Chris’ Jacksonville Skunk Apes defeated the evil Jonathan's Farting Ducks 121-67. I slapped him around and it felt to good to finally defeat Jonathan in something.
Warm it Up Chris Question of the Episode
Name the top 10 fast food restaurants in terms of number of stores.
- Pizza Hut
- Burger King
- Dunkin Donuts
- Taco Bell
What retail item has accurately predicted every the outcome presidential election since 1988?
CORRECTION: Daniel in the question says Reagan beat Carter 1988. In 1988 George Bush beat Michael Dukakis.
Elizabeth II just became the longest reigning monarch in British history. In what century did Elizabeth I begin her reign?
16th Century - Elizabeth I ruled 1533 AD to 1603 AD
Patrick "Eel" O'Brien is the alter ego of what DC Comics superhero?
Yes, I have a hate on for Plastic Man. He is just too silly for my taste. With that said, I still cannot believe I got this wrong! Maybe, I should give Plastic Man a second shot. Eh…probably not. Stupid Plastic Man.
The first World Cup of Soccer game was held in 1930 in what country?
The description of the game Jonathan talked about was shown on the first episode of The Amazing Race for their 20th season. Seeing kicking and heading and playing futbol over a volleyball net was amazing.
Arts and Literature
What were the two cities referred to in the title, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens?
Paris and London
Katmandu is the capital of what county?
After two rounds Jonathan still is up 30 to 10.
Taking office in 1721, who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain?
Sir Robert Walpole
Sir Robert Walpole? Really Daniel?? See video below mister...
What two teams played in the first Super Bowl in 1967?
Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs
They did name the trophy (The Vince Lombardi Trophy) after somebody after all.
“Way to go knucklehead” is something I used to say a lot. But I still cannot remember what it is from. I searched for it and all I found was this clip from the video game Sonic the Hedgehog. I don’t play many video games, so I doubt that it comes from that.
What is the term for a baby swan? There are two correct answers.
Cygnet or swanling
I stand by my statement, this clip shows Adam Sandler was on a lot of something when writing Billy Madison
Movies / Literature
Daniel gave us two lists, one with 5 movies on it and one with 5 classic literary works on it. Jonathan and I were to match the movie with the corresponding classic literary work.
10 Things I Hate About You – The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare
O’ Brother Where Art Thou – The Odyssey by Homer
Roxanne – Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
The Lion King – Hamlet by Shakespeare
Cruel Intention – Dangerous Liaisons by Christopher Hampton
After the mid-point, Chris is still getting mugged by Jonathan, 60 to 40.
Which Roman Emperor was the first to convert to Christianity?
Constantine was emperor from 306 to 337 AD. He summoned the Council of Nicea in 325 AD, not 333 AD like I said in the show. Sorry Dr. Johnson. #semiepicfail
Science and Nature
What living bird species (non-extinct) has the longest wing span from tip to tip?
The Wondering Albatross
What is the best-selling music album of all time (galactic)?
Michael Jackson’s Thriller
Boy, did I almost botch this up! I am so glad I asked for Daniel to state the question again. Phew!! And when I say I do not bet, I mean I really do not bet on anything. I always lose when I bet. Always.
After 3 rounds Jonathan is still in the lead 80 to 60.
From base to tip (or summit) what is the tallest mountain in the world?
For the record if you type that question in Google, it will answer both Everest and Mauna Kea.
The TV show Knight Rider had a talking car named KITT. What does KITT stand for?
Knight Industries Two Thousand and KARR
I loved that show growing up. I so wanted a car that could talk. Now everything electronic seems to talk. It is no longer cool. KARR stands for Knight Automated Roving Robot. Evil cars used to be so cool!
Art and Literature
In 1987 stared in what adaptation of a Tennessee Williams play? Daniel also had a part in this same play in school.
The Glass Menagerie
Jonathan still in the lead…blah blah blah. 90 to 70
What player did the Jacksonville Jaguars cut in 1996 who went on to win a Super Bowl for the Green Bay Packers?
Desmond is actually a very good college football analyst for ESPN now. I am still excited that I got this question right. He is a much better analyst than he was a pro football player. IMO.
When Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to reprise the role of John Matrix for the movie The Commando 2, the script was then used to start what famous action movie franchise?
I had no idea. I just watched The Commando again the other day. After watching it again, I can so see it.
Science and Nature
What brand name has become a generic term in the English dictionary meaning to clean with a vacuum cleaner?
Going in to the final round Jonathan is leading 110 to 91.
Going to give you the names of four artists and we need to give the order of when they were inducted in the rock and roll hall of fame?
James Brown - 1986
Aretha Franklin - 1987
Bob Dylan - 1988
The Rolling Stones - 1989
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was created on April 20, 1983
With 110 to 71 it is another win for Jonathan! Jonathan’s impressive win streak continues. His win streak is getting personal to me. I really need to step my game up to knock him down a peg! Oh yes, here is a pic of Mr. Freeze when he was known as Mr. Zero.
If you have a question for the Warm it Up Chris question of the episode, please email WarmitupChris@yahoo.com. Send me your question and I will use it on an upcoming episode of Trivial Warfare.
Special thanks for Daniel hosting this episode. Until next week this is Chris with Trivial Warfare, where it is not just trivia it is war!