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by Zwak
Sat Jan 16 9:25 am
Forum: Gopher Women's Hockey
Topic: Women's hockey
Replies: 1156
Views: 136862

Re: Women's hockey

by Zwak
Fri Jan 15 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Pontchartrain?

Edit: It's number 11. I looked up the list and have never heard of #8 or #9.
by Zwak
Fri Jan 15 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, January 15 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in Monday's email. 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: The five largest natural lakes that are, at least in part, in the United States by surface area are the Great Lakes. Name as many of the next five as you can for one point each. Zero poin...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 15 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Answers to Theme Thursday, January 15 1. Founded in 1802, what company has developed such modern fabrics as nylon, Kevlar, and Lycra? DUPONT 2. What fabric gets its name from the French phrase for “the fabric of Nimes,” the city where it originated? DENIM 3. What sub-species of goat, which gets its ...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 14 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 4139
Views: 347802

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I wish credit card swipe machines had universal rules. Some you press green for credit, some you press red for credit. I've even encountered a couple where you press yellow for credit. Can't the manufacturers all agree to have the same color do the same thing.

#firstworldproblem
by Zwak
Thu Jan 14 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6476
Views: 566020

Re: WEATHERMANIA

This morning's update from GPL's official covert meteorologist. :) My forecast is still on track. We'll see a quick change over to snow here shortly, resulting in some small accumulations 2ish inches today. We'll have a lull in accumulating snow around supper, there still might be flakes flying but...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 14 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. DuPont
by Zwak
Thu Jan 14 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Theme Thursday, January 14 Today's theme is: Let's Talk About Textiles! Where would we be without them? Probably naked. Here are five questions about textiles, fabric, and cloth. 1. Founded in 1802, what company has developed such modern fabrics as nylon, Kevlar, and Lycra? 2. What fabric gets its n...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 14 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, January 13 1. More U.S. Vice-Presidents have come from New York than any other state. The most recent of them served from 1974 to 1977. Name that veep. NELSON ROCKEFELLER 2. In 1952, an air pollution event called “The Great Smog” descended on what city, killing more than 10,000...
by Zwak
Wed Jan 13 7:51 am
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: 2020 GPL Stats...
Replies: 22
Views: 379

Re: 2020 GPL Stats...

Interesting states in the top 15. I would have guessed ND or WI would have been #2. Would not have guessed that California, Virginia or Texas would have been in the top 10. Would have guessed Michigan would be up higher.

Keep up the great work!!!
by Zwak
Wed Jan 13 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

5. Ear wax
by Zwak
Wed Jan 13 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, January 13 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. More U.S. Vice-Presidents have come from New York than any other state. The most recent of them served from 1974 to 1977. Name that veep. 2. In 1952, an air pollution event called “The Great Smog” descended ...
by Zwak
Wed Jan 13 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, January 13 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. More U.S. Vice-Presidents have come from New York than any other state. The most recent of them served from 1974 to 1977. Name that veep. 2. In 1952, an air pollution event called “The Great Smog” descended ...
by Zwak
Wed Jan 13 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, January 12 1. When Sergei Fedorov, Vladimir Konstantinov, Slava Kozlov, Slava Fetisov, and Igor Larionov all played together for the mid-‘90s Detroit Red Wings, they were known by what nickname? THE RUSSIAN FIVE 2. The “Supreme Lodge Benevolent Order Brothers” was founded as a co...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 12 7:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Viking wrote:
Tue Jan 12 7:10 am
7. They were all missing fingers
Gary Burghoff of MASH was born with 2 or 3 shortened fingers. He purposely kept them hidden in most episodes. Matthew Perry is also missing part of a finger due to an accident.
by Zwak
Tue Jan 12 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Tuesday, January 12 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. When Sergei Fedorov, Vladimir Konstantinov, Slava Kozlov, Slava Fetisov, and Igor Larionov all played together for the mid-‘90s Detroit Red Wings, they were known by what nickname? 2. The “Supreme Lodge Benevo...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 12 7:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Monday, January 11 1. The National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, is home to the NIST-F2, a device that sets the time standard in the United States. It is a BLANK clock. Fill in that blank. ATOMIC 2. In dinnerware, fine porcelain is often called “china,” becau...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 12 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Which two title characters of TV's Friends have names that are also types of animals? 2. The dystopian role-playing games of Mike Pondsmith were the basis for a video game released in 2020 but set in what future year? 3. German artist Max Siedentopf has installed a sound system in the Namib Deser...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 12 6:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. What restaurant chain takes its name from the Japanese for "safflower," for the flower that its founder's father, Yunosuke Aoki, found in the rubble of Tokyo in 1945? A safflower is a "benihana" in Japanese. Did you know the Benihana founder is Steve Aoki's dad? I did, but onl...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 11 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, January 11 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, is home to the NIST-F2, a device that sets the time standard in the United States. It is a BLANK clock. Fill in that blank. 2. In dinnerw...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 11 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, January 8 1. Quit While You’re Ahead. Soccer player David Beckham won league titles in four different countries. Name as many of them as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. ENGLAND, SPAIN, FRANCE, UNITED STATES 2. A woman named “Columbia” is the female versi...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 08 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 868555

