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Ask Me Another
Thu October 17, 2013
Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 9:03 am
OPHIRA EISENBERG, HOST:
Finally, it's what we've all been waiting for. Let's bring back our winners to play the Ask Me One More final round. From Misquoting Mark Twain, Gregory Guity.
EISENBERG: From Agrarian Maps, Jonathan Corbblah.
EISENBERG: From Let's Get Randy, Jen Midura.
EISENBERG: From One or More, Ileen Roos.
EISENBERG: And from Soft Rock Café, John Woods.
EISENBERG: Art, take us out.
ART CHUNG: Ophira, our final game is called Fifty/Fifty. Contestants, we're going to ask you a series of questions where you have to pick between two choices. For example, yield or stop, which traffic sign is shaped like a triangle? You'd answer yield. Pretty easy, right? Don't worry; they'll get much harder.
We're going to play this spelling bee style, so one wrong answer and you're out. You'll only have a few seconds to give us the answer. The last person standing is our grand winner. Are you ready?
JOHN WOODS: Yes.
CHUNG: Gregory, John Adams or John Quincy Adams, which president was the son of the other?
GREGORY GUITY: John Quincy Adams.
CHUNG: That is correct.
CHUNG: Jonathan, Home Depot or Lowe's, which store's logo is primarily orange?
JONATHAN CORBBLAH: Home Depot.
CHUNG: Jen, Foo or Roo, which one is a friend of Winnie the Pooh?
JEN MIDURA: Roo.
CHUNG: Roo is correct.
CHUNG: Ileen, Halloween or Thanksgiving, which holiday takes place on the same weekday every year?
ILEEN ROOS: Thanksgiving.
CHUNG: John, Bert or Ernie, which Sesame Street Muppet is yellow?
CHUNG: Gregory, an oak tree or an apple tree, which one grows from the larger seed?
CHUNG: No, I'm sorry. You're out.
CHUNG: Thank you, Gregory. Jonathan, Matt Damon or Ben Affleck, who was picked People's Sexiest Man Alive first?
CORBBLAH: Matt Damon.
CHUNG: No, I'm sorry. It was Ben Affleck.
CHUNG: Jen, radius or tibia, which bone is in your leg?
CHUNG: Ileen, "Mork and Mindy" or "Starsky and Hutch," which of these TV shows was a spinoff of "Happy Days?"
ROOS: "Mork and Mindy."
CHUNG: Oh, "Mork and Mindy."
CHUNG: John, Florida or Pennsylvania, which state currently has more electoral votes?
CHUNG: Jen, American Eagle Outfitters or American Apparel, which clothing retailer was founded by a Canadian?
MIDURA: American Eagle.
CHUNG: No, I'm sorry, American Apparel. Jen, you're out. Thank you.
CHUNG: We're down to Ileen and John. Ileen, Lil Kim or Lil Wayne, which rapper is taller?
CHUNG: Lil Wayne is correct. He's 5'5". Lil Kim is 4'11".
CHUNG: John, you need this to stay in the game. Venezuela or Bolivia, which country is north of the equator?
CHUNG: You are correct.
CHUNG: Ileen, the Jacksonville Jaguars or the Cincinnati Bengals, which team's cheerleaders are known as the roar?
CHUNG: You're right.
CHUNG: John, Illinois Avenue or Kentucky Avenue, which square on the standard Monopoly board is more expensive?
CHUNG: You're right.
CHUNG: We only have a few more.
CHUNG: Ileen, Charlotte Bronte or Emily Bronte, which sister was born first?
CHUNG: That's right.
CHUNG: John, Billy Wilder or Alfred Hitchcock, which filmmaker never won an Academy Award for best director?
CHUNG: You're right.
CHUNG: All right, we're going to have to go to a tiebreaker. You've gone through all our questions.
(SOUNDBITE OF CHEERING)
CHUNG: Here's your tiebreaker. Alvin, Simon or Theodore, which of these animated chipmunks wears glasses?
(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)
CHUNG: You're right. You win.
EISENBERG: A big round of applause for John Woods, who came in second. Ileen Roos, you are our ASK ME ANOTHER big winner. Your prize is not only a signed copy of "The Guttenberg Bible," we have also given you the start of your Guttenberg film collection.
EISENBERG: Your own copy of "Diner", "Police Academy", "Three Men and a Baby" and "Three Men and a Little Lady."
EISENBERG: Congratulations. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.