A Tuesday Trivia Title Match!

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An all-time record was set for a Tuesday evening with Pour House Trivia, as 25 venues hosted 312 teams! Leading in attendance was Solace Outpost – Navy Yard and its 24 teams, while Audacious Falls Church, Antietam Brewery, and The Garden had 20 teams apiece.

FIRST ROUND:

In the first round, we looked back at the series premiere of American Idol which took place 22 years before, items found on the Euro coins of specific nations, and the buy one, get one shopping acronym. This was a quick and easy round for our teams, as 163 of them — 52% of the field — earned a perfect score.

SECOND ROUND:

Tuesday’s audio question played three covers of Beatles songs by Stevie WonderDolly Parton, and Jennifer Hudson. After questions on the Gemini constellation and Eric Heiden’s five speed skating Olympic gold medals in 1980, we ended the first half with this question:

  • Kathy Bates earned an Academy Award for her performance as Annie Wilkes in which thriller film?
  • Bonus: Who directed that film?

Most teams knew that the wagering question asked about the film Misery, but only 10.8% of the field knew the film was directed by Rob Reiner. This round had nine perfect teams.

HALFTIME:

For Pride month, we showcased ten LGBTQ celebrities atop our halftime page, then moved on to match song titles to the appropriate female musician. The average score was 16.2 points, while 57 teams went 20-for-20. Before the second half began, these were the leading scores:

THIRD ROUND:

This game’s third round was bookended by its two most difficult wagering questions. It started with this 21st century sitcom:

  • Airing for seven seasons on CBS, which sitcom starring Patrick Warburton was titled as a pun referencing a set of military directives?

The series Rules of Engagement was named by 23% of teams. At the end of the round, we looked back at a certain Disney decade:

  • Which three fully animated feature films were initially released by Walt Disney Studios during the decade of the 1960s?

Those films were 1961’s One Hundred and One Dalmatians, 1963’s The Sword in the Stone, and 1967’s The Jungle Book; 19% of the field earned their wager, but 4.8% submitted all three film titles for bonus points. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this was the only round in which no team earned a perfect score.

FOURTH ROUND:

Actor Peter Dinklage was the subject of Tuesday’s 6-4-2; only Baby Nora (Antietam), Quizard of Oz (Dudley’s), and Red (Solace Outpost FC) picked up the full six points with a first-clue correct guess. The night’s final round started with a question about the 90s alt-rock one-hit wonder Pepper by Butthole Surfers; about a fifth of our teams named both the title and artist for bonus credit. For the round’s last question, we studied a little college football geography:

  • Six of the 12 current members of the Mid-American Conference are located in which U.S. state?
  • Bonus: Which school in this state has won the most MAC championships in football?

Many teams knew Ohio was the state in question, but 16% nailed the two-point conversion for naming Miami University. The fourth round’s perfect score quartet was comprised of Know It Ales (Antietam), I Don’t Know (Silver Branch), The Gang Plays Bar Trivia (Idiom), and A Guy With a Wrench (Rudy’s). Five teams crossed the 160-point threshold after four rounds:

FINAL QUESTION (16.03% success rate):

  • What two words are missing from the following 19th century literary title? The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of ______ ______ the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery.

That novel is best known by those two missing words, David Copperfield. This week, however, had no Tuesday Perfect 21 squad. These were the night’s top teams:

TUESDAY’S WINNERS:

Audacious Aleworks in Fairfax, VA: We Are Family  (NO GAME NEXT WEEKFIRST CATEGORY ON JUNE 25: Sports)

Audacious Aleworks in Falls Church, VA: Grossly Negligent Guessing  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Australian Pythons)

Cuginis Restaurant in Poolesville, MD: How’s My Moral Compass?  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Rules of Engagement (TV))

Silver Branch Brewing in Warrenton, VA: Cricket  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Astronomy)

10Tavern in Thurmont, MD: Half Nelsons  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Savannah Bananas)

Antietam Brewery in Hagerstown, MD: Limited Expectations  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Purim)

Bear Brick Oven Pizza in Silver Spring, MD: CH4  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Musical Instruments)

The Branch in Leesburg, VA: Just Us  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Forrest Gump)

Coach’s Corner Grill in Purcellville, VA: Pho Q  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Greek Letters)

Craftworx Taproom in Gainesville, VA: Candy Andy  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Influenza)

Creek Lodge Bar & Grill in Rockville, MD: Dumb A’s  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Rap Songs)

Dudley’s Sport and Ale in Arlington, VA: I Feel God in This Dudley’s Tonight  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Physics)

The Garden in Alexandria, VA: Taft the Raft  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Muppets)

Gentleman Jim’s in Gaithersburg, MD: Fan Club  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Yogi Berra)

Gran Azteca in Frederick, MD: Little Brains, Big Egos  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: HGTV)

Idiom Brewing in Frederick, MD: The Gang Plays Bar Trivia  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Universities in Ohio)

Lost Dog Cafe in Alexandria, VA: Quiztopher Lloyd  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: James Bond Theme Songs)

Nighthawk Pizza in Arlington, VA: Sweet White House Sugar  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Summer House (season 1))

Olney Winery in Olney, MD: Killer Snails  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Paul McCartney and Wings (audio))

Potomac Ridge Brewing in Sharpsburg, MD: Empty Nesters  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Fantasy Films)

Ramparts Tavern & Grill in Arlington, VA: A-Team  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Survivor)

Rudy’s Golf & Sports Bar in Alexandria, VA: I Think, They Drink  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Cary Grant Films)

Solace Outpost – Falls Church in Falls Church, VA: Marshfellows  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Films of 1999)

Solace Outpost – Navy Yard in Washington, DC: Nameless  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Famous Rachels)

Upper Deck in Mount Airy, MD: Questionable  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Magna Carta)

Rhodeside Grill in Arlington, VA: Charlie’s Angels  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Ultimate Frisbee Rules)