DUCK Bowl II
Packet by James Washick, and RC Cola et al
1. A web-design company out of Clearwater, FL, now uses this name while in 1989,
Games Gang Limited created a game based upon this concept. Among examples of it
are Zibula, Oatgap, Telecrastination, and Napjerk, while spork actually entered standard
vocabulary. Created by Rich Hall, these are, FTP, what words that don’t appear in the
dictionary but should.
2. An All-State high school player in football and basketball, he was an All-American in
basketball at Indiana University. Drafted #1 by the Pacers in 1971, he made the ABA
All-Rookie Team in 1972 and was the ABA co-MVP with Julius Irving in 74-75, the
season he led the ABA in scoring. FTP, name this player, nicknamed “The Baby Bull”
and “Big Mac.”
A: George McGinnis
3. She was a contributing editor to Mother Jones, providing a column from 1993-1998.
Now appearing as a panelist the NPR news quiz show “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” in
1997 she produced and provided the voice for the audio children’s book “Completely
Yours,” and has appeared as a panelist on the recent incarnation of “To Tell The Truth.”
This is, FTP, what comedienne whose maternal image took a hit in June 2001 for
allegedly committing a lewd act on her adopted and foster children.
A: Paula Poundstone
4. Before recording the world’s longest single (at nearly 69 minutes), Chris Butler was
guitarist and sole writer for this band, formed of people from Akron, Ohio, now living in
New York, with songs sung by Patty Donahue. They had some success with the holiday
tune “Christmas Wrapping” and an early eighties tv theme song, but their big hit would
be off the album “Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?” FTP, name this band responsible for
“Square Pegs” and “I Know What Boys Like.”
A: The Waitresses
5. He began as a crew member with Hagan Racing in 1984. Busch Series Champion in
1991 and runner-up for Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1993, he got his first career
NASCAR win in 1995 at the Coca-Cola 600. In 2002 he finished first at the Virginia 500,
but finished a disappointing 16th in final points that season, his lowest since 1995. In
2003 he placed first in the Bass Pro Shop MBNA 500, but was 41st at the Daytona 500
and 37th at the Samsung/Radio Shack500 after having the pole position. FTP, name this
#18 driver sponsored by Interstate Batteries.
A: Bobby Labonte
6. Among their products were Once-A-Year Maxi-Pads; Tee Hee Hee shirts for babies;
plutonium-based Christmas lights; a do-it-yourself circumcision device; and a home
theatre system complete with broken chairs, small screen and authentic movie smells
such as old person smell and nacho fart. FTP, name this company whose commercials
had been regular segments on Mad TV.
7. Part of her stylish look was actually a result of her embarrassment over her deep-set
eyes. Working into her eighties on such films as Airport, Sweet Charity, and The Sting,
she was one of the foremost supporters of introducing a new Oscar category in 1948,
but did not win the first year it was awarded. However, she did ultimately win 4 Oscars
for her work on Roman Holiday, All About Eve, The Heiress, and Sabrina. FTP, name
this costume designer to the star famous for her dark tinted glasses.
A: Edith Head
8. How bad is the film? The director’s other films were “Who’s Harry Crumb” and “18
Again.” IMDB lists among the film’s memorable quotes, “I think you’re the bestest uncle
in the whole wide world.” An online reviewer raves, saying, “Dana Carvey is a comic
genius,” but the film stars Martin Short, not Dana Carvey. FTP, name this dog of a film in
which Short plays a mischievous ten-year old.
9. Introduced in 1964, it originally included four card racks, a deck of 48 activity cards
and 384 letter cards, providing thousands of available words, provided they were not
spelled with apostrophes or hyphens and were less than twelve letters long. Later
versions would replace the 384 cards with lined pads of paper. The activity cards allow
one to quintuple the value of the first guess, take additional turns, or force an opponent
to expose a letter. Points were gained by wrong guesses, misspellings, or the position
of the letters exposed – either 5, 10 or 15 points. FTP, identify this classic Parker
Brothers game where players guess each other’s secret words.
10. In February and March, 2003, she was upset at the Gaz de France Open by Eleni
Daniilidou and in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Pan Pacific by Lisa Raymond, ousted in
the first round in Antwerp by Ai Sugiyama, and upset by unseeded Barbara Rittner at the
Pacific Life Open. Finally, despite being the top seed and defending champion, she was
beaten by Paola Suarez in the Sarasota Clay Court Classic. This is a long way from
1999 when, ranked #129, she defeated the #1 seeded Martina Hingis at Wimbledon.
FTP, name this Yugoslavian tennis player.
