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Two professional quizmasters ask each other and guests their favorite questions of the week, while providing additional information and commentary. Learn interesting bits of trivia knowledge, discover what goes into crafting a good trivia question or team name, laugh at the hosts many moments of ignorance and pure stupidity and more on the Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast!
Know Nonsense Trivia Podcast is hosted by two independent quizmasters from Southwest Florida, Lee Breshnyda (Know Nonsense Trivia) and Marc Davis (Nice Guys Pizza Trivia).
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Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Juan Gomez of KING Entertainment, a 12 year veteran in the pub trivia industry. Juan brings a set of questions for the KnowNo squad, as well as stories of his history with trivia, insights into the professional aspects of running trivia events and his unique approach to writing questions for his players. The quizmasters also round-table on topics such as device usage, heckling, handling corrections from players in the room, maximum team size and more.Round OneSPORTS ARENAS - State Farm Arena, formerly Phillips Arena, is the home of what NBA team?19th CENTURY SLANG - In 19th century Britain,a ‘velocipede,’ or more colloquially a boneshaker, would refer to what object?GLOBAL TRADE - What two South American countries are part of OPEC?HOLLYWOOD - Based on U.S. Box Office, who is the highest grossing star of 2019 (so far)? SPORTS ICONS - What famous boxing referee was known for the catchphrase "Let's Get It On" and became a TV judge after retirement?ASTROLOGY - Which planet claims the title of ‘Planet of Dreams’?KnowNotes“How many women trivia hosts do you know who do what you do (create a local game)?” - Blair, Houston, TXRound TwoSECRET SERVICE NICKNAMES - To John F Kennedy's “Lancer”, what was Jacqueline Kennedy's Secret Service nickname? DEATH STATISTICS - What is the #1 cause of death in National Parks?VIDEO GAME HISTORY - In what year was the Sega Genesis released in North America?CHEMISTRY - While it's official name is magnesium-iron silicate hydroxide, what is the common name of the mineral first identified in and named after Cummington, Massachusetts?BUSINESS - Tumblr was bought for 1.1 billion dollars by Yahoo, and was recently sold for how many millions of dollars?MIXOLOGY - What are the three main ingredients in a classic margarita?GEOGRAPHY - Minsk is the capital of what Eastern European country?Final QuestionsPOP CULTURE - Which brand tops the list of best alcohol brands in the world for 2019?MUSIC - Who released the 1972 album Superfly?GROUPS OF ANIMALS - A murder of crows. A gaggle of geese. A prickle of porcupines. These classifications are known as Terms of what (a word that traces its origins to hunting in the Middle Ages)?Weekly Wrap UpAugust 12th, 2019 @ Palace - Spunk in the Trunk - 111 pts.August 13th, 2019 @ Gather - Tarpon Fat Cats - 70 pts.August 14th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - House Snow - 78 pts.August 15th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar - The Moist & The Furious: Tokyo Drip - 77 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesAugust 19th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar. Categories include POKÉMON, LETTERKENNY, DOG BREEDS, ASTRONOMY, U.S. PRESIDENTS, EMO MUSIC, HERMAN’S HEAD, THE FILMS OF JUSTIN LONG & more. Final question category will be Nautical Terminology selected by last week’s biggest learners Team Turkey.August 20th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Gather. NETFLIX, FOOTBALL, ART HISTORY, CLASSIC COUNTRY COOKING, GEMS, STATE CAPITALS, ICE CREAM FLAVORS and more. Final wager question category will be THE OFFICE selected by Dumb and Dumber (form. The Hot Ladies).August 21st, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. Categories for the quiz will include SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, NORSE MYTHOLOGY, LORD OF THE RINGS, BEEKEEPING, RICK & MORTY, LETTERKENNY, 90’s HIP HOP and more. The final Know Nonsense wager question will be Edgar Allen Poe selected by ‘She-Ra and the Princess of Power.’August 22nd, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar. Categories for the quiz will include MARINE BIOLOGY, CLASSIC CARS, SONG’s OF THE 80’s, REN & STIMPY, KING OF THE HILL, THE PRINCESS BRIDE, IRISH LORE, COSMETOLOGY, CYTOGENETICS & MORE . The final category that evening will be THE OFFICE selected by ‘Really Bad at Picking Names.’ Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Dylan, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Manu, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Juan Gomez.
Episode 58: Gastrology

