You Know the Deal

Action Starts at Locust Rendezvous at 6:15 p.m. On to Founding Fathers at 8:30 pm. The usual chicanery.

Question of the Week

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This co-founder of National Lampoon and co-writer of Animal House and Caddyshack died when he fell off a cliff on August 27th, 1980 in Kaui. As Harold Ramis famously said, “he probably fell while he was looking for a place to jump”.

Quizzo This Week

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Just a heads up that I am on vacation this week, and the Sandman is taking over. There will be only one quiz this week, so you can’t play twice.

You have no idea how happy I am to get some time away from you freak nerds much I’m going to miss you guys, but I’m going to try to have fun anyway. Sandman has plenty of experience, so I’m leaving you in good hands. Scroll down for the Question of the week, and here are the time and dates for the quiz this week. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to try to avoid thinking about trivia for a few damn days.

MONDAY

  • North Star 7 pm
  • Sidecar 9:30 pm

TUESDAY

  • O’Neals 8 pm
  • City Tap House 10:15 pm

WEDNESDAY

  • Locust Rendezvous 6:15 pm
  • Founding Fathers 8:30 pm

THURSDAY

  • Industry 6:30 pm
  • Bards 9 pm

Question of the Week

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Australia recently defeated New Zealand in the finals of the World Cup for what sport, similar to basketball and played predominately by women?

Final Scores at the JGTSI

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Here were the final scores on Sunday at the JGTSI, held at the Urban Saloon. Terrific job by the Ronnie Band between rounds, and great hospitality by the Saloon gang. And in the end, the winners and losers were decided by a Creed song. It turns out that Kristy on the Jesters had the AOL handle of Creedrocksgirl back in the day (true story), which is how they got the question right (Duane’s World missed it) and ultimately won the game.

Also, a big shout out to There’s No I in Quizzo, who after a last place finish at the Spring Invitational, pulled themselves up by the bootstraps and ran with the big dogs at this summer’s event, finishing tied for 3rd.

  1. Jesters of Tortuga 144
  2. Duane’s World 141
  3. CGA 137
  4. There’s No I in Quizzo 137  
  5. Careless Fister 136
  6. Jitney Spears 124
  7. Swiss Navy 124
  8. From Parts Unknown 123
  9. Synchronized Trampoline 123
  10. Game Blouses 123
  11. Invisible Pablo and the Goat 113
  12. Beach Metal 112
  13. In the Lead 90

 

Pics and Scores of This Week’s Winners

NORTH STAR

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  1. Philliez Nuts 103
  2. Kitty Bombardment 98
  3. Swiss Navy 87

SIDECAR

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  1. In the Lead 98
  2. Tebowing for Jesus 74
  3. Straight Outta Point Breeze 72

O’NEALS

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  1. Man in the Moobs 110
  2. Pope Jawn 105
  3. Jitney Spears 89

CITY TAP HOUSE

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  1. Definitely Rain Men 105
  2. Underground Bard 90
  3. Ukraine in the Membrane 88

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS

  1. Hispanic at the Disco 108
  2. Synchronized Trampoline 100
  3. Shades of Death 97

FOUNDING FATHERS

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  1. Duane’s World 110
  2. World F***ing Champs 101
  3. Better Late Than Pregnant 93

INDUSTRY

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  1. Why Can’t Us 115
  2. Imaginary Pablo and the Goat 102
  3. Self Contained Hootenanny 96

BARDS

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  1. If You Ain’t First, You’re Us 122
  2. Bards of Snyder Avenue 86
  3. Quizzed my Pants 86

Pics of Last Weeks Winners

NORTH STAR

  1. Stillmaniacs 101
  2. Inkspot 99
  3. Staff Infection 95

SIDECAR

  1. Unpronounceable Hieroglyphic 110
  2. Jawn Bong Jovi 96
  3. There’s No I in Quizzo 88

O’NEALS

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  1. Jitney Spears 104
  2. 6 Hour Semi 98
  3. Encyclopedophiles 96

CITY TAP

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  1. Bleeding From Wherever 110
  2. Denises with Paneeses 94
  3. Team Driftwood 91

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS

  1. Hispanic at the Disco 109
  2. You Can’t SIt With Us 94
  3. Superfluity 88

FOUNDING FATHERS

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  1. LeBoff’s Moving In 105
  2. Willing to Trade Answers for Sex 100
  3. Duane’s World 93

INDUSTRY

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  1. Missing Heads 112
  2. Popesack 108
  3. Imaginary Pablo 99

BARDS

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  1. When am I gonna be in Haiti Again? 113
  2. Geno Got Ray Riced 98
  3. FDR’s Legs 94

Quizzo Tonight

We kick it off at Industry at 6:30 p.m. Been a little quiet the past few weeks. A great opportunity to sneak in and get a win. As usual, $3 and $4 craft beers and delicious food. One of my favorite places to quiz.

