1998 TRASH Regionals
    Round 08
    Bonuses

  1. 30-20-10 Name the race car driver
    1. [30] His moment of infamy came during a 1994 Grand National race in Bristol, Tennessee when, thinking he won and the race ended under caution, drove off the track with the pace car. Only trouble was there was a lap left.
    2. [20] Despite racing part-time on the Busch Grand National circuit, he is the all-time leader in BGN wins with 33.
    3. [10] Driver of the #6 Valvoline Ford, this driver won seven Winston Cup races as of October 15, 1998 and stood behind only Jeff Gordon in the Winston Cup point standings.
      ANSWER: Mark MARTIN

  2. Given the title of a book by a pro basketball player, name the hoopster who penned it FTPE.
    1. Bounce Back
      ANSWER: Sheryl SWOOPES 
    2. In The Land of Giants: My Life In Basketball
      ANSWER: Tyrone "Muggsy" BOGUES 
    3. Change the Game: One Athlete's Thoughts on Sports, Dreams, and Growing Up
      ANSWER: Grant HILL

  3. As of April 1st, 1998, only five film soundtracks have sold more than 10 million copies in the United States. FFPE, and a five point bonus for all five, name them. Hint: the films were released in 1977, 1984, 1987, 1992, and 1994.
    ANSWER: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, PURPLE RAIN, DIRTY DANCING, THE
    BODYGUARD, THE LION KING

  4. 30-20-10, name the writer.
    1. [30] This year saw an album of her favorite songs, original poems, and vocals, as performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mike Sammes Singers.
    2. [20] Her first novel, Jigsaw, came out in 1925. Her autobiography is titled I Reach For the Stars.
    3. [10] Born in 1901, this relative of Princess Di gained notice in the Guiness Book of World Records for her prolific output of romance novels.
      ANSWER: Barbara CARTLAND

  5. FTPE, given a list of recurring characters from Saturday Night Live, name the person who did them. Hint: none are among the crappy current cast.
    1. Pat Stevens, Liz Sweeney, Joan Baez
      ANSWER: Nora DUNN
    2.   Chico Escuela, Cliff (friend of the Wild and Crazy Guys), Pearl Bailey
      ANSWER: Garret MORRIS
    3.    Nathan Thurm, Lawrene Orbach, Jackie Rogers Jr.
      ANSWER: Martin SHORT

  6. Identify the NFL teams that hold training camp at the following colleges, 5PE:
    1. Western Illinois University
      ANSWER: St. Louis RAMS
    2. Wisconsin - LaCrosse
      ANSWER: New Orleans SAINTS
    3. Anderson University
      ANSWER: Indianapolis COLTS
    4. Georgetown College
      ANSWER: Cincinnati BENGALS
    5. Wisconsin - Platteville
      ANSWER: Chicago BEARS
    6. Wofford College
      ANSWER: Carolina PANTHERS

  7. If you're playing this tournament you probably feel like a nut--but sometimes you don't. FTP each, given a classic candy bar commercial tagline, identify the confectionary in question.
    1. Simply nutritious, outrageously delicious, BLANK I'm yours.
      ANSWER: KUDOS
    2. I was right in the middle of a BLANK when I found gold.
      ANSWER: CARAMELLO
    3. BLANK satifies.
      ANSWER: SNICKERS

  8.   Name the Peanuts character from a brief description FTPE.
    1. She first appeared in the strip as Clara in 1968, but took her place along side Peppermint Patty under her current name by 1971.
      ANSWER: MARCIE 
    2. This youngest Van Pelt first appeared in the strip in 1973, and for the first few years appeared solely in the seat on the back of his mom's bike.
      ANSWER: RERUN 
    3. First appearing in 1963, her father was influenced by the growing use of numbers to represent people in society.  She had younger twin sisters named 3 and 4.
      ANSWER: 5

  9. Who shares a birthday with the U-S-A? Name these celebrities who have Fourth of July birthdays FTPE.
    1. Managing general partner of the Raiders since 1967, this Hall of Famer has directed the Silver and Black to three Super Bowls and two address changes.
      ANSWER: Al DAVIS
    2. The lead singer of both the Babys and Bad English, this Brit hit the top of the charts in 1984 with Missing You.
      ANSWER: John WAITE
    3. This singer, born in 1938, became a soul sensation in the early 1970's with such songs as Ain't No Sunshine and Lean On Me.
      ANSWER: Bill WITHERS