Episode 58: Gastrology

2019-08-1201:05:40

Quizmasters Lee and Marc review their respective pub trivia nights and present their favorite trivia questions of the week.Round OneBIOLOGY - In biology, when a dog or cat loses its fur it's known as shedding. What is the term for when a dragonfly or other arthropod sheds its exoskeleton?GEOGRAPHY - What is the only nation that shares a land border with Portugal?MOVIES - Natural Born Killers was based on a screenplay written by what famous director/actor?POLITICS/COUNTRY MUSIC - To which country singer did Hilary Clinton apologize after denying that she was "a little woman standing by her man like " when asked about her husband's affair with Gennifer Flowers in a 1992 interview?INVENTIONS - In an effort to hedge against steel rationing in 1941, which automobile company made a prototype car out of soybeans, wheat and corn, running on hemp oil?LANDMARKS - The city of Newcastle, the fireworks capital of America, is located in what U.S. State?Missed Correction“A group of geese is called a gaggle on the ground, or in flight a skein or a wedge (not a gander).” - David“Homeboy on your latest podcast episode pulled a dirty trick with that whole "natural disaster" thing. Here is the Oxford definition: "a natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life." It is universally known that the phrase refers specifically to extreme weather events events and ocean/seismic activity. He HAD to use that phrase to keep his trivia question difficult enough to not give away that the answer was a disease, but in my opinion it just indicates that the question should be framed a different way. Using the term "natural disaster" is deceiving, and completely incorrect according to popular use! I call bullshit.” - Tim, MNRound TwoCULINARY ARTS - In French, what cooking term means “to slice into thin strips,” usually leafy greens?CULINARY ARTS - What food science discipline seeks to investigate the chemical and physical transformations that occur in ingredients while cooking?LANGUAGE - What does the Swahili word “Simba” mean in English?GEOGRAPHY - Which state capital means "Of the Monks" in French, and was almost named Fort Racoon?SHAKESPEARE - The full title of Hamlet is “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of ____.” Where was Hamlet the Prince of?STEELY DAN - The band Steely Dan is known to name-drop alcoholic beverages and mixed drinks in their songs. Name of these drinks and the song it comes from.Rate My QuestionPOKEMON - The following text is the Pokedex entry for what Pokemon? “This Pokemon uses a mysterious power. When it does so, this Pokémon generates brain waves that are supposedly only seen in sleepers. This discovery spurred controversy among scholars.”Final QuestionsNURSING - In medical nursing lingo, what does CTD stand for? WOMEN’S HISTORY - On June 25, 1993 Kim Campbell became the first Prime Minister of which country?Weekly Wrap UpAugust 1st, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar - Peanut the Dog Says the Water in Flint is Fine - 97 pts.August 5th, 2019 @ Palace - I'm Not Your Father But Your Sister Calls Me Daddy, 116 pts.August 6th, 2019 @ Gather - Tarpon Fat Cats, 71 pts.August 7th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - Four Horseman, 92 pts.August 8th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer BarUpcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesAugust 12th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar. Categories include GOLDEN GIRLS, MY SO-CALLED LIFE, RETRO AIR JORDANS, ENGINEERING, AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL, SINGER-SONGWRITER AIMEE MANN, DISNEY & more. Final question category will be 80s & 90’s Music selected by two teams that tied for biggest learners, those being PALACE MOMS & WINE WITCHES.August 13th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Gather. Categories include DOGS, VIDEO GAMES, BROADWAY, FOOD & COOKING, CARS, SPORTS, MUSIC & MOVIES OF THE 1980’s & More. Final wager question category will be CIVIL WAR selected by Tarpon Charlies.August 14th, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. Categories for the quiz will include BEER, OCEAN LIFE, CLINT EASTWOOD, 90’s HIP HOP, NICKELODEON, GRUNGE MUSIC, WCW, MARRIED WITH CHILDREN, DRAGONBALL Z, and more. The final Know Nonsense wager question will be ‘Betablockers’ selected by ‘TRYING.’August 15th, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar. Categories for the quiz will include BRIGHT EYES, SOUTH PARK, CLASSIC ROCK, NBA, NFL, BLUE ANGEL AIR SHOW, GEOGRAPHY, COLLEGE MASCOTS, KEGEL EXERCISES FOR MEN and more. The fiinal category that evening will be U.S. History, selected by T-Buck City.Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Dylan, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Manu, Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Episode 57: Suss Away

