Geno

Weekdays 3-7PM

Every weekday at 4:20, Geno finds some weird stat or fact that will in no way help you in life. It’s useless. Ya know… kind of like those calculus classes you had to take in high school. Be the first to correctly answer that day’s Useless Trivia question to win something cool from the Q105 prize stash. If you ever miss the answer on the air, you’ll be able to find it here.

  • Monday, November 28

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: 68% of us did this during Thanksgiving week thinking it’s healthier… but it’s really not.

    Answer: Washing the turkey! Health experts say you’re more likely to spread bacteria.

    Congrats to Wilfredo Gonzalez Jr. from Gibsonton who won tickets to Disney’s Blizzard Beach.

  • Wednesday, November 23

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: The average American will eat over 200 of these on Thanksgiving tomorrow.

    Answer: 239 grams of fat!

    Congrats to Colleen Devries from Winter Haven who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Tuesday, November 22

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: To make sure things go well, 47% of Thanksgiving hosts will do this tomorrow.

    Answer: Take the day off from work.

    Congrats to Tony Thurman in St. Pete who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Monday, November 21

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: 5% will include this in their Thanksgiving meal. Health experts say eating more of it could actually help you lose weight.

    Answer: Sauerkraut!

    Congrats to Hunter Lied in Tampa who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Friday, November 18

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Gotta have turkey. Gotta have stuffing. But 66% of us say they do NOT want this at the Thanksgiving table.

    Answer: Politics!

    Congratulations to Calvin Johnson from Seffner who wins a $50 PDQ gift card.

  • Thursday, November 17

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: This was an AUDIO edition of Geno’s 4:20 Useless Trivia. You had to identify the source of this sound.

    Answer: Manatee farts! LOL. They do it to stay afloat (I’m gonna use that excuse sometime.)

    Congratulations to Nicholas Secor from Tampa. He wins a $50 PDQ gift card.

  • Wednesday, November 16

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: More people will do this on Sunday than on any other day of the year.

    Answer: Get Botox! November 20 is the busiest day of the year for Botox appointments. 179% more appointments than a typical day.

    Congratulations to Kevin Ohme from Brandon. He wins a $50 PDQ gift card.

  • Tuesday, November 15

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Foreigner is Tampa tonight. Mick Jones was invited for a drink by this famous celeb when he was heard cursing in his British accent.

    Answer: John Lennon! It happened in Paris. Mick was opening for the Beatles and his guitar got caught in the stage curtain. John Lennon said he always thought Mick was a fraud and the accent wasn’t real until he heard him cursing in the accent.

    Congratulations to Kathleen Washburn from New Port Richey. She wins a $50 PDQ gift card.

  • Monday, November 14

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: We saw the Bucs get the big win in Munich yesterday. Germany held world record for the longest one of these at OVER 60 FEET LONG… UNTIL this weekend. The record was broken Saturday here in the U.S. What is it?

    Hint: Some ladies like them long. Some don’t mind them short. And some women don’t like them at all.

    Answer: Beard chain! Seriously. It happened at The National Beard and Moustache Championships Saturday in Wyoming. A bunch of guys with long beards got together and well, now you know.

    Congrats to Trent Hobbs from Dover who won a $50 PDQ gift card.

  • Friday, November 11

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Your Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play in Germany this weekend. Germany has more of these than any other European country. The United States only has TWO! What are they?

    Answer: Bordering countries.

    Congrats to Yvette Perez in Zephyrhills who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Thursday, November 10

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Goodbye Tropical Storm Nicole. Good riddance! Of the east coast states, no shock… Florida has the highest storm surge risk. But which one has the lowest?

    Answer: New Hampshire.  Even though Maine is colder, which is what most seemed to be thinking, Maine’s coastline goes forever.  New Hampshire has a tiny amount of land that actually touches the Atlantic Ocean.

    Congrats to Rich Higgins in Clearwater who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Wednesday, November 9

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Over 96,000 of these were taken in Tampa last month – new record. And Tampa Police are doing nothing to stop it. I also gave the hint that I’ve taken about 10 of these myself since moving to Tampa 10 years ago. If I take them, it’s usually on Tampa Bay Lightning game day.

    Answer: 96,745 rides were taken on the TECO Streetcar System.

    Congrats to Mike and Dena Palermo who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Tuesday, November 8

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: By the time they turn 10, kids have already gone through 730 of these.

    Answer: Crayons.

    Congrats to Lisa Kowynia in Tampa who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Monday, November 7

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: 12,000 web searches were done this past month because people didn’t know how much to tip those in this profession.

    Hints: Many of those who do this work in Ybor!
    I’ve never tipped for this.

    Answer: Tattoo artist.

    Congrats to Scott Gorman in Tampa who won passes to enjoy Busch Gardens Christmas Town.

  • Friday, November 4

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: The longest one of these can only been seen in Florida. It’s 100 feet long.

    Answer: Car.  It’s a stretch limo at a museum in Orlando. It has a swimming pool, mini golf course, and a waterbed inside… and fits 75!

    Congrats to Amy who won tickets to Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Straz Center.

  • Thursday, November 3

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Today is National Men Make Dinner Day. The 2 words women use to describe the perfect meal are healthy and savory. For men, it’s spicy and _____.

    Answer: According to allreceipes.com, MEATY!

    Congrats to Scott Bundy from Sarasota who won tickets to Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Straz Center.

  • Wednesday, November 2

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: 50 thousand of these are stolen out of cars every year.

    Answer: Airbags! Crooks sell them to shady car repair shops who then charge your insurance company full price for them!

    Congrats to Bill Curlett from Bradenton who won tickets to Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Straz Center.

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  • Tuesday, November 1

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: On average, it takes between 13 dates before a couple will do this.

    Answer: Exchange keys to their place.

    Congrats to Brenda Abney from Valrico who won tickets to Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Straz Center.

  • Monday, October 31

    Geno’s Useless Trivia question: Happy Halloween from Q105… on this Hallow’s Eve, many will try do so something that only 16 Floridians have ever been able to do. What is it?

    Answer: Win the PowerBall jackpot.

    Congrats to Bill McArdle from Clearwater who won tickets to Jim Gaffigan: The Dark Pale Tour February 10 – 11, 2023 at the Straz Center.