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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
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No love for Fifth Harmony. Ever.
Scorpion Woman

A tribute to Alice Paul, the suffragette only a few teams had heard of. Tonight we had an entire round on women’s marches called, “What’s New Pussy Hat?”  I have to admit, I was pretty surprised by the scores given the subject matter. With the national attention on women’s rights I just assumed everyone would know Nancy Pelosi was the first Lady Speaker and Madonna sang at the women’s march this year. My biggest surprise was when people didn’t know that Alice Paul organized a huge 1913 D.C. women’s suffrage parade. So, let’s
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
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Ice T is a detective. He handles New York's most sensitive crimes.
Scorpion Woman

Favorite wrong answers- and you don’t even need to know the question:   -“Frederick Douglass, who I heard, is doing great things” - the Pizza J House Team - “Hotline Blake” instead of “Hotline Bling” -”Mulan Rouge” - it should be noted that “
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Mar 08, 2017
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Tegan and Sara have returned to every answer sheet
Scorpion Woman

Work got you down? Feeling blue when you scroll through your feeds? Quiz makes everything better. Especially when we’ve got a sunshine, unicorn and rainbows quiz like last night. Sure, we may have opened with a round on current events but the rest of the quiz was downright whimsical. I’m not usually one to treat the blog like a play-by-play but with so many good rounds I think that’s what things call for. Let’s go through and check in on a few of the highlights from last night's quiz by round:   Round 1: “Current Events”
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
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Shepard Fairey went to school in PVD!
Scorpion Woman

If you don’t know the right answer to a question you can always write out everything you know about the answer. At least that was That’s Numberwang’s strategy when trying to figure out just what Bill Paxton movie we were talking about. (RIP):   “Plane crash lands in the mountains. Paxton finds a body with money. He’s wearing a hat with flaps. Crows everywhere!”   On a more positive note, one of our bonus beer questions tonight had a special place in
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
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The early bird catches the table at Pizza J
Scorpion Woman

  Last night’s picture round brought me back. Way back. Like, Little Mermaid t-shirt back. Okay, admittedly that could be any time in my life, but I’m referring to my wee days.  Now, this is going to seem even weirder when I tell you that it was a round on vampires. Until you remember that the Count from Sesame Street was a vampire! Fun fact: The Count is actually named
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
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Love me, love me (say that you love me!)
Scorpion Woman

Tuesday may have been Valentine’s Day but the real celebrations were yesterday. Why? Candy is half off, people. Also, it’s the perfect day to celebrate your feelings with your other lover as pointed out by team We Ain’t No Side Piece.  On their round 3 answer sheet they scrawled, “Happy National Side Piece Day!!” in adorable script at the bottom. (Click
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017
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Pizza J, where loud drunk guys love the pizza but hate the quiz
Scorpion Woman

Science is hard, guys. Round 6 was called “A Science Round So Hard, We Will Legit Give You Half the Answer.” Even with that bit of assistance our average score was under 4. It turns out that while our teams know all about Saturn’s moons not too many knew that Albedo is the amount of light reflected by a surface in proportion to the light shone on it. That question did give us my favorite wrong answer of the