Episode 57: Suss Away

2019-08-0501:36:09

Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Quizmaster Adam, a previous guest and host of Adam’s World Trivia at Fashioning Beer in Changchun, China, as heard in episode 53 of the KnowNo. Adam talks about how he’s sourcing new questions during his vacation back to the states. Lee shares a recent tough bonus point round that stumped his players.Round OneTELEVISION - What is the real character name of ‘McDreamy’ from Grey’s Anatomy?1980’s MTV - What stop-motion animated music video from the 80's holds the record for most MTV music video award nominations as well as the record for most number of plays for a single on the channel of all time? (inspired by this post on reddit)INVENTIONS - The first commercially available zippers were used on what popular article of clothing?U.S. PRESIDENTS - What U.S. President was the first whose inauguration was televised?MONSTER TRUCKS - Grave Digger may be one of the most popular Monster Trucks, having debuted in 1981, but what is known as the original "Monster Truck" as marketed by Truck-a-Rama promoter Bob George in 1979?WORLD HISTORY - What natural disaster began in 1918 and killed 50-100 million people, about 5% of the total population, making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history?ETYMOLOGY - What Japanese word translates to "divine wind" and was coined when Kublai Kahn was thwarted by a two-day while trying to invade the island nation, destroying most of the invading Mongol force 70,000 large?Round TwoSOUTH PARK - In the 1995 video that served as a pilot for the series South Park, who does Jesus face off against?ALUMNI - Former Supreme Court Justices William Renquist, Sandra Day O'Connor and Anthony Kennedy all graduated from what Palo Alto University?ANIMAL GROUP NAMES - What is a group of bears called?PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S SEXIEST MAN ALIVE - Name the only two men given the title 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People Magazine who have died in the years since.GEOGRAPHY - The only two island countries in the Middle East are Cyprus and what country?TIME’S MAN OF THE YEAR - In 1982, what inanimate object was 1982’s Man of the Year?Final QuestionsMAGAZINES - What magazine offered readers exclusive closeups of Rosie O’Donnell’s infected finger?ENGLISH LANGUAGE - According to the corpus of contemporary American English, what word is the most frequently used word in the English Language?TELEVISION - Name three of the girls on the show The Facts of Life.ACRONYMS - What does the television acronym HDMI stand for?TURTLES - Named after a fisherman who helped discover the species in Key West, what kind of turtle is the only that nests during the day?Weekly Wrap UpJuly 15th, 2019 @ Palace - The World Is A Moist Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, 101 pts..July 16th, 2019 @ Gather - Ender’s Game, 101 pts.July 17th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - Pootie Tang, 56 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesAugust 5th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar. Categories include THE OFFICE, RIVERDALE, POKEMON, COFFEE, U.S. HISTORY, MUSIC THEORY, THE SUN & more. Final question category will be Classic Movies selected by Cortez Gang.August 6th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Gather. Categories include HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, CULINARY ARTS, GUITAR PARTS, WORDS & PHRASES, ANIME, TENNIS & More. Final wager question category will be 90’s music selected by Big Fact Hunt.August 7th, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. The final Know Nonsense wager question will be ‘Rockstar Games’ selected by ‘Three Horseman.’August 8th, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar. Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Dylan, Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Adam.
Episode 56: Slot Nick

