This Week in iQ Trivia – 19 August 2017

Here’s what you may have missed this week at iQ Trivia.

WINNERS

If you won this week, here’s evidence just in case anyone doesn’t believe you.

JACKPOTS

Two guys visiting from Switzerland knew about regions of Italy bordering France, but gave us the German spelling rather than the English spelling. (Not to worry. They got a prize for coming in second last anyway.

And a jackpot went off for this team on the first week.  (If you keep getting things right, the jackpot will never build up to a dramatic cash bonanza!)

TEAM NAMES

Here are your combined film titles.

My Big Fat Greek Godfather

The Spy Who Loved Me, Myself, and Irene

The American Psycho President

Dr Doolittle Miss Sunshine

The Curious Case of Ron Burgundy

The Dark Knight at the Museum

Harold & Kumar Go To White Chicks

Running Man on Fire

You’ve Got Letters from Iwo Jima

Titanic: On Stranger Tides

Titanic: Cruise Control

Captain American Pie

A Fistful of Jedi

The Wolf of Wolf Creek

Dr Strangelove or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Is The Devil: Study For a Portrait of Francis Bacon

Dr Strangelove Actually

Withnail and I, Robot

The 40 Yeard Old Virgin Suicides

Debbie Does Dallas Buyers Club

TRIVIART

Ugly Junk (accompanied by a NSFW photo of one player’s ugly junk after surgery)

Strawberry Strawberry

Tasty Chair

Trippy Cat

Crapulous (hungover) Frog

INTERESTING ANSWERS

The team who thought Mark Antony’s famous speech in Julius Caesar began with the words “French Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.”

One team thought that one serving of Tim Tams was 1.5 Tim Tams. (Who the hell eats HALF of a Tim Tam.)

One team described late 90s band Days of the New as “Shitty Grunge Band.”

The guys who thought Ewen McGregor lost 35kg for his role in Trainspotting.

One of our hosts read out one of the answers in the process of reading out the question.  (Sometimes we’re not as smart as we sound.)

The player who said the following quote, presented here without context. “I’m really good at picking out teenagers.”

One player absolutely insisted that Will Ferrell wasn’t in Wedding Crashers. He was. It was an uncredited role, but he was in it.

One team who tore up the paper they wrote their answers to the homework question on, and had to reassemble it at the last minute.

See you next week for more iQ Trivia.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 18 August 2017

This is the little known 80s new wave band Seona Dancing.

Who was the singer of the band?  (The guy on the right?)

The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 16 August 2017

This picture is a partial logo of an overseas television program.

In what country does it run, and what is the equivalent program in Australia?

The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 14 August 2017

In 1954, Roger Bannister was the first man to run a mile in under 4 minutes, a feat that was long thought to be impossible.

How many Olympic medals did he win?

The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Team Name Bonus Point – Week of 13 August

Anyone can make a team name out of a movie title.

We want you to do twice as much this week.

This week you will be taking two movie titles and combining them.

Dude, Where’s My Fair Lady

The Man in the Iron Man Mask

Ocean’s 300

12 Angry Men in Black

The Empire Strikes Back to the Future

Marley and Me Make a Porno

Anything that combines two film titles into one will get a bonus point.

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This Week in iQ Trivia – 12 August 2017

Here’s what you may have missed this week at iQ Trivia.

WINNERS

If you won this week, here’s evidence just in case anyone doesn’t believe you.

TEAM NAMES

Here’s what you wanted to bet on on The Bachelor.

She refuses the rose: 100-1

Nip slip: 1-1

The Collective IQ of all Contestants is greater than 50: 100-1

Team Bagpuss will skip trivia for The Bachelor: 10-1

Budget cuts at Channel Ten: 10-1

Me Watching the Bachelor: 1,000-1

Someone Says Something Intelligent: 5,000-1

I won’t be able to turn off the episode: 50-50

The Bachelor gets involved in an orgy: 3-7

The Bachelor gets struck by lightning: 6,250:1

Osher & Matty Start a Family: 5-1

One of the girls is a guy: 69-1

The Bachelor falls in love with his reflection: 1-10

TRIVIART

Flying Chair

Pretty Pumpkin

Running Cafe

Large Tomato

Circular Pickle

Clumsy Whale

INTERESTING ANSWERS

The room full of Australians who didn’t know about Launceston being the first city to be lit with hydroelectricty, when a random guy from Thailand did.

The team who answered a question on a poet quoted in Dead Poet’s Society as “a dead poet” rather than Walt Whitman, and got a point anyway because Walt Whitman is in fact dead, and the answer was technically not incorrect.

One team got a point for describing Yankee Doodle as “the song where the guy puts a feather in his cap and calls it macaroni.”

One team described the cast of Mythbusters as moustache guy, glasses guy, Asian guy, guy who hurts himself, and token hot girl.

See you next week for more iQ Trivia.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 11 August 2017

According to the South Park episode about Satan’s Halloween Party, are each of the following celebrities in heaven or hell?

George Burns

Princess Diana

Mahatma Gandhi

Steve Irwin

The first new player to comment on the website with all of the correct answers wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 9 August 2017

Another South Park question today.

 

Why did the credits of the episode “Trapped in the Closet” list everyone involved in the episode as being John or Jane Smith?

The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Interesting Question of the Day – 7 August 2017

What police force uses the slogan “to patronize and annoy”?

The first new player to comment on the website with the correct answer wins a free drink at their next iQ Trivia show.

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Team Name Bonus Point – Week of 6 August 2017

You may or may not have been watching the Bachelor, but either way you can choose the right kind of team name this week.

There are betting markets open for which of the girls will win The Bachelor, but we want you to come up with other things to bet on.

If your team name offers odds on things that may or may not happen on The Bachelor you will get a bonus point.

There is a gratuitous cleavage shot 1-1000

One of the girls gets a reality series within 6 months 2-1

Actual catfight 10-1

Minor disagreement gets edited by the producers to make it look like an actual catfight 1-10

The couple breaks up within a year but use the fame they attained on the show to further their own careers – Even

Anything that gives odds on events on The Bachelor will get you a bonus point.

Have an interesting week.

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