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Sully's Pub
5436 Johnson Dr
Mission, KS
66205
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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I'm Batmannnnnnnnnnnnnn
Nickolaus Guzman

I can see why a lot of people think Bale when they think about Batman.  I mean the Dark Knight trilogy was easily one of the single biggest game changing film to happen in the cinematic world and ushered in a slew of comic book movies that tried to go the gritty superhero route from then on.  Whether you think that Bale made the best batman is debatable.  I won't deny that he certainly brought a very rough and in your face batman to the screen.  Heck, I thought he did a solid job minus the whole voice thing he did for batman that was funny.  Personally for me, it's Keaton all the way.  I thought he did a fucking phenomenal job as Batman when I was a youngin
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I'm a street walking cheetah /
With a heart full of napalm /
I'm a runaway son of the nuclear A-bomb /
I am a world's forgotten boy /
The one who searches and destroys /
Honey gotta help me please /
Somebody gotta save my soul /
Baby detonates for me /
Look out honey, 'cause I'm using technology ! /
Ain't got time to make no apology /
Soul radiation in the dead of night /
Love in the middle of a fire fight /
Honey gotta strike me blind /
Somebody gotta save my soul /
Baby penetrates my mind /
And I'm the world's forgotten boy /
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy /
And honey I'm the world's forgotten boy /
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy /
Forgotten boy, forgotten boy  /
Forgotten boy said /
Hey forgotten boy


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95 Slide
722 E Pike St
Seattle, WA
98122
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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FLEET WEEK PARTY
Rainier

Tonight we saw plenty of men and women from Fleet week join us at quiz. These people were treated with a round of Rainier beer and hopefully will have as fond a memories of 95 slide as everyone else. The crisp white uniforms were top notch and even changing the final free beer question seemed to rally a full on cheer for the USS Boxer. Just wanted to start out quiz by giving all of our Navy and Coast Guard service men and women a hearty welcome.  Tonight we also had a great after quiz party which featured some amazing lines. The best by far was from a lovely lady who will remain anonymous who was heard saying "I am really excited to start dating white guys
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Folks around these parts know me by a lot of names. Having grown up in Seattle I went by Cookie during my time playing baseball. Also had the nickname Nature Boy at summer camp, and in high school Spanish class I was Diablo. Along with my many names come many talents. I was the state pickleball champion two years in a row (2005-2006) and have a pretty mean drinking arm when it comes to bar games. Try your luck and challenge me to some pool if you feel lucky. Am a passionate world traveler with plenty of plans to keep moving along in the future. Currently enjoying life and laying it all on the line Monday night at the Blue Star Cafe & Pub.

 

 

 

 


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Playground Bar & Lounge
278 East Congress Street
Tucson, AZ
85701
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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You might think 2 boobs would cost more than 1 face
Quizmaster Zero: Scoobses Edition

Before I really get either into the meat of ze blog, or off on some random tangent I want to give a big thank you to you guys who have made Playground your home base for Wednesday quizzing.  I'm vigorously knocking on wood as I type this one-handed (phrasing) but the numbers have been going up and up.  I remember when I took over ze quiz here back in March, we would never have more than 2 or 3 teams playing, and between last week and this week, we've averaged 9 teams…and let us not forget about the 22 teams that were there for the Archer quiz…that's just awesome!  Speaking of fucking tangents…as
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Silo On 7th
1300 East 7th Street
Austin, TX
78702
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Undead Sexy Nixon WILL Haunt Your Dreams
Rev. Lindsay

Did I mention it’s Rumble time?  Yeah, it’s Rumble time.  You should get your team all signed up so we can start tallying points for you.  Starts on August 1st and goes until September.  So yeah.  Sign up and mark your venue as Silo on 7th because it makes me look awesome.  Thanks! SO With that little PSA aside… welcome to the blog for our quiz that happened on Tuesday night!  I know I promised you a blog on Wednesday, but I’m not gonna bore you
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

Buy her a shot of fireball to avert the pain of this bio writing.

Go play her quiz at Silo on 7th on Tuesdays at 8PM and at Nomad Bar on Thursdays at 8PM.