Episode 56: Slot Nick

2019-07-2901:16:001

QuizmasterQuizmaster Lee recounts a tumultuous trivia night he hosted recently before trading the week’s favorite trivia questions with Quizmaster Marc. This week’s categories include Star Trek, Australian Animals, U.S. History, Current Events, World Geography, Classic TV, Movie Box Office Records & Release Dates and more!IntroductionSTAR TREK - Who played George Kirk in 2009’s Star Trek?STAR TREK - Who played Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation?STAR TREK - What rules do the Ferenghi abide by during transactions, negotiations and other business and trade endeavors?Round OneAUSTRALIA - Nick-named for its plucky call, the Australian 'pobblebonk' is what kind of creature?MOVIE RELEASES - In what year was the movie Blade Runner released?U.S. POLITICS - Who was the GOP Vice-presidential candidate the last time a Democrat won the U.S. Presidency?CURRENT EVENTS - What is the name of the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?CURRENT EVENTS - What is the name of the Governor of Puerto Rico who resigned this week?GEOGRAPHY - In Brazil, time zones are determined by their relationship to BRT, which is the time in what Brazilian capital city?U.S. HISTORY - What was the better known name of outlaw Harry Longabaugh?Round TwoU.S. PRESIDENTS - Which U.S. President is the only to have received the medal of honor?BOX OFFICE - The worldwide top-grossing movie of the 1970's is obviously Star Wars. But what was the second top grossing movie of the decade?CLASSIC TELEVISION - What TV show on ran on HBO from 1992-1998 and featured actors Jeffrey Tambor and Rip Torn?SOCIAL STATS - What is the most common language spoken in the world?NFL - Who holds the NFL record for most career touchdowns?HOLLYWOOD NICKNAMES - What was the nickname of actor Marion Mitchell Morrison, who appeared in classic westerns such as Rio Bravo and True Grit?BUSINESS - What U.S. city is known as the insurance capital of the world?Final QuestionsCHEMICAL SYMBOLS - What two-word phrase can be constructed from combining the chemical symbols for Potassium, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Tungsten, and Selenium? You may use each symbol more than once.U.S. PRESIDENTS - How many U.S. presidents died while in office of natural causes?THE BEATLES - The 1963 album With The Beatles closes with a cover of what song, originally by Berry Gordy?SPORTS OF YORE - Using conventional pistol in competitive dueling in France during the late 19th and Early 20th century, bullets were typically made of what material?Weekly Wrap UpJuly 15th, 2019 @ Palace - God Speed, You Moist Emperor, 108 pts..July 16th, 2019 @ Gather - Tarpon Charlies, 94 pts.July 17th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - Fifth Wheel, 96 pts.July 18th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar - Left of Sanity, 119 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJuly 29th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar. Categories include MONSTER TRUCKS, MUSIC of THE 1970’s, CANDY, TIM BURTON SUPER SMASH BROS, & more. Final question category will be 1990’s Cartoons selected by Saucy Fingers.July 30th, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Gather. Categories include BLACK METAL, BOATING, THE U.S. CIVIL WAR, SCI-FI STUFF, POKER, GEOGRAPHY, THE LAST UNICORN & More. Final wager question category will be Ichthyology selected by Hotlanta.July 31st, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. Categories include 90’s HEART THROBS, CLASSIC PORN, FLORIDA MAN, CHAPELLE SHOW, GREEK MYTHOLOGY, FAILED MOVIES and more. The final Know Nonsense wager question will be ‘World of Warcraft’ selected by ‘I CAME.August 1st, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar. Categories include TERRY PRATCHET’S DISCWORLD, SKYRIM, TABLE TENNIS, AKC DOG GROUPS, THE MOVIES OF ADAM SANDLER & KEVIN SMITH and more. Final category will be ‘Florida Fish Facts’ by Peanut the Dog Says the Civil War Was Only About About States Rights.Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Justin, Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Jeff, Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Episode 55: Earthworm John

