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The Tolkien Quiz to End All Tolkien Quizzes

By Dan SteinSeptember 26, 2014
We're willing to bet you don't know everything about Mr. Tolkien and his writings. Fear not, fellow inhabitants of Middle-Earth, we've got you covered. Take our quiz and uncover the power of Sauron's deadliest weapon. Or just have fun and learn some neat things about your fa More  →
The Tolkien Quiz to End All Tolkien Quizzes

Top 3 Female Characters That Changed Video Games

By Dan SteinSeptember 23, 2014
A long time ago, video games were male dominated. Characters like Mario and Link always took center stage, while women were unceremoniously shoved into the role of damsel-in-distress. Though some would argue that male characters still hold sway on the industry, even the harshest critics ... More  →
Top 3 Female Characters That Changed Video Games

Take Our Super Mega Ultra Hyper Turbo Neo Prefix Gravity Falls Quiz!

By Dan SteinAugust 20, 2014
What's not to love about Gravity Falls? With scene-stealing characters, zany humor, and an ever-expanding pile of mysteries to solve, the show has become an instant hit with children and adults alike. But how well do you, the viewer, think you know Gravity Falls? Are ... More  →
Take Our Super Mega Ultra Hyper Turbo Neo Prefix Gravity Falls Quiz!

Top 3 Best (and Worst) Star Trek Films

By Dan SteinMay 30, 2013
Star Trek, at its best, explores the human condition and real world issues in a futuristic setting. At its worst, it becomes almost self-parodying, preachy, and just plain cheese-tastic. The recent release of Star Trek Into Darkness got us all nostalgic about the top 3 ... More  →
Top 3 Best (and Worst) Star Trek Films

What If Your Favorite Movies Ended Differently?

By Dan SteinMarch 28, 2013
There's an abundance of sci fi and fantasy films out there that geeks among us swear by. Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter have come to define the best of their respective genres through intricate stories and complex characters. But what if ... More  →
What If Your Favorite Movies Ended Differently?

Take Our Super Obscure My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Quiz!

By Dan SteinMarch 6, 2013
You may think you’re the ultimate Brony who knows everything about Friendship Is Magic. You may own every toy figure released, read up constantly on such sites as Equestria Daily, and be able to discern what cutie mark you would get if you lived in ... More  →
Take Our Super Obscure My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Quiz!

Top 5 Friendship is Magic Background Ponies

By Dan SteinFebruary 21, 2013
It's no secret that we love My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. With eye-popping animation, colorful characters and a great sense of humor, the show continues to be popular in and out of its huge and unexpected fandom. Most fans of the show tend to ... More  →
Top 5 Friendship is Magic Background Ponies
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