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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:39 pm 
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Rachel Bouton
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She asks the audience to clap for her and Rachel breaks into a rap.

$500: Not just a kitchen appliance, which of these is also a term defined as "a person who introduces the speakers at a formal occasion"?
A - salad spinner
B - toastmaster
C - miracle blender
D - FryDaddy
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (toastmaster)


$1000: As its germ-fighting alcohol means there's little risk of infection, what did the NY Times call "an effective tool" to keep surgeons from cutting the wrong body part?
A - a Sharpie marker
B - a rubber band
C - a Post-it note
D - a flashing neon sign
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (a Sharpie marker)


$2000: When asylum-seeking Edward Snowden was stuck in the Moscow airport in 2013, his attorney brought him what fitting Russian novel to help pass the time?
A - Crime and Punishment
B - Sense and Sensibility
C - Beezus and Ramona
D - Marley & Me
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Crime and Punishment)


$3000: According to The Smithsonian, what deep-fried sweet was first brought to Manhattan by the Dutch, who called them olykoeks - literally "oily cakes"?
A - doughnuts
B - crepes
C - Whoopie pies
D - brownies
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (doughnuts)


$5000: Which of these characters is the only one who typically wears pants?
A - Bugs Bunny
B - Donald Duck
C - Winnie the Pooh
D - Mickey Mouse
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Mickey Mouse)

commercial break

$7000: Spanning fifty miles across the Continental Divide, what Montana park features the incredibly scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road?
A - Arches National Park
B - Glacier National Park
C - Zion National Park
D - Badlands National Park

Rachel grew up in Colorado near the Continental Divide and knows that Arches and Zion are both in Utah. She thinks that Glacier is in Montana. She decides to use her 50:50 because she isn't sure where Badlands is,
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": B & C

That confirms it for her.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Glacier National Park)


$10,000: What critically acclaimed R&B artist earned kudos for her acting skills in the critically acclaimed 2016 movies "Moonlight" and "Hidden Figures"?
A - Solange
B - Jennifer Hudson
C - Janelle Monae
D - Erykah Badu

Rachel listens to R&B music and knows the answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Janelle Monae)


$20,000: There's no love for southpaws in what sport, which in the 1970s began banning athletes from competing left-handed for safety reasons?
A - javelin throw
B - ice hockey
C - polo
D - racquetball

Rachel's a lefty but she isn't athletic and has never done any of these. She has an instinct on this and goes with it, making A her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (polo)

Rachel leaves with $5,000.

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MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Which of these Broadway musicals features a song titled "Halloween"?
A - Chicago
B - Rent
C - Avenue Q
D - Dreamgirls
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (Rent)


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5K: Hate to say it, but I thought Donald might wear pants too. (Jeez, I hope other-Donald *always* wears his pants.). ATA_

20K: You aren't throwing javelins *at* people. Lefties aren't barred from hockey. 50/50.


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Rachel Bouton
Brooklyn, NY
lyricist


She asks the audience to clap for her and Rachel breaks into a rap.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$5000: Which of these characters is the only one who typically wears pants?
A - Bugs Bunny
B - Donald Duck
C - Winnie the Pooh
D - Mickey Mouse
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Mickey Mouse)

I always thought it funny that Donald Duck didn't wear pants, but there are scenes with him getting out of the shower and having a towel around his waist.

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