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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:27 pm 
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Unlike its fellow marine mammals that have blubber, what creature relies on its estimated one million hairs per sq. inch — the densest fur on Earth — to keep warm?
A: Polar bear B: Sea otter
C: Sea lion D: Penguin

Brandon knows sea otters trap air in their fur for warmth and buoyancy.

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
B: Sea otter


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The world’s population hit 6 billion in 1999, 7 billion in 2011, and the U.N. predicts it will be at 8.6 billion in 2030. When did it first reach one billion?
A: 1804 B: 1898
C: 1937 D: 1974

[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Brandon answers B: 1898.
The correct answer is A: 1804.
Brandon wins $50,000.


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Brandon Bidlack
Emeryville, Cal.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$100,000
The world’s population hit 6 billion in 1999, 7 billion in 2011, and the U.N. predicts it will be at 8.6 billion in 2030. When did it first reach one billion?
A: 1804 B: 1898
C: 1937 D: 1974
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Brandon answers B: 1898.
The correct answer is A: 1804.
Brandon wins $50,000.

If I have lifelines I use them here. 50:50 first.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:10 am 
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earendel wrote:
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
Brandon Bidlack
Emeryville, Cal.


BBTranscriptTeam wrote:
$100,000
The world’s population hit 6 billion in 1999, 7 billion in 2011, and the U.N. predicts it will be at 8.6 billion in 2030. When did it first reach one billion?
A: 1804 B: 1898
C: 1937 D: 1974
[Reveal] Spoiler: Answer
Brandon answers B: 1898.
The correct answer is A: 1804.
Brandon wins $50,000.

If I have lifelines I use them here. 50:50 first.


This is a favorite of the show to ask (when did we hit 1b, 2b, etc.). It was something I studied before going on...not that I would've remembered it when on that stage seeing as how I forgot everything else...


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