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10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

The Best Piece Of Trivia You Learned This Week: David Bowie Edition

What's the best piece of trivia you learned this week? Share it with us on Facebook orTwitter, and we'll figure out whether it's true or false.

Did David Bowie really invent Connect Four? Or did our listener completely make this up? Find out in the latest edition of The Best Piece of Trivia You Learned This Week.

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10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

This Old House

All of the answers in this round contain the name of a room, piece of furniture or item that is commonly found in a house. So don't forget your loofa for the bridal shower.

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10:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Bureaucracy In Action

"Acting Associate Administrator for Administration for the Maritime Administration" is a fake government job, right? Well, try fitting these titles on a business card, because some are actually real.

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

The Hills Are Alive

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:14 am

Every correct answer contains the letters H-I-L-L. What phrase metaphorically refers to a fatal weak spot? If you slay this round, then perhaps you don't have one of these when it comes to trivia.

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

The Actor Factor

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:14 am

Stars sell movies. Be honest: would you rather watch Snakes on a Plane or "Snakes on a John Wayne"? In this game, contestants replace words in movie titles with rhyming celebrity names.

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11:11 am
Thu January 22, 2015

State Of Mind

Originally published on Thu January 22, 2015 11:51 am

Get on that midnight train to...North Korea?? Guess what US state actually completes these lyrics as Jonathan Coulton sings famous songs with the wrong geographic regions in their titles.

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10:33 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Bad Information

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 11:14 am

In this final round, the answers are words, phrases and names that contain the letters "b-a-d" in order. Listen sharply, though, and the outcome will be g-o-o-d for you.

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10:33 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Comparatively Speaking

A comparative adjective is a word used to compare two things, such as "I am hairier than the puzzle guru." This game is about nouns that only seem like they're comparative adjectives because they end in the letters i-e-r. What might you call a high chest of drawers with a more delicate whipped texture? A "chiffon-ier chiffonier."

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10:33 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Cookie Monster Vocals

Some death metal singers have a gravelly voice known as "Cookie Monster vocals." However, in this game we focus on Cookie Monster's habit of confusing "I" with "me," and convert pop songs to Cookie's grammatical tendencies--so, a certain Beatles hit becomes "Me Want to Hold Your Hand."

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9:36 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Ho Ho Ho

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 12:45 pm

In this final round, every correct answer will start with a jolly "Ho!" sound. Which goalkeeper has won two Olympic medals with the U.S. women's soccer team? That would be Ho Ho Hope Solo!

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