Encore Question of November 9, 1996.


  1. Soundgarden
  2. Cranberries
  3. Pearl Jam
  4. Extra Fancy
  5. Sonic Youth

Tonight I won each round but still had to be careful as I could be caught even risking only 10% and being wrong. I had 21303 and FDR had 12840. If he/she risked 50%, I'd better be right. I put up 2130.

Question: Chris Cornell is a singer-guitarist for this alternative band:

Well I'm not sure about this one. Gotta think. I know all the Cranberries but can only think of Delores right away...but that's the singer so I don't have to know everyone in the band. So that means it's not Eddie of Pearl Jam. Three to go, I've never heard of Extra Fancy so don't think it would be them. Maybe subliminally I picked Soundgarden over Sonic Youth as I have one Soundgarden cassette. I could have fallen for Smashing Pumpkins if that was up there so I'm not so smug.

Correct Answer: 1 Soundgarden

Well lucky me. I expected everyone to get this right in a bar like this, but two of five players were wrong including my closest competition. I finish with 23433 and earn 2000+ points. YUMMY finishes with 15648. I finish 8th on the Top 10 HighScore board for best score at this game. I'm now 1st, 4th, 5th, 8th, and 9th at this bar. Further afield, I'm 2239th in North America and the bar is 1538th. I also get a Gold Medal which makes two this month tieing me with VADER who seems to win the signature game on Friday.

The band tonight is 'Nightfly', a quartet who's lead singer plays the saxaphone. They soon fall into sounding like most of the bands that play here. The bar is crowded tonight with people waiting for the Tyson-Holyfield fight. There weren't many players tonight as most of the monitors were tuned to see the Heavyweight title change. It even got a distraction for me as I wasn't concentrating in the later games.

Other games:
9:30pm Wipeout..7391/15000...1st/5...3026 in NA, bar is 1972nd. (would have helped if I'd got here before the 7th question!) 1500+points.
10:00pm..Playback..(see above)
11:00pm..Retro TV..14523/15000...1st/5...38th in NA (only 7 points out of the top 20), bar is 1061st. 2000+ points. These were the exact same questions they asked in last Saturday's game!
11:30pm..Countdown..8048/16000...1st/1...132nd in NA (top 20 was only at 11000 something). bar is 2337th. 1000+ points.
12:00am..Countdown..5997/16000...1st/1...3776th in NA (top 20 was only at 10000 something), bar is 2582nd as I was the only player..500+ points (needed 8000 for max points).
12:30am..Countdown..6393/15000...1st/1...762nd in NA (top 20 was only 9665!), bar is 2425th. 1000+ points.
1:00am..Countdown..9767/15000...1st/1...38th in NA (top 20 was only 9830!), bar is 1997th. 1000+ points.
That made four tough games in a row. Seeing all of North America struggle didn't make me feel so bad!

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