Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page
Show Details: November 2012
NPR DB ID: 771
- First: Luke Burbank 15 (3 / 6)
- Second: Firoozeh Dumas 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: Paula Poundstone 9 (3 / 3)
Chosen: Firoozeh Dumas
Correct: Firoozeh Dumas
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about how The New York Times is trying to maintain its reputation, Not My Job about stuff that isn't worth keeping, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will happen with the 2016 Presidential race begins next Wednesday?
Due to an editing quirk, the gong sounded before Peter started asking Paula's last Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round question.
NPR DB ID: 772
- First: Roxanne Roberts 17 (3 / 7)
- Second: Alonzo Bodden 12 (2 / 5)
- Third: P.J. O'Rourke 10 (4 / 3)
Chosen: P.J. O'Rourke
Correct: P.J. O'Rourke
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about green living gone wrong, Not My Job about terrible do-it-yourself projects, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will President Obama do in his second term?
Martha Stewart got bleeped while saying that she couldn't stop correcting people who don't know how to properly remove pomegranate seeds from the shell.
NPR DB ID: 773
LocationRiverside Theater (Milwaukee, WI)
- First: Faith Salie 19 (3 / 8)
- Second: Mo Rocca 14 (2 / 6)
- Third: Charlie Pierce 13 (3 / 5)
Chosen: Faith Salie
Correct: Faith Salie
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about supply and demand, Not My Job about violent prohibitionist Carrie Nation, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next scandal will be uncovered?
The phone call audio cut out while the listener contestant for the Listener Limerick Challenge said what she does, right after she said "I am a horse...". The word that got cut out was "trainer". Peter and the panelists had a bit of fun with that. Right after Carl said the second Limerick, the audience completed the limerick before the listener contestant could.
The last time that a panelist has scored 19 points was on 2011-09-17 by Roxanne Roberts.
Best Of NPR DB ID: 774
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! featuring Not My Job guests that are all about the sciences. Also features a segment about Simon Amstell and other panelists' shows off their science smarts