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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 5:49 am 
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100
What kind of items are commonly kept in a hamper?

A. Tree branches
B. Old newspapers
C. Dirty laundry
D. Grandma's cigars






200
Poker chips and a pair of dice are pictured on the cover of the 2007 Frommer's guide to what US city?

A. Denver
B. St. Louis
C. Detroit
D. Las Vegas







300
Animals are commonly calssified as carnivores, herbivores or omnivores depending on their what?

A. Eating habits
B. Life spans
C. Sleep schedules
D. Mating rituals








500
Which of these common ailments is often referred to using only its first two syllables?

A. Arthritis
B. Osteoporosis
C. Mononucleosis
D. Tendinitis









1000
The famed Orient Express is what type of vehicle?

A. Dirigible
B. Train
C. Ocean liner
D. Airplane







2000
A familiar sight at graduations, the motarboard hat shares its name with a tool often used by which of these craftsman?

A. Woodworker
B. Stonemason
C. Silversmith
D. Clockmaker











4000
Michael Balzary, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is better known by what insect-inspired alias?

A. Ant
B. Beetle
C. Wasp
D. Flea











8000
The 2007 history book "The Summer of 1787" is subtitled "The Men Who Invented" what?

A. The Revolutionary War
B. The Steam Engine
C. The Constitution
D. The Cotton Gin












16000
The "Leader of the Great September First Revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya" is whom?

A. Muammar Qaddafi
B. Pervez Musharraf
C. Mahmoud Abbas
D. Meles Zenawi



Daniel was on the original WWTBAM with Regis but had slow fingers and did not get out of the ring of fire, was on Ben Steins Money but did not win any money, was on Jeopardy and was in the lead but blew the final answer.







25000
The clothing brand Hollister Co. was launched in 2000 by what well-known fashion retailer?

A. Abercrombie & Fitch
B. American Eagle Outfitters
C. J. Crew
D. Gap


Daniel uses ATA

A-72%
B-13%
C-10%
D-5%













50000
What type of cloud has a name that means "cloud" in Latin?

A. Cumulus
B. Cirrus
C. Nimbus
D. Stratus


Daniel use PAF to call a co-worker Martin. Martin is unable to give an answer before time runs out.

Daniel uses STQ







50000
In 1906, what became the first US national monument?

A. Fort Sumter
B. Devils Tower
C. Muir Woods
D. Fort McHenry














Horn sounds and Daniel will return on Monday.










































100-C-laundry
200-D-Las Vegas
300-A-eating
500-C-mono
1000-B-train
2000-B-stonemason
4000-D-Flea
8000-C-Constitution
16000-A-Qaddafi
25000-A-Abercrombie
50000-C-Nimbus
50000-B-Devils Tower


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:22 am 
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Well, I'm rooting for Daniel to make $100,000 since he was in the same RoF as who I think is one of the cutest contestants on "Millionaire", who actually won the first round. Also, I think having a contestant who was on PTBAM actually has potential. To me, they're the ones who have more experience. No offense to those of you who didn't go on until Syndicated Millionaire era.

I'm also gonna end up rooting for him because when I saw the $16k question and the answers, I said "Oh, c'mon! Nobody knows this stuff!" Then, he actually the answer to that question, which makes me think he's pretty smart.


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I'm also gonna end up rooting for him because when I saw the $16k question and the answers, I said "Oh, c'mon! Nobody knows this stuff!" Then, he actually the answer to that question, which makes me think he's pretty smart.




I'm rooting heavily for Daniel myself, but that's probably because I know him!

When I lived in Vegas, Daniel and his wife Robin played occasionally on the same NTN Showdown team with me. He's a great guy, and very smart... I knew he'd do well, and he's proven that so far!

I'm ALSO rooting for him because he's one of the few who have gone from J! to BAM and proved that semi-geeky, slightly overweight J! players have worth on BAM. (Daniel was on in '04, pre-KJ.) OK, so he's also a helluva lot funnier than I am...

GO DAN!

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$300: Well, the D answer does involve meat...

$25K: Yeah, I also would've asked the audience.

$50K: Nimbus resembles "nebula", which is indeed the Latin word for cloud.

