Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

 

There’s a parasite in the brain which may be the cause of some depression. (source)

 

Synchronised swimmers are at high risk of suffering concussion. (source)

 

Every day since 1840, life expectancy has increased by about 6 hours. (source)

 

Winston Churchill’s only exercise was “serving as pall-bearer to my many friends who exercised all their lives”. (source)

 

Miley Cyrus was in Tim Burton’s film: Big Fish. (source)

 


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  • pidge

    Australian Synchronised swimming team performed to a medley of AC/DC songs at the 2012 London Olympics. Link to #2

  • Caprice

    Bon Scott suffered concussion in a motor cycle accident.

  • wanarunna

    Winston Churchill epitomised the stiff upper lip, which coincidentally is the name of an AC DC album.

  • bristol

    AC/DC’s Angus Young suffers from depression. Link to item 1. Also, brother Malcolm now suffering from dementia.

  • All_on_Red

    Link to 5. Miley Cyrus is bisexual aka AC/DC

    • James Howlett

      Closest so far Red!

  • Lord Evans

    Link to 1 : AC power has disadvantages of parasitic losses vs DC power.

  • Mike K

    Life expectancy has increased by 40 odd years or so, the same amount of time AC/DC have been playing. Link to No. 3

  • Mark Johnson

    1996 – Brian Johnson rode a wrecking ball on the ACDC Ballbreaker tour

    • Mark Johnson

      sorry, link to #5

    • James Howlett

      Winner! Even when today’s popstars are being ‘provocative’ they’re usually mimicking something that was happening years ago. Not their strongest live tour but not bad. Saw them at QEII in Chch.

  • Nechtan

    “AC/DC Charge” a spoof on Achy Breaky Heart? item 5

  • All_on_Red

    Link to 5. Tim Burton’s directorial style has now been coined the AC/DC standard: Once popular artists really nail a good formula, they reach a point where it is permissible to abandon the pursuit of originality or innovation. He continually reboots old tales.

  • Lord Evans

    Link to 5, both Tim Burton and ACDC have used production company Colombia

  • Hakaru

    Miley Cyrus’s real initials are DC for Destiny Cyrus

  • Time For Accountability

    #5
    Bon Scott used to really play at the ‘Big Fish’ which was Frankston High school hall in the 70s in Melbourne.

  • bristol

    Long Shot, AC/DC “Big Balls” – Miley Cyrus “Wrecking Ball”

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