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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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US, eh? US, eh? US, eh?
VoldeMartini

When I walked into Lion and the Rose at my prompt 7:15 pm (Because Mormons learn that 15 minutes early, is in fact 10 minutes late), my self-esteem was through the roof. The place was PACKED! Standing room only, people cheering, it was going to be a good night. Then… I looked at the screens. FIFA had taken over. Talk about kicking a girl when she’s down. Didn’t matter though, because with USA winning against Germany, we had a pretty good feel throughout the night. USA! USA! USA! Now, I don’t follow soccer, and I had to look up how long a match (game? Session? Summoning ritual?) lasted to make sure
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Murphy’s Law: Geeks Who Drink Edition
VoldeMartini

I’m sorry to say that last night, we had a case of imps. Imps running around The Lion and Rose, thinking we could be friends as they massacred my computer, hacked my mic, and generally caused mayhem throughout the evening.   We made it through the wilderness, guys. Somehow we made it through and through. I didn’t know how lost I was until I found you. And by you, I mean every team last night.   Hearty thanks. It was a rough one.   Quick recap of what we learned throughout the night, because I lost my wisdom teeth Friday, and friends don’t let friends blog while high on pain medication.   Ya’ll
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Better Late Than Pregnant
VoldeMartini

We got a late start last night due to the Women's FIFA game (USA! USA! USA!), but happy to say that all the teams that showed up at the normal start time stuck around. We even had a few stragglers that you guys were able to compete against to make it a little more fun.   What am I talking about, it's always fun. Because I'm there. And I am always the most fun. And I like to think that you stuck around for me, but I know it's probably because you needed to sober up, and San Antonio ran Uber out of town.   We did have a pretty interesting round about carts. To which I didn't know cartology was an area of study. But thanks for that knowledge, Arsenic
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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The Curse of the Russian
VoldeMartini

"I only speak two languages. English, and bad English."   This is a quote that I have adopted as my personal mantra. I took French in high school, because that seems like the best second language choice in South Texas. But, I bombed it. I don't even have a Texan accent, and I can't fake an accent either.   So I apologize for completely butchering our question about Peter and the Wolf. Blame it on the wisdom tooth that is deciding to stretch it's appearance out into a 3 year ordeal.    And because of that and there is the chance that I am on some wicked pain killers, here's your recap.   Some
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Anne of Cleves' Rare Cup and Chaucer Set
VoldeMartini

I cannot lie. I go a raging history boner over the round about pre-1700's England. I can talk about the Princes in the Tower, Richard III, Henry VIII and his disastrous love life, and Shakespeare's bawdy works until I am blue in the face. One of my favorite books is Royal Babylon, a history book about all the bad things that happen when kissin' cousins do more than kissin'. You should really check it out. You'll feel so much smarter.   In anticipation of Season Three Premiere of Orange is the New Black, I recommend you guys brush up on your knowledge of incarcerations in the world. Australia: not on the list, which many
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Millennial's Have All The Fun
VoldeMartini

Actually, according to San Diego State University, they aren't. I guess taking selfies and hashtagging take precedence over making the beast with two backs.   Disappear, reappear? Eels and caves?   You catch my drift. Millenials ain't gettin' much.   We started off our quiz with a little bit of the news, and you guys did surprisingly well. Your current event track record wasn't the best, and I do have to say, you have stepped up your game.   Why Do Walruses Go To Tupperware Parties, what do you have against Paul Reiser? "Paul Reiser is awful. Unrelated, but true" was not the correct answer
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Queen Elizabeth III: Mecha Monarch
VoldeMartini

We only had three bits and we didn't expect such a rush.     And a rush we did have. Thought we were going to have a repeat of last week, but you guys pulled through with the telephone tree. I like to imagine you all like a PTA, talking about who is going to bring the Sunny D and Cheese Ritz to the next meeting.     So, you guys have heard about this dadbod thing, right? Leo DiCaprio struttin' his stuff on the beach, all pale and with jiggly. This morning while browsing the Facebook during my oral hygiene ritual,
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Marzipanties Glue Shoe Dumpster Ale.
VoldeMartini

Apparently it was finals week at some of the higher learning institutions here in San Antonio, dropping our teams down to 5. Technically 4, but Team Car Ramrod was nice enough to spilt off into a secondary team to give us the illusion of a full house.     Your reward: Two High Fives and a trip to The Holy Land Experience (Air Fare, Hotel, Food, Admission prices not included in prize; your reward is me telling you about it).     That moment when it's a cake themed round, and you're playing Cake Pandora Radio, and the answer is a Cake song,
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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A long time ago, at a pub quiz far, far away...
VoldeMartini

Hey guys, Katie here, bringing you the shenanigans that occurred last night at The Lion and Rose.   Did you guys feel like we were at a concert the first round? Because I sure did. I don't know what I did to have the God Reverb, but I can assure you, it won't happen again. Unless I don't feel like you're paying attention. And then not only will I turn the echo to 11, but I will also sing every question. Badly. I will be the Sanjaya of The Geeks Who Drink franchise.   For once, we didn't have to compete with the Spurs for the attention span of the patrons, and although it is bittersweet reasoning, it made me happy. I had a great time with you guys.
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Potterite. Whovian. 'Murican.

