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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:32 pm 
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$500 :
Often played at weddings, "The Way You Look Tonight" featuring Frank Sinatra complimenting all but which of these things?
A: Your cheeks so soft B: Your smile so warm
C: That breathless charm D: That junk in your trunk


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: That junk in your trunk



$1000 :
Ironically, friends of what classic game's creator once launched an online fundraiser on his behalf because he couldn't afford surgery?
A: Stratego B: Pictionary
C: Operation D: Clue

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Operation


$2000 :
What's the only U.S. state whose official postal abbreviation is two vowels?
A: Alaska B: Oregon
C: Iowa D: Utah

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Iowa



$3000 :
What term is commonly used to refer to a storefront retailer, in order to differentiate it from an online one?
A: Brick and mortar B: Board and masonry
C: Box and merchandise D: Building and manager

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Brick and mortar



$5000 :
If you ate soba and then drank a doba, which two ethnicities' food and drink did you consume respectively?
A: Australian and Indian B: Spanish and French
C: Swedish and Russian D: Japanese and Taiwanese

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Japanese and Taiwanese


$7000 :
When "Breaking Bad" ended, Bryan Cranston celebrated by getting tattoos of the chemical symbols in the show's logo, which represent what?
A: Beryllium and Radium B: Bismuth and Neon
C: Berkelium and Gold D: Bromine and Barium

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Bromine and Barium



$10K :
Sailing from Sydney to London via the Suez Canal, Azamara's 102-day, 29-country "World Journey" cruise passes through all but which of these?
A: Strait of Gibraltar B: Indian Ocean
C: Red Sea D: Black Sea


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Black Sea


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$20K :
The movie "GoodFellas" was adapted from an acclaimed Nicholas Pileggi book, which borrowed its title from what slang term for an organized crime figure?
A: Mobster B: Hoodlum
C: Gangster D: Wiseguy


[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 33% B: 2%
C: 11% D: 54%


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Wiseguy


$30K :
The brightest planet visible from Earth, what is variably called the "evening star" or "morning star" depending on its orbital position?
A: Venus B: Jupiter
C: Mars D: Saturn

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Venus



$50K :
According to its multi-millionaire inventor, Nick Woodman, the GoPro camera was originally designed to capture him and his friends participating in which activity?
A: Snowboarding B: Bungee jumping
C: Freestyle BMX biking D: Surfing

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Left A and D, which is what he narrowed it to


[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
brings his wife Pamela who says it is OK for him to go for it with his gut which is D.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Surfing


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$100K :
Changing her name from Svetlana Alliluyeva to Lana Peters, whose daughter moved to the U.S. in 1967, living here for years?
A: Vladimir Lenin B: Grigori Rasputin
C: Joseph Stalin D: Nikita Khrushchev


[Reveal] Spoiler:
guess was D, based on when Khrushchev ruled the Soviet Union.

C: Joseph Stalin


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QotD: What country's flag has more stars on it than any other?
A: Israel B: United States
C: Australia D: China

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: United States


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:32 am 
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5K: Never heard of doba but soba makes answer obvious

7K: Never saw show. Have seen logo. Has 2 Bs. Dunno what you do w/ these chems to make meth. Just as well.

10K: My geog isn't great but I know Black Sea not en route.

50K: Have read about this & am pretty sure its surfing. Burn 50/50 to be sure.

100K: A no-brainer for anyone old enough to be aware of national news when this happened. So sorry to see it get contestant.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:03 am 
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7K: Never saw show. Have seen logo. Has 2 Bs. Dunno what you do w/ these chems to make meth. Just as well.
[Reveal] Spoiler: The chemicals are not used to make meth.
They just lend "Br" and "Ba" to the logo.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:59 am 
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