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 Post subject: Why is my link not working?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 1:02 am 

Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:59 am
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When I type in the site or use the link on my trivia page it gives me this:

The requested URL /error/Q2hQMXw1MDQ5NzB8c2VhY29sfGh0dHA6Ly9zY29sZS5jb2dpYS5uZXQvcXVlc3Rpb25zLmh0bWx8NTA0OTcw was not found on this server.

I've never seen anything like this in all of my years of doing webpages and I've tried everything I can think of, but this is ridiculous. :x

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:59 am 

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Try this:

<a href="/questions.html">Questions I have written for quizbowl play</a>

Note the / in front of questions.html

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 Post subject: Nope it doesnt work
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:23 am 

Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 12:59 am
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still gives me the same garbage :x :x :x :x :x I do appreciate the idea though. No one else has any ideas at all??

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:38 am 
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It looks like you have the ./questions.html page redirecting to /error/Q2hQMXw1MDQ5NzB8c2VhY29sfGh0dHA6Ly9zY29sZS5jb2dpYS5uZXQvcXVlc3Rpb25zLmh0bWx8NTA0OTcw

So, I do not know what to say, other then, post your "questions.html" code. :D

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 Post subject: here's the code
PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:20 pm 

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My code was just like this when I had it on my old webpage and it never redirected anywhere.

Warning its a lot of code, but here it goes:

