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Contests

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So you call yourself a SciFi Geek?  Prove it each week by answering our trivia question.  Each correct answer gets put into a drawing for some awesome loot you won’t want to miss.   Unfortunately, other than giving virtual geek cred, we cannot ship prizes overseas.  Answers can be turned in by calling us at 1.888.508.4343, e-mail us at scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, or contacting @scifidiner on Twitter. Please make sure to provide us with a mailing address should you win.  Prizes unclaimed within two weeks go back into the rotation. Only one entry per listener.

February 5th Trivia

Trivia Question:  What do Walter Bishop & Brainiac have in common?

The Prize: Your choice of either a Collector’s Edition 100 page Star Trek comic book or three Star Wars Audio Books: MedStar: Battle Surgeons, MedStar II: Jedi Healer, and Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi by Tom Veitch

You will have until February 5th to send us your answers. Please include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the show. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

September 18th Trivia

Trivia: In the context of the episodes of Warehouse 13 that aired on 2/13 and 2/20, what does it have in common with Stargate Universe? (Hint: IMDB is your friend if you don’t watch Warehouse 13)

Prize: An Autographed copy of Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway)

You will have until September 18th to send us your answers. Please include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the show. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

August 7th Trivia

Question: In the episode of Falling Skies “The Armory”: Having captured Tom and the others during the raid on the armory, John Pope gives Tom this nickname. What is it?

Prize: A signed Kate Vernon Print

You will have until August 7 to send us your answers. Please include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the show. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

June 26th Trivia

Question: Name an actor on BSG who played 2 different characters.  Clue. Not a cylon.

Prize:  A Michael Hogan signed print.

You will have until June 26  to send us your answers. Please include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the show. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

April 16th Trivia

New Trivia:

Question: Name an actor who’s guest starred in such shows as Leverage,  Dr. Who, Supernatural, Doll House, Firefly & Star Trek Voyager.

The Prize: Issues 3 – 6 of the new JJ Verse Star Trek Comics

You will have until April 16th  to send us your answers. Please include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the show. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

January 24th Trivia

Trivia Question: Name a TV show that Christopher Judge guest starred in with another one of his co-stars before they all did Stargate SG-1.
Prize: A signed Christopher Judge print
You will have until January 27th  to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CODE WORD mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast.

Our Think Geek Christmas Give Away.

(All entries due November 29th 6 PM EST)

Top Prize: $200 Gift Certificate to ThinkGeek.com

What you Need To Do: We will be selecting the “Best of Show” to receive this awesome prize. You can do any of three things to get into this part of the contest…

1. Take any Science Fiction or Fantasy Theme from Television or the Movies.  Create a song to the music about the SciFi Diner Podcast. Someone needs to sing it whether it be you or a friend. Send it in MP3 format to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com.

2. Create a picture that incorporates the SciFi Diner Podcast logo into it. E-mail it to us.

3. Come up with a creative You Tube video that somehow incorporates the SciFi Diner Podcast into it.  Send us the link.

Other Prizes: $150 & $100 Gift Certificate to ThinkGeek.com

We are also randomly giving away a $150 and $100 gift certificate to ThinkGeek.com.  If you create something for the top prize and do not win, you will automatically be placed in the random drawing.

You can get into the random drawing in two other ways:

1. You can send us you top five Geeky/SciFi/Fantasy Christmas gifts. Please include links to the items if they actually exist.

2. Leave a positive iTunes review if you have not done so before.  E-mail us, letting us know you have done so and what country you are from.

Please e-mail all entries to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com by November 29th, 6 PM EST. This contest is open worldwide.

Give Away for November week 1

Question: Name an actor who was most recently seen in Warehouse 13 and has starred in such sci fi/fantasy classics such as Weird ScienceEdward Scissorhands, and Batman: Dark Knight Returns.
Prize: A print from 2001 of Frank and Dave signed by Gary Lockwood and Keir Dellea.
You will have until the first week of November  to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CODE WORD mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast.

Give Away for October 9th

Trivia Question:  What does the American version of Life on Mars have in common with the new upcoming show Terra Nova?

The Prize: Eddie McClintock  signed photo from Warehouse 13

You will have until the first week of October  to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CODE WORD mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast.

Give Away for August 9th

New Trivia Question:  What does Doll House have in common with The Matrix: Reloaded and Revolutions?
Prize: Sally Kellerman as Dr. Elizabeth Dennar – signed print
You will have until August 8th  to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CODE WORD mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast.

Give Away for May 31st

We are giving away three things: Top prize: $100 Think Geek Gift Certificate, Second Prize: Bonita Friedericy and John Billingsly Signed Print, and Third Prize: Mercury Men Posters

What you have to do: Send your favorite SciFi Diner Moment, audio or e-mail, and well select the top three winners.  If you already submitted, Kahless I’m talking to you, you are already in the drawing. We will be announcing winners on our 100th episode. That gives you about three weeks to respond.  You can call in your audio to 18885084343 or e-mail it as an mp3 to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com .

