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#63403 - Wed Nov 08 2000 06:42 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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Stumper
8. In what movie were odds of "3725 to 1" quoted?, to what were the odds refering to, and which character said them? Davjack - 11-07-2000 04:53 AM

The Empire Strikes Back
C3PO: Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1!

C3PO also says that R2 calculated the odds of surviving the night outside the Rebel Base were 725 to 1.

Daily

Q11. What band's first hit was later described by a biographer as a song that "captures the soon-to-be-satanic band in a state of innocence..."?

Spinal Tap


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#63404 - Wed Nov 08 2000 08:57 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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115. What is the common link between the following cities, and which the odd one out and why?
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
karmaloupster 31-Oct-2000 1:02pm

  • they are capital cities of States in Australia - South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales
  • Melbourne - the other names have a double consonant d-d B-b and y-y

    Q15. Who was the first Senator to be elected President whilst he was still a serving Senator?


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    #63405 - Wed Nov 08 2000 11:12 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Q16Which was the last film printed in America using the Technicolor “imbibition” printing process?

    Q17.What, up to 1999, was the only American film where all the spoken dialogue was in Esperanto?


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    #63406 - Wed Nov 08 2000 05:36 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Answer to Stumper...


    Q7. At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, the flame went out on a rest day, due to a cloud burst. The only people in the stadium at that time were workmen. It was re kindled a few minutes later. Who re lit it, and how did he do it? Davjack - 11-07-2000 04:53 AM


    Answer: The person who relit it was a construction worker and he relit it with a cigarette lighter although a back up flame was sent from Olympia.


    New Q...

    Q18. Where exactly was Edward the VIII when he officially abdicated?

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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
    **************************************************

    $13 Million for every single Human....
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    #63407 - Thu Nov 09 2000 07:52 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    108. Stumper answer- This pitcher started his first game, as a rookie, and threw a game with no hits. What is the name of this MLB player? gtho4 - 10-27-2000 11:55 PM

    Bobo Holloman

    S16 answer- Sea Cruise- Dion.

    [This message has been edited by PARTSDUDE (edited 11-09-2000).]

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    #63408 - Thu Nov 09 2000 10:57 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Correct Answers:

    karmaloupster - S14
    gtho4 - 10
    PaulE - 8, 11
    Davjack - S2
    Partsdude - 108

    Wrong Answers:

    karmaloupster - 93, 7
    gtho4 - 88, 115
    Davjack - 13
    Partsdude - S16

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    #63409 - Thu Nov 09 2000 10:59 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    Sagebrush Offline
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    Here are the scores (including scores so far today), and the questions unanswered.


    Karmaloupster ... 180
    PaulE ............. 175
    gtho4 .............. 160
    Barbs42 .......... 140
    chessart ........... 105
    Tangledrose ..... 95
    Partsdude ........ 70
    Davjack .......... 70
    Jabberwock ..... 0

    STUMPERS

    88. Complete this sequence.. HH, GG, _, G, CC, AA? karmaloupster - 10-24-2000 03:25 AM

    90. Where in Australia was the last horse race held where there was no loser?
    gtho4 - 10-24-2000 11:24 AM

    91. Following on from Q90, what are the names of the horses which contested this race?
    gtho4 - 10-25-2000 06:15 AM

    92. This major US city defaulted on the payment of its debts in the late 1970s - the last time this had occurred was 4 decades earlier in the 1930s. What was the date of this default? Who was mayor of this city on that fateful day (as he watched the clock wind down to the time of default)? gtho4 - 10-25-2000 10:18 AM

    93. Australian history - on what date was the land area which is now known as the Northern Territory added to, and subsequently administered by, the colony of South Australia? The acts and events on this date were carried out under an Act of Parliament - what is the name of that Act? gtho4 - 10-25-2000 10:18 AM

    94. In cricketing circles, what claim to fame does Clive Harburg hold?
    karmaloupster - 10-25-2000 12:26 PM

    96. What novel ends with the line.."Let us clearly understand what a miracle is. It's something contrariwise to the course of nature done by power of Will..." ?
    Jabberwock - 10-25-2000 11:30 PM

