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Quiz Cup of New York – Through Week 5

This was the week we said goodbye to Parks and Recreation, watched a pair of llamas run around on a highway, and we said a final “Live Long And Prosper” to the acclaimed director of Three Men And A Baby, among other credits.

And there was a bit of a shakeup at the top of the standings as well, with William G. Harding, the top team (for the moment) at Gael Pub on Tuesdays, making their big move. The race for the final spots is going to be epic, and certainly, the Dempsey’s triumvirate can’t hold three of the top four spots forever, can they?

Can they?

(Note: These standings are up to date through the end of Sunday, March 1.)

Team Name Home Venue QCNY
PTS
It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams* MH – Dempsey’s 409.89
William G. Harding MH – Gael 394.37
Flamboyant Spokesbirds* MH – Dempsey’s 390.50
I Didn’t Choose The Trivia Life, the Trivia Life Chose Me* MH – Dempsey’s 381.80
Actually, It’s All About Ethics In Pub Quiz* QS – Snowdonia 381.35
Enola Fabulous* QS – Snowdonia 379.06
Air Bud 6: 50 Shades of Cancer BK – Whole Foods 378.29
One Star Regulars* MH – One Star 367.37
Doubloon Entendre* MH – One Star 364.28
We Don’t Have To GTS* MH – Murphy’s 363.07
Severed Members of Harrenhall & Oates QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 361.14
Team Of Six MH – Murphy’s 360.75
Suge Knight Rises, The MH – Dempsey’s 345.12
Yeah We Know Stuff QS – Snowdonia 341.60
Nerdwestern* MH – Social 340.34
Westside Wizards MH – Whole Foods CC 336.57
Let’s Get Quizzical MH – Whole Foods CC 335.79
Parker Stoner* BK – Whole Foods 333.58
Blood & Thunder* BK – B61 326.50
Authentic Thai Lady Boys Inc.* BK – Whole Foods 323.28
SBRC* BK – Whole Foods 303.00
A Man, A Plan, A Woman, Another Woman… Polygamy MH – Gael 299.64
Janet Jackson’s Nipple* MH – Dempsey’s 288.44
Schmohawks MH – Murphy’s 284.28
Y+11:56our Team Name Here BK – B61 280.65
Plastics MH – Dempsey’s 278.15
Finger Blast* BK – B61 277.64
Statutory Crepe* MH – Dempsey’s 274.18
A Flock Of Steven Seagals QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 265.50
Bullied In Middle School QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 264.50
Quiz Girl Friday MH – Murphy’s 257.07
Whole Fools* BK – Whole Foods 254.14
House of Whoopass BK – B61 201.58
Champagne of Teams MH – Dempsey’s 187.72
Bludgeon Bot NJ – Blue Moon 167.99
Gowanus Is For Lovers BK – Whole Foods 163.00
John Wilkes Booth & The Showstoppers MH – Dempsey’s 161.55
Negotiators MH – Murphy’s 135.86
Sharone’s Angels BK – B61 109.21
Otrivia Newton John BK – Bergn 102.86
Meaty Owl Legs MH – Dempsey’s 101.52
Charlie Flapjacks BK – Bergn 98.29
We Are Jon Snow – We Know Nothing MH – One Star 95.28
Liberal Media, the MH – Gael 92.30
PYH NJ – Blue Moon 91.61
60% of the Time, We Win Every Time MH – Social 89.43
Archer’s Debut BK – Whole Foods 85.57
Quizzy Bardust & The Drunkards From Bars QS – Snowdonia 73.86
Bird Facts BK – Whole Foods 70.86
Ladies Who Lush MH – Social 67.87
Get Your Measles Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots Everybody MH – Gael 57.60
Snow Patrol MH – Gael 56.10
Crazy Train, The MH – Murphy’s 53.57
Stay At Home Dads MH – Dempsey’s 51.52
Bruce “Trans” Jenner MH – Gael 50.00

Quiz Cup of New York – At The Halfway Pole

QCNY Logo V4 (white bg)After four weeks of the QCNY, we’re starting to see some patterns. First, there’s a ton of great teams in Brooklyn, but right now, Queens and Lower Manhattan are holding much of the narrow lead here. Second, while the first place team (It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams) has opened up a slight lead, the race for 2nd through 4th, and 5th through 11th, is still extremely tight. In fact, there are still easily 25 teams in contention for a playoff spot (There is a possibility we might expand the playoffs from 12 teams to 14 or 15, but I don’t want to promise that. Aim for top 12, you guys.)

