Above / What’s in a name? The team of regulars pictured here changes its name monthly depending on the mood in the Cottage Room where the highest score on WSI Quiz Night is all about bragging rights… Yes! Bragging rights! Beginning at 7PM on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, teams of two to eight players, mostly members of the 21-plus crowd, surround tables at Quigley’s Irish Pub for the trivia competition known as West Suburban Irish Quiz Night. By the end of the evening, more than 40 edible and/or silly prizes likely are claimed by enthusiastic witty and wise winners who make the most of every score card, using a wide variety of useless knowledge to answer questions by category. Observers always are surprised at some of the good-natured ribbing that comes from adult players of all ages who want to receive perfect scores in an evening when four rounds of 10 trivia questions each make a Quiz Night. Prizes are awarded after every round. … [Read more...] about Will this trivia team win the 2018 WSI Quiz Night championship on June 5?
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You’re all ready for trivia night. You know who won the Battle of Waterloo (the Duke of Wellington). You know the tallest building in the United States (One World Trade Center). You know how many sentences there are in the Gettysburg Address (10).But you don’t know what food to bring.Trivia is only part of the fun. The other part is eating.Anyone can stop at their local grocery store and pick up a plastic box of cookies to bring, and many people do. But that is merely perfunctory, a no-thought solution to an immediate need. Surely, your trivia teammates would be happier if you brought in some nice, homemade snack, particularly if you don’t know how many teaspoons there are in a gallon (768).To be a winner in your trivia snack-making, you only have to remember a few guidelines: It should be something you can eat with your fingers, it should be relatively quick to make and it should not be particularly good for you. Crudités can wait for another occasion.For my … [Read more...] about Snacks that’ll make your trivia night a winner
Bears, beets, Battlestar Galactica… beers? Yup, Winter Hill Brewing Company, a two-year-old brewery in Somerville, brought them all together Wednesday for a The Office-themed trivia night, complete with Dundie awards and yogurt-lid medals. The only problem? The idea was shaping up to be too popular for the small brewery’s own good. Nick Murphy, Winter Hill’s “Account Manager/Marketing Dude” (yes, that’s his official title), says the idea originated when he was on a bike ride with his friend Andy, who was in the throes of an Office marathon. Like any other self-respecting super-fan of the acclaimed workplace sitcom, the two spent much of the ride yelling Michael Scott quotes back and forth at each other. “After a few more bike rides and sort of one-upping each other on trivia knowledge, we thought that maybe some other people would be interested,” Murphy said. They were more than correct in that line of thinking. Murphy took the idea … [Read more...] about This small Somerville brewery planned a ‘The Office’-themed trivia night. Mild chaos ensued.
Amidst the stress of homework, tests and projects, some college students may need some friendly competition to get some relief.Local trivia nights offer something for everyone. Here's a look into some of Lexington’s many restaurants and bars that host fun and family-friendly trivia nights. Local Trivia Action is a company that hosts trivia nights at different places throughout the state. It has a largely varied schedule with four or more restaurants or breweries, like Ethereal Brewing, Good Foods Co-op and Banners, every night. On Local Trivia Action’s site, there is a schedule of recurring trivia nights and upcoming themes. The themes in the past have varied from heavy metal to Super Bowl Sunday questions. It's safe to say everyone will be able to find an event that will spark their interest.Ethereal Brewing has trivia nights at 7 p.m. on Tuesday every week in March. These nights are hosted by Local Trivia Action. The winners are awarded a prize – $40 for first … [Read more...] about Reduce stress at local trivia nights