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Old 04-07-2006, 02:01 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/7

?? 4/7


1. what is the common name for the web-making material produced by some spiders?
2. under what name did james newell osterberg achieve pop music stardom?
3. under what president did andrew johnson serve as vice president?
4. which auto maker was the first to equip it's cars with seat belts as a standard feature?
5. ...and, what year did that happen?
6. can you name the biggest movie hit directed by james cameron?
the first european travelers in a hot-air balloon were an english lord and two italian scientists.
2. iggy pop (??)
4.volvo (mercedes benz)
5. 1959 (1957?)
6. "titanic" ("the terminator") (DOH !)
the three passengers aboard that 8-minute maiden flight were a sheep, a duck, and a rooster.
joseph and jacques montgolfier, the french brothers who invented the hot-air balloon, made this first successful launch in 1783 in the presence of king louis XVI and queen marie antoinette.
all three animals survived.


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Old 04-07-2006, 02:07 PM   #2
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and were eaten for dinner.

i got #2 wrong, and guessed 1958 for #5.

i knew about the frenchy's montgolfier, but i never knew what they had for dinner that night.

Spring is finally here! I got so excited that I wet my plants...
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Old 04-07-2006, 05:08 PM   #3
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I'm a 50%er today. Got 1,2 and 3 right and then tanked on the rest. But I DID go with crap.
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