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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:36 PM
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Presidential Trivia Time.
Go ahead.

:popcorn:
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:37 PM
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1. Rutherford B. Hayes
What do I win? :bounce:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:38 PM
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2. What was his middle name?
:popcorn:
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:40 PM
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3. B.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:48 PM
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6. I think it was Burik.
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Spider Jerusalem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:41 PM
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4. Birchard (n/t)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:49 PM
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7. Thank you. Birchard.
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:46 PM
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5. Ask a presidential trivia question, Crazy.
Go ahead. Ask one.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:50 PM
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8. Who was the first lefthanded Pres?
:popcorn:
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:54 PM
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11. lefty grove
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:49 AM
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100. .
:D :thumbsup:
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LSK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:50 PM
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9. lol - thats a good one!
What else you got?

:popcorn:
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:51 PM
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10. George Washington
Is that all you got?

;)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:55 PM
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12. You people can drop dead ..........
:popcorn:
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:59 PM
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14. Ok......who was the first president
to drop dead while in office?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:01 AM
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18. William Henry Harrison.
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:59 PM
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16. We will, eventually.
YOU FIRST!

;)
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:57 PM
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13. There's NO PERIOD after the "S" in Harry S Truman.
The S didn't stand for anything.

Redstone
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-06-06 11:59 PM
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15. Of what two names was it a "compromise"?
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:10 AM
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19. It wasn't a compromise, as far as I know.
Just an oddity. Same as there's no period after the "Dr" in Dr Pepper.

Redstone
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:16 AM
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21. Great analogy Redstone!! LOL.
I think it was a compromise between the names Shipman and Solomon. So they just gave him the middle name S.
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:22 AM
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22. A friend of mine and i were wondering years back about the "J"
in "J. Edgar Hoover."

I thought it stood for "Jowls." But my friend retorted with perhaps the funniest thing I've veer heard; he said "No, when he was born, his mother said to his father: 'Jesus, Edgar, he looks just like a vacuum cleaner!'"

Maybe you hadda be there. But I chuckle still when I remember that conversation.

Redstone
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:25 AM
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23. LOL.
:rofl: :rofl: :popcorn:
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:34 AM
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24. John
He went to the "J. Edgar" bit either in high school or his freshman year of college. Only his mother was ever permitted to call him "Johnny."

In his memoirs, he claimed "Speed" as a nickname in his teens and 20s.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:00 AM
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17. Well that's just plain dumb, if you ask me. n/t
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:10 AM
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20. Well, yeah, but the OP asked for Presidental trivia. And I delivered.
Redstone
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:35 AM
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25. My dad's middle initial was R
No name, just an initial. No period, either.

Apparently, it was fairly common practice in the South back then. :shrug:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:51 AM
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26. Yeah but was he President?
:popcorn:
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:52 AM
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28. He was president of
putting his foot in my ass.

:hurts:
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:52 AM
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27. Here's a trivia question for you . . .
The same person was present at the assassinations of James Garfield and William McKinley.

Who was this person?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:53 AM
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29. Oooo. I don't know.
:popcorn:
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:55 AM
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31. Here's a hint - it wasn't the assassin
eom
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:58 AM
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33. Well yeah .........
:popcorn:
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:05 AM
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34. O.K. The correct answer is . . .
. . . Robert Todd Lincoln.

He was invited to accompany both Presidents at their invitations. Lincoln was at Union Station with President Garfield when he was shot. He was also at President McKinley's side when McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York.

What's the moral of the story? Don't hang around with Robert Todd Lincoln!

(A little Poli-Sci humor there. ;))
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:12 AM
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35. Did you know TR actually saw Lincoln's casket pass by in NYC when
he was a young man?

:popcorn:
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:15 AM
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36. THAT I did not know
Interesting bit of trivia. I'll have to add that to my list of little-known facts. Thanks!
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:45 AM
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37. Deleted message
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:15 AM
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76. and he was at his dying father's bedside so if you make the question...
Who was present as each of 3 President's lay mortally wounded by assassins' bullets?

Robert Todd Lincoln is the answer.