It’s been wonderful to see this happen, and we’ll be adding a couple more new venues in the next couple of weeks, to give you guys more of a chance to play.

Either way, here are all the teams so far, with the scores from their best three out of four weeks. (If you’ve played all four weeks of the QCNY season, you’ll have an asterisk beside your name, and you’ll have had your worst score of the last month dropped. Everyone else is showing what they got.)

As always, if you have any ideas, input or feedback, please do say something. And be sure to watch The Chase on GSN every Tuesday for hints and more chances to win stuff. We really do want you to earn all kinds of awesome crap for playing trivia. It’s what Common & Lady Gaga would have wanted.

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Team Name Home Venue QCNY
PTS
It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams* MH – Dempsey’s 313.49
Flamboyant Spokesbirds* MH – Dempsey’s 298.20
William G. Harding MH – Gael 296.47
Enola Fabulous* QS – Snowdonia 291.49
Actually, It’s All About Ethics In Pub Quiz* QS – Snowdonia 283.85
Air Bud 6: 50 Shades of Cancer BK – Whole Foods 280.79
I Didn’t Choose The Trivia Life, the Trivia Life Chose Me* MH – Dempsey’s 280.73
Doubloon Entendre* MH – One Star 279.49
We Don’t Have To GTS* MH – Murphy’s 276.50
One Star Regulars* MH – One Star 273.44
Severed Members of Harrenhall & Oates QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 271.78
Team Of Six MH – Murphy’s 269.61
Westside Wizards MH – Whole Foods CC 263.71
Nerdwestern* MH – Social 254.25
Whole Fools* BK – Whole Foods 254.14
Yeah We Know Stuff QS – Snowdonia 252.78
Suge Knight Rises, The MH – Dempsey’s 250.27
Blood & Thunder* BK – B61 247.86
Parker Stoner* BK – Whole Foods 244.22
Let’s Get Quizzical MH – Whole Foods CC 243.65
A Man, A Plan, A Woman, Another Woman… Polygamy MH – Gael 239.06
Authentic Thai Lady Boys Inc.* BK – Whole Foods 236.71
SBRC* BK – Whole Foods 232.71
Statutory Crepe* MH – Dempsey’s 213.58
Janet Jackson’s Nipple* MH – Dempsey’s 212.05
Schmohawks MH – Murphy’s 208.64
Finger Blast* BK – B61 201.78
Your Team Name Here BK – B61 199.22
Plastics MH – Dempsey’s 197.39
Quiz Girl Friday MH – Murphy’s 188.78
A Flock Of Steven Seagals QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 176.14
Bludgeon Bot NJ – Blue Moon 167.99
Bullied In Middle School QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 165.21
Gowanus Is For Lovers BK – Whole Foods 163.00
John Wilkes Booth & The Showstoppers MH – Dempsey’s 161.55
Negotiators MH – Murphy’s 135.86
House of Whoopass BK – B61 120.15
Sharone’s Angels BK – B61 109.21
Champagne of Teams MH – Dempsey’s 104.45
Otrivia Newton John BK – Bergn 102.86
Meaty Owl Legs MH – Dempsey’s 101.52
Charlie Flapjacks BK – Bergn 98.29
We Are Jon Snow – We Know Nothing MH – One Star 95.28
Liberal Media, the MH – Gael 92.30
PYH NJ – Blue Moon 91.61
60% of the Time, We Win Every Time MH – Social 89.43
Archer’s Debut BK – Whole Foods 85.57
Quizzy Bardust & The Drunkards From Bars QS – Snowdonia 73.86
Bird Facts BK – Whole Foods 70.86
Ladies Who Lush MH – Social 67.87
Get Your Measles Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots Everybody MH – Gael 57.60
Snow Patrol MH – Gael 56.10
Crazy Train, The MH – Murphy’s 53.57
Stay At Home Dads MH – Dempsey’s 51.52
Bruce “Trans” Jenner MH – Gael 50.00

