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Blaze

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

1. Which United States President was once featured on the cover of "Cosmopolitan"?
Gerald Ford

2. Before 1965, U.S. quarters were mostly made of what metal?
Silver

3. Who popularized the term, "fifteen minutes of fame"?
Andy Warhol
Abbie

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Barked: Thu Feb 26, '15 2:57am PST 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Answers

1. Which United States President was once featured on the cover of "Cosmopolitan"?
Answer: Gerald Ford

2. Before 1965, U.S. quarters were mostly made of what metal?
Answer: Silver

3. Who popularized the term, "fifteen minutes of fame"?
Answer: Andy Warhol

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

1. When did George Washington die?

2. What was Alfred Hitchcock's term for the device or plot element that catches the viewer's attention or drives the logic or action of the plot and appears extremely important to the film characters, but often turns out to be insignificant or is to be ignored after it has served its purpose.

3. What romantic tradition happens on February 29th?

Have a great day wave
Jack

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Barked: Thu Feb 26, '15 5:11am PST 
wave
#1… December 14, 1799
#2… McGuffin (or MacGuffin)
#3… Women are encouraged to propose marriage to men on Leap Day reversing the traditional role.

Tinkerbelle

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Barked: Thu Feb 26, '15 8:58am PST 
wavewave

1- December 14, 1799
2- McGuffin (or MacGuffin)
3- woman to propose marriage to a man
Tango

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Barked: Thu Feb 26, '15 10:07am PST 
Thursday, February 26, 2015

1. When did George Washington die?
December 14, 1799

2. What was Alfred Hitchcock's term for the device or plot element that catches the viewer's attention or drives the logic or action of the plot and appears extremely important to the film characters, but often turns out to be insignificant or is to be ignored after it has served its purpose.
McGuffin (or MacGuffin)

3. What romantic tradition happens on February 29th?
Women are encouraged to propose marriage to men on Leap Day reversing the traditional role.
Abbie

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Barked: Fri Feb 27, '15 2:57am PST 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Answers

1. When did George Washington die?
Answer: December 14, 1799

2. What was Alfred Hitchcock's term for the device or plot element that catches the viewer's attention or drives the logic or action of the plot and appears extremely important to the film characters, but often turns out to be insignificant or is to be ignored after it has served its purpose.
Answer: McGuffin or MacGuffin

3. What romantic tradition happens on February 29th?
Answer: It is permissible for a woman to propose to a man instead of the other way around – also called "Ladies Privilege".

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Friday, February 27, 2015

1. Why is it necessary to have a "leap year"?

2. In a movie, what is a "red herring"?

3. Which United States President promised not to seek a second term if he was elected and he kept his promise?

Happy Friday wave
Jack

Wolfman sez- -Summer Rocks!!!
 
 
Barked: Fri Feb 27, '15 4:33am PST 
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#1… To help synchronize the calendar year with the solar year, or the length of time it takes the earth to complete its orbit about the sun, which is about 365¼ days.
#2… A device or diversion used to distract the onlooker from the original idea.
#3… James Knox Polk
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