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Outdated trivia questions

Postby skullturfq » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:44 am

Previously on these message boards, there were conversations about current events changing the answers to trivia questions.

That happened to one of my favorite trivia questions today. For a long time, one of my favorite trivia questions was:

"Who is the only person to have won both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize?"

Any other favorite examples of trivia questions that became outdated?
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Re: Outdated trivia questions

Postby David Regal » Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:48 am

Common questions that became dated in recent years are asking about the largest country in Africa and the only national flag that is just one color
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Re: Outdated trivia questions

Postby Sequin » Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:06 pm

Who is the world's longest serving monarch?
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Re: Outdated trivia questions

Postby Ken Jennings » Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:34 pm

A whole lot of trivia facts are going to be obsolete on January 20, unless God or cholesterol or both strikes down Donald Trump.

Also "facts" in general.
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