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Ernie DiGregorio is named NBA Rookie of the Year. Phil Esposito wins the last
of his four Art
Ross trophies and scores his 500th career goal. Mike Schmidt wins his first National League
home run title. Mickey Mantle is inducted into Cooperstown. Julius Erving wins his first ABA MVP
crown. Oakland wins the last of three straight World Series crowns. All of these events happened
in, FTP, what year, which also saw Hank Aaron hit career home run number 715?
Some of the bit players, such as Connie Stevens and Tab Hunter, created new
roles, while others
like Didi Conn, Sid Caesar, and Eve Arden reprise their roles from the original. The major
characters are all new, including Johnny Nogerelli, Stephanie Zinone, and Michael Carrington,
a.k.a. Cool Rider. FTP name this 1982 movie musical sequel featuring Adrian Zmed and Michelle
Pfeiffer as the leaders of the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies.
A: GREASE 2
She first used cocaine at 12, and began gambling on horses at 15. By 19, she
was sleeping with
her bookie, "Starsky & Hutch" director Ivan Nagy. Nagy underwrote her drug and gambling
addictions in return for sex until he became bored with her and sold her for $450 to Madam Alex's
call girl ring. FTP, name this woman, who by age 27 inherited Alex's position as "Madam 90210,"
and whose 1993 arrest panicked Hollywood when it seemed her client list might be released.
A: Heidi FLEISS
Telma Hopkins, who later appeared on Gimme A Break and Family Matters, was
one of the two
or three members of this musical group, depending on how you count, as was Joyce Vincent. The
third member was sometimes included--like on 1970's Candida and Knock Three Times--and
sometimes got additional billing, like on 1975's Mornin' Beautiful and He Don't Love You (Like I
Love You). FTP name this '70s band and variety show whose lead singer was Tony Orlando.
ANSWER: DAWN (accept: TONY ORLANDO AND DAWN)
While guys usually reduce her to vowel sounds and rapid departure, she did
have an on-line
boyfriend named Malcolm once. Unfortunately he was actually Moloch, a demon who got on line
when she scanned the book he was trapped in into a computer. While she pined away for a
longtime friend she recently gained a new boyfriend who doesn't let his lycanthropy get in the
way of being the lead guitarist for a local band. FTP name this character, the nerdy yet with it high
school junior played by Allyson Hannigan, sidekick of the WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
A: WILLOW Rosenberg
Once near dominant in the Apple II and IBM PC game market, games like The
Axis Assassin, and Archon are now largely forgotten, as is their crowning achievement, the
Pinball Construction Set. FTP, name this company, now dependent on its sports game
subsidiary's yearly series of sports simulations, which still uses a square, a circle, and a triangle
as a logo even though it's shortened its initials to EA.
A: ELECTRONIC ARTS (accept EA or ECA prior to "initials")
Comedies such as Hot Shots: Part Deux, Quigley Down Under, and Celtic Pride;
including Robocop, The Hunt For Red October, and Starship Troopers; and dramas such as Free
Willy, Blue Lagoon, and the mini-series Lonesome Dove. These films don't have much in
common except for soundtracks by the same man. FTP name this composer, who has scored
nearly 50 films in 20 years, and whose score was one of the major reasons for the success of the
film Conan The Barbarian.
A: Basil POLEDOURIS (paal-i-DOOR-ee-us)
He ended his rookie season in 1987 by hitting safely in 39 straight games,
earning Rookie of the
Year honors in the process. One of the last remaining All-Star caliber players to be traded or let
go during the Padres purge, he caught the first game in Marlins history in 1993. His attempted
comeback with Toronto was stalled this winter when an auto accident busted up his knee. FTP
name this catcher, who played with San Diego, Florida, the Phillies, and Toronto.
A: Benito SANTIAGO
(It may have been carried by WJR, but the home station was WSM, and there
syndication in the old days. I don't know to change this question, but you might want to check it. -
Its second broadcast featured harmonica blues by DeFord Bailey and old- time fiddle by Uncle
Jimmy Thompson. Carried by WJR, its early acts included the Fruit Jar Drinkers and The
Possum Hunters. FTP, name this country music institution that once featured the dope-addled
antics of Johnny Cash, and that, from its original home Auditorium, launched the careers of Patsy
Cline, Loretta Lynn and Minnie Pearl.
A. The GRAND OLE OPRY
After high school he did a short stint in the army, returning home to enter S. Peter Prior Junior
College afterwards. Eventually becoming head of the town council, this grocery store owner faced
his biggest threat when a woman he yearned for as a teen returned to town finally wanting him.
