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PostSubject: NYC Trivia!   Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:18 pm

I thought it might be fun to start a trivia thread to get us in gear for the Fourth of July cruise, not to mention prepare us for pub team trivia in the Golden Lion Wink

First question....

Where is TriBeCa and what does its name come from?

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:50 am

Fun idea! Does it matter that I'm a New Yorker? Well, regardless, TRIBECA is an acronym for Triangle Below Canal. The location is roughly Greenwich St to West Broadway on the lower West Side.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:57 pm

Nice job Nick! Don't forget to post the next question
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:25 pm

Sorry! Embarassed What New York City Art Deco buidling has six levels of stainless steel arches topped by a lit lancet spire on its top Hint: it's one of the following four buildings: Seagram Building, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building or Woolworth Building
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Wed Sep 10, 2008 2:12 pm

I'm pretty sure it's the Chrysler Building.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:33 pm

Correct! Please post the next question! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:55 am

OK not being from New York I googled New York trivia and here's what I came up with.

This one's for the shoppers.

Where did the red star that is Macy's logo come from?
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:47 pm

Now that IS trivia! I believe the correct answer is that the red star represents a tatoo Mr. Macy got in his youth while working on a fishing boat.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:32 pm

Correct! I thought it was a pretty strange origin for the red star. OK you get to post the next question.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:07 pm

Name the man who was the designer of the Brooklyn Bridge.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:46 pm

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:27 am

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Close enough, his first name was John Very Happy

Go ahead and post the next question!
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:03 am

Hate to see this thread end...I want to learn! I'm going to step in and continue the thread if you don't mind.

(yea...I had to research my question!)

The owners of which building in the early 1930s refused to sell their lease to John D. Rockefeller, forcing the multimillionaire to redesign his original plans for Rockefeller Center?

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:45 am

Hey, thanks for bringing this thread back! I had forgotten all about it.....

No idea on the answer though.... I will guess Macy's which I am sure is wrong but I can't think of anything else big enough.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:47 am

Not Macy's.

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:27 am

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Hate to see this thread end...I want to learn! I'm going to step in and continue the thread if you don't mind.

(yea...I had to research my question!)

The owners of which building in the early 1930s refused to sell their lease to John D. Rockefeller, forcing the multimillionaire to redesign his original plans for Rockefeller Center?

Now this is true NYC trivia - the answer Hurley's Saloon
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:40 pm

Correct answer! The floor is now yours!

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:50 pm

Where is the famous Carnegie Deli located?
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:04 pm

I Googled it...so I'm not going to answer.
I figured a good way for me to learn NYC is to just research trivia.

That being said...I didn't know about the Deli, or it's cultural fame and popularity. Looks like a great place to stop for some food!

I always hear a lot about NY style Pizza. That's one thing I'd like to search down while there...just to try it.

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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:15 pm

Pete, Carnegie Deli is almost a MUST DO! The food is good and it's the history of the place that makes it even more special and a favorite among celebrities, you never know who you're going to spot.

Pizza - outside of Italy, no pizza comes close to NY Pizza (sorry Chicago residents). One of the best is Rays - which also come with a lot of controversy and stories - there are a lot of Ray's Pizzas out there but, I personally recommend:

https://rayspizza.rapidorders.com/default.php
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:27 pm

Oh man! You had to mention Rays - and it's almost lunch time :eat: and no way I can sneak into Manhattan today!
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:36 pm

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Oh man! You had to mention Rays - and it's almost lunch time :eat: and no way I can sneak into Manhattan today!

But I can go! Thanks for the suggestion Christina. Sorry Nick!
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:56 pm

Oh sure rub it in Ed Razz
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:13 pm

Sorry Christina, but I won't touch pizza outside of Chicago.
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PostSubject: Re: NYC Trivia!   Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:18 pm

Ah the great bread of life - pizza. Dating back to 997 AD with modern pizza as we know it today originating in Naples. When you all come to Italy, we'll go out for real pizza Wink
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