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Cabo
2513 East NASA Parkway
Seabrook, TX
77586
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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# Raped
OwenBallard

Yes ladies and gentlemen, it seems like #raped was the theme of the night for the quizzers at Cabo. Not only was #raped the theme for our loyal quizzers, but it was also for the theme for yours truly, Quizmaster Owen. As you all know by now, our box of answer packets was nowhere to be found and I was quite worried that we might have to cancel. Lucky for everyone, we had a quick thinking manager who gave me a handful of printer paper that I cut in half. We had to do some improvising, but in the end everything worked out. Things worked out especially well for our first place team OTRIVIA NEWTON JOHN. OTRIVIA NEWTON JOHN was the only team that seemed to be immune to the difficulty of
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I was born in Clear Lake, and later graduated from Deer Park Schools. After high school, I graduated from the University Of Texas in Austin with a degree in Economics. After messing around in Austin till 2011, I decided to return to Houston where I continued to mess around till this day.

I like to consider myself a trivia enthusist/expert, especially with regards to music, Star Wars and the Simpsons (the latter two of the three I know more about than I do about anything). 

Come down to The Den Campus Pub on Wednesday at 7:30 for marvelous prizes, gift cards, and your chance to win some free drinks. 

If you are an idiot, then bring smart friends.


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Pint
34 Wayne Street
Jersey City, NJ
07302
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Breaking Bad Marathons and Lumpia
Carol

I'm going to make this short and sweet, guys, 'cause by the time you read this, I'll be on a 300 hour flight to the Philippines for my hot sweaty family reunion. Debated watching the entire series of Breaking Bad to while away the time, but was told 'Don't! Unless you want to be depressed when you see your family.' I'll take their word for it. Good times tonight - a solid 10 teams. Purely by habit, I started giving You'll be a dentist, you have a talent for hunting big game the top prize of $30 cashola, but in fact they were dethroned by Donny's sports hat this time around, who by the way is wearing a space hat, for the record. Nicole will
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Badass.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Park North)
842 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX
78216
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Mr. Sterling, This Is On The Record
J.A.M.E.S.

Tonight’s Audio Round 7 was all about celebrities being caught on tape saying horrible things. Question 8 was about Donald Sterling. I want to share with you my favorite thing to come out of the Donald Sterling debacle. Now, this is an exact quote from his deposition. It’s a bit long and a tad graphic but stick with it through the end because it is so worth it.   “DONALD STERLING: Well, I fool around sometimes. I do. When a girl seduces me and tells me all of these hot stories and dirty things and tells me how much she wants to suck on me and takes my shoes off and licks my feet and touches me.  When I’m in a limousine, she takes off all
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James Hartz has lived in San Antonio, TX for the past eighteen years and has been a part of it's creative community since day one. A graduate with a BA in Theater from The University of the Incarnate Word, James is a member of Flim Classics Productions and the former Artistic Director of the Overtime Theater.

http://filmclassicsproductions.com


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The Abbey Tavern
5151 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO
80220
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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RIP Cecil Fielder
Tex from Pittsburgh

Everyone who was alive when JFK got iced remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. LIkewise, we all remember what we were doing when we heard about 9/11. Those are shared cultural experiences. Then there are personal experiences, such as the first time you heard a band or a song. I still remember hearing "Love Will Tear Us Apart" by Joy Division on the college radio station in Pittsburgh, sitting alone in my dark bedroom at night and being captivated by this weirdly compelling band. Joy Division would become one of my all-time favorite bands. Weirdly enough (and this is where the connection to the quiz comes in) the only other song I have such a distinct
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FUN FACTS ABOUT ME:


I am married to a lovely lady and live in West Denver with my two lovely cats, Lucy and Trousers. We don't have any kids yet and my wife says we can't name any kids Lucy on account of that's what the cat's name is. If I'd have known that I would have named the cat something else, you know? 


The name of the gang is my neighborhood is the "West Ninth Fuk Puppets," judging by the graffiti in my alley.


I collect Cthulhu statuettes, paisley ties, aloha shirts, animal skulls, briar pipes, expired passports off of eBay and smashed pennies. I used to collect pogs but then they stopped selling them.


I've never broken an arm or leg, and never had chicken pox. I am immune to bedbug bites and nearly immune to mosquito bites.


I've been in three fights in my adult life and won 1 1/2 of them.


I went to Spain for my honeymoon. I had diarrhea for seven of the 10 days of the trip.


