(REVISED May 24) Captain’s Log – Trivia Game Highlights – (2019)

Editor’s note: This will be an ongoing “log” of all of the trivia games that me and my trivia team play in 2019 and will be periodically edited/updated. Information provided in this “log” will include game scores, prize winnings, players in attendance, the number of teams in contention, game winners and final questions. To view full recaps of trivia games, click on the category “trivia recaps.”  

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Stardate: January 2, 2019 (non regulation  game)

  • Location: Corner Brewery (Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery, Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 123 points
  • Prizes: $5 (third place game one)
  • Number of teams: 17 (both games)
  • Number of players: Six (Heather, Mike, Brad, Dave and “guests” Kimberly and Evan)
  • Place finish for night: First
  • Team finishing in first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – yes game one, no game two
  • Final question wagers: 20 on both
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
What literary character, who has also appeared in other media, lives in a house with the name “Mr. Sanders” above the door, which may refer to a previous owner?
Game winners (league teams in bold):
#3 – Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods, 85
#2 – There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand, 86
#1 – Macho Nachos, 87
GAME 2
Name two of the three NFL franchises that moved from one major metro area to another during the decade of the 1980s.
Game winners (league teams in bold):
#3 – There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand
#2 – Lager, Barely Knew Her
#1 – Chair Thieves

Stardate: January 10, 2019 (week 1 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 62 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 13 (both games)
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike, Dave)
  • Place finish for night: Fourth
  • Team finishing in first for the night: This is Sparta (104 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – no game one, no game two
  • Final question wagers: 20 on both
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1

Espoo, Tampere, and Vantaa are the second, third, and fourth-most populous cities in what European country?

#2 – Orion, 56 (had to settle tiebreaker with team Mott)
#1 – This is Sparta, 75
GAME 2

What song, originally released in 1974 by The Eleventh Hour, hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 two other times as recorded by other artists, once in 1975 as a single from an album titled Nightbirds, and once in 2001 as the lead single from a film?

Our bar was also given the “clue” that the film was “Academy Award winning.”

#2 – ???, 45
#1 – Badgers, 74 (unsure if they were a league team)

STARDATE: JANUARY 15, 2019 (WEEK 2 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Tower Inn Cafe (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 114 points
  • Prizes: $10 (second place game one)
  • Number of teams: 4 (both games)
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike, Brad)
  • Place finish for night: second
  • Team finishing first for the night: Cool People and Jeff (131 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – yes game one, no game two
  • Final question wagers: 20 on both
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
A 1991 film directed by Steven Spielberg shares a similar plot premise with a 2018 film directed by Marc Forster. Both both films, which are sequels to classic literary works.
#2 – Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods, 82
#1 – Cool People and Jeff, 85
GAME 2

What is the first name of the only one of the four Brontë siblings to write exactly one novel?

Host did not read final scores….

STARDATE: JANUARY 24, 2019 (WEEK 3 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 62 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 12 game one – eight game two
  • Number of players: Two (Heather, Mike)
  • Place finish for night: fourth
  • Team finishing first for the night: Mind The Gap (115 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – no/no
  • Final question wagers: zero on game one 20 on game two
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Alicia Keys will be only the fifth woman to ever host the Grammy Awards. Name two of the other four women who have hosted the Grammy Awards.
#2 Orion, 43
#1 Mind The Gap, 47
GAME 2
The launch facilities that send spacecraft to the International Space Station are located in four different locations, each of which belongs to a different country. One of those countries is the United States. Name one of the other three nations.
#2 Orion, 50
#1 Mind The Gap, 68

STARDATE: JANUARY 31, 2019 (WEEK 4 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Sticks (Thursday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 156 points
  • Prizes: $30
  • Number of teams: 12 game one – ??? game two
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike, Evan)
  • Place finish for night: first
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods (156 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – y/y
  • Final question wagers: 18 game one 20 on game two
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
According to the Social Security Administration, in 1960, Mary was the most popular baby name for a girl. Each of the next four most-popular baby names for a girl were five letters long. Name one of those four names.
#2 Periodic Table Dancers, 83
#1 Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods, 84
GAME 2
In the late-1980s and early-1990s, Samuel L. Jackson appeared in four consecutive Spike Lee-directed films. Name two of those four films.
#2 Periodic Table Dancers, 71
#1 Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods, 72

