Trivia Recap – Dec. 17, 2015 – Tilted Kilt (Canton, MI)

'The 'Pods visited Tilted Kilt Canton, MI for a second time Wednesday for Sporcle Live Trivia Nights with Adrienne. This time our match-up with rivals @[401709313234240:274:More Beer Less Pants] was a bit more even than it was last week. How close? One point divided our teams in game one, and in game two, it was a tiebreaker deciding our fates. And you never it's never a dull moment when games are decided by a tiebreaker! We will get more into that later. 'Pods in attendance included Heather, Mike and John.  And the questions...
Game One
1. Candy - What chewy chocolate candy introduced in the late 19th century was the first individually wrapped candy? Got it for 3.
2. Hit Singles - What hit single by The Clash was inspired by a ban on Western music in Iran? An easy 10 to start.
3. Flags - The flag of Hawaii includes a depiction of a country's flag from Japan, the Philippines, U.K., or Australia? Miss for 4. 
4. Actors - What "comedic" actor topped Forbes' list of most overpaid actors for the second consecutive year in 2015, with a return of $3.20 for every dollar made? Good guess for 5.
5 Cartoons - What Disney cartoon that aired from 1990-1991 featured Baloo the Bear, who flew a cargo plane called the Sea Duck? Way to remember that obscure series, John! Six points.
6. Stocks -Which letter in "Kraft" is not part of the four-letter stock symbol for Kraft foods?
7. Presidents - Name one of the two 20th Century U.S. presidents to have previously served two full terms as vice president? Nine points.
8. Slogans - "American by birth, rebel by choice" is the slogan for what American company?
9. Christmas music - In both the 1984 and 2004 versions of "Do They Know It's Christmas," who delivers the line "Tonight thank God it's them, instead of you?" An easy 8 for a team with a player who hears this song at least three times a day at work. Would have known without the FB clue.
10. Human Body - Which organ in the human body produces insulin? Got it for 7.
Mystery: Colors (each answer will have a color name)
1. 1990 film featuring characters Jack Ryan and Vice Admiral James Greer
2. 2011 movie featuring characters Hal Jordan and Dr. Hector Hammond
3. 1996 movie featuring characters Mike Donnelly and Steve Dobs
4. 1984 movie featuring characters "The Kid" and Apollonia (she was also in a band called "Apollonia Six." We're not sure what the "six" was supposed to mean, but there were three girls in the band (cough). Vis-a-vis photo with this re-cap.
Got all four.
Heading into the final - Seven teams with scores ranging from 31 to 66, with More Beer Less Pants narrowly taking the top spot. We were right behind them with 65 points.
Final category: Literary Characters
A sign bearing the name "Mr. Sanders" appears over the door of what literary character, introduced in the 1920s who has also appeared in film? Usually we're strong on "literary" categories, but this answer escaped us because of the genre.
Game winners: U of M, 70 (moving up from fifth), and Hot Mess, 73 (moving up from third). Nice job!
Game Two
1. Movie to TV - What short-lived series was based on a 1986 film starring Matthew Broderick? Four points.
2. Language - Waht word commonly used in English means "empty orchestra" in Japanese? Got this for 10.
3. Musicians - Which member of The Who died 20 days after the release of their album "Who Are You?"
4. Voices - What 2004 Dreamworks sequel was the first full length animated movie to feature the voice of Julie Andrews? Got it  for 9.
5. Stadiums - Which PAC 12 conference university plays its home football games at Azten (SP) stadium? Miss for 1. Special thanks to the guys from team "Mike and Tim" who stuck around long enough to try to help us answer this one! The answer they suggested was also turned in by other teams, so not too far from the mark.
6. Original Title - What 1968 movie did Mel Brooks originally want to call "Springtime for Hitler?"
7. Speeches - Who gave the famous "Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat" speech in 1940? Way to think of this right away, John! Six points.
8. Novels - What 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak featured a physician protagonist named Yuri? Two points.
9. TV Hosts - What one-time ESPN commentator also hosted his own show on MSNBC from 2003 to 2012? For nerd bonus, what was the name of that show? Got the points for 5, but not the nerd bonus.
10. Europe - The region of Transylvania is located in what European country?
http://www.sporcle.com/blog/visual/16popular/ Got them all.
Heading into the final: Seven teams with scores ranging from 22 to 62, with More Beer Less Pants and Miskatonic U tied with 62 points. Now that's more like it! 
Final category: Singers
Singer Alicia Keys attended a college that shared its name with her record label. What was that name? And we predictably ended up in a tiebreaker with More Beer Less Pants. From one end of the bar one could hear "Na na na na...na na na na...hey hey hey...," and from the other end? "Tiebreaker....heartbreaker...(lame attempt at Pat Benatar)."  Tiebreaker question: How many miles lie between USC and Stanford? We put 250, MBLP put 483, the correct answer was 321, so we won the tiebreaker. Final standings: MBLP, 82, MUFC, 82. We will return to this place on Dec. 30 because cash tournament thing. We like money! Go Pods!'
