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Kerry Heaps – Another copyright thief in her youth…

​Kerry Heaps is an author, speaker coach and publishes a magazine for young people wanting to get into modelling and beauty pagents.

Kerry Heaps

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Q1. Kerry chose the cassette tape and the question is "Tell us about your record and tape collection when you were younger"

Michael Jackson, Madonna, recording from the radio. blah de blah. We need to change this question. You have got this off to a T.

I asked Kerry what year Michael Jackson's off the wall album came out. We thought 1980. (The answer is 1979). 80 points scored.

1/2 point for the Soviet Union soccer shirt.

Total 80 1/2

Q2. Kerry chose the record player and the question is "How many birthday cards did you receive last birthday?"

Kerry's answer was 10. 10 points scored.

Kerry is FUNKY though, because she buys birthday cards, thank you cards, sorry you are leaving cards in bulk.

Read for when she needs them.

Q3. Kerry chose the shoe and the question is "What are you currently worried about?"

Answer; year end and goal setting vs goal achieving.

15 points scored. Total 105

Q4. Kerry chose the laundrette and the question is "How do you judge people?"

Kerry's answer was to get to know them.

10 points scored.

Q5. Kerry chose the roller skates and the question is "what got ruined because it became popular?"

First time, I think, the rubics cube has cropped up.

How DID people learn to solve it before the internet.

140 1/2 points scored. (Mainly because it would be bad form to invite someone on and they not make the leaderboard..)

Total 266 1/2

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​Just scraping onto the leaderboard. Kerry just shows how high the standard is getting on Funkquest.

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Kristen Tsetsi – Literally the best Funky Thinker ever?

Kristen Tsetsi

​Kristen Tsetsi is an independent author of 2 books and a key part of the child free girls community, advocating and promoting the child free lifestyle for women.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Q1. Kristen picked the cassette tape and the question is "Tell us about your record and tape collection when you were younger"

Kristen had a music station with record player on top, double cassette tapes and cd player.

Music included INXS, The Cure, New Order and Depeche Mode.

Link to World in Motion 1990 is below.

81 points scored.

Q2. Kristen thought the shirt was from Romania and therefore got 3/4 point.

Total 81 3/4

Kristen picked the phone and the question is "What was your most recent lie?"

Kristen recounted that feeling when, trying to keep a secret, she knew or strongly suspected that the other party had found out.

13 points scored. Total 94 3/4

Q3. Being a writer, Kristen chose the typewriter and the question is "What's some insider knowledge in your industry that only you have?"

Now, being a Funky Thinker, Kristen mused for a moment before answering that the need to have an agent to be a writer was a secret.

Why don't people know this?

​Buy Kristen's books below.

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​A slow start for Kristen with only 94 3/4 points after 2 questions. The literally story is worth a place in the post season playoffs in itself. 268 is a good score.

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Bryan Falchuk – Stopped carrying round last years garbage

Bryan Falchuk

​Bryan Falchuk lives one day at a time. And working out how he can do what he wants to do and achieve his goals while looking after his family is a challenge for all of us.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

Q1. Bryan picked the VW camper van and the question is "What brand are you most loyal to?"

Bryan said Apple or Garmin BUT did indicate that he isn't a total slave. When his Garmin watch broke, he couldn't get on with Apple.

I suggested that large corporations being in a space that they just felt they needed to.

First Apple computer 1976 so 76 points scored.

Q2. Bryan knew the football shirt and so scored a bonus point. Total 77.

Bryan chose the phone and the question is "What was your most recent lie?"

Bryan recounted shooting a video BEFORE his book was published saying that it was a best seller.

This is the world today. Best selling...

But what category ? In paddleboard yoga?

I recently finished a book by Tyler Hamilton who was one of Lance Armstrong's main wing men.

In a memorable passage, he recounts that if you look carefull at all cyclists on the podium from that era, you will see expressions of fear.

Fear that they are going to get caught and found out. Because they are living a lie.

Q4. Bryan chose the car and the question is "What from the present will withstand the test of time?"

Bryan answered mindfullness and plant based eating.

Do we need to be far down a road before we stop and make changes?

The political system in western cultures is on the way to being broken - how far down the road will we need to go before we make changes?

Their was no sign saying "Industrial Revolution - For 2 weeks only" - people living through it had no idea.

89 points (French Revolution 1789) - Total 209

Bryan correctly identified George Harrison. First person (I think) to get both bonus points on offer.