I won the Phoenix Public Schools spelling bee for 3rd grade in 1990. I got 100 percent on all my spelling tests in 4th grade except for the word "masquerade," which I spelled correctly, but I got a half point taken off because my sloppy cursive made the "u" look like a "v". But to hell with that. I spelled it correctly, give me the full point, right?


I must have done other stuff besides that, but that's about all I can think of.


UPDATE: The above is all still accurate, except now I live in East Denver and have a 2-year-old son. Also, I'm not sure what the gang is in my new neighborhood.


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Rock Bottom Brewery
550 106th Avenue NE suite 103
Bellevue, WA
98004
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Here's to the DPs
Cap'n Brendan

There’s nothing quite like a movie with a top-notch DP. It makes for amazing cinema, covering up for everything from a cheesy script to a formulaic soundtrack. The best DPs, despite not being household names, can still be singlehandedly responsible for creating big buzz around a new project. Take Emmanuel Lubezki. His ability to artfully master the DP led to his receiving awards for it two years in a row. He DP’d for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Alfonso Cuaron. He DP’d with Michael Keaton and Emma Stone, with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. Here’s to you, Chivo. You may not be a DVDA, but you’re a top notch DP.
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This is the bio that never ends

Yes it goes on and on my friends

Some people started reading it, not knowing who I was

And they'll just keep on reading it forever just because

This is the bio that never ends...


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Charlie's Bar and Grill
620 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA
98501
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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This blog title is not singling any one person out about anything their face does.
Colonel Chase

Tonight was a quiz about sharing. We opened ourselves up and put ourselves out there, together. Thank you. We started with recent things, which didn’t include any questions on former lions. Hakuna Mutata! Next it was Queen! And no, that wasn’t Marie Antoinette. Just some hard rock from QOTSA, Queen, and Q.U.E.E.N. Really. Then we had some physically challenging questions. Or at least they contained the phys. Remember, nobody beats the phys! Visually speaking we had a nightmare on Helms Street, replacing Ed Helms in all your favorite movies from the past. Next it was
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Retired Colonel, full-time Quizmaster.

The story of Quizmaster Chase is a long and arduous one. One that stands the test of time and also serves as a cautionary beacon to others. 

Quizmaster Chase grew up deep in the heart of a pre-Twilight Olympic Peninsula. A land of trees and mountains and water, and apparently also a land of quizmasters. At that age when most children do, Quizmaster Chase left the family homestead and headed towards Seattle with nothing more than a napsack and a dream. 

Dazzled by the bright lights, the country kid made his way through University and a professional career before finally achieving the highest rank in the military, that of Colonel. Once a Colonel, Quizmaster Chase was able to live his dream of traveling across the Pacific to Japan on a goodwill mission, as well as serve as a non-official envoy to Europe during a brief tour just prior to the United Kingdom's General Election of 2010. Quizmaster Chase also serves as a senior advisor on beverage matters to several local governemnt entities in the state of Hawai'i. 

While residing near Seattle's Lake Union (for a quick seaborne escape if need be) Quizmaster Chase enjoys the fine world of microdistilleries and their wares, the interplay between water and land, and his trustworthy dog Jack.

Update: most of this is not accurate anymore, but Chase is even more awesome now that he runs Olympia. 


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Devil's Advocate
955 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ
85281
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The Round on People Being Terrible was Very Popular
TJGi

I almost regret that there was no tie tonight, because I had planned to use Tuesday's audio round "Interrupting Bale" as a tiebreaker. In this round, Batman interrupts other superheroes' introductions. It was one of the funniest rounds I've seen in a while, and I was hoping to get an excuse to share it with the DA tonight. No such luck. I'll hold onto that one as a future awesome tiebreaker round, though... Congrats to our winners tonight. 80 points isn't the best score DA has seen, but it was enough tonight on a night where we broke the DA record for team count at 25 (verified by former host Jan, grudgingly). And this is the slow season. WOW! Hope everyone had as great a time as I
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Third Base (NorthWest)
13301 N US HWY 183
Austin, TX
78750
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The New Queens of the Roost!
The Freshmaker (QMOTY*IV)

“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?”                                 - Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody Eight times in a row That’s What She Said took their place at Third Base – NorthWest, and eight times in a row they left victorious. But tonight, things would be very different. Even simply missing two answers in our first audio round and one answer in round three left TWSS with much work to do. Upstart bounty hunters
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By day I work on getting carpal tunnel, by night I dance for your amuesment.

