I’ll be going out to play tonight, so I’ll have a recap posted on Wednesday. Sadly, I have been scheduled to work a night shift on Wednesday night, so I don’t get to go out for trivia Wednesday night! It’s become quite a “tradition” for me to bring along a few family members to the “Wednesday before Thanksgiving” trivia game. My brother even asked about whether we’d be doing it this year.
I’ve already resigned myself to having to work every Thanksgiving AND Black Friday since I work in “Retailville,” but now this damned holiday is REALLY encroaching on my “family time! I’d much, much rather hang out with my family at a trivia game than…watch the Lions vs. Packers on TV – and eat a 5,000 calorie meal. It’s just not a holiday when you have to work the next day – or in my case that NIGHT! I’ll be doing the “overnight” shift beginning at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving just doesn’t have the same charm it used to. Give me a nice drunken Christmas Eve with fondue and The Big Lebowski, thank you! Don’t ask me to explain why The Big Lebowski is a Christmas Eve movie for me…it just is! Well, maybe because it’s a nice, mellow movie to “drink to!”
Here are some pics from a “family” game about three years ago:
My sister-in-law Mel, me, my niece Anabel and my brother Mike…looking like he’s seen Satan. I always greatly enjoy a chance to have some drinks with Mel!
Anabel, myself and my husband Mike. I think the woman you can barely see is Anna, whom was John’s girlfriend.
Our highest-scoring “family” trivia game was Labor Day weekend in September, 2015 when we all gathered at Arbor Brewing Co. Brewpub in Ann Arbor and got a first place sweep (two $25 gift cards). I am pretty sure we broke 160 points. Even my parents came out for this game! My husband was able to really slay a “literature” final question that stumped quite a few teams. The question is below, but you can read the whole recap here:
Final Category: Literary Settings
Gillikin Country, Quadling Country, and Winkie Country are three of the four countries that most closely surround a central capital region in a popular series of fantasy literature. Name the fourth country surrounding that capital.
I’ll put this answer in the comments! One of my blog readers has been chiming in lately about wanting answers to some of these questions. When I include them with recaps, I’ll be sure to clearly indicate so (you will need to look at the comments).
See y’all in the next recap! I do have a couple of other blog ideas twirling around in my head, too – one of them is “Unconventional Small Businesses You Should Support on Small Business Saturday,” and “You Might Be The Child of a Hippie If…” If my family doesn’t bug me to spend time with them Wednesday (oh the humanity, LOL), I may have time to write some blogs before I go in to work! As always, thanks for stopping by!