Friday, March 29, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Name That Female-Led Group



 

In honor of Women's History Month, below are 3 montages containing 15 photos of female lead singers. You have to correctly identify the primary group for which they sang lead. 

To 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/co-workers, etc. for help,  is not allowed.

If you are the only player to correctly identify a photo/photo set, you earn 5 bonus points. The first player to submit their finalanswers to me will earn 2 bonus points.

* Please do not post your answers in the comments section. Instead, send them to ultfan@gmail.com no later than Sunday night (3/31) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, April 1st.

Not an official rule: If you have no clue, 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, don't let it burn and don't let it fade


 1-5


1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts- Originally written about a plane trip, what is the title of her group's only #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100? 3 bonus pts
4. 2 pts
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts- Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, and Philadelphia PA are among the locations mentioned in the lyrics of what song, which was her group's biggest hit on the pop chart? 3 pts


11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts
13. 2 pts- What are the titles of the four #1 hits this singer's group had on the Billboard Hot 100? 1 bonus pt each
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, March 25, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Basketball Movies and TV Shows





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

1st place-  Teresa: 48 pts
2nd place- Pjazzy and Michelle: 47 pts each
3rd place- Nate: 39 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.



 1-5

1. 2 pts- White Men Can't Jump 
2. 2 pts- Hoosiers
3. 2 pts- Semi-Pro- The character featured in the photo played on a basketball team in what Michigan city? 3 bonus pts- Flint
4. 2 pts- Teen Wolf
5. 2 pts- Air Bud

6-10

6. 3 pts- TV show- Hang Time- This sitcom aired on NBC Saturday mornings from 1995-2000. Among the cast members during its run were ex-NBA player Reggie Theus, former NFLer Dick Butkus, and a young Anthony Anderson (pictured holding the basketball)
7. 2 pts- Celtic Pride
8. 2 pts- Just Wright The character on the right played what basketball position? 3 bonus pts- point guard
9. 2 pts- Above the Rim
10. 4 pts- Love and Basketball
11-15

11. 3 pts-  TV show- The White Shadow- This character retired from what NBA team after suffering a severe knee injury? 4 bonus pts- The Chicago Bulls
12. 4 pts- Like Mike
13.  2 pts- The Air Up There
14.  2 pts- Space Jam
15. 6 pts- Tall Story- This 1960 comedy starred Anthony Perkins (Psycho) and in her film debut, Jane Fonda

Friday, March 22, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Basketball Movies and TV Shows





In honor of March Madness, this week's quiz features 3 montages of 15 photos of  movies or TV shows dealing with basketball.  You have to correctly identify the movie or TV show. Unless otherwise noted, the photo in question is from a movie. 


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/co-workers, etc. for help,  is not allowed.


If you are the only player to correctly identify a photo, you earn 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 ultfan@gmail.com no later than Sunday night (3/24) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, March 25th.


Not an official rule: If you have no clue, 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 and good luck!



 1-5


1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts- The character featured in the photo played on a basketball team in what Michigan city? 3 bonus pts
4. 2 pts
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts- TV show
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts- The character on the right played what basketball position? 3 bonus pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts
11-15

11. 3 pts-  TV show- This character retired from what NBA team after suffering a severe knee injury? 4 bonus pts
12. 4 pts
13.  2 pts
14.  2 pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, March 18, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Nickelodeon TV Shows





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

1st place-  
Teresa: 67 pts... superb job!!
2nd place- Beverley: 40 pts 
3rd place- Nate: 22 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.



