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The 29th Semi-Annual Williams College Trivia Contest. December 9, 1980
- (12:00): Maiden Names (Betty Parker, Tai Gardner, Lois Kent, etc.)
- (4 AM): Consecutive Clues
- (12:00): Miller Lite People Pre-Alumni Photo
- (1 AM): Doonesbury
- (2 AM): Soap Operas
- (3 AM): Star Wars & The Empire Strikes Back
- (4 AM): Sports
- (5 AM): The X-Men
- (6 AM): Movie Slogans
- (7 AM): James Bond
- (announced between Questions 17 and 18): Come down and act out for us the batting stances of Ken Harrelson and Mel Ott. Also, we'd like to see Felix Unger's basketball shooting style.
- (announced between Questions 33 and 34): Come dressed as Adrian on her first date with Rocky.
- (announced between Questions 55 and 56): Come down dressed as Charlie Brown was on Halloween.
- (announced between Questions 67 and 68): Come down to the station and act out the introduction to "The Mister Rogers Show," complete with costume.
- (announced between Questions 81 and 82): Come down and perform BOKOMARU.
- (announced between Questions 98 and 99): Come on down and act out what George Peppard is doing in the introductory scene to "Banacek."
- (announced between Questions 113 and 114): Come in and act out Steve Martin's lunchdate with Jackie Onassis.
Rob Kent recalls:
"The Cunning Linguists" answered the phone "it's on the tip of your tongue" to make sure you knew you had reached a trivia line rather than woken up an innocent civilian. (or so they claimed. . .I think they wanted to rub our noses in how clever they thought their name was. . .as it were. . .)
One of the highpoints was "challenge trivia" in which contending teams (the top 10) were given the chance to call in their best question during the 6th hour, and get points if the running team couldn't answer it. Andrew Stone, now a physician in Taos, I think, provided us with "Name the theme song from "Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster". . .(he claimed the answer was "green slime" and I assumed he was right until renting the film last year for a friends going to Japan party, and the sad fact is that good Sir Andrew got it wrong. . ."