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Questions From Oct 14 06
71513. Are pikes egg-layers or egg-scatterers?
71514. Which one of these is worse for your health, butter or margarine?
71516. On 'The Brady Bunch' what was the name of Marsha's first crush who loved bugs?
71517. What 1970's UK show was remade into a US show about three roommates?
71518. What was the show which first aired in 1972 on WPIX New York that featured a colorful garden setting and brought stories, songs, games, lessons and laughter to their devoted fans?
71519. What was the name of the show and who was the actress that became the first African American woman to have the lead in a hit TV show about a widowed mother of a six year old who moved to Los Angeles following her husband's death and found a job at a medical office where her home, work and social life provided material for the series?
71520. Who were the two little boys of royal descent who many sadly believe were murdered in the Tower of London?
71522. What was the first movie to release a trailer, and when was it first shown?
71523. What are GPS satellite tracking systems?
71524. What model of mobile (cell) phone does Horatio Caine use in 'CSI: Miami'?
71525. Is there any historic truth to the legend of the Dutch boy who stuck his thumb in a dyke to hold back the flood waters?
71526. A once high-status sport with possible origins in Asia and the Middle East, this centuries-old pursuit, long restricted to aristocrats, was discussed in writing by poets and even kings. A fascinating ruler of the 13th century seems to have commissioned a translation of a treatise on the subject, while a 15th-century nun is thought to have provided information about the manner in which persons at various levels of society could participate. What is this activity, still enjoyed today?
71527. This man immigrated to the US as a young man, and did work that has revolutionized the world. He was a friend of Mark Twain, and later in life, he confessed his belief in extraterrestrials and dabbled in the occult. Eventually, he died forgotten and alone. Who was he?
71528. The Turks call it after the degree of darkness. The Greeks have a name that is interchangeable with one the Americans use, and the southern states of Australia prefer to call it after a stick which it isn't actually on. What is it, and how did part of an elephant get combined with a beverage associating with it?
71529. What is the chronological order for all of the 'Legend of Zelda' video games including 'Twilight Princess' and 'Phantom Hourglass'?
71530. Why is the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) Writing Sample section scored from a range of J-T instead of the normal numerical scale?
71531. Did Nelson and Wellington ever meet, details please?
71537. What was the world's first cable channel devoted to programming for children and youth, when did it debut, what was it's original name and when was the name changed? Who originally owned it and what is now a part of?
71538. He was the most popular character in Japan for over 20 years, Japan's answer to US's James Bond. Together with his partners he travels the world pulling heists. Who is he?
71540. In what movie did the lead character say in what appeared to be a sad tone, "I just wanted to be your friend"?
71541. Who was the oldest ever United States Supreme Court Justice?
71542. What was the first song sung in space, by whom and on what date?
71543. A "legendary" sword called Masamune appears in a few video games. Are there any real legends attached to this name, or is it simply a creation of the game creators?
71546. What was the first book George Eliot published under that name?
71547. What is the gaur population, the estimated number of wild gaurs, in China, and also in Cambodia?
71548. Was there a sweepstakes or giveaway of National Velvet's horse and equipment in the 60's?
71549. What horror writer rouses romantic readers as the randy Anne Rampling and A.N. Roquelaure?
71550. What college won 133 out of 150 men?s basketball games at Cameron Indoor Stadium, in the 1990s?
71551. Which comic book hero stays in Xanadu?
71552. What is currently the world's smallest genome?
71554. In the Return of the King, how come Denethor wouldn't believe Pippin and not try to burn Faramir? And why did he also want to kill himself?
71556. Who is the earliest known artist to sign his work?
71557. In Ancient Rome where were the Christians executed?
71559. The New York Times called what woman "probably the least known yet most influential of all the American women who had to do with public affairs in this country?"
71560. Labeled as something it is not, this item was confiscated after a murder and ended up in the hands of the Englishman with whose sobriquet it is now identified. Later worn in two famous battles by two famous Shakespearean subjects, it was sold during an interregnum and then bought back. Today, it adorns an object generally seen once a year in its homeland. What is it known as, and what is it in reality?
71561. What one same name can connect the poet Dante, "Much ado about nothing" and a child caught in the middle of the most sensational divorce case to be fought in the UK in recent months?
71563. What are the rinky dink pianos called that appear in many western saloons and can be heard in the Beatles' song Rocky Racoon?
71564. How long did it take to shoot the 45 second shower scene in the original Hitchcock movie 'Psycho'?
71565. Who did the first New Year's Eve broadcast of "Auld Lang Syne," from where and what year?
71566. What is the only X-rated production to win the Academy Award for Best Picture and what year was it?
71571. Why is it all right to throw some batteries in the trash, but others, such as watch and camera batteries, must be disposed of in special containers?
