Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Answers and Winners to the 2011 Unreal News Challenge

Posted By on Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:02 AM

  • Dan Zettwoch
Just prior to press time for our print edition, Unreal emerged from a 36-hour caffeine bender, having determined the results of our 2011 News Challenge. We're pleased to report that we are only slightly the worse for wear, a salutary condition we attribute to our Robert Bristow daybed and carefully timed breaks for our current favorite winter cocktail, the Old Pal (2 parts rye, 1 part each dry vermouth and Campari; stir over ice, strain and garnish with lemon twist). Oh, yeah, the results.

Nine RFT readers who clearly have too much time on their hands scored 93 percent or above. All of them are men, which says something disturbing. About men, we mean, not about Unreal. After much tallying and retallying, the latter of which required a fresh cocktail shaker of Old Pals, we can confidently if a tad slurringly declare a first-place tie between Bob Ell and Chad Martens, both of whom scored a 98. Gentlemen, expect to hear from Unreal just as soon as we reckon it's time to return to a full upright position.

The rest of you can compare your responses to our handy, dandy Scantron of correct answers below.


Tags: , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 13, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation