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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:43 pm

[quote="JM1776"]Michael: 37
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Current topic: Pop and Rock Music

[One point] 1. Barry Manilow's song "Mandy" is not about a woman, but his pet ___.

Dog.



[Two points] 2. Bryan Adams' song "Run to You" is not about a woman, but his ______.

Mistress.



[Two points] 3. Considered by a few the inauguration of rock 'n' roll, this song also served as the opening theme to the sitcom Happy Days. For one point each, name the song and the band.

Rock Around the Clock, Bill Haley and His Comets.



[Four points] 4. A better candidate for that title, "Rocket 88", purportedly by Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats, was in actuality the first big hit for a man who became better known to the modern fan as the discoverer, mentor, husband and (supposedly) abuser of his wife, Anna Mae Bullock, in her new incarnation as the better half of his "Review". He is ___ ______.

Ike Turner.



[Five points] 5. Complete the lyric: "Princess Grace, Peyton Place, _______ __ ___ ____."

Trouble in the Suez



[Six points] 6. New Wave pioneer Gary Numan had only one big hit in the United States. For two points, name the song and for four more, the album from which it came.

Cars.



[Seven points] 7. Complete the lyric for four points: "When I think about those nights in ________, I get the sweetest thoughts of you and me." For an extra four, name the artist [two points] and the song [two more].

Montreal, Gino Vanelli, I Just Want to Stop.






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Post by Quoshara » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:22 am

JM1776 wrote: [Two points] 3. Considered by a few the inauguration of rock 'n' roll, this song also served as the opening theme to the sitcom Happy Days. For one point each, name the song and the band.
"Rock Around the Clock" - Bill Hailey and the Comets (?)
JM1776 wrote:[Four points] 4. A better candidate for that title, "Rocket 88", purportedly by Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats, was in actuality the first big hit for a man who became better known to the modern fan as the discoverer, mentor, husband and (supposedly) abuser of his wife, Anna Mae Bullock, in her new incarnation as the better half of his "Review". He is ___ ______.
Ike Turner
JM1776 wrote:[Five points] 5. Complete the lyric: "Princess Grace, Peyton Place, _______ __ ___ ____."
Trouble in the Suez (...or something like that)

JM1776 wrote:[Seven points] 7. Complete the lyric for four points: "When I think about those nights in ________, I get the sweetest thoughts of you and me." For an extra four, name the artist [two points] and the song [two more].
Crap.. I know this... Is it Memphis?
JM1776 wrote:[Eight points] 8. Who said, "We're in pop music. If we're not popular, we're irrelevant"?
I want to say John Lennon...because he was snarky that way... but I don't think that's correct.
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Post by Quoshara » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:23 am

Damn... My editing fingers are too slow for this game. *L*
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:43 am

Your new nickname is "Too Slow Quo" :[]]

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Questions remaining:

[Two points] 2. Bryan Adams' song "Run to You" is not about a woman, but his ______.

[Eight points] 8. Who said, "We're in pop music. If we're not popular, we're irrelevant"?
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

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[quote="JM1776"]Your new nickname is "Too Slow Quo" :[]]

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Current topic: Pop and Rock Music

Questions remaining:

[Two points] 2. Bryan Adams' song "Run to You" is not about a woman, but his ______.

Did not see the part about not a woman. It's one of two and I'll go with the least obvious: His Nikon camera.

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:45 am

Nope. It's the most obvious.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:26 am

JM1776 wrote:Nope. It's the most obvious.
It's his guitar. Damn! Went to far outside the box on that one.

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Post by JM1776 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:48 pm

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Who said, "We're in pop music. If we're not popular, we're irrelevant"?

Darryl Hall

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by Michael » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:32 pm

Sorry I've come into this late. I've had PC problems the last couple of weeks.

(What? Me log in to a forum from work? Never! ;) )
JM1776 wrote:[Six points] 6. New Wave pioneer Gary Numan had only one big hit in the United States. For two points, name the song and for four more, the album from which it came.
I don't believe the second half of this one was answered.

The album was The Pleasure Principle.
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by JM1776 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:03 pm

Usually, when I answer my own questions, that counts as the round being over ... but I'll make an exception.

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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

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Topic: Potpourri

1. For six points, name the three Triple Crown winners that preceded American Pharoah. Note that you must have all three to receive the points.

2. For one point each, name the Hardy boys. For four more, add their father.

3. For four points, who said, "What an artist dies in me"?

4. For three points, who preceded Phil Collins as Genesis' lead singer?

5. For four points, what famous magician received condemnation from Saint Peter for attempting to purchase the power of the Holy Spirit? For one more, what word did his name inspire?

6. For five points, who was the last pharaoh of Egypt?

7. For two points, what mathematician is more famous in lay circles for his theological "Wager" than his contributions to his discipline? For one more point, what is his first name?

8. For three points, what is the only major naval engagement ever fought between battleships?
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by stidham » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:15 am

For one point each, name the Hardy boys. For four more, add their father. Frank and Joe, Their father was Fenton.

For three points, who preceded Phil Collins as Genesis' lead singer? Peter Gabriel

For three points, what is the only major naval engagement ever fought between battleships? Jutland
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Re: It's Trivia Time Once More!

Post by lafr » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:23 am

1. For six points, name the three Triple Crown winners that preceded American Pharoah. Note that you must have all three to receive the points.

Secretariat

Seattle Slew

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(oh man - I am so old. Not as old as Tony Kornheiser.)

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Post by JM1776 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:11 pm

lafr wrote:oh man - I am so old. Not as old as Tony Kornheiser.
And not as counter-culture as me: I to this day think the Slew could've beaten Secretariat.
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Post by Quoshara » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:31 am

2. For one point each, name the Hardy boys. For four more, add their father.

Joe and Frank...and it seems to me their father was Tom (Or is that just because I can't get Tom Hardy off my brain? *L*)

7. For two points, what mathematician is more famous in lay circles for his theological "Wager" than his contributions to his discipline? For one more point, what is his first name?

I believe that's Shroedinger (sp?)

8. For three points, what is the only major naval engagement ever fought between battleships?

Monitor and the Merrimac.
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