71572. I`m looking for the name of band that the lyrics are i don`t know why sometime i get frightened
71573. What bullish artist saluted life at 92 with the last words, "Drink to me"?
71575. What did the inventor of the lava lamp first call his invention?
71576. What racketeer fended off questions about her love life by telling reporters, "Lets talk about bras," in 2000?
71577. In "A Nightmare on Elm Street" what does Nancy bring back from her dream when she wakes up in the hospital?
71578. In 'Remember the Titans' what does the sign on the mirror say that starts, "Reflection is better ..."? It appears in the scene right after Julius meets Gary's mom.
71579. In 'Silence of the Lambs' what is Louis Friend an anagram for?
71580. Are Atlantic Herring egg-layers or egg-scatterers?
71581. Who sings the song "What are You Doing for the Rest of Your Life?" on the Zales commercial?
71582. In 2002 Kip Winger was offered the position of lead singer in what group, singing for them briefly, but unable to be a permanent member because of scheduling problems?
71583. When did the tradition of the wedding cakes start?
71584. During snow storms why does it not lighting and thunder?
71585. Besides Holland what other countries have reclaimed land from the sea?
71586. Who was Brutus the Stupid, and where did he get his unusual nickname?
71587. What is the most sold item on a daily basis in the world?
71588. In the USA, why is gas priced with the dollar amount and 9/10ths of a cent?
71589. Approximately 100 years ago, legal action was taken within a certain country to determine whether a botanical product was either a culinary term or something else. What item was at the centre of attention and why?
71590. When John DeLorean was charged with drug trafficking, did he get off the hook, because the police set him up to ruin him?
71591. George Clooney has starred in two series. What is significant about these two?
71592. What was the DeLorean DMC-12's crash test safety rating?
71593. There was a book of sci-fi short stories written by a Hugo winning author who also penned 'Enemy Mine'. Who is the author, the book, and how did the book get its strange name?
71594. Who topped a 2000 TV Guide list of the top 25 television detectives of the past 50 years?
71595. Which President signed the United Nations Charter in August of 1945, making the United States the first nation to complete the ratification process and join the new international organization?
71596. What U.S. college sport honors its best male player with the Wooden Award?
71597. Who does Colin Farrell credit as inspiring him and teaching him about love and understanding?
71598. According to U.S. Postal Service regulations, what are the appropriate dimensions of a post card and how much postage is required to send one?
71599. What famous bassist rode with River Phoenix in the ambulance the he died?
71600. How did the term "red shirt" come about in college football and when was it first used?
71601. Shrimp is a popular seafood, but is it considered fish?
71602. In the city of Brussels there is a statue/fountain of a little boy peeing. Who is this little boy and why is he shown so engaged?
71604. What connects Rose la Touche and John Ruskin?
71605. In Disney's 'Fantasia' what is the sorcerer's name?
71606. Federal law in the US states that on weekdays children's TV shows are limited to how many minutes of advertising per hour? What about weekends?
71607. Who is the historical figure portrayed most often in movies?
71610. Who was the first host of 'Saturday Night Live'?
71611. What caused Dick Clark, the former host of the American Bandstand to go into a minor stroke?
71612. Is New Hampshire the only state that has no sales or income tax?
71613. Where in England did Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother die of old age?
71615. A famous fictional war, partly intended to satirize the relationship between two very real countries as well as a religious dispute, involved an ongoing argument about the proper way to eat something. What were the two "nations" involved, over what were they in disagreement, which countries were being parodied, and what was that religious debate all about?
71616. Is the Disney Channel show "Phil of the Future" really over?
71617. How does light behave like a wave?
71618. How does light behave like a particle?
71619. In South America it is a tradition for a new arrival or New Year celebration. The Italians denote it with a kind of 'wagon'. The Spanish wait until a certain time in the Christian calendar to appreciate one, and the French simply have it 'lost'. What is it?
71620. What was the first TV show to be released in a DVD set as a season/series?
71621. An expert at excavating and tunnelling, this Australian animal stands supreme. What is it called?
71622. Which god roared like a bull after being wounded by a Greek hero?
71623. I have a recipe for Pumpkin Soup but what is the English equivalent of 1 cup and half a cup please?
71624. If Miller equals Watson, who equals Holmes?
71625. What rock star?s mother said of his suicide, "Now he?s gone and joined that stupid club"?
71627. On average, how many commercial airline flights occur each day?
71628. According to Buddhism, what is it you experience through bodhi or enlightenment?
71629. Does Wahhabism and Salafism refer to the same branch of Islam? If so, which would be the most correct term?
71630. Are wild boar still common in the UK, and if so, do they ever need to be culled?
71632. What movie that bombed theatrically does Tim Burton cite as the inspiration for "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?
