Friday, June 13, 2008

Last week's Secret Theme rounds

Each group of 10 otherwise unrelated tough questions has a theme running through its answers. Can you answer the questions and figure out the themes? Answers will be posted early next week.

Drinker's Tavern:

1) What won Employee of the Month instead of Homer Simpson even though he was the last remaining employee at the nuke plant who hadn't won?
2) From a different Simpsons episode, fill in the quote: "
You said you wanted to live in a world without _____ , Jimmy. Well now your car has no battery. ..."
3) What's the phrase in English for China's primary food production region?
4) Britain's Eagle Comics produces Judge Dredd, as well as a few other titles, including a comic about a mutant anti-hero named Johnny Alpha; name it.
5) What Republican lost to Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 presidential election?
6) According to Borat, Kazakhstan is "number one exporter" of what?
7) In what movie classic do two old ladies assert that almost everyone else is "pixelated"?
8) What classic rock band was briefly billed as The New Yardbirds?
9) On internet chat boards, what phrase is commonly used to indicate cranks or conspiracy theorists, often indicated with smileys such as <(:-) ?
10) What groundbreaking 66-satellite network allows subscribers to make and receive calls on a cell phone from anywhere in the world?

... and what theme links the ten answers?

Dirty Frank's:

This was the final Secret Theme that you were cheated out of hearing.

1) What was developed by Wallace Carothers at DuPont in 1935?
2) French brothers Auguste and Louis were groundbreaking motion picture entrepreneurs who started public shows in 1895; what was their surname?
3) According to the 1969 Peter Sarstedt hit "Where Do You Go to My Lovely" (featured heavily in The Darjeeling Limited), what's the name of the woman being addressed in the lyric?
4) What 1988 crime film starred Sean Penn and Robert Duvall?
5) What Sicilian-American, who died in 1962, is considered the father of modern American organized crime?
6) What model was born Eleanor Nancy Gow?
7) What famous TV character claimed his personal heroes were Mickey Mantle and Bette Midler?
8) According to Peter Gibbons, what did the Nazis have that they made Jews wear?
9) In what 1973 film did Jack Nicholson play a character nicknamed Bad Ass?
10) What Madonna hit contains the lyric "Go inside, for your finest inspiration"?

... and what theme links the ten answers?

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