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Distraction News is a "stay focused" game. In this segment, Dora Smarmy, your "favorite" cardboard cutout anchorperson, talks about a topic while some nonsensical distractions try to keep you from listening. After they're done, they asks 5 multiple choice questions about the topic they just discussed.
Dora will then conclude the segment with "Don't let anything distract you from watching Distraction News".
This is the only game in which ALL the answers needed are provided, with no outside knowledge necessary.
Episode 1&10: Tornadoes (Thunderstorm, Tronada, United States, Over 300 mph, Water Spouts) in episode 1 and episode 27 (First Game Only)
Episode 2&17: Flight (Air, Lift, Wings, Bernoulli, Drag) in episode 3 and episode 38
Episode 3&15: Dinosaurs (Mesozoic, Lizard, Vegetarian, T-Rex, Dog) in episode 4 and episode 34
Episode 4&12: Earthquakes (Plates, Heat and Gases, Fault, Tsunami, Seismograph) in episode 8 and episode 30
Episode 5&14: Mummies (Preserved Bodies, Nearly 5000 Years, Vital Organs, Saltpeter, Wrap in Bandages in episode 9 and episode 33
Episode 6&13: Insects (Spine, Outside Body, Hair, Millions of Years, Thorax) in episode 11 and episode 32 (After Game Systems Overload)
Episode 7&11: The Ear (Sound Waves, Ear-Drum, Stirrup, Tiny Hairs, Brain) in episode 15 and episode 28
Episode 8&16: Milky Way (Stars, Gas, Year, Spiral, 200 Billion) in episode 16 and episode 35
Episode 9&18: United Nations (Peace, Assembly, Security, Blue Helmet, Very Own Land) in episode 18 and episode 39
Episode 19: The Heart (Arteries, Capillaries, Carbon Dioxide, Veins, The Lungs) in episode 40
Episode 20: The Thermometer (Heat and Measure, Mercury, Expand, Contracts, Infra-Red Rays) in episode 41 (First Game Only)
Episode 21: How Bees Make Honey (From a Flower, Straw-Like Tongue, Enzymes, Cells of Honeycomb, Water) in episode 44 (First Game Only)
Episode 22: Volcanic Eruptions (Grows, Gases, Vents and Craters, Lava, Volcanic Bombs) in episode 45 (First Game Only)
Episode 23: Submarines (To Move Swiftly, Sea Water, Submarine Sinks, Resurfaces Quickly, To Keep it From Being Crushed) in episode 47
Episode 24: The Statue of Liberty (France, Bartholdi, Her Steel Skeleton, Shipped in Pieces, Walk Up 354 Steps) in episode 48
Episode 25: Vaccination (Develop Immunity, Cow, Dr. Edward Jenner, Milkmaids, 1977) in episode 50
Episode 26: How we Speak (Larynx, Trachea, Vibrate, Words, Hoarse) in episode 52
Tips and Tricks
- Try closing your eyes. This will clear most of the distractions except for the few sounds
- Use process of elimination. Usually two of the three answers are humorously incorrect.