Episode 56

Trivia Writers Coop members doo doo.

  1. Michael Phelps holds 23 total gold medals across Summer olympic games from 2004-2016; how many of these 23 golds were won as individual events?    13

  2. What word is used to describe a type of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as armed civilians,use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military?    Guerrilla warfare

  3. Since the late ‘90s, The Young and the Restless has topped all other American soap operas in Nielsen ratings, followed closely by what related series by the same creators?    The Bold and the Beautiful

  4. April 13, 2009 was officially recognized as what day, for Saskatchewan? The proclamation was signed by Premier Brad Wall. Brent butte would be proud    Corner Gas Day

  5. Complete this list: Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, __, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson    Christian Bale (actors who have played Batman)

  6. California, Florida, and which other state make up the top 3 most populous states in the USA?    Texas

  7. Siri will repeat the phrase “boots and cats and...” a number of times when asked to demonstrate what skill?    beatboxing

  8. The phrase "Make him an offer he can't refuse" was first used in what book in 1969? The film adaptation by the same name used the same phrase 1972    The Godfather

  9. In what city is would you find the statue of Christ, the Redeemer?    Rio de Janeiro

  10. When reviewing the musical Isn’t It Romantic?, what critic known for his short “capsule reviews” wrote what may be the world’s shortest movie review: “No”?    Leonard Maltin


Episode 55

Questions are here for you to read and stuff.

  1. On March 31, 2017, what color was retired from Crayola? Hint    It's the name of a weed.    Dandelion

  2. What clear malt beverage, whose name means "Winter" in Russian, was sold in the U.S. between 1993 and 2008, with limited returns in 2017 and 2018?    Zima

  3. Preceded by the VIC-20 and the PET, what is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time?    Commodore 64

  4. No need to take a wild guess! Just name the author of "The Importance of Being Earnest" and "The Picture of Dorian Gray."    Oscar Wilde

  5. An article on Bustle.com grabs you with the headline: "Exactly how (this movie) overlaps with Jane Austen's 'Emma,' because Josh is totally Mr. Knightley." Can you name this movie? Ugh, as if!    Clueless

  6. Evidently it seems that grass'll ~ Put stoners through a big hassle ~ John Cho and Kal Penn ~ Are the two main stars in ~ _____.    Harold and Kumar go to White Castle

  7. Suggestive of "fiery" rumors, what is the "H.S.L." when referring to baseball's off-season?    Hot Stove League

  8. We're on a roll now! From 1871 to 1918, what was the title given to the head of state of the German Reich?    Kaiser

  9. Lounge lizard Tommy Velour and R&B singer Pervis Hawkins were characters portrayed by this female comedienne - And that's the truth.    Lily Tomlin

  10. The first episode of Robert Van Winkle's series on the DIY Network was entitled "Nice, Nice... Landscaping." By what stage name is this handyman/rapper known?        Vanilla Ice


Episode 54

I have no idea what's happening. I'm just copying and pasting.

  1. [LIT] Which dystopian sci-fi novel starts "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."?    1984

  2. [SPORTS] As of 2020, which is the only country to have taken part in every football World Cup finals?    Brazil

  3. [ASTRONOMY] Which is the largest moon of the planet Saturn, by diameter?    Titan

  4. [TV] In the children's show Sesame Street, what is the name of Bert's room mate?    Ernie

  5. [HISTORY] In which city was the Titanic built?    Belfast

  6. [SCIENCE] What Atomic number does the element Helium have?    2

  7. [ART] David, Pieta, The Last Judgement and the Sistine Chapel Ceiling are notable works by which Italian sculptor, painter and architect and poet?    Michelangelo

  8. [FOOD] In Indian cuisine, what name is given to clarified butter?    Ghee

  9. [FILM] The 'O Captain! My Captain' scene features in which Robin Williams film?    Dead Poets Society

  10. [MUSIC] Which American group broke up following their 1999 hit with 'You Get What You Give’, and reunited earlier this year?    The New Radicals


Episode 53

These are questions that were asked on the episode.

