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#904919 - 07/31/13 01:43 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. "Leave the gun, take the cannolis" is a line from what 1972 Oscar winner?
-2. What wild, spotted cat did Salvador Dali keep as an exotic pet?
-3. Name the behavior exhibited by a kidnapped victim who, over time, becomes sympathetic to his or her captors.
-4. What is the "Green Monster" of Boston's Fenway Park made of?
-5. Born in England in 1978, Louise Brown is best known for being what kind of medical miracle?
-6. What adventure-loving Canadian became a buffalo hunter, frontier marshal, gunfighter, fight promoter, and sports columnist?
-7. Dr. Brown's Sodas is famous for making a soft drink flavored with what vegetable?
-8. What was the name of Tom Clancy's first book, which was rejected by 26 publishers before it became a best-seller?
-9. What makes the noise you hear when people crack their knuckles?
-10. What's the five-letter word for the natural, iridescent composite known as mother-of-pearl?

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#904920 - 07/31/13 01:53 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. Stockholm syndrome smile
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#904921 - 07/31/13 01:58 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Rushes]
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8. The Hunt for Red October? wave

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#904922 - 07/31/13 02:02 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. nacre

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#904924 - 07/31/13 02:14 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. The Godfather?
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#904927 - 07/31/13 02:22 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. first test tube baby smile
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#904933 - 07/31/13 02:28 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#904969 - 07/31/13 04:28 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent answers! Cue, you're close enough - it was Godfather 2. smile wave
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#904970 - 07/31/13 04:30 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#904995 - 07/31/13 06:12 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Try again, Haroula. wave
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#905006 - 07/31/13 07:43 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. I think it's air bubbles popping headscratch
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#905010 - 07/31/13 07:57 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. Hard plastic. It was wood then tin now plastic.
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#905012 - 07/31/13 08:03 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. grass?
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#905021 - 07/31/13 08:46 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Sherlock and Gail thumbsup

LadyK, good guess. smile

4. The Green Wall is the 37' left field wall. Part of the original ballpark construction of 1912, the wall is made of wood, but was covered in tin and concrete in 1934, and then hard plastic in 1976.

9. bursting bubbles in the thick, clear lubricant (Synovial fluid) around the bones
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#905045 - 08/01/13 02:48 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#905092 - 08/01/13 08:37 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! Good job, Haroula. wave
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#905131 - 08/01/13 12:48 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. celery
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#905187 - 08/01/13 05:55 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! The stuff was called Cel-Ray. smile
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