  10. Given the appearance of a US President on The Simpsons, name the Commander in Chief FTPE.
    1. Ralph Wiggum plays him in a school pageant, and in the Stonecutters version of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, says that it's time to party "like 'twas 1799"
      ANSWER: George WASHINGTON
    2. had his head cut off in the very first Itchy cartoon, and survived an assassination attempt by Abe Simpson.
      ANSWER: Teddy ROOSEVELT
    3. Homer got hired at the nuclear power plant due to his Project Bootstrap, for which Mr. Burns thanks him.  He also moves in across the street from the Simpsons after the Bushes move out.
      ANSWER: Gerald FORD

  11. Jewelery doesn't just have to be a simple bracelet or necklace. Identify these unusual items of jewelery for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] Though usually just a simple stud or barbell, what makes these different from earrings is how they are worn- pierced through a man's penis, in a hole that runs from inside the ureter to the bottom of the glans.
      ANSWER: Prince Albert
    2. [10] Bridget Fonda's character wore several of them in Jackie Brown, as we see when she threatens Robert De Niro's drink, but they have been around for a long time- in The Last Emperor, the Empress puts one on her lesbian lover with her mouth as an engagement ritual.
      ANSWER: TOE RING  
    3. [15] A metal flower in appearance, a version with a clip on the bottom is designed to attach to a bra strap, but, when properly worn, it has no clip and should only be held up by a woman's cleavage.
      ANSWER: BREASTEE

  12. Music and passion are *always* in fashion. Everywhere. Answer these questions about a place where they were famously in fashion for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] First, what was the name of the nightclub, the hottest spot north of Havana, where music and passion were always in fashion, according to Barry Manilow?
      ANSWER: COPACABANA
    2. [10] Second, what was the name of the Copacabana's showgirl, who had feathers in her hair and a dress cut down to there?
      ANSWER: LOLA
    3. [15] A fight broke out over Lola. We know punches flew, a chair was smashed in two, and there was blood and a single gunshot, but, for fifteen points, tell me just *who* *shot* *who*?
      ANSWER: RICO SHOT TONY (accept equivalents, but both names must be correct and the shooter and shootee must be distinguished. Prompt on "the bartender" for Tony.)

  13. Another Addams Family movie was released in 1998, but this one went straight-to-video. Hence, a dip in the quality of actors hired for the film. Name these stars of Addams Family Reunion FTPE.
    1. Playing Gomez is the man, whose ABC series Over the Top was cancelled after three episodes in 1977. Also played the butler in Clue, and got his break in a 1975 cult classic.
      ANSWER: Tim CURRY
    2. Playing Morticia is this actress, who once accused Jackson Browne of domestic abuse, and who made a splash in a 1984 Ron Howard film.
      ANSWER: Daryl HANNAH
    3. Starring as Grandmama is this woman, who played George's mom on Seinfeld.
      ANSWER: Estelle PARSONS

  14. Have a heart. Heck, have two, if you're playing Hearts, the wacky card game where the objective is to not get points. Identify the following things from the game of Hearts family for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] In the most popular version of Hearts, this card counts thirteen points against you.
      ANSWER: QUEEN OF SPADES (prompt on BLACK LADY, BLACK MARIA, BITCH, BITCH QUEEN)
    2. [10] Although the point is generally not to take heart cards or the Queen of Spades, taking *all* of them, a condition called this, is the best possible outcome.
      ANSWER: SHOOTing THE MOON  
    3. [15] This version of Hearts is played with two decks, and if two identical cards are played on the same hand, neither can win the trick.
      ANSWER: CANCELLATION Hearts

  15. ID the artist from albums, 30-20-10-5-1:
    1. [30] Give It Up (1972), Takin' My Time (1973)
    2. [20] Green Light (1982), Luck of the Draw (1991)
    3. [10] Longing in their Hearts (1994), Road Tested (1995)
    4. [5] Fundamental (1998)
    5. [1] The Bonnie Raitt Collection 1990
      ANSWER: Bonnie RAITT

