Posts Tagged ‘Dogs’

August 28 Trivia Rankings

August 29, 2019

Another great week of trivia that, in all honesty, you should kick yourself if you missed. Seriously, we proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that our universe is nothing more than a simulation. Me, I enjoy being composed of nothing but ones and zeroes and, given the chance, will take the blue pill every freaking time.

Big Announcement! The Dog Days of Trivia continue through September. We will raffle off that DDOT gift basket on September 25th – the night we celebrate our tenth anniversary! You have to be present to win the basket but why would you want to miss the revels? Also, you can get extra raffle tickets all month long for any reason I’ve previously offered extra tickets this summer (check old posts and Twitter if you don’t recall).

This week, we were all about some Spider-Man foes, NFL retirees and Gopher State locales. Plus there was this time-traveling cola…

Now let’s see how the teams did this week. Pretty nifty. eh?

Dorian the Destroyer 69
Radical Left-Wing Bedbugs 69
Quiz in my Face 69
Lawyer: Latin For Liar 68
Quiz Quiztofferson 68
Denmark Offers To Buy Senate From The NRA 65
Maybe We Can Nuke A Hurricane 62
Inside Joker 60
Big Bad Bedbug’s Blood 57
The Bed Bugs 50
The Picture Of Hurricane Gray 50
Execution By Sword 49
Does The Slaughter Rule Apply In Trivia? 47
John Hickenlooper 47
Cell Mates 46
Too Glam To Give A Damn 46
Should’ve Checked Sparky’s Twitter Hints 42
Del Fisher 33
The Brother Ladies 24
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May 29 Trivia Rankings

May 30, 2019

Summer is here (unofficially, of course, but we all know how hot it is outside) and that means one thing at Tomato Jake’s Wednesday Night Trivia – ICE CREAM!!!!! Plus we kicked off the Dog Days of Trivia (sans doggies but maybe next week, eh?).  Thanks to all the Quizlings who came out to play. It was loads, literally loads of fun.

What did we do? We quoted Shakespeare in Rome, ousted a pretender to the throne in Candy Land and got real with some housewives on the West Coast. Plus there was this this colorful tune …

Now check out the team rankings for the week – and we’ll do it again next Wednesday!

I Scream, You Scream 65
We’re Gonna Start Drinking Beer 65
No Ice Cream Is Un-Cone-stitutional 62
Too Big To Win 62
Bill Buckner’s Kids Misbehaved But He Didn’t Ground Them 61
Remember: Freedom Ain’t Trivial 60
Bored Of Education 59
Dumb And Dumbledore 59
Put Red Dot Here 57
Mueller – Mueller – Mueller 53
Taking ASMR Tingles To 11 52
We Got The Horses In The Back 49
Bunch Of Jerks 47
Sorry Your Dragon Show Sucked 46
What’s Brown And Rhymes With Snoop? Dr. Dre 45
Make Dum Dums Candy Again 44
For The Realm 41
Sam I Am 35

February 20 Trivia Rankings

February 21, 2019

Thanks to all the most excellent Quizlings who came to play on this wild Wednesday. If you missed it, you missed a fantastic night! Obama stopped by before he went to Cameron Indoor and he asked a few Presidents’ Day questions to the assembled. Then we all gained the power of immortality and/or the ability to smite our enemies with our minds. Also, we gave away a Robocop t-shirt and every team got gift cards because that was the kind of night it was. Plus we brought some people back from the dead (sort of).

Bottom line: Trivia is awesome. Never. Miss. A. Single. Week.

Along the way, we chatted about Big Apple cocktails, old Oscar people and fancy dog winners. Plus there was this catchy tune from the mid-aughts…

Now let’s see how the teams stacked this week and we’ll plan to do it again next Wednesday!

Ace Of Spades, Your Food is Ready 63
Tar Devils 62
Bunch Of Trivia Jerks 61
Obama’s Here To Say The Day 59
At Least It’s Not Trivia Fraud 56
DTF: Down To Fiesta 55
We Want The T-Shirt 55
Fossil Eyes 38

And check out WORDCOUNT. It’s a suckhole of fun!

