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Celebrity Stalker, Serial Killer or Washington Lobbyist?

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There are three types of people in this quiz. Some are obsessed with celebrities, some kill people and some try to sway politicians. You can debate which is worse on your own time, but right now you have to figure out which type fits the description below. For the purposes of this quiz, politicians are being called victims.

5 Questions: Funny Business

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Dock Ellis, a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1970s, threw a no-hitter while under the influence of LSD. At certain points during the game, Ellis said he couldn't see the batter or the catcher, and as a result, relied on the baseball to tell him

Dock Ellis, a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1970s, threw a no-hitter while under the influence of LSD. At certain points during the game, Ellis said he couldn't see the batter or the catcher, and as a result, relied on the baseball to tell him where to throw it.

Scrabble

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This year marks the 60th birthday of the popular board game Scrabble. See how much you know about the game (and related topics) with our Lunchtime Quiz.

Scrabble(R) is a registered trademark of Hasbro, Inc.

5 Questions: Look for This Label

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Before antibiotics, patients with syphilis were sometimes purposefully infected with malaria. This was because the bacteria that causes syphilis doesn't fare well at higher temperatures (a blistering fever is a side effect of malaria).

Before antibiotics, patients with syphilis were sometimes purposefully infected with malaria. This was because the bacteria that causes syphilis doesn't fare well at higher temperatures (a blistering fever is a side effect of malaria).

Who Was Mr. Brownstone? A GNR Quiz

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Whenever I need a taste of musical hedonism blaring at soul-crushing volumes (often), I know exactly what album to pop on. How well do you know the band that helped define rock music in the 80s?

5 Questions: Greetz

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It is never mentioned that there were specifically "three" wise men in the Bible. The number could have been anything, even numbering in the hundreds.

It is never mentioned that there were specifically "three" wise men in the Bible. The number could have been anything, even numbering in the hundreds.

Which news icons guest-starred on Sesame Street?

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Since its first episode in 1969, Sesame Street has welcomed hundreds of guest stars, including several news anchors and talk show hosts. Which of the following media titans have paid a visit?

5 Questions: IOUS

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Spiders use their silk in many ways. Aside from building webs (which each spider does on its first try, suggesting inherited behavior), some species of male spiders wrap food in silk and offer these "presents" to females.

Spiders use their silk in many ways. Aside from building webs (which each spider does on its first try, suggesting inherited behavior), some species of male spiders wrap food in silk and offer these "presents" to females.

The Soup: The Quiz

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Here at mental_floss headquarters, The Soup is one of our favorite shows. If you call yourself a fan of Joel McHale and his antics, let's see how you do on today's quiz.

5 Questions: With Six You Get Eggroll

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In the <em>Peanuts</em> comic strip, Peppermint Patty's real name is Patricia Reichardt.

In the Peanuts comic strip, Peppermint Patty's real name is Patricia Reichardt.

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