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.


    Thu Nov 15 2018
    | by Quizmaster Louis Roth

    Keyword: Excitement! Thursday's King Trivia Pub Quiz at the Lion & Crown in Allen last
    night was all that. In the knowledge of trivia, Lady Luck's cousin is Sister Smart. And
    like her cousin, she has a habit of moving around the room. This was evidenced by the
    constantly shifting lead, as it passed from team to team. Newbies Live Buzzed or Die took
    the top rank in round two, but lost it to Pickles on a Plate in round four. Round five
    saw the Smart Asses move into first but they were knocked out in round six by Stealth
    Texas, who in turn got overtaken by the Blood, Bath & Beyond/Ship It! Alliance in the
    final round. Exciting enough for you?

    As per usual, the questions were pretty good, too. Quiz Master Lou kept 'em guessing in
    the General Knowledge with some creative swapping. Those who didn't know the Thursday FB
    question made a pretty good alternate guess as to the name of the Austin Powers themed
    club that opened in Glendale. Unable to recall the Electric Pussycat, Gold Members Only
    was an informed theory.

    The real bug bear was the Picture Round, matching famous people to their statues. It was
    Freddie Mercury's sculpture that perplexed most folks: And, as customary, led to some
    interesting if not downright amusing guesses. David Bowie, John Travolta and Jerry Lee
    Lewis were all plausible, but it was team Walker Texas Ranger's reckoning that it was
    Teddy Roosevelt that blew our minds! Quiz Master Lou's pressure cooker brain went into
    sudden overdrive at that thought, hearing in his mind's ear, an unusual version of
    Bohemian Rhapsody...

    Is this San Juan Hill?
    Is this reality?
    Caught in a broadside,
    No escape from artillery.

    Jump on your horse,
    Gallup to the top and seeeeeee...
    I'm just a colonel, I'm not a resident,
    Because I'm easy come, easy go, little high, little low,
    Anyway the wind blows I'll still be president...

    With apologies to Queen.

    Game Rank Team # Team Name Score Teams Beaten Team Beat Average
    1 12732 Deadly Alliance 57 9 1.000
    2* 12021 StealthTexas 54 7 0.833
    2 16315 Smartasses 54 7 0.833
    4 11581 Beer Logic 53 6 0.667
    5 11827 pickles on a plate 50 5 0.556
    6 Live Buzzed or Die 49 4 0.444
    7 16852 Walker Texas Rangers 40 3 0.333
    8 12092 IFFY! 33 2 0.222
    9 13664 Bar Guys 29 1 0.111
    10 13725 Hilltoppers 20 0 0.000
    * Won Tiebreaker