Tuesday Night Delight!
Oh my, oh yes… Tuesday night has a flavor all it’s own- sweet, little spicy with enough kick that you just want to take a big ‘ol bite out of it! Satisfy that craving and read on to hear all about our Tuesday night cook off.
Another great night at Whole Foods where we packed the place in. We had a few new ones as well, and they were keeping place with our vets! The final question was tricky-and we ended up with a tie between Trogdor and Kelly’s Heroes. In the end Trogdor a new team got the tiebreaker and first place!
Another great night of Pour House Trivia at Capitol City Brewing in Shirlington! An incredibly tight leaderboard led to some swapping of the lead all night, but after round four, it was Menace to Sobriety who managed a one-point lead on the field thanks to a nice pull on the Bible question. After a FULL three minutes of deliberation, M2S pulled the correct answer and took down their second win of the season. Capital Hillbillies took second with Show Me On the Doll took third. We’ll begin next week with a category called ‘White Girls Wasted’. OK then… ~ Matt
The Flight Deck – Rochelle, IL
Hockey gets under our skin yet again! Add in no wifi (Thank you McDonalds) and a glitchy MP3 player… was a night to write home to momma about! The crews were out in force, with a full house battling the clock to get those right answers in. No messing around tonight, we had a deadline!
Teams were feeling a bit stressed as we had a few questions that really beat them up tonight. Right out of the gate, bones really stuck it to them (Hey-o) and quite a few teams struggled all night to build momentum. At the end of the game, we had a fun little shake up. It was a new duo All the Way who pulled 3rd! 2nd went to Vandalay Industries and 1st went to Wiser but still dead! For next week we will start with Gold Diggers. No, not miners….
Tonight was a bit of an odd game here at Cugini’s, inexplicably ran a little long, and a final that wiped out the bar. Great group of people nonetheless, good food and stellar times. Here are the results, and remember to check the website for World Series info.
MoMo in 1st
That’s What She Said in 2nd
Never Mind in 3rd
First category for next week is the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner ~ Ronnie
We had a speed game tonight at Quincy’s because of the Caps game. Game started at 8 and we usually don’t finish until 930. So for tonight, we started a half hour early and I did my best to BLITZ thru this one. Was able to finish just about 10 minutes into the Caps game so we ALMOST got a full dosage of Trivia and Caps. I did my best.
Tonight’s game opened with a question about a YouTube personality named Grav3yardgirl, who apparently does makeup videos. We asked for her nickname she goes by, which is apparently Bunny. In the first round we also learned that marlins and swordfish are actually different types of fish, since in the novel ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ the main character in the novel, Santiago, struggles with one for the bulk of the novel.
For the audio question we had three songs, one band, and impressively everybody got Alice In Chains just off the first two clips I played. I liked the question about Toy Story, which asked for the names of the two main human characters in the original, which were Andy and Sid. Halftime asked teams to identify the people in the sports images (they had an answer bank), as well as identifying the ten longest running current network TV shows based on a brief description.
In the second half we had the dreaded Opera question, as well as the dreaded Oprah question, which was definitely good for a few laughs. Opera was about the opera Fidelio, which was the only opera composed by a famous 19th century composer, which was none other than Ludwig van Beethoven. Oprah asked for the 1985 film which was her acting debut and earned her an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress, which was The Color Purple.
In the final round we asked about the title of a song by Destiny’s Child which was added to the Oxford English Dictionary and is defined as a ‘sexually attractive female’, which was the word bootylicious. We also asked teams to identify the MLB Hall of Fame pitcher who became the oldest pitcher to throw a no hitter, doing so in 1990 at the age of 43… And then doing it again the next year. Most teams knew it was Nolan Ryan, and some knew he started his career with the New York Mets.
Tonight’s final question was about word origins and meanings, and asked for the English word that is derived from Finnish and can also be used to refer to a hunting or fishing shack. Unfortunately no teams got the answer of ‘sauna’, and we didn’t have any tricky wagering to change things around.
Third place tonight went to the Book Club Babes, and second went to I’m With Sarah. Taking down the win, however, congrats to Ignorance is Bliss on the victory! Well played! Next week we start with a question called ‘Chad sings Siouxsie and the Banshees’, which I reluctantly agreed to do. So make sure to come next week, you don’t wanna miss that!
Until next time,
We had a tough game lined up this week, and our teams met the challenge head on. With the race for House Champion neck and neck, our two contenders squared off, each trying to gain ground on the other.
As we reached the final, teams bet strategically, and in the end only one team got it right – sadly, too far back to crack the top three.
Third Place: Poovey Farms
Second Place: FUBAR
First Place: Axis of Ignorance
Axis of Ignorance has chosen, “Old Cocktails” as next week’s first category. Maybe this guy can help you out!
Senor Tequila’s in Germantown, Md
We had a wild roller coaster of a game of Pour House Trivia tonight at Senor Tequila’s! High wagers were getting thrown around willy-nilly, and it caused quite a few scoreboard shake-ups!
Highlights of the Night:
In “New-Drinking-Game-Idea”: New Drinking Game Idea: Ian has to force his way through an obnoxiously long word, teams have to start drinking as he does and can’t stop til he does! Nothing can go wrong here!
In “New-Favorite-Team-Name”: Bleep You and Bleep Your Sister is officially my new favorite team name, simply because it means I can play around with the Bleeps, make funny sound effects, and be an all around dork.
In “Holy-3rd-Quarter-Nose-Dive-Batman!”: The third round was a murder round, with no team managing to make it out unscathed. We should’ve known as soon we started off the second half with a 1-Magnet, and thing s went downhill from there!
When all was said and done and a tiebreaker settled, the scores looked like this:
In third place tonight, Beer Pressure!
In second place tonight, in a heartbreaking tiebreaker loss, Axl’s Doghouse!
In first place tonight, after dropping a 7 and their bonus in round four, managing to steal the game with the only correct final question answer and a tiebreaker win, the John Lithgow Fan Club!
Great game everyone! Next week we’ll kick things off with the 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates! Study up, and we’ll see you next time!
While the Caps and Penguins put on a good game on the ice, the La La trivia teams put on a good game in the bar! It was a tough set tonight with some trap doors and meanies that jumped out. And opera never seems to be a hot topic. Fiiigggaaaroooo…