28 Advanced Bits of Trivia That Only the Most Advanced Trivia Hounds Should Attempt to Read

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28 Advanced Bits of Trivia That Only the Most Advanced Trivia Hounds Should Attempt to Read

Trivia night down at the pub tonight, huh? Well, if it’s a crash course you’re looking for, you’re in the right place. We know the odds are pretty slim, but we have a feeling that some of these facts will be on your little test tonight.

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THE SSAHW The Abyss wasn't filmed on the ocean's bottom, but in an unfinished nuclear reactor near Gaffney, South Carolina, filled with 7.5 million gallons of water. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD Israel banned a guy from traveling until the year 9999 (not a typo). Noam Huppert, an Australian living in Israel, got that ban because he has to pay his wife roughly $2 million in child support paments. CRACKED.COM

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WAS A BIG STAR TREK FAN. Не encouraged Nichelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura, to stay on the show when she was considering quitting. CRACKED.COM

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NIC CAGE HAS OWNED SEVERAL OCTOPUSES. Не supposedly spent $150,000 on an octopus to help him with acting. CRACKED.COM

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An American pepper trading ship was attacked off the Island of Sumatra in 1831. The village locals killed 3 and plundered the ship (named 'Friendship'). In re- taliation, Andrew Jackson sent a warship all the way back to Sumatra to destroy the village the attackers were from. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Andy Kaufman demanded that his alter ego, Tony Clifton, have guest appearances on 'Taxi! After showing up to set with 2 prostitutes, Clifton was fired. A week later, Andy showed up as if noth- ing had happened. CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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Every year, hundreds of fireballs erupt from the surface of the Mekong River in Thailand. Nobody knows what causes them. Locals believe a mythical ser- pent called Naga spits fire from the water. The event is known as 'Naga Fireballs.' CRACKED NOW YOU KNOW

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