71635. In 1978 authorities attributed the disappearance of many Ecuadorian girls to slavery or prostitution rings but in 1980 when a flash flood uncovered one of these girls, what did did the authorities begin to discover?
71636. Dr. Pipt first appears in which book of the Oz books series? In what country does he live and what did he invent although its invention is credited to another crooked magician from another country?
71637. Who opened the first venue to be called a restaurant, an eating establishment to offer a menu? Where and when was this and why was the establishment forced to close?
71639. Why do organic things turn black when they decay?
71640. Why do some odors, such as dead animals, persist even after the source has been removed?
71642. Are there any countries which do not brew beer or other alcoholic beverage?
71644. If it is known that, for example, x^3 = 200; is there a way of working out the value of x with just this information?
71645. What is and who composed the music that is in all TV adverts for The Independent Newspaper?
71646. Who first created Yum-Yums?
71647. What is the name of the hangout for the gang on the TV show '90210'?
71648. Who plays bass for Jimmy Eat World?
71649. What legendary director died five days after privately screening his last film, in 1999?
71650. Did Bruce Springsteen use to act on 'General Hospital'? If yes, how long did he do that?
71651. Why has CNN taken off 'Talkback Live' that came on the air at 3:00PM every weekday afternoon?
71652. Why is the population of people growing so fast in the United States? Where is the United States of America going to put them all?
71653. Why did Dick Clark move his American Bandstand from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Los Angeles, California? Specifically, what prompted him to do that?
71654. What song by a blonde woman contains the lyrics, "Now I lay me down to sleep, oh yes I pray"?
71655. How is a square-pressed cigar difference from a regular cigar?
71656. Who was Charles the Bald?
71657. Is Mead still commercially available?
71658. What did Robin Williams say to John Belushi before he left him on the night John died? Who was Belushi's other visitor that night?
71659. Were African-Americans able to attend the 1939 World's Fair? Was there a struggle to get in? What role did they play in the World's Fair?
71660. Are all squares rectangles, or are all rectangles squares? Help me!
71661. What small cell is capable of developing into an adult plant without combining with another reproductive cell?
71662. The man who surrendered for Cornwallis after the Battle of Yorktown later held what political position?
71663. Although some believe he portrayed unorthodox design methods, this Pulitzer Prize winning poet once launched a 'puzzle poem' which featured four lines composed in another language. What is it, who wrote it, and how does it connect to a Persian mathematician?
71664. Who at one time was actor Brian Keith's stepmother and how did she meet her demise in September of 1932?
71665. Who killed actress Dominique Dunne? He was sentenced to how many years in prison? How many did he actually serve?
71666. In a successful effort to restore the HOLLYWOOD sign, who sponsored the third O, how much did this sponsorship cost and who was it in memory of?
71667. On neopets.com, what was the first ever design for any Neopet, and which species was it?
71668. A royal possession described in a great epic, this object gave its name to something found at a famous site by an equally famed archaeologist. However, yet another, rather less ostentatious item also bears the name, owing to an inscription that represents one of the oldest known written examples of its language. What are the two objects, where was each found, and what does that inscription say?
71669. Who was Dr. Strangeglove?
71670. In the movie 'Up in Smoke' what is the make and model of the yellow unmarked police car that Sgt. Stedenko and his crew drove?
71671. What is dyslexia?
71672. In the phrase "run the gamut" what is a gamut?
71673. Does anyone have the exact free agents MLB 2007 list?
71674. How is an author whose most famous work was written without his personal experience connected to a member of the Continental Congress?
71675. What is a yute?
71676. Where can I find a story by Saki (H. H. Munro) about an older lady who encourages a boy to do a perfect job mowing her lawn? She tells him there's an average job, a good job, and an unrealizably perfect job, which he eventually does.
71677. The Marvel character Wolverine is based on which animal, the wolverine or the wolf? Could somebody direct me anywhere I may be able to get information about this?
71680. Lenin Peak was the former name of the second highest mountain of the USSR. It is situated in the Pamirs on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The mountain was renamed in 2006, what is it called now?
71681. Is it true, as claimed by infoplease.com, that Equatorial Guinea has the second highest GDP per capita in the world, only beaten by Luxembourg?
71682. Could someone tell me what songs are 'redone' on Weird Al Yankovic's new CD 'Straight Outta Lynwood'?
71683. What is the name of the thoroughfare in Lower Manhattan, that has a sordid and seedy reputation and which derives this name from the Dutch word meaning farm?
