Archive for the ‘Trivia Rankings’ Category

October 18 Trivia Rankings

October 19, 2017

The turnout was light but the competition fierce nonetheless. Thanks to all who showed up to play. We’re doing it again next week so be there or be square.

What did we talk about? General Mills’ monster cereals, state fair attendance and Uranus (but only by omission).

Plus there was this hooky-playin’ fool…

And now here are the rankings for the week.

Happy Birthday, Zac Efron (And Laura) 70
One Week: One Wedding, One Anniversary And A Baby 67
Marshall Thurgood 61
J For Genius 59
Does The Halloween Store Carry The Sparky Masks? 58
I Wish I Had A 3rd Joint In My Leg 56
Bloodbath & Beyond 55
MacGyver Attitude, MacGruber Brains 53
Unemployed LinkedIn All-Stars 50
We’re Here For The Beer 46
Acccording To US VI Residents, The President Of The US Virgin Islands Is A Huge Moron 43
Angela Lansbury Is the Missing Link 38
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October 11 Trivia Rankings

October 11, 2017

What a great night for trivia! The rain stayed away despite Accuweather’s predictions and Greg Fishel’s curse (it’s personal, I tella ya!). We learned a plethora of things such as The Weeknd is not a rapper (nor apparently a good speller), McDonald’s only thinks it gets the joke (more Szechuan sauce, please) and some people think Wonder Woman eating candy is a pretty damn awesome sight (guilty). Plus there was this:

FYI – 23 million and counting.

Spread the word, Quizlings! See you next week.

Now here are this week’s team rankings. How’d you do?

J Is For Genius 71
Executive Pro-Douche-er 69
Trust The Coin 68
Finally! Moron Is An Acceptable Term For Someone In Office 68
Donald’s Daycare 66
I Was Gonna Order Szechuan Sauce Instead I Ordered Worcestershire Sauce 62
Black and Tan 60
Baby’s Day Out 60
Where’s Fall, Y’all? 59
Shelby 59
The Szechuan Incident 58
Jim Mattis, John Kelly For The Block 56
Flannel and Boots 56
Dove Retro Edition 56
Fall Breakers 55
Quick! We Need A Baby Name! 54
The Gang’s All Here 52
Four Squares 50
Bill’s Mafia 50
Our Casey’s Always Late 50
Trivia Game Strong Like US Soccer 45
Trivia Newton-John 27
174 22

October 4 Trivia Rankings

October 4, 2017

A lovely night of trivia for all who came to play (missing some regulars – come back soon). We got the Nobel prize for physics, sang the body electric and realized Clint Eastwood is old. Plus there was this loveable scamp:

Now here are this week’s team rankings…

For Once We Can All Agree With Rex Tillerson 68
Brownies: The Viagra of Trivia 66
Eating Pizza On National Taco Day 64
We Wanted A Funny Team Name But The World’s Too Depressing 63
Hurricane Bigmouth Strikes Again 63
Tom Petty and the Heartbroken 59
Lettuce Turnip the Beet 54
Seb Stood Up Allison ‘s Parents 53
The Wee Monsters 52
865-919-7815 52
So You’re Saying There’s A Chance 48
Toxic 46
The Four Labateers + 1 46
Los Narcos 33

September 27 Trivia Rankings

September 28, 2017

Eights years, Quizlings! And it seems like only yesterday we started this l’il Q&A party we like to call Tomato Jake’s Wednesday Night Trivia. It was actually 2009 which reminds me of the quote often attributed to Groucho Marx: “Time flies like an arrow – fruit flies like a banana.”

Thanks to all who came out to play and celebrate with us. Some lucky Quizling got a hotel night’s stay for two. Others walked off with gift cards to Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks, Tomato Jake’s bucks and some free ice cream coupons. Plus there was a nifty Mario t-shirt and some other cool swag. Plus: AUDIO QUIZ!!!!

