Today’s Triviauld lang syne





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?


Latvia became the 18th member of the Eurozone and adopted the Euro as its currency. (source)


Russia held the Winter Olympics – then crumbled into semi-chaos as the ruble lost about 50% of its value. (source)


The favourite team of Germans and lovers of boring sport, Germany, won the soccer world cup as Brazil imploded and Argentina realised too late that they couldn’t leave it all to Messi. (source)


Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 straight up disappeared and we still don’t know what happened to it. Well, given his global influence and connections, Cam probably knows – but he’s not telling. (source)


New Zealand was the world’s best country. (source)


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  • Tiberius

    Link to 5, the best country.

  • Tiberius

    Or to all of them as things that happened this year.

  • Richard McGrath

    NZ was the best country economically, now Hong Kong is.

  • LabTested

    Lithuania will become the 19th member of the Euro Zone at midnight tonight. Link to #1

  • JMS

    Link 3.

    The Christ the Redeemer Monument in Rio de Janeiro was lit up in “black”, red and gold amid fireworks when Germany won the final.