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#895609 - 06/19/13 03:39 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. Ang Lee directed what 1994 film about the love lives of a Chinese chef and his three grown daughters?
-2. Which compactly built dog, part bulldog with a screw tail, takes its name from the city where it was first developed?
-3. The iceberg-filled Baffin Bay separates northern Canada from what other country?
-4. Where in the South are you when the license plates claim “Stars Fell On ____”?
-5. Who overcame a childhood case of polio to become widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all time?
-6. Citizens of which nation curse an enemy by secretly placing an offering on their back steps – thus inviting in supernatural demons?
-7. At 24 pounds per person, which country’s citizens chow down the most chocolate annually?
-8. In The Prisoner of Azkaban, the Hogwarts students learn to defeat boggarts. What did the boggart reveal that Harry Potter was most afraid of?
-9. What poisonous metal used by hat manufacturers in the 19th century brought on hallucinations and other psychotic symptoms, giving rise to the saying “mad as a hatter”?
-10. What dark-cloaked superhero, who briefly had his own DC Comics series in 1952, made his mark as an invaluable assistant to the Justice League? (Hint: P S)
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#895610 - 06/19/13 03:44 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. I'm not sure, is it Eat Drink Man Woman?

8. a dementor

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#895614 - 06/19/13 03:51 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8.A dementor think wave
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#895621 - 06/19/13 04:11 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. mercury wave

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#895629 - 06/19/13 04:28 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. Alabama wave
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#895631 - 06/19/13 04:34 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6. Haiti?
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#895636 - 06/19/13 04:49 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Welcome to the Puzzle Garden, nell! wave

Nell, Haroula, Michele and Manxman - all correct! wave

Bob, good try, but try again. smile
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#895643 - 06/19/13 05:50 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yay! And thanks smile

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#895654 - 06/19/13 06:38 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. Boston Terrier

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#895655 - 06/19/13 07:05 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That's right, Sondi! wave
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#895657 - 06/19/13 07:12 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Well, I have no good guess for 6 but...

7. Switzerland?
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#895681 - 06/19/13 08:40 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That one's bang on, Bob. smile
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#895733 - 06/20/13 02:37 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. Greenland.
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#895793 - 06/20/13 09:30 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Jack Nicklaus woot
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#895823 - 06/20/13 11:24 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Both correct! smile
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