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Old 03-18-2011, 08:56 AM   #1
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trivia 3/18

trivia 3/18
DID YOU KNOW...
Iconic TV personality Merv Griffin's Headstone bears the quip, "I will not be right back after this message".

1. By what collective title were cartoon characters Bingo, Drooper, Fleagle
and Snorky known?
2. What was the original name of the Bank of America?
3. What is the lightest weight class in Olympic boxing called?
4. What is the date of the twelfth day of Christmas?
5. Which state has the highest per capita rate of citizens living at or
below the poverty level, at over 17%?
a. - Alabama
b. - West Virginia
c. - Arkansas
d. - Oklahoma
6. By what other nickname was George Herman "Babe" Ruth known?
7. Which California county is home to Silicon Valley?
8. Do you recall the name of the actor who did the voice for "Mr. Magoo"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Marilyn Monroe's famous white dress from The Seven Year Itch sold at auction for $807,000 .
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1. THE BANANA SPLITS
2. the Bank of Italy
3. FLYWEIGHT
4. January Sixth
5. c. - Arkansas
6. THE BAMBINO
7. Santa Clara
8. Jim Backus
CRAP !!
It was Audrey Hepburn's famous black dress from Breakfast at Tiffany's that brought that price..........
Monroe's dress was donated by the studio.
These dresses, among many others, resides at Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood Motion Picture Collection Museum.

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Old 03-19-2011, 05:11 AM   #2
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As usual I stunk, but it was fun! Correct ones in red:

1. THE BANANA SPLITS
2. the Bank of Italy--Now that I read the answer, I remember seeing that a few years ago.
3. FLYWEIGHT--All I could think of was Featherweight, but this makes sense--flies weigh less than feathers!
4. January Sixth
5. c. - Arkansas
6. THE BAMBINO
7. Santa Clara
8. Jim Backus
CRAP !!
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