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Old 03-17-2011, 08:07 AM   #1
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trivia 3/17

trivia 3/17
DID YOU KNOW...
Nearly $72 billion is spent on weddings every year in the United States.

1. What is the diameter and weight of a standard Pool Ball ?
2. Where on Earth are you if you are at 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longitude ?
3. Which actors play bachelor-fathers in the 1987 film, Three Men and a Baby ?
4. What three tools were included in the first "Swiss Army" Knives ?
5. What is Canada's official Summer Sport ?
6. What "Brand Name" image was chosen as the 20th century's top ad icon by Advertising Age magazine ?
a. - the Marlboro Man
b. Ronald McDonald
c. - the Green Giant
d. - Betty Crocker
e. - the Energizer Bunny
7. Which celestial body is known as the Blue Planet ?
8. As we've learned recently, Badminton is the Fastest-moving game; what is the World's fastest-moving Ball Game ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
At 469. 1 square miles, Los Angeles is the city that covers the largest land area of all cities in the lower 48.
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1. Weight, 6 oz. - Diameter, 2 1/4 inches
2. you are on the equator where it intersects with the prime meridian -- that's in the Atlantic (in the Gulf on New Guinea) off the coast of Africa, about 380 miles south of Ghana.
3. Tom Selleck, Steve Gutenberg, and Ted Danson
4.A screwdriver, an awl ("punch") and a can opener
5. Lacrosse
6. a. - the Marlboro Man
7. Earth
8. Jai-Alai
CRAP !!
That would be Jacksonville, Florida. (757.7 Square miles)
Los Angeles would be 13th.

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Old 03-18-2011, 12:58 AM   #2
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Correct ones in red:

1. Weight, 6 oz. - Diameter, 2 1/4 inches
2. you are on the equator where it intersects with the prime meridian -- that's in the Atlantic (in the Gulf on New Guinea) off the coast of Africa, about 380 miles south of Ghana.
3. Tom Selleck, Steve Gutenberg, and Ted Danson
4.A screwdriver, an awl ("punch") and a can opener
5. Lacrosse
6. a. - the Marlboro Man
7. Earth
8. Jai-Alai

CRAP !!

P.S. It's a little weird, but to figure out the weight of the pool ball, I imagined I had one in my hand, and I transferred it back and forth from one hand to the other a couple times!
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