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re: Bonnie *and* Air Supply??

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John_Galt 12:12 pm MST 02/08/07
In reply to: Bonnie *and* Air Supply?? - Daphne24 05:16 am MST 02/08/07

Daphne,

Do you know where they live? Justin has a friend who has a blowtorch.

If it's any consolation given the injustice of it all, your experience probably just confirms that you're a master of Steinmania. I've found that for quiz questions the ideal level of knowledge is "*superficial* expertise." Once you cross over into the territory of true expertise, the questions often seem problematic, imprecise, and much trickier.

-=John Galt=-

> A local pub/restaurant holds Pub Quiz the first Wednesday
> of every month - teams get together and answer trivia
> questions on all sorts of topics. I started meeting up
> with a team a couple of months ago. We're not very good
> but it's a lot of fun :)
>
> Last night I went and one of the categories was
> Entertainment. I figured I could handle that (at least it
> would be easier than Science). I was feeling a little
> distracted when I suddenly had to snap back. The
> quizmaster was asking this question:
>
> "Jim Steinman wrote what song for Bonnie Tyler and Air
> Supply?"
>
> Well, I assured our little group that I was an expert on
> this subject and that the answer was Making Love Out of
> Nothing at All - I was also surprised to find one of the
> other women knew exactly who Jim was and helped confirm
> the answer. All was well.
>
> Until they gave the answers. They said it was Total
> Eclipse. I nearly protested (there was another question
> later that a couple of the others wanted to protest as
> well) but in the end we lost by more than two points so it
> didn't seem worth it. That and by the time it was over, I
> was tired and just wanted to get home and get warm.
>
> Just had to share :)


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