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Old 03-17-2009, 04:44 PM   #1
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Trivia 3/17

trivia 3/17


Did you know??
"Atari" means the equivalent of "check", as in the game of chess.
1. what year was the "pong" video game introduced to the USA?
2. the science of simulating living systems with machinery is commonly called........what?
3. what singer had a big 60's hit with "to sir with love"?
4. to which country must i travel to visit the cities of Basel and Bern?
5. who was the long-running host of the TV dance show, "soul train"?
6. how many singles off the "thriller" album hit the top 10?
7. what percentage of the world's daily oil usage is consumed in the USA?
8. What famous Revolutionary War-era statesman invented Bi-Focals ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the average iceberg weighs over 20 thousand tons.
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1. 1973
2. BIONICS
3. LULU
4. SWITZERLAND
5. DON CORNELIUS
6. seven
7. 24%
8. Ben Franklin
CRAP !!
in fact, if you could weigh the average iceberg, it'd be more like 20 MILLION tons.
in Newfoundland, iceberg ice is "harvested" for
bottled water and vodka production.

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Old 03-17-2009, 09:45 PM   #2
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Not great today, but what else is new? lol I got the ones in red:

1. 1973 (I said 1972, and I knew it had to be 1973!)
2. BIONICS (I knew this but all that would come out was animatronics)
3. LULU (I loved the movie, the song, and Lulu)
4. SWITZERLAND

5. DON CORNELIUS (On the tip of my tongue but not quite)
6. seven
7. 24%
8. Ben Franklin
CRAP !!

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Old 03-18-2009, 10:36 AM   #3
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FYI-
It's been brought to my attention that, if an iceberg weighs over 20 million tons, then it obviously weighs over twenty THOUSAND tons; thus, the correct answer to TorC would be "TRUTH !!"
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