A big thank you to everyone who came out Wednesday night for the 4th Annual Trivia Turkey Bowl. Several former teams returned for this special event. Beth, Steve and Shonda from Zoinks! teamed up with Guys & Dolls, and Joe McNew, the God of Fire, made his return after a successful semester of classes.

An even bigger thank you to those who brought in canned goods for the Sharing Center in Sanford. Your generosity had me working overtime hauling all of the donations out to the car. I’ll deliver them to the Sharing Center next week.

As for the trivia, the Dirty Dixies walked away with the Quiz Cash trivia crown for November. The Dixies were in last place after the first week, and Gene found himself in Nancy’s dog house after the team lost 20 points on the Hero or Zero question. But the team battled back in Week Two to take the lead and never relinquished the top spot.

Guys & Dolls had a good month, finished just 1/2 point out of 3rd place.

Guys & Dolls and Empty Glasses won the free rounds of beer.

I need to say thanks to Theo at the Willow Tree Cafe (which was judged as the No. 2 German restaurant in all of America) and Terry at Angelo’s Pizza for donating gift certificates for the night. Your generosity is much appreciated. The teams who won gift certificates include Ecto Cooler, That’s What She Said, Clever Team Name, Simple Minded and Dirty Dixies.

And of course thanks to Rob and Terri at the Black Swan for hosting trivia each week and sponsoring the free shots of Wild Turkey that were passed out Wednesday night.

Trivial tidbits from the night included:

  • According to Domino’s Pizza, the company delivers more pizza’s on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day. Domino’s second busiest day is Thanksgiving Eve.
  • For their first meal on the moon, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ate roast turkey in foil packets.
  • A person with Pentheraphobia fears mother-in-laws.
  • You will find the Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic Ocean.

Standings:

  1. Dirty Dixies – 365.25 points
  2. Clever Team Name – 350
  3. Empty Glasses – 331
  4. Guys & Dolls – 330.5
  5. Simple Minded – 265
  6. Wayne’s World – 228
  7. Chasin’ Trivia – 186
  8. That’s What She Said – 102
  9. Team Doc – 81
  10. Haddo’s Delight – 62
  11. Aged Beef – 59
  12. Team Mas – 58
  13. Ecto Cooler – 57
  14. Don @ the Bar – 34
  15. SanJax – 32
  16. Flea Bites – 27
  17. Team Larry – 14

 

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