Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August 21, 2017 - Chicago

Location: Pizzeria Serio
Categories: Flanders, Smells
Episodes: Marge vs. The Monorail, Who Shot Mr. Burns Part One, Bart's Comet
Neil Arsenty? Oh my God! We've gone back in time! We've got to warn everyone about Hitler! And get to the ice cream store!

Best Team Name: Just like the time I could have seen the eclipse at the mall. The entire day I kept sayin "I'll go a little later, I'll go a little later…" And then when I got there, they told me it'd just ended. And when I asked the mall guy if it would ever come back, he said he didn't know.

1. Neil Arsenty? Oh my god! We've gone back in time! We've got to warn everyone about Hitler! And get to the ice cream store!, 47.5 pts
2. We Now Return to the Return of Neil Arsenty Returns, 45.5 pts
3. Hey that trivia host looks like Neil Arsenty! Yeah, looks like., 45 pts
4. "Who's Playing those episodes? And Where's all that pizza coming from?" "It's Simpsons Trivia night, Marge. It doesn't have to make sense!", 44 pts
5. Your Infatuation is based on a physical attraction. Talk to the woman and you'll realize you have nothing in common., 40.5 pts
6. These Simpson Trivia team names are just a damn popularity contest with you people!, 39 pts
7. Neil, please. I must have you back. Just come for a ride with me in my mobile command unit, 38.5 pts
7. Why would a man with a shirt saying "Genius at Work" spend his time watching post season 11 Simpsons?, 38.5 pts
9. The Trivia Host Spencer Tracy called the most promising newcomer of 1959: Neil Arsenty!, 37.5 pts
10. Just like the time I could have seen the eclipse at the mall. The entire day I kept sayin "I'll go a little later, I'll go a little later…" And then when I got there, they told me it'd just ended. And when I asked the mall guy if it would ever come back, he said he didn't know., 37 pts
10. Neil, before you retire back to the frozen pudding wagon, you still owe us ten more Iroquois Twists!, 37 pts
12. Did you know that our team's scores were up 400% in round 2? If these trends continue, EEEYYYYY!, 36.5 pts
13. The Erotic Adventures of a Trivia Team, 36 pts
14. All Right, where's Neil Arsenty and that guy who uh eats people and takes their faces? (I'm right here Chief!) Okay then. Where's Neil Arsenty? (Eh, he ran off) Oh great. Well if anyone asks, I uh beat him to death., 35 pts
15. The Suckiest Bunch of Sucks Who Ever Sucked, 34.5 pts
16. As of this moment, this trivia team no longer exists. Say Hello to Miguel Sanchez, 33 pts
17. Caucus Caucus Cauc-US!, 31.5 pts
18. Alt-Ralphs, 30.5 pts
19. Racecar Beds, 28.5 pts
20. You don't scare me. That could be anyone's ass!, 28 pts
21. Spin the Middle Side Top-Wise, 27.5 pts
21. Damn Hell Ass Kings, 27.5 pts
23. Keep Watching the Skis, 13 pts
24. The B-sharps at Coachella 1999, 6.5 pts

Sunday, August 20, 2017

August 19, 2017 - CALGARY

Location: Dickens Pub
Episodes: King-Size Homer, Mother Simpson, Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming
Categories: Milhouse Van Houten, A Grab Bag of Questions that Belong in Different WOOHOO! Classic Simpsons Trivia Calgary Picture Rounds
Winner: Adam & Ezra’s Turtle (Alive and Well)

1. Adam & Ezra’s Turtle (Alive and Well), 48.5
2. Look, I know I haven’t been the best Simpsons fan. Usually when you’re up there blah blah blahing, I’m either mentally undressing Ezra. Anyway, can I have $10,000?, 46.5
3. Although, you know - though I started my Simpsons love several years before Ezra, so you know, I could never really have learned anything directly from him still, I think, in a way, in a very meaningful way, that, uh - that I - uh - uh -all of us - have - uh - learned from him. You know, that is by being at Simpsons Trivia for - for -for so many years. Even, even though you know, m-many of us we - we didn’t - we don't listen to his questions. Th - thank you., 45
4. “The Ballad of Pinchy and the Lemon” - We were at the beach/everybody had matching towels/somebody went under a dock/a there they saw a rock/it wasn’t a rock/it was a lemon/ LE-MON!, 43.5
4. Dear Ezra, you’re leaving Simpsons Trivia because you have lyme disease. Kevin’s biting me. Come back soon. Here’s a picture of a spirochete. Love, Ralph., 43.5
4. Muchas gracias, amigos, por todas las memorias. ¡Y super-gracias a Ezra!, 43.5
7. Jesus? Jesus? Don’t you kids know any team names? The Serpent of Reheboam? The Well of Zohassadar? The Bridal Feast of Beth Chadruharazzeb?, 41.5
7. Superfriends!, 41.5
9. The Confession of Ezra, 41
10. Ezra, I thought you might forget our little conversation, so I took the precaution of recording it: “Ezra, can we have the prize for best team name at Simpsons Trivia?” “You sure can.”, 40
11. The Rex Mars Atomic Discombobulators, 39.5
11. Somehow our team never made it to the big time. Why not? ‘Cause we lost 40 times in a row. That, plus politics. You know, it’s all politics. Lousy trivia hosts., 39.5
13. So that’s it after years of hosting Simpsons Trivia?! So long, good luck?, 38.5
14. No Homer’s Club, 38
15. A Giant Lizard!, 36.5
15. I’ve got nothing against you other teams, but I’m definitely going to make orphans of your children., 36.5
17. And since I’d achieved all of my goals as trivia host in one term, there was no need for a second. Hmm, good memoirs. Good, not great., 36
18. “Adam Upsets Ezra”, I’ll never forget that trivia night. “Adam!” “Shazam!”, 33.5
19. Get me Ezra’s non-union Mexican equivalent!, 33
20. Purple Monkey Dishwasher, 32.5
21. Step right up and witness the magnificent miracle of Ezra and Adam’s patented revitalizing Sprinklebr√§u! Put some ardor in your larder with our energizing, moisturizing, tantalizing, romanticizing, surprising, “her”-prizing, revitalizing Sprinklebr√§u!, 31.5
22. On this team, we obey the Laws of Thermodynamics!, 30
23. Simpsons Trivia is for jerks and lesbians., 29.5
24. In ’n Out Ear Piercing: If it dangles, we’ll punch a hole in it, 22.5
25. You don’t win trivia with salad, 18.5