Episode 55: Earthworm John

2019-07-2201:06:30

Quizmasters Lee & Marc discuss the important role and challenges of live sound mixing at live trivia events. They also ask and attempt to answer each other’s favorite questions from their week’s trivia!IntroductionINSECTS - How many wings does a bee have?MARVEL COMICS - What is the secret identity of Spider-Man villain Carnage?Round OneU.S. POLITICS - Ross Perot, who recently passed away and is best known for running for President, established what political party in 1996?U.S. POLITICS - Name the four major individual members of the informal political group The Squad, U.S. Congresswomen who have been making headlines in the media recently.AGRICULTURE - Approximately 75% of the world’s Olive Oil is produced in what European country?VIDEO GAMES - Of all the characters in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, how many hail from the USA?VIDEO GAMES - John-117 is a video game character better known by what name?COOKING & FOOD - What food’s name comes from the Italian word that translates in English as "to wrap up"?Missed Corrections“I'm going to give myself a missed correction. Chris Farley played a cop in Airheads. I think he dated the daughter conehead in Coneheads.” - MarcLee provides additional information about Coconuts producing countries. New proverbial lightkeeper Justin Peterson provides additional info about the baseball jersey #42.Round TwoCATS - What is the term for a group of cats?SHAPES - What is the minimum number of sides to create a polygon?EXTREME CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING - WWE Legend Stone Cold Steve Austin was initially accused of ripping of what ECW wrestler's beer drinking tough guy gimmick, and who was also known to pour beer into the mouths of fans during his Metallica-themed entrance? WOMEN’S WORLD CUP - What was the final score when the U.S. beat the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup?STAR WARS - What pop star almost played Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, but who ultimately declined, refusing to appear as a fully CGI character?LOGOS - The Mozilla Firefox logo represents which creature?Final QuestionsGEOGRAPHY - How many U.S. states are landlocked?QUENTIN TARANTINO MOVIES - What song by Chuck Berry do John Travolta and Uma Thurman dance to in Pulp Fiction? Weekly Wrap UpJuly 15th, 2019 @ Palace - MODEST MOIST 100 pts.July 16th, 2019 @ Gather - LEFT OF SANITY 133 pts.July 17th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - ASTROPHYSICS OR PORNOGRAPHY 105 pts.July 18th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar AFTER PARTY @ AREA 52 100 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJuly 22nd, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: MOVIES FROM THE 1970’s)July 23rd, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Gather (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: FEDERAL RESERVE)July 24th, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: CLASSIC VIDEO GAMES)July 25, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: STARGATE ALTLANTIS)July 27, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 4:00 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (THEMED TRIVIA: STAR TREK)Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Justin Peterson, Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Episode 54: Daddy Pennybags

