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English Cellar Alehouse
165 Angell Street
Providence, RI
02906
Sunday, Jul 24, 2016
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My New Favorite Thing
Kelsey

When I am hosting quiz there are usually a number of trivia facts that are related to things that I have no familiarity with whatsoever. Every once in a while I will find something that I'm shocked I didn't know about, because it is totally in my wheelhouse. I found one of those tonight in Manneken Pis. You might be thinking, "that sounds like a pissing mannequin, but it's spelled differently so it's probably not that at all." Well you would be wrong because it's a fountain consisting of a little boy peeing into the basin. It's apparently a very famous statue in Brussels. You might now be thinking, "that's not that cool… Europe is full of naked statues doing inappropriate
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Kelsey is a scientist, mostly not evil - keyword "mostly". She enjoys backpacking, podcasts, travel, very detailed snapchats, reading, and, of course, selfies with dogs.


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Flip's Tavern
1406 Avenue Q
Lubbock, TX
79401
Sunday, Jul 24, 2016
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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I didn't get to go to Comic-Con but at least i got to host the pub quiz!
David

Back from vacation and it was great to be back with everyone at Flip’s!  I started the evening with my recommendation to go see Star Trek Beyond, what a great way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Original Series. Tonight I got to showcase my bad German accent for the first round and then moved on to some four letter words and we didn’t have to bleep any of them!  Next we learned that Van Damme was a ballerina and listened to a few minutes of Steven Segal’s classic love ballad “Talk to my ass”. After the break we wished quiz taker Mr. Mitchell a Happy Birthday before we moved on to a refreshing coffee enema. Before you knew it we made
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Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. (Hilldale)
357 Price Place
Madison, WI
53705
Sunday, Jul 24, 2016
[Sundays @ 7:30 pm]
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I Would Think A Song Called Talk To My Ass Would Be Funnier
Darth Gargamel

It's not. I found it for them on youtube and played it while I scored round 8. It's just some jazz song about the end of a relationship and at the end he says he doesnt want to talk to her anymore. She can talk to his ass. Dumb. Small crowd tonight. Only three teams. That's okay, the noodles were still good. Couple of regulars and a newcomer who just came to watch Foxy Boxing or something. That's alright, we welcome everyone here. Unless you're an asshole. Dramatic turn of events when newcomers Tits Magee won second, with the Porters finally taking home a first. Nipple Tooth promises to return to former glory. Man I
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Couple things about me: I'm a man, and that means I do man things. I shit with the door open, I go on riverboat gambling trips, I make my own jerky. And now all of that is wrecked!

I lied. Not one of those things is true, but if it impresses you lets stick with it. I'll tell you something that is true though. Clint Eastwood once gave me the finger. True story.

Other things......I enjoy the color blue. I'm right handed, so I've got that going for me. I cannot say the alphabet backwards, even when I'm drunk. Which is a lot. Also I've never been to Oregon. My dreams are but three: 1. To appear on Jeopardy. Cause if we aren't here for trivia, what's it all for? 2. To appear on Drunk History. I got my degree and history, and thus far it's proved useless. Appearing on that show would make it all worth while. 3. To have a sandwich named after me. Who needs a kid sharing your name when you can have a sandwich.

 

Also I enjoy Pinky and the Brain cartoons, and if you talk shit about them or request that I play Kanye music during the game, your team starts with negative 50 points. Your call man.

 

 


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Pop's Place
2020 Lawrence St
Denver, CO
80205
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Turned On, Tuned In, Dropped From The Top Of The Golden Gate Bridge
Fap 5ive Fretty

Yeah, as evidenced by the title of this blog, I’m not a huge fan of hippies like the ones in our visual round last night. My dislike of hippies is probably entirely because I used to be one back in the 90’s. My unfortunate concessions to this lifestyle included but were not limited to: the [don’t say it, don’t say it] dreaded white-guy-in-dreadlocks look; dousing my poor body in patchouli oil in lieu of bathing; listening to questionable jam band “music” (ugh, calling that shit “music” is akin to calling a prison feeding tube filled with nominally nutrient sludge “a nice home cooked meal”), and an aversion to shoes, even
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Host of Yo! GWD Faps. Check your local listings. Also check your closet before you go to bed, just to be safe; He likes to watch you sleep.


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Portland Brewing
2730 NW 31st Ave
Portland, OR
97210
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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I Do Not Miss That Constellation Of Plastic
Meggan

I have a confession to make, my dear Portland Quizlings. I have lived in beautiful Portland, Oregon for exactly a year now, but I moved here from Los Angeles. I know, I know, this makes me evil incarnate in a lot of Portlanders eyes, but I can't help where my parents were born and raised! I've lived in many places in my life: Germany, Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, New York, and now Portland. I love it here. I don't miss California at all, except for one thing: Disneyland. Oh my god, do I miss Disneyland. In one week I will be on a plane headed south, and I will spend all of August 1st wandering the Happiest Place On Earth with about 30 people for my family reunion. Round One:
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I love metal, tattoos, appropriately placed commas, and science fiction. Semicolons are for suckers.


