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Old 05-19-2009, 04:12 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/19

trivia 5/19
DID YOU KNOW...
More Americans have died in motor vehicle accidents than have died in all the wars ever fought by the U.S.A.
So far, the highest number of deaths in any given year occurred in 1980, when 51,081 people died, representing 3.341% of all people involved in "serious" accidents. Conversely, in 1921, 13,253 people died in traffic accidents, representing 24.085% of all accident victims in that year.......


1. Name That Game Show;
.........hosted by Allen Ludden from 1961 to 1975, it featured two- two-member teams, one member a celebrity, one non-celebrity, trying to guess what was on the pop-up card by giving each other clues........
2. To which of the Canadian Provinces or Territories must I travel to visit Winnipeg ?
3. What was the middle name of Samuel L. Clemens, AKA Mark Twain ?
4. what's the more common name for the Sea Hedgehog ?
5. The ruins of the ancient city of Carthage is located in what modern country ?
6. What's the name of the Track where the Kentucky Derby is run ?
7. What famous N.Y.C. landmark is associated with French Artist Frederic Bartholdi ?
8. Definition (C);
v.~ 1. to lurch or swerve while in motion. 2. To lean to one side, as in a ship sailing in the wind. 3. to turn a ship on it's side for cleaning, caulking, or repairs.
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
After the demise of Seinfeld, Michael Richards went on to star in a successful series, The Michael Richards Show, which enjoyed a three-season run.
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1. Password
2. Manitoba
3. Langhorne
4. Sea Urchin
5. Tunisia
6. Churchill Downs
7. the Statue of Liberty
8. Careen
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After his previous show, Seinfeld, stopped production, Michael Richards reteamed with three former Seinfeld writers/producers in a comedy caper about a private eye in Los Angeles. When originally conceived, Richards wanted to differentiate his character from Kramer, the role he immortalized on Seinfeld. However, the network disagreed and decided that character would share characteristics with his previous role. The show received generally negative reviews and was canceled within two months due to poor ratings.

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Old 05-19-2009, 10:00 PM   #2
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I didn't get them all. Missed #5. Good one!
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:48 AM   #3
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Well done, Alix. I didn't get them all either. Missed #1,3,4,5,and 8.
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