Subject: ASU Trash Packet...
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 11:14:42 -0700
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>From [email protected] Tue Apr 1 09:33:34 1997
From: [email protected] (Peter Freeman)
Subject: ASU Trash Packet...
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Date: Tue, 1 Apr 97 10:35:41 MST
Well, sure, it's Tuesday, but hopefully it ain't that bad (and hopefully not
a lot of repeats)...
1997 UCLA Bruin Beach Party A Posteriori Trash Tournament
Questions by ASU and the Horse You Rode In On
1. Johnny and Scott were combing the rocks near Deadman's Point. The
black sheep of a nearby family sneaks up on them, in a vain attempt to
scare the boys, and earn the respect of his kinsmen. Being a Saturday
morning show, he fails, and is befriended by them instead. FTP, name
this Sid and Marty Krofft character, played by Billy Barty.
2. It portrays the five clans of Toreador, Ventrue, Nosferatu, Gangrel, and
Brujah, which each have a leader called a Primogen. It began with Detective
Frank Kohanek being the sworn enemy of Julian Luna, the Ventrue Prince of
San Francisco. It ended after only a few episodes. FTP, name this not-
quite-immortal Fox series portraying the hardships of being a bloodsucker in
the night, starring Mark Frankel and C. Thomas Howell.
_KINDRED: THE EMBRACED_
3. Dexter King met with Jame Earl Ray, and now supports his assertion
that he was not the triggerman. This has revived Ray's story, that
included a shadowy gun dealer. FTP, by what single name does Ray refer to
this alleged accomplice?...if you need a hint, think a 1982 movie about
cannabalism starring Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov.
4. It now resides at the Farmer's Museum in Cooperstown, New York.
It was the brainchild of cigar-maker George Hull to win a bet,, and
when P.T. Barnum's offer to purchase it was refused, he made one of
his own. FTP, what is the name of this curiosity, originally known
as the "Onandaga Colossus"?
The _CARDIFF GIANT_
5. Variations in the 1700s included women versus women and women versus blind
men. During one day of a tournament, nearly 90 pounds of salt is thrown around.
Chopping is not allowed, nor is choking, punching, pulling hair, poking eyes,
grabbing the groin, or kicking above the knees. But a slap to the face is fine.
Participants often wear 19 sagari, or decorative strings, and after great
upsets, zabutons are thrown by spectators. FTP, name this sport in which
the greatest achieve the rank of yokozuna.
6. According to Gore Vidal, a close friend, it was the name William Randolph
Hearst had given to a part of the anatomy of his mistress Marion Davies. This
may be why it was chosen by Herman Mankiewicz and Orson Welles to be, FTP,
what last word of Charles Foster Kane?
7. An annual subscription is available for $70. If you prefer, you can print
out a 35 page version every Friday. If you miss an article, go to "The
Compost." If you're persnickety, enter "The Fray." FTP, name this magazine
whose poetry editor, Robert Pinsky, was recently named U.S. Poet Laureate, and
whose editor, Michael Kinsley, may or may not be under the thumb of Bill Gates.
8. In the play field of this game, you may find areas such as the Collorary
zone, the Perimetet of Wisdom, Invisible Sectors, Vortex Spots,
Pernicious Poem Places, and SIng Song Zones. All you need to play is a
mask, flags, a volleyball, time fracture wickets, and a vivid
imagination. FTP, name this game, whose only permanent rule is that you
can't play it the same way twice, popularized by Calvin and Hobbes.
9. A dog is wounded by a knife. The wound is kept open, as the animal is
taken aboard a ship. Because this salve has been applied to the weapon,
holding it over a flame at a prescribed time would allegedly cause the dog to
yelp in pain, and hence allow the ship to determine its longitude. FTP, name
_POWDER OF SYMPATHY_ (accept _UNGUENTUM ARMARIUM_)
10. He signed with the Virginia Squires out of University of Massachusetts, and
played 2 years for them. He then played 3 years for the New Jersey Nets,
winning the MVP award in 1974 and 1976. FTP, take the soul to the hole and
identify this great, who signed with the Philadelphia 76ers in 1976 and led
them to the finals three times.