Episode 54: Daddy Pennybags

2019-07-1500:53:26

Quizmasters Lee & Marc are back in the studio with a slate of questions (and a few answers.)Round OneBASEBALL - What was Jackie Robinson's jersey number?BUSINESS - What was the year the first iPhone, the iPhone 2G, released?IDENTIFY A COMEDIAN - What comedian appeared in the following movies: Wayne's World, Coneheads, Airheads, Billy MadisonAGRICULTURE - Which country, between the Indian and Pacific oceans, is the world’s largest producer of coconuts?STRANGER THINGS - What kind of candy is featured in season 3 of the show Stranger Things that did not exist in 1985, due to public safety concerns about an ingredient?WORLD WAR I - Who was the emperor of Germany doing the first World War?Missed Corrections“I have a missed correction for the episode beef strokingoff. A couple, really. The stonewall riots were in New York. In regards to the sublime song "santeria", a "sancho" is a prison term for a man that "takes care of" (read: makes love to) your wife while you are incarcerated.” - Zach“In Beef Strokin Off you mentioned the Stonewall Riots were in San Francisco. They were in fact in New York City on June 28th 1969. This was the riot that many credit with jumpstarting the gay rights movement. Also I’m pretty sure this is why Pride is usually celebrated in June. Also, the Miracle on ice in the 1980 Olympics took place in Lake Placid NY. The US boycotted the summer Olympics that same year which were in Moscow because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The USSR had threatened to boycott the Winter Olympics in response but never followed through.” - RyanRound TwoORIENTATION - If you face North, how many degrees would you have to turn in a counter-clockwise direction to face East?STAR WARS - What humanoid race in Star Wars are known for their exotic skin colors and long appendages protruding from the backs of their heads?CAPITAL CONNECTION - While under Greek and Roman rule, Amman, the capital and most-populous city of Jordan, was once called by what name, shared with a U.S. city and named after one of Alexander the Great's generals?MOVIE PLOT DETAIL - What is Bill Murray’s character’s name from the film Groundhog Day?ANATOMY - The anatomical term Philtrum translates from the Greek word for "Love Charm" and can be found where on the human body?LATIN - What does the latin phrase “ad hoc” literally translate to in english?BIRDS - Capable of swimming 25 mph, what kind of bird has the distinction of being the fastest swimmer?SEA CREATURES - What sea creature with regenerative properties does a boxing crab use for electric boxing gloves?ANATOMY - What organ produces bile?Rate My QuestionsLANGUAGE - “The words oversight, dust, and off are examples of Janus words. What is a Janus word?” - Mike C.DISNEY PARKS - “What county or counties is Walt Disney World located in?” - TaylorFinal QuestionsMONTY PYTHON - In 1975, what was the first Monty Python film to be released that featured entirely new material, not previously seen on the comedy groups television series?GEOGRAPHY - The main island of what country is known historically as “formosa”?U.S. PRESIDENTS - Between Grant and Taft, who is the only president to serve without facial hair, who was also assassinated?Weekly Wrap UpJune 2nd, 2019 @ Gather - MEGSTEN 90 pts.June 3rd, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - NEW BFF’s 50 pts.June 9th, 2019 @ Gather - LEFT OF SANITY 96 pts.June 10th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. - FOXTROT OSCAR 83 pts.June 11th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar - EXPLODING KITTENS & THE SQUEAKY CHAIRS 122 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJuly 15th, 2019 @ Cape Coral FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar July 2nd, 2019 @ Cape Coral FL – 6:00 PM @ Gather (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: TBD)July 3rd, 2019 @ Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: MIAMI DOLPHINS)July 11, 2019 @ Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME)July 27, 2019 @ Cape Coral, FL – 7:00 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (THEMED TRIVIA: STAR TREK)Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support."
Quizmasters Lee & Marc wake up early to compete in Adam’s World Trivia at Fashioning Beer in Changchun, China all the way from Florida via video call! They are offered the opportunity to craft a tiebreaker question for the teams live at the venue.Round OneCHINESE LANGUAGE - What is the Chinese word for ‘Sheep’?MATH PUZZLE - Rearrange the following numbers and symbols to form a true equation: 2, 3, 4, 5, +, =. You may arrange them however you like, but you have to use all of them and no others. There is only one solution.GREEK MYTHOLOGY - In Greek mythology, what three animals make up the Chimera?POP MUSIC - Ty Herndon’s 1995 hit song “What Mattered Most” was recently released with new lyrics. Fill in the blanks in its new opening line: “I thought I knew the ____ so well, if the ____ was sad, I couldn’t tell.”CURRENT EVENTS - After decades of deliberation and planning, which country has broken ground on a controversial multi-billion dollar airport expected to connect the country’s historical jewel more easily with the outside world?VIDEO GAMES - First brought on a 1993 mission to the Mir space station, what was the first video game played in space?Round TwoCHINESE INVENTIONS - Which ancient chinese invention dates back to 5,000 B.C. and is likely to be the last one you ever use?MEASUREMENTS OF TIME - How long is a sidereal day, the length of time it takes for the earth to make one full rotation?SCAMTO SLANG - In the South African township talk slang language known as Scamto if someone calls you a “cheese boy” or “cheese girl”, what are they saying about you?OVERTHINK/UNDERTHINK - Name four pastas unnamed by other teams playing.LITERATURE - The character Alonso Quixano is the protagonist of which influential work of literature, considered by some to be the first modern novel?GEOGRAPHY - Which country claims the longest stretch of the equatorial line?Final QuestionsANIMAL GEOGRAPHY - What are the only two countries in the world with a living species in the genus alligator?AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE - Over the course of the African slave trade, which country was responsible for having imported the most slaves, by far with an estimated 4.9 million individuals?HARMONICA - How many holes are present on the Richter-tuned harmonica, or common blues harp?ANIMAL TRAFFICKING - Accounting for as much as 20% of all illegal wildlife trades, what is the world’s second most trafficked mammal (after humans)?TECH ACRONYMS - In wireless networking, what does the acronym LTE stand for?Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Adam.
Episode 52: Gingerpalooza

