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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
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Get Outta My Dreams, And Stay In The Bar
VoldeMartini

I had a dream last night that I was hosting quiz, and something strange happened. All of a sudden, it got quiet, and everyone slowly turned towards me with blank stares slack jawed expressions. There was no sound, even when I tried to speak, and you guys just kept staring. No blinking, no moving…just staring. It was terrifying. It was like I was 15 again and having to give a presentation in my History class, and couldn’t get the words to come out. I wasn’t always your spunky, charismatic Quizmaster, you see. I used to have some super serious public speaking anxiety. I’d dread the day I’d have to give a speech, or participate in some sort
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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, Jul 12, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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'Scuse me while I kiss this Psy(duck)
VoldeMartini

A new craze is sweeping the nation, and it’s little pocket monsters. Now, for those of you who remember the Y2K scare, this isn’t so new to you. You remember when kids were losing their collective little shits about card games and early morning cartoons. I was one of those kids. I was an ace at “Who’s That Pokemon?!”, knew the PokeRap, and wanted all the merchandise. It was nuts. It was Poke-pocalypse. My sister and I are only a year apart, so the crazy Japanamation was right up our alley. Kids would play at school, during recess, during class, at lunch, and the administration was having none of it. It was about a month into the Pokemon takeover,
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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, Jul 05, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Misquote Along.
VoldeMartini

When I worked at Laser Quest eons ago, we used to give out free passes after each game while we were handing out scoresheets. Most of the time, it was asking a trivia question and whoever got it right by shouting it, would take home the prize. In a group of 20 children, this was not exactly the best approach. Because children love to scream. And I’m prone to migraines. In any case, I didn’t care for children at the time, so there was one question that would stump them everytime. “In Star Wars, what is the most memorable quote the Darth Vader says to Luke?” A roar of “Luke, I am your father!” would come from the crowd, each trying
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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, Jun 28, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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It’s Good To Be The King… The King Of Old Broadway.
VoldeMartini

Did you guys know he served in WWII defusing land mines? I didn’t. He’s also Jewish. Thanks Wikipedia. Because we would have no idea that the creator of The Producers, the Rabbi in Men in Tights, and Moses was actually a Jew. You learn something new every day. Do yourself a favor, and binge all the Mel Brooks films you can get your hands on. Don’t watch them in order of release. Plan a feast with Spaceballs, Carmen Ghia’s Champagne, and Black(ened) Sheriff Chicken. So, he’s turning 90, and I really hope someone finds the answer to immortality soon, because this is one I don’t want to see go. Bowie and Rickman were hard enough, and I can’t
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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, Jun 14, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Mel Brooks vs. Lin-Manuel Miranda
VoldeMartini

So, "Hamilton" took home 11 Tony's, which didn't beat out "The Producers". Suck it, Founding Fathers! Kidding. I love them both equally. I just can't rap like Daveed Diggs, so I'm bitter. Anyway... Occasionally people will ask me what they need to do to win at Pub Quiz. Well, I’m gonna let ya’ll in on the ULTIMATE TEAM BREAKDOWN FOR TOTAL QUIZ DOMINATION-Domination-domination. You’re gonna need to recruit some people. Either from your office, weird family members you don’t really talk to, things like that. I know Uncle Charlie has that weird obsession with airplanes, but this could come in handy. 1. You’ll need a history guy. And
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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, Jun 07, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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U + Me = Us (Or Something Like That)
VoldeMartini

U + Me = Us (Or something like that) I am the kind of nerd that thrived on History and Literature, and tanked math in school. All school. I’m talking about the School of Life, brah. But mostly 10th grade algebra. I can’t understand numbers and letters in equations. My brain stops working. I repeated Algebra in high school, because I tried to graph a cupcake for a project, and it ended up looking like Godzilla took a massive shit on my posterboard. Which I, of course, tried to pass it off as. Something about a 14 year
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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 31, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Garen Could Have Stopped Mussolini
VoldeMartini

Yeah, yeah, I said League of Legends instead of League of Nations. Laugh it up, chuckles. Now you have no Jokered round. HA! NOW WHO IS THE WINNER?! Kidding. You guys kept all your points. Because they were hard earned. So this past weekend was Memorial Day Weekend. The time of traffic jams, and drunk folks awkwardly leaning on you in public. This is no more true that where I spent my weekend. My sister and I decided to celebrate her birthday by getting in the car, and going to New Orleans for the weekend. Guys, that’s a 9 hour car ride. 11 if you include the deluge of rain, and that we hit Houston traffic at 4:30 pm. We are not good travelers. We
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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 24, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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I’m Fluent In English, and Bad English
VoldeMartini

My only foray into the German language is shouting “PROST!” at Wurstfest while drinking my body weight in beer, eating as much food as I can, and jamming out to accordion bands. So my deepest apologies for completely butchering “Gelben Unterseeboot". I took French in High School, which was a poor choice to begin with. We don’t tend to have a lot of French in these quizzes. For a brief time, I was trying to teach myself Russian. Cyrillic languages are hard. Do not be tempted to further your Black Widow cosplay by learning the language in its entirety. I can say thank you, and know when a bottle of vodka says Russia on it. That’s it. I’ve been
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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 17, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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MIDI MIDI Bom Bom
VoldeMartini