December 26 Trivia Rankings

December 27, 2018

It was a diminished crowd that came to play that Second Day of Christmas in 2018 but a lively gaggle of Quizlings nonetheless. Thanks to each and everyone who made it out for the festivities. (Regulars – missing you like candy so please come back in the New Year.)

Remember: Next week (January 2nd) is our End-Of-The-Year Raffle so you have one more week to getcher raffle tix. Bring a newbie, post a flier (email me and I’ll send you some) or spread the word about our brand our triviawesomeness. We’ll see you next week.

This week, we chatted about dwarf planets, Ivy League geography, the cost of Christmas and a popstar’s pooch. And we set the WABAC machine to the 1970s for a taste of (among other things) some rodential romping…

Now let’s see the team rankings for the week. How’d you do?

We’ll Trade Trivia Names For Pizza 64
Only 364 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas 63
Meatball Of Sadness 62
We Prefer The Aquaman Prequel, Waterboy 62
Carrboro Clams 61
The Fab Four 60
Upgraded 60
We’ve Got A Table This Time 57
I Didn’t Wanna Cook 57
Sleigh My Name, Sleigh My Name 43
Ashley’s Golden Girls And Two Stans 32

October 24 Trivia Rankings

October 25, 2018

A grand night of trivia once again and many thanks to all the Quizlings who made it out to play. Please make plans to attend next week’s Halloween Triviaganza. We’ll have candy and trivia and costume contests and some spooky surprises. Bring your friends and prepare for a few tricks with those treats.

This week, it was all about freaky mollusks, dead presidents and video rentals. Plus in honor of October being Adopt a Shelter Dog Month there was a presentable pooch named Ginger …

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Now check out the team rankings for the week. How’d you do?

Every Pizza Can Be Shared But Why? 67
Vote The $#!&heads Out 66
Our Team Is The Bomb 65
Quizlings Of The Round Table 62
The LEGO Taj Mahal is 5,935 Pieces 61
Sweet Vapor Jane 59
Murphy’s Optimist 58
Meghan Kelly Is The Jazz Singer 58
Did You Hear About The Lightbulb Party? It Was Lit 54
Zombie Apocalypse Caravan 53
Matt’s Quarter Life Crisis 51
Standing Room Only 50
Spooky Trivia Hell Team 49
Glen Won’t Let Us Come In His Back Door Anymore 49
Our Drinking Team Has A Trivia Problem 47
Witches Be Crazy 44
Overeducated & Underperforming 39

Trick Cur Treat

October 9, 2018

I’ve seen a lot of people dressing their dogs up in costumes lately. A Halloween thing, don’tcha know. Usually these nunderchucks wait until Christmas to adorn their cards with snaps of Fido wearing antlers and Ruff in a Santa suit, but now it seems hip to stress out puppy with a pumpkin parka or a skeleton hoodie.

Yeah, alright. Go ahead. Keep it up. Embarrass your canine. Make a mug of your mutt. Push poochie past the breaking point.

You may think it’s cute and all to have man’s best friend decked out in festive, seasonal garb but we’ll see who’s laughing when Cujo’s treating your jugular like a Milkbone.

“I will take my humiliation out of your flesh in bloody chunks.”

September 26 Trivia Rankings

September 27, 2018

9 years!!!!! Thanks for celebrating with us. There were lithographs and gift bags and alien face huggers and kitty mugs … plus the usual candy and trivia and fun. As we head into year ten, we’ll keep doing it every Wednesday until we can’t do it any more – nope, just kidding, I ain’t never stopping. They’ll pry these trivia questions from my cold, dead hands.

Here are the team rankings for the week. We’ll see you next time, Quizlings!

The News Is Terrible. Our Team Name Is “Puppies” 66
Hey, Cos, Better Hide Your Jello Pudding Pop! 64
Brettxit 63
Insta-Gone 63
The Most Accomplished Team In the History of Trivia 63
UN Comedy Club 62
RBG Is Supremely Concerned 60
Trump’s UN Comedy Writers 59
No, I Won’t Sign Your Yearbook 58
Tacos! 56
Kavanaughtys 56
Grab ‘Em By The Pizza 54
DOA 49
Kava-No Means No 45
Nick’s Bomb Squad 32

Sophie B. Good

September 14, 2018

You know, I been meaning to tell you something.

