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Old 08-07-2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Who, What, Where......

Sunday Special - Who, What, Where......



1. Where Am I ?
I am an Asian city.
I was once the capital of French Indochina.
My Old Quarter's streets are named after goods like rice and silk.
My Temple of Literature is more than 900 years old.
2010 marks 1,000 years since my establishment.
A famous mathematical puzzle is named after me.
My name means "between rivers."

2. Who Am I ??
I am a famous American. I skipped the ninth and twelfth grades, and
graduated from College at age fifteen. I became a Baptist Minister like my
Father before me.
In my public works, I followed the Philosophy of Ghandi, promoting
non-violent demonstrations for the underpriveliged.

3. What Am I ?
I am a mammal, but I love the ocean and the shellfish it contains. I am a
tool-user. I eat while floating on my back.

4. Who Am I ?
I am an actor.
Evanston , Illinois, is my hometown.
By the age of 12, I was already doing voice-overs.
I debuted in the teen comedy hit Class.
My sister often appears with me in movies.
In one movie, my character woos a girl with Peter Gabriel’s “In Your yes.”
You might have seen me in Con Air.
I produced and starred in High Fidelity.

5. What Am I ?
I am a natural feature in Western Europe.
André Gide wrote that “nothing more beautiful can be seen on Earth.”
I was once the site of a powerful maritime republic.
My region cultivates lemons but my views are far from sour.
I am one of the most popular tourist sites in Italy.
Driving on my curvy roads may cause motion sickness.
I extend from Positano to Vietri sul Mare.
I snake through Italy’s Campania region.
6. I am a historical figure.
I died in 1812.
I was valued for my work as an interpreter.
My son, Jean Baptiste, was born in 1805.
I was a member of the Shoshone tribe.
A U.S. dollar coin displays my face.
I helped guide two famous American explorers.
I am referred to by one name.

7. What Am I ?
I am a TV show.
I follow the lives of competitive men and women in the 1960s.
I premiered in July 2007.
I won a Golden Globe for best drama.
The ad biz is my business.
My main character is a double D.
You can find me on AMC.
My title describes “crazy males.”

8. Where Am I ?
I am a Central American country.
Sugar production dominated my economy for a long time.
I share Hispaniola with another country.
Trujillo once reigned as my dictator.
Major hurricanes hit me hard in 1979 and 1998.
I belong to the Greater Antilles Archipelago.
About 12 % of all Major League Baseball Players come from me.

9. Who Am I ?
I am a U.S. leader.
I won the Nobel Prize for Peace.
“The strenuous life” is the life for me.
I succeeded McKinley.
Call me a tree-hugger: I championed natural preservation.

10. Who Am I ?
I am a writer.
I was born in England in 1908.
I worked in intelligence during WWII.
I wrote the short story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
My famous fictional character likes his martinis “shaken, not stirred.”

11. What Am I ?
I am a food item.
I am served cold.
I am mentioned in Greek and Roman literature.
My name is derived from the Arabic word “soaked bread.”
I am a popular feature of Mediterranean cuisine.
Spanish cookbooks classify me as a salad, but I am also known as a soup.

12. Where Am I ?
I am an African city.
I was once a thriving trade center.
Tuareg Nomads founded me in 1100 B.C.
I am fabled as being impossible to reach.
My name means “mother with a large navel.”
My Great Mosque is an elaborate mud structure.
I’ve been threatened by desert sands.
In the West I’m a metaphor for distant, exotic lands

13. Who Am I ?
I am a fictional character.
The Big Apple is my home base.
I write a newspaper column.
Shoes make me weak in the knees.
I have appeared on TV and in the movies.
My true love’s name is another word for large.
I first appeared in a book by Candace Bushnell.
I am played by Sarah Jessica Parker.

14. What Am I ?
I am an animal.
I come from South America.
I am not much of a wild thing.
I was a part of Incan culture and livelihood.
Primarily a pack animal, I am also used for my wool.

15. What Am I ?
I am a food item.
I come from the ocean.
Some of my ancient production sites still operate in the Mediterranean.
Vegetables sweat after too much contact with me.

16. Where Am I ?
I am a U.S. city.
I am a former fur-trading town.
“America’s Alps” watch over me.
The first all-female town council reigned over me in 1920.
Yellowstone Park is a short drive away.
I am famous for my ski resorts, scenic ranches and angler-worthy rivers.
The Snake River passes by me.
I reside in a 48-mile long valley called a “hole” by settlers.

17. Who Am I ?
I am an artist.
I was born in Spain in 1904.
I drew inspiration from Freud.
Though mostly a painter, I also made films.
I transformed everyday artifacts into surrealist objects.
I painted The Persistence of Memory in 1931.

