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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Before They Cheat
Jare Bear

I don’t know how many of you believe in fate, miracles, happenstance, etc. out there. Hell, I don’t know if I believe in it, but after tonight, I was made a believer. Let me tell you why: Just before the quiz I was talking with the members of Smells Like Fried Chicken about how they never place high enough to get the grand prize gift certificates (aka Ozzie’s Bucks). Then, lo and behold…second place. Congrats to them. It should also be noted, because of their team name, they were seated next to the men’s room… In other team name news, a lot of people were getting political, and how could you not these days? But then
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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, Feb 08, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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You're A Quizzard, Harry!
Jare Bear

If I have one legacy that I want to leave behind, it’s probably being one of those people that is(n’t) remembered for inventing a new phrase. That new phrase? “Fussbub.” It’s a mixture of fuss and hubbub. As in: “What’s all the fussbub about?!” Ah, who am I kidding…that'll probably rank alongside Gloobglorp. Anyway, this is my way of saying: what’s all the fussbub about requiring the full title of a Tales From the Crypt movie??? There’s three of them, guys! And I said “be specific” at least nine times. IN ADDITION: There’s a 1972 movie called “Tale From the Crypt” that
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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, Feb 01, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Man, You Know What Really Drives Me Quizzy
Jare Bear

You know, maybe the questions are getting too easy. Or maybe I’m just getting to lenient with my scoring. But we had yet another tie in the top three spots tonight! This time it was a second place tie between Hot Sauce and We're Not Pornstars Anymore. But, good fortune smiled upon the former Pornstars, as Hot Sauce had exceeded their six-person limit to eligible for the grand prizes. Coming in first, Reunited & It Feels So Good …to be getting that prize money, I’m sure. And rounding out the top three prize winners, How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love 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, Jan 25, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Get Outta My Dreams, And Into My Quiz
Jare Bear

  So, am I disappointed that the video round this week wasn’t just eight different edits of a Nazi getting punched in the face and making quizzers guess what pop song it was synced to? No, not at all. That would be condoning violence, and that would be wrong. Glad we cleared that up. That being said, some teams did great and some teams did less than great! And some teams don’t know the meaning of seven o’clock! But, maybe I don’t the meaning of nine o’clock! And even still…some teams don’t know the difference between Billy Ocean and Bruce Springsteen, which is the most embarrassing thing 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, Jan 18, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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As Carly Simon Told A Heroin Addict: "You're So Vein"
Jare Bear

Tonight’s episode (and yes, I consider every night of quiz an episode in the TV show of my life) could easily be called “The Great Experiment”, for tonight we took the quiz venue upstairs for the first time since being at Ozzie’s. And I like to think, backed by the encouragement of quizzers, that it was a rousing success. On top of that, we had a four-way tie for first place! Insanity! And the tie had to be settled the only way it could be…with a number-answered tie-breaker. Of course, you can only play with Price Is Right rules, but some trick-ass mark is gonna do the Price Is Right shizz and bet a “1.” But hey, it worked for them and Sperpy
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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, Jan 11, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Sometimes I feel like...My only friend...Is the city I quiiiiiiiiz in....
Jare Bear

You know, some baseball guy once said that ending a game in a tie is like kissing your sister. So, I would say that ending quiz in a tie but with a team that can’t win the gift certificate because they have more than six on their team is ….like kissing your brother? I don’t know, I’m not very good at analogies. But it did happen. Urine A New Era Of Goldwater Republicans, who had 40 players, tied with Milk Milk Lemonade (not a treasonous state leader reference, just a team using the same name and waiting for their moment to shine). Coming in third was The Most Overrated Team In Trivia,
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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, Jan 04, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Wake Up In The Morning, Quizzin' Like P. Diddy
Jare Bear

Now, there’s packed houses and then there’s 13-teams-plus-having-to-drag-in-two-extra-tables-packed houses, which is what we had a case of last night. Not only that, but we would’ve had 14 teams if it wasn’t for the kindness of one team who decided to adopt two strangers without a table onto their group. Did they wind up winning first place? Absolutely, but I don’t see how that’s relevant. And with all that talent in the room, is it really any surprise that we ended up with a tie for first place? Yes, Huddle Naked For The Heat! squared off against Undefeated In 2017 but were both stumped by the first sudden
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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, Dec 28, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I Know Not Everybody Has Got A Quiz Like You
Jare Bear

I find it to be the biggest of coinkydinks that the day after I fly back to Seattle after visiting the Wizard of Oz museum in my hometown in Kansas, we have a round that combines both Oz and Seattle. Me thinks I have a stalker at Geeks Who Drink…So if you’re reading this (and I know you are), I love you too. Let’s do this. Quiz itself was very up-in-the-air the whole night, with Carrie Fisher mourners The Bra-ston Stranglers and Drowned By Moonlight, Strangled By Her Own Bra finally taking the first and third spots, respectfully. 2016: Just A Year? Or A Body Count? and 2016: The Year Of 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, Dec 21, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I Dreaming Of A White Quiz-mas (Is That Racist?)
Jare Bear

You know, I feel like I talk every week about how exciting the quiz was, but guess what. I mean it every week!  Tonight we ended up with a first place tie. The two teams faced off in a sudden death question about the table of elements, which they just couldn't nail, despite given numerous (and that's being generous) chances. To be fair, I probably wouldn't have gotten it, either...I only look at that table periodically!  But then one little question about the NFL and the correct answer came in my face within a matter of seconds, securing the first place spot to Baby You're A Firework. We also had another team with eight members who knew
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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, Dec 14, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quizzy Rascal
Jare Bear

 A very exciting and straightforward night of quiz.  Round one had us looking at them double Bs. Round two asked us to live through the trauma of Suicide Squad once again. Round three was all about American Revolutionaries, and just like the real Revolutionary War, it got harder as it went on. We were visited in round four by Krampus, the creepy German anti-Santa. Round five threw some unlikely love to Greg Lake, while round six was about pigs. Round seven and eight....why spoil it? As for the teams...well which one should we talk about, the one making fun of a recently deceased actor or the one making light of child abuse?
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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, 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.  


  • Quiz Image
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.