The ‘Pods visited Tilted Kilt Canton, MI for a second time Wednesday for Sporcle Live Trivia Nights with Adrienne. This time our match-up with rivals More Beer Less Pants was a bit more even than it was last week. How close? One point divided our teams in game one, and in game two, it was a tiebreaker deciding our fates. And you never it’s never a dull moment when games are decided by a tiebreaker! We will get more into that later. ‘Pods in attendance included Heather, Mike and John. And the questions…
Game One
1. Candy – What chewy chocolate candy introduced in the late 19th century was the first individually wrapped candy? Got it for 3.
2. Hit Singles – What hit single by The Clash was inspired by a ban on Western music in Iran? An easy 10 to start.
3. Flags – The flag of Hawaii includes a depiction of a country’s flag from Japan, the Philippines, U.K., or Australia? Miss for 4.
4. Actors – What “comedic” actor topped Forbes’ list of most overpaid actors for the second consecutive year in 2015, with a return of $3.20 for every dollar made? Good guess for 5.
5 Cartoons – What Disney cartoon that aired from 1990-1991 featured Baloo the Bear, who flew a cargo plane called the Sea Duck? Way to remember that obscure series, John! Six points.
6. Stocks -Which letter in “Kraft” is not part of the four-letter stock symbol for Kraft foods?
7. Presidents – Name one of the two 20th Century U.S. presidents to have previously served two full terms as vice president? Nine points.
8. Slogans – “American by birth, rebel by choice” is the slogan for what American company?
9. Christmas music – In both the 1984 and 2004 versions of “Do They Know It’s Christmas,” who delivers the line “Tonight thank God it’s them, instead of you?” An easy 8 for a team with a player who hears this song at least three times a day at work. Would have known without the FB clue.
10. Human Body – Which organ in the human body produces insulin? Got it for 7.
Mystery: Colors (each answer will have a color name)
1. 1990 film featuring characters Jack Ryan and Vice Admiral James Greer
2. 2011 movie featuring characters Hal Jordan and Dr. Hector Hammond
3. 1996 movie featuring characters Mike Donnelly and Steve Dobs
4. 1984 movie featuring characters “The Kid” and Apollonia (she was also in a band called “Apollonia Six.” We’re not sure what the “six” was supposed to mean, but there were three girls in the band (cough). Vis-a-vis photo with this re-cap.
Got all four.
Heading into the final – Seven teams with scores ranging from 31 to 66, with More Beer Less Pants narrowly taking the top spot. We were right behind them with 65 points.
Final category: Literary Characters
A sign bearing the name “Mr. Sanders” appears over the door of what literary character, introduced in the 1920s who has also appeared in film? Usually we’re strong on “literary” categories, but this answer escaped us because of the genre.
Game winners: U of M, 70 (moving up from fifth), and Hot Mess, 73 (moving up from third). Nice job!
Game Two
1. Movie to TV – What short-lived series was based on a 1986 film starring Matthew Broderick? Four points.
2. Language – Waht word commonly used in English means “empty orchestra” in Japanese? Got this for 10.
3. Musicians – Which member of The Who died 20 days after the release of their album “Who Are You?”
4. Voices – What 2004 Dreamworks sequel was the first full length animated movie to feature the voice of Julie Andrews? Got it for 9.
5. Stadiums – Which PAC 12 conference university plays its home football games at Azten (SP) stadium? Miss for 1. Special thanks to the guys from team “Mike and Tim” who stuck around long enough to try to help us answer this one! The answer they suggested was also turned in by other teams, so not too far from the mark.
6. Original Title – What 1968 movie did Mel Brooks originally want to call “Springtime for Hitler?”
7. Speeches – Who gave the famous “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat” speech in 1940? Way to think of this right away, John! Six points.
8. Novels – What 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak featured a physician protagonist named Yuri? Two points.
9. TV Hosts – What one-time ESPN commentator also hosted his own show on MSNBC from 2003 to 2012? For nerd bonus, what was the name of that show? Got the points for 5, but not the nerd bonus.
10. Europe – The region of Transylvania is located in what European country?
http://www.sporcle.com/blog/visual/16popular/ Got them all.
Heading into the final: Seven teams with scores ranging from 22 to 62, with More Beer Less Pants and Miskatonic U tied with 62 points. Now that’s more like it!
Final category: Singers
Singer Alicia Keys attended a college that shared its name with her record label. What was that name? And we predictably ended up in a tiebreaker with More Beer Less Pants. From one end of the bar one could hear “Na na na na…na na na na…hey hey hey…,” and from the other end? “Tiebreaker….heartbreaker…(lame attempt at Pat Benatar).” Tiebreaker question: How many miles lie between USC and Stanford? We put 250, MBLP put 483, the correct answer was 321, so we won the tiebreaker. Final standings: MBLP, 82, MUFC, 82. We will return to this place on Dec. 30 because cash tournament thing. We like money! Go Pods!
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