18. What Am I ?
I am a plant.
I am native to the Northern Hemisphere.
Parts of me flutter in the breeze.
Some experts say I form the world’s largest organism.
Many like to observe me when I turn gold.
I belong to the willow family.
You will only find me quaking in the U.S.
A famous Colorado town is named after me.

19.Who Am I ?
I am a British author.
My experience as a child laborer affected my writing.
The Pickwick Papers secured my fame.
I was quick to criticize.
I would win a popularity contest among 19th-century writers.
One of my characters just wanted “some more.”

20. What Am I ?
I am a structure.
I am remarkably heat efficient.
I am most often a dwelling for nomads.
I come from Central Asia.
Skiers and hikers stay in me sometimes.
I am comprised of wooden poles and stretched cloth or hides.
I resemble a small white circus tent.
I rhyme with dirt.
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1. I am Hanoi
2. I am Martin Luther King
3. I am a Sea Otter
4. I am John Cusack
5. I am the Amalfi Coast
6. I am Sacagawea
7. I am "Mad Men"
8. I am The Dominican Republic
9. I am Theodore Roosevelt
10. I am Ian Fleming
11. I am Gazpacho
12.I am Timbuktu
13. I am Carrie Bradshaw
14. I am a Llama
15. I am Sea Salt
16. I am Jackson, Wyoming
17. I am Salvador Dali
18. I am the Aspen Tree
19. I am Charles Dickens
20. I am a Yurt

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Old 08-07-2011, 11:50 AM   #2
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1. I am Hanoi
2. I am Martin Luther King
3. I am a Sea Otter
4. I am John Cusack
5. I am the Amalfi Coast
6. I am Sacagawea
7. I am "Mad Men"
8. I am The Dominican Republic
9. I am Theodore Roosevelt
10. I am Ian Fleming
11. I am Gazpacho
12.I am Timbuktu

13. I am Carrie Bradshaw
14. I am a Llama
15. I am Sea Salt
16. I am Jackson, Wyoming
17. I am Salvador Dali
18. I am the Aspen Tree
19. I am Charles Dickens
20. I am a Yurt

Who is Carrie Bradshaw?
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:00 PM   #3
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Google it.............

So, you actually knew what a yurt was ............?

You need to find a tougher trivia game to play, 'cause this on must be pretty boring for you ...........
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:33 PM   #4
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1. I am Hanoi
2. I am Martin Luther King
3. I am a Sea Otter
4. I am John Cusack
5. I am the Amalfi Coast
6. I am Sacagawea
7. I am "Mad Men"
8. I am The Dominican Republic
9. I am Theodore Roosevelt
10. I am Ian Fleming
11. I am Gazpacho
12.I am Timbuktu

13. I am Carrie Bradshaw
14. I am a Llama
15. I am Sea Salt
16. I am Jackson, Wyoming
17. I am Salvador Dali
18. I am the Aspen Tree
19. I am Charles Dickens
20. I am a Yurt

Who is Carrie Bradshaw?
At least I knew it was a Sex In The City character, but didn't know her name.

Let's just say I missed more than I thought I did.
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Old 08-09-2011, 01:00 AM   #5
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Google it.............

So, you actually knew what a yurt was ............?

You need to find a tougher trivia game to play, 'cause this on must be pretty boring for you ...........
20. What Am I ?
I am a structure.
I am remarkably heat efficient.
I am most often a dwelling for nomads.
I come from Central Asia.
Skiers and hikers stay in me sometimes.
I am comprised of wooden poles and stretched cloth or hides.
I resemble a small white circus tent.
I rhyme with dirt.


That was the give away and I rented a yurt about three years ago on a hiking trip.

And Googling is cheating...
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:11 PM   #6
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20. What Am I ?
I am a structure.
I am remarkably heat efficient.
I am most often a dwelling for nomads.
I come from Central Asia.
Skiers and hikers stay in me sometimes.
I am comprised of wooden poles and stretched cloth or hides.
I resemble a small white circus tent.
I rhyme with dirt.


That was the give away and I rented a yurt about three years ago on a hiking trip.

And Googling is cheating...
Nah ! googling AFTER you miss the question is researching !!

Get Out !! You can rent Yurts ?
Must be a ball to assemble...........
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:32 AM   #7
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Nah ! googling AFTER you miss the question is researching !!

Get Out !! You can rent Yurts ?
Must be a ball to assemble...........
They are already set up in campgrounds. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks :: Yurt Rentals
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Old 08-10-2011, 02:10 AM   #8
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i knew what a yurt was. discovery channel, or andrew zimmern, i forget.

i missed #'s 2, 10,16,and 19.
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Old 08-10-2011, 02:30 AM   #9
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I missed 5,10 & 11. Fun quiz Lucky!
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