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Top Quizzes of ‘09: Ice Cream Flavor or Paint Color? (#1)

Editor’s Note: We’ve been counting down this year’s most popular quizzes, and we’ve finally reached the top spot! Let’s see if you can distinguish paint colors from ice cream flavors. When you’re done, you can check out the Top 10 Quizzes of 2009. While trying to decide what color to paint our bedroom, I realized something [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Name the EU in 10 Minutes (#2)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #2 is a name-x-in-y-minutes challenge suggested by reader Tucker Cummings, which we first posted back on January 16th. We’ve already tested your knowledge of state capitals. Today’s quiz, which was suggested by reader Tucker Cummings, jumps across the pond. There are currently [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Simpsons Guest Stars (#3)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #3 is Ethan’s quiz on Simpsons guest stars, which we first posted back on January 26th. A slew of guest stars have lent their voices to The Simpsons during the show’s 20-season run, and although some guests simply play themselves, the most memorable [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Ralph Wiggum (#4)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #4 is Brett’s quiz on Ralph Wiggum, which we first posted back on January 26th. Of all the brilliant characters the writers of The Simpsons have gifted to popular culture over the years, Ralph Wiggum is one of the few who make me [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Famous TV Houses (#5)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #5 is Mario’s quiz about identifying famous TV houses, first posted June 22nd. The setting for a television show is almost as important as the main characters. The moment you saw the Cheers bar or Jerry Seinfeld’s living room, the familiar feeling instantly [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Star Trek Character or Erectile Dysfunction Pill? (#6)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. At #6, here’s a quiz about Star Trek characters and ED pills that David first posted on March 27th. With more than 150 million people worldwide suffering from erectile dysfunction, and the success of Viagra, it’s no surprise that there are dozens of “all natural” over-the-counter [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: For Dummies. For Real? (#7)

Editor’s Note: For the next two weeks, we’ll be counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. At #7 we have a quiz about the ‘Dummies’ series, which was first posted on March 2nd. Also: Merry Christmas! When you wander through the reference section of any major bookstore, it seems like the people behind the For Dummies [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Harry Potter Character or Skin Disease? (#8)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. At #8, here’s a quiz that combines wizardry and dermatology, which was originally posted July 15th. The sixth Harry Potter movie hit theaters this summer. Wait, the sixth? In nine years? Does Hollywood have an anti-puberty spell for Daniel Radcliffe? Anyway, I devised this little test [...]

Our Favorite Quizzes: Doogie Howser’s Diary or Random Twitter Update?

For the rest of 2009, we’ll be counting down the year’s most popular quizzes in the Lunchtime Quiz slot. Then each day at 5pm, one of our regular quizmasters will be sharing his or her favorite quiz from 2009 (provided that quiz wasn’t on the Top 10). Here’s one I particularly enjoyed. Doogie Howser has [...]

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Million Dollar Questions (#9)

Editor’s Note: For the next two weeks, we’ll be counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #9 is our ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ quiz from July 27th. Back on August 9th, Regis Philbin and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? returned to prime-time for a special two-week run. To celebrate, we [...]