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“Winsanity” 5/18

Victoria (Riverside)
A.J. (Berkeley)

R1: GET YER FREAK ON
BF: Percentage of Americans who say they’ve seen a ghost (18)
OF: UFO sightings in Feb. ’17, seconds of the surviving ’67 “BIGFOOT” footage, yrs. since 1st newspaper report of the Loch Ness Monster & parodies recorded by “Weird Al” Yankovic

Victoria: Sec. of surviving ’67 “BIGFOOT” footage (LOWER THAN 18)- 60
A.J.: Parodies recorded by “Weird Al” (HIGHER THAN 60)- 67
Victoria: Yrs. since 1st newspaper report of Loch Ness Monster (HIGHER THAN 67)- 83
A.J.: UFO sightings in Feb. ’17 (60-67)- 397

R2: NAME THAT TOWN
FTR: Feat. films in which Orlando Bloom played an elf, age of former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton, tattoos Paris Jackson says are dedicated to her dad Michael & dollars earned by Steve Austin for first pro match

A.J.: Feat. films in which Orlando Bloom played an elf (LOWER THAN 18)- FIVE
Victoria: Chelsea Clinton’s age (18-60)- 37
A.J.: Tattoos Paris Jackson says are dedicated to Michael (LOWER THAN FIVE)- EIGHT
Victoria: Dollars earned by Steve Austin for first pro match (83-397)- 40

R3: YOU’RE SO MONEY
BF: Max value of $ an avg. ATM can hold (200K) & tip left by Amy Schumer on a $77 check (1K)

A.J.: Avg. credit card debt per credit card holder as of ’17 (1K-200K)- 5284
Victoria: Amt. William Shatner’s kidney stone sold for (5284-200K)- 75K 
A.J.: Bar tab at MGM Grand in CT for Stanley Cup-winning Bruins in ’11 (75K-200K)- 156,680
Victoria: Weight of $1M in $1 bills (1K-5284)- 2205

FF N: 13, 44, 65, 116 & 140

R1:
Women who’ve won “SURVIVOR” as of the end of ’16: 13
Yrs. the Hundred Years’ War lasted: 116
Temperature of MSG during hockey games: 65
Cost of a standard brake service at PEP BOYS: 140
Ingredients in a McDonald’s McRib sandwich: 44- BULLSEYE

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“Winsanity” 5/17

Levi (Lafayette, LA)
Lisa (MIA)

R1: DEEZ NUTS
BF: Gal. of water needed to grow one walnut (FIVE)
OF: Cal. in regular-size Almond Joy, peanuts it takes to make a 12oz jar of P.B., lugnuts on ’17 Toyota Prius & record # of glazed donuts eaten in 8min by Eric “Badlands” Booker

Lisa: Cal. in regular-sized Almond Joy (HIGHER THAN FIVE)- 220
Levi: Glazed donuts eaten in 8min by Badlands (5-220)- 49
Lisa: Lugnuts on Prius (5-49)- 20
Levi: Peanuts it takes to make jar of P.B. (HIGHER THAN 220)- 540

R2: FLIPPING THE BIRD
FTR: Feathers on Big Bird’s costume, words known by Puck the Parakeet, guestrooms & suites at Flamingo in Vegas & age of Russell Crowe

Levi: Russell Crowe’s age (49-220)- 52
Lisa: Big Bird feathers (HIGHER THAN 540)- 6K
Levi: Flamingo guestrooms & suites (540-6K)- 3545
Lisa: Words known by Puck the Parakeet (540-3545)- 1728

R3: SPRING IT ON
BF: Days in Spring ’16 (93) & in min. the longest Bruce Springsteen concert (246)

Lisa: Hottest Palm Springs temperature ever (93-246)- 123
Levi: Weight of Jerry Springer’s pet pig Bella
CHALLENGED (LOWER THAN 93)- 500
Lisa: Spring Break arrests in Panama City Beach in ’16 acc. to Panama City News Herald (HIGHER THAN 500)- 1222
Levi: Coils in the orig. Slinky (LOWER THAN 93)- 98

