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1.‘Our American Cousin’ is a play in three acts by Tom Taylor.The play is a farcical comedy whose plot is based on theintr...
John Wilkes Booth jumps outand shoots Abraham Lincoln.He was waiting for the laughter to come so that people wont      hea...
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A way used by Steven Holt of Surbiton Clothing to bypass thestrict rules related to advertising  during the London Olympic...
3.According to the Mahabharata when Bhrigus wife Puloma waspregnant, a Rakshasa fell in love with her and carried her off....
Rishi Chyawan - Chyawanprash                               Home
4.X worked as an asst. personnel manager for theChicago Cartoon Company and then as a promotioncopywriter for Esquire maga...
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5.Z graduated in mechanical engineering fromthe Birla Institute of Technology and Science,Pilani, and holds a Master of Sc...
Prithviraj Chavan                    Home
6.The XY effect is based on the commonly acceptedperception that you get what you pay for. In the 1950s,Coca Cola was twic...
Chivas Regal was once an obscure brand of Scotch                       whiskey.By raising its prices, it not only increase...
7.Erin Everly, who is the daughter of Everly Brothers legendDon, met ____ at a Los Angeles party in 1986. Then only 19year...
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Guns N Roses - Sweet Child O Mine                                 Home
8.Isabella Eugenie Boyer (1841–1904) was born inParis to French and English parents. Isabellamarried Isaac Merritt Singer,...
Bartholdi asked her to model forthe Statue of Liberty which he was              building.                                 ...
9.The lesser known of the 12 are:Pallas (Female)Judith (Female)Rachel (Female)Argine (Female)Ogier the Dane (Male)La Hire ...
These are the Jacks and the Queens     of a Pack of Playing Cards                                     Home
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10.Sir James, writing in September 1938, was led toremark:...... s tree is all right but his tiger looks too like somespec...
Reserve Bank of India logo                             Home
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It is often claimed these animals were chosen because neither animal can move backward,           only forward - i.e. prog...
12. Connect1. Cashmere and silk Turtleneck2. Levi’s 5013. New Balance 992                                  Home
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13.“My father was a lawyer by training, had an MA LLB degree, buthe did various things in life except practise law. Mom wa...
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14."Hitler had a certain time to come to the stadium and a certain time toleave". "It happened he had to leave before the ...
Jesse Owens              Home
15.Jim Wesley was a drummer who worked with X in his clubgigging days.But he later quit the band to go and sell carpets be...
JIMMY QUIT,JODY GOTMARRIED..Shud’ve known we’d never getfar………………..……………..Back in the Summer of ‘69                       ...
16.X is a nickname for a broad sub-genre of films that emerged in the mid-1960s in the wake of Sergio Leonesfilm-making st...
Spaghetti Westerns                     Home
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17.“It was intended as a 1 hour photo booth, similar to aFotomat booth, which were a very common sight in the late80′s whe...
John Knoll speaking about the     first Photoshop icon                                Home
18.“By that time -- the early 70s -- Y was a fairly successfultextile brand. So everybody expected me to do textileenginee...
Mukesh Ambani, Y is Vimal                            Home
19.The X can be traced back to the 1st century A.D. and theOld Roman cursive, in which the letters E and Toccasionally wer...
The Ampersand                Home
20. Connect..                Home
5 wicket hauls in all 3 formats of the game                          Home
21.X is a director/producer whosedocumentary film was nominated for anOscar in the year 1978. His half brother Ywas a dire...
X is Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Y is        Ramanand Sagar                                   Home
22.In 1865, on the very day he was assassinated at FordsTheatre, Lincoln green-lighted the X Division to suppresscounterfe...
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+70/-35          Home
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25.In San Francisco, he got the chance to see his idols, mostnotably B.B. King, perform live. . After several years spentw...
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26.The original choice for this had been theMaharajah of Patiala who withdrew because hecouldn’t afford the time away from...
Colonel C K Naydu. The controversy is of courseregrding choosing Indias first     official test captain                   ...
27.His first-class career lasted from 1900to 1907. In all he played 10 matches forMCC - 18 innings, 6 not-outs, 231 runs,h...
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle                         Home
28.Bombay to Goa is a 1972 adventure-comedy Hindi movie starring AmitabhBachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, ArunaIrani and Mehmood...