71684. Which country most recently changed its flag? (October 2006).
71685. When did the first pirates roam?
71686. What does bahia mean in Spanish?
71687. Who is/are the youngest murderer(s) in the world?
71689. Do pirates still exist today anywhere?
71690. What is the most visited Haunted House attraction in the world?
71691. In the song "Twelve Days of Christmas" how many gifts are there altogether over the span of the twelve days?
71692. How much did the first issue of People magazine cost and who was featured on the cover?
71693. What was the name of the first comic strip, where did it appear, what year and who was the cartoonist?
71694. The show "Lost In Space" premiered in what year? What year in the future was it set in?
71695. In an 18th century artistic context, what one family surname follows Berlin and or Hamburg, London and or English and Halle?
71697. Who is the original singer of the song by The Living End, 'Prisoner on the Inside'?
71699. Are stainless steel refrigerators still considered as ?white goods??
71700. During the filming of 'Lord of the Rings' what did the cast refer to Gollum's suit as?
71703. What is the name of Cheap Trick?s album, released in October of 1979?
71704. Whatever happened to child-proof lighters?
71708. This nation, technically split in half 'socially' and 'economically' by its own countrymen, has a name for one section that refers to the angle of the sun. What is its name, which country is it, and who were once the initial inhabitants of this area?
71709. Is it illegal to view pornography on the internet now?
71710. Which item of weaponry also shares its name with a certain piece of furniture in a place of religious worship?
71711. What Hollywood princess did Alfred Hitchcock call ?a snow-covered volcano??
71712. Who said, "[it] fostered the beginning of my studies, and in whose kindly embrace I was nourished as a novice with the sweetest milk of the art of grammar," and to what was he referring?
71713. What percentage of golfers break 100, 90, 80, and 70 ?
71714. In 1913 Francis Ouimet won the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the young age of 20. What significant fact can you tell me about his caddy, Eddie Lowery?
71715. On September 1, 1972, Robert James "Bobby" Fischer became the only American to win the FIDE World Chess Championship. Who did he capture the World Championship from?
71717. Who was the first man to coach teams to both CBA and NBA championships?
71718. What year did the Colorado Street Bridge install suicide prevention rails?
71719. Who was the last Pope to perform a marriage, when and where?
71721. Where does the cop meet his end in "Friday the 13th, Part II"?
71723. In Quebec, what year was the name changed from Fete St. Jean to Fete National for this annual holiday?
71724. Why do cats purr?
71725. What sports team was John Candy part owner of?
71726. For as long as I can remember, in the 'Eye Say' announcements column in Private Eye magazine, there has been an exchange of banal messages between Capitaine and Sous Fifre.
Has anyone ever decoded these or will they remain a permanent enigma?
71727. What was the first compact disc pressed in the United States for commercial release?
71728. Who was Time magazine's man of the year for 1938?
71730. What was the first movie made not set on Earth?
71731. For the last year of his life Sigmund Freud left his home in Vienna, Austria to live in London. What caused the Nazis to permit Freud, who was Jewish, to make this move?
71733. What is grave wax?
71736. Which animal is sacred in India?
71737. Is it true that tomato juice is the only thing to cure skunk spray, or is there another way?
71738. What's with wild horses "dragging" people away? Where does this expression come from? And why do so many songs use this phrase?
71740. How many country flags have weapons on them like guns or spears, but not stars?
71742. How do you wrap a turban?
71743. What member of the Dreamworks troika was called ?The Operator? in a 2000 biography?
71744. What sea creatures, long thought to be immune, were shown to suffer from cancer, in 2000?
71745. I am a famous American women, studied classical music, voted most likely to become a professional swimmer, married twice, and 75% of Americans think I have a criminal record, but I dont. Who am I?
71746. What is ear wax?
71747. What golfer won The Masters in 1959?
71748. Following on from Question #71691, if somebody wanted to give their loved one the items mentioned in 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' this December, ignoring delivery charges, how much would it cost?
71749. What is another name for a lacrosse player?
71750. Why is the Statue of Liberty called "Lady Liberty"?
71751. what is an antonym for "following", that starts with the letter "L"?
71752. What species of tiger have become extinct, and what remaining species of tiger are still alive?
71753. How old was the oldest person to ever live?
71754. What term is given to a lax performance for a certain card game, a form of government, an amalgam of diversities, and an example of European fare named after a group of cattle?
71755. What is the record for most broken bats in a major league baseball game?
71757. Who was the only Pope to have ever visited an Islamic Mosque while he was pope, where and when did this take place?
