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Old 05-28-2010, 12:17 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/28

trivia 5/28
DID YOU KNOW...
The huge amount of oil that's been released into the Gulf of Mexico from the current disater so far (as of midnight, 5/26/10) represents 3% of the USA's DAILY CONSUMPTION !!

1. in miles per hour (to the nearest 1,000), how fast is the earth traveling in it's orbit around the sun?
2. what was the name of the play the Lincolns were attending the night he was
assassinated?
3. what are the only two internationally recognized sports that cannot be played left-handed ?
4. which foreign country is the top destination for travelers from the USA?
5. .......runner-up destination ??
6. what was the traditional border between the free states and the slave states prior to the
civil war?
7. What year was Pakistan created as a country ? (within two years is a correct answer-jk)
8. What sort of critter is the mascot of the West Point football team ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Famous Western gambler and lawman Bat Masterson sold his famous six-gun---"the gun that tamed the West"--- in 1908 in New York City for a dollar, because he "needed the money".
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1. 66,600 MPH
2. "OUR AMERICAN COUSIN"
3. jai alai and polo
4. Mexico
5. CANADA
6. THE MASON-DIXON LINE
7. 1947
8. MULE


CRAP !!
Actually, from about 1898 till his death in 1921, Masterson bought dozens of old guns at pawnshops, carved notches into the handles and sold them at inflated prices. Each time, he claimed the gun was the one he used during his career as a lawman.

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Old 05-28-2010, 12:22 PM   #2
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Well I got 4,5, and 6 right. These were toughies for me today.

LT, hows life with you my friend?
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Old 05-28-2010, 12:25 PM   #3
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LT, hows life with you my friend?
You know......Work, Eat, Do Dishes, Sleep, Work..............
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Old 05-28-2010, 12:30 PM   #4
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You know......Work, Eat, Do Dishes, Sleep, Work..............
Oh how well I know it! You forgot "visit DC" on that list though.
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Old 05-29-2010, 07:04 AM   #5
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That will be the week of July fifth !
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