Quiz Cup of New York – Through 3 Weeks

Three weeks into our eight-week season, and there’s heavy action everywhere. Good to see teams based out of smaller venues like Snowdonia and (the brand new!) Jack’s Fire Department holding their own with the big hitters at Gael and Dempsey’s. Remember, it doesn’t matter where you play every week, and the top twelve go through to the Grand Final. (We’ll almost certainly be expanding the playoff pool next season. We’re learning how to do this right along with you.)

For teams that have played all 3 weeks (as marked by a [1]), your lowest score has been dropped. Everyone else has done what the scoresheet says. If there are any discrepancies, as always, do let us know.

(Note: These scores do not include last night’s action.)

 

Team Name GP Home Venue QCNY
PTS
It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams [1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 212.42
Flamboyant Spokesbirds [1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 201.84
Actually, It’s All About Ethics In Pub Quiz [1] 3 QS – Snowdonia 193.71
William G. Harding 2 MH – Gael 190.97
Enola Fabulous [1] 3 QS – Snowdonia 186.85
I Didn’t Choose The Trivia Life, the Trivia Life Chose Me [1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 185.23
We Don’t Have To GTS [1] 3 MH – Murphy’s 184.89
Doubloon Entendre [1] 3 MH – One Star 184.78
Air Bud 6: 50 Shades of Cancer 2 BK – Whole Foods 183.29
Severed Members of Harrenhall & Oates 2 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 176.07
One Star Regulars [1] 3 MH – One Star 174.15
Yeah We Know Stuff 2 QS – Snowdonia 172.57
Team Of Six 2 MH – Murphy’s 170.71
Westside Wizards 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 168.00
Bludgeon Bot 2 NJ – Blue Moon 167.99
Suge Knight Rises, The 2 MH – Dempsey’s 167.00
Blood & Thunder [1] 3 BK – B61 166.43
Whole Fools [1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 165.78
A Man, A Plan, A Woman, Another Woman… Polygamy 2 MH – Gael 163.36
Parker Stoner [1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 163.22
Gowanus Is For Lovers 2 BK – Whole Foods 163.00
John Wilkes Booth & The Showstoppers 2 MH – Dempsey’s 161.55
Let’s Get Quizzical 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 160.65
Nerdwestern 2 MH – Social 159.48
SBRC [1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 148.92
Janet Jackson’s Nipple [1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 144.35
Authentic Thai Lady Boys Inc. [1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 143.78
Finger Blast [1] 3 BK – B61 140.21
Your Team Name Here 2 BK – B61 135.86
Statutory Crepe [1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 132.82
Schmohawks 2 MH – Murphy’s 125.85
Quiz Girl Friday 2 MH – Murphy’s 120.71
House of Whoopass 2 BK – B61 120.15
Plastics 2 MH – Dempsey’s 116.63
Sharone’s Angels 2 BK – B61 109.21
Champagne of Teams 1 MH – Dempsey’s 104.45
Otrivia Newton John 1 BK – Bergn 102.86
Charlie Flapjacks 1 BK – Bergn 98.29
We Are Jon Snow – We Know Nothing 2 MH – One Star 95.28
Liberal Media, the 1 MH – Gael 92.30
A Flock Of Steven Seagals 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 92.14
PYH 1 NJ – Blue Moon 91.61
60% of the Time, We Win Every Time 1 MH – Social 89.43
Archer’s Debut 1 BK – Whole Foods 85.57
Bullied In Middle School 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 84.00
Quizzy Bardust & The Drunkards From Bars 1 QS – Snowdonia 73.86
Bird Facts 1 BK – Whole Foods 70.86
Smarter Than The Litigators 1 MH – Murphy’s 67.93
Ladies Who Lush 1 MH – Social 67.87
Get Your Measles Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots Everybody 1 MH – Gael 57.60
Snow Patrol 1 MH – Gael 56.10
Meaty Owl Legs 1 MH – Dempsey’s 54.55
Crazy Train, The 1 MH – Murphy’s 53.57
Stay At Home Dads 1 MH – Dempsey’s 51.52
Bruce “Trans” Jenner 1 MH – Gael 50.00

 

Quiz Cup of New York – 2/14 Update

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Again, for the teams who have played all three weeks, we’ve dropped your worst score, because that’s going to happen anyways. Everyone else has what they’ve earned.

