Friday, August 30, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Michael Jackson Music Videos

 
In honor of what would have been Michael Jackson's 55th birthday, this week's quiz features 3 montages containing 15 screenshots of videos by The Gloved One. You have to correctly identify the music video. 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 (9/1) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, September 2nd.

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- Which 3 celebrities (a movie star, a model/actress, and an NBA legend) appear in this music video as a Pharaoh, a Queen, and a servant ?  1 bonus pt each
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts 
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts- Using the melody of this song, Michael starred in a commercial for what brand name beverage? 3 bonus pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts

11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts- As of 11 pm EST on 8/26/13, how many views (+/- 5 million) did this video have on the Michael Jackson Vevo channel on You Tube? 4 bonus pts 
15. 6 pts

Monday, August 26, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: HBO Programs Past and Present

 

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

1st place- Michelle: 50 pts ... outstanding job!
2nd place- Dina: 46 pts 
3rd place- Teresa: 43 pts 

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


 1-5

1. 2 pts- Sex and the City. The main character's primary love interest during the course of the series was best known by what nickname? 3 bonus pts- Mr. Big/Big
2. 2 pts- Game of Thrones
3. 2 pts- True Blood
4. 2 pts - Fraggle Rock
5. 2 pts- The Chris Rock Show

6-10

6. 3 pts- The Wire
7. 2 pts- Six Feet Under
8. 2 pts- Big Love. This series is set in what U.S. state ? 3 bonus pts- Utah
9. 2 pts- Curb Your Enthusiasm
10. 4 pts- Flight of the Conchords

11-15

11. 3 pts- Veep
12. 4 pts- Luck
13. 2 pts- Entourage
14. 2 pts- The Sopranos Over the course of its run, how many Emmy awards did this series win? 4 bonus pts- 21
15. 6 pts- The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, based on the long-running series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith, this comedy-drama starred Jill Scott (center, above) and ran for one season in 2009.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: HBO Programs Past and Present

 
This week's quiz features 3 montages containing 15 photos of various HBO programs over the years. You have to correctly identify the TV show. 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 (8/25) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, August 26th.

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- The main character's primary love interest during the course of the series was best known by what nickname?  3 bonus pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts 
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts- This series is set in what U.S. state? 3 bonus pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts

11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts- Over the course of its run, how many Emmy awards did this series win? 4 bonus pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, August 19, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: 70s Cinema

 

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

1st place- Michelle: 44 pts, good job!
2nd place- Teresa: 41 pts 
3rd place- Nate: 33 pts

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

 1-5

1. 2 pts- Star Wars
2. 2 pts- Jaws
3. 2 pts- Rocky What is the equine nickname of the character on the left?  3 bonus pts- The Italian Stallion
4. 2 pts- The Muppet Movie
5. 2 pts- Shaft

6-10

6. 3 pts- The Shaggy D.A. 
7. 2 pts- Blazing Saddles
8. 2 pts- Smokey & the Bandit
9. 2 pts- Saturday Night Fever  During the day, this character works at what type of store? 3 bonus pts- hardware. A couple of players said paint store, which is also acceptable. This is understandable because in the famous opening scene, Tony Manero is carrying a paint can.  However, the place he worked was a general hardware store that sold other types of hardware items. 
10. 4 pts- The Main Event

11-15

11. 3 pts- The Aristocats
12. 4 pts- The Last Picture Show. This movie is set in what decade? 4 bonus pts- The 1950s
13. 2 pts - The Rocky Horror Picture Show
14. 2 pts- The Exorcist
15. 6 pts- National Lampoon's Animal House- No one got this correct. The scene from which this screenshot was taken is below. 

Sunday, August 18, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 8/17/13

Show theme: In honor of the 40th anniversary of the release of "American Graffiti", I played the entire soundtrack and other tunes from the 50s and early 60s

6 pm hour

Rock Around the Clock- Bill Haley & his Comets
Fannie Mae- Buster Brown
Ain't That a Shame- Fats Domino
Mama Said- The Shirelles
That'll Be the Day- The Crickets
Saved- LaVern Baker
16 Candles- The Crests
To the Aisle- The Five Satins
Tossin' and Turnin'- Bobby Lewis
Barbara Ann- The Regents
At the Hop- Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids
Dum Dum- Brenda Lee
A Thousand Miles Away- The Heartbeats
(He's) the Great Imposter- The Fleetwoods
All Around the World- Little Richard
Surfin' Safari- The Beach Boys
My Wife Can't Cook- Lonnie Russ
Runaway- Del Shannon
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes- The Platters
Get a Job- The Silhouettes
A Certain Girl- Ernie K-Doe

