1. What is your age? Under 18 Years Old 18 to 24 Years Old 25 to 30 Years Old 31 to 40 Years Old 41 to 50 Years Old 51 to 60 Years Old Over 60 Years Old 2. What is your gender? Male Female 3. How tall is the arch? 600 feet 650 feet 630 feet 550 feet 660 feet not sure, but it's taller than anything else in town! 4. how much taller is it than wide? its width is the same as its height 100 feet not sure, but definitely taller than wide 200 feet actually, i think its really close- like only 20 feet difference or something like that its not. its wider than it is taller. 5. you're out of town and you meet a st.louisan. what's your first question? what's your name? where do you go to church? what part of town do you live in? where did you go to high school? where did you go to college? what's your favorite baseball team? 6. what is 'the barn'? the place we go on the weekends out in the country to ride horses a place grandma has out back of her house in illinois the best nightclub in town thats what we call the stadium the rams play in its neighborhood on thesouthside it was where the Blues played for many years. i was at the implosion and have a brick from it. 7. how many games did the world series of 85 last and who won it? duh! royals in 7. look in the record books. royals in 7, but i think we deserved it. record books are wrong. cards won in 7. horrible call at first base when the royal was obviously out led to us losing thegame. record books are wrong. cards won in 5. horrible call at first base when the royal was obviously out led to us losing that game and then the series. record books are wrong. cards won in 6. horrible call at first base when the royal was obviously out led to us losing this game and the series. yankees. don't they always? 8. who's been making the best icecream in town since 1929? crown candy kitchen its a trick question. the answer is ted drewes, but he makes frozen custard, not ice cream pevely ice cream the fudgery st. louis old fashioned ice cream that place at frontenac plaza 9. why do people still talk about the worlds fair like its a big deal or something? it was over 100 years ago! because it was way bigger than your average worlds fair-20 million people went that year! because the icecream cone was invented there because the olympics were in st. louis that year too. the first olympics outside of europe! because it was the biggest event in st. louis and the country by far, at a time when st. louis was the 3rd biggest city in the country! bigger than chicago and los angeles even! answers 1 and 2 all of the above 10. how do we eat our ravioli? as a main course on the Hill, after bread and salad we like to mix it with a chocolate sauce for dessert toasted with knife and fork what do you mean how? like everyone else in the country what is ravioli? 11. if you were with me downtown after we won the super bowl in 2000, what would you have seen people doing on top of their cars? wiping off the snow. crazy blizzard that day! singing Nelly's 'country grammar' bobbing and weaving drinking miller light beer break dancing talking about the great pass marc bulger made 12. Nelly is from the city of st. louis of course! north side the city of st. louis of course! south side east st. louis university city kirkwood webster groves 13. who is NOT from st. louis? (metro area this time) chuck berry- and still does concerts around town! adolphus busch- started what is now the biggest brewery in the world! jackie joyner kersee- often considered the greatest female athlete of all time Yogi Berra- one of the more famous baseball players ever. President Richard Nixon T.S. Eliot 14. livin' in the 80's we talked about all our tv channels... 2,4,5,9,11,24,30 nbc, cbs, kmov, pbs, khtr, and fox 2,4,5, 8,9,11,24,30 2,4,5,8,9,11,16,24,30 kmov, abc, ketc, ksdk klou, khtr, fox, nbc, cbs, pbs 15. a hoosier is: a sports fan of IU. why is that a st. louis question? someone who lives out in the county someone who lives on the east side someone from the state of indiana a farmer what we call rednecks in the city 16. interstate 64 is.... one of the major interstates going through st. louis that's what people who aren't from st. louis and use maps call highway 40 too crowded luckily not as crowded as 44 what used to be route 66 the same as interstate 70 17. how many people do you know that pronounce interstate 44 as 'farty-far'
and 'warsh' their clothes? none. why would anyone talk that way? one or 2 3-5 6-10 11-20 over 20 18. blueberry hill is the italian neighborhood on the south side is a great place for picking berries just across the river in illinois is the home of chuck berry is a cafe in central west end is a track off nelly's first album is where the blues used to play 19. where do you get groceries? krogers king soopers piggly wiggly ben franklin target schnucks 20. when you are far away from st. louis, (like 2 time zones or so) and asked where you're from, what do you say? i'm from tha Lou, and i'm proud st. louis, MO missouri i speficy what city in st. louis i'm from st. louis the midwest 21. what movie was based on a supposedly true story that took place in st. louis? the haunting the shining the exorcist white palace meet me in st. louis the spirit of st. louis 22. the following happened in st. louis peanut butter was invented the first kindergarden in the u.s. was founded here the building with the largest collection of mosaics in the world is here the first interstate highway was constructed here the worlds tallest monument is here all of the above 23. how many teams have won the world series more than the cardinals? none only the yankees the yankees and the dodgers ( including when they were in brooklyn) the yankees and 2 others the yankees and one other the yankees, the dodgers, the a's, and the tigers 24. the Blues most amazing record they hold is... reaching the playoffs 34 straight years- a best in any sport having never won the stanley cup going undefeated for 34 straight games in 1982 having gone through the playoffs in 1993 without losing a game when mike liut posted 7 straight shutouts in 1985 sweeping the blackhawks in the playoffs 3 years straight 25. how do you pronounce the main street that runs out SW from downtown? grand grayund gravoi gravoiz gravwah gran 26. if you are going to see musical theatre in st. louis, you most likely go to... the rep the broadway show in town the fox the opera theatre of st. louis kiel opera house the muny 27. st. louis has a rather high % of lutherans catholics baptists mormons buddhists jews