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$10,000
In 1967, when Carl Stokes became the first black mayor of a major U.S. city, the Plain Dealer called what the most “sophisticated city on the face of the earth”?
A: New Orleans B: Cleveland
C: Detroit D: St. Louis

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 26% B: 17% C: 31% D: 26%


[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves New Orleans and Cleveland.
Rich goes with the audience.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
… and gets dursted!
B: Cleveland
Rich wins $5,000.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10,000
In 1967, when Carl Stokes became the first black mayor of a major U.S. city, the Plain Dealer called what the most “sophisticated city on the face of the earth”?
A: New Orleans B: Cleveland
C: Detroit D: St. Louis

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 26% B: 17% C: 31% D: 26%


[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves New Orleans and Cleveland.
Rich goes with the audience.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
… and gets dursted!
B: Cleveland
Rich wins $5,000.
Rich and the audience were probably led astray because the question was looking for a major U.S. city.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:37 pm 
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I'd have confidently answered "Detroit," without using lifelines, and gone home. Yet another "false memory." :(

But I notice most of the audience was with me, too. Wonder if this is another Sinbad-Shaquille-Shazam-Kazaam moment?

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Rich Templeton
Chemistry teacher
New York, N.Y.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10,000
In 1967, when Carl Stokes became the first black mayor of a major U.S. city, the Plain Dealer called what the most “sophisticated city on the face of the earth”?
A: New Orleans B: Cleveland
C: Detroit D: St. Louis
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 26% B: 17% C: 31% D: 26%

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves New Orleans and Cleveland.
Rich goes with the audience.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
… and gets dursted!
B: Cleveland
Rich wins $5,000.

No love for "the mistake on the lake".

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"Plain Dealer" seems like a huge clue. I can't imagine the
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Cleveland
newspaper calling any of the other cities that.

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