1998 TRASH Regionals
- There are six regular members of AC Comics' Femforce. FTPE, name any
three of them.
ANSWER: MS. VICTORY, SYNN, COLT, NIGHTVEIL, STARDUST, RAYDA
- ID the following characters from Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark, FTPE:
- Karen Allen played this role, the first of Indiana Jones' female foils. We first meet her shooting whiskey at her bar in the Himalayas.
ANSWER: MARION Ravenwood
- Played by Ronald Lacey, this slimy overcoat-and-fedora-clad Nazi is the dirty-jobs man in the German search for the Ark.
- This character, played by John Rhys-Davies, resurfaces in the third movie of the Indiana Jones trilogy.
- The first week of the NFL season was unduly harsh for several
quarterbacks. Given what happened to them, name the QB FTPE.
- He sprained a ligament in his right ring finger in the opener
against Pittsburgh, missing most of the game. He also managed to develop
tendinitis in his right elbow, letting Eric Zeier back into the race to
be the starting quarterback of the Ravens.
ANSWER: Jim HARBAUGH
- While his team won, this Saints QB was lost for the season when he
ruptured his right Achilles tendon dropping back for a pass.
ANSWER: Billy Joe HOBERT
- While he didn't hurt himself, this Raider QB was sacked six times
by the Chiefs' Derrick Thomas, once for a safety.
ANSWER: Jeff GEORGE
- When this network wooed Martha Stewart to their stable of talent,
she probably didn't think that they'd air two sitcoms that parody her
gracious existance. FTPE, name the network which Stewart calls home and
the two sitcoms that it aired spoofing her, one starring Judith Light,
the other Jean Smart.
ANSWER: CBS, THE SIMPLE LIFE, STYLE & SUBSTANCE
- The Century Sports Network publishes seven magazines, all of which
digest various sports. You will get 5 points for naming three of the sports so
covered, 10 for 4, 15 for 5, 20 for 6, or 30 for all 7.
ANSWER: BASEBALL, HOCKEY, SOCCER, AUTO RACING, BOWLING, FOOTBALL BASKETBALL
- Given a game show and something that you wouldn't want to have happen to you on it, name what you would want to avoid for the stated number of points.
- FFP, losing all your money while spinning the wheel on The Wheel of Fortune
- FFP, losing all your cash and prizes while playing the Big Board on Press Your Luck
- FTP, losing in the bonus round on Tic Tac Dough
- FTP, losing in the bonus round on The Joker's Wild
- 30-20-10-1, name the individual from clues.
-  To demonstrate his toughness, he cultivated two mannerisms when he
was younger- holding his hand over a candle flame and burning himself with
out flinching, and chasing down rats and biting their heads off. This
second stunt almost backfired when rats spiked with LSD were released in
-  He served a prison sentence in a Federal prison in Arizona, during
which he wired his jaws shut, lived on a liquid diet, and got a black belt
in karate. Afterwards, he started a radio talk show, on which he famously
urged his audience to shoot ATF agents, telling them to "go for head
shots. Kill the sons of bitches!"
-  His prison sentence was for arranging the break-in of the Democratic
Party headquarters in the Watergate building.
-  His radio show is called "The G. Gordon Liddy Show."
ANSWER: G. Gordon LIDDY
- FTPE, name these how-to type books from information.
- Written by Tim Nyberg and Jim Berg, this 1994 work chronicles all
the things one can do with a roll- or several rolls- of its titular
ANSWER: The DUCT TAPE BOOK
- Jim and Tim came back in 1997 with a book that chronicled the
amazing versatility of oil in a spray can.
ANSWER: The WD-40 BOOK
- Written by Franklynn Peterson, this 1970s repair classic includes
over 300 diagrams to help you fix plumbing, kitchen appliances, furniture,
cameras, and many other objects, as the title suggests.
ANSWER: HOW TO FIX DAMN NEAR EVERYTHING
- Identify the president, 30-20-10
-  Oscar Madison attended a high school named for him.
-  Another high school bearing his name was the site of Al Bundy's football glory.
-  First as a B-side on the Istanbul single, and then on Factory Showroom, They Might Be Giants sang of this "Napoleon of The
ANSWER: James K. POLK
- (Audio) Given a 20-second snippet from a movie and the year
it was released, name the film for the stated number of points.
- (5) 1989
ANSWER: BORN ON THE 4TH OF JULY
- (10) 1987
- (15) 1991
ANSWER: MEMPHIS BELLE
- Never has losing been such a plus. FTPE, answer these questions
about perennial Daytime Emmy loser Susan Lucci.
- Within 1, as of this year how many straight times has Lucci been
nominated for the Best Actress Daytime Emmy without winning?
ANSWER: 18 (accept 17 or 19)
- What alt-rock band, best known for a cut on the Pulp Fiction
soundtrack, recorded a song titled Erika Kane which included the line
"Erika Kane/ another Emmy passed you by."
ANSWER: URGE OVERKILL
- Lucci made a move to prime-time soapdom in 1990 with a recurring
stint as Sheila Foley (or Hilary Talyor, depending on the episode) on what
- Yo Joe! Given the assigned role, give the name of the action figure who
carried out that role for the stated number of points.
