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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, May 15, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Leave it to IMDbeaver
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If I really wanted to, I guess I could create an account on IMDb and credit myself for some of my amazing work in the industry. No, not the pub quizzing industry. For that we have GeeksWhoDrink dot com where you can read all about my exploits. I’m talking about my sparse work in Hollywood, where my dreams were tragically cut short due to a lack of trying. It all started back in the early 2000s when my older brother was all up in the entertainment business working steady as a set P.A. on many major motion pictures. Maybe it was fate when he got a call to work on this little indie film called Spider-Man. He had been working on this reality show called “For Love Or Money,” when
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, May 08, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Pure Bay-hem
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How is Michael Bay still making movies? I guess it’s easy to just cookie cutter a movie over and over again. I didn’t say anything about quality though. Well, we wouldn’t have the gem that is “Armageddon” if it wasn’t for him, but still. Our visual round last night was all about epic explosions that Mr. Bay would jizz in his pants over. It got me thinking about what else Michael Bay directed throughout his esteemed career, but all I could find was a short that he directed called “Vanilla Ice: I Love You,” a documentary called “Playboy: Kerri Kendall – September 1990 Video Centerfold,” and the video short “Divinyls: I Touch
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, May 01, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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I Thneed a Drink
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Long days call for a stiff drink. Lucky for me I got two of them yesterday courtesy of some adoring fans. Of course I paid it forward and treated a couple of people to well deserved drink of their own. It was a good night last night as well bid sayonara to one of our regulars who thinks moving east is better than hanging with us on Monday nights. We can only pay you in bar food and drinks, if you win, so I guess we can’t blaming you for going for a more stable source of income. Just know that the door is always open whenever you are ready to come back. When you do, can you just make sure to bring us back some pencils? We’re almost out. You’re friend keeps chewing on them
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Spray Paint Art
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You see it all around you. You drive past it. You live next to it. You see someone doing it. Tagging is just part of life growing up around South Central Los Angeles. Did I ever do it? Hell no. My mom would’ve killed me had I defaced someone else’s property. My attention span has always been pretty short, so when I was in fifth grade I found a push pin on the floor of my classroom and starting poking the edge of my wooden desk when I would get bored. I wasn’t entirely sure how that seemed to be more entertaining than whatever the teacher was attempting to teach. Anyway, I poked and poked and poked at the desk a little every day until I eventually carved a hole on the edge
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Apr 17, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Bar/Pub Quiz/Day Care Now Open!
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I knew I should’ve read the fine print in my job description/contract. That pesky “other duties as assigned,” which has served me well plenty of times in my role as a supervisor at my day job, has finally come full circle. Apparently, last night I was charged with taking care of other people’s children…at a bar. Well, technically Torrance Tavern has a dining area, and yes all families are welcomed. However, if you do bring your children, please keep tabs on them. No, this topic was not covered in our Quiz Master Bible, although I feel a training video should be created for this as I am probably not the first to encounter this. I thought dealing
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Apr 10, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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My Roswell AOL Chat Room
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Seems like only yesterday when I was making friends in those AOL chatrooms. Oh, the late 90s. Those were some crazy times. A/S/L? Remember that? Not creepy at all. The fondest memory I have of those early internet days was around 1999 when the hit TV show “Roswell” crashed into our lives. I was so into that show. Partly because I have always been intrigued by alien things like Area 51 and The X-Files, but mostly because I had a thing for Shiri Appleby. So, being all geeky at the time, I found myself joining a Roswell TV show chat room one day. I can’t recall how much time I wasted analyzing the show with people all across the country. Wait. It gets even geekier. We would
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Apr 03, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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March Madness…In April
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Boy oh boy did we have quite the raucous crowd last night at Torrance Tavern. It was a packed house as we waited to see who would be crowned the new champion of NCAA men’s basketball. Ultimately, the winning team put the orange sphere through the ring more times than the other team, so they were given the trophy. Such excitement! The crowd stuck around after the match so we could crown our own champion for the night. We had a good mix of regulars and newbies pitted against each other in a battle royale. Albeit, a shortened one, as the basketball game ended a little late. Our teams killed it in round one, where they had to name the fictional characters being asked
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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I’m Jim Hanks, B!
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I didn’t know Tom Hanks had a brother named Jim, and said brother voices Woody on occasion. Are they twins? Do they have the same voice that you could trick someone into thinking that it’s Tom spitting these Woody lines but in reality, it’s some faker named Jim. What a con. I knew about Colin Hanks, his son. Mainly from his work on the beloved masterpiece called “Roswell,” but also from that one episode of “Band of Brothers.” He will carry on the Hanks mantle, when he’s ready. In due time. But not Jim. I’m sure he’s a sweetheart and a great uncle. He’s just not as loveable. Holy crap, I just Wikipedia’d Tom Hanks and holy
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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French Toastism
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We must have had a hungry crowd last night, as the moment I asked a question that referenced breakfast, everyone’s minds immediately went to breakfast foods. Keep in mind this was during the Igor Stravinsky round. Who? Exactly! What I can tell you is that he didn’t invent any breakfast favorites, but instead dabbled in a little twelve-tone music, a branch of Serialism. Nonetheless, people responded with everything from french toast to eggs benedict. Dude, I’m pretty hungry now. I WANNA MUNCH!!! Specifically for that french toast from Jack in the Box. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it’s all of those luchador commercials that have been on the tube recently. Fucking Brunchfast.
