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My Thoughts On Trivia Time!

By David G. Firestone

I’m going to change this up a bit. For this week, I’m going to do a true/false trivia post. Without further ado…here we go!

Category 1-SPORTS

*Houston and Pittsburgh are the only two cities with with three sports teams that wear the same colors.

*Nolan Ryan has 839 more strikeouts than any other pitcher in MLB history

*Former Offensive Tackle Ron Mix had two holding penalties in 10 years, and had his number retired and unretired by the Chargers.

*Before Game 3 of the 1992 Campbell Conference Finals, the on-ice officiating crew walked out of the game due to a dispute over New Jersey Devils coach Jim Schoenfeld

*Yao Ming has the largest wingspan in NBA history

Category 2-CARS

*The Pontiac Aztec was named the ugliest car in history by The Daily Telegraph

*Changing the size of the wheels on a vehicle will have no ill effects of the other equipment on board

*The Toyota Carolla has sold more than any other car in history

*The Volkswagen Beetle has been continually produced in some form since 1933

*The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport currently holds the record as the fastest production car in the world with a top speed of 267 MPH

Category 3-BARBEQUE

*According to experts “grilling” is the same as “barbecuing”

*A traditional central South Carolina Barbecue consists of cooking a whole hog in a mustard-based sauce commonly referred to as “Carolina Gold.”

*“Oklahoma-Style Barbecue” is made with elements of Memphis, Texas and Kansas City style, and uses among other things bologna sausage.

*The International Bar-B-Q Festival in Owensboro Kentucky holds the World Record for Largest Pork Barbecue Contest.

*KC Masterpiece was not invented in Kansas City, but rather in St. Paul Minnesota. The inventor was inspired by Kansas City barbecue traditions.

Category 4-ALCOHOL

*Although not a law anymore, the “Reinheitsgebot” or German Purity Law has been observed since 1516, and states that beer made in Germany may only contain hops, barley, and water.

*Jack Daniel’s is produced in Moore County, Tennessee, which is a dry county, which means Jack Daniel’s can’t be sold in stores or restaurants in the county it is produced in.

*Miller Lite was tested in Dallas Texas and Seattle Washington in 1970

*Bud Light is the most consumed beer in the world.

*It is illegal to show people drinking the product in any televised alcohol commercial in the United States.

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