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Christmas Media Contest

So here it is. 20 questions. Contest ends at 7 pm Central time on Sunday, December 14. First person with all 20 correct wins a $15 iTunes gift certificate/gift card. If there is a tie, I'll provide a prize to each winning contestant.


1) In Beyond Thunderdome, What were the two choices on the Wheel that involved bodily harm?

2) What was the name of the Beauty Shop where Carrie Fisher's Character worked in The Blues Brothers?

3) Sea Food is the name of a boat in what movie?

4) In Repo Man, after Miller was talking about weird connectedness of things, there was a sign on a restaurant advertising a special. What was the special?

5) The last scene of what movie features a man in a tuxedo running after a beat up Pontiac LeMans?

6) In the movie Hellfighters, John Wayne plays Chance Buckman, a character based on the life of Red Adair. What is the motto of the company he runs in the film?

7) In Top Gun, what was the real name of Anthony Edwards' character, not his call sign?

8) What do the 2 movies, The Blues Brothers and Pretty in Pink have in common besides taking place in Illinois?

9) The trailer for what movie describes the main character as a cosmic spirit given another chance and ends with the line "If you've done nothing wrong, you've got nothing to fear," a line not actually featured in the movie?

10) In the movie Young Guns, during the shootout scene in the burning house, one of the soldiers gets shot. Who plays the soldier?


11) Neil Young released 2 songs that criticized the South. Then Lynyrd Skynyrd released a song criticizing Neil Young, then Neil Young released a song alluding to the whole controversy. Name the 4 songs.

12) Which band claimed to have mixed their own blood in with the red ink used to print a comic book about them?

13) Who was Roy Orbison’s backup band in the 1960's?

14) For Consumer use we now use CD's before that were Cassette Tapes before that were 8 Track Tapes before that were Reel to Reel tapes before that were Vinyl Records. What came before Vinyl Records for the consumer market?

15) Before 1925, records could be played at a variety of speeds varying between 60 and 120 rpms. After 1925 What 4 speeds were records made to be played at?

16) In 1973, a 19 year old musician released an album featuring a technique that would become known as layered overdubbing. The end of the first part featured a Master of Ceremonies introducing the various instruments. Name the artist and the album?

17) Who owns the rights to the song, “Happy Birthday to You?”

18) Which artist has been inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3 times and for what?

19) How many songs are played in the movie Pink Floyd: The Wall that are not included on the Album, The Wall?

20) What late rocker fathered over 50 children?


Dec. 11th, 2008 09:58 pm (UTC)
You know, I could answer all 20 questions with "I don't know," and you'd have to concede that I had answered them all correctly, because in truth, I don't know a damned one of them!

Clearly I need to watch more movies.
Dec. 11th, 2008 10:45 pm (UTC)
Many are movies you've probably seen.



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