Encore Question of May 13, 2000.
Played at The Frog & Firkin in North York.
Tonight I have a small lead going into the Encore question. I'm playing with Richard BERGIE, Bill MADDOG, and Kimmo KAV and Dave COITUS who came later. The Regulars have four players and six boards.
My game so far had gone like this: TuneUp 3500/5000...2nd/14 in 8 way tie...YABABY wins with 4000. OnBeat 12500/14000...2nd/14...YABABY, ROCKET and ELVIS win with perfect 9000. Richard and Bill must have given me three answers. JukeBox 17634/20000...1st/15...I win round and I have just over a 200 point lead. Triviaoke...22515/28000...1st/18...KELLY wins round and pulls into 2nd place.
I put 50% on the line and bookmark my music book at Ray Charles and Harry Belafonte.
Question:...When planning a 1960's costume party you've got to have the __________ classic "Limbo Rock".
I look under Harry Belafonte as Richard and Bill say that sounds like the best I suppose thinking of his Jamaican origins. I couldn't find the song under him but say it's maybe Chubby Checker. I've heard the song played in a movie but it was probably someone else singing it. I start a search for Chubby Checker and find the listing. He didn't 'Twist' all the time. I've enough time to tell my group and the Regulars but they say they knew already.
Correct Answer:...3. Chubby Checker
[NTN extra fact:.....I missed it this week].
I'm right and win with 33773 points. I finish at 12th on the Network Top 20. I earn 3000 Players Plus points for meeting this week's 20000 point standard. The bar finishes 6th on the Network Top 20 with a 31659 average. No individual rankings were given at our bar.
I was on my way home when I thought why that may have been such a hard question...maybe noone could picture Chubby Checker ducking under a horizontal bar.
Here's how the rest of the bar did: Player preEncore Final Rank ROCKET 22515 33773 38 I finish 12th on the Network Top 20 KELLY 21427 32141 63 YABABY 20881 31322 77 BERGIE 20619 30929 84 JARVIS 20088 30132 ELVIS 20051 30077 MOLSON 19731 29597 OLE JR 19727 29591 MADDOG 19641 29461 KAV 17911 26867 DEFMAN 13359 x 12023 FOGHAT 9927 x 4963 COITUS 3966 4363 QT 2545 2799 LION 0 x 0 NO 0 x 0 JAM -68 x -136 MANDY -250 x -500 SPOCK -500 x -1000
The 9:30pm game asked a question about David Lee Roth's fictional television station in his video 'Just A Gigolo' and the answer was DAVE TV. The player DAVE TV has been coming to this bar on Tuesdays as a ringer to help the bar win a contest as best in the Firkin chain.
Other games:...started the evening with 1081800 points.
8:00pm...Countdown...12495/15000...2nd/8...1000+ points...I'm 102nd in North America...bar is 508th...BERGIE wins.
8:30pm...Countdown...12494/15000...1st/7...2000+ points...I'm 824th in NA...bar is 800th.
9:00pm...Wipeout...7321/15000...7th/9...500+ because I couldn't meet 8000 standard...no individual ranking given...bar is 8th in NA with a 10804 average...YABABY wins and is 11th on the Network Top 20.
9:30pm...Wipeout...8193/15000...10th/12...1000+ points...I'm 3854th in NA...bar is 266th...OLE JR wins.
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