~just a little more dramatic. :crazy:
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:04 AM
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104. Good point, and after the assassinations of Garfield and
McKinley, RTL was so distraught over Garfield's and McKinley's deaths that he never accepted another Presidential invitation.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:23 PM
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121. because he wasn't offered?
;)
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:34 PM
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127. Egg-zactly!
:D
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dryan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:38 AM
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80. Wasn't Robert Lincoln....
Postmaster General for either Garfield or McKinley?
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:09 AM
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106. He was Secretary of War under President Garfield
and Minister (Ambassador) to Great Britian under President Benjamin Harrison.

Don't believe he was appointed Postmaster General, though.
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:54 AM
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30. The Shadowy Figure
on the Grassy Knoll?
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:56 AM
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32. Nope! Anybody else?
Bueller? Bueller?
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Parrcrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:46 AM
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38. This could be an easy one
Dubya is the 43 President, yet only 42 men have served in the office.

Why?

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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:47 AM
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39. Is this a trick question?
:popcorn:
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Parrcrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:05 AM
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40. nope
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 02:05 AM by Parrcrow
Only 42 men have served as President
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RevCheesehead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:08 AM
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41. Because Grover Cleveland served 2 non-consecuative terms.
What did I win? :bounce: :bounce:
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Parrcrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:11 AM
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42. That is correct!!!
one hundred points and a bouncy green dude dance :bounce: :bounce:

Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, he is the only President to have done this and he is therefore both the 22nd and 24th President.
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:17 AM
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43. What was Ulysses S. Grant's given middle name?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:18 AM
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44. Ulysses.
:popcorn:
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:19 AM
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46. Who's buried in Grant's tomb?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:20 AM
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47. Ulysses and Julia Grant.
:popcorn:
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:22 AM
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48. How long is a ten foot pole?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:23 AM
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49. Using which measuring system?
:popcorn:
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:31 AM
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51. Hashimi cubits
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Fox Mulder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:18 AM
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45. Ulysses
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:21 AM
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62. Better yet, what was the first draft of his first name?
It's beautiful. I wish he'd been named that.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:25 AM
Response to Reply #62
63. Hiram.
:popcorn:
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:53 AM
Response to Reply #63
70. You just...you just have to know everything, don't you?
:cry:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:54 AM
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71. Well ....... he changed it because he didn't want his initials as HUG.
:popcorn:
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:29 AM
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112. Damn, *I* was going to say that
he went to West Point, and didn't want the other cadets making fun of his initials.

That and he was a drunkard :P
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:19 AM
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77. Simpson -nt
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:32 AM
Response to Reply #77
78. and he had a nickname in his youth
Useless Grant.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:30 AM
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50. Who was the last President to have a beard?
:popcorn:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:42 AM
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52. Anyone.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:55 AM
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53. Benjamin Harrison.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:56 AM
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54. How about one with facial hair?
:popcorn:
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:58 AM
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55. William Howard Taft
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:05 AM
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56. This one is kind of easy. The only one not to have one day of formal
education? Also, the last one not to graduate college?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:07 AM
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57. Truman is the last one not to graduate college.
Is the other Andrew Jackson?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:08 AM
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58. YES!!
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AllegroRondo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:24 AM
Response to Reply #57
109. But there is a Truman University
named after him, in Missouri.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:57 AM
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73. Andrew Jackson carried a bullet in his lung....
for the last four decades of his life.
How did it get there?
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:04 AM
Response to Reply #73
74. (sorry, i put that question in the wrong place)
:-(
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:08 AM
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88. Wounded in a duel
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:19 AM
Response to Reply #88
90. correct. in 1806 he killed the man who made insulting remarks about
his wife, Rachel.
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:34 AM
Response to Reply #90
97. Imagine how many men Bill Clinton would have had to shoot
If dueling was still in fashion!
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:48 AM
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99. good point!
:rofl:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:14 AM
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59. Which President are they quite sure was black? I mean 100%.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:19 AM
Response to Reply #59
60. WTF???
I've never heard anything about this. :shrug:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:28 AM
Response to Reply #60
65. It was about three years ago I had read about it in a Presidential History
book. Have done a little research on it.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:31 AM
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67. Clinton?
It was said of him that he was the first black president? :shrug:
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:32 AM
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69. Warren G. Harding.
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:19 AM
Response to Reply #59
61. Trick question, you fink, and you know it.
:-)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:26 AM
Response to Reply #61
64. No it isn't. There was one.
:popcorn:
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:28 AM
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66. Ahem. Whatever you say.
:-)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 03:31 AM
Response to Reply #66
68. Warren G. Harding.
:popcorn:
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RFKHumphreyObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 07:01 AM
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72. Two for you from an Australian
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 07:01 AM by socialdemocrat1981
Easy one first.

