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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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National Quiz-cuit Company
Jare Bear

In the immortal paraphrased words of Dan Patrick, you cannot stop winter, you can only hope to contain it. And indeed it was colder than a witch boob tonight.  And yet that was nothing compared to the questions that nipped at the nose of quizzers. We had questions about clocks made from sweet potatoes and questions about potato clocks that were just plain sweet. And hey, who coulda thought an entire round on sand could be so fun? Fisher Price Happy Hour Playset scored that rare combo of first place and best team name. Right behind them was Squirrel Harbor, a team I'm just nuts about! And in third
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Coming Out Of My Quiz And I've Been Feeling Just Fine
Jare Bear

I've been hosting quiz at Ozzie's for over three years now, and thought I had absolutely seen it all. Well, tonight had other plans. Yes, a four-way tie for first place which I have never even heard of. But, all of those teams knew that a tie is like kissing your sister, so we couldn't let it end that way.  Playing For Bragging Rights were aware they were over the limit of players and graciously stepped down, giving them even more bragging rights. Brag on. A representative from Live Fat Or Die Lard was quick on the sudden death question about Lady Gaga, securing them the first place prize.
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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This Quiz Was Made For Takin'
Jare Bear

You know, you would think that the Thanksgiving Eve quiz would be one of the most sparsely attended ones of the year, what with quizzers heading home and whatnot. But quite the opposite: People are bringing their families in to quiz. I'm bringing families closer together.  And in the case of a team like Mom's Birthday, I'm giving them the ultimate gift. But not the real ultimate gift, which is a $25 gift certificate and went to first place winners Skunk Butt Plug (aren't you glad you invited Grandma?)Coming in a healthy second place was To-Furk Yourself followed by Just Here
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


  • Quiz Image
Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]

Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


  • Quiz Image
Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Nov 09, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]

Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Nov 02, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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We Could Never Be Royals.....Because They Won Last Year
Jare Bear

What a night. One of the joys of playing quiz in a sports bar is that you get to see a team win the World Series for the first time since 1908 against a team that has a mascot stuck in 1908. All while asking questions about Swiss provinces! In a sweet tribute to my wardrobe, Pinot Noir carried on the new tradition of altering their name every round, which is a new kind of torture. Only Happy When It Blaines was the only team to correctly guess “The Crow”’s  real name. Coincidence? …Sure. But it was Two Guys, A Girl, & A Liquor Place that took top prize by circling their round two. There’s
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quiz or Treat
Jare Bear

People get flack all the time for starting stories this way, but no one’s said anything about blogs!   It was a dark and stormy night….yeah, that’s pretty shitty. But it was raining kittens tonight. And yet that didn’t keep the loyal away. We had a team that was Bangin’ every Betty on their way to third place, and were giving out salty Halloween treats in the process. But even your delicious snacks can’t save you from the second place onslaught of Putin On The Fritz. And of course, everyone knows You Can’t Triple Stamp A Double Stamp and everyone
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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And If You Said This Quiz Wasn't Good Enough, I Would Give My World To Lift You Up
Jare Bear

Well, let’s see…the final presidential debate and Kanye West performing just a couple blocks away at the same time as tonight’s quiz certainly made for an interesting evening. ATP decided that there weren’t enough floating stages and airbrushed Rob Kardashian sweatshirts, which resulted in their last place landing. We’re Not Into Coke, We Just Like The Smell weren’t able to watch the debate, but somehow predicted the gist of it. They also made me feel obligated to sniff the mic, which is a mistake I’ll never make again…how does Trump do it?! Undecided were the Ken Bones of the quiz,
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quiz Like Leann Rimes, 'Cause I'm All About Value
Jare Bear

You ever have one of those nights? One of those nights where a team is doing really well and then they have a buddy join them in the middle of round four but it pushes them to seven members and you have to break it to them that they won’t be eligible for the grand prizes? What’s that? You don’t host quiz? So it’s just me? Well, anyway, Monstars were totally gracious and understanding of the rules and were just there to have a good time…and isn’t that what quiz should be? Glad we had this talk. Team Name Hall O’ Fame: +  If You're Attacked By a Mob Of Clowns, Go For
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Shut Up & Quiz With Me
Jare Bear

