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Old 03-04-2012, 07:38 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - "Who, What, Where, etc."

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

1. Who Am I ?
I am a British actor and comedian.
My first main role was as “The Drunk.”
Though my first films were silent, my impression was loud.
I made The Gold Rush in 1925.

Queen Elizabeth knighted me.
I wrote My Life in Movies in 1975.


2. What Am I ?
I am a South American animal.
I spend much of my time in the water.
Consider me a heavyweight for my kind.
I am referred to in Spanish as a “bull killer.”
A poker game is named after me.
My blood runs cold.


3. Where Am I ?
I am a big island.
Indonesian immigrants greatly influenced my culture.
My inhabitants cultivate cloves and vanilla. Ninety percent of my species are found nowhere else in the world.
I am nicknamed the “Great Red Island.”

I am located in the Indian Ocean

4. What Am I ?
I am a recreational item.
I am used in competitions.
You connect to me with a leash.
I only come out in winter.
Certain resorts prohibit me.
Alpine and freestyle competitors use me.
“Knuckledraggers” use me.


5. I am a resource.
I provide options.
I rescue the tongue-tied.
Writers need me.
I am usually found on a shelf.
I sound like a type of dinosaur.
I provide synonyms and antonyms.


6. I am an actor.
I was born in California in 1936.
Early in my career I appeared in The Twilight Zone, playing an Angel.
I won an Academy Award for Best Director in 1980.
I play a variety of roles, from ski racer to con man, to trapper.


7. I am a U.S. region.
The overflow of Lake Okeechobee formed me.
I sit on a limestone shelf.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas called me a “River of Grass.”


8. I am a female TV personality.
I was born in Louisiana in 1958.
Call me a hoot; I was named Showtime’s Funniest Person in America.
I am the voice of “Dory” in Finding Nemo.
I starred in a TV sitcom bearing my own name.
I married the actress Portia de Rossi.
My talk show won 15 Emmy Awards in its first three seasons.


9. I am an event.
Competition drives me.
I took a break during WWII.
I have men and women’s varieties.
Uruguay won me first.
In 2002, more than 1 billion people watched me.
My prize is a vessel.
I am the culminating event in my Venue.


10. I am a location
I am a famous U.S. tourist location.
Visitors come to me to surf, sunbathe, and swim.
My name means “Fetched Water.”
Famous hotels here attract visitors from all over the world.
Just to the southeast of me is a very famous geographic formation.
My first syllable seems to be asking something.


11. I am an American writer.
I first wrote for the Kansas City Star.
I was an Ambulance driver during WWI, the experience of which led to my first big novel.

I won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.
I wrote unembellished prose.


12. What Am I ?
I am a plant.
There are at least 12,000 species of me.
I don’t really keep to the sunny side of life.
I have been around for 300 million years.
I am spore bearing.
Lichen and algae are my closest relatives.


13. I am a U.S. tourist attraction.
I opened in 1992.
258 Statues of Liberty could fit inside of me.
I am always 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
I was erected when the Twins and the Vikings moved stadiums.
About 40 million people visit me every year.
I feature a wedding chapel, a theme park, and a golf course.


14. I am an actress.
I was born in the United Kingdom in 1968.
My father was a sound engineer for Pink Floyd.
At 14, I moved “down under.”
My Hollywood breakthrough was with Mulholland Drive in 2001.
In one movie remake, I attract a gigantic gorilla.


15. I am a geographic feature.
I do not have much stable ground.
I am one of the most diverse ecosystems.
The sun can never dry me out.
When I sink underfoot I’m a quagmire.
Amphibians and alligators call me home.
I am a type of wetland.


16. I am a port city.
I am located in the Northern Hemisphere.
My name means fragrant harbor.
I am a financial and manufacturing center.
Star Ferries cross my busy harbor.
I once belonged to the British colonies.


17. I am a scientist.
I was born in Poland in 1473.
My manuscript “Little Commentary” held big ideas.
My views were initially unpopular.
Before I entered “the science of the stars,” I studied medicine.
I influenced Galileo and Newton.


18. I am found in everything.
My name means “indivisible.”
The Greeks discussed my potential existence.
I have positive and negative aspects.
I am mostly empty space.
I am not even microscopic.

19. I am a group of islands.
I am in the Northern Hemisphere.
I feature white houses perched on cliffs above a blue sea.
The views here are stunning, thanks to a volcanic eruption ages ago.
My sunsets are legendary.
I was featured in a movie called The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
Donkeys carry tourists up zigzag streets to my towns.
The Venetians named me for Saint Irene.


20. I am an actress.
I was born in New York in 1965.
I am well known for a Calvin Klein blue jeans advertisement.
At age 12, I starred in Pretty Baby.
I earned a degree in French Literature from Princeton University.
In an episode of Friends, I played Joey’s stalker.

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1. I am Charlie Chaplin
2. I am an Anaconda
3. I am Madagascar
4. I am a Snowboard
5. I am a Thesaurus
6. I am Robert Redford
7. I am the Everglades
8. I am Ellen DeGeneres
9. I am the FIFA World Cup
10. I am Waikiki Beach (my companion to the southeast is Diamond Head).
11. I am Hemingway
12. I am Moss
13. I am the Mall of America
14. I am Naomi Watts
15. I am a Swamp
16. I am Hong Kong
17. I am Copernicus
18. I am an Atom
19. I am Santorini
20. I am Brooke Shields


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Old 03-04-2012, 02:51 PM   #2
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1. I am Charlie Chaplin

2. I am an Anaconda
3. I am Madagascar
4. I am a Snowboard
5. I am a Thesaurus
6. I am Robert Redford
7. I am the Everglades
8. I am Ellen DeGeneres
9. I am the FIFA World Cup
10. I am Waikiki Beach (my companion to the southeast is Diamond Head).
11. I am Hemingway
12. I am Moss
13. I am the Mall of America
14. I am Naomi Watts
15. I am a Swamp
16. I am Hong Kong
17. I am Copernicus
18. I am an Atom
19. I am Santorini
20. I am Brooke Shields
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I should have gotten at least half if not more. I got 3. Oh well, my mind is not working too well today....that's my excuse and I am sticking to it!
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