Whattya Say We Quiz Online Again?

Hey there, gang, wanted to look into maybe running some online quizzes again. I know we have a lot of teams who love to quiz but can’t get out to the bars anymore. So why not take the weekly quiz online? I’m gonna host it Thursday night at 8 PM and see how it goes…$30 a team, I’ll be hosting, let’s have some fun with it. (If you play at the bars this week, you can’t play the online quiz). If you’re interested, sign up here and pay me on venmo at @jgtquizzo. See ya Thursday night!

Quizzo Bowl Round Two and Three

Round Two was a picture round. Here’s how it worked; you had to tell me the name of the celebrity AND whether they were from Kansas City or San Fran. Click here to see the pics. (Answers below.)

Round Three was supposed to be Reef hosting a Rap Round. But Reef’s son had his Little League football banquet Sunday, so he had to bow out. For some reason, I thought it would be funny if Reef filled in for him, so I reached out. It was funny all right. Fergie set the roof on fire, riffing and ranting and raving hilariously for the full round. Anyway, here’s Round Three:

Round Three Rap Round General trivia questions, but all of the answers will have a rapper’s name in them. So for instance, if I said “Add this to Lemonade to make an Arnold Palmer,” you’d write down “Ice-T”.

1. This is also called the malleus.

2. John Dillinger was known as this. 

3. A male mallard is known as this. 

4. The Whiskey Ball is really just a large one of these. 

5. One is a mineral, the other is a spice. The spice is often replaced in Hungary by paprika. 

6. According to the American Kennel Club, these are called American Staffordshire Terriers. 

7. In 1513, Juan Ponce De Leon became the first European to make landfall here. 

8. This is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.

ROUND TWO

  1. Ansel Adams, San Fran
  2. Janelle Monae, Kansas City
  3. Cheryl Burke, San Fran
  4. Eric Stonestreet, Kansas City
  5. Margaret Cho, San Fran
  6. Joe DiMaggio, San Fran
  7. Jean Harlow, KC
  8. Kate Spade, KC

ROUND THREE

1. This is also called the malleus.

Hammer

2. John Dillinger was known as this. 

Public Enemy #1

3. A male mallard is known as this. 

Drake

4. The Whiskey Ball is really just a large one of these. 

Ice Cube 

5. One is a mineral, the other is a spice. The spice is often replaced in Hungary by paprika. 

Salt n Pepa 

6. According to the American Kennel Club, these are called American Staffordshire Terriers. 

Pitbull 

7. In 1513, Juan Ponce De Leon became the first European to make landfall here. 

Flo Rida 

8. This is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.

Future 

Quizzo Bowl Questions: Round One

An amazing night on Sunday at Yards! After a stirring rendition of the “Quizzo Bowl Polka” by me and Fastball Bob, it was time to introduce our guest host for Round One: Lil’ Ace Goodtimes. He did extremely well on the mic with his round, “Are You Smarter Than This 4th Grader?” Here’s the questions (and answers below) for Round One. I’ll post some more Quizzo Bowl Questions throughout the week.

1. I love riddles. This one is one of my favorites: What gets wet while it dries? 

2. I love this 1820 short story, which is partially based on the Irish legend of the Dullahan. 

3. Which state is directly south of Iowa?

4. My favorite video game has spinoffs that include Earth, Dungeons, and Legends. What is it?

***5. (Oh my goodness. Sounds like question number five is going to be a weekly double. Questions number five will be worth…2 points!) The public school I attend is named after Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War. What is it?

6. My favorite sport is ultimate frisbee. What is the 5-letter word for making a forehand throw?

7. My favorite show is about a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby. What show  is it? 

8. I was born in December of 2013, two weeks after this Disney film was released that would make over a billion dollars at the box office. What movie is it?

ANSWERS

1. I love riddles. This one is one of my favorites: What gets wet while it dries? 

A towel

2. I love this 1820 short story, which is partially based on the Irish legend of the Dullahan.

Legend of Sleepy Hollow 

3. Which state is directly south of Iowa?

Missouri 

4. My favorite video game has spinoffs that include Earth, Dungeons, and Legends. What is it?

Minecraft 

***5. The public school I attend is named after Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War. What is it?

Edwin Stanton 

6. My favorite sport is ultimate frisbee. What is the 5-letter word for making a forehand throw?

Flick 

7. My favorite show is about a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby. What is it?

Regular Show  

8. I was born in December of 2013, two weeks after this Disney film was released that would make over one billion dollars at the box office. What is it?

Frozen 

Quizzo Bowl FAQs

We’re sold out! At least for now, there could be a few tickets opened up (see below). But as of now we’re booked.

WHO: Teams of up to 8 players.

WHAT: Quizzo Bowl XVIII, the Grandaddy of Them All.

WHEN: This Sunday, February 4th. Doors at 3 PM, show starts at 4 PM.

WHERE: Yards Brewing, on 5th and Spring Garden.

WHY: Why not?

WILL THERE BE LIVE MUSIC? Yep, Philly’s pre-eminent polka band, Polkadelphia, is going to be rocking the house all evening.

