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Trivia Time - Nothing Edition

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Sorry for being late. But I'm still doing this...

The topic is... uh... I don't got anything. So that's the topic...

1. Zero – Questions about WHAT YOU ARE FIGHTING FOR!
2. Nada – Questions about They Live
3. Nil – Questions about football shut outs
4. Zilch – Questions about the Z-Machine
5. Zip – Questions about zippers
6. Bupkis – Questions about animal poop
7. Nought – Questions about tying
8. Nix – Questions about Nixies
9. Bugger All – Questions about insects
10. Sweet Fanny Adams – Questions about the Fanny Adams murder


Round 1

1. In the Trojan war, who were Troy and the Greeks fighting over?
2. What John Wayne film served as the inspiration for the 6 minute fight scene?
3. On Jan. 14, 2001 in an NFC championship game, which team took down the Minnesota Vikings at 41-0?
4. What genre of video games is the virtual machine Z-Machine used for?
5. What is the name of the cloth on the side of the zipper?
6. Which animal produces “guano”?
7.
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8. What element are nixies associated with?
9. What kind of insect’s larva is inside a “Mexican jumping bean”?
10.On which religious day of celebration was Fanny Adams’ killer was executed?
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Round 1

1. In the Trojan war, who were Troy and the Greeks fighting over? Helen
2. What John Wayne film served as the inspiration for the 6 minute fight scene? The Quiet Man
3. On Jan. 14, 2001 in an NFC championship game, which team took down the Minnesota Vikings at 41-0? New York Giants
4. What genre of video games is the virtual machine Z-Machine used for? Text adventure
5. What is the name of the cloth on the side of the zipper? Stringer/Tape
6. Which animal produces “guano”? Bats
7.
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Water Knot
8. What element are nixies associated with? Water.
9. What kind of insect’s larva is inside a “Mexican jumping bean”? Moth (caterpillar)
10. On which religious day of celebration was Fanny Adams’ killer was executed? Christmas Eve

Kirin - 6 Points

Round 2
1. What kind of golden “seat” was being sought after that triggered the Ashanti Uprising in West Africa?
2. Who wrote the famous line "I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum"?
3. Which heavily favoured football team did Ohio State beat 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship of December 2014?
4. Which video game company used the Z-Machine?
5. What kind of bodywear were zippers originally designed for?
6. Which animal does a “poo dance” once a week when relieving itself?
7.
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8. What kind of animal form does the nixie take when it is a nykur?
9. What does the assassin bug put on it’s body to scare predators?
10. The next year following the murder, what was Fanny Adams common parlance for within the British navy and amongst British seamen in general?
 
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Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Sorry for lateness.

1. What kind of golden “seat” was being sought after that triggered the Ashanti Uprising in West Africa? Stool. Apparently a huge blunder by a colonialist prick involved him demanding the “actual” stool, completely missing that it was a “metaphysical and spiritual representation of the soul of the Ashanti people as a whole”.
2. Who wrote the famous line "I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum"? Roddy Piper. It originate from his notebook for verbal bits during wrestling.
3. Which heavily favoured football team did Ohio State beat 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship of December 2014? Wisconsin
4. Which video game company used the Z-Machine? Infocom
5. What kind of bodywear were zippers originally designed for? Shoes
6. Which animal does a “poo dance” once a week when relieving itself? Sloth
7.
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Fisherman's Knot
8. What kind of animal shape does the nixie take when it is a nykur? Horse
9. What does the assassin bug put on it’s body to scare predators? It’s victims (usually ants)
10. The next year following the murder, what was Fanny Adams common parlance for within the British navy and amongst British seamen in general? Poor rations/food (particularly mutton and stews)

Kirin - 10 Points
Capt. Blasto - 7 Points

1. What is the land that Ohio and Michigan went to “almost” bloodless war over called today, which is also the name of the war (note that I’m looking for the city name, though it wasn’t as city at the time)?
2. Which actor did Carpenter originally have in mind for Nada, before deciding to go in a different direction?
3. In the infamous 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game, what seemingly improbably three-digit number did Georgia win by? Clue; each digit is the SAME digit)
4. What game does the Z stand for in Z-Machine?
5. Which company is the world’s largest producer of zippers?
6. What kind of beans pooped by civets can cost up to $600 a pound?
7.
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8. In the story Nixie of the Mill-Pond, what does a nixie ask a farmer for in exchange for wealth?
9. Worldwide, which insect is responsible for the most deaths?
10. At what famous museum was a figure of Adams killer appear in about a year later, made using his death mask?
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Round 3 Answers

1. What is the land that Ohio and Michigan went to “almost” bloodless war over called today, which is also the name of the war (note that I’m looking for the city name, though it wasn’t as city at the time)? Toledo
2. Which actor did Carpenter originally have in mind for Nada, before deciding to go in a different direction? Kurt Russell
3. In the infamous 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game, what seemingly improbably three-digit number did Georgia win by? 222
4. What game does the Z stand for in Z-Machine? Zork
5. Which company is the world’s largest producer of zippers? YKK
6. What kind of beans pooped by civets can cost up to $600 a pound? Coffee
7.
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Sheet Bend
8. In the story Nixie of the Mill-Pond, what does a nixie ask a farmer for in exchange for wealth? His son.
9. Worldwide, which insect is responsible for the most deaths? Mosquito
10. At what famous museum was a figure of Adams killer appear in about a year later, made using his death mask? Madame Tussauds

Capt. Blasto - 15 Points
Kirin - 10 Points

Last round

1. What lost body part of mariner Robert Jenkins acted as a catalyst for a war fought between Florida and Georgia in 1739?
2. What fictional piece of equipment from the film Ghostbusters were used as communicators in this film?
3. In the 1940 where Chicago defeated Washington 73-0, why did they eventually have to start using practice balls?
4. What kind of computer program used by Z-Machine is Zilch (this is basically why I chose Z-Machine as a topic)?
5. During which war did zippers gain popularity when he became standard for US naval gear?
6. What is the only animals to poop in cubes?
7.
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8. In Frozen II, which variation of the nixie name is used for the horse-like spirit Elsa tames?
9. Bees have two stomachs. One is for eating. What is the other for?
10. What does Sweet Fanny Adams, AKA Sweet FA, mean as slang? .
 
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