  1. Which DreamWorks Animation media franchise released its first movie in 2010, followed by a sequel in 2014, and a final movie to wrap up the trilogy in 2019, with leading characters in all three movies voiced by Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera?    How to Train Your Dragon

  2. In Zelda: Ocarina of Time for the Nintendo 64, a lot of tricks could be done with the hookshot that Link used as a child. However, most of the adult link sections of the game required the longevity of the Longshot, which was found in what temple?    The Water Temple

  3. WrestleMania 28 took place on April 1, 2012 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami between John Cena and what other WWE wrestler? Despite the "Once in a Lifetime" tagline, the two would wrestle each other again at WrestleMania 29 a year later.    The Rock

  4. With inspiration from the fable "The Ant and the Grasshopper" by Aesop, what movie was the second film produced by Pixar Animation Studios in 1998?    A Bug's Life

  5. Manti Te'o was a linebacker for what college football team, when he become infamous for the "Girlfriend Hoax" which resulted in him making up the existence of a girl who never actually existed?    Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  6. The mask worn by what cinematic serial killer was inspired by Edvard Munch's "The Scream", making it's first appearance in a film in 1996?    Ghostface

  7. John Parr and David Foster co-wrote what song in 1985, which was the theme song featured in the coming-of-age film of the same name starring Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Andrew McCarthy, and several more?    St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)

  8. In tennis, four different types of playing surfaces are used: Clay, Hard, Carpet, and what other very common surface that has been used at Wimbledon since 1877?    Grass

  9. In one of the better known sightings, Prince George of Wales (soon to be King George V) alleged that he saw what fictitious ship while on a three-year voyage in 1880, describing it as "A strange red light as a phantom ship all aglow"?    The Flying Dutchman

  10. What do all of these answer have in common?    Pokemon Types


Episode 52

Jeff crushing it with a Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego round.

  1. After absconding with the sculpture affectionately known as The Bean, Carmen decides to hide out in the US city nicknamed Beantown.    Boston

  2. Hoping to disappear into the city’s 21.3 million residents, Carmen charters a flight across the Atlantic and flees to the largest city in Nigeria.    Lagos

  3. Barely escaping capture in Lagos, Carmen boards a boat and travels to a Spanish Archipelago that takes its name from a type of animal (but not the one you might assume).    Canary Islands

  4. Traveling to the mainland, Carmen lays low in a small, double-landlocked country.  Luckily, she has some Swiss Francs left over from her previous trip to Europe.    Lichtenstein

  5. Figuring that she may as well plan a future heists while she has time, Carmen travels to Moscow to case a famously colorful cathedral.    St Basils

  6. Deciding that stealing St. Basil’s cathedral is too small-time, Carmen goes on holiday to the country that is home to the largest religious monument in the world: a 400 acre complex of Buddhist temples.    Cambodia

  7. With the authorities catching up with her, Carmen decides to hide out in the largest city on the Western coast of Australia.    Perth

  8. From Perth, Carmen stows away on a cargo ship headed northwest through the Suez Canal. Unfortunately, the canal was blocked so the ship had to turn around, heading instead for a country formerly known as Ceylon.    Sri Lanka

  9. From one island country to another, Carmen hops on a plane and flies to the country whose flag is known as the Broken trident.  Bonus, Fried Flying Fish and Cou-cou is Carmen’s favorite dish.    Barbados

  10. A note left at Carmen’s last known location: “Dear ACME Crime Net agents, I’ve had a blast leading you around the world, but I’m growing tired of the chase.  If you want to catch me, you will have to travel to “The Meeting Place” and climb to the top of a monumental volcanic crater.  Because of Covid-19 restrictions, there shouldn’t be too many Haloe so I should have the pillboxes to myself. - Carmen”    Diamond Head


Episode 51

Even when people want difficult fandom questions, you can still choose a variety of topics to give more people a chance at doing well!