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29.In 1944, Japan realized that the Allied Navy was preparing toclaw back the Philippines. Hence, they decided that what t...
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30. Id this beautiful lass and theunique distinction she shares with           Jonty Rhodes.                              ...
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Dr. X (born December 11, 1970) is an     Indian physician turned leadership  consultant, mythologist and author whose     ...
Devdutt Pattnaik                   Home
32.Set in 1960 by U.S. Air Force Col. JoeKittinger, this record has remained unbeateneven after the recent attempt by Aust...
Longest freefall duration                            Home
33.X was originally supposed to be in Barcelona. Butthinking the thing would end up looking like aneyesore, the city rejec...
Eiffel Tower               Home
34.“My father late N Gopal Holla `invented’ the Xin 1949. He was a good cook himself and wasincharge of the food catering ...
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36.In common parlance, a X is someone who, given acertain argument, takes a position he or she does notnecessarily agree w...
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37.The X is described as resembling "a small,thin, flexible lap computer" encased in a"sturdy plastic cover" with the word...
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy                                  Home
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AsterixThe first visual is the first Frenchsatellite launched - Asterix-I (adedication to Asterix).Goscinny and Uderzo in ...
39.He was a leading artist of the Pop art movement. He has thelargest museum in the USA dedicated to a single artist.In th...
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40.Y bought the rights to the novel anonymously from Robert Bloch for onlyUS$9,000. He then bought up as many copies of th...
X – PsychoY – Alfred Hitchcock                       Home
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  1. 1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3031 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 4041 42
  2. 2. Introducing Powerups!!!
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  6. 6. 1.‘Our American Cousin’ is a play in three acts by Tom Taylor.The play is a farcical comedy whose plot is based on theintroduction of an awkward, boorish American to hisaristocratic English relatives. The plays most famousperformance at Fords Theatre in Washington, D.C. on April14, 1865.Halfway through Act III, Scene 2, the character Asa Trenchard(the title role), played that night by Harry Hawk, utters one ofthe plays funniest lines, "Dont know the manners of goodsociety, eh? Well, I guess I know enough to turn you insideout, old gal—you sockdologizing old man-trap..."As expected there was a huge raucous laughter from theaudience for this line.What happens next? Home
  7. 7. John Wilkes Booth jumps outand shoots Abraham Lincoln.He was waiting for the laughter to come so that people wont hear the gunshot Home
  8. 8. 2. Home
  9. 9. A way used by Steven Holt of Surbiton Clothing to bypass thestrict rules related to advertising during the London Olympics. When sponsors pay millions to be the "official soft drink/clothier/wart remover/whatever" of theLondon Olympics, the Games organizers are going to vigilantly protect their brands exclusivity. Home
  10. 10. 3.According to the Mahabharata when Bhrigus wife Puloma waspregnant, a Rakshasa fell in love with her and carried her off.Pulomas child slipped from her womb, called a chyut child inSanskrit, (early delivery) and thus received his name X.Many years later King Sharyati offered his daughter Sukanyafor marriage to X, who was now a Rishi, so that she could takecare of the revered saint.Later, the Ashvins came to his Ashram and tried to seduceSukanya. Sukanya who refused to leave her husband, insteadasked the Ashvins to restore Xs youth. Following their advice,Xs youth was restored by a combination of three treatments.Certain herbs were put in to a pond and the Rishi was asked tohave a dip in the pond, called Chandra Koop’. A herbal pastewas prepared for application on the body of Rishi, which waspart of Kayakalp. And a special herbal paste, Y was preparedfor Rishi to take as medicine. Home
  11. 11. Rishi Chyawan - Chyawanprash Home
  12. 12. 4.X worked as an asst. personnel manager for theChicago Cartoon Company and then as a promotioncopywriter for Esquire magazine. When thecompany moved to New York they refused the fivedollar raise he/she requested. He/She quit andtried to raise enough money to launch a newChicago Magazine. After failing he/she worked as anews stand promotions director of Publisher’sDevelopment Corporation. While working, he/shefound that there was a demand for a gentlemansmagazine. Home
