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Trivia of the Day Blog
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Trivia 6/15
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Answer for 6/14:
 
From player ChristmasFun:
 
Who played the 'Old Man on Scooter' in the 2009 film Paul Blart: Mall Cop?
 
A. Bernie McInerney
B. Roy Dotrice
C. Chris Wiggins
 
Ans: A. Bernie McInerney.
 
40 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/15:
 
Mattel's Barbie doll has a full name of Barbara Millicent Roberts. What is Ken’s last name?
 
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 7:20 AM EDT
Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 7:21 AM EDT
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Monday, June 14, 2010
Trivia for 6/14
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Answer for 6/11:
 
From player George Malits:
 
Who was the last pitcher to both win 20 games and lose 20 games in the SAME SEASON (24-20 in ’73) and was the last pitcher to START both ends of a double header (7/20/73 against the Yankees.  He lost both ends.)?
 
Wilbur Wood. He was a knuckle baller who, for a while at least, pitched every other day.  He was in effect half of the White Sox starting rotation.
 
38 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/14:
 
From player ChristmasFun:
 
Who played the 'Old Man on Scooter' in the 2009 film Paul Blart: Mall Cop?
 
A. Bernie McInerney
B. Roy Dotrice
C. Chris Wiggins
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 8:01 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, June 14, 2010 8:02 AM EDT
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Friday, June 11, 2010
Trivia 6/11
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Answer for 6/10:
 
The author gave this character the full name of Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs.
 
But we all know this character better by what name?
 
The Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum gave him the full name in Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz.
 
47 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/11:
 
From player George Malits:
 
Who was the last pitcher to both win 20 games and lose 20 games in the SAME SEASON (24-20 in ’73) and was the last pitcher to START both ends of a double header (7/20/73 against the Yankees.  He lost both ends)?
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:25 AM EDT
Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010 6:26 AM EDT
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Trivia for 6/10
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Answer for 6/9:
 
Scott Abbott, a former sports editor, let the world know that Chris Haney, a former photo editor, died at the end of May, at the age of 59. What were Abbott and Haney the co-creators of, in 1979?
 
The world-famous board game Trivial Pursuit. With the help of John Haney and Ed Werner, they released the completed game in 1982.
 
42 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/10:
 
The author gave this character the full name of Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs.
 
But we all know this character better by what name?
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:44 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, June 10, 2010 6:44 AM EDT
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Trivia for 6/9
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Answer for 6/8:
 
From player Snowflake:
 
Who said "Hope will never be silent"?
 
Harvey Milk.
 
42 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/9:
 
Scott Abbott, a former sports editor, let the world know that Chris Haney, a former photo editor, died at the end of May, at the age of 59. What were Abbott and Haney the co-creators of, in 1979?
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:36 AM EDT
Updated: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 6:37 AM EDT
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Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Trivia for 6/8
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Answer for 6/7:
 
Whose girlfriend is Grundgetta?
 
Sesame Street's Oscar the Grouch.
 
43 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/8:
 
From player Snowflake:
 
Who said "Hope will never be silent"?
 
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:39 AM EDT
Updated: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 6:40 AM EDT
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Monday, June 7, 2010
Trivia for 6/7
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Answer for 6/4:
 
From player Jacki Tibbitts:
 
What was the password of the Allied forces on D-Day in 1944?
 
Mickey Mouse is the answer I had, but many found Thunder as an answer, as well. Not sure of the validity, but going to give credit to those who answered either.
 
39 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/7:
 
Whose girlfriend is Grundgetta?
 
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:41 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, June 7, 2010 6:41 AM EDT
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Friday, June 4, 2010
Trivia for 6/4
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Answer for 6/3:
 
From player Robert Yetter:
 
What quotation was voted the number one movie line of all time by the American Film Institute?
 
(Yes, there is one quote I am looking for, from this specific list. But we ALL know it!)
 
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn! A jury consisting of 1,500 film artists, critics, and historians selected this quote, spoken by Clark Gable in the epic "Gone With the Wind".
 
42 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/4:
 
From player Jacki Tibbitts:
 
What was the password of the Allied forces on D-Day in 1944?
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:55 AM EDT
Updated: Friday, June 4, 2010 6:55 AM EDT
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Thursday, June 3, 2010
Trivia for 6/3
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Answer for 6/2:
 
Another actor who died over the long weekend was Dennis Hopper, who had an eclectic career, to say the least. Which of the following films was Hopper NOT a part of?
 
A. Super Mario Bros.
B. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
C. Psycho III
D. My Science Project
 
Ans: C. Psycho III. Hopper played King Koopa in "Super Mario Bros.", Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2" and Bob Roberts in "My Science Project".
 
39 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/3:
 
From player Robert Yetter:
 
What quotation was voted the number one movie line of all time by the American Film Institute?
 
(Yes, there is one quote I am looking for, from this specific list. But we ALL know it!)
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:58 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010 6:58 AM EDT
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Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Trivia for 6/2
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Answer for 6/1:
 
Actor Gary Coleman died last week. He is famous as Arnold Jackson-Drummond on the 70s/80s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes. But he also had a guest-starring role on an episode of the 70s sci-fi show Buck Rogers in the 25th Century as a 493 year-old, child president and super-genius. What was that character's name?
 
Hieronymus Fox. He was orginally from Earth's 20th-Century. Being a genius, he helped develop advanced cryogenics. He was frozen and thawed out in the 25th Century and became leader of the Genesia colony after helping them.
 
39 players answered correctly.
 
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Question for 6/2:
 
Another actor who died over the long weekend was Dennis Hopper, who had an eclectic career, to say the least. Which of the following films was Hopper NOT a part of?
 
A. Super Mario Bros.
B. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
C. Psycho III
D. My Science Project
 
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Posted by stars2/quizz2000 at 6:41 AM EDT
Updated: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 6:41 AM EDT
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