71758. What was Angel Eyes' brother's name in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly?
71759. What 20th-century decade did Formosan termites begin showing down on Gulf Coast homes?
71760. What Prokofiev work premiered in Moscow to a hall packed with kids, on May 2, 1936?
71761. What athlete?s tell-all was aptly titled A View From Above: Sports, Sex, and Controversy?
71762. What do we mean when we talk about the dissensions between King Charles the First and his subjects ?
71763. What is the name of Lesley University's library? Lesley is located in Massachusetts.
71764. What was Keane?s lead singer, Tom Chaplin?s, major while attending school at Edinburgh University?
71765. What year in the US did TV commercials with real lingerie models displaying their bras and underwear on national television firt premier?
71766. Where did the saying "It's not my cup of tea" originate?
71767. What television show spanned over 4 decades, from the late '60s to the early '90s, airing every Saturday night at 7:00?
71768. What was the name of Captain Jean-Luc Picard's fish?
71769. Who was the first Hollywood star paid $1,000,000 for a single movie? What year and what movie?
71770. Does the word "moccary" mean coffee house?
71771. What officially causes a movie to be considered B?
71772. Which band's name comes from the pedigree name for a certain breed of cat?
71773. The President of the US must salute some Americans. There have been 313 such persons since the Civil War. Who are they?
71774. Who was the first official "TV Critic?"
71775. In Darts, who was the first person to get a televised nine dart finish, and also who was the first person to get a maximum 147 break in snooker?
71776. Is a Portugese Man Of War a jellyfish?
71778. Is it true that people tend to urinate more when they are out in cold weather, and if so why?
71781. Are Chihuahua's known to be yappy?
71784. A popular regional treat in the U.S., this item has a name that presumably represents the need to keep something away from it. At one point, it showed up in the title of a song that became the first hit for a now-deceased vocalist. The name of a similar southern counterpart has been variously etymologically interpreted but seems to have nothing to do with the game it suggests. What is the treat, who was the singer and what was her song, and what's the southern version?
71785. What is the difference between MP3 and audio CD?
71789. "It baint all beer and skittles," remarked a character in a novel I was reading. Now what, exactly, might this colorful expression mean?
71791. Remember Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver on the "Leave It To Beaver" show? Is he any family relation to the Dow Chemical Company people?
71792. Wally Cleaver's fat friend was named "Lumpy". What was the name of Beaver's little fat friend?
71793. Originating in the Middle East, it once featured flesh from a castrated bird, scented water and 'milk' from a fruit that was found in the tomb of an Ancient King. Around 400 years ago the recipe changed to how it is known today and its name (although quite different) still is descriptive of its appearance. What is it, and whose collection of prose does it feature in?
71794. Who is the only person to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving the life of another Congressional Medal of Honor recipient ?
71795. What, exactly, is a "rakaah"? Please be more specific than "part of a Muslim prayer."
71796. What was the first baseball team in 28 years to enjoy a third straight 100-win season, in 1999?
71797. What teen queen is often called the reincarnation of Patsy Cline?
71798. What P-word, crucial in the shrink world, did psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing coin?
71799. At what age of gestation does a fetus acquire fingerprints?
71800. How many patrons can China's Beijing Duck Restaurant seat at one time?
71801. What record did US Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set in the U.S. Senate on August 19, 1957?
71802. What was the name of the B-29 Bomber that dropped the atom bomb on Nagasaki?
71803. Where is the language Bengali spoken?
71804. Who were the last team to win the English football league after being promoted the previous year?
71805. Who is the prime minister of Bangladesh?
71806. What is Shakira's full name?
71807. Why did Michael Jackson get a plastic surgery?
71808. Can a lizard really lose its tail in self defence?
71809. What does P.O.D.?s name stand for?
71810. Who was given more credit for the Indiana Jones series, Lucas or Spielberg?
71811. Did Marie Antoinette really say, "Let them eat cake," or is it a common misconception?
71812. What are lampreys and are they poisonous?
71813. How did the tradition with the bride's bouquet start?
71814. I know that Lantus insulin (manufactured by Aventis) is available in Brazil, but is it available in the town of Itaipava-Itapemirim?
71815. It is the sole work of art in its quite remote location, although a museum elsewhere does have a replica on display. Created at the behest of someone who was planning a trip to the site, the work was intended to honor certain of his colleagues. Additional replicas were subsequently sold for several hundred dollars. What is it, where is it, and whose idea was it?
71816. In horse racing, what has only ever happened eight times?
71818. What decade-beginning year were all new U.S. cars first required to run on unleaded gas?
71819. Who was the most popular pooch in show biz, until Lassie came along?
71820. Why do only humans have long hair?
71822. Isn't a borne a circular sofa?
71823. What was the early 70's B-movie take on 'Night of the Living Dead' called?
71824. Are rainbows tubular? Because if not, why is it possible to see them identically from all angles?
71825. What is the origin of "dumb luck"?
71826. To find Captain Jack's rum on Rum Island, he had to knock on a certain tree to find out if it was the tree he needed and then take how many steps to get his rum stash?
