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The 2017 Contest, Trivia LII

 

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Team Drinking in the Lounge, Officially Recognized as Quizball, with a special performance by J.C. Smith and the Sunshine Band debuting their new single “All Walk and No Talk” featuring the musical stylings of Marky Mark, David Bell, and Lin-Manuel Miranda; Don’t Injure Thine Leg, Diligently Inquiring Thoughtful Lagrangian, Definitely Investigating Typical Lynxes, Death Invites the Living, Darkness Infiltrating Trembling Light, Forever Haunted by the Ghost of David and the Bells with 1284 points.
  2. Homemaker, Wife and mother to 3 beautiful children. I love to plan, budget and decorate. My goal is to be my best and a great testimony for (construction worker turned academic turned central banker. opinions here are my own, not pete willis said nor said reserved system) with 1153 points.
  3. Cult of the Pink Shoes with 1110 points.

Off-Campus

  1. Holy Broman Literary Society Presents: Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand J** with 1376 points.
  2. The Cailloutastrophe: Her p***y bald like Caillou, Swag-Swag like Caillou, I’m good, (buddy) how you?, Go way back like Caillou, Hat back like Caillou, I dont match like Caillou, My weed young like Caillou, Go dumb like Caillou, I’m PBS like Caillou, DTF like Caillou, My d*** fresh like Caillou, She get wet like Caillou, The realest in it like Caillou, I dig in it like Caillou, Bad bee, go suck d***, Need 30 minutes like Caillou, I’m up early like Caillou, She get dirty like Caillou, She ain’t worthy, I’m Caillou, I’m nerdy like Caillou, I’m young as hell like Caillou, Don’t fail like Caillou, I go for it like Caillou, F*** Dora, Caillou with 1358 points.
  3. Hobgoblins of Little Minds with 1313 points.

Date: January 27-29
Head Master: Ridley Tankersley
Number of Questions: 360
Motto: Dominus Dimmadomi Urbis Dimmi
Super Garuda: A number of Lawrentians have taken trips to China to study sustainability. In the third city visited on their 2015 trip, there is a bar on the tenth floor of a building near the intersection of Minquan Road and Fushui North Road. In the fifth issue of a ‘zine they distributed last July, which features a pink robot on the cover, what artist is shown on page eight?
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The 2016 Contest, Trivia LI

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Winners

On-Campus

  1. David and the Bucky’s Battallion Diabolically Antagonizing Tortured Brood-Makers, Basically Building Batteries, Bungee Jumping Blindfolded, Bizarrely Bludgeoning Bells, and Definitely Ascending toward Brilliance By Dastardly Battling Together (1315 points)
  2. Michael Hubbard (1101 points)
  3. Nipples of Knowledge: The Matriarchy: Ormsbae Trivia Team (1075 points)

Off-Campus

  1. A Foolish Consistency is the Hobgoblin of Little Minds (1220 points)
  2. TIE: Pugnugget and Corn Wars: The Iowans Awaken (1205 points)
  3. Holy Broman Space Team Presents: 2016: A Honda Oddessey (1110 points)

Date: January 29-31
Grand Master: Jon Hanrahan
Number of Questions: 357
Motto: Salve senator: Sum fututum clavile
Super Garruda: In 1964, a band pretended to play Beatles songs at a battle of the bands called the Letterman Show. What is written in the top right corner of the page that features the band in a KWSS DJ’s copy of the lead singer’s 1965 high school yearbook?
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The 2015 Contest, Trivia Lunnamed

Winners

On-Campus

  1.  Bucky’s Brood of Burgeoning Butt Brigadiers’ Bizarre Belligerants Bird-Bondage-Base Burlesque Bonanza (1374 points)
  2. Shrek/10 3: We Bought a Sherk (1347 points)
  3. Taking the Hobbits to #Octopunks is not Death, with 1141.5 points.

Off-Campus

  1. Hobgoblin of Little Minds (1236 points)
  2. 50 Shades of Trivia (1225 points)
  3. Je suis Iowans (1217 points)

Date: January 23rd-25th
Grand Master: Weronika Gajowniczek
Number of Questions: 408
Motto: Nun dictum quod certamini quinquadenso volumus?
Super Garruda: Near property previously owned by Rockwell Lime Company is a manhole built in 1921 with an 8 inch diameter pipe leading 226 feet downstream. What is the manhole label and what is written on the manhole cover?
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The 2014 Contest, Trivia XLIX

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Shrek Out of Ten 2: The Shrekoning (1398 points)
  2. Bucky’s Banastitudinal Buggery Brigade (1232 points)
  3. David and the Bells Decisively and Terminally Bash Discordant Academic Teams by Dominantly Activating Technical Backstabbing, Dosing Amphetamines Triply, Breathing Deeply, and Trying Best (1207 points)

Off-Campus

  1. Twerking for Trivia (1300 points)
  2. Twerking Red Headed Iowans Violating Innocent Appletonians (1255 points)
  3. Hobgoblin of Little Minds (1205 points)

Date: January 24th-26th
Grand Master: Addy Goldberg
Number of Questions: 416
Super Garruda: In the final resting place of Copernicus there are pillars with graffiti scratched into them. One of these pillars has graffiti that reads “EM is cool” and “DW is ok.” What does the only music-genre related graffiti on that pillar say?
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The 2013 Contest, Trivia XLVIII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. triviaxlviiitShrek/10: This Isn’t Ogre Yet (1275 points)
  2. Karen Carr Presents, Bastitudianal Soviet Baskyetbol Team of Bucky’s Bizarro Biased Masterclass Gangband Group Therapy Session (1220 points)
  3. D.C. 20 Will Save featuring Shazbot (1085)

