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$500
Which of these occupations is the only one not quite glamorous enough to make AVClub.com’s list of “11 Jobs Common Only In Romantic Comedies”?
A: Architect B: Bookstore owner
C: Quiznos assistant manager D: Magazine editor

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Quiznos assistant manager


$1,000
Some say it’s union leader Peter J. McGuire, while others say it’s union leader Matthew Maguire (no relation), who deserves the credit for inventing what holiday?
A: Hanukkah B: Easter
C: New Year’s Day D: Labor Day

[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Sarah rules out Hanukkah and Easter.
A: 1% B: 1% C: 5% D: 93%
That’s what she thought.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Labor Day


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Complete this line from a 1995 Alanis Morissette hit: “I’ve got one hand in my pocket, and the other one is” … ?
A: Cracking macadamia nuts B: Giving a peace sign
C: Struggling to work a stick shift D: Caught in a raccoon trap

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
Sarah doesn’t know the song.
50/50 leaves cracking macadamia nuts and giving a peace sign.
You can’t crack macadamia nuts with one hand.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Giving a peace sign


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When Matt “Megatoad” Stonie downed 125 cupcakes in under 9 minutes on YouTube recently, he consumed roughly 12,000 calories, or about how many per cupcake?
A: 9.6 B: 96
C: 960 D: 9600

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Sarah’s +1 is her husband Jonathan, who’s good in math. He says it’s either 96 or 960. They settle on 960.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: 96
Sarah is the season’s first llama.


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Was there any discussion on her currently unfortunate name?

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[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Sarah’s +1 is her husband Jonathan, who’s good in math.


[Reveal] Spoiler:
Inigo Montoya wrote:
You keep using that word [good]. I do not think it means what you think it means.



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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Sarah Sanders
Special ed teacher
Mobile, Ala.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$1,000
Some say it’s union leader Peter J. McGuire, while others say it’s union leader Matthew Maguire (no relation), who deserves the credit for inventing what holiday?
A: Hanukkah B: Easter
C: New Year’s Day D: Labor Day
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Sarah rules out Hanukkah and Easter.
A: 1% B: 1% C: 5% D: 93%
That’s what she thought.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Labor Day

Maybe it was nerves that got the better of her but this shouldn't have required a lifeline.

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$3,000
When Matt “Megatoad” Stonie downed 125 cupcakes in under 9 minutes on YouTube recently, he consumed roughly 12,000 calories, or about how many per cupcake?
A: 9.6 B: 96
C: 960 D: 9600
[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Sarah’s +1 is her husband Jonathan, who’s good in math. He says it’s either 96 or 960. They settle on 960.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: 96
Sarah is the season’s first llama.

And it's only the 2nd day. Evidently her husband isn't that good at math after all.

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Was there any discussion on her currently unfortunate name?

No.

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Bob Juch wrote:
Was there any discussion on her currently unfortunate name?
No, but I'm not surprised you started one. I’ll play along... Good thing that answering questions isn’t her day job.

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$1,000
Some say it’s union leader Peter J. McGuire, while others say it’s union leader Matthew Maguire (no relation), who deserves the credit for inventing what holiday?
A: Hanukkah B: Easter
C: New Year’s Day D: Labor Day
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Sarah rules out Hanukkah and Easter.
A: 1% B: 1% C: 5% D: 93%
That’s what she thought.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Labor Day

Maybe it was nerves that got the better of her but this shouldn't have required a lifeline.
It looks easy, but put yourself in her shoes. Hanukkah...no. Easter..no. New Year’s Day...who invented that? I had to look it up: originally the Roman Senate in 153 BC; the Council of Tours abolished it in 567; Pope Gregory XIII restored it in his calendar.


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jarnon wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:
Was there any discussion on her currently unfortunate name?
No, but I'm not surprised you started one. So I'll continue... Good thing that answering questions isn't her day job.

earendel wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$1,000
Some say it’s union leader Peter J. McGuire, while others say it’s union leader Matthew Maguire (no relation), who deserves the credit for inventing what holiday?
A: Hanukkah B: Easter
C: New Year’s Day D: Labor Day
[Reveal] Spoiler: ATA
Sarah rules out Hanukkah and Easter.
A: 1% B: 1% C: 5% D: 93%
That’s what she thought.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Labor Day

Maybe it was nerves that got the better of her but this shouldn't have required a lifeline.
It looks easy, but put yourself in her shoes. Hanukkah...no. Easter..no. New Year’s Day...who invented that? I had to look it up: originally the Roman Senate in 153 BC; the Council of Tours abolished it in 567; Pope Gregory XIII restored it in his calendar.

But the question included "union leader" not once but twice. Of those four answers, which one is the most likely to be of interest to "union leader"s?

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2K: I don't know song either. But only B makes sense, which makes sense at this level.


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2K: I don't know song either. But only B makes sense, which makes sense at this level.
The contestant was an infant when the song was written. She probably thinks this is a peace sign:

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BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$3,000
When Matt “Megatoad” Stonie downed 125 cupcakes in under 9 minutes on YouTube recently, he consumed roughly 12,000 calories, or about how many per cupcake?
A: 9.6 B: 96
C: 960 D: 9600

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Sarah’s +1 is her husband Jonathan, who’s good in math. He says it’s either 96 or 960. They settle on 960.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: 96
Sarah is the season’s first llama.


The transcript doesn't begin to do justice to this train wreck.

First of all, Sarah didn't even try to do the math herself before calling up her +1. Okaaaay, burn a lifeline because you recognize your weaknesses.

But then, when Jonathan "who's good in math" gets called up, he boldly offers the opinion that this isn't a math question at all! They're just asking how many calories a cupcake has. After they settle on their guess, it never occurs to either of them that a little math (with an easy approximation available when the choices are an order of magnitude apart) might be wise to confirm their hunch. Nor do they realize that their 960 calorie cupcakes would be roughly half of an adult's recommended daily total calories.

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