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1) I was once co-editor of a zine. What was it called?

  1. Wonk
  2. Freeked
  3. Intelligentsia
  4. Adolescent Outcast

2) The pseudonym with which I wrote for the aforementioned zine was…

  1. Socrates
  2. Phen
  3. Etienne
  4. Atmosphere

3) In college I did my radio station DJ training on what kind of show?

  1. Contemporary Christian
  2. Professional Wrestling Talk
  3. 80’s
  4. Metal

4) I’ve been on Habitat for Humanity trips to what two places?

  1. West Virginia and Virginia
  2. North Carolina and Maryland
  3. Michigan and Ohio
  4. New York and Pennsylvania

5) On one of the Habitat for Humanity trips, I did something that some have considered heroic. What was it?

  1. Got us back on route after getting lost.
  2. Performed first-aid when our site-leader slipped on ice.
  3. Pulled someone out from under falling debris.
  4. Stopped underaged members taking the van to go drinking.

6) Who formally introduced me to Reformed theology

  1. Shawn Simon
  2. Tom Becker
  3. Sherman Snow
  4. Marsha Lee

7) When Jed and I were neighbors in college, what show would we watch every day after class.

  1. The Price is Right
  2. The Daily Show
  3. South Park
  4. Blind Date

8) How many They Might Be Giants concerts have I been to?

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

9) What sport did I play for one season as a child?

  1. Soccer
  2. Softball
  3. Tennis
  4. Kickball

10) What is my pet peeve?

  1. Wicker Furniture
  2. Dirty Dishes
  3. Windows Users
  4. Abstract Art

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What song does big Pete use like “a giant funk magnet” to attract Artie, the strongest man in the world, in the first episode of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, “Day of the Dot”?

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Along the edge of my ceiling, I have a string of Christmas lights hung up year-round—a remnant from my college years. However, these aren’t just any Christmas lights. These flash, pulse, chase, and blink in 16 different, pre-programed lighting patterns. What do I call these lights?

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Ever hear someone describe something as “the greatest thing since sliced bread”? Where was sliced bread invented?

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