Happy Things for After You've Seen GoT S6E5 by PahuskiM

Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
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Runner(s)-Up:

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Quiz Description

I just watched tonight's Game of Thrones (May 22), and considering the ending of Toy Story 3 is joyful by comparison, here are 12 general knowledge questions related to things that are happy, cute, and/or generally positive.

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Questions:

This is a picture of a soft, cuddly bear. What Sun Products brand has this bear been the adorable mascot for (and shared a name with) since 1983?

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SNUGGLE

Composed of the Greek words for "good" and "spirit", what word commonly translated as "happiness" is a central concept of Aristotelian ethics?

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EUDAIMONIA

I was reading an e-book about rabbits: what word (either the gerund or the verb) is used to mean the process by with a rabbit gives birth to cute little bunnies like this? A related term is used for creating something else.

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KINDLING / KINDLE

Being a divorced mother of three children doesn't seem too happy, but success can turn that around. What inventor was presumably pretty glad when her Miracle Mop became incredibly successful after its introduction in 1990? (No word on how she felt about Jennifer Lawrence's portrayal of her.)

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JOY MANGANO

If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life / Never make a pretty woman your wife / So from my personal point of view / Get an ugly girl to marry you.

This is the secret to happiness according to a Billboard #1 hit from 1963. Which American vocalist, born James Louis McCleese, sang this song based on a 1930s calypso?

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JIMMY SOUL

The first documented use of the smiley face emoticon as we know it:

:-)

happened in 1982 by Scott Fahlman on the computer science bulletin board of what university named for two men whose names also appear on a lot of other things?

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CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

What word derived from a phrase meaning "(one's) face (is) aglow" refers to the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture? A portion of the Google Image Search results for this term is attached.

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KAWAII

Strenuous exercise can frequently lead to short-term euphoria, often referred to as "runner's high," caused by a rise in a neuropeptide produced by the pituitary gland. What is the common name for these compounds, derived from the fact that they are opioids made by the human body itself?

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ENDORPHINS

A postcard of Da Vinci's La Gioconda, which literally means "the joyful one", was turned into Marcel Duchamp's readymade L.H.O.O.Q. by the addition of what? Perhaps a cartoon villain role was in store for the subject afterwards.

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MOUSTACHE / GOATEE

If you're looking to enjoy a tropical happy hour, you might try a cocktail invented by Ngiam Tong Boon around 1915 in the British Straits Settlements. The original recipe called for orange, lime, and pineapple juices, cherry brandy, and one other spirit. What missing ingredient helps a Singapore Sling do its thing?

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GIN

If Chicago Cubs fans want an idea of how happy they might be upon winning their first World Series title in 108 years (or even more), they can look to Scotland to see just how happy. Which Edinburgh soccer club recently defeated Rangers FC 3-2 thanks to a thrilling last-minute goal, and in doing so won the Scottish Cup for the first time in 114 years? The club was named based on its founding by Irish immigrants in 1875 and still maintains that heritage in its colors and badge.

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HIBERNIAN F.C.

Here's a really cute photo I found of puppies lying in a circle. I don't actually have a Question #12. I just wanted to include this photo so you had one more cute thing to look at after the emotional turmoil of Game of Thrones. You can put anything you want in this box, and it will be marked correct. (I don't recommend moneying this one.)

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