7 pm hour

Johnny B. Goode- Chuck Berry
Gonna Git That Man- Connie Francis
Come Go with Me- The Del Vikings
Book of Love- The Monotones
Wonderful World- Sam Cooke
I Only Have Eyes for You- The Flamingos
Train of Love- Annette Funicello
Little Darlin- The Diamonds
Bongo Rock- Preston Epps
Party Doll- Buddy Knox
Money Honey- Clyde McPhatter & the Drifters
Do You Wanna Dance- Bobby Freeman
Since I Don't Have You- The Skyliners
I've Told Every Little Star- Linda Scott
Maybe Baby- The Crickets
Ooh Poo Pah Doo- Jessie Hill
Quarter to Four Stomp- The Stompers
Peppermint Twist- Joey Dee & the Starlighters
The Great Pretender- The Platters
See You in September- The Tempos
Love Potion #9- The Clovers
Itchy Twitchy Feeling- Bobby Hendricks

8 pm hour

Chantilly Lace- The Big Bopper
Got a Lot of Livin' to Do- Elvis Presley
Daddy Cool- The Rays
The Stroll- The Diamonds
Pink Shoe Laces- Dodie Stevens
Heart and Soul- The Cleftones
Teen Angel- Mark Dinning
Runaround Sue- Dion
Why Do Fools Fall in Love- Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Louie Louie- Richard Berry
She's So Fine- Flash Cadillac & the Continental Kids
You're Sixteen- Johnny Burnette
Crying in the Chapel- The Orioles
Ya Ya- Lee Dorsey
Almost Grown- Chuck Berry
Great Balls of Fire- Jerry Lee Lewis
You're Driving Me Mad- Jo Ann Campbell
Only You- The Platters
Goodnite Sweetheart, Goodnite- The Spaniels
Green Onions- Booker T. & the MGs
How Many Tears- Bobby Vee
All Summer Long- The Beach Boys

The Retro Mix Video of the Week- Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley & his Comets



Friday, August 16, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: 70s Cinema

 

This week's quiz features 3 montages containing 15 screenshots from movies of the 1970s. You have to correctly identify the movie. 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 (8/18) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, August 19th.

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 on this quiz because it's a bad mother... shut yo' mouth! 

 1-5

1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts- What is the equine nickname of the character on the left?  3 bonus pts
4. 2 pts
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts-  During the day, this character works at what type of store? 3 bonus pts
10. 4 pts

11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts- This movie is set in what decade? 4 bonus pts
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, August 12, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Grand Openings Pt. II

 

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

1st place- Teresa: 46 pts ... great job!
2nd place- Jeff: 42 pts 
3rd place- Jon and Michelle: 32 pts each

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


 1-5

1. 2 pts- The Brady Bunch
2. 2 pts- The Simpsons
3. 2 pts- Bewitched
4. 2 pts- How I Met Your Mother. For years, this character believed that what iconic game show host was his father?  3 bonus pts- Bob Barker
5. 2 pts- 30 Rock

6-10

6. 3 pts- Bonanza
7. 2 pts- Martin. For a majority of its prime time run, this series aired on what night of the week? 3 bonus pts- Thursday 
8. 2 pts- That 70s Show
9. 2 pts- Hannah Montana
10. 4 pts- Scrubs

11-15

11. 3 pts- Psych
12. 4 pts- Big Bang Theory. Jeff was the only player to get this correct. You can see this scene at the :16 mark in the clip below. 
13. 2 pts- Three's Company. What is the name of the actress in the above photo? 4 bonus pts- Suzanne Somers (wearing a dark wig).  The Best Intentionally Funny Answer of the Week  goes to Michelle who said, "Daisy Duke reject".
14. 2 pts- The Monkees. The other Best Intentionally Funny Answer of the Week goes to Nate who said, "Attack of the Easter Bunny".
15. 6 pts- Law & Order: SVU. You can see this scene at the :11 mark in the 2nd clip below. 



Saturday, August 10, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 8/3/13

Show theme: #1 hits of the 60s, 70s, and 80s from the Billboard pop, R&B, and country charts

6 pm hour- The 60s at 6

A Hard Day's Night- The Beatles
Give It Up or Turn It Loose- James Brown
Easier Said Than Done- The Essex
Where Does the Good Times Go- Buck Owens & the Buckaroos
I Was Made to Love Her- Stevie Wonder
This Diamond Ring- Gary Lewis & the Playboys
This Bitter Earth- Dinah Washington
Reach Out, I'll Be There- The Four Tops
I've Been Everywhere- Hank Snow
The Letter- The Box Tops
The Twist- Chubby Checker
(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone- Aretha Franklin
Baby, I'm for Real- The Originals
Happy Together- The Turtles
Dominique- The Singing Nun
Knock on Wood- Eddie Floyd
Alabam- Cowboy Copas
Good Luck Charm- Elvis Presley
Funky Broadway- Wilson Pickett
Get Ready- The Temptations
Heartbreak U.S.A.- Kitty Wells

