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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:15 pm 
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Todd Konkel
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Todd could use the money because he is expecting his third child.

$500: Though only 8" in diameter, the world's most expensive pizza costs a reported $12,000, and is topped with all but which of these high-end ingredients?
A - lobster
B - caviar
C - pink sea salt
D - spam
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (spam)


$1000: According to the Atlantic, immediately after its introduction at the Hilton Hong Kong in 1974, which hotel amenity caused a 500% increase in drink sales?
A - valet parking
B - complimentary bathrobe
C - free WiFi
D - minibar
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (minibar)


$2000: Which of these is a real-life gigantic outdoor version of a popular indoor game, played with 5 oversizd dice in a bucket?
A - Yardzee
B - Corntield Twister
C - Street Scrabble
D - Operation Al Fresco
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Yardzee)

commercial break

$3000: ¿En qué idioma esta escrita está pregunta?
A - Japanese
B - French
C - Spanish
D - German

Todd answers in the appropriate language.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Spanish)


$5000: Which of these is a star of the sketch comedy series "Portlandia" on IFC, and NOT a top cagefighter in the UFC?
A - Anderson Silva
B - Conor McGregor
C - Fred Armisen
D - Chuck Liddell

Todd knows that Conor McGregor has an upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather and has seen his picture on the MGM Grand Hotel. He also recognizes Anderson Silva and Chuck Liddell as UFC fighters.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Fred Armisen)


$7000: Which of the following official U.S. airport codes represents the airport that's located the furthest west of the four?
A - SYR
B - SJC
C - SLC
D - STL

Todd identifies each of the four correctly.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (SJC)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": The award-winning Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace serves more guests in a year than the population of which state?
A - South Dakota
B - Hawaii
C - California
D - Maine
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (South Dakota)

commercial break

$10,000: After studying cosmetology, who worked as a beautician until his song "Maybelline" became his first hit rock-and-roll single?
A - Chuck Berry
B - Muddy Waters
C - Bo Diddley
D - Little Richard

Todd says his father would know this and he's pretty sure it's not two of the answers. He's leaning toward Chuck Berry but Little Richard is more likely to work in cosmetology. Todd goes with his gut.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (Chuck Berry)


END OF SHOW "NOISE"


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:33 pm 
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Is that really how they wrote the $3000 question? Because the two words on either side of "escrita" should be reversed. --Bob

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Bob78164 wrote:
Is that really how they wrote the $3000 question? Because the two words on either side of "escrita" should be reversed. --Bob


Um, no.

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Or, esta' esta pregunta escrita,not reversed on either side.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:07 pm 
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2K: other choices were early-Q jokes

7K: takes me a while


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Todd Konkel
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Todd could use the money because he is expecting his third child.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:04 am 
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Bob78164 wrote:
Is that really how they wrote the $3000 question? Because the two words on either side of "escrita" should be reversed. --Bob

I think that is a transcriptionist's error.

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