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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, May 21, 2017
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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Not on my Ship
Dave

My son’s name is Kieran. These are the following names I do not approve of: Deklan, Deckland, Decklen (any variation really). Just so everyone knows. It was my birthday yesterday, and therefore the brewery had a pirate theme.  I am into pirates. It is not a secret. I thought it was a real job when I was a kid and I wanted to do it when I grew up. I was wrong. It still makes me sad. I think I would have made a good pirate, and a great privateer.  That was a government sanctioned pirate. Awesome! Thanks for coming out and celebrating my birthday last night, even if you didn’t know that is what you were doing.  Bee? Won with one point
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, May 14, 2017
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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Brunch most likley
Dave

I was followed from my neighborhood to the block of the brewery by a lady driving a maroon SUV and sporting a shiny eyepatch. I am positive that this was not an affectation and that she indeed drive most days with an eyepatch. I have questions for this person, but would be a coward in their presence. We all shy away from trauma, and rightfully so, yet we all want to know the reason. If I was missing a digit, you would hope it was a good story. I am not equating an eye with a finger, rather trying to make the point that you would want to ask. I know I would, but that is impolite. I wonder if I would play up or play down an eyepatch though. It is impossible to hide, barring a facemask. I don’t
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, May 07, 2017
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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Golden restaurant
Dave

It is weird that people want to listen to a likable jerk. Or, maybe it’s not. Many comedians tread these waters. I dare say that most do. The clean and upstanding comedians are rare compared to the angst filled jokesters.  I don’t know if it is culturally specific either. Some cultures don’t have standup comedy, or so I have been led to believe. I am not a comic, and I have no desire to be one, but the same rules apply to Quiz hosts. People want and expect me to be helpful, right up until I start talking on the mic. Then, I am supposed to be a snarky jerk. I am good at both these roles, but they are just that, affectations at best. I am not the guy on the mic, he is
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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Maybe baking
Dave

I can imagine a world without screens, but have no idea what I would do in that world. I am not saying I do not have any hard skills, or knowledge that I might be able to put to use earning money. I am rather handy, and have always been capable with tools. I can cook passably well, bake quite well, and do accounting with relative ease, though I have to admit screens aide the later. I just do not know what I would do with my free time.  Without cell phones, Video Games, and TV I assume I would be in much better shape, cook more and listen to a lot of music. I was in the Peace Corps, and this describes that time fairly well.  If you took away headphones, and by extension audiobooks,
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Apr 23, 2017
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Opinions...
Dave

With the power of the internet and Smartphones everywhere, I should not hear wrong facts about anything over 2 years old anymore. I mean wrong opinions are always welcome. I think every opinion is a little wrong. This is why I change my mind so much. I am easily swayed by a compelling argument. Facts though, are different. Before smartphones were a thing I once won a 200$ bet about Arnold Schwarzenegger movies. Back then it was acceptable, I think it was 2001, to say silly stuff like “Predator came out before Terminator”. Now there is no excuse. I mean you can have the opinion that that fact is true, but you should double check before you open your mouth and prove to me that you
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Apr 09, 2017
[Sundays @ 7:00 pm]
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Don't look at the Camera
Dave

That was a successful Quiz for a Cause! I wanted to thank everyone involved, and the winning team Pop-pop in the Attic for re-donating their winnings. In case you were wondering they guys with the cameras were shooting some sort of commercial for the brewery. I think. I don’t know. A friendly looking guy came up to me before the quiz and said he would be taking some video of a table. That is about all I know.  I guess it could have been an elaborate prank, but doubtful. I have no idea what type of outlet this supposed video might appear on. Maybe the web? Who knows. Who Dis, New Phone, was a made up team. I mean they were picked to be in the shoot,
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Apr 02, 2017
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Stranger Danger
Dave

I want to remind everyone that next week is a Quiz for a Cause fundraiser.  Please bring $5 cash at least so you can participate. I am sure extra people will be invited so, come early. This might be a foreign concept for this venue, but seriously come early. You know that doubt will be cast on a fellow Quizmaster who comes in alone and beats everyone in the bar. I know he was not cheating, hell he was sitting next to my wife and baby. He is just really good at this. It was a tough quiz and he beat out all the regular teams. I would have been terrible at last night’s quiz. I didn’t know a damn thing. He cleaned up. Mr. F won last night with
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017
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Cycle of Cyclists
Dave

A bike garage collaborated with the brewery to make a beer and I think that the people from that garage were at the quiz. Or they just wear t shirts from the garage and ride bikes. Bike riding is hard in Kansas City. Overseas, I used to ride a bike daily while in the Peace Corps.  I would do a lot of riding, even in small/medium sized Asian cities. I have been to Amsterdam “the mecca of bike commuting” and longed to ride a bike in my home town. That is not going to happen.  KC is downright unfriendly to cyclists. To the extent that one can assume that a lone cyclist is a militant bicycle enthusiast. I have a story. I was driving behind a cyclist last week on a slightly
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Mar 19, 2017
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Bar Babies
Dave