ARE THESE GUYS GOOD? The best.

IS THERE A THEME? Not really, it’s a general quiz. I’d expect a few questions about beer, in one form or another. Music round will be live. 6 rounds overall, 48 questions.

QUICK REQUEST: Team captains, please fill in this form, so we know what teams are attending. We’ll also see if there are any more tables available for potential extra attendees. Also, if your team got tickets but you were unable to before it sold out, please shoot me a line at johnny at johnnygoodtimes dot com and we’ll see if there’s anything we can do.

WHAT ELSE? I’m requesting that everyone wear polka dots. And Fastball Bob will be there. Best of all, Chip Chantry will NOT be there. It’s a win-win.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE WIN? You enter the Realm of Immortals. In 17 previous years, we’ve had 8 different winners. Could your team be the 9th? Previous winners are:

  • The Champs
  • Sofa Kingdom
  • Lambda
  • Guys in Prison
  • Cracked Pact
  • Meatloaf
  • Boyz II Menehune
  • The Special Masters

PRIZES? Yep, we’ll be doing raffles and giveaways all night long. Plus $1000 worth of prizes for the top 3 finishers. And a prize for 13th place. Oh and a trophy for the winner. With flames on it.

EVENT PAGE: Here’s the Facebook page for the Quizzo Bowl. Will be the best place for up to the minute info on the Bowl as we get closer, and for attendees to post photos when we’re done.

WILL THERE BE AN AFTERPARTY? I think so. Still working on it, should know something soon.

Quizzo This Week

Congrats to Sofa Kingdom, winners of Quizzo Bowl 18 at Yards on Sunday! A wonderful night, thanks everyone who came out. I’ll have scores, photos, and questions posted throughout this week. In the meantime, there is no quiz at Loco Pez on Monday, bu then our schedule gets back to normal. See ya this week!

TUESDAY

Founding Fathers 8 PM

WEDNESDAY

Fringe Bar 7 PM

Dock Street 8 PM

THURSDAY

Deli at Dwell 7 PM

Birra (now known as Pizzata) 8 PM

MLK Day Trivia

Answers are below.

1.In what southern city was MLK born?
2.What award did he win on October 14th, 1964?
3.What was his wife’s first name?
4.The FBI frequently tapped King’s phone. Who was the leader of the FBI at the time?
5.What are the final three words of the I Have a Dream speech?
6.What man who died in 2020 helped MLK organize the March on Washington and gave a speech shortly before the I Have a Dream speech?
7.In what movie did David Oyelowo play MLK?
8.One of King’s most famous writings was his letter from a jail in what southern city in 1963?
1.In what southern city was MLK born?Atlanta
2.What award did he win on October 14th, 1964?Nobel Peace Prize
3.What was his wife’s first name?Coretta
4.The FBI frequently tapped King’s phone. Who was the leader of the FBI at the time?J. Edgar Hoover
5.What are the final three words of the I Have a Dream speech?free at last
6.What man who died in 2020 helped MLK organize the March on Washington and gave a speech shortly before the I Have a Dream speech?John Lewis
7.In what movie did David Oyelowo play MLK?Selma
8.One of King’s most famous writings was his letter from a jail in what southern city in 1963?Birmingham

Quizzo Bowl XVIII Tickets are Now on Sale!

The tri-state regions most prestigious quizzo event is BACK! Quizzo Bowl XVIII is going down on February 4th! Here’s everything you need to know about the Grandaddy of Them All!

WHO: All quizzo enthusiasts, from Far and Wide. Teams of up to 8 players, to be specific.

WHAT: Quizzo Bowl XVIII, an event that has aged like a boxed wine!

WHEN: Sunday, February 4th. Doors at 3 PM, show starts at 4 PM.

WHY: Why not?

IS THIS LIKE A REGULAR QUIZ? Yeah, it’s like a regular quiz…one that’s doing speedballs in the Ritz Carlton bathroom with hookers!

WHAT? Nevermind.

WILL THERE BE LIVE MUSIC? Yes you dolt, there’s always music at Quizzo Bowl.

WHY ARE YOU INSULTING ME, DON’T YOU WANT ME TO ATTEND? Sorry about the dolt thing. Anyways, this year we’re testing the waters with a new genre: Polka. That’s right, Philly’s pre-eminent polka band, Polkadelphia, is going to be rocking the house all evening.

ARE THESE GUYS GOOD? The best.

WHAT ELSE? I’m requesting that everyone wear polka dots. And Fastball Bob will be there. And Reef the Lost Cauze will be there to help with the music round. Best of all, Chip Chantry will NOT be there. It’s a win-win.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE WIN? You enter the Realm of Immortals. In 17 previous years, we’ve had 9 different winners. Could your team be the 10th? Previous winners are:

  • The Champs
  • Sofa Kingdom
  • Lambda
  • Guys in Prison
  • Cracked Pact
  • Meatloaf
  • Boyz II Menehune
  • The Special Masters

PRIZES? Yep, we’ll be doing raffles and giveaways all night long. Plus $1000 worth of prizes for the top 3 finishers. And a prize for 13th place.

