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Old 07-08-2009, 06:32 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/8

trivia 7/8
In 1956, a Texas State U. student named Roy Orbison records a song some of his classmates wrote in fifteen minutes on a frat-house roof. "Ooby-Dooby" became his break-out hit.

1. On the "Flip Wilson show", what was the name of Flip's character Geraldine's ugly
2. Name Tina Turner's singing ex-husband.
3. Name the first film starring the performer formerly known as Prince.
4. From what kind of wood are bowling pins made?
5. In what game are "running game" and "back game" popular strategies?
6. How high from the court are basketball hoops?
7. On the subject of champagne, what is the "punt"?
8. What are Steve Wozniac and his partner at the time known for inventing?
Each King in a deck of cards represents a great king from history.
1. "Killer"
3. "purple rain"
4. maple
7. the indentation in the bottom of the bottle
8. The Apple Computer
The French, who were instrumental in introducing playing cards to Europe and the new world, bestowed identities on the four kings.
the King of hearts represents Charlemagne, the king of diamonds is Julius Caesar, the King of clubs is Alexander the Great, and the King of spades is the biblical King David.


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Old 07-08-2009, 07:14 AM   #2
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I got all but 5 & 6, I missed 6 by 1 foot, I guessed 11'.

Finally things have started clicking for me, my knees, my elbows, my back, etc...
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:30 AM   #3
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