When he rebuffed her advances, she offered lots of cash for the townsperson who would bring
her his scalp. FTP, this is some of the adult life of what TV character, who survives the return of
Thalia Menninger to remain with Zelda, the truest of his "Many Loves."
A: Dobie GILLIS
At one point in this movie, Walter Burns describes Bruce Baldwin's character
to someone by
saying, "He looks like that film actor, Ralph Bellamy." At another point Burns says that the last
guy to cross him like that was Archie Leach. Baldwin _was_ played Ralph Bellamy, and Burns
was played by Cary Grant, the stage name of Archie Leach. FTP name this 1940 movie which
also starred Rosalind Russell as a hot-shot newspaper reporter who ends up marrying her boss,
Burns, and which was based on the play The Front Page.
A: HIS GIRL FRIDAY
It was invented by Dr. Caleb Jackson of Dansville, New York, in the 1860s as
an alternative to
Graham crackers for patients at his sanitarium. Though the Kellogg brothers attempted to steal
the product, they failed, and after 1900 it largely disappeared until resurrected in the '60s as the
perfect food for sit-ins and other long-term counter-cultural projects. FTP name this food which
has since mostly shed its hippie connotations, and which is sold as cereal and candy bars.
The number's the same. The ultimate goal rating of a polo player. The number
of home runs
Washington Senator Frank Howard hit in one week in 1968, setting a major league record. It's
also the number of losses UCLA had in its 10 Wooden-era championship years. FTP, what
number is this, worn by Hall of Famers Fran Tarkenton, Walt Frazier, and Phil Rizzuto, also the
highest score a judge can give a dive?
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What are they all thinking? VH1 records them for their _Storytellers_ series,
they were up for
three Grammys, and the Pazz and Jop Poll (sic) even voted them best single of 1997. All this for
a group of kids between 12 and 17 who have more in common in the popular mind with Menudo
and The Spice Girls. FTP, give the collective name for Isaac, Taylor and Zachary.
(1 point followup tossup: "For one point, buzz in and admit to liking Hanson.")
Multiply the Scrabble score of the word "word" if it were the first word
played by the number of
dice in a game of Yahtzee. Subtract that number from the least amount of money you'd pay if, on
your very first turn in Monopoly, you landed on Income Tax. Divide the result by the number of
bonus armies you'd get at the start of a turn in Risk if you controlled all of South America and
Australia. What, FTP, is the result, which shares its number with the number of sides on the die
used for to-hit rolls in Dungeon and Dragons?
A: 20 ('word' is worth 16, times 5 for 80. Subtract from 160 and get 80. Divide by 4 to get 20)
Obscenity--the fragrance that isn't afraid to speak your mind. Brew 'n Chew
New improved Brick--the waterproof sponge. Spiffy--the 21st century stain remover. Eyeball
Whitener, The Candy Bar That Cleans Teeth, and The Juice Loosener. FTP all these products
have appeared on what long-running fictional infomercial, hosted by Troy McClure.
A: I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY INVENTED IT!
This position involves the supervision of several employees whose jobs
include setting up
equipment, moving props, shifting scenery, and laying the track used for dolly shots. FTP, identify
this habitual movie credit, the individual in charge of the stagehands.
A: KEY GRIP (prompt on GRIP)
Quiz bowl and NTN go together like Jerry Lewis and the French. Name these popular NTN
1. This Tuesday night staple pits players against each other in six rounds of academia, current
events, and occassional TRASH. The most academic game on NTN, trips and cash are
frequently awarded to the top players and sites.
2. This Saturday night game goes through the gamut of popular music, with such categories as
Triviaoke and Jukebox.
3. The game, played four times during the weekend, shows that players known a bit too much
about the Brady Bunch and other classic TV shows.
This year's NCAA men's and women's basketball tourneys featured, according to
RPI, the lowest
rated teams to ever compete in March Madness. Name them on a 15-5 basis.
A. 15 pts: On the men's side was this club, ranked 263 in the RPI, who can count Hall of Famer
Ken Houston as an alum.
5 pts: This SWAC winner is better known for their football team, which hasn't won a game in the
90's, losing 68 straight since 1989.
B. 15 pts: This ladies team was ranked 300th out of 300 teams in the RPI, despite going
undefeated during the regular season.
5 pts: This Big South champion's founder and chairman is the Rev. Jerry Falwell.
