In the hierarchy of trivia players, where do you rank?
So, that’s for where you live. What about where you vacation? How do you rate against trivia buffs in, say,
Your favorite getaway destination is also a great place to find a good night of trivia or two.
Yes, it’s trivia about trivia. There are some interesting tidbits about this popular form of mental competition.
It’s called 241 Germania, and it’s 100 miles wide. The minerals that make it up are pricey on earth. Total estimated value: $95.8 trillion.
Jeanette Rankin became the first female member of Congress in the U.S. in 1916. That was four years before women could vote.
It might be hard to tell in a blind taste test of the black sapote. This Central and South American fruit tastes like chocolate pudding and sweet custard.
Unless you have a sensitivity to competition, hit some of these locales for all the right answers.
Chicken salad melt, English pub vibes, and mad-fun trivia. Where do we sign up for this at Bumstead’s Pub? Your sandwich choice (and drink) may vary. Join the crew for team trivia nights, Wednesday at 8. Order Soft Pretzels and a bottle of Singha and see how your brain stacks up.
PRO TIP: Go every week back home if you can. This’ll make you a stronger player … especially when you take your show on the road.
For bingo night or trivia night, you’re in for a treat at The Brass Tap. Tuesday is the night for the trivia fun, in a place famous for its happy hour, karaoke, and live music. The Steak Nachos are next-level brain food when paired with a Birdsong Jalapeno Pale.
PRO TIP: Eat. Something. Remember how tough it was to test in school on an empty stomach? Trivia is like that too, but you can have a beer when you play.
You’ll find cordial staff and Mind Games Trivia on Tuesday and Thursday at 810 Billiards & Bowling. Come play pool and enjoy the festive atmosphere, too, with attentive service and plenty of fun at hand. Fuel your game with Coconut Shrimp and a Million Dollar Margarita like a high roller.
PRO TIP: Focus on the fun. It can get competitive, but if you take it too seriously, you’ll spoil the whole evening. No one remembers who wins!
Looking for easy, kiddie trivia? The Barrel Sports Bar & Grill is NOT your place. Hit this dive bar near the airport on Friday to test your noodle against some stout regulars. Grab some Mozzarella Sticks and a Hard Raspberry Palmer when you get down.
PRO TIP: Tune in toi Jeopardy! and sharpen your skills online. Surf Wikipedia.org. Read up and soak in.
Hit the enclosed patio bar on Monday nights for trivia at Tavern in the Forest. This favorite among locals features a strong drink lineup, and food so good you’ll want to eat the crumbs. With a plate of Duck Wontons and Tavern Punch, there’s no telling how far you’ll go.
PRO TIP: Create or join a team. You’ll feel at ease with a group, even when you go on your own on vacation. A beach trip as a team is definitely in order.
For spacious rooms on a beautiful property, head to Paradise Resort. The name fits! Enjoy stunning ocean views and expansive balconies among other amenities. Plus, there’s so much to do. Plan an afternoon seeking out the Grand Strand’s best cupcakes! See current specials and room types, and book your stay today.