It’s great to see so many venues firing off some great teams, as we enter the middle third of the competition. See you next week!

 

Team Name GP Home Venue QCNY
PTS
It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 212.42
Flamboyant Spokesbirds[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 201.84
William G. Harding 2 MH – Gael 190.97
I Didn’t Choose The Trivia Life, the Trivia Life Chose Me[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 185.23
We Don’t Have To GTS[1] 3 MH – Murphy’s 184.89
Doubloon Entendre[1] 3 MH – One Star 184.78
Air Bud 6: 50 Shades of Cancer 2 BK – Whole Foods 183.29
Actually, It’s All About Ethics In Pub Quiz 2 QS – Snowdonia 181.00
Severed Members of Harrenhall & Oates 2 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 176.07
One Star Regulars 2 MH – One Star 174.15
Yeah We Know Stuff 2 QS – Snowdonia 172.57
Team Of Six 2 MH – Murphy’s 170.71
Enola Fabulous 2 QS – Snowdonia 169.14
Westside Wizards 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 168.00
Bludgeon Bot 2 NJ – Blue Moon 167.99
Suge Knight Rises, The 2 MH – Dempsey’s 167.00
Blood & Thunder[1] 3 BK – B61 166.43
Whole Fools[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 165.78
A Man, A Plan, A Woman, Another Woman… Polygamy 2 MH – Gael 163.36
Parker Stoner[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 163.22
Gowanus Is For Lovers 2 BK – Whole Foods 163.00
John Wilkes Booth & The Showstoppers 1 MH – Dempsey’s 161.55
Let’s Get Quizzical 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 160.65
Nerdwestern 2 MH – Social 159.48
SBRC[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 148.92
Janet Jackson’s Nipple[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 144.35
Authentic Thai Lady Boys Inc.[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 143.78
Finger Blast[1] 3 BK – B61 140.21
Your Team Name Here 2 BK – B61 135.86
Statutory Crepe[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 132.82
Schmohawks 2 MH – Murphy’s 125.85
House of Whoopass 1 BK – B61 120.15
Plastics 2 MH – Dempsey’s 116.63
Sharone’s Angels 1 BK – B61 109.21
Champagne of Teams 1 MH – Dempsey’s 104.45
Otrivia Newton John 1 BK – Bergn 102.86
Charlie Flapjacks 1 BK – Bergn 98.29
Liberal Media, the 1 MH – Gael 92.30
A Flock Of Steven Seagals 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 92.14
PYH 1 NJ – Blue Moon 91.61
60% of the Time, We Win Every Time 1 MH – Social 89.43
Archer’s Debut 1 BK – Whole Foods 85.57
Bullied In Middle School 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 84.00
Quizzy Bardust & The Drunkards From Bars 1 QS – Snowdonia 73.86
Bird Facts 1 BK – Whole Foods 70.86
Smarter Than The Litigators 1 MH – Murphy’s 67.93
Ladies Who Lush 1 MH – Social 67.87
Quiz Girl Friday 1 MH – Murphy’s 67.50
Get Your Measles Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots Everybody 1 MH – Gael 57.60
Snow Patrol 1 MH – Gael 56.10
Meaty Owl Legs 1 MH – Dempsey’s 54.55
Crazy Train, The 1 MH – Murphy’s 53.57
Stay At Home Dads 1 MH – Dempsey’s 51.52
Bruce “Trans” Jenner 1 MH – Gael 50.00

[1] – Played all 3 weeks, and have had their lowest score dropped.

Quiz Cup of New York – 2/12 Update

QCNY Logo V4 (white bg)Starting now, here’s what we’re going to do with the standings: since it’s a best-seven-of-eight scoring system, and since we’re not always going to be posting these things on days where everyone’s had an equal chance, this is how it will work moving forward. For the teams who have played all three weeks so far, and have a shot at eight weeks of actual play, we’re going to drop your lowest score in these standings, to show what it would be like if the season finished right now. If for whatever reason one of those teams misses a week, we’ll add that score back in, and you’ll be in business.

