2012 quiz: The Year That Was the Year Before 2013

Sunday, December 30, 2012
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2012: The Year That Was the Year Before 2013

Time to test your knowledge (or at least your ability) to recreate the highlights and lowlights of the year 2012 as recounted on the <a href="http://meyerson.blogspot.com">Meyerson blog</a>, the <a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson">Meyerson Twitter feed</a> and the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/yearinreview/Meyerson">Meyerson Facebook page</a>. Helpful links provided with each question.
  1. The problem with Meyerson's February appearance on "Chicago Tonight" with Carol Marin was ...
  2. An embarrassing wardrobe malfunction. A consistent failure to uncross arms. Mistakenly saluted Marin during opening segment.
  3. Meyerson's contribution in March to the Jeremy Lin pun craze was ...
  4. Methylindole! Linearization! Lincapacitated!
  5. In 1974, Meyerson weighed 150, had black hair and what class of radiotelephone operator permit?
  6. First Second Third
  7. Which of these things did Meyerson not claim to learn from Stan Lee?
  8. With great power comes great responsibility. Great power can come to anyone. Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny.
  9. In a 1999 interview, which of these things did Ray Bradbury not say?
  10. "I set out to write children's books." "I don't believe in the Internet." "I don't have a computer."
  11. The FM News experiment came to an end on ...
  12. June 17. July 17. Aug. 1
  13. An electronic postcard sent from the Andromeda Galaxy would reach Earth in ...
  14. 2.5 million years. A few hours. 300 million years
  15. July 27, 2013 will mark which Meyerson family "crashiversary"?
  16. 25th. 35th. 40th.
  17. Complete this quote from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: "I don't believe in ___________ a reporter."
  18. tickling. dancing with handcuffing.
  19. Nate Silver's approach to polling might be considered ...
  20. The "Wizard of Oz" philosophy. The "Miracle on 34th Street" philosophy. The "Star Wars" philosophy.
Thanks for playing. A happier New Year, one and all!

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