Belated Answers, Sub Questions of the Week : 22 Sept 2013
Mea culpa: Last Week's answers are late due to unavailability of internet for 3 days during unscheduled travel.
Background, related links, and all of the original questions can be found here.
QUESTIONS of the WEEK & ANSWERs
1. What entertainment activities may become popular on subs with women on board? As originally stated in connection with this question, answers will not be given until published or officially reported by the USN.
2. Is the Navy waiting for new popular entertainment activities to materialize before updating its online version of Submarine Frequently Asked Questions? As originally stated in connection with this question, answers will not be given until published or officially reported by the USN.
3. A former submariner has set the U.S. record for movie viewership in his peer group.
a) What was his peer group? ANS: Presidents of the United States (at the White House).
a) Who is he? ANS: James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. set a record for movies watched. - Prez Pop Watch, September 22, 2013, Parade Magazine.
b) How many movies did he log? ANS: 480 movies from All the President's Men to Midnight Cowboy.
c) Over what duration did he establish his U.S. record for movie viewership? ANS: January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
4. A former submariner maintains a popular and outstanding blog for and about the sub community; on several occasions he reviewed some of the movies he had watched.
a) Who is the blogger? ANS: Joel Kennedy, AKA Bubblehead
b) What is the name of his blog for and about the sub community? ANS: The Stupid Shall Be Punished
Joel Kennedy encouraged me to start a blog within the submarine community; so began 'Molten Eagle' in March 2005.
Belated Happy Birthday, Joel, congratulation on your latest blog anniversary and thank you for your help and answers over the years. The quality of your The Stupid Shall Be Punished has been unsurpassed and I have read them all.
Submarines are always silent and strange.