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How to Part Ways with Your Current Trivia Host

One of the hardest things about being a business owner is letting go of relationships that no longer fall in line with your day-to-day production. In this particular example, we are talking about parting ways with your current Trivia host. While this can be a daunting task, there are some best practices you can take to ensure a smooth transition. Give them fair notice Unless it’s an emergency, don’t let your host go with no warning. Essentially, you’ll want to give them a two weeks notice. This gives them plenty of time to process the news, as well as make …

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How to Write the Best Movie Trivia Questions

Movie trivia questions are one of the most fun categories in every game. So what makes for a good movie trivia question? There are several things to factor in when creating your show. Consider your audience The game should be challenging for your players, but don’t make it impossible. Keep your audience in mind when writing your show. For example, if your venue is a sports bar with a blue collar crowd, don’t ask about obscure French cinema. Instead, aim for more popular and contemporary films. You don’t have to make each round a softball but try to stick to …

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4 Kentucky Derby Cocktails You Can Bet On

Are you ready for the “greatest two minutes in sports?” Saturday, May 4th marks the 145th annual running of the Kentucky Derby. If you’re lucky enough to attend the race, be sure to grab a Mint Julep, the traditional Derby drink. And for those of you watching from home, we’ve got you covered. Here are four Kentucky Derby cocktails that will take you to the winner’s circle. Mint Julep Of course, we’re coming out of the gate with the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail. Recreate an authentic Mint Julep with this recipe. Ingredients 3 oz. Old Forester Mint Julep 0.75 oz. …

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How to Write Fun Trivia Questions for Adults

Anyone can write a Trivia question. “Who was the first president of the United States of America?” Boom, done. The real challenge is writing a great question. That’s where our team of expert writers comes in. Here is their checklist for writing the best Trivia questions for adults. Accurate Accuracy is the most important element of any Trivia question. No amount of creativity and uniqueness can make up for an incorrect answer. And it’s tough to win back the crowd after an error in your show. With that in mind, fact-checking is an essential part of creating great Trivia. Our …

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5 Ways to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

Starting a business is hard work.  It takes planning, dedication, and persistence. And even with the right preparation and expertise, a business can still fail. In fact, 50% of new businesses go under within the first five years of opening.  That leads to the million dollar question: How can you become a successful entrepreneur? Luckily, I work a few feet from a successful entrepreneur, Adam Johnston. Adam is the co-founder and CEO of Last Call Trivia. His journey took him from bartender, to side hustler, to entrepreneur. Now, teams can play Last Call Trivia in more than 250 bars and …

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Everything You Need to Know About Pub-Style Trivia

Do you have a burning question about bar Trivia? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about Trivia Night. Whether you’re a player, host, or bar owner, we’ve got the answer for you. How long does bar Trivia last? The exact length of the game can vary based on the format and attendance. But on average, it lasts two hours from start to finish. This is the length that you should aim for if you’re running your own show. If a game is too short your …

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5 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails You Need to Try

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year. Of course, green beer is the iconic drink of choice for lots of people celebrating St. Paddy. But if you want to switch things up this year, here are a few other St. Patrick’s Day cocktails to try. Whether you’re looking for something with classic Irish ingredients or you just want a green drink that’s not from a keg, there’s something for you on this list. Now, let’s get to that pot of gold! Irish Coffee Why you should try it Nothing says “Top o’ the morning …

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How Bar Trivia Arrived and Thrived in the U.S.

With the growing popularity of bar trivia in the US, have you ever wondered how this cultural phenomenon started? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. The Humble Beginnings of Pub Quiz Our story begins a long time ago in a land far away. 1970s United Kingdom, to be exact. During this time, pub quizzes were played in a few pubs mainly in the North of England. They were a popular activity for patrons, but they were unorganized and localized. That is, until Sharon Burns and Tom Porter entered the scene. In 1976, Burns and Porter founded their own …

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Custom Trivia Packages

Custom Trivia Packages There are no limitations when it comes to your perfect Trivia Night We’ve been in the trivia business for a long time and, over the years, we’ve figured out what works and what doesn’t when it comes to making your Trivia Night even better. Whether you want three or 300 hundred shows, we can work with you. Fill out the contact form below so we can provide the perfect, custom Trivia package for your business.  Request a custom package Please include how many Trivia shows you would like to be able to create each week in the …

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How to Run a Trivia Night: Problem Solving

Learning how to run a Trivia Night involves a pretty standard list of tasks and preparations. Once you’ve practiced setting up your equipment, reviewed your host script, and memorized the rules of the game, you’ll be ready to host your first show. But there is one thing you may have overlooked when learning how to run a Trivia Night; preparing yourself for problems that might pop up during your show. Trivia is a game and it should be a fun experience for the players and the host. But the competition – and alcohol – can lead to a tense situation …

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