FF N: 15, 21, 28, 45 & 43

R1:
Hard Rock CAFES in the U.S.: 45
Feat. films that Will Smith has been in: 21
Honeybee speed in mph: 28
Yrs. since the 1st G.I. JOE doll debuted: 53
Taylor Swift songs about ex-boyfriends: 15
TWO RIGHT

FR:
Hard Rock CAFES in the U.S.: 21 (45)
Feat. films that Will Smith has been in: 28
Honeybee speed in mph: 45 (15)
Yrs. since 1st G.I. JOE doll debuted: 53
Taylor Swift songs about ex-boyfriends: 15

“Winsanity” 5/16

Maggie (MIA)
Miebaka (NY)

R1: A BERRY GOOD THING
BF: Cal. in a blueberry muffin from Panera Bread (460)
OF: Seeds on an avg. strawberry, buttons on the first Blackberry phone, yrs. since Chuck Berry recorded “Johnny B. Goode” & age when Barrack Obama STOPPED calling himself Barry

Miebaka: Buttons on first Blackberry phone (LOWER THAN 460)- 32
Maggie: Yrs. since Chuck Berry recorded “Johnny B. Goode” (32-460)- 59
Miebaka: Seeds on avg. strawberry (59-460)- 200
Maggie: Age when Barrack Obama STOPPED calling himself Barry (LOWER THAN 32)- 19

R2: DON’T TOY W/ ME!
FTR: Retail price of the orig. Tickle Me Elmo, different Bratz doll characters when they first debuted, pieces in the LEGO Taj Mahal set & people in the U.S. w/ the first name Barbie

Maggie: Different Bratz characters when they first debuted (LOWER THAN 19)- FOUR
Miebaka: People in U.S. w/ first name Barbie (HIGHER THAN 460)- 4869
Maggie: Pieces in LEGO Taj Mahal set (HIGHER THAN 4869)- 5922
Miebaka: Retail price of orig. Tickle Me Elmo (32-59)- 29

R3: OLD SKOOL
BF: Yrs. for avg. B.S. degree holder to pay off student loans (21) & colleges attended by James Franco (SEVEN)

Miebaka: Elementary schools named for George W. Bush (HIGHER THAN 21)- TWO
Maggie: Percentage of college grads who think Judge Judy’s on Supreme Court (7-21)- 10
Miebaka: Percentage of parents who admitted to doing their child’s homework for ’em
CHALLENGED (HIGHER THAN 21)- 43
Maggie: Age when Drake became a HS grad (21-43)- 25 (meaning she & her section had $4550 before the Final Five)

FF N: 22, 25, 28, 64 & 70

R1:
David Hasselhoff albums released worldwide: 22
Length of the Capital Beltway: 28
Months Brad & Angelina were married before DIVORCE filed: 70
Percentage of lottery winners BROKE within 7yrs: 64
Movies that have grossed $1B+ worldwide: 25
ONE RIGHT

FR:
David Hasselhoff albums released worldwide: 22
Length of Capital Beltway: 25 (64)
Months Brangelina were married before DIVORCE filed: 70 (25)
Percentage of lottery winners BROKEN within 7yrs: BLANK
Movies that have grossed $1B+ worldwide: 28

“Winsanity” 5/15

Andrew (Midland, TX)
Shannon (Evanston, IL)

R1: ON THE ROCKS
BF: WWE Championships won by “The Rock” (EIGHT)
OF: Seasons Chris Rock was a cast member of “SNL”, yrs. since Pop Rocks first hit the market, total Emmy noms for “30 ROCK” & acts inducted into the Rock & Roll HoF

Andrew: Yrs. since Pop Rocks first hit the market (HIGHER THAN EIGHT)- 42
Shannon: Seasons Chris Rock was a cast member of “SNL” (LOWER THAN EIGHT)- THREE
Andrew: Total Emmy noms for “30 ROCK” (8-42)- 103
Shannon: Acts inducted into the Rock & Roll HoF (42-103)- 317

R2: JOHN D’OH!
FTR: Toppings offered by Papa John’s Pizza, percentage of people who use their cellphone on the John, age of John Glenn on his final mission in space & diamonds in Lil’ Jon’s “Crunk Ain’t Dead” pendant

