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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:47 pm 
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$500 :
Following a series of battery-related fires, in 2016 Samsung recalled, replaced and eventually discontinued what model smart phone?
A: Tinderbox 5000 B: MobileScorch X9
C: L-Combusto D: Galaxy Note 7

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Galaxy Note 7



$1000 :
Fittingly, what city in Washington state claims to be "Home of the World's Largest Cherry Pie!" and hosts an annual Presidents' Day celebration?
A: Grover B: Chester
C: George D: Rutherford

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: George


$2000 :
Contradicting decades of conventional fashion wisdom, a 2011 study suggests that which pattern could actually make you look taller, not wider?
A: Polka dots B: Paisley
C: Argyle D: Horizontal stripes

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Horizontal stripes


First break

$3000 :
Because he did it in both "Delirious" and "Coming to America" way back in the '80s, Slate.com cites which comedian as one of the pioneers of the "Mic Drop"?
A: D.L. Hughley B: Eddie Murphy
C: Richard Pryor D: Damon Wayans

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Eddie Murphy



$5000 :
With nearly all of them living in captivity in Orlando, San Diego or San Antonio, the U.S. is home to a total of just 24 what?
A: Orcas B: Bald eagles
C: Elephants D: Pandas

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Orcas



$7000 :
After dying in France without a will in 1973, what artist's French inheritance taxes were paid for with unsold pieces of their artwork?
A: Pablo Picasso B: Jackson Pollock
C: Andy Warhol D: Frida Kahlo

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Pablo Picasso



$10K :
Siblings with very different specialties, brothers Rick Bayless and Skip Bayless are best known to TV viewers as which of these, respectively?
A: Entertainment reporter & TV courtroom judge B: Celebrity chef & sports commentator
C: Middle East correspondent & late-night host D: Outdoor adventurer & movie critic


[Reveal] Spoiler:
Shad said he is familiar with only the second, Skip Bayless

B: Celebrity chef & sports commentator


Second break

$20K :
Though images of Atlas often represent him holding the entire Earth on his back, the Greek god was actually condemned to hold up what?
A: The mountains B: The sky
C: The seas D: Mankind

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Friend Sam is 99% sure it is the sky.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: The sky


Third break

QotD:
"Singultus" is the medical term for a what?
A: Wart B: Pimple
C: Teardrop D: Hiccup

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Hiccup


$30K :
Despite being avoided for religious reasons by hundreds of millions of people, according to U.N. statistics what is the planet's most widely eaten meat?
A: Beef B: Chicken
C: Lamb D: Pork

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
A or D


[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: Beef 37% B: ----
C: ---- D: Pork 63%


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Pork 63%






Shad will return tomorrow


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:44 am 
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30K: Very poorly worded Q. Jews & Moslems don't eat pork for religious reasons. Hindus also don't eat *any animals* for religious reasons. So you can count them too as "non-pork-eaters" but the phrasing is ugly.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:23 am 
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30K: Very poorly worded Q. Jews & Moslems don't eat pork for religious reasons. Hindus also don't eat *any animals* for religious reasons. So you can count them too as "non-pork-eaters" but the phrasing is ugly.
Many Hindus don't eat beef but do eat pork.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:43 am 
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The Hindus I know have been entirely vegetarian. I did not know any ate pork.


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Shad Willingham
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