January, 2019 Summary (Regulation Games):

  • Total games played: Four
  • Different trivia spots played: Three (Original Gravity (2X), Tower Inn (1X) and Sticks (1X)
  • Total points scored: 394
  • Average points per night: 98.5
  • Highest score: 156 points (Sticks, Jan. 31)
  • Lowest score: 62 points Original Gravity (Jan. 10 and Jan. 24)
  • Total prize money won: $40
  • Average prizes won per night: $10

STARDATE: FEBRUARY 7, 2019 (WEEK 5 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 108 points
  • Prizes: $30
  • Number of teams: 14 game one – 11 game two
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike, Dave)
  • Place finish for night: first
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods (108 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 1 game one 12 game two
  • Final Questions:
In 2009, during an acceptance speech by Taylor Swift for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Kanye West interrupted her on stage to say that “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time!” Name both the Beyoncé song and the T. Swift song.
GAME 2
There are five books in Judy Blume’s Fudge series, the first published in 1972. Name three of those books.

STARDATE: FEBRUARY 13, 2019 (WEEK 6 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Arbor Brewing Microbrewery (Corner Brewery, Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 81 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 18 game one – 17 game two
  • Number of players: Seven – Heather, Mike, Brad, plus “guests” Evan, Archie, Cliff and Kristin (Cliff and Kristin left shortly after game two started)
  • Place finish for night: fifth
  • Team finishing first for the night: Your Resume Sucks (145 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 20 on both games
  • Final Questions:
The 1968 film Planet of the Apes has four sequels released from 1970-1973, each of which has a title that begins with a different word. Give three of those four first words.
GAME 2
What is the only Major League Baseball franchise that has won exactly one World Series and lost exactly one World Series?

STARDATE: FEBRUARY 18, 2019 (WEEK 13 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Powell’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 59 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 7
  • Number of players: Two (Heather and Mike)
  • Place finish for night: third
  • Team finishing first for the night: One Is The Loneliest Number (72 points)
  • Final question correct – y
  • Final question wagers: 59 points
  • Final Question:
Born in Chicago 77 years earlier, in December, 1997 Janet Rosenberg Jagar became the first female president of what South American country which had received international notice for a 1978 incident that had occurred there?

STARDATE: FEBRUARY 21, 2019 (WEEK 7 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Sticks (Thursday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 110 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 10 game one – 10 game two
  • Number of players: Four – Heather, Mike, Brad plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: third
  • Team finishing first for the night: Dirty Mike and the Boys (130 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/y
  • Final question wagers: 20 on both games
  • Final Questions:
Prior to serving as U.S. president, who appeared on the cover of a 1942 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine wearing a U.S. Navy uniform?
GAME 2
Name three of the four performers who provided voices of the characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf in the 2013 Disney animated film Frozen.

STARDATE: MARCH 2, 2019 (WEEK 8 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Oscar’s Sports and Grill (Saline, MI)
  • Score: 110 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 17 game one – 11 game two
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: first
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods (98 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 20 game one, zero game two
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Each of the first four films in the Mission Impossible series were directed by a different person, prior to Christopher McQuarrie directing Rogue Nation and Fallout. Name two of those four directors who directed one of the first four films in the series.
GAME 2
Put the following Dr. Seuss characters in chronological order, from earliest to latest, according to when they first appeared in print.
The Lorax
The Sneetches
The Cat in the Hat
Horton the Elephant

STARDATE: MARCH 4, 2019 (WEEK 15 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Powell’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 62 points
  • Prizes: $30
  • Number of teams: 7
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike Brad)
  • Place finish for night: first
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods (124 points)
  • Final question correct – y
  • Final question wagers: 60 points
  • Final Question:
Originally airing from 1991 to 1995, what was the name of the MTV animated showcase program in which shows such as Beavis and Butt-Head made their debut?