    97. What are the last two sentences in the novel "Fahrenheit 451"?
    Jabberwock - 10-25-2000 11:30 PM

    102. For the year preceding 30 Nov 1986, what book was the biggest paperback seller in Australia? karmaloupster - 10-26-2000 09:00 AM

    106. What chapter in Kerouac's "Satori in Paris" is the shortest and how short is it? (# of pages) karmaloupster - 10-26-2000 11:54 PM

    112. Fill in the missing letter in this Sequence: K, C, B,_, A, L?
    karmaloupster - 10-30-2000 11:58 PM

    113. Fill in the missing letter in this Sequence: C, L, _ ,G, M, F?
    karmaloupster - 10-30-2000 11:58 PM

    115. What is the common link between the following cities, and which the odd one out and why?
    Adelaide
    Brisbane
    Melbourne
    Sydney?
    karmaloupster - 10-31-2000 01:02 PM

    116. What is Eurpean H. Wouters famed for inventing?
    karmaloupster - 10-31-2000 01:02 PM

    7. At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, the flame went out on a rest day, due to a cloud burst. The only people in the stadium at that time were workmen. It was re kindled a few minutes later. Who re lit it, and how did he do it? Davjack - 11-07-2000 04:53 AM

    9. Which team holds the record for 2-point conversions in an NFL game?
    PaulE - 11-07-2000 09:52 AM

    12. What do the following States of the USA
    Virginia
    Maryland
    Georgia
    have in common with the following States in Australia
    New South Wales
    Tasmania
    Queensland
    The common link between these localities is not geography or anything esoteric, their common link is in history.
    gtho4 - 11-07-2000 11:33 PM

    13. In November and December of 1835, the Moriori people, peaceful hunter-gatherers who had lived for thousands of yaers on the Chatnam Islands, 500 Km east of New Zealand were wiped out of exsistence. Two boat loads of Maoris from the mainland slaughtered the island's population with little effort as the Moriori had never been faced with hostility of any sort, let alone sharp weapons. The Maoris that were responsible for the massacre had never known of the existence of the Chatnam Islands or the people that dwelled there until shortly before they set sail. How did the Maoris learn of the existence of this island and it's friendly people?. karmaloupster - 11-08-2000 12:32 AM

    14. What's my name? I served as President of the USA and later on became the first President to take his seat in the Senate. Who am I?
    gtho4 - 11-08-2000 06:41 AM

    15. Who was the first Senator to be elected President whilst he was still a serving Senator? gtho4 - 11-08-2000 08:57 AM

    UNANSWERED 20 POINTERS

    16. Which was the last film printed in America using the Technicolor “imbibition” printing process? PaulE - 11-08-2000 11:12 AM

    17. What, up to 1999, was the only American film where all the spoken dialogue was in Esperanto? PaulE - 11-08-2000 11:12 AM

    18. Where exactly was Edward the VIII when he officially abdicated?
    karmaloupster - 11-08-2000 05:36 PM


    SAGEBRUSH QUESTIONS


    To help those under 70 points of second place leader, these people will score double for these and it won't count against their daily limit. Although it won't count as your daily, you can answer only one of these bonus questions per day. This offer is good until they get within range or The Blowout / Catch-up Round (last 5 week days of the month/game).

    All others may answer, but for 20 points and it will count as your daily.

    Name the artist for these songs:

    S 3. Bend Me, Shape Me
    S 4. Changing Partners
    S 6. Gee Whiz
    S 7. Happy Journey
    S 8. Just a Dream
    S 9. L - O - V - E
    S10. Love Lifted Me
    S11. Midnighter
    S12. No One Knows
    S13. One Grain of Sand
    S15. Rip It Up
    S16. Sea Cruise
    S17. She's About a Mover
    S18. Teardrop City
    S19. Valley of the Dolls Theme

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    #63410 - Thu Nov 09 2000 11:18 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Answer to Stumper....


