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-PRIMETIME-
03-01-2009, 07:55 PM
http://www.mentalfloss.com/quiz/quiz.php?q=474&p=1

harder than you may think...

I failed...:(

sacgiants1213
03-01-2009, 07:59 PM
I got all 30 with 2:12 remaining. It took a long time to get the nuggets and the wizards.

madiaz3
03-01-2009, 08:01 PM
i forgot mavs clippers wizards and blazers D:

Free Throw
03-01-2009, 08:01 PM
2:18 left.

zambo4president
03-01-2009, 08:04 PM
i forgot about the Kings, T-Wolves and Jazz

lorenz00
03-01-2009, 08:07 PM
o my goodness i forgot how to spell porland's wolvs and clips man i sack

quiksilver2491
03-01-2009, 08:08 PM
Damn, I had them all done with a little over a minute and a half and I couldn't think of the Cavaliers, I got this huge mental jam. I kept naming off all the best superstars too and I guess I missed the biggest one :pity:

unwantedplayer
03-01-2009, 08:08 PM
2:59 Left

VCaintdead17
03-01-2009, 08:09 PM
I got it with like 40 seconds left lol

jackyyy
03-01-2009, 08:09 PM
i forgot pacers

:(

braveniler58
03-01-2009, 08:10 PM
bah, forgot the Raptors. I was going through all 50 states and I was like, what the hell? *sighs* can't believe I forgot the Raptors.

still1ballin
03-01-2009, 08:10 PM
i got all but 3: raptor/pacers/wizards

Burkey3472
03-01-2009, 08:10 PM
Got it with the 50 seconds left

brandonwarne52
03-01-2009, 08:13 PM
I missed Sixers, Raptors, and Magic.

still1ballin
03-01-2009, 08:18 PM
Everyone is missing the raptors ! LOL

Nexus
03-01-2009, 08:18 PM
I couldn't get the Heat for some reason I was trying to do it by picturing the standings and I gapped out between Atlanta and the 76ers.

Lionpride87
03-01-2009, 08:18 PM
Got it with 2:51 remaining

Ragun
03-01-2009, 08:19 PM
i got em all but that was hockey

unwantedplayer
03-01-2009, 08:20 PM
I tried the Hockey one, but failed. I could only get Sharks, Bruins and Rangers. :D

Mile High Champ
03-01-2009, 08:25 PM
Had them all done with 2 mins except the grizz and never could remember them.. damn it!

Just tried the NHL challenge, only missed the devils..

Ragun
03-01-2009, 08:26 PM
got all 30 in 4:16 left i had a good strategy.

raptors_fanatic
03-01-2009, 08:27 PM
BOOM! did it in under 2 min.....with 03:04 left, damn got stuck on the sixers cuz it should've been 76ers

Ragun
03-01-2009, 08:30 PM
Everyone is missing the raptors ! LOL

pity you buttholes

jmastert
03-01-2009, 08:35 PM
320 left

jmastert
03-01-2009, 08:35 PM
i went by division

raidersrock99
03-01-2009, 08:36 PM
1:52



Kings, Thunder, Magic, Celtics, Lakers, Trailblazers, Grizzlies, Raptors, Hornets, Hawks, Timberwolves, Cavaliers, Nuggets, Pistons, Pacers, Clippers, Jazz, Nets, Knicks, Heat, Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Wizards, 76ers, Bulls, Bucks, Bobcats, Suns, Warriors
Well Done!
You might like to try these other fun quizzes:
30 Teams, 5 Minutes: An NHL Challenge


GOT IT

bostncelts34
03-01-2009, 08:42 PM
i forgot the fricken bucks. stupid bucks!

hotdogbun
03-01-2009, 08:43 PM
1:02 left

damn i typed the blazers like 5 times and not TRAILBLAZERS. damn i need only 1 left with 2:30 left

xSolidx
03-01-2009, 08:44 PM
I forgot Wizards, Pacers & Kings

Nate David+ Co.
03-01-2009, 08:46 PM
it wouldnt let me do grizzlies.

