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Old 03-06-2008, 03:40 PM   #1
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trivia 3/6

trivia 3/6
DID YOU KNOW...
DIAMONDS WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN ACID.
1. There are only four words in the English dictionary that begin with "dw"........... "dweeb" is one; what are the other three ?
2. How many pounds of cottage cheese does 10 pounds of milk yield ?
3. Name the NBA team whose 1972-73 season record was 9-73, the worst win-loss record in National Basketball Association history.
4. Can you name the 1979-85 musical variety series, a precursor to American Idol, that had celebrities judging amateurs dancing to top disco tunes ?
5. What 1974 disaster flick actually managed to get nominated for a Best Picture Oscar ?
6. In what year was Jackson Browne's "Doctor, My Eyes" a top-ten hit ?
7. Fill in the blank;
The Faroe Islands lie about half-way between Scotland and _______ .
8. Before she was the unusually gifted Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun , actress Sally Field played the role of an unusually perky teen on this film series - turned sit-com.... (she starred in the sit-com)
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Volkswagen Type 181 was marketed to US consumers as the "Thing".
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1. DWELL, dwindle, DWARF
2. one and a half pounds
3. philadelphia 76er's
4. dance fever
5. THE TOWERING INFERNO
6. 1972
7. ICELAND
8. GIDGET
TRUTH !!
The "Thing" was a contemporary take on VW's WWII military vehicles, advertised in 1974 as a "fun car".
There was even an "Acapulco" version.

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