034 - Siege Warfare

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Define “Siege”
Matt’s Audio Book
Warfare Articles Matt Read
Jaws of Defeat Podcast on iTunes
Fort Monroe
Akko
Masada
Siege of Jerusalem
Fort Ticonderoga
World War I Trench Warfare
Eagle’s Nest - Berchtesgaden
Heidelberg Castle
Malta
Battle of Mobile Bay
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs, Siege of Vicksburg
Civil War Anaconda Plan
Grant’s Canal
Alexander the Great and the Siege of Tyre
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Battle of Jericho
List of Siege Engines
Battle for Minas Tirith - The Battle Begins
Battle of Pelennor Fields
Ethan Allen
Ballista
Atlatl
Trebuchet
Sapping
Saltpeter
Agincourt
Moat
William the Conqueror and The Battle of Hastings
Motte and Bailey
Parrott Rifle
Smarter Every Day Whitworth Rifle (Not created yet)
Bessemer Process
Paris Gun
Dora Railway Gun
Siege of Antioch
Define Dysentery
Define Cholera
Valhalla
Valkyrie
Odin
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Rhône River
Rhine River
Charlemagne
Siege of Paris
Sabaton-Winged Hussars
Siege of Vienna
Battle of Stalingrad
Thirty Years’ War
Siege of Baghdad
Battering Ram
An Example of a Sabaton Concert 

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025 - Makey Makerton and the Makerholes (ft. Laser-Guided Bob Clagett)

Makey Makerton and the Makerholes (ft. Laser-Guided Bob Clagett)

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Bob’s Song, O Holy Night
Bob Clagett’s Music YouTube Channel
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Making It Podcast
The Bible Project
Kenneth Copeland’s New Jet That God Gave Him
Don Mattingly’s Rookie Baseball Card
George Brett Baseball Card
Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball Card
Original Grimlock Transformer Toy
Original Astrotrain Transformer Toy
Slag, Transformer Triceratop
Transformers Matrix of Leadership
Bob Claglett’s Matrix of Leadership Video
Ultra Magnus Transformer Toy
George Carlin’s “Stuff” (Censored)
Lego Space Bot Twitter Account
Shepherding a Child’s Heart
Not Forgotten
Weird Fruit Explorer
Red Letter Media
Hawaiian Nuclear Scare
Three Caves
Kwajalein
Justin Thomas
Bob’s Grandfather’s Artwork
Coco the Movie
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave  

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021 - The Antikythera Mechanism and Shipwreck

020 - Sax, Drugs, and Rock n' Roll (With Leanor Ortega Till)

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Scum of the Earth
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019 - Urinal Confessions and Soft War

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018 - Sportsball with Brady Haran

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Brady Haran from Hello Internet
What is the difference between baseball and softball?
What is cricket?
Troy Tulowitzki’s Unassisted Triple Play
See the final score for the New York Yankees game Brady was referring to
New York Yankees
New England Patriots
Super Bowl LI
Denver Broncos
Clemson v. Alabama 2017 National Championship
How do teams make it to the College Football Playoffs
Auburn’s 1957 National Championship
1957 Auburn University Tigers Football Guard Tim Baker Press Photo
The Ashes of English Cricket
Earliest published picture of The Ashes Urn
Pickles the Dog
Griffith Observatory
Player that had son baptized in Stanley Cup
Field of Dreams, the movie
Field of Dreams, the site
Super Bowl Trophy
Major League Baseball Trophy
Stanley Cup
Wimbledon Trophy
French Open Trophy
Australian Open Trophy
Indianapolis 500 Trophy
1985 World Series
Kalman Filter

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Great! Here's how to play! Simply go to the5050.com or thefiftyfifty.com, and click on one of the two boxes. If you choose the correct box, you'll get to watch a spectacular, uplifting video from the world wide web. If you choose the incorrect box, you'll have to watch a troubling video that's likely to have a negative impact on your view of yourself and others. Regrettably, at the end of either video, you'll be directed to the No Dumb Questions Patreon page where you'll be morally obligated to support the program.
AGAIN, WE CANNOT STRESS STRONGLY ENOUGH HOW MUCH THE REWARD OF PLAYING THIS GAME IS GROSSLY OUTWEIGHED BY THE RISK! We both look forward to the day when everyone forgets that the Fifty-Fifty (available at the5050.com or thefiftyfifty.com) ever existed, and it passes into the abyss of the forgotten realm where it can never harm anyone again. But until that day please be advised of the following conditions. 

1. The Fifty-Fifty is binding in every way. If you choose to play you have entered into a dark pact; that is to say a blood-oath covenant forged in an irrevocable partnership with the very notions of truth and integrity to support this podcast on Patreon (accessible at patreon.com/nodumbquestions). Once you've chosen, of your own free will, under no coercion, and with metaphorical eyes wide open, to go down this path there is no return. We hate that about this game and apologize. Whether you enjoy the winner's video or dab the blood from your eye balls while you suffer through the loser's video, the obligation you've saddled yourself with remains the same. If you play and violate this most sacred of vows, we will know.

2. The fifty-fifty cannot be manipulated. There's literally no way to cheat at this game. And if you try we will know.

3. All participants are required to watch whatever video they end up with IN ITS ENTIRETY with COMPLETE AND UNCOMPROMISED mental focus. If you try to allow your mind to wander so as to reduce scarring on your soul we will know.

There's literally no advantage to anyone to play the Fifty-Fifty, and that's why we so highly discourage it. For those of you who were hoping for a good game we recommend Four Square. Unlike the Fifty-Fifty it's a game of cunning and athleticism with clear rules and objectives. We recommend playing with a regulation 8.5 inch ball outdoors on a windless day in accordance with the official rules available at squarefour.org.

Thank you.

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