    Q15. Who was the first Senator to be elected President whilst he was still a serving Senator?

    Answer: Warren G. Harding


    Answer to Daily..


    S 3. Bend Me, Shape Me

    Answer: American Breed


    New Q's....

    Q19. Who said....

    "The battles of the future will not be fought on a battleground or at sea, they will be fought in space. Or at the top of a very tall mountain.......most of the actual fighting will be done by small robots.......your duty is clear, to build and maintain those robots. Thank you."


    Q20. What was the first radio station in Alaska?

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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
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    $13 Million for every single Human....
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    #63411 - Thu Nov 09 2000 08:43 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Q19. Who said....

    "The battles of the future will not be fought on a battleground or at sea, they will be fought in space. Or at the top of a very tall mountain.......most of the actual fighting will be done by small robots.......your duty is clear, to build and maintain those robots. Thank you."


    answer - on The Simpsons - The Military School Commandant at his graduation address. He was also known as the Military School Principal.

    [This message has been edited by barbs42 (edited 11-09-2000).]


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    #63412 - Thu Nov 09 2000 10:09 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    18. Where exactly was Edward the VIII when he officially abdicated? karmaloupster 08-Nov-00 5:36pm

    Fort Belvedere


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    #63413 - Thu Nov 09 2000 11:53 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Q21. Franklin D Rooselvelt was the Governor of which State prior to his election as President?

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    #63414 - Fri Nov 10 2000 12:36 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Answer to Daily...

    Q21. Franklin D Rooselvelt was the Governor of which State prior to his election as President?


    Answer: New York


    New Q...

    Q22. Where and when did English band "The Smiths" play their first public gig?


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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
    **************************************************

    $13 Million for every single Human....
    **************************************************


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    #63415 - Fri Nov 10 2000 12:54 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    post with answer had not shown up before i went to answerQ21

    [This message has been edited by barbs42 (edited 11-10-2000).]


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    #63416 - Fri Nov 10 2000 01:39 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    Anonymous
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    Answer to Stumper..


    Q14. What's my name? I served as President of the USA and later on became the first President to take his seat in the Senate. Who am I?

    Answer: Andrew Johnson


    New Q..


    Q23. What literary claim to fame does Isacc Asimov hold?


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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
    **************************************************

    $13 Million for every single Human....
    **************************************************


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    #63417 - Fri Nov 10 2000 02:08 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    23. What literary claim to fame does Isacc Asimov hold?

    Asimov is the only author to have published books in all ten categories of the Dewey Decimal System


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    #63418 - Fri Nov 10 2000 03:26 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Stumper
    Q13. In November and December of 1835, the Moriori people, peaceful hunter-gatherers who had lived for thousands of yaers on the Chatnam Islands, 500 Km east of New Zealand were wiped out of exsistence. Two boat loads of Maoris from the mainland slaughtered the island's population with little effort as the Moriori had never been faced with hostility of any sort, let alone sharp weapons. The Maoris that were responsible for the massacre had never known of the existence of the Chatnam Islands or the people that dwelled there until shortly before they set sail. How did the Maoris learn of the existence of this island and it's friendly people?.

    A Maori called Te Ira who had returned to NZ in 1834, aboard a whaling ship.

    Daily

    Q20. What was the first radio station in Alaska?
    karmaloupster 11-09-2000 11:18 AM

    KFQD in Anchorage, April 1924


    Q24Which was the first Cinerama movie filmed using anamorphic lenses?

    Q25Which ex-slalom skier has applied for a trademark, bearing his surname, for his new range of sportswear and equipment?

    [This message has been edited by PaulE (edited 11-10-2000).]