On to Bards at 9:15. The old classic. Over 500 quizzes and still going strong. Make it happen, and be sure you have someone on your team who knows at least a little bit of contemporary music. See ya tonight!

Question of the Week

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What poet is credited with the line, “Progress may have been alright once, but it has gone on too long.”

The Deal for Sunday’s Big Event

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WHO: The teams who qualified for the 6th Annual JGTSI, the Ronnie Band, and I think my mom is also going to be there.

WHAT: The 6th Annual JGTSI Invitational.

WHEN: Sunday, August 16th at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Urban Saloon. 21st and Fairmount.

WHY: Why not?

WHAT’S THE DEAL? Teams have been duking it out for the past several months to earn a place at the table. And now they will do battle at the Urban Saloon to determine an ultimate Champion of Summer. 50 questions of trivia, live music between rounds, and $3 beers. Doesn’t get much better than that.

WAIT, YOU SAID THE 5TH ONE EARLIER, NOW YOU’RE SAYING THE 6TH ONE. WHAT’S THE DEAL? Wow, just realized we’ve been doing this craziness since 2010. Here are our previous winners:

2010: Steak Em Up

2011: Specific Jawns

2012: Popesack

2013: Popesack

2014: You Gotta Hand It to Blind Prostitutes

DID YOU SAY THERE WAS A BAND? Yep. there is a band, the Ronnie Band, who will be performing between rounds. You can listen to them here. They sound terrific. Gonna be a good show.

IS THERE A COVER? Yep. $10 a pop.

WHAT KIND OF PRIZES WE TALKING HERE? $200 worth of prizes for first, $100 for 2nd, and $50 for 3rd.

CAN I STILL EARN AN INVITE? Only with a win tonight. The good news is, boht venues are very winnable. Industry at 6:30 and Bards at 9:15.

SO WHO ALL IS GONNA BE AT THIS LITTLE SHINDIG? Here are the teams that have RSVPd “Yes” so far.

Jesters of Tortuga

Jitney Spears

Jesters of Tortuga

Encyclopedophiles

Swiss Navy

Synchronized Trampoline

CGA

There’s No I in Quizzo

In the Lead

From Parts Unknown

Game Blouses

Imaginary Pablo

Still Waiting to Hear From:

Savage Ear

Hooter and Chuff

LeBoff’s Moving In

Bleeding From…Wherever

Fruit of Your Choosing.

If you want to RSVP, just shoot me a line at johnny at johnnygoodtimes. com.

Gonna be a lot of fun on Sunday. Look forward to seeing you guys there!

Tripleheader Tonight

Just cruised in to Philly, and better get my act together quick…we’ve got a tripleheader on tap. We start at the Markets at Comcast at 5:30. On to O’Neals at 8 p.m. And we wrap it up at City Tap House at 10:15. You can earn an automatic invite by winning any of these events. Hope to see ya tonight!

Question of the Week

No question of the week. Sorry folks. Next week.

Wild Card Week Begins Tonight

The action kicks off tonight at North Star at 7 p.m. Any team who finishes first this week gets an automatic invite to the Invitational (and any team that finishes 2nd gets put on  the waiting list, in case we have any openings.) Two great chances tonight, as both the North Star and Sidecar have quite a bit of parity.

After North Star at 7 p.m., we’ll move it on over to Sidecar at 9:30. I’m actually in Virginia until tomorrow, so the Sandman will be filling in. Good luck earning a spot, and teams that have yet to RSVP for the Invite, be sure to get back to me.

This Weeks Pics and Scores

NORTH STAR

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  1. Staff Infection 110
  2. Swiss Navy 105
  3. Inkspot 100

SIDECAR

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  1. In the Lead 117
  2. There’s No I in Quizzo 101
  3. #FreeMeekMill 101

O’NEALS

  1. Jitney Spears 129
  2. Encyclopedophiles 122
  3. Savage Ear 111

CITY TAP HOUSE

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  1. Underground Bard 118
  2. Hitchbot Getting Head in Alley 111
  3. Thing One 106

 

LOCUST RENDEZVOUS

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  1. The Shockpack 103
  2. Sarah Connor Terminated Hitchbot 94
  3. Serbian Donkey Cheese 92

FOUNDING FATHERS

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  1. Duane’s World 116
  2. Must Love Pogs 114
  3. 21 to Drink 111

INDUSTRY

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  1. Anna Pulls the Upset! 116
  2. Imaginary Pablo 114
  3. Why Can’t Us 92

BARDS

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  1. I’m Not Gay, but $20 is $20 116
  2. From parts Unknown 92
  3. Game Blouses 92