STARDATE: MARCH 7, 2019 (WEEK 9 SPORCLE LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 91 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 10 game one – 9 game two
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: third
  • Team finishing first for the night: Ruff Riders (111 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 0 game one, 20 game two
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
The best-selling album in the U.S. by a duo, according to the Recording Industry Association of America, was released by whom?
GAME 2
Name three of the five active MLB players who have hit the most career regular season home runs.

STARDATE: MARCH 11, 2019 (WEEK 16 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: Powell’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 52 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 7
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike Brad)
  • Place finish for night: first
  • Team finishing first for the night: Ungrateful Dan (116 points)
  • Final question correct – y
  • Final question wagers: 60 points
  • Final Question:
Based on a film series, what two separate film soundtracks sold 43,000 copies on cassette tape in 2018? (This question is abridged)

STARDATE: MARCH 14, 2019 – (Week 10 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Thursday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 102 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 7 game one – 6 game two
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: third
  • Team finishing first for the night: Karen I Miss The Kids Please Come Back I Love You (115 points)
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –y/n
  • Final question wagers: 0 game one, 20 game two
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
16th century Italian scientist Eustachius is known for his work in human anatomy, including his study of which organ of the body? He first described a number of parts of this organ, including one that bears his name today.
GAME 2
A 1992 film starring Meg Ryan, a 1996 film starring Samuel L. Jackson, and a 1997 film starring Morgan Freeman all have titles that include what word?

 

STARDATE: MARCH 19, 2019 (WEEK 17 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: McShane’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 50 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: Two (Heather, Mike)
  • Place finish for night: ?
  • Team finishing first for the night: Two’s Company (92 points)
  • Final question correct – n
  • Final question wagers: 50 points
  • Final Question:
How many stars were on the U.S. flag  nicknamed “Old Glory” as of 1824?

STARDATE: MARCH 19, 2019 – (Week 11 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Johnny’s Grill (Belleville, MI)
  • Score: 3 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: ?
  • Number of players: Two – Heather, Mike
  • Place finish for night: ?
  • Team finishing first for the night: ?
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/a (left after question 2)
  • Final question wagers: n/a
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Of the four announced host cities for upcoming Olympic Games, which two will have waited the longest since they last hosted an Olympic Games?

 

GAME 2
What 2015 film was released in theaters with two versions, a general release and a “roadshow” version, which was released on 70mm film and includes six minutes of extra footage, an overture, and an intermission?

STARDATE: MARCH 26, 2019 (WEEK 18 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: McShane’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 58 points
  • Prizes: $20
  • Number of teams: 8
  • Number of players: Two (Heather, Mike)
  • Place finish for night: 2 (116 points after final question wager)
  • Team finishing first for the night: Two’s Company (124 points)
  • Final question correct -y
  • Final question wagers: 58 points
  • Final Question:
What music video made its debut in August, 1987 as part of a CBS prime-time event – with the song hitting #1 three months later? The video’s full version was directed entirely by award-winning film director Martin Scorsese.

Stardate: April 1, 2019 (non regulation game, MTL Bye Week)

  • Location: Powell’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 57 points
  • Prizes: $20
  • Number of teams: 6
  • Number of players: Three (Heather, Mike, Brad)
  • Place finish for night: ???
  • Team finishing first for the night: Ham Wallets (130 points)
  • Final question correct -n
  • Final question wagers: 57 points
  • Final Question:
What company based in California operates 50 restaurants in North America and is better known for its line of frozen foods currently owned by ConAgra Foods?

STARDATE: APRIL 4, 2019 – (Week 13 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 95 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 10
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: 2
  • Team finishing first for the night: Mind The Gap
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/y
  • Final question wagers: 20/zero
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Ellie Goulding has reached the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 as the lead artist with two songs. Name both songs.

 

GAME 2 (visual final)
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STARDATE: APRIL 9, 2019 (WEEK 1 MY TRIVIA LIVE SEASON)

  • Location: McShane’s Pub (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 51 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 7
  • Number of players: Two (Heather, Mike)
  • Place finish for night: ? (116 points after final question wager)
  • Team finishing first for the night: Dead Guys (53 points)
  • Final question correct -n
  • Final question wagers: 51 points
  • Final Question:
For what company did Peanuts characters make their first appearance in an advertisement, doing so in 1959 – predating A Charlie Brown Christmas?

