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Feb 27, 2014 — No cutoff music here: take your time while you identify fictional and factual "Oscars" based on the speeches they might give if they won Academy Awards.
Feb 13, 2014 — It's any quiz show contestant's dream come true. In this game, we're going to give you all the answers. Yes, we're serious. Listen as host Ophira Eisenberg gives our contestants clues to answers that are contained within the questions themselves. But be careful: it's not as easy as it sounds!
Jan 30, 2014 — We all know about Silver, the Lone Ranger's trusty steed — but did you know that he had a whole herd of other stallions, also named after metals? House musician Jonathan Coulton tests our contestants' mettle in this musical game, in which the answers to his musical clues — sung to the theme song of The Lone Ranger — are the names of other metals.
Jan 16, 2014 — This game honors those sweet frozen treats known as Italian ices. House musician and Italian-speaker Jonathan Coulton clues contestants to words, phrases and titles that end in the letters "i-c-e." The catch, of course, is that all answers must be said with a Continental flair: "i-c-e," will sound like "EE-chay." Buona fortuna!
Jan 9, 2014 — In keeping with the title of this game, we'll keep this explanation short. All the answers in this game will be two-letter words. That's it!
Dec 17, 2013 — Why should Christmas get all the attention? Host Ophira Eisenberg teams up with comedian John Hodgman for a spirited reading of the famous poem popularly known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," with the lines rewritten to be about some less popular holidays and days of observance.
Dec 12, 2013 — Shake, rattle and roll! Play along as host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton rework famous songs into trivia questions, in the games "With The Beatles" and "Call Me M.B."
Dec 5, 2013 — You may be familiar with Bruce Willis' endlessly quotable catchphrase from the action movie franchise Die Hard, though we can't reprint it in full here. This game asks contestants to "clean up" the famous line by swapping out the offending obscenity for other words that are commonly found after the word "mother." Yippee-ki-yay, Mother Nature!
Nov 21, 2013 — You are probably aware that in Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem, the titular raven repeatedly says, "Nevermore." Turns out, while he "still is sitting, still is sitting," that raven has moved on to quoth'ing celebrity names that rhyme with "-moore." Naturally, host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton perform the clues about these famous folks in verse.
Nov 14, 2013 — Gollum, the slimy creature from The Lord of the Rings, seems to have a lot of grammar problems. He also seems to hate a lot of things—especially irregular plurals. In this game, led by host Ophira Eisenberg, all of the answers are nouns whose singular and plural forms are the same. Contestants must answer by channeling the voice of Gollum.