71827. Is there a such thing as lip cancer?
71828. What unique distinction does Colma, California, hold?
71829. On May 31, 1938 an incident happened that caused NBC to not be able to obtain first run movies for many years. What was this incident?
71830. Which of the following was not part of most treasure chests: Gunpowder, sugar, gold or brandy?
71831. If on the back of a DVD player it says Class1, does this mean it is a Region 1 DVD player?
71832. When was the first audience-participation program broadcast on television? What did the audience participate in?
71833. What was the first regularly scheduled drama series on a network? What network was it and when did it premiere?
71834. In the first presidential address telecast from the White House, what was the date and which president spoke about food conservation? What did he propose for Tuesdays and what did he propose for Thursdays?
71835. What are the names of the three horses from which all thoroughbreds originate?
71836. What is the biggest prize for a winner in British horse racing?
71837. One of the first instances of their existance was in a work by the Roman poet Virgil, although evidence may suggest earlier recordings by a Roman Statesman. A 19th century writer known for his unique 'character inspired' posthumous recognition also wrote about their modern geographical origin. What are they, how do they relate to royalty, and what are the guide-lines and 'laws' their native country enforces about the reproduction of them?
71838. Sometime in the second decade of the 20th century, a famously curmudgeonly and controversial journalist, feeling a trifle bored, concocted an amusing essay regarding a now-common household item. Very quickly, his entirely humorous claims were taken seriously and reprinted in reference books, particularly one involving a head of state and a stately residence. Who was the journalist, and what was his essay all about?
71839. What sporting term is also a Middle Eastern dish reigning from an area archaeologists refer to when discussing the history concerning the Crusades?
71840. What was the Shadow's real name? Hint - It was not Lamont Cranston.
71841. "Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard." Who wrote that?
71842. There is a really goofy song that goes, "The day the squirrel went berserk." Could someone tell me where I could get the lyrics to this song?
71844. When two people split the cost of a date it is called "dutch". Where did this term come from?
71845. Whose birthday is celebrated throughout the world on 25th January?
71846. Which Premiership Football Club sing, "You'll Never Walk Alone": Newcastle United FC, Manchester United FC, Liverpool FC or Chelsea FC?
71847. Does anybody know who sings the opening theme song on the television series 'Star Trek Enterprise'?
71849. Why did Salinger call his best known novel "The Catcher in the Rye"? What was his source of inspiration for this title?
71850. In what month are most the most babies born?
71851. How many drummers have played for the band Pearl Jam?
71852. What have been the biggest odds ( 2/1, 5/1, etc.) for a winning racehorse?
71855. Who played rhythm guitar when Bryan Adams toured the UK in 1987?
71856. The name "Leroy Jenkins" is apparently associated with anyone that rushes in and gets his whole team killed. How did this Leroy Jenkins thing get started?
71857. According to legend, what state did Paul Bunyan retire to? It borders Canada.
71858. When did people begin hunting for trophy, not just necessity?
71859. Sadie Hawkins, who was she, and why are dances to which the girls ask the boys named after her?
71861. In which year did Abraham Lincoln get married to Mary Todd?
71862. In which year was Franz Liszt, composer and pianist, born?
71863. In which year did Elizabeth I die?
71864. In which year was the planet Pluto discovered?
71865. What does a Sparkle graphics card do?
71866. Although I am not an Indian but I am curious to know, is it true that the loin-cloth, glasses, and the stick of "Father of the Nation of India" Mahatma Gandhi is displayed in a musuem in Britain and it is not for sale?
71867. What kind are the only two edible nuts mentioned in the Bible?
71868. What did American Airlines eliminate in 1987 that saved the airline $40,000 that year?
71870. What is the codename for the 1973 Ford Mustang in the 1974 original movie 'Gone in 60 Seconds'?
71872. When you say Macbeth on stage, what do you have to do to relieve yourself of the curse?
71874. Who or what had the claymation character Gumby as a spokescharacter from 1994 to 1995, and why?
71875. I know what a Sadie Hawkins dance is, but where did her name come from?
71876. Can anyone explain Brett Favre's name? He says that it's pronounced Farve, but how can that be? The V is before the R. Can someone explain?
71877. What is the international licence plate code for Aruba?
71878. What is the international licence plate code for Macau?
71879. It is, perhaps, the most celebrated formation of its kind in the world. Possibly inspired, in the 1930's, by a mortal enemy of the body that has made it famous, it is closely associated with a French composer and can usually be seen, on a limited number of Saturdays, every fall. What is it, who was the composer, and can you find me a site that shows it taking place?
