How Well Do Our Dads Know Pop Culture? A Father's Day Quiz

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In the past few years, dads have really taken over. There are celebrity dads and dad bods and dad jokes and even dad jeans. While dads have become a big part of pop culture, that doesn't mean pop culture is a big part of dads' lives — especially not ours. It's somewhat of a tradition at Refinery29 to celebrate Father's Day by reaching out to the dads in our lives and getting to the bottom of just how much they know about what's going on in the world of Beyoncé, TV, and Instagram. Turns out, not much.
After surveying over 20 dads of Refinery29 staffers, there are three things I know to be true: All dads think there are four Chainsmokers, all dads hate Justin Bieber, and all dads are extremely generous when it comes to using the space bar. Ahead, we had dads answer ten very specific pop culture questions, and I've recorded their answers verbatim. All spelling, capitalization, and questionable punctuation has been untouched — as well as the vintage dad bae photos we've included alongside their answers.
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While not many of the answers ahead are necessarily correct, they are everything we wanted and more when it comes to learning just how our dads see and experience the pop culture we consume every day. Can you imagine living in a world where winter isn't coming? Where you don't know why Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are (still, somehow) feuding? Where The Chainsmokers have never been stuck in your head? For the next 24 slides, you can. Happy Father's Day!
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Gregg

Dad of Allie Rich, Account Coordinator

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? I'm guessing because katy became a blonde!?!

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? In a booty parlor!?!

What is “Whaboom”? I dunno ... sounds like a toilet flushing.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Yea about 50 years ago. I dont think its on tv anymore.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...An investment in his lawyers bank account but ... oh, what the hell. ha ha ha

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Proper english? How the hell do I know...or better...why would I want to know lol?

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Jeeze, sounds like a bunch at an AAA meeting.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? Oh, you mean those crumpled up balls of paper i find in my dryer?

True or false: Winter is coming. True!

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Hmmm... Bip an Zip?
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John

Dad of Nancy Pappas, Designer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? OMG just because.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris in her hotel.

What is “Whaboom”? Some idiot on the Bachelorette says it no idea why.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Not yet, been traveling.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...fantastic

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? 4 they are a band.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? No f-ing idea.

True or false: Winter is coming. False

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Who and cares.
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Kurt

Dad of Kayla Unnerstall, Copywriter

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? I think I just saw something about that. Were they gay? Did they have a gay thing going on? I thought I saw a picture of them kissing.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? New Jersey

What is “Whaboom”? It’s the modern day version of “kaboom” like from a cartoon.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? I saw previews but no because I’m too busy at work.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...His prerogative.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? French.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? They’re a band, they smoke cigarettes and there are six of them.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? They owe you something.

True or false: Winter is coming. False, cause that’s some goddamn global warming bullshit.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Kara & Sarah. Normal celebrity names for once.
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Marc

Dad of Sarah Portney, Programming Intern

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Over a guy

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? Some guy on TV that makes that noise?

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No. The last time I saw a movie in theaters was Monsters Inc.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...Enjoy yourself.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Chinese

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Music group 4?

What does it mean to “have receipts”? To have money in your pocket

True or false: Winter is coming. Of course winter's gonna come

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Ass and hole
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Thomas

Dad of Rebecca Farley, Entertainment Editorial Assistant

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? You lost me at Judy Collins and Mary Travers.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? In her purse?

What is “Whaboom”? The sound I make when I trip over the sofa and land on the coffee table because I can't find my glasses.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No because I'm still grieving over Adam West.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...Isn't he a teen star? Is he legally old enough to do that?

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Semaphore. I had the same problem when I was a boy scout.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Too many, if their name is accurate. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? Is that the 2017 version of "I have pictures"?

True or false: Winter is coming. At my age, this is not a guarantee.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Thing 1 and Thing 2
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Doug

Dad of Sophie Ross, Editorial Assistant, Brand Experiences

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? They spotted each other at Target buying the same dress and it went downhill from there.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? I believe it was a bowling alley in Huntington, West Virginia.

What is “Whaboom”? The sound a MOAB makes.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No, I read the novel.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...awesome.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? JavaScript, a programming language.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Eight and they play indoor rugby.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? You're prepared for an audit.

True or false: Winter is coming. Obvi.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Hip and Hop.
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Tony

Dad of Ellen Potenza, Executive Assistant

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? They're jealous of each other

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? It means "Where's the broom"?

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Didn't see Wonder Woman...yet; but I will. With or without Mom.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...Robbing the cradle

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Millions...and they're all trying to quit.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? It means you have proof that you paid.

True or false: Winter is coming. False. Summer is coming.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Bey and Once
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Norman

Dad of Hannah Shore, Product Manager/Producer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? No clue

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? France

What is “Whaboom”? No clue

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No Just too busy almost went yesterday

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...classic.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Guess…Italian

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Heard of it but no clue what it is

What does it mean to “have receipts”? that we paid the old fashion way—( non-electronic old fashion payment where one gets a recept?)

