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Last night I attended the Undergraduate Political Science Association trivia…
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Last night I attended the Undergraduate Political Science Association trivia game. Two undergraduate students and two graduate students answered trivia questions on politics and on pop culture. A diverting event, even if I couldn't tell the contestants apart.
Contestant: Latin American Politics.
Announcer: Which ruler of Chile did President Nixon help out --
Announcer: No, that's not it. What ruler of Chile did President Nixon help out in the 1970s? [pause, squint] Oh, wait. Which ruler of Chile did President Nixon help oust in the --
Audience: such comments as "that's a pretty important difference."