(Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

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Nailing a tossup on "Backdoor Sluts 9" then 30'ing the subsequent bonus on New Orleans rappers (Big Tymers, Juvenile, Mystikal).

Also, I've never missed a tossup on the sport seen in my avatar.

As for REAL shame, helping to 30 a physical economics bonus which required team members to mimic graphs.

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A few weeks ago, we were practicing off the Stanford archive, and I got Louis XVI from "Unfortunately, the times did not call for a person of my social standing."

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Bigfoot isn't the pr wrote:Though I think my most shameful (perhaps best buzz) ever was by getting Balistics Ecks vs Sliver on the first clue at Trashionals 2007
Hey that was the best FPS released on the GBA.
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Getting David Hasselhoff at new trier solo after "He was a soap opera star from 1975 to 1982" was pretty bad
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Yah, pretty sad huh?

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Ford08 wrote:(Some Embarassing Answers)
You might want to edit these out-- they're answers in NAQT packets that may not have finished their circulation.
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The question was "Who sang "Travelin' Thru" at the 2006 (I think) Academy Awards?" Long pause....I answer "Dolly Parton", and it was correct. I think I read that in the Chicago Tribune or something. It's really sad that I remembered that.

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ElizabethYork wrote:The question was "Who sang "Travelin' Thru" at the 2006 (I think) Academy Awards?" Long pause....I answer "Dolly Parton", and it was correct. I think I read that in the Chicago Tribune or something. It's really sad that I remembered that.
Why is that sad? Granted, she's not the best music artist in the world, but I can think of quite a few more that are worse rather then better than her.
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those answers were not on Naqt quesitons. Mabey one but I think they came from other tournaments.
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Ford08 wrote:those answers were not on Naqt quesitons. Mabey one but I think they came from other tournaments.
The policy wasn't instituted solely because of you; this has definitely been a long running issue we've had. :smile:
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I once got a question off: "In 1971, he led the majors with 48 homers."

The answer was Willie Stargell
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Golden Tiger 86 wrote:I once got a question off: "In 1971, he led the majors with 48 homers."

The answer was Willie Stargell
That's not really that shame-worthy. I mean, you might know that stat, Stargell might be your favorite player, etc.

At TRASHionals, I got a tossup on Devin Hester based on the first clue that he was co-MVP of the 2004 Peach Bowl, a fact that might be alright if I were (shudder) a Miami fan, but instead the explanation is that I was at that game.

Now, getting questions on various types or titles or people associated with pornography can bring shame, but knowing an athlete? Not that shameful.
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Powered "spice girls" after 5 words.

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I buzzed "Seto Kaiba" on a five word description from the abridged series.
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My first buzz of the 2003 HSNCT was was a power from the lyrics to Supercalifragilisticexpialodocious.
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manary wrote:I buzzed "Seto Kaiba" on a five word description from the abridged series.
Hey, the abridged series is hilarious. There should be no shame.
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STPickrell wrote:In the mists of time, Joe Wright and I played as a duo in a trash tournament. We were playing the Princeton team featuring the Stewart family (replete with kids.)

The question on 'Debbie Does Dallas' was answered by the Mormon mother of three, Jen Stewart. I'm not sure who should be ashamed of what with this one.

I made up for this many years later for knowing 'bra size' ahead of a team of four females.

It should be mentioned here that while playing against us, Shawn's eventual wife once answered a question on Jasmine St.Claire. She said it was based on a Springer appearance. Riiight.
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At our trash tournament last year, an all-guy team from Vermilion HS managed to power "Mall Madness" and then 30 the bonus on "Dream Phone." Their male coach sat in the back shaking his head in shame.
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This morning on an old A-set I 30'd a bonus on "White and Nerdy". The hard part was identifying the "gentrified sport" they were playing in the music video.
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AlphaQuizBowler wrote:This morning on an old A-set I 30'd a bonus on "White and Nerdy". The hard part was identifying the "gentrified sport" they were playing in the music video.
At Penn Bowl this year, I answered a tossup on "White and Nerdy" on the first clue - that the version of the Schrodinger Wave Equation mistakenly has Planck's constant instead of Dirac's constant (h instead of h-bar). I'm not sure if Matt (Weiner, who was reading that round) had reached the pronoun yet.
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At Buzzerpalooza, we were playing a moderator's lunch round and this picture came up:

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What do you think it is? About 10-15 words in the question I correctly buzzed in with "(Baby) Kangaroo."
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Nav wrote:At Buzzerpalooza, we were playing a moderator's lunch round and this picture came up:

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What do you think it is? About 5-10 words in the question I correctly buzzed in with "(Baby) Kangaroo."
Thanks for making me vomit.
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Hahaha, eww indeed.

Great buzz though.
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DeisEvan wrote:
AlphaQuizBowler wrote:This morning on an old A-set I 30'd a bonus on "White and Nerdy". The hard part was identifying the "gentrified sport" they were playing in the music video.
At Penn Bowl this year, I answered a tossup on "White and Nerdy" on the first clue - that the version of the Schrodinger Wave Equation mistakenly has Planck's constant instead of Dirac's constant (h instead of h-bar). I'm not sure if Matt (Weiner, who was reading that round) had reached the pronoun yet.
Oh, man, that's right. I remember reading about that, but I didn't get the question until later.

I did thirty that same White and Nerdy bonus at HSNCT, though.
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powering an amy winehouse tossup in like the first 7-8 words. not to mention 30-ing a desperate housewives and a figure skating bonus
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i powered on something, then answerred all 3 bonuses on the three parts of the small intestine: ileum, jejunum and duodenum.
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How does that make you hang your head in shame? That's a stock anatomy bonus on something that comes up all the time in quizbowl and that you should be learning in either biology or A & P.
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I was teased by my teammates for knowing.
Sorry for trying to contribute to a thread...
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lasercats wrote:I was teased by my teammates for knowing.
Sorry for trying to contribute to a thread...
You probably should have explained this in your first post.
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Maybe this one will be considered more legitimate and I won't be criticized...

In Oklahoma, there seems to always be a question about Maroon 5. For some reason, the boys generally beat the girls to answering said questions.
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