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Old 18 December 2012, 08:34 AM
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Per Ken Jennings' request, the trivia challenge discussed on this message board has the number seven question delayed by one week. This is to avoid easy googling of the question which is designed to foil those who would "cheat". If you know the current number seven question, please do not discuss it here.

The Rules of the Thread
1. If you use the thread to help you get answers, do not submit those answers to the official game.
2. No googling until Sunday. No looking anything up anywhere (and posting it) before Sunday. No checking an article in a magazine you read last week. No checking some old notebook from college. No wikipedia. Not even snopes.com. No checking anything, anywhere - until Sunday. Only information that is stored in your brain, or in the brains of your non-snopester friends and family. But you can't use your family members as a work-around to looking up the information yourself.
3. If you google, don't post that information to the thread until Sunday. Not even as confirmation of the guesses of other posters. Someone else might still know the information on their own.
4. No guess is stupid, throw it out there.
5. No Hinting. If you have a guess or a reasonable belief that you have the right answer, post it. If you are attempting to use hinting as a work-around to the no posting googled answers rule, don't.

And remember, this is an exhibition, not a competition, so please... no wagering.

You know what, usually I write this intro days in advance, but today, through no one's fault but my own, I'm typing this in a blind panic with just minutes to spare. Tuesday Trivia, piping hot!

So quick like a little bunny--check out the scoreboard at http://ken-jennings.com/messageboard...php?f=3&t=9373 ! Then--no time to waste!--run the gauntlet of these tricky questions seven. Go go go!

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. What nation is the only nuclear power in the Muslim world?

2. What literary character's name supposedly means "White Skin" in the made-up Mangani language?

3. What phase is the moon always in during a solar eclipse?

4. Trumpet player Ben Cauley was the only survivor of the 1967 Wisconsin plane crash that killed what R&B legend?

5. Every time the American flag changes to reflect a new number of states, the re-designed flag traditionally flies first over what National Monument?

6. What kind of social event first took place at Peet's Cafe in Beverly Hills in 1998, as the brainchild of Jewish Orthodox rabbi Yaacov Deyo?

7. What unusual distinction is shared by these TV shows? The Donna Reed Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, Gimme a Break, In Living Color, The King of Queens, Kojak, Little House on the Prairie, Oz, SeaQuest DSV.