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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 12 is open through Aug. 2

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS: QUIZ + CAPTION CONTEST

First of all, we have a little caption contest to take care of!

We asked folks to take their best shot at a funny caption on this Valley News photo by Geoff Hansen of a bear stuck in a tree during the Prouty.

A three-year-old female black bear yawns while waiting for several hours about 50 feet above the ground in a large maple tree in the lawn of the SAE fraternity in Hanover, N.H., on July 14, 2018. The day’s activity from the Prouty and campus tours made the bear nervous to come down, said Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hinsley. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

And the winner is …

“In a tree, no one knows you’re a bear.”

Congratulations to GRIFFIN SHUMWAY! You get an extra two points on your final score.

Now on to the regular ol’ part of the quiz. Let me just say: SO MANY ACES!!!! And per usual, we’re giving another pin away to one rando (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol). We are giving out pins like they are CANDY.

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 11 ARE:

  • Griffin Shumway (7 out of 7, plus 2 points for the caption, equals a grand total of 9 points! Weeehoooo)
  • Ginni Balch (also an ace!)
  • Cathleen Carroll (also an ace!)
  • Alice Jones (also an ace!)
  • Dave Foster (random winner!)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 11:

Q1. The U.S. Olympic Committee’s legal counsel ordered which Upper Valley high school to drop its mascot, saying the use of the moniker is a form of trademark infringement?
A. Oxbow High School.

Q2. Where is the covered bridge that was struck and damaged on Thursday when a truck driver was using his GPS?
A. Cornish-Windsor.

Q3. Which school this week revoked tenure of some of its faculty in an effort to cut costs?
A. Vermont Law School.

Q4. According to the latest Hawks Talk podcast episode, where is Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher A.J. Franklin from?
A. Lebanon, Tenn.

Q5. Why was Guava, a yellow Labrador retriever, in the Upper Valley recently?
A. To try to sniff out whether accelerants were used in the suspicious fire in downtown Woodstock recently.

Q6. Who was Crystal Gaffney, of Gardner, Mass., pictured sitting with in the grass on the front page of a recent edition of the Valley News?
A. Bruno the green iguana.

Q7. Who was scheduled to make a special performance in White River Junction on Friday, July 20?
A. Siri.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 11 is open through July 26, with a special caption contest bonus round

A three-year-old female black bear yawns while waiting for several hours about 50 feet above the ground in a large maple tree in the lawn of the SAE fraternity in Hanover, N.H., on July 14, 2018. The day’s activity from the Prouty and campus tours made the bear nervous to come down, said Hanover Deputy Fire Chief Michael Hinsley. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

OK, we have three aces, but I’m a little ~skeptical~ about some of your names. !!! In any case, I guess if a world-class soccer player and/or Romanian politician email me, they can claim their prize.

ALSO, an eagle-eyed quiz taker noticed that I had a date wrong in one of my questions. Wrestlers visited West Leb on July 8, not July 7. We did have six people who scored 6-of-7, but none of them got the wrestling question wrong, so I feel OK about how the final scores sugared out. But ~~~sorry~~~ to all the pro wrestling fans in the house … aka Alex Bullett.

DOUBLE ALSO, see the clarification to the answer for Question 6 below.

And per usual, we’re giving another pin away to one rando (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 10 ARE:

  • Paul Pogba (really?) (but you’re an ace I guess)
  • Prof. Anton Duckula (really???) (but you’re an ace, too, I guess)
  • Griffin Shumway (you’re ALSO an ace!)
  • Deborah A. White (yay! random winner!)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 10:

Q1. Which Upper Valley farm, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and the 40th wedding anniversary of its owners, is in the process of handing down the reins to the next generation?
A. 4 Corners Farm in Newbury, Vt.

Q2. According to a story in the Sunday Valley News, Thetford is focused on preserving what piece of its history?
A. Covered bridges.

Q3. What group of people was signing autographs in West Lebanon on July 7 July 8?
A. Professional wrestlers.

Q4. Which chemical allegedly is dripping from a Royalton bridge and causing burns to swimmers and tubers on the White River below?
A. Creosote.

Q5. Towns are opposed to a proposal to rename which mountain to its original Abenaki name, Kaskadenak?
A. Mount Ascutney. (The Vermont Board of Libraries board later killed the proposal.)

Q6. In a talk at Dartmouth College, what did Harvard professor Steve Levitsky warn of?
A. The answer we were looking for was “the decline of American democracy,” but that Valley News headline was later clarified: “In a speech at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth, Harvard professor Steven Levitsky said American democracy is in jeopardy but that a statistical analysis by a colleague suggested the likelihood of an actual democratic breakdown was very low. An earlier headline to this story incorrectly summarized Levitsky’s argument.”

Q7. Who was caught on video strolling around a lodge in Killington?
A. A bear.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 10 is open through July 19

UV Index editors Maggie Cassidy and Amanda Newman and their promotional pins in West Lebanon, N.H., on May 2, 2018. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

We had two aces and, per usual, we’re giving another pin away to one rando (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 9 ARE:

  • Harry Kane (ace)
  • Steve Becker (ace)
  • Michael Waterman (random winner)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 9:

Q1: What was the theme of Hartland’s Fourth of July parade?
A: Star Wars.

Q2: What can you tour on Friday afternoons in Woodstock, which Close-Up writer David Corriveau recently wrote about?
A: Fallout shelters.