  1. A former slave who calls himself Grey Worm is the leader of what elite mercenary unit?    The Unsullied

  2. What classic NES game was actually just a reskin of a Japanese game called Doki Doki Panic?    Super Mario Bros 2

  3. How were Frodo and Bilbo related?    First (and second) cousins, once removed

  4. Chewbacca and the other wookies hail from what planet?    Kashyyyk

  5. In Zombieland, what is Columbus’ first rule of the zombie apocalypse?    Cardio

  6. Appearing in all three Hunger Games novels but not in the movies at all, what was the name of the green-skinned woman on Katniss’ prep team?    Olivia

  7. When we first met Arthur Weasley, in which Ministry of Magic department did he work?    Misuse of Muggle Artifacts

  8. What R-rated 1998 film was the very first Marvel Studios movie?    Blade

  9. From 2001: A Space Odyssey came the iconic quote "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that." What couldn't HAL do?    Open the pod bay doors

  10. In the Neverending Story, what was the name of the pendant that Atreyu carried around his neck (it also appeared on the front cover of the book itself)?    The Orin


Episode 50

Thank you again, Tipster!

  1. What 2004 video game, that is played using a percussion instrument instead of a controller; isn't about imbeciles shaking their body til they can't control themselves any longer, but features an ape busking to such hits as "We Will Rock You", "Louie Louie" and "Rock Lobster"?    Donkey Konga

  2. If you found yourself stumbling drunk after the Jim Beam portion of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Distillery tour outside Louisville, you might want to stumble east, not west, to avoid questions from the guards at what US army installation?    Fort Knox

  3. "Andy "Fearless" Brown only played for the Pittsburgh Penguins for two seasons from 1972-1974, but in that time he set a few franchise and league records. Two of those were NHL-specific records. The one that he lost to Ron Hextall in 1983 was for the most penalty minutes in a season by a goaltender. The other can actually never be broken because even though the rule was changed in 1959, he was grandfathered in and was the last goalie in the league to do what?"    Play Without a Mask

  4. If apple pie is quintessentially American, apple pie moonshine must be too. What is the two-word slang term used for illegally distilled spirits? In 1940 a pair of bottlers in Tennessee appropriated it for their new drink that they developed to mix with booze.    Mountain Dew

  5. Hubris is a common theme in the work of ancient Greece. Often associated with Greek epic poetry, what rhyming scheme comes from the word for finger because each of the fingers 3 bones corresponds to a syllable in the scheme’s structure?    Dactylic Hexameter
    Poor Frederick thought he was done with his apprenticeship, only to realize he had another 63 years left, due to being born on February 29th. Thus begins what musical, which also features a character who would be quite good (and also insufferable) at trivia?"    Pirates of Penzance

  6. Badger, Badger, Badger, Badger; Badger, Badger, Badger, Badger; but no mushrooms in this one. Among the dozen or so extant species of badger; are the european, american, honey, hog, five types of ferret, japanese, asian, palawan and the teledu; which for some damn reason is the welsh word for TV, even though you’ll find them on the islands of what country which isn’t even close to Wales?    Indonesia

  7. Pabst, the company behind PBR, the greatest beer currently available, put its blue ribbon on another product last summer. Literally - a wax stamp has been turned into a ribbon on the label, and that's fair, because it's undoubtedly going to win plenty of them. They had some trouble releasing this product, though, as the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau had a problem with their name, claiming it implied certain conditions had been met. When pressed on this, the TTB realized that the conditions are named, but not defined, so Pabst set up a process where this product is literally poured through a wooden barrel, ensuring it complies with the requirements to be known as what sort of 'aged' spirit?    Whiskey

  8. It's not commonplace for folks in the United States to follow international sports, but I think it's safe to say most Americans know Slovenian athlete Vinko Bogataj - though maybe not by name. He became famous in America by accident, when his ill-fated ski jump became "the agony of defeat" on what TV show's opening?    ABC's World of Sports

  9. Based on a children’s book by author Chris Van Allsburg, what 2005 action adventure movie tells the story of two siblings whose lives get thrown into chaos when the events of a board game begin happening in real life? This movie starred a very young Josh Hutcherson along with Kristen Stewart and Dax Sheppard.    Zathura

  10. If I still manage to win the Keyword Challenge of an episode I wasn't on, will the other hosts become suspicious?    YES COREY, WE WILL

Episode 49

Thank you, Tipster!