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  14. 14. 5.Z graduated in mechanical engineering fromthe Birla Institute of Technology and Science,Pilani, and holds a Master of Science degreefrom the University of California, Berkeley. Hewrote articles on computer science;engineering design; and also contribution toresearch in computerization of Indianlanguages in his early days before enteringthe political arena. He is currently the chiefminister of a state. Home
  15. 15. Prithviraj Chavan Home
  16. 16. 6.The XY effect is based on the commonly acceptedperception that you get what you pay for. In the 1950s,Coca Cola was twice as expensive as Pepsi. Yet, Pepsi salesincreased after they raised the price of the soda. In 2010,consumers pay more for brand-name bottled water,believing it is of better quality even though water iscolorless, tasteless and odorless. The Effect usually refersto the cost of tuition at private colleges and universities.Many parents assume that a higher-priced education is abetter education. Home
  17. 17. Chivas Regal was once an obscure brand of Scotch whiskey.By raising its prices, it not only increased sales butalso taught marketers that people associate price with quality. Home
  18. 18. 7.Erin Everly, who is the daughter of Everly Brothers legendDon, met ____ at a Los Angeles party in 1986. Then only 19years old, she was embarking on a modeling career in NewYork City; he was 24 and still largely unknown—his firstalbum would not be released until the following year. Thepair quickly fell for each other and Everly relocated to L.A."It was the first relationship I had had," she told People in1994. "I felt like we were two people who didnt have muchbut who had found each other."Y cast Everly in the iconic video for “X," along with the otherband members girlfriends. The clip was hugely successfuland nominated for two VMAs in 1989. Home
  19. 19. Home
  20. 20. Guns N Roses - Sweet Child O Mine Home
  21. 21. 8.Isabella Eugenie Boyer (1841–1904) was born inParis to French and English parents. Isabellamarried Isaac Merritt Singer, the founder of theSinger Sewing Machine Co. After Isaacs death, shemarried a Belgian musician, Victor Reubsaet. Thatwas when she met the Sculptor Bartholdi.What happens next? Home
  22. 22. Bartholdi asked her to model forthe Statue of Liberty which he was building. Home
  23. 23. 9.The lesser known of the 12 are:Pallas (Female)Judith (Female)Rachel (Female)Argine (Female)Ogier the Dane (Male)La Hire (Male)Hector (Male)Judas Maccabeus, or Lancelot (Male) Home
  24. 24. These are the Jacks and the Queens of a Pack of Playing Cards Home
  25. 25. Home
  26. 26. 10.Sir James, writing in September 1938, was led toremark:...... s tree is all right but his tiger looks too like somespecies of dog, and I am afraid that a design of adog and a tree would arouse derision among theirreverent. .....s tiger is distinctly good but the treehas spoiled it. The stem is too long and the branchestoo spidery, but I should have thought that byputting a firm line under the feet of his tiger andmaking his tree stronger and lower we could getquite a good result from his design.What was he talking about? Home
  27. 27. Reserve Bank of India logo Home
  28. 28. 11. Home
  29. 29. It is often claimed these animals were chosen because neither animal can move backward, only forward - i.e. progress. Home
  30. 30. 12. Connect1. Cashmere and silk Turtleneck2. Levi’s 5013. New Balance 992 Home
  31. 31. Home
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  33. 33. 13.“My father was a lawyer by training, had an MA LLB degree, buthe did various things in life except practise law. Mom was alsohighly educated, went to Oxford, but eventually took to socialwork. She was very active in Delhi. In my childhood I remembershe was involved with various Trans-Yamuna projects. He was afreedom fighter, a classmate of General Shahnawaz Khan (of INAfame) and Mohammad Yunus.They belonged to Peshawar but his family blacklisted him becausehe joined the freedom movement and stayed on in India. Hisfamily, including my own uncles, is still there. I visited Pakistantwice as a child with my father. He got into various businesses inDelhi and ran a bottling factory. Incidentally, he designed theDiplomat whisky bottle and they still sell it the same way. But hedied very young. Home
