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The Chesterfield
1400 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
64105
Monday, August 03, 2015
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the one with the banana flavored twinkies
Alley Cat

The great twinkie/pop tart debate struck again tonight. I, myself, am a huge s'mores pop tart fan. Never had a twinkie in my life. But what I learned tonight, is that I probably never will. As it turns out, the patrons of the Chesterfield are very familiar with the differences between Twinkies and Pop Tarts. One is obviously delicious and with a variety of tasty flavors and the other was recently taken off the shelves, never to see the light of day again. And apparently had an original banana flavored center. For anyone that knows me, bananas are my enemy. Banana intolerance over herrrrr! Several teams came out for the Rumble tonight. Our friends from the Bastard
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I prefer chai tea to coffee, love the Golden Girls, am obsessed with KU basketball, and always put the toilet paper roll on backwards. 


Sometimes I have to sound out "wed-nes-day".


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Kick Butt Coffee
5775 Airport Boulevard, Highland Mall
Austin, TX
78752
Monday, August 03, 2015
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But Seriously, Condoms?
AB Baby

Hello, my darlings!We've successfully finished another competitive pub quiz. This week our second and third place teams were only one point apart! And if you missed it, you missed a good time.Let's take a stroll through the thoughts that crossed my QM brain as we covered everything from Nazi leadership to Harry Potter.- Among the other "g" words covered in round 1, we discussed Hermann Goering's role as the head of the Luftwaffe. Our very helpful writers must have anticipated some of us have trouble pronouncing things because they provided me with this guide: "LOOFT-vah-fuh"It reminded me of the German foreign exchange student I knew in high school. His name was Marcus
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Native Austinite, feminist, patriot.

Anna dyes her hair blonde because she wants to be Leslie Knope. Her hobbies include arguing with the tv and radio - especially when political discussions come on, cleaning her apartment to the sounds of old school country music records, and writing letters to television networks to try and get Freaks and Geeks back on the air. Hey, it worked for Family Guy!

She believes fluoride is poisoning us all, Lee Harvey Oswald could never have made that shot, and Blink-182 is due for a reunion.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Raise Your Pinky for Aioli!
Just the right amount...

Nothin' says lovin' than when the heat index feels like an oven. I've spent a good deal in time as of late. A great deal of time specifically because of record temperatures. The struggle is real people. On the other hand, I got home tonight and my pores look fabulous. Wet Hot American Quiz Team wins after a tie breaker with Philidelphia Hates Robots Fuckers! Killdozer won a respectible 3rd. I gave some extra prizes tonight for some random reasons, though well deserved. I understand my colleague typically hands out a prize for 3rd, so Killdozer won a stylish handbag. I also gave away
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My audition night I show up in a button down shirt. I wanted to make an impression but not seem too overzealous. I was told that I looked just the right amount of douche to do well in Johnson County. It hurt so good... My first night of training with the same trainer I asked so am I still just the right amount. And it stuck. So here I am. Just the right amount, and just for you.


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Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
623 Denver Avenue
Loveland, CO
80537
Monday, August 03, 2015
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How DO You Spell Gulag?
C*SON

We know it's a tricky one, but you too can become more familiar with forced labor camps by just spending a few precious nights with your friends at Grimm Bros during our Monday night quizzes!  A few more times and you'll put the "IN" in Stalin!   The Grimm Geeks proved tonight that they needed no additional motivation or inspiration to succeed at Round 2.  Sorry guys, it's probably just time for you to brush up on your Corey Hart songs.  (Is he still alive?  We may never know...) As a mere muggle with an overzealous fascination with the Wizarding World, it was much appreciated by this Quizmaster that we had TWO Harry Potter-related
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Colleen is a self-proclaimed Dr. Mario champion and skilled orange peeler.  She spends lots of time reading while working on her PhD, but has not let that infringe too much on her valuable Netflix-watching time.  