Off-Campus

  1. Binders Full of “Winning” (1145 points)
  2. Hobgoblin of Little Mind (1135 points)
  3. Too Much Trivia in the Pants (1090 points)

Date: January 25th-27th
Grand Master: Ethan Landes
Motto: Domum Venio Vivas Solum Semel
Number of Questions: 405
Super Garruda: Within a sculpture by Mike Sullivan, the creator of “The Sex Life of Robots,” there is a building called “Kino Ironhole.” What is carved into the pavement to the left of the word ‘lulu’?
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The 2012 Contest, Trivia XLVII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. The Soviet Baskyetbol Team Presents Komrad Bucky’s Gangbang Masterclass Endorsed by the Banastitudinal Karen Carr (1,261 points)
  2. Morgan Freeman Plus Plantz’s Pacifist Plurality of Parasitic Paisley Paleontological Parliamentary Pirate Ponies with Pistachio-Wielding Peppermint Prairie Pug Pancreases and Particularly the Pusillanimous Primate Pusculio (1,186 points)
  3. AA: The Cupola Size of the Nipple of Knowledge (1,085 points)triviaxlviit

Off-Campus

  1. Iowans Who Want Recall Trivia #nerdweasel (1,410 points)
  2. Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition (1,295 points)
  3. Trivia Pirates ARGH! (1,224 points)

Date: January 27th-29th
Grand Master: Jake Fisher
Motto: Descendo In Is Sanctus Phasmatis Compotatio
Number of Questions: 365
Super Garruda: In a comment card that was later pictured on a fence privacy screen outside the MoMA in NYC in the summer 2011, what does visitor Tonée from Chicago state that they wanted to do when they viewed a Van Gogh exhibit at MoMA on March 28 and why didn’t they act on these impulses?
Note: Fellowship of the Pursuit of Happyness for the Ethical Treatment of Animals with a Good Intention of the Total Recall of Morgan Freeman and Scott Walker, David and the Bells creative curious clarinetist cautiously composed crazy crafty clandestine concertos closely related to Mozart, Hobgoblin Little Minds, Orange you glad I didn’t say, Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition, and Iowans Who Want Recall Trivia #nerdweasel answered the Super Garuda correctly.
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The 2011 Contest, Trivia XLVI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Morgan Freeman’s Plus Plantz’s Pecorous Pastures Propose Presenting Persnickety Penguins with Ponchos (1,148 points)
  2. Soviet’s Dream of Gangbang and Go America All Over Everybody’s Asses (1,096 points)
  3. Butter Our Bread with Butter (1,078 points)triviaxlvit

Off-Campus

  1. Trivia Pirates Argh!!! (1275 points)
  2. Trivialeaks (1,260 points)
  3. Scott Pilgrim vs. The Superbad Iowans in Revolt (1,155 points)

Date: January 28th-30th
Grand Master: Derrell Acon
Motto: Temet Nosce Cebro
Number of Questions: 376
Super Garruda: What was the log entry on September 29, 1961, at 2 p.m. PST in the Alamo Airways daily log at McCarran International Airport?
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The 2010 Contest, Trivia XLV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. The Lawrence Undead: Alumni with Nothing Else to Do (1171 points)triviaxlvt
  2. Karen Carr Presents Bucky’s Banastitudinal Bicorn Bibliognostic Beadsmen Betwixt Bullyragging Balbutient Batrachivorous Balanizing Belbams Birling Baculae, Bewraying & Briarean Beneficiating Brachs Breaking & Bufuin The Bank (1108 points)
  3. Super Mega Soviet Gang Bang Dream Team Baskytbol Party:Colon (1032 points)

Off-Campus

  1. Food Bank of Kaukauna: Put your buns in our hands (1325 points)
  2. Trivia Pirates Argh (1320 points)
  3. Six Feet Under (— points)

Date: January 29th-31st
Grand Master: Drew Baumgartner
Motto: Semper Efficax
Number of Questions: 326
Super Garruda: On the plaque for the ‘Walt Haag Memorial Broken Propeller Award,’ Who is listed as the recipient for 2002?
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The 2009 Contest, Trivia XLIV

Winners

On-Campustriviaxlivt

  1. Bucky’s banastitudinal bulbously breasted brazierless band of blood-lusting bootylicious bitches boasting Brazilian bikini bottoms breading bitemperal Bathkolpian Bedouin Babies (1393 points)
  2. Super Mega Soviet Gang Bang Dream Team Party’ (1332 points)
  3. Brokman O’Hiett, under the waxing gibbous, gives giant bear hugs, full of uncontrollable clammy love while wearing Ms. Havisham’s purple polka-dotted Pleathis Panties which were stolen from her by the ladies who chased her out with their hats and shishkabob (1248 points)

Off-Campus

  1. Bank of Kaukauna: Is that a stimulus package in your pocket or are you just happy to see us? (1465 points)
  2. Trivia Pirates Aargh (1450 points)
  3. Six Feet Under Inter-office Memoranda (1415 points)