  1. Triangles many how features board backgammon standard a?    four twenty (A standard backgammon board features how many triangles? Twenty Four)

  2. Base pastry inverted an in cooked fruit caremalised of consists dessert French what?    Tatin Tarte (What French dessert consists of caremalised fruit cooked in an inverted pastry base?)

  3. Country other what of flag the to similar something you give would horizontally flag Irish the flipping?    Coast Ivory (Flipping the Irish flag horizontally would give you something similar to the flag of what other country? Ivory Coast)

  4. Twelve eighteen in Moscow from retreat to forced was leader historic what?    Bonaparte Napoleon (What historic leader was forced to retreat from moscow in 1812? Napoleon Bonaparte)

  5. Reverse in aging someone of life the on focuses movie eight and thousand two what?    Button Benjamin of Case Curious The (What 2008 movie focuses on the life of someone aging in reverse? The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

  6. Magnesium Sulphate, Fred Jones's orange neckwear, Fried chicken restaurant    Horse Racing Derbys (Epsom, Ascot, Kentucky)

  7. Character that defected to The Warriors (1979), 18th letter of the Greek Alphabet, luminescent ammunition    Overwatch Characters (Mercy, Sigma, Tracer)

  8. UK lane but a place in US, pH 7, opposite of obverse    Gears on an automatic gearbox (Park, Neutral, Reverse)

  9. Eastern Capital, Spear Person, The Angels    Translations of upcoming Olympic Host Cities (Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles )

  10. A Magic dragon, French for cabbages, one of the founders of Yahoo    Types of Pastry (Puff, Choux, Filo)

Episode 48

Here. James gived trivia. Like it.

  1. How many teaspoons are in one tablespoon?    Three

  2. Certain beer labels contain the letters IPA. What do the letters IPA stand for?    India Pale Ale    

  3. What nut is the main ingredient in the confection marzipan?    Almond    

  4. During World War I, patriotic Americans might've eaten "liberty cabbage," which is more commonly known as what?    Sauerkraut    

  5. What two word Italian term refers to food cooked so that it is still firm, such as pasta? It literally means "to the tooth."    Al Dente    

  6. Codified in recipe form in Le Guide Culinaire in 1903, how many French Mother Sauces are there?    Five (béchamel, velouté
    espagnole, hollandaise, and tomato)

  7. What traditional Mexican soup made with beef tripe and hominy is said to cure even the deadliest of hangovers?    Menudo    

  8. What culinary bad boy wrote the book Kitchen Confidential, and hosted the television show No Reservations?    Anthony Bourdain    

  9. What bartender's tool, used like a pestle, is often used to crush mint and limes against superfine sugar when preparing a Mojito?    Muddler    

  10. From the French for "under vacuum", what is the name for the cooking method in which food is sealed in a bag and placed in a water bath?    Sous Vide

Episode 47

I bet Matt Mercer is good at trivia.

  1. A type of premium Brandy, the Gossip Girl signoff, and an abbreviation for the second-in-command of a battalion all use what term?    XO

  2. What word describes a fictional standardized test, a former Speaker of the House, and something in Ms. Trunchbull's drinking water?    Newt

  3. The following entities: Tamino (from a Mozart opera), Krishna (from Indian mythology), and Ron Burgandy (from Anchorman) are associated with what item?    Flute

  4. What word describes something with lifelines and mounts, something on the flag of South Carolina, and a company acquired by HP in 2010?    Palm

  5. What affliction falls upon Mr Tumnus in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Ash Ketchum in the first Pokémon movie, and Gloria Gaynor in a 1978 song?    Petrified

  6. Mary Tyler Moore's controversial fashion choice, a brand of juice and a type of salad all are named after what island, located off the coast of Naples?    Capri

  7. What three digit number is a common game in darts, an error code for "not implemented", and the IRS section for tax-exempt organizations?    501

  8. What name is shared by Jon Faverau's favorite sandwich, Michael Jordan's favorite victory celebration, and my favorite actor from the movie Sharknado 3?    Cuban

  9. Rapper Lil Wayne, Author James Frey, and Director Clint Eastwood have each released titles that feature what number?    Million

  10. What word can describe a bottle, a brand of dessert, a form of protection, and a form of protection?    Magnum


Episode 46

I have no idea what this round is supposed to be. I hope you enjoy it!