STARDATE: APRIL 11, 2019 – (Week 14 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Thursday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 74 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 16
  • Number of players: Four – Heather, Mike, Joel plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: 4
  • Team finishing first for the night: Spooky Murderinos
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 20/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Of the eight highest-grossing performers at the U.S. box office, all of whom have surpassed $4 billion, which one is the youngest?
GAME 2

The largest oil spill in recorded history took place in what decade?
Estimates vary widely as to how much was spilled, but most sources agree that it was at least 240 million gallons, and possibly much more.

STARDATE: APRIL 15, 2019 – (Week 15 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Monday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 85 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 6
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, Brad
  • Place finish for night: first (only league team in attendance)
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –n/n
  • Final question wagers: 20/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
What city on the Atlantic coast is the most-populous in its state, and, in 2018, was named Condé Nast Traveler’s top U.S. tourist destination for the eighth consecutive year?
GAME 2
Within the last five years, who became the first person to win the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Cinematography for the same film? This person took over the cinematography role when his frequent collaborator, Emmanuel Lubezki was unavailable.

STARDATE: APRIL 18, 2019 – (Week 15 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Company (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 125 points
  • Prizes: $20
  • Number of teams: 18
  • Number of players: Four – Heather, Mike, Dave plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  –y/y(?)
  • Final question wagers: 12/0
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Four authors have had at least 30 books reach #1 on the New York Times Fiction Best Seller list. Name two of those four authors.
GAME 2
There are five animated series that originally aired on Cartoon Network (or any of its alternatively-named programming blocks) and have aired at least 200 episodes, including Ben 10 with its various installments. Name two of the other four series.

STARDATE: APRIL 23, 2019 – (Week 16 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Monday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 107 points
  • Prizes: $30
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: Four – Heather, Mike, Brad,  Joel
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – n/n
  • Final question wagers: 0/11
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1

Only once in history have the U.S. president and the U.S. vice president serving at the same time shared a first name. What was that first name?

GAME 2

What character first appeared in print in 1959, on television in 1981, and has been portrayed on film three times – twice by Hank Azaria as a live-action performer and once by Rainn Wilson as a voice performer?

 

STARDATE: APRIL 25, 2019 – (Week 16 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Thursday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 110 points
  • Prizes: $15
  • Number of teams: 12
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Karen I Miss The Kids Please Come Back I Love You
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – n/y
  • Final question wagers: 20/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Name either of the two European countries that have national flags that are NOT rectangular in a 2-to-3 ratio.
GAME 2
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, English is the most-spoken language in all 50 states, and Spanish is the second-most spoken language in 46 states. Name one of the two states where French is the second-most spoken language.

STARDATE: APRIL 29, 2019 – (Week 17 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Monday – Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 114 points
  • Prizes: $25
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: Heather, Mike, Brad
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – y/n
  • Final question wagers: 10/5
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Six of the fifteen companies that did the most sales of beauty and personal care-related products in 2018 are headquartered in the U.S. Name three of those six companies, most of which own many brands each.
GAME 2
In 2018, the season premiere of what TV series became the most-watched episode of a comedy on Fox in nearly seven years?

STARDATE: MAY 1, 2019 – (Week 17 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery (Corner Brewery, Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 50 points
  • Prizes: $0
  • Number of teams: 15
  • Number of players: One – Heather
  • Place finish for night: 13
  • Team finishing first for the night: Your Resume Sucks
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – n/n
  • Final question wagers: 20/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Who wrote the memoir Dirty Sexy Politics, which recounts the author’s experiences while campaigning for a family member during the 2008 U.S. presidential election?
GAME 2
Since 2000, five solo women artists have released albums that produced at least three #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Who was the first of those five to achieve this feat, doing so with her 2006 studio album.

