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#856149 - 12/13/12 05:01 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 many square inches are there in an acre?
-2. Who dubbed Miss Piggy's singing voice in "The Muppet Movie"?
-3. A baby kangaroo is called a joey. What are its parents called?
-4. Who was rumored to be the subject of Carly Simon's 1972 record "You're So Vain"?
-5. How many flowers are in the design stamped on each side of an Oreo cookie?
-6. Which words were combined and shortened to form the radio code response "wilco"?
-7. What is the unit of currency of both North and South Korea?
-8. Who currently owns the 45.52 carat Hope diamond?
-9. What fast-food chain founded in 1964 was named for brothers Forrest and LeRoy Raffel?
-10. How many of the four Grand Slam trophies in tennis are gold and how many are silver?

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#856161 - 12/13/12 05:26 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. Arby's (for R(affel) B(rothers))


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#856197 - 12/13/12 08:17 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. I've always heard Warren Beatty
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#856198 - 12/13/12 08:52 PM Re: Trivia [Re: shroeder]
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6. will comply? happydance12
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#856209 - 12/13/12 09:44 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. Mom and Dad.

yes
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#856213 - 12/13/12 09:59 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Sondi, shroeder and Sherlock, good answers! wave12

Koala, true, but how about to the rest of us? lol12
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#856220 - 12/13/12 10:35 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Ohhhhhhh.....

3. Bucks and Does.

blush
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#856223 - 12/13/12 10:55 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Correct, and you should know. lol12

Bucks are also called boomers, jacks, and old men. Does are also called flyers and jills.
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#856244 - 12/14/12 02:42 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2.Johnny Matthis
santadance
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#856281 - 12/14/12 08:21 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. The Smithsonian Museum wave12
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#856303 - 12/14/12 09:33 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Both correct! wave12
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#856348 - 12/14/12 12:39 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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If I'm right, I really should reconsider my diet.
In my mind's eye:

5. 12


Edited by Jimbo Bell (12/14/12 12:40 PM)
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#856356 - 12/14/12 01:46 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! And each has four petals. smile12
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#856394 - 12/14/12 03:53 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. I thought they were all silver
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#856476 - 12/14/12 09:54 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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So did I. We're wrong. smile12
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#856537 - 12/15/12 09:38 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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The Wimbledon trophy has some gold gilt on it, but I thought it was basically silver.
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#856539 - 12/15/12 09:45 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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You're absolutely right, Fil. The gilt makes it look gold, but it's made of silver. woozy12

"Men Single's trophy is presented to the winner of Gentlemen's Singles Championship. It is a silver gilt cup, with cover. It is 18½ inches in size and has a diameter of 7½ inches. It consists of couple of handles on all the sides and is settled on a raised foot. It is golden in color and adorned with borders and floral work and oval style moldings. The head of the Cup is given a look of a pineapple on the top. The head is also covered with a helmet that is present under both the handles. The proud words 'The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World' are engraved on the trophy. However since 1949, players have been given a miniature replica of the original trophy."
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#856600 - 12/15/12 03:16 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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I watch the Wimbledon finals every year and I think that I heard one of commentators describe the cup once. Of course, old lady memories are not to be relied on.
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#856611 - 12/15/12 04:41 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. I think:

1 acre = 4840 sq yds, 1 square yd = 36x36 squinches so the answer is 6,272,640 think
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#856616 - 12/15/12 05:07 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Fil, you're too funny! grin12

Rog, good answre! (UK spelling) wink12
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#856634 - 12/15/12 06:54 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. Won

cool
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#856650 - 12/15/12 07:57 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That's it Koala! Nicely finished. smile12
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