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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c50(11/26/2006)

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"Where did I go wrong?" A homing pigeon flew 3,106 miles off course during a race from France and ended up on St. Eustatius Island in the Caribbean!

"These are my doubles!" The International Brick Collectors Association forbids its members to buy or sell bricks for money.

"12 Ton Challenge" Stuart Burrell of Rayleigh, England, lifted a 48.5-pound weight 522 times in one hour!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) How far off course did the homing pigeon fly France?

(2) Which association forbids its members to buy or sell bricks for money?

(3) How many times did Stuart lift a 48.5-pound weight in one hour?

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