Your The Dozen Daily Trivia answers for Sunday, October 15, 2023 were just about middle of the line when it came to difficulty. A gnarly sports question, a haunting photo, and Doogie Howser were all in order.
How did you do, Frank?: I missed three. Still better than yesterday’s nightmare.
With a career spanning from 1997-2011, this WR has the most total receiving yards since 2000 for both the Ravens and Titans.
Answer: Derrick Mason
Explanation: Got this wrong, although I swear he was either on my fantasy team or on my Madden team the entire time.
A year before winning the 2016 World Series, the Cubs lost in the 2015 NLCS to what National League East team?
Answer: New York Mets
Explanation: Cubs fan here. That was a rough one. Luckily, we’d finally get it right next year.
Rick Adelman, Tom Thibodeau, and Ryan Saunders all coached what Western Conference team during the 2010’s?
Answer: Minnesota Timberwolves.
Explanation: There is a special place in the hearts of sports fans for suffering T’Wolves coaches.
Copenhagen is the capital of what European country that borders Germany?
Explanation: Pretty straightforward geography question. Or if you like chewing tobacco.
Subject: Celebrity mashup
Answer: Joseph Gordon Levitt and Charlize Theron
Explanation: My photo was in black and white. That didn’t make things easier. Haunting.
Subject: Snacks and Candy
Basketball All-Stars LeBron James, Jayson Tatum, and A’ja Wilson are current spokespersons for what potato chip brand?
Explanation: If you got it wrong then Ruffles isn’t doing its job. They’re responsible for making us remember these things.
Earning 4 Emmy nominations for the role, what actor played suit-loving womanizer Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother from 2005-2014?
Answer: Neil Patrick Harris
Explanation: No one playing trivia on a Sunday morning should have gotten this one wrong.
Matthew McConaughey portrayed college football coach Jack Lengyel in this 2006 biographical sports drama that also starred Anthony Mackie and Matthew Fox.
Answer: We are Marshall
explanation: Nobody remembers this one but McConaughey was already a star, and Fox was in his “Lost” prime. Anthony Mackie. Yeah, he’s Captain America now.
What 1987 Michael Jackson song has the following lyrics: “Annie, are you okay? So, Annie, are you okay? Are you okay, Annie…”?
Answer: Smooth Criminal
Explanation: Still a jam. And the Alien Ant Farm cover, which Jackson approved of, is one of the best covers ever, even 22 years later.
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