Which US presidents have visited Australia?
Which US President refused to host a state dinner for the Prime Minister of Australia because he was too critical of US foreign policy?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:16 PM
Response to Reply #72
116. Not sure.
:popcorn:
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RFKHumphreyObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:09 PM
Response to Reply #72
133. My apologies -the answers to the questions
You can get the information about which presidents have visited Australia here
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/trvl/pres/dest/ac/12443.ht...
1966
Lyndon Johnson -Johnson paid an official visit and met with Prime Minister Harold Holt Holt was one of LBJ's strongest supporters in the international sphere and was an enthusiastic advocate of America's role in Vietnam. The opposition Labor Party, by contrast, wanted Australian forces out of Vietnam. So Johnson timed his visit to coincide with Holt's re-election campaign and it was widely interpreted as being a blatant ploy to boost Holt's electoral popularity. Holt would probably have won anyway (the leader of the Labor Party at the time was an electoral liability rather than an asset) but nevertheless Johnson's role did play a role in boosting Holt and he won the 1966 election in an unprecedented landslide. The Labor Party never forgave Johnson for his perceived role in boosting Holt's popularity and, a few years later, at least one Labor politician went to the US to assist in the campaign against Johnson during the early stages of the 1968 presidential election

1991
George Bush Sr

1996
Bill Clinton -Clinton was a hit over here. He drew huge crowds in Sydney and he delivered an impassioned speech promoting racial tolerance (which was a big issue at the time because a far right Member of Parliament was stirring up racial tensions and our Prime Minister was busy pandering to her). Our Prime Minister was standing next to Clinton when he made the speech and the audience booed our PM while cheering Clinton

2003
*
But fortunately I was out of the country then. In fact it was a double bonus for me because I managed to miss his visit to Australia and the local media saturation from the coverage of his visit and also because I was visiting Washington DC at the time and so therefore succeeded in visiting the national capital with him being far away from it

The answer to the second question is Richard Nixon and the Prime Minister he did it to was Gough Whitlam. Whitlam was elected as the first Labor Prime Minister in Australia in over two decades and had criticized the US role in Vietnam (and some of his ministers were on the public record as stating that Nixon was a "baby killer"). Whitlam also annoyed Nixon (and subsequently Ford) by publicly revealing that the US had an (up till then) secret military facility in Australia and also undermining CIA covert operations by disclosing that there were CIA agents in the country. Whitlam was actually much more pro-American than he was made out to be but he irritated Nixon to such an extent that he got a very cool reception when he went to Washington to meet Nixon and was not granted a state dinner. Some people contend that the CIA had a role in Whitlam's eventual downfall

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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:54 PM
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220. 'Baby killer?' - so THAT's where they get it from (nt)
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:06 AM
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75. where was G.Washington's 1st inauguration held?
?
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:40 AM
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82. New York City n/t
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:56 AM
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86. correct. Federal Hall, Wall Street to be exact. and he wore
a brown suit, white silk stockings and silver-buckled shoes.

~sounds snazzy! :*
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:34 AM
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79. Which ex-President was elected to US Senate? -nt
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dryan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:39 AM
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81. John Quincy Adams
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:53 AM
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84. Andrew Johnson
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:44 AM
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83. Which President had the highest
level of formal education?
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:01 AM
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101. I would guess Bill Clinton
Georgetown and Oxford.
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:31 AM
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102. Good guess, but it was not him.
Hint: first part of 20th century.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:21 AM
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108. Oh...Woodrow Wilson
Oops.
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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:43 PM
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131. PhD (Johns Hopkins, 1886)
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 05:43 PM by Lisa
His dissertation was titled "Congressional Government" (in political science, not surprisingly!).

