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Old 11-02-2012, 07:36 AM   #1
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trivia 11/2

trivia 11/2
Boris Yeltsin got so drunk during a 1995 visit to Washington that Secret Service agents found him a few hundred feet from the Blair House, drunk and clad only in his underwear and trying to hail a cab – because, he explained, he wanted a pizza.

1. Which of the following was not one of the Brady girls?
A. - Alice
B. - Marcia
C. - Jan
D. – Cindy
2. An ocularist makes false .... what ?
3. actor Johnny Weissmuller was a medalist in what Olympic venue ?
4. In which of the following countries is German not the most common language?
a. - Hungary
b. - Switzerland
c. - Austria
d. – Liechtenstein
5. What popular filmmaker made his big break with 'Night Shift' (1982)
6. Who said, "I think therefore I am."
a. - Jean-Paul Sartre
b. - Immanuel Kant
c. - Rene Descartes
d. - John Locke
7. If I’m an Entomophagist, what’s in my diet that’s probably not in yours ?
8.What’s the name of the company that gave us the Frisbee, the Hula Hoop, the Superball, and the Boogie Board ?
In The Godfather series, whenever you see an orange in the scene, something or somebody gets whacked, or nearly so.
1. – a
2. Eyes
3. Swimming (and Water Polo)
4. – a
5. Ron Howard
6. – c
7. Insects
8. Wham-O
Some film scholars and fans of the Godfather movies note what they believe is the symbolic significance of oranges in the films, suggesting that after the appearance of an orange in the film an important "death scene" follows

In the first film, Tom Hagen and Woltz negotiate Johnny's movie status at a dinner table with a plate of oranges on it, and Woltz soon discovers his horse's severed head;

Don Vito Corleone is buying oranges from a fruit seller when he is attacked;
Sonny drives past a billboard promoting Florida Oranges before he is attacked at the toll booth;

Michael is seen eating an orange while discussing his plans of revenge for his father's assassination attempt with Tom Hagen;

oranges are placed on the table at the meeting of the Mafia bosses (and specifically in front of those who will be assassinated at the film's climax); and

Don Vito Corleone dies while eating an orange, as he plays with his young grandson.
Tessio is also seen peeling an orange at Connie's wedding.
Carlo, who is responsible for Sonny's death, is wearing an orange suit when Sonny beats him up.

In Part II, Fanucci grabs an orange from a stand just before he is murdered by Vito in the hallway of his apartment building.
Johnny Ola brings Michael an orange from Miami and is later killed.

Michael is also seen eating an orange while in a meeting with Tom Hagen and Rocco Lampone, as they are planning the assassination of Hyman Roth, who is killed in the final scene.

In Part III, before they are murdered by assassins in a helicopter, an orange rolls off the table. Finally, as Michael Corleone dies at the end of part III, he drops an orange and it rolls away.

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