Date: January 23rd-25th
Grand Master: Erin Campbell-Watson.
Motto: Trivia Declaro Brevis Veritas.
Number of Questions: 352.
Super Garruda: Who was going to be married next to what was the “world’s largest cedar bucket” in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in June, 2005, before it mysteriously burned down the week before the wedding date?
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The 2008 Contest, Trivia XLIII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s Banastitudinal Belisian Bovine Banan Boobies Bouncing Benevolently Beerylou (1168 points)
  2. Morgan Freeman and the North Side Plantz Pants Peanut Planters Propose a Purple Potpourri Party while Peter Piper Picks a Peck of Pickled Peppers (1113 points)triviaxliiit
  3. 1972 Soviet Baskyetbol (1029 points)

Off-Campus

  1. Bank of Kaukauna Well Past Our Sub (1325 points)
  2. 6 Feet Under (1210 points)
  3. Subprime Iowans with a Wider Stance (1190 points)

Date: January 25th-27th
Grand Master: James Eric Prichard
Motto: SI VIS TRIVIUM PARA BELLUM
Number of Questions: 366
Super Garruda: In the “Citadel of Opportunity” section of “An Invitation to the International Olympic Committee to Celebrate the XIX Olympiad at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.” there is a photograph of a girl wearing a sign around her neck. This sign bears the name of what notable figure?
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The 2007 Contest, Trivia XLII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s Banastitudinal Brevity (1318 points)
  2. Coalition of the Awesome for a Drug Free America (1184 points)
  3. Brokeman O’Hiett (1054 points)triviaxliit

Off-Campus

  1. Bank of Kaukauna, this one goes to 11 (1380 points)
  2. The inDeciders (1295 points)
  3. Six Feet Under (1190 points)

Date: January 26th-28th
Grand Master: James Hall
Motto: Vita, Universum, Omnia
Number of Questions: 366
Super Garruda: In The War of 1812 Museum’s Jean and Lillian Hofmeister building, six caricatures are framed on the wall of the children’s interactive learning room. What are their listed names?
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The 2006 Contest, Trivia XLI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s BBBs (1127 points)
  2. The Coalition of the Awexome for Great Justice (1021 points)triviaxlit
  3. I Hate Patrick Ehlers and his big dumb face because there are no seats available at a certain Canadian culinary contest. (987 points)

Off-Campus

  1. The Holy Brogan Empire 1120 points)
  2. What’s the Frequency, Lawrence? (1015 points)
  3. Radio-Free Iowans Sponsored by Sprint PCS (967 points)

Date: January 27th-29th
Grand Master: Reid Stratton
Motto: Habemus unum pedem in sepulchro
Number of Questions: 324
Super Garruda: Spike O’Dell, the WGN radio personality, has a cup museum in Door County, Wis., that features cups signed by celebrities that have been on Spike’s show. What did comedian Tracey Ullman write on her cup?
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The 2005 Contest, Trivia XL

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s Banastitudinal Bibulous Banshees, Bigamously Bumping Big Booty Boogie Bandits, Blaspheming Bawdy Burundian Bannisters Betwixt Bloody Bizarre Ballistas, Bamboozling Bulbous Behemoth Bolsheviks Boasting Bling-Bling Bludgeoning Bedonkadonk (a.k.a. the YUAIs) with 1115 pointstriviaxlt
  2. Nerds with Hooterphobia with 1043 points
  3. Ali Babar and The Forty Thieves OR Ragamuffin and the Stuffin’ (from Kohler) with 1015 points

Off-Campus

  1. West Bank of Kaukauna, Concealing Weapons of Mass Deduction with 1237 points
  2. Skull Squadron with 1132 points
  3. Iowans, Only Whack as Needed, Sir with 1062 points

Date: January 28-30
Grand Master: Jonathon Roberts
Motto: Intervigilio Vita Incipio
Number of Questions: 356
Special Awards: Gurgle Durr received the Biggest Balls Award for their attempt to answer the Super Garruda.
Super Garuda: On December 11, 2004, Mushtariy Madrahimova from Uzbekistan visited the capitol building in Madison and signed the guest book. What were her comments?
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The 2004 Contest, Trivia XXXIX

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s BBBBBBs… (a.k.a. the YUAIs) with 1268 pointstriviaxxxixt
  2. Just Another Phallic Symbol with 1152 points
  3. Dostoevsky and the Sunshine Band Featuring Snorlax on Cowbell with 1104 points

Off-Campus

  1. The Bank of Kaukauna Foreclosing on Trivia with 1335 points
  2. Skull Squadron with 1265 points
  3. Lucky Guess at the Library, We Got Spirit Yes We… with 1250 points/li>

Date: January 23-25
Grand Master: Phred Beattie
Motto: Ne cede malis
Number of Questions: 352
Super Garuda: What casts a shadow on Jesus in the Debakey Room in the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas?
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The 2003 Contest, Trivia XXXVIII

Winners

On-Campustriviaxxxviiit

  1. Bucky’s BBBBBBs… (a.k.a. the YUAIs) with 1319 points
  2. Old Man Jamie’s Grumpy Group with 1288 points
  3. Eine kleine Überteam with 1214 points

Off-Campus

  1. Federal Reserve Bank Of Kaukauna with 1475 points
  2. Six Feet Under with 1335 points
  3. Skull Squadron with 1295 points

Date: January 25-27
Grand Master: Curtis Dye
Motto: Solium est non locum domire
Number of Questions: 392
Super Garuda: When he was in ninth grade, Frank Zappa won a Fire Prevention Week poster contest. What did his poster say?
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The 2002 Contest, Trivia XXXVII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s BBBBBBs… (a.k.a. the YUAIs) with 1302 pointstriviaxxxviit
  2. Deine Überteam with 1300 points
  3. Statue of Liberty doesn’t go there with 1248 points