A: Jelena Dokic (DOC-itch)
11. Mentioned by Billy Joel in “We Didn’t Start the Fire” and sampled by Portishead’s
“Biscuit,” this singer’s early acting career included a role in the film “There’s No Business
Like Show Business” while his later career include two appearances on “ChiPs.” At his
height in the lull between Sinatra and Presley, his song “Cry” would stay at number one
for eleven weeks. FTP, name this “poor old” singer who made our mothers cry in Dexys
Midnight Runners’ “Come On Eileen.”
A: Johnnie Ray (or John Alvin Ray)
12. Originally from Pittsdale, she attended Raleigh University and spent summers
interning at a newspaper, getting a job there after graduation. After the newspaper was
bought by Galaxy Communications, she was given her own public affairs show but it
quickly failed. She first met her husband when he rescued her after her plane collided
with another, and soon after she faked an auto accident to interview him. After one
broken engagement, many comic cover teasers, and his apparent death, they finally
married. FTP, name this international reporter and wife of Clark Kent.
A: Lois Lane
13. Although his first attempt at science fiction, “Helix the Cat,” did not sell, he published
both “A God In The Garden” and “Ether Breather” in 1939. His interest in outcasts,
social isolation, taboo, and neuroses led him to develop the short story “Baby is Three”
into the novel More Than Human about six social deviants who form a gestalt. Other
works include Venus Plus X about the problems of gender role assignment and the
vampire novel Some of Your Blood. FTP, name this author with a fishy name, best
known for his collection E Pluribus Unicorn.
A: Theodore Sturgeon
14. It begins with the lines, “Somewhere in a lonely hotel room there’s a guy starting to
realize that eternal fate has turned its back on him. It’s 2am” This song about secret
agents, double crosses and murder reached the top ten in 1982, the second and last
American hit for the band. Although a jack of diamonds is split by a bullet in the video, a
reference to the cover of the album Cut, it does not include a shot where “the bullet hits
the bone.” FTP, name this hit song by Golden Earring.
A: Twilight Zone
15. His first television role was as Barry on an episode of Growing Pains. Since then he
has made the rounds on short lived shows, serving as the host of the Battlebots rip-off
“Robotica,” host of the game show “webRiot” and co-host of “Happy Hour” with his
brother. His more recent appearances have been in the company of Naomi Judd, Ben
Stein, and Arsenio Hall on the new Star Search. FTP, identify this son of Frank and less
talented brother of Dweezil.
A: Ahmet Zappa (prompt on only “Zappa”).
16. When he was a child, he used his power to kill a bully who threatened him and his
foster sister, but not until he was a college student working for Ahmet Abdol (aka The
Living Monolith) did he realize he was a mutant. Largely overshadowed by his brother,
he has had an affair with his sister-in-law Madelyne, has served as a magistrate of
Genosha, has led X-Factor as well as The Six, has been brainwashed by the Dark
Beast, and has supposedly died in a time-travel explosion, only to re-emerge after a stint
on Earth-X. FTP, name this channeler of stellar energy, brother of Cyclops.
A: Havok or Alex Summers (prompt of Summers)
17. Most of his adventures begin on a moonlit night, and if there is no moon, he will
provide one. In a failed attempt to go to the moon, he once ended up on Mars and took
a shooting star back to earth. Other adventures include a picnic with a moose and a
porcupine and a trip to a circus, where he created a clown, an elephant and a lion. FTP,
name this creation of Crocket Johnson whose adventures are made with his purple
A: Harold (and the Purple Crayon)
18. A 1950 graduate of Verdugo Hills High School, she received her nickname in 1947
as class treasurer. Her early fame came from a singing career which included the hits
“Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries,” “That’s All I Want From You,” and “The Longest Walk.”
After receiving her own show in 1956, she turned to acting in the 60’s before becoming a
sought-after game show panelist in the 70’s on such programs as “You Don’t Say,”
“Break the Bank,” and “Hollywood Squares.” FTP, name this actress/singer best known
for her regular spot on The Gong Show.
A: Jaye P. Morgan (accept Mary Margaret Morgan)
19. His novel The Ringer, which centers on Harvey Sussman who plays for various NY
softball teams, received harsh reviews, but his writing for other media has received
much more positive fanfare. Previously a contributor to ESPN magazine, he began
writing the column “The Monologue” for Sports Illustrated after ten years as a television
head writer. FTP, name this Emmy nominated writer for The Late Show with David
A: Bill Scheft
20. None of the three lead actresses – Everyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, and Laura
Monagham – had appeared in a film before. Echoing the premise of the film, Everyn
Sampsi, who plays Molly, ran away twice during filming, trying return to Broome. Set in
1931, the film tells the tales of the so-called Stolen Generation, focusing upon Molly
Craig, her sister Daisy and their cousin Gracie as they follow the title object home. FTP,
name this Australian film about 3 aboriginal girls on a 1500 mile journey home.
