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What was the world's first Trivial PursuitŪ?
What do you do if your names are
Chris Haney and Scott Abbott and on December 15, 1979 you decide to play
Scrabble, only to find a bunch of tile missing?
Easy you create your own game and call it Trivial
PursuitŪ, and that's just what they did.
Soon after, needing more money Chris Haney and Scott
Abbott allowed John Haney and Ed Werner to join the team with the task of
creating thousands of trivia questions, but they soon fell behind schedule as a
warm sunny beach in Mexico was not a prime place to get work done.
Luckily for us they eventually did finish and in 1981
1,100 games rolled off the production line only to sell at a $60.00 loss per
In 1982 Chieftain
Products Ltd. became the Canadian distributor for Trivial PursuitŪ and in 1983
Selchow & Righter agreed to produce and market the game in the United States.
In 1984 20 million copies of Trivial PursuitŪ were
In 1988 Parker
Brothers secured the rights to Trivial PursuitŪ.
Finally in 1993 Games magazine named Trivial PursuitŪ
to the Games Hall of Fame.
First Trivial PursuitŪ Game
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