lies before you is the site for the Bank of Kaukauna-sponsored
team that competes annually in the off-campus division
of the Lawrence University's Great Midwestern trivia
contest. What started as a trio of high school boys
on a lark has become a 40+ person behemoth that converges
on the Appleton area every year to continue the trivia
tradition. Peruse, enjoy, and watch us dominate the
And so it is: that great experiment in sleep
deprivation and minutiae continues for one more year --
let's call it an even dozen-- and it is with purity of
heart and indefatigable certainty that I proclaim to you,
friends, that the world has not yet seen what the greatest
trivia team ever assembled can do. Skull Squadron can't
stop us, Melvyn Weissman can't stop us, procreation can't
stop us . . . indeed, nothing can. And so it is, I lead you
to battle, to greatness. They shall know us by the buzz of
our dial tones and the swiftness of our searches.
As the hours pass for the 2006 contest, the
Bank will not be competing. The original bank team has
reformed as The Holy Brogan Empire. However, we leave
you with this little gem, entitled, "Give
a Peace of Bacon a Chance."
Gearing up for the 2005 contest, I have this
little bit of media coverage from the 1999 Great
Midwest Trivia Contest available for your enjoyment,
provided by Jason Maxham. Also, the 2005
Menu is now available, thanks to Abby.
Once again, the Bank of Kaukauna beat out the competition
to win 1st place in the off-campus division at Lawrence
University's 39th annual Midwest Trivia Competition.
marked their fourth consecutive 1st place finish in
the contest, one of six in the last eight years. Team
lead John Brogan was thrilled with their 1st place prize
-- a garbage bag of 8lbs of human hair.
Another first place finish for the Bank,
with Six Feet Under and Skull Squadron not far behind.
We even managed to answer the Super Garruda this year,
even if fifteen seconds after the buzzer sounded. ("Q:
When he was in ninth grade, Frank Zappa won a Fire Prevention
Week poster contest. What did his poster say? A: "No
Picnic. Why? No Woods. Prevent Forest Fire.")