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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:25 am 
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$500: Safety.com says if you want to deter burglars from robbing your home, you're better off getting a small dog instead of a big dog, because small dogs what?
A - kill the burglar with cuteness
B - can make a citizen's arrest
C - bark uncontrollably at visitors
D - know karate
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (bark uncontrollably at visitors)


$1000: Though it'd probably drive its employees insane today, in Amazon.com's early days, what happened in the office every time a sale was made?
A - a bell rang
B - 1000 doves were released in the break room
C - a robot dumped Gatorade on everybody
D - Jeff Bezos removed an article of clothing
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Answer: A (a bell rang)


$2000: Dragging the overall GPA down, the person who finishes in the bottom of their class at the U.S. Naval Acadamy is aptly nicknamed the what?
A - boatswain
B - quartermaster
C - anchorman
D - gunner's mate
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (anchorman)


$3000: Which variety of pepper usually doesn't contain capsaicin, and therefore is not spicy?
A - jalapeño pepper
B - cayenne pepper
C - bell pepper
D - chili pepper
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (bell pepper)


$5000: Despite being his fierce rival in the late '70s and early '80s, Björn Borg was a guest at what athlete's wedding to singer Patty Smythe in 1997?
A - Wayne Gretzsky
B - John McEnroe
C - Jack Nicklaus
D - Greg LeMond
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (John McEnroe)

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$7000: To spur tourism, in 1966 Chile renamed its Isla Más a Tierra after what Daniel Defoe novel, inspired by the true story of a man stranded there?
A - Robinson Crusoe Island
B - Billy Budd Island
C - Doctor Zhivago Island
D - David Copperfield Island

Linda isn't sure so she calls on her +1, Katie, who feels strongly that it's A. Linda agrees.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Robinson Crusoe Island)


$10,000: With a price tag of $13 billion, America's newest, largest and most expensive aircraft carrier is named after which 38th president?
A - Ronald Reagan
B - George H.W. Bush
C - Jimmy Carter
D - Gerald Ford

Linda makes A her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Gerald Ford)

Linda leaves with $5000.

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": The Revenue Cutter Service was an early name for the US government organization that eventually became the what?
A - Coast Guard
B - Air Force
C - CIA
D - Secret Service
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Coast Guard)

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:51 am 
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20K: I'm having trouble w/ this, because I consider an anchor to be a good thing, but it goes low so eventually I'd go for it.

5K: Know Borg & McEnroe both tennis players.


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Linda Mansolillo
Santa Monica, CA


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10,000: With a price tag of $13 billion, America's newest, largest and most expensive aircraft carrier is named after which 38th president?
A - Ronald Reagan
B - George H.W. Bush
C - Jimmy Carter
D - Gerald Ford

Linda makes A her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Gerald Ford)

Linda leaves with $5000.

What a pity. She should have been able to count backward from 45 (Trump, Obama, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Reagan, Carter, Ford).

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:27 pm 
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earendel wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10,000: With a price tag of $13 billion, America's newest, largest and most expensive aircraft carrier is named after which 38th president?
A - Ronald Reagan
B - George H.W. Bush
C - Jimmy Carter
D - Gerald Ford

Linda makes A her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Gerald Ford)

Linda leaves with $5000.
What a pity. She should have been able to count backward from 45 (Trump, Obama, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Reagan, Carter, Ford).
Do you really think she knew that Trump is 45 and couldn't handle the counting?

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