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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:41 am 
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Allyssa Walsh
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Allyssa teaches 4th grade and uses unconventional methods for teaching. Her class has a pet turtle named Yertle. Her Plus 1 is her college roommate from Colgate, Jill.

$500: Which of these will you NOT find on Money magazine's list of "11 Ways to Save Money at the Movies This Summer"?
A - go during off times
B - eat beforehand
C - stick to 2D
D - wear a gray wig to get a senior discount
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (wear a gray wig to get a senior discount)


$1000: Formerly called the King's Highway, Philadelphia's Frankford Avenue is home to America's oldest continually used what, built in 1697?
A - bridge
B - electric vehicle charging station
C - rest stop vending machine
D - drive-thru car wash
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (bridge)


$2000: The Chinese tradition of Yum Chu, or drinking tea while eating different varieties of small dishes is better known in the US by what time-worn phrase?
A - tai chi
B - gung ho
C - dim sum
D - feng shui
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (dim sum)


$3000: Students of UT-Austin were probably feeling "alright, alright, alright" when what fellow Longhorn signed on to co-teach a film class in 2016?
A - Ben Affleck
B - Robert Downey, Jr.
C - Matthew McConaughey
D - Edward Norton

Allyssa recognizes the phrase but isn't confident enough to go for it so she asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Ask the Audience results:
A - 1%
B - 2%
C - 96%
D - 1%

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Matthew McConaughey)


$5000: What medical journal claims to feature "the best in peer-reviewed, cutting edge original research" in "thoracic surgery" and "related disciplines"?
A - Chest Journal
B - Hand Journal
C - Brain Journal
D - Knee Journal
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Chest Journal)

commercial break

$7000: Playing off a misheard lyric in "Blank Space", what series of novels features the book "The Secrets of the Starbucks Lovers"?
A - 50 Shades of Beyoncé
B - Taylor Swift: Girl Detective
C - The Berenstein Biebers
D - Adele in Wonderland

Allyssa is sure it isn't Bieber and is pretty sure it isn't Beyoncé and Wonderland makes no sense. She decides to use her 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50:50 results
B & C

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Taylor Swift: Girl Detective)


$10,000: According to a common kitchen tip, home chefs can remove the scent of onion or garlic from their hands simply by rubbing them on what for 10 seconds?
A - linoleum floor
B - granite coutertop
C - stainless steel faucet
D - wood veneer cabinet door

Allyssa doesn't know, but her +1 is a Culinary Institute of America trained chef, so she calls on Jill. Jill is 100% sure she knows.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (stainless steel faucet)

commercial break

$20,000: Besides Elizabeth, what are the 3 names that belonged to a reigning king or queen of England in the 20th century?
A - Anne, Henry, Edward
B - James, Victoria, Henry
C - Edward, George, Anne
D - George, Victoria, Edward

Allyssa says that the Victorian era started in the late 19th century and carried over to the 20th so that leaves B and D. She says that Henry was much earlier - Henry VIII was the 1800s. Elizabeth started in the mid-20th century and Allyssa doesn't remember any Anne.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (George, Victoria, Edward)


$30,000: Slightly wider than an American bill and much taller, the largest euro note features color-changing purple ink, a counterfeit-resistant hologram, and is worth what?
A - €100
B - €200
C - €500
D - €1000

Allyssa hasn't been to Europe in a while. She decides to walk away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (€500)



MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY" Most commonly made from grapes, which of the following alcoholic beverages derives its name from a Dutch word meaning "burnt wine"?:
A - brandy
B - bourbon
C - liqueur
D - tequila
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (brandy)


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7K: totally unfamiliar w/ album title. ATA

10: none make sense to me. 50/50 to at least narrow down. If granite had been left I'd have gone w/ it & been out.

30K: +1


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Did she really say Henry III was 1800's?

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$3000: Students of UT-Austin were probably feeling "alright, alright, alright" when what fellow Longhorn signed on to co-teach a film class in 2016?
A - Ben Affleck
B - Robert Downey, Jr.
C - Matthew McConaughey
D - Edward Norton

Allyssa recognizes the phrase but isn't confident enough to go for it so she asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Ask the Audience results:
A - 1%
B - 2%
C - 96%
D - 1%

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Matthew McConaughey)


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$7000: Playing off a misheard lyric in "Blank Space," what series of novels features the book "The Secrets of the Starbucks Lovers"?
A - 50 Shades of Beyoncé
B - Taylor Swift: Girl Detective
C - The Berenstein Biebers
D - Adele in Wonderland

Allyssa is sure it isn't Bieber and is pretty sure it isn't Beyoncé and Wonderland makes no sense. She decides to use her 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50:50 results
B & C

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Taylor Swift: Girl Detective)


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$10,000: According to a common kitchen tip, home chefs can remove the scent of onion or garlic from their hands simply by rubbing them on what for 10 seconds?
A - linoleum floor
B - granite coutertop
C - stainless steel faucet
D - wood veneer cabinet door

Allyssa doesn't know, but her +1 is a Culinary Institute of America trained chef, so she calls on Jill. Jill is 100% sure she knows.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (stainless steel faucet)


Plus One and probably sayonara.

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Allyssa Walsh
Devon, PA
teacher


Allyssa teaches 4th grade and uses unconventional methods for teaching. Her class has a pet turtle named Yertle. Her Plus 1 is her college roommate from Colgate, Jill.


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$30,000: Slightly wider than an American bill and much taller, the largest euro note features color-changing purple ink, a counterfeit-resistant hologram, and is worth what?
A - €100
B - €200
C - €500
D - €1000

Allyssa hasn't been to Europe in a while. She decides to walk away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (€500)

Time for a lifeline - I've seen paper euros but none in any of the listed denominations. I'll try ATA but wouldn't be confident they'd know the answer.

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tlynn78 wrote:
Did she really say Henry III was 1800's?

She really did say that Henry VIII was in the 1800s.

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