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Old 11-30-2012, 10:03 AM   #1
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trivia 11/30

trivia 11/30
Liquid crystals are substances that flow like liquids but are composed of highly organized molecules similar to those in solid crystals. Their unusual and often manipulable optical properties have given rise to their widespread use in technology, such as in liquid crystal displays, or LCDs. Some liquid crystals change color depending on temperature or stress. Many common substances—such as cholesterol and solutions of soap—are liquid crystals.

1. Who succeeded Chernenko as Soviet leader in 1985?
2. This board game was popular at slumber parties. Little girls take the risk when they open "the door".
3. The prefix that refers to the stomach...
4. Who wrote la Divina Commedia (Divine Comedy)?
5. This peninsula in Greece is steep and rocky. There are some twenty monasteries and thirteen sketes (smaller facilities) on the land. You may hear the place referred to as "Agion Oros," or the "Holy Mountain." What is it?
6. Name That Tune !!
John Waite - "Every time I think of you, I always catch my breath And I'm still standing here and you're miles away And I'm wondering why you left."
7. Iceland was originally colonized by explorers from which group of people?
8. You probably know that an HOV is a High Occupancy Vehicle, but what is an ROV ?

Every adult citizen of Monaco automatically has a credit account at the Island’s famed Casino.
1. Gorbachev
2. Mystery Date
3. Gastro
4. Dante
5. Mt. Athos
6. “Missing You”
7. Norse (Acceptable; Vikings)
8. Remotely Operated (underwater) Vehicle
As a matter of fact, They’re barred from gambling or even visiting the Principality’s famous Casino, unless they’re employed there.


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Old 11-30-2012, 10:15 AM   #2
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I missed #1, #5, and #6. And I got crap!
Illegitimi non carborundum!
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