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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:44 pm 
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$500
In a popular saying, a sudden, unexpected win is referred to as “snatching victory from the” what?
A: Jaws of defeat B: Armpits of loss
C: Belly button of humiliation D: Thigh gap of disaster

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Jaws of defeat


$1,000
If you constantly have trouble figuring out which way the fitted sheet goes on your bed, Lifehacker.com suggests you do what?
A: Call 911 B: Burn it in your backyard
C: Note which bed corner gets the tag D: Never sleep again

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Note which bed corner gets the tag


$2,000
Clunkers including Coke II, “Bic for Her” pens, and Google Glass are all pieces featured in Sweden’s new Museum of what??
A: Google products B: Historical Writing Implements
C: Classic Soft Drinks D: Failure

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Failure


$3,000
The “54” in the name of the legendary Manhattan disco Studio 54 was inspired by what?
A: The club’s maximum capacity B: The average age of its patrons
C: Its address D: The year disco started

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Its address


$5,000
Not to be confused with the band who scored a 1998 hit with “One Week,” the flowers called Belladonna Lilies are commonly known by what provocative name?
A: Winking Violets B: Naked Ladies
C: Forget-Me-Naughties D: Daisy Dukes

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Naked Ladies


$7,000
Which of the following is neither the name of a Nobel Prize-winning author, nor a type of tie, nor a popular brand of pasta?
A: Bellow B: Bolo
C: Barlowe D: Barilla

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
James observes that bolo is a type of tie that Paula Poundstone used to wear, and Barilla is a type of pasta.
A: 56% B: 10% C: 31% D: 3%


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
James is dursted!
C: Barlowe
James wins $5,000.


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James Coker
Comedian
Brooklyn, N.Y.


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$7,000
Which of the following is neither the name of a Nobel Prize-winning author, nor a type of tie, nor a popular brand of pasta?
A: Bellow B: Bolo
C: Barlowe D: Barilla

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
James observes that bolo is a type of tie that Paula Poundstone used to wear, and Barilla is a type of pasta.
A: 56% B: 10% C: 31% D: 3%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
James is dursted!
C: Barlowe
James wins $5,000.

The audience didn't know Saul Bellow?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:06 pm 
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earendel wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
James Coker
Comedian
Brooklyn, N.Y.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$7,000
Which of the following is neither the name of a Nobel Prize-winning author, nor a type of tie, nor a popular brand of pasta?
A: Bellow B: Bolo
C: Barlowe D: Barilla

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
James observes that bolo is a type of tie that Paula Poundstone used to wear, and Barilla is a type of pasta.
A: 56% B: 10% C: 31% D: 3%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
James is dursted!
C: Barlowe
James wins $5,000.
The audience didn't know Saul Bellow?
They're younger than you. He won his Pulitzer Prize before their parents were born.

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