Total 210

Q5. Bryan chose George Harrison and the question is "When was the last time you had a new lease of life?"

Bryan told us a bit of his back story and I can't quite make out how we ended at 274 points but we did.

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​It's a good job there is no third umpire, referee or video assistant because this episode may feature some adding up errors.

Never mind because Bryan Falchuk deserves his place on the leaderboard - if only for getting the two bonus points.

Solid 5th and definately in the post season playoffs.

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Jeremy Roadruck – The Kung Fu guy

Jeremy Roadruck

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Jeremy jumped straight for George Harrison. Not so fast tiger - we had to head back to the top of the board.

Q1. Jeremy picked the cassette tape and the question is "Tell us about your record and tape collection when you were younger"

Jeremy told us about being a military child and having access to a wide range of country,folk and disco music in the 1970's.

Jeremy scored 77 points because that was when Staying Alive was a big hit.

Plus one in advance for George Harrison. Total 78

Q2. Jeremy picked the space hopper. The question is "What is your secret talent?"

Jeremy gave us a quick trip round his techniques of explaining things to people.

8 points scored. Because that's is how old kids are.

Total 86

Q3. Jeremy picked the shoe. The question is "What are you currently worried about?"

Jeremy said that he does not get worried - he prefers to use the word "concerned"

14 points scored. Total 100.

Q4. Jeremy picked the laundrette. (Quick discussion about what it is actually called). The question is "How do you judge a person?"

Jeremy said that he doesn't judge - he evaluates. Is this person on a trajectory which will add something to Jeremy?

If yes - hang out - do more. If no - keep away.

60 Points scored. Total 160.

Q5. Jeremy picked George Harrison (bonus point previously awarded) and the question is "When was the last time you had a new lease of life?"

Jeremy told us how his daughter was born in 2014 weighing 1lb and the thought process that goes with taking things day by day. One hour at a time.

Total 100 points.

Total score 261 points.

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​Jeremy Roadruck jammed the leaderboard up even further with a solid score of 261.  Those two extra bonus points Jeremy collected by knowing both the Soviet Union soccer shirt and George Harrison could prove all the difference in the shake up for the playoffs for season one.

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Kat Mclead – Anyone can do the splits…eventually…

Kat McLead

​Kat Mclead says that she is never late and hates lateness. That's FUNKY in itself right?

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Kat was the first person to play with the new SHORTER two minute rounds.

Makes for FUNKIER answers.

Q1. Kat chose the astronaut and the question is "What problem are you currently grappling with?"

Kat explained that a close friend was moving away in the next few weeks and she expected to have trouble replacing the companionship.

A short discussion about what it is like to move house 3000 miles away.

7 points scored.

Kat got half a point for the Soviet Union football shirt.

Q2. Kat chose the space hopper and I again had to explain what they were.

The question is "What's your secret talent?"

Kat said she could do the splits. (And demonstrated.)

Can anyone do the splits?

Yes - IF you are consistent in the training and know that it could take several years.

100 points scored. Total 107 1/2

Better get training then.

Q3. Kat picked the red London bus and the question is "How ambitious are you really?"

Discussion about celebrity entrepreneurs on TV. Richard Branson etc.

They all made their money BEFORE the internet. So looking to them for advice and suggestions is probably looking in the wrong place.

Q4. Kat chose the laundrette. The question is "How do you judge a person?"

Kat used an interesting phrase "Is this person safe or unsafe?"

We try not to push too far into people's history on the show. It is a conversation between two people, one that is made public...

Good phrase.

70 points.

Q5. Kat picked the roller skates and the question is "What got ruined because it became popular?"

Kat replied "Indie music" which led to a discussion about looking in the backstreets of the major cities, London, New York, Chicago, Paris, to see what would be mainstream fashion in 6-12 months.

Total 266 1/2 points

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​A scratchy start for Kat with only 7 points on the astronaut question.

Being able to do the splits was good for 100 and it picked up from there.

Solid second half and good for 6th on the leaderboard.

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Gabrielle Hartley – The divorce attorney closer…

Gabrielle Hartley

​Gabrielle Hartley is a loud mouthed New Yorker.

No scratch that, Gabrielle Hartley is a Leading divorce lawyer, coach and mediator.

Is it possible to be a FUNKY THINKER in the legal profession.