Off-Campus

  1. Piggy Bank of Kaukauna: The Snout with Clout with 1375 points
  2. Lucky Guess Choking on a Pretzel at the Library with 1345 points
  3. Lord of the Iowans: Fellowship of the Corn with 1170 points

Date: January 25-27
Grand Master: Curtis Dye
Motto: Solium est non locum domire
Number of Questions: 392
Super Garuda: Who drove in the winning runs in the Busch baseball tournament championship game in Madison, Wisconsin?
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The 2001 Contest, Trivia XXXVI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Der Überteam with 1288 pointstriviaxxxvit
  2. The Fantastical and Mythical Adventures of Kohler and Trever in Steve’s Pants with 1131 points
  3. How Snorlax Got His Groove Back with 1050 points

Off-Campus

  1. Snow Bank of Kaukauna Plowing You Under with 1315 points
  2. Lucky Guess Highlighting Naughty Bits at the Library with 1200 points
  3. Electile Dysfunction with 1155 points

Date: January 19-21
Grand Master: Matt Pickett
Motto: (Unknown)
Number of Questions: 357
Super Garuda: If the longest home run ever hit at Wriggly Field had gone three more feet, whose television would have been destroyed?
Note: Fluffy Pagan Baby Bunnies and Jabberwocky answered the Super Garuda correctly.
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The 2000 Contest, Trivia XXXV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. The YUAIs with 1264 pointstriviaxxxvt
  2. Kohler with 1160 points
  3. Das Überteam with 903 points

Off-Campus

  1. Touched by an Uncle with 1335 points
  2. Blood Bank of Kaukauna: This time it’s personal with 1190 points
  3. Extra Phone Line $90, Additional Beer $80, Being an Iowan… priceless with 1065 points

Date: January 28-30
Grand Master: Eli Salembier
Motto: “Esta grod domire crematurus esse”
Number of Questions: 364
Super Garuda: In the movie The World is not Enough what work of contemporary sculpture appears in the beginning chase scene?
Note: Blood Bank of Kaukauna answered the Super Garuda correctly.
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The 1999 Contest, Trivia XXXIV

Winners

triviaxxxivtOn-Campus

  1. The YUAIs… with 1189 points
  2. Coleman/Brokaw… with 1053 points
  3. Die Überteam with 985 points

Off-Campus

  1. TRIVIAGRA with 1065 points
  2. Laughing All the Way to the Bank of Kaukauna with 960 points
  3. Iowa Sofa Kingdom with 835 points

Date: January 29-31
Grand Master: Mike Piastowski
Motto: “Salvete ad insulam! – Nolite commisari”
Number of Questions: 355
Super Garuda: In a room of the Escuela de Nusica Popular de Avellaneda in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rodolfo Mederos, bandoneon player and composer, holds a weekly rehearsal for the tango orchestra he directs. On the wall there is a piece of paper with the lyrics to a song. What is the song title and who composed the song?
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The 1998 Contest, Trivia XXXIII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Bucky’s Banastitudinal Banshees… with 1255 pointstriviaxxxiiit
  2. ColmanUs Evil Namlocs… with 1035 points
  3. The Kohler Dynasty with 815 points

Off-Campus

  1. You can take it to the Bank of Kaukauna with 1175 points
  2. Ski Iowa, Guaranteed Tree Free with 915 points
  3. Lucky Guess Denies Having an Affair with the Library with 900 points

Date: January 23-25
Grand Master: Matt Kuchta
Motto: “remanet fragilis in lacte”
Number of Questions: 353
Super Garuda: On April 19, 1979 Ray Bolt of Birmingham England appeared on BBC television and performed an unusual action. What program did he appear on and what did he do?
Note: Go Deep answered the Super Garuda correctly.
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The 1997 Contest, Trivia XXXII

Winners

On-Campustriviaxxxiit

  1. Kohler and Phi Kappa Tau with 1005 points
  2. Banastitude and Lepers… with 945 points
  3. Trivial Transgressors of Colman/Ormsby with 775 points

Off-Campus

  1. It’s in the Bank of Kaukauna with 945 points
  2. One Guy, One Book, One Phone with 910 points
  3. The Cheese Stands Alone with 865 points

Date: January 24-26
Grand Master: Ben Kroll
Motto: “Deus misericordiam nobis habeat”
Number of Questions: 343
Super Garuda: What are the names and titles typed under the last four signatures on page eight of the September 1970 publication “The Eau Claire County Community Shelter Plan; Where to go and What to do in case of Nuclear Attack”?
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The 1996 Contest, Trivia XXXI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Kohler and Phi Kappa Tau with 985 pointstriviaxxxit
  2. The House Formerly Known as WHAM with 910 points
  3. Plantz Hall with 680 points

Off-Campus

  1. Cheese Schnapps with 1,215 points
  2. Houston We’re Buried in a Basement with 1,090 points
  3. Lucky Guess Drifts into the Library with 960 points

Date: January
Grand Master: Joe “Kiwi-Mango” Meek
Motto: “pulsabit pilumtuum in caenum”
Number of Questions: 311
Super Garuda: On Thursday December 21, 1995 the Nave Commodores Jazz Ensemble gave a concert in the Chicago Hilton’s Grand Ballroom as part of the 49th annual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. Audience members received on their chairs a plastic “Christmas stocking” from United Musical Instruments Inc. with five items inside. One item was a button which read ‘I am the future of music’, what were the other four items?
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The 1995 Contest, Trivia XXX

