The Dozen Daily Trivia answers explained 10/25/23: The Twilight Trap

Your humpday The Dozen Daily Trivia Quiz for Wednesday, October 25th, 2023, featured some good times questions for my readers in their 20s and 30s. A nice change of pace for a lot of younger players who are getting outscored by their parents.

How did you do, Frank?: Missed two, including an almost impossible mashup

Here we go…

Subject: NFL

A 2x Pro Bowler, this RB was a dual threat for the Eagles from 2002-2009, rushing for 5,995 yards, compiling 3,790 yards in the air, and totaling 66 TD’s.

Answer: Brian Westbrook

Explanation: Dude was a force. He could do it all. I miss watching him play.

Subject: College Fooball

After nine years as an analyst on ESPN, Herm Edwards returned to coaching, acting as the Head Coach of what Pac-12 school from 2018-2022?

Answer: Arizona State

Explanation: You play. To answer. The questions.. HELLO!


Subject: MLB

Claimed off waivers late into the season, outfielder Cody Ross was the 2010 NLCS MVP for what team?

Answer: San Francisco Giants

Explanation: Tough one. Hard to believe that was 13 years ago.

Subject: Books

What American novelist is known as the author of the Twilight franchise?

Answer: Stephenie Meyer

Explanation: Watch the spelling! A lot of perfect scores are going to get missed because they don’t know her name.

Subject: Celebrity Mashup

Answer: David Harbour and Remi Malek

Explanation: Harbour was easy because Stranger Things. Amirite? But Malek has kept a low profile for a few years.

Subject: Beverages

Starting in 1993, what brewing company made and distributed Zima, a clear, lightly carbonated alcoholic beverage that they later discontinued in the U.S. in 2008?

Answer: Coors

Explanation: Went down like Sprite. You had Gen Xers everywhere getting blasted.


Subject: Television

THE CHALLENGE legend Christopher “CT” Tamburello first debuted on MTV on Season 13 of The Real World in 2003, where he was one of seven roommates living in this major European city.

Answer: Paris

Explanation: Man, I guessed. For trivia, if its a major European city you always guess Paris or Berlin.

Subject: Movie

Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in this 2014 biographical romantic drama and Best Picture nominee.

Answer: The Theory of Everything

Explanation: Or how my exes like to characterize what my problem is.

Subject: Music

Led by lead vocalist Simon Le Bon, this English band’s 1982 breakout album included songs like “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “Rio”, and “Save a Prayer”.

Answer: Duran Duran

Explanation: Do, do,do, do, do, do, do, do, do, do, do do dooooo. And no. Like a Prayer is Madonna.

How did you do? Let me know in the comments.

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