-  Marine
-  Arctic trooper
ANSWER: SNOW JOB
-  Mortar gunner
- How many movies have been made about classical composers? At least three, which is critical mass for a bonus. ID these films, 5-10-15:
-  This 1984 movie was probably the most famous ever made about a classical composer, featuring F. Murray Abraham as Antonio Salieri and Tom Hulce as the rival whom he hates.
-  Gary Oldman plays Ludwig Beethoven in this 1994 movie. Says Video Hound's Golden Movie Retriever of the movie: "While Beethoven's genius is awesome and his music breathtaking, his love life is neither."
ANSWER: IMMORTAL BELOVED
-  Predating Amadeus and Immortal Beloved was this movie on which the other two couldn't help but improve. Franz Liszt is depicted as the first pop star in a kind of classical rock-opera written and overdirected by Ken Russel.
- Name the musicians featured in the following Gap Khakis ads, FTP each.
- Khakis Swing--the Jump Jive and Wail ad
ANSWER: Louis PRIMA
- Khakis Rock--the skateboard ad
ANSWER: CRYSTAL METHOD
- Khakis Groove--the hip-hop ad
ANSWER: Bill MASON
- 30-20-10 Name the baseball player
-  Before Mark McGwire, he was the only player to lead both the American and National Leagues in home runs in a season, since 1900.
-  This first baseman led the American League in homers in 1989 with 36, and the National League in 1992 with
-  Now the starting first baseman of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, this player's nickname is Crime Dog.
ANSWER: Fred MCGRIFF
- Name these four-letter words used in horse racing FTPE.
- Name given to any male thoroughbred up until his fifth birthday
- The unit by which horses are measured, from the ground to where the saddle sits.
- A stallion used for breeding.
- Given an original series name and brief description, name it and the
cable station it airs on FFPE.
- Robert Wuhl plays a super sports agent who hustles to get what his
clients deserve- and a piece of that for himself, of cours
ANSWER: ARLISS, HBO
- Narrated by Joe van Riper, it takes you on a tour of the great homes
of the United States, from the Breakers in Newport to San Simeon in
ANSWER: AMERICA'S CASTLES, A&E
- A late night show geared towards women, its hosts are Leanza Cornett
and Suzanne Whang.
ANSWER: NEW ATTITUDES, LIFETIME
- Jim Steinman, lyrical genius, or overblown art-rock freak?
You be the judge. Given some Steinman lyrics and the year it was
released, name the song FTPE. If you need the artist, you'll receive
-  1996:
There were nights when the wind was so cold
My body froze in bed
If I just listen to it right outside the window
 Celine Dion
ANSWER: IT'S ALL COMING BACK TO ME NOW
-  1993:
Sometimes it don't come easy
And sometimes it don't come hard
And sometimes it don't come at all
And these are the days that never end
 Meat Loaf
ANSWER: I'D DO ANYTHING FOR LOVE (But I Won't Do That)
-  1983:
I can make the runners sBmble
I can make the final block
And I can make all the tackles at the sound of the whistle
I can make all the stadiums rock
 Air Supply
ANSWER: MAKING LOVE (Out of Nothing At All)
- Hershey's. A name synonymous with chocolate. And things covered in
chocolate. Given the description of a chocolate bar made by Hershey's or
one of its subsidiaries, name it for the stated number of points.
-  Sold as two candy nuggets, it consists of coconut nougat, covered
in cocoa, with *no* *almonds*.
ANSWER: Peter Paul MOUNDS
-  Sold as two twin wafers, it consists of alternatng layers of
wafers and peanut butter, covered in chocolate.
-  Sold as a single bar, it consists of a whipped mixture of caramel,
peanut, and almond nougats, covered in white fudge.
- Character actors pop up everywhere, though they usually only get
recognition when the win an Oscar or get killed by a stalker. Given clues, ID
the "famous" character acters for fifteen points each.
- He played the deranged subway ghost in Ghost, and also
had roles in The People vs. Larry Flint as a member of
Flint's e-board and in Fast Times at Ridgemont High as
the wacked-out biology teacher.
ANSWER: Vincent SCHIAVELLI
- He appeared in Beaches as an OB/GYN who dates Bette
Middler. In The Paper, he plays the editor of a rival
publication, and played a diplomat in The Killing Fields.
Other films include Swimming to Cambodia and Monster in a Box.
ANSWER: Spaulding GREY
- The recent album Mermaid Avenue is an unusual collaboration
three folk notables. The lyrics were by a musician well since
deceased, culled from his archives with the permission of his daughter
Nora. They were then set to music and recorded by a singer backed by
a folk/country band. FTPE:
- Name the folk legend from Okemah, Oklahoma who penned the lyrics
for the songs on Mermaid Avenue.
ANSWER: WOODY GUTHRIE (prompt on last name)
- Name the British musician, known as the "Bard of
Barking," who provided most of the lead vocals for the album.
ANSWER: Billy BRAGG
- Name the band, fronted by Jeff Tweedy, who plays along with
Billy Bragg on the album.