When you see “__cke_,” it’s “Hockey,” not “Bucket.”

Remember a month or so ago when I attended a tryout for Wheel of Fortune at the Saratoga Casino Hotel? Yeah.  I tried out.  I didn’t get picked to play the game on stage, and that was fine.  It’s not like they were going to send me an e-mail and ask me to try out…

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The difference between wings and tenders

Last night, I played trivia at Rivers Casino.  Of late, trivia has been a bit of a struggle – the game was cancelled last week due to a casino poker tournament (but not before most of the trivia teams showed up, not knowing that trivia was cancelled that night), and I’m still getting used to…

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Time for the Trivia Unification Tournament

Nothing like waking up on Sunday morning in Boston … driving through nasty roads and snowy terrain to get back to the 518 … and competing in my second consecutive trivia cham0pionship competition. And there were some wins … and losses … in my effort to claim the first-ever Capital District Trivia Unification Tournament, a…

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The results of Trivia Bowl XIV

Yesterday was the 14th annual Capital District “Trivia Bowl,” one of five different championship trivia tournaments on my 2018 schedule.  Guess you could call it a different type of “Competition Season” for me. Nearly forty teams arrived at Wolf’s 1-11 for the big event.  For my team, I had a grouping of various players from…

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So I qualified for the Trivia Unification Tournament finals… YAY

Some background. A few months ago, the Capital District’s bar and tavern trivia companies put together a competition which would crown an overall trivia champion.  The Trivia Unification Tournament, if you will.  Teams needed to play for at least twelve weeks in their respective locations, and the top team from each venue – as well…

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Trying to stay ahead in trivia…

Going into the next few weeks, I’ll be participating in several championship trivia tournaments.  Hopefully I will do well. The first championship tournament is next Wednesday, when Rivers Casino in Schenectady is hosting their $1,000 trivia championship.  I’ve played the majority of the weeks necessary to qualify for this event, and in fact, going into…

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