Trivia for April 19th:

Question: Name two actors from BSG the Guest Starred on Big Bang Theory.

Prize: Signed Tahmoh Penkett photo

You will have until April 19th to answer this question. Please include the Code Word located in the first ten minutes of the podcast. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar.

Trivia for March 6th:

Trivia: Name the shows/movies featured in our intro in order.  Extra credit given if you can identify the speaker of the clip. (Thanks to Jason for suggesting this trivia.)

Prize: Browncoats: Redemption DVD, Autographed shots of most of the cast, signed movie poster, and a leather Browncoats Redemption bracelet.  Thanks to Mike.

Support by going to their website: Browncoatsmovie.com  You can order the movie DVD/Bluray and other merchandise and get a discount using Scifidiner as a promo code.

You will have until March 6th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to go all shiny and dress in a browncoat and walk into your local bar

Trivia for February 1st:

New Trivia Question: Which villains were original in the 1966 Batman TV series?

Choices: To hear the choices, you’ll have to listen to the first 15 minutes of the podcast. You can find it here.

The Prize: An autographed copy ofThe Essential Batman Encyclopedia

You will have until January 25th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.   The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries occurring if you secretly decide to dress in a black cape and go out at night. No Code word.

Trivia for January 11th:

Trivia Question/Challenge: Locate the lyrics written by Gene Roddenberry to the Star Trek Original Series theme song and then send us a mp3 or a flip video (or call into 18885084343) of you singing the song.

Prize: $100 Gift Card to Think Geek dot Com

You will have until January 11th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include your e-mail with all entries! Only one entry per person.  All entry may be shared with Think Geek and become property of the SciFi Diner Podcast and may be shared with Think Geek and potentially shared on this blog.  The SciFi Diner is not responsible for any injuries made during your recordings.

Trivia For December 7th:

This week’s trivia question: What was the substance Han Solo was frozen in?

Prize: 100 dollar Think Geek Gift card

You will have until December 7th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner. Make sure you include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast! You can listen to the podcast here.

Last Week’s Trivia Question: Two answer Question. What does actor Michael Ironside and Superman have in common?

Answer: He plays Lois Lane’s dad on Smallville and he provided the voice for Dark Seid on TAS Superman Series.

Code Word: Turkey

Prize: A signed Kevin Sorbo Andromeda Print

Winner: Jason

Trivia for November 30th

Question: What does actor Michael Ironside and Superman have in common?

Answer is a two-part answer.  When you respond, you must include both parts and the code word which we give in the first 15 minutes of the show.

Prize: A signed Kevin Sorbo Andromeda Print

You will have until November 30th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner.  Make sure you include the code word mentioned in the first 15 minutes of the podcast! You can find the episode here.

New Trivia for November 16th:

Quesition: In Caprica, Daniel Greystone tells us the term Cylon is a acronym for what?

Prize: $100 gift card from ThinkGeek.com

You will have until November 16th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner.

Trivia for November 2nd

Question: What commonality does  Michael Shenks’ characters on SG1 & Smallville have?

The Prize: Graham Hancock’s book Entangled: The Eater of Souls

You will have until November 2nd to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner.

Trivia for October 12th:

New Trivia Question: What popular African American comedian back in the 80s was originally considered to play the cetacean biologist in Star Trek The Voyage Home?

Prize: Am autographed photo of Catherine Hicks with William Shatner.

Trivia for September 22nd:

BSG Trivia: What was Laura Roslin’s position in the government before she became President?

Prize: First two books in the Autumn Rain trilogy. For more information on the Autumn Rain Trilogy, visit here.


Trivia for August 30th:

Trivia: What name is given to the Atlantian vehicle which can move through stargates ?

Prize: Two Starship Farragut Items: DVD of Powersource Animated Ep. and the Comic Book “Dearly Departed”

You will have till August 30th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner.

Trivia for August 10th: In the tv show Star Trek Enterprise; the character of T’Pol was originally supposed to be a different name harkening back to a character in the original series. What was the original name for the T’Pol character?

The Prize: A Signed Star Trek Enterprise Dominic Keating Print (Malcom Reed)

Trivia for July 20th: True or False: Star Trek Enterprise Commander William Riker from Next Generation once made an appearance on Deep Space Nine.

The Prize: Starship Farragut DVD of their two animated episodes.

You will have  until 6 PM EST on July 20th to answer this question. Send your answer with your mailing address to scifidinerpodcast@gmail.com, call us at 18885084343, or DM us on Twitter at @scifidiner.

Trivia for July 2nd: Which of Vader’s hand’s did Luke sever with his lightsaber?