Winners

On-Campus

  1. P.L.O.C.K. Sponsored by Domino’s Coffee Cup Cafe and Pizza Chef with 960 pointstriviaxxxt
  2. One Banastitudial Superbowl
  3. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Trevor

Off-Campus

  1. Mostly Harmless with 1,000 points
  2. Den of Iniquity with 960 points
  3. Under Where with 950 points

Date: January 20-22
Grand Masters: Jeremy Satchell and Dale Weiman
Motto: “pulsabit pilumtuum in caenum”
Number of Questions: 311
Super Garuda: What was the name of the building where William H. Ashley took his oath of office as lieutenant governor of Missouri on September 19, 1820?
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The 1994 Contest, Trivia XXIX

Winners

On-Campustriviaxxixt

  1. If this were a Cartoon, Mr. Cinders, Rudy’s and Leis’s Real Mom Would be Making Banastitude Sandwiches and Holy Mole with Titus Androgynous at the Learning Shop Blah, Blah, Blah with 755 points
  2. Plantz and Coleman Sponsored by America On Line, Appleton Electronics, Cellulink, Dominoes, Encyclopedia Britanica and Used But Nice Office Furniture with 735 points
  3. Ormsby Saskatchewan Cops, the China Palace and Sam’s Club with 675 points

Off-Campus

  1. Lousy With Brains with 1,060 points
  2. Two Bricks Short of a Foundation with 970 points
  3. Six Feet Under with 855 points

Date: January 21-23
Grand Masters: Jeremy Satchell and Dale Weiman
Motto: “Return of the Armadillo”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: Who was the first mailman to retire on pension in the city of Manitowoc, Wisconsin?
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The 1993 Contest, Trivia XXVIII

Winners

On-Campustriviaxxviiit

  1. Ormsby and Fox City Copiously Consuming Frank’s Pizza Palace with 790 points
  2. Trevor/Sage Picked A Peck of Pizza Pit Pizzas with 775 points
  3. Mongo’s Banastitude House of Spam with 720 points

Off-Campus

  1. Insignificant Others with 1080 points
  2. Sunk on Seymour with 1025 points
  3. Recreational Vegetables Inc. with 955 points

Date: January 29-31
Grand Master: Matt Horn
Motto: “Conceptus svm nvgarva tempore anno MCMLXIX nec qvic qvam praeter hanc togvlam inoptimatis mactvs svm!!!”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: What book did Teddy Roosevelt’s mom, Mittie, read on her trip to Europe in 1869, across the Atlantic in a boat?
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The 1992 Contest, Trivia XXVII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. That Ain’t my Taco, John, That’s…triviaxxviit
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Politically Erect (tie)
  2. Valleyfairfegnugen (tie)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: January 24-26
Grand Master: Matt Horn
Motto: “magistratus sine officiis ludorum olympicorum MCLXXXXII”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: What Seely G. Mudd Library book was the first to be coded, and has the item ID with the lowest magnitude?
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The 1991 Contest, Trivia XXVI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Ormsby’s Slobbering Sex Troll from the Sandwich Factory
  2. Pizza Hut Sage Rosemary and Trevor
  3. Thete Beta Banastitude Savors Sammy’s Pizzatriviaxxvit

Off-Campus

  1. Cleared by Censors
  2. PNPR (No Pope Radio)
  3. Beneath Contempt

Date: January 25-27
Grand Masters: Larry Dahlke
Motto: “orchides forum trahite; cordes et mentes veniant”
Number of Questions: 377
Super Garuda: If you bought a fare card for the D.C. Metro in August of 1987, you would have found what advertisement on the back?
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The 1990 Contest, Trivia XXV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Beta Theta Banastitude Living in Subway with 850 pointstriviaxxvt-1
  2. Ormsby Orphans Devour the Sandwich Factory with 720 points
  3. Coleman and Joyce Eat Dominos, Dammit with 575 points

Off-Campus

  1. Who Fed Roger Ebert? with 1,215 points
  2. Pedro Look at the Fuel Gauge with 1,195 points
  3. Infomaniacs with 855 points

Date: January 26-28
Grand Masters: Mike Engleson and Larry Dahlke
Motto: “trivia ab initio mundi usque ad hodiernum diem”
Number of Questions: 377
Super Garuda: Where was the largest convention of bassoonists for a crab fest held?
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The 1989 Contest, Trivia XXIV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Pizza Hut Trivia to Go with 885 pointstriviaxxivt
  2. Armadillo Appreciation Society with 765 points
  3. Sammy’s and Coleman Dammit with 750 points

Off-Campus

  1. Kinder Gentler Good Company with 1,345 points
  2. Zen Morons with 1,295 points
  3. Fake Rolex with 1,160 points

Date: January 27-29
Grand Masters: Steve Siegel and Cynthia Gibas
Motto: “triviam edant”
Number of Questions: 438
Super Garuda: What is the title of Brown University’s two-millionth library book?
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The 1988 Contest, Trivia XXIII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Armadillo Appreciation Society with 1,100 points
  2. Coleman and Godzilla Eat Dominoes with 865 pointstriviaxxiiit
  3. Yuai Communal Banastitude with 775 points

Off-Campus

  1. Uncle Tom’s Toaster with 1,600 points
  2. FBI Agents Make Good Company with 1,485 points
  3. The Cult with 1,190 points

