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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. On the web, you can play along too.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 8:21 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, what will be the solution to the California drought? Adam Felber?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 8:21 am

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Now time for our final game, Lighting Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:30 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 8:21 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:10 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 7:54 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, who will win the last season of "American Idol"? Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: Tony Robins singing a duet with his close friend Bill Clinton covering "Who's That Girl?"

SAGAL: Gabe Liedman.

GABE LIEDMAN: I say give it to Paula Abdul. It'll be like that movie "Rudy."

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:10 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 7:54 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:10 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 7:54 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:24 am
Sat May 9, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 9, 2015 7:48 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, who's going to announce they're running for president and shock us all? Mike Birbiglia.

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: Obama will run again proving that all email forwards from my dad are true.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Jessi Klein.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:24 am
Sat May 9, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat May 9, 2015 7:48 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:24 am
Sat May 9, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat May 9, 2015 7:48 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:22 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 8:10 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Hi, you're on WAIT, WAIT...DON'T TELL ME.

DANIEL: Hello. I'm Daniel from Grand Rapids, Michigan.

SAGAL: Hey, Daniel. How are you?

DANIEL: You know, I'm doing fantastic. How are you doing?

SAGAL: I'm doing pretty fine. We're having a lot of fun. Thanks for joining us.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:22 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 8:10 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:22 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 8:10 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game "Lightning Fill In The Blank." Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can - each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, who will get caught trying to hide something in their past? Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: WikiLeaks memos released last week actually reveal more about Ben Affleck that he's tried to suppress. One of his ancestors was a Republican.

SAGAL: Peter Grosz.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, it is time to move on to the final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players now has 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:25 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat April 25, 2015 8:08 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now, panel, where and when will we see a Gyrocopter again now that we finally know what one is? Maz Jobrani.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

All right, it is time to play our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
5:13 am
Sat April 18, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 8:32 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 11, 2015

We Ask Australian Baz Luhrmann About Austria

Originally published on Sat April 11, 2015 8:16 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
6:11 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

Originally published on Sat April 11, 2015 8:15 am

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