Andrew: Percentage of people who use their cellphone on the John (42-103)- 69
Shannon: John Glenn’s age on his final mission in space (42-69)- 77
Andrew: Papa John’s toppings (8-42)- 21
Shannon: Diamonds in Lil Jon’s “Crunk Ain’t Dead” (HIGHER THAN 317)- 3756

R3: I PIT-Y THE FOOL
BF: Number in singer Pitbull’s nickname (305) & rank of Pittsburgh, PA on list of the most populated U.S. cities (63)

Shannon: In sec., fastest pit stop in FORMULA 1 history (LOWER THAN 63)- TWO
Andrew: In ft., farthest cherry pit spit (2-63)- 94
Shannon: Gauges, lights & switches in a 747 cockpit (HIGHER THAN 305)- 365
Andrew: Amt. Brad Pitt made for a role in his first studio film “Less Than Zero”
CHALLENGED (94-305)- 38

FF N: 60, 70, 98, 300 & 365

R1:
Height of Mt. Rushmore face: 365
Bottles in barrel of wine: 300
Medal events at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: 60
War and Peace chapters: 98
Yrs. of “Meet the Press”: 70
TWO RIGHT

FR:
Height of Mt. Rushmore face: 365 (60)
Bottles in barrel of wine: 300
Medal events at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: 98
War and Peace chapters: 70 (365)
Yrs. of “Meet the Press”: 60

“Winsanity” 5/14

Jasondra (CHI)
Ryan (Oxnard, CA)

R1: POPPING OFF
BF: Pages in Hop on Pop (72)
OF: Age of Pillsbury doughboy, times J-Lo has been proposed to, cal. in popped bag of Pop Secret’s Double Butter & mph of a cork when popped from a bottle of shaken, chilled champagne

Ryan: Age of Pillsbury doughboy (HIGHER THAN 72)- 51
Jasondra: Times J-Lo has been proposed to (LOWER THAN 51)- FIVE
Ryan: Cal. in popped bag of Pop Secret’s Double Butter (HIGHER THAN 72)- 420
Jasondra: mph of cork when popped from bottle of shaken, chilled champagne (72-420)- 25

R2: EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A SEASON
FTR: Days into ’17 before the start of Fall, in. of snow in the biggest winter storm in NYC history, avg. high Summer temperature in Death Valley & bars in value pack of Irish Spring sold at COSTCO

Jasondra: Avg. high Summer temp. in Death Valley (72-420)- 113
Ryan: Days into ’17 before the start of Fall (113-420)- 264
Jasondra: Bars in value pack of Irish Spring (5-25)- 20
Ryan: In. of snow in biggest NYC winter storm (25-51)- 28

R3: BED, BATH & BEYONCE 
BF: BED, BATH & BEYOND stores in North America (1024) & tweets per second when Beyoncé revealed her 1st pregnancy (8868)

Jasondra: Public bathrooms in Mall of America (LOWER THAN 1024)- 45
Ryan: Retail price of a Casper twin-size mattress (45-1024)- 550
Jasondra: Number of Grammy noms for Beyoncé (LOWER THAN 45)- 62
Ryan: Percentage of adults who admit they urinate in the shower
CHALLENGED (45-62)- 80

FF N: 30, 62, 89, 135 & 199

R1:
Words that can be made from DONALD: 30
Yrs. since Kermit the Frog was introduced: 62
Cal. in Twinkie: 199
Films that have won Best Picture: 89
Cubs HRs in 2016: 135
THREE RIGHT

FR: SWITCHED HIGHEST TWO- SCORE

“Winsanity” 5/11

Jaclyn (Princeton, NJ)
Andrew (Havervill, PA)

R1: YOU GO GIRL
BF: Wks. Gone Girl was a #1 NY Times bestseller (37) 
OF: Yrs. between “Boy Meets World” & “Girl Meets World”, age of the orig. Coppertone Girl, tattoos on Lena Dunham & boxes of Girl Scouts cookies sold in 2hrs outside a marijuana dispensary in San Fran

Andrew: Yrs. between “Boy Meets World” & “Girl Meets World” (LESS THAN 37)- 14
Jaclyn: Age of the orig. Coppertone Girl (HIGHER THAN 37)- 61
Andrew: Boxes of Girl Scouts cookies sold outside marijuana dispensary (HIGHER THAN 61)- 208
Jaclyn: Lena Dunham tattoos (14-37)- 10

