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Yes, it's been a while. Sometimes work grabs you by the horns and rides you into the sunset. Usually that's not pretty. But we're back with a super-fun-sized quiz for everyone! You've got a month and a half of funny built up; let's put it to good use.

1. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the artist:
Like a song of love that clings to me,
How the thought of you does things to me.
Never before
Has someone been more...


2. Malcolm X and Captain Kirk take an hour and a half to stop a train. What movie is this?

3. The International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation evolved in 1946 into which organization?

4. What television show was originally billed as Ian Fleming's Solo?

5. Mark William Calaway is better known by which stage name?

6. Agent Neville Flynn teaches Detective John Hartigan to be a superhero. What movie is this?

7. According to the song, where was the Minnow shipwrecked?

8. What was the best-selling novel of the 19th century?

9. What superhero's alter ego was the humble Shoeshine Boy?

10. What was the most unexpected thing that's happened to you lately?
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1. Dennis Quaid enters Martin Short in which 80's sci-fi comedy?

2. Jan, Jace, and Blip were all sidekicks for which cartoon character?

3. Isaac Clarke is the main character in which video game series?

4. ^H or Ctrl-H was the control code to indicate what keyboard function?

5. What Games Workshop board game pits a team of Space Marine Terminators against a Genestealer horde on a derelict spaceship?

6. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the artist:
We touch I feel a rush
We clutch it isn't much
But it's enough to make me wonder what's in store for us
It's lust, it's torturous


7. A red stapler is mentioned repeatedly in which 1999 film?

8. Fran, Danny, Roy, and Baxter the Clown were all characters from which children's show?

9. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the artist:
I told you 'bout living in the U.S. of A.
Don't you know that I'm a gangster of love
Let me tell you people that I found a new way
And I'm tired of all this talk about love


10. If you were travelling through the universe, what spacefaring vessel (I'd say real or fictional, but let's assume fictional) would you use? Why?
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Ok, yes, it's been a bit of time. Got caught up in life and vacation and stuff. But we're not dead yet! I'm just pining for the fjords.

1. What is the real name of the X-Man known as Cyclops?

2. Who was the author of the "Waverley Novels", which held widespread popularity in Europe in the 1800s?

3. What science-fiction author has used such pseudonyms as "Byron Walley" and "Noam D. Pellume"?

4. During the 1992 Summer Olympics, which player wore #8 on the United States Basketball "Dream Team"?

5. The Terra Nova Expedition culminated with the death of which British explorer?

6. James Doohan and Simon Pegg both have played which fictional character?

7. The Gold Cup is a horse race that takes place in which British town?

8. Franklin D. Roosevelt owned a dog named Fala. What breed of dog was it?

9. One of William Shakespeare's plays is considered cursed, and its name is not spoken. What phrase is often used in its place?

10. What is the Latin translation for "Nouvelle-Écosse"?

11. What is the most beautiful place you have ever visited? What is the least beautiful?
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1. Cockburn Town is the capital of what archipelago?

2. European politician Mustafa Kemal was eventually given which last name in 1934?

3. What lake in Kenya has also been called Lake Rudolf, the Jade Sea, and Basso Narok?

4. What confection does the White Witch offer to Edmund Pevensie when they first meet?

5. What is the common name for Cathartes aura?

6. You can build your own house! Describe it! What makes it special?
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1. You just won Johnny Depp in a poker game, and in return he's going to mack on your sister. What movie are you in?

2. What US state capital was previously known as Harrisburg, Pilzburg, and Rockwell?

3. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the band:
She's the wildest hon in the wild kingdom
She's the wildest thang to float down
Well there's alligators and razorbacks,
But I don't care, I like to go down tubin' with you


4. The founder of Samsung Group also was the first publisher of which Korean newspaper?

5. What actress played the motherly role in both "Lassie" and "Lost in Space"?

6. What are your plans for the summer?
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1. What computer game villain was the son of Angus and Katherine Mengsk?