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Dave Lee to retire at the end of April. I know they're not the juggernaut they used to be but between Boone & Erickson and Dave Lee I think they've only had 2 morning show hosts in like 40 years. Pretty unheard of. My Lord, the hours I spent in the car as a kid with my Dad, and the radio tuned to B...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 08 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

3. Lava lamp
by Zwak
Fri Jan 08 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7698
Views: 868555

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Diesel Gopher wrote:
Fri Jan 08 7:33 am
Dave Lee to retire at the end of April.
I know they're not the juggernaut they used to be but between Boone & Erickson and Dave Lee I think they've only had 2 morning show hosts in like 40 years. Pretty unheard of.
by Zwak
Fri Jan 08 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, January 8 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in Monday's email. 1. Quit While You’re Ahead. Soccer player David Beckham won league titles in four different countries. Name as many of them as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. 2. A woman named “Columbia” is...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 08 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Theme Thursday, January 7 1. What is the only whole number whose letters, when spelled out, are in alphabetical order? FORTY 2. “Order” is the fourth-most-specific taxonomic rank applied to living things, between class and family. To what order do humans belong? PRIMATES 3. For students o...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249204

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Cowgirl wrote:
Thu Jan 07 1:25 pm
I got an enhanced ID and didn’t need an appointment....I didn’t think the DMV took appointments.
I don't think they do for drivers licences.
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 9:07 am
Forum: Gopher Hockey
Topic: 2020-2021 Schedule
Replies: 244
Views: 22623

Re: 2020-2021 Schedule

On the Gophersports.com website, FSN will carry most of the Gopher hockey games. The games @ OSU and the last 2 series of the year are TBA yet. No future games on BTN (yet) https://gophersports.com/sports/mens-ice-hockey/schedule I've mentioned this before but I have Hulu + Live TV. While FSN is no...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249204

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

We have a private license bureau right down the street from us. I know a lot of people wait until the last minute to renew their tabs and going online an renewing has more uncertainty as to when they will arrive as opposed to doing it in person.
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1. Forty. (I share this fun fact a lot)
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Theme Thursday, January 7 Today's theme is: Order! Order! Five orderly questions. 1. What is the only whole number whose letters, when spelled out, are in alphabetical order? 2. “Order” is the fourth-most-specific taxonomic rank applied to living things, between class and family. To what order do hu...
by Zwak
Thu Jan 07 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, January 6 1. The Christmas season officially ended today (or yesterday, depending who you ask) with the 12th Day of Christmas. Today is the Epiphany. According to Western Christian tradition, what happened on this day? THE VISIT OF THE THREE KINGS 2. What mythological spirit ge...
by Zwak
Wed Jan 06 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249204

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Has anyone renewed their tabs via mail recently? We mailed ours week of 12/14, but still haven't got anything back. I just checked and the check wasn't deposited yet. Either the letter got lost in the mail or they are really behind (USPS or DVS). It is now January and our tabs are expired. Did you ...
by Zwak
Wed Jan 06 7:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, January 6 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The Christmas season officially ended today (or yesterday, depending who you ask) with the 12th Day of Christmas. Today is the Epiphany. According to Western Christian tradition, what happened on this day? 2....
by Zwak
Wed Jan 06 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, January 5 1. What legendary baseball pitcher got his nickname, according to him, from a contraption he built to let him carry four bags at a time while working as a porter? SATCHEL PAIGE 2. Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Annette Funicello, Keri Russell, and two...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 05 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Tuesday, January 5 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. What legendary baseball pitcher got his nickname, according to him, from a contraption he built to let him carry four bags at a time while working as a porter? 2. Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Christina Aguiler...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 05 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Answers to Monday, January 4 1. What is the first name of the comic strip character, played by Shelley Duvall in a 1980 movie, who was once described by her boyfriend as being “a perfect 19-19-19”? OLIVE 2. One of Charlie Brown’s antagonists in Peanuts had a habit of eating his kites. What sort of t...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 05 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS 1. What restaurant chain takes its name from the Japanese for "safflower," for the flower that its founder's father, Yunosuke Aoki, found in the rubble of Tokyo in 1945? 2. What did London's Metropolitan Police install outside the Earl's Court tube station in 1996, reportedly t...
by Zwak
Tue Jan 05 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. Opera companies often have to rent sets of twelve tuned gongs in order to perform 1904 and 1924 works by what composer? The Asian settings of two Puccini operas, Madame Butterfly (in Japan) and Turandot (in China) lead to the unusual addition to the orchestra. 2. What kind of ...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 04 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, January 4 Today is National Trivia Day! Can you puzzle out the hidden message in these questions? Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. What is the first name of the comic strip character, played by Shelley Duvall in a 1980 movie, who was once described by her boyfriend as being “a perfect 19-19-1...
by Zwak
Mon Jan 04 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, January 1 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: The CBS series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and its three spin-offs were set in four different U.S. cities. Name those cities for 1 point each. Zero points total if you get any wrong. LAS VEGAS (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; later known as...
by Zwak
Sat Jan 02 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696066

