Feeling the Vibration at Tuesday Trivia

alt textTuesday’s game of Pour House Trivia welcomed 106 teams across ten venues.


Opening round topics from Tuesday night were Let’s Kick it Off with a Cocktail, A Great Trivia “MIND,” Bathroom Brands, I Have a Prediction.

Round One was a breeze for the majority of our teams, but the most difficult question was found in the Bathroom Brands category.

  • Featuring the ad slogan “fresh and clean as a whistle,” which soap brand is sold in the U.S. by the Colgate-Palmolive Company. Until 1990, the only scent available was known as ‘Ulster Fragrance?’

77% of our teams found their way to the correct answer of Irish Spring.

Despite an easier set of questions in Round One only one team, Bereave it or Not (Antietam Brewery), received a perfect first round score.


Tuesday’s Second Round featured these categories, A Trip to the Ballet (AUDIO), World Geography, 2021 Sports News, Medical Procedures, Unique Religions.

Our most difficult question in Round Two was found on the subject of Unique Religions.

  • The Japanese symbol meaning ‘red’ is the official symbol for members of a religion known as ‘The Path of the One. This religion grew from the popularity of which particular film franchise?

A little over 60% of our teams knew this answer was The Matrix. 

Eight teams earned a perfect Sound Round score.


Our halftime round featured the topics of college football national champions and mythological gods.  The overall average reached 16.1 points with 10 teams earning a perfect score.  Here is Tuesday’s halftime leaderboard:


Tuesday’s Third Round featured these categories, Award-Winning Actors, Toys & Games, Three Clues / One Planet, Musical Instruments, U.S. State Capitals.

The most difficult question in the round was in the category of Musical Instruments.

  • In Italy, they call it a ‘Zampogna’; in Germany, they call it a ‘Dudelsack’! For your wager, what is the English name of this musical instrument?

A little under 40% of our teams figured out that we were looking for the bagpipes.

No teams earned a perfect third round score on Tuesday night.


After our nightly 6-4-2 question dealt with Kid Rock we began Round Four with these categories, Recent Memoirs, Biblical Figures, The NFL Playoffs, Awards and Honors, TV Relatives.

The two most difficult questions of the night were found in Round Four in the Awards and Honors and TV Relatives categories.

They combined for a total of only 28% of correct answers.

  • Numerous former U.S. Presidents have received the Silver Buffalo Award, the highest honor bestowed by which organization founded in 1910?

In the relatives category we were looking for famous cousins.

  • 1)  This cousin of late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is featured in many of the show’s sketches.

    2)  This character was introduced during the final episodes of “The Brady Bunch” but could not save the show from cancellation.

    3)  Former MTV personality Bill Bellamy voiced this African-American puppet introduced on Nickelodeon in 1998.

Those answers were the Boy Scouts and Cousin Sal, Cousin Oliver, and Cousin Skeeter.

. We discussed the African American authors Richard Wright and James Baldwin, the former retailer CompUSA, and the state quarters of North Carolina and Ohio which both feature the Wright Brothers.

One team Off in the Park (Solace Outpostearned a perfect score in Tuesday’s fourth round.  Heading into the final question, these were your highest scoring Tuesday teams:

FINAL QUESTION (34.9% success rate):

  • What #1 hit song was inspired by Brian Wilson’s mother explaining that dogs would bark at some people but not others as though they could sense something in the air?

Just a little under 35% of Tuesday’s field responded correctly by know this answer was “Good Vibrations.”  One team Killer Snails (Olney Winery) posted the only Perfect 21 on Tuesday night by correctly answering all 21 wagering questions.  Here is Tuesday’s final overall leaderboard:


Upper Deck in Mount Airy, MD: Sexual Chocolate  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Legendary Maryland Terps)

Olney Winery in Olney, MD: Killer Snails  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Chinese Zodiac)

Dudley’s Sport and Ale in Arlington, VA: Drunken Birds of Steele  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Winter Olympics)

Ramparts Tavern & Grill in Arlington, VA: Prestige Worldwide  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Groundhog Day – Film)

Solace Outpost in Falls Church, VA: Off in the Park  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Ozark – TV Series)

Smoketown Creekside in Frederick, MD: Dynamite  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Russo-Japanese War)

Distilled in Frederick, MD: No Drama Llamas (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Lord of the Rings – Film Series)

Antietam Brewery in Hagerstown, MD: Slippery Rock, Slippery Roll  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Far Side of the World – Album)

Gentleman Jim’s in Gaithersburg, MD: Fan Club  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Hall of Fame Catchers)

Epiq Food Hall in Woodbridge, VA: My Bitches (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Colors)