 1-5

1. 2 pts- SpongeBob SquarePants.  What is the name of this character's pet snail? 3 bonus pts- Gary
2. 2 pts- Ren & Stimpy
3. 2 pts- iCarly
4. 2 pts- Doug
5. 2 pts- The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (Jimmy Neutron is also acceptable)

6-10

6. 3 pts- True Jackson, VP- Beverley was the only player to get this correct
7. 2 pts- Salute Your Shorts. This series was set at what summer camp? 3 bonus pts- Camp Anawanna
8. 2 pts- The Wild Thornberrys
9. 2 pts- The Secret World of Alex Mack
10. 4 pts- Taina
11-15

11. 3 pts- The Naked Brothers Band (The Naked Brothers Show is also acceptable)
12. 4 pts- Just for Kicks One of the executive producers of this series was what Oscar-winning actress? 4 bonus pts- Whoopi Goldberg
13.  2 pts- Rocko's Modern Life
14.  2 pts- The Adventures of Pete & Pete
15. 6 pts- Out of Control. This sketch comedy show (which starred Dave Coulier) ran on Nickelodeon from 1984-1985 and was the first program produced specifically for the channel. Although You Can't Do That on Television debuted earlier, it wasn't a Nick original.

Teresa was the only player to correctly identify photos 10, 11, 12, and 14.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Nickelodeon TV Shows




This week's quiz features 3 montages of 15 photos of  TV shows that aired on Nickelodeon.  You have to correctly identify the TV show.


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/co-workers, etc. for help,  is not allowed.


If you are the only player to correctly identify a photo, you earn 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 ultfan@gmail.com no later than Sunday night (3/17) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, March 18th.

Not an official rule: If you have no clue, 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 and good luck!




 1-5

1. 2 pts- What is the name of this character's pet snail? 3 bonus pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts- This series was set at what summer camp? 3 bonus pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts
11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts One of the executive producers of this series was what Oscar-winning actress? 4 bonus pts
13.  2 pts
14.  2 pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, March 11, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: The 1990s



 

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

1st place-  
Teresa: 54 pts 
2nd place- Becky: 40 pts 
3rd place- Jon: 27 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.



 1-5

1. 2 pts- movie- Titanic
2. 2 pts- toy fad- Furby
3. 2 pts- album- Nevermind by Nirvana
4. 2 pts- TV show- In Living Color When this show debuted, it aired on what night of the week? 3 bonus pts
5. 2 pts- toy- Game Boy

6-10

6. 3 pts- Nutritionist/motivational speaker- Susan Powter This woman popularized what 3-word catchphrase? 3 bonus pts- Stop the insanity!- Best intentionally funny answer of the week goes to Ann who said, SinĂ©ad O'Connor after a make-over
7. 2 pts- movie- Boyz in the Hood
8. 2 ptsclothing fad- Cross Colours- Launched on the premise of producing “clothes without prejudices” Cross Colours helped establish a fashion market based around black youth. Among the many celebs who sported Cross Colours were Arsenio Hall, TLC, Stevie Wonder, Will Smith, and Kriss Kross. Teresa was the only player to get this correct. 
9. 2 pts- music video-Jeremy by Pearl Jam
10. 4 pts- self-help author- John Gray, author of the bestselling book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus 

11-15

11. 3 pts- R&B group- SWV (Sisters with Voices)
12. 4 pts- series of books- Magic Eye- 
Becky was the only player to get this correct. 
13.  2 pts- movie- Pulp Fiction What's the title of the song which plays over the opening credits of this movie? 4 bonus pts- Misirlou by Dick Dale
14.  2 pts- toy fad- Tickle Me Elmo
15. 6 pts- TV show- Over the Top- This sitcom ran on ABC in 1997. It starred Tim Curry as a fired soap opera actor who moves into the hotel run by his ex-wife (played by Annie Potts) who he was married to 20 years ago... for 12 days. Also in the cast were John O'Hurley (Peterman from Seinfeld) as the hotel's assistant manager, Marla Sokoloff (The Practice) and Luke Tarsitano (Fudge) as Annie's children. In the upper right corner of the photo above is a young Steve Carell, who played the hotel's psychotic Greek chef. Teresa was the only player to get this correct. As Teresa said, she may have also been the only person to watch this show because it ran for only 3 episodes. 

The clip below is from an episode with guest star John Ritter:

 
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