Julius _ERVING_ (accept _DOCTOR J_)
11. Here you can find visit such as Neraka, Palanthas, the High Clerist
Tower, and Solace. Other places of interest on your tour may be the
Mt. Nevermind, Thorbardin, and the Blood Sea of Istar. However, it is
recommended that you steer clear of Kendermore, if yo would like to keep
all of your travelling items. FTP, name this world, home of the
12. In the 19th century, this group of drugs were refered to as God's Own
Medicine, as it was used to reduce pain, anxiety, coughs, and diarrhea.
If you're interested in taking some of these, you can either inject it,
snort it, swallow it, or take it rectally as a suppository. For
a high flying ten points, name this group of drugs that contain codeine,
morphine, and opium.
_OPIATES_ or _OPIODS_
13. It was rumored to have been sighted by Joseph Bonaparte, the son of
Napoleon, in the the early 1800's. Commodore Stephen Decatur was report
to have shot a cannonball through it without any noticable effect. Also,
it seems to have a taste for sheep and chickens, and occasionally likes
to gnaw on a dog. FTP, name this creature, who, according to legend, was
brought into existence when its mother wished that her thirteenth child
would be a demon and, since 1735, has roamed the Jersey pine Barrens...and
if you need a hint, think hockey.
The _JERSEY DEVIL_
14. After appearing in such films as Buck Privates, In the Navy, and Hold That
Ghost, they helped pioneer the start of television with their own show,
which ran for two seasons. After this, they made several guest
appearances on the Colgate Comedy Hour, using they signature comic acts
to help boost the ratings of that show. In 1957, as guests on The Steve
Allen Show, with millions of viewers watching, they were informed that they
were the first non-players to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
for a piece that first appeared on the Kate Smith Radio Hour. FTP, name
this duo, famous for "Who's on First?"
Bud _ABBOTT_ & Lou _COSTELLO_
15. This card game requires 1 deck of cards and 2 to 10 people. The entire
deck is dealt out and the object is to get rid of all your cards first.
The first player throws done a certain number of aces face down in the
discard pile, the second discards twos, the third threes and so on,
cycling through the deck until someone has discarded all their cards.
FTP, identify this cardgame, whose name is taken from the phrase used
when you the person discarding is lying.
_BULLSHIT_ or _I DOUBT IT_
16. You can use them as substitutes for yo-yos and tennis balls. They come
in three different sizes and are even seen on keychains. Most of these
balls have a three color pattern, usually in bands. FTP, name these
balls, whose unique rubber construction makes them softer and cushier
than any other ball.
17. Zed, a Brutal, is taught to read by a stranger. After reading "The Wizard
of Oz", he seeks to find the secret behind the bust he worships as a god.
FTP, name the stone head, and you name his god and this bad movie created
in 1974, directed by John Boorman, and starring Sean Connery.
18. During their previous tour, they played an ongoing chess game with
the audience, one move per performance. They lost. FTP, who is this
group, known for a following resembling that of the Grateful Dead and
whose latest release is "Billy Breathes"?
19. The lead character has been chosen to be a Texas Cowgirl, but she
doesn't have the money to travel. So she gets a job in Mr. Greenfeld's
sporting goods store. FTP, this is the plot for what 1978 porn film
with an alliterative title, starring Bambi Woods as a cheerleader?
_DEBBIE DOES DALLAS_
20. The theme music is by Frank Zappa, and the character Ajax is voiced by his
son Dweezil. Other characters include Bernice, Mambo, Fluffy, Uranus, and
Cornfed. FTP, name this cartoon airing on the USA network whose title
character's voice is provided by Jason Alexander.
21. The name of this disorder comes from an ancient Greek god of male
procreative power. However, the disorder can be less than pleasurable,
and can even lead to amputation. For 30 points, name this condition,
characterized by the inability to lose an erection.
