Complete the List, Episode 8
That's What You Get For Being A Downer

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Contestants: Doug Hicton, Gord Reid, Terrence Jordan
First listener-submitted category.
Categories
The Best of the 20th CenturyThe Landlord's Category
There Were Just Three Networks Back ThenThey Can Shred
Twelve Figures or MoreOft-Used Descriptors
Know Your CanadaScience

Correct, unique: 2 pointsCorrect, repeated: 1 pointIncorrect: 0 pointsPlayer doubled the category


ROUND 1
Doug - Know Your Canada

Name any of the fifteen most populous census metropolitan areas in Canada, as per Canada's 2016 census.
DougGordTerrenceNot given
TorontoMontréalVancouverKitchener-Waterloo; St. Catharines-Niagara; Halifax; Oshawa; Victoria
OttawaCalgaryEdmonton
WinnipegHamiltonSaskatchewan
LondonQuébec CityQuébec City
ROUND 116165


ROUND 2
Gord - Science

Name an element on the periodic table that is considered to be a pnictogen, chalcogen, or halogen - that is, IUPAC groups 15 through 17.
GordTerrenceDougNot given
nitrogenchlorinephosphorousselenium; antimony; tellurium; bismuth; polonium; astatine; moscovium; livermorium; tennessine
sulfursiliconoxygen
brominebariumflourine
arsenicsodiumiodine
ROUND 2828
TOTAL24724


ROUND 3
Terrence - They Can Shred

In 2011, Rolling Stone released a list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Name anyone who made the top twenty on their list.
TerrenceDougGordNot given
Jimi Hendrix(Eric) ClaptonEddie Van HalenGeorge Harrison; B. B. King; Duane Allman; Albert King; David Gilmour; Freddy King; Derek Trucks; Neil Young; James Burton
Stevie Ray Vaughn(Carlos) SantanaJimmy Page
SlashChuck BerryPete Townshend
Keith RichardsLes PaulJeff Beck
ROUND 31288
TOTAL193232


HALFTIME
0-1 year away: 1 point2-5 years away: ½ point>5 years away: 0 points

IN WHAT YEAR…Correct yearDougGordTerrence
was the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest released?1975197519761961
did the "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" episodes of The Simpsons originally air?1995199619951997
was the Iron Butterfly album In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida the Billboard year-end No. 1 album?1969197319681988
did a Major League Baseball player most recently win the batting Triple Crown? (leading their league in batting average, home runs, and RBI in the same season)2012201120142013
was Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple first published?1982198019801984
did the Battle of Dien Bien Phu occur during the First Indochina War?1954195519561956
was the Sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution adopted, allowing for income tax?1913191619161914
did the Hindenburg catch fire and was destroyed, in an attempt to dock in New Jersey?1937193619331937
HALFTIME
TOTAL38½37½23½


ROUND 4
Doug - Oft-Used Descriptors

According to the Oxford English Corpus in 2011, name any of the twenty most commonly used adjectives in the English language.
DougGordTerrenceNot given
goodbadgreat(These were not read by Andy during the episode. Jay Johnson pointed this out, and Andy issued a brief Episode 8b that contained the full list of twenty.)
first; last; long; little; own; other; high; different; small; large; next; young; important
newlightnice
oldbigsmall
rightwrongawesome
ROUND 4824
TOTAL46½39½27½


ROUND 5
Gord - There Were Just Three Networks Back Then

Name an American primetime television series that finished in the top five in the Nielsen ratings at some point between 1970 and 1980.
GordTerrenceDougNot given
All in the FamilyM*A*S*HThe Mary Tyler Moore ShowAlice; Angie; Bonanza; Bridget Loves Bernie; Charlie's Angels; Chico and the Man; Family Affair; Hawaii Five-O; Here's Lucy; Ironside; Laverne & Shirley; Marcus Welby, M.D.; Mayberry R.F.D.; Mork & Mindy; Rich Man, Poor Man; Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In; Sanford and Son; That's Incredible!; The Bionic Woman; The Flip Wilson Show; The Waltons; Three's Company
60 MinutesTaxiThe A-Team
Diff'rent StrokesThe JeffersonsMaude
GunsmokeThe Love BoatHappy Days
ROUND 5644
TOTAL45½31½50½


ROUND 6
Terrence - The Landlord's Category
Listener-submitted by David Kendall.

Name a property on a standard American Monopoly board that one may build houses and/or hotels on.
TerrenceDougGordNot given
BoardwalkPark PlaceMarvin GardensMediterranean Avenue; Vermont Avenue; Connecticut Avenue; States Avenue; Virginia Avenue; Tennessee Avenue; New York Avenue; Kentucky Avenue; Atlantic Avenue; Pacific Avenue; Pennsylvania Avenue
St. Charles PlaceMichigan AvenueOriental Avenue
Ventnor AvenueSt. James PlaceIllinois Avenue
North Carolina AvenueBaltic AvenueIndiana Avenue
ROUND 6868
TOTAL39½56½53½


GRAND FINALE
Category: Pop Music
What is the length, in seconds, of "American Pie" - the longest song to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart?
(Full length of parts one and two, not radio edit.)
Answer and boundsTerrenceGordDoug
568 (9:28)
517 (8:37)
466 (7:46)
660 (11:00)463 (7:43)500 (8:20)
WAGER161610
FINAL SCORE23½37½66½
Winner: Doug Hicton

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