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Old 08-19-2008, 04:18 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/19

trivia 8/19
DID YOU KNOW...
When circus Dwarves LaVina Bump and Tom Thumb married, more than 2,000 guests attended the wedding, including President and Mrs. Lincoln, and the entire U.S. Cabinet and their wives.
1. What lemon/lime soft drink did PepsiCo launch in 2001 to compete with 7up and sprite ?
2. Fill in the blank;
Topper (1936) was the first "Turner" classic film to be ___________ .
3. What was the first expansion team to win a world series ?
4. What was Doogie Howser, M.D.'s more formal first name ?
5. What author's Jamaican estate was called "Goldeneye" ?
6. What part of the eye is affected by LASIC surgery ?
7. What's the name of the peninsula that's located between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic ocean ?
8. What 1963 song led to a thirty-one-month FBI investigation into supposed obscenities hidden in it's lyrics ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Manhattan's "Big Apple" nickname came from famed gangster Tony Appleton.
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1. SIERRA MIST
2. colorized
3. NEW YORK METS
4. douglas
5. IAN FLEMING'S
6. CORNEA
7. delmarva peninsula
8. LOUIE, LOUIE
CRAP !!
Nobody remembers exactly what got it started. It may have been the apple vendors that once peddled the fruit from so many street corners, or it could have come from the popular '30s dance by the same name, or maybe from the famous Harlem night club, the Big Apple.

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Old 08-20-2008, 02:23 AM   #2
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Not too bad, I guess. I got #s 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and T or C.

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Old 08-20-2008, 06:13 AM   #3
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I skipped ahead to the answers, I figured I'd get them wrong
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:43 PM   #4
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Ok, lt. A real stumper on these.

Just # 6 okay.

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