The Posse was quite disappointed that the Trivia Gods chose this theme this year. Honoring Kubrick’s masterpiece would have been a fitting theme and not cliche. Regardless, in 2001 Captain F. took a whole new approach to creating the intro. Up until this time there really wasn’t a philosophy behind how it should be constructed. The only rule is that it needed to create excitement like a sporting event. For a deeper explanation regarding the genus of “The Intro” see the entry below.
The challenge line calls worth saving featured a sprinkling of submissions from the Neo-Maxi Zoomdweebies. 2001 also signaled the end of an era as the Posse stopped combining challenge line calls before sending them to be played on-air. Since the digital age had firmly established itself, the old habits left over from the cart (8-trak tape style device) days slowly faded away. (More…)
- 2001 – Intro – “Night of the Living Trivia”
For years Captain F. had wanted to produce an audio piece that would introduce the Trivia contest. The template was two promos produced by KVSC alums Troy and Dave for 1995’s Dial T for Trivia. (At least one survives and can be heard by visiting our 1995 page) The promos used music to back a series of TV and film audio clips (mostly from Alfred Hitchcock films) to tell a loose story about the theme and at the same time entertain.Continue reading →
- YIR: Scrambled Eggs
Polkas, scrambled eggs, and Zombies; it was quite a year for Trivia. Now you too can share in the magic!Continue reading →
- Challenge: True Living Dead Trivia
One of the last combo challenges produced, Digital Dungeon Dwellers issue a challenge to the question writers. This was followed by a culinary challengeContinue reading →
- Challenge: Kevin Spacey
Soy Meat, of Loose Meat Sandwiches, issues a challenge to the Neo-Maxi Zoomdweebies regarding some very personal information about Kevin SpaceyContinue reading →
- Challenge: Polka Like a Mofo!
The Neo-Maxi Zoomdweebies were the “Those Meddling Kids” of the Challenge Line in the early 00s. This challenge was indicative of their style: quirky, original, and sometimes answered.Continue reading →
- Challenge: Repeating Challenges
Upward Thrust offers a joke contest. Normally this would be a lame challenge, however they offered quality prizes to the winner and thus won the Posse over.Continue reading →
- Chorus of the Living Dead presents: The Top 10 Things Happening During Hour 26
This top ten list was the first in the call and response style. It actually became somewhat viral among Trivia players, long before YouTube became the kingmakers of pop-cultureContinue reading →