State Capitals and Sesame Street on Tuesday with Pour House Pub Trivia!

Pour House pub trivia‘s Tuesday jumped in with Sesame Street and mixed in some state capitals for good measure!

Check out how it all went down, y’all.

Capitol City Brewing Company – Arlington, VA

We had a great storyline before trivia even started, as the Capital Hillbillies were going for an unprecedented fifth straight victory at Capitol City Brewing Company In Shirlington on Tuesday night.  But there were 16 other teams standing in their way.  Tonight, playing as ‘Jared’s Going Down with the Stock Market’, they managed to maintain a two-point lead heading into the final, and  was one of the few teams that got the final, taking home yet another victory.  Great job!  Capitol City Goofballs took second, while Gus Polinski and the Kenosha Kickers showed up only as a duo, but took third nonetheless.  next week, we begin with a question on the works of Tennessee Williams.  ~ Matt

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Champion Billiards – Frederick, MD

Turns out Pharmaceutical companies and drugs are a bit of a cancerous tongue twister for me!

Champions got to spell some things right off the bat tonight 😉 You were a good crew who were pretty tolerant of the night of many flubs – Just glad I figured out the audio clip glitch!

As always thought you were a good crew and it was a good game- even got you out by 9:30! Not bad!

There was some shifting and sliding in those top 3 places tonight but after a mental bender of a final it was Crystal Methodists (Still a top 3 name for me) who took 3rd, BTI who took 2nd, and it was the juggernauts of Wiser but Still dead who took our top gift card and 1st place tonight!

Next week we will start out with one of my favorites, Red Hot Chili Peppers. Have a good week!

~Samantha

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Cugini’s Restaurant – Poolesville, MD

Wow that was a tough night of live trivia here at Cugini’s! It was nice to mix it up a bit and put a few “head scratchers” in.

Here are the results of the game:

John Lithgow Fan Club in 1st

R U talking to me? In 2nd

MoMo in 3rd

First category for next week is “African Countries and their Capitals.

~ Ronnie

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Hollywood Casino – Perryville, MD

Last night’s trivia game at the Celebrity Bar and Grill was just a total domination by one team. I have never seen anything like it in my years of hosting for Pour House! I’m talking about a 28 point lead over 2nd place by the final question kind of domination!

In 3rd we had the Eagles, 2nd place it was I’m Just Making This Up As I Go Along, and coming through like a freight train from hell for the win was American Outlaws!!

They picked Happy Days for next Tuesday’s winner’s choice, so study up and come see us next week for some fun at Celebrity Bar and Grill!!

~ Jon J

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Monkey La La – Frederick, MD

The MVP of the night! MACAQUE!

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Drop a Macaque question and a horology question within 30 mins of each other and the rest of the night goes wild! At La La, that doubles! FUN FUN night of trivia last night at Monkey La La. In between the double entendre we had quite a contest. And congrats to Atlas Drugged for the wire to wire nolo contendere win! That’s the first one of I’ve seen all summer! Awesome stuff y’all!

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Congrats to the Top 3 on a game well played. There were definitely some tough questions to be dealt with – CANOPIC comes to mind.

We have a few more weeks of Summer Fling before we kick off Season 12! Thank for playing tonight everyone. Next week we kick off with Twin Peaks. Until then, have a great rest of your week and weekend and I will see you soon. DG 🙂

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Orioles Nest #331 – Frederick, MD

Tonight we started out with a question about Curb Your Enthusiasm, which is a show that most of the people seemed to have never heard of, based on the reactions when I read the category. The rest of the first round featured a question about the Montreal Expos, a multiple meanings question that everybody knew immediately somehow, and a fun common bonds question about film titles. Round two had the audio question, today was one about artists with five-letter stage names. The first clip was the toughest of the three, with some teams recognizing Charo, who I’ve never even heard of, with Sting and Kesha rounding out the rest of the question.

I was also impressed with how many teams immediately knew Sesame Street, and how many teams figured out Garfield and knew who created him. Halftime was a tough one for some of the teams, with there being a hidden theme between all the movies shown, which was they all feature Jamie Foxx in them. The rest of the page was geography, with matching the cities that are on the same line of longitude, which can be tough. The next round started with a question about sports gambling, which I thought was a neat fact. I didn’t even think of Hawaii on this one, but it makes sense that their games would be the last ones played. A few teams knew their nickname too, the Rainbow Warriors, which is a pretty sweet nickname, I must say.

The next question, the one about the animal kingdom, was probably the funniest question of the night, if only because I had to say macaque about 100 times, and I mispronounced it initially, something that doesn’t happen too often. It was hard enough to read through the question without bursting into laughter, especially when most of the teams were already losing it. Also, the question about canopic jars didn’t matter that it was a crossword question, since the only team to get it correct got it before the crossword was given. Also, the stock market question ruined a few teams, and I guess you could say it was expected given the lukewarm reaction when the category was announced.

The final round was pretty close for most teams, and the first question about Suge Knight didn’t hurt many teams, although nobody knew Black Kapital records for the bonus. The next question, however, about the nolo contendere plea, or no contest, caused quite a stir because of the Alford Plea. However, because the Alford Plea is not a Latin term (it’s named for a guy named Alford) and they are *slightly* different, it didn’t quite work. The next question about Nathaniel Hawthorne was interesting too, I did not know that he was born in Salem. The final question in round four was a fun one, talking about a Ben Stiller comedy that depicted Malaysia in a bad light. The answer was Zoolander, and I promptly made sure to play Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, which teams who know the movie immediately recognized as being a prominent part of the film.

Tonight’s final question I thought was a very interesting one, talking about something that ran from Canal Street, through the French Quarter, and to it’s namesake street in the Bywater District. The answer we were talking about was The Streetcar Named Desire, which a little less than half the teams got. That definitely moved a few teams around, with third place going to Eddie Money’s Kids, who were playing well throughout most of the game. Second place tonight went to the Book Club Babes, who jumped up with a correct answer on the final. Winning tonight, holding the lead and managing to get the final, was One Crow Short of a Murder, starting to put together a streak.

Next week we start with a question about Denver Broncos History, so go study up on old Horse-face’s team! I will see you all again next week!

Until next time,
-Chad

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Tilted Kilt – Frederick, MD

On a warm summer night, veteran teams battled for those valuable Summer Fling points as we get closer to our championships! To check your standings, make sure you check out the Summer Fling page on our website.

We learned all about HBO’s newest show “Sesame Street”, turned a state capitals question into a spelling bee, and tried (unsuccessfully) not to think about Fantasy Football for two hours.

As the game wound down, all of our teams were very close in the standings. With a decisive and crafty final, the leaderboard was shaken up and our winners were declared. Taking home third were the guys from The Duchess.Second went to FnQ, and in first were the NoTalent Rummies.

The Rummies selected, Star Trek: The Next Generation as next week’s first category. Raise shields, fire phasers, and brace for impact!

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See you next week,

-Nick

 

Whole Foods – Ashburn, VA

A crazy night of live trivia at Whole Foods with the scores fluctuating through out the night. We learned a lot about African countries and which ones don’t exist anymore, and that John Cusack was not actually in the Muppet movie!

1st Mini Van Mafia

2nd Mind Benders

3rd High Maintenance

The first question for next week is the movie Mystery Men. See you there!

-Zach

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Quincy’s South – Rockville, MD

As we enter week 12 of 14 of the Summer Season, a few of our regular teams are within the qualifying range for the tournament in mid-September. We happened to see a number of them tonight as Uncle Jack, Catching Planes, Bazinga, and D+M all joined us for our weekly game at Quincy’s to add to their season points!

Tonight’s question of the night was, in my opinion, the hardest question in PHT history. Ancient History. Fitting, as that was the category. The Ancient History question asked for the Greek-derived adjective given to jars with mummy remains in them. That word was “canopic”. Not only did a majority of our teams not recognize the term, even my spell check doesn’t recognize it! Truly a deep, deep cut BUT we did have 2 teams pull it out from SOMEWHERE after the Xword hint! A good guess or maybe some good knowledge, hats off to the teams that picked up points on that question. Tonight’s game was owned by Uncle Jack.

It wasn’t very close at any point as they easily sauntered through the game with a double digit lead, holding onto a 15 point lead going into the final. A low bet locked the game for them, even though they were 1 of only 2 teams to get the final correct as well. Just a trivia clinic put on by this group of trivia players. They sure are a strong contender for the Summer title in a month! 2nd place tonight went to one of our newer teams Team Connor who pulled a correct response on the final and were almost able to close the gap! 3rd place tonight went to Team Brio with their first top 3 finish! Way to go! An exciting night for all those who finished high! Bring the same intensity next week, the competition is growing stronger every week! Until then, talk to ya soon!

1st Place: Uncle Jack
2nd Place: Team Connor
3rd Place: Team Brio

Next week: Washington Sex Scandals