  1. The Gold Cup is the oldest trophy still to be awarded in international sport    FALSE: Americas

  2. According to letters to his cousin Elsa, Albert Einstein never wore any underpants    FALSE: Socks

  3. On average, the human body loses 4 kilos of skin every year    TRUE

  4. Sigmund Freud's grandson, Ludwig, was nominated for the Turner Prize twice    FALSE: Lucian

  5. In 2017, action movie star Sylvester Stallone was banned from the Ukraine after being deemed "a threat to national security"    FALSE: Steven Seagal

  6. [90s]:  For I'm a paragon, you've perceived my conveyances. And on the runway I pirouette.    I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred

  7. [80s]: We must retain what we possess the lady declares. There's no dissimilarity whether we persist. One has the other and vice-versa and millions. We shall bequeath them a stroke.    Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

  8. [10s]:  Golden rhinestones within the luminescence. And positioning ourselves upright, next to each other. While your silhouette intersects my own. What it requires to develop into existence.    We Found Love - Rihanna ft Calvin Harris

  9. [70s]: Wherefore raptors occur promptly each moment you exist in my vicinity. Precisely akin to yours truly, those yearn to transpire in your neighborhood    Close to you - The Carpenters

  10. [00s]: I am able to live as your champion sweetie. I am able to osculate your suffering elsewhere. I desire to rise next to you until eternity ends. I will let you choke me.    Hero - Enrique Iglesias

Episode 45

Is it late? Yes. Is it here? Mostly. The older stuff will eventually be ported over here. Don't judge me. Here's a round of questions that Jason wrote for some reason!

  1. Fire ants can also be known as "ginger ants"; Ginger is a key element in the 19th century opera "Hansel and Gretel", written by what German composer whose name has weirdly been coopted as a stage name by "After The Lovin" balladier Arnold Dorsey?    Engelbert Humperdinck

  2. There are over 200 currently known species of fire ant in the world; there are over 200 of what large, surprising-to-find-in-the-middle-of-a-desert objects combined in Las Vegas's CityCenter plaza to make a sculpture titled "Big Edge" by Nancy Rubins?    Boats

  3. Fire ants are known for their distinctive stinging defense; The 1973 film "The Sting" famously featured a piece of music by what composer and pianist as its musical theme?    Scott Joplin

  4. Like other ant varieties, fire ants have a hierarchical social structure centered on a queen; 19th century French painter Paul Delaroche is best-known for his painting depicting the execution of what brief and disputed "queen", who died before her 18th birthday?    Jane Grey

  5. Ashburn, Georgia is home to an annual Fire Ant Festival; Georgia O'Keeffe painted, among her other notable motifs like skyscrapers and flowers that maybe didn't look like just flowers, landscapes in what US state?    New Mexico

  6. Fire ants are preyed on in nature by, among other species, Venus Flytraps; Venus is also the 2nd movement of "The Planets", a 1910s orchestral suite written by Gustav Holst; what planet is the namesake for the 1st movement of that work?    Mars

  7. Fire ant males are generally known as drones; what musical instrument with an internally-rhyming name typically contains at least one drone string, along with a hand-cranked wheel and a keyboard, making it like a weird-ass hybrid of a violin, bagpipe, and barrel organ?    Hurdy-Gurdy

  8. Fire ants are an invasive species originally from South America; what famed South American poet of "Alturas de Macchu Picchu" and politician was described as "The greatest poet of the 20th century in any language" by fellow writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez?    Pablo Neruda

  9. Several species of weaver ant in Southeast Asia are also referred to as fire ants; a weaver would likely be familiar with what two four-letter "W" words that describe the interlaced sets of threads that combine to make the end result textile?    Warp and Weft (or woof)

  10. Fire ant "rafts", where tens of thousands of ants clumped together for survival, were a striking image that came from Hurricane Harvey; "Harvey" is the title character of a 1945 Pulitzer-winning play by Mary Chase that is said to resemble a 6-foot tall anthropomorphic version of what type of animal?    Rabbit