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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:13 pm 
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Roy is a high school math teacher

$500
What ingredient is added to a regular martini to make it a "dirty" martini?
A: Potting soil B: Week-old laundry
C: Diesel exhaust D: Olive brine

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D: Olive brine

$1,000
According to HeckleDepot.com, "Maybe you're a left" and "Where did you get that arm, a garage sale?" are suggested taunts to yell at whom?
A: A nanny B: A baseball pitcher
C: A wedding planner D: A priest

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B: A baseball pitcher

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Which of these is the offspring of a famous celebrity couple, and NOT the namesake of a major Catholic university in the U.S.?
A: Saint Mary B: Saint Joseph
C: Saint West D: Saint John

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C: Saint West

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Skynet, Samantha and HAL 9000 are all included in which of the following Wikipedia articles?
A: List of fictional computers B: List of fictional companies
C: List of fictional planets D: List of fictional automobiles

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A: List of fictional computers

$5,000
A study in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that older people were much less likely to fracture their hip if they had undergone what procedure?
A: Appendectomy B: Gallstone removal
C: Cataract surgery D: Coronary bypass

Roy immediately rules out cataract surgery but isn't sure beyond that
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Cataract surgery & Gallstone removal.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Roy guesses Gallstone removal.
The correct answer is C: Cataract surgery (better eyesight = fewer falls)
Roy goes home with nothing

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What nursery rhyme's title did Margaret Mitchell consider as an alternate title for her classic novel "Gone with the Wind"?
A: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep B: Sing a Song of Sixpence
C: Little Bo Peep D: Hickory Dickory Dock

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A: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:01 am 
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5K: This is crap; I was going for some medical reason & would probably have gone down here. Hope I'd have used 50/50


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$5,000
A study in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that older people were much less likely to fracture their hip if they had undergone what procedure?
A: Appendectomy B: Gallstone removal
C: Cataract surgery D: Coronary bypass

Roy immediately rules out cataract surgery but isn't sure beyond that
[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Cataract surgery & Gallstone removal.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Roy guesses Gallstone removal.
The correct answer is C: Cataract surgery (better eyesight = fewer falls)
Roy goes home with nothing
I recently learned about this as I was helping my mom prepare for her cataract surgery last week. It is not exactly the better eyesight, but the improved depth perception that comes with it. That was one reason we decided that she should spring for the more expensive multifocal lenses.

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Roy Green
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Roy is a high school math teacher


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