Friday, August 08, 2008

"Catch 21" 8/8

We wrap up Week 3 with:

Andy Wolfe (California)- Teacher/professional puppeteer
Karen (UCPD)- Police officer
Henry (Beverly Hills)- Residential real estate

OPENING CARDS:

ANDY: 6 OF SPADES
KAREN: 7 OF DIAMONDS
HENRY: 10 OF SPADES

1. Which of these words has been around the longest?

A: Stenography
B: Supermarket
C: Skyscraper

ANDY: Skyscraper- NO
KAREN: Stenography- YES (100)

CARD: 4 OF SPADES; KEEPS IT (11)

2. In the Presidential Election, which state has the most electoral votes?

A: Texas
B: New York
C: California

HENRY: California- YOU BET (100)

CARD: 7 OF CLUBS; PASSES TO ANDY (13)

3. A Canadian law requires shopowners to hide what from their customers?

A: Men's magazines
B: Cigarettes
C: Bathroom

ANDY: Cigarettes- RIGHT (100)

CARD: 2 OF DIAMONDS; PASSES TO HENRY (12)

4. In the U.S., if it's the second Sunday in May, you'd better call your what?

A: Father
B: Mother
C: ???

HENRY: Mother- YOU BET (200)

CARD: 7 OF HEARTS; KEEPS IT AND FREEZES AT 19

5. Which of the following is the name of an American ballet company?

A: Kirov
B: Joffrey
C: Bolshol

ANDY: Joffrey- CORRECT (200)

CARD: JACK OF CLUBS; BUSTED

KAREN:
CARD #6: JACK OF DIAMONDS; WIN (600)

ROUND 2 OPENING CARDS:

ANDY: JACK OF SPADES
KAREN: KING OF HEARTS
HENRY: KING OF SPADES

1. The star of "Hannah Montana" recently changed her real name to Miley Ray Cyrus from what?

A: Faith Charity Cyrus
B: Destiny Hope Cyrus
C: Mullet Cyrus

KAREN: Faith Charity Cyrus- NO
HENRY: Destiny Hope Cyrus- YES (300)

CARD: 9 OF SPADES; PASSES TO ANDY (19)

2. Which is NOT a form of female contraceptive?

A: Ring
B: Sponge
C: Blockade

ANDY: Blockade- RIGHT (300); GOES FOR IT

CARD: 6 OF DIAMONDS; PASSES TO KAREN (16)

3. Which TV series is NOT a spin-off of another TV show?

A: "Private Practice"
B: "Cold Case"
C: "Boston Legal"

KAREN: "Cold Case"- RIGHT (700)

CARD: 7 OF SPADES; BUSTS ANDY

4. If you studied Petrology, you would know a lot about what?

A: Rock
B: Paper
C: Scissors

KAREN: Paper- NO WAY
HENRY: Rock- RIGHT (400); ANDY ELIMINATED

He needs an Ace or anything higher than a five to win Round 2.

CARD: 8 OF HEARTS; WIN

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND:

KAREN: 9 OF CLUBS
HENRY: 5 OF CLUBS

1. According to an article in the L.A. Times Food section, dental floss is good for cutting what?

A: Fish
B: Steak
C: Cheesecake

HENRY: Fish- INCORRECT
KAREN: Cheesecake- RIGHT

CARD: QUEEN OF CLUBS; FREEZES AT 19

HENRY:
CARD #2: 8 OF DIAMONDS (13)
CARD #3: 6 OF CLUBS (TIED AT 19)
FINAL CARD: ACE OF DIAMONDS- WIN AT THE LAST SECOND! (20)

Super Catch 21: With two Power Chips...here's what we have after six chances and no Power Chips remaining:

HAND #1: (8H)(10S)(3S) = CLEARED
HAND #2: (9S)(QS) = 19
HAND #3: (KS)(4C) = 14

He decides to...double his base $1,000. He would've gone broke on the next card, a 9 of Diamonds.

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