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Millionaire salutes Mickey Mouse on his 90th anniversary.

Kyle Foster
Las Vegas, NV
6th grade school teacher


If Kyle answers the first five questions correctly, he wins a $5,000 Disney gift card. If he gets the $50,000 question correct, he will win a trip for two to NYC for "Mickey: The True Original" exhibition and immersive art experience.

$500: Free iPhone tip! Dragging a text message to the left reveals what?
A - the meaning of life
B - the winner of next year's Super Bowl
C - what happened to Amelia Earhart
D - its time stamp
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (its time stamp)


$1000: With a body the size of a softball and blades spinning at nearly 3,000 RPM, what does NASA plan to send to Mars in 2020 to give them an overview of the planet?
A - a tiny high-tech helicopter
B - a bee with a video camera
C - a flying blender
D - a talking parrot with an eye for detail
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: A (a high-tech helicopter)


$2000: To protect its brand, instead of selling off its older signature brown trucks, what company simply repaints them white and uses them for internal tasks?
A - Domino's
B - UPS
C - U-Haul
D - Good Humor
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (UPS)


$3000: Because many dogs get scared and run away the night before, what is generally considered the busiest day of the year at dog shelters?
A - February 15th
B - April 16th
C - July 5th
D - December 26th
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (July 5th)


$5000: In the same way that Donald Duck has Huey, Dewey and Louie, Mickey Mouse has two what, named Morty and Ferdie?
A - grandfathers
B - lawyers
C - nephews
D - mechanics
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (nephews)

Mickey comes out to confirm the answer.
commercial break

$7000: According to the official MLB rules in Spanish, first base is called "primera." All but which of these are the Spanish words for the other three bases?
A - segunda
B - plato
C - tercera
D - pelota
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (pelota)


$10,000: Bill of Rights nerds know that "probable cause" is a phrase found in which amendent to the Constitution?
A - first
B - fourth
C - fifth
D - ninth

Kyle's +1 is Jessica, an attorney. He calls for her for help. She identifies the first and fifth amendments but doesn't know what the ninth is. She does know that the fourth amendment deals with search and seizure.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (fourth)


$20,000: A Russian estate where a specific type of fruit is grown provides the setting for what last play written by Anton Chekhov?
A - The Strawberry Garden
B - The Cherry Orchard
C - The Cranberry Bog
D - The Orange Grove
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (The Cherry Orchard)


$30,000: Currently, the longest non-stop flight originating in the U.S. is the 8,700-mile United Airlines jaunt from LAX to Changi Airport, the main airport in which country?
A - The Philippines
B - Vietnam
C - China
D - Singapore

Kyle says this is a tricky one and thinks he might ask the audience. He decides to do so.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Ask the Audience results:
A - 7%
B - 17%
C - 25%
D - 51%

That's a significant majority and he goes with their answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Singapore)

commercial break

Kyle can't wait to use the gift card to go to Orlando and ride Space Mountain as often as he can until he gets sick.

$50,000: The largest crowd in TX history to assemble for a one-day event, an estimated 400K people gathered in San Antonio in September 1987 to see whom?
A - Michael Jackson
B - President Ronald Reagan
C - Queen Elizabeth II
D - Pope John Paul II

Kyle uses his 50:50.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
"50:50 results": A & D

Kyle is going to take a chance.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: D (Pope John Paul II)


$100,000: All but which of the following are true of Tony the Tiger as he currently appears on boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes?
A - the "whites" of his eyes are yellow
B - his whiskers are orange
C - his ears are black and white
D - the tip of his nose is blue

Kyle really doesn't know so it will be a blind guess. He goes with B as his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (his whiskers are orange)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY"While "Steamboat Willie" is more famous, the first Mickey Mouse cartoon ever made was actually a Charles Lindbergh-inspired short called what?:
A - Railroad Madness
B - Driving in Circles
C - Plane Crazy
D - Silly Submarine
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (Plane Crazy)

commercial break

$250,000: In May 1849 Abraham Lincoln was granted what is still the only patent ever obtained by an American president - for what invention?
A - a plow designed to cut through dense soil
B - an inexpensive plug for wine bottles
C - a mechanism to increase a ship's buoyancy
D - a writing desk for left-handed children

Kyle never thought of "Honest Abe" as an inventor. He knows Lincoln was strong, so he might have made a plow. He's not willing to risk $50,000 so he walks away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (a mechanism for increasing a ship's buoyancy)


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:53 am 
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Millionaire salutes Mickey Mouse on his 90th anniversary.

