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Old 10-13-2018, 06:59 AM   #1
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Trivia 10/13

trivia 10/13
DID YOU KNOW...
In 10th-century Cordoba, an Umayyad (Islamic dynasty) city in Spain, had
over 70 libraries; the palace library alone had over 60,000 volumes, all
written by hand. At the time, the best Latin library in Europe had only 600
parchment books.


1. The breeding, hatching, and rearing of fish under controlled conditions
is called what?
2. From 1958-1966, the Boston Celtics of the NBA won eight consecutive
championships with the help of Bob Cousy, Sam Jones, John Havlicek, and who
at their center position?
a. - Phil Jackson
b. - Jerry West
c. - Bill Russell
d. - Ben Wallace
3. What was the name of the Los Angeles restaurant the was shaped like a
hat ?
4. Which 1996 movie had Eddie Murphy playing seven different roles?
5. 'The Simpsons' is the longest - running TV series ; What series was the
longest - running before 'The Simpsons' surpassed it ?
6. The International Date Line is at what degree of longitude?
7. In the film, 'Forrest Gump', Forrest meets three Presidents ; name
them...
8. Famous First Lines ;
"'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,' grumbled Jo, lying on
the rug."?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Captain Kirk never said, "Beam me up, Scotty" on any 'Star Trek" episode,
nor in films.
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1. Pisciculture
2. - c
3. the Brown Derby
4. 'The Nutty Professor'
5. 'Gunsmoke'
6. - 180
7. Nixon, Kennedy and Johnson
8. 'Little Women'

TRUTH !!
"Beam me up, Scotty" is a catchphrase that made its way into popular culture
from the science fiction television series Star Trek. It comes from the
command Captain Kirk gives his chief engineer, Montgomery "Scotty" Scott,
when he needs to be transported back to the Starship Enterprise.

Though it has become irrevocably associated with the series and films, the
exact phrase was never actually spoken in any Star Trek television episode
or film.

Despite this, the quote has become a phrase of its own over time. It can be
used to describe one's desire to be elsewhere, technology such as
teleportation, slang for certain drugs, or as a phrase to show appreciation
and association with the television show.

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