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Transcript 11/23/2018 - Ben Parker

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:25 pm

Ben Parker
Northbrook, IL
medical student


$500: In the Marvel comic books starring the Norse god Thor, which of these is NOT one of the mythological Ten Realms conected by the tree Yggdrasil?
A - Niffleheim
B - Jotunheim
C - Svartalheim
D - downtown Anaheim
Spoiler
Answer: D (downtown Anaheim)


$1000: In his Grammy-winning hit "Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw gives a child some life advice, including all but which of these admonitions?
A - don't lie
B - don't cheat
C - don't steal
D - don't intimidate a federal witness
Spoiler
Answer: D (don't intimidate a federal witness)


$2000: A padded, angled bench resembling the front of a pulpit is used to perform what fittingly-named weight training exercise that strengthens the biceps?
A - bartender lifts
B - preacher curls
C - dry cleaner presses
D - dentist squats
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Answer: B (preacher curls)

commercial break

MILLIONAIRE "QUESTION OF THE DAY": Which of these actors' last names is also a word meaning "inlet of the sea"?
A - Gregory Peck
B - Colin Firth
C - Christian Bale
D - Liam Neeson
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Answer: B (Colin Firth)

commercial break

$3000: Famous for founding a race for three-year-old horses in 1780, British nobleman Edward Stanley held what title?
A - Baron of Snowdon
B - Earl of Derby
C - Count of Gloucester
D - Duke of Cornwall

Ben knows that
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the first leg of the Triple Crown is the Kentucky Derby
.
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Answer: B (Earl of Derby)


$5000: Considered America's first professional female astronomer, which Mitchell is the namesake of "Miss Mitchell's Comet," which she discovered in 1847?
A - Maria Mitchell
B - Andrea Mitchell
C - Joni Mitchell
D - Margaret Mitchell

Ben says
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Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone With The Wind" and Joni Mitchell is a singer so it isn't either of them
. Believing that there's "safety in numbers" Ben decides to ask the audience, reminding them that it isn't
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C or D
.
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Ask the Audience results:
A - 33%
B - 60%
C - 3%
D - 4%

That's a decent amount, so he's going to roll the dice and go with the audience.
Spoiler
Answer: A (Maria Mitchell)

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Re: Transcript 11/23/2018 - Ben Parker

#2 Post by jarnon » Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:15 pm

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Ben Parker
Northbrook, IL
medical student


$500: In the Marvel comic books starring the Norse god Thor, which of these is NOT one of the mythological Ten Realms conected by the tree Yggdrasil?
A - Niffleheim
B - Jotunheim
C - Svartalheim
D - downtown Anaheim
Spoiler
Answer: D (downtown Anaheim)


$1000: In his Grammy-winning hit "Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw gives a child some life advice, including all but which of these admonitions?
A - don't lie
B - don't cheat
C - don't steal
D - don't intimidate a federal witness
Spoiler
Answer: D (don't intimidate a federal witness)
In the Marvel comic books starring Spider-Man, Ben Parker gives his nephew some life advice: "With great power comes great responsibility."

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Re: Transcript 11/23/2018 - Ben Parker

#3 Post by earendel » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:48 am

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:Ben Parker
Northbrook, IL
medical student
BBTranscriptTeam wrote:$5000: Considered America's first professional female astronomer, which Mitchell is the namesake of "Miss Mitchell's Comet," which she discovered in 1847?
A - Maria Mitchell
B - Andrea Mitchell
C - Joni Mitchell
D - Margaret Mitchell

Ben says
Spoiler
Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone With The Wind" and Joni Mitchell is a singer so it isn't either of them
. Believing that there's "safety in numbers" Ben decides to ask the audience, reminding them that it isn't
Spoiler
C or D
.
Spoiler
Ask the Audience results:
A - 33%
B - 60%
C - 3%
D - 4%

That's a decent amount, so he's going to roll the dice and go with the audience.
Spoiler
Answer: A (Maria Mitchell)
Chris commented that the audience may have been misled by the fact that Andrea was a newscaster and thus had name recognition.
"Elen sila lumenn omentielvo...A star shines on the hour of our meeting."

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