True or false: Winter is coming. false

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Lebron James got this one !!!
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Derrick

Dad of Ally Hickson, Social Media Editor

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Don't know, don't care

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? Hell if I know

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Not yet. But it's the number one movie I want to see this summer.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is ...and it's getting creepier and creepier the older he gets.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? I believe three. Rock group. Not bad.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? To have proof for something.

True or false: Winter is coming. Yes, but who will save us: Jon Snow or the "Mother of Dragons"

What should Beyoncé name her twins? That's easy: Lemonade and Formation.
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Harvey

Dad of Kate Hyatt, SVP, Branded Content Operations & Solutions

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? over a guy.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Kim was robbed in a hotel in London.

What is “Whaboom”?.....no idea!

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Wonder Woman has been side by side with Superman in our television culture. I will watch on demand. Girl power!

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... admirable.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Justin is learning English. Surely that's not correct. Maybe the language is Russian or maybe Chinese, possibly Korean or..

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Chainsmokers are two guys. They were back room people who ventured out. They had a big music hit and developed from that.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? doesn't resonate. It's not street cred, or perhaps it is? I don't know.

True or false: Winter is coming. True! Winter is coming, all the combatants will collide and all will battle. The women are the main players. Having dragons in your backyard will play the roll they were designed for. Go Deserius. (how do you spell her name?) Game of Thrones, soon now, hey now!

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Beyoncé and JZ could name their twins anything they like. I would name them after famous Yankee players.
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Grover

Dad of Sloan Wilson, Media Ops Assistant

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? because Taylor is too slow

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? what come after you see lighting

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No. I am not the right demographic

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...= creepy

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Mandarin

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Three. Indie band

What does it mean to “have receipts”? no idea which I think is probably a good thing!

True or false: Winter is coming. True

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Golden and State
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Rob

Dad of Taylour Oney, Photo Intern

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Over Katy Perry using Taylor Swifts hair style AND color ???

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Easy, A hotel room

What is “Whaboom”? A new sex position ?

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No, I saw the TV series in 70s. Not really a fan ...

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...freaking awesome thing ! You the man !!

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English ???lol

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Thousands ... chain smoke ? I don't know !!!

What does it mean to “have receipts”? It means my daughter is using her credit card !!

True or false: Winter is coming. I’ll say False ! It's GOT to be a trick question !

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Buck and Cash !
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Eddie

Dad of Kate Garcia, Manager, Brand Experiences

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Because they like the same guy.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris in her hotel suite.

What is “Whaboom”? A slang saying like "Whasup". Either that or a chat room or site.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No, but maybe someday. I miss Linda Carter.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... alright if he can.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Spanish.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? 2 and they are a pop music group.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? Receipts from stores? Those little paper receipts.

True or false: Winter is coming. Unfortunately always true.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Boy, girl? How about Stephen and Stephenie? (I'm watching the NBA finals!)
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Nicolas

Dad of Elena Nicolaou, Entertainment Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? 'Stealing' each other's dancers....also the common boyfriend might have something to do with it!

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? Bachelorette guy

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Yes...because I wanted to spend time with daughter Elena!

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... is a non-event!

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Spanish

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Two and they are DJs

What does it mean to “have receipts”? In my profession it means proof of purchase!

True or false: Winter is coming. True

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Achilles and Athena
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Jim

Dad of Tyler Anne Townsend, Account Manager

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Jealousy. About what, who knows. Taylor Swift has lost her way on the road of fame. (which is the norm)

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? KK was robbed a long time ago in a Faustian dream.

What is “Whaboom”? I know care.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Not into super hero movies having never seen a Superman or Spiderman, etc Although I would be quite interested in the movie “Wonder Woman?” “Wonder? Women”

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... what men do.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Civility

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? (7) one from each continent and how they smoke chains ; I do not know

What does it mean to “have receipts”? imagined power

True or false: Winter is coming. It always is

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Samba and Calypso
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David

Dad of Anna Maltby, Deputy Editor, Health and Wellness

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? It's complicated and long story.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris, France.

What is “Whaboom”? Enhanced version of "BOOM!" thanks to a Bachelor crazy.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No; no time yet.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...outside of the 1/2 your age plus 7 model

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Spanish.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? No idea, but guessing music performers and 2.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? to have details (?)

