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Old 01-14-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/14

trivia 1/14
DID YOU KNOW...
Onion is Latin for “large pearl.” A basket of onions was considered a respectable funeral offering in ancient Egypt, second only to a basket of bread. Onions, with their circular layers, represented eternity and were found in the eyes of King Ramses IV who died in 1160 B.C

1. do you recall cartoon character mr. magoo's first name?
2. what was the span between the year Disneyland opened for business and the
year Walt Disney world opened for business?
3. what is the more common name for the experimental prototype community of tomorrow, another of Walt Disney's visions?
4. how wide is Maryland's panhandle at it's narrowest point?
5. in the story of dr. Doolittle, what sort of critter was pushmi-pullyu?
6. if you are intestate, what are you lacking in your long term plans?
7. what year did john Lennon form the quarrymen, precursor to the beatles?
8. under what name did singer, actor, comedian dino crocetti gain stardom?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
fourteen piglets were needed to create the main character for the film,
"babe".
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1. Quincy
2. SIXTEEN YEARS
3. EPCOT
4. ONE MILE
5. a two-headed llama
6. your last will and testament
7. 1955
8. DEAN MARTIN
CRAP !!
forty-eight piglets were used. each of the piglets began training at
infancy for the movie's title role. Jim Henson's creature shop in London
and john Cox's creature workshop in Australia, created animatronic clones
for shots the live animals could not do.

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Old 01-15-2010, 06:31 PM   #2
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Well...I got 5 and 6 right. Yikes.
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