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Mar 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Happy Belated B-Day, Buffy!
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I hadn’t had a chance to wish Buffy a proper 20th birthday until just now. I even celebrated on Sunday by patrolling a local cemetery in the foggy early morning. Just me, the creepy fog, and a bunch of graves. Didn't find any vampires, but I did snag a few cool pictures. Last night I couldn’t believe that the one answer in last night’s quiz that was “Xander” turned out to be the stupid guy from “XXX” and not the way cooler one from “Buffy.” Okay, maybe not cool in the traditional sense, but definitely better liked than the Vin Diesel version. If it sounds like I’m hating on Vin Diesel, then you are correct in your
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Mar 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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$14 Baseball Beers
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Baseball is almost here! As I prepare for a trip to spring training, I’m mentally and financially preparing myself and my wallet for the dough I’m about to shell out on concessions. Round three tonight was titled “Now You Know Why a Beer Costs $10,” to which a quizzer replied with, “more like $14.” How true you are, sir. I don’t mind dropping that on a good quality beer, but you mostly get stuck with some crappy options at the stadium. Dodger Stadium, if you’re listening, find some way to get Yuengling and you just got yourself another season ticket holder. The other issue is the outrageously priced food, and the even more outrageously
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Feb 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Affleck Won, Society Lost
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Round 1 tonight was titled, Herstory. It didn’t have anything to do with womyn’s herstory, but it got me thinking about the current state of our society. If this get to the prez, maybe he can stop borking and grabbing people and just listen for a second. Just long enough to put his entitlement aside and learn at least one thing. I’m sure most of you are up to speed with all of the drama surrounding the Academy Awards, and like many of you, I am outraged. I could care less that “La La Land” lost, as I’m sure that “Moonlight” was a more deserving film, and a more important win for society after the previous #OscarsSoWhite fiasco. With all of the
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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X-Men: Hydroxycut Apocalypse
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I never knew X-Men, dietary supplements and workout regimens would incite such a strong reaction from a crowd, but I got to see if first hand last night. During our random knowledge round, I asked our quizzers at Torrance Tavern to tell me if I was talking about an X-Men comic or a workout supplement. After reading the answers, which no one got 100% correct, I heard a chorus of boos. It was fully expecting tomatoes and lettuce to come flying at me, but hey, I can’t be blamed for your lack of extensive knowledge on workout supplements. Do you even lift, bros? It was all in good fun though. However, next time don’t assume that we at Geeks Who Drink will ever give
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Feb 13, 2017
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The Clintons vs. The Waltons
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Let’s talk about some famous Arkansanians. Arkansites? Arkansasers? Whatever. Last night I asked you to tell me who paid for the Crystal Bridges art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. Most of you thought it was the Clintons. Some of you knew your one percenters and correctly guessed the Waltons. Both of these families are rich and important. If a future generation of these two mega-families marries, you would have an unstoppable empire destined for the White House, bringing with them huge conflicts of interest in their business deals, but lots of jobs and great prices on everyday goods. Obviously, you would have a power struggle, and an eventual war between the families. So which family
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Feb 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Chewing Gum and Taking Names
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By now I hope you’ve caught the SNL skit with Melissa McCarthy doing her best Sean Spicer impersonation. If you haven’t seen it, stop reading this blog, go watch it, then come right back. Go ahead, I’ll wait. But don’t take too long, I worry when you’re away. Welcome back. Now that you’re all caught up, you’ll know that his job doesn't take a whole lot of talent. So, I doubt you'll disagree when I say that I’m pretty qualified for Sean Spicer’s job. Rumor has it that the White House hasn’t been very pleased with Sean’s performance. They can call this “fake news” all they want, but the fact is those of us
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Jan 30, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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HANKering for a Good Time
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If you were hankering for a good time, well, we had one last night at Torrance Tavern. There was something for everyone: A Tom Hanks round, a drunk guy, free drinks, and even a fist fight! Yes, you read that correctly! You really had to be there, but seriously, how exciting was it when those Tom Hanks clips started playing? I don’t know about you, but that made my night. Oh, you wanted to know about the fight. Ok, I’ll get to that, but first let’s just take a moment the appreciate how much of a national treasure Tom Hanks is. I mean, he is America’s sweetheart. America’s dad. America’s baseball coach. He taught us that there’s no crying
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"Quiz Masters. We regulate any quizzing on this property. We're damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. You gotta be handy with the mic, if you know what I mean. Earn your keep. Quiz Masters!!! Mount up!" -Warren G (probably)