True or false: Winter is coming. I know nothing of GoT

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Bey and Zee.
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Ronnie

Dad of Melissa Katz, Content Strategy Editor

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Something to do with ratings

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? In a hotel in Paris

What is “Whaboom”? Zero idea

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? I didn't see, no interest

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... Good for him

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? French

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? 8 and they sing

What does it mean to “have receipts”? (Silence)

True or false: Winter is coming. Oh that's great! It's absolutely coming

What should Beyoncé name her twins? James and charlotte or Blanche
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Bill

Dad of Emily Gray, Vice President of Partnerships and Distribution

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? back up singers

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? a water bomb

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No. I can't face WW being anyone but Linda Carter.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... a given

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Irish rap

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? 3. And they smoke chains

What does it mean to “have receipts”? you sell weed in Colorado

True or false: Winter is coming. true I m afraid

What should Beyoncé name her twins? William and Kate.
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KG

Dad of Emily Neff, Creative Intern

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? No idea...Is Katy dating a boy Taylor used to date??. Total guess.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris hotel room where all good robberies happen :-) Mais oui...c'est vrai!

What is “Whaboom”? The sound of your brother's door slamming when he is mad

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? We saw Wonder Woman on your mother's birthday because she is our Wonder Woman & Max wanted to see it...We all loved it!

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... Pretty standard Hollywood stuff...Right? Older 'stardude' attempts to date younger 'starlet'

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English...(Isn't he Canadian?) Maybe French...yes go with French.

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? Both of them sing! I know that one is correct:-)

What does it mean to “have receipts”? You won't be late submitting your expense report...that is a very good thing.

True or false: Winter is coming. True...Once a year.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Katy and Taylor...Just to bring the quiz full circle :-) and those are nice names.
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Ernie

Dad of Kassandra Brabaw, Trending Health News Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? Don't know

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Don't know

What is “Whaboom”? Don't know

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? I've seen the show, why? Because she's wonder women.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... right up his ally!

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? 1, smoke continuously.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? You spent money.

True or false: Winter is coming. True it's always coming.

What should Beyoncé name her twins? Thing 1, thing 2
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Crinu

Dad of Morgan Baila, Entertainment News Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? I would say it is a classic “war” as it lasted now several years and nobody can tell what really caused it!! Likely it is cumulative effect of several factors: John Mayer, dancers and ultimately this Planet being too small for the two of them and their egos.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? In Paris, she was robbed of jewelry

What is “Whaboom”? Whaboom is one crazy weird contender on the current Bachelorette show.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? I am lucky enough to have MY Wonder Woman and do not need to see another!

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... 42 vs 24 ( mirror image ) !! (It is also a sign Leonardo has not matured yet).

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Currently “spanish” …on-going struggle “english” !

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? A Duo and they are DJs

What does it mean to “have receipts”? It probably means to have “evidence” in a broad sense

True or false: Winter is coming. YES “winter is coming” in July on Game of Thrones !!!!

What should Beyoncé name her twins? This is tough. My first inclination was “Cheech” and “Chong” (some younger people may not remember these names) so I offer a more current option: “North" and “South” , obviously since West was taken already!

PS High Key love Refinery29 and Morgan Baila !!!
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Chris

Dad of Kathryn Lindsay, Entertainment News Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? BOTH CLAIM TO HAVE SOLVED FERMATS LAST THEOREM

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? IN THE LOOKS DEPARTMENT

What is “Whaboom”? THE THIRD KRATTS BROTHER

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? I WAKE UP NEXT TO HER EVERY MORNING

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is... REWARD FOR A LIFE WELL-LIVED

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? FORTRAN

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? THEY ARE A GROUP OF 10 LAB RATS

What does it mean to “have receipts”? IT MEANS THAT YOU HAVE PROOF THAT THE HALFCAFF LATTE ON THE COUNTER IS YOURS

True or false: Winter is coming. ACCORDING TO TRUMP, NO

What should Beyonce name her twins? REMUS AND ROMULUS KNOWLES
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Doug

Dad of Ariana Romero, Entertainment Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? They’re fighting over a failed friendship.

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? Paris

What is “Whaboom”? (????)

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? No, I just had surgery. I’ll see it soon.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is _good for him_.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? English

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? There are four of them. They all sing and play music.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? To prove you paid for it.

True or false: Winter is coming. It is coming.

What should Beyonce name her twins? Diamond and Gold
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Bill

Dad of Cory Stieg, Health and Sex Writer

Why are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in a fight? The can't agree on John Mayer's fret work?

Where was Kim Kardashian robbed? The Motel 6 on the Champs d'Elysee.

What is “Whaboom”? Wha? Don't know.

Did you see Wonder Woman? Why or why not? Going this week! First comic-book movie my feminist wife might like. Gal Gadot for me, Chris Pine for her, Robin Wright for both of us.

Finish this sentence: Leonardo DiCaprio dating 24-year-old models is...what any guy in his position would do.

What language is Justin Bieber currently struggling to learn? Wimpish?

How many people are in The Chainsmokers and what do they do? TWO! I know this! But they suck.

What does it mean to “have receipts”? Uh... that I can prove that place charges $18 for glass of merlot?

True or false: Winter is coming. I don't know. I don't watch GoT.

What should Beyonce name her twins? Lemon and Lime. Hip and Hop. Starsky and Hutch.
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