_PRIAPISM_ (from Priapus)
22. There long shelf life is attributible to the secret recipe, which contains
no fat. FTP, name this venerable chocolate candy, that comes individually
wrapped in a cylindrical shape.
23. It was recently revealed by a member of this cult that an attack
was planned on a subway in the United States, but was abruptly
cancelled. Instead, they attaacked one in their own country. FTP,
name this apocalyptic cult, whose leader, Shoko Asahara, is currently
on trial in Japan?
_AUM SHINRI KYO_
24. This Oscar winner portrayed the father of the lead character in Oliver
Stone's "Heaven and Earth". Thus, it is only natural that his shooting has
been seen in some circles as a political assassination. FTP, name this person,
a doctor exiled from Cambodia who won his Oscar for portraying Dith Pran in
"The Killing Fields."
Dr. Haing S. _NGOR_
25. He was played by David Leisure. As his lies became ever-more
preposterous, a truthful statement about the vehicle would appear
below during the commercial. FTP, who was this lying car salesman?
1997 UCLA Bruin Beach Party A Posteriori Trash Tournament
Questions by ASU and the Horse You Rode In On
Boni (all worth 30 points)
1. Yes, it's the dreaded "Land of the Lost" question. Wake up your oldest
teammate and watch him squirm.
A. For 5 points, all or nothing, give the full names of the unfortunate
_RICK_, _WILL_, _HOLLY_ _MARSHALL_
B. For 5 points each, name the two major bipedal races that populated the area.
_PAKU_ and _SLEESTAK_
C. For 15 points, name the time-traveller who discovers, much to his horror,
that the violent Sleestaks are not ancestors, but the devolved descendants
of his race.
2. How well do you remember your old Fox TV shows? Given the stars, name these
for 10 points each.
A. Steven Williams and Johnny Depp
_21 JUMP STREET_
B. Chris Elliot
_GET A LIFE_
C. Adrian Pasdar
3. "When you find yourself in danger, when you're threatened by a stranger,
when it looks like you will take a lickin', bok-bok-bok-bok, there is someone
waiting who will hurry up and rescue you, just call for <blank>."
A. For 5 points, fill in the blank.
B. For 15 points, give the real identity of Super Chicken, the richest chicken
in the world, and an amateur scientist.
Henry Cabot _HENHAUS_ III
C. For 10 points, name Super Chicken's faithful lion side-kick and butler,
who'd mix up the Super Sauce in a martini glass to turn Henry into Super
4. You want some disgusting, what the hell is this question doing here trash?
OK. Answer these questions about your tax return for 10 points each.
A. You're single. What is your standard deduction?
B. How much interest or dividend income do you need to file Schedule B?
C. If you're doing the "Married Filing Jointly" form, and you are 66, and your
wife is 59, and she's blind, but you're deaf, and you have three kids around
the house, well, how many exemptions does that add up to?
_5_ (for the warm bodies- the conditions effect the size of the standard
5. If you have played a lot of Monopoly, this bonus should be no trouble at all.
Given the starting square and the roll or rolls, give the ending square for
the piece's turn.
A. For 5 points, start on Go, and roll a 9.
B. For 10 points, start on Connecticut Avenue, roll an 11, and then a 5.
_B AND O_ Railroad
c. For 15 points, start on B & O Railroad, roll a 2, a 12, and a 2.
_JAIL_ (player goes to Jail on three doubles)
6. Given a pair of professional baseball teams, name their manager for 5 points
each, 10 points per pair.
A. Bob Boone and Jimy Williams
_K_ANSAS _C_ITY (or _ROYALS_) and _BOSTON_ (or _RED SOX_)
B. Terry Francona and Buddy Bell
_PHILADELPHIA_ (or _PHILLIES_) and _DETROIT_ (or _TIGERS_)
C. Larry Dierker and Terry Collins
_HOUSTON_ (or _ASTROS_) and _ANAHEIM_ (or _ANGELS_)
7. Name the Square Soft RPG from the final villian for ten points, or five
points if you need the heroes.