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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 08:55 AM
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85. Which President was the first to appoint a woman to his Cabinet?
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:07 AM
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87. FDR
Francis Perkins, Secretary of Labor
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:28 AM
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92. Correct
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:30 AM
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94. which President was sworn into office by a woman?
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:31 AM
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95. Lyndon Johnson, right?
Sworn in on Air Force One at Love Field in Dallas 11/23/63 by a Federal Judge who was a woman.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:40 AM
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98. correct. federal judge Sarah T. Hughes
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:16 AM
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89. Richard Nixon and John Kennedy slept together !!!!
well, they shared a train sleeping car compartment.
what was the occassion? ;)
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:27 AM
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91. Which two Presidents ran again after leaving office
Which two Presidents ran again after leaving office under the banner of a different political party?
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:29 AM
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93. Theodore Roosevelt was one
Ran under the Bull Moose Party
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 09:33 AM
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96. Correct
That's the easy one
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trackfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:06 AM
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105. Millard Fillmore
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:01 PM
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118. Correct!
He ran as the American (Know Nothing) candidate in 1856.
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Strawman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:16 PM
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193. Van Buren also was atop the Free Soil ticket in 1848
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 10:45 AM
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103. Which president was sworn in by his
Edited on Tue Feb-07-06 10:45 AM by calico1
father?
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Penndems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:19 AM
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107. Calvin Coolidge
His father was a Justice of the Peace.
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calico1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:42 PM
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115. Correct. And I think it was done by
candlelight too.
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AllegroRondo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:25 AM
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110. Which president later served on the Supreme Court?
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:26 AM
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111. William Howard Taft
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:06 PM
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113. Nickname given to * at Phillips Academy
:spray:

well, i bet people here could think of a brazillion nicknames for him but this one was given because he was not shy about voicing his opinions.

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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:42 PM
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169. c'mon, it's easy...
google "nickname bush phillips"
and then go past all the gay websites, you'll find it.

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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:46 PM
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171. Lips Bush.
:o
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:56 PM
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179. the answer i have is
"lip" Bush, as in, don't gimme no lip, bush!

I know someone that knows a former professor of his at Phillips that has a different nickname for him, but I probably shouldn't repeat it... :eyes: ... let's just say it wasn't very flattering.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:59 PM
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183. Awww c'mon.....
if you can say nasty things about Shrub here, where can you say them? :D
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 12:08 PM
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114. who was removed from the burial service of Andrew Jackson for
screeching profanities?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 01:28 PM
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117. Hell I don't know.
:popcorn:
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:21 PM
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119. Jackson's pet parrot, Poll
geez, that musta been kinda funny, don'tcha think?

i wonder what he was saying. :)
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Montauk6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:22 PM
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120. Margot Kidder?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:39 PM
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122. Which president turned up the air conditioning
in the summer so he could have a fire in the fireplace?
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:41 PM
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123. That would be Tricky Dick
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:44 PM
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125. Yup!
:thumbsup:
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:43 PM
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124. Who was the last veteran of the Civil War to be President?
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book lady Donating Member (378 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:59 PM
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132. I think it was Benjamin Harrison
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:29 PM
Response to Reply #124
134. McKinley...
There is a monument to him at Antietam
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 08:59 AM
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147. You are correct!
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:31 PM
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149. Self Delete
Edited on Wed Feb-08-06 01:01 PM by SaveElmer
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 02:52 PM
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126. Which two presidents are buried in Arlington?
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:50 PM
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128. Kennedy and Taft
I have to admit I googled. I knew JFK was buried there; I was surprised the other was Taft.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:29 PM
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135. Don't feel bad.
I came up with the question by googling presidential trivia. :D
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 04:56 PM
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129. Which two Presidents had previously held the office of
Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Governor of the same state?
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 05:19 PM
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130. Teddy Roosevelt and FDR - state New York ?
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:33 PM
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139. We have a winner!
Good job! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:41 PM
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136. Who was the shortest president?
The tallest?
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trackfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:46 PM
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137. Lincoln was the tallest. Not sure on shortest...Madison?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 06:48 PM
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138. Yup. Lincoln was 6'4".
Madison was 5'4".
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-07-06 11:34 PM
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140. Which President was the inspiration for a society devoted to
everything forgettable and mediocre?