A: Rabbit-Proof Fence
21. When you walk in a dream but you know you’re not dreaming. When you dance
down the street with a cloud at your feet. When bells ring ting-a-ling-a-ling, ting-a-ling-a-
ling and you sing "Vita bella." When hearts play tippy-tippy-tay, tippy-tippy-tay like a gay
tarantella. When the stars make you drool just like a pasta fagiole. And, most common,
when the moon hits your eye like a big-a pizza pie. FTP these events lead old
Neapolitans to exclaim what, according to Dean Martin?
A: “That’s Amore!”
DUCK Bowl II
Packet by James Washick, and RC Cola et al
1. Not content with providing the world with bad music, Celine Dion has recently taken to
ruining perfectly good songs by covering or sampling them. Identify these victims of
A. While the album version of Dion’s “I’m Alive” is harmless, the dance mix basically
steals the bass line from this Blondie song.
A: Heart of Glass
B. With Anastasia, Dion covered this AC/DC song during Divas 2002.
A: You Shook Me All Night Long
C. Finally, this Roy Orbison song, which had been covered previously by Cyndi Lauper,
gets the Celine treatment on her latest album.
A: I Drove All Night
2. In a classic Visa commercial Charlie Sheen transforms into Martin Sheen while
waiting for his check to be accepted. This is not their only collaboration. FTPE, identify
these previous collaborations.
A. Sheen and Sheen appeared together in this 1987 film which presented Charlie as
young stock broker Bud Fox and Martin as his moral father Carl.
A: Wall Street
B. Martin played Sgt. Otis McKinney in this 1991 film in which Charlie, as Private
Franklin F. Bean, provides the role of defiant stockade prisoner.
C. Martin has an uncredited role as Capt. Benjamin Willard in this 1993 film in which
Charlie, reprising his role as Topper Harley, goes on a rescue mission in Iraq..
A: Hot Shots Part Deux
3. Given characters from a children’s book, name it FTPE. You will get five points if you
need a bit of the plot.
A. (10) Dr. Dawson, Harry Hawkins, Angela and Agatha Proudfoot, and Mrs. Judson
(5) Twin mice have been kidnapped by the Terrible Three and it is up to the main
Sherlock Holmes of the Mouse World, to catch the criminals in this Eve Titus book.
A: Basil of Baker Street
B. (10) Mario, Harry, Tucker, Papa Bellini, and Chester
(5) Arriving in a picnic basket from Connecticut, the title character takes up residence
at the Bellinis’ newstand and, with his musical skill, helps save the nearly bankrupt
business in this George Selden book.
A: The Cricket In Times Square
C. (10) Bernard, Nils, Mamelouk, Bianca
(5) On a mission with the Prisoner’s Aid Society, three mice go to the grim Black
Castle to save a Norwegian Poet being held captive there in the Margery Sharp novel.
A: The Rescuers
4. Explosive television characters, FTPE
A. On the Muppet Show, whenever anyone would say “bomb,” “bang,” “big charge,” or
any thing related, he would pop up and cause an explosion.
A: Crazy Harry (accept “Crazy Donald” as this was his original name)
B. On the cartoon The Tick, this part-time electrician, full-time baaad man tried to blow
up the comet club, couldn’t get invited to the Enemy Awards, and was caught on an
episode of “Heroes.”
A: The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs At Midnight
C. The character from Animaniacs is a teenager, deeply in need of anger management
training, who explodes when she becomes angry.
A: Katie Kaboom
5. Given the teams for whom they played, name these NBA players, 5-10-20-30.
A. Selected by the Orlando Magic in the 1st round of the 1998 draft but draft rights traded
to Denver Nuggets. Traded to Toronto Raptors in January 2001. Signed as free agent
by Sacramento Kings in August 2002.
A: Keon Clark
B. Selected by the Washington Bullets in the first round of the 1992 draft. Traded to the
Golden State Warriors in November 1994. Traded to Minnesota Timberwolves in
February 1995. Signed as free agent by Phoenix Suns in January 1999.
A: Tom Gugliotta
C. Selected by Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 1995 NBA draft. Traded to
Detroit Pistons in December 1997. Traded to Washington Wizards in September 2002.
A: Jerry Stackhouse
D. Selected by Milwaukee Bucks in first round of 1996 draft but draft rights traded to
Minnesota Timberwolves. Traded to New Jersey Nets in March 1999. Traded to
Phoenix Suns in July 2001.