We just wanted to make sure the scoring made sense. You don’t need to play all eight weeks, but if you do, you get to drop your worst score. That’s the deal.

Some amazing scores this week, like, everywhere. Seriously. (One note: we’re still waiting on a couple of scoresheets from last week. Every week we’re more on top of this than before, but it is growing at, quite frankly, an alarming and awesome rate. Let us know if there’s a discrepancy in your score, and we’ll work it out. The scoring system is here.)

Team Name GP Home Venue QCNY
PTS
It Was The Best Of Teams, It Was The Worst Of Teams[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 212.42
Flamboyant Spokesbirds[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 201.84
William G. Harding 2 MH – Gael 190.97
We Don’t Have To GTS[1] 3 MH – Murphy’s 184.89
Doubloon Entendre[1] 3 MH – One Star 184.78
Air Bud 6: 50 Shades of Cancer 2 BK – Whole Foods 183.29
Actually, It’s All About Ethics In Pub Quiz 2 QS – Snowdonia 181.00
Severed Members of Harrenhall & Oates 2 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 176.07
One Star Regulars 2 MH – One Star 174.15
I Didn’t Choose The Trivia Life, the Trivia Life Chose Me 2 MH – Dempsey’s 172.57
Yeah We Know Stuff 2 QS – Snowdonia 172.57
Team Of Six 2 MH – Murphy’s 170.71
Enola Fabulous 2 QS – Snowdonia 169.14
Westside Wizards 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 168.00
Bludgeon Bot 2 NJ – Blue Moon 167.99
Suge Knight Rises, The 2 MH – Dempsey’s 167.00
Whole Fools[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 165.78
A Man, A Plan, A Woman, Another Woman… Polygamy 2 MH – Gael 163.36
Parker Stoner[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 163.22
Gowanus Is For Lovers 2 BK – Whole Foods 163.00
John Wilkes Booth & The Showstoppers 1 MH – Dempsey’s 161.55
Let’s Get Quizzical 2 MH – Whole Foods CC 160.65
Nerdwestern 2 MH – Social 159.48
SBRC[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 148.92
Janet Jackson’s Nipple[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 144.35
Authentic Thai Lady Boys Inc.[1] 3 BK – Whole Foods 143.78
Statutory Crepe[1] 3 MH – Dempsey’s 132.82
Schmohawks 2 MH – Murphy’s 125.85
Plastics 2 MH – Dempsey’s 116.63
Champagne of Teams 1 MH – Dempsey’s 104.45
Otrivia Newton John 1 BK – Bergn 102.86
Charlie Flapjacks 1 BK – Bergn 98.29
Liberal Media, the 1 MH – Gael 92.30
A Flock Of Steven Seagals 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 92.14
PYH 1 NJ – Blue Moon 91.61
Blood Thunder 1 BK – B61 90.36
60% of the Time, We Win Every Time 1 MH – Social 89.43
Archer’s Debut 1 BK – Whole Foods 85.57
Bullied In Middle School 1 QS – Jack’s Fire Dept 84.00
Quizzy Bardust & The Drunkards From Bars 1 QS – Snowdonia 73.86
Your Team Name Here 1 BK – B61 73.29
Bird Facts 1 BK – Whole Foods 70.86
Smarter Than The Litigators 1 MH – Murphy’s 67.93
Ladies Who Lush 1 MH – Social 67.87
Quiz Girl Friday 1 MH – Murphy’s 67.50
Finger Blast 1 BK – B61 61.57
Get Your Measles Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots Everybody 1 MH – Gael 57.60
Snow Patrol 1 MH – Gael 56.10
Meaty Owl Legs 1 MH – Dempsey’s 54.55
Crazy Train, The 1 MH – Murphy’s 53.57
Stay At Home Dads 1 MH – Dempsey’s 51.52
Bruce “Trans” Jenner 1 MH – Gael 50.00

 

[1] – Played all three weeks; their lowest score has been dropped.