NTN Encore Question of October 21st, 2006.
Played at The Frog & Firkin in North York Ontario.

Answers:

  1. Benny Goodman
  2. Charlie Mingus
  3. Count Basie
  4. Duke Ellington
  5. Fletcher Henderson

Tonight I'm playing with two boards as ROCKET and LITBOX with Rob COSMO, Sean METLCA, and Phil PLBAAB.

My game so far had gone like this:
TuneUp...ROCKET...4000/5000...1st/6...my two boards win round.    
..........LITBOX...4000/5000...1st/6.
I guessed 2 for 4 correct in this round.
OnBeat...ROCKET...12000/14000...1st/6...my two win round 8 for 9.  
..........LITBOX...12000/14000...1st/6.
8 right and 1 wrong was great but I should have had the Bob Seger new album title for a sweep.
JukeBox...ROCKET...16481/20000...1st/6...ROCKET wins round. 
...........LITBOX...16461/20000...2nd/6.
We were the only one's playing but we didn't get all the categories that I wanted.
Triviaoke...ROCKET...23372/28000...1st/6...PLBAAB wins round.
.........LITBOX...23352/28000...2nd/6.
I didn't take any -250 but I had one for +90. I was fine with a round like this. 

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Now the Encore answers come up. Jazz artists. I don't know much about any of them. The P+ standard this week is 20000 but I was thinking at the beginning of the game that we might as well risk 50% because even being wrong at 10% won't get our standard. Ahh I don't play like that.

Encore Question:..."Pitter Panther Patter" is one of the best known works of this prolific jazz composer:

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I don't know this one. For the first time in a few years, I have only a 1 in 5 chance as I can't rule out anybody. I answer both as '3' as I think that's the new default answer this last year for Encores.

Correct Answer:....4. Duke Ellington

[NTN Extra Fact:...The piano led composition evokes the spirit and style of the swing era..]

I'm wrong but fall to 2nd as ROCKET. I finish 5990th overall in all North America. The bar is 20th in North America with a 15360 average. I earn 1500+ points for not making this week's standard of 20000 points. PLBAAB wins by guessing correctly and that one right answer got our bar as one of the tops in North America. [ntn.com revised our bar score to 34th out of 1607 bars].

Here's how the rest of the bar did: 
Player	preEncore	Final	Rank	ntn.com rank
ROCKET	23372	x	11686	5990	 997
LITBOX	23352	x	11676	6000	1002
PLBAAB	21790		32685	   9	  33
COSMO	20789	x	10395	6439	1225
METLCA	20715	x	10358	6451	1234
FREEKS	 1500	x	  750	----	5659
[ntn.com listed 6230 players].

Other games:...I start the night with ROCKET at 3,493,500+ and LITBOX at 1,234,500 P+ points.
7:30pm...Triviaoke...ROCKET...4085/15000...5th/8...500+ points...I'm 5544th in NA...bar is 19th with a 6702 average...METLCA wins with 9604 and is 19th on the Network Top 20. (I guess most bars were playing RaceDay.
..............LITBOX...4141/15000...4th/8...I'm here in time for the last 7 questions.
8:00pm...Jukebox...ROCKET...13393/14000...1st/6...1000+ points...I'm 6th on the Network Top 20 in NA...bar is 7th in NA with a 12933 average.
...............LITBOX...13393/14000...1st/6...1000+ points...I'm 6th in NA.
8:30pm...Tuned-in TV...ROCKET...12396/15000...4th/6...1000+ points...I'm 220th in NA...bar is 8th in NA with a 13159 average.
...............LITBOX...12396/15000...4th/6...1000+ points...I'm 220th in NA.
One Simpson's question which I even know...METLCA wins and is 18th on the Network Top 20.
9:00pm...Playback (see above).
10:00pm...RetroTV Countdown...ROCKET...13620/15000...2nd/7...1000+ points...I'm 125th in NA...COSMO wins.
..............LITBOX...13588/15000...3rd/7...1000+ points...I'm 148th in NA...bar is 20th in NA with a 13417 average

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