Raidaz4Life
03-01-2009, 08:46 PM
I missed the Cavaliers.... I'm an epic fail

LAKERMANIA
03-01-2009, 08:48 PM
got them all with 3:15 left

I Stole Home
03-01-2009, 08:52 PM
got it with 2:44 left

cHi8DaL5LA420
03-01-2009, 08:52 PM
i got them all in 2 min 39 seconds

lakersrock
03-01-2009, 08:53 PM
Done in 1:54. I can even name them by division if need be.

cHi8DaL5LA420
03-01-2009, 08:53 PM
I missed the Cavaliers.... I'm an epic fail

thats crazy... the cavs... lol.. pretty funny how your brain goes like that

sugarrayray
03-01-2009, 08:54 PM
2.55 left

Becks2307
03-01-2009, 08:54 PM
i missed the grizz bucks and suns

lakersrock
03-01-2009, 08:55 PM
I woulda had it done under a minute if I hadn't forgotten the Hornets and Queens.

brheat06
03-01-2009, 08:55 PM
i completely forgot about the nuggets...melo lol

Nighthawk
03-01-2009, 08:56 PM
Everyone is missing the raptors ! LOL

missed 4...76ers, Nuggets, Bucks, Rockets

ddaughtry
03-01-2009, 09:08 PM
1 : 13 left. A lot harder than I thought.

AirJordanXVIII
03-01-2009, 09:08 PM
2:20.

I couldnt ****ing spell the cavs out.

JIDsanity
03-01-2009, 09:09 PM
BOOO this, Jid Failed :(

josephb
03-01-2009, 09:15 PM
Awww.... the only team that I couldn't think of were the Bucks, I got everyone else with about a minute left, that sucks

MAC10TIZZY
03-01-2009, 09:18 PM
I missed Sixers, Raptors, and Magic.

how in the world did you forget the magic?


i got all but the thunder......booooooooooooooo

G-Funk
03-01-2009, 09:24 PM
forgot pistons and wizards

JordanPippen
03-01-2009, 09:24 PM
76ers, Pistons, Bucks, Nuggets, Jazz ... teams i forgot

JordanPippen
03-01-2009, 09:27 PM
lol i think this is a good indicator of how well teams have been... it seems like the bucks and wizards have got to step it up

JordanPippen
03-01-2009, 09:28 PM
*in the public's eye

bal_ravens
03-01-2009, 09:28 PM
The first minute was hard. I got a few in, mostly the division the Wizards play in. After that it got tough. The last ones I got were the Blazers, Raptors, Mavericks, Nuggets, Cavs and Bucks.

^^And wow, they invented an edit button! Pet Peeve of mine. People who do two posts in arow or more. :s

Mane
03-01-2009, 09:29 PM
Time: 02:01

0 Remain

Wizards, Cavaliers, Timberwolves, Hawks, Grizzlies, Lakers, Celtics, Bucks, Magic, Jazz, Heat, Raptors, Rockets, Mavericks, Warriors, Clippers, Kings, Knicks, Pistons, Nuggets, Pacers, Trailblazers, Bulls, Nets, 76ers, Thunder, Bobcats, Suns, Spurs, Hornets

Talick
03-01-2009, 09:29 PM
Ahhh S$i+ I forgot the Raptors!

I joke I joke. But there's another site like this but better.

www.sporcle.com

I guarantee from this moment on, you will not get your homework done.

Mane
03-01-2009, 09:31 PM
Ahhh S$i+ I forgot the Raptors!

I joke I joke. But there's another site like this but better.

www.sporcle.com

I guarantee from this moment on, you will not get your homework done.

You have the greatest avatar of all time.

zo#33
03-01-2009, 09:38 PM
Got it with 1:15! couldve done it in 3 minutes but i forgot about the wizards

alexander_37
03-01-2009, 09:38 PM
I missed knicks

superkegger
03-01-2009, 09:38 PM
Pretty easy, only hangups were putting in 76ers. put in sixers, and the seventy sixers, both of which aren't rights and then finally put 76ers. also got slighly hung up on mavs and cavs, because you have to put the full name. other than that, cake. 2:39 left when i finished.

Hustla23
03-01-2009, 09:44 PM
haha damn forgot the bucks and nuggets :mad:

-PRIMETIME-
03-01-2009, 09:45 PM
Ahhh S$i+ I forgot the Raptors!

I joke I joke. But there's another site like this but better.

www.sporcle.com

I guarantee from this moment on, you will not get your homework done.

can't believe I didn't get the NFL one in 6:00

I would have bet money that I could have done that...

strt having brain farts...lol...forgot the Jags and Panthers

mikedesi1004
03-01-2009, 09:47 PM
i forgot the pacers

GangstaFoLife
03-01-2009, 09:50 PM
ayo got it all

2 seconds left

jrice9
03-01-2009, 09:55 PM
36 secons to spare rockets and pacers killed me

mikeyvee
03-01-2009, 09:59 PM
gotit with 3:39 left. okay i guess?

