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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:01 pm 
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$50,000
Referring to its shape, what Balkan nation has been described as the jaws of a hungry crocodile swallowing up Bosnia and Herzegovina?
A: Serbia B: Slovenia
C: Romania D: Croatia

Charlie says it’s not Romania. He decides to walk.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
D: Croatia
Charlie wins $30,000.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:02 pm 
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While I was waiting with my dad for my wife and my mom to leave the audience, I pondered what I would've gone with had I answered. I realized I was going to go with Serbia.

THANK GOD I WALKED! :D

--Charlie


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:27 pm 
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MPW42 wrote:
While I was waiting with my dad for my wife and my mom to leave the audience, I pondered what I would've gone with had I answered. I realized I was going to go with Serbia.

THANK GOD I WALKED! :D

--Charlie
It helps to have played “Diplomacy.” I knew based on the shape clue that neither Serbia nor Romania could be correct. —Bob

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:02 am 
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Bob78164 wrote:
It helps to have played “Diplomacy.” I knew based on the shape clue that neither Serbia nor Romania could be correct. —Bob
You're right about Serbia:

[Reveal] Spoiler:
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Romania's shape on the game board is based on history (which I never knew before):

[Reveal] Spoiler:
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Bob78164 wrote:
MPW42 wrote:
While I was waiting with my dad for my wife and my mom to leave the audience, I pondered what I would've gone with had I answered. I realized I was going to go with Serbia.

THANK GOD I WALKED! :D

--Charlie
It helps to have played “Diplomacy.” I knew based on the shape clue that neither Serbia nor Romania could be correct. —Bob

It helps to have a friend who vacations there every year.

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