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Old 10-25-2010, 04:24 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/25

trivia 10/25
DID YOU KNOW...
Voter participation in presidential elections has fallen in the last four decades from an average of nearly 62% of registered voters participating in 1960s elections to an average of just over 54% for the 2000s elections.

1. Can you name the state where the "lost colony" vanished?
2. Do you remember the title of the only movie made by the Monkees?
3. What year did New York City's first subway line open for business?
4. Do you recall the names of the two families involved in the famous 1880's
Pike County, Kentucky feud?
5. What was the name of the Chinese cook who worked at the Ponderosa Ranch
for the Cartwright family?
6. Do you remember the name of Dr. Seus' egg-hatching elephant?
7. What's the first name of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick Dr. Watson?
8. Which state was the setting for the film, "the Bridges of Madison
County"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
After Anne Boleyn's (second wife of Henry VIII) death, her morticians recorded that she suffered from Polydactyly ; she had six fingers on her left hand.
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1. north Carolina
2. "head"
3. 1904
4. HATFIELDS AND McCOYS
5. hop sing
6. Horton
7. john
8. Iowa
CRAP !!
After her death a number of myths sprang up about Anne. Many of these stories had their roots in anti-Anglican works written by Roman Catholics. Nicholas Sander, a Roman Catholic recusant born c. 1530, was committed to deposing Elizabeth I and re-establishing Roman Catholicism in England. In his De Origine ac Progressu schismatis Anglicani (The Rise and Growth of the Anglican Schism), published in 1585, he was the first to write that Anne had six fingers on her right hand. Since physical deformities were generally interpreted as a sign of evil, it is unlikely that Anne Boleyn would have gained Henry's romantic attention had she had any.

Upon exhumation in 1876, no abnormalities were discovered. Her frame was described as delicate, approximately 5'3", with finely formed, tapering fingers.

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Old 10-25-2010, 05:00 PM   #2
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1. North Carolina--Good thing I saw the play "Strike at the Wind" in Pembroke! LOL
2. "head"
3. 1904
4. HATFIELDS AND McCOYS
5. Hop Sing
6. Horton

7. john
8. Iowa
CRAP !!

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Old 10-25-2010, 08:36 PM   #3
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1. north Carolina ~ I said Virginia
2. "head"
3. 1904 ~ Oh yeah, I remember when it started...
4. HATFIELDS AND McCOYS
5. hop sing
6. Horton
7. john
8. Iowa ~~ are we sure it wasn't Nebraska?
CRAP !!
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[/COLOR]8. Iowa ~~ are we sure it wasn't Nebraska?
I'm married to an Iowa boy, so I knew this one.

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Old 10-25-2010, 11:34 PM   #5
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I'm married to an Iowa boy, so I knew this one.

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I don't think I ever KNEW the answer to that one. Never read the book or saw the movie. So, I was just taking a stab at it. I had a 1 in 50 chance of being right.
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