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Movie Math

Thursday, July 31, 2014

If Pythagoras were alive today, we think he'd be a movie buff. Multiply your film knowledge by your math skills in this quiz that asks you to perform computations with the numbers in movie titles.

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It's Eezy

Thursday, July 31, 2014

We're spotlighting both the most common and least common English letters in this game — E and Z. Every clue points to a word or phrase containing "E-E-Z" spelled consecutively. Easy!

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Sem-ANN-tics

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don't get too annoyed with this final round. Like "annoyed," every answer contains the consecutive letters "A-N-N" somewhere within it. This game separates the canniest from the wannabes.

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Can't Place The Place Name

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fame knows no geographic bounds in this game about celebrity-city name mashups. In what Florida city does the singer of "Nasty" hang out? That's "Janet Jacksonville."

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Can I Kick It? No, You Can't

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Listen, we're not your parents. We're not about to tell you what you can and can't do. Besides, the songs in this game, all of which contain the word "can't" in the title, take care of that for us.

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Luke Song: Hat's Entertainment!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The milliner famous for designing Aretha Franklin's 2009 Inauguration chapeau plays a game about real people and fictional characters with iconic headgear.

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John U. Bacon: Old MacDonald Went To College

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A sportswriter and a former Michigan Wolverines football player imagine the college days of a nursery rhyme farmer in this quiz about animal mascots and the noises they make.

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Smitten With The Mitten State

Thursday, July 31, 2014

(Episode 323) Ann Arbor is a city of many nicknames, and this week we add ‘Puzzleville, USA.’ Listen as Michiganders do math at the movies, try on famous hats and make the sounds of sports mascots. Go Blue!

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Patriotic Language

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Why do we call them "French fries" even though they aren't French? When you're done pondering that question, you'll find that all answers in this final round contain nationalities.

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Fair-Weather Friends

Thursday, July 24, 2014

There's a trivia storm in the forecast: All the answers in this quiz are celebrities and characters whose names are weather-related. Which poet's travels were blocked by ice crystals? Robert Frost!

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The Most Unusual Tea Shop In The World

Thursday, July 24, 2014

At the Ask Me Another tea shop, we don't sell chai, but we do have tea that encourages faith and devotion: "loyal-tea." That's because all answers in this game sound like "tea." Share a cup with us!

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Place That Band

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Geography rocks! Jonathan Coulton sings songs by classic rock bands named after cities, states, countries and continents, while rewriting the lyrics to hint at the locations.

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Andy Serkis: God Save The Queen's English

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Serkis serves as accidental ambassador for his country in this game, as he must get a contestant to guess the American English equivalents of British slang, like "collywobbles." (Plus: Star Wars!)

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Random Questions With: Andy Serkis

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The versatile actor is known for disappearing into his roles, like Caesar in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Gollum in The Lord of the Rings. In this game, we get to know Serkis, the human being.

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How To Succeed At Trivia

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Is listening to our show the secret to succeeding at trivia games? And how! In this quiz, the answers are common phrases and titles that begin with "how," such as How I Met Your Mother.

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A Primate Example

Thursday, July 24, 2014

(Episode 322) Brush up your British slang with Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,Lord of the Rings), who talks getting into the mind of Caesar the ape and reveals the origin of Gollum's creepy voice.

Warning: This episode contains language that might not be suitable for all audiences.

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AMA Bonus: Gollum Leaves A Message For 'The Precious'

Friday, July 18, 2014

Here's a tease of the grand prize that actor Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the ApesLord of the Rings trilogy) gave our winner. 

The full episode with Andy Serkis drops July 24th, 2014.

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The Really Hard Edition 2: Electric Boogaloo

Thursday, July 17, 2014

(Favorites Episode 006) Give your brain the ultimate workout as we revisit more of our toughest games to date — can you name famous commercial jingles when sung in Italian, or insert comic strips into your favorite novels?

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Really Hard Edition 2: Part 2

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It's the definitive test of cultural references, from celebrities and commercial jingles, to comic strips and classic literature, in "Nick Names," "Jingle All the Way," and "Literary Comic Strips."

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Really Hard Edition 2: Part 1

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Can you remember two things at once? Combine the names of celebrities and countries in "International Doppelgangers," then nest words inside of other words in "Russian Dolls."

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