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PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:54 am 
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David Tamayo
San Diego, CA
project manager


David's grandparents are huge fans of the show and he didn't tell them he was going to be on it.

$500: According to NextDoor.com, in the U.S. in 2016, Rocky was fittingly the most common name given to what breed of dog?
A - beagle
B - boxer
C - chihuahua
D - German shepherd
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (boxer)


$1000: Credit expert John Ulzheimer says having credit cards that you're not using boosts your credit score because it shows what?
A - you misplace things
B - you're wasteful
C - you've never mastered the "swipe" motion
D - you can exercise self-control
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (you can exercise self-control)


$2000: With many toasters, you can increase the heating time on one side of a slot while decreasing it on the other side if you press the button labeled what?
A - bagel
B - omelette
C - bran muffin
D - oatmeal
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (bagel)


$3000: Fittingly, the media company POW! Entertainment was co-founded by what now-94-year-old legend?
A - Spike Lee
B - Harper Lee
C - Stan Lee
D - Robert E. Lee
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Stan Lee)


$5000: What is missing from this sequence of U.S. postal abbreviations, alphabetized by the names of their states: ME, MD, __, MI, MN
A - MO
B - MS
C - MT
D - MA
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (MA)

commercial break

David farmed algae in Hawaii for a few years. He converted it into biofuel. He's a project manager for a laser company.

$7000: According to EmilyPost.com, in which of the following situations is it acceptable for a man to leave his baseball cap on?
A - when he's on an elevator
B - when he's at the table eating dinner
C - when the National Anthem is played
D - when he's in someone's home
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (when he's on an elevator)


$10,000: With one type dating back to antiquity and the other only a few hundred years old, the two major classifications of beer are ale and what?
A - stout
B - malt
C - pilsner
D - lager

David considers himself a moderate beer snob but that doesn't help him. He decides to use a lifeline and goes for the 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": C & D

He was hoping it wouldn't end up being those two.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (lager)


$20,000: On his TV specials, magician David Copperfield has performed all but which of these "feats"?
A - making the Statue of Liberty disappear
B - walking through the Great Wall of China
C - escaping from Alcatraz
D - teleporting into Fort Knox

David immediately asks the audience.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 10%
B - 16%
C - 20%
D - 54%

David recalls seeing some David Copperfield specials and thinks he saw escaping from Alcatraz. He trusts the audience and goes with their answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (teleporting into Fort Knox)

commercial break

$30,000: A business establishment known in Australia as an "opportunity shop" is called what in the United States?
A - a convenience store
B - a pawn shop
C - a singles bar
D - a thrift shop
David says they're all interesting answers. He brings down Brian, his cousin, as his +1. He wanted Brian down to help him talk through it. Brian doesn't think it's A or C. David can't rule any of them out, and none of them stand out. If he had to guess, he'd say either B or D. He would love to risk it but he decides to take the money and walk away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (a thrift shop)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": "Hoosegow" is an old-fashioned slang word for what?
A - restaurant
B - jail
C - hospital
D - fire station
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (jail)


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:38 am 
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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
David Tamayo
San Diego, CA
project manager


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$10,000: With one type dating back to antiquity and the other only a few hundred years old, the two major classifications of beer are ale and wht?
A - stout
B - malt
C - pilsner
D - lager

David considers himself a moderate beer snob but that doesn't help him. He decides to use a lifeline and goes for the 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": C & D

He was hoping it wouldn't end up being those two.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (lager)

I know nothing about beer. I hope the audience does, because I'm asking them.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000: A business establishment known in Australia as an "opportunity shop" is called what in the United States?
A - a convenience store
B - a pawn shop
C - a singles bar
D - a thrift shop
David says they're all interesting answers. He brings down Brian, his cousin, as his +1. He wanted Brian down to help him talk through it. Brian doesn't think it's A or C. David can't rule any of them out, and none of them stand out. If he had to guess, he'd say either B or D. He would love to risk it but he decides to take the money and walk away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (a thrift shop)

I'd go with the 50:50 here, but it would probably leave B and D. I was leaning toward B, so I might have gone home, since any potential +1 wouldn't have known this, either.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:41 am 
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10K: Just saw a history of beer on PBS.

20K: ATA. Don't think gov would cooperate with Fort Knox trick, but need reassurance.

30K: Can hear "opp shop" but don't know what it is. +1 & maybe 50/50


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