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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:23 am 
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Nancy Lomen
San Gabriel, CA
Labor & delivery nurse


$500: While the majority of America's gold reserve is stored at Ft. Knox, some of it is also kept in all but which of the following locations?
A - New York Federal Reserve
B - U.S. Mint in Denver
C - West Point
D - Oprah's couch cushions
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Oprah's couch cushions)


$1000: According to a recent study, people who own which of these pets walk 2,760 more steps per day than those who don't?
A - hamster
B - dog
C - parrot
D - snake
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (dog)


$2000: Registered by a Washington state rope company in 1884, the oldest active trademark in the U.S. features what Biblical strongman defeating a lion?
A - Atlas
B - Hercules
C - Samson
D - Thor
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Samson)


$3000: Founded in 1904, what private club based in New York City raises money for charity by holding "roasts" of such members as Jack Black and Betty White?
A - New York Yacht Club
B - 21 Club
C - Yale Club
D - Friars Club
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Friars Club)


$5000: According to Merriam-Webster, which of these words has three different three-letter English words -- spelled out without interruption -- somewhere within it?
A - begin
B - initiate
C - activate
D - launch
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (activate)


$7000: Which of these is the name of a type of contraction that affects pregnant women, and NOT a winner of "American Idol"?
A - Trent Harmon
B - Braxton Hicks
C - David Cook
D - Lee DeWyze
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Braxton Hicks)


$10,000: In the classic 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," the Wicked Witch of the West sports a large wart on which part of her face?
A - her nose
B - her chin
C - her cheek
D - her forehead

Nancy can't picture the face so she asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 45%
B - 41%
C - 13%
D - 1%

Nancy says that if she uses her 50:50 "you'll take away C and D". She does it anyway.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & B

Nancy doesn't want to guess so she calls on her +1, her neighbor Oliver. He says he doesn't know, either and has no clear recollection. He does think it might be chin. Nancy makes that her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (her chin)

commercial break

$20,000: While it's now Speaker of the House, what position -- held by men like Dean Rusk -- was next in line for the presidency after the Vice President from 1886 to 1947?
A - Attorney General
B - Secretary of Defense
C - Secretary of State
D - Secretary of the Treasury
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Secretary of State)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": "The anatomical juxtaposition of two orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction" is a fancy way of describing a what?
A - high five
B - hug
C - kiss
D - handshake
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (kiss)


$30,000: An African-American farmer and trader, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable founded the tiny settlement that eventually became what major U.S. city?
A - Miami
B - Atlanta
C - Chicago
D - Boston

Nancy tries to answer based on what she knows of history, mentioning that most African-Americans came over as slaves. She says that Miami is speaking to her and makes it her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Chicago)

Nancy leaves with $5,000.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:39 pm 
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5K: C has act, vat & ate

30K: No idea. +1


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Nancy Lomen
San Gabriel, CA
Labor & delivery nurse


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$7000: Which of these is the name of a type of contraction that affects pregnant women, and NOT a winner of "American Idol"?
A - Trent Harmon
B - Braxton Hicks
C - David Cook
D - Lee DeWyze
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Braxton Hicks)

A labor & delivery nurse shouldn't have any problems with this one.

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