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Old 04-01-2008, 03:41 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/1

trivia 4/1

TWO GREAT APRIL 1 PRANKS
• In 1981 the Herald-News in Roscommon, Michigan, printed a warning that scientists were preparing to release 2,000 “freshwater sharks” into three area lakes as part of a government-funded study.
• In 1980 the BBC broadcast a report that London’s Big Ben was going to be remade into a digital clock and the clock hands would be offered for sale to the first listeners who called in. “Surprisingly, few people thought it was funny,” a BBC spokesman told reporters.

1. How many ping-pong balls do you need to weigh over an ounce ?
2. What part of the black mamba is inky black, giving the light gray-to-dark brown snake it's name ?
3. On the TV sitcom Cheers, what was the name of Norm Peterson's
wife ?
4. What's the second half of the phrase that most of us know in shortened form as "happy as a clam" ?
5. Iron City brand beer introduced us to the pull-tab on cans in what year ?
6. Madagascar lies off the coast of what country ?
7. What were the two sitcoms that took place in the fictional community of Hooterville ?
8. What does an Oologist collect and/or study ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ?
Harry Belafonte was the first singer to have an album sell over a million copies.
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1. eleven
2. INSIDE OF IT'S MOUTH
3. VERA
4. at high tide
5. 1962
6. MOZAMBIQUE
7. PETTICOAT JUNCTION & GREEN ACRES
8. eggs
TRUTH !!
It was the silky-voiced singer's 1956 album, Calypso , featured "The Banana Boat song (Day-O)", "Jamaica farewell", and "Brown Skin Girl."

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Old 04-02-2008, 07:30 AM   #2
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I only got 3, 7, 8, and T or C.
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