Posts Tagged ‘Tomato Jake’s’

Last Chance To Vote!

May 18, 2018

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Polls close midnight Sunday so please take a moment to go to indyweek.com and vote for Tomato Jake’s as Best Trivia in Durham County (in the Out & About Section). Tell your friends and family to vote – anyone with an email can do it! Thanks for your help.

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May 9 Trivia Rankings

May 10, 2018

I scream! You scream! We all scream! Often, it’s just a primal scream at the insanity of the universe but tonight – TONIGHT – it was for ICE CREAM!

Thanks to all you lovely Quizlings who came out to play. Vote for Tomato Jake’s for Best Trivia Night in Durham County at indyweek.com and show me proof next week and you’ll get a raffle ticket. Prize or power to the winner, it’s up to you. But please do vote for us. That would be really cool.

This week, we chatted about French presidents, NASA launches and candy villains. Plus there was this Sweet Lil’ Dude …

Now here are this week’s team rankings.

Don’t Blame Us, We Voted For Stormy 65
Saw an Atomic Bomb And Iran 63
If We Can’t Have Cookies, We Want Ice Cream, Glen 62
Putting America Back To Work Building Fallout Shelters 58
Ally Algae And Frankie Fungus Took A Lichen To Each Other 55
We All Met On Tinder 55
Fighting To Keep Our Trivia Credentials 52
Pooperintendent 51
Don’t Sass Me, Sparky 49
We’re Just Here For The Ice Cream 47
Basketball Cancelled 47
The Ocho 45
Is The Harlem Shake Still Cool? 44
Rock, Paper, Scissorhands 40
Blues Clues Booze Cruise 38
Trump’s Pulling Out Again 37
The Free Range Parents 36
Infinity Stones Don’t Melt Steel Beams 34

May 2 Trivia Rankings

May 3, 2018

What a lovely night for trivia, Quizlings! Glad you could make it (assuming you could). Miss those who missed it but there’s always next week.

Please VOTE for us for Best Trivia Night in Durham County at indyweek.com’s Best Of The Triangle!

This week? We went to Mars to save Matt Damon, got stuck in the Middle with some Top 40 gold and spoiled Avengers: Infinity War. Plus there was this children’s TV memory…

Now here are the team rankings for the week. How’d you do?

White House Weather Report: Stormy With A Possibility of Showers 69 (not eligible to win, over 8)
High On Dragon Energy … and Crack 68
Sparky Leaked This Week’s Questions 66
We All Met On Tinder 66
Excel Made Me Cry 66
Wolf Thrown To Sheep For A Change 66
Lint-Free French Dressing 61
Celebrity Apprentice: White House Edition 59 (not eligible to win, over 8)
Family Game Night 57
Not Drafted 54
Eye of the Wolf 53
Whoopity-Scoop Whoop-Poop 51 (not eligible to win, over 8)
Team Venture 49
Tomato Jake’s Potato Snakes 43
We All Met On Bumble 41

April 25 Trivia Rankings

April 26, 2018

Thanks to all the Quizlings who made it out to play this week. It’s a busy, transitional time of the year for many, so I hope to see some missing faces soon. If we fill the place up then Glen might just give us ice cream!

This week it was all about American Girl Dolls, Pulitzer Prizes and Charles Dickens. And because I promised, here’s a behind the scenes look at one of the songs mentioned Wednesday night…

Now, here are this week’s team rankings:

Uranus Stinks … Yeah, We Know 67
We Still Want Our Prize Money In Cookies 67
Working For Ronny and Donnie 63
Perfect Date – Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold 58
It’s Gonna Be May 57
Macron-aroni & Geeze(r) 55
My Broshake Brings Macron To The Yard 53
April 25 Is The Perfect Date 50
Les Planet “B” Team 46
Our Team Is The Bomb … Syria…sly 45
Tactleneck 45
Trump’s Doctor (Is) Strange, Love 44
Two Blondes And A Lawyer 42
Pedego e-Bikes 29

April 18 Trivia Rankings

April 19, 2018

What a beautiful night for trivia! (Technically, a beautiful night for anything so I’m glad you chose trivia.) How lovely it was to see some old faces and a few new ones as well. But those empty seats are sure a kick in the gut, metaphorically-speaking. Spread the word, Quizlings! Let’s fill ‘er up and gets us some ice cream!

This week? It was old timey snacks and mnemonic devices* and Y2K figures. And, of course, there was this Broadway melody (damn, Wolverine got pipes!) …

Now here are the team rankings for the week. See you next Wednesday!

Glen’s Back From Cancun –  Time For Ice Cream! 66
Raiders Of The Law Office 65
Cohen Seeing Hannity Behind Trump’s Back 65
Good Night Court, Sweet Prince 65
We  Were Gonna Make A Time Travel Joke But None Of Them Liked It 62
We Ain’t Got No Team Name 61
Thank You Very Little 61
Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me … Carl Kassell Died 60
The Vice Presiders Of Fun Employment, Inc. 59
NASA Shoots Sperm Into Space 57
Cohen’s Fourth Client 55
Nora’s First Trivia Night 51
Quizards of Waverly Place 44

*Here’s some of my favorite mnemonic devices from the evening…

My Very Educated Mother Just Showed Us Nothing

My Very Excited Mother Just Sold Unicycles Nightly

My Very Enormous Mind Just Stuns Underground Nomads

My Very Excellent Mother Just Saw Unicorn Nuns

BTW the one I like to use is:

Meredith Vieira Enters My Jacuzzi Slowly Unveiling Nudity

April 4 Trivia Rankings

April 5, 2018

A light turnout, a raffle for nominating and some crossword puzzle clues. All told, an interesting evening. Thanks to all the Quizlings in attendance (and come back soon, the rest of you).