All I ask is that you draw me like one of your French girls. 

I love Rick & Morty and venues that serve mozzarella sticks.

I've been QM'ing since October 2010 and have loved every minute of it.  I'm actually sitting here counting the minutes until I can work on next week's quiz.  One... two... three... fourteen... seventy... eleven hundred... one jillion...

... I'm also crap at math.


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Pinthouse Pizza
4729 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX
78756
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Batman stars as BATMAN!
James Sterling Pound

Hi there Pinthouse! Good times last night. Well, it started out a bit awkward for me, as it seems I had been replaced with a wine cooler/dispenser. But we QMs are adaptive, so believe or not I made it through the whole quiz standing BESIDE the cooler! Yea, I am sad I don’t have a little soapbox to stand on anymore. Maybe I’ll ask for one for my birthday next month. They still make soapboxes right? Anywho, Carlos was out and Michael was IN! He’s a newbie to the GWD fold and didn’t a hangup job grading a bazillion scoresheets. Honestly I don’t know how Carlos even keeps up every week. Well, quiz stuffs, what was it? Round One started
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James is a Movie Geek, Comic Geek, Music Geek, Internets Geek, and Beer Geek.


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The South Park Abbey
1946 Fern St
San Diego, CA
92102
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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So Long and Thanks for All the Quiz
Timichanga

Holy crap! I've been doing this quiz thing for 3 whole years! But now, I'm heading to grad school and it's time for me to step aside and hand the reigns off to a new generation of quizmaster. It's been an awesome time. Remember the time the one guy at the bar heard the only sports question of the night and yelled it out at the top of his lungs? I do. Every week. And remember the time that everyone had a super swell time. Like every week too right!?!  It's been a super awesome time though and you guys have been the absolute best. I'll miss being your quizmaster, but I'll still be in San Diego so you might see me around and stuff! But you guys are in awesome hands! Heather will
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Tim is a primate of the family Hominidae. Compared to other mammals, Tim has a larger brain relative to his body size. This should make him capable of reasoning, culture, language, critical problem solving and introspection; however, Tim seems only to be capable of dick jokes.


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Bryan Street Tavern
4315 Bryan St
Dallas, TX
75204
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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I did the truffle shuffle for my dad. It's true...
JWarr

The following is a true story.  A for reals true story. I was leaving to come host quiz tonight.  I showed my dad the visual round.  Question 8 was very clearly The Goonies.  You knew it, he did not.  I said “how do you not know the truffle shuffle?” He asked “what is the truffle shuffle?”. Oh fuck me.  Really? It’s 2015.  Where have you been?  So I decided to mock him mercilessly for now knowing the truffle shuffle. Flashforward to five minutes later when FUCK MY CAR WON’T START.  I don’t need
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Come check out all my awesome quizzes: Snookie's Oak Lawn Monday at 8, Cedar Springs Tap House Tuesday at 7, and Bryan Street Tavern Wednesday at 8 


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Scotty's Pub
10943 Scarsdale Blvd
Houston, TX
77089
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Radio Killed the Video Store
OwenBallard

Tonight’s blog title goes to LOKI’S MISFITS, who were so close in getting the correct answer on the final question of round 8 that was “Video Killed the Radio Star”. LOKI’S MISFITS finished in last place with a final score of 30 points but they were good sports for sticking around till the end. We all had a great time at Scotty’s Pub tonight. We joked about ethnic ex-girlfriends and Eskimo brothers. People say that your learn something new every day, and today I learned something I wish I had not learned. Thanks to team EBDB (the Eskimo Brothers Data Base) I learned that there is an actual app where you can connect with other men who have slept with
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I was born in Clear Lake, and later graduated from Deer Park Schools. After high school, I graduated from the University Of Texas in Austin with a degree in Economics. After messing around in Austin till 2011, I decided to return to Houston where I continued to mess around till this day.

I like to consider myself a trivia enthusist/expert, especially with regards to music, Star Wars and the Simpsons (the latter two of the three I know more about than I do about anything). 

Come down to The Den Campus Pub on Wednesday at 7:30 for marvelous prizes, gift cards, and your chance to win some free drinks. 

If you are an idiot, then bring smart friends.