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Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast 🎧 Episode 154: Midsommar Vacation

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About this Episode

Quizmasters Lee and Marc meet to ask, suss and answer a general knowledge quiz with topics including Fast Food, First # Hits, Lucky Charms, Product Mascots, Classic TV, NBA Records, The Periodic Table, Movies, Video Games, NHL, Famous Races, World War II, The Vinyl Revival, Product Endorsements and more!

Round One

  • FAST FOOD – What two fast food restaurants feature an identical Happy Star logo, and are both owned by parent company CKE?
  • FIRST #1 HITS – “Wake Up Little Susie” was the first number one hit by what group?
  • LUCKY CHARMS – Citing it as his lucky charm, which PokΓ©mon card did Logan Paul wear to the ring in his 2021 exhibition boxing match with Floyd Mayweather (#6 in the PokΓ©dex)?
  • PRODUCT MASCOTS – Mr. Whipple was the mascot of what brand name product from 1964-1985?
  • CLASSIC TELEVISION – What recurring SNL character first appeared in a sketch entitled “”Jaws II”” on the Candice Bergen-hosted episode in Season 1 (1975)?
  • NBA RECORDS – What ex-Laker currently holds the NBA record for most career personal fouls?

Missed Corrections

  • 153 – Ajax is a Dutch football team, not Spanish.
  • 153 – Warner Brothers does actually not own Movie World, they license their properties to Village Roadshow.
  • 153 – Woodie Guthrie’s β€œThis Land Is Your Land” could be a good hint for Lee’s ocean current question.

Round Two

  • PERIODIC TABLE – Which soft, silvery white alkali metal has the atomic number 3?
  • MOVIES – Tromaville, the fictional setting where most Troma Entertainment films take place, is said to be located in which U.S. state?
  • VIDEO GAMES – In Pac-Man, what color is the ghost named Clyde?
  • NHL – What West Division NHL team’s home arena was flooded in 1995, causing the only NHL game on record ever to be cancelled due to rain?
  • FAMOUS RACES – What race was started in 1911 by a man named Carl Fischer?
  • WORLD WAR II – Which British prime minister declared war on Germany in 1939, leading Britain into WWII?

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  • VIDEO GAMES – What video game, that won the 1996 Game of the Year award, is credited with creating and popularizing the color coded rarity system for in game rewards?

Factoid Alert

  • VIDEO GAMES – In 1978, what video game is popularly believed to have caused a shortage of Yen coins in Japan?

Final Questions

  • THE VINYL REVIVAL – Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first release, what album sold 246,000 copies in 2019, making it the best selling album on vinyl in a single year since the vinyl revival began in 2007?
  • WORLD WAR II – Against which country did Hitler launch Operation Barbarossa?
  • PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS – Which athlete has appeared on the Wheaties cereal box the most?

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