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Above / What’s in a name? The team of regulars pictured here changes its name monthly depending on the mood in the Cottage Room where the highest score on WSI Quiz Night is all about bragging rights… Yes! Bragging rights! Beginning at 7PM on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, teams of two to eight players, mostly members of the 21-plus crowd, surround tables at Quigley’s Irish Pub for the trivia competition known as West Suburban Irish Quiz Night. By the end of the evening, more than 40 edible and/or silly prizes likely are claimed by enthusiastic witty and wise winners who make the most of every score card, using a wide variety of useless knowledge to answer questions by category. Observers always are surprised at some of the good-natured ribbing that comes from adult players of all ages who want to receive perfect scores in an evening when four rounds of 10 trivia questions each make a Quiz Night. Prizes are awarded after every round. … [Read more...] about Will this trivia team win the 2018 WSI Quiz Night championship on June 5?
When word first hit last year about “Brockmire,” a show on IFC starring Hank Azaria as a weathered baseball broadcaster, it struck me the same way it would if, say, Derek Jeter decided to run a football team. After all, Azaria has played so many memorable roles in his career, many of them on “The Simpsons.” Yet “The Simpsons” writers clearly love baseball, featuring the sport in too many episodes to mention, and whenever they have needed a baseball broadcaster, they turn first to Azaria’s castmate Harry Shearer, who does a killer Vin Scully. In the Season 2 episode “Dancin’ Homer,” moreover, the episode’s co-writer, Ken Levine, who worked as an actual baseball broadcaster for many years, played the Capital City Capitals’ broadcaster. Hence my surprise, which I voiced to Azaria last week in a telephone interview, that he too had a baseball announcer in his arsenal. The character, he said, formed from his childhood … [Read more...] about How Brockmire became Hank Azaria’s defining role
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CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's severe weather season in Ohio. Starting in April, the Buckeye State starts warming up enough to give showers and storms the kick they need to produce damaging winds, hail, and sometimes: tornadoes. According to National Centers for Environmental Information, 10 tornadoes have reached the strongest level possible on the Fujita scale, or in modern days, the Enhanced-Fujita scale, and more than 40 have reached the second-strongest level. How many of these infamous tornadoes do you remember? Put your Ohio tornado knowledge to the test. (And don't forget to check your answers at the bottom after the quiz!) Answers explained: 1. On June 8, 1953, a swath of severe thunderstorms produced six F4 tornadoes across Ohio, but also affected Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, and later New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. In Cleveland, according to The Plain Dealer, "Ohio National Guard troops were posted in the West 130th Street area, where looting was feared in some … [Read more...] about What do you remember about Ohio’s most infamous tornadoes? Weather quiz Wednesday
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1. Folklore claims one can count the number of cricket chirps in 15 seconds, and add what to it to estimate the outside temperature?10, 17, 30, 372. From fun surveys what’s the most popular response when asked to name a power tool?Screwdriver, Saw, Drill, Router3. Generally speaking what’s the traditional trade of aspiring Spanish bullfighters?Teachers, Bricklayers, Soldiers, Royalty4. Who has been the only New Jersey native to become a U.S. president?Grover Cleveland, Franklin Pierce, William H. Taft, Dwight Eisenhower5. What did Edmund Halley of comet fame develop in 1686?Pressure cooker, Aquarium, Weather map, Chicken wire6. Who has used the advertising slogan, “Just slightly ahead of our time”?Fuji, Toyota, Panasonic, Magnavox7. What was the restaurant hangout in older TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond”?Archie’s, Sarge’s, Nemo’s, Clarence’s8. Which borough forms the central core of New York City?Bronx, Brooklyn, … [Read more...] about Take the Trivia Quiz
Last Updated Apr 13, 2010 6:39 AM EDT The February Air Travel Consumer Report is out, and things didn't go very well for the airline industry -- or the passengers who used it. The weather was awful, which hurt, but you might be surprised at some of the results. Think you know your air travel stats? Let's take the quiz. (Scroll all the way down for answers.) Which branded airline had the worst on time performance in February? Of the top 29 airports, which had the worst on time performance in February? Of the top 29 airports, which had the best on time performance in February? What's the worst time of day to travel if you want to arrive time? Of the flights that arrive late 80% of the time, what percent touched New York? Of all the airports with scheduled service in the US, which has the worst on time performance? What percentage of flights were canceled during February? Of the 12 ground delays of over four hours, 11 involved one airport. Name it. Ready for the answers? Keep going. … [Read more...] about Which Airlines and Airports Are the Worst? Take the Quiz
It lights up at Halloween. A wild animal related to a dog The cumulative amount involved in a game, such as poker A person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well A long-eared hare with strong hind legs Florida's largest city This character shows his handicraft during cold winter weather. Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous A type of crow noted for stealing shiny objects ANSWERS Jack-o'-lantern Jackal Jackpot Jack of all trades Jack rabbit Jacksonville Jack Frost Jackanapes Jackdaw MovieStyle on 02/02/2018 Print Headline: Super Quiz: Jack … [Read more...] about Super Quiz: Jack
February is when Cupid lets fly his arrow of love. Missed with the arrow, he flings Mardi Gras beads. Nobody catches the beads, he throws a pass. Fumble on the field, he calls in the Tooth Fairy. Tooth Fairy cheaps out, he knows why February is the least disappointing month of all -- it's the shortest. 1 National Time Management Month, National Pet Dental Health Month, No Politics Day. The daily rush, a doggy brush, and cable news off -- shush the mush Black History Month. GOTTA KNOW WHEN TO HOLE IN 2 Groundhog Day. But the groundhog declines to venture out and look for his shadow this year. Instead, the weather-predicting rodent is on a Game of Thrones binge, and sends word from the couch: "More winter is coming." KEATS' SLEET The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats through Feb. 18 at Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, Little Rock. Details at arkansasartscenter.org. Call (501) 372-4000. FIVE MAGICIANS, NO FOOLING 3 "The Illusionists -- Live from Broadway,'' 5 and 8 … [Read more...] about Short and sweet