Date: January 29-31
Grand Masters: Bob Pope, David Larkin, Steve Siegel, and Cynthia Gibas
Motto: “trivia est solida tamqvam saxvm”
Number of Questions: 415
Super Garuda: Chet Krause of Krause Pulications Inc. owns a 1938 REO firetruck. Affixed to the right side of the vehicle is a ladder that was donated to the community in which the fire truck operated. 1: Who donated the ladder, 2: On what date was it donated, 3: To what community was it donated?”
Answer
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The 1987 Contest, Trivia XXII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Barbara StriSandwich Factory with 1,265 pointstriviaxxiit
  2. Houdini’s Hallucinating Hams with 1,175 points
  3. Frank’s Crustacian Palace with 1,030 points

Off-Campus

  1. Good Company Turned Bad with 2,245 points
  2. The Big Lie with 2,095 points
  3. Salt 3 with 1,845 points

Date: January 30 – February 1
Grand Masters: Bob Pope and Andrew Sackett
Motto: “quid me purturbari”
Number of Questions: 426
Super Garuda: Name the three judges of the first Miss United States contest and where was it held?
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The 1986 Contest, Trivia XXI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Earl of Sandwich Factory with 2,265 points
  2. Trevorites Eat Sammy’s Pizza with 1,655 points
  3. Armadillo Appreciation Society with 1,060 pointstriviaxxit

Off-Campus

  1. Schunk with 2,185 points
  2. Ignorance is Strength with 2,180 points
  3. Gag Reflex with 2,105 points

Date: January 31 – February 2
Grand Master: Tim Toole
Motto: “istimirant trivia”
Number of Questions: 413
Super Garuda: What film made its Nicaraguan debut at Cine Altamira in Managua on Friday, December 13, 1985, and where were the tickets sold?
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The 1985 Contest, Trivia XX

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Melvin Belli Dehli Sub Pub with 1,925 pointstriviaxxt
  2. Burger Kind All Weekend with 1,920 points
  3. Phi Tau Forever with 1,560 points

Off-Campus

  1. As Obnoxious as Ever with 2,075 points
  2. Infomaniacs with 2,020 points
  3. Ignorance is Strength with 2,005 points

Date: January 25-27
Grand Masters: Tom Hambleton and Dan Macke
Motto: “semper trivias”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: “The Price Is Right,” hosted by Bob Barker, had a Special Dream Christmas Showcase in which viewers wrote in their guesses of the value of the merchandise. On December 14, 1984, the winner was announced. Who won the showcase, what was the guess, and how far off was it?
Answer
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The 1984 Contest, Trivia XIX

Winners

On-Campus

  1. El Salvador Deli Sub Pub with 1,375 pointstriviaxixt
  2. Armadillo Appreciation Society with 1,115 points
  3. Debbie Does Penguin City with 1,115 points

Off-Campus

  1. AIDS for Lutherns with 1,720 points
  2. Ignorance is Strength with 1,705 points
  3. Sky Parlour with 1,595 points

Date: January 27-29
Grand Masters: John Landis
Motto: “armadillo ingens spectat te”
Number of Questions: 421
Super Garuda: During WWII, the Wimbledon Lawn and Tennis Club was used as a military base. In August 1940, two pigs were brought to Wimbledon for the troops to eat. These were the first pigs to be brought to the base. What were the two pigs’ names, and what was the name of the man who slaughtered them?
Answer
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The 1983 Contest, Trivia XVIII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Sammy’s Pizza Network with 1,505 points
  2. Little Caesar’s 10th… with 1,235 pointstriviaxviiit
  3. Good Company Puka Puka People with 1,175 points

Off-Campus

  1. Cardboard Castle with 1,965 points
  2. Open the Trunk, Rik with 1,880 points
  3. Infomaniacs with 1,780 points

Date: January 21-23
Grand Masters: Jeff Pines and Kurt Schwarzkopf
Motto: “post trivium omne animas triste”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: On May 1, 1976, WLFM moved its studios from the Music-Drama Center to the Seely G. Mudd Library. What was the first music played over WLFM at its new location?
Answer
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The 1982 Contest, Trivia XVII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. triviaxviit14th Street Bridge Club with 1,810 points
  2. Happy Joe’s Syzygy with 1,705 points
  3. Air Potomac with 1,630 points

Off-Campus

  1. Toys in the Attic with 1,735 points/li>
  2. Camellia Chips with 1,655 points
  3. Fox Off with 1,480 points

Date: January 22-24
Grand Masters: Mike Mol and Liz Read
Motto: “veni trivium et emitte WLFM lucia tuae radium”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher graduated in 1934 from Huntingtower Road Primary School in Grantham, England. What are the names of the two girls who sat on either side of her in her graduation picture?
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The 1981 Contest, Trivia XVI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Happy Joe’s Syzygy with 1,625 pointstriviaxvit
  2. Cousin’s Inter Office Memorandum with 1,570 points
  3. Garfield’s Revenge with 1,300 points

Off-Campus

  1. Upper Echelon with 1,480 points
  2. Forever In Search of Trivia (F.I.S.T.) with 1,460 points
  3. Gopher Baroque with 1,430 points

Date: January 31 – February 1
Grand Masters: Pat Short and Karen Lutz
Motto: “in principle erat verbum, et Trivias erat verbum”
Number of Questions: 331
Super Garuda: What was the name of the musical group from Sheboygan Wisconsin that was on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1968?
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The 1980 Contest, Trivia XV

