MTM XII: Week 8, Wednesday

Bobby: The deepest and most intimidating FCT venue, The Brewhouse Cafe, rose up and curb stomped FCT’s game written by Mr. TJ Alexander on Wednesday night in L5P with Fulmer’s Fat Ass (6) leading the way with a tournament high posting of 122. Earlliance (6) are a ‘you’ve gotta be shitting me’ 2nd with 113, and BBvBoE (8) are a ‘W-T-F’ 3rd with 111..

Both of those scores may be all time records for place & show finishes.

also –

Oedipus (5) – 99
Johnny Utah – 98
Muffins (7) – 96**
Gluttons – 84
Chick – 77
Kramerica (5) – 72
Chipmunks – 50
Awesome – 44

Brent: A busy room at Johnny’s was a welcome sight, with 13 mostly full-sized teams in the house, and it provided for an interesting night of trivia.  I like to think of myself as a diplomatic host, and that skill was put to the test when a fight nearly broke out in the bar region between a younger team and a drunkard who was sure everyone – and I mean EVERYONE – was cheating (his complaints about cheating began on the first question, which 4 teams got for a total of 6 points).  At the time things got heated, we were on question #9 and the team in question had a whopping 16 points.  Good sleuthin’, Tex.

Challenged (66) ran the show for most of the night, and staring at bigger score, played a little too boldly on #20 and finished 3rd (ironically after not being bold enough on #10, which they got for 2).  This opened the door for non-MTM teams Prestige Worldwide (76) and Cantonese Warriors (72) to rise to the occasion to take first and 2nd.  PW are a spunky, smart young team that back in the fall quickly contended with our veterans and proudly boasted they’d win MTM XII, but mysteriously disappeared around December because of school or the plague or something.  Nice to see them again.

Ray-Ray (63) had a quiet evening but was in position at the end, only to settle for 4th. Ramrod (54) was short-handed and had an off-week.  Coconuts (32) got the first sports question right (which Sports stalwarts Ray-Ray, Lipper, and Ramrod all missed), but that was the extent of their good luck for the evening.  Chipper’s Lipper (24) had perhaps their worst night of the tournament and probably wished for more historical trivia, like Monday…

Oh, and in their first games since securing 2nd and 3rd place finishes, respectively, Conway Titty (giggle) and Can’t Wait Till We’re 21 scored 13 and 18 points…  Ken Kaniff from Connecticut was specifically accused of cheating throughout the night… and scored 29 points.  That’s right, we had two irrational accusations of cheating/unfair play tonight, a fitting end to the bizarre week that was in Canton.

TJ:
Robot Monkeys(7) -9- 104
Denim Chicken(5) -3- 97
Jimmy Jams(6) 83

Darby: Slower night at Hail Mary’s. Experience (3) 85; Old Yeller (7) 83; Fact Hunt (2) 54; #9 (Drew solo) 23. 3 non tournament teams in the house as well.

Clint: yunited (5) 93, phasers (6) 89, rash (4) 87

kitten mittens (5) 63

TEAM TOTAL Base Scores Performance Attendance Week Base
Earlliance 1065 870 195 148 113
Bobby Brown 987 843 144 206 111
United 932 803 129 151 93
Ray-Ray’s Partay 932 806 126 128 100
Jimmy Jams 913 832 81 181 83
Muffins 909 801 108 131 96
Denim Chicken 840 774 66 105 97
Buckhead Rednecks 814 721 93 88 79
Fulmer’s Fat Ass 809 788 21 49 122
#9 795 702 93 166 72
Robot Monkeys 783 753 30 86 104
Oedipus 770 734 36 106 99
Phasers 721 694 27 121 89
Challenged 699 654 45 149 66
Pabst Playboys 670 631 39 99 84
Chipper’s Lipper 653 608 45 61 85
Rash 653 644 9 109 87
Kramerica 643 616 27 49 72
Old Yeller 638 608 30 64 83
Kitten Mittens 635 623 12 103 63
Migrating Coconuts 625 598 27 109 75
Experience 619 598 12 52 86
Say Car Ramrod 563 542 21 44 54
Fact Hunt 467 455 12 42 54
Fetus 374 374 0 30 0
Dirty Mike 253 250 3 24 0
McNuttski 235 223 12 10 0
Rural Jurors 226 220 6 20 0
Maroons 67 67 0 5 0
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