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Trivia #1169124
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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. In Gulliver's Travels, what are the Houyhnhnm?
-2. In the world of mountain biking, what is bacon?
-3. What poison is found in apricot seeds?
-4. What is the "M" in M13, aka "The Great Globular Cluster"?
-5. In which film (a musical documentary) did Elvis Presley make his first appearance?
-6. Where is the original "skid row"?
-7. With which Russian revolutionary leader was artist Frida Kahlo romantically involved?
-8. What are the four parts of an orchestra?
-9. Dick had a dog named Spot but what was the name of Jane's kitten?
-10. What is a Sherman Necktie?



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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169127
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3. cyanide scared

Re: Trivia [Re: Sondi] #1169128
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1. horses wave

Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169129
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8. Strings, woodwind, percussion and brass wave2

Was a band geek in school. Played the flute so I was woodwind.

Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169130
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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169132
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Good answers! wave

I was in band until they realized I couldn't play the flute very well. cry


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169137
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I wonder what's on television...?
Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169160
11/15/18 12:02 AM
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Nice try, nice song, but nope. smile


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169172
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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169174
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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169181
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Both correct! wave


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169196
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6. Was it the Bowery district of New York? smile


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I wonder what's on television...?
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Nice try, but wrong coast. smile


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169206
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Diego was her husband and not the man I'm looking for here. smile


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Correct! grin


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169277
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OK - third time lucky:

7. Lenin? smile


To waste one second of one's life is a betrayal of one's self.
I wonder what's on television...?
Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169284
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Sue, is #5 a trick question? Elvis' first film was
Love Me Tender. think

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Rog, you're getting closer! smile

I see that #5 is not worded well, so Love Me Tender is correct. I'll change the question. smile


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6. I think the original Skid Row was in Seattle, Washington

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You think right, Sondi. wave


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169364
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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1169393
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Well done, Koala! wave


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