Episode 52: Gingerpalooza

2019-07-0101:48:47

Quizmasters Lee & Marc catch up with returning guests and trivia players Jamie and Erik an extended quiz! Jamie shares his team’s system for coming up with a great trivia team name. Lee details a flub he made as a quizmaster and the efforts he took to correct the problem.IntroductionFAMOUS LANDMARKS - What is the name of the colorful landmark that exists in Red Square, Moscow, Russia that was built under Ivan the Terrible’s rule?POP MUSIC - Who collaborated with Drake on the 2014 platinum-selling single “Tuesday”?FENCING - What are the three styles of fencing?Round OneAFRICAN GEOGRAPHY - What is the only nation that borders both Morocco and Tunisia?ANIMALS - Which aquatic mammal has the world's thickest fur? More than one million hairs per square inch.MARVEL ACTORS - Of famous spoiler actor Tom Holland’s co-stars in the MCU, who revealed a plot detail of their own movie the night before its premiere in 1989?FIREWORKS - What color firework holds the distinction of being the rarest and most expensive?GAME SHOW HOSTS - In what year did Bob Barker retire as host of the game show The Price Is Right?DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSICS - What is the name of the street mouse in 1970's The Aristocats, who shares his name with a French cheese made from sheep's milk?TRADEMARKS - What company successfully pushed the term video game console so that they wouldn’t risk losing their valuable trademark?U.S. GEOGRAPHY - In what US State would you find the cities Blue Ball and Intercourse?Missed Corrections“In a previous episode, Lee referred to German as a romance language. German is considered to be a Germanic language, along with English and Dutch.” - Erik“In episode 46 KnowNo Gone Wild, Marc asked a question about country capitals in Africa. He said that Johannesburg was the capital of South Africa. Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, but not the capital. I thought it was Cape Town, but apparently they don't have a legally defined capital. Each branch of government (executive, judicial, legislative) has its own capital city. Pretoria is the executive capital, Bloemfontein is the judicial capital, and Cape Town is the legislative capital. Also, he said there were 40-ish countries in Africa. I had to google because I was curious, but there are 54 countries in Africa.” - TaylorRound TwoGREMLINS - What is the name of the mohawked antagonist in the 1984 Christmastime comedy horror film "Gremlins"?WALT DISNEY WORLD - At Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom in Orlando, what is the Liberty Square part of the park missing that is included in all the other lands in the park?DISNEY ANIMATED SERIES - What multi-talented Broadway star is the voice of Gizmoduck in the animated series Duck Tales 2019 reboot?AWARD WINNING COMEDY SERIES - As of 2014, which television show had received the most Emmy’s for a comedy series, at 37?ANAGRAMS - "Bong Smile" is an anagram made from the name of what disgraced Actor & Director?NAMING CONTESTS - After an online vote in 2011, Toyota announced that the official plural of ‘Prius’ is what?NOM NOM NOMENCLATURE - What is the name for the individual rectangular breakable sections of a Hershey’s chocolate bar?FAMOUS INVENTIONS - American engineer Percy Spencer is known for inventing what popular kitchen appliance in 1947, that was originally 6 ft tall, weight 750 lbs. and cost between $2,000 and $3,000?Final QuestionsU.S. TERRITORIES - Of all of the non-state territories controlled by the United States, which are not considered to be U.S. citizens?MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - What is the more common term for a solar erythema?ALTERNATE MOVIE TITLES - Mr. Cat Poop is the alternate title of what movie?EARLY U.S. STATES - What was the second official state of the United States?POP MUSIC - What english pop group was formed in 1999, had their own BBC children's sitcom, and was manager Simon Fuller's follow up to the Spice Girls, earning a top 10 hit in the US with the 2000 single "Never Had a Dream Come True"?Weekly Wrap UpJune 25th, 2019 @ Gather SUMMER GIRLS 52 pts.June 26th, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing Co. TEAM PARAMOTOR 74 pts.June 27th, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar BARNACLE HEADS 69 pts.Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJuly 2nd, 2019 – Cape Coral FL – 6:00 PM @ Gather (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: TBD)July 3rd, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: THE SIMPSONS)July 11, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: SILVER AGE COMICS)July 15, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:00 PM @ Palace Pub & Wine Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: TBD )Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guests: Erik and Jamie.
Episode 51: Big is Small

