Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187690 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Are we lookin' at the ANDES?
Fifth Generation wrote:
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OUCH! Did I just try to sit on a cactus?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Ebony?
<As long as it's not ebonics.>
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Would I call this a jonquil?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we call 'em PINKs?
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#187691 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
14) On this date in 1998, U.S. Attorney General (Personality, please) declined to seek an independent counsel investigation of President Clinton over 1996 campaign financing.
<Is she from Nevada?>
A) M. Joycelyn Elders
B) Hazel O'Leary
C) Janet Reno
14) On this date in 1998, U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno declined to seek an independent counsel investigation of President Clinton over 1996 campaign financing.

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#187692 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
15) On this date in 2002, in (Community, please), two Van Gogh paintings were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum. The two works were "View of the Sea st Scheveningen" and "Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen." On July 26, 2004, two men were convicted for the crime and were sentenced to at least four years in prison each.
A) London, England
B) Amsterdam, Netherlands
15) On this date in 2002, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, two Van Gogh paintings were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum. The two works were "View of the Sea st Scheveningen" and "Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen." On July 26, 2004, two men were convicted for the crime and were sentenced to at least four years in prison each.

Since: Oct 07

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#187693 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
16) On this date in 2003, a 12-inch by 26-inch painting of a river landscape and sailing vessel by Martin Johnson Heade was sold at auction for $1 million. The painting was found in the attic of a suburban home outside (Community, please), where it had been stored for more than 60 years.
<A bowl of beans, served with cod?>
16) On this date in 2003, a 12-inch by 26-inch painting of a river landscape and sailing vessel by Martin Johnson Heade was sold at auction for $1 million. The painting was found in the attic of a suburban home outside Boston, Massachusetts, where it had been stored for more than 60 years.
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187694 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Are we walkin' in Saint Louis?
Fifth Generation wrote:
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Are we visiting Baltimore?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Shall we visit Valdez?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Who was Gerald R Ford?
correct

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#187695 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
I) She was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as “O Pioneers!”,“My Antonia”, and “The Song of the Lark”. In 1923,(Personality, please)(07 December, 1873 – 24 April, 1947) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for “One of Ours”(1922), a novel set during World War I.
Willa Sibert Cather

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#187696 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
II) Among his most famous roles are Tuco in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”(1966), and Calvera in “The Magnificent Seven”(1960). Other portrayals include Don Altobello in “The Godfather, Part III”(1990), Cotton Weinberger in “The Two Jakes”(1990), and Arthur Abbott in “The Holiday”(2006).(Personality, please)(07 December, 1915) has remained active well into his nineties, with roles in recent films such as “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”(2010), and “The Ghost Writer”(2010).
Eli [Herschel] Wallach

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#187697 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
III) An American actor,(Personality, please)(07 December, 1923 – 26 August, 1986) was best known for playing the comedic role of Ted Baxter in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, Henry Rush in “Too Close for Comfort”, and Judge Elihu Smails in “Caddyshack”.
Ted Knight [Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka]

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#187698 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IV) He is a bluegrass musician known for his mandolin playing and high lead vocals. He was a pioneer in conceiving the now-popular "high lead" vocal trio concept. The recordings of "Rocky Top", and "Kentucky", made with his brothers, were named official state songs of Tennessee and Kentucky, respectively.(Personality, please)(07 December, 1931) was drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps in 1951, and was stationed in Korea during most of the fierce fighting. He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart medal. More recently, he has continued an active performance schedule with his band, the Rocky Top X-Press.
Bobby Osborne

Since: Oct 07

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#187699 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
V) Her performance in the acclaimed 1971 ensemble drama “The Last Picture Show” brought her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, after which she moved from supporting to leading film and stage roles.(Personality, please)(07 December, 1932) received a second Academy Award nomination for her lead performance in “The Exorcist”(1973), and won the Academy Award for Best Actress the following year for her work in Martin Scorsese's “Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore”.
Ellen Burstyn

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187700 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Gold STAR!
<Was the food good?>
It was okay but over priced.

Since: Oct 07

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#187701 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VI) Born on “the day that shall live in infamy”,(Personality, please)(07 December, 1941) became the first minority woman to moderate a presidential debate when she moderated the debate held between George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot, at Richmond, Virginia, in 1992. That same year she was the recipient of the Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists.
Carole Simpson

Since: Oct 07

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#187702 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VII) An American singer-songwriter best known for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the No. 1 hit "Cat's in the Cradle",(Personality, please)(07 December, 1942 – 16 July, 1981) was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger. He was a key player in the creation of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger in 1977.
Harry Forster Chapin

Since: Oct 07

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#187703 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
VIII) He is a former professional baseball catcher who played in the Major Leagues for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983 and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.(Personality, please)(07 December, 1947), a 14-time All-Star selection and a two-time National League Most Valuable Player, was a key member of The Big Red Machine, which won six division titles, four National League pennants, and two World Series championships. ESPN has called him the greatest catcher in baseball history.
Johnny Lee Bench

Since: Oct 07

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#187704 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
IX) An American country music artist, he charted a string of countrypolitan-styled hit songs throughout the 1980s.(Personality, please)(07 December, 1948) is known for the 1983 ballad "The Wind Beneath My Wings", although his credits include more than twenty-five other chart singles on the Billboard country charts, including five No. 1 hits.
Gary Gwyn Morris
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187705 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Was that a carrier pigeon?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Is that a Sap-Sucker?
<I hope he's not wearing searsucker.>
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Has the Hummingbird forgotten the words?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>
Was I waltzin' with my Warbler?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at a Whooping Crane?
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#187706 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
X) This American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor has a distinctive voice, described by critic Daniel Durchholz as sounding "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon, left hanging in the smokehouse for a few months, and then taken outside and run over with a car. With this trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music,(Personality, please)(07 December, 1949) has built up a distinctive musical persona. He has worked as a composer for movies and musical plays and has acted in supporting roles in films including “Paradise Alley”(1978) and Bram Stoker's “Dracula”(1992); he also starred in the 1986 film “Down by Law”(1986). He was nominated for an Academy Award for his soundtrack work on “One from the Heart”(1982).
Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits

Since: Oct 07

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#187707 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XI) Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978,(Personality, please)(07 December, 1956) started at small forward and power forward for thirteen seasons, spearheading one of the NBA's most formidable frontcourts that included center Robert Parish and forward Kevin McHale. He was a 12-time NBA All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) three times. He played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships.
Larry Joe Bird

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#187708 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
XII) This American actress was known for her role as nurse Terri Alden on the American television sitcom “Three's Company”, having been made the permanent replacement for Suzanne Somers.(Personality, please)(07 December, 1958) subsequently made appearances in films such as “A Vacation in Hell”(1979), the James Bond thriller “Licence to Kill”(1989), the Kevin Smith comedy “Mallrats”(1995), and the horror film “The Devil's Rejects”(2005).
Priscilla Barnes
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187709 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Got milk?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Would that be whiskey?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Does Popeye like Spinach pie?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Do we call it eggplant?
Fifth Generation wrote:
<quoted text>Z'at Menudo?
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