Encore Question of August 22, 1998.
Played at the Frog And Firkin in North York.
Tonight I have a score of 22413 in a strange game where I'm helping a small group of friends against a larger group led by DAVETV. I've been feeding answers to TREV who holds the lead with 22660 ahead of MOLSON who's in Dave's group. I'm in third but just want 'our' group to win as I was cut out when Dave took his group to one of the restaurant's booths. Wow, playing 'AGAINST' DAVETV, what a nightmare. I hadn't won any of the rounds but this was a good score for me.
Question:...Which group won a Grammy in 1965 for the song 'Flowers On The Wall'?
Well no problem for me and a few others in the group. It was '5'. I made sure TREV had it and our group would win. Maybe asking what their names were would be tough, they're not really brothers.
Correct Answer:....5. Statler Brothers
I'm right and finish with 33619 points which is 3rd in this bar out of 11 players. TREV wins with 33990 and is 19th on the Top 20 network. He finishes 61st in North America, MOLSON is 62nd with 33923 and I'm 67th. The bar is 8th best in North America with a 33230 average. I earn 3000 Players Plus points for this game.
My Players Plus points have been finally transferred over to this bar. I'd lost track but I'm a Red Star with 576300 points. That's no great shakes in this bar but I only come out Saturday nights if at all.
The DAVETV group was formed at 9:30pm when he arrived and splitting off with about six others for a booth including MOLSON, KELLY, PHREDD and ENIGMA. My group had four of us ROCKET, Bill MADDOG, Trevor TREV and Jeff LEAFAN.
9:00pm...Wipeout...2821/15000...didn't see my postition...7106 in North America...bar is 1467...I earn 500+ Players Plus Points. I don't know who won. It would have helped to arrive before the 13th question.
9:30pm...Wipeout...10305/15000...8th/11...1578 in NA...bar is 3rd in NA with a 14248 average...1000+ points...DAVETV wins with 14977 and is 2nd on the Network Top 20 and 3rd overall, PHREDD is 7th.
10:00pm...Playback (see above).
11:00pm...RetroTV...11481/15000...6th/9...435th in NA...bar is 14th in NA with a 12507 point average...1000+ points...T REV (which we knew was Dave goofing around) won and was 99th in NA.
11:30pm...Countdown...12573/15000...2nd/11...53rd in NA...bar is 4th in NA...1000+ points...LEAFAN wins with 13039 and is 16th on the Network Top 20 and 21st overall.
12:00am...Countdown...12222/15800...7th/12...70th in Canada...bar is 1st in Canada with a 14748 average. (our players had 1, 2, 3, 5, 11 best scores)...DAVETV wins and is #1 in Canada.
12:30am...Countdown...11175/15000...7th/12...98th in NA...bar has 13076 average and is on the Top 20 board...1000+ points...MRFROG wins and is 3rd in NA with a 14061. This is really Dave getting a dig in against my friend MRKOOL who always arrives at the bar after midnight. DAVETV was 4th.
Well the Dave group won four games and my group won two. It was competitive but look at the glory we brought to the bar. On my way out I was seething but went over to the other booth to say goodnight and Dave shook my hand and said "It was nice seeing you again". I was instantly not mad at all! TREV and LEAFAN were really grateful for my earning them a win.
I expect to be at the Women's CONCACAF qualifying soccer tournament next week so there won't be a trivia report.
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