(Hint, it's not the current pResident......yet.)
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 09:01 AM
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148. Millard Fillmore
Although I personally find Franklin Pierce to be even more forgettable.
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:10 AM
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141. Which President was born with the first name "Leslie"
?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:13 AM
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144. Gerald Ford.
Your other questions are hard. x(
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 09:01 PM
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204. Hey, you're the only one out of 83,000 DUers that answered the Leslie
question correctly! It was his birth name, before he was adopted and renamed Gerald Ford. I don't know his birth surname.
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Strong Atheist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 06:54 AM
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209. Leslie Lynch King, Jr. nt.
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:11 AM
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142. How did Jimmy Carter overcome a "disability" to get into the Navy?
?
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zone Donating Member (376 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:14 AM
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146. Does Billy count?
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 09:03 PM
Response to Reply #146
205. No dang it! He had to "reshape" a certain part of his body
in order to pass the Navy physical.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 08:28 AM
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211. his feet?
flat feet so he strengthened the arches with exercises or orthotics?
just guessing. :shrug:
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Lefty48197 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-10-06 06:00 PM
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215. Yup. Flat feet. He rolled them on Coke bottles to hide the condition.
.
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Guy Fawkes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:12 AM
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143. Everyone in Lyndon B. Johnson's family was "L.B.J."
James Earl Carter, Jr. was the only president to be a submariner (served in the navy for seven years)

Abraham Lincoln had a nervous breakdown at age 27.
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:23 PM
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159. Except his dogs- Him and Her
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:37 PM
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165. Which he used to lift by their ears.
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zone Donating Member (376 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:13 AM
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145. Name two people shot in the back of the head in a crowded theater...
Abraham Lincoln...and the guy sitting in front of Peewee Herman.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 02:55 PM
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154. LOL.
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Pryderi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 12:49 PM
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150. How tall is President Bush?
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Pryderi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 02:26 PM
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152. Does anyone know?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:19 PM
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157. Nobody wants to answer questions
about that twerp.
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Pryderi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 02:19 AM
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206. Because nobody knows how tall he is.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 02:26 AM
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207. Huh? Why's that?
:shrug:
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Pryderi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 10:48 AM
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213. Bush's height changes. Tak a loook at these pix.
Bush is 5'-11", Clinton 6'-2.5", Gore 6'-1" and Greenspan 5'-9", Vincente Fox is 6-'5" tall.

<img src="">
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 02:02 PM
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214. Depending on which pair of elevator cowboy boots
he's wearing. He's prolly only about 3'6" in his stocking feet.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 03:25 AM
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208. 6'0'.
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 01:01 PM
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151. Last President born a British Citizen?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 02:48 PM
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153. Andrew Jackson
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:11 PM
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155. Close...but not quite!!!
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:17 PM
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156. Huh? Jackson preceded Martin Van Buren
who was the first President born after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:23 PM
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160. William Henry Harrison...
Though after Jackson and Van Buren he was born in 1773. Jackson in 1767 and Van Buren in 1782
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:26 PM
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161. Oh ok. What can I say? I'm an idiot.
:D
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SaveElmer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:48 PM
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172. Nahhhh...
It's a trick question!!! If you know the order of President's in that era you are ahead of about 99% of the people in this country!!!
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:22 PM
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158. William Henry Harrison
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Strong Atheist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:30 PM
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162. This president had a duel in which he was gravely injured, but
killed his opponent (a crack shot) and went on to live a full life and become president.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:37 PM
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164. that answer is in a question at reply #73
:hi:
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Strong Atheist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:38 PM
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166. oops ... nt.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:37 PM
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163. First President to appoint an African-American to his cabinet?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:40 PM
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167. It was either Clinton or W.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:41 PM
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168. Nope. Much further back than that.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:49 PM
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173. Patricia Roberts Harris under Jimmie Carter.
Edited on Wed Feb-08-06 03:52 PM by Crazy Guggenheim
Had to Google. She first served as Ambassador to Luxemborg then was appointed HUD Director under Jimmie Carter. b. 1924 d. 1985
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:51 PM
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175. Nope. Further back.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:58 PM
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181. Lyndon Johnson
I think it was to the Department of Labor.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:02 PM
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184. You're right about Johnson.
It was William Clifton Weaver, Secretary of H.U.D. from 1966-68.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:58 PM
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182. Sorry I misread it.
It was Dr. Robert Clifton Weaver. Appointed by LBJ as HUD Director in 1966.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:04 PM
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186. Bingo!
:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:44 PM
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170. Dear Crazy Guggenheim,
:loveya: i love this thread.

