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Old 01-27-2006, 07:28 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/27

.got three today- better, but.............

1. name tina turner's singing ex-husband.
2. name the first film starring the performer formerly known as prince.
3. from what kind of wood are bowling pins made?
4. in what game are "running game" and "back game" popular strategies?
5. how high from the court are basketball hoops?
6. on the subject of champagne, what is the "punt"?
new york is named after sir alexander york.
2. "purple rain" (??)
3. maple (hickory?)
6. the indentation in the bottom of the bottle (??)
the dutch colony of new amsterdam, as it was known in the 1600's, was
conquered by the british in 1664.
it was then re-named new york in honor of the duke of york and albany, the
brother of england's king charles II.


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Old 01-27-2006, 11:47 AM   #2
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5 and the bonus! (Now I've got an inkling to listen to Tina Turner )


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Old 01-28-2006, 02:41 AM   #3
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I got 1, 2, 4, 5, and crap, although 4 and 5 were (educated) guesses.

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