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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:13 pm 
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Andrew Thomas
St. Paul, Minn.

$30,000
Before striking it rich with his famous invention in the 1840s, which of these people primarily made his living as a portrait artist?
A: Samuel F.B. Morse B: Eli Whitney
C: Thomas Edison D: Alexander Graham Bell

Andrew reasons that Whitney was earlier, and Edison and Bell were later.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Samuel F.B. Morse


$50,000
If you’re seated at a dinner party next to an expert on dendrology, you may want to move, or you’ll likely get stuck talking about what?
A: Trees B: Wigs
C: Clocks D: Bats

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Trees


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$100,000
In the book “Burton on Burton,” Tim Burton reveals that Warner Brothers actually considered releasing “Beetlejuice” under what title?
A: Ghostbastards B: Son of a Witch
C: Scared Sheetless D: Polterguys

[Reveal] Spoiler: +1
Andrew is leaning toward Scared Sheetless. +1 Tara agrees.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: Scared Sheetless


$250,000
After Neil Armstrong became the first to set foot on the moon in 1969, how much time did he spend on its surface before going back inside the lunar module?
A: About 5 minutes B: About 30 minutes
C: About 2 hours D: About 5 hours

[Reveal] Spoiler: 50/50
50/50 leaves 30 minutes and 2 hours.
Andrew answers 30 minutes.


[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
C: About 2 hours
Andrew wins $50,000.


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30K: Not Edison or Bell. same reasoning as contestant re era, but burn 50/50 anyway.

100K: Burn remaining lifelines

250K::Know wasn't 5 hours. If alive, go home w/ the 100K.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:11 pm 
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Andrew Thomas
St. Paul, Minn.


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$50,000
If you’re seated at a dinner party next to an expert on dendrology, you may want to move, or you’ll likely get stuck talking about what?
A: Trees B: Wigs
C: Clocks D: Bats
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
A: Trees

So what's so bad about talking about trees?

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