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Old 07-24-2006, 08:49 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/24

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Did you know...?
NINTENDO SOLD ITS ONE BILLIONTH VIDEO GAME IN OCTOBER 1995.
1. which american city was home to the first long-running daily news paper?
2. what's the diameter of baseball's on-deck circle?
3. "black lady" is a variation of what card game?
4. who wrote the book, "cruel shoes"?
5. what comic book character lives in slumberland?
6. in basketball, what's the term for a shot that completely misses the hoop, rim and backboard?

7. can you name the major league baseball club that's played on nine different home fields, without moving to another city?
8. in 1914, Baltimore pharmacist George bunting developed a skin cream he called "sunburn remedy", but re-named it after a customer reported that it "sure knocked out my eczema!!"
what did he re-name the product?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
if all the salt in the world's seas could be removed, it is estimated that continents would be covered in salt to a depth of 500 feet- the equivalent of a 40-story building.
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1. PHILADELPHIA
2. 5 FEET IN DIAMETER
3. hearts (pinochle)
4. STEVE MARTIN
5. little nemo (??)
6. AIR BALL
7. the cincinnati reds (cubs?)
8. NOXZEMA ( !! )

TRUTH !!
the total dissolved salts in all the earth's oceans is estimated to be 50 quadrillion tons (50 million billion tons).
seawater covers 70.8% of the earth's surface, and is made up of 96.5% water and 3.5% salt and other substances.

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