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#841523 - 10/10/12 07:54 PM Trivia
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Try your hand at these brain-busting trivia questions. Remember, please, that you may not google or use any reference sources for the first 24 hours of this thread.

-1. What synthetic fabric, introduced in the 1970's, is made of Teflon?
-2. What was the name of the dolphin that played Flipper in the movies?
-3. How much does the average man's heart weigh?
-4. Which four state capitals are named after American presidents?
-5. In what business was Latin Bombshell Carmen Miranda's father back home in Brazil?
-6. What do noologists study?
-7. The last Ford known by a letter designation was the Model B in 1932. What was the name of the next model?
-8. What creatures did the Carthaginians use to defeat the Romans at sea during the third century B.C.?
-9. About how many self-portraits did Rembrandt paint (that are known)?
-10. How many home runs did baseball great Ty Cobb hit in the three World Series in which he played?

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#841537 - 10/10/12 08:13 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. about 10-11 ounces

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#841547 - 10/10/12 08:57 PM Re: Trivia [Re: michele rose]
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7. Edsel? smile
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#841557 - 10/10/12 09:40 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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michele rose, that's right! The female heart averages 8-10 pz. smile

Sherlock, good guess, but not it. smile
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#841622 - 10/11/12 09:01 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. Jefferson City, Missouri; Madison, Wisconsin; Jackson, Mississippi and Lincoln, Nebraska
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#841630 - 10/11/12 09:39 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That one was made for you, Fil! lol
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#841641 - 10/11/12 10:37 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6. A noologist studies thinking, I think. idea
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#841652 - 10/11/12 11:31 AM Re: Trivia [Re: LadyKestrel]
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I guess it's because I'm old enough to remember when they became capital cities. lol
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#841655 - 10/11/12 11:56 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Something in my head is saying
8. Elephants
I don't know why.
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#841656 - 10/11/12 11:58 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Jimbo Bell]
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I couldn't resist looking it up to see if I was right. Now I know why I was thinking Elephants - right general, wrong animal.
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#841661 - 10/11/12 12:21 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8.Snakes eek wave
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#841667 - 10/11/12 12:45 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good one LadyK! smile

Fil lol

Jimbo, you were on the right track. smile

Haroula, that's it! Poisonous snakes were put in earthenware jars and catapulted onto the decks of the Roman ships. Catapulting elephants might have been equally effective but tougher to pull off. eek wave
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#841746 - 10/11/12 10:45 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Barber?

smile
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#841748 - 10/11/12 10:49 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Nope. The answer is just too obvious once you hear it. smile
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#841751 - 10/11/12 11:05 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Must be a fruit vendor then.

lol
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