Ask Me A Trivia Question -- 2 --
Dr Shrink

Baltimore, MD

#187370 Dec 6, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
`
His invention of a weaving loom was delayed by his service in the French Revolution
very soon without of mental pills,your brain enter not french revolution,only war ,destruction all your cells, head,and poor wretched body

“Winchester Model 1894”

Since: Apr 07

Roy, Washington

#187371 Dec 6, 2012
What country can take credit for inventing the "automobile" as we know it ( 4 wheels, self-powered, cabable of carrying a driver and perhaps a passenger.?

“Winchester Model 1894”

Since: Apr 07

Roy, Washington

#187372 Dec 6, 2012
MPMARTIN wrote:
What country can take credit for inventing the "automobile" as we know it ( 4 wheels, self-powered, cabable of carrying a driver and perhaps a passenger.?
"capable" sorry, spell checks day off.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187373 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
14) On this date in 1998, astronauts aboard the space shuttle (Name of Vessel, please) connected the first two building blocks of the international space station in the shuttle cargo bay.
<Try harder!>
What was Endeavour

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187374 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
15) On this date in 2002, officials released the detailed plans for a $4.7 million memorial commemorating Princess (Personality, please). The large oval fountain was planned to be constructed in London's Hyde Park.
<Died in an accident>
Who was Die

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187375 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) An American silent film actor, screenwriter, director and producer, he is remembered for having "imbued all of his characters with honor and integrity." Fascinated by the Old West, he acquired Billy the Kid's "six shooters" and was a friend of legendary lawmen Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. He starred in his own series of two-reel western short subjects for producer Thomas Ince, which were so popular that they were supplanted by a series of feature films. In the films (Personality, please)(06 December, 1864 – 23 June, 1946) began to ride a brown and white pinto he called Fritz. Fritz was the forerunner of later famous movie horses known by their own name, i.e., horses like Tom Mix's Tony, Roy Rogers's Trigger and Clayton Moore's Silver, etc. He was now making feature films exclusively, and films like “Square Deal Sanderson”(1919), and “The Toll Gate”(1920) were popular with fans.
Who was William S Hart

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187376 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) His first work of fiction,‘Triple Fugue’, was published in 1924, and visits to Italy and Germany produced ‘Discursions on Travel, Art and Life’(1925).(Personality, please)(06 December 1892 – 04 May 1969)’s first novel,‘Before the Bombardment’(1926), set in an out-of-season hotel, was well reviewed: Beverley Nichols praised 'the richness of its beauty and wit'. Novels released later,‘The Man Who Lost Himself’(1929),‘Miracle on Sinai’(1934), and ‘Those Were the Days’(1937) were not. A collection of short stories,‘Open the Door’(1940), his fifth novel,‘A Place of One's Own’(1940), his ‘Selected Poems’(1943) and a book of essays ‘Sing High, Sing Low’(1944) were reasonably well received. His ‘The Four Continents’(1951)is a book of travel, reminiscence and memorable observation.
Who was Osbert Sitwell

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187377 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) With his brother, George,(Personality, please)(06 December, 1896 – 17 August , 1983) wrote more than a dozen Broadway shows, featuring songs such as "I Got Rhythm", "Embraceable You", "The Man I Love" and "Someone to Watch Over Me". He was also responsible, along with DuBose Heyward, for the libretto to George's opera “Porgy and Bess”.
Who was Ira Gershwin

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187378 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) This German-born American photographer and photojournalist is best known for his photograph of the V-J Day celebration and for his candid photographs, frequently made using a 35mm Leica camera.(Personality, please)(06 December, 1898 – 24 August, 1995)’s most famous photograph is of an American sailor kissing a young woman on August 14, 1945 in Times Square.
Who was Alfred Eisenstaedt

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187379 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) Although she began with the Mercury Theatre, appeared in more than seventy films beginning with “Citizen Kane”(1941) and on dozens of television shows during a career that spanned more than thirty years,(Personality, please)(06 December, 1900 – 30 April, 1974) is most widely known to modern audiences for her role as the witch Endora in the series “Bewitched”. Look for her, also in “How The West Was Won”(1962), as Debbie Reynolds mother, & in “Showboat”(1951), as the wife of Captain Andy Hawkes.
Who was Agnes Moorehead

