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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2018 3:22 pm 
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$500: While most people in his line of work use one, the legendary conductor Leopold Stokowski preferred to do his job without what?
A - a baton
B - a starter pistol
C - a ventriloquist dummy
D - a parachute
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (a baton)


$1000: Back when cannons were on wheels on warships, an unsecured one could roll around and injure sailors, inspiring what term for a dangerously uncontrollable thing?
A - loose cannon
B - wacky cannon
C - confetti cannon
D - Nick Cannon
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (loose cannon)


$2000: When Denny's closed for Christmas in 1998, ending its 24-hour service for the first time ever, many managers discovered they needed to buy what?
A - door locks
B - cash registers
C - dumpsters
D - salt shakers
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (door locks)


$3000: While the overall leader of the Tour de France wears a yellow jersey, the winner of the mountain stages wears the "maillot a pois rouges," a white jersey with what?
A - green diamonds
B - red dots
C - blue flowers
D - black stripes
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (red dots)


$5000: Based on a movie, what Broadway musical's numbers include "Ohmigod You Guys," "Bend and Snap" and "The Harvard Variations"?
A - Hairspray
B - Sister Act
C - Newsies
D - Legally Blonde
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Legally Blonde)


$7000: The Park City, UT-based company Skullcandy specializes in what items usually worn on or near the skull?
A - earrings
B - sunglasses
C - hair clips
D - headphones

She happens to own this item.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (headphones)


$10,000: Popular in Britain, what classic artery-clogging dish consists of sausages in Yorkshire pudding batter, usually served with gravy?
A - frog on the log
B - toad in the hole
C - newt in the boat
D - lizard on the grass

When Monya heard the question she thought of something "and mash" because sausages are "bangers". She knows that B is an English dish.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (toad in the hole)

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$20,000: In 2016 the boundaries of the South China Sea were clarified after a prolonged legal battle between China and what country?
A - Thailand
B - the Philippines
C - Sri Lanka
D - South Korea

Monya says when she first heard the question she thought it was South Korea. She doesn't think that Thailand is fighting over the region and she rules out Sri Lanka. She considers the Philippines as a possibility. She really thinks her first instinct was right and makes South Korea her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (the Philippines)
Monya wins $5,000.


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20K: Going for Phillipines but 50/50 to be more sure


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Monya De
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$20,000: In 2016 the boundaries of the South China Sea were clarified after a prolonged legal battle between China and what country?
A - Thailand
B - the Philippines
C - Sri Lanka
D - South Korea

Monya says when she first heard the question she thought it was South Korea. She doesn't think that Thailand is fighting over the region and she rules out Sri Lanka. She considers the Philippines as a possibility. She really thinks her first instinct was right and makes South Korea her final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (the Philippines)
Monya wins $5,000.

Too bad she didn't know her geography better.

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