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  36. 36. 14."Hitler had a certain time to come to the stadium and a certain time toleave". "It happened he had to leave before the victory ceremony afterthe 100 meters. But before he left I was on my way to a broadcast andpassed near his box. He waved at me and I waved back. I think it wasbad taste to criticize the man of the hour in another country"."When I came back to my native country, after all the stories aboutHitler, I couldnt ride in the front of the bus. I had to go to the back door.I couldnt live where I wanted. I wasnt invited to shake hands withHitler, but I wasnt invited to the White House to shake hands with thePresident, either."“Hitler didn’t snub me – it was FDR who snubbed me. The presidentdidn’t even send me a telegram.” Home
  37. 37. Jesse Owens Home
  38. 38. 15.Jim Wesley was a drummer who worked with X in his clubgigging days.But he later quit the band to go and sell carpets because therewas no money to be made as a musician back then.Jody Perpick is a Canadian former musician and current SoundEngineer for X He got married almost at the same time whenJim Wesley had quit the band. Perpick was once a part of Xsgroup during his early days but quit to concentrate on theSound Equipment for X as he achieved success.You needn’t tell me who X is, just connect A and B.Clue: Read read read again. Home
  39. 39. JIMMY QUIT,JODY GOTMARRIED..Shud’ve known we’d never getfar………………..……………..Back in the Summer of ‘69 Home
  40. 40. 16.X is a nickname for a broad sub-genre of films that emerged in the mid-1960s in the wake of Sergio Leonesfilm-making style and international box-office success. It was used by critics inUSA and other countries because mostof these were produced and directed byItalians. Home
  41. 41. Spaghetti Westerns Home
  42. 42. Home
  43. 43. 17.“It was intended as a 1 hour photo booth, similar to aFotomat booth, which were a very common sight in the late80′s when we were first developing Photoshop. It’s meant tobe a person manning the booth and a cash register insidethe booth. At that time, application icons were 32×32 pixels,1 bit per pixel. The “128” is the resource ID number. Thatimage is a screen snapshot from ResEdit, the commonresourse editor at the time. Whether you like it or not, it’smuch more representative of a “________” that the eyeballicon that Y finally chose. There were other icons that wentwith that. The re was a document icon that looked like aroll of film, and a plugin icon that looked like a “rectabularextrusion bracket” Home
  44. 44. John Knoll speaking about the first Photoshop icon Home
  45. 45. 18.“By that time -- the early 70s -- Y was a fairly successfultextile brand. So everybody expected me to do textileengineering. I shocked them by saying that I would go to IIT.Interestingly, 4-5 of us friends studying together for Inter-science were all among the top 10. Ajay Parekh, who runsPidilite, topped Bombay University. I stood fifth or sixth.Since Inter-science results were announced after the IITentrance, I joined IIT, Bombay. After the Inter-science resultsa few weeks later, I left and joined University Department ofChemical Technology (UDCT) along with my friends.”Who is speaking here? Home
  46. 46. Mukesh Ambani, Y is Vimal Home
  47. 47. 19.The X can be traced back to the 1st century A.D. and theOld Roman cursive, in which the letters E and Toccasionally were written together to form a ligature .However, during the development of the Latin script,while the use of ligatures in general diminished, the et-ligature continued to be used and gradually became morestylized and less revealing of its origin.The modern italic type X is a kind of et-ligature that goesback to the cursive scripts developed duringthe Renaissance. Home
  48. 48. The Ampersand Home
  49. 49. 20. Connect.. Home
  50. 50. 5 wicket hauls in all 3 formats of the game Home
  51. 51. 21.X is a director/producer whosedocumentary film was nominated for anOscar in the year 1978. His half brother Ywas a director/producer in his ownright. Id X and Y. Home
  52. 52. X is Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Y is Ramanand Sagar Home
  53. 53. 22.In 1865, on the very day he was assassinated at FordsTheatre, Lincoln green-lighted the X Division to suppresscounterfeit currency. In 1901, Congress informally requestedX for Presidential protection following the assassination ofPresident William McKinley. From 1902 onwards, The Xassumed full-time responsibility for protection of thePresident.It wasnt until 1951--after a failed attempt on President HarryTrumans life--that Congress codified the agencys permanentprotection of the First Family. Its duties also now includecandidates for high office and visiting dignitaries. Home
  54. 54. Home
  55. 55. 23. LVC Home
  56. 56. +120/-60 Home