2. Michael Keaton stars as a "bio-exorcist" in which film?

3. A great deal of the technology in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy universe is produced by which corporation?

4. Marvel comics character Lorna Dane is better known by which moniker?

5. Raccoons belong to which genus of mammals?

6. If you could visit any fictional outer-space location, where would you go? What would you want to do there?
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1. What title does Tenzin Gyatso currently hold?

2. Which actor played Lance Cumson on the primetime soap opera "Falcon Crest"?

3. What Spanish firearms company (now bankrupt) was originally founded under the name "Gabilondo and Urresti"?

4. Players strike a rubber ball with their hips in which ancient Mesoamerican sport?

5. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the band:
You don't believe that she's mine, all mine
I love her,
Love her, love her so.
That I'll never, never let her go.
You may be certain she's mine, all mine,
She's mine all of the time.


6. Cute fuzzy animals! Which one's your favorite?
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1. What brand of cigarettes, extremely popular in the US in the early 20th Century, was known during that time for the slogan "It's Toasted"?

2. Bruce Willis plays a professional hit man in several movies. He gets to shoot Lucy Liu and helps kill Sir Ben Kingsley in which one?

3. In the theme song for "Tiny Toon Adventures", which character is mentioned before Dizzy Devil?

4. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the musical it appears in:
You're on this date with me
The pickings have been lush
And yet before the evening is over
You might give me the brush


5. Waldo the Wizard was, briefly, the mascot for which cereal?

6. Fortune has smiled upon you, and something went right for you today! What was it?
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1. Gary Oldman has starred in two films directed by Luc Besson. Which is the second one?

2. What is the title of the only play written by Ernest Hemingway?

3. In music theory, what object is described as the geometrical representation of relationships among the 12 pitch classes of the chromatic scale?

4. In US legal terminology, the phrase "No person shall be...subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb" appears in which specific piece of text?

5. What luxury department store chain opened its flagship location in New York City on 15 September 1924?

6. Cinco de Mayo is here! What are your plans? If you don't have any, make some up. We'll never know!
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1. Jules Léotard became famous not only for an obviously named piece of clothing, but for his gymnastic skill with which apparatus?

2. Pernell Roberts played the titular role in which M*A*S*H spinoff?

3. Members of the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance are usually referred to as what?

4. "The Sound of Music" is based on the real life adventures of which family?

5. Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones play thieves in which 90's film?

6. You want to catch something. What is it? How do you catch it?
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1. In 1934, Architect Eric Gugler was instrumental in the redesign of which well-known chamber?

2. During the 2006 Winter Olympics, the speed skating events took place in which arena?

3. Ralphie Parker's decoder ring came courtesy of which product?

4. Who was the trumpeteer for the Cuban jazz band Irakere?

5. Who was the commanding officer of the SDF-1?

6. You're in a race! What kind of race? Did you win?
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1. Great Adventure, La Ronde, and Magic Mountain are all amusement parks owned by which company?

2. The 1967 Arab–Israeli War is usually referred to as what?

3. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the band:
The night was black was no use holding back
'Cause I just had to see was someone watching me
In the mist dark figures move and twist
Was all this for real or just some kind of hell


4. Bruce Willis is shot by Donnie Wahlberg in which 90's film?

5. What television show started with the phrase "Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology."?

6. What was your favorite activity when you were a child?
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1. Vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and vastus intermedius are all sections of which muscle group?

2. The acronym SDM-R, when referring to a modified M16 rifle, stands for what?

3. "Negative b plus or minus the square root of b squared minus four times a times c, all over two times a" is better known as what?

4. Ishmael, Starbuck, and Queequeg were all part of the crew of which ship?

5. Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline are commonly referred to as what?

6. Choose one ability, quality, or feature of yours and change it by a factor of four (greater or lesser, as desired). What have you done?
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1. What sandwich was discussed in the film "Pulp Fiction" as having the French name "Royale with Cheese"?