Winners

On-Campustriviaxvt

  1. Hordes from the North with 2,120 points/li>
  2. Indira Gandhi’s Deli Sub Pub with 1,925 points
  3. Syzygy with 1,910 points

Off-Campus

  1. Forever In Search of Trivia with 2,165 points
  2. Upper Echelon with 2,150 points
  3. Happy Cadaver with 1,850 points

Date: February 1-3
Grand Master: Greg Weber
Motto: si Triviam requiris circumspice
Number of Questions: 395
Super Garuda: In 1829 Thomas Jefferson willed his private library to the Library of Congress, which consequently mixed his collection of books in with all the others. The year 1971 was the last year in which a book belonging to the original collection was found. What was the work, who wrote it, and who found it?
Answer
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The 1979 Contest, Trivia XIV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Frank’s Pizza
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Banana Caboose
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 2-4
Grand Master: Rick Davis
Motto: ad astra per Trivia
Number of Questions: 417
Super Garuda: There is a hill twenty miles south of Dublin, Ireland, called Bray’s Head. On top of this hill there is a cross. What is the inscription on that cross?
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The 1978 Contest, Trivia XIII

Winnerstriviaxiiit

On-Campus

  1. Hananiah, Azariah & Mishael
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Banana Caboose
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 3-5
Grand Master: Bob Brightman
Motto: in hoc telephonio vinces
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: What is the exact Federal Communications Commission file number on WLFM’s license?
Answer
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The 1977 Contest, Trivia XII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Calling for Earl (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau) with 2,095 points
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Giant Fiber with 2,180 points
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 4-6
Grand Masters: Melinda Young
Motto: per Triviam, non ego sum stultus, ut ante fui.
Number of Questions: 406
Super Garuda: In the Marx brothers films “A Day at the Races,” at the steeplechase there is a board listing the horses competing in the last race. There are two names crossed out. What are those names?
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The 1976 Contest, Trivia XI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Moonbase Rutabagas (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau)
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Hungry Chuck’s Biscuit
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 6-8
Grand Master: Mike Exner
Motto: ecce thunnus
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: In the 1958 Springhill Mine Disaster, a miner spent 9 days trapped in the ground. Upon being freed he was surrounded by reporters, one of whom asked “What would you like?” He replied: “I’d just like a 7-Up.” He now works for the 7-Up Company. What is his name and his body number?
Answer
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The 1975 Contest, Trivia X

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Sum Kinda Dummy (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau) with 2,435 points
  2. Tuna Tower (from Colman) with 2,405 points
  3. Lizard Rex (from Sampson House) with 2,333 points

Off-Campus

  1. Monty Python (a.k.a. Appleton West)
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 7-9
Grand Master: Marc Sachnoff
Motto: e pluribus stereo
Number of Questions: 414
Super Garuda: What is the phone number of the Hofbrauhaus in Munich?
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The 1974 Contest, Trivia IX

Winners

Winners
On-Campus

  1. Lizard (from Trever)
  2. Sky King eats Mark Pizza (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau)
  3. Kirwood Dirby
  4. Seven Fat Years

Off-Campus

  1. Monkey Demon
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 15-17
Grand Masters: Ken Howell, Mike Garthwaite, Glen Morris
Motto: Veritas est Armadillo
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: What holiday is celebrated during the second week of November?
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The 1973 Contest, Trivia VIII

Winners

Winners
On-Campus

  1. Sammy’s Pizza (from Sage)
  2. Rudolf F. Brainee (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Monkey Demon
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: February 23-25
Grand Master: Tony Welhouse
Motto: “At the end of every rainbow lies a pot of armadillos.”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: (Unknown)
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The 1972 Contest, Trivia VII

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Mad Dog (from Sage)
  2. Gammera (a.k.a. Phi Kappa Tau)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. John Doe
  2. 9 Twigs of Woden
  3. Monkey Demon

Date: May 5-7
Grand Master: Tony Welhouse
Motto: None
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Playoff Question: From what sport do the following terms come: rudolfs, fliffies, and brainees?
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The 1971 Contest, Trivia VI

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Gorilla Rabbit with 3,955 points
  2. Guido
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Philboid Studge with 2,890 points
  2. Monkey Demon
  3. (Unknown)

Special Awards: Sky King received the booby prize, a 36 “B” padded bra. John Doe received the Best-Loved Contestant prize, a bag of several hundred “Try a Little Kindness” buttons.

Date: May 14-16
Grand Master: Tim Brown
Motto: None
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: “He founded Sauk City, Wisconsin, was the first sheriff of San Diego County, and was presumably eaten by alligators in Nicaragua.  Who was he?”
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The 1970 Contest, Trivia V

Winners

On-Campus

  1. (Unknown)
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. Appleton West
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: May 8-10
Grand Master: John Davis
Motto: (Unknown)
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: “What Turkish wrestler wore his money belt in the ring?”
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The 1969 Contest, Trivia IV

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Phi Kappa Tau
  2. Sig Eps
  3. Plantz

Off-Campus

  1. Test Tube Triploid
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: May 2-4
Grand Master: Bruce Inglauer
Motto: (Unknown)
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: (Unknown)
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The 1968 Contest, Trivia III

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Phi Gamma Delta
  2. Jefferson Drum
  3. Phi Kappa Tau

Off-Campus

  1. Cress House (from the Institute of Paper Chemistry)
  2. Album Covers
  3. Appleton West

Special Awards: Pink Toilet received the Most Original Name award, Cress House won the Favorite Off-Campus Team award, and Jefferson Drum was declared Most Obnoxious Team.