71880. Are steriods a stimulant, depressant, or neither?
71881. Why was "Gump & Co", the sequel to the novel "Forrest Gump" never made into a movie? No speculation, there's a real answer.
71882. What is the international licence plate code for Vanuatu?
71883. What is the international licence plate code for Saint Kitts and Nevis?
71884. Who is the best-selling female Latin musician of all time?
71885. What physicist?s preserved brain revealed that the section controlling abstract thought was unusually big?
71886. Is there any animal, that having formerly been close to extinction, as a result of a too successful breeding program, is now regarded as vermin or its like?
71887. Why is the name Richard often shortened to Dick?
71888. What is Trent Reznor's given name?
71889. How many kilometers must a team run to complete an ultra marathon?
71890. Who were the two old cronies that heckled the characters on the Muppet Show?
71891. What is the study of the origins of words called?
71892. Which Sesame Street character was played by Matt Robison originally, Hal Miller second, and now by Roscoe Ormon?
71893. Was there ever a real Island of Lesbos, where is it today?
71894. Who is the guy who plays Hayes from Peter Jackson's version of King Kong?
71895. What is the car in Mariah Carey's video about her marrying some man but then running off with another man?
71896. What did Americans call Liberty Cabbage during World War I?
71897. What does Bob Dylan hope will happen to the ?Masters of War??
71898. Why did Nathuram Godse kill Mahatma Gandhi?
71900. What metal has the highest melting point and at what degree Fahrenheit can it melt?
71901. What is the name of a religious ritual that Hindus perform on a variety of occasions to pray or show respect to God?
71902. Who won the first Olympic Medal for Kuwait? In which Olympics did this occur and what event was the medal for?
71903. What is the real name of a beetle found in New Zealand that is referred to as a haircutter? Why is it called a haircutter?
71904. What were the top three soft drinks sold in the United States in 2005?
71905. It is believed that there were two residences of his workshop, situated rather closely to each other in a certain European country. A shrine is dedicated to him at a famous historical site, yet the largest statue of him is situated in the Deep South of the United States. Who is it, where are the two residences, and what was a signifigant 'activity' the Romans participated in during a festival in his honour?
71906. What object or thing yields no friction?
71907. What was the Rolling Stones first number one song in America?
71908. Each year around the world 10,000 of these are produced. What are they?
71909. The heaviest one ever was 142 pounds. What is it?
71910. Does anyone know why men with long hair weren't allowed into Disneyland until the 1960's?
71911. What music video from the mid-late 90s featured a pop-punk band knocking over tables in a diner and burning a dollar bill?
71914. What Russian novelist attracted a record crowd of 100,000 to his 1881 funeral?
71915. What human body part are scientists replacing with sheets made from ground-up crab shells?
71916. Who was dubbed "The Unsound Clown of Rebound" by Sports magazine?
71917. How can you can tell if an apple is no good?
71919. Any explanation for "the apple of one's eyes"? I mean, why the apple?
71920. Large white crosses or Stars of David are part of US soldiers' tombs who have died in combat, what about the tombs of US soldiers of other faiths?
71921. Is black a colour or a shade?
71922. Given that "The second world" (The Soviet Union and allies) has disappeared, is it still correct to talk about "The third world"?
71923. It is a phrase that refers to keeping confidences, derived from one god's bribery of another. In antiquity, certain doors and rooms would be adorned with the item to which the phrase refers, in order to indicate that what was said within would not be repeated elsewhere. What is this phrase, and can you quote me a somewhat longer and rather elegant Roman version?
71924. What album did Pat Benatar release in 1988?
71925. What was Sky Masterson's, of Guys and Dolls, first bet he lost and where was he when he lost the bet? (not bet from Guys and Dolls)?
71926. Well, it's Halloween, and we haven't had any good ghost or witch questions. So, who's the witch who got Saul into trouble, and what connection does this episode have with an Ivy League university?
71927. Who was the first 40 year old player to play in the NBA?
71928. How often does Anchorage, Alaska, have a volcano eruption?
71929. Smoked Salmon is called "Lox". What kind of fish is smoked "Sable"?
71930. From the Terminator movies, how many people do
T-800 (Arnie), T-1000 (Robert Patrick) and T-X (Kristina Lokken) kill in the Terminator franchise?
71931. Which future movie Batman played a singer who popularized skeet-shooting on surfboards in the movie parody 'Top Secret'?
