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Old 06-08-2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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1. what's the most overtimes ever needed to decide a national hockey league stanley cup playoff game?
2. what did french winemakers put in the necks of their bottles before corks came into use in the 17th century?
3. what famous actor, a former child-star, turned down the "archie bunker" role before it was offered to carroll o'connor?
4. which regular olympic sport was the first to have an athlete compete in a wheelchair?
5. how many winks are there in a modern set of tiddley-winks?
6. what is the diameter -in feet- of the pitcher's mound on a major league baseball field?
death valley is the hottest place on earth.
1. six (four?)
2. oil-soaked rags (??)
5. 24 (36?)
6. 18 feet (15 feet)
death valley is the hottest spot in america, but the hottest spot on the planet is at el azizia, in libya
recorded a temperature of 136 degrees in 1922- the hottest ever measured.
death valley's highest temperature, 134 degrees, was recorded on july 10, 1913.

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