Date: May 3-5
Grand Master: Rick Walsh
Motto: “The greatest event since Liberace left Menasha.”
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: (Unknown)
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The 1967 Contest, Trivia II

Winners

On-Campus

  1. (Unknown)
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

  1. (Unknown)
  2. (Unknown)
  3. (Unknown)

Date: May 5-7
Grand Master: David Pfleger
Motto: (Unknown)
Number of Questions: (Unknown)
Super Garuda: (Unknown)
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The 1966 Contest, Trivia I

Winners

On-Campus

  1. Plantz
  2. Brokaw
  3. (Unknown)

Off-Campus

There were no off-campus teams in this contest.

Date: April 29 – May 1
Grand Master: J.B. deRosset
Motto: None
Number of Questions: 407
Final Question: (Unknown)
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Garuda Answers

  • 1972 Contest, Trivia VII: Trampoline
  • 1974 Contest, Trivia IX: National Split Pea Soup Week
  • 1975 Contest, Trivia X: Munich 22167
  • 1976 Contest, Trivia XI: Douglas Jewkes, #1107
  • 1977 Contest, Trivia XII: Heart Throb and Fast Asleep
  • 1978 Contest, Trivia XIII: BRED-135
  • 1979 Contest, Trivia XIV: Christ Regi, A.D. 1950
  • 1980 Contest, Trivia XV: “Legatio Imp (Eratoris) Caesarie Manvelis Complenl Aug. as Armenios (Baseal: Peter Perna 1578),” written by Theorianos and found by Roger Trienens.
  • 1981 Contest, Trivia XVI: The Decappa Five
  • 1982 Contest, Trivia XVII: Barbara Bools and Kathleen Howard
  • 1983 Contest, Trivia XVIII: Schubert Symphony No.9, The Great C Major
  • 1984 Contest, Trivia XIX: Pigs Joey and Jenny were butchered by Mister Higgins
  • 1985 Contest, Trivia XX: John Belk won the showcase by guessing the precise value, $71,785.35
  • 1986 Contest, Trivia XXI: The movie was Latino and the tickets were sold at La Casa Fernando Gordillo
  • 1987 Contest, Trivia XXII: Held at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware in 1880. Judges: Thomas Alva Edison, Monsieur Banwart and Judge Harrington of the Delaware Supreme Court
  • 1988 Contest, Trivia XXIII: August Erber, donated the ladder August 6, 1931, to the village of Iola
  • 1989 Contest, Trivia XXIV: Lectures on the Function of the Main Food-Digesting Glands
  • 1990 Contest, Trivia XXV: Towson Bassoon Symposium, Towson, Maryland, 1988
  • 1991 Contest, Trivia XXVI: Murder in Georgetown
  • 1992 Contest, Trivia XXVII: Algar In Manuscript
  • 1993 Contest, Trivia XXVIII: Heir of Red Cliff
  • 1994 Contest, Trivia XXIX: Elton C. Gibson, in 1923
  • 1995 Contest, Trivia XXX: Major Biddle’s Missouri Hotel
  • 1996 Contest, Trivia XXXI: Cork grease, bow rosin, valve oil, and an apple Christmas ornament
  • 1997 Contest, Trivia XXXII: D.E. Whelan – Eau Claire Press Company, Harvey Borchers Jr. – Wisconsin Telephone Company, Leonard Drescher – G.S.A., Hilda Carter – Plan Commission
  • 1998 Contest, Trivia XXXIII: Pebble Mill at One, Constructed a life-size origami elephant
  • 1999 Contest, Trivia XXXIV: “El Poeta” by Atahualpa Yupanqui
  • 2000 Contest, Trivia XXXV: “Puppy” by Jeff Koons
  • 2001 Contest, Trivia XXXVI: Naomi Martinez’s
  • 2002 Contest, Trivia XXXVII: Kent Palmer of the “Black and Tans from Harmony Bar” team
  • 2003 Contest, Trivia XXXVIII: No Picnic. Why? No Woods. Prevent Forest Fire
  • 2004 Contest, Trivia XXXIX: Sculpture of Michael Debakey’s cupped hands
  • 2005 Contest, Trivia XL: “It is the hugest building I’ve ever been.”
  • 2006 Contest, Trivia XLI: To Spike, I don’t have herpes — Love Tracey Ullman.
  • 2007 Contest, Trivia XLII: Francis Scott Key, Mary Pickersgill, Major Armistead, Rebecca Young, Carolyn Pickersgill and Neighborhood Cat.
  • 2008 Contest, Trivia XLIII: “Josephine Baker”
  • 2009 Contest, Trivia XLIV: James Walters and Jaki Neubauer
  • 2010 Contest, Trivia XLV: “Not Me”
  • 2011 Contest, Trivia XLVI: “Drunks called back. Left their pants in the apache. Said for me to take care of them.”
  • 2012 Contest, Trivia XLVII: He wanted to “take a big bite out of Van Gogh’s work” and “lick it”, but he didn’t because he “wouldn’t sully his fine work or disgrace your wonderful museum.”
  • 2013 Contest, Trivia XLVIII: “Big Unit Jizzbot”
  • 2014 Contest, Trivia XLIX: “PUNKS IS NOT DEATH”
  • 2015 Contest, Trivia L: “15-47”, “Richard’s Iron Works”
  • 2016 Contest, Trivia LI: “Earwigs Rule”
  • 2017 Contest, Trivia LII: “Dickid”

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