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Glass Half Full (DC)
20575 Easthampton Plaza
Ashburn, VA
20147
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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I'm a celebrity and you can too...
That Guy...

The paparazzi were taking pictures of me last week (ok one dude taking one picture), but I also have fans who think I should be the star of Magic Mike (see pictures for the blog). When I handed one team a visual round, they handed me that lovely picture of me back. Loved it. But enough about me, let’s talk about the quiz…   This was quite the night for I don’t see race because a minority stole my glasses. They won best team name - some pint glasses, and they won the quiz - gift card, and the twerk off - for that extra dart board. Nicely done guys. I think the rest of you should gang up on them next week,
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It's me!


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Bumsted's
500 N 4th Avenue
(520) 622-1413
Tucson, AZ
85705
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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Koko Has a Potty Mouth
Patsquatch

I am not going to prattle on too much here except to say that we had a great night of quiz tonight and for most it the beginning of a potentially badass holiday weekend in which we celebrate our nation’s independence with hot dogs, beer, and fireworks. Whatever you get up to just be safe and have as much fun as possible! Here’s the recap: Round 1 was And Something Was Its Name-O and all the answers ended in “-ingo.” About half the teams killed this and the other half kind of winged it a bit. Everyone knew about A Cry in the Dark and the dingo who ate Meryl Streep’s baby and most teams knew about flamingos being the common name for phoenicopterus
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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This right here? This is my over-the-moon face.
Rev. Lindsay

Hey there, hi there, ho there friends! We had another beautiful week at Nomad! The pizza guys have introduced a taco pizza which pretty much makes all dreams come through.  For serious.  I sell pizza in my day job, and I can’t stop thinking about this pizza… Sorry. I’ll stop. It’s also 3AM now, and while this post ISN’T brought to you by Jameson, it is brought to you by sleep deprivation… which is more surreal and not as funny, as far as I’m concerned. QM Baby Bear is out saving the world again. He and Joe Biden are on a peace keeping mission to figure out how to
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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.


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The Collective Brewing Project
112 St. Louis Ave.
Fort Worth, TX
76104
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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MURICA
Joel Wassner, Sandwich Lover

What does it mean to be an American? Is it all about freedom, liberty, justice, and the American way? As the most American holiday of the year approaches this Saturday, I ponder now to collect my thoughts on the value of my heritage to our great nation.   So often we Americans get caught up in beliefs and ideas of the Founding Fathers of this nation. It's always "What would the Founding Fathers have thought about this current social issue?" or "What would George Washington do if he were alive today?". These sorts of questions are irrelevant, because those guys are dead. There's no way of knowing what they would do if they were leading us in modern day America. I certainly
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What do you put in these spaces? I'm a 26 year old Hoosier, still trying to survive in Texas. I like pizza, sleeping, having fun, breathing, and other things like that. I do not like socks/shoes, brussel sprouts, anything from Wisconsin, and people who are dicks to other people. I never grew out of my dinosaur phase.

Go Cubs.


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The House (Formerly Heights Lodge)
4115 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX
77007
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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“You’re All I’ve Got Tonight”
CLAY-TON, The Imposter

…is a popular hit record by The Cars, which I played from my iTunes library between R1 & R2 in the Quiz tonight in honor of the single couple who showed up to play. To make things interesting, I split them up into two teams to square off for the prizes on offer.   Not that the evening need help being interesting. There were some technical difficulties of the remote control system switching variety afoot, which led to a late start and a slightly abbreviated Quiz. I have to hand it to the staff at The House, who handled the issue like champs. After doing an “Unplugged” version of R1 standing beside the table shared by my teams, the crew had a PA speaker
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King Harbor Brewing Company
2907 182nd St
Redondo Beach, CA
90278
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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A Random Assortment...
Andy

...of random thoughts inspired by this weeks quiz. Well, I guess if they were all inspired by the same quiz, does that imply that they are no longer random? A question for the philosophers. But I digest (pizza)! A pair of thoughts from this weeks round number 1 come to mind. The first was “wow, do you people waste time!” I’m as guilty as the next person about bitching and moaning about not having enough time in the day to get ‘er done. But I’ll tell you what, when fall rolls around and 1:59 am rolls back to 1:00 am the very next minute guess who’s ordering another Maker’s Mark Manhattan! This guy! And what happened this past week when we were
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I quiz. I kickball. I snowsport. I out doors. I magic.