Re: Movies

My wife an I watched The Invisible Man (2020 release) on NYE. We enjoyed it. Interesting take as it focuses on the victim instead of the invisible man. Elizabeth Moss does a great job as the protagonist. Very solid thriller. I recommend it
by Zwak
Fri Jan 01 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Greyeagle wrote:
Fri Jan 01 8:50 am
1) ....New Orleans ?
The 4th one was CSI: Cyber. Maybe Washington DC?
by Zwak
Fri Jan 01 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, January 1 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in Monday's email. 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: The CBS series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and its three spin-offs were set in four different U.S. cities. Name as many of those cities as you can for 1 point each. Zero points total if...
by Zwak
Fri Jan 01 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Theme Thursday, December 31 1. What calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar in 1582? JULIAN 2. During what month in 2021—on the Gregorian calendar—will the Chinese calendar turn from the “Year of the Rat” to the “Year of the Ox”? FEBRUARY 3. What DC Comics superhero periodically s...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 31 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Theme Thursday, December 31 Today's theme is: Start Your Calendars. In honor of the turn of the calendar year, here are questions about calendars! 1. What calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar in 1582? 2. During what month in 2021—on the Gregorian calendar—will the Chinese calendar turn fr...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 31 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Answers to Wednesday, December 30 1. In addition to being New Year’s Eve, December 31st is, unsurprisingly, National Champagne Day. What sparkling wine used to be marketed as “Spanish champagne”? CAVA 2. What product was being advertised in the 1972 commercial that popularized the phrase, “I can’t b...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 30 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Wednesday, December 29 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. In addition to being New Year’s Eve, December 31st is, unsurprisingly, National Champagne Day. What sparkling wine used to be marketed as “Spanish champagne”? 2. What product was being advertised in the 197...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 30 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Answers to Tuesday, December 29 1. The commemorative New Jersey quarter features Washington crossing the Delaware River. This made him the second person to appear on both the front and the back of a U.S. coin. Who was the first? ABRAHAM LINCOLN (on the penny) 2. The careers of Dave Chappelle, Tracy ...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 29 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Tuesday, December 29 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The commemorative New Jersey quarter features Washington crossing the Delaware River. This made him the second person to appear on both the front and the back of a U.S. coin. Who was the first? 2. The careers...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 29 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Monday, December 28 1. The eldest son of Pepin the Short lends what name to Lenard Larry McKelvey, a TV and radio producer? CHARLEMAGNE 2. The 1985 World Series is commonly referred to as the "Show-Me Series” because what two teams competed in it? ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, KANSAS CITY ROYALS 3...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 29 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696066

Re: Movies

Top 30 grossing films in history when adjusted for inflation:

https://www.gamesradar.com/highest-gros ... inflation/
by Zwak
Tue Dec 29 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS 1. Opera companies often have to rent sets of twelve tuned gongs in order to perform 1904 and 1924 works by what composer? 2. What kind of chain is the 'P' in the PCR tests used to diagnose many infectious diseases, including COVID-19? 3. According to the now-lost book of Ultán...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 29 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. What two musical instruments are played by the "gifts" in "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? There are twelve drummers drumming and eleven pipers piping. 2. In what bestseller, first published in English in 1952, are eight Hanukkah candles lit, but only for ten minutes each? In T...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 28 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Regarding #5, I won a trip to Las Vegas by winning a MN Trivia Contest on the TV show Good Company. One of the questions that thinned the herd was about which singing group was from MN. I was one of the few that knew it was the Andrew Sisters. The winning question was multiple choice and was what MN...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 28 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 8103
Views: 696066

