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#844519 - 10/24/12 09:20 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. How much water does a ten-gallon hat hold?
-2. Who wrote scripts for his own films under pseudonyms that included Otis T. Criblecoblis and Mahatma Kane Jeeves?
-3. If seedless oranges don't have seeds, how are they propagated?
-4. What role did Dutch-born Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk play in Elvis Presley's life?
-5. In wine making, what is the must?
-6. Why did the English call their gold coins guineas?
-7. Columbus had three ships on his first exploration of America. How many were under his command on his second expedition?
-8. For whom was the Mercedes automobile named?
-9. Where did M*A*S*H army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce hail from?
-10. What sport was originally known in England as "plank-gliding"?

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#844543 - 10/25/12 12:08 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. Iowa? wink

Nope, just realized I was thinking about a different character. Oh well! grin


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#844555 - 10/25/12 04:14 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. I will guess 2.5??
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#844558 - 10/25/12 05:14 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8.From an Austrian girl wave
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#844583 - 10/25/12 08:44 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Sherlock lol

curly, try again. That's too much. smile

Haroula, that's right. The daughter of race-car driver Emil Jellinek. wave
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#844637 - 10/25/12 12:27 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. water skiing ?
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#844640 - 10/25/12 12:44 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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If that was a guess, it was a good one! smile
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#844657 - 10/25/12 02:40 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. W. C. Fields
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#844674 - 10/25/12 04:03 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. He was aka Major Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager

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#844677 - 10/25/12 04:07 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good answers, ladies! wave

(Except I think he was Colonel)
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#844937 - 10/26/12 01:26 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6.From Guinea, in West Africa. wave
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#844970 - 10/26/12 03:26 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Correct! That's where the gold was mined. wave
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#845299 - 10/27/12 08:43 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. The pulp (Mmmmmmm...Wine)

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#845324 - 10/27/12 11:11 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Try again, Koala. smile
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#845410 - 10/28/12 11:34 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7.17 ships and 1,200 to 1,500 men wave
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