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187380 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) He has written a number of jazz standards, including "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "The Duke". His style ranges from refined to bombastic, his music known for employing unusual time signatures, and superimposing contrasting rhythms, meters, and tonalities. His long-time musical partner, alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, wrote the Quartet's best remembered piece, "Take Five", which is in 5/4 time and has endured as a jazz classic on one of the top-selling jazz albums, Time Out.(Personality, please)(06 December, 1920) experimented with time signatures throughout his career, recording "Pick Up Sticks" in 6/4, "Unsquare Dance" in 7/4, "World's Fair" in 13/4, and "Blue Rondo a la Turk" in 9/8. He is also a respected composer of orchestral and sacred music, and wrote soundtracks for television such as “Mr. Broadway”, and the animated mini-series “This Is America, Charlie Brown”.
Who was Dave Brubeck

He died yesterday

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187381 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) This American comedian and actor was associated with the early years of television in the United States. He appeared in the U.S. television series “Mr. Peepers”(1952–1955), plus several other popular shows, and as a character actor in over 20 films.(Personality, please)(06 December, 1924 – 15 February, 1973) was the voice of the popular animated cartoon character ‘Underdog’. Although often cast as a meek milquetoast, he was actually strong and athletic.
Who was Wally Cox

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187382 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) As an actor, he is perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated portrayal of Mozart in the movie “Amadeus”(1984), and his role as ‘Pinto’ in National Lampoon's “Animal House”(1978). Additional acting awards included a total of four Golden Globe nominations, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award nomination.(Personality, please)(06 December, 1953) retired from acting in the mid-1990s in order to focus upon stage directing and producing. In 2007, he won a Tony Award as a lead producer of the Broadway musical “Spring Awakening”.
Who is Tom Hulce

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187383 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XI) He hosted two game shows, the American version of “That's My Dog”(replacing Steve Skrovan) from 1993 until its cancellation in 1995, and “Small Talk”. He also hosted a show about inventors called “Why Didn't I Think of That?”, that ran for two years.(Personality, please)(06 December, 1953) hosted the Miss Teen USA 1989 pageant, and spent four years as a correspondent and guest host on the ABC network morning show “Home Show”.
Who is Wil Shriner

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187384 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XIV) This heavy metal guitarist played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot. A devoted student of classical guitar,(Personality, please)(06 December, 1956 – 19 March, 1982) combined his classical music influences with his own heavy metal style. Despite his short career, he is a major influence on neo-classical metal, is cited as an influence by many guitarists, and is included in several "Greatest Guitarist" lists.
Who is Randy Rhoads

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187385 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XV) An American actress,(Personality, please)(06 December, 1962) is perhaps best known for her roles as Maggie O'Connell in the 1990 – 1995 television series “Northern Exposure”, and as Dr. Dana Stowe on the Lifetime original series “Strong Medicine” from 2000 — 2002.
Who is Janine Turner

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187386 Dec 6, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XIII) An American comedian, actor and writer,(Personality, please)(06 December, 1955) is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes, paraprosdokians, and one-liners with contrived situations.
Who might be Steven Wright
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187387 Dec 6, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
NY
correct
The Shell Answer Man

Sugar Grove, IL

#187388 Dec 6, 2012
MPMARTIN wrote:
What country can take credit for inventing the "automobile" as we know it ( 4 wheels, self-powered, cabable of carrying a driver and perhaps a passenger.?
France
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187389 Dec 6, 2012
__________ "V" DAY __________

The peak on a cap, or the movable front piece on the helmet of a suit of armor

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Top Stories Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Plurality of Americans think Trump is failing (Mar '17) 2 min positronium 36,202
Prove there's a god. (Mar '08) 23 min Big Al 988,405
God is REAL - Miracles Happen! (Jun '11) 26 min ChromiuMan 6,541
News Roman Catholic church only true church, says Va... (Jul '07) 1 hr Chuck 688,471
How did black people get here ( economically) 2 hr Doctor REALITY 60
United 175 hit the south [email protected] 11 hr Doctor REALITY 2
What was the Vegas mass murderer's REAL problem? 11 hr Doctor REALITY 15
More from around the web