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Season 7, Day 16 - "Sublime Rhyme" (UNLOCKED)
It's "Purple" week, and today's quiz is inspired by Tinky Winky.
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Tinky Winky was a character from the British children's TV series "The Teletubbies." The largest and canonically oldest Teletubby (the others are Dipsy, Laa-Laa, and Po), Tinky Winky is purple with a triangular antenna on his head and often carries a red bag. The character is infamous for a 1999 "controversy" in which pastor and conservative activist Jerry Falwell warned parents that Tinky Winky could be a "gay role model," since he carries what looks like a woman's handbag, and a downward-pointing triangle (though traditionally pink, not purple) has been used as a gay pride symbol. The BBC's official response stated that "Tinky Winky is simply a sweet, technological baby with a magic bag."
Season 7, Day 16 - "Sublime Rhyme"
[Q1] AT THE REAGAN LIBRARY IN SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA, THERE'S A PORTRAIT OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT MADE FROM THIS RHYMING CANDY BRAND, OF WHICH HE WAS FAMOUSLY A BIG FAN
[Q2] BORN HUGH NANTON ROMNEY JR., THIS WOODSTOCK MASTER OF CEREMONIES BETTER KNOWN BY HIS RHYMING MONIKER ONCE HAD A NAMESAKE BEN & JERRY'S FLAVOR — IT WAS RETIRED IN 2001, BUT MADE A SHORT-LIVED RETURN AFTER WINNING A FAN VOTE IN 2005
[Q3] THIS RHYMING 2-WORD GREEK PHRASE WAS MISUSED SO OFTEN THAT MERRIAM-WEBSTER ADDED THE SECOND, CONTRADICTORY MEANING SEEN HERE
[Q4] BORN IN 1907, THIS ACTRESS WITH A RHYMING NAME WAS TOLD — REGARDING WHAT WOULD END UP BEING HER MOST REMEMBERED FILM ROLE — THAT SHE'D HAVE "THE TALLEST, DARKEST LEADING MAN IN HOLLYWOOD"
[Q5] TODAY OFTEN PRECEDED BY THE WORD "JAM," THE RHYMING NAME OF THIS TRADITIONAL BRITISH PUDDING CAN ALSO REFER TO A CREATURE ALTERNATIVELY KNOWN AS A PILL BUG
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