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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:43 pm 
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Christopher Bakka
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According to the classic kids' song about her, what remedy does the Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly try immediately after swallowing the fly?
A: Eats a fly swatter B: Goes to the emergency room
C: Gives herself the Heimlich D: Swallows a spider

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Swallows a spider

$1,000
"Men Who Stare at Goats," "Quantum of Solace" and "8 Heads in a Duffel Bag" are on The Hollywood Reporter's list of "The 50 Worst" what?
A: Movie titles B: Da Vinci paintings
C: Streisand albums D: Children's books

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A: Movie titles

$2,000
"Checkmate" and "knockout" are two of the ways a match can end in what bizarre-sounding but actual international hybrid sport?
A: Backgammon Wrestling B: Karate Cribbage
C: Chess Boxing D: Mixed Martial Arts Monopoly

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Chess Boxing

$3,000
Because it collects and breeds many types of bacteria, it's said that you shouldn't use which of these things more than three times without washing it?
A: Sofa cushion B: Lampshade
C: Bath towel D: Curtain

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Bath towel

$5,000
The subject of a recent hit podcast that explored why he's gone "Missing...", what flamboyant fitness guru suddenly retreated from public life in 2014?
A: Tony Little B: Billy Blanks
C: Bob Harper D: Richard Simmons

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Richard Simmons

$7,000
Founded by billionaire Jack Ma, what giant Chinese e-commerce company and Amazon competitor is named for a character in "The Arabian Nights?"
A: Alibaba B: Jafar
C: Scheherazade D: Sinbad

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Alibaba

First commercial break

$10,000
Speaking about his famous construction in PA, Frank Lloyd Wright once said, "The natural thing seemed to be to cantilever the house... over the" what?
A: Falling water B: Falling rocks
C: Falling trees D: Falling snow

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A: Falling water

$20,000
Also a type of uniquely-shaped pasta, the Italian word "campanelle" loosely translates to what?
A: Small bells B: Small stars
C: Small worms D: Small wheels

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Christopher is part Italian. He says small wheels are rotini.
A: 31% B: 7% C: 10% D: 52%
He goes with the audience's answer.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Small bells
Christopher wins $5,000

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:40 am 
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so far so good. I got the last by knowledge of bells, not of pasta. It baffles me that contestant ruled out rotini, then went with it when ATA chose it.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:09 am 
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so far so good. I got the last by knowledge of bells, not of pasta. It baffles me that contestant ruled out rotini, then went with it when ATA chose it.

Weirdest thing was he didn’t even let Chris read the results. As soon as the ATA chart appeared he said, “All right D. Final answer.”


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