Now that people do not smoke in public, or at least inside most/all buildings, I think brining babies/children to bars is a great idea. I remember being taken to bars as a little child. This was likely before any sort of big tobacco settlements, and I think there was a smoking and nonsmoking section. That is the change, just no more smoke. Now that there is no more smoke, bring in the kids. Why not? I think it keeps everyone a little more honest and adds to a decent early evening out. Maybe I am writing this because I have a baby and I bring him just about everywhere, but I can distinctly remember thinking it was a good idea years ago. If we could now only get the elders of this country down
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017
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I know you are tired
Dave

No one likes the first day of Daylight savings. No one reasonable at least. So, don’t bring it up. After reading this, do not go into a meeting or a group conversation and tell everybody how tired you are about DST. Everyone hates it as much as you do. It makes no sense. It is awful. If you have young children it is even worse, but no one wants to hear it. Rarely, does anyone want to hear about why you didn’t sleep due to your poopy kid. I mean some people actually care about other, I assume, but the majority of the people collocated with you do not fit in that category unless you are pretty darn special. So ends my rant about that.   People bring a lot of
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Mar 05, 2017
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Nobodies, Perfect
Dave

I just took a typing test. I did not score too well. I guess it is a good thing that I do not need to type for a living, but I also guess it is a better thing that I do not need to transcribe for a living. That’s what those tests really measure. Not your ability to type quickly new, and fresh ideas/words/stuff. Rather you have to read something and then type it back down. I look at my hands when I type, or off to the right. It is habit. I don’t need type like this, I just got used to it. So that typing test is a poor indicator of how fast I will type something like this blog. Anyone that comes to quiz knows that I am a, at best, average reader. So, it was a blow to me to think
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017
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Questions are hard
Dave

I am so glad that I am not going to be expected to pretend I thought La a Land was amazing. I was never going to, but the expectation could have been set. Now I just need to watch a movie that looks really heavy. The Oscars really screw with my nerddom. I want to be cool and watch deep movies, but I will watch 4 horror for every heavy drama. I am going to have to set some Saturday morning time aside to watch the "good" movies so I can watch films based on comics at night. I mean, that's all I want. Having a baby is rough. Sleep is overrated. Is it strange that I feel bad when someone comes up to me and says that the questions were hard? I mean, it is kind of the point to be challenging,
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
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Showtunes Stories
Dave

I was originally a theater Major in College. This has a lot of baggage attached to it that I will unpack some other time, but it is a good segway into my exposure to many a showtune. I went on to marry a working actress and there is more fuel for the fire. I know me some showtunes. I am not particularly fond of them, but I would be lying if I said I did not enjoy a portion. Some people really love them. Enough of those people were in attendance to make round 7 ridicules.  I am sorry for laughing into the Microphone. I did not mean to. It happened to be on the bar and I was doubled over. It was not planned. The quiz was a lot of fun. A lot of teams showed up a little
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Feb 12, 2017
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Hamilton (mixed tape)
Dave

What is with being not sick enough to call into work? That would be my setup for a terrible 3 minute stand up routine that I could have wrote this weekend. I did not, and will not write it. Regardless, being a quiz master while losing your voice is not a lot of fun. I sounded like an adolescent boy last night.  My voice breaks occasionally on a normal night, but last night was ridicules. OH well. Quiz was still fun and I did not completely lose my voice, so all is well. I realize that some people want to watch the Walking Dead at home after quiz. I get that, but we are watching it at the bar. Just don’t look at it. I think that show has lost the privilege to have my full
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Jan 29, 2017
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Case for Hazing
Dave

So, I think hazing might be a good thing now. At least the type of hazing that keeps people up for days at a time and no longer makes bodily fluids a big deal. I think it is a good training for being a new parent. I am not a proponent of any type of physical damage to others, but the psychological battery of hazing might not be all bad. Though I don't know how to relate the drinking a new child. Maybe it's just good to get it out of your system? I don't know.   It was my first night back to quiz after the birth of my son. I was sleepy,  but it was great to be back.  Pop-pop in the Attic won. That's pretty standard.
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Double Shift Brewing Company
412 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO
64108
Sunday, Jan 22, 2017
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Pseudo-Dave
Travis

Hey, everyone! Travis here, filling in for Dave at Double Shift Brewery while he's off being a dad. We all had a blast last night, so thanks to all you wonderful people that came out! Double Shift is truly a great place for quizzin'.   So what did we learn last night? We learned that some people wanna believe they're metal and they ain't even close. We learned that even Hollywood stars have to cook for themselves now and then. We learned that Rob Schneider is more of a bonehead than you ever thought. And finally, we learned just how important a well-balanced breakfast really is (it's not).   Congrats to the top 3 teams, Tequila Mockingbird came in
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I'm Travis. Grammar nerd for a large corporation and rock 'n' roll enthusiast.