A: Stephon Marbury
6. Name the member of the Eagles who provided lead vocals for the following songs,
A. “Hotel California”
A: Don HENLEY
B. “I Can’t Tell You Why”
A: Timothy B. SCHMIDT
C. “In The City”
A: Joe WALSH
7. Since the Disney show “Recess” has been on Saturday morning television for five
years and they have two movies to their credit, you should know a little about it. You
have your choice. You can either name the character given the actor who provides the
voice FTPE, or name the voice actor when given the character and another role, FFPE.
A. (10) Andy Lawrence
A: T.J. Detweiler
B. (10) Ashley Johnson
A: Gretchen Grundler
C. (10) Dabney Coleman
A: Principal Peter Prickly
A. (5) T.J. Detweiler as well as the youngest son on “Brotherly Love”
A: Andy Lawrence
B. (5) Gretchen Grundler as well as the youngest daughter on later episodes of “Growing
A: Ashley Johnson
C. (5) Principal Peter Prickly as well as the boss, Mr. Hart, in the film “9 to 5.”
A: Dabney Coleman
8. FTSNOP, name these movies and made for television adaptations of King Lear.
A. (5) This classic Kurasawa film centers upon an aging warlord who abdicates to his
B. (10) Based upon a novel by Jane Smiley, this 1997 movie starring Jessica Lange,
Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Michelle Pfeifer places the classic tale on a farm in Iowa.
A: A Thousand Acres
C. (15) This 2002 made for-tv movie has a self-made ranch tycoon, played by Patrick
Stewart, divide his holdings among his daughters.
A: King of Texas
9. Identify the following musicians with a shared last name, FTPE.
A. She is the lead vocalist for the Cranberries.
A: Dolores O’Riordan
B.She was the former bassist of the Pogues.
A: Cait O’Riordan
C. Although she married this musician, Cait O’Riordan didn’t take his last name, but that
may be just as well since his last name is actually McManus.
A: Elvis Costello
10. In the spirit of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding/Life,” given actors, identify these attempts
to bring a film to the small screen, FTPE. You will receive five if you need clues from the
A. (10) Kevin Meany takes the title role in this 1990 sit-com bomb that also featured
Dah-ve Chodan, Jacob Gelman, and Sarah Matineck as the kids he watches after his
brother is killed.
(5) In the movie, John Candy was watching Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louise Kelly, and
Gabby Hoffman while his brother was at a funeral.
A: Uncle Buck
B. (10) One of the title characters was played by three different actors between 1990-
1993 (Kevin Peter Hall, Dawan Scott, and Brian Steele) though Bruce Davidson and
Molly Cheek stayed with the series throughout its run.
(5) John Lithgow and Melinda Dillon played George and Nancy in the film, with Kevin
Peter Hall (still in costume) in the same furry role he later played on tv.
A: Harry and the Hendersons
C. (10) Only running four episodes is the 1996 offering in which Christine Taylor plays
the role of Mary while Swoozie Kurtz plays Judy Burkhard.
5) Parker Posey plays the title role in the film version with Sasha von Scherler as her
A: Party Girl
11. Given past winners of a tournament on the PGA Tour, name it FTPE. You will
receive five points if you need where it is played.
A. (10) Justin Leonard 2002, Jose Coceres 2001, Stewart Cink 2000
(5) Harbor Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, SC
A: The Heritage (accept WorldCom Classic, although it is not sponsor this year)
B. (10) Vijay Singh 2003, Chris DiMarco 2002, Mark Calcavecchia 2001
(5) TPC of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
A: Phoenix Open
C. (10) Jerry Kelly 2002, Scott Hoch [hoke] 2001, Robert Allenby 2000
(5) Coghill Golf and Country Club, Lemont, IL
A: Advil Western Open
12. As long as Eddie or Alex stays in the band, Van Halen can go through a string of
vocalists without changing their name. Other bands have had the same benefit. Name
these bands whose namesake is not the lead singer, FTPE. You will receive five points
if you need songs.
A.10) While the namesake played guitar, their lead singer was Peter “Wolf” Blankfield
5) “Centerfold,” “Love Stinks” and “Freeze Frame”
A: J Geils Band (for Jerome Geils)
B.10) The namesake of the band played drums, with the other members being lead
singer Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson, Denny Payton, and Rick Huxley.
5) “Over and Over,” “I Like It Like That” and “Catch Us If You Can”
A: Dave Clark Five
C.10) The namesake of the band played bass. Gary Brown, Odeen Mays, and Skip
Martin were brought in after lead singer J.T. Taylor left.
