Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

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Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

#1 Post by BBTranscriptTeam » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:03 pm

David Gold
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$10K :
What mythical creature did Roman philosopher Lucretius say could not actually exist, because the horse-half would age much faster than the man-half?
A: Griffin B: Centaur
C: Sphinx D: Hydra

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B: Centaur


$20K :
Only a handful of Presidents have had names where their first initial is the same as their last. How many of those have come after Calvin Coolidge?
A: None B: One
C: Two D: Three

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C: Two


$30K :
It's tradition for all nine Supreme Court justices to shake hands with each other before entering the chamber. When they do, how many handshakes take place in total?
A: 24 B: 36
C: 72 D: 81

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David figures C: 72


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B: 36
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Re: Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

#2 Post by ghostjmf » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:18 pm

20K : Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, what is Wilson's date vs Coolidge's? +1

30K: You've gotta take out the duplicates, which is 1/2 of 8X9 because Justice A shaking hands w/ Justice B is same as Justice B shakes w,/ Justice B.

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Re: Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

#3 Post by Estonut » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:34 am

ghostjmf wrote:20K : Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, what is Wilson's date vs Coolidge's? +1
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Wilson was 2 before CC. Hoover was immediately after CC. A bit later was Ronald Reagan.
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Re: Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

#4 Post by andrewjackson » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:14 am

Estonut wrote:
ghostjmf wrote:20K : Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, what is Wilson's date vs Coolidge's? +1
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Wilson was 2 before CC. Hoover was immediately after CC. A bit later was Ronald Reagan.
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Also, Woodrow Wilson's first name was Thomas.
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Re: Transcript 02/06/18 David Gold

#5 Post by earendel » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:29 pm

BBTranscriptTeam wrote:David Gold
Port Washington, NY
Whiz Kids Week
At $7000 with one lifeline 50/50 remaining
Nihil obstat®.
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