Sunday, August 13, 2017

August 8th, 2017 - Toronto - 7th Anniversary Trivia!

Location: Cadillac Lounge
Categories: Marge's Cooking, Rivals
Episodes: Sweet Seymour Skinner's BadAssssss Song, You Only Movie Twice, Last Exit To Springfield
*No winners this month as no points were kept . Hooray! Everyone's a winner!! Except for the Diorama-Rama winners, they totally won stuff. Check out our Toronto Facebook Group for the photos!*

Here are the hilarious team names in no particular order(if you don't see your name, you forgot to hand in your team sheet!):

1. There Are Three Things We Are Never Going To Get Rid Of In This Town: One - The Bats In The Public Library, Two - Mrs. McFuly's Compost Heap, And Three - Our Seven-Term Trivia Host - The Illiterate Tax-Cheating, Wife-Swapping, Pot-Smoking SpendoCrat Diamond Chris Brazeau
2. But Our Mom Thinks We're Cool
3. It's Sma-Smimpsons Trivia's Birthday??? I Hope You Made A Special Cake For Us To Ruin!
4. My Cousin Crazy Talk
5. Ok, But This Is The Quiz Where You Register As A Sex Offender
6. Lovematic Grampas
7. Grade Us! Look At Us! Evaluate And Rank Us!!! We're Good, Good, Good And Oh So Smart!!!
8. Now I Know Our Team Haven't Been The Best Jews, But We've Rented Fiddler On The Roof And We WILL Watch It....
9. This Team Was Just Vapour Lock
10. Look In The Tunk
11. The Team That Used To Be With It, But Then They Changed What IT Was
12. Homer, Do You Know What A Rhetorical Question Is? Do I Know What A Rhetorical Question Is?????
13. Sex Cauldron
14. Homer Thompson (I Think He's Talking To You)
15. Sophisticated Millionaires From The Ozarks
16. Team Trivia, Homercles Care Not For Trivia!!!
17. An Unmistakable Cone of Ignorance
18. A Bunch Of Crumb Bums
19. WooHoo! Classic Simpsons Trivia VII : Chris' Revenge!
20. The Simpsons
21. The Noodle-Armed Choir Boys
22. Iron Helps Us Play!
23. Steamed Hams
24. The Quiet Religious Team Who Ends Up Going Crazy
25. Goodtime Slim, Uncle Doobie and The Great Frisco Freak Out
26. Citizen Kang
27. Our Team Is ALSO Named Bort
28. Poo & Ass
29. Six Days A Week This Team Is A Hockey Rink
30. Team Discovery Channel
31. Mrs. Glick
32. Gudger College
33. Burkina Faso? Disputed Zone???
34. The Live 4 Evers
35. Krusty's Komedy Klassics
36. The Chazzwazzers
37. The Head Bee Guy
38. Our Team Was Declared Tasteless and Purile By A Panel Of Hillbillies
39. And Here Come The Pretzels!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

July 31, 2017 - Detroit

Location: Tipsy McStagger's
Categories: Principal Skinner and Explosions/meltdowns/crashes
Episodes: Kamp Krusty, The Springfield Files, Last Exit to Springfield
Winner: Annual Gift Man

1. Annual Gift Man - 45.5
2. Hollywood Upstairs Medical College - 45
3. Egghead Likes His Booky Book - 40.5 (won tie breaker)
4. Gudger College Alumni - 40.5
5. Pi is Exactly 3 - 38
6. Team Discovery Channel - 37.5
7. The "Ow" in the Word "Now" - 35.5
8. Put It In H - 33.5
9. Pin Pals - 31
10. The Investorettes - 24.5
11. Get Confident, Stupid - 21
12. Shellbyville Sluggers - 19.5
13. The Duff McKeagan's - 17.5