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Nevada Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of Nevada.
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First submittedJuly 6, 2015
Last updatedJuly 7, 2015
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Capital city
Carson City
Nickname of Nevada
The Silver State
Nickname of Las Vegas
Sin City
Major river dam
Hoover Dam
River that is dammed by the above
Colorado River
Reservoir created by that dam
Lake Mead
Nevada is the only state
where this is legal
Prostitution
Name of UNLV's sports teams
Rebels
Large lake near Reno
Lake Tahoe
Complete the sentence:
What happens in Vegas …
Stays in Vegas
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Singer of "Viva Las Vegas"
Elvis Presley
Desert in the southwest of the state
Mojave Desert
Most famous TV show set in Las Vegas
CSI
Vegas casino shaped like a pyramid
The Luxor
Singer who "shot a man in Reno,
just to watch him die"
Johnny Cash
68% of Nevada territory is controlled
by this federal agency
BLM
Boxer who fought Pacquiao in 2015
Floyd Mayweather
Air Force "area" famous for UFO's
Area 51
Desert festival attended by "burners"
Burning Man
What is a Bristlecone?
Pine Tree
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level 76
Jul 6, 2015
Trying to jump the fountain at Caesar's Palace put Evel Knievel into a coma for 29 days. I say that makes *that* fountain famous.
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level ∞
Jul 7, 2015
Changed the clue to a pyramid-shaped casino.
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level 72
Jul 8, 2015
Accept "Colorado" and "Hoover"? (It might also pay to note that half of Lakes Mead and Tahoe, as well as half of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, are in neighboring states)
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level ∞
Jul 8, 2015
Colorado and Hoover are already accepted.
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level 76
Dec 11, 2015
For most famous TV show I tried Vegas, Vega$, and Pawn Stars. Didn't even think about CSI.
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level 59
Dec 11, 2015
Tried Reno 911. It's close to vegas...
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level 49
Apr 15, 2016
450 miles away: close by western standards I suppose.
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level 72
Jul 30, 2018
Close by other end of one of the largest states standards.
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level 30
Dec 11, 2015
I tried Vegas Strip. What can I say, I watch too much reality TV
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level 71
Dec 11, 2015
I typed in Lamar Odom without even reading any clues...
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level 59
Dec 30, 2015
Should Sonoran be acceptable for "desert in the southwest..."?
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level 49
Aug 30, 2016
Who fought Manny Paquiao? That's the best we could do for a question inherently about Nevada? I have several possibly topics infinitely more appropriate: nuclear testing, 'Battle Born', MGM fire, Binions/Rio home of World Series of Poker, McCarran Airport, other NV cities (Winnemucca, Elko), Reno's nickname, and any trivia about any of a dozen well-known casinos.
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level 18
May 16, 2017
Yea, I was thinking it was too easy
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level 65
Nov 8, 2018
3:05, but I'm an Arizonan so I knew a lot of these by proximity.