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    #63419 - Fri Nov 10 2000 06:25 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    17. What, up to 1999, was the only American film where all the spoken dialogue was in Esperanto? PaulE 08-Nov-00 11:12am

    Incubus 1966

    Q26. When this Senator-elect arrived at the Senate he was refused permission to take his seat, after a debate on his citizenship. This was the first time in the history of the Senate that an elected Senator was rejected by the Senate. He was previously a member of his State's legislature, and subsequently returned to Congress as a member in the House of Representatives. He has also been described as a meticulous accountant and bookkeeper. Who is this person?

    Q27. Senators are elected by the people of each State, but this was not the original mode of their election. Who elected Senators for the first 14 odd decades after the signing of the Constitution?


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    #63420 - Fri Nov 10 2000 10:40 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    NSW Australia
    q97
    Yes thought Montag, that's the one I'll save for noon. yes we will.

    Q 28
    Six popular books of Science Fiction for
    High school students were published under a pseudonym of Isaac Asimov, what was that name?

    Q 29 In Star Trek the Original series,James T Kirk had a brother, What was his name fullname and who played his part?

    [This message has been edited by Davjack (edited 11-10-2000).]

    [This message has been edited by Davjack (edited 11-11-2000).]

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    #63421 - Mon Nov 13 2000 12:20 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    Sagebrush Offline
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    Registered: Tue Jan 04 2000
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    Correct Answers:

    karmaloupster - 15, S3, 21, 14
    gtho4 - 97, 18, 23, 17
    Barbs42 - 19

    Wrong Answers:

    PaulE - 13, 20

    Dead Stumpers:

    karmaloupster - 88, 92, 94, 102, 106, 112, 113, 115, 116
    gtho4 - 90, 91, 93
    Jabberwock - 96

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    #63422 - Mon Nov 13 2000 12:21 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    Sagebrush Offline
    Multiloquent

    Registered: Tue Jan 04 2000
    Posts: 2339
    Loc: Wichita
      Kansas USA

    Here are the scores (including scores so far today), and the questions unanswered.


    Karmaloupster ... 330
    gtho4 .............. 240
    PaulE ............. 175
    Barbs42 .......... 160
    chessart ........... 105
    Tangledrose ..... 95
    Partsdude ........ 70
    Davjack .......... 70
    Jabberwock ..... 10

    STUMPERS

    7. At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, the flame went out on a rest day, due to a cloud burst. The only people in the stadium at that time were workmen. It was re kindled a few minutes later. Who re lit it, and how did he do it? Davjack - 11-07-2000 04:53 AM

    9. Which team holds the record for 2-point conversions in an NFL game?
    PaulE - 11-07-2000 09:52 AM

    12. What do the following States of the USA
    Virginia
    Maryland
    Georgia
    have in common with the following States in Australia
    New South Wales
    Tasmania
    Queensland
    The common link between these localities is not geography or anything esoteric, their common link is in history.
    gtho4 - 11-07-2000 11:33 PM

    13. In November and December of 1835, the Moriori people, peaceful hunter-gatherers who had lived for thousands of yaers on the Chatnam Islands, 500 Km east of New Zealand were wiped out of exsistence. Two boat loads of Maoris from the mainland slaughtered the island's population with little effort as the Moriori had never been faced with hostility of any sort, let alone sharp weapons. The Maoris that were responsible for the massacre had never known of the existence of the Chatnam Islands or the people that dwelled there until shortly before they set sail. How did the Maoris learn of the existence of this island and it's friendly people?. karmaloupster - 11-08-2000 12:32 AM

    16. Which was the last film printed in America using the Technicolor “imbibition” printing process? PaulE - 11-08-2000 11:12 AM


    20. What was the first radio station in Alaska? karmaloupster - 11-09-2000 11:18 AM


    UNANSWERED 20 POINTERS

    22. Where and when did English band "The Smiths" play their first public gig?
    karmaloupster - 11-10-2000 12:36 AM

    24. Which was the first Cinerama movie filmed using anamorphic lenses?
    PaulE - 11-10-2000 03:26 AM

    25. Which ex-slalom skier has applied for a trademark, bearing his surname, for his new range of sportswear and equipment? PaulE - 11-10-2000 03:26 AM