Yes and this episode proves it.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

Q1. Gabrielle chose the VW camper van and the question is "What brand are you most loyal to?"

Gabrielle answered Verizon. As a divorce lawyer, Gabriel needs crystal clear connections with no call drop.

I gave a version of how quality vs price for voice and data was explained to me.

If anyone from Verizon customer service wants to be on the show, please get in touch. We would love to find out what makes you so FUNKY.

75 points scored. This being half the cost of a US monthly phone contract.

Q2. Gabrielle picked the telephone (do you see the theme here) and the question is "What was your most recent lie?"

Gabrielle said she didn't lie and a discussion started.

What is a lie anyway?

If your kids ask for another biscuit and you reply "They are all gone?" when you know full well, there are loads left.

Is that a lie?

I asked what would be the professional course of action if a legal person knew or strongly suspected their client was tellies (or at least mistruths)?

The answer is to ask a simple question "Do you want to take a minute to think about that?"

13 points scored. Total 88.

Gabrielle did not know what the Soviet Union football shirt was.

Q3. Gabrielle picked the shoe.  The question is "What are you currently worried about?"

A good answer this one - wanting the next generation to grow up knowing and thinking that they don't have to live in broken relationships.

30 points scored. Total 118

Q4. Gabrielle picked the guitar playing girl The question is "Who do you go out of your way to be nice to?"

Gabrielle answered people who are mean or grumpy or unhappy.

The world is full of unhappy people. May as well try to make them happier.

30 points scored. Total 148.

Q5. Gabrielle picked the roller skates. The question is "What got ruined because it became popular?"

RAPID FIRE ANSWER - Divorce.

Yes it probably is cheaper to get divorced than to get married in most countries.

80 Points scored. Total 228Enter your text here...

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After a good start talking about Verizon, Gabrielle's effort went slightly downhill.
Only 13 for the Salem witch story and 30 for the shoe. Rescued by the 80 on the roller skate.
Good for 10th place on the leaderboard but how long can she maintain that position.

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Cathy Weiss – World champion – swimming pool karate

 Cathy Weiss

​Whatever you think about alternative lifestyles and points of view, being a FUNKY THINKER means you listen to other points of view and decide for yourself if you want to find out more.
Cathy Weiss is (I think) the first clairvoyant we have had on the show.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Cathy got 20 points start because I said I was going to be stricter on the time limit as I had allowed some answers to run over in recent episodes.

Q1. Cathy chose the astronaut and the question is "What problem are you currently grappling with?"

Cathy and her husband are discussing moving to Australia. (Where the Queen is actually Head of State).

Either as a worker or a tourist. Depending on how the immigration points stack up.

Is Australia the most regulated country in the western world? That's what I had thought.

The target is 65 points (to enter Australia) and so Cathy scored 65 points. Total so far 85.

Cathy kind of new the Soviet Union shirt so scored 1/2 a point.

Q2. A short discussion arose about the orange space hooper icon. (Not for the first time with a North American audience).

Cathy chose this and the question is "What is your secret talent?"

After a short discussion about swimming pool karate and the world wife carrying championship. One of those is real - guess which, we moved onto other matters.

Cathy realised that she is a clairvoyant. I aksed what she would say to people who disagreed or doubted. A shrug of the shoulders was the reply.

A swimming pool is 25 metres long so 25 points scored.

Total after Q2. 110 1/2 points.

Q3. Unlike most women, Cathy did not pick the shoe. (If someone sells shoes like these, please get in touch).

Cathy chose the typewriter. The question is "What is some insider knowledge that only you have?"

"Humans have the capacity for ANYTHING" <<< Cathy's intonation. Not mine.

Total after question 3 136 1/2 points.

Q4. Cathy picked the laundrette and the question is "How do you judge a person?"

Cathy answered - by their energy. I referred back to Funky Thinker 139 Michael Barnes and the circle of energy.

Discussion about food and Funky Thinker 129 Lana from Montana. Therefore 29 points scored.

Total after question 4. 165 1/2

Q5. Cathy picked the roller skates and the question is "What got ruined because it became popular?"

Cathy answered YOGA and what followed was the most epic (constructive) rant about how yoga had become a fashion parade and instagram fest compared to what it was in the 90's

95 points scored. Total 260.

Contact Cathy via Cathy Weiss.com

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​A solid episode from Cathy with consistent scores all round. Not troubling the upper reaches of the leaderboard but good for 6th.

