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Trivia for a cause

This weekend is the annual trivia competition to benefit the Deerfield Public Library. It's held at the bowling alley in Cottage Grove. I'm totally stoked becuause it's so much fun. I love trivia and enjoy this competition because normally people won't play Trivial Pursuit with me, as they claim I memorized the answers. Highly unlikely, since I never even memorized the 7 times table in math!  I just read a lot  and remember stuff. Unlike the famous Steven's Point competition, no reference books are allowed, so it all depends on what you know. In addition to 3 rounds of questions, there are 3 rounds of songs to name the artist and 3 pages of photos to identify. They are tricky, too, because a lot of the time the photo's are very old and hard to recognize. I totally love this event. There are usually 30+ teams of ten, and the competition is fierce. Our team usually finishes in the top 10, but every year I vow THIS YEAR WE WIN! WIsh me luck!

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