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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:07 pm 
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Lauren Lansford
Alvin, TX

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According to Ralph Lauren, "Fashion is over very quickly," but what "is forever"?
A: Style B: Student loan debt
C: The line at the DMV D: A 2 a.m. drunken tweet

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Style

$1000
Despite its Italian name, what popular window treatment consisting of horizontal slats may have actually originated in Persia?
A: Venetian blinds B: Athenian drapes
C: Barcelonan curtains D: Liverpudlian shades

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Venetian blinds

$2,000
Founded by Baltimore artist Dave Cutlip, what charity helps ex-gang members permanently cover physical reminders of their troubled past?
A: Random Acts of Legal Aid B: Random Acts of Tattoo
C: Random Acts of Therapy D: Random Acts of Browser History Deletion

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Random Acts of Tattoo

$3,000
Irking many hobbyists, since 2016 it's been required by law that drones weighing more than .55 pounds be registered with which government body?
A: The EPA B: The FBI
C: The IRS D: The FAA

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The FAA

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In what 1992 biopic starring Robert Downey, Jr. did the subject's real-life daughter Geraldine play his own mother?
A: Chaplin B: Bugsy
C: JFK D: Hoffa

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
A: 77% B: 9% C: 9% D: 5%

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Chaplin

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$7,000
In 1851, after sending scientists in Paris a note inviting them "to come see the Earth turn," Leon Foucault unveiled what device that bears his name?
A: Foucault's camera B: Foucault's rocket
C: Foucault's scale D: Foucault's pendulum

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Foucault's pendulum

$10,000
Building a TV empire based in the African capital city of Accra, Nicole Amarteifio has been nicknamed by Marie Claire the what?
A: Shonda Rhimes of Ghana B: Oprah Winfrey of Egypt
C: Tyra Banks of Kenya D: Ava DuVernay of South Africa

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A: Shonda Rhimes of Ghana

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What expensive, easily-bruised apple variety was invented by Univ. of MN professors trying to create an apple that would grow well in their state's cold weather?
A: Fuji B: Honeycrisp
C: Granny Smith D: Rome

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves Fuji & Honeycrisp.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Honeycrisp

$30,000
Extremely rare, a four-under-par occurs when a golfer gets a hole-in-one on a par-five hole, and is known as a what?
A: Owl B: Dove
C: Goose D: Condor

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Lauren guesses Goose
The correct answer is D: Condor
Lauren wins $5,000

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:42 am 
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Lauren Lansford
Alvin, TX


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$30,000
Extremely rare, a four-under-par occurs when a golfer gets a hole-in-one on a par-five hole, and is known as a what?
A: Owl B: Dove
C: Goose D: Condor
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Lauren guesses Goose
The correct answer is D: Condor
Lauren wins $5,000

I've heard the term "albatross" applied to scoring three under par on a hole, but this is new to me. I'd probably start off with the 50:50 and then ATA if I couldn't figure it out from there.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:12 am 
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20K: I've never had a honeycrisp. The other 3 are neither expensive nor easily bruised.

30K: ATA, 50/50, +1


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