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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
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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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)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Jan 23, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Round Four Was Murder
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You see what I did there? Round four was about assassinations. The joke was that I said it was “murder,” which is what an assassination is. However, the use of the word “murder” was also meant in the sense that the round was very difficult. I get the feeling that I’ve lost you. The joke isn’t funny when you have to explain it. This joke would kill anywhere else. See, I just did it again! My talents are wasted. Maybe I have a future with the Trump administration. The shit that comes out of the White House these days is so bad its comical, but not funny, just like me. Speaking of bad, here are the best of the worst answers from last night: Martin
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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 16, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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No Resolutions = No Failures
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Yeah, about those New Year’s resolutions, ain’t nobody got time for that. I’m just gonna keep on truckin’. Keep on keepin’ on. Keep, oh you get the point. If you need a new year to tell you to get your life right, then you’re already taking an L. But if you must know, of course there are a few things I can improve on. I think I can bring my savagery up a notch. Maybe increase my no chill level. And who doesn’t want to strive to be as smooth as my mans who sprinkles that salt on his various meats. I know it may be too early to commit, but I’m gonna be that guy for Halloween, and instead of giving out candy, it’ll be ribs and filets for everyone.
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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 09, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Rain Drop. Drop Top. Alabama Couldn’t Get One Last Stop.
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Do I care about college football? Not one bit. But hot damn that was an exciting championship game. Just when you thought the red team was gonna win it, the white team came back and made points. In football terms, Alabama did a great job of creating turnovers all game, but couldn’t hold off Clemson when it mattered the most, and so we have a new college football champion. After that much excitement, we had some excitement of our own in the form of our weekly pub quiz. There was something for everyone, and we learned some interesting facts. Like, did you know Jason Biggs is still working? Who knew?!?! We also learned that our round titles shouldn’t be taken so literal. You feel
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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 02, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Leftover Tamales
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I am actually very proud of how few tamales I’ve eaten this holiday season. My thanksgiving dinner consisted of one sweet corn tamale from a Salvadoran restaurant in Las Vegas. I had a Guatemalan-style chicken tamale that my co-worker’s mom sent all of us at the office right before the holiday break. Then I had my third, and last, this past Sunday from my aunt’s New Year’s Eve party. That one was another Salvadoran-style tamale, but a pork one this time. I feel like the only thing I’m missing at the moment is a Mexican-style beef tamale to complete the tamale trifecta tour (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico). There’s a guy that sells them at the farmer’s
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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, Dec 26, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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A lot of horrible things happened this year, but I have faith that if we can just hang on until next year, other horrible things will happen
Resident Egon

‘Twas the quiz after Christmas and all through the bar, everyone kept staring at the table who eventually decided to take it a little too far. Quiz is super cereal. But then so is run-throw-obloid (because only Europeans actually play Football) and no one knows that better than the Cowboys’ fans. At least no one knows that better than someone with short man’s syndrome who was pretty much one step short of doing an Ogre imitation at some point and shouting “NERDS!” at the table next to him. At least that would have been more amusing than pondering jumping a dude twice his mass in a bar’s bathroom. And then the noise. And then the angry
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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Torrance Tavern
22735 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA
90505
Monday, Dec 19, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Wedding Crechers
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Back in the day when I was young (I’m not a kid anymore), we used to travel to El Salvador during our summer break to visit my abuelito’s house and my abuelita’s ranch. Gramps lived in the city, he had running water, there were bakeries, corner stores that sold milk, plantain chips and an imitation orange juice called Yus, and a cool bazaar where you could find the best pupusas in town and where you could haggle with various salesmen slinging the newest mixtape of pop songs direct from America (the cassettes included hits like “Mr. Vain” by Culture Beat, “Pump Up the Jam” by Technotronic, and “Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze).
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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, Dec 12, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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UFC 168: Jesus vs. Justin
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Not sure if borderline blasphemous or outright hilarious, but last night we just went with it. Round 3 was an entertaining comparison of the lives of O.G. Jesus of Nazareth, and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and our savior (assuming he lets us all move there once Trump takes office). So who would have the upper hand in this grudge match? Let’s take a look at the tale of the tape. Trudeau is 6’2” and weighs in at 180 lbs. He hates mining operations that poison rivers, has a sweet Bollywood dance attack style, and among his many party tricks he can balance a baby on one hand. All core. Christ was likely 5’1” and probably weighed about 110 lbs. He has
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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)