Major League Thursday Trivia!

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Thursday’s Pour House Trivia game was found at 22 locations. A total of 241 teams took part, which included a 22-team game at Solace Outpost and a 21-teamer at Aslin Beer Co.

FIRST ROUND:

Questions regarding Rush Hour stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and the beachy sand dollar started things off on Thursday. However, Three Clues about a certain company was a tricky get:

  • This company’s namesake museum is a three-building complex located in Milwaukee.
  • In 1991, Mickey Rourke portrayed a film character named for this company.
  • Fat Boy, Road King, and V-Rod Muscle are model names of vehicles manufactured by this company.

Roughly 32% of teams submitted the correct answer, Harley-Davidson, before the last clue for bonus points. There were 29 perfect scores in this round.

SECOND ROUND:

Three songs with the word Rainbow in the title were featured in Thursday’s audio question. We also asked about Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts and the guest-starring role of Jason Sudeikis on 30 Rock before getting to the end of the round:

  • Which three baseball Hall of Famers are wearing a Montreal Expos hat on their plaque in Cooperstown?

This was the most difficult question on Thursday, as only 5% of the field named all three of those players: Gary CarterAndre Dawson, and Tim Raines. About 21% had at least two of the names for wagering credit. This was the only round with no perfect teams.

HALFTIME:

Late-night TV talk show sets and most-populous U.S. states were the topics of the evening’s halftime page. The average score was 16.6 points, while 18 teams went all the way to the full 20 points. These were the highest scores at this point:

THIRD ROUND:

The third round’s hardest question started things off:

  • Also used as an alternate name for a pussycat bow, which French term refers to a form of jewelry consisting of a pendant, stone, or fraternity letters (in the college Greek community) suspended from a necklace?

Even with an eventual crossword clue, just 27% of teams identified the lavalier. Later on, a three-parter about the U.S. Air Force also played pretty tough:

  • 1) What is the name of the man who is nicknamed the Father of the U. S. Air Force?
  • 2) During the 1940s, the Air Force carried out Operation Vittles by dropping food and supplies to the residents of which city?
  • 3) Which Crayola color was given a three-word name referencing the official song of the U. S. Air Force?

The respective answers were Billy Mitchell, Berlin, and Wild Blue Yonder; this had a wagering success rate of 38% and a bonus rate of only 7 percent. The lone perfect team in this round was No More Window Love (Aslin).

FOURTH ROUND:

Seven teams were able to name Penn Jillette from his time as the voice of Comedy Central for the full six points in Thursday’s 6-4-2. The last round started with a question about President Grover Cleveland‘s White House wedding, followed by this A+B=C zoological question:

  • Part A: The number of stomach chambers in a cow.
  • Part B: The number of true legs of a caterpillar.

Adding the respective answers of 4 and 6 together got 27% of the field the correct sum of 10! Later on, a question about the trio of African countries which border Lake Victoria saw 36% of teams name at least two of KenyaTanzania, and Uganda, while 11% earned bonus points for all three nations. This round’s perfect squads were Mad Facts: Query Road (Loudoun Kitchen), Museum of Salt and Pepper Shakers (Solace Outpost), and I Don’t Know (Aslin). Before the final question, this was the top of the leaderboard:

FINAL QUESTION (29.88% success rate):

  • What is the only Ivy League School that is also a land-grant university?

Founded in 1865, Cornell is the only Ivy League land-grand university. Unfortunately, that answer did not help any team to a Perfect 21 effort on Thursday. These teams topped the final standings of the night:

THURSDAY’S WINNERS:

Smoketown Brewing Station in Brunswick, MD: Ask Me Know Questions  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: U.S. Supreme Court Cases)

Lone Oak Farm Brewing in Olney, MD: Einsteins  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Cream of Mushroom Soup)

Fourscore Beer Co. in Gettysburg, PA: Educated Friends  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Trampled by Turtles (audio))

Michaux Brew in Waynesboro, PA: You Had Me at Chester Arthur  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Pokemon Go)

Mookie’s BBQ in Great Falls, VA: Pi  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Neil Young)

Loudoun Kitchen and Bar in Leesburg, VA: Lucky Pink Flamingos  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: The Office)

Olde Mother Brewing in Frederick, MD: Doodle Rebellion  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Grateful Dead (audio))

Belly Love Brewing in Purcellville, VA: Binge Thinkers  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Battle of the Bulge)

Solace Brewing in Sterling, VA: Teachers Have Class  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Mike Flanagan Netflix Shows)

Brewery Fire in Taneytown, MD: Five Heads, One Brain  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: ABBA Songs)

Crooked Run in Sterling, VA: Transparent Eyeballs  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Peanuts (comic strip))

Solace Outpost in Falls Church, VA: Pigcakes  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Emo Bands)

Interchange Tiki Bar in Williamsport, MD: Gong Gong and the Butt Demons  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Parks & Recreation (audio))

Bear Brick Oven Pizza in Silver Spring, MD: Astro Twins  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: 1980s Pop Culture)

Preston’s Pub in Manassas Park, VA: Pandas Need Beer  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: U.S. National Parks)

Aslin Beer Co in Alexandria, VA: I Don’t Know  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Ancient Chinese Literature)

Kalypso’s Sports Tavern in Reston, VA: 

Steinhardt Brewing in Frederick, MD: BBQ-Anon  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Freshwater Whales)

Mile 20 at the Breeze in Herndon, VA: Jibbitz  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Children’s Literature

Mustang Sally Brewing in Falls Church, VA: Waiting For Ted  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Panama Canal)

Hops N Shine in Alexandria, VA: Yay Beer!  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Hanna-Barbera Characters)

Lake Linganore Association in New Market, MD: This Team Will Self-Destruct  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Romantic Comedy Films)

Mark’s Pub in Falls Church, VA: What About Dave?  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Lollapalooza)