A. 10) Zeromus
5) Cecil, Kain, Rosa, Rydia, and Edge
_FINAL FANTASY II_
B. 10) Kefka
5) Terra, Locke, Edgar, Sabin, Celes, and Mog the Moogle
_FINAL FANTASY III_
C. 10) Lavos Core
5) Crono, Lucca, Robo, Ayla, Nadia
8. Answer the following questions about Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home for
10 points each.
A. What was the name given to the captured Klingon Bird of Prey.
B. What was the last question given to Spock in his mental retraining on Vulcan?
_HOW DO YOU FEEL?_
C. The names of the whales taken to 23rd century Earth by Kirk and company?
Both names are necessary for the full ten points.
_GEORGE_ and _GRACIE_
9. This bonus is sure to torture your mind. FTP each, name the torture device.
A. This device was used to execute criminals. The held was held
secure, and a large spike was slowly driven into the the vertabrae of the
B. This device was used primarily for military punishment. A person was
placed in a small metal cage. The cage was then rapidly spun, inducing
nausea and vomiting. Its use was eventually discontinued.
C. This device was more for execution then torture. On the outside of
this device, one could usually find artwork representing Madonna or a
favorite daughter. On the inside were the spikes that skewered the
victim, when the device was closed around him.
10. Name this actor 30-20-10.
A. He was born and raised in New York, and attended Princeton University, and
Yale, where he was pursuing a PhD in English when he turned to acting.
B. He was the narrator of Zalmon King's erotic anthology series, "Red
Shoes Diaries", for four seasons.
C. He also played Dennis/Denise Bryson, the transvestite detective on
11. Identify this candy 30-20-10
A. The United States consumes I billion of this candy annually. Its
flavors in the US are grape, lemon, orange, strawberry and peppermint.
Some of the more exotic flavors in the past have been chlorophyll,
coffee, Eucalyptus, and menthol.
B. This candy was created over 60 years ago in Vienna by Edward Haas
III, and appeared in the US in 1952. The name was derived from the
German word for peppermit.
C. The heads of Bugs Bunny, Kermit, Batman, the Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles, Charlie Brown, Tom and Jerry, Mary Poppins, Darth Vader have
been associated with the dispensers of this candy.
12. Name these terrifically bad movies from a description, 15 points each.
A. Marjoe Gortner saves the Universe, with the help of Christopher Plummer,
in this 1979 sci-fi flick.
B. Richard Thomas saves the Universe, with the help of George Peppard, in
this 1980 sci-fi flick.
_BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS_
13. For 10 points each, identify these Olympic champions.
A. In 1960, he went barefoot; in 1964, he wore shoes. Identify this Ethiopian,
the first man to win the Marathon twice.
B. Sure she won gold medals and even had 4 perfect tens in the 1976 Olympics,
but you probably don't remember this Soviet gymnast because Nadia Comaneci
had 7 perfect tens.
C. Did she dope, and didn't she? Name the Irish swimmer who won four medals
at last summer's Olympics.
14. Tell me what these acronyms from the Net mean, for 10 points each:
_IN MY HUMBLE OPINION_
B. ROTFL (or "rot-fel")
_ROLLING ON THE FLOOR, LAUGHING_
_READ THE FUCKING MANUAL!_
15. Wake up the Beatle freak on your team -- it's time to play. Given the name
of a song, name the album on which it first appeared (i.e., no Best of's), 10
A. "Taxman" _REVOLVER_
B. "Within You Without You" _SERGEANT PEPPER_'s Lonely Hearts' Club Band
C. "Michelle" _RUBBER SOUL_
16. Name these superheroes who defend The City along with the Tick, 10 points
A. He's a brave talker, and the first one out of the room when trouble starts.
Name this charcter who shares his name with a Strauss opera.
