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Monday, November 13, 2017


The following are the answers to last weeks (or so) quiz
1.    Last licks!                                       -Baseball
2.    Over and back                             -Basketball
3.    Bouy room!                                  -Sailboat Racing
4.    Bad Beat                                      -Poker
5.    Leaner                                          -Horseshoes
6.    False start                                    -Track  (also football)
7.    Palming                                       -Basketball
8.    Tie goes to the runner              -Baseball (Kids rule)
9.     Basement Dweller                  -Baseball
10.                       Take-down/ escape       -Wrestling
11.                       Spike                                 - Vollyball (accepted:baseball, football)
12.                       Kick or stick                      - Football (kids in the street)
13.                       Ten in the pit                  - Bowling
14.                       Hand Ball! (no, it is not “Hand Ball”)   -Soccer
15.                       Hail Mary                                                   -Football
16.                       Ace (two sports)                     - Golf, Tennis
17.                       Eye gouge  (Semi-sport)       -Wrestling WWE)
18.                       Geronimo                                -Ski diving
19.                       On your guard                       - Fencing
20.                       Icing                                     - Hockey
21.                       Let                                         - Tennis
22.                       Ringer                                    - Horseshoes (also in any sport an       expert hiding as an amateur)
23.                       Maiden                               - Horse racing
24.                       Hooey                                   - Rodeo
25.                       Hook (five sports) No, prostitution is a profession.  Golf, bowling, hockey, football (basketball, thanks Fran)
Bonus question, Division 1 (now called FBS) football teams with nick names that do not end I (s)
Fighting Irish                   - Notre Dame
Midshipmen                   - Navy
Crimson Tide                   - Alabama
Green Wave                       - Tulane
Thundering Herd               - Marshall
Cardinal                         - Stanford
Orange                           - Syracuse
Wolfpack                    - North Carolina State
Fighting Illini         - Illinois
Pride                      - Hofstra (Oops, disbanded in 2009 and not FBS)
Minuteman     - U Mass is division 1-A  but I wouldn’t quibble  
And the winners:
Best score:

Only 4 wrong But only 2 of the bonus (3 if I give her Notre Dame)  Congratulations and WHOOP-TEE-DOO!!


Best score for a man: (which was supposed to be just best score!!)

Only had 7 wrong, including ½ credits

And 7 out of 10 on the bonus (counting 2 Ivy League teams)
Congratulations and WHOOP-TEE-DOO!!
Top Score by a Lady: (Which was not supposed to be overall best score!!)
Congratulations and WHOOP-TEE-DOO!!
Best score by a Pakistani Lady: (Why not)
4 right, but not in order…but she was the only entrant in the category
Congratulations and WHOOP-TEE-DOO!!
Honorable Mention: (because she caught me on a few misses)
Congratulations and WHOOP-TEE-DOO!!
Thanks to all for participating
PS- I didn’t know Hooey either, I Googled Rodeo just to find a term


  1. Damn. Sorry I missed this one. Would have liked a shot at it.

  2. Well, I'm now in the Dunce's corner for knowing nothing.

  3. WooHoo! This title, and $1.69, will get me a 44 oz Diet Coke at the gas station chicken store. I will be celebrating this afternoon.

  4. I figured Craig would do a decent job.

  5. Oh sure, now they all make sense. Sigh. Congrats to the winners. That was a toughie.

  6. Let me add my congratulations to the winners. I didn't know enough to play.

  7. You are dam clever !
    you asked what even you did not know either !

    Thank you for mentioning me ,feeling happy !

  8. A Cranky WHOOP-TEE-DOO!

    One more item off my bucket list. . .

    And hats off to Val. . .


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