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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:54 pm 
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Kenneth Garson
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Kenneth, a MAWG, has been auditioning for 10 years. He wants to start a college fund for his 15-month-old daughter Angelica.


$7,000
Honoring a former president, if Florida’s largest city had taken its namesake’s first name instead of his last, it would be known as what?
A: Thomasville B: Andrewville
C: Jamesville D: Martinville

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Andrewville


$10,000
Not to be confused with a term that might appear on a CPA exam, which of the following is considered a central practice of Scientology?
A: Aggregating B: Writing off
C: Auditing D: Parallel processing

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Auditing


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$20,000
First selling in 1972 for $2,100 (over $11,000 today), the Hamilton Pulsar P1 Limited Edition was the first commercially available what?
A: CD player B: Personal computer
C: High definition television D: Digital watch

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Kenneth’s +1 is his friend Kristof. He says CD players and HDTVs weren’t invented in 1972. Kenneth thinks it’s digital watch.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Digital watch


$30,000
Which pair of actors who played the same legendary movie character were born more than 45 years apart?
A: Leonard Nimoy & Zachary Quinto B: Michael Keaton & Christian Bale
C: Christopher Reeve & Henry Cavill D: Sean Connery & Daniel Craig

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Kenneth says Daniel Craig and Christian Bale aren’t young enough.
A: 71% B: 2% C: 17% D: 10%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Leonard Nimoy & Zachary Quinto


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$50,000
Instead of just going by the final results, in 1970 what contest’s first champion was chosen by having all the competitors vote for who they felt deserved to win?
A: The Tour de France B: The Scripps National Spelling Bee
C: The World Series of Poker D: The America’s Cup

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Kenneth’s gut says it’s the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
50/50 leaves the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the World Series of Poker.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: The World Series of Poker
Kenneth wins $5,000.


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Later becoming a senator, who was the first U.S. congressman to speak on the House floor when C-SPAN debuted on March 19, 1979?
A: Joe Biden B: Orrin Hatch
C: Al Gore D: John McCain

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Al Gore


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:48 am 
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20K: Owned a Lady Hamilton once, I think. Knew it, anyway.

50K: These are all things win/lose, not votable. Use all lifelines but unless +1 is sure, leave.


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I'd have been dancing if I got to play that $50,000 question.


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