B. He lives beneath The City, availing himself of the waste disposal system.
Name this hero who talks like Rainman.
C. When trouble strikes, he gets in his cannon. Name this hero with a
repertoire limited to a speedy arrival.
The _HUMAN BULLET_
17. It's a safe bet that you drink it, but do you know how it's made? FTP each,
give the terms based on a description of the brewing process.
A. It is the solution of proteins, sugars, and oils that results from the
mashing of the grain.
B. It is the term used for the process of rinsing the grains with the wort to
extract additional sugars.
_SPARGE_ or _SPARGING_
C. It is the process of siphoning the wort or beer to another container,
leaving the sediments.
_RACK_ or _RACKING_
18. So far, it is the only cult ever to work as a Web Page designing corpor-
ation. However, it wasn't stockholders, but a comet that brought their
business to a halt.
A. For 10 points, name this now-downsized cult, who shares its name with
a disastrous film.
B. For another 10 points, who directed the cinematic disaster?
C. Finally, FTP, what studio was killed by the film, a little early to join
with UFO behind Hale-Bopp?
_UA_ or _UNITED ARTISTS_
19. The recent suicides in California have drawn a comparison to other cults,
including the Jonestown massacre. The impetus for the suicides was not a
comet, but the arrival of a California congressman.
A. For 1 point, name the leader of the Jonestown cult.
B. For 9 points, take the number who died, divide by 100, and round *down* to
the nearest integer, and tell me the result? Why? Because we wanted you to
do it, for the sheer fun of it.
C. For 20 points, name this U.S. congressman, the first of the victims in
20. In 1986, a designer launched a $3,000,000 ad campaign proclaiming the
initials of "The 4 Great American Designers For Men". The first three were
"R-- L--, P-- E--, C-- K--".
A. For 5 points each, to which three designers was he refering?
_RALPH LAUREN_, _PERRY ELLIS_, _CALVIN KLEIN_
B. The last set of initials referred to the mastermind of the campaign.
Name him on a 15-5 point basis; his initals will be given after the
_TOMMY HILFIGER_ (T-- H--)
21. Answer these questions on a famous Wendy's ad for the stated number of
A. For 10 points, who played the old woman who angrily demanded, "Where's the
B. For 20 points, who directed the commercial, the man whose style was also
apparent in the Southern Airways and Federal Express campaigns.
22. Given the owner, identify the Net Search engine, for 10 points each.
A. Carnegie Mellon University _LYCOS_
B. Digital _ALTA VISTA_
C. America Online, Inc. _WEBCRAWLER_
23. Given the theme of a large Las Vegas resort hotel, name the hotel, for 5
points each, and a 5 point bonus for all five.
A. Ancient Egypt _LUXOR_
B. The largest city in the U.S. _NEW YORK NEW YORK_
C. King Arthur _EXCALIBUR_
D. Ancient Rome _CAESAR'S_
E. Sophiticated European gambling _MONTE CARLO_
24. Name that drug 30-20-10.
A. It was first extracted by German chemist Albert Niemann in the mid-19th
century, and used as an exilir to treat real and imagined illnesses.
B. To stretch the amount of this drug that deals can sell, this drug is
often mixed with cornstarch, talcom powder, sugar or other Central
Nervous System stimulants.
C. This drug is usually snorted in the nostrils, but can also be rubbed
into mucous linings of the the mouth, rectum, or vagina. For quick hits
it can also be injected. It is also known as C, snow, flake, and blow.
25. Name the Star Trek film from which these Shakespearen quotes are found.
A. Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war.
_STAR TREK VI_ (the Undiscovered Country)
B. Angels and ministers of grace, defend us.
_STAR TREK IV_ (the Voyage Home)
C. Now name the play, act, and scene, from which "Angels and ministers
of grace, defend us" is from.
_HAMLET, ACT 1, SCENE 4_
(**This is trash. It was Spock's response to McCoy quoting Shakespeare**)
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