Posts Tagged ‘Trivia’

July 18 Trivia Rankings

July 19, 2018

I love my Quizlings! Honestly, you lot need to understand that. Wednesday night trivia is the highlight of my week (sorry, family) and all of you kind folks who come out to play each week make that happen. Many thanks for that.

What happened this week? We learned how long it takes to get to the moon, who really invented the telephone and how quickly we forget losing running mates. And then there was this boxing moment…

Now, here are this week’s team rankings. See you next time, Quizlings, as the Dog Days of Trivia continue.

Flip Flops: The Official Trump Footwear 63
Will Do Wayne Lapierre For Bail 61
Pickle Packers International 60
Grab ‘em By The Putin 58
Putin Is The New Shaggy (It Wasn’t Him) 57
Putin On The Ritz; Trump’s Brain’s On The Fritz 57
Eating Pizza On National Hot Dog Day 56
We Said False When We Meant True 55
Trump! Stop Putin Your Foot In Your Mouth 54
Keeping up With Anton 52
The Flaming Falcons 50
Most Horses Have Mullets 50
Take Two 47
Charlie Brown And The Deepwater Jews 47
Quantum Rubble 46
Our Other Teammates Ran Off To Canada 46
Brittany Went To Home Goods 45
Vlad’s Boys 44
100% Of The Time We’re Right 50% Of The Time 41
Space Army 37
Drop Bears 36
Humor is Not Our Strong Suit 35
We’re NOT Gonna Be Last Place 34
The Extra Large Peanuts 34
The Sandals 33
Tomato Town 29
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July 11 Trivia Rankings

July 12, 2018

It was great to see folks out again for an evening of Tomato Jake’s Trivia after a week off for America’s birthday. We got some cool ice cream to offset the heat and some cool trivia to satiate our brains.

The Dog Days of Trivia continue all summer long so bring those pooches out to the patio to get entered in our gift basket raffle (date: TDB, at the end of the season – you must be present to win). I will offer opportunities next month for those who don’t have pets to proffer for prizes.

What did we learn this week? Dinosaurs are cool (except when they sing and dance). Sparky has a lot of Tay Tay on his MP3 player. And corn pone is not what you think. Plus there was this incredible Kentucky-fried guest appearance…

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

Rescue Diver Fan Club 66
More Pizza For Us, I Guess 65
The Pasty White Stay-at-Homes 64
How Many Navy Seals Does It Take To Secure Free Ice Cream? 61
Send In The Divers, America’s Sinking 61
Trivia Newton-John 61
Clooney In Sequel To Gravity 58
Trivia 1 56
Putin’s Pocket 54
2 Guys, No Girls, And A Pizza Place 54
Threat Level Midnight 53
The Only Thing Coming Home Is England’s Futbol Team 53
The Wild Bores 52
Jack of Diamonds, Your Order Is Ready 52
MTV’s The Real World Cup 47
Sun’s Out, Pun’s Out 46
Forgot My Flask 45
International House of Pizza 45
Freaky Wednesday 43
What’s My Name Again? 38

June 20 Trivia Rankings

June 21, 2018

What a great night for trivia, my Quizlings! I sure hope you were part of it all – the fun and the ice cream and the Dunkin Donuts gift cards. If you missed it, we’re doing it again next week (the trivia, that is – I can’t speak to the ice cream or the donuts).

This week, we were all about Big Apple big wigs, LEGO maniacs and shake, shake, shakey pop music. And, of course, there was this forgotten television – um, gem?

Now here are all the teams, ranked from highest to lowest (someone’s gotta occupy the end bits). See you next week!

The Felonius Baby Squad 52
It’s Always 8 O;Clock Somewhere 52
Come To Canada: Keep Your Pot And Your Babies 51
Came All the Way From Georgia For The Free Ice Cream 51
Not So Topical 50
Feckless Trump 50
Triple Threat 49
Who Is Tae Kwon Do Sally? 49
Chaco Taco 47
We Like Beer 45
Two Girls One World Cup 42
Wet Bandits 42
We Scream For Ice Cream 41
Tahoe Family 41
The Big Boys B3 37
I Don’t Know How To Pronounce This 35
High Wire Act 35

January 3 Trivia Rankings

January 4, 2018

Wow! What an evening of triviawesomeness! Some fantastic new faces, some lovely returning faces and so much white stuff. I hope everyone made it home safely. We’ll see you next week.

Meanwhile, one lucky Quizling made off with a gift bagsket full of goodies* (congratulations, Vince). More raffles and surprises as the year progresses so stay tuned and keep playing.