Anthony Flores
03-01-2009, 09:59 PM
Trailblazers i got with 2:03 secs left put I couldn't remember the Cavilers and when I remembered them I couldn't spell it so I ran to get my Cavilers jersy but it was too late...
Didnt want to cheat by using the Internet

greatest2
03-01-2009, 10:02 PM
i got 25

The Panch
03-01-2009, 10:08 PM
It was all cake until about a minute and a half left and I had one remaining, the trailblazers, and I was putting in Blazers.

JermanJaysFan
03-01-2009, 10:10 PM
Got 'em with 2:12 left- the Pacers were the last straw for me. Took a good 45 seconds.

lakers4sho
03-01-2009, 10:18 PM
Raptors :mad:

LayZbone
03-01-2009, 10:27 PM
2:09 left for me. I got 29 pretty quickly, forgot about the 76ers for a good 40 seconds.

BenWin
03-01-2009, 10:30 PM
i got it with 3:38 left

sdweston757
03-01-2009, 10:35 PM
typed in Sixers.. they had it as 76ers... errrrr

Talick
03-01-2009, 10:37 PM
You have the greatest avatar of all time.

Ahahaha props man. but the real props go to DOOM. I'm trapped listening to "All Caps" right now.

KnicksorBust
03-01-2009, 10:41 PM
that was so much harder than i thought. i failed :laugh: Named all the playoff teams but missed Wizards and Warriors.

Wilson
03-01-2009, 10:43 PM
Damn, I had them all done with a little over a minute and a half and I couldn't think of the Cavaliers, I got this huge mental jam. I kept naming off all the best superstars too and I guess I missed the biggest one :pity:

:laugh2: I tried the superstar thing, but it was no good. I missed Milwaukee and Atlanta...if Joe Johnson wasn't so under-rated, I wouldn't have forgotten the Hawks, so I blame the media for that one :p


bah, forgot the Raptors. I was going through all 50 states and I was like, what the hell? *sighs* can't believe I forgot the Raptors.

:laugh:

I just went through all the divisions, and got stuck with the Bucks and Hawks. Oh well...if there was one of these for the NFL I'd beat it :p

JRisdabest
03-01-2009, 10:59 PM
i missed 3 bull timberwolves grizzlies

Jonathan2323
03-01-2009, 11:07 PM
i forgot the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Trailblazers, Wizards, Warriors, Clippers

FAIL

SUP!!!!!!!!!!!!
03-01-2009, 11:24 PM
i forgot the bobcats and pacers

Chateamsfan
03-01-2009, 11:27 PM
I did it with 1:36 left!

Theanswer76
03-01-2009, 11:49 PM
I got all of em except the blazers

oldenpolynice
03-02-2009, 12:00 AM
Passed! Just barely though. 30 seconds left. The Pacers were the team that almost got away from me.

Baller1
03-02-2009, 12:02 AM
43 seconds lefts. Couldn't get the Pacers...

dee279
03-02-2009, 12:02 AM
Nets, Knicks, 76ers, Pistons, Timberwolves, Trailblazers, Bobcats dats all da teams i couldnt get dats really bad i thought i would have done good too

Big_T
03-02-2009, 12:23 AM
i've never watched a basketball game in my life and i only missed 5

Celtics, Hornets, Pistons, Bucks, Hawks


i just listen to a lot of sport radio i guess...

Big_T
03-02-2009, 12:24 AM
is there a football version?

DRE'-MAC
03-02-2009, 12:31 AM
I got it with 13 seconds left. Warriors and Bucks were the ones that I was forgetting

giants9689
03-02-2009, 12:33 AM
missed 76ers bobcats and kings..

td0tsfinest
03-02-2009, 12:42 AM
did it with 3 minutes left

asmarks18
03-02-2009, 12:43 AM
had em all done with little over 2 min left except the wolves and i finally figured them out with 18 seconds left.

giants9689
03-02-2009, 12:48 AM
yeah i would love to do an mlb or nfl version of one anyone know of any?

jg1573
03-02-2009, 12:58 AM
3:18 and only cuz i cant spell the cavs

theuuord
03-02-2009, 01:07 AM
missed Pistons, Jazz, Wizards, Warriors.

i knew I was missing a california team. the rest of them I just blanked on.

xanderyear
03-02-2009, 01:26 AM
2:45 left.

kvrnm
03-02-2009, 01:30 AM
o wow i had 1 team left with a minute to go and didnt get it.... spurs out of all teams

cambovenzi
03-02-2009, 01:35 AM
i ahd to take a piss and couldn't think straight. lol.
i missed 76'ers(dur) wizards(oops) and bucks(they dont count;)).

