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Pour House Trivia’s Thursday evening game was played at 26 locations for 306 teams. Solace Outpost had the most highly-attended game with 27 teams, while Olde Mother Brewing had 23 teams and Aslin Beer Co played host to 22 others.

FIRST ROUND:

In the first round, teams easily handled topics such as UConn and NC State‘s same-year men’s and women’s Final Four berths, the five-year anniversary of Shazam! topping the box office, and John Milton‘s epic poem Paradise Lost. There were 37 perfect teams in this round, the most of any of Thursday.

SECOND ROUND:

For the audio question, teams heard three songs with its artists singing about pina coladas: Werewolves of London by Warren ZevonTwo Pina Coladas by Garth Brooks, and Snoop Dogg‘s Trash Bags. Other subjects in this round included the elements silicon and selenium, the 183-year anniversary of President William Henry Harrison‘s death in office, and Bangladesh’s borders with India and Myanmar. This round featured 28 perfect scores.

HALFTIME:

The top half of Thursday’s halftime page asked teams to name NFL teams by their obscured helmets. At the bottom section, they had to give answers that only used the letters in the word Wrestlemania. While the average score was 16.7, there were 53 perfect scores. These were the highest scores at the halftime intermission:

THIRD ROUND:

The night’s hardest question came on a three-parter in which each answer had the initials PK:

  • 1)  In soccer, the ball is placed 12 yards from the goal line in preparation for this play.
  • 2)  He’s the New Zealand-born host of the CBS reality series The Amazing Race.
  • 3)  It was the highest charting single for the 1990s alternative band Toadies.

In order, those answers are penalty kickPhil Keoghan, and Possum Kingdom. About 28% of the field earned their wager with two correct answers, while 11.7% received bonus points for a perfect answer slip. We ended the round with questions on the abacus and the Barbra Streisand film Yentl. Eleven teams earned all 36 points apiece in this round.

FOURTH ROUND:

The word barefoot was identified by 73 teams for all six points in Thursday’s 6-4-2. The night’s last round began with topics like eye disorders myopia and hyperopia and Three Clues about the Liberty Bell. After that, we looked back at some boxing title history:

  • After he defeated Mike Tyson in February of 1990, Buster Douglas held the world heavyweight title for eight months and two weeks. He eventually lost his only title defense to what boxer via third-round knockout?

Just under a third of the field knew that Evander Holyfield KO’ed Douglas to win the title. Eight teams used that answer and every other available one to record a perfect score in this round. Before the final question, these were the highest-scoring teams:

FINAL QUESTION (65.69% success rate):

  • The real first name of hip hop artist Nelly is identical to the name of which Ivy League university?

Almost two-thirds of Thursday’s teams correctly named CornellSix dozen teams finished the night with a Perfect 21, having provided right answers to every wagering question in the game! Top scores were as follows:

THURSDAY’S WINNERS:

Smoketown Brewing Station in Brunswick, MD: Painful Burning Sensation  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Paradise Lost)

Belly Love Brewing in Purcellville, VA: Hillbilly Geniuses  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Johnny Cash (audio))

Lone Oak Farm Brewing in Olney, MD: Tan Terrors  (NO GAME NEXT WEEK – FIRST CATEGORY ON APRIL 18: Survivor)

Fourscore Beer Co. in Gettysburg, PA: Educated Friends  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Fahrenheit 451)

Michaux Brew in Waynesboro, PA: Rhino Up in the Air  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Bohemian Rhapsody (film))

Mookie’s BBQ in Great Falls, VA: Grilled Cheese  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: 2024 Olympics)

Hidden Key Brewing in Greencastle, PA: Mental Dental  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Hannah Talks Like a Dentist)

Loudoun Kitchen and Bar in Leesburg, VA: We the Peephole  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Masters of the Air)

Olde Mother Brewing in Frederick, MD: Team Pizza  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: UHF)

Solace Brewing in Sterling, VA: Cuck-a-Doodle-Doo  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Dumb and Dumber)

Brewery Fire in Taneytown, MD: Great Heathen Army  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Formula 1: Drive to Survive)

Crooked Run Fermentation in Sterling, VA: Transparent Eyeballs  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Bubonic Plague)

Solace Outpost in Falls Church, VA: Museum of Salt and Pepper Shakers  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: 1970s TV)

Interchange Tiki Bar in Williamsport, MD: Gong Gong and the Butt Demons  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Only Murders in the Building)

Bear Brick Oven Pizza in Silver Spring, MD: Dave Martinez School of Management  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Passover)

Preston’s Pub in Manassas Park, VA: That’s What She Said  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Outlander)

Aslin Beer Co in Alexandria, VA: I Don’t Know  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Millennium Prize Problems)

Kalypso’s Sports Tavern in Reston, VA: Shiny Cranky People  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Wallace and Gromit)

Steinhardt Brewing in Frederick, MD: Almost All-American  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: John Hughes Films)

Mile 20 at the Breeze in Herndon, VA: First on First  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: 1960s Car Songs)

Mustang Sally Brewing in Falls Church, VA: Tedward Thurbert  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Databases)

Hops N Shine in Alexandria, VA: Secret Assembly  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Pennsylvania Snack Foods)

Rai’s Rendezvous in Ashburn, VA: Desperately Seeking Gluten  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Spring Flowers)

Foster’s Grille in Warrenton, VA: I Don’t Know  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Pop Music)

X-Golf in Frederick, MD: Shipwrecked  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Bark Social in Alexandria, VA: Billy Crystal Balls  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Dogs in Film)

Lake Linganore Association in New Market, MD: RETURNS APRIL 11  (FIRST CATEGORY: Ariana Grande)

metrobar in Washington, DC: 737 Max Bar  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: N/A)

Mark’s Pub in Falls Church, VA: Peanut Butter Punchers  (NEXT WEEK’S FIRST CATEGORY: Feminine Hygiene Products