Archive for June, 2010

LOST: A Quiz The Island Demands

Saturday, June 12th, 2010
If you are reading this, you may already know and have played with ShanRock, founder and mastermind of Triviology. By now, you also know that she offers many lunar quizzes, which focus on the finest programming which television has to offer. What you may not know is that she will assemble the greatest minds in Portland and give them unlimited fun and access to LOST trivia. In approximately 24 hours, after repeated reviewing of the episodes, you will assemble a team to be shipped to the heretofore top secret facility. This is the work to which you have committed yourself – you are bound not to keep this a secret.
Thank you, and namaste.

The SHANso Foundation


LOST: A Quiz The Island Demands
Saturday, June 12th @ 7:00
Peter’s 19th Hole @ 5701 NE Fremont
Hosted by ShanRock & Kyle

Triviology champions for the week of 6/6/10 – 6/10/10:

Sunday @ 6:00
1800 East Burnside
KATHLEEN TURNER OVERDRIVE

Monday @ 7:00 *Mel Brooks Quiz
714 SE 20th Place
EXCUSE ME WHILE I WHIP THIS OUT

Monday @ 7:00
2342 SE Ankeny
THERE ARE 3 “I”s IN “INTIMIDATE


Monday @ 8:00
2221 SE Hawthorne
HILLARY & NORGAY

Tuesday @ 7:30
Sewickly’s (w/cash prizes & ShanRock!)
4901 SE Hawthorne
LINDA IS A WHORE

Tuesday @ 8:00
609 & 1/2 SE Taylor
MURDER APE

Wednesday @ 8:00
4606 NE Glisan
COUGAR’D OUT OF FIRST

Wednesday @ 8:00
4515 SE 41st
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL-GAG

Wednesday @ 8:00
5701 NE Fremont
CAPTAIN COOL & TEAM AWESOME

Thursday @ 9:00
2025 N. Kilpatrick
KARL HUNGUS

Thursday @ 9:00

Thanks for making quizzery with me, gang!

Your trivia jockey,

Shannon Donaldson
ShanRock’s Triviology
(503) 957-7806


“Materialism is a disease of the mind starved for ideas.” -Jacob Needleman

Portland vs. Budapest!

Saturday, June 5th, 2010
Tomorrow (Sat. June 5th) is your big chance to show off Portland’s intellect to the world – I will host the local edition of the annual World Quizzing Championships at The Spare Room at noon. The quiz is free to play, it lasts a couple of hours, and is played by individuals (rather than teams) playing simultaneously around the world. If you’re reading this, chances are excellent that you have a healthy competitive spirit, so you might well get a kick out of seeing how you stack up against Hungarians, Malaysins, Irish, Indians and Canadians when it comes to trivia. Don’t be intimidated by the fact that this is an international quiz – I guarantee that you’ll find at least some of the questions on the easy side. The categories include culture, sciences, lifestyle, history, media, world, entertainment, sport & games. Here are a couple of recent sample questions: “What theoretical physicist’s 1998 book ‘A Brief History of Time’ was followed by his 2005 book ‘A Briefer History of Time’?” & “Before his arrest on corruption charges and removal from office in January 2009, this US politician was involved in a number of controversies and saw his popularity rating dropping to almost zero. Who is he?” The latter question was accompanied with a picture of the politician in question:



This Monday is a special day for Triviology, too! Charlene will debut a brand new 7:00 quiz at Jade Lounge, a gorgeous little southeast bar with a delicious menu and finely crafted cocktails (check out this recent review of their excellent happy hour). Adventuresome souls who rode my annual BarFly Trivia Bus last year will recall that this is the bar where we met. As usual, I will have extra prizes on hand for the premier quiz, so there will be loot for at least the three highest scoring teams. Meanwhile, on the westside,  Margaret will host Mel Brooks quizzery at Ella St. Social Club, while I rock forth with standard quizzery at Hawthorne Hideaway - there’s something for everyone! OK, back to researching questions for my upcoming LOST trivia night . . .

Upcoming special events:

Saturday, June 5th @ NOON
The Spare Room @ 4830 NE 42nd
Hosted by ShanRock
FREE

Debut of Triviology at Jade Lounge!
Monday, June 7th @ 7:00
Jade Lounge @ 2342 SE Ankeny
Hosted by Charlene

Mel Brooks Trivia
Monday, June 7th @ 7:00
Ella St. Social Club @ 714 SW 20th Place
Hosted by Margaret

LOST Quizzery
Saturday, June 12th @ 7:00
Peter’s 19th Hole @ 5701 NE Fremont
Hosted by ShanRock & Kyle

Triviology champions for the week of 5/30/10 – 6/3/10:

Sunday @ 6:00
1800 East Burnside
THERE’S NO “I” IN “MEAT”

Monday @ 7:00
714 SE 20th Place
MOTHERS OF RETENTION

Monday @ 8:00
2221 SE Hawthorne
TEAM EVIL JESUS

Tuesday @ 7:30
Sewickly’s (w/cash prizes & ShanRock!)
4901 SE Hawthorne
FUNKE COLD MEDINA

Tuesday @ 8:00
609 & 1/2 SE Taylor
DON’T HATE US CUZ WE’RE BLACK WATCH

Wednesday @ 8:00
4606 NE Glisan

Wednesday @ 8:00
4515 SE 41st
ACTION SET GO!

Wednesday @ 8:00
5701 NE Fremont
TEAM STEFANIE

Thursday @ 9:00
2025 N. Kilpatrick
ODIE & THE DIRT LEGS

Thursday @ 9:00

Thanks for making quizzery with me, gang!

Your trivia jockey,

Shannon Donaldson
ShanRock’s Triviology
(503) 957-7806


“Materialism is a disease of the mind starved for ideas.” -Jacob Needleman