at The Rec Room Roundhouse: Cookiefaced, October 8th 2019 TRIVIA CLUB CHAMPS

October 09, 2019

It was the 99th edition of Trivia Club at The Rec Room Roundhouse and for the “Great One” we were joined by a great selection of teams! Both familiar, and frequent, joined by all new faces! With the 99th edition as well, it was a return to The Hall for the first time in our post-Royale celebrations as well! Who would walk home with the Golden VHS? We would have to wait and see! Click here to see the top scores across Canada!

 Trivia Classic  came to an end with new-comers but game competitors Team Einstein in first place, and with a full five points on The Questionables in second place! Our winningest team at The Rec Room would themselves hold a three point lead on another team of newcomers, We will, we will REC you! who had a one point lead on Cookiefaced! The reigning Trivia Royalty at The Rec Room, our second annual Grand Champs at The Roundhouse, were however nine points off the lead themselves so Cookiefaced would have some ground to make up if they were looking to keep their Championship reign going! Rounding out the Top Five (top five top five) were This couch reminds me of my therapists, that being the newest name for the team also known as Dead on the Inside! Cyber Blockchain were in sixth, and three points behind them were their table mates Team UNCLE! to round out the field.

 Game Show Games  saw the second round begin with Team UNCLE! indeed saying uncle and splintering away before the remaining team member joined Cyber Blockchain! Countdown Takedown eventually settled out with Team Einstein going for the one dollar, Bob, and that gambit paying off for the TOP TEN! Gaining eight points were Cookiefaced, while This couch picked up six, and Cyber Blockchain nabbed four points. We will, we will REC you! were in fact the closest team to the actual Take but they were Taken DOWN for zero points because they were juuuust over. Grabbing the TOP TEN in Survey Says were This couch reminds me of my therapists, with the second guess, after Cookiefaced grabbed eight points with the first try at the Survey! Also gaining two points were We will, we will REC you!
This meant that not only had Dead on the Inside’s couch caught up to the top of the field, he was now only behind Cookiefaced and Team Einstein who had lept to second and stayed in first, respectively!  Tri-Pardo  who shift things in the third round however, as The Questionables rolled for twelve points on the first question, This couch reminds me of my therapists rolled for fourteen points, and Cyber Blockchain added another eleven points, to make it a thirty-seven point third round! Hitting for the triple were Cookiefaced, The Questionables, and We will, we will REC you! Team Einstein gained eleven points on the third question, but had slipped to fourth behind The Questionables, who were now one points ahead of REC you! in second place heading into the Finale, and in first… Cookiefaced, after an impressive second and third rounds!

In the  Trivia Finale , wagering was all-in for We will REC you! and Cyber Blockchain, while Cookiefaced left one point behind, and The Questionables chose not to wager four points! Team Einstein hedged their bets and wagered twenty-seven points, and finally This couch reminds me of my therapists decided not to wager any points! It proved an attainable question however… with no team being at a loss for points after the Finale!

This meant that ending the night in third were The Questionables, two points behind runners-up We will, we will REC you! thanks to the newcomers going all-in on the last question! Finishing the night with one-hundred and seventy-one points… and winning their TENTH GOLDEN VHS… COOKIEFACED with the repeat Championship! The 171 points on the night is also the fifth highest score in the history of Trivia Club at The Rec Room Roundhouse! Not a bad start to a new month on the final double-digit event at Toronto Rec Room location!

Congrats once again to Cookiefaced, and thank you once again to all the teams that came out to compete at The Rec Room Roundhouse! We’ll see you again NEXT TUESDAY at September 15th for the ONE-HUNDRETH EVENT at THE ROUNDHOUSE! It’s wild to think that we’ve already reached double digits at The Rec Room, and with five other Trivia Club events taking part at The Rec Room in London, Mississauga, South and West Edmonton, and St. John’s we’re so happy to have such great company! Click here to see the top scores across Canada!
Support Trivia Club on PatreonRussel Harder hosts Trivia Club at Hitch (1216 Queen St East) every 2nd & 4th MONDAY, at The Rec Room Roundhouse (255 Bremner Blvd) weekly every TUESDAY, every 1st & 3rd WEDNESDAY at Farside (600 Gerrard St E) and MONTHLY on WEDNESDAY at Black Lab Brewing (818 Eastern Ave) with our next event on October 23rd! Trivia Club's Pause & Play podcast, a portable version of our live event, is available on SoundCloud & iTunes!

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