GSW fan
03-02-2009, 01:38 AM
wow i missed knicks and nets

im embarrased

Sean McG
03-02-2009, 01:41 AM
I forgot the Pacers and Warriors, I did the NHL one in 1 minute 22 seconds, proud of myself.

Fear_GAS_OLDier
03-02-2009, 01:42 AM
had 3 20 left, im pretty involved in my sports knowledge was pretty easy for me

BIGDRE24
03-02-2009, 01:43 AM
dang it...i had 2:25 left but i forgot the bucks, trailblazers, and bocats lol

blacknell
03-02-2009, 01:50 AM
i forgot about the pacers

hotpotato1092
03-02-2009, 01:52 AM
I got 29 in the first minute and a half but lost because I couldn't think of the Wizards, the ****ING Wizards

Fireworld
03-02-2009, 02:06 AM
i missed Mavericks, Hornets, Spurs, Cavaliers.

ThisIsAbsurd
03-02-2009, 02:13 AM
I got 29 in the first minute and a half but lost because I couldn't think of the Wizards, the ****ING Wizards

Same thing ..just with(out) Grizzlies...

Kohaku
03-02-2009, 02:31 AM
I got 26 out of 30 =/

Missed: Nets, 76ers, Raptors, and Warriors...

Chest Rockwell
03-02-2009, 02:45 AM
i ahd to take a piss and couldn't think straight. lol.
i missed 76'ers(dur) wizards(oops) and bucks(they dont count;)).

Replace Wizards with Timberwolves and ditto for me.

rabueed
03-02-2009, 02:59 AM
I got 28 of them with 4 minutes left.

Then It took me 3 minutes to get the raptors and the wizards. :rolleyes:

Kyle N.
03-02-2009, 03:03 AM
I had 2:34 remaining but I sat there for a full minute trying to get the Hawks. I was so damn close! :guns:

Lakerfrk
03-02-2009, 03:03 AM
got it with 3:18 left!!!

VinceGully
03-02-2009, 03:11 AM
no surprise I missed Wiz, Kings and Bucks...all irrelevant.

sacgiants1213
03-02-2009, 03:13 AM
no surprise I missed Wiz, Kings and Bucks...all irrelevant.

:pity:

just because we're the team with the worst record in the league and located in the middle of no where doesn't make us irrelevant.

Boozerguy47
03-02-2009, 03:21 AM
Had about 1:30 left... Took me forever to remember the Pistons and Raptors.

KobeIs
03-02-2009, 03:38 AM
man got 27 of them with 3:07 left and killed two minutes because i couldnt think of the sixers, bucks, and wizards

GunFactor187
03-02-2009, 03:56 AM
2:52 remaining for me.

EX-TREME
03-02-2009, 07:52 AM
i just missed utah jazz

Tblaze
03-02-2009, 08:48 AM
Missed Knicks and clippers...

Sportfan
03-02-2009, 08:52 AM
I got them all excet pacers with over 2 min left. I forgot the pacers

Vinny642
03-02-2009, 09:04 AM
OMFG I tried it like 5 or 6 times before getting it.... my fastest time beating it was 3 minutes and 15 seconds left..... lol that came out wrong.
The teams i missed were Bucks Raptors Wolves 76ers

kb24ap28
03-02-2009, 11:15 AM
forgot nets and wizards

McPeak92
03-02-2009, 11:22 AM
Bucks, Warriors and Jazz i missed.

Yogi
03-02-2009, 11:41 AM
I got them all except one with like three minutes left.

The one I never got was Lakers!

Dol-Fan
03-02-2009, 11:41 AM
Missed Bucks and Wizards.

king4day
03-02-2009, 11:58 AM
I got it with 27seconds left.
Magic and Hornets had me stumped.
Also was stuck on spelling the cavaliers name correctly

MetsAllTheWay
03-02-2009, 11:59 AM
T-Wolves, Warriors and Nuggets damnit

AFlagRules
03-02-2009, 12:15 PM
I was at like 3:13 and I was missing 5...

Heat, Bobcats, Grizzlies, Nuggets, Kings

Got to about 1:30 and decided to go to NBA.com and I was like, oh yeah!! LOL!.

Vinny642
03-02-2009, 12:16 PM
lol Cheater alert

Greenie525J
03-02-2009, 12:48 PM
Nuggets and Kings. Since when were the kings in the nba, i thought they were d league.

