Transcript 05/03/18 Stephen Pollak (carryover)

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Transcript 05/03/18 Stephen Pollak (carryover)

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Tue May 29, 2018 8:36 pm

Stephen Pollak
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines remaining.

$7,000
Foreshadowing its 2010 disaster, what company released a board game in the 1970s called "Offshore Oil Strike," where your fantasy rig could explode?
A: Lukoil B: Citgo
C: ExxonMobil D: BP

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Stephen’s +1 is his boyfriend, Gabriel who knew it was BP from the first second (1001%!).

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D: BP

$10,000
On the U.N.'s official list of all the world's countries, the nation that, alphabetically, comes immediately after the United States is on what continent?
A: Africa B: Asia
C: South America D: Europe

Stephen assumes the countries on each continent would be
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Africa-Uganda, Asia-Uzbekistan, South America-Uruguay, & Europe-Ukraine. He also mentions maybe United Arab Emirates is a country they're referring to, but that's also before USA

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C: South America

First commercial break

$20,000
When Ulysses Grant was a boy, a phrenologist declared that it wouldn't be "strange if we should see" him become president someday, after examining what?
A: The shape of his skull B: The slope of his handwriting
C: The pitch of his voice D: The length of his fingers

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50/50 leaves A & B.

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A: The shape of his skull

$30,000
When he debuted in 2015, who did Stephen Colbert welcome as his first guest on "The Late Show"?
A: Stephen King B: Hillary Clinton
C: Elon Musk D: George Clooney

Stephen decides to walk.
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He would have guessed A
The correct answer is D: George Clooney
Stephen wins $20,000

Second commercial break

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Re: Transcript 05/03/18 Stephen Pollak (carryover)

#2 Post by ghostjmf » Wed May 30, 2018 5:32 am

10K: Like contestant, I'd work through it

30K: Throw what lifelines I have at this

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Re: Transcript 05/03/18 Stephen Pollak (carryover)

#3 Post by earendel » Wed May 30, 2018 7:16 am

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Stephen Pollak
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen has his 50/50 & +1 lifelines remaining.
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:$30,000
When he debuted in 2015, who did Stephen Colbert welcome as his first guest on "The Late Show"?
A: Stephen King B: Hillary Clinton
C: Elon Musk D: George Clooney

Stephen decides to walk.
Spoiler
He would have guessed A
The correct answer is D: George Clooney
Stephen wins $20,000
I'd ATA on this one.
"Elen sila lumenn omentielvo...A star shines on the hour of our meeting."

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Re: Transcript 05/03/18 Stephen Pollak (carryover)

#4 Post by andrewjackson » Wed May 30, 2018 8:27 am

BBTranscriptTeam wrote: On the U.N.'s official list of all the world's countries, the nation that, alphabetically, comes immediately after the United States is on what continent?
A: Africa B: Asia
C: South America D: Europe

Stephen assumes the countries on each continent would be
Spoiler
Africa-Uganda, Asia-Uzbekistan, South America-Uruguay, & Europe-Ukraine. He also mentions maybe United Arab Emirates is a country they're referring to, but that's also before USA

Spoiler
C: South America

First commercial break
The U.N. list of Member States after the United States of America looks like this:

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United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan

Vanuatu
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Viet Nam

Yemen

Zambia
Zimbabwe


I don't see a U.N. official list of all the countries. That might include
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Vatican City. I'm sure some Brits would push for Wales to be on the list.
No matter where you go, there you are.

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