Thursday, December 25, 2008

"Bingo America" 12/25- MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

On this Christmas Day, we have Episode 2043; our players are Siane and Mike.

GAME 1:
1 (G58)- What type of Vegas gambling device is called a "one-armed bandit"?
MIKE: Slot machine- YOU BET (---G-; $558)
2 (N31)- Also the last name of cartoon character Bullwinkle, what animal's name means "eater of twigs"?
SIANE: Anteater- NO WAY
MIKE: Moose- OF COURSE (--NG-; $589)
3 (O68)- Using a French press is a basic way of making what brood beverage?
MIKE: Coffee- RIGHT AGAIN (--NGO; $657)
4 (N39)- A sportswriter lives too close to his dysfunctional family on what Ray Romano show?
SIANE: "Everybody Loves Raymond"- CORRECT (--N--; $696)
5 (I28)- The third Sunday in June is celebrated as what holiday?
SIANE: Flag Day- NO
MIKE: Father's Day- YES (-INGO; $724)

HALFTIME

6 (I26)- Daddy Warbucks takes center stage in what musical featuring a red-headed orphan?
SIANE: "Annie"- YOU BET (-IN--; $750)
7 (G52)- The children's humanitarian agency UNICEF was created by what international organization?
MIKE: Red Cross- NO
DOUBLE STUMPER #1 (A: United Nations)
8 (B8)- Born with the first name Earvin, what former L.A. Laker was known for his extrodinary skills?
MIKE: Magic Johnson- WIN ($758)

GAME 2:
1 (B12)- Your skin can turn orange if you eat enough of which veggies loved by Bugs Bunny?
MIKE: Carrots- RIGHT (B----; $770)
2 (O69)- "Leading with My Chin" is the autobiography of what "Tonight Show" host?
MIKE: Jay Leno- YOU BET (B---O; $839)
3 (N36)- CO2 is the chemical formula for what?
MIKE: Carbon Dioxide- THREE IN A ROW (B-N-O; $875)
4 (I16)- Carlsbad Caverns hosts an annual breakfast to watch the return of what flying mammals?
MIKE: Capistranos- NO
DOUBLE STUMPER #2 (A: Bats)
5 (O68)- When he's in the ring, Dwayne Johnson goes by what crushing name?
MIKE: The Rock- OF COURSE ($943)
6 (N41)- What wooden mallet is used by a judge to call the court to order?
SIANE TAKES TOO LONG
MIKE: Gavel- RIGHT AGAIN ($984)
7 (B13)- What bearded psychiotrist developed the concept of the oedipus complex?
SIANE: Sigmund Freud- CORRECT (B----; $997)
8 (G50)- What one-named female Irish singer blends folk and New Age music into songs like "Orinoco Flow"?
MIKE: Rihanna- INCORRECT
DOUBLE STUMPER #3 (A: Enya)
9 (I18)- From the Spanish for "shade", what wide-brimmed straw hat is often associated with Mexico?
MIKE: Sombrero- RIGHT (BIN-O; $1,015)
10 (G48)- What 2007 World Series-winning baseball team plays its home games at Fenway Park?
MIKE: Boston Red Sox- WINS MATCH ($1,063)

Bingo Bonus Round: Tonight, instead of 20 wrecking balls, I've decided to place 20 lumps of coal on the bonus board.

B: #7- $500
I: #27- $500 ($1,000)
N: #36- $500 ($1,500)
G: #48- LUMP OF COAL

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