Encore Question of November 25th, 2000.
Played at The Frog & Firkin in North York Ontario.
Tonight I'm playing with Bill MADDOG, Doug CRANKY, a new guy Paul ZUKEE, and the guy from earlier this month (who pulled a Nick Drake tape out of his shopping bag at the best possible time) Mike CHIMPS and we have the top three spots. Another week of 3500 in TuneUp and 6 right, 3 wrong in OnBeat although I won the Triviaoke round.
My game so far had gone like this: TuneUp....3500/5000...3rd/12 I'm tied with eight others...CHIMPS wins round with 4500. OnBeat...8750/14000...5th/12...ZUKEE and TIGER win round with 6500 points, ZUKEE has lead with 10500. JukeBox...13064/20000...6th/12...CHIMPS wins round...ZUKEE has lead with 15131. Triviaoke...19135/20000...3rd/11...I win this round.
Now these guys are composers or orchestra leaders? Oh well. Can I spot any of them in my Albums book? Well I waste my time reading in the current scores in my micro-recorder.
Encore Question..."Summer Of '42" and "Just For You" are albums from this jazz/classical/pop musician:
Oh oh. I should be able to find "Summer Of '42" in the soundtracks section but I can't (actually it was there but it doesn't list the artist). CHIMPS is sure of the answer and I look it up to back it up but I can't find that either as it's on the second page of that artist's album list. Good thing I don't change as on my own I might have when I don't see it. None of The Regulars were over to compare answers. I only saw Kim MOLSON/VIKING earlier who gave me a copy of the "Frosh 3" CD and gift certificate the bar won a few weeks ago.
Correct Answer:...1. Peter Nero
Second week in a row that the answer is about movie composers and it's Number 1. I'm right and stay in 3rd place. I earn 3000+ Players Plus points by meeting this week's 20000 point standard. I finish with 28703 points which is 84th in NA. The bar is 16th in North America with a 24937 average. Too bad we didn't have one more player hit it as the fifth place player had less than 10000. Doug CRANKY was between us but didn't hear Mike I guess.
Here's how the rest of the bar did: Player preEncore Final Rank ZUKEE 20308 30462 65 CHIMPS 19419 29129 79 ROCKET 19135 28703 84 TIGER 19089 x 9545 6276 KELLY 18717 x 9359 6349 ALKIE 18656 x 9328 6361 MADDOG 17900 26850 104 MOLSON 17849 x 8925 6518 VIKING 17795 x 8897 6529 ADAM 16619 x 8309 6758 CRANKY 13782 x 6891 7311
I thought it would be the Americans who wouldn't be out this weekend but all we could get going were eleven boards.
Other games:...I start the evening with 1195800+ points.
8:00pm...Countdown...10107/15000...1st/3...1000+ points...I'm 615th in NA...bar is 1623rd...(I was here for the last 14 questions).
8:30pm...Countdown...13259/15000...1st/8...2000+ points...I'm 254th in NA...bar is 723rd.
9:00pm...Wipeout...13112/15000...1st/10...1000+ points...I'm 67th in NA...bar is 11th in North America with a 12465 average..
9:30pm...Wipeout...13883/15000...1st/12...1000+ points...I'm 77th in NA...bar is 17th in NA with a 12930 average.
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