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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 6:41 pm 
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Curtis Williams
Philadelphia, PA

Curtis’ Plus one is his good friend Jimmy.


$500 Offering thousands of garments for sale, StillWhite.com bills itself as the largest online marketplace for what type of clothing that’s usually worn just once?
A. Wedding dresses
B. Boxer briefs
C. Chef hats
D. Circus leotards

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A. Wedding dresses


$1K According to Goodreads.com, the character Doctor Dolittle becomes famous when “Polynesia the parrot teaches him” what?
A. “How to improve his Tinder profile”
B. “The language of the animals”
C. “How to beat the stock market”
D. “The triangle solo in Beethoven’s 5th”

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. “The language of the animals”


$2K Ray-Ban’s sales of its Predator sunglasses reportedly tripled after they were worn by the co-stars of what film?
A. The Color Purple
B. The Green Mile
C. Reds
D. Men in Black

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Men in Black


$3K To distinguish it from the “Baja” region, the territory that now comprises which state once had the word “Alta” at the front of its name?
A. Texas
B. Florida
C. California
D. Louisiana

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C. California


$5K With 45-year-old Paul Ryan now in the role, you’d have to go all the way back to 1869 to find a younger person serving as what?
A. Secretary of State
B. Federal Reserve Chair
C. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
D. Speaker of the House

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Speaker of the House


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$7K With both her and her late husband being longtime friends of Kris Jenner, which daytime TV host is the godmother of Kylie and Kendall Jenner?
A. Kelly Ripa
B. Joy Behar
C. Sharon Osbourne
D. Kathie Lee Gifford

ATA

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA results
1% A. Kelly Ripa
6% B. Joy Behar
24% C. Sharon Osbourne
69% D. Kathie Lee Gifford


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Kathie Lee Gifford


$10K Needing to invent something fast to pay off a $15 debt, in 1849 inventor Walter Hunt twisted a piece of wire to create the modern version of what ubiquitous item?
A. Sewing needle
B. Safety pin
C. Staple
D. Radio antenna

50/50

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50 leaves
B. Safety pin
C. Staple


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Jimmy says that he doesn’t know, but that Curtis should go ahead and take a guess. If he’s wrong he would lose two grand, but still have five grand.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B. Safety pin


commercial break

$20K Eradicated in the U.S., there are no reports of what disease ever being contracted in Asia, though the WHO warns that the “appropriate mosquito vector is present”?
A. Cholera
B. Typhoid
C. Polio
D. Yellow fever

Curtis decides to walk.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Yellow fever
Curtis leaves with $10K


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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 7:05 am 
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Curtis Williams
Philadelphia, PA

Curtis’ Plus one is his good friend Jimmy.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$7K With both her and her late husband being longtime friends of Kris Jenner, which daytime TV host is the godmother of Kylie and Kendall Jenner?
A. Kelly Ripa
B. Joy Behar
C. Sharon Osbourne
D. Kathie Lee Gifford

ATA
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA results
1% A. Kelly Ripa
6% B. Joy Behar
24% C. Sharon Osbourne
69% D. Kathie Lee Gifford

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Kathie Lee Gifford

I'd have to ATA also, although I might play a hunch and figure that Kathie Lee, since she was married to Frank Gifford, might have known Bruce Jenner. But I doubt I'd have felt confident enough on so little information.

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$20K Eradicated in the U.S., there are no reports of what disease ever being contracted in Asia, though the WHO warns that the “appropriate mosquito vector is present”?
A. Cholera
B. Typhoid
C. Polio
D. Yellow fever

Curtis decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
D. Yellow fever
Curtis leaves with $10K

Only one of those is transmitted by mosquito.

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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 7:30 am 
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7K: "*late* husband" is the clue here.

10K: pin requires wire twisting (but so does staple) but how did he sharpen it's end?


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