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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:12 pm 
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If any veterans get to the $100,000 level, WWTBAM will donate $5,000 to DAV to support more Victories for Veterans!

Carter Houndas
Tampa, FL
Carter served in the Army for 10 years, 2 of which were in Afghanistan and Japan.

$500
What did Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell explain was the "problem" after he uttered the famous line, "Houston, we've had a problem"?
A: "We just ran out of BBQ sauce" B: "We got pulled over for expired plates"
C: "We've had a main B bus undervolt" D: "Our Dixie Chicks CD is scratched"

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: "We've had a main B bus undervolt"

$1,000
According to UrbanDictionary.com, the military's affirmative response "Hooah!" comes from the acronym HUA, meaning "Heard, Understood..." what?
A: Acknowledged B: Actively ignored
C: Assumed false D: Almost immediately forgotten

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Acknowledged

$2,000
Based on a children's card game, which of these is an actual casino game where your goal is simply to get a higher card than the dealer?
A: Casino War B: Jackpot Go Fish
C: Texas Slapjack D: Old Maid for Money

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Casino War

Second commercial break

$3,000
The Ardennes Counteroffensive, one of the bloodiest conflicts of WWII, is better known by what phrase often associated with dieting?
A: The Blitzkrieg B: The Battle of the Bulge
C: D-Day D: The Battle of Midway

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: The Battle of the Bulge

$5,000
Though it doesn't bring all the boys to the yard, what non-venomous reptile eats all the mice, typically on farms where dairy cows are found?
A: Milk snake B: Cookie snake
C: Coffee snake D: Cake snake

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Milk snake

$7,000
"Un Nouveau Monde" is the title of a song in the French Canadian version of what Disney movie?
A: Aladdin B: The Lion King
C: Frozen D: Beauty and the Beast

Carter is leaning toward one but he wants to Ask the Audience
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 38% B: 4% C: 10% D: 48%

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Aladdin & Beauty and the Beast.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Carter says he's "gonna go with A: Aladdin" (without saying FA) sighs & mutters "Monde—French"
Then he says, "I'm gonna go with D: Beau—" but the audience reacts very loudly and he says, "OK audience, you're kinda scaring me here" and Chris just leans over smiling, knowing he can't say a thing.
Then he quickly says "A: Aladdin, Final Answer"
Chris explains it's "A Whole New World"

Third commercial break
QotD wrote:
Considered the birthplace of the phrase, the periods of scheduled athletic activity on 1920s Navy ships were called what?
A: Half-time B: Brunch
C: Happy hour D: Dance break

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Happy hour

$10,000
Retiring in 2007, which of these legendary Chicago sports icons is NOT also currently the namesake of a popular Chicago steakhouse?
A: Michael Jordan B: Sammy Sosa
C: Harry Carey D: Mike Ditka

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Carter's +1 is his dad, David. Neither Carter nor his dad knows for sure who retired in 2007. They're not even sure if Sosa played for Chicago.
Carter knows Jordan, Carey, & Ditka are all from Chicago and quickly answers.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Sammy Sosa

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:57 pm 
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7K: I can translate title into "A New World" but don't know these musicals. So tell audience translation & ATA. If my audience gives same result, I crash here.

10K: +1


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If any veterans get to the $100,000 level, WWTBAM will donate $5,000 to DAV to support more Victories for Veterans!

Carter Houndas
Tampa, FL
Carter served in the Army for 10 years, 2 of which were in Afghanistan and Japan.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
If any veterans get to the $100,000 level, WWTBAM will donate $5,000 to DAV to support more Victories for Veterans!

Carter Houndas
Tampa, FL
Carter served in the Army for 10 years, 2 of which were in Afghanistan and Japan.


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