Episode 51: Big is Small

2019-06-2401:02:16

Quizmasters Lee and Marc explore the pros and cons of allowing large team sizes at pub trivia nights and take on a full slate of trivia.Missed Corrections“The first African American to be elected to public office was Hiram Revels. The first flight (by anyone) was not until 1903.” – MikeRound OneALSO KNOWN AS - What asian island country was known from the beginning of British colonial rule as Ceylon?SEINFELD - What is the name of the lawyer that defends Jerry and the gang in the criminal trial during the series finale?SEINFELD - What crime was the Seinfeld gang charged with in the criminal trial during the series finale?BIBLE - In the Bible, Zacharius and Elizabeth were the parents of whom?LOBSTER ANATOMY - What is the anatomical term for the tiny legs on the abdomen of lobsters and other crustaceans?ASTRONOMY - The term “Dog Days of Summer” is a reference to which star in Canis Major?2000’s ERA RAP - What was the name of Nelly's debut album, which was also the title of his debut single?2000’s ERA MOVIES - What movie did Nelly star in with Adam Sandler and Burt Reynolds?Rate My QuestionU.S. HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY - “Who is the only person to have 2 US state capitals named after them?” - submitted by Rumplesnailtskin Eric M.Round TwoHOLLYWOOD INVENTORS - What classic actress, known for starring in movies such as Samson and Delilah and Ecstasy, invented communications technology that led to the development of Wifi, Bluetooth, and GPS?12 ANGRY MEN REDUX - Name 3 actors in the 1997 remake of 12 Angry Men.FAST FOOD - What Miami, FL fast food chain can open its doors anywhere, except in Mattoon, IL, where a family-owned restaurant of the same name has exclusive rights? IVY LEAGUE - What Ivy League school is located in Hanover, NH?PORN - What one word was the top search term on Pornhub in 2018?LITERATURE - Who authored the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin?Final Questions90’s MOVIES - In what year was Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey released?FLAGS - Vatican City and what other country are the only two countries to have square flags?FAMOUS HOCKEY MOMENTS - The event that took place in February of 1980 where several college and amateur hockey players from the United States defeated the favored Soviet team is commonly referred to as what?Weekly Wrap UpUpcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJune 25,2019 – Cape Coral FL – 6:00 PM @ Gather (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: TBD)June 26, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: Famous Landmarks)June 27, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: Monroe, NC)Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Cooper, Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Eric, Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
Quizmasters Lee and Marc are joined by Quizmommy Kyle Anne, who will be hosting our new weekly Know Nonsense Trivia Challenge at Gather in Cape Coral, for a hint-heavy slate of trivia. The three Quizmasters also take on a double shot of Rate My Question.Missed Corrections“Yes, Lee, snowmobiles did exist in the 1920's... and yes, there were Model-T ones. The first snowmobile ever was built in Maine in 1908.” - Tim, MN”Just listened to your podcast for the first time on Spotify. Not that it matters, but the Jetsons aired in the 1960s, not the '70s.” - AdamRound OneMARVEL COMICS - According to the Marvel comic books, before marrying Luke Cage, Jessica Jones dated which character after being set up by Carol Danvers?DRUGS - What chemical substance was known as the Business Man’s trip in the 1960s, as a user could access the full depth of it in considerably less time than with other substances?BOB ROSS - Speaking as though he was giving a private lesson to a single student, from 1983 to 1994, painter Bob Ross hosted what show on PBS?VISUAL FX - What is the first movie to feature a computer generated human form?SUMMER SONGS - According to Rolling Stone Magazine, what 1964 Martha and the Vandellas tune, with lyrics co-written by Marvin Gaye, is the best summer song of all time?CLASSIC MOVIES - Name 3 actors who star in the Sydney Lumet directorial debut 12 Angry Men.Rate My QuestionETYMOLOGY - “The name of what metal is derived from the German word for fairy or sprite?” - submitted by DallasU.S. GEOGRAPHY - “What are the four state capitals that have the word ‘city’ in them?” - AbbeyRound TwoMETRIC SYSTEM - The United States, Myanmar and what West African country on the Atlantic Ocean are the only three in the world to not use the metric system?INVENTIONS - Developed as an internal tool and marketed as “a fast, extremely accurate electronic slide rule” in 1971, what what the first company to bring pocket calculators to market, which is also the first Top 20 company to ever have been run by a woman (as ranked by Fortune magazine)? 90s MUSIC - Who was the bass player of the 90s grunge band Dogstar?WORLD WAR II - In what country what country was Anne Frank living when it became occupied by the Nazis?PACIFIC TERRITORIES - What country is responsible for maintaining Easter Island?SCIENCE & PHILOSOPHY - “Hormesis” is the scientific term for what quote about resilience by German philosopher Freidrech Nietzsche? Final QuestionsEUROPEAN TRADITIONS - Europeon tradition requires family members to tell who important news, such as births, marriages or deaths in order to avoid ”serious calamity” in the family, as well as their associates? MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - Which mostly defunct instrument gained popularity in the 1950s after being exclusively featured in the 1949 British film noir The Third Man?BLACK HISTORY - Moses Fleetwood Walker was the first African American to do what in 1884?Weekly Wrap UpJune 6, 2019 @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar - Peanut the Dog Brought Her Little Green Luftwaffe (68 pts.)June 12, 2019 @ Bury Me Brewing - Dr. Tran and the Moon Women (72 pts.)Upcoming LIVE Know Nonsense Trivia ChallengesJune 18,2019 – Cape Coral FL – 6:00 PM @ Gather (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: TBD)June 19, 2019 – Fort Myers, FL – 7:00 PM @ Bury Me Brewing Co. (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: 80s HORROR MOVIES)June 20, 2019 – Cape Coral, FL – 7:30 PM @ No. 3 Craft Brews & Beer Bar (KNOW NONSENSE QUESTION: 80s MOVIES)Thank youThanks to our supporters on Patreon.Thank you, Quizdaddies – Tommy (The Electric Mud) and Tim (Pat's Garden Service)Thank you, Team Captains – Kristen & FletcherThank you, Proverbial Lightkeepers – Elyse, Aaron, Sarah, Brina, Karly, Kristopher, Josh, Gil, Shaun, Lucas and MaxThank you, Rumplesnailtskins – Steven, Efren, Mike J., Mike C.If you'd like to support the podcast and gain access to bonus content, please visit http://theknowno.com and click "Support." Special Guest: Kyle Anne.
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