Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

A buddy told me he read the question (and was the only one in the room who could answer it) in the new version of Trivial Pursuit.

(I must paraphrase because I haven’t actually seen the Q:
“What outdoor sport goes by the acronym MUni?”

Any guesses???

You know you’ve made it when you’re A) in the phone book [thanks to steve martin]. B) an answer to a Trivial Pursuit question.

I’ve scanned the card. Now all I have to do is get it into a web-viewable form and post it so you all can see…

Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us

Sounds like it has potential as a T-shirt…

… with Parker Brothers’ permission, of course!

Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

johnfoss wrote:
> I’ve scanned the card. Now all I have to do is get it into a
> web-viewable form and post it so you all can see…

But surely the card’s copyrighted :wink:


Danny Colyer (remove safety to reply) ( http://www.juggler.net/danny )
Recumbent cycle page: http://www.speedy5.freeserve.co.uk/recumbents/
“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” - Thomas Paine

Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

gluteous maximus wrote:
>
> Sounds like it has potential as a T-shirt…

I thinks this is very cool indeed! (grin)

It might go very nicely on the front (pocket area) of a t-shirt that has
some other Muni related content on the back of the shirt.

Jason

Re: Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

You’re right. After that whole big discussion in those other threads, this cannot go ignored.

The proper thing to do is contact the game’s makerand ask permission to use an image of the card on a Web site. If I were to do that, I would also want to inquire as to how they developed the question, offer my congratulations on behalf of the unicycling community, etc.

But I probably won’t. However, I also won’t reproduce their card without clear and concise information about where it came from. The card will be depicted in a positive light. In fact, I think it would fit under “fair use,” as in when you show a clip from a movie or TV show to advertise or tell about it.

Because we will be publicizing the game, I believe the reproduction of one of the cards on a Web site is not a copyright violation.

I’m not a lawyer.

I’ll see if I can get them posted today!

Re: Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

Of course, copyright-wise, if one were to print these and sell them, that’s another story. I would definitely dig the shirt though, but at such a small size I don’t know if the question would read well.

Also, note to Danny: I meant to add that I really like your Thomas Paine quote:
“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” - Thomas Paine

Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

In article <johnfoss.gp4ab@timelimit.unicyclist.com>,
johnfoss <johnfoss.gp4ab@timelimit.unicyclist.com> wrote:
)
)Because we will be publicizing the game, I believe the reproduction of
)one of the cards on a Web site is not a copyright violation.

One of the tests for fair use is what portion of the work you’re using.
Since one Trivial Pursuit card represents only a tiny portion of the overall
work, it’s unlikely to be a problem.
-Tom

TP Tshirt

I think a quick look without any intention of selling or making $$ from the image is fine.

I think putting it on a Tshirt and selling it for $$ is a copyright violation.

make mine XL.

:smiley:

Re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

John Foss wrote:
> In fact, I think it would fit under “fair
> use,” as in when you show a clip from a movie or TV show to advertise or
> tell about it.

I fully agree.

> Because we will be publicizing the game, I believe the reproduction of
> one of the cards on a Web site is not a copyright violation.

I wonder about that. Certainly a lot of the images on my site are there
specifically to serve as links to the sites they came from, but I have no
idea of whether it would count as copyright violation. Like you, IANAL.

> Also, note to Danny: I meant to add that I really like your Thomas Paine
> quote:
> “He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” - Thomas Paine

Thanks. It was posted on alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent a few months ago and I
immediately appropriated it for my .sig. It seems quite relevant to
usenet - I know I’ve offended a few people over the years just by being
honest. Sometimes, no matter how carefully you phrase something, someone
will take it as an affront :frowning:


Danny Colyer (remove safety to reply) ( http://www.juggler.net/danny )
Recumbent cycle page: http://www.speedy5.freeserve.co.uk/recumbents/
“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” - Thomas Paine

re: Trivial Pursuit (last 20) pays homage to us.

[B]OH! That is SO UNTRUE !!!

I can’t believe you said that!

That makes me so mmmm… CROSS !!![/B]

:smiley:

Re: OT - Thomas Paine quotation

I also like the quote and did a little research to verify it. Here’s a citation (see pg 74):

http://www.thomaspaine.org/mw2/TheForester’sLetters_3.htm

Raphael Lasar
Matawan, NJ

any update on this? If there is an image of this card I would like to see it…

Oh yeah, the scans!

Front:

trivial_pursuit_1.jpg

Back:

trivial_pursuit_2.jpg

how trivial!

Thanks John!