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Old 12-30-2005, 07:37 AM   #1
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trivia 12/30

Did you know... If stretched end to end, all the Slinky toys sold since 1945
-when they first came on the scene-would circle the globe 126 times.

1. what year last saw halley's comet in our sky?
2. the dalai lama is the titular head of which country?
3. name the breakfast cereal hawked by a leprechaun?
4. who was gerald ford's running mate in 1976?
5. in the poem, what was the name of hiawatha's wife?
6. what's lil'' abner's last name?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
there are more than 2.5 million possible poker hands in a 52-card deck.
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1. 1986
2. TIBET
3. LUCKY CHARMS
4. BOB DOLE
5. MINNEHAHA
6. YOKUM
FACT !!
there are 2,598,960, to be exact.
the game of poker is unlike other casino games in that the players play against one another, rather than against the house.
over 70 million decks of cards are sold yearly in the u.s.a.

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Old 12-30-2005, 08:12 AM   #2
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Only knew 2 & 3!

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Old 12-30-2005, 08:17 AM   #3
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2 out of six is about normal for anyone but us trivia freaks.....
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Old 12-30-2005, 08:19 AM   #4
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Well how would I know #1? I was only born in '92!

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Old 12-30-2005, 08:24 AM   #5
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the comet was first mentioned in 240 b.c.
and has come by every 76 years since

watch for it in 2061!!
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Old 12-30-2005, 11:43 AM   #6
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missed #1 by one year, but got #2 right..
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I got Bob Dole, lucky charms and Tibet right! I'm on a roll today.
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I knew 1, 2 and 5. Not easy for non-Americans!
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I knew 1, 2 and 5. Not easy for non-Americans!
Well, Ishbel you did better than I. I roughly knew when the comet happened because one of my first memories is watching it from my bedroom window with my sis and parents. Also knew the lucky charms. I got the last question right but technically I guessed. 50/50 chance of getting it right!
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