Trivia Recap – Sept. 22, 2016 – Corner Brewery

Here is the question set from the Wednesday, Sept. 21 trivia game at Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery for a Sporcle With Tim gig. Commentary for first few questions in game one only. Thanks Your Resume Sucks for the question set! Our two-person team won a $10 gift card in game one (yay Mike and Brad!).
1. Solo Albums
a. What musician, known for his time with The Eagles, released solo albums titled Building the Perfect Beast and The End of Innocence in the 1980’s? Hit for 10. And I just made a comment in a previous recap about Mike saying that his ’80s songs were kind of “rapey.”
2. Reality TV
a. What VH1 reality TV series starred Christopher Knight and Adrienne Curry, following their romance after they had met on The Surreal Life? Miss for 1
3. Kids in Books
a. What is the name of Hester Prynne’s daughter, born out of wedlock in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet Letter? Thanks Ang, we got this for 9 because of you! Though she was not in attendance, she got this one correct in a previous trivia game because of her and I remembered her name. Go figure – a teacher teaching me something! Now go hug a teacher – what are you waiting for? 🙂
4. Tom Cruise
a. Name one of the two films for which Tom Cruise has been nominated for the Razzie for Worst Actor, one released in 1988, and the other in 2005? Got this for 5 plus the bonus.
5. Emperors
a. Francis II was the last emperor of what empire, which ceased to exist in 1806, following a defeat at the hands of napoleon and his army? Miss for 4.
6. Quarterbacks
a. Who is the only active NFL Quarterback to have started more the one Super Bowl without losing? Miss for 2. Brad had not quite arrived yet.
7. Cars
a. Infinity is a luxury vehicle division of what automaker? And this was the last question I answered for the ‘Pods, Brad showed up and thus commenced the changing of the guard…got this for 8.
8. Animals
a. A clowder is a group of what type of animal? 7
9. Geography
a. Peloponnesus is a peninsula and geographic region in what European country? 3
10. Cartoons
a. What is the name of the detective agency started by Chip & Dale on an animated TV series that originally aired from 1988-1990? 6 Wow Mike, how TF did you know this one? Color me astounded…
Mystery Round 1. Steven Spielberg
Name the four most recent films for which Steven Spielberg has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. Apparently they needed my help on this one, but they did manage to get at least one.
We were in seventh place going into the Final Question with 54 points, with the top team having 62 points.
Final Category: The Supreme Court
Twenty-one people have served on the U.S. Supreme Court for over 10,000 days, only two of whom are still living. Name one of those two justices. Brad was all over this (nicely done)!
We finished in second, unsure who finished in first. And thus ends commentary from our team, all game two commentary is from YRS.
Game Two:
1. Schools
a. The southernmost Ivy League school is located in which U.S. state? Nerd point which City? Hit for 5+1
2. Months in Song
a. What month of the year is referenced in the title of a 2010 single by Taylor Swift, which reached the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart? Miss for 1, no TS listeners in our bunch.
3. Painters
a. What French post-impressionist painted the 1892 work When Will You Marry? which in 2015 briefly became the most expensive painting ever sold?
4. Terms
a. What two-word term can describe a type of ship built in New England in the 19th century, the Apollo 12 command module, and a nickname for Joe DiMaggio? Hit for 10
5. Comedies
a. What 1998 comedy set primarily at a high school graduation party stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, and Seth Green? Miss for 2
6. Great Athletes
a. At #9 overall, who was the highest ranking professional golfer on ESPN’s 1999 list of the top North American athletes of the 20th century? Hit for 9
7. Clouds
a. What is the 7-letter term for a flat, fog-like clouds that may produce light precipitation? Hit for 8
8. Composers
a. Who composed the work heard in the following clip? Hit for 7
9. 2016 TV
a. On what cable/satellite network did the comic book adaptation Preacher debut in May 2016? Hit for 6
10. Taxes
a. What is the common name for the IRS tax form known officially as the “Wage and Tax Statement”? Hit for 3
Mystery Round 2: The Big “D” cities. Name the cities shown
http://www.sporcle.com/blog/visual/city921
or http://is.gd/city921
So after all this we were 6th going into the Final Round with 57.
The category was: Childhood Homes
Tudor Hall, located in Maryland and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, is notable foe being the childhood home of what infamous American, who lived there for several years in the 1850’s?

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