A: PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, LIBERTY
1. Isaac Asimov's Robot Novels, the first two books in his Robot Series, are
considered to be
among the best SF mysteries. For five points each, name the two books that make up the Robot
ANSWER: The CAVES OF STEEL, The NAKED SUN
2. Now, for ten points, name the two protaganists of the novels, one human, one robot.
ANSWER: Elijah or Lije BALEY, Robot DANEEL OLIVAW
Name the film from clues 30-20-10.
30: It is the only film in the filmographies of Andrew Strong, Robert Arkins, Michael Ahearne,
Dave Finnegan, and Felim Gormley.
20: Arkins character in the film, a man by the name of Jimmy Rabbitte, spends a good deal of the
movie pretending to be interviewed, often musing on the meaning of the lyrics to Procol Harum's
Whiter Shade of Pale.
10: Colm Meaney plays Arkins's father in this 1991 film, perhaps the only movie in which you'd
ever hear the phrase "I'm black and I'm proud" and songs like "Try A Little Tenderness" and
"Mustang Sally" in the brogue common to North Dublin.
A: THE COMMITMENTS
Identify the classic REM songs from their usually-mumbled lyrics,
1. I saw a treehouse on the outskirts of the farm. The power lines have floaters so the airplanes
won't get snagged.
ANSWER: DRIVER 8
2. I know it might sound strange, but I believe / You'll be coming back before too long
ANSWER: (DON'T GO BACK TO) ROCKVILLE
3. Bargain buildings, weights and pullies Feathers hit the ground before the weight can leave the
ANSWER: FALL ON ME
Name these winners of baseball's pitching triple crown for the stated number
1. 5 pts: He became the first player to win pitching's Triple Crown in 12 years in 1997, when he
led the American League in wins, ERA, and strikeouts.
2. 10 pts: The last National Leaguer to win the Triple Crown was this 20-year-old who, in 1985,
won 24 games and struck out 268.
3. 15 pts: This Detroit Hall of Famer was the last American League pitcher before Clemens to win
the Triple Crown, doing so in 1945.
A: Roger CLEMENS, Dwight GOODEN, Hal NEWHOUSER
Swallow your pride, ruin your reputation, and identify these sex toys
1. This device can be combined with a cock ring or a testicle restraining device, for real results. It
is worn over the penis, and consists of two hoops connected by a strip of plastic, which is covered
with soft rubber bristles.
ANSWER: CLITORIS BRUSH
2. This device consists of two balls, one inside another. It can be inserted into many orifices, and
the irregular movement of the oddly-weighted balls is... um... the point of having them.
ANSWER: BEN-WA balls
3. This is the name given to a condom which has unusual ridges, bumps, or textures along the
tip, making it resemble a perverted sea anemone.
A: French TICKLER
(Note: Moderators are free to disavow any knowledge of the aforementioned. :)
Killings are always gorier in sequels, and Scream 2 was no exception. Given
the method of
death, name the character who died that way for 10 points, or name the actor who played the
victim for 5 points.
1. Stabbed in the head through the partition between two toilets.
ANSWER: (10) PHIL or STEVENS (5) Omar EPPS
2. Hurled off the balcony of a sorority house
ANSWER: (10) CASEY or CICI or COOPER (5) Sara Michelle GELLAR
3. Beaten, attached to a cross, and shot
A: (10) DEREK (5) Jerry O'CONNELL
Hey, you money cats and beautiful babies, let's see how hep you are to the
lounge music scene.
Identify these swingin' acts, 10PE:
1. Shortly after forming in 1991, this band dropped "Heliotropic Oriental Mombo and Foxtrot
Orchestra" from its title. Signed to Sub Pop, their work includes I, Swinger and the soundtrack to
ANSWER: COMBUSTIBLE EDISON
2. Born in Mexico in 1918, he was heading orchestras at age 17. He was nominated for Grammys
from 1958-1960 for the albums Other Worlds, Other Sounds; Strings Aflame; and Infinity in
Sound. His works have been re-released as "Space Age Bachelor Pad Music" and "Music
For A Sparkling Planet."
ANSWER: Juan Garcia ESQUIVEL
c. Although they've never recorded anything, this drum-and-keyboard duo gained some notoriety
from some MTV 10-Spot ads, and from their appearance in Swingers. Their cocktail cult can find
them six nights a week at the Dresden Room in Los Angeles, where they've headlined
ANSWER: MARTY & ELAYNE
No. Identify the brand of beer that used to be sold via the following
slogans, for the stated number
1. F5P, "Less filling, tastes great!"
ANSWER: MILLER LITE
2. FTP, "You know, it doesn't get any better than this."
ANSWER: OLD MILWAUKEE
3. F15P, "Here's to good friends, tonight is kind of special."
Name these athletes who had their number retired in 1997 for the stated
number of points.
