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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:24 pm 
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Abhinav Karthikeyan
Clarksburg, MD
Abhinav is a Maryland State Geography Bee winner.
Abhinav has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines left

$30,000
Hungary's flag has horizontal stripes of red, white and green from top to bottom. Rotating Italy's flag in what way gives it the same orientation?
A: 180 degrees B: 90 degrees clockwise
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise D: No change

Abhinav tries imagining Italy's flag and says it is green on the top & red on the bottom—or the opposite. He rules out the two 90° options but then says he has no idea.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves 90 degrees clockwise & 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Abhinav really has no idea—Chris re-reads the question and Abhinav says he now believes Italy's flag is Green, White, Red moving left to right...
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise

$50,000
Which statement about Alexander Hamilton's oldest son Philip is true?
A: He married Thomas Jefferson's daughter B: He died in a duel
C: He designed the first $1 bill D: He was convicted of treason

Abhinav reads "died in a duel" and says, "That's actually Alexander Hamilton, I'm pretty sure." He's pretty sure he didn't marry Thomas Jefferson's daughter.
[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Abhinav's +1 is his father. He really doesn't know much about this. Abhinav says he is 100% sure that B isn't true.

Abhinav decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Abhinav would have guessed C: He designed the first $1 bill.
The correct answer is B: He died in a duel.
Abhinav wins $30,000.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:53 pm 
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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000
Hungary's flag has horizontal stripes of red, white and green from top to bottom. Rotating Italy's flag in what way gives it the same orientation?
A: 180 degrees B: 90 degrees clockwise
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise D: No change

Abhinav tries imagining Italy's flag and says it is green on the top & red on the bottom—or the opposite. He rules out the two 90° options but then says he has no idea.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves 90 degrees clockwise & 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Abhinav really has no idea—Chris re-reads the question and Abhinav says he now believes Italy's flag is Green, White, Red moving left to right...
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise
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Great use of the 50/50 lifeline.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:18 pm 
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so far so good


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:32 am 
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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Abhinav Karthikeyan
Clarksburg, MD
Abhinav is a Maryland State Geography Bee winner.
Abhinav has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines left


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000
Hungary's flag has horizontal stripes of red, white and green from top to bottom. Rotating Italy's flag in what way gives it the same orientation?
A: 180 degrees B: 90 degrees clockwise
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise D: No change

Abhinav tries imagining Italy's flag and says it is green on the top & red on the bottom—or the opposite. He rules out the two 90° options but then says he has no idea.
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves 90 degrees clockwise & 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Abhinav really has no idea—Chris re-reads the question and Abhinav says he now believes Italy's flag is Green, White, Red moving left to right...
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: 90 degrees counterclockwise

I totally misread this question - I thought they wanted to know which direction to rotate the Hungarian flag. I probably would have said B and gone home.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$50,000
Which statement about Alexander Hamilton's oldest son Philip is true?
A: He married Thomas Jefferson's daughter B: He died in a duel
C: He designed the first $1 bill D: He was convicted of treason

Abhinav reads "died in a duel" and says, "That's actually Alexander Hamilton, I'm pretty sure." He's pretty sure he didn't marry Thomas Jefferson's daughter.
[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Abhinav's +1 is his father. He really doesn't know much about this. Abhinav says he is 100% sure that B isn't true.

Abhinav decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Abhinav would have guessed C: He designed the first $1 bill.
The correct answer is B: He died in a duel.
Abhinav wins $30,000.

Assuming I'm still around, I'd be burning lifelines here, although I don't know if any of them would help. My thought was C, since Hamilton was Secretary of the Treasury, but "like father, like son" I guess.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:26 am 
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I guess so much for Hamilton being a nationwide phenomenon.

The dueling death of his son is the subject of a song (or two) in the musical and serves as foreshadowing of the more famous Hamilton-Burr duel.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:05 pm 
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Only reason I was sure of answer was massive coverage of musical, even though I *don't* know songs Appa23 mentions.


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