Likes: Harry Potter, big dogs, tv, 90s music, coffee

Dislikes: Raisins, douchebags, doing laundry


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Twisted Pine Brewing Company
3201 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO
80301
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Whales Are Not FIsh
Corrina Briggs

I may have given a patron a warning about heckling tonight, but after talking with him after the quiz I have to say that I am on his side. In Round 4: Schools and Fish, the first question asked who was swallowed by a giant fish in the Bible. There was some push-back from a certain someone about that question and I have to agree with him that a whale is not a fish; Google defines a whale as a large marine mammal, not a fish. However, one thing I had to ask the quiz-goer was "But was anybody swallowed by anything else in the Bible?" After that, the question was deemed fair. Our players tonight endured a very difficult round all about garlic (since we know everyone is an expert),
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Corrina spends most of her time studying vigorously as a student in Aerospace Engineering at University of Colorado at Boulder. She also has an extensive background in theater and the performing arts, where she focused on improv comedy. Corrina is a member and co-founder of Denver based improv troup "The Senate." Corrina loves Geeks Who Drink pub quizzes because it's a great opportunity to entertain her community and subject them to her music tastes. Besides school and Geeks Who Drink, Corrina enjoys playing music, playing with kids, and hiking.


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Lunchbox Laboratory (Bellevue)
989 112th Avenue Northeast #105
Bellevue, WA
98004
Monday, August 03, 2015
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The One With Pop-Tarts, Twinkies, and Garlic!
Quizmaster Kris

Here's some fun facts about Garlic that I googled for y'all. 1. Garlic is one of the oldest cultivated crops. It was fed to the builders of the Great Pyramid in Egypt in the belief that it gave them strength.2. During the reign of Tutankhamun, you could buy a healthy slave for 15lb of garlic.3. There is only one mention of garlic in the King James Bible, in the Book of Numbers 11:5.4. Garlic is mentioned 21 times in Bram Stoker's Dracula but only four times in all of Shakespeare.5. Garlic attracts leeches. They take 14.9 seconds to attach to a hand covered with garlic but 44.9 seconds to suck blood from a clean one.6. The city
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  1. If you could be one for just 24 hours, what cereal box cartoon character would you be? Why?
    • Horratio Magellan Crunch (Captain Crunch). "Look at me, I'm the captain now"
  2. If you could have had the starring role in one film already made, which movie would you pick?
    • Rain Man, because I feel it's about where my acting skills are at.
  3. You were just given a yacht. What would you name it?
    • The Vulcanized Mallard (Rubber Ducky)
  4. If a movie was being made of your life and you could choose the actor/actress to play you, who would you choose and why?
    • Jonah Hill. Because, Jonah Hill.
  5. If you were to be on a reality TV show which one would you be on and why?
    • Amazing Race. I love to travel and I think I could make a serious run for the money.
  6. 2%, 1% or skim milk?
    • According to Ron Swanson, Skim Milk is water lying about being milk.
  7. Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip?
    • Mayo, because Miracle Whip is of the devil.
  8. If you could have a condiment dispensed from your navel, what would it be?
    • Ranch dressing... it would be so convenient and delicious.


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Historians Ale House
24 Broadway
Denver, CO
80203
Monday, August 03, 2015
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You ALL Are My Inspiration
JoeMills

Welcome to August, folks, and the dwindling days of summer.  I spent the past weekend in beautiful, tropical South Carolina.  Hit the beach for hours on end, ate my fill of oysters and shrimp 'n grits and key lime pie, and got completely devoured by insects.  I forgot what it was like.  I can hardly remember the last time I had a mosquito bite.  They go away right?  Maybe I'll just WebMD it.  I hope it's not malaria.    Anyway, this week's quiz marked the second straight appearance of Chicago's You're the Inspiration in round two of the quiz.  Many of our regular teams caught on, though a few teams still mistakenly
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Harry's Bar & Grill
1430 Commonwealth Avenue
Brighton, MA
02135
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Pusheen It
The Duke of Allston

Things I learned today: -The Sphinx is really close to where the pyramids are.  Old friend Lina shared a photo on Facebook of Louis Armstrong on a visit to Egypt playing for his wife.  She's sitting in front of the Sphinx, and one of the pyramids is close by in the background. -That I'm going to need some brake work done.  My car squeals louder than the Green Line. -That there's a meme featuring a cat with a Pop-Tart body.   This cat came up in our bonus beer question at the end of Round 3, a 50/50 affair asking "Pop-Tarts or Twinkies?"  Without seeing this cat, or even being able to picture it,
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I grew up in Burlington, VT, and moved here on a whim in 2003.  Became the quiz presenter at White Horse Tavern in 2005, where I worked for 7 years for another quiz company. Then Geeks Who Drink came a-callin'.  I first rejected their overtures, but joined the family when they offered to pay me in hair gel.