Well, we’ve officially gotten to a point where I have to have a team remind me that they have seven members, making them ineligible for top three status. That team? Some Yahoo's Been Reading My Mail. They may have placed third, but their gracious and honest acceptance of fourth forever makes them first in my heart. Very well and beautifully done, guys. Because of your amazing ethics, a team that’s chosen the name Milk Milk Lemonade was able to nab the third place prize. My mother thanks you, my father thanks you, and my step-father thanks you.   Team Name Hall O’ Fame: +  The
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I'm Not Quiz, But I'm Not Well
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   I guess I always imagined the creation of the Arnold Palmer drink to be a eureka moment. Like, the pro golfer was sitting under a tree when a lemon and a tea bag fell on his head at the same time. Sadly, the real story merely amounts to Palmer wanting to  "shake up" his usual iced tea and asking his wife to add a splash of lemonade. What an absolute mad man.    He liked it so much, he began ordering the special beverage at golf course club houses. A random woman overheard the order and asked the barkeep for one of those "Palmer" drinks. The idea spread and by 2001, Arnie's business
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I Only Wanna Quiz With You
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   Betty Crocker. It's a name known nation-wide by stoners who don't have the patience to let the oven preheat and just eat the brownie batter straight from the bowl. But who is Betty Crocker? Turns out she was was an all-male staff of advertisers. Yes, when a flour company was flooded with questions about baking in 1921, the advertisers had answers. However, knowing that the kitchen was no place for a man, they created an all-knowing mother figure to respond. Soon enough, there were cook books, a radio show with an actress playing Betty, and even an advertising portrait depicting the mommiest-looking
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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He's Going The Quizstance
Jare Bear

Oh, what a night…Mid-September back in two-thousand-sixteeeeeeen. That works, right? Don’t answer that. But it was quite a night. It was a night for the couch potatoes. If the rounds weren’t based around television shows, they featured at least one question about TV. So at least the losing teams could adjust their spectacles and proclaim, “I don’t even own a TV…” You don’t need a TV to keep up with current events, though, as we learned from the two teams that selected Basket of Deplorables as their name. At least one had the sense to add a #1 to their title. And in the words of
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quizzy in Love
Jare Bear

What a night. The free beer bonus questions turned into the free vodka bonus questions as Tito's sponsored tonight's quiz. And I tried my damnedest not to say "vodkar" like Elton John in "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" every time it came up. And with October just around the corner, I feel it's important we set the record straight: In "Halloween: H20", Jamie Lee Curtis has her classic close-cropped hair style. In "Halloween: Resurrection", she has a much longer mane. You know, before she's killed off in the first 10 minutes, leaving Busta Rhymes to defeat Michael Myers. Spoilers.  
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Jare Bear

The More We Know: So around 1871, an English banker and politician named Sir John Lubbock decided people needed more days off. So he introduced the Bank Holidays Act which gave people Easter Monday, Boxing day and the last Monday in August off from work. Workers in England were so grateful that called the first Bank Holidays "St. Lubbock's Day." Of course, as the years went on, the Bank Holidays expanded to about 10 throughout the year. And if you're complaining about not getting the last August Monday off here in the U.S., guess what...Labor Day's on Monday.    Best Worst Answers: + 
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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All The Other Kids With The Pumped Up Quiz
Jare Bear

Best Worst Answers: +  Even though Toni Morrison didn’t perform “Return of the Mack”, I don’t think I’ve ever wanted anything more in my life. +  I’m sure director Oliver Hirschbiegel would be thrilled to see his somber character study “Downfall” be referred to as “The Youtube clip.” +  And I think the Oscar-winning rap group spells their name “Three 6 Mafia.”  “36 Mafia” is a different thing entirely. Team Name Hall O’ Fame: +  Alaska Question, But It Texas While
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American History (X).

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.