Austin Powers wrote:I would have thought Alaska was the Highest State, but I've been to Boulder so I can see why Colorado would get that nickname.
Alaska never occurred to me, due to average elevation and all.
Austin Powers wrote:On FJ I almost went with Drake, but then Adele hit me. And boy you don't want Adele hitting you.
Rhianna came to me instantly, but I never thought of Adele. I guess because, to the best of my knowledge, I haven't heard any of her songs. (I worded it that way because I very well might have heard her stuff and not known it was her, just like I just found out recently "Edge of Glory" was Lady Gaga, despite having heard it almost as soon as it came out.)
xxaaaxx wrote:I was willing to give them the benefit of the doubt on the Chance clue, maybe Tinker to Evers to Chance isn't familiar to the masses...but then none of them even took a guess at a baseball team north of the border (no way they remembered who won the '93 Series; not like anything exciting happened in that one). Yikes.
I'm convinced that both the Blue Jays clue and the Star Trek II clue were payback for me for two wrong answers that I had given my team on a trivia night I was part of on June 2 - one was asking the years that the Blue Jays won the World Series (thought 93-94), and the second was the final question that had Shatner as the answer (I answered something else, hard kick by myself to my posterior when I found out, since I'm a Trekkie) - my Facebook status after I got home was "SHAAAAAAAATNERRRRRRRRR!"
Judges: "Portuguese water poodle" for "Portuguese water dog"? (I seemed to recall the Obamas were looking at a particular breed of hypoallergenic poodle for the First Dog.