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Old 05-24-2008, 08:37 AM   #1
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JEOPARDY- The Emerald Isle
1. ($400)- It's the only Irish city with a population above half a million...
2. ($1200)- It's the one-word term for the traditional six counties known as Northern Ireland...
3. ($2000)- This Irish port city is world famous for it's crystal...

Double JEOPARDY- Easter Parade
4.($800)- The word Easter may have come from "eostre," the name of an Anglo-Saxon goddess of this season...
5. ($2400)- Originally native to the Ryuku Islands, this plant is a symbol of resurrection...
6. ($4000)- Easter Island, known for its giant stone statues, is also known as Isla de Pascua, or in its native language, this...
Final JEOPARDY- Orators
On March 23, 1775, this Virginian declared, "I know not what course others may take," but managed to greatly rouse his listeners to take up arms...
1. what is Dublin ?
2. what is Ulster ?
3. what is Waterford ?
4. what is spring ?
5. what is the Easter lily ?
6. what is Rapa Nui ?
7. who is Patrick Henry ?


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Old 05-24-2008, 10:42 AM   #2
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I'm rich!!!!! It did help that we went through my SIL's itinerary this morning. She's going to Ireland in September. Thanks, LT!

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Old 05-24-2008, 10:51 AM   #3
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i missed #6 today.

i'd have to hand in my shillelagh if i missed any of the first three, although my initial answer for #2 was "occupied".

btw, there's 9 counties in ulster.

ok, bonus question. can you name the other three regions of ireland, besides ulster?
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Old 05-24-2008, 07:03 PM   #4
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OK on 1, 3, 4, and 5, although I didn't know where it was from. I thought it was from "church" ha!
#6 never heard of.

Thanks again.
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