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Christmas Media Contest is Over

No one got all of them right. Really no one was even close. But an anonymous commentor who turns out to be my friend Joe from Denver got the most right and so he will get the iTunes card. On at least one of these, there was an answer that I was looking for and Joe answered something else that was also true so he got partial credit. So anyway, here are the questions again with the answers and thanks to everyone who participated.

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

2) What was the name of the Beauty Shop where Carrie Fisher's Character worked in The Blues Brothers - Curl Up and Dye

3) Sea Food is the name of a boat in What movie? Caddy Shack - The Yacht owned by Rodney Dangerfield's character.

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...a plate of shrimp.

5) The last scene of what movie features a man in a tuxedo running after a beat up Pontiac LeMans? Smokey and the Bandit - Buford T Justice's sheriff's car was a LeMans.

6) In the movie Hellfighters, John Wayne plays Chance Buckman. What is the motto of the company he runs in the film? Around the Clock—Around the World

7) In Top Gun, what was the real name of Anthony Edwards Character, not his call sign - Nick Bradshaw

8) What do the 2 movies, The Blues Brothers and Pretty in Pink have in common besides taking place in Illinois? Steve Lawrence. In PiP, Blaine buys a Steve Lawrence album in Traxx Music store. In BB, Jake and Elwood go to see an agent in a sauna, the agent is played by Steve Lawrence. His name in the film is Maury Sline.

9) The trailer for my favorite bad movie of all time 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." What movie is this? - The Wraith with Charlie Sheen

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

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. Southern Man, Alabama, Sweet Home Alabama, Walk On

12) Which band claimed to have mixed their own blood in with the red ink used to print a comic book about them? - KISS - I actually owned the comic book at one time and was a proud member of the KISS Army.

13) Who was Roy Orbison’s backup band in the 1960's - The Candy Men

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? - Glass or Shellac Records.

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 2/3, 33 1/3, 45 and 78

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. Mike Oldfield, Tubular Bells.

17) Who owns the rights to the song, “Happy Birthday to You?” – A subsidiary of Warner Communications.

18) Which artist has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 3 times and for what? Eric Clapton, solo, with Cream and with the Yardbirds

19) How many songs are played in the movie Pink Floyd: The Wall that are not included on the Album, The Wall? – 2 - The first is "When the Tigers Broke Free," a two-part song that appears at the beginning and midway through the film. It was written for the album but was removed because it did not have the same musical style as the rest of the album. It was re-released on the digital remaster of another Pink Floyd Album, "The Final Cut."

The second is "What Shall We Do Now?," which is an extended version of "Empty Spaces," a song that was dropped in favor its longer counterpart. "What Shall We Do Now?" also was written to appear on the album but had to be truncated due to the length limitations of the album's media in 1979. It can, however, be found on Live versions of The Wall.

20) What dead rocker fathered over 50 children? – Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 57chidren actually.



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Dec. 15th, 2008 06:34 am (UTC)
9) I love the Wraith! I never saw the trailer, found that gem on HBO! Great bad movie!
Dec. 15th, 2008 06:41 am (UTC)
I wore out a VHS tape watching it and now I have the DVD. You can catch the trailer on YouTube now. I didn't see it when if first came out but I ran a video store in the early 90's and found it there and loved it ever since.

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