The Prize: Four Smart Pop Books: In The Hunt (Essays on Supernatural with Forward by Keith R. A. DeCandido), Finding Serenity (Edited by Jane Espenson who wrote Shindig and was a Buffy the Vampire Slayer Writer), The Man From Krypton, and Thoughts about Anita Blake’s, Vampire Hunter Series.


Trivia Question for June 1st:

Prize: A signed Mira Furlan Danielle Rousseau on Lost print

Question: Who is Wyatt Miller and what does he have to do with Heroes?

The Trivia Question for May 11th:

Prize: A signed Lee Arenberg Pirate’s of the Caribbean print

Question: What Star Wars Episode 1 City was first mentioned in a Timothy Zahn novel?

April 27th Trivia.

Prize: A signed Felicia Day Guild Print

Question: In Dr. Horrible Sing-Along-Blog, Felicia Day’s Character is called Penny. After she dies, how does the newspaper refer to her?

The Trivia Question for Next Week: Trivia due by March 10th.

Prize: A signed print of Sam Witwer as Starkiller from the Force Unleashed.

Question: Who was in charge of bringing down the deflector shield of the second Death Star?

The Trivia Question for Next Week: Trivia due by December 9th.

The Question: What do Stargate, Sanctuary and New Moon all have in common?

The Prize: A signed print of Clifton Collins Jr. – Played Ayel, Nero’s Second in Command, in Star Trek XI

Winner: Debra

Favorite Answer: You talk about them in all your podcasts by Christopher Register

November

Submit an iTunes review and copy it to us along with your name and address.  All entries get a chance to win either Blu-ray or DVD copy of Battlestar Galactica: The Plan or Star Trek 11. Need to be into us by Wednesday 6 PM EST November 18th.  Again we need your address if you want us to send you the prize.

October Week 4:

Question: What does Stargate Universe, Labamba, Young Guns 1 & 2 have in common?

Prize: Smallville Season 6

Answer: Lou Diamond Phillips

Winner: Wendy

October Week 3

Question: Ernie Hudson guest – starred in heroes this past week as the cop who arrested Sylar.  Name two major genre movies he was in.

Prize: A signed Vanessa Angel print

Answer: Varied but a sampling of these answers could be “Ghostbusters 1 & 2 (He was the Fourth Ghostbuster)” and “The Crow”, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, and Congo.

Winner: Amanda Black


October Week 2:

Trivia: who was the author of the novel ” I robot”?

Prize: The Justice League original movie.

Answers: Isaac Asimov

Our Winner: @Peachey_Pie Isaac Asimov, that’s how you spell it.  My dad has the book.

Honorable Mention: @Televixen Isaac Assimov. Harlan Ellison wrote the screenplay for iRobot based on Asimov’s work.


October Week 1:

The Prize: Batman Beyond: The Movie

The Question: When creator Joss Whedon first tried to contact Eliza Dushku about doing Dollhouse, what was she doing?

September Week 5:

The Prize: This week we are giving away a copy of Smallville: Season 2

The Question: Name two popular scifi movies Robert Picardo was in?

The Answer: Varied

Winner: Ben Martin


September Week 4:

The Prize: This week we are giving away a copy of Batman Beyond: The Movie

Question: Who played Hiro Nakumara’s father?

Answer: George Takai

Winner: selby90

September Week 3:

What were giving away. Batman Beyond: The Movie

Question: What actor plays Hiro Nakumaru’s father?


September Week 2:

The Prize: The Justice League Movie

Question: In Warehouse 13, what did Artie Make Claudia write as her punishment?

!Answer: I will not disobey Artie.

Winner: Justin Stahl

Past trivia questions and answers:

September Week 1

The Prize: This week we are giving away a copy of Season 3 of Smallville.

Question: In the Smallville television series, what was the name of the school newspaper that Clark and Chloe ran?

Answer: Torch

Winner: Ben Martin

August 4th Week

Winner of the following trivia question got an autographed copy of Adrienne Wilkinson as Marris Brood from the Force Unleashed.

The Question: Who was the voice of Yoda from the six Star Wars Movies?

Answer: Frank Oz

Winner: Startled Rhino

August 3rd Week

Winner of the following trivia question will gain a copy of the Jarhead DVD (in honor of G.I. Joe)

What year was the first G.I. Joe action figure released?

August 2nd week

Winner won an autographed Venessa Angel Star Gate Picture.

What tagline was used at the end of almost every GI Joe Episode?

Answer: And now we know, and knowing is half the battle.

Eric was our winner this week!  Gratz.

August 1st Week

Winner won a Justice League: Justice on Trial DVD.

The question was: Where was Daniel Radcliffe when he found out he landed the role of Harry Potter?

The answer is Danielle Radcliffe was in the bathtub when he found out he landed the role of Harry Potter.

Congratz to Melissa for winning this week!

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