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Which word does not belong?

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Eight of these words share something.

Which is the odd one?

  1. Atlas
  2. Earth
  3. Mars
  4. Thor
  5. Apollo
  6. Venus
  7. Gemini
  8. Mercury
  9. Saturn
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I would say Thor because the other would have known Zeus.

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I would say

Earth.. all the others are known as GODS to one civilization or another

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Or maybe

Gemini .. it's the only reference to DUALITY .. all the others are *stand-alone* as gods or planets

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Atlas

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Mercury. All the others are six letters or less.

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All are missiles/rockets/space related objects apart from Earth. Apollo is the only deity in both Roman and Greek legend which has the same name.

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Gemini only thing that is not in our galaxy ? Others are planets/moons/volcanoes (no rockets:D)

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All are missiles/rockets/space related objects apart from Earth. Apollo is the only deity in both Roman and Greek legend which has the same name.

Bingo!

One other answer was correct, but you also got the reason correct.

Didn't know that fact about Apollo.

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How is Earth not a space related object?

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How is Earth not a space related object?

Back in the '60s and going forward, rockets and space exploration missions were given names.

Earth is the only word in the list that was not so used.

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Wow...that was unexpected. And here I was trying to figure out how many of each word would fit neatly around each other...*whistling*

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How is Earth not a space related object?

I should've said space FLIGHT related. Thor and Atlas are missiles. Mercury, Apollo, Gemini, Saturn, Mars, Venus were the names given to space missions or the rockets used by them. (The last 2 are fireworks as well!)

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Wow...that was unexpected. And here I was trying to figure out how many of each word would fit neatly around each other...*whistling*

Well some of us lived those experiences.

Others learned of them in history classes. :)

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Well some of us lived those experiences.

Others learned of them in history classes. :)

Well...to be fair...some of us slept through history classes...*whistling*

I can usually get a pretty good read on people, but you keep surprising me, bon-chan ;P.

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WD fab...

should've thought about space missions .. Gemini threw me off.. did not heard of a space mission (or rocket) named like that...

and my thought of gods in different civ.. was a bit thrown off by Atlas.. which was a demigod.. not a full god :) (Gemini was one of the pluri-gods in Battlestar galactica ;) )

edited to add spoiler tag

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Well...to be fair...some of us slept through history classes...*whistling*

I can usually get a pretty good read on people, but you keep surprising me, bon-chan ;P.

From what I can gather re Japanese honorifics, I am either your grandfather or your friend. :)

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From what I can gather re Japanese honorifics, I am either your grandfather or your friend. :)

I think it's more like...I either think you're, like, 7, or I consider you with affection...

So how's second grade? ;P

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I think it's more like...I either think you're, like, 7, or I consider you with affection...

So how's second grade? ;P

It actually was my worst year.

I wuz really loving first grade, and they booted me upstairs halfway through.

I'll go for the second option. :)

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