Encore Question of September 2nd, 2000.
Played at The Frog & Firkin in North York Ontario.
Tonight I've got Bill MADDOG here for the music game. I hadn't seen Richard BERGIE for months but he got very sick and left. None of The Regulars were here on this Labour Day weekend. There was a player named TIGER but we realized it couldn't be Joe.
My game so far had gone like this: TuneUp....3500/5000...5th/16th...I'm in a three way tie for 5th...MATT, THEONE, TIGER, CHRONC won round. OnBeat...10250/14000...2nd/16...MADDOG wins round and has 10750...I get 7 right, 1 wrong, 1 no answer. JukeBox...15418/20000...1st/15...I win the round. Triviaoke...22044/28000...1st/16...I win the round.
So the Encore answers come up. Well I can't bookmark any pages with this list of authors. I'll just have to wait for the question.
Question:...The title of Sting's LP "Ten Summoner's Tales" refer to this writer's work:
Well I flip through my Albums book to find Sting but there's no description. I was thinking during this frantic search of the biographical profile I'd seen of Sting on television a few months ago. A lot of detail about his career in The Police and his marriages. Sure lots about his music and things I wasn't interested in like him doing yoga in a loincloth and talking about tantric sex. Well I can't remember if they mentioned any authors but I know 'Ghost In The Machine' and 'Synchronicity' were named after author's phrases or books. I'd rang in '2' before I started flipping through my book. I could imagine him saying the name 'Chauser' in his ex-school teacher voice and thought Faulkner may have been a Police influence. I didn't know either author. The quizwriters wouldn't have '2' as the Encore answer two weeks in a row? Sure, tricky. Too much thinking and I didn't have time to tip off anyone else except I said my choice during my search.
Correct Answer:...2 Chauser
[NTN Extra Fact:...Sting makes allusions to Chauser's "Canterbury Tales" and his own last name "Sumner".]
I'm right and finish with 33066 points. I win and earn 3000+ Players Plus points for meeting the 20000 point standard this week. I finish 15th on the Network Top 20 board and 62nd overall. I didn't catch the bar's ranking but it was very poor.
Here's how the rest of the bar did: Player preEncore Final Rank ROCKET 22044 33066 62 15th on the Network Top 20 MADDOG 18258 x 14606 5516 CRANKY 15992 x 7996 7381 TIGER 11652 x 5826 8091 CMPSCI 10724 x 9652 6838 MATT 8951 13427 5602 RUSS 6817 x 6135 7990 RINVAN 6555 x 5899 8068 CARRY ? 5856 x 2928 8975 KASPER 3768 x 1884 9041 SORRY 3476 x 3128 8444 CRASH 3207 x 1603 9397 BILL 2630 x 1841 9382 MATT 2233 x 1117 9475 BOSHOG 1167 x 583 9634 BABA 0 x 0 9809
Other games:...I start the evening with 1127800 Players Plus points.
8:00pm...Countdown...9662/15000...3rd/10...1000+ Players Plus points...I'm 64th in NA...bar is 7th in North America with a 9972 average...FRITZ wins.
8:30pm...Countdown...9768/15000...2nd/13...2000+ points...I'm 1208th in NA...bar is 427th...KOHAI wins.
9:00pm...Wipeout...7142/15000...2nd/9...1000+ points...I'm 99th in NA...bar is 13th in NA with a 7302 average...FRITZ wins.
9:30pm...Wipeout...9562/15000...1st/16?...1000+ points...I'm 11th on the Network Top 20 board in NA...45th overall ...bar is 9th in NA with a 7121 average.
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