Q3: Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery, which was recently sold to a new owner, was named for whom when it opened in 1947?
A: Owner Lou Bressett.

Q4: How many flights of stairs did Lebanon firefighter Troy Leatherman climb on a recent Sunday as part of a 9/11 memorial event?
A: 82.

Q5: Which document is the town of Hartford preparing to update?
A: The Town Plan.

Q6: Where is the newly opened Bridge and Main building, which is being credited with easing the housing shortage?
A: White River Junction.

Q7: What has Listen Community Services recently revealed as it renovates the former Bridgman’s building on the Miracle Mile in Lebanon?
A: The original “Bridgman’s Furniture” lettering on the side of the building.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 9 is open through July 12

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

OK. Apparently one of the questions was REALLY HARD, because nobody got it right! It’s the glacial erratics, y’all. They can trick ya.

So we’re giving away one pin each to our two top scorers and one rando (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 8 ARE:

  • Brian Benkel (5 of 7)
  • Rebecca Bailey (5 of 7)
  • Allan Leeson (random winner)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 8:

Q1. What reason did developer David Hall give for abandoning his proposed NewVistas project in Vermont?
A. He was “worn down by the drama.

Q2. The town of Hanover has said it will withhold a permit for which Dartmouth College event, unless safety improvements are made?
A. Homecoming bonfire.

Q3. How many miles did Tunbridge’s Tripp Ewards travel in his most recently cycling journey?
A. 4,121.

Q4. Who was pictured staring longingly at a woman’s plate of food after she finished running the Save a Stray 5K in Newport?
A. Her dog.

Q5. According to a story from the Sunday Valley News, what are porch pirates?
A. People who steal packages off of other people’s porches and entryways.

Q6. Identify who said the following: “There are so many other ones tucked away in the nooks and crannies of New England.”
A. Massachusetts hiker Christy Butler, talking about glacial erratics as part of the Valley News summer journal series, ‘Lost, Hidden or Forgotten.’

Q7. What year did the Sherman Manning Pools (commonly known as the Hartford swimming pool) open in White River Junction?
A. 1967.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 8 is open through July 5

UV Index editors Maggie Cassidy and Amanda Newman and their promotional pins in West Lebanon, N.H., on May 2, 2018. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Our participation skyrocketed for Quiz No. 7, so let’s keep that going!

HOWEVER, due to some ~suspected tomfoolery~ (*cough* literally Maggie’s husband Chico *cough*) (and also a few other people tbh) we are changing the format of this quiz so that you won’t be able to see the answers until next week.

Here he is, y’all. HERE. HE. IS.

~*~*~* love u bb *~*~*~

Anyway, back to our regularly scheduled festivities …

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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

We’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it plus random “participation trophies” (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).

FIRST OF ALL, IT WAS A GOOD WEEK FOR PEOPLE WITH TWO-LETTER NAMES ENDING WITH “J”!!!!

THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 7 ARE:

  • “AJ” (7 of 7)
  • Richard Laferriere(7 of 7)
  • Joseph Sampsell (7 of 7)
  • CJ Hughes (random winner)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 7:

Q1. According to a Close-Up story, Dr. W. Van Fleet is a _______________.
A. Rambling rose variety.

Q2. When does Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase expect his officers to have body cameras by?
A. Early fall.

Q3. Which Vermont town is Jeff Julian Memorial Vermont Open winner Alex Rainville from?
A. St. Johnsbury. (Orford is in New Hampshire, y’all.)

Q4. Northern Stage is buying a building that has been home to what kind of repair store?
A. Typewriters.

Q5. Recent Hanover High School graduate Lincoln Adam is taking a gap year to do what?
A. Lobster in Maine.

Q6. Which Vermont company recently invested $10 million in modernizing its operation?
A. Vermont Castings.

Q7. What gift did Amanda give to Maggie this week?
A. Unicorn seltzer.

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Lucky 7 News Quiz No. 7 is open until June 28

UV Index editors Maggie Cassidy and Amanda Newman. (Valley News – Geoff Hansen)

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We’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it plus random “participation trophies” (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).

AND THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 6 ARE:

  • “AJ” (7 of 7)
  • Gabe B-T (7 of 7)
  • Rich Kearney (random winner)

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THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 6:

Q1: Chelsea High School graduated its last-ever senior class this month. How many students graduated?
A: Seven.

Q2: Mindy Kaling delivered Dartmouth College’s commencement address on Sunday. Which one of these quotes did she NOT say?
A: “Life is nothing more than a series of decisions. If you make good decisions, you’ll be happy. If you make bad decisions, you won’t.”

Q3: Fill in the blank: “I grieve over every _______ going out because it’s part of a continuum of the destruction of a culture,” said Plainfield resident Steve Taylor, 79.
A: Farm.

Q4: Which New England Collegiate Baseball team handed the Upper Valley Nighthawks their first home loss this season?
A: Sanford Mainers.

Q5: How much did a Vermont judge order Equifax to pay to a Randolph resident and self-described member of the “librarian resistance” in a small claims court ruling related to the company’s 2017 data breach?
A: $600.

Q6: What is the name of the bar opening in Bethel?
A: Babes Bar.

Q7: Which collegiate meme Facebook group recently earned a shout-out in Mindy Kaling’s Dartmouth College commencement address?
A: Dartmouth Memes for Cold AF Teens.

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