Complete the List: Season 3, Episode 11
Clearing Out The Hoffa List

Thursday, May 7, 2020


No game was played in this episode. Instead, Andy reads the questions and answers for eight categories that were offered for selection on at least one episode, never selected, and for various reasons, never were included in any future game.

The list is named after the famous union leader whose body was never found, like these categories, he was "presumed dead." It was one of two names I suggested for the concept; the other was "The Dustbin," as in "consigned to the dustbin of history." Andy selected "Hoffa List" — and hindsight has proven that choice to have been correct.

I place categories on the Hoffa List after they have gone ten episodes since the most recent game in which they were not selected; thus, categories can come off the list if brought back and replayed. These eight, however, will be placed on the list permanently.

Categories
Clearly Not A Walk In The ParkThis One May Make You Cry
Fewer Times Than You ThinkOr Queen
PJSaltThere Is No Shame, There Are Only Points
BibleThumpEven More Than Zombies


Clearly Not A Walk In The Park
Appeared in Episode 50, the first of the two games in which Andy participated as a contestant. That game was written by Ryan Vickers, Greg Peterson, and Matthew Kimberlin; each of them receives submitter credit for it.

Name any of Heracles's Twelve Labours.
Slay the Nemean lionSlay the nine-headed Lernaean HydraCapture the Ceryneian HindCapture the Erymanthian Boar
Clean the Augean stables in a single daySlay the Stymphalian birdsCapture the Cretan BullSteal the Mares of Diomedes
Obtain the girdle of HippolytaObtain the cattle of GeryonSteal three of the golden apples of the HesperidesCapture and bring back Cerberus


Fewer Times Than You Think
Appeared in Episode 94.

Name a state (and in this context, another country) upon which the United States has made a formal declaration of war at some point in its history.
United KingdomMexicoSpainGerman Empire
JapanItalyBulgariaHungary
RomaniaAustria-HungaryNazi Germany


PJSalt
Appeared in Season 3, Episode 1, Episode 4, and Episode 6.

Name an element that is not sodium but is before chlorine on the periodic table of the elements.
hydrogenheliumlithiumberyllium
boroncarbonnitrogenoxygen
flourineneonmagnesiumaluminum
siliconphosphoroussulfur


BibleThump
Appeared in Season 3, Episode 1.

The BibleThump emote on Twitch references the video game The Binding of Isaac; this category talks about Isaac Brock, the British War of 1812 general and the namesake of Brock University, one of Ontario's twenty-two public universities. Name any of the other twenty-one.
Algoma UniversityCarleton UniversityLakehead UniversityLaurentian University
McMaster UniversityNipissing UniversityOntario College of Art and Design UniversityQueen's University at Kingston
Royal Military College of CanadaRyerson UniversityTrent UniversityUniversity of Guelph
Université de HearstUniversity of Ontario Institite of TechnologyUniversity of OttawaUniversity of Toronto
University of WaterlooWestern UniversityUniversity of WindsorWilfrid Laurier University
York University
Brock University is Andy's alma mater.


This One May Make You Cry
Appeared in Episode 65.

Name an actor or actress who has appeared in at least forty episodes of This Is Us.
Milo VentimigliaMandy MooreSterling K. BrownChrissy Metz
Justin HartleySusan Kelechi WatsonChris SullivanEris Baker
Faith HermanJohn HuertasMackenzie HancsicsakParker Bates
Hannah ZeileLonnie ChavisNiles FitchLogan Shroyer
Ron Cephas Jones


Or Queen
Appeared in Season 3, Episode 5 and Episode 6.

Name a track from the 1981 UK edition of Queen's Greatest Hits album.
Bohemian RhapsodyAnother One Bites the DustKiller QueenFat Bottomed Girls
Bicycle RaceYou're My Best FriendDon't Stop Me NowSave Me
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveSomebody to LoveNow I'm HereGood Old-Fashioned Lover Boy
Play the GameFlashSeven Seas of RhyeWe Will Rock You
We Are the Champions


There Is No Shame, There Are Only Points
Appeared in Episode 94. Listener-submitted by Tristan Bauer.

There have been nine separate series of Real Housewives in the United States. Name where they have taken place.
Orange CountyNew York CityAtlantaNew Jersey
Washington, D.C.Beverly HillsMiamiPotomac
Dallas


Even More Than Zombies
Appeared in Season 3, Episode 8. Listener-submitted by Brian Nash.

As of November 16, 2019, the movie Zombieland has grossed over $100 million worldwide at the box office, and is the 20th highest grossing movie that includes an appearance by Woody Harrelson. Name a Woody Harrelson movie that has grossed more than Zombieland.
The Hunger Games: Catching FireVenomThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 22012
The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1War for the Planet of the ApesSolo: A Star Wars Story
Now You See MeNow You See Me 2Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeIndecent Proposal
Anger ManagementSeven PoundsNo Country for Old MenThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Friends with BenefitsFree BirdsZombieland: Double Tap


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