R2: MY BAD
FTR: Deaths on “Breaking Bad”, miles in Death Valley’s Badwater Ultramarathon, fastest speed ever for a badminton shuttlecock & NCAA championships won by the Wisconsin Badgers

Jaclyn: Fastest speed ever for badminton shuttlecock (37-61)- 254
Andrew: “Breaking Bad” deaths (61-208)- 270
Jaclyn: NCAA titles won by the Badgers (61-208)- 28
Andrew: Miles in Badwater Ultramarathon (61-208)- 135

R3: SHAPE UP!
BF: Stories in the LUXOR pyramid (30) & Harlem Globetrotters losses to the Washington Generals (ONE)

Jaclyn: Months to make one ep. of “SpongeBob SQUAREPANTS” (1-30)- NINE
Andrew: Triangles on a backgammon board (9-30)- 24
Jaclyn: Yrs. since ICE CUBE said “Bye, Felicia” in “FRIDAY” (9-24)- 21
Andrew: Combined length of ALL corridors in the Pentagon
CHALLENGED (9-21)- 18

FF N: 44, 193, 230, 250 & 900

R1:
Sex positions in the Kamasutra app: 193
Countries in the United Nations: 900
Mardi Gras parades in N.O.: 44
Cars DESTROYED while filming “FURIOUS 7”: 250
Amt. spent on takeout food annually: 230
ONE RIGHT

FR:
Sex positions in Kamasutra app: 250
Countries in U.N.: 900 (193)
Mardi Gras parades in N.O.: 193 (44)
Cars DESTROYED while filming “FURIOUS 7”: 230
Amt. spent on takeout food annually: 44

“Winsanity” 5/10

Andrew (San Diego)
Olivia (ORL)

R1: EX-TRATERRESTRIAL 
BF: Weight of William Howard Taft (340)
OF: “Pimp My Ride” eps. XZIBIT hosted, percentage of adults who secretly keep belongings from their ex, countries FedEx delivers to & cost of chest x-ray w/o insurance

Olivia: Cost of chest x-ray w/o insurance (HIGHER THAN 340)- 420
Andrew: Percentage of adults who secretly keep belongings from their ex (LOWER THAN 340)- 27
Olivia: “Pimp My Ride” eps. XZIBIT hosted (27-340)- 77 
Andrew: Countries FedEx delivers to (77-340)- 236

R2: LUX LIFE 
FTR: Lamborghinis sold in ’16, Gigi Hadid’s age when she shot the new Versace campaign, cost of Blue Ivy’s “VMA” dress & stores GUCCI owns & operates worldwide

Andrew: Cost of Blue Ivy’s “VMA” dress (HIGHER THAN 420)- 10,950
Olivia: Gigi’s age when she shot new Versace campaign (LOWER THAN 27)- 21
Andrew: Lamborghinis sold in ’16 (77-236)- 1041
Olivia: Stores GUCCI owns/operates worldwide (420-1041)- 535

R3: FISH OUTTA WATER
BF: Tentacles Hank the Octopus had in “Finding Dory” (SEVEN) & yrs. since Fisher-Price’s 1st line of toys (86)

Andrew: Anchovy filets per 2oz can of King Oscar filets (7-86)- 18
Olivia: Price of Omakase tasting menu at Nobu Malibu (HIGHER THAN 86)- 175
Andrew: Percentage of tuna Americans eat that’s NOT really tuna (18-86)- 59
Olivia: Festivals Phish has hosted
CHALLENGED (86-175)- 10

FF N: 266, 700, 885, 1030 & 1612

R1:
Cost of Gisele Bundchen’s coffee table book: 1030
Popes in history: 700
Cal. in large movie theater popcorn w/o butter: 1612
World record for heaviest bench press: 885
Pages in biggest NY Times: 266
ONE RIGHT

FR:
Cost of Gisele Bundchen’s coffee table book: 1612 (700)
Popes in history: 885 (266)
Cal. in large movie theater popcorn w/o butter: 700 (1030)
World record for heaviest bench press: 1030 (885)
Pages in biggest NY Times: 266