STARDATE: MAY 6, 2019 – (Week 18 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks (Ypsilanti, MI)
  • Score: 105 points
  • Prizes: $15
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: Four – Heather, Mike, Brad and Dave
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (y/n)  – n/y
  • Final question wagers: 20/0
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
What color is found on 150 national flags, more than any other color?
GAME 2
Three movie soundtracks have been awarded the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Name two of those three films, which were released in the 1970s, 1990s, and 2000s.

STARDATE: MAY 8, 2019 – (Week 18 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: The Owl (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 77 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: One – (Heather)
  • Place finish for night: 3
  • Team finishing first for the night: More Beer Less Pants
  • Final questions correct (n/n)  – n/y
  • Final question wagers: 20/0
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
The New York Yankees and New York Mets are the MLB teams whose home stadiums are the shortest distance apart, at approximately eight miles from each other. Which MLB team’s home stadium is the farthest away from the closest other home stadium?

 

GAME 2
When they were first introduced, the Levi Strauss & Co. “501” jeans included four pockets – one back pocket, two standard front pockets, and a small pocket above the right pocket, which was originally intended to hold what?

STARDATE: MAY 13, 2019 – (Week 19 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks Ypsilanti, MI
  • Score: 148 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 5
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, Brad
  • Place finish for night: 2
  • Team finishing first for the night: Peas Above Stick
  • Final questions correct (n/n)  – y/y
  • Final question wagers: 20/10
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Of the elements on the periodic table with exactly five letters in their names, which one is found in a different group than the others?
GAME 2
Name two of the four films in which actors Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson are both credited.

STARDATE: MAY 16, 2019 – (Week 19 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks Ypsilanti, MI
  • Score: 153 points
  • Prizes: $25
  • Number of teams: 9
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike plus “guest” Evan
  • Place finish for night: 2
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods/ One is the Loneliest Number (tie)
  • Final questions correct (n/n)  – y/y
  • Final question wagers: 18/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
Put the following films set during wars in order according to when those wars took place, from the earliest to most-recent setting.
Heaven & Earth
Lawrence of Arabia
Mash
The Thin Red Line
GAME 2
Name both U.S. states with official state nicknames that include the word “Mountain”.

STARDATE: MAY 20, 2019 – (Week 20 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Sticks Ypsilanti, MI
  • Score: 106 points
  • Prizes: $15
  • Number of teams: 9
  • Number of players: Three – Heather, Mike, Brad
  • Place finish for night: 1
  • Team finishing first for the night: Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods
  • Final questions correct (n/n)  – y/n
  • Final question wagers: 20/20
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1
What country, the ninth-most populous in South America, is the most populous on the continent that is NOT home to a city that exceeds one million in population?
GAME 2
Following Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Saints did not play any home games in New Orleans during the 2005 season. Name one of the three stadiums at which they played a home game during that season.

STARDATE: MAY 23, 2019 – (Week 20 Sporcle Live Season)

  • Location: Original Gravity Brewing Co. (Milan, MI)
  • Score: 87 points
  • Prizes: $10
  • Number of teams: 8
  • Number of players: One – Heather
  • Place finish for night: 4
  • Team finishing first for the night: This Is Sparta
  • Final questions correct (n/n)  – n/n
  • Final question wagers: 11/0
  • Final Questions:
GAME 1

The collar, valve, intake, and air holes are among the parts of what piece of equipment, whose improved design in the mid-1800s was developed by a German chemist?

GAME 2

In February 2019, what group reached #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for the third time overall, but the first time in more than 18 years?

 

  • Ongoing Sporcle Live yearly points tally: 2,435 points (average 97 per night)
  • Ongoing MTL yearly points tally: 470 (season one), 51 (season 2)
  • Ongoing Sporcle Live/MTL yearly prizes tally: $360 (average $11.25 per night Sporcle Live and MTL games combined)
  • Number trivia spots played: Ten –  Original Gravity (7X), Sticks (12X), Tower Inn (1X), Corner Brewery (2X), Oscar’s (1X), Powell’s (4X), Haymaker (1X), McShane’s Pub (3X), Johnny’s Grill (1X), The Owl – Morning til Night (1X)
  • Total number regulation trivia games played – 25 (Sporcle Live), 7 (My Trivia Live), 32 total games

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