If you missed it, you miss tons of fun including huge-ass diamonds, Galilean moons and the devil at the United Nations. Plus there was this lovely meme:

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Now let’s see how the teams stacked up…

No, Our Team Is Not Sponsored By Adidas 62
Corruption In College Basketball? Who Knew? 60
Target Is Walmart For Democrats 60
We Don’t Have To Use Our Phones 53
Scruffy’s Great Escape 47
Nailed It! 47
Puppies vs. Babies 45
How Soon We Forget The Bowling Green Massacre 44
The Price Is Wrong 44
I Thought You’d Be Taller 43
U Bum 42
It’s Britney, Betch! 39
All The King’s Men 35
Keeping Up With The Kardashians – I Literally Kannot 29
Los Narcos 24

September 20 Trivia Rankings

September 20, 2017

Thanks to all who showed up to play. Raffle tickets a-plenty were given out to all who played and to some with pet pics and doggy toys. More next week, so stay tuned.

What did you miss? Winning streaks, test-your-limits cinema and Caribbean islands. Plus there was this haunting theme…

Now here are this week’s team rankings. See you next week, Quizlings!

Kevin Hart’s Sex Tape Is Kind Of Short 63
Maybe He’ll Have an Impeachment Parade 62
Trump at U.N. Means F.U.U.N. 61
We’re Following You, But Not On Twitter 60
Nambia Is Where They Grow The Covfefe 60
Pink And Purple 59
We Bull-ieved 59
No, That One 56
The League of Nations 54
Couch Pulls Out But I Don’t 54
West Side Story 2: Maria’s Revenge 54
Will Trade Brownies For Right Answers 52
We Brought A Foreigner 51
That Table Over There 46
Charlie’s Heroes 46
There’s No U In Team Either 41
My Teachers Are Here – Help! 40
Taco Truckers 39
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? 38
Los Narcos 29

September 13 Trivia Rankings

September 13, 2017

Awesomeness ensued. That’s what I want on my tombstone. It also describes the action that went down Wednesday night at Tomato Jakes. “Awesomeness ensued.”

The was a Terminator head, canine cinema and treats for Rosie, Ace, Sugar and Anthony. Plus this slow jam:

Now here are the rankings for the week:

J Is For Genius 70
Went To Orlando – All I Got Was This Stupid Hurricane 68
Mike Pence Hacked Ted Cruz’s Twitter Account 65
Where Were You And Your Bitches Last Week 63
Equifu** 62
Ted Cruz Promises He’s Never Liked Porn 62
Alexa, Is God Mad At Us? 62
Cassini is Taking A Dive 61
No Way, Jose 60
For Sale – Newly Minted Oceanfront Property 59
Thanks For Nothing, Equifax 58
Globetrotters 57
Pickles 54
Zodiac Twitter Hack 53
5 Dogs, 1 Park 53
Muffin Bullets 53
Somebody Tell Chipotle That’s Nacho Cheese 45
You Don’t Know Jac 31

September 6 Trivia Rankings

September 6, 2017

Maybe it was the rain. Maybe it was school. Maybe a late summer vacation. Whatever kept a lot of regulars away … well, it’s all moot, innit? Those who were there know it was a great night for trivia! There was ice cream and a Zelda t-shirt and doggie treats for Sophie and Rosie (two canines not afraid to get a little damp). In short: loads of Tomato Jake’s Wednesday Night Trivia funzies.

What you missed if you were away? Cookie knock-offs, huge conflagrations and a big-ass LEGO monstrosity. And there was this patriotic cinematic moment…

Now here are the team rankings (and, yes, those are decimal points). How’d you do?

Can Someone Explain American Horror Story To Me? 68
Will Lie About Engagement For Brownie 62.5
Boston Teams Cheat More Than Ben Affleck 61.5
Salvador Dali – You Are NOT The Father 59
Dreaming of a Brownie 53
Losers 53
Nuclear North Korea: That Ain’t Funny 51.5
It’s Elizabeth’s Birthday – Is That Worth A Brownie? 49.5
Alternative Facts 48.5
Rosie’s Wearing Her Brthday Suit 47
Better Late Than Pregnant 47
Spicy Clucker 46
DACA, Dream Deferred 42

August 30 Trivia Rankings

August 30, 2017

A fantastic night for trivia, my Quizlings! Thanks to everyone who came out to play!

