Hartford Lawyer Not A TV Millionaire

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millionaire Why didn’t he use the lifelines!!!!!  Oh those Yale guys, so very independent.

DanAlterbaum130421_MG_9656Hartford lawyer and Yale grad, Dan Alterbaum, had his 30 minutes of fame Wednesday on  “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” with Meredith Vieira.

The attorney who works in federal court in Hartford,  made it up to his sixth question, but unfortunately provided an incorrect answer. He never used the game show “lifelines” that include an audience poll or phone a friend.

He left with $1,000  in winnings. He had his own comments on the show here.

 

Here are the questions posed to him..including the one that ended his run.

 

 

Question #1:  Category, ‘Tagging Pictures’

On the popular sharing website Tumblr, the acronym “GPOY” is often used to tag “gratuitous pictures of” what?

A: Yogurt

B: Yachts

C: Yourself

D: Yarn

 

Lifelines Used:  none

Correct Answer:  C

$ Value of Question:  $2,000

Accumulated Millionaire Bank:  $2,000

 

 

 

Question #2:  Category, ‘Alternate Titles’

Given the word’s literal meaning, “The Masticate” could serve as an alternate title for what current TV show?

A: The Talk

B: The View

C: The Doctors

D: The Chew

 

Lifelines Used:  none

Correct Answer:  D

$ Value of Question:  $100

Accumulated Millionaire Bank:  $2,100

 

 

 

Question #3:  Category, ‘Pick Up Lines’

A common saying on the best way to pick up heavy objects is “lift with your legs, not with your” what?

A: Neck

B: Head

C: Hands

D: Back

 

Lifelines Used:  none

Correct Answer:  D

$ Value of Question:  $1,000

Accumulated Millionaire Bank:  $3,100

Question #4:  Category, ‘Rumor Has It’

Beset by stomach surgeries throughout his life, an odd urban legend posits that what famed director had no belly button?

A: Alfred Hitchcock

B: Charlie Chaplin

C: Orson Welles

D: Stanley Kubrick

 

Lifelines Used:  none

Correct Answer:  A

$ Value of Question:  $500

Accumulated Millionaire Bank:  $3,600

Question #5:  Category, ‘Twice as Nice’

A Daily Mail article about the Burj Khalifa stated the world’s tallest building is so tall you can grab an elevator and experience what twice in one day?

A: High temperature

B: Shooting star

C: Rainbow

D: Sunset

 

FYI:  you can watch one at the base of the building, then speed to the top to see it set again

 

Lifelines Used:  none

Correct Answer:  D

$ Value of Question:  $3,000

Accumulated Millionaire Bank:  $6,600

 

 

Question #6:  Category, ‘Musical Matron’

A veteran of CBGB where the genre was made famous, Patti Smith is hailed as the godmother of what?

A: Soul

B: Punk

C: Bluegrass

D: Country

 

 

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