<html><h1>Questions that I have written for quiz bowl play</h1>
4. This North Eugene, Oregon High School and Brigham Young University grad was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays as the #15 pick in the 1977 baseball draft. He never hit above .250 in the minor or major leagues, probably convincing him to go with the sport of basketball instead. For 10 points, name the three-point specialist who helped the Boston Celtics win the NBA Championships in 1984 and 1986 and coached the Phoenix Suns after his playing days were over.
A: Danny _Ainge-_<P>
8.This movie's main musical highlight was the addition of the Sarah McLachlan tune "I Will Remember You", to the movie's soundtrack. For 10 points name this movie that has such terrific dialogue as "You can't be Catholic and have a healthy sex life" and that starred Edward Burns, Jack Mulcahy, and Connie Britton.
16. Although he was born in the USA, he lived in Montreal, Quebec from ages 8-19, where he learned to play chess. He defeated U.S. Champion Harry Pillsbury in a blindfold simultaneous exhibition in 1893 and won the Montreal Club Championship in 1894. For 10 points, name this famous grandmaster who ultimately became U.S. Champion from 1909-36.
20. He defeated Eva Holmberg of Sweden and Murat Sen of Turkey to reach the finals where he defeated Per Gunnar Hillesoy of Norway and Boris Levit of Israel. He collected $64,198 in American currency as a five time champion. For 10 points, name this Canadian student who won the 2nd International Jeopardy Tournament in Stockholm, Sweden in1997 and was a finalist in the 1996 Tournament of Champions?
3. The sport of Lacrosse is one whose popularity in Canada cannot be denied. Yet it has only been recently that the National Lacrosse League has recognized that fact. For stated number of points, give me the answers to these lacrosse-related questions.
[10] The two Canadian teams that are currently in the NLL.
[5] I'll give you an extra five if you can give me the team that is the two- time defending champion.
[15] Now name the three Canadian expansion teams that will enter the NLL in the next two years.
A:_CALGARY_ROUGHNECKS_, _MONTREAL_XPRESS_, AND _VANCOUVER_RAVENS_<P>9. Given the ingredients, answer these questions about Canadian alcoholic drinks, for the stated number of points:
A. (10) Canadian whisky (Crown Royal), and Canadian Apple cider.
Canadian Funky Electric Cider
B. (10) Canadian whisky, Triple sec, Bitters, Powdered sugar.
Canadian Cocktail
C. (10) Yukon Jack, and Wild Turkey, 101 proof.
Canadian Hunter<P>
15. 30-20-10, identify this Canadian movie
[30] In 17th century Italy, master violinmaker Nicolo Bussotti creates his finest work in anticipation of the birth of his first child. When his wife and child die during the birth, Bussotti finishes the violin in a state of profound grief.
[20]Over the next three centuries, the instrument travels slowly throughout Europe and eventually to China, inspiring passion and obsession in the life of each successive owner. Finally, the battered violin joins a collection of fine instruments to be auctioned in present-day Montreal.
[10]Brought in to appraise the collection, expert Charles Morritz (Samuel L. Jackson) quietly begins to suspect the overlooked violin might be the lost Bussotti masterpiece.
4. She was called Canada's "Larry Bird" by former Canadian national coach Don McCrae after she was inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame. This Salmon Arm, BC native was an All-American during her playing days at the University of Oregon and after playing overseas in Italy and in her native Canada, she went into coaching. For 10 points, name this Canadian National women’s basketball coach who will become the new coach at the University of Oregon.
BEV SMITH<P>8. It’s time for that ultimate Canadian question about curling. 2001 was the ninth Brier appearance for this Thunder Bay native, all as skip, but his first appearance at the Canadian men's curling championship since 1995. He won the 1982 (in Brandon) and 1985 (in Moncton) Labatt Briers and also captured the world curling championships those years. For 10 points, name this curling star, know as the "Iceman"
AL HACKNER<P>12. Do you remember The Simpson's episode in which there was a Model UN practice at Springfield Elementary? At that practice, Lisa represented France while Bart represented Libya. What I want to know, for 10 points, is who represented Canada at that practice?
A_Ralph_<P>16. It requires Canadian whisky, Cherry brandy, Orange juice, and Lemon juice. Shake all ingredients and strain into an old-fashioned glass over ice cubes. Moisten rim of glass with cherry brandy and serve. For 10 points, what drink do you have?
20. The name is the same. The beach on which the 3rd Canadian division stormed onto during the Normandy invasion and the type of award that singers such as Britney Spears, Eminem, Nelly Furtado and Neil Young might win. For 10 points, what is this four letter term?
JUNO<P>3. The management of the Montreal Expos have never been known for baseball intelligence. For 10 points each, name these superstars that the Expos traded away or let go.
[10]This pitcher was traded to the Seattle Mariners along with Brian Holman, and Gene Harris to the Mariners for Mark Langston and Mike Campbell on May 25, 1989.
[10}This pitcher was sent to the Boston Red Sox for Carl Pavano and Tony Armas Jr. on November 18, 1997.
[10] This Canadian outfielder and Maple Ridge alum was signed away from the Expos by the Colorado Rockies in 1995.
A: LARRY_WALKER_<P>6. Some Yankees wear it as a badge of pride that they know every collegiate nickname in the US. Let’s see if any of you Canucks know the nicknames of your Canadian universities
[5] Alberta
A: _Golden Bears_ or _Pandas_
[5] Waterloo
A: _Warriors
[5] Western Ontario
A: _Mustangs_
[5] Nipissing
A: _Lakers_
[5] University College of Cape Breton
A: _Capers_
[5] McGill
A: _Redmen_ or _Martlets_<P>9. Answer the following questions about these Canadian beauties for 10 points each:
[10] This VIP and Baywatch star was originally spotted at a Toronto Argonauts game.
[10] This Exotica star landed her first agent at 13 after appearing asan extra in The Freshman.
[10] This Montreal native was thrust into stardom literally in the movie Stardom
A: JESSICA_PARE_<P>12. 40-30-20-10-5-1 Name this Canadian chess personality:
[40] Uh, he could kick all of our butts blindfolded.
[30] In the 1939 Chess Olympiad he played second board for the Canadian team at the Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires.
[20] He was a distinguished lawyer and a Queen's Counsel and received the Order of Canada for his contributions to chess.
[10] He was the first Canadian to reach the grandmaster level.
[5] He died on March 5th, 2000 three weeks of his 75th birthday.
A: ABE_YANOFSKY_<P>18. For 5 points each and a 10 point bonus for all of them, give me the four teams that future CFL Hall of Famer Tracy Ham played for during his career.
A: Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts, Baltimore Stallions, Montreal Alouettes<P>
4. Stoney Creek, Ontario was the only Canadian team ever to make it to the finals of this event, losing to Windsor Locks, Connecticut in 1965. 1965 also marked the first year in which the Canadian Region champion encompassed all of Canada, whereas in previous years, the Western Region champion had to go through the Western US region in order to qualify, for 10 points, to this event hosted every year in Williamsport, PA.