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T.J. Elliott's
6814 Laurel-Bowie Road
Bowie, MD
20715
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Do it Big, Baby!
J.D.

Greetings and Salutations again from TJ Elliott's Restaurant in beautiful Bowie, MD. where all the geeks come out for quiz, treats and drinks every Saturday night at 8pm. This week, so many new teams showed up to play that we were only allowed two of our regular teams to participate in tonight's game. Exceptional turnout + lots of fun-loving participation + a healthy helping of adult libations = One helluva incredible night. *And now the jingle of the week - "Aqua Teen won't ever be cancelled,Aqua Teen won't be dismantled,Aqua Teen gon' be togetherAqua Teen gon' be FOREVER!
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CHUBurger
1225 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
80501
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Remember, Remember, the 5th of....What Day Was the Alamo Again?
SirYon

So few of us remember. That’s probably because none of us were there when it happened. That I’m aware of. I’m talking about the Alamo, of course. It’s apparently a big deal in Texas. They don’t have much to boast about in Texas. Let’s let them have this one. It’s better than some initialed guy who randomly got shot 30 years ago on television. Also wasn’t alive for that. Sorry to rub my glittering youth in your faces. It happens.   Tonight’s quiz was very educational. We learned about wheat and surprisingly enough we discovered that talking about gluten makes some of those really touchy sensitive types break out in hives.
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On a sweltering day in the final months of the Reagan administration, a human baby was discovered by a leopard in the middle of a cornfield somewhere outside Chicago. This baby grew up into a gangly assemblage of brain waves, taught itself to read questions into a microphone and type on a keyboard, and found a job.

 

By day, I go to class and do homework, by night I make subs and quiz people with random questions. I'm a real superhero. Oh yeah, and I absolutely adore all aspects of alliteration. Too bad that never really comes up in the quizzes. Maybe I'll go suggest a round...

 

Drink responsibly and keep your minds open, y'all.


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Sporting Life Bar
7770 S. Jones Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
89139
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Stick Around! You Could Win Something!!!
Bersonality

Hey there, Pub Quiz Players!   Some were missing. Some couldn’t stay the entire quiz. Some showed up halfway through. No matter. Hopefully, everyone had a good time playing our pub quiz last night at Sporting Life Bar.   TIDBITS ABOUT THE QUIZ:   If you are ever in Chicago, try getting a reservation and checking out El Ideas, my step-brother’s restaurant.   A long, long, looooooooong time ago, I played soccer. Mostly, I was a fullback, but every once in a while, they would move me to midfielder. I guess what I am saying is I
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I am a husband to Emliy and a father to Sadie. Two of the best things I've ever been able to say about myself. I'm a living, breathing IMDB. Pretty good with TV and music info too. When it comes to these things, I have impeccable taste, so I'm a snob about it; both film and music. I am a quizmaster with Geeks Who Drink. I host 3 pub quizzes per week. If you are ever in Vegas, you should come to one. They're fun and you can win stuff!


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Geno's
1414 N Hamilton St
Spokane, WA
99202
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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2nd night adventures at Geno's!
That tall guy who talks a lot during the quiz...

New faces? Check. Old Faces? Check. Good time had by all? Definitely Check! Geno's is proving to be an absolute blast to quiz at! The quizzers rock, the staff kicks ass, the food is amaze-balls and the drinks are heavenly. (For a lifelong atheist, this is high praise... ;) We had some damned funny incorrect answers last night, especially reading that the intro to Mr. Wizards world sounded like a porno... Think about that one for a moment. Savor the awkward. You're welcome.  The quiz itself was fun to read. I only mispronounced things about 8 times, to the enjoyment of the room at large. (Zit-gyst? Zite-Giste? Fuck it, I dunno.) The fine folks of team The
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It's true. I talk a LOT during the quiz. But I hope it's at least entertaining and/or pleasurable. I cannnot be bribed for points, but I do accept any free drinks offered... ;)


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Jack Mac's Swill and Grill
19009 Preston Road #209
Dallas, TX
75252
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Hal Jordon's last shift
Dave

The Set-Up: Jack Mac’s Swill & Grill   Quiz Beer: Martin House Christmas in July Barley Wine 14% ABV   Brewers Notes http://martinhousebrewing.com/the-beer/christmas-in-july/   Last December we brewed a little extra
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O'Niell's Pub (Heights)
3301 Juan Tabo Blvd, NE
Albuquerque, NM
87111
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Thank You Rob Thomas!
QM Rebecca

Man it's a hot one... like seven inches from the midday sun.   Seriously, it was hot last night.  Was it hot everywhere or just up by my table?  I was dying... not just from the heat but also from the fact that 19 TEAMS showed up for my debut Quiz Master night.  I mean, Holy Moley!!!!  I was expecting something closer to 10, so I was blown away by the turn out.  I was also frantically trying to keep with all that grading!  But keep it coming... I would love to see Saturday nights start averaging 20 teams!   There were some great teams last night, including Quiz Master Ian whom I took this location from. 
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I'm a wife and a mom of two amazing kiddos, Alexis and Anya. By day I'm an elementary school teacher. By night I love nothing more than drinking wine and watching history shows. My favorite is Drunk History. I have been a "Geek Who Drinks" for many years now and I am so thrilled to be a Quiz Master so I can share my love of drinking and knowing things with those around me.


