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Hyperion Public - Silver Lake

2538 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles CA 90027
(323) 761-6440
  • PUB QUIZ—Mondays @ 8:00pm
About Hyperion Public - Silver Lake

We are your local neighborhood restaurant and bar where everyone is welcome hence the word "Public" in our name. Our restaurant has a rough luxe decor serving quality food and cocktails, a mix of craft and traditional beers, along with a good selection of wines, in a communal atmosphere. Hidden in the back of the restaurant is our upstairs bar and lounge also serving food and cocktails, that has a jukebox, dartboard, piano, mic, and TVs for sports (Sunday NFL Ticket).


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QUIZ RECAP

Mon Aug 28 2017
| by Quizmaster Max Sopkin
|

Night after night, week after week, teams show up to do their best armed only with a pen and knowledge and courage that is screwed to the deck.  After all, what is trivia but a fundamental test of your memory and critical thinking skills?  It cuts right to the core of who you are as a person.  If you tell a person, "Oh I'm bad at trivia," are you not saying that you just don't want to/like to remember things?  Or care about how the collective consciousness of human experience is built around you in a assembly of facts?  Every little thing just boils down to what we as a species know.  I'm saying all of this because I so greatly admire each person who comes out to play trivia every week, knowing that they are exposing their vulnerabilities as people because other teams will judge them literally if they are smart or not.  It takes bravery to do it.  I think every single person should be commended who participates, regardless of how the place or perform, because it requires genuine courage to show how much or how little you know.  Or are willing to admit you know (Real Housewives TV iterations).  Cheers to you, Trivia Players!

Last night Fake News obliterated the competition by taking an early lead and sticking to it.  Not to be discouraged, team after team attempted to double down - probably more failed doubles than I have ever seen in a single night.  But that is what is great about trivia nights: when the going gets tough, the teams desperately double down in a Hail Mary attempt to stay in the game.  I Could Go On nabbed the drinking round by a sliver of a point, and Never Been Brissed coasted easily into second place.  All in all, it was once again a wonderful success at trivia once again at Hyperion Public!

Game Rank Team # Team Name Score Teams Beaten Team Beat Average
1 Fake Newsies 68 14 1.000
2 10752 Never Been Brissed 54 13 0.929
3 10721 Seize the D 47 12 0.857
4 Something About Water...Maybe? 46 11 0.786
5 12128 Veggie Scrambles 43 10 0.714
6 10385 Pobody's Nerfect 41 9 0.643
7 Fred McGriffs 37 7 0.536
7 10012 Little Lebowski's Urban Achievers 37 7 0.536
9 Metro-Nome Chomsky 36 6 0.429
10 11620 Doug! 35 5 0.357
11 11088 Stove-Lo 31 4 0.286
12 I Could Go On 29 3 0.214
13 Board Certified 27 2 0.143
14 Queen in the Hat 23 1 0.071
15 Ketchup on the Floor 21 0 0.000

QUIZ RECAP

Mon Aug 21 2017
| by Quizmaster Max Sopkin
|

What a huge showing of teams at Hyperion Public last night!  It felt like a million teams but it was probably like 875,000 at best.  Skin Weasels returned after a bit of a hiatus only to stomp the competition.  Little Lebowski's, sitting in the booth right next to them, were neck and neck the entire time but could not surpass the might of the Weasel.  They even won the drinking round!  When the leading team wins the drinking round, no one is happy.  That's why we all sang karaoke to Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler.  It was, after all, an eclipse!

Game Rank Team # Team Name Score Teams Beaten Team Beat Average
1 10796 Skin Weasels 69 15 1.000
2 10012 Little Lebowski's Urban Achievers 67 14 0.933
3 Skyann is in Town 51 13 0.867
4 Show Up On Time A$$holes 50 12 0.800
5 10721 Seize the D 49 11 0.733
6 12319 Bored Shorts 48 10 0.667
7 12320 Pickle Rick 45 9 0.600
8 11088 Sam Solo 44 8 0.533
9 11890 Backyard Yurt 40 7 0.467
10 12128 Veggie Scrambles 35 6 0.400
11 Bye Bye LA 34 5 0.333
12 No More Turkey Dinners 33 4 0.267
13 Total Reclipse 29 2 0.167
13 Fruitbowls 29 2 0.167
15 Quiz on My Face 20 1 0.067
16 Just Showed Up 17 0 0.000

QUIZ RECAP

Mon Aug 14 2017
| by Quizmaster Max Sopkin
|

Holy Mackerel, what a turn out last night at Hyperion Public!  So many teams came to duke it out for the grand title but of course, only one team may emerge the victor.  Last night that team was Sam and Pats, who have been trying for months to dethrone Little Lebowski's.  Finally their efforts were met with success as the usurpers claimed the Iron Throne.  But it was Cleveland Rocks! with their three dragons of knowledge that allowed them to steal the drinking round.  Despite all this, an army approaches from the north, an army of undead trivia monsters who will stop at nothing to devour the brains of those living, brilliant players.  Can the teams of Hyperion Public put aside their squabbles and band together to defeat the Walkers to the north?  Or will Cersei Lannister, hellbent on revenge, consolidate power at the sacrifice of mankind?

 

Game of Thrones was so good on Sunday.

Game Rank Team # Team Name Score Teams Beaten Team Beat Average
1 11088 Sam and Pats 72 14 1.000
2 10012 Little Lebowski's Urban Achievers 70 13 0.929
3 12128 Veggie Scrambles 60 12 0.857
4 11046 Coming Up Millhouse 59 11 0.786
5 12242 32 oz Blueberries 56 10 0.714
6 12041 Showponies 55 9 0.643
7 The Deane Team 54 8 0.571
8 We Met on Bumble 41 7 0.500
9 Seize the D Lite 38 4 0.357
9 Jodi Foster's Army 38 4 0.357
9 A Golden Fleece 38 4 0.357
12 10055 Three's Company 34 3 0.214
13 Cleveland Rocks! 23 2 0.143
14 Super Super Party Party 20 1 0.071
15 We Know Nothing Jon Snow 19 0 0.000