -


4e.) [2 pts] Who has effectively taken Carlie's place with an official staff position at the Armor Games office?


These question was actually taken from Strops quiz in a thread a while back.

http://armorgames.com/community/thread/6695530/veteran-users/page/14

The answer comes from Strop's quiz as well, but it wasn't a for sure type thing.
Reton8
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These question was actually taken from Strops quiz in a thread a while back.


I got permission from Strop himself to use his question. btw
cormyn
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Other corrections:

9b. Larry Root, there's no 's' on his surname

10b. The red/green system doesn't work at all. It was originally meant to indicate when we'd seen a user on the site in the past 15 minutes, but it had some serious performance problems, so the code was removed. I tried reactivating it back in October but it almost killed the system with the number of users we have now.

10e. There's no theory about how the monthly point leaders thing works: it has been broken for as long as I've been here. The guy who wrote that part of the software didn't do a very good job at keeping track of the points gained by users, so the values are often inaccurate, and I believe we shut off the software that resets those values every month anyway. /shrug

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I got permission from Strop himself to use his question. btw

Yeah, not sure where HE got that information. I was hired as an employee in mid-January of 2010 as a web developer. I only help out as an admin on a casual basis.
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9b. Larry Root, there's no 's' on his surname


http://armorblog.com/2010/04/larry-web-programming-extraordinaire

I don't even know why I put an 's' on that. I got my answer form the link above (there is no 's' in the blog). Oh boy. My apologizes fro any inconveniences this may cause Mr. Root (hopefully not too many because this thread didn't get that popular anyway lol)

I proof read the quiz so many times. How did I let that slip by?

(All the Strop question I used I got permission to use.)
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No worries Reton8, you did an awesome job putting that together! Contact me via Email, let's cook one up that I'll actually give out some merits for winning. )

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Woo, I can't wait to see some more AG quiz things.

Reton8
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No worries Reton8, you did an awesome job putting that together! Contact me via Email, let's cook one up that I'll actually give out some merits for winning. )


That would be great!!!!

Wonder if we have the time to make one though?
cormyn
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Oh, there's always time. This one will be much harder though, especially if a merit is on the line.

mrtim
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thanks though, really gutted that I didn't do well as I thought I would - oh well. Saves my pic though!

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lol i didn't finish the whole thing. I'm surprised I'm not last.

knight_34
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This one will be much harder though, especially if a merit is on the line.


Lol, considering this quiz's turnout and result and the the intention of upping the difficulty..

Though, there's still a lot of stuff about AG to cover and I love a good challenge.
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