Nebraska by HightB

Champion(s):

ChloeDenmark


Runner(s)-Up:

lorijane


Quiz Description

Answer these questions about.....the good life

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1 ChloeDenmark 479 98 15
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2 lorijane 402 94 15
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3 Kloefkorn 376 90 15
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4 HolstJ 368 84 15
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4 Vintsanity 368 84 00
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6 GoodmanDL 353 78 15
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7 ElendilPickle 342 75 15
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8 GambinoG 330 71 15
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9 PorkChop 312 67 00
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10 straightcashhomie 284 63 15
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11 JJA 272 59 00
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12 TurnerLE 249 55 15
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13 RautY 242 50 15
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13 MyrowitzJ 242 50 15
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15 EggCzar 235 44 00
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17 Matto 230 36 15
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18 LashleyM 223 32 15
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19 Timm 215 28 15
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20 IvixorB 192 23 15
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20 randalleng 192 23 15
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22 ChrisRosenberg 184 17 15
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23 BeningoS 165 13 00
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24 VenguswamyK 131 9 00
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25 KleinJ 100 5 00
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Questions:

In addition to "Nebraska", this director set portions of his films "Election" and "Citizen Ruth" in his home state.

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Alexander PAYNE

In 2005, this Connor Oberst-led project simultaneously released the albums "I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning" and "Digital Ash in a Digital Urn".

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BRIGHT EYES

Name the U.S. Senator from Nebraska who served from 1954 to 1976 and legendarily argued the case for appointing Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court by saying "Even if he were mediocre, there are a lot of mediocre judges and people and lawyers. They are entitled to a little representation, aren't they, and a little chance? We can't have all Brandeis's, Frankfurters and Cardozos".

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Roman HRUSKA

This traditional cabbage and meat sandwich lends its name to a chain of fast food restaurants primarily found within Nebraska and neighboring states.

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RUNZA

Speaking of fast food, University of Nebraska professor Roger Mandingo developed a process for extracting pork proteins that would eventually be utilized to produce this on-again off-again McDonald's menu item.

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McRIB

Speaking of artists who have work meat dresses, this Lady Gaga hit from the "Born This Way" features a call out to Nebraska, where the video was filmed.

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YOU AND I

Although his son may be more famous for his Chicago-based salt business, this man served as a territorial governor of Nebraska and as the Secretary of Agriculture in the second Cleveland administration. In between, he started the American Arbor Day tradition in 1872.

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Julius Sterling MORTON

LeBron James' first NBA head coach was this long-time NBA veteran and coach of several teams, whose college playing career included leading the nation in rebounding in 1962-63 and 1963-64 at Creighton.

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Paul SILAS

This then-Omaha based company was a pioneer in the "TV Dinner" industry, as the success of their three-tiered aluminum tray product led to a purchase by the Campbell Soup Company in 1955.

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SWANSON Foods

In addition to Lincoln and Omaha, this Nebraska community of about 4800 served as the "home office" of the "Late Show with David Letterman" Top 10 List. You may also know the name from a fish or an ACC school's cheer.

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WAHOO

From 1963 to 1988, this insurance company sponsored the "Wild Kingdom" program.

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MUTUAL OF OMAHA

Obligatory Cornhusker athletics question:Name this coach who led Nebraska football from 1962-1972, winning national titles in 1970 and 1971 with the star power of offensive assistant Tom Osborne and 1972 Heisman winner Johnny Rodgers.

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Bob DEVANEY