  16. Given a description from TRASH's Great Big Bag o' Odd Sexual Practices, name it for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] Capable of being performed vaginally or anally, it consists of penetration with the entire hand, at least as deep as the wrist, with the fingers curled under the hand.
      ANSWER: FISTING or FIST-FUCKING  
    2. [10] An innovation commonly found in peep show booths, and sometimes added by fans to toilet stalls, it consists of a hole cut at hip-height. A man can place his penis into the hole for presentation to a more-or-less anonymous neighbor, who do whatever they feel like.
      ANSWER: GLORY HOLE  
    3. [15] One of the pieces of bondage equipment not previously associated with torture devices, it is an "X"-shaped frame to which people can be bound or strapped. Better ones are capable of rotating 360 degrees and being tilted from horizontal to vertical, to better display the person attached to a crowd.
      ANSWER: ST. ANDREW'S CROSS

  17. Some of the best films ever made never were.  Given a description of a film within a film, name the fake movies for fifteen points each.
    1. Descibed as "half man, half ant, all terror, it's the movie shown in the John Goodman vehicle Matinee.
      ANSWER: MANT
    2. In Robert Townsend's Hollywood Shuffle, this movie gets a High Five on on the movie review show "Sneakin' into the Movies".
      ANSWER: ATTACK OF THE STREET PIMPS

  18. (Audio) Given the game show theme, name the game show FFPE and a five point bonus for all five.
    ANSWER: THE NEWLYWED GAME, FAMILY FEUD, The ($25,000/$100,000) PYRAMID, THE
    DATING GAME, G.E. COLLEGE BOWL

  19. Every one loves a tribute album -- and especially one you buy used for six bucks.  FTPE, given the song from Two Rooms, the Elton John tribute, ID the irritating pop star or abysmal band who performed it.
    1. Don't Let the Sun go Down on Me
      ANSWER: George MICHAEL
    2. Come Down in Time
      ANSWER: STING
    3. Daniel's song
      ANSWER: WILSON PHILLIPS

  20. It used to be that being a baseball closer was an exclusive post. Now it seems anyone can do it. Name these unlikely closers FTPE.
    1. He rejected a job at 3M to pitch in the independent Prairie League. Then he was traded to the Braves for six dozen bats and balls. Now with Mark Wohlers losing his control and his mind, this pitcher has come in to become the Braves closer.
      ANSWER: Kerry LIGTENBERG
    2. A mediocre starter for nine seasons with Boston and Kansas City, this man assumed the closer's role with the Red Sox in 1998 and became an All-Star.
      ANSWER: Tom GORDON
    3. Last year, he led the Phillies with 17 losses. This season, he took the closer's job from an injured Ricky Bottalico and became a solid closer.
      ANSWER: Mark LEITER

  21. Identify the following things from TRASH's great big bag o' things for the stated number of points.
    1. [5] This hit game by Maxis Software has been superceded by the "2000" version, but remains the original inspiration for Maxis' simulation games. In it, you build power plants and roads, and zone land, seeking the reward of the voters' trust.
      ANSWER: SIM CITY
    2. [10] This series of disturbing graphic novels by comic legend Frank Miller includes such hard-boiled titles such as "A Dame to Die For," "Silent Night," and "Daddy's Little Girl."
      ANSWER: SIN CITY
    3. [15] It was one of the last outbursts of early 80s rock star symbolic projects, a project of Ladysmith Black Mambazu, old-school rappers and E Street Band guitarist Stevie Van Zandt. It protested the apartheid-era segregated South African vacation destination that was its title, vociferously claiming that the singers would never play there.
      ANSWER: Ain't Gonna Play SUN CITY

  22. Name the following "personalities" who host shows on the E! cable channel for the stated number of points.
    1. FFP, he is the host of Talk Soup.
      ANSWER: John HENSON
    2. FTP, this New York Daily News gossip columnist hosts E! Mysteries & Scandals.
      ANSWER: A. J. BENZA
    3. F15P, he hosts Coming Attractions, featuring film trailers and news on upcoming films.
      ANSWER: Todd NEWTON