Here are the questions from a virtual Sporcle Live game played on May 18 (I got a little backed up from being on vacation, and NO that’s not a bathroom reference! Though I do like eating more fiber than usual when I travel! 🙂 Sorry no answers for these, just trying to crank ’em all out and git ‘er done):
1. Logos – What toy company has used a logo that includes its name written across a red gear that has 50 pointed teeth?
2. Spin-Offs – On The Golden Palace, a one-season spin-off of The Golden Girls, Sophia, Rose, and Blanche operate what type of establishment? Miss, and of course we made dirty jokes involving the word “golden…” (groan)!
3. Sisters – Give the first name of one of the two sisters of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, both of whom were actresses in their own right.
NERD POINT: Name both.
Only managed to get one.
4. Math – What is the last name of the English mathematician who, in the 1880s, introduced a certain visual representation showing the relationship between data sets?
5. Olympic Athletes – Name either of the women who won a gold medal in snowboarding for the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Miss.
6. Disputes – South Ossetia and Abkhazia are disputed regions located on the border of Russia and what former Soviet republic on the Black Sea coast? Miss, for big…
7. Albums – Me Against the World and All Eyez on Me were the last two studio albums released by what musician during his lifetime? Miss.
8. Sesame Street – What red-purple character from Sesame Street has an orange nose, loves triangles, and has a best friend named Baby Bear?
9. Companies – What company was founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight, two alumni of the University of Oregon? Miss.
10. Disasters – What Roman city was buried along with Herculaneum when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in the 1st century? Yay – at least we know disasters! Speaking of disasters (ugh this game)!
Mystery – Anagrams
Decipher the anagram to reveal the name of a notable 19th-century author.
M1. “Leaped Granola” (1809-1849)
M2. “Use Neat Jan” (1775-1817)
M3. “What Malt Win” (1819-1892)
M4. “Eliza Elmo” (1840-1902)
Final Category – #1 Hits
Since the beginning of 2015, there have been six #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 with titles that include an apostrophe.
Name two of those six singles, all of which were released with a solo man as the lead artist.
Not our category…oh well!
As always, Go Pods, and stay classy, Emile Zola!