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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 8:36 pm 
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Stephen Pollak
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Stephen has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines remaining.

$7,000
Foreshadowing its 2010 disaster, what company released a board game in the 1970s called "Offshore Oil Strike," where your fantasy rig could explode?
A: Lukoil B: Citgo
C: ExxonMobil D: BP

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Stephen’s +1 is his boyfriend, Gabriel who knew it was BP from the first second (1001%!).

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: BP

$10,000
On the U.N.'s official list of all the world's countries, the nation that, alphabetically, comes immediately after the United States is on what continent?
A: Africa B: Asia
C: South America D: Europe

Stephen assumes the countries on each continent would be Africa-Uganda, Asia-Uzbekistan, South America-Uruguay, & Europe-Ukraine. He also mentions maybe United Arab Emirates is a country they're referring to, but that's also before USA
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: South America

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$20,000
When Ulysses Grant was a boy, a phrenologist declared that it wouldn't be "strange if we should see" him become president someday, after examining what?
A: The shape of his skull B: The slope of his handwriting
C: The pitch of his voice D: The length of his fingers

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves A & B.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: The shape of his skull

$30,000
When he debuted in 2015, who did Stephen Colbert welcome as his first guest on "The Late Show"?
A: Stephen King B: Hillary Clinton
C: Elon Musk D: George Clooney

Stephen decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
He would have guessed A
The correct answer is D: George Clooney
Stephen wins $20,000

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 5:32 am 
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 7:16 am 
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Stephen Pollak
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines remaining.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$30,000
When he debuted in 2015, who did Stephen Colbert welcome as his first guest on "The Late Show"?
A: Stephen King B: Hillary Clinton
C: Elon Musk D: George Clooney

Stephen decides to walk.
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
He would have guessed A
The correct answer is D: George Clooney
Stephen wins $20,000

I'd ATA on this one.

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 8:27 am 
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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
On the U.N.'s official list of all the world's countries, the nation that, alphabetically, comes immediately after the United States is on what continent?
A: Africa B: Asia
C: South America D: Europe

Stephen assumes the countries on each continent would be Africa-Uganda, Asia-Uzbekistan, South America-Uruguay, & Europe-Ukraine. He also mentions maybe United Arab Emirates is a country they're referring to, but that's also before USA
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: South America

First commercial break


The U.N. list of Member States after the United States of America looks like this:

United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan

Vanuatu
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Viet Nam

Yemen

Zambia
Zimbabwe


I don't see a U.N. official list of all the countries. That might include Vatican City. I'm sure some Brits would push for Wales to be on the list.

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