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alt.magick Necronomicon Quiz

To: alt.magick,alt.necronomicon,alt.pagan.magick,alt.pagan,alt.magick.goetia
From: (Julius Gezzer)
Subject: alt.magick Necronomicon Quiz
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 15:41:48 GMT

Following upon the remarkable success of our first quiz (thanks,
Starlancer) we thought it would be informative and useful to self-test
the general knowledge of that most misunderstood of all Black Books,
the "Necronomicon!"

(1) The Necronomicon was originally written by: a. H. P. Lovecraft, b.
Peter Levenda (aka "Simon"), c. Abdul Al-Hazred, d. Lin Carter, e.
Cathulu, f.  All of the above.

(2)  The Necronomicon means: a. The Book of Dead Names, b. The Names
of Dead Books, c. Al Azif (the buzz), d. A yearly convention of
necrophiliacs (diddlers of the dead).

(3)  The Necronomicon  is said to be the magical key to invoke: a. The
pre-human Elder Gods, b. the pre-adamite demonic forces, c.
pre-school retarded anti-intellectuals, d. eruptions of acne.

(4)  The L. Sprague deCamp Necronomicon (in Duriac) repeats itself
every: a Eight pages, b. thirteen pages, c. twenty-two pages.

(5)  The Barnes Graphics (Simon) Necronomicon links the writings of 
the mad Arab Abdul Al Hazred to: a. The Black Book of the Yezzidis, b.
The Black-and- Blue Book of the Yazulis, c.  Summerian-Akkakadian
demonology, e. The Phanphasims of Oz.

(6) The best version of the Necronomicon--in the opinion of the
experts---is: a. Simon's, b. Robert Turner's, c. L. Sprague deCamp's,
d. Lin Carter's.

(7)  The Necronomicon is: a. A very dangerous book that only the most
advanced magicians should study and practice, b. A very dangerous book
that only the most uninformed and immature magicians should study and
practice, c. A very dangerous book that nobody should study and
practice, d. A hoax that couldn't possibly harm anyone. 

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