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Friday, February 3, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

Congratulations to "Dave Holloway" who won this week's "Mind Scrambler". Here was the scrambler:

What do you throw out when you want to use it, but take in when you don't want to use it?

ANSWER: An anchor.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy...there's something about winning a Super Bowl."

HINT: (1948- ), is a former American football quarterback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL).

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RANDOM TIDBITS

The game between the New York Jets and the Baltimore Colts in 1969 was the first time the league used Roman numerals and the official "Super Bowl" name. The Jets went on to beat the Colts 16-7 and Joe Namath continued on a path that would eventually lead him to the Hall of Fame.

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Everyone enjoys a good Super Bowl party, especially when there's food involved. The event is the second-highest day of food consumption after Thanksgiving. Beer consumption has declined over the years, but it's still one of the most popular beverages during the game.

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Super Bowl 10 in Miami welcomed Up With The People, an organization who brought education and positive energy to the youth. The group was the first musical act to perform at the Super Bowl. One of the most legendary acts would come years later during Super Bowl XXVI, starring the late Michael Jackson.

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1967 - A 30-second commercial costs about $40,000 during the first Super Bowl. 2016 - A 30-second spot sells for a record cost of $5 million.

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Lowest Winning Score - January 14, 1973 - Lowest scoring winner - Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7 - Super Bowl VII, at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.

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Highest Winning Score - January 28, 1990 - Highest scoring winner - San Francisco 49ers, 55, Denver Broncos, 10 - Super Bowl XXIV, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. This was also the largest margin of victory to date.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy...there's something about winning a Super Bowl."

ANSWER: Terry Bradshaw.

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