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PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:02 pm 
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$500 :
If someone is exactly right about something it's commonly said that they've accomplished which home improvement-related feat?
A: Found the stud B: Hit the nail on the head
C: Installed the new water heater D: Replaced the aluminum siding

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Hit the nail on the head



$1000 :
People taking part in which of the following competitions are known for regularly using "butt glue" to keep their skimpy clothes in place?
A: Super Bowl B: Iditarod
C: Miss America D: World Scrabble Championship

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Miss America



$2000 :
To combat a rise in fatalities caused by those 75 and older, in 2016 Japan began offering its seniors discounts on ramen for life if they surrender their what?
A: Smartphone B: Driver's license
C: Passport D: Dentures

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Driver's license



$3000 :
What kid-friendly company's name comes from combining the names of its founders Harold "Matt" Matson and Elliot Handler?
A: NERF B: Nintendo
C: Mattel D: Hasbro

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C: Mattel



$5000 :
Since 1993, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has been married to what current U.S. Senate Majority Leader?
A: Paul Ryan B: Orrin Hatch
C: John McCain D: Mitch McConnell

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: Mitch McConnell



$7000 :
Which of the following is NOT equal to each of the other three?
A: Number of letters in the English alphabet
B: Number of days in two fortnights
C: Number of faces on a rhombicuboctahedron
D: Number of red cards in a standard deck

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Number of days in two fortnights


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$10K :
If you were describing a parsnip to someone who'd never seen one, you'd most likely say it looks like a pale version of what other root vegetable?
A: Carrot B: Potato
C: Broccoli D: Cucumber

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A: Carrot



$20K :
Running low on drinking water, what country situated in the southern Persian Gulf hopes to mine fresh water from an iceberg hauled from Antarctica?
A: Kuwait B: Yemen
C: Lebanon D: United Arab Emirates

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
A or D


[Reveal] Spoiler:
D: United Arab Emirates



$30K :
At $58.4 million, the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by a living artist was for Jeff Koons' 10-foot stainless steel version of what kid-friendly object?
A: Yo-yo B: Balloon animal
C: Seashell with googly eyes D: Paper airplane

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 42% B: 19%
C: 5% D: 34%


[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ron goes with the audience


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Balloon animal

Ron leaves with $5000



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:01 am 
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Ron Leight
Santa Fe, NM
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$30K :
At $58.4 million, the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by a living artist was for Jeff Koons' 10-foot stainless steel version of what kid-friendly object?
A: Yo-yo B: Balloon animal
C: Seashell with googly eyes D: Paper airplane
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 42% B: 19%
C: 5% D: 34%

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ron goes with the audience

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B: Balloon animal

Never heard about this, and given the audience response, I might have used my 50:50. Of course that would leave either A or D along with B, and I'd probably go out.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:57 pm 
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30K: I was going for balloons 'cause I'd read about them. Would used 50/50 though.


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