$50K #2: Good thing I never would've seen this question. I would've guessed one of the forts.

On Monday, I'll be looking at the $100K question with 50:50, PAF, and STQ at hand.


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This was a tough set for me, let's just say I would of probably left with 1000 dollars if I got this one.


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Michael Balzary, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is better known by what insect-inspired alias?

A. Ant
B. Beetle
C. Wasp
D. Flea


Turn this around the other way ("Flea's real name is...?"), and it's at least $25K level and probably higher.

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16000
The "Leader of the Great September First Revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya" is whom?

A. Muammar Qaddafi
B. Pervez Musharraf
C. Mahmoud Abbas
D. Meles Zenawi


Not so hard if you can find the "Libyan" part in the midst of the other nonsense.

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25000
The clothing brand Hollister Co. was launched in 2000 by what well-known fashion retailer?

A. Abercrombie & Fitch
B. American Eagle Outfitters
C. J. Crew
D. Gap


Heard of it, but NAC on the retailer. BD might know it. ATA for me, too.

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50000
What type of cloud has a name that means "cloud" in Latin?

A. Cumulus
B. Cirrus
C. Nimbus
D. Stratus


Ouch. Would have guessed stratus if forced into it. Did not recognize the nimbus-nebula connection. Likely STQ for me, too, or at least PAF with a good Googling capability.

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50000
In 1906, what became the first US national monument?

A. Fort Sumter
B. Devils Tower
C. Muir Woods
D. Fort McHenry


Oooh, one of those "how do I know that?" questions. Probably came from reviews and columns about "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". Was this a Teddy Roosevelt thing?

Does the writing seem better this season, or is it just my own perception? There appears to be much better trivial and otherwise esoteric, but still knowable, information in them than they've had recently.

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Daniel Black
Las Vegas NV
Bellman


I believe this is the first bellman who's been on BAM.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
200
Poker chips and a pair of dice are pictured on the cover of the 2007 Frommer's guide to what US city?

A. Denver
B. St. Louis
C. Detroit
D. Las Vegas


Daniel should certainly be able to get this one. :lol:

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16000
The "Leader of the Great September First Revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya" is whom?

A. Muammar Qaddafi
B. Pervez Musharraf
C. Mahmoud Abbas
D. Meles Zenawi


Had this not had the word "Libyan" in it, it would have been a much harder question.

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Daniel was on the original WWTBAM with Regis but had slow fingers and did not get out of the ring of fire, was on Ben Steins Money but did not win any money, was on Jeopardy and was in the lead but blew the final answer.


Daniel's J! game isn't in the official archive but someone was able to track it down. The FJ! category was "Famous Felines: and the FJ! answer was "He made his debut in the 1945 short film 'Life with Feathers'".

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Daniel had $15K going into FJ!, the Sonja, the second place person had $13K and Brian, the third place person had $9,200. Brian bet all his money and got it right; Sonja also got it right and wagered $5,450 to take the lead. Daniel wagered $11,000 but missed it.

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25000
The clothing brand Hollister Co. was launched in 2000 by what well-known fashion retailer?

A. Abercrombie & Fitch
B. American Eagle Outfitters
C. J. Crew
D. Gap


My youngest son is the fashion plate of the family and he told us about this because he likes A&F clothing but not the prices.
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50000
What type of cloud has a name that means "cloud" in Latin?

A. Cumulus
B. Cirrus
C. Nimbus
D. Stratus


This seemed like a fairly easy question for this level, but maybe it's because I work a lot of crossword puzzles and this comes up regularly.

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50000
In 1906, what became the first US national monument?

A. Fort Sumter
B. Devils Tower
C. Muir Woods
D. Fort McHenry


I wouldn't have seen this question but had it been in the stack it would be time to try the 50/50 to see what remains. I couldn't decide between B and D.

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25K: No blanking idea. ATA & if they don't know, PAF.

50K: I "know" its Devil's Tower, which used to be on a postage stamp (I remember the discussions of this when Close Encounters came out, & my brother who collected them long ago discussing the stamp) but I would chicken out & STQ this one. And kick myself forever.


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