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“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186173 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Would this be rice?
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Z'at NZ?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that Sicily?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text> Z'at GERMANY?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at okra?
correct a+

Since: Oct 07

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#186174 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1967, U.S. Secretary of Defense (Personality, please) announced that he was leaving the Johnson administration to become president of the World Bank.
A) Richard E. Byrd
B) Robert S. McNamara
06) On this date in 1967, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced that he was leaving the Johnson administration to become president of the World Bank.

Since: Oct 07

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#186175 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1971, the Professional Golf Championship was held at (Community, please), for the first time.
A) Walt Disney World, Florida
B) Oakdale, Louisiana
C) West Point, New York
07) On this date in 1971, the Professional Golf Championship was held at Walt Disney World, Florida, for the first time.

Since: Oct 07

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#186176 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1974, in (Country, please), a bill that outlawed the Irish Republican Army became effective.
A) Afghanistan
B) Great Britain
C) Palestine
D) Puerto Rico
E) Yugoslavia
08) On this date in 1974, in Great Britain, a bill that outlawed the Irish Republican Army became effective.

Since: Oct 07

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#186177 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1982, the U.N. General Assembly voted that the Soviet Union should withdraw its troops from (Country, please).
A) Afghanistan
B) Great Britain
C) Palestine
D) Puerto Rico
E) Yugoslavia
09) On this date in 1982, the U.N. General Assembly voted that the Soviet Union should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.

Since: Oct 07

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#186178 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1987, Cuban detainees released 26 hostages they'd been holding for more than a week at the Federal Detention Center in (Community, please).
A) Walt Disney World, Florida
B) Oakdale, Louisiana
C) West Point, New York
10) On this date in 1987, Cuban detainees released 26 hostages they'd been holding for more than a week at the Federal Detention Center in Oakdale, Louisiana.

Since: Oct 07

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#186179 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1988, the (Governmental Body, please) ruled that the rights of criminal defendants are not violated when police unintentionally fail to preserve potentially vital evidence.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Supreme Court
11) On this date in 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the rights of criminal defendants are not violated when police unintentionally fail to preserve potentially vital evidence.

Since: Oct 07

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#186180 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1994, the (Governmental Body, please) passed the revised General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
A) U.S. House of Representatives
B) U.S. Supreme Court
12) On this date in 1994, the U.S. House passed the revised General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.

Since: Oct 07

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#186181 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
13) On this date in 1998,(Nationality, please) voters overwhelmingly rejected legalizing heroin and other narcotics.
A) French
B) Swiss
13) On this date in 1998, Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected legalizing heroin and other narcotics.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186182 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Admiral Christobal Colombo?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Sir Francis Drake?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that the Admiral Byrd?
<bound for Brooklyn>
correct
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that Magellen?
Bartolomeo Diaz
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Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text> ... Is that LaSalle?
Jacques Cartier

Since: Oct 07

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#186183 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
14) On this date in 2004, the (Nationality, please) government announced plans to build the Louvre II. The 236,808 square foot museum was the planned home for 500-600 works from the Louvre's reserves.
A) French
B) Swiss
14) On this date in 2004, the French government announced plans to build the Louvre II in northern France. The 236,808 square foot museum was the planned home for 500-600 works from the Louvre's reserves.

Since: Oct 07

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#186184 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) Known to his friends and family as "Jack",(Personality, please)(29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast, Ireland. He is known for both his fictional work, especially “The Screwtape Letters”, and “The Chronicles of Narnia”, and for his non-fiction, such as “Mere Christianity”,“Miracles”, and “The Problem of Pain”.
Clive Staples Lewis

Since: Oct 07

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#186185 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) This American politician and pastor represented Harlem, New York City, in the United States House of Representatives (1945–71).(Personality, please)(29 November, 1908 – 04 April, 1972) was the first person in New York of African-American descent elected to Congress, and became a powerful national politician.
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Since: Oct 07

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#186186 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) She was an American writer best known for her young-adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning “A Wrinkle in Time”, and its sequels:“A Wind in the Door”, National Book Award-winning “A Swiftly Tilting Planet”,“Many Waters”, and “An Acceptable Time”.(Personality, please)(29 November, 1918 – 06 September, 2007)’s works reflect both her Christian faith and her strong interest in modern science.
Madeline L'Engle
<I read those works for the first time as a teen. They’re still in my home library.>
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186187 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Would I holler, "Hey, Uncle Sam!"?
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Who was "Uncle Tom"?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that "Uncle Buck"?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
<lightbulb in mouth lights>
Was that "Uncle Fester"?
correct

Since: Oct 07

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#186188 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) This American sportscaster is best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team ever since the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1957. His 63 seasons with the Dodgers (1950 – present) is the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history, and he is second by one year to only Tommy Lasorda in terms of number of years with the Dodgers organization in any capacity.(Personality, please)(29 November, 1927) is known for his dulcet voice and signature introduction to Dodger games, "It's time for Dodger Baseball.".
Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully

Since: Oct 07

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#186189 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) She has appeared in over 120 roles, on television, and in miniseries and feature films, including “Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore”(1974),“Wild at Heart”(1990),“Rambling Rose”(1991),“Touched by an Angel”(1997),“Ghosts of Mississippi,”“Primary Colors”, and “American Cowslip”(2008). Twice divorced,(Personality, please)(29 November, 1935) is the mother of actress Laura Dern, with ex-husband, actor Bruce Dern.
Diane Ladd

Since: Oct 07

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#186190 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) A Canadian singer and songwriter,(Personality, please)(29 November, 1940 – 19 January, 2007) was most widely known as a founding member of the 1960s musical group “The Mamas & the Papas”.
Dennis Gerrard Stephen “Denny” Doherty

Since: Oct 07

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#186191 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) She is a former Olympic alpine ski racer and actress. Following her racing career, she modelled in New York with Ford Models and then became the pre-eminent freestyle ballet skier of the early 1970s.(Personality, please)(29 November, 1946) is perhaps best known by the sobriquet, Suzy Chapstick, from the 1970s, when she was a spokesperson for ChapStick lip balm.
Suzanne "Suzy" Chaffee

Since: Oct 07

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#186192 Nov 29, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) He is well known as host of the NBC game show “Deal or No Deal”, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. Before his career as a game show host,(Personality, please)(29 November, 1955) was best known for his role as rowdy ER intern Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the NBC medical drama “St. Elsewhere”. He is also well known for being the creator and star of the children's cartoon “Bobby's World”.
Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel

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