A:_Little League World Series_<P>8. It was founded in Toronto in 1976 as the Academy of Country Music Entertainment, under president Hank Smith. This association currently has its Hall of Fame in Calgary while its headquarters now reside in Woodbridge, Ontario. It also organized the Country Music Week and hosted its first televised awards ceremony from Winnipeg. For 10 points, name this association that recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Canadian Country Music Association or (CCMA)<P>12. It is widely known that two Montreal journalists created Trivial Pursuit in the early 1980s. However, this and Pictionary are not the only board games that the game-obsessed Canadians have created. For 10 points name classic bluffing game where players make up the answers.
A: BALDERDASH <P>16. This gorgeous Canadian beauty from the Rockies loves hockey and beer and described herself as a tomboy when she was a little girl. She has been spotted in ads for Oil of Olay and Victoria's Secret as well as photo shoots in the Mayan ruins. For 10 points give me the name of this raven-haired beauty who graced the June 2001 swimsuit edition cover of Maxim magazine?
A: Saira _Mohan_<P>19. (ACTION TOSSUP) It was inspired by the flamenco dancing of Diana Patricia Cubillan in a hotel room in Caracas, Venezuela. Shortly afterwards, it became one of the most popular fads and spread from Spain to the Latin American countries, eventually reaching the United States. FTP, go in front of your team’s table and perform this dance accompanying the infamous song by the Spanish band Los Del Rio.
20. This university's teams participate in the Great Plains Athletic Conference alongside other universities in Sasketchewan and Manitoba. Their five teams, however, failed to bring back any conference championship banners to hang up in Duckworth Centre in 2001. For 10 points, name this university whose mascot is the Wesmen.
A: University of Winnipeg<P>
2. (ACTION BONUS!) Pick one person on your team for this bonus, now.
You have 30 seconds on the clock. What I want to see is that person demonstrate the dance that former Stanford Cardinal and current Laker Mark Madsen did during the recent victory parade in Los Angeles. You will get 0-10 points for style, 0-10 for effort, and 0-10 for technique. Get crackin. <P>
3. There are 3 Triple A minor league baseball teams in Canada affiliated with major league teams. For 10 points , identify the Canadian minor league team each of these clubs are affiliated with.
[10]Montreal Expos
[10]Florida Marlins
[10]Anaheim Angels
A:_Edmonton_Trappers_ <P>
6. Time again for the Simpsons Canadian geography lesson. For 10 points each and another 10 for all three, name the places referred to in these quotes.
[10] President Clinton tells Marge, "Aw, shoot. This province has got the bomb! Well, I gotta go, but ...look, if you're ever near the White House, there's a tool shed out back. I'm in there most of the day."
[10] During Bart’s People segment, "Joe Banks, eighty-two years young, has come to this pond every day
for the past seventeen years, to feed the ducks. But last month, Joe made a discovery. The ducks...were gone. Some say the ducks went to Canada. Others say this city"
[10] On the road, we meet a man traveling in a station wagon with his family. He has had about all he can take from his rowdy kids."If you kids can't keep your hands to yourselves," he yells, "I'm gonna turn this car around, and there'll be no Cape Canaveral for anybody!" The kids quiet down, but Bart's car travels by, and Nelson, seeing that the window is open, slaps the man on the head. "That's it!" he yells. "Back to this city!"
9. There have been several Canadians who have made it into the NBA. For 10 points each:
[10] This Toronto-born player has been plying his trade since 1991, playing for the Boston Celtics and his current team, the Los Angeles Lakers. Name this punk who ticked off American guys everywhere by marrying former Miss America Vanessa Williams.
[10] This Victoria, BC guard was originally drafted by the Phoenix Suns before being traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Name this John Stockton wannabe who has probably scored with Geri Halliwell despite his insistence otherwise.
[10] This Winnipeg native and former University of Washington center watched most of the 2001 NBA Finals from the Philadelphia 76ers bench. Name this Canadian who apparently has not found any famous women to shag yet.
A:TODD McCOLLUGH<P>10. Remember David Letterman’s top 10 list of Canadian compliants about Americans? Now’s your chance to demonstrate that knowledge for 10 points each
[10] Sick of that gap-toothed loser on "The Late Show with this Canadian"
[10] Every time we mention this city, they won't stop giggling
[10] Won't acknowledge enormous cultural contributions of this comedian
A: HOWIE MANDEL<P>15. Given the name of some hits, tell me for the stated number of points which Canadian singer/group created them.
[5] "Man I Feel Like A Woman", "Any Man of Mine", and "Don't Be Stupid".
A: Shania Twain
[10] "Born To Be Wild", "Rock Me Baby", "Magic Carpet Ride", and "The Pusher".
A: Steppenwolf
[15] "Let It Rain", "Birmingham" or "Love Lift Me".
A: Amanda Marshall<P>
7. This part of the Arctic Ocean that lies between the Canadian archipelago and Point Barrow is the center of a controversy regarding oil and gas rights in the area. This sea is named after a British admiral who created a scale measuring wind velocity from 0 (calm) to 12 (hurricane) which is still used today. For ten points, name this sea, into which the Mackenzie River flows..

answer: Beaufort Sea<P>
9. Many of this writer’s works are about the St. Urbain Street neighborhood in Montreal, often the dismay of the residents in the neighborhood. Although he attended Sir George Williams University, he failed to get a degree there. For 10 points, this setback did not prevent this author from writing such works as The Acrobats and the critically acclaimed The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz.

answer: Mordecai Richler<P>13. This province has more than a third of all farmland in Canada. It was also the first province to establish a hospital insurance plan and universal prepaid medical care and is home to the first refuge for wildfowl at Last Mountain Lake. For 10 points, give me the name of this province whose capitol is named after Queen Victoria and is still home to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police academy.

answer: Sasketchewan<P>
14. After postgraduate studies at University of Oregon and London School of Economics, this Progressive Conservative went on to become a lecturer at the University of British Columbia. She eventually went on to become Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Minister of Justice and Attorney General before becoming

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2005 7:27 pm 
That is VERRY odd, especially because it tries to redirect to the domain.... I would open a support ticket, there may be something wrong in either your page or on the 100 web space server.

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