TRIVIA QUIZ RESULTS!!!
Well, folks, after the record-breaking participation in the Oscar picking contest, I only got six entries into the Trivia Quiz . . . maybe y’all were worn out? But I want to thank Diane Mancini, Chris Snowbeck, Elsa Snowbeck, Chris Hakala, Dennis Joy, Aaron Ulland, Becky Ulland, and Brad Yenter for entering! Here are the questions, the answers, and the final scores!! 1. What is the name of the flick that featured characters named Donny, Walter, Bunny, Smokey, and The Dude? 2. What is the name of the Celtic great featured in the photo on the bottom of page two of the update letter? 3. What is the name of the San Francisco detective agency operated by Don Corey and Jed Sills? 4. What is the name of the animated big-screen lug who defeated Lord Farquaad of Duloc and won the heart of Princess Fiona? 5. What classic TV western chronicled the adventures of San Francisco-based professional gunfighter Paladin? 6. What is the word traditionally used by a chess player to indicate that he or she has just won the game? 7. In honor of the current election season, here’s a question about politics. According to promotional materials, what is the name of the king of the Land of the Burger? 8. What is the name of the country which was invaded by RV-driving big-screen soldiers John Winger and Russell Ziskey? 9. What is the name of the actress with the sunny smile shown in the picture to the right? 10. After making 15 of 20 free throw shots in a game, Shaquille O’Neal came up with a new nickname for himself. What is that nickname? Please be complete. A1. THE BIG LEBOWSKI (100 points) A2. JOHN HAVLICEK (125 points) A3. CHECKMATE, INC. (125 points) A4. SHREK (85 points) A5. HAVE GUN WILL TRAVEL (100 points) A6. CHECKMATE (85 points) A7. THE WHOPPER (OR: THE BURGER KING) (250 points) A8. CZECHOSLOVAKIA (IT’S LIKE GOING INTO WISCONSIN) (170 points) A9. ELLEN DREW (500 points) A10. THE BIG HAVLICEK. (0 points) And your final finish: 1. Aaron Ulland 7 right 1120 points 2. Dennis Joy 8 right 1040 points 2. Chris Hakala 8 right 1040 points 4. Brad Yenter 6 right 620 points 5. Diane Mancini 4 right 440 points 6. Becky Ulland 2 right 170 points Congrats to all, hope you enjoyed that Big Havlicek question. I read that in the newspaper about two years ago or so while I was eating lunch at a fast-food restaurant. I wrote it down on a napkin and saved it for just the right Trivia Quiz!! TRIVIA ON!!!! Mike
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