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Old 05-18-2009, 03:43 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/18

trivia 5/18
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams were all avid collectors, and players of marbles. In their day, marbles were called "small Bowls" and were as popular with adults as with children.

1. What's the lowest denomination of U.S. currency that does NOT carry the Portrait of a President.
2. Name the actor who played the recurring role of Lando Clarissian in the Star Wars movies...
3. Name that Cartoon Character;
"I don't get no respect!"- love-able but goofy (and sounding a lot like Curly Howard of the Three Stooges) great whit shark, who resided in Aquahama City, where he played drums in a teen-age Rock Band called the Nep-tunes. touring in the "Aquacar" to their underwater gigs, they encountered numerous villains (Sourpuss the Octopus, Phantom Kelp, etc.) who predictably involved them in a slapstick chase while a bubblegum Nep-Tunes song played in the background........
4. What Noxzema make-up product featured at one time or another Christie Brinkley, Cybill Shepherd, Cheryl Tiegs and Drew Barrymore as it's spokes-models ?
5. What are the names of the two marsupial members of the Winnie the Pooh stories ?
6. Which Washington city is farther west; Tacoma or Seattle ?
7. Ditra Flame was the "Lady in Black" who took 13 red roses to the grave of what actor every year ?
8. What critical component's failure is listed as the cause of the1986 Challenger shuttle disaster ?
In the West Indies, the game of "Ball and Jacks" is called "Conkies".

1. The $10 bill, which carries the portrait of Alexander Hamilton.
2. Billy Dee Williams
3. Jabberjaw
4. CoverGirl Clean Make-up
5. Kanga and Roo
6. Tacoma
7. Rudolph Valentino's
8. O-ring Seals
Conkies are a corn-based delicacy traditionally made and eaten during the month of November.


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Old 05-19-2009, 10:54 AM   #2
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Only got 2 and the TorC. I need to watch more tv.
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