This week? We talked about islands, phonetic alphabets and triangles (the math kind, not the musical kind). Plus there was this cinematic parody…

Now let’s see how your team did. Here are the weekly rankings:

‘Bama Are The Yankees Of College Football 68
Eric Snowed-In 64
Our Trivia Answers Are Bigger Than Yours 62
It’s Colder Than A Melania Trump Stare 58
We Ain’t Afraid Of No Snow 56
Put It On Dick’s Tab 56
Nature HATES Them 56
Snow Way 56
I’m Afraid Of My Next Heating Bill 54
Good God, It’s Snowing Outside 50
Z Is For Zzzzzelda 48
Budweiser? I HardlyKnow Her 44
Our President Is A Bigger Buttonhole Than Yours 42
Baby, It’s Cold Outside 41
Cyclone Bomb Is What Happened In My Toilet Today 31

*the gift bagsket includes a Re-Gift Leftover, a Rogue One Collector Cup, a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card, Celebrations Candy in Wine Bottle, AMC Gift Cards, Centerpiece Magazine, Trivia Night Fliers (Share the love), Ready Player One Book, Doublemint Gum, Sour Patch Kids, a Tomato Jake’s Gift Card, a Tomato Jake’s Can Koozie, a Pokemon Watch, an Inflatable Crown, a Guess Who Said That? Trivia Calendar, Chapel Hill Toffee, Baby Wipes, a Starbucks Gift Card, Airheads, SweeTarts, a Framed Picture of Danny Devito as the Penguin, Ring Pops, and a Cassette of Chumbawumba’s 1997 album Tubthumper.

 

November 3 Trivia Rankings

November 16, 2017

Hey, Quizlings! Before we get to the wrap-up and rankings, three things I wish to impart:

1) There will be trivia next week and every Wednesday into the new year. Don’t miss a week of the triviaganza!

2) NEWBvember continues! Bring a newbie next week and the 29th and both of you get into a raffle for cool prizes.

3) I miss you when you’re gone. If you can’t make it next week due to the holiday or haven’t been around for a few weeks, please come back as soon as you can! My Quizlings are my family.

What happened this week? There was the Citizen of the Year, some cartoon magpies and Aquaman’s stepdaughter. Plus there was this snack treat …

See you next week, Quizlings! Now here are the rankings for the week. How’d your team do?

Knuckleheads 66
It Was The Busta Rhymes It Was The Worsta Rhymes 64
Hawkins A.V. Club 63
The Team Who No Longer Says “Ni!” 56
Where’s Spot? 54
GOP Plan: Both Death and Taxes 55
Shameless Panderers 53
Why Would Sparky Insult Me By Calling Me Old When I Would Never Call Him Short and Fat 52
Make America’s Malls Safe Again 52
‘Tis The Season For Treason 52
We Haven’t Been Here in Six Months – Are Brownies Still a Thing? 48
Team Ramrod 48
Tar Heels Made Us Late 43
Three Girls And A Guy 42
Cards Against The Presidency 41
Overplayed and Overrated 36

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

The Dog Days of Trivia

September 20, 2017

We’re celebrating Tomato Jake’s Wednesday Night Trivia’s Eighth Anniversary All MONTH LONG and it’s still not too late to get in on the fun!

On September 27, we’re holding our raffle for, among other things, a free night’s stay for two at a nifty Durham hotel. You don’t have to be present to win and you get one raffle ticket just for playing (one per week). The raffle is only open to Quizlings 18 and above due to the nature of the prize.

You can also pick up extra raffle tickets for bringing a newbie (one per week), posting a flier to out trivia night (one per week) and donating a new dog toy for our canine pals (no limit).

So, doing the math, if you come out to play this week and bring a friend who’s never been to our trivia night before and you show me a picture of a flier you posted on a public bulletin board where local folks can view it and you bring five new dog toys to donate, then that’s … mumbling under breath … carry the one … eight raffle tickets you get this week alone! That’s some major odds in your favor!

Spread the word! Bring your friends! Bring your enemies (best to keep them closer)! Just help us celebrate 8 years of fantastic trivia at Tomato Jake’s Pizzeria throughout the month of September!

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

July 19 Trivia Rankings

July 19, 2017

Another magnificent week of trivia, my Quizlings! I hope you were able to attend. If not, there’s always next week – a week in which a Strangers Things fan gets a cool prize and you can try to make me laugh my bringing your best joke!

This week, there was talk of Spider-Man, Emmy nominations and big honkin’ piece of ice. And there was this blast from the past:

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

Meeting With Putin At The Waffle House 66
We Have No Idea What Happened This Week 64
GOPeeing On My Heath Care 63
George Romero: Dead Or Undead? 63
MILFs Do A Body Good 60
Our Team Is On Vacation, We’re Gonna Lose 59
Buzzfeed Says We’re Winning 59
This Election Wasn’t Even “Made In America” 59
Yay For Weiner Day 59
Art Of The Attention Span? (Not So Much) 59
You Won’t Believe The Size Of My Zucchini 59
Here For The Right Reasons 57
Collateral Damage 54
A Magician Was Driving Down The Road Then He Turned Into A Driveway 53
Spider-Pig 52
Last Week’s Third Place Team 51
Don Jr. Hopes These Four Years Are Over Soon – We Hope It’s Sooner 51
Knick Knack Paddy Whack Give The Dog A Bone 48
Hot Dogs 47
I Smell Like Beef 45
Soar High, Falcons 42
Shut The Front Door 39
They Stole Our Name 39
Duke Tennis Kid 18