DFW Gamers Are Tops in Pop Culture Knowledge

By Frank Heinz
|  Saturday, Apr 17, 2010  |  Updated 7:01 PM CDT
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DFW Gamers Are Tops in Pop Culture Knowledge

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LONDON - FEBRUARY 16: A new waxwork (C) of Britney Spears is revealed at Madame Tussauds on February 16, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)


Texas shouldn't be only known for its affinity of football and party schools.  Earlier this week, Dallas-Fort Worth was named the most top pop culture-knowledgeable city in the country by NTN Buzztime.

The award should come with some credibility, as the NTN interactive games are found in most sports bars across the country.

Answering questions like "Which quarterback was rescued by Ace Ventura" and "In what video did Britney Spears dress as a schoolgirl," DFW trivia-hounds outscored more than 200 other cities in the union during a month-long competition called Trendalicious where gamers were tested on their knowledge of TV, music, movies and trends of the 1990s.

The answers are Dan Marino and "Hit Me Baby One More Time" in case you were curious.

Those who performed worse than Dallas-Fort Worth:
2. Phoenix
3. Chicago
4. Denver
5. Minneapolis - Saint Paul
6. Los Angeles
7. Tampa - Saint Petersburg - Sarasota
8. Detroit
9. Houston
10. Saint Louis
11. Milwaukee
12. Cincinnati
13. Washington DC
14. Cleveland - Akron - Canton
15. Nashville
16. New York
17. Kansas City
18. Orlando - Daytona Beach - Melbourne
19. Indianapolis
20. Las Vegas
21. Grand Rapids - Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
22. Philadelphia
23. Oklahoma City
24. Portland
25. Columbus OH

Bottom 10 Cities
196. Tri-Cities
197. Burlington
198. Bend
199. Presque
200. Binghampton
201. Eugene
202. Fresno
203. Monterey
204. Bakersfield
205. Meridian

Disappointing its residents, Bakersfield, Calif. and Meridian, Miss., came in last place, proving people in these cities need to spend more time reading PerezHilton.com and watching Extra or VH1.

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