Don’t forget: We are celebrating our eighth anniversary all next month with a raffle for a night’s stay for two at a local hotel (plus maybe some other neat stuff). Get a raffle ticket for playing every week in September. Also get an extra raffle ticket for posting one of our fliers (take a pic and show me on Wednesday). ALSO (this just in!) get an extra raffle ticket for bringing a newbie! Haven’t done that in a while so let’s get some new blood in the ranks, shall we? (One extra ticket per person per scheme.)

Plus – we love the doggies so we’re celebrating the Dogs Days Of Trivia all next month as well. Bring the canines (always welcome on the patio, weather permitting) and we’ll have treats and maybe some pooch-centric giveaways. Spread the word.

As for this week, I want to say that I think we had the overall the highest scores for a bonus round without any team getting a perfect score (damn you, Brad Pitt!). Miss the festivities? Well, we went on strike with the Gdansk dockworkers, admitted the final state into the union and hiked the Appalachian Trail (App-uh-LATCH-un or App-uh-LAY-shun?). Plus there was this soda flashback…

So without further ado, here are the rankings for the week:

Look What Taylor Swift Made Me Do 68
Dragons vs. Hurricane 67
This Is The Bigliest Storm – My Waves Are Yuge 66
Joel Osteen’s Church Only Provides Shelter For Taxes 66
Trending: Flood Stilettos 65
Hashtag, Pound Sign 64
Brexit Unvasion 63
Just Married 61
The Real Housewives of Durham County 61
Houston, We Have A Problem 61
Collateral Damage 58
Trivia’s Great, Glen – Thanks For Osteen Us 57
I Don’t What Apocalypse Means But It’s Not The End Of The World 56
Nuclear Winter Is Coming 56
Hurricane Manolo Blahniks 56
Tom’s Leaving Us 54
Putin On The Ritz 50
Penguin 47
Can’t Think Of A Name 45

August 23 Trivia Rankings

August 23, 2017

Well, we managed to stave off Greg Fishel’s wrath and enjoy another week of rain-free trivia. We talked of Tay Tay’s latest, citrus fruit origins and a potential senator from the Wolverine State. And then there was this game…

Now here are this week’s team rankings.

If I Was Married To Trump I’d Stare At The Sun Too 67
Is Everybody Ready For The Eclipse? 67
Blind In One Eye – Totally Worth It 63
Trump Bravely Stares Down Sun #FakeOptometry 62
Allison And Simon Get Married Next Week 60
We Pay A Lot For Trump’s Security But More For His Insecurity 60
Blinded By The Light 59
The Brandt Berry Book Bunch 56
A Nosy Pepper Is Jalapeno Business 55
It’ll Come To Me 54
Snoopy Sneakers 53
We’re Just Here For The Ice Cream 53
The Wet Boys 53
The British Invasion 50
5 Dogs, 1 Park 49
The Shining Stars 44
Woogle Mart 41
Eclipsed 40
The Honey Bees 29

August 16 Trivia Rankings

August 16, 2017

55 questions! 2 tiebreakers! 2 Bonus Round bonus questions! 23 teams! ONE AWESOME NIGHT OF TRIVIA!!!

Thanks to all the folks who came out to play. Hope you enjoyed the ice cream and trivia and prizes as much as we did dispensing them to all you lovely Quizlings.

What happened? We got Stressed Out, had a Manic Monday, dug up some fossils and got some balls a-poppin’. Plus there was this obscure bit of sketch comedy…

Now here are the team rankings for the week.

No, I Don’t Have Eclipse Glasses 69
Pluto: Never Forget 67
Queen Antifa 67
Gosh, The World Sucks. At Least I Still Like My Cat. 66
Somebody Stole Our Team Name 65
Make America Eclipse Again 65
Enough With The Nazis Have You Tried My Wine 63
We Punch Nonsense 60
Give Me A Brownie Or I’ll Blot Out The Sun On Monday 58
Snapes On A Plane 57
1/4 Of Our Team Is In The 3rd Grade 56
Llama Lords Of Science 55
There Were Great Trivia Answers On All Sides 54
Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be 52
The Marinara Brothers 49
Moderate Fringe 48
I Like To Know The Facts Before I Answer 47
Spider-Pig 45
Youngbloods 44
Greg The Gender Fluid Merperson 44
Our Casey Is Always Late 41
I Thought You’d Be Taller 38
The Hindenburg Disaster: 1999 Edition 32