  57. 57. +110/-55 Home
  58. 58. +100/-50 Home
  59. 59. +90/-45 Home
  60. 60. +80/-40 Home
  61. 61. +70/-35 Home
  62. 62. +60/-30 Home
  63. 63. +50/-45 Home
  64. 64. +40/-20 Home
  65. 65. +30 Home
  66. 66. +20 Home
  67. 67. +10 Home
  68. 68. Home
  69. 69. 24. Connect.. Home
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  71. 71. 25.In San Francisco, he got the chance to see his idols, mostnotably B.B. King, perform live. . After several years spentworking as a dishwasher in a diner, X decided to become afull-time musician. In 1966, he gained prominence by a seriesof accidental events all happening on the same day. X was afrequent spectator at Bill Grahams Fillmore West. During aSunday matinee show, Paul Butterfield was slated to performthere but was unable to do so as a result of being intoxicated.Bill Graham assembled an impromptu band of musicians heknew primarily through his connections with the GratefulDead, Butterfields own band and Jefferson Airplane, but hehad not yet picked all of the guitarists at the time. Xsmanager, Stan Marcum, immediately suggested to Grahamthat X join the impromptu band and Graham assented. Home
  72. 72. Carlos Santana Home
  73. 73. 26.The original choice for this had been theMaharajah of Patiala who withdrew because hecouldn’t afford the time away from India, hissubstitute the Maharajah of Porbandar neverdeserved it on merit, and Porbandar’s brother inlaw, Limbdi who would have replaced him wasinjured. It was finally decided upon a commonerfrom Indore. Tell me who was this person andwhat was the controversy about ? Home
  74. 74. Colonel C K Naydu. The controversy is of courseregrding choosing Indias first official test captain Home
  75. 75. 27.His first-class career lasted from 1900to 1907. In all he played 10 matches forMCC - 18 innings, 6 not-outs, 231 runs,highest score 43, average 19.25. Healso took one wicket for 50 runs, that ofW G Grace.. Identify him. Home
  76. 76. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Home
  77. 77. 28.Bombay to Goa is a 1972 adventure-comedy Hindi movie starring AmitabhBachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, ArunaIrani and Mehmood. The movie is known particularlyfor its catchy tunes.The film is a remake of a 1966 hit Tamil film Madrasto Pondicherry. It was a Semi-Hit at the box office.Bombay to Goa was remade in 2007 with anensemble cast of comedians.Mehmood had offered the role of Amitabh Bachchanto X. Id X. Home
  78. 78. Rajiv Gandhi Home
  79. 79. 29.In 1944, Japan realized that the Allied Navy was preparing toclaw back the Philippines. Hence, they decided that what theircountry lacked in military might, it would make up for infervor. That was how the XXXXX was formed, led by AdmiralTakijiro Onishi a ruthless warrior and one of the heroes of thesurprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The first strike came onOctober 25, 1944, off the Philippine island of Leyte, andincluded 26 fighter planes. It peaked with the start of thebattle of Okinawa in April 1945. Admiral Takijiro Onishi, afterseeing all his desperate attempts to ward off his country’simminent defeat fall through and hearing the Emperor’sdecision to capitulate, swam in a pool of blood for a whole 18hours and died squeezing the hand of a close friend. IdentifyXXXXX. Home
  80. 80. Home
  81. 81. 30. Id this beautiful lass and theunique distinction she shares with Jonty Rhodes. Home
  82. 82. Home
  83. 83. 31. Home
  84. 84. Dr. X (born December 11, 1970) is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant, mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He has written a number of books relatedto Hindu mythology, including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, a novel, The Pregnant King, and Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata Home
  85. 85. Devdutt Pattnaik Home
  86. 86. 32.Set in 1960 by U.S. Air Force Col. JoeKittinger, this record has remained unbeateneven after the recent attempt by Austrianpilot Felix Baumgartner. Incidentally,Kittinger was the man on the other end ofBaumgartner’s microphone at MissionControl in Roswell, N.M. The 84-year-oldretired colonel served as Baumgartner’smentor throughout the preparation processand his adviser throughout the flight. Home
  87. 87. Longest freefall duration Home
  88. 88. 33.X was originally supposed to be in Barcelona. Butthinking the thing would end up looking like aneyesore, the city rejected its Designer Y’s plans, andhe was forced to repitch the project elsewhere.Luckily, Y found a home for his idea, where it couldserve as the main archway for the 1889International Exposition. Truth be told, the X wasn’tsupposed to stay up for very long. In fact, it wasoffered for sale as scrap and was spared onlybecause it proved useful to the army. (They foundthat its 984-foot height worked nicely as acommunications tower.) Home
