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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:48 pm 
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Happy Couples Week.
Every time a recently-engaged couple gets the $5,000 question correct they'll also win two tickets to the Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.


Nicole Klepper & Mark Humphrey
Los Angeles, CA


$500 :
The U.S. Post Office announced that in 2018, it will officially reduce from 5 to 3 the number of years a person has to be what before appearing on a stamp?
A: Bald B: On Instagram
C: Dead D: In prison


[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Dead




$1000 :
The tradition of a wedding cake dates back to ancient Rome, where for good luck, guests would break what over the bride's head?
A: A loaf of bread B: A wooden chair
C: A steel beam D: A Waterford crystal vase

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: A loaf of bread




$2000 :
Named for a famous pioneer in the industry, the Fender Factory in Ensenada, Mexico churns out more than 90,000 what each day?
A: Eyeglasses B: Chopsticks
C: Guitar strings D: Hula hoops

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Guitar strings



$3000 :
Dominicans, Franciscans and Carmelites are considered members of which religious order, which derives its name from the French word for "brother"?
A: Wiccans B: Friars
C: Anglicans D: Quakers

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Friars


Second break


$5000 :
Khloe and Kim Kardashian and Cher attended the premiere of Christian Bale's 2017 movie "The Promise," which is set against the backdrop of what atrocity?
A: The Armenian genocide B: The Bhopal chemical disaster
C: The Chernobyl nuclear meltdown D: The Irish potato famine

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: The Armenian genocide



$7000 :
How many glasses do you need to build a 5-tier champagne tower, if it's 5-by-5 glasses wide at the bottom, and narrows proportionally up to a single glass?
A: 45 B: 50
C: 55 D: 60

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 8% B: 7%
C: 70% D: 15%


[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: 55


Third break

QotD:
Demonstrating the all-consuming nature of a new romance, a University of Oxford professor claims that people lose around two what when they fall in love?
A: IQ points B: Weeks' pay
C: Moles D: Close friends

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Close friends



$10K :
Which of these names, which was also inspired by "Moby-Dick," was once considered for the behemoth that eventually became Starbucks?
A: Nemo Cafe B: Pequod's Coffee
C: Hornblower Brews D: Santiago Java Co.

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Pequod's Coffee



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:05 pm 
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so far so good


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$7000 :
How many glasses do you need to build a 5-tier champagne tower, if it's 5-by-5 glasses wide at the bottom, and narrows proportionally up to a single glass?
A: 45 B: 50
C: 55 D: 60

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 8% B: 7%
C: 70% D: 15%


[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: 55




I don't know if I've ever thought about this but if it is a pyramid each layer has to be asquare so 25 + 16 + 9 + 4 +1 = 55.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:37 am 
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I hadn't thought about 'til solving this.

I was proud that the contestants did the arithmetic.


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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Happy Couples Week.
Every time a recently-engaged couple gets the $5,000 question correct they'll also win two tickets to the Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

Nicole Klepper & Mark Humphrey
Los Angeles, CA


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$10K :
Which of these names, which was also inspired by "Moby-Dick," was once considered for the behemoth that eventually became Starbucks?
A: Nemo Cafe B: Pequod's Coffee
C: Hornblower Brews D: Santiago Java Co.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Pequod's Coffee

I read "Moby-Dick" in my junior year of high school as part of a "great books" series. I was one of the few who actually found it interesting.

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