7 pm hour- The 70s at 7

Philadelphia Freedom- Elton John
The Pride- The Isley Brothers
Get Off- Foxy
Rub It In- Billy "Crash" Craddock
(They Long to Be) Close to You- Carpenters
Livin' for the Weekend- The O'Jays
What a Fool Believes- The Doobie Brothers
Full of Fire- Al Green
Lord, Mr. Ford- Jerry Reed
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet- Bachman Turner Overdrive
Power of Love- Joe Simon
Theme from Shaft- Isaac Hayes
Baby That's Backatcha- Smokey Robinson
How Deep Is Your Love- The Bee Gees
Superman- Donna Fargo

8 pm hour- The 80s at 8

Beat It- Michael Jackson
My Fantasy- Teddy Riley featuring Guy
Bette Davis Eyes- Kim Carnes
But You Know I Love You- Dolly Parton
Tell Her About It- Billy Joel
Rhythm of the Night- DeBarge
Jump- Van Halen
Honky Tonk Blues- Charley Pride
I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)- Hall & Oates
The Flame- Cheap Trick
Word Up- Cameo
Girls Night Out- The Judds
When Doves Cry- Prince

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Word Up by Cameo



The Retro Mix Playlist for 7/27/13

Show Theme: Mick Jagger 70th birthday tribute (unless otherwise noted, all songs on the playlist are by The Rolling Stones)

6 pm hour

Start Me Up
Hand of Fate
Tumbling Dice
Out of Time
Waiting on a Friend
Fight
Mother's Little Helper
Sad Day
Just Another Night- Mick Jagger
It's Only Rock and Roll
Tell Me
Brown Sugar
Let's Spend the Night Together
Too Tight

7 pm hour

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Miss Amanda Jones
She Was Hot
Let It Bleed
Ruby Tuesday
All Down the Line
Hang Fire
19th Nervous Breakdown
Put Me in the Trash- Mick Jagger
Mixed Emotions
Summer Romance
Beast of Burden
Come On
Paint It, Black
Good Time Women

8 pm hour

Miss You
Sad Sad Sad
Jumpin' Jack Flash
One Hit (To the Body)
Lady Jane
Gimme Shelter
Harlem Shuffle
You Got Me Rocking
Shattered
Dead Flowers
Get Off My Cloud
Time Is on My Side
Has Anybody Seen My Baby
Try a Little Harder
Have You Seen Your Mother Baby, Standing in the Shadow?

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

The Retro Mix Playlist for 7/20/13


Show theme: 90s show, with a spotlight on 90s movie songs

6 pm hour

Would?- Alice in Chains
Something Real- Eric Benet
Gangsta's Paradise- Coolio
Old Before I Die- Robbie Williams
Stay- Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
Super Connected- Belly
I'm Dreaming- Christopher Williams
Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check- Busta Rhymes
Jungle Fever- Stevie Wonder
Jealous Again- The Black Crowes
Can You Feel the Love Tonight- Elton John
U Will Know- BMU (Black Men United)
OK OK- Juliana Hatfield

7 pm hour

Regulate- Warren G. & Nate Dogg
Dope!- Bell Biv DeVoe
The One and Only- Chesney Hawkes
Man on the Moon- R.E.M.
This Used to Be My Playground- Madonna
Bullet with Butterfly Wings- Smashing Pumpkins
Nights Like This- After 7
Here We Go- C&C Music Factory
Spice Up Your Life- The Spice Girls
Here Comes the Hotstepper- Ini Kamoze
I Believe I Can Fly-R. Kelly
People Everyday- Arrested Development

8 pm hour

I Don't Want to Miss a Thing- Aerosmith
Philosophy- Ben Folds Five
Lovefool- The Cardigans
I've Been Thinking About You- Londonbeat
Change the World- Eric Clapton
If You Could Only See- Tonic
Till I Hear It from You- The Gin Blossoms
Free Your Mind- En Vogue
Wild Wild West- Will Smith
Human Behaviour- Bjork
Visions of a Sunset- Shawn Stockman
You Gotta Be- Desiree
You Could Be Mine- Guns 'n' Roses

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: U Will Know by BMU (Black Men United)- from the movie Jason's Lyric



Friday, August 9, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Grand Openings Pt 2

 

This week's quiz features 3 montages containing 15 screenshots from the opening credits sequences of TV shows. You have to correctly identify the TV show. 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 (8/11) at 11:59 PM EST. The answers will be posted on Monday, August 12th.

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! By the way, if you missed the first Grand Openings FFT quiz, you can play it by clicking here.  If you play the first one and want the answers, shoot me an email. 


 1-5

1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts- For years, this character believed that what iconic game show host was his father?  3 bonus pts
5. 2 pts

6-10

6. 3 pts
7. 2 pts- For a majority of its prime time run, this series aired on what night of the week? 3 bonus pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts

11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts
13. 2 pts- What is the name of the actress in the above photo? 4 bonus pts
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts
 
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