Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183676 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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I use a small 'hour-glass' to time cooking eggs.
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Who was Eli Whitney?
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Do we still pop the cork?
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Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183677 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be the Pennsylvania Gazette?
Poor Richard's Almanac
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Did we know Sofia as "Catherine, the Great"?
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183678 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>All I can think of is 'Yale'.
correct

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Terran Empire

#183679 Nov 15, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ THE OSCARS __________
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$100 ~ He said, "I swear I have never held one before" when he accepted his Best Director Oscar for "Schindler's List"
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$200 ~ The 1939 Oscar she won for playing Scarlett O'Hara was auctioned off in 1993 for $563,500
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$300 ~ This winner of the Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Award said "The salad dressing is outgrossing my films"
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$400 ~ 1993's Best Actress for "The Piano"; she was also a 1993 nominee for her supporting role in "The Firm"
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$500 ~ A 6-time Best Actress nominee for such films as "The King And I"; she received a honorary Oscar in 1994
Steven Spielberg

Vivian Leigh

Paul Newman

Holly Hunter

Deborah Kerr

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Terran Empire

#183680 Nov 15, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ EUROPEAN HISTORY __________
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$400 ~ Surrounded by Italy, this small country on Mt. Titano was once under the protection of the papacy
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$1000 ~ In 1980, striking workers at this Gdansk shipyard demanded the right to form a trade union
San Marino

The Lenin Shipyard (Lech Walesa)

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#183681 Nov 15, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ NATIONAL PARKS __________
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$100 ` At Flamingo in this Florida national park, moorings are available for those who bring their own boats
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$200 ~ The centerpiece of this Oregon park was once called Lake Majesty
Everglades National Park

Crater Lake

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Terran Empire

#183682 Nov 15, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
Repost ....______ AWARDS __________
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$200 ~ In 1971, Pearl Hall's Pecan Surprise Bars won the grand prize in this biennial contest
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$400 ~ This first American in Earth orbit was given the National Geographic Society's Hubbard Medal in 1962
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$600 ~ This international music competition began in Moscow in 1958 with prizes for piano & violin
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$800 ~ David Broder & George Will have won Pulitzer Prizes for Commentary while with this newspaper
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$1000 ~ In 1976, this Connecticut governor was named "Woman of the Year" by Ladies' Home Journal
The Pillsbury Bake-Off

John Glenn

The Tchaikovsky Competition

The Washington Post

Ella Grasso
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183683 Nov 15, 2012
__________ ANNUAL EVENTS __________

This Florida city's 1565 founding is observed in September at the Mission of Nombre de Dios
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183684 Nov 15, 2012
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The Hatillo Festival of the Masks is a colorful December event in this U.S. commonwealth
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183685 Nov 15, 2012
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Traditionally, this African-American holiday begins December 26 & lasts for 7 days
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183686 Nov 15, 2012
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The Antigonish Highland Games have been held in this Canadian province every year since 1861
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183687 Nov 15, 2012
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It dates back to an 1810 party celebrating the bethrothal of Princess Therese to the crown prince of Bavaria
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183688 Nov 15, 2012
__________ POLITICS __________

On August 10, 1996 Bob Dole chose this former Buffalo Bills quarterback as his running mate
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183689 Nov 15, 2012
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In 1972 Bill Clinton directed the Texas campaign of this Democratic presidential nominee
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183690 Nov 15, 2012
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Born of Italian immigrant parents, this former New York governor could scarcely speak English when he began school
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183691 Nov 15, 2012
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In 1987 this Maryland senator became the 1st Democratic woman to have served in both houses of Congress
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183692 Nov 15, 2012
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On September 23, 1952 some 60 million people, the largest TV audience to that time, tuned in for this live address
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183693 Nov 15, 2012
Repost ....______ STATE CAPITALS __________

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$400 ~ To see the grave of Daniel Boone, you have to blaze a trail to this capital
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$500 ~ There's an annual dogsled race in this capital of the 4th largest state in the U.S.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#183694 Nov 15, 2012
Repost ....______ 1796 __________
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$600 ~ In 1796 this future U.S. president helped draft Tennessee's new constitution
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$800 ~ Born in Massachusetts in 1796, this educator helped create the U.S.A.'s 1st state board of education
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$1000 ~ In 1796 after almost 150 years of control by this country, Ceylon came under British administration

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Terran Empire

#183695 Nov 15, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 15 November, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation, precursor to the (Document, please).
What was the Constitution

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