71932. How did "Iron Felix" get this nickname and who is he?
71933. What breed of dog was named for a Tibetan city, and bred by holy men as watchdogs?
71934. What year was Elton John knighted by Queen Elizabeth II?
71935. What 1999 NBA Rookie of the Year was credited with bringing Canadian basketball audiences to near-hockey levels?
71936. What is Rob Zombie?s wife?s name?
71937. What singer-songwriter could be credited with discovering Gretchen Wilson at a bar where she bartended and sang with the house band?
71938. Is it true that horses were brought to the New World [America] by the Europians and some of their horses escaped and became wild? Or did the Indians have them long before the Europians even came to the New World?
71940. Why was it felt necessary to invent that time interval we call a week, who invented it, and how long was the first one.
71941. What's the the name of Hiawatha's grandmother in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem about Hiawatha?
71943. A certain item, considered now a figure of speech, performed quite a theatrical display during a sequence of ancient classical history. It portrays imminent peril and/or reckless foreboding of lurking danger to the wishful thinker. What is it, who did it 'belong' to, and can you find the quote uttered by a very famous US President containing it?
71945. Anyone know the name of those kooky actors in the Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice commercials, or if they star in any comedy movies?
71946. What's the name of the database that catalogues all the known diseases with a genetic component?
71947. Courtliness, refinement or elegant; what is the Japanese word, when translated, that means these things?
71948. What was the last plague to kill a significant number of humans?
71949. What is the song that is played during the title credits in the movie "Invincible"?
71950. What is the horn of a rhinoceros made of? The options are modified bone, modified nail, modified skin, or modified hair?
71953. What monstrous nickname did protesters coin to describe genetically-engineered food?
71954. What lispy thespian uttered the last words of Bride of Frankenstein: ?We belong dead??
71955. What Knicks forward of the 1960s was infamous for letting air out of game balls to better suit his team?s deliberate style of play?
71956. From the "Terminator" movies, how many people do T-800 (Arnie), T-1000 (Robert Patrick) and T-X (Kristina Lokken) kill in the Terminator franchise?
71959. What is the French film La Haine about?
71962. 220,000 people are injured each year doing what?
71964. Why are bubbles (gas-filled envelopes made of a liquid film) naturally limited in size? Why don't you see ever see a bubble (water, soap, whatever) hold its integrity beyond a couple of inches in size. Why can't they be 100' in diameter, for example?
71966. What is suspended animation? They mentioned it on Gilmore Girls and South Park so I was wondering what it is.
71967. Is the Castro section of San Francisco the largest area of people living with a gay orientation in the world?
71969. What children's book character had a dog named Turtle? Why was he named that?
71970. Who was the resident poet/cartoonist for Playboy magazine in the 1950s?
71971. Who or what is the originator of teppanyaki cooking?
71973. Which country's flag is red with a white letter C with a white star inside?
71974. What style of music did many astute music critics predict would supplant rock ?n? roll, in 1956?
71975. What surgical stitch shares its name with a fused joint connecting two skull bones?
71976. What three-syllable slang term refers to the repeated fouling of Shaquille O?Neal to get him on the foul line?
71977. White Stripes members Jack and Meg White claim to be what?
71978. How must a property behave to measure temperature?
71979. What is the name of the metal part of some woodwinds that extends to the player's mouth?
71980. What is the name of the football club based in Joensuu? Who is the manager?
71981. During the American Civil War, what was the Union "Eye for an Eye" Order?
71982. What is Stan Lee's middle name?
71983. Who was the first Bond movie to win an Oscar?
71984. How many fundamental principles make up the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement?
71985. Kellie Pickler gives a special thanks to someone for giving her her first "Golden Ticket". Name this person.
71987. What was the name of Rooster Cogburn's cat in the film "Rooster Cogburn"?
71988. What was the real full name of the character "Rooster Cogburn" from the film of the same name?
71990. How many seasons has ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" gone through and what were the name(s) of the couples that won?
71991. What US state flag is not shaped like a rectangle like all of the other 49 states?
71992. Name all of the movies Robin Williams STARS in
71993. There was a persistent urban myth about a host of a popular teen quiz show on UK TV in the 80s having played saxophone on a classic song. Who was he, what was the show, what was the song, and who really played this most recognisable of sax breaks?
71994. Who does Troy thank for watching after his girls and his home while he's gone?
71995. According to maritime superstition, why should you never allow a minister on board a ship?
71996. It is a fictional seafood dish that figured in a series of novels, later adapted for television, and was named after a certain location. The recipe was never revealed after the first line, despite one character's attempt to bribe a cook for it. Another author dreamed up a wartime rationing version for a parody inspired by the novels. What is this literary gastronomic treat, in what series does it appear, and what significant substitution is made in the wartime recipe?
71997. Has there ever been someone on 'Jeopardy' that did not get any questions correct?
71999. Is "That's So Raven" filmed in front of a live audience?