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#190998 Dec 31, 2012
beachball wrote:
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =9ReqXzcNGAwXX
Peter Cook is too funny
Thank you.
I was thinking of a penny-farthing tricycle.

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#190999 Dec 31, 2012
beachball wrote:
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What were America
GOLD Star!

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#191000 Dec 31, 2012
beachball wrote:
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What was Ice Bowl I
GOLD Star!

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#191001 Dec 31, 2012
beachball wrote:
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Who were Americans
GOLD Star!

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#191002 Dec 31, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
__________ "OVER" & "UNDER" __________
(one or perhaps both may be in the correct response)
Hades
Would this be the UNDERworld?

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#191003 Dec 31, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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It's a strong current below the water's surface, caused by waves breaking on a beach
Do you feel the UNDERtow?

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#191004 Dec 31, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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In "The Caisson Song", it precedes "We have hit the dusty trail"
Does it go, "OVER hill, OVER dale"...?

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#191005 Dec 31, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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It's said Winston Churchill coined this code name for the D-Day invasion of Europe
Was it called OVERlord?

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#191006 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
01) On 31 December, 1841, the State of (State, please) enacted the first dental legislation in the U.S.
A) Alabama
B) New York
C) West Virginia
01) On 31 December, 1841, the State of Alabama enacted the first dental legislation in the U.S.

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#191007 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
02) On this date in 1857, Britain's Queen Victoria decided to make (Community, please), the capital of Canada.
A) London, England
B) Ottawa, Ontario
02) On this date in 1857, Britain's Queen Victoria decided to make Ottawa, Ontario, the capital of Canada.

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#191008 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
03) On this date in 1862, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signed an act admitting (State, please) to the Union.
A) Alabama
B) New York
C) West Virginia
03) On this date in 1862, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signed an act admitting West Virginia to the Union.

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#191009 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1877, U.S. President (PotUS, please) became the first U.S. President to celebrate his silver (25th) wedding anniversary in the White House.
<His wife, Lucy, often served lemonade to White House guests.>
04) On this date in 1877, U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes became the first U.S. President to celebrate his silver (25th) wedding anniversary in the White House.

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#191010 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1891,(State, please)'s new Immigration Depot was opened at Ellis Island, to provide improved facilities for the massive numbers of arrivals.
A) Alabama
B) New York
C) West Virginia
05) On this date in 1891, New York's new Immigration Depot was opened at Ellis Island, to provide improved facilities for the massive numbers of arrivals.

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#191011 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1897, Brooklyn, New York, spent its last day as a separate entity before becoming part of (Community, please).
06) On this date in 1897, Brooklyn, New York, spent its last day as a separate entity before becoming part of New York City.

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#191012 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1923, in (Community, please), the BBC first broadcast the chimes of Big Ben.
A) London, England
B) Ottawa, Ontario
07) On this date in 1923, in London, England, the BBC first broadcast the chimes of Big Ben.

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#191013 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1929, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played "(Title, please)" as a New Year's Eve song for the first time.
<should old acquaintance be forgot ...?>
08) On this date in 1929, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played "Auld Lang Syne" as a New Year's Eve song for the first time.

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#191014 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1946, U.S. President (PotUS, please) officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II.
09) On this date in 1946, U.S. President Harry Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II.

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#191015 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1955,(Automaker, please) became the first U.S. corporation to earn more than one billion dollars in a single year.
10) On this date in 1955, General Motors became the first U.S. corporation to earn more than one billion dollars in a single year.

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#191016 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1960, the (Specify, please) coin, which had been in use in Great Britain since the 13th century, ceased to be legal tender.
<Not a penny.>
11) On this date in 1960, the farthing coin, which had been in use in Great Britain since the 13th century, ceased to be legal tender.

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#191017 Dec 31, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1961, in (Country, please), the Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than $12 billion in foreign aid.
12) On this date in 1961, in the U.S., the Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than $12 billion in foreign aid.

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