The Dozen Daily Trivia answers explained 10/12/23: Candy, Bugs, and Survivor

Your The Dozen Daily Trivia answers for this Thursday October 12th, 2023, were a little on the tougher side, requiring sports knowledge dating beyond a decade ago. But we enjoy the punishment.

How did you do, Frank?: Not great, Bob. Missed four.

Here we go..

Subject: NFL

Tim Tebow only completed passes in an NFL regular season for two franchises, the Broncos and what AFC team in 2012?

Answer: The New York Jets

Explanation: Oh, Tim Tebow. Remember when he beat the Steelers in that playoff game?

Subject: MLB

Known for having a specific set of rules when it came to rest, the Yankees debuted this RP, who posted a 0.38 ERA in 19 regular season games but got rattled by bugs in the 2007 ALDS.

Answer: Joba Chamberlain

Explanation: That is a name I haven’t heard in quite some time.


Subject: Soccer

This African nation defeated Team USA in the Round of 16 of the 2010 World Cup before losing in a penalty shoot-out against Uruguay in the quarterfinals.

Answer: Ghana

Explanation: One day we’ll be good at soccer again. (stares off into the distance) One day.

Subject: Retail and Shopping

A Top 10 retailer in the United States, this chain of department stores is headquartered in Minneapolis and owns the naming rights to multiple Minnesota Big 4 sports arenas.

Answer: Target

Explanation: You’ve got to watch a lot of Minnesota sports for this one. I do not.

Subject: Celebrity Mashup

Answer: Kristen Stewart and Jeremy Renner

Explanation: Second time that Renner has been used in this mash up in less than a month.

Subject: Snacks and Candy

With its name in red print on the wrapper, this candy usually comes wrapped in gold foil and is a truncated cone-shaped chocolate with caramel inside.

Answer: Rolo


Explanation: I can’t remember the last time I ate a Rolo. Can you?

Subject: Since 2000, who has been the host for all 45 seasons of CBS’s Survivor?

Answer: Jeff Probst

Explanation: This wouldn’t be much a TV blog if I didn’t know this one.

Subject: Movies

Paul Giamatti got painted blue in this 2002 comedy film starring Frankie Muniz and Amanda Bynes.

Answer: Big Fat Liar

Explanation: Giamatti, Muniz and Bynes. And it’s Giamatti who still does the most work out of the three.


Subject: Music

What 2017 Ed Sheeran song has the following lyrics: “I’m in love with your body. Last night you were in my room, and now my bedsheets smell like you…”?

Answer: Shape of You

Explanation: Ed Sheeran is my boy. Most of you should have gotten this one.

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