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Old 12-18-2009, 08:33 AM   #1
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trivia 12/18

trivia 12/18
DID YOU KNOW...
The Herring is the most widely consumed fish in the world. Nutritionally, its fuel value is equal to beefsteak.

1. when the top blew off Mt. St. Helens, it left the mountain how much
shorter, in feet, than it was before the eruption?
2. Rags, the tiger, was the side-kick of what cartoon super-hero?
3. by what name is fictional Texas lawman john Reid better known?
4. what year saw "rock around the clock" become the year's best-selling
record?
5. do you recall what type of birds Noah released in the biblical story of
the flood?
6. do you recall the tv family who had a dog named "reckless"?
7. what state did Vanessa Williams represent when she was crowned Miss
America?
8. Who Said That ;
"When the going gets tough, the tough get going!"
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
From 1981 to 1990, a new Concorde Turbojet was produced every year.

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1. 1,300 FEET
2. CRUSADER RABBIT
3. THE LONE RANGER
4. 1955
5. a raven and a dove
6. the Waltons
7. NEW YORK
8. KNUTE ROCKNE
CRAP !!
Only 16 were ever built, and the last one was completed in 1980. The famous plane, which took it's first commercial flight in 1976 and it's last in 2003, cruised at a speed of 1,350 MPH, which took it from London to NYC in about three and a half hours.

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Old 12-18-2009, 09:27 AM   #2
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Only got 3 and 5 today. I was close on the Mt St Helens one. I wish close counted! Phooey!
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