When I'm not hosting your quiz or hitting on you, I enjoy horse racing, kayaking,and baseball.  I once won $33,000 on a $48 horse ticket.  I also participated in the 2012 and 2014 Horse Player World Series, and in the 2014 National Handicapping Championship, both elite handicapping tournaments held annually in Las Vegas.

I was on "Judge Mathis" in 2004, and also appeared locally on the Red Sox trivia game show "The Batters' Box" in 2009.  Yet, I still get recognized for appearing for ten seconds on a casting special for "Beauty and the Geek" in 2005.  Seriously, it's aired on television maybe twice, and people recognize it.  It's stupendous.


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Pasquini's Pizzeria
1310 S Broadway
Denver, CO
80210
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Crispix is the Best Cereal
RESII

Looking for an amazing cereal? One that doesn’t rot your teeth or is too sucrose after three bites? Then look no further than the answer to number seven in our visual round, Crispix.   Crispix boasts that it has rice on one side and wheat on the other, but never has either tasted so good. Crispix is the simple breakfast of the gods. I always enjoyed Crispix as a kid, but it wasn’t until my palette changed later in life against sugary cereals that I realised it bested Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Honey Nut Cheerios, and other competitors as my favourite.   I could eat bowl after bowl of Crispix and not get sick of it. I know this,
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RESII was born in the 17th state of the union under the sweltering summer sun.  From humble beginnings, this future Buckeye became third best player on the middle school chess team (out of four).  After that, his life became a blur of Mountain Dew and worse decisions.  In his spare time, he enjoys highlights of Buster Tillman, not giving change to the homeless, and Harper Lee novels.  This is his first production of Geeks Who Drink.  He would like to thank his lucky stars and all his deceased pets for helping him cope with the good times.


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Caveau Wine Bar
450 E. 17th Street
#110
Denver, CO
80203
Monday, August 03, 2015
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The Road to the Rumble
Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series QUIZBOT

Rumble in the Pub IV is on!We begin our four week journey into the Rumble in the Pub where you're competing against other teams in the city, and other teams in the country.  Maybe even other teams on the planet?!  No.  Not that one.  If I had my way?  YES.  But NO.  Not this time.This is my favorite time of the Quiz year.  Teams come out of nowhere to compete.  It's really a good test to see how well some teams would do at Geek Bowl.  Just sayin', too.  Geek Bowl X?  Totally doable.  I mean, it's in Denver.  C'mon now. YOU HAVE TO DO IT.Anyway, back to the Rumble.
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Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series Quizbot is heck-bent on the enslavement of humanity and world domination.  When he is not slowly polluting minds, he is infecting those of Quizlandia through daily and weekly statistical analysis.  

KNEEL BEFORE QUIZBOT! 


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Sek'end Sun
32-11 Broadway
Queens, NY
11106
Monday, August 03, 2015
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RIP Cecil. Quiz 8.3
JMC

Today, a majority (aka two) teams mourned the passing of Cecil the Lion. Surprisingly, (or not), some teams had trouble with other current events that were ALSO in the news this week (see: Hilary v Jeb, Bernie v Trump, a blue outcome both ways). If there was anything our teams were experts on were Harry Potter and knock off brands. What a time to be alive.  If there has been anything I've learned about our teams was their passionate stance on 2006 MASTERPIECE (or abomination) High School Musical. In return, I've shared my love of kale. especially in salad form.   
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Bonfire Brewery
127 West 2nd Street
Eagle, CO
81631
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Wingardium Leviosaaaa!
Marla Bee

