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    The Lion & Crown - Allen

    932 Garden Park Drive
    Allen TX 75013
    (972) 649-4311
    • PUB QUIZ—Thursdays @ 7:30pm
    About The Lion & Crown - Allen

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    The Lion & Crown Pub, an English-style pub with a large and varied menu, is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. serving lunch, dinner and daily specials. The pub also offers a wide selection of fine wines and 38 beers on tap. Guests can watch sporting events on one of the many large TV screens or enjoy a nice night out on the patio. Different drink specials are available every day and live music on Friday and Saturday.

    QUIZ RECAP

    Thu Mar 29 2018
    | by Quizmaster Louis Roth
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    Bobs.  We get Bobs.  A fascinating and most informative Round Three on “Bob’s Your Uncle”.  Difficult and rewarding for its choice of Roberts.  Only one team knew who Robert Fitzsimmons was.  Well done, King!  And the hue and cry for simpler Bobs went up.  How come they didn’t ask me who Bob Barker was?!?  Hilarious!  I guess bobbing for Bobs isn’t as easy as it looks. 

    Welcome to new teams 2 Girls 1 Cup, Nitro Panther and Fred & Barney.  Welcome back to Rockafellas and Guess-a-Lot.  Congratulations to the Hilltoppers who came with more of their clan and grabbed first prize.  Stealth Texas assimilated the second place award and Ship It! took third. 

    Quizmaster Lou’s Tips

     It’s interesting to watch how the various trivia teams react to the question sets they are given during game play.  A leading team’s morale can go from ebullient to crestfallen (or vice-versa) at the announcement of the next question set’s subject matter.  The crowd at the Lion & Crown in Allen was no exception when Round Seven’s focus centered on the 2018 Oscar  nominees for best original and best adapted screenplay.  The 2018 Academy Awards ceremony was the least watched in the award’s history.  The L&C’s teams were mostly clueless, commensurately.  Pens dropped.  Walk outs.  But this should get players thinking in a strategic mode.  Pay attention to the list of Question Sets announced at the beginning of the game and prepare how to play your best guesses and Double-or-Nothing’s accordingly based your knowledge of the categories given.  Quizmaster Lou has spoken…

    Have a safe week, everyone!

    Game Rank Team # Team Name Score Teams Beaten Team Beat Average
    1 13725 Hilltoppers 55 10 1.000
    2 12021 StealthTexas 49 9 0.900
    3 11504 Ship It 40 8 0.800
    4 14003 Rockafeller 39 7 0.700
    5 Fred & Barney 31 6 0.600
    6 Nitro Panther 30 5 0.500
    7 14162 2 Girls, 1 Cup 26 4 0.400
    8 13844 Guess a Lot 22 3 0.300
    9 13917 Dim Bulbs 20 2 0.200
    10 12732 Deadly Alliance 18 1 0.100
    11 King 14 0 0.000