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Michael Barnes – Cincinnati Hacking Homelessness.

Michael Barnes

Michael Barnes has a science PhD and stepped out of corporate life five years ago.

He works in a number of fields including Cincinnati Hacking Homelessness. 

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Q1. Michael picked the astronaut icon and the question is "What problem are you currently grappling with?"

Michael updated us on his Cincinnati hackling homeless project and wanting to get the views of the whole of the community.

24 points scored.

Q2. Michael successfully guessed the Soviet Union soccer shirt. Total 25.

Michael picked the shirt and the question is "Where is the most unusual place you have been?"

Michael went to Moscow in 1994.

Is Moscow safe to visit?

We see other countries on TV and assume that they really are like that. We were brought up to think that Russia (or the Soviet Union) was scary and dangerous.

People are people all around the world. They have thoughts, fears, dreams, wants, desires.

The Funky Thinkers guide to visiting other countries.

Obey local laws and customs. (They may be different to your own).
Do what local police and officials say. (They could arrest you if you don't)
If you see trouble - go the other way.

(Check this insight from Lisa-Marie Platske on her visit to Ethiopia)

As Michael visited in 1994, 94 points scored.

A Russian hat is called a Ushanka. (Picture below)

Total 119 points

Q3. Michael picked the London bus. The question is "How ambitious are you really?"

I had never heard this before (and if anyone knows more detail, please get in touch, we woul love to get you on FUNKQUEST).

Everyone has a circle of life. Feeling good, feeling bad. It goes in cycles and takes around a month.

Michael ventured that for most high performing people, it went in days if not hours.

Michael wants to roll out his homeless project to 100 cities. 100 points scored. Total 219

Q4. Michael picked the girl playing the guitar. The question is "Who do you go out of your way to be nice to?"

Any outsider or bystander.

We talked about people at networking events. Standing alone. Waiting for someone to come and talk to them.

Michael scored 6 points. On account of the siz degrees of separation thing.

Q5.Michael thought that George Harrison was Inigo Montoya so no points scored on that.

He chose George Harrison and the question is "When was the last time you had a new lease of life?"

Given that we had already found in question 1 that Michael is constantly figuring out what he is going to do with his life, we agreed all the time.

It is five years since Michael stepped out of corporate so 5 points scored.

Contact Michael via CincinnattiHackingHomelessness.com and if you work in the homeless space, contact us and we will get you on the show.

Russian Ushanka

​A Russian hat is called a Ushanka. As modelled by President Gerald Ford. And Leonid Brezhnev

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​In the Michael Barnes episode, I refer to the six degrees of separation video. This is below.

​A solid entry onto the leader board from Michael with 230 points.

A good start and the 100 points for wanting to roll out his homeless project to 100 cities.

Went off the rails a bit with only scoring 6 for the "Who do you go out of your way to be nice to?" question and 5 because of the 5 years since he stepped out of corporate.

Nevertheless, a good effort.

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Ben Reuter – Face to face conversations will stand the test of time.

Ben Reuter

​Ben Reuter is an exercise physiologist and believes that movement should be a lifestyle choice rather than a bolt on extra.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​What did Ben Reuter score on FUNKQUEST?

Q1. Ben picked the camper van. The question is "Which brand are you most loyal to?"

Ben told us that he is on his 1000th straight day of drinking a double espresso from a niche coffee machine maker.

Score 89 points.

Ben did know the CCCP football shirt. (Because he had listened to back episodes).

Q2. Ben chose the telephone and the question is "What was your most recent lie?" Ben told us about telling his dogs that he would take them to the park.

AFTER he finished this next project or task. I asked him about deadlines, projects and tasks in the academic world.

Pretty much the same as the real world (his words). Some you can ignore and some really are set in stone.

Ben is working on a chapter for a book with a co-author. The deadline is 31st October and so Ben scored 31 points. Total 121

Q3. Ben chose the typewriter and the question is "What's some insider knowledge of your industry that you can share with us?"

Ben gave two pieces of advice.

The first from the academic world is that you will always have stuff to do. Be comfortable with that. Accept there is nothing you can do about it.

The second was from the physiology world. Contrary to popular belief. Muscle stiffness that day after a hard session is not caused by lactic acid build up.

It is caused by micro muscles tears causing inflamtion.

Because a standard marathon is 26.2 miles, Ben scored 26.2 points.