THIS SOUNDS AWESOME. WHERE DO I SIGN UP? You can purchase tickets here. Look forward to seeing you on February 4th!

Quizzo This Week

We’ve got a new quizmaster and a new quiz! The JGT quiz is now going down at the Fringe Bar on Delaware Ave, hosted by Simon. Quiz is on Wednesdays at 7 PM, and it’s the same quiz I host during the week at my regular spots. Hope to see ya this week!

MONDAY

Loco Pez 7 PM

TUESDAY

Founding Fathers 8 PM

WEDNESDAY

Fringe Bar 7 PM

Dock Street 8 PM

THURSDAY

Deli at Dwell 7 PM

Birra 8 PM

2023 Year in Review Quiz

ROUND ONE

1.What was the name of the deep sea submersible that imploded while visiting the Titanic in June?
2.Featuring the voices of Chris Pratt and Charlie Day, this was the top grossing animated film of 2023.
3.Who retired in 2023 and handed off his businesses to his son Lachlan?
4.62 new moons circling this planet were discovered in 2023, bringing its total number of moons to 145, tops in the solar system
5.The second and third largest bank collapses in American history happened in 2023, both in banks headquartered in what US state?
6***.“Barbenheimer” was a huge craze in 2023. Who were the directors of the two films?
7.Alex Murdaugh was convicted this year of killing his wife and son in what state?
8.The Nuggets won this year’s NBA title. What team did they defeat in the Finals?

ROUND TWO: 2023 Tours (These were 8 of the largest concert tours of 2023. 7 of them are solo artists, #4 is a group)

1.Eras
2.Renaissance
3.Mathematics Tour
4.Music of the Spheres
5.Summer Carnival
6.Love on Tour
7.Farewell Yellow Brick Road
8.After Hours Til Dawn

ROUND THREE Cancelled! These were all TV shows that were cancelled in 2023.

1.This show on Facebook Watch starred Jada Pinkett Smith, and though it was cancelled in 2023, it may be rebooted next year.
2.This HiIlary Duff-led sequel to an extremely popular show that went off the air in 2014 lasted just two seasons.
3.This reboot of a beloved 1992 film that took place during WW2 lasted just one season on Prime.
4.He’s found success on The Breakfast Show, but his Hell of a Week late night talk show folded after two years on Comedy Central.
5.The HBO series Winning Time was cancelled after just two seasons. It was about what NBA team in the 1980s?
6.Inspired by a 1988 show of the same name, this show starring Don Cheadle was cancelled after two seasons.
7.This NBC sitcom that featured the man with the 5th most followers on instagram looking back on his youth was cancelled after 3 seasons.
8***.Two courtroom TV shows that had been on the air for over 20 years went off the air in 2023. What were they?

ANSWERS

ROUND ONE

1.What was the name of the deep sea submersible that imploded while visiting the Titanic in June?Titan
2.Featuring the voices of Chris Pratt and Charlie Day, this was the top grossing animated film of 2023.The Super Mario Bros. Movie
3.Who retired in 2023 and handed off his businesses to his son Lachlan?Rupert Murdoch
4.62 new moons circling this planet were discovered in 2023, bringing its total number of moons to 145, tops in the solar systemSaturn
5.The second and third largest bank collapses in American history happened in 2023, both in banks headquartered in what US state?California
6***.“Barbenheimer” was a huge craze in 2023. Who were the directors of the two films?Greta Gerwig, Christopher Nolan
7.Alex Murdaugh was convicted this year of killing his wife and son in what state?South Carolina
8.The Nuggets won this year’s NBA title. What team did they defeat in the Finals?Miami Heat
ROUND TWO
1.ErasTaylor Swift
2.RenaissanceBeyonce
3.Mathematics TourEd Sheeran
4.Music of the SpheresColdplay
5.Summer CarnivalP!nk
6.Love on TourHarry Styles
7.Farewell Yellow Brick RoadElton John
8.After Hours Til DawnThe Weeknd
ROUND THREE
1.This show on Facebook Watch starred Jada Pinkett Smith, and though it was cancelled in 2023, it may be rebooted next year.Red Table Talk
2.This HiIlary Duff-led sequel to an extremely popular show that went off the air in 2014 lasted just two seasons.How I Met Your Father
3.This reboot of a beloved 1992 film that took place during WW2 lasted just one season on Prime.A League of Their Own
4.He’s found success on The Breakfast Show, but his Hell of a Week late night talk show folded after two years on Comedy Central.Charlamagne the God
5.The HBO series Winning Time was cancelled after just two seasons. It was about what NBA team in the 1980s?Lakers
6.Inspired by a 1988 show of the same name, this show starring Don Cheadle was cancelled after two seasons.The Wonder Years
7.This NBC sitcom that featured the man with the 5th most followers on instagram looking back on his youth was cancelled after 3 seasons.Young Rock
8***.Two courtroom TV shows that had been on the air for over 20 years went off the air in 2023. What were they?People’s Court, Judge Mathis