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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:19 pm 
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$500 Probably because they should be putting ON pounds, not shedding them, Weight Watchers doesn’t allow who to be members?
A. Men named Miles
B. People born in April
C. Pregnant women
D. Germans

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C. Pregnant women


$1K Known for featuring furry animated animals in its ads, Charmin once used what punny tagline?
A. Best for Bear Bottoms
B. Great for Lizard Butts
C. Easy on Horsefly Tushes
D. Perfect for Crow Cabooses

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A. Best for Bear Bottoms


$2K Headquartered in Gurgaon, India, what low-cost air carrier’s name alludes to one of the country’s most famous culinary exports?
A. SpiceJet
B. EscargotAir
C. TacoExpress
D. SchnitzelAirlines

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A. SpiceJet


$3K Given her role of Bella Swan in a famous movie franchise, it’s fitting that which actress grew up in a family that keeps wolf-dog hybrids as pets?
A. Dakota Fanning
B. Kristen Stewart
C. Ellen Page
D. Vanessa Hudgens

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B. Kristen Stewart


$5K Boasting such famous alumni as Betty Ford and Peter Dinklage, which of these is a small liberal arts college in Vermont?
A. Benetton
B. Bennington
C. Bennigans
D. Benin

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B. Bennington


$7K A hipster hypochondriac complaining of the nerve condition meralgia paresthetica may have a case of what the media has dubbed what?
A. V-neck shirt disorder
B. Skinny pants syndrome
C. Fingerless gloves sickness
D. Funky glasses disease

+1

Jonathan’s wife, Barbara, believes that skinny pants is the only one of the choices that really could hurt someone.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. Skinny pants syndrome


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$10K In 2016 archaeologists in Thessaloniki announced that they had found what’s believed to be the tomb of what man who died in 322 BC?
A. Aristotle
B. Siddhartha Gautama
C. Genghis Khan
D. Ramses the Great

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A. Aristotle


$20K The standard official license plates for Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and Colorado all depict what?
A. A tree
B. Their state’s outline
C. An animal
D. Mountains

Jonathan makes a tree his final answer.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Mountains
Jonathan leaves with $5K.


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Mentioned in the lyrics of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” a rampart is a what?
A. Barricade
B. Swift-moving river
C. Large group of soldiers
D. Rifle

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A. Barricade


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:45 pm 
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20K: 50/50 probably leaves mountains & trees, but use it anyway, then +1.


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$10K In 2016 archaeologists in Thessaloniki announced that they had found what’s believed to be the tomb of what man who died in 322 BC?
A. Aristotle
B. Siddhartha Gautama
C. Genghis Khan
D. Ramses the Great
[Reveal] Spoiler:
A. Aristotle

Before the answers came up I had the answer.

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$20K The standard official license plates for Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and Colorado all depict what?
A. A tree
B. Their state’s outline
C. An animal
D. Mountains

Jonathan makes a tree his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Mountains
Jonathan leaves with $5K.

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$20K The standard official license plates for Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and Colorado all depict what?
A. A tree
B. Their state’s outline
C. An animal
D. Mountains

Jonathan makes a tree his final answer.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Mountains
Jonathan leaves with $5K.


I always study out of state plates whenever I see them for this reason. Oregon does have a tree in the middle where Wyoming has a bucking bronco. But sure enough, there are mountains also.

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