See, I’ve noticed that old dog has chained you up all right. Basically, given you everything you need to live inside a twisted cage and to sleep beside an empty rage. And the other night, I even had a dream I was your hero.

In fact, forgive me for being blunt but, damn, I wish I was your lover.  I’ll rock you till the daylight comes and make sure you are so smiling and warm. I am everything. Tonight I’ll even be your mother (if you’re into role playing). I will do such things to ease your pain. I will free your mind and you won’t feel ashamed.

Shucks, for me there is no other. You’re the only shoe that fits and I can’t imagine I’ll grow out of it.

To sum it all up one more time:

Damn! I wish I was your lover!

Just sayin’ is all.

August 8 Trivia Rankings

August 9, 2018

A little rain couldn’t keep the diehard Quizlings away! Thanks to all who came to play. The Dog Days of Trivia continue and I got to see some wonderful puppy pics this week. Next week: your exotic pet photos. But no spiders. (You think I’m joking? Try it, matey. I don’t want to see any arachnids unless one’s about to give me radioactive spider powers.)

I think we’ll raffle off that #DogDaysOfTrivia gift basket on September 29 – the date we’ll observe our ninth anniversary! Make plans to come out and celebrate with us!

This week, we talked of gassy muses, Potter siblings and animated Emmy noms. Plus there was this swingin’ musical number…

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

Lynn’s Treehouse 63
Is This Ostrich Jacket Weather? 60
Rain, Rain, Go Away 59
We Asked Glen To Help Us Come Up With A Team Name And He Said F Trump 57
Betsy’s Mind Is Like Her Yacht –  Lost At Sea 55
Aces And 8s: Donald, Your Order Is Ready 55
The Meat Sweats 52
Don’t Tariff Me, Bro 50
Is There A Lightning Round? 50
Tesla’s Trvial Team 49
The Poppyseed Defense 49
The Answers Are On Vacation 49
ICE, ICE, Baby Jails 48
If You’re Not Eating Crayons, What Are You Doing With Your Life? 47
Salami Milk 47
You’re A Quizard, Harry! 46
216 Hours Til College 45
Jacrispy 43
The Cure For Our Rainy Day Is Ice Cream 40
Pawnee Goddesses 40
Conspiracy Theories 31
Gorilla Biscuits 30

August 1 Trivia Rankings

August 2, 2018

Thanks to each and every Quizling who made it out to Wednesday night’s trivia soiree. I saw some lovely photos of some fabulous felines this week and, as The Dog Days of Trivia continue, next week it’s canines – so get those puppy pics ready.

This week, we went on about freaky talking bears, chess-playing supercomputers and signature burgers from rival chains. Plus there was this bizarre mutant fruit from Down Under…

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

I’m Using My Facebook Stock As Toilet Paper 65
Here, Budgie, Budgie, Budgie 64
“Paul-Face” aka “Scar-a-fort” aka “Alphonse” 64
Do We Need ID To Play Trivia? 64
It’s Not A Lemon Party Without Old Dick 62
This Is Your Captain Speaking AND THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SHOUTING 61
Pie Hard With A Vengeance 58
Does Trump Weigh More Or Less Than A Duck? 58
TP For My Target Hole 58
Poldarks of Victorian Granthchester 57
Pizza and Queer Eye Are My Only Joys In This Sad, Sad World 57
Jeffrey Dahmer’s House of Ribs 57
The Paleolithic People of the Sugendeez 56
Trump’s Hollywood Star 53
Trump Welcomes American Jerry 52
Queen of Hearts 51
LeBron’s First Student, J.R. Smith 49
The Pheasant Pluckers 48
The Dillard Manifesto 48
Guessing Isn’t Trivia 41
Citizen Gerry 40
The Newbies 40