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#900241 - 07/10/13 11:29 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. Bonanza, a weekly saga of a family in the post-Civil War era, was set on a ranch on the outskirts of what Nevada town?
-2. What’s in the water that makes the 13th hole extremely hazardous at the Lost City Golf Course in South Africa?
-3. What philosopher and “gadfly of Athens” was tried, convicted, and executed on charges of corrupting the youth and not believing in the ancestral gods?
-4. In what 1984 “rockumentary” was the keyboardist’s philosophy “Have a good time, all the time”?
-5. The vast Athabasca Tar Sands give Canada the world’s second-largest reserves of what natural resource?
-6. Of the top 100 American consumer magazines, name the only one with a two-word French title.
-7. When the waitress calls out your order as “draw one with life preservers,” what’s she getting for you?
-8. What is the name of the old man in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea?
-9. Which comic actor’s film roles included Otis B. Driftwood, Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush, Rufus T. Firefly, and Captain Geoffrey Spaulding?
-10. The koala bear isn’t a bear. What kind of animal is it?

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#900243 - 07/10/13 11:47 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3.That is an easy one snickerSocrates
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#900245 - 07/10/13 11:51 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Petroleum
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#900249 - 07/10/13 12:01 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. marsupial
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#900259 - 07/10/13 12:27 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. Virginia City smile
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#900270 - 07/10/13 01:00 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. Groucho Marx smile
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#900273 - 07/10/13 01:06 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#900279 - 07/10/13 01:41 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. coffee and donuts?
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#900286 - 07/10/13 01:55 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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My gosh! All answers (and guesses) are spot on! wave
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#900302 - 07/10/13 02:59 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Santiago
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#900372 - 07/10/13 10:47 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good one, Gail! smile
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#900630 - 07/12/13 01:18 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. This Is Spinal Tap
6. Bon Appétit

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#900672 - 07/12/13 09:13 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes to both, Koala! smile
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