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Old 08-18-2006, 07:49 AM   #1
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Did you know...
THE CANADIAN MOUNTIES HAVENíT RIDDEN HORSES SINCE 1938.

1. what classic sci-fi novel must i read to encounter "morlocks"?
2. who sang the 1975 top-ten hit, "at seventeen"?
3. what's the name of Cap'n Crunch's pet pooch?
4. what are Greek Mythology's Clotho, Lachesis, and Attropos collectively known as?
5. to what African country must i travel to visit the towns of East London, Upington, and Ladysmith?
6. what US president was labeled "King John the Second" by members of Congress?
7. how many three-point baskets did Shaquille O'Neil sink in the 20th century?
8. in 1952, Kellogg's narrowed the search for a mascot for frosted flakes to two; Tony the tiger won out; what character lost out?

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there were 66,000 people killed and 69,000 injured in the instant that the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima on 8/6/45.
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1. "THE TIME MACHINE"
2. JANIS IAN
3. SEA DOG
4. THE FATES
5. south Africa

6. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
7. one

8. katy the kangaroo

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The ten-kiloton blast totally vaporized a half-mile area. Within a diameter of 2.5 miles from ground zero, everything that could burn, did.
In the first entry in the logbook of the "Enola Gay" after the detonation, Pilot Robert Louis wrote, "My God! what have we done?"

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Old 08-18-2006, 12:26 PM   #2
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Mounties ride horses right up to this day. They don't use them as their only source of transportation anymore, but the Musical ride is an institution. Must go back and read the rest of the trivia.
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Old 08-18-2006, 01:17 PM   #3
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thanks, alix- always be on the lookout for flawed or outdated information- we wanna KNOW !
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