2. What poet, infamous for his support of the Nazi regime, was awarded the first Bollingen Prize for his work The Pisan Cantos?

3. What actress was nominated for an Emmy for her role as Detective Wyms on "The Shield"?

4. What unit of mass is defined as being 7000 grains?

5. Shylock lends money to Antonio under the condition that, should he be unable to repay in time, he would forfeit what?

6. Violence! You may deliver a most righteous beating unto any being, alive or dead, real or fictional. Who do you choose, and why?
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1. Hephaestus takes on a crafting job for Thetis in which W.H. Auden poem?

2. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the band:
Can peace be found
On the carpet above ground?
Where sky is forever blue
So let it pass baby now
The slow inviting cloud
Which may take me from you


3. Mauna Loa, the Tamu Massif, and the appropriately named Skjaldbreiður are all examples of what?

4. Paul Atreides uses Atomic weapons to damage what natural formation before the Battle of Arrakeen?

5. We all know what acronymically named organization is headed by Col. Nick Fury. List two of the three possible phrases for which the acronym stands.

6. You are sworn to protect one person, place, or thing. What is it? How do you protect it? What is your weakness?
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1. Plants in the genus Elettaria provide which spice?

2. Jules Mazarin, Guillaume Dubois, and André-Hercule de Fleury all held which religious title?

3. What is the capital of Wales?

4. Lars-Olof Johansson, Bengt Lagerberg, Nina Persson, Magnus Sveningsson, and Peter Svensson are better known as whom?

5. The Obsidian Order was the chief intelligence organization for which science fiction race?

6. What does the near future hold for you?
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1. DC Comics character Bernhard Baker usually goes by which moniker?

2. Faber College is the setting for which classic 70's comedy film?

3. Who is the drummer for The Electric Mayhem?

4. The song "The Bare Necessities" from the Disney movie "The Jungle Book" was nominated for an Academy Award for best original song in 1967; which song actually won?

5. Napoleon, Boxer, and Mr. Pilkington are all characters found in which book?

6. If you had a spirit guide, what would it be, and what would it tell you to do?
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1. Steve Harris and Dave Murray have been long-standing members of which British heavy metal band?

2. Vin Diesel provides the voice for the titular character in which 1999 animated film?

3. The Fuller Building at 175 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan eventually became known as what?

4. Fun with lyrics! Name the song and the artist:
An old man turned ninety-eight
He won the lottery and died the next day
It's a black fly in your Chardonnay
It's a death row pardon two minutes too late


5. What was significant about the battle between the CSS Virginia and the USS Monitor?

6. What are you hiding under your shell?
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Ok, a little delayed this week. Let's have an extra fun-sized quiz this time!

1. The years 1892, 1952, and 2012 all share what common feature?

2. Fun with lyrics! What's the next line in this song?
You can keep your fancy ales,
You can drink them by the flagon,
But the only brew for the brave and true
____________________________


3. Who was the first woman to win a Nebula Award for Best Novella, and for which story?

4. After Tommy James left the Shondells and went solo, what was his highest-charted single song?

5. The Chinese Duanwu Festival is often referred to in English as what?

6. William Blake painted a series of watercolours that figured prominently in which Thomas Harris novel?

7. Venger was the antagonist on what 1980's animated series?

8. Transformation time! You have become a fantastic creature of your choice. What are you? Why?
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1. Members of the family Rajidae are commonly referred to as what?

2. Marcel Grateau filed a U.S. patent in 1905 for what kind of device?

3. The screenplays for the movies "Bound", "Speed Racer", and "Cloud Atlas" were all written by whom?

4. The Pistole Parabellum 1908, and many other models following its design, are usually called what?

5. Gordon Bombay and his mentor have the best names ever. What movie are we talking about, and why?

6. You just won the silver medal. In what activity? Who beat you? Why/how?

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