Vinny642
03-02-2009, 12:49 PM
Nuggets and Kings. Since when were the kings in the nba, i thought they were d league.

LOL that was mean. I forgot the Dolphins were them European teams in the old Madden games LOL

NYK
03-02-2009, 01:04 PM
I missed Kings and grizzlies

mrblisterdundee
03-02-2009, 01:16 PM
I got 29 teams with 3:30 left, but failed because I couldn't remember Milwaukee. Who gives a **** about the Bucks?

jimmyjamesp7
03-02-2009, 01:16 PM
i had 2:30 to put pistons. i failed. although i got the NHL one with 2:20 left

mitch91
03-02-2009, 01:47 PM
i got its with like 28seconds left, i had them all within 2mins but forgot how to spell the grizz
I WILL NEVER FORGET HOW TO SPELL GRIZZLIES

WadeCounty
03-02-2009, 01:55 PM
i got 29 within 80ish seconds but i couldnt think of the final one n gaveup didnt bother waiting for the time to runout, it was timberwolves

SaimoNETS
03-02-2009, 02:03 PM
i got it with 1:13 left
Grizzilies and Raptors were the hard ones

drama1386
03-02-2009, 02:12 PM
2:29 left

RaiderFN1984
03-02-2009, 02:17 PM
got all with 1:03 to spare got stuck on the Washington Wizards

Afridi786
03-02-2009, 02:19 PM
15 secs left.

scarletknight12
03-02-2009, 02:23 PM
i got all them done by like 2:00 excpet one. Friggin Rockets.

yanks19791024
03-02-2009, 02:23 PM
I had a prob with horents but I passed

sguglie2
03-02-2009, 02:27 PM
missed the raptors and the bucks

OG "Dee" LOCc
03-02-2009, 02:30 PM
I did it all with 1 minute 22 secs left the timberwolves pissed me off.

what54!?
03-02-2009, 02:31 PM
I missed 5 teams :laugh2:

dgreat5000
03-02-2009, 03:00 PM
I missed the 76ers, Kings, and Wizards

drama1386
03-02-2009, 03:13 PM
I got 29 teams with 3:30 left, but failed because I couldn't remember Milwaukee. Who gives a **** about the Bucks?

i give a **** about the bucks!

drama1386
03-02-2009, 03:16 PM
no surprise I missed Wiz, Kings and Bucks...all irrelevant.

:pity:

that's a very rude statement. just because a team doesn't have a winning record or any superstars doesn't mean that they are irrelevant. hell, the bucks are still hanging on to the 8th spot in the playoffs w/o our two best players (redd & bogut)

blom85
03-02-2009, 03:21 PM
Damn, some how forgot the Nets and Pacers!! lol

blom85
03-02-2009, 03:22 PM
i give a **** about the bucks!

Buck's are my second fav team, can't forget them, Sessions is da FUTURE!

Noles3490
03-02-2009, 05:26 PM
I got it with 3:04 remaining

VinceGully
03-02-2009, 06:54 PM
:pity:

just because we're the team with the worst record in the league and located in the middle of no where doesn't make us irrelevant.

Ha...good point. I retract my last statement.

robrobert13
03-02-2009, 07:02 PM
got em all with 3:47 REMAINING

Fear_GAS_OLDier
03-02-2009, 07:17 PM
got it in a minute and 15 seconds! hells ya!

Fear_GAS_OLDier
03-02-2009, 07:17 PM
typing in high school really paid off lol

nVicious
03-02-2009, 07:20 PM
Forgot bucks, bobcats, clippers

nVicious
03-02-2009, 07:21 PM
Why is there 2 teams in LA anyway? Clippers should go play for Alaska!

Manos
03-02-2009, 09:54 PM
3 to go with 3 minutes left (Hawks)
2 to go with 1:30 left (Wizards)
1 to go :40 left ...... game-over...
lost 0:00 - forgot the f'ing Cavaliers, unbelievable:pity:

rapswin98
03-02-2009, 10:00 PM
i got 0:05 beat that *****

greg_ory_2005
03-02-2009, 10:41 PM
Finished it with 2:02 left! :)

vick27m
03-02-2009, 10:50 PM
missed the magic and bulls

DocUSN
03-02-2009, 11:01 PM
13 seconds left, i couldnt get the Jazz for the longest time

BlondeBomber41
03-03-2009, 05:16 AM
Its easy if you just think of the divisions. If you know the divisions that is.

ttam68
03-03-2009, 05:30 AM
I forgot the Bulls, and the Cavs were the last team I did get. Wierd, both well known