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Old 04-25-2013, 03:19 PM   #11776
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1 Holy Roman Empire

4. Austro-Hungarian Empire
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:43 PM   #11777
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3. Mongol empire?

4. Ottoman Empire?

5. Andy Warhol?
5 is correct, not 4 though.

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2. Boardwalk Empire, starring Steve Buscemi, who was born in Brooklyn. The role he plays is based on a political boss (nicknamed Nucky) who was eventually convicted of racketeering. The show has high production value, but the female leads lack the zest of Dorothy Provine, an actress from a much earlier show, The Roaring 20's, set in Chicago.
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1 Holy Roman Empire

4. Austro-Hungarian Empire
4 is correct, but not 1.

One point each for orlok, Hamlet and Fat Abe.
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:28 PM   #11778
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:31 PM   #11779
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3. UK/British Empire
Yes, of course

With four people having one point each, if any of them get number one right, they'll win. If anyone else gets it right it'll be a five-way tie.

Could this be any more exciting?!

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Old 04-25-2013, 05:44 PM   #11780
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Old 04-25-2013, 05:50 PM   #11781
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Yes, as shown in my avatar.

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Old 05-03-2013, 07:22 PM   #11782
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Here's a riddle I couldn't guess:

As I went over London Bridge
I met my sister Jenny
I broke her neck and drank her blood
And left her standing empty.

What is it?
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:20 AM   #11783
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:52 PM   #11784
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Supposedly, it's a bottle of gin. The reference to "Jenny" is the clue. It might be a regional joke.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:10 PM   #11785
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:04 PM   #11786
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Old 05-12-2013, 05:41 PM   #11787
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A quick restart. Repeat, maybe?

1 would cost $.25
12 would cost $.50
122 would cost $.75

When he left the store he had spent $.75, what did he buy?
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:19 PM   #11788
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Three house numbers, 1, 2 and 2, each $.25?
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:11 PM   #11789
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Three house numbers, 1, 2 and 2, each $.25?
Yes, next quiz, please.
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Old 05-13-2013, 04:12 AM   #11790
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OK, a quickie too:

What is unique about the word "screeched"?
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