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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.  


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I Quizzed A Girl And I Liked It
Jare Bear

The More We Know: In 1802, the British began a survey of India in order to determine the locations of the world's tallest mountains. Around the 1830s, they were scoping out what is now Mt. Everest and knew they had something big on their hands. However, Nepal did not allow access to the British surveyors due to concerns over political aggression (and really, who could blame them?).   So, the British Surveyor General (real thing), Andrew Waugh, continued his research from observation stations. In 1852, he determined that the height of Everest's tallest peak to be 29,000 feet. But, he was worried that people would think he was just making
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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 10, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Are You Gonna Quiz My Girl?
Jare Bear

The More We Know: There's a strange phenomenon that happens every two years where five brightly colored interlocking rings make a global appearance. Yes, it's the Olympics once again! But those five rings aren't just pretty to look at, they actually represent the regions of the world that compete in the games.  Created in 1914, each ring represents a continent (or what was a continent back then): Africa, The Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania (Australia). As for the colors, they were chosen because they appeared on all the national flags at the time. Fortunately, the colors aren't assigned to specific continents, so no one can bitch
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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 03, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Bitch Face (Resting)
Jare Bear

The More We Know (Iceland Edition!): The very first democratically elected female head of state was Vigdís Finnbogadóttir of Iceland, who ruled from 1980-1996. My girlfriend informs me that this fact is made know to all visitors of Iceland during the video introduction on the airplane. Bonus fact: An Icelandic surname ending in “-dóttir” indicates that this person is the daughter of someone semi-important. For example, Iceland’s most famous export, Björk Guðmundsdóttir, has a name that indicates that she’s the daughter of a good mun.  
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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, Jul 27, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quizzy Dukes, Bikinis On Top
Jare Bear

The More We Know: Richard III was the last English king to die in battle, but not the last to look like Lord Farquaad from "Shrek". In 1485, he rode into combat and his body came riding back on a packed horse. Even though he was a monarch, he was also a defeated warrior, so his body was hastily buried near a church in Leicester. Cut to 2013 and a group of regal enthusiasts who are granted permission to dig up a parking lot where the church used to stand. Under the parking lot (or car park): a battle-damaged skeleton. After some DNA tests, the bones were
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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, Jul 20, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Mike Pence, None The Veeper
Jare Bear

The More We Know: Since 1999, Forbes magazine has been publishing their annual list of the most powerful celebrities of that year. Celebrity 100 is complied using income, Google hits (yes, really), fan base, press clips, and magazine covers. This may explain why William Hung made the list in 2007 (not really...it was 2006). The real story here, though, is that Wikipedia had to cite their Celebrity 100 lists for 1999-2002 from amiannoying.com (yes,
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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, Jul 13, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Quizzy In Love
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   In 1979, songwriter Paul Jabara had a great idea for a new dance hit that he could give to his disco muse Donna Summer. So he called up Paul Schaffer (then of SNL, later of David Letterman fame) and the two wrote "It's Raining Men" in a single afternoon. Summer, a born-again Christian, rejected the song and sent Jabara a bible the next day. Shopping it around for another three years, the song was also rejected by Diana Ross, Cher, and Barbara Streisand. Finally, in 1983, Jarbara convinced two back-up singers, then known as Two Tons O' Fun, to change their name to The Weather Girls (pretty much ensuring that this would be their
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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, Jul 06, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Your Candle Burned Out Long Before Your Quizzers Ever Did
Jare Bear

  The More We Know:  Hey, remember that awesome dance that Leo DiCaprio did during the wedding scene in "Wolf of Wall Street" that launched him into the .gif hall of fame? Of course you do. Well did you know that that scene would not have been possible without Mr. Tommy Chong? In 2003, Chong (as in Cheech &) was serving nine months at the cushy Taft Correctional Institute for selling bongs on the internet. His cellmate happened to be Jordan "The Werewolf of Wall Street" Belfort, who was just sent up for 22 months for fraud and money-laundering. While in the joint, Chong was writing his book, the Pulitzer-winning  "The I Chong"
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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, Jun 29, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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I'll Have You Naked By The End Of This Quiz
Jare Bear

Well, we had a completely unprecedented night for Geeks Who Drink at Ozzie’s, to say the least. A four-way tie for second place. Four. Ways. I’m speechless. But ultimately, the score had to be settled in the streets. The dancing streets. One team forfeited from the competition straightaway, and when the dancin’ delegate from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Kids 2: Escape to Witch Mountain started in with his Lord of the Dance routine, the two other participants quickly backed off. Then, in the ultimate bit of humiliation, I made those two face off in Rock, Paper, Scissors. Thank God They're Not Here!’s rock delivered a crushing blow to Separation
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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, Jun 22, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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This Quiz Is Bananas
Jare Bear

The More We Know:   In 2013 Hasbro held a poll on their Web site to determine which Monopoly token would be replaced on the classic game board. With a measly 8% of the vote, the iron, which had been a part of the game since 1930, was the clear loser. In a separate poll, Monopoly fans (is there such a thing?) voted a prissy-looking cat as the new token, beating out a guitar, a toy robot, and a helicopter among other way cooler options. In yet another poll, conducted by me inside my brain, it was found that no one on the face of the earth has ever played the board game Mouse Trap based off the official rules. 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, Jun 15, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm]
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If You Want to Quiz Me, Baby (Just Go Ahead Now)
Jare Bear

The More We Know:This week, the man who owns Hostess Brands and sleeps on a bed of Twinkies bought the Playboy Mansion for an undisclosed amount. However, the very generous dessert baron has agreed to let 90-year-old Hugh Hefner live in the mansion for the rest of his life. Now, come up with your own dirty Twinkie-"full of cream" joke.Best Worst Answers:+  Again, I have to point out that writing "TMNT (yes, we know what this stands for)" actually took more effort than just writing "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
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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.