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San Francisco Street Bar & Grill
50 E San Francisco St #3
Santa Fe, NM
87501
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Our Barman Sings Led Zeppelin, He's Cooler Than Yours
Kevin

Heya Geeks! Great time last night at Geeks Who Drink. The San Francisco did have the Holly Holm fight on, so one of the questions did read basically like this: “Which city is named after a fiery mythical TAKE HER DOWN HOME GIRL WIPE THAT SMUG GRIN OFF HER FACE. . . named after a fiery mythical bird.” She's from my home state. Gotta' support the locals, ya' know? Confession time, here's what I got: It took me like, a solid five minutes to look at “Gluten Tag,” and realize it was supposed to be pronounced Gloo-ten Tayg. It was
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Left Coast Brewing Company
1251 Puerta Del Sol
San Clemente, CA
92672
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm]
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QM Conrad's First Solo Adventure
QM Conrad S

Overall, my first solo-hosting adventure was a success. I joked that we were meeting as a support group of Geeks who didn’t win the raffle for badges to Comic-Con. Even though many of our regulars were at Con in San Diego, we had a good turnout. Many people were frustrated by the ‘They’re both mighty, alright’ round focused on authors who had fought in war. I did enjoy looking up after each question to get nastier and nastier glares from the quiz participants. I’ll take this opportunity to plug the email list – where subscribers can get some of the topics ahead of time and study the topic before Quiz. The bounty continues to be alive. Allow
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My geek-dom started at a young age with an (un)healthy fascination with Star Wars. That was the beginning of the end. In middle school, I was a member of the group of kids that actually played AD&D in the library during lunch. Current obsessions include Star Wars (still), Game of Thrones, John Williams and politics. I'm local to South Orange County: I grew up in San Clemente and now live in San Juan Capistrano with my wife (Erin) and son (Gavin).


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Krazy Karl's Pizza
1124 W Elizabeth St
Fort Collins, CO
80521
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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How the time has flown
Weapon Z

You’ll have to excuse the tone of this blog.  Most of the time, I try to keep it light and humorous, but this time around, I’m feeling a little sentimental.  Time sure does fly.  I can hardly even believe it myself.  It has been one year since the first time I’ve taken the microphone over on Saturday nights at Krazy Karls.  One year.  With me behind the mic every single week.  51 weeks with me seems like punishment.  (Ok, so we missed a week back in February when we were canceled because of Geek Bowl.) Geeks Who Drink, and more importantly, everyone at Krazy Karls, staff and patrons alike have become like family to me. 
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Quizmaster Zach is an avid fan of Rush: the Holy Triumvirate, and spends the majority of his free time watching irreverent comedies such as Portlandia, Trailer Park Boys and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. When he is away from the television he plays ice hockey (poorly), hosts quiz (poorly) and eats food (poorly). To be honest, QM Zach does most things poorly but that's easily overlooked because he is so good looking. The only thing he is good at is doing a karaoke version of YYZ. You can see QM Zach live and in person and judge him accordingly every Saturday night at 8:00 PM at Krazy Karls pizza. Just don't look directly into his eyes. You might never be able to look away.


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Opal Divine's (Marina)
12709 Mopac at Parmer Lane
Austin, TX
78727
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
[Saturdays @ 10:00 pm]
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Those Colors of the Wind, y'all
Specific Heat

Hey there, quizzers!What a great night! It was a little on the muggy side but we had a great time anyway.We started with eight questions on Big Cities, and while Austin didn't QUITE make the cut, Houston, San Antonio, and even Dallas showed up in the round.Then we had a music round that was all songs that are about things happening over and over again. Like Here I Go Again, and Deja Vu! Easy Peasy.For Round 3, we had a 50/50 round on actors who are in Sharknado 4. Some of those answer may have surprised you!Then in Round 4, I was all, "Gluten Tag!" Because the round was about wheat, playground games, and German phrases. It turns out
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QM'd in Houston for a bit, relocated to Austin, and have been PARTYING LIKE CRAZY here in ATX for almost two years. And by partying, I mean quizmastering. Because I'm way too lame to actually party.


But seriously I'm an awesome Quizmaster.


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Darcy's Bistro & Pub
4955 S Ulster St
Denver, CO
80237
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
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Follow Ted Cruz’s Advice: Vote Your Conscious
E-Parks

Hey there quizzers! We had another great Saturday night (alright) at Darcy’s. We learned some fun things, we listened to some great tunes, but most importantly, we made fun of Republicans. Coming off of the RNC in Cleveland, we had some fancy team names that reflected on the week we’ve had. We had a strong showing from Growing Up a Poor Black Woman - By Melania Trump and contemplated Ted Cruz’s advice to Vote Your Conscious. I can only hope that next week, the DNC in Philadelphia will inspire some equally creative team names. But
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