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The Big Winnah

Thanks to everyone who entered my final Lazy Sunday contest last week. Today, you can find out the answer and who the big winner!

First, see how you did by viewing this Google spreadsheet.

Next, here are the questions and answers:

1. Have you ever pretended to be your girlfriend or boyfriend’s dad?
Ferris Bueller pretends to be Sloane’s dad in the beginning of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

2. Would you ever cut one of your friends on purpose?
Stu and Billy Loomis cut each other in “Scream”.

3. Where’s the worst place you’ve ever gone without a weapon or Backup?
Backup is the name of Veronica Mars’s dog.

4. Are you afraid of tollbooths?
Monk may be afraid of many things, but Sonny Corleone in “The Godfather” is really the one who should fear tollbooths.

5. Have you ever worn OR scrubs?
“These are OR scrubs.” “O, R they?” From “Rushmore”.

6. What do you do with a smell that won’t come out?
Many of you guessed properly that this is the BO car episode from “Seinfeld.”

7. Don’t you hate when nobody will acknowledge you or talk to you?
Bruce Willis’s character barely noticed that he was being ignored in “The Sixth Sense”.

8. Can you fly a plane? Does anyone know?
“I didn’t know you could fly a plane.” “Fly, yes. Land, no!” Great line from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”.

9. Do you fight with your wife or husband and in-laws non-stop during Christmas?
The keyword in this is “non-stop”, and a few of you correctly guessed “The Ref”, which is all about the fighting and nothing else.

10. Have you ever burned something valuable that wasn’t yours?
The Joker only burned his half of the money. Rene Russo’s Catherine Banning burned a Monet belonging to Thomas Crown in “The Thomas Crown Affair.”

11. Has anybody ever shot you with a BB pistol?
The only person I can remember who has been shot with a BB pistol, not a BB gun or rifle, is John Candy’s security guard character in “National Lampoon’s Vacation”.

12. Can you go to the bathroom if someone is listening?
Eliot Reid cannot go to the bathroom when anyone is nearby, listening, or talking to her on “Scrubs”.

13. Have you ever bought the very last hot dog from a hot dog stand?
I don’t think anybody got this. Tina Fey’s Liz Lemon bought all of the remaining hot dogs in the series premiere of “30 Rock”.

14. Would you kiss a toaster?
Toaster is a pejorative term for the Cylon invaders from “Battlestar Galactica”, and many of the humans have indeed kissed them.

15. Do you like gladiator movies?
What could this be other than “Airplane!”

Here’s how I chose the winner:

First, I entered everyone’s answers into a spreadsheet, giving 1 point for each correct answer and 0 points for each wrong answer. The total number of points equaled the person’s “raffle tickets” for the drawing.

Then I created a randomized list using of every “raffle ticket” – basically each person’s name was repeated as many times as they had right answers. This gave me a random list of 100 entries.

Finally, using again, I asked it to generate a random integer between 1 and 100. It chose #10.

#10 is my winner.

(drumroll please)

Congratulations to Hello haha narf for being out final Lazy Sunday contest winner!

You win an Avitable prize pack containing the following:

  • A “Viva El Avitable” T-shirt in whatever size and color you want.
  • A six-pack of Avitable condoms.
  • An autographed drawing by me, of anything you want.
  • An iPod shuffle.
  • A $25 or iTunes gift certificate.
  • A guest post on your blog by me.
  • A one-night hotel stay in Altamonte Springs for the night of the Halloween party on November 1st. If you cannot come to the party, you can get an additional $25 or iTunes gift certificate instead.

Congratulations! Email me to confirm the details.

To everyone else, thank you for playing. It’s been fun, and keep reading on Sundays, as I might come back with occasional trivia contests and other fun stuff.

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14 Replies to “The Big Winnah”

  1. Mike

    Congrats Hello!

    #10 is soooo “The Dark Knight”. The Joker only burns his half of the money, but Alfred burns the note addressed to Bruce Wayne.

    Thanks Adam for all the cool contests and prizes!

  2. hello haha narf

    OH! MY! FUCK!!!!!
    dude, seriously, i am struggling to breathe here. doing the happy girl wiggle and not being able to breathe. ouch, i think i am gonna pass the fuck out.
    ok. whew. hap-peeeeeeee!

    (wish i could have taped my reaction. you would have hurt yourself laughing.)

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