Last chance to nominate Tomato Jake’s for Best Trivia Night in Durham County at indyweek.com (polls close Sunday). Please take a few minutes to do this and get someone you love to do it as well (or someone you hate – either way works).

This week? It was a lovely menu of KFC, salad vegetables and pickle slush – all USDA approved! And then there was this Scoobynatural crossover …

Now let’s see how your team stacked up.

Is It Curling Season Yet? 69
Star Wars > Trade Wars 69
The New England Patriots of Trivia 68
NEVER Question Josh’s Cat Knowledge 66
Eggplant² 59
We’re Only Here Becase It’s Spring Break 57
Kim’s Midnight Train To China 55
Trump Cleaned Out His Cabinet For Passover 54
Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’) 52
8-Ball 50
Han Shot First 45
Take Me Out To A Ballgame 43

March 21 Trivia Rankings

March 22, 2018

Wow. What a night. Goodbyes. Hellos. An early Easter. Prizes. What. A. Night.

There was Jello-O (there’s always room), a true NCAA underdog story (go Retrievers) and the wildest pop culture drummer this side of Keith Moon. Plus there was this 15 minutes of fail…

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Please Nominate Tomato Jake’s for best Trivia Night in Durham County at indyweek.com

Now let’s see how the teams stacked.

Everybody Hates Chris 68
Facecrook 66
Ben Carson Threw His Wife Under The Table 65
I Voted Six Times For Putin 65
Putting The Ack In Brackets 60
Snow Way! 60
Space Force Academy Cadet Bone Spur Reporting For Duty 60
Chloroform? More Like Bore-oform! 57
The Teachers  On Talk Over Me One More Time Are Armed 57
We’re The UMBC Of Trivia 56
Winter Be Like … And Another Thing! 56
Veni Vidi Velcro 53
Pineapple IS Good On Pizza 45
Talk Over Me One More Time 42
G Town’s Finest 39
You’re Fired! 39
Big Rascals 38

Best Of The Triangle!

March 21, 2018

Please NOMINATE Tomato Jake’s for BEST TRIVIA NIGHT IN DURHAM COUNTY at indyweek.com‘s Best Of The Triangle 2018 in the Out & About Section. Love to win but have to be nominated first. Please take a moment to help out. Thanks so much!

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March 14 Trivia Rankings

March 15, 2018

A wonderful week, my Quizling! There was a Dinohat, a Los Pollos Hermanos Apron and other wonderful stuff. You had a shot if you show up. If you stayed home, you got nothing!

PLEASE nominate us for Best Trivia Night in Durham County at Best in the Triangle at indyweek.com.

This week? We talked of colorful detectives, before dinner cocktails and planetary discoveries. Plus there was this saucy commercial…

Now here are the rankings for the week. How’d your team do?

Beware The Tide Pods Of March 68
The Space Force Awakens 65
Collateral Damage 64
Rexit 64
Hard To The Corps 63
Baby Elliott On Board 60
3.14 of Hearts, Your Pie Is Ready 58
πzza 56
The Crew Crushes Genoa Salami 55
My Baking Skills Are A 3.14 53
United – Where Pets Fly Free 49
Who Farted? 49
Flannel Force 49
Roll Tide Pods 46
Tillerson Lasted 41 Scarmuccis 38
This Weather Is March Madness 38
A Lucky Pickle Is Kind of A Big Dill 33

March 7 Trivia Rankings

March 8, 2018

What a great night! Over 100 Quizlings in attendance which means the first prize was doubled courtesy of your friendly neighborhood quizmaster. Huzzah! Let’s keep that up, shall we? The awesome attendance, that is – not the, uh, doubling of the first prize (I have a mortgage to pay, after all).

Meanwhile, please NOMINATE Tomato Jake’s for Best Trivia Night in Durham County at indyweek.com under Out & About (wonderful things will come if we win, QM’s promise!).

This week, we celebrated National Cereal Day, listened to some wild music and engaged in some Seussian tongue twisters with a fox.

Plus there was this Oscar moment…

And now let’s see how the teams stacked up this week.

“Gag Order” Starring Stormy Daniels 63
Free Cookies? 60
Chuck Eats Cheese 60
We All Met On Tinder 59
Chaos 56
Beasts From The East 56
Let The Madness Begin 55
Win For Woody 55
Best Topping: The Shape OF Pepperoni 54
Call Me By Your Trivia Name 53
Grue Crushes Trivia 53
It’s My Birthday And I’ll Trivia If I Want To 48
We’re Against Arming Quizmasters 48
Would It Be Wrong For Me To Drink the Whole Pitcher  Of Beer If My Teammates Don’t Show Up? 47
Matt Damon and the Damons 46
David Dennison All-Stars 43
Stormy Trumps Don 41
King Archer 41
Tomato Jake’s Should Be The Official Pizza of the NFL 40