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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:34 pm 
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Mat Franco
Magician
Las Vegas, Nev.

Mat won “America’s Got Talent” in 2015. He now has a show on the Vegas strip. He’s playing for the NSPCA.


$500
Which of the following was NOT one of the names of the main characters on “Friends”?
A: Rachel B: Ross
C: Joey D: Shemp

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Shemp


$1,000
Enjoyed by athletes and couch potatoes alike, Gatorade has long used what interrogatory slogan?
A: “Is it in you?” B: “Is it overpriced?”
C: “Does it taste funny to you?” D: “Um, why is it blue?”

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: “Is it in you?”


$2,000
Built in 1927 and visible from Riverside Drive, what famous logo-bearing piece of infrastructure is a staple of L.A. studio tours?
A: Warner Brothers Water Tower B: Sony Septic Tank
C: Universal Studios Dumpster D: Paramount Air Conditioning Unit

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Warner Brothers Water Tower


$3,000
British recipe magazine Good to Know says you should skip the vodka but not forget the tomatoes when making what cocktail-turned-side dish for kids?
A: Piña Colada salad B: Bloody Mary soup
C: Jack and Coke dip D: Strawberry daiquiri brownies

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Bloody Mary soup


$5,000
According to the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms, which of these often misspelled idioms is the only one that’s written correctly?
A: For all intensive purposes B: It’s a doggy dog world
C: Nip it in the butt D: With bated breath

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Matt knows B & C are wrong. He thinks A should be “intents and purposes.” He’s unfamiliar with D.
A: 32% B: 1% C: 3% D: 64%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: With bated breath


Commercial break

$7,000
Vinicius, the mascot of the 2016 Rio Olympics, was named after Vinicius de Moraes, a musician who helped develop what musical genre?
A: Flamenco B: Bossa nova
C: Mariachi D: Calypso

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves flamenco and bossa nova.


[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Matt’s friend and coworker Ted says it’s bossa nova.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Bossa nova


Commercial break

QotD (read by Donny Osmond)
In what anthemic Beatles song does Paul McCartney sing the title a whopping 36 times?
A: Can’t Buy Me Love B: Let It Be
C: Twist and Shout D: Yesterday

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Let It Be


$10,000
Dramatic landscapes like Kelso Dunes in California’s Mojave Desert are formed by Aeolian processes, a scientific name for what natural force?
A: Wind B: Rain
C: Gravity D: Earthquakes

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Wind


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Mat will be back on Friday.


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