Kyle Foster
Las Vegas, NV
6th grade school teacher


If Kyle answers the first five questions correctly, he wins a $5,000 Disney gift card. If he gets the $50,000 question correct, he will win a trip for two to NYC for "Mickey: The True Original" exhibition and immersive art experience.


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$100,000: All but which of the following are true of Tony the Tiger as he currently appears on boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes?
A - the "whites" of his eyes are yellow
B - his whiskers are orange
C - his ears are black and white
D - the tip of his nose is blue

Kyle really doesn't know so it will be a blind guess. He goes with B as his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (his whiskers are orange)

Our trivia team had a question about the color of Tony's nose, so that sealed the deal for me. I suspect the 50:50 would have left B and D.

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$250,000: In May 1849 Abraham Lincoln was granted what is still the only patent ever obtained by an American president - for what invention?
A - a plow designed to cut through dense soil
B - an inexpensive plug for wine bottles
C - a mechanism to increase a ship's buoyancy
D - a writing desk for left-handed children

Kyle never thought of "Honest Abe" as an inventor. He knows Lincoln was strong, so he might have made a plow. He's not willing to risk $50,000 so he walks away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (a mechanism for increasing a ship's buoyancy)

Again our trivia team had a question asking for the only president with a patent; we knew it was Lincoln and afterward I looked up the answer to see what the patent was. It was a device for lifting boats over obstructions in a river.

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10K: Not 1st or 5th. 50/50

30K: Pretty sure not Phillipines or China. +1

50K: ATA

100K: I'd have guessed C

250K: No idea


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$10,000: Bill of Rights nerds know that "probable cause" is a phrase found in which amendent to the Constitution?
A - first
B - fourth
C - fifth
D - ninth

Kyle's +1 is Jessica, an attorney. He calls for her for help. She identifies the first and fifth amendments but doesn't know what the ninth is. She does know that the fourth amendment deals with search and seizure.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (fourth)


ATA. Guess I better read up on the Bill of Rights.

$20,000: A Russian estate where a specific type of fruit is grown provides the setting for what last play written by Anton Chekhov?
A - The Strawberry Garden
B - The Cherry Orchard
C - The Cranberry Bog
D - The Orange Grove
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (The Cherry Orchard)


Dunno this either. I'll try 50/50.

$100,000: All but which of the following are true of Tony the Tiger as he currently appears on boxes of Kellogg's Frosted Flakes?
A - the "whites" of his eyes are yellow
B - his whiskers are orange
C - his ears are black and white
D - the tip of his nose is blue

Kyle really doesn't know so it will be a blind guess. He goes with B as his final answer.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: B (his whiskers are orange)


Plus One. I'm guessing it's sayonara.

$250,000: In May 1849 Abraham Lincoln was granted what is still the only patent ever obtained by an American president - for what invention?
A - a plow designed to cut through dense soil
B - an inexpensive plug for wine bottles
C - a mechanism to increase a ship's buoyancy
D - a writing desk for left-handed children

Kyle never thought of "Honest Abe" as an inventor. He knows Lincoln was strong, so he might have made a plow. He's not willing to risk $50,000 so he walks away.
[Reveal] Spoiler:
Answer: C (a mechanism for increasing a ship's buoyancy)


I'm already gone, but I'd still be gone. I would have guessed the plow.

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What makes Cherry Orchard famous, to me anyway, is that at the end the perpetually squabbling relatives forget the caretaker is still in the house, & wall him in so that he can't get out. Or so I heard/read anyway.


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