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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:16 pm 
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Which of these is a piece of technology that was dubbed the “single biggest disaster in smartphone history,” and NOT a real weather phenomenon?
A: Thunderstorm B: Hailstorm
C: BlackBerry Storm D: Ice storm

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: BlackBerry Storm


$1,000
Australian researchers named two of their male palm cockatoos Ringo and Phil Collins after discovering that in order to impress females, the birds will do what?
A: Buy them dinner B: Lease a fancy sports car
C: Get cheek implants D: Make drumming sounds with a stick

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Make drumming sounds with a stick


$2,000
With more sugar in one 35-gram serving than in “two Krispy Kreme doughnuts,” what ranks #1 on TheStreet.com’s list of the Unhealthiest Breakfast Cereals?
A: Cheerios B: Special K
C: Honey Smacks D: Rice Krispies

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Honey Smacks


$3,000
With notable winners including Liar’s Dice, Rummikub, and The Settlers of Catan, Germany’s Spiel des Jahres awards are considered to be the what?
A: Oscars of Board Games B: Grammys of Podcasting
C: Emmys of Anime D: Nobel Prizes of Blogging

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Oscars of Board Games


$5,000
The result of the 2006 merger of CBS-owned UPN and another now-defunct television network, The CW’s initials represent CBS and what?
A: Warner Bros. B: The Weinstein Company
C: Walt Disney D: Worldwide Pants

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Warner Bros.


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The seven buildings of what company’s San Jose headquarters are named Collectibles, Jewelry, Motors, Music, Sports, Technology and Toys?
A: Target B: Amazon
C: eBay D: Craigslist

“Headquartered in San Jose, and I shop there often, and my boyfriend does too, B: Amazon, final answer.”

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: eBay
Mandy wins $5,000.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:58 pm 
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this is a rerun, by the way

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$500
Which of these is a piece of technology that was dubbed the “single biggest disaster in smartphone history,” and NOT a real weather phenomenon?
A: Thunderstorm B: Hailstorm
C: BlackBerry Storm D: Ice storm

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: BlackBerry Storm
It was called that in a book written in 2015, a year before the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

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$7,000
The seven buildings of what company’s San Jose headquarters are named Collectibles, Jewelry, Motors, Music, Sports, Technology and Toys?
A: Target B: Amazon
C: eBay D: Craigslist

“Headquartered in San Jose, and I shop there often, and my boyfriend does too, B: Amazon, final answer.”

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: eBay
Mandy wins $5,000.
I learned where Amazon is located from all the reporting on Philadelphia's bid for HQ2.


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Boston's bidding for Amazon too so I knew it wasn't Amazon.


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I was pretty sure Amazon was HQ'd in Seattle, and Target in the Twin Cities. Not sure where Craigslist is though.


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IronmanTim wrote:
I was pretty sure Amazon was HQ'd in Seattle, and Target in the Twin Cities. Not sure where Craigslist is though.

San Francisco

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Bob Juch wrote:
IronmanTim wrote:
I was pretty sure Amazon was HQ'd in Seattle, and Target in the Twin Cities. Not sure where Craigslist is though.

San Francisco


Oh wow. I'm wondering if this would have messed up people who just thought "Northern California" and didn't go further.


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IronmanTim wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:
IronmanTim wrote:
I was pretty sure Amazon was HQ'd in Seattle, and Target in the Twin Cities. Not sure where Craigslist is though.
San Francisco
Oh wow. I'm wondering if this would have messed up people who just thought "Northern California" and didn't go further.
Craigslist's HQ would not be divided up that way. These are all products, while that's just a portion of what is listed by Craig.

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