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Radio  people are full of useless knowledge, we just can't help it. We're the people who love little factoids and have our brains full of song titles and old TV shows. So, trivia competitions are made for people like us. For the last ten years or so, I have been part of a team that competes in an annual competition in Cottage Grove, a fund raise for the Deerfield Public Library. There are about 30-35 teams of ten, answering questions in 4 rounds. Twenty five questions, 5 photos and 5 songs to identify in each round. The organizers are the Flying Zupan Brothers, trivia champs who always put together a great set of questions... Who wrote Lord of the Flies? What was the first name of Balloon boy? What year did Wisconsin become a state? In what decade was the CIA founded? * Every year we come close, but never finish in the top 3 for the medals. This year, however, we KICKED BUTT and came in second to a team that does lots of trivia competitions every year. So thanks Tommy, Chandra, Mike, Tim and the rest of the team. I'm still grinning. * William Golding, Falcon , 1848, the 40's

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