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Old 07-26-2011, 04:38 PM   #1
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trivia 7/26

trivia 7/26
DID YOU KNOW...
Thirty-nine decimal places of pi suffice for computing the circumference of a circle girding the known universe with an error no greater than the radius of a hydrogen atom.

1. can you identify the eight original metal tokens used as board markers in the American "Monopoly" game?
2. Who was President when the Empire State Building opened ?
a. Franklin Roosevelt
b. Teddy Roosevelt
c. Herbert Hoover
d. Calvin Coolidge

3. do you recall the name of the Pennsylvania community where the first ever
oil well was drilled?
4. do you recall the first names of the song-writing Gershwin brothers?
5. who was the first person to write about the legend of Atlantis?
6. do you recall the name of the navy communications ship captured and held by north Korea in 1968?
7. Hillary Swank and Morgan Freeman both scored at the Oscars for their work in what 20004 film ?
8. Who wrote In Cold Blood ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Tinky Winky was the first openly gay character on any children's show.
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1. Shoe,Race Car, Dog, Cannon, Battleship, Top Hat, thimble and
iron
2. - c
3. Titusville
4. GEORGE AND IRA
5. Plato
6. U.S.S. PUEBLO
7. Million-Dollar Baby
8. Truman Capote
CRAP !!
The famous purple Teletubby who carries a cute red purse has never come out of any closet, but he has been outed by everyone from Jerry Falwell to CNN.

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Old 07-26-2011, 04:55 PM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. Shoe,Race Car, Dog, Cannon, Battleship, Top Hat, thimble and
iron
--I forgot the battleship and said wheelbarrow
2. - c
3. Titusville
4. GEORGE AND IRA
5. Plato
6. U.S.S. PUEBLO--I danced all around this one but it wouldln't come to me.
7. Million-Dollar Baby
8. Truman Capote
CRAP !!
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