Gary Gygax's widow is actively seeking to have a statue of her husband erected in his hometown of Lake Geneva, home of Dungeon&Dragons, a fine homage to the man who made us think of dice differently (among other things, of course). But how could that homage be just a little sweeter? Roll that dice, son!
2 - Answer the riddle on its base and it moves to reveal the entrance to the Temple of Elemental Evil.
3 - It's electrified (3d10 damage)
4-5 - It has a big broadsword. Mrs. Gygax correctly wants it to be tasteful. Broadswords are tasteful.
6 - It's built in front of an inn where you can easily get odd jobs from mysterious strangers.
7 - Elf ears.
8 - Player's choice. Comments section at the ready.