We had a nice little round on background music from classic video games. And because I missed you guys so much, I let you have Donkey Kong as an answer, instead of being a dick and only accepting Donkey Kong Country. Which leads us into one of my biggest pet peeves. Girls who feel the need to be especially loud when talking about gaming and other “nerdy” things. And this is particular to girls, because I haven’t had this experience with dudes. This has always been an issue with me. I recall a time of playing Left 4 Dead online, and making the mistake of talking on my headset for our Boomer to stop being a tool and quit puking on team members. “A
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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 03, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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You’re Tearing Me Apaht, Broadway!
VoldeMartini

I don’t know much about Bruno Mars, or Venus Williams. I am terrible with pop culture of any sort. I do know that ‘Uptown Funk’ was parodied in a Harry Potter way, and that a lot of Flashmob proposals use ‘Marry You’ when the guy/girl makes their marriage offer. “It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something a lot of people end up doing when they think it’s the right time. Hey Baby… I think I wanna merge credit scores with you.” I made it better. In case you didn’t notice, I made it back from Montana almost unscathed. Almost, in the fact that I was in the car for 21 hours, saw snow
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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, Apr 26, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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My Little Toy Generator
The Babe With The Power

Growing up as an 80s kid, I think we were the first generation to grow up with THE TOY MARKETING MACHINE. Can we blame George Lucas? Because I want to blame George Lucas. Anyway, there was a nutty number of cartoons created overnight with little hanging on them other than someone somewhere wanted to make a giant wad of cash based on selling lots and lots of toys. There were actually two examples of these shows which have somehow managed to worm their way back into our consciousness.One was My Little Pony. You know, I'm a girl and all, but I was never completely into the cutesy, girlie stuff. I liked MLP and watched it now and then, but it wasn't my thing. Well, lo and behold thanks
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Once upon a time in 2009 I went in search of something fun to do to get me and my husband out of the house. The internet coughed up Geeks Who Drink and we were hooked. Then first Gallifreak got lured into hosting and after nearly 5 years I've been cajoled and bamboozled into hosting, too. You can find me on the mic at Southtown 101 on Mondays at 7PM and hanging out with the Gallifreak while he hosts at Quarry Hofbrau, Halcyon Southtown, and Sherlock's Pub & Grill!


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Broadway)
5148 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
78209
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
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Bad News, It's A Hard-Knocked Up Life
VoldeMartini

 After hearing everyone’s horror stories about our Hell-Hail last week at quiz, I feel like a total tool with my two little dents on the roof of my car. That my mother had to point out, due to the fact that I am used to driving a hoopty car that may or may not even have a roof. Even as I write this at 8:30 in the morning, the rain has started again, and I’m pretty sure I just saw a cow fly by my office. Later, Bessie. Have fun in New Mexico. Sorry for your windshields, and mirrors, and side panels. It was a loss we all have felt. Speaking of losses, damn guys. That Denzel Round really kicked your asses. No one got a goose-egg score, but when your average
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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, Apr 12, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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That’s The Night The Lights Went Out In San Antonio
VoldeMartini

Not the lights, but we did lose the Spurs game while they were going into Overtime. Because ain’t that just the luck. You’ll be happy to know that despite the terrible weather and such, Spurs took the game 102 to 98. SUCK IT OKLAHOMA. So, while I had your undivided attention last night, those giant bits of hail ended up being the star of the show. I think I had to repeat questions due to the fact that falling turdlets of ice were destroying the roof, and probably lowering the resell value on a few Hondas in the parking lot. Not my Focus though. That baby is battle tested, and hella resilient. Rocinante has been to and from Florida, fought her way through traffic jams, and
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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, Apr 05, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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College: Those With Common Sense Need Not Apply
VoldeMartini

You drive east to get from San Antonio to Houston. I know this seems like a simple question, but do I have a story for you guys. I went to college in Nacogdoches, which is in East Texas. But, I’m sure you already knew that. I, however, did not. I knew vaguely where Nac was, but I couldn’t point it out on a map for the first 2 months I was there. Let’s be honest, you don’t go to SFA if you graduated at the top of your high school class. But, I digress. So, I was dating this guy who quit school after couple months (for reasons Adult Katie would have immediately put the kibosh on), and moved back to Dallas. One weekend, I decided to go
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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, Mar 29, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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But First, Lemme Update My Insurance Before I Take A Selfie
VoldeMartini

I’m just going to say it. I love selfies. LOVE THEM. If you feel good about yourself, why not? It doesn’t matter if you’re the only one seeing it, or you post them all over social media. You do you. Think that shirt looks amazing on you? Hashtag the hell outta that top. Makeup looking surprising well? BOOM. Instagram that ho. You see news posts about “Selfies Are Ruining Society”. No, Martha. You’re inability to accept change is ruining our society. Now, get off your high horse. I like selfies because they are easy. I don’t have to ask a stranger to take my picture, because that means social interaction. And honestly, the less of that,
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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, Mar 22, 2016
[Tuesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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HEB Cakes Are Delicious Diabetes Devices.
VoldeMartini

Last night we celebrated Quiziversary. It’s been (almost) one  year since we started this nifty little journey together. Gained some regulars, lost some folks, but hey, I’ve seen you at other venues AND I DON’T TAKE KINDLY TO CHEATING. So roughly a year ago, I was looking for something to do on a weekday night with some friends, and remembered how much fun we had years and years and years ago at the Lion and Rose at the Forum doing quiz. The “Fifth Place Winners” we called ourselves, because why think to highly of themselves? Well, I joined their little team, and they could no longer call themselves the fifth place winners. Thanks to my vast assortment
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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.