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Old 11-11-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/11

trivia 11/11

DID YOU KNOW...

THE OLDEST PERSON EVER TO BE ISSUED A DRIVERíS LICENSE IN THE U.S. WAS 109.


1. What year was the first video game, PONG, introduced ?
2. What body of water are the French referring to when they mention "La Manche", which literally means "The Sleeve" ?
3. Definition ;
n. 1. Any of various aromatic old world plants having clusters of small, purplish flowers and yielding an oil used in perfumery. 2. A pale to light or moderate purple to very light to pale violet.
4. Who am I ;
I was known as the "Thin White Duke" because of my fair skin and slender appearance; I was an androgynous-looking, bizarrely decorated theatrical-based singer whose ever-changing career influenced future generations of musicians from various rock music genres...
5. What ore-ship sank in 1975 after passing too close to Ontario's Caribou Island "when the gales of November came early" ?
6. Which novel is sub-titled There and Back Again ?
7. To which of the fifty must I travel to visit the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, the world's largest man-made excavation ?
8. In what US city would I find Beale Street, "Home of the Blues" ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A total eclipse of the Sun happens every 11 years.
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1. 1972
2. The English Channel
3. Lavender
4. David bowie
5. The Edmund Fitzgerald
6. The Hobbit
7. Utah
8. Memphis
CRAP !!
WHILE THEY ARE RARE, A TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN HAPPENS MUCH MORE OFTEN. IT JUST SO HAPPENS THAT THEY ARE MORE OR LESS VISIBLE DEPENDING ENTIRELY ON THE VIEWER'S GEOGRAPHIC VANTAGE POINT.

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Old 11-11-2008, 04:43 PM   #2
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Not so good today. I got #s 1, 3, 5, and T or C. Utah was the first things that popped in my head for #7 but I ended up guessing Arizona!

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Old 11-11-2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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I got most of them, and the others were on the tip of my tongue. Did you know that today is the anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald?
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Evening, lt.
Okay on #s 3, 7, 8. Okay on T/C, also. 11 sounded like such a weird #.

Thanks.
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Old 11-11-2008, 05:54 PM   #5
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I got most of them, and the others were on the tip of my tongue. Did you know that today is the anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald?
I didn't know that. I love Gordon Lightfoot's song about it.

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Old 11-11-2008, 06:00 PM   #6
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Me too, Barb. I like him too. Or used to.
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