Q4. Ben chose the blue car. The question is "What from the present will withstand the test of time?"

A decent length discussion about human relationships. Some people ARE happy shouting at mindless trash on TV.

Only Funky Thinkers will seek out people with a different point of view knowing it's OK to disagree without descending into the cesspit of social media.

To make it easy on the maths, I rounded Ben's score up to 200. (You try adding .2's in your head...)

Ben knew who George Harrison was. (Again shows the benefit of listening to Funkquest back episodes). +1 point

Q5. Ben chose the horse drawn carriage. The question is "What things about the opposite sex most confuse you?"

Ben believes that men are more direct, women less so.

The exception being women from southern states (in the US) who could be as insulting as can be, so long as they added the words "Bless your heart" on the end.

Ben scored 90 points for this question.

Why ? I don't know.

Which means that we have a NEW leader on the leaderboard.

Ben should expect dancing girls and general fuss at his house in the next few days.

Ben has two podcasts and you can find the links to these on this link.

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​A storming episode with Ben Reuter takes him to the top of the leaderboard.

Interesting answers on muscles soreness, communicating with the opposite sex as well as the human relationship.

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Rustie MacDonald – War of education.

Rustie MacDonald

​Rustie MacDonald is a multiple author, speaker and radio show host. We didn't get into her experiences as a rape survivor but we did talk about climbing trees making dens and the impact the internet has had on this lifestyle.

​What are the FUNKQUEST rules?

Funkquest is a fun interactive online game that features five rounds. Each round consists of ONE FUNKY question.The player​ selects the icon which most tweaks their interest.  Each Funky visual has a Funky question.
The Funky insight is that the question may or may not be related to the icon.

SO potential Funksters have to think on their feet to score points. Points are awarded by me for FUNKY answers...

What's so good about FUNKQUEST ​?

​Funky Thinkers know that IDEAS only come from free-flowing CONVERSATION.
Listening (without prejudice) to new ideas and speakers from outside your usual network truly qualifies as FUNKY.
Each question has a strict time limit. So no multi-headed long and complicated self indulgent stories to endure.  Just short punchy bite-sized truly Funky ideas, as we GET THE FUNK OUT!

​Rusty MacDonald on FunkQuest

Q1. Rusty chose the cassette tape. The question is "Tell us about your record and tape collection when you were younger"

Two albums cropped up. The musical Jesus Christ Superstar and the Stray cat strut.

Rustie played both of these until they wore out. Although we might have come across the Stray Cats at different points in their career.

People we need on the show. Anyone with an understanding of music and why it has the emotional impact on us that it does.  

Score 81 points. This is the approximate year that I became aware of the stray cats.

Q2. Rustie chose the space hopper. Although did not know what it was. A short discussion followed. The Soviet Union shirt score half a point.

The quesion is "What's your secret talent?" and Rustie replied cooking. Basil, onion and garlic especially.

We talked about overweight people in the US. Is it a myth? Answer no.

Celiacs are unable to tolerate wheat and barley. Something I didn't know. Score 70 points.

Total 151 1/2

Q3. Rustie chose the typewriter and the question is "What's some insider knowledge in your industry?"

Being more famous in Australia than your hometown. Plus, people who are able to listen without prejudice and take something in rather than blindly ruling it out.

Rustie made a good pitch for 34,000 points but I was having non of it and awarded 34.

Total 185 1/2

Q4. Rustie chose the radio gram and the question was "What habit do you have now that you wish you had started earlier?"

We discussed staying in bed and staring at the ceiling for 10 minutes.
In a world where we are told we need to crush it, and blast it and smash it, how FUNKY is it to spend 10 minutes listening to your breath and planning what you need to do that day. (Or whatever?)

Score 10 points (for 10 minutes).

Total 195 1/2

Q5. Rustie chose the roller blades and the question is "What got ruined because it became popular?"

We came up with a list.

TV,Romance, The internet, social media.

Hands up if you remember the world before social media where you could go and build a tree house?

Rustie score 70 points because that is the time most FUNKY THINKERS associate with this lifestyle.

Total 265 1/2

Not good enough to get on to the podium but surely good enough for the end of season playoffs.

​You can buy Rustie's ebook on this link

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​WOW it is getting awfully tight at the top of the FUNKQUEST leaderboard. Rustie isn't on the podium but I am pretty sure that a score of 265 1/2 will be enough to make the end of season playoffs.

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