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Time For Your Hobby

Aug 2019

Ep.52 The Olympics Of Trivia (Mark - Trivia Game Show Host)

August 25, 2019

(Mark - Trivia Game Show Host)

On this episode I had the honour to have Mark as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a trivia game show host as his hobby.

Here are Mark’s social media links:
-RIddle Me that game show (Instagram) : @riddlemethatgameshow https://www.instagram.com/riddlemethatgameshow/
-RIddle Me that game show (Facebook page):https://www.facebook.com/RiddleMeThatGameShow/

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Instagram @timeforyourhobby (https://www.instagram.com/timeforyourhobby/?hl=en).

Twitter @tfyhpodcast (https://twitter.com/tfyhpodcast)

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Thank you,

Time Stamp
00:28 - Intro
01:38 - Who is Mark?
03:50 - Would you say you’re the MacGyver?
04:00 - How did you get introduced to game shows?
05:33 - Is you game show “Riddle Me That Game Show” is it walk ins or regular participants?
06:58 - What are some interesting team names you heard?
08:52 - What kind of categories do you do in your gameshow?
10:43 - Do the mini games of the game show tie in to the trivia categories?
12:52 - How many style of paper airplanes can you do?
13:02 - Who are your target audience when it comes to these types of game shows?
15:19 - Do you practice your game show (mini games and trivia questions) before the game starts (to make sure everything works)?
16:44 - Do you host your game show at a bar?
18:20 - How many teams per game nights?
19:30 - Were there any funny moments that included alcohol?
21:30 - Do you prefer participating or reffing?
22:12 - how long does it take you to prepare one event?
22:56 - Do you plan on doing this more than once a week?
24:24 - Do you ever revisit old themes?
26:44 - What are some do’s and don’ts for people who participate in trivia game shows?
27:56 - Do you have a favorite trivia board game?
28:37 - What is the best part about having a game show?
29:33 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started a trivia game show?
30:22 - What is your current challenge?
31:32 - Would you ever consider making your trivia game show into a board game?
32:25 - Has hosting a trivia game show ever helped you relax when you are stressed?
33:55 - Has trivia game shows ever stressed you out?
34:50 - What are some misconceptions about people who host trivia game shows?
35:25 - What has running a trivia game show taught you in life?
36:29 - Do you want to present you hobby to the world or use it as your escape from reality?
37:26 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in this hobby?
38:34 - Do have a social media link or website you would like to share, where can people find you?
39:31 - Do you have any questions for me about trivia game shows (He asked me some trivia questions… I failed miserably).
46:17 - Outro