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Old 01-12-2009, 04:11 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/12

trivia 1/12
DID YOU KNOW...
On Highlights of Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album (1980)
Jon Bon Jovi sings “R2-D2, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” It was Bon Jovi’s first-ever recording gig.

1. Which instrument measures a planes height above sea level ?
2. Which country is home to Aeroflot ?
3. Which British King Abdicated in 1936 ?
4. Who recorded the album Listen Without Prejudice ?
5. In the Army, Air Force and Marines, which rank comes between 1st Lieutenant and Major ?
6. What color is the Amethyst gemstone ?
7. In which sport might you see a "Chinaman" and a "maiden" ?
8. How many sides to a Heptagon ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Film critic Roger Ebert was so upset that he threatened to retire when in 1996, Independence Day took the top Oscar.
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1. Altimeter
2. Russia
3. Edward VIII
4. George Michael
5. Captain
6. Purple
7. Cricket
8. Seven
CRAP !!
He couldn't have been that upset; the blockbuster movie didn't take home the big prize (but it did score gold statuettes for best visual effects and sound).

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Old 01-12-2009, 08:58 PM   #2
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6. What color is the Amethyst gemstone ?
I got this one correct!
7. In which sport might you see a "Chinaman" and a "maiden" ?
Solitare - when we lost, we always said the "Chinaman" won
8. How many sides to a Heptagon ? Ok on this one too (but shouldn't have this
been question #7? LOL!)


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