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#847637 - 11/07/12 11:26 AM 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 is the name of the poem that appears on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty? (bonus points awarded for the name of the author)
-2. In blackjack, players try to get cards that add up to 21, and no higher. What is the count sought in baccarat?
-3. How did Napoleon Bonaparte finance his invasion of Russia in 1812?
-4. What great American tried to stump the celebrity panel on TV's Masquerade Party by showing up in a penguin costume?
-5. In which U.S. state can you visit Athens, Carthage, Damascus, Egypt, England, Formosa, Hamburg, Havana, Holland, Jerusalem, London, Manila, Melbourne, Oxford, Palestine, Paris, Scotland, and Stuttgart?
-6. What did Chinese businessmen in the third century B.C. use as their personal seals on documents?
-7. In the world of gardening, what is a clairvoyee?
-8. What is the largest member of the dolphin family?
-9. Which actress changed her name from Edda van Heemstra for Hollywood?
-10. Superstition holds the four-leaf clover as lucky. What about the even more rare five-leaf clover?
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#847641 - 11/07/12 11:44 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus
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#847642 - 11/07/12 11:51 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. My guess is Tennessee??
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#847650 - 11/07/12 12:03 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Point and bonus points to Fil! smile

Good guess Remi, but not correct. smile
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#847655 - 11/07/12 12:10 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. a greenhouse?
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#847676 - 11/07/12 01:42 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9.Audrey Hepburn thumbsup wave
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#847682 - 11/07/12 02:26 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. Nine
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#847690 - 11/07/12 02:50 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Haroula and flotsam thumbsup

Cue, nice try, but try again. smile
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#847697 - 11/07/12 03:12 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. the Whale?
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#847702 - 11/07/12 03:45 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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What kind of whale?
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#847748 - 11/07/12 07:00 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Orca?

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#847753 - 11/07/12 07:21 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That's the one! smile
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#847761 - 11/07/12 07:33 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. more luck plus money think

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#847773 - 11/07/12 08:44 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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I wish! Try again. smile
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#847796 - 11/08/12 12:37 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. I'm going to guess Maine, just because I know it has a few of them.
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