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#551806 - 09/29/09 06:56 AM CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind"
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The first one to answer THREE trivia questions 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 book "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" in hardcover which is worth $26.00. For complete rules, please visit http://www.bellaonline.com/misc/sweeps/rules.asp

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#551807 - 09/29/09 07:05 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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Here is our first question:

What is the capital of Malawi?
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#551809 - 09/29/09 07:14 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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Lilongwe

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#551812 - 09/29/09 07:26 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Tse]
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Hi Tse!

That's correct! Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi with a population of over 800,000 people. It is near the border of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia.

That's 1 correct answer for Tse.

I'll be posting another question in a little bit...

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#551840 - 09/29/09 07:55 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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Second Question:

What is the name of the president of Malawi?
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#551842 - 09/29/09 07:56 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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Bingu Wa Mutharika
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#551863 - 09/29/09 08:49 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Beetlemess]
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How does this work then? hehe I can provide my answer as well? Bingu Wa Mutharika

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#551889 - 09/29/09 09:27 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Tse]
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The correct answer is Bingu Wa Mutharika. He was just reelected this year by a landslide.

Beetlemess is credited with the right answer since they were the first person to post with the correct answer.

The first person to get three correct answers will win the book smile So anyone can still win this!

CURRENT SCORE:

Tse - 1
Beetlemess - 1
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#551891 - 09/29/09 09:31 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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Third Question:

What is the Malawian currency called?
(For example, the US has dollars, Britain has pounds)
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#551893 - 09/29/09 09:35 AM Re: CONTEST: "The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind" [Re: Jeanne - African Culture]
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