5) “Celebration” “Get Down on It” and “Fresh”
A: Kool And The Gang (named after Robert “Kool” Bell)
13. Identify these films directed by Nicholas Roeg, FTPE.
A. In this adaptation of a Walter Tevis novel, David Bowie plays Thomas Jerome
Newton, a space traveler who is trying to find water to save his home planet.
A: The Man Who Fell To Earth
B. Oliver Reed advertises for a wife to join him on a desert island for a year, and
Amanda Donahoe responds.
C. Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie play parents whose daughter has drowned, but
during a trip to Venice they believe they might be able to contact her. The love scene
and the maniacal dwarf are the only memorable points.
A: Don’t Look Now
14. Name these classic children’s games, given a description, FTPE.
A. In 60 seconds the player has to fit 25 complex geometric shapes in place before the
timer goes off and the pieces pop up spilling everywhere.
B. An upright version of tic-tac-toe, black or red checkers are dropped from the top and
fall into one of 42 spots. The winner is the first to get the designated number of his/her
checkers in a row vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
A: Connect Four
C. A spin-off of the Indian game Parchisi, this game uses the popomatic bubble to roll a
single die. Those whose pieces land on another player send the opponents back to
15. Given a hospital and some of the medical staff, name the show, FTSNOP:
A. (5) Sacred Heart Hospital, Dr. J.D. Dorian, Dr. Chris Turk, Dr. Bob Kelso, Dr. Perry
B. (10) Community General Hospital, Dr. Amanda Bentley, Dr. Jesse Travis, Dr. Mark
A: Diagnosis Murder
C. (15) Blair General Hospital, Dr. Thomas Gerson, Dr. Simon Agurski, Dr. Leonard
A: Dr. Kildare
16. Given a brief description, name these commissioners of baseball, FTPE.
A. Serving from November 1965 to December 1968, this former Air Force lieutenant
general was dubbed “The Unknown Soldier.” He aroused national indignation for
postponing, rather than canceling, games after the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy
and Martin Luther King, Jr.
A: William Eckert
B. Serving from September 1951 to November 1965, he favored legalizing the spitter,
calling it “a great pitch and one of the easiest to throw,” but was derided more for his
decision to attach an asterisk to Roger Maris’ 61 HR record.
A: Ford Frick
C. A governor and senator from Kentucky, he served from April 1945 to July 1951,
during which time he supported the entry of Jackie Robinson to the major leagues,
suspended 18 players for signing contracts with the Mexican League, and suspended
Leo Durocher for “conduct detrimental to baseball.”
A: Albert B. “Happy” Chandler
17. While often an actor or actress is placed in a musical role with the singing or playing
parts done by others, sometimes it is best just to go with someone who actually sings or
plays. Identify the following, FTSNOP.
A. (5) This 80s singer played karaoke hustler Ricky Dean in the film Duets opposite
A: Huey Lewis
B. (10) This guitarist, who plays Jack Butler in the movie Crossroads, competes against
Ralph Macchio in a battle for Ralph’s soul and loses. Yeah, right!
A: Steve Vai
C. (15) This band defeats the Blues Brothers Band at Queen Mousette’s Battle of the
Bands in Blues Brothers 2000. It features, among others, BB King, Bo Diddley, Eric
Clapton, Isaac Hayes, and Lou Rawls.
A: Louisiana Gator Boys
18. Name the James Bond movie based on quotes 40-30-20-10-1
(40) Bond: “My name is Bond. James Bond”
(30) Bond: “Balls, Q?” Q: “Bolas, 007.”
(20) Dr. Goodhead: “Oh, come now, Mr. Bond. A 70 year old can take 3 Gs”
Bond: “Well, there’s never a 70 year old man when you need one.”
(10) M: “My God, what’s Bond doing?” Q: “I believe he’s attempting re-entry, sir.”
(1) “Moonraker Five, you are cleared for launch.”
19. Given a list of ingredients (according to Webtender.com) of some mixed drinks that
may or may not have something in common, name the drink FTPE.
A. Kahlua, Amaretto, Bailey's Irish cream
B. Kahlua and Grenadine
A: A Red and Black
C. Cherry brandy, Gin, Lime
A: Bulldog Cocktail
20. Name the 1990s Broadway musical based on a trio of its songs 40-30-20-10-1
(40) The Overture, Intermission and Finale
(30) “Still” “The Night was Alive” “The Proposal”
(20) “What a Remarkable Age This Is” “Dressed in your Pajamas in the Grand Salon”
“The First Class Roster”
(10) “Getting the Lifeboat” “Mr. Andrews’ Vision” “I Must Get on that Ship”
(1) “How Did they Build Titanic?” and “Godspeed Titanic”
A: Titanic: The Musical