i bring popcorn. :popcorn:
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:50 PM
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174. this one is easy and sad...
which president was the only one to be survived by both of his parents?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:53 PM
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177. JFK.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:57 PM
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180. yeah.
:(
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:52 PM
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176. how many oval rooms are there in the White House?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 03:54 PM
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178. I think there are a bunch of them but I'll say three.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:03 PM
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185. not counting the Oval Office, you are correct. They are
the Diplomatic Reception Room
the Blue Room
the Oval Study
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:05 PM
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187. What President served in the legislature of another country?
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:50 PM
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217. Jefferson? (nt)
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cassandra uprising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:08 PM
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188. Who was the first president to segregate the White House?
I know it's an easy one but I think it's the only presidential trivia question I know. I was surprised when I learned this in college.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:11 PM
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190. Woodrow Wilson.
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cassandra uprising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:18 PM
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194. Yep, and as a graduate of Woodrow Wilson Middle School
I wish I had been as informed as these young people are

http://www.nationalvanguard.org/story.php?id=1613

I hope for my home town they win and change the school's name. That's if the damn building ever gets built.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:21 PM
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195. I won't click on that. I know about that site.
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cassandra uprising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:27 PM
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196. I'm wasn't privy to site and was surprised to see the story
about my jr high on the internets. What do you know? Please share as I am ignorant.
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cassandra uprising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:40 PM
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198. OMG I just glanced over the site and now I understand your post
Edited on Wed Feb-08-06 04:51 PM by cassandra uprising
Wow. I just skimmed the article and saw that the story was about my school. I should have payed closer attention to the title. I am an such an idiot for not noticing that. I'm so naive that I didn't think to stop and consider that someone would write an article from the perspective that changing the name of the school was a bad thing. Wow.

on edit:

I can't relay to you and this community how disappointed I am with myself for not reading that website before I linked to it. I want apologize to you and this community for my negligence. I am honestly disgusted by all this hatred in the world.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:08 PM
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189. Name the horse ridden most often by GWashington during Rev.War
?
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:42 PM
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216. Nelson.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:13 PM
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191. last words of President John Adams?
(i always thought this was strange)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:16 PM
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192. "Is he dead?" Referring to Jefferson.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 04:34 PM
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197. *Thomas Jefferson survives*, not knowing Jefferson had died earlier
that same day, July 4, 1826, 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
they both signed it, they both became presidents, they both died on the 50th anniversary.

what coincidence.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 07:10 PM
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199. Which president wore a Nazi uniform?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 07:58 PM
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200. I'll say Reagan since it could have been in the movies.
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 08:11 PM
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201. Yup. What movie?
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TheBaldyMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 08:16 PM
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202. Desperate Journey ?
nt
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 08:18 PM
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203. Bravo!
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 08:03 AM
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210. first President born west of the Mississippi?
?
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-09-06 10:45 AM
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212. Hoover.
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nutsnberries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 11:50 PM
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227. correct -nt
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:51 PM
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218. Who was the first born in a hospital? (nt)
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:53 PM
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219. Carter.
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:55 PM
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221. Ding ding ding.
;-)
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 03:56 PM
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222. Who was the 2nd President to hail from Arkansas? The 1st from Wisconsin?
:evilgrin:
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FuzzySlippers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 04:05 PM
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224. Hillary Clinton. Russ Feingold.
:shrug:
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 04:07 PM
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225. Got the second one right
The first was W.K. Clark (2009-2017), under whom Feingold was VP until winning the job for himself (2017-2025).
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 04:01 PM
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223. Which two Presidents each saw their VP die in their first year in office?
Edited on Sun Feb-12-06 04:02 PM by ih8thegop
Hint: One of them served for two terms, the other served for one. The two-termer's first veep is the one to whom I'm referring.

This was long before Amendment XXV. Back then, if you lost your VP, you were veep-less for the rest of your term, and were not allowed to pick a new one unless you ran for re-election.
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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-12-06 11:41 PM
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226. Anyone know? (nt)
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-13-06 01:24 PM
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228. T.R.
:popcorn:
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SiobhanClancy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-13-06 01:30 PM
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229. Which President married a foreign-born woman?
This does not refer to people born in the colonies before the revolution,but someone born across the pond.
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Crazy Guggenheim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-13-06 01:32 PM
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230. John Quincy Adams.
:popcorn:
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SiobhanClancy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-13-06 01:34 PM
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231. That was quick!
Of course,you are quite right....Louisa Adams was born in London :)
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