Monday, July 27, 2009

20 movies

10 audio with 10 video
I think I got 16 on the first pass. Figured out 3 more on the second pass. Anybody figure out the video for number 9?

Friday, July 10, 2009

Trivial Boat Fever

Name the ship/Boat(s):

1 When asked by interviewers how he became a war hero, Kennedy's grim reply was, "It was involuntary. They sank my boat.
2 Shipwrecked on Gilligan's Island

3 Yacht involved in demise of Gary Harts Run for Presidency

4 A 19th-century US Navy ship, exploded and sank in 1898, preceding the spanish-american war.

5 The main boat in the movie Jaws "We are going to need a bigger boat"

6 The site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.

7 Popeye's Boat

8 Cristopher Columbus' three ships

9 The 20 million dollar yacht bought by Tiger Woods in 2006

10 An ocean liner owned by the Cunard Line and built by John Brown and Company of Clydebank, Scotland, torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7th 1915.

11. Hudson River Museum reopened in november 2005

12. The raft used by Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl in his 1947 expedition from South America to the Polynesian islands. It was named after the Inca sun god.

13. The series aired on PBS and was created by the Bank Street College of Education in 1984 to teach middle-schoolers about science and mathematics in an interesting and interactive way, where every lesson related to real world applications. one main character "Ben Affleck" has claimed it was the worst experience of his life.

14. Whose dead body does Jim find on the wrecked boat in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

15. Captain Nemo's Boat in 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

16. Capatin Ahab's Whaleship in Moby Dick

17. May 1st, 2003, the end of major combat operations in Iraq, was proclaimed on this ships deck by bush with the additional visual of a "mission accomplished" banner

18. The main vessel in the "Love Boat"

19. Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Herman Wouk. The novel grew out of Wouk's personal experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War II . Later a movie with Humphery bogart as Captain Queeg.

20. oil spill occurred in the Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989. It is considered one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters ever to occur at sea.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Welcome to America

Welcome to America

A few guesses at some of the songs? that might come up for the trivia round named "welcome to america"?. Anybody have any more guesses?

stars and stripes forever - John Phillip Souza

America - West Side Story- Leonard Bernstein

America-- Simon and Garfunkle

Courtesy of the Red White and Blue - Toby Keith

America - F*ck Yeah - Trey Parker & Matt Stone

This land is your land - Woody Guthrie

Star Spangled Banner -- Francis Scott Key

America the Beautiful -- Katharine Bates

Youre A Grand Old Flag -- George M Cohan

Born in the USA -- Bruce SpringSteen

America -- Neil Diamond

God Bless the USA -- Lee greenWood

American Idiot -- Green Day

Living in America -- James Brown

God Bless- America -- Irving berlin

Ballad of the Green Beret -- Barry Saddler