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Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Faith Salie: 16 (4/6)
Tom Bodett: 13 (3/5)
Maz Jobrani: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Faith Salie
Tavi Gevinson: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about love stories involving condiments, Not My Job about the tastes of the elderly, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: who will replace Andy Rooney as America's ornery philosopher?
The listener contestant for the Listener Limerick Challenge humorously provides TMI during her introduction.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Luke Burbank: 16 (4/6)
Paula Poundstone: 16 (2/7)
P.J. O'Rourke: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Luke Burbank
Adam Riess: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about a Welsh farmer and his prize-winning rutabaga, Not My Job about the day of the very first cell phone call, Science Marches On, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: why each panelist won't be running for president?
During the Who's Carl This Time? round, Peter confused St. Peter with St. Paul, causing P.J. to correct Peter. This lead to Luke and Paula to join into the fun.

Peter had a verbal trip up when introducing the Bluff the Listener game to the listener contestant with "what is, means... that" rather than "what this means is that". Paula called Adam Riess a physicist, in which Adam clarified that he was an astro-physicist and jokingly taking offense to that.

Listener contestant in the Listener Limerick Challenge round actually said "wait, wait... don't tell me" when trying to come up with an answer.
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Korva Coleman 
Amy Dickinson: 12 (4/4)
Mo Rocca: 12 (2/5)
Charlie Pierce: 12 (2/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Patton Oswalt: 3
Who's Korva This Time?, Bluff the Listener about Venezuelan solutions to traffic problems, Not My Job about terrible fast food, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: how will the other Republican presidential candidates compete with Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan?
The listener contestant asked to re-hear one of the limericks as she zoned out part-way through. She explained that she usually listens to the podcast of the show while working and will sometimes zones out.

Mo Rocca joked about having a three-way tie of 9-9-9 at the end of the game in reference to Herman Cain's tax plans. Unfortunately, all three panelists started the final round with an even number of points. Coincidentally, the panelists ended up in a three-way tie with 12 points each. This is another instance in which a three-way tie in which Mo Rocca was a panelist (2010-10-23, the show in which Mo asked when was the last three-way tie, and 2008-09-27).

2011-10-22

Repeat of 2011-01-01
New York City, NY (Carnegie Hall)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Mo Rocca: 13 (3/5)
Paula Poundstone: 12 (4/4)
Roy Blount, Jr.: 11 (1/5)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Mo Rocca
Nora Ephron: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about not so super Superhereos, Not My Job about celebrity endorsements, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be next method of consuming media?
Repeat of 2011-01-01 show.
Indianapolis, IN (Clowes Memorial Hall)Peter Sagal Carl Kasell, SE 
Roxanne Roberts: 17 (5/6)
Brian Babylon: 11 (3/4)
Tom Bodett: 9 (3/3)
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: Brian Babylon
Alan Alda: 2
Who's Carl This Time?, Bluff the Listener about people solving problems by giving up, Not My Job about a look behind the scenes of Buckingham Palace, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will become of the seven billionth man?
Carl Kasell's attempt of re-creating the sound of a baby crying was hilarious.