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Trivia Time: Pixar Edition

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Hey everyone! Time for another trivia time and my hope this is so good it will bring you to tears! It's the Pixar edition.

You play the role of Pixar and each point you get is an audience member to bawl their eyes out. This one is a little more pop culture skewed than usual so I hope that doesn't mess people up too much.

Here are the categories:

1. Toy Story – Questions about toys
2. A Bug’s Life – Questions about Surveillance
3. Toy Story 2 – Questions about bands called Toy
4. Monsters, Inc - Questions about Crimes by Corporations
5. Finding Nemo – Questions about Little Nemo in Slumberland
6. The Incredibles 2 – Questions about Discredited Journalists
7. Cars – Questions about Ric Ocasek
8. Ratatouille– Questions about French cooking terms
9. Wall-E – Questions about Break-Out
10. Up – Questions about The “Up” film series


Round 1

1. Which toy’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts?

2. What is the name of the type of prison designed English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham wherein a single security guard would be able to view all prisoners who couldn’t be sure when they were being observed?

3. In what music magazine was the London-based TOY listed as one of the "100 New Bands You Have to Hear"?

4. Which still relevant company conspired with the CIA to start a civil war in Colombia when they were called “The United Fruit Company”?

5. Nemo first appeared in another comic strip where a character would have bad dreams due to overconsumption of a particular Welsh dish. Which dish was it?

6. Which famous writer and poet wrote a fake news article about the first transatlantic flight in 1844?

7. What letter was originally in Ric’s last name that he removed before starting a band called Richard and the Rabbits?

8. What is the French term for a beverage, such as coffee, that has been iced or chilled?

9. Break-Out was designed by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow but who was the third, much more famous designer who was credited?

10. How many years are covered between each film in the Up series after the first?

Any questions? If not, feel free to get started.
 

Mogri

Round and round I go
(he)
Staff member
Moderator
Which Up film series is this? I only know of one movie by that name.
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Its a documentary series that checks in with kids as they grow up. Each film is some time down the road. It began in the 60s and is still going as of last year.
 
Whoof, I don't even recognize several of the category topics. This is gonna be a tough one for us, but glad to learn new things!
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
@Daikaiju @lincolnic If you still want to participate in round one, you have until Tuesday.

But from here-on-in the date of the new question set and deadline for the previous will be Monday.

1. Lego gets its name from the Danish words Leg Godt. What does this mean in English?

2. What is the name of the massive surveillance program leaked by Edward Snowden?

3. What country is the electronic duo of Jørgen Træen and Alisdair Stirling (AKA Toy) from?

4. Which company had internal memos leak in 2010 that revealed they claimed to have infiltrated every relevant ministry in the Nigerian government?

5. Where does Nemo end up in the last page of nearly every strip?

6. Which future TV host was responsible to printing a false story in the Daily Mirror of the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment torturing prisoners in 2004?

7. What is the name of Ric’s first solo album, named after the eight blessings recounted by Jesus on his sermon on the mount?

8. A Bouillabaisse is a type of soup or stew flavored with white wine and saffron. What form of protein does it include, often in 5 or 6 varieties?

9. In what medium is the official backstory of Breakout, involving the adventures of Captain John Stewart Chang, provided?

10. What television series featured an episode-length parody of the Up films with Eric Idle playing the documentarian?
 

lincolnic

can stop, will stop
(he/him)
Given that I only know the answers to two of the questions in the new round, perhaps it's better if I keep sitting out. But thanks for the reminder! Maybe I'll join the next game.
 
Given that I only know the answers to two of the questions in the new round, perhaps it's better if I keep sitting out. But thanks for the reminder! Maybe I'll join the next game.
Considering that I think its a huge achievement to get 4 questions right a round, I wouldn't worry about it too much. the more the merrier!
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Here are the answers from round 1

1. Which toy’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts?

Barbie

2. What is the name of the type of prison designed English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham wherein a single security guard would be able to view all prisoners who couldn’t be sure when they were being observed?

The Panopticon

3. In what music magazine was the London-based TOY listed as "100 New Bands You Have to Hear"?

NME

4. Which still relevant company conspired with the CIA to start a civil war in Colombia when they were called “The United Fruit Company”? Chiquita

5. Nemo first appeared in another comic strip where a character would have bad dreams due to overconsumption of a particular Welsh dish. Which dish was it?
Rarebit


Which famous writer and poet wrote a fake news article about the first transatlantic flight in 1844?

Edgar Allen Poe

What letter was originally in Ric’s last name that he removed before starting a band called Richard and the Rabbits?

T... as in Otcasek

What is the French term for a beverage, such as coffee, that has been iced or chilled?

Frappe

Break-Out was designed by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow but who was the third, much more famous designer who was credited?

Steve Wozniak Yes, Jobs (I don't remember in what capacity) was involved but was never credited as a designer.

How many years are covered between each film in the Up series after the first?

Seven

The titles were Seven Up!, Seven Plus 7, 14 Up, 21 Up, etc. The most recent, 63 Up was in 2019.


Here are the points from round 1

Little Sampson - 7 Points
Kirin - 6 Points
Violent Vixen - 6 Points
Rascally Badger - 4 Points
Capt Blasto - 2 Points
 
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