Hailing from the elongated state of California, I moved to Texas when I was a wee tot. May not have been born here, but I have developed a taste for Shiner and have (almost) gotten used to the heat.

Also has an unnatural dislike for the Batman.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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You have NOT died of Dystenery.
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Thank you all for being so understanding in us ending a bit early last night. Spurs take precedence, ya know? For the most part you guys are all from here, so you get it. For the visitors, sorry guys. Hope you have fun in Vegas. Best team name for the night definitely goes to Hell's Kitchen Has Double D's. Not only was it a... well endowed team, they also understand the necessity of Netflix binging and playing to my likes. Congrats you guys. Lets move onto the quiz, shall we? Happy Birthday to Jay Leno, and ya'lll showed off your Tonight chops with our first audio round of the night. I am happy to say the most of you knew Backstreet Boys, and
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
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78209
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Santa Anna would have Sashayed Away
The Greatest Quizmaster Of All Time

Yesterday here in the Grand Ol' State of Texas was the Battle of San Jacinto Day. Little history lesson for ya:The Battle of San Jacinto was fought on April 21, 1836, 45 days after the fall of the Alamo Mission. The Battle of San Jacinto was over in a matter of hours, with only 9 Texian casualties. Santa Anna was captured the next day, apparently dressed as a woman attempting to escape, and held as a POW until he signed the Peace Treaty which started Texas' journey to become an independent country. The story goes that Emily Morgan, AKA The Yellow Rose of Texas, was with Santa Anna, travelling to meet Sam Houston's Army. And by with him, we mean WITH him. Knowing him biblically.
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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A Tricky Gerbil Named Jim From Outer Space
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Happy Birthday! We had a birthday celebration with the Stock Adders Get Old last night. Thank you for the offer of a cupcake, guys. Well, a cupcake you cut with a knife. Which is not how you eat a cupcake. You shove it all in your mouth at once and then try to continue normal conversation and see who calls you out on it. You know who calls you out on it? Your enemies. Dispose of them at once. We had a pretty close game throughout the evening. We had the Stock Adders Get Old, and Rural Jurors jockeying for first place throughout the evening. Dharma Initiative Dropouts took third place at the end with a wild Joker, pulling them
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
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78209
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Gremlins: The Christmas Special
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So many teams... Swimming in teams and ridiculousocity.I loved it.Before we get to the recap, lets get this squared away. Listen, I know it's Tuesday night at a pub. Spurs play Tuesday nights. This isn't some government conspiracy to interfere with the Black and Silver winning. I promise. But there really is no need to be a complete asshat to those trying to enjoy something other that basketball. Sure, it may not be a traditional sport, but quizzing is a mental challenge... And occasionally a physical one when I feel like being a tool and watch you guys dodge tables and round corners to get the bonus questions in. Speaking of bonus rounds, has no one taken a look
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Oh We're Going To A Hukilau...
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Hey guys, Katie here, bringing you the news from The Lion and Rose last night. Small and intimate night, only 4 teams came out, but we had a good time. Well, I did. And since no one walked out, I think it's safe to say that everyone else did Except the one person who asked me to try and talk a little quieter. Alright, here's the deal. You are in public. You are at a bar. During an event. I am not here to cater to you. If your conversation is so dire that you need someone on a mic to be quieter, you should probably choose a different venue to talk about how much Becky sucks for stealing Todd away from you at Casey's party last Friday. I assume this is what all
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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It's a Brand New Day and the Sun is High...
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First off, I'd like to say thank you to you guys who were out last night. You sure know how to make a girl feel appreciated. And a little bit awkward. But really, I had a great time last night taking care of ya'll, and hope you had a great time, too. How about that round on the dogs, huh? Bet you weren't expecting that as you prepared yourself, Rocky style in the bathroom... you know who you are. I shed a single tear, and went home to hug my dogs. And by my dogs, I mean cat because I'm allergic to dogs. And by allergic, I mean irresponsible, and entirely to selfish to care for another living thing. I'd choose one of those weird breeds for a dog, if I had
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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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This Train Needs To Be Derailed
Gallifreak

I'm going to say it right here and right now. I hate the band Train. Yup. It's true. A lot of you probably do, but not me, man. I blame Pandora. I know that sounds weird, but that's pretty much what happened. Train had pretty much been under my radar for a long time. And then one day I decided to try out Pandora because all the kids were doing it. All was well and it was suggesting some good stuff that I was enjoying. And then a Train song came on. I listened, wasn't impressed and then I hit the skip button. And then two songs later, they suggested another song by Train. Ugh. No thanks. Then about 3 songs later, fucking TRAIN again. Seriously. No. And then they suggested
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