Submissions:2024/Trivia!

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This submission has been noted and is pending review for WikiConference North America 2024.



Title:

Trivia!

Type of session:

Lecture (15-30 min)

Session theme(s):

Community Engagement

Abstract:

The questions are a mix of general trivia and Wikipedia lore and you'll have fun whether you win or lose. Which renowned Chicago Sun-Times film critic added the word “turtle” to the List of inherently funny words in 2004? Which languages' characters were incorrectly rendered on the puzzle globe from 2003 to 2010? Come find out!

Author name(s):

Annie Rauwerda

Wikimedia username(s):

Annierau

E-mail address:

anrauwerda@gmail.com

Affiliated organization(s):

Depths of Wikipedia

Able to attend without scholarship?

No

Estimated length of session

I'd be most happy with anything between 25 and 55 minutes!

Will you be presenting remotely?

Okay to livestream?

Livestreaming is okay

Previously presented?

Sort of. I've led trivia before but this time I'll have a big list of new questions that I've been slowly creating

Special requests:

it could be fun to do in the evening after dinner? I like the idea of doing it with teams on paper like bar trivia (to prevent accidental cheating by people who come late or didn't listen to the rules) but I'm open to other ways too