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Old 02-18-2012, 08:41 AM   #1
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Highlight between the brackets to see the "question"........

JEOPARDY- Storied Padres
1. ($400)- Set in Australia, this 1983 miniseries centered on the doomed love of Meggie
and Father de Bricassart ...
[what is "The Thorn Birds" ? ]
2. ($1200)- This "Happy Days" star later played a crime-solving priest on the "Father
Dowling Mysteries"...
[ who is Tom Bosley ? ]
3. ($2000)- Gene Hackman's Reverend Frank Scott leads a rat-tag group to safety in this
1972 film ...
[what is "The Poseidon Adventure" ? ]

Double JEOPARDY- The Beautiful South
4.($800)- In a letter on the capture of Vicksburg, Abe Lincoln referred to this river as the
"Father of Waters" ...
[what is the Mississippi River ? ]
5. ($2400)- Nicknames for this city include
"The Metropolis of the New South" and "Derby Town" ...
[what is Louisville (Kentucky) ? ]
6. ($4000)- John Berendt's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" depicts some
colorful characters in this Georgia city ...
[what is Savannah ? ]

Final JEOPARDY- Botany

It's the tallest of all grasses; one type grows 120 feet with a stem circumference of three
feet ...
[ what is bamboo ? ]

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Old 02-18-2012, 08:36 PM   #2
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I missed #5.
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Old 02-19-2012, 03:14 AM   #3
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I missed #s 3 and 6. If I had thought two seconds longer I would have gotten #6, but on #3 I kept thinking war movie!
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