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#481354 - 01/03/09 05:00 PM Win The Nantucket Diet Murders
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Win The Nantucket Diet Murders by Virginia Rich. Fun murders set in Nantucket, MA!

The first one to answer ONE trivia question correctly will win the prize. This contest is open to anyone living in the US or UK who is aged 18 or older. Only posts that are unedited will be accepted as answers. Prize will be shipped to the winner at no cost to the winner. The prize will be the above book which is worth $9. For complete rules, please visit BellaOnline Sweepstakes Rules

THE QUESTION:
What industry was Nantucket famous for?

* Cattle raising
* Windmill making
* Whaling
* Mountain climbing
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#481820 - 01/04/09 11:18 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Whaling... The industries of the island are unimportant; there is considerable cod and scallop fishing. Sheep-raising was once an important industry. Nantucket was long famous as a whaling port. As early as the beginning of the 18th century its fleets vied with those of eastern Long Island. In 1712 a Nantucket whaler, Christopher Hussey, blown out to sea, killed some sperm whales and thus introduced the sperm-oil industry and put an end to the period in which only driftand shoreor boat-whaling had been carried on - the shore fishery died out about 1760. In 1757 whaling was the only livelihood of the people of Nantucket; and in 1750-1775, although whaling fleets were in repeated danger from French and Spanish privateers, the business, with the allied coopers and other trades, steadily increased. In 1775 the Nantucket fleet numbered 150, and the population was between 5000 and 6000, about 90% being Quakers; but by 1785 the fleet had been shattered, 134 ships being destroyed or captured during the war. Tallow candles as a substitute for whale-oil had been introduced, and the British market was closed by a duty of �r8 a ton on oil; a bounty offered by the Massachusetts legislature (�5 on white and � 3 on yellow or brown spermaceti, and �2 on whale-oil per ton) was of slight assistance. During the war of 1812 the Nantucket fleet was the only one active; it suffered severely during the war, and in the decade1820-1830Nantucket lost its primacy to New Bedford, whose fleet in 1840 was twice as large. Nantucket's last whaler sailed in 1869. Subsequently the island has been chiefly important as a summer resort.
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#482999 - 01/08/09 02:35 AM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: KathyP.]
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KathyP - you're right, but you just won a prize -

Previous Prize Winner

So we'll ask another question!

What is it called when sailors took a whale's ivory and carved pretty images into it?

* Calligraphy
* Scrimshaw
* Candle Making
* Tatting
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#484981 - 01/15/09 01:06 AM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Anyone even want to take a guess on this one? smile
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#485121 - 01/15/09 11:52 AM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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without a doubt Scrimshaw!

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#485133 - 01/15/09 01:06 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Powersweepstaking.com]
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Lisa, Virginia Rich wrote several great mysteries related to food. She didn't start writing until her sixties, so didn't leave us with as many as we would have liked.

Great trivia question!
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#487528 - 01/23/09 10:20 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Edie - MysteryBooksEd]
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PowerSweepstaking is right of course! PM me your address and I'll send the prize out to you!
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#496938 - 02/24/09 07:35 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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PowerSweepstaking - I still don't have your address. Please PM or email or somehow get that information to me so I can get your prize out to you! Thanks!
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#540304 - 07/30/09 05:47 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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OK I PMed this person several times and never got an address or response. Time to try again!

What type of creature is a whale?

* Mammal
* Fish
* Reptile
* Virus
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#540406 - 07/30/09 11:14 PM Re: Win The Nantucket Diet Murders [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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It's too easy..... Mammal

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