Friday, August 31, 2012

Friday Funday Trivia: School's In Session!

Hello boys and girls, this week's quiz features 3 montages of 15 photos of  TV shows/movies set in school or college. You have to correctly identify the TV show or movieTo enlarge the montages, click on them. Below the montages are the point values for each photo (40 pts total).   Along with the values for each photo, there are 3 bonus questions as well totaling 10 pts.

If you are a Friday Funday Trivia virgin about to be touched for the very first time, please read the following rules before playing:

* The game is pub style so looking up the answers, using friends/family for help, etc. is not allowed.

* If you are the only player to correctly identify a photo, youearn 5 bonus points. The first player to submit their final answers to me will earn 2 bonus points.  

* Please do not post your answers in the comments section. Instead, send them to no later than Friday night (8/31) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Saturday, Sept . 1st.

Not an official rule: If you have no clue about a photo, feel free to come up with an intentionally funny answer. Although you won't get credit for a correct answer, you'll get a thumbs up from me for originality, execution, and showmanship. What can I say, I love to be entertained and I'll take it any way I can get it!

Have fun, good luck and keep your eyes on your own screen!

1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts- The remedial students on this series were collectively known by what name? 3 bonus pts
4. 2 pts
5. 2 pts


6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts 
10. 4 pts- How many of the actors in this photo also appeared in the movie on which this series was based? 3 bonus pts
11. 3 pts- This character was seen playing what musical instrument in the film? 4 pts
12. 4 pts
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: The 1980s

Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place-  Michelle: 44 pts... awesome!!
2nd place- Dina: 41 pts... radical!
3rd place- Pam: 40 pts... gnarly!
Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.

1. 2 pts- album: Thriller
2. 2 pts- video game: Pac-Man
3. 2 pts- TV show: Miami Vice The character on the left had a pet named Elvis. What type of animal was it? 3 bonus pts. Alligator
4. 2 pts- movie- Top Gun
5. 2 pts- fashion fad- parachute pants


6. 3 pts- music video- Material Girl
7. 2 pts- game show- Press Your Luck
8. 2 pts- hairstyle- Jheri curl: As many of you know, the man in this photo is Eriq LaSalle as he appeared in the movie Coming to America. Although Eriq has done numerous projects since then, I'll bet people still come up to him and say, "Let your soul glo!"
9. 2 pts- cartoon- Jem What is the name of this character's true identity? 3 bonus pts- Jerrica Benton
10. 4 pts- soap supercouple- Jesse and Angie from All My Children

11. 3 pts- MTV VJ-J.J. Jackson What are the names of the other 4 original MTV VJs? 1 pt each- Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn
12. 4 pts- actress- Heather Thomas (who appeared in the Scott Baio movie Zapped and also played Jody Banks on the Lee Majors action series The Fall Guy, which ran from 1981-1986)- The best intentionally funny answer of the week goes to Janet who said, "Pinky WheresMyBrain"
13. 2 pts- game- Simon (I also accepted Simon Says)
14. 2 pts- movie- Purple Rain
15. 6 pts- architect- Ernő Rubik- In addition to being an architect and mathematician, Ernő is also the inventor of Rubik's Cube and a host of other mechanical puzzles. No one got this correct.
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