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What type of animal is a “Cottontail”?
What member of the Bush family was governor of Florida?
Which U.S. state was visited by explorer Vitus Bering in 1741?
What was the name of the coffee shop in the TV show "Friends"?
What city in New Jersey inspired many of the place names on the Monopoly board game?
On what game show might a contestant have said "One dollar, Bob"?
What exploded due to a faulty o-ring seal in 1986?
Near what city is the U.S. Air Force academy located?
What endangered bird has the largest wingspan of any in North America?
What soft drink brand has released strange flavors including “Code Red”,
“Pitch Black”, and “White Out”?
What religious society founded many colleges including Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount?
What name comes next in this sequence: George, John, Thomas, ... ?
What TV network originally aired "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead"?
What city is just across the border from Juarez, Mexico?
Who pardoned Richard Nixon?
In what industry can a person win a "CLIO" award?
Whose “Rules of Order” are commonly used to run meetings in the United States?
What beverage is for “closers” in the movie “Glengarry Glen Ross”?
What lake in Oregon is the deepest in the United States?
What is the name of New York City’s premier symphony?
New York Philharmonic
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(72)
I like the "George, John, Thomas, " question. :-)
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Mar 2, 2017
(71)
Me too! Before I got it, I was thinking, 'there was no Thomas in the Beatles!'
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Mar 3, 2017
(67)
Even after seeing the answer I still didn't get it until I Googled it. My brain didn't go in that direction at all.
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Mar 3, 2017
(68)
Supreme Court chief justices?
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Jun 3, 2017
(70)
My first thought went to English kings, until I found out there is no King Thomas.
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Jun 3, 2017
(66)
Is symphony the same as symphony orchestra in US?
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Mar 3, 2017
(43)
Yes. We have to shorten everything, y'know.
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Jun 3, 2017
(29)
I got 3. I'd be interested to see what score those outside north America achieve.
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Jun 3, 2017
(55)
I got 5. From New Zealand.
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Jun 4, 2017
(42)
I got 2, I'm in Ireland. Although I did know the challenger one but couldn't remember the name of the ship, I tried discovery, explorer, endeavour etc etc. Everything except challenger!
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Jun 4, 2017
(40)
Vitus Bering could not have visited the STATE of Alaska in 1741 as Alaska did not become a state until 1959... the only reason we get it is because I presume, the Bering Straight was named after him.
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Jun 5, 2017
(66)
Stop being pedantic. It's the third most answered question at 77%. I imagine that number would not change if the question was rewritten to read. "What future state...."
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Jun 5, 2017
(63)
It would be a better question though!
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Jun 6, 2017
(63)
Should accept John for Jeb Bush. John Ellis Bush. JEB. What a dope.
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Jun 6, 2017
(44)
Can we all take just a moment to appreciate Quizmaster's absolute dedication to "Glengarry Glen Ross"?
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Jun 27, 2017
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