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$25,000 HQ Trivia Game Contestant Booted From Game, Accused of Cheating

Popular live trivia app HQ Trivia usually pays out a cash prize after 12 questions, but last night, for the second time, they’ve tried a “winner takes all” approach. After 27 minutes of trivia, with $25,000 on the line, two players remained—then the game abruptly ended as one of them reportedly got kicked from the…Read […]

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Teen App Musical.ly May Try to Dethrone HQ Trivia

Musical.ly, the video app popular with teenagers, was acquired in November by Chinese news aggregation giant TouTiao for a whopping sum in the ballpark of $800 million. What does TouTiao plan to do with its expensive purchase? According to a planning document provided to Gizmodo, one of Musical.ly’s initiatives under…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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After Owner’s Bizarre Meltdown, HQ Trivia Has A Wild Night

Last night’s HQ Trivia was a little tense. Not only were there over a hundred thousand players—the most I’ve ever seen—but the chat was filled with comments about a Daily Beast article where host Scott Rogowsky’s boss threatened to fire him. Even Rogoswky couldn’t avoid addressing it, making veiled references to the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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