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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Canadian Crime Fighting Beaver

Turns Out!

Turns Out returns, as we take a look at toys that caused holiday riots like Tickle Me Elmo, the Cabbage Patch Kids, and Barbara the Beaver. You don’t know Barbara the Beaver? Maybe you’ve heard of Flirting Flossie? What is the liquid filled dice agitator and why is it so popular? Ask again later.

Turns Out! David J. Loehr with Tiffany Arment, Kelly Guimont and Annette Wierstra


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120

Gobble Search

Low Definition

Your favorite game of bad words and even worse definitions is back! In this mildly Thanksgiving-themed episode of Low Definition, Steve reveals a surprising co-host, we learn about other cultures, and discover that something is rotten in Denmark’s movie theaters. Join gobble us, won’t you?

Steve Lutz with Dan Moren, Kathy Campbell, Tiffany Arment, Brian Hamilton and Jason Snell


119

The Michelangelo of Space Alpaca Raising

Game Night

We return to Fiasco, featuring a visit to Space Station 119, generally considerd the bus station of space stations. From there, a complicated web of intrigue is spun, involving alpacas, poison gas, a hammer, and a very elusive piece of paperwork. Space paperwork.

Tony Sindelar with Kelly Guimont, Cicero Holmes, Dan Moren and Monty Ashley


118

Resources and Wood and Stuff

TL;DR

Let’s play TL;DR, the game of hasty summaries and reckless connections! Two teams compete against each other, and the clock, to show off how little they know about anything that isn’t Marvel. Watch out for Quinn’s surprising deep cuts, and a new ‘Lizzing’ record!

Antony Johnston with Jason Snell, Quinn Rose, Liz Myles and Jean MacDonald


117

Luxuriating with Lord Spooky

Parsely (Action Castle)

You stop your bicycle by a forbidding wrought-iron gate. A cobblestone path winds its way to the north. To the east and west stretches a dark and lonely road. It is raining.

Tony Sindelar with Annette Wierstra, Dan Moren, Monty Ashley and Brian Hamilton


116

Flubber Franchise

Random Pursuit

Once again a group of unsuspecting game players must answer trivia questions randomly selected from random editions of Trivial Pursuit! Plus there may be more Chex trivia—you never know. In this episode, our members of the World of People ponder many questions about the World of Places. Join us in the World of Podcasts, won’t you?

Erika Ensign with Brian Hamilton, Annette Wierstra, Monty Ashley, Steven Schapansky and Kayti Burt


115

I Named Two Klingons!

Our audience: the final frontier. Federation Feud returns, as two teams comprised of two Star Trek fans and one non-Star Trek fan each battle for control of the galaxy by guessing your stupid answers to our stupid Star Trek questions!

Jason Snell with Antony Johnston, Anže Tomić, David J. Loehr, Kathy Campbell, Liz Myles and Moisés Chiullan


114

I Believe In The Juicy Rooster

Random Pursuit

From Chex Trivia about music, to Chex Trivia about TV, to Chex trivia about the ’50s and ’60s, this episode of Random Pursuit has it all! Also a bunch of regular Trivial Pursuit sets, including Doctor Who and Star Wars, but it really did seem like Chex showed up a lot.

Erika Ensign with Monty Ashley, Moisés Chiullan, Shannon Sudderth, Jean MacDonald and Kathy Campbell


113

Robbie Williams is Not Dead

UK Triv

What’s a motorway? What’s an FA Cup? When is a mall not a mall? And why do British Trivial Pursuit question-setters have their mind set on topless women? Antony Johnston once again flings nonsense at a panel of confused North Americans for your education and amusement.

Antony Johnston with Brian Hamilton, Scott McNulty, Moisés Chiullan, Erika Ensign and Annette Wierstra


112

Spelling Bee

Who doesn’t love a Spelling Bee? Inspired by the annual National Spelling Bee, this bee features five of our regular panelists attempting to spell hard words selected by our chief speller, Jean MacDonald.

(If you want to test yourself before listening to the results of this episode, listen to this file first.)

Jean MacDonald with Antony Johnston, Dan Moren, Monty Ashley, Steve Lutz and Quinn Rose


111

If Only We’d Ever Read a Book

Inconceivable!

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

This time around, our teams test their knowledge of fictional characters’ epitaphs, compound word games, and award-winning books and movies that share a common word. It’s Jean MacDonald, Scott McNulty, and Liz Myles versus James Thomson, Kathy Campbell, and Tony Sindelar.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Jean MacDonald, Scott McNulty, Liz Myles, James Thomson, Kathy Campbell and Tony Sindelar


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