    26. When this Senator-elect arrived at the Senate he was refused permission to take his seat, after a debate on his citizenship. This was the first time in the history of the Senate that an elected Senator was rejected by the Senate. He was previously a member of his State's legislature, and subsequently returned to Congress as a member in the House of Representatives. He has also been described as a meticulous accountant and bookkeeper. Who is this person? gtho4 - 11-10-2000 06:25 PM

    27. Senators are elected by the people of each State, but this was not the original mode of their election. Who elected Senators for the first 14 odd decades after the signing of the Constitution? gtho4 - 11-10-2000 06:25 PM

    SAGEBRUSH QUESTIONS


    To help those under 70 points of second place leader, these people will score double for these and it won't count against their daily limit. Although it won't count as your daily, you can answer only one of these bonus questions per day. This offer is good until they get within range or The Blowout / Catch-up Round (last 5 week days of the month/game).

    All others may answer, but for 20 points and it will count as your daily.

    Name the artist for these songs:

    S 4. Changing Partners
    S 6. Gee Whiz
    S 7. Happy Journey
    S 8. Just a Dream
    S 9. L - O - V - E
    S10. Love Lifted Me
    S11. Midnighter
    S12. No One Knows
    S13. One Grain of Sand
    S15. Rip It Up
    S16. Sea Cruise
    S17. She's About a Mover
    S18. Teardrop City
    S19. Valley of the Dolls Theme

    Good Luck !

    _________________________
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    #63423 - Mon Nov 13 2000 01:04 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Q 28
    Six popular books of Science Fiction for High school students were published under a pseudonym of Isaac Asimov, what was that name?


    Answer: Paul French


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    #63424 - Mon Nov 13 2000 04:38 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    20. What was the first radio station in Alaska? karmaloupster 09-Nov-00 11:18am

    the first radio station licence issued in the Territory of Alaska
    was issued on 27-Sep-1922 to the Northern Commercial Coy
    WLAY Fairbanks 833 khz
    their licence expired/was deleted/not renewed on 21-Aug-1923


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    #63425 - Mon Nov 13 2000 10:23 AM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    PaulE Offline
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    England UK
    Stumper

    Q22. Where and when did English band "The Smiths" play their first public gig?
    posted 11-10-2000 12:36 AM
    The Ritz, Manchester, October 4, 1982.

    Daily

    S 7. Happy Journey by Hank Locklin


    Q30 In Burundi in 1995, how many females were enrolled in secondary school per 100 males

    Q31 The 1892-1915 Barber Half Dollar was sometimes referred to as what?

    [This message has been edited by PaulE (edited 11-13-2000).]

    [This message has been edited by PaulE (edited 11-13-2000).]


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    #63426 - Mon Nov 13 2000 06:03 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
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    Answer to Daily...

    27. Senators are elected by the people of each State, but this was not the original mode of their election. Who elected Senators for the first 14 odd decades after the signing of the Constitution? gtho4 - 11-10-2000 06:25 PM

    Answer: The state Legislature...

    "...The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote."


    Answer to Stumper:

    25. Which ex-slalom skier has applied for a trademark, bearing his surname, for his new range of sportswear and equipment? PaulE - 11-10-2000 03:26 AM


    Answer: Former Swedish slalom skier, Ingemar Stenmark.


    New Questions to come

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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
    **************************************************

    $13 Million for every single Human....
    **************************************************


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    #63427 - Mon Nov 13 2000 09:19 PM Re: Trivia "Shootout" Game # 10
    Anonymous
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    New Q's...


    Q32. What kind of container (Type and Brand Name) is Donny transported to his final resting place to, in the flilm, "The Big Lebowski"?

    Q33. What football club in England has the following Eccelestical record to show amongst their claims to fame...Only team in the history of the game to go scoreless through an entire pope's reign?


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    If all the worlds wealth were divided between every man, woman & child
    presently alive on the planet, we would all have $13 million a piece.
    **************************************************

    $13 Million for every single Human....
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