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    reveal's Daily Trivia 10.31.18

    1) What geographic feature, commonly found in cool northern climates, consists of wet, spongy ground and accumulates plant matter known as peat? Answered

    A bog. They are formed over thousands of years.


    2) What is the name of the fictional hotel where The Shining takes place?
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    1. Tundra?

    2. Can't remember and my wife is going to laugh at me for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reveal View Post
    1) What geographic feature, commonly found in cool northern climates, consists of wet, spongy ground and accumulates plant matter known as peat?

    2) What is the name of the fictional hotel where The Shining takes place?
    1. Bog
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ovinomancer View Post
    1. Bog
    Doh, it's moors. Brainfart.
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    I think you were right the first time. Peat is an important source of fuel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ovinomancer View Post
    1. Bog
    Correct!

    1) A bog. They are formed over thousands of years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reveal View Post
    Correct!

    1) A bog. They are formed over thousands of years.
    And sometimes they're rattlin'.

    Down in the valley, oh.
    "I'll tell you something," he said, as if he had said nothing that day. "You're walking on gallows ground, and there's a rope around your neck and a raven-bird on each shoulder waiting for your eyes, and the gallows tree has deep roots, for it stretches from heaven to hell, and our world is only the branch from which the rope is swinging."

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    2) The Overlook Hotel. It is said to have been inspired by a real place, the Stanley Hotel in Colorado.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reveal View Post
    2) The Overlook Hotel. It is said to have been inspired by a real place, the Stanley Hotel in Colorado.

    Dangit, I was just about to type this when I saw you had answered your own question.

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