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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the Web, you can play along too.

Predictions

Jan 16, 2021

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, how will they explain Samantha's absence on the show? Negin Farsad.

NEGIN FARSAD: What happened is that Samantha started wearing cargo pants, and it created an insurmountable division in their friendship.

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SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 16, 2021

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jan 16, 2021

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank. But first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-WAIT-WAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. You can click the contact us link on our website, waitwait.npr.org.

Predictions

Jan 9, 2021

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will be the next big addition to the Capitol building when they finish fixing it up? Joel Kim Booster.

JOEL KIM BOOSTER: An it's-been-this-many-days-since-our-last-coup sign.

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SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jan 9, 2021

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can, each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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