A podcast featuring word games, trivia, classic board games, and even a few reimagined classic game shows from years gone by. We rotate through several different games, with different hosts, from episode to episode. What they all have in common is chat, humor, and fun.

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No One Picked Me

Friendly Competition

In this inaugural episode of the Friendly Competition game show, host Lex Friedman forces guests Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Kathy Campbell, Monty Ashley, and Tony Sindelar to compete in a series of increasingly silly rapid-fire contests. Lex decides who earns points, and his decisions are final. Bragging rights are on the line!

Friendly Competition Lex Friedman with Dan Moren, Jason Snell, Kathy Campbell, Monty Ashley and Tony Sindelar


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133

Did You Play Music, Dr. Boogie?

Trivial Retreat

Welcome to Trivial Retreat! In this new spin on an old classic, players get answers from the back of a Trivial Pursuit Genus Edition card and then try to guess the questions—or invent better ones.

Jason Snell with Shelly Brisbin, Monty Ashley, Kelly Guimont, Dan Moren, Kathy Campbell and Steve Lutz


132

One of Those Great Cities With an Umlaut

Inconceivable!

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

We have questions, they (hopefully) have answers! This time we quiz our panelists about fictional cities, have them mash up TV shows and songs, and, of course, recite some verse. Antony Johnston, Jean MacDonald, and Tony Sindelar take on Brian Hamilton, Kathy Campbell, and Cicero Holmes.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Antony Johnston, Jean MacDonald, Tony Sindelar, Brian Hamilton, Kathy Campbell and Cicero Holmes


131

Boasting Mountains

Random Pursuit

It’s time to get random again! Another group of intrepid players gathers to do their best to avoid Chex Trivia questions. Is Fred Astaire the answer to everything? Is Dan a pile of ants? Just how much homework is Erika assigning? Listen to find out!

Erika Ensign with Antony Johnston, Deborah Stanish, Dan Moren, Sarah Murphy and Mikah Sargent


130

Jetty Mind Tricks

Welcome back to “Are You The Spy?” Panelists must name clues that point to potential topics like chess, Darth Vader, or waffles. One spy doesn’t know the topic they’re trying to discuss, and must figure it out before the rest of the group figures them out. In this episode, players put their knowledge (or lack thereof) of Incomparable podcasts, Star Wars characters, board games, and breakfast foods to good use.

If you would like to play along as a civilian and know the topic words that the spies are trying to guess, click here to see the answers. If you would like to play along as the spy, just start listening!

Quinn Rose with Brian Hamilton, Lizbeth Myles, Glenn Fleishman, Shelly Brisbin and Kathy Campbell


129

The Meatball is a Relic

Inconceivable!

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

It’s some of our most diabolical questions yet, as panelists try to identify cryptic cryptids, figure who uttered those memorable (or not so memorable) last words, and untangle some mashed-up Disney movies. Chip Sudderth, Quinn Rose, and Steve Lutz take on Kelly Guimont, Glenn Fleishman, and Liz Myles for the title.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Chip Sudderth, Quinn Rose, Steve Lutz, Kelly Guimont, Glenn Fleishman and Lizbeth Myles


128

Who Is Lamargine Gumbody?

Random Pursuit

In this edition of Random Pursuit, a friendship is on the line. Will it survive a bunch of questions about geography and underwear? Listen and see.

Erika Ensign with Monty Ashley, Annette Wierstra, Sage Young, David J. Loehr and Kirsten Goruk


127

It Is I, The Deceptor!

Low Definition

It’s time for more Low Definition, the game show that builds your word power! But with poop jokes! We also investigate government agencies, ponder the final words of French philosophers, and ponder some questionable input from the users of Google.

Steve Lutz with Antony Johnston, Kathy Campbell, Allison Truj, Jean MacDonald, Brian Hamilton and Erika Ensign


126

The Murder Edition

UK Triv

Death, destruction, slaughter, and a bit more death — and that’s just the questions. Once again, Antony Johnston gathers a panel of north Americans to play a British edition of Trivial Pursuit, and it gets dark…

Antony Johnston with Erika Ensign, Steven Schapansky, David J. Loehr and Quinn Rose


125

Non-Quadruped Thaumaturgy

Game Night

This is the first episode of a new game show, Are You The Spy? Panelists must name clues that point to potential topics like Bigfoot, Transfiguration, or the Fast and the Furious movie franchise. One spy doesn’t know the topic they’re trying to discuss, and must figure it out before the rest of the group figures them out. In this episode, players put their knowledge (or lack thereof) of cryptids, Hogwarts classes, blockbuster franchises, and Cats (2019) to good use.

If you would like to play along as a civilian and know the topic words that the spies are trying to guess, click here to see the answers. If you would like to play along as the spy, just start listening!

Quinn Rose with Brian Hamilton, Mois├ęs Chiullan, Jean MacDonald, Tony Sindelar, Monty Ashley and James Thomson


124

Wayne Gretzky

Random Pursuit

From Wild, swingin’ Swaziland to the frozen north of Canada, there’s nothing better than getting a bunch of friends together to play trivia games — even when Trivial Pursuit changes how its own cards work. AGAIN.

Erika Ensign with Monty Ashley, Annette Wierstra, Kathy Campbell, Steve Lutz and Sage Young


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