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Christmas Message revealed

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Merry Christmas everyone.

 I will reveal the answer to the special message so stop reading now if you want to try and solve the puzzle.  The message comes from the movie A Christmas Story.    In the movie, the main character Ralphie gets a special Orphan Annie decoder ring and is a little disappointed by the secret message at the end of the show.  Here it is…

Be Sure To Drink Your Ovaltine.  “A crummy commercial”, Ralphie says…

  1. First name of Inventor of bi-focal glasses  = Ben Franklin
  2. To send products to a foreign country  = Export
  3. Largest of the great lakes  =Superior
  4. President Grant  = Ulysses
  5. He had a hit in the 70’s with the No-No Song – Ringo Starr
  6. A. A. Milne’s Donkey  = Eeyore
  7. The Lone Ranger’s companion  = Tanto
  8. Eight armed mollusk  = Octopus
  9. Rat pack member, Mr. Martin  = Dean
  10. Disrespected comedian –  Dangerfield   = Rodney
  11. Answer # 8 squirts this as a defense mechanism  = Ink
  12. Ralph Kramden’s neighbor,  Ed  = Norton
  13. Jim Jones’ follower’s drank this  = Kool Aid
  14. Old faithful  is in this national park  = Yellowstone
  15. The Academy Award  = Oscar
  16. Tiny Tim played this as he tip toed  = Ukulele
  17. Capital of Italy = Rome
  18. Either University to play 2010 Rose Bowl  = Ohio state, Oregon
  19. University of Tennessee nickname  = Vols
  20. Oakland’s boys of summer  = Athletics
  21. _________ purchase in 1803  = Louisiana
  22. The “Donald”  = Trump
  23. Land Of Lincoln  = Illinois
  24. Popular mid 60’s jacket named after Indian Prime Minister  = Nehru
  25. Dorothy’s Aunt  = Em

 Best wishes to all and a healthy and Happy New year too!

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Written by pacelinebiz

December 25, 2009 at 2:23 pm

2 Responses

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  1. Great job,Doug.Thanks for the effort.Merry Christmas.

    Frank Whalen

    December 26, 2009 at 12:40 am

  2. OMG, what great trivia! I never paid much attention to this part (you must be a good listener) but I have watched the movie countless times. It’s one of my favorites.

    Diana Komjati

    December 29, 2009 at 8:46 am


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