Re: Movies

I watched WW1984 over the weekend. I liked it but didn't love it. Without giving away too much there comes a point where the Cheetah character becomes just too much for me. I really liked the musical score for the movie and downloaded it. The secret at Taco Bell for us cheese haters is to order anyt...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 28 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, December 28 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. The eldest son of Pepin the Short lends what name to Lenard Larry McKelvey, a TV and radio personality? 2. The 1985 World Series is commonly referred to as the "Show-Me Series” because what two teams competed ...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 28 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, December 25 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: Today is December 25. Born this day in 1899: AFI’s greatest actor of the 20th century, Humphrey Bogart. He and wife Lauren Bacall made four movies together. Name as many of those movies as you can for one point each. Zero total if you get an...
by Zwak
Fri Dec 25 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Friday, December 25 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in Monday's email. 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: Today is December 25. Born this day in 1899: AFI’s greatest actor of the 20th century, Humphrey Bogart. He and wife Lauren Bacall made four movies together. Name as many of those movies ...
by Zwak
Fri Dec 25 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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Answers to Theme Thursday, December 24 1. What name is used both for the largest metropolitan area in Africa and the southernmost city in Illinois? CAIRO 2. What name is used for both the eighth largest city in Kansas and a city that makes up the 21st most populous county in the United States? MANHA...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 24 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1196
Views: 73600

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Santa Baby by Madonna is awful.
by Zwak
Thu Dec 24 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1196
Views: 73600

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Angels We Have Heard On High by Brian Setzer Orchestra is a favorite of mine.

Not a fan of Merry Christmas Baby by Springsteen but his version of Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town is another favorite.

Rockin’ Xmas on Sirius is currently my favorite channel.
by Zwak
Thu Dec 24 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Theme Thursday, December 24 Today's theme is: Same Name, Different City. Five questions about cities with the same name. 1. What name is used both for the largest metropolitan area in Africa and the southernmost city in Illinois? 2. What name is used for both the eighth largest city in Kansas and a ...
by Zwak
Thu Dec 24 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Wednesday, December 23 1. What common household pest, also known as a “shepherd spider” or a “harvestman,” is indeed an arachnid but not technically a spider? DADDY LONG LEGS 2. What vitamin is also called “niacin,” and shares its name with a Hammond organ? B3 3. If you’re standing at the...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 23 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Wednesday, December 23 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. Answers to yesterday's questions below. 1. What common household pest, also known as a “shepherd spider” or a “harvestman,” is indeed an arachnid but not technically a spider? 2. What vitamin is also called “n...
by Zwak
Wed Dec 23 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Tuesday, December 22 1. Of the 49 landlocked countries in the world, only two are in the Americas. Name one of those two countries. BOLIVIA, PARAGUAY 2. Of the five most commonly practiced religions in the world, which is the oldest? HINDUISM (it’s more than 3,500 years old) 3. The “Spiri...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 22 7:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
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Tuesday, December 22 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. Of the 49 landlocked countries in the world, only two are in the Americas. Name one of those two countries. 2. Of the five most commonly practiced religions in the world, which is the oldest? 3. The “Spirit o...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 22 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Monday, December 21 1. Also known as “coriander” or “dhania,” what herb is a staple in both Thai and Mexican cuisines? CILANTRO 2. The Isle of Man is situated between what two islands? GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 3. On a film set, what is the proud title given to the assistant to the gaffer...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 22 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

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THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS 1. What two musical instruments are played by the "gifts" in "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? 2. In what bestseller, first published in English in 1952, are eight Hanukkah candles lit, but only for ten minutes each? 3. What 2002 Spielberg movie is set entirely at Christmastime--...
by Zwak
Tue Dec 22 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

LAST WEEK'S ANSWERS 1. The Smithsonian recently acquired what item from writer Robert Pirsig's estate--which, ironically, had sat untouched for decades in the Pirsigs' garage? Pirsig wrote Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance--and his newly fixed-up 1966 Honda Super Hawk motorcycle is now in th...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 21 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Monday, December 21 Five questions to wake up your noodle. Answers in tomorrow's email. 1. Also known as “coriander” or “dhania,” what herb is a staple in both Thai and Mexican cuisines? 2. The Isle of Man is situated between what two islands? 3. On a film set, what is the proud title given to the a...
by Zwak
Mon Dec 21 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 8682
Views: 676241

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Answers to Friday, December 18 1. Quit While You’re Ahead: The nations of the Caribbean designate, among them, six official languages. Name as many of them as you can for 1 point each. Zero total if you get any wrong. ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, DUTCH, HAITIAN CREOLE, PAPIAMENTO 2. What geologic perio...
by Zwak
Sun Dec 20 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
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Views: 868555

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

With the Wild starting somewhat soon will be interesting to see what happens with FSN and the various streaming services.
by Zwak
Fri Dec 18 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
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Views: 1249204

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

My drivers license expires in February, and I was thinking about getting either a REAL ID or Enhanced DL since I think it's eventually going to be required. I poked around a bit on the DMV website, but it's a little bit of information overload. I was thinking it might just be easier to ask here for...
by Zwak
Fri Dec 18 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 15419
Views: 1249204

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

My drivers license expires in February, and I was thinking about getting either a REAL ID or Enhanced DL since I think it's eventually going to be required. I poked around a bit on the DMV website, but it's a little bit of information overload. I was thinking it might just be easier to ask here for...