Ask Me A Trivia Question -- 2 --
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186986 Dec 4, 2012
__________ PLAYWRIGHTS __________

Discharged from the military in 1946, this "Odd Couple" author worked in the Warner Bros. mailroom
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186987 Dec 4, 2012
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He claimed his comic masterpiece "Pygmalion" was a didactic play about phonetics
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186988 Dec 4, 2012
__________ BUSINESS & INDUSTRY __________

This underwear manufacturer's New York Stock Exchange symbol is FTL
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186989 Dec 4, 2012
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This company's beer is "Brewed in Golden, Colorado with Rocky Mountain water"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186990 Dec 4, 2012
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In 1995 this firm released an upgraded version of its Newton messagepad, a hand-held computer
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186991 Dec 4, 2012
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It owns the world's largest fleet of cargo delivery planes
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#186992 Dec 4, 2012
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The Golden Gate Bridge was among the structures erected by this 2nd-largest American steel company

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#186993 Dec 4, 2012
MPMARTIN wrote:
X-Pitcher,
Here's another. Nautical terms; the left side of a ship is "port", the right side is "starboard", why?
I think it had something to do with loading from the left side and steering from the right.

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186994 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 2001,(Personality, please)’s home in Florida was raided by the FBI in an ongoing two year international investigation into drug trafficking, satellite service pilfering and money laundering. Some satellite equipment was taken from the home and no drugs were found.
A) Peter Gaillard
B) Kenesaw Mountain Landis
C) George Moscone
D) O.J. Simpson
Who is prisoner #02648927

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186995 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) This Canadian-born, Southern California-raised retired singer and actress appeared in a number of musical films in the 1930s and 1940s singing standards as well as operatic arias. She made her first film appearance in 1936 with Judy Garland in “Every Sunday”, and subsequently signed a contract with Universal Studios. Her success as the ideal teenage daughter in films such as “Three Smart Girls”(1936) was credited with saving the studio from bankruptcy. In 1938 (Personality, please)(04 December, 1921) was awarded the Academy Juvenile Award.
Who is Deanna Durbin

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186996 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) Actor, screenwriter, producer, and director,(Personality, please)(04 December, 1937) is best known for playing Jethro Bodine on “The Beverly Hillbillies”.
Who is Max Baer II

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186997 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) An American rock and roll singer,(Personality, please)(04 December, 1939)’s biggest international hits included "Tallahassee Lassie", "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans", and "Palisades Park”.
Who is Freddy Howitzer

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186998 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) This American rock and roll musician was best known as a founding member and the drummer of The Beach Boys.(Personality, please)(04 December, 1944 – 28 December, 1983) was a member of the group from its formation until his death in 1983. He was the middle brother of fellow Beach Boys members Brian Wilson and Carl Wilson, and cousin of Mike Love.
Who was Dennis Wilson

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#186999 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) An American actor, musician, producer, photographer, cartoonist, storyteller, and occasional vintner,(Personality, please)(04 December, 1949) comes from a well-known acting family and began his first televised acting in 1958 as child with his father, Lloyd, and brother Beau on television's “Sea Hunt”. Among his best-known major motion films are:“Tron”(1982)(and its sequel: 2010),“Fearless”(1993),“Iron Man”(2008),“The Last American Hero”(1973),“Starman”(1984),“T he Fabulous Baker Boys”(1981),“Jagged Edge”(1985),“Against All Odds”(1984),“The Fisher King”(1991),“Thunderbolt and Lightfoot”(1974),“Seabiscuit”( 2003),“Arlington Road”(1999), and “The Big Lebowski”(1998). He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis ‘Bad’ Blake in the 2009 film “Crazy Heart” and earned his sixth Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn in 2010's “True Grit”.
Who is Jeff Bridges

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187000 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) Following her work on “As The World Turns”,(Personality, please)(04 December, 1964) came to prominence as a supporting cast member on “The Cosby Show” spinoff “A Different World”, in 1987. After appearing in a few films, her breakthrough came in 1992 with the comedy “My Cousin Vinny”, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Appearing in many films over the past fifteen years, her most commercially successful films to date are “What Women Want”(2000),“Anger Management”(2003), and “Wild Hogs”(2007).
Who is Marisa Tomei

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187001 Dec 4, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) This American actress is best known for her role as Kate MacDonald on the American television sitcom “Growing Pains”.(Personality, please)(04 December, 1964) is the wife of actor and Christian evangelist Kirk Cameron.
Who is Chelsea Noble

“Winchester Model 1894”

Since: Apr 07

Roy, Washington

#187002 Dec 4, 2012
x-pitcher wrote:
<quoted text>
I think it had something to do with loading from the left side and steering from the right.
X-Pitcher; You are correct. Ancient ships were controled by a "steerboard" on the right rear of the ship because most sailores were right handed. This was before the rear/center mounted rudder came to be.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187003 Dec 4, 2012
__________ THE BIBLE __________

The Lord called Moses' people stiff-necked, meaning stubborn, for making this idol & worshiping it
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187004 Dec 4, 2012
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Jesus called it a den of thieves & ordered it cleansed, angering the priests
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187005 Dec 4, 2012
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Judge Shamgar slew 600 of these people with an ox goad; David slew just one with a sling & a stone

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