  89. 89. Eiffel Tower Home
  90. 90. 34.“My father late N Gopal Holla `invented’ the Xin 1949. He was a good cook himself and wasincharge of the food catering the Mutt duringthe Paryaya festival where there would be asmany as 25,000 people present for the meal.That is when he created this munchy. It wasloved so much, that he decided to make it aregular feature in our hotel”, said AchuthHolla, proprietor of Mitra Samaj, Udupi. Whatare we talking about? Home
  91. 91. Goli Baje Home
  92. 92. 35. Connect Home
  93. 93. NEVERLAND Home
  94. 94. 36.In common parlance, a X is someone who, given acertain argument, takes a position he or she does notnecessarily agree with, for the sake of argument. Intaking such position, the individual taking on the roleseeks to engage others in an argumentative discussionprocess. The purpose of such process is typically to testthe quality of the original argument and identifyweaknesses in its structure, and to use such informationto either improve or abandon the original, opposingposition. It can also refer to someone who takes astance that is seen as unpopular or unconventional, butis actually another way of arguing a much moreconventional stance. Home
  95. 95. Home
  96. 96. 37.The X is described as resembling "a small,thin, flexible lap computer" encased in a"sturdy plastic cover" with the words "DontPanic" inscribed on it "in large, friendlyletters". It is presumably of robustconstruction, making it able to withstandfalling through time/space wormholes andbeing thrown into swamps, being rescued,and still operating. Home
  97. 97. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Home
  98. 98. Home
  99. 99. 38. Connect Home
  100. 100. AsterixThe first visual is the first Frenchsatellite launched - Asterix-I (adedication to Asterix).Goscinny and Uderzo in the next pic. Home
  101. 101. 39.He was a leading artist of the Pop art movement. He has thelargest museum in the USA dedicated to a single artist.In the mid-1960s, he adopted the band the VelvetUnderground, making them a crucial element of the ExplodingPlastic Inevitable multimedia performance art show. He, withPaul Morrissey, acted as the bands manager, introducing themto Nico (who would perform with the band at Xs request). In1966 he "produced" their firstalbum The Velvet Underground & Nico,as well as providing its album art. Home
  102. 102. Home
  103. 103. 40.Y bought the rights to the novel anonymously from Robert Bloch for onlyUS$9,000. He then bought up as many copies of the novel as he could to keepthe ending a secret.To ensure the people were in the theaters at the start of the film (rather thanwalking in part way through) the studio provided a record to play in thefoyer of the theaters. The album featured background music, occasionallyinterrupted by a voice saying "Ten minutes to X time," "Five minutes to Xtime," and so on.Every theater that showed the film had a cardboard cut-out installed in thelobby of Y pointing to his wristwatch with a note from the director saying"The manager of this theatre has been instructed at the risk of his life, not toadmit to the theatre any persons after the picture starts. Any spuriousattempts to enter by side doors, fire escapes or ventilating shafts will be metby force. The entire objective of this extraordinary policy, of course, is to helpyou enjoy X more. Y" Home
  104. 104. X – PsychoY – Alfred Hitchcock Home
  105. 105. 41. SVC Home
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  107. 107. +20/-10 On a London vacation with his wife, Cole declined to enter amuseum on the north London thoroughfare. "I told her, Ive seen enough museums. You go on in, takeyour time and look around and so on, and Ill just stay out here andsee whats going on outside," he recalled. Parked just outside was a black police van. "I like to just starttalking with people," Cole said. "I walked out, and that cop was sittingthere in that police car. I just started carrying on a conversation withhim. I was asking him about all kinds of things, about the city ofLondon and the traffic control, things like that. Passing the time ofday.“ It was 10 a.m., Aug. 8, 1969. Photographer Iain McMillan wason a stepladder in the middle of the street. “I just happened to look up, and I saw those guys walkingacross the street like a line of ducks," Cole remembered. "A bunch ofkooks, I called them, because they were rather radical-looking at thattime. You didnt walk around in London barefoot.” Home
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