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Old 02-24-2014, 04:05 PM   #1
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The Ultimate Trivia Thread

The purpose of this thread is simple: To eventually compile a massive collection of trivia. The rules for this thread are as follows:

- Each poster provides exactly one piece of trivia in a post.

- The trivia may concern any topic except for those that are appropriate for the Politics and Religion Forum.

- After someone has made a post, he/she must wait until someone else has posted before he/she can post again. This is to encourage more people to post.

I hope you find this thread interesting.

I'll start with the following:

Mel Blanc was the original voice of Woody Woodpecker.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:15 PM   #2
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Old 02-25-2014, 05:35 AM   #4
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Old 02-25-2014, 08:46 AM   #5
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Old 02-25-2014, 10:30 AM   #6
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:46 PM   #8
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James Bond was played by Woody Allen in the movie "Casino Royale."
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Old 02-25-2014, 08:14 PM   #9
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Old 02-26-2014, 05:16 AM   #10
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Old 02-26-2014, 05:33 AM   #11
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James Bond was played by Woody Allen in the movie "Casino Royale."
Is that true? David Niven was James Bond in that film as I recall (and a quick Google confirms).
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I'm relying on my memory (and it was a long time ago (but those were fun times)) but didn't Woody Allen play James Bond's son -- also named James Bond?
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Is that true? David Niven was James Bond in that film as I recall (and a quick Google confirms).
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I'm relying on my memory (and it was a long time ago (but those were fun times)) but didn't Woody Allen play James Bond's son -- also named James Bond?
Yes, Woody Allen played James Bond (called Jimmy Bond), an incompetent agent who was (per IMDB) James Bond's nephew. Of course, due to an order of Sir James Bond (the original James Bond played by David Niven), every agent in the movie was named "James Bond 007" including the women (to confuse the enemy).

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Yes, Woody Allen played James Bond (called Jimmy Bond), an incompetent agent who was (per IMDB) James Bond's nephew.
So, no, then. Woody Allen played a character called Jimmy, not James, Bond.

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