In the movie He's Just Not Into You, Jennifer Connelly's character has a problem with lying and people pretending to be something they're not. Similarly to how her husband is pretending not to smoke cigarettes or not to be cheating on her, and also how when she and her husband are shopping for wood flooring she gets really angry at the faux wood tile because it's trying to be something it's not. That's the first thing that comes to mind after checking out the visual round tonight and seeing all the fakey mcwannabe foods and brands. A pissed off Jennifer Connelly yelling about how they're all a bunch of liars! That really is a great movie in case you've never seen it. Read the book, too, while
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Hi there, I'm Marla Bee.  Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico and recently transplanted to Avon, Colorado. I'm a mom to an eleven year old boy, Matthew, and a Redbone Coonhound, Reed.  I am a social drinker with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and just generally love having fun and laughing whenever I can! 


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Fado (Columbus)
4022 Townsfair Way
Columbus, OH
43219
Monday, August 03, 2015
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Donald Trump Can't Win Anything
EricBurch

Yet another wonderful Monday night at Fado Irish Pub, and the variety of teams we are seeing each week keeps growing. With this variety brings a large amount of competition, and apparently parity, as we saw clusters at both the bottom and top this week. This was quite the sneaky week for our quiz writers. A bunny cereal with marshmallows? Cruel. I'm pretty sure that Crispix and Chex are the same thing anyway. And are Pop-Tarts and Twinkies really that different either? Apparently not, judging by the questions. With a bit of trickery came a tightly contested quiz this week. Three teams tied for third place, with only Just When You Think You Have The Answers, I Change
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Front Range Brewing Company
400 West South Boulder Road #1650
Lafayette, CO
80026
Monday, August 03, 2015
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New notebook. I'm excited and you should be too.
Jules

Why is it that buying a new notebook follows with such happiness? There’s nothing particularly exciting about a new notebook. In fact, it’s sort of the opposite…it means writing and therefore work is coming, and that’s stupid. But still…something about those brand new white pages really makes me happy. I bought a new notebook because I need it to take notes for my HOA. Not fun. But…Notebook! Newness! Yay! Without giving away spoilers, I really enjoyed both QMing and grading round #3. A subject of things I really enjoy. Riverton Renegades took an early lead with use of the Joker (damn these guys are good at
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When not quiz-mastering, Julie spends her time writing children's books, playing with her cats, painting stuff, and filling her head with more useless knowledge.


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National Mechanics
22 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA
19106
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Trump Boner Champs
I am your Father

Your Quizmaster had some technical difficulties this week folks, apologies for the delayed blog post but you know what they say, don't download pornography from...ehh, nevermind. How about that quiz last week??  Such a close finish, I felt kinda bad for Cats! Cats! Cats! because they really came on strong late AND were newcomers...but then I remembered that cats are creations of Satan himself, placed upon this Earth to fuck with my life and really, who can root for that?  Just kidding, come see us again folks cause you've got what it takes! Trump Boners, stand tall and be proud! Turd Birds, stick
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e·lit·ism

[ih-lee-tiz-uhm, ey-lee-],
noun
1. practice of or belief in rule by an elite.
2. consciousness of or pride in belonging to a select or favored group.
Origin:
1950–55; elite  + -ism


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Bar One
12518 Burbank Blvd
North Hollywood, CA
91607
Sunday, August 02, 2015
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Helloooooooooooo....August!
Bobaloo

As we welcome August and the beginning of Rumble In The Pub, we also welcomed a few new teams into the fold here at Bar One. They were wonderful! Hope they come back for more fun…and torture!   We’re So Adjective, We Bone Nouns got off to a hot start, being the only team to Joker in Round 2. They held onto the lead for most of the game, which is difficult to carry when you have 10 other teams chasing your tail. I give credit to the Noobs, Beer, My Team Is Not Here, But I Brought My Girlfriend, and Donkey Sack for joining the fray of our regulars. They fought hard, but even
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I am a former radio on-air personality turned 5-time game/reality show loser. I geek out about KISS, pop/rock music, the board game Clue, 80's and 90's MTV, Nagel prints, cookies and baking, and WWF/WWE Wrestling. Ask me about the time I got caught stealing dungeon dice from when I was 16.