I’ve Seen A Million Faces, And I’ve Quizzed Them All!

First order of business, folks – the date of the Queers vs. Breeders Trivia Showdown has been changed to Saturday, April 18th. Our “So Gay” trivia jockey Michelle is taking care of some family during the weekend we had originally planned, so now we have seven more days to make this event that much more fabulous! Showtime is still at 6:00 at The Spare Room. This will be a free event, but we will happily accept tips (remember that tipping is a fabulous thing to do).

Last week’s 80s trivia night was so much fun – I loved seeing everyone so excited about shoulder pads, Judy Blume, and The Clapper, and wearing their awesome 80s outfits. In fact, I have so many great pictures, that I’m going to make a whole page for them on my website, so check back on shanrockstrivia.com. In the meantime, here are a couple of teasers . . . first of all, here is a partial 45 I displayed in the record jacket picture ID round (one point for naming the song, and one point for naming the artist):

. . . And here is the dandy who won the best costume award:

In addition to the standard prizes handed out each week at East Burn, the night’s champions won Adventureland soundtrack CDs and T-shirts . . . and I have a left-over! Therefore, I’m going to make a whole bonus prize night at Peter’s this Wednesday. In addition to bar credit, the champs at Peter’s will win a set of Coca-Cola glasses (you know, those thick, green contoured ones) and the afore-mentioned small Adventureland T-shirt (peach colored shirts in the “There’s No ‘I’ In ‘Meat'” team photo below).

Your excellent Peter’s bartender, Jackie, is going to be moving soon (but NOT out of Portland, thank goodness), and is thusly selling her fish tanks. She’s got three beautiful 20 gallon tanks, all fully decked out with natural live plants and decorations, and lots of healthy pufferfish. Each tank is only $100 each, which includes absolutely everything (filtration system, thermostat, lights, etc.)! She’s also got a 40 gallon tank for $350, if you’re feeling more adventuresome. If you’re interested, contact her at plantsJLS@hotmail.com, or just come in to Peter’s and she’ll give you full details. Oh, and somebody left a green scarf in the “trivia room” at Sewickly’s on Tuesday – let me know if it’s yours.

Here are the Triviology champions for the week of 3/29/09 – 4/2/09:

Sunday @ 6:00
East Burn
1800 E. Burnside

Sunday @ 9:00
Ladd’s Inn
1204 SE Clay
*OK, so these guys actually won the T-shirts at East Burn for scoring second place in 80s trivia, but they indeed won first place mere hours later at Ladd’s Inn, so that’s close enough for this to count as their official winning team photo!

Monday @ 8:00
Hawthorne Hideaway
2221 SE Hawthorne
*What a great way to celebrate your birthday – trouncing the competition and winning money off your bar tab!

Tuesday @ 7:30
4901 SE Hawthorne

Wednesday @ 8:00
Peter’s 19th Hole
5701 NE Fremont

Wednesday @ 8:00
The Hutch
4606 NE Glisan

Thursday @ 9:00
Kenton Club
2025 N. Kilpatrick

Thursday @ 9:00
La Merde
301 SE Morrison

Thanks so much for playing ShanRock’s trivia, everybody!

Your trivia jockey,

Shannon Donaldson
ShanRock’s Triviology

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

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