It was with aplomb and authority that the Ninja Turtles took the lead in last
night's King Trivia Pub Quiz at the Lion & Crown in Allen, Texas. Managing two
consecutive, astounding Double-or-Nothing's in rounds one and two, the NT's leapt
a full length ahead of their nearest competition and essentially ran their own
race for the rest of the evening!
The unholy alliance of Blood, Bath & Beyond/Ship It! achieved a satisfying second
place win while Bar Guy's amalgam team fought for a hard won third place ranking,
just shouldering out the Hooligans by a single point! Exciting stuff!
A big welcome back to the Men of Troy, who haven't defended their city walls in
some time. And welcome to newbie teams, The Terrible Two, Blue Jeans and (my
personal fave), You Had Me at Meat Tornado.
Mirth, amusement and style points for some outlandishly wrong guesses. Like the
team that supplanted Mars Rover Opportunity with Wall-EE. Likewise, those who
mistook Hugo Chavez for El Chapo (although, the sentiment may have been correct).
It's probably a generational thing, but I suppose Marilyn Manson is as good a
"Prince of Darkness" as Ozzy Osbourne. And, interestingly enough, more teams
concluded that Scientologists were the Hale-Bopp Comet cult instead of Heaven's
Well, that's all the news that fits. Quiz Master Lou reporting!