A. 5 pts: The Yankees retired their 14th number in 1997 by hanging up 23, in honor of this first
baseman, who played in the Bronx from 1982-1995.
ANSWER: Don MATTINGLY
B. (10) The Rams retired 78 in honor of this offensive lineman, who played 20 seasons with the
Rams, from 1976-1995.
ANSWER: Jackie SLATER
C. (15) The Padres retired 35 in honor of this pitcher, who played for San Diego from 1973-1980,
and won the N-L Cy Young Award in 1976.
A: Randy JONES
(I changed part one and made it a 5-10-15 -- Lynchburg might be considered
as much as "outside Chattanooga" --pg)
Kerrie and the Delta Gammas are planning the slammingest party of the year, and are going
across the county to make everything just right. Name these destinations 5-10-15.
A. 5 pts: The Delta Gammas know you can't have a wicked party without some Jack. So Kerrie
goes to the Jack Daniels distillery, more or less located in this Tennessee city, to pick up a few
B. 10 pts: Bigger is better, so the D-G's decide to host the party at this Big East arena, the
largest college basketball arena in the nation.
ANSWER: CARRIER DOME
B. 15 pts: It's only right that Kerrie invites the national chairwoman of Delta Gamma to the party,
so she goes to D-G national headquarters at this school, whose athletic teams are nicknamed the
ANSWER: University of AKRON
Ring around the rosie, boy wouldn't we like to have a pocketful of Parker
there's only one. Identify these Parker Posey movies for the stated number of points.
1. F5P, Posey's breakout role was as a librarian by day and a mainstay of the New York nightlife
by night in this 1995 film.
ANSWER: PARTY GIRL
2. FTP, Posey played a girl who goes by Jackie O in this 1997 indy film whose incest theme
made it highly controversial.
ANSWER: HOUSE OF YES
3. F15P, Parker starred with Liev Schrieber and Anne Meara in this 1996
movie about a dysfunctional family and a day's journey into New York.
A: The DAYTRIPPERS
1. the founder of No Limit records who has hit the top of the charts with albums like 1997's Ghetto
D and the recent single I Got the Hook Up.
ANSWER: MASTER P
2. This rapper's success with his current album, Charge It 2 Da Game, may come from being
Master P's younger brother.
ANSWER: SILKK THE SHOCKER
3. Yet another of Master P's brothers has now hit the charts with an album of his own, entitled
Life or Death.
Time for the original gourmet Jelly Bean, Jelly Bellies. You have been given a tray of Jelly Belly
jelly beans. Now, FFPE, by sight, indicate the jelly beans of each given flavor.
1. Strawberry Daiquiri
2. Buttered Popcorn
3. Island Punch
4. Cotton Candy
A: Answers on key to tray.
Now a word from our sponsors, which can be found on the names of of stadiums
worldwide. Given a sport and the sponsored stadium, name the team that calls it home FFPE,
and a five point bonus for all correct.
A. Basketball - General Motors Place A: Vancouver Grizzlies
B. Football - Alltel Stadium A: Jacksonville Jaguars
C. Hockey - Corel Centre A: Ottawa Senators
D. Football - Houlihan's Stadium A: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
E. Baseball - Edison Field A: Anaheim Angels
Given the Robert Ludlum protaganist or protagonists, name the Ludlum novel
for ten points each.
You will receive five points if you need a short plot summary.
1. 10 pts: David Spaulding and Jean Cameron
5 pts: During World War II, Germany and the US exchange information dealing with the
ANSWER: The RHINEMAN EXCHANGE
2. 10 pts: Peter Chancellor
5 pts: A group calling themselves Inver Brass offs J. Edgar Hoover to prevent use of his private
ANSWER: The CHANCELLOR MANUSCRIPT
3. 10 pts: Michael Havelock and Jenna Karas
5 pts: Agent Havelock sees Karas gunned downed, but a few months later sees her alive in
Rome, prompting a chase by both US and Russian assassins.
ANSWER: The PARSIFAL MOSAIC
In the song "Living With A Hernia," Weird Al Yankovic lists nine different
types of hernia that one
could be living with. FFPE, name any six of those delicate conditions.
A: INCOMPLETE, EPIGASTRIC, BLADDER, STRANGULATED, LUMBAR, RICHTER'S,
OBSTRUCTED, INGUINAL, DIRECT