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Warehouse Saloon
509 E Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX
78704
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Showdown
TheHypnotoad

Another great night to hang out at the Warehouse Saloon, with late guest appearances by Nick and Chuck to the delight of all in attendance, and a Rangers win to boot! Round featuring "ingo", and I also think every word that ends with those four letters, along with a sweet Oingo Boingo reference. The audio round was punk covers and we unanimously decided that the cover of "My Heart Will Go On" is significantly better than the original. I'd like to express my appreciation for the Bambi line in the Before and After round three, dark with just the right amount of humor. I was not aware Rube Golderg was Born on July 4th, why do we not celebrate our nation's independence
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21st Avenue Bar & Grill
721 NW 21st Ave
Portland, OR
97210
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Wherein Team AJ chats about SC (or NC)
Team AJ

Jeremy: Phew! Thanks again to everyone for coming out tonight. You said it was the hottest day so far? Not for long though...   Angela: Hottest day of the year so far. I'm super happy our quizzers chose to spend part of their evening with us!   Jeremy: Yes! It was a very fun crowd too. Had people from several states there - Texas and someone from South Carolina. Maybe it was North Carolina.   Angela: Yes, the Texas quizzers play GWD in San Antonio. Always fun to have out of town GWD quizzers!   Jeremy: Ahh nice. The GWD team counts get ridiculous down there in Texas.   Angela: Yeah, they
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Angela and Jeremy - Team AJ!


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Old Chicago (Boulder)
1102 Pearl St
Boulder, CO
80302
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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How I Met Your Mother is TV for People Who Can't Appreciate Good Television
Jim

Another beautiful night at the Old Chicago, where errbody knows your name. So things happened in the news this week, right? I mean gay marriage wasn't legalized...and there wasn't a controversy over the confederate flag...and healthcare wasn't upheld...but whatever. Something about Greece...and Greeks...and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Having a lisp would be unfortunate in Gweece.Peas and Thank You took second this week. Oh no! In first place this week, My Couch Pulls Out But I Don't/I Really Love Cliched Trivia Names. Just kidding. Love y'all.   Here's what we learned this week:   Ringo, Dingo, Gringo,
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Zio Romolo's Alley Bar
2400 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO
80211
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Fourthy of July-ey
McFly

Hey there, all you Americanos. How excited is everyone for the Fourth of July coming up, along with our country's best women soccer players and their pursuit of another World Cup title? I mean, how could we ask for a better weekend? I am flying out to Ohio tomorrow to celebrate all of these wonderful things with my family. First, the fourth of July has never been a big deal for me, but as a teacher, it is one of those days where I can embrace a day off with everyone I love. I have learned to embrace July 4, because when I was younger, it was a very complicated holiday. I am a vegetarian and I didn't drink back when. So, from what I understood, meat and beer were the two reasons anyone whose
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Likes:

Arcade games
80s Movies
The Original Nintendo (NES) and Super Nintendo (SNES)
Mathematics
Beer
Non-Fiction
NPR
Redheads
Ultimate Frisbee

Dislikes:

Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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The Park Tavern & Restaurant
931 E 11th Ave
Denver, CO
80218
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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Lobster Thermidork
Yurp!

Just a quick one this week, since e’rybody be on that vacation-type shit. While you’re erotically stuffing tubed meat and liquor into your sexy mouths, try not to blow off anything important with illegal fireworks this weekend. And by “important,” I mean your genitals. You can lose a digit or two and still be a relatively-normal person, but if you destroy your naughty bits, you’re fucked, and not in the good way ever again. Stay on your hustle, keep on your grind, bump some uglies while wrapped in an American flag (but not a Confederate flag, unless you’re a racist asshole), and I’ll see y’all next week.
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I definitely do NOT have an Illuminati Eye branded in the place where my penis used to be, SO DON"T BOTHER CHECKING!


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The Side Quest
17900 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, OH
44107
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Happy Birthday, 'Merica! Gosh!
Miranda

Hey, Quizzers! It's almost America's birthday! Please have a fun and safe weekend! Someone from my hometown in Michigan died in a horrible fireworks accident last weekend, and it was someone my mom used to live next to & babysit. Super sad! So yeah, don't do that shit!   Moving on... Quiz was packed again this week! There were some new faces in the crowd- welcome, newbies! This week we talked about flamingos, listened to fucking horrible punk-ish covers, and centered our before or after round on the lovely Carly Simon. We talked about others who share America's birthday, attempted to spell some Greek names, and discussed the potato heaven that is Idaho. And
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I live in Cleveland Heights. My husband & I moved here last year from the Detroit area. I sling fancy coffee during the day & at night I love to keep up with nerdy tv shows & movies. I love finding new places to eat around the city, especially Asian restaurants!


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Easy Monkey Taphouse
17537 15th Ave NE
Ste. B
Shoreline, WA
98155
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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"Frankly, my dear, I don't quiz a damn."
Michael Dudley

BEST. NIGHT. EVER.   We sang happy birthday. We laughed. We cried. I had a chick pull up her dress and show me the scars on her thigh (Alright. There was no crying but it rhymed with thigh. Sort of.).   It was the first night where there was standing room only. Highest head count yet. 12 teams. Big teams. Loud teams. We had a birthday, Will, who was born on the 4th of July, celebrating his and our country’s birth along with the fact that he can watch that depressing Tom Cruise movie and get all the references (BT-dub, has anyone else heard that Tom might be quitting Scientology to spend more time with his daughter? Hurrah! I love Tom!
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Aesthete. Gun owner. Skilled lover. 


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Old Chicago (Longmont)
1805 Industrial Cir
Longmont, CO
80501
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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No, Tom Cruise is still not the correct answer
Brydon

Dear Longmonters at Old Chicago,   Thanks for playing tonight. I really like you all. I think we should go steady <3 Circle Yes if you agree with me, or No if you're a jerkface.   YES            NO   Now that that's out of the way, thanks for coming out again on another kind of rainy Thursday night! My Drinking Team has a Trivia Problem took the gold tonight with What's in the Box? taking silver. These two teams continually kick some serious ass, so well done, everyone! Special props to the teams that continually
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I'm a Canadian that's spent too much time in Virginia. After round 5 and a few beers I tend to use "eh?" and "y'all" in the same sentence. I like all of you. You're lovely people.


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Lost Highway Brewing Company
520 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO
80203
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Mo' Rain, No' Problems
PeterMeinig

Well, wouldn’t you know it. Another Thursday Geeks Who Drink quiz turned quickly into a soggy affair as the skies opened up and the downpour began. That makes 16 out of the last 17 weeks with some sort of crazy stormy weather! Well, the squall dissipated by 9:00pm, and the quiz faithful dried off. Quiz on! First and foremost, a shout out to the United States US World Cup Women’s team, who go into the finals on Sunday! Go Girls! Win it all! Christina says this: “She has to think about it. I’m an architect.” Thanks Christina for coming out! Here’s how the night shook out: In first place, with 81 points was Team 17 Magazine,
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Hugh O'Neill's
45 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA
02148
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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STAMOS!!!!
Lady Thunderfunk

PREFACE WRITTEN AFTER THE FACT:  I really should have spent most of this space lauding God Save Miss America for being at least half Terrier (Go BU! Go BU! Sing her praises loud and true!), and shaming Ian for leaving early (with permission); but I just couldn't do it. Not tonight. Here's what you get instead....Ahh, it's good to be home. I've been doing a bit of subbing this week (and since it's summer, when everybody else goes on vacation, I'm sure there's more to come), but Hugh's will always feel like home. Here's a bit of history for everybody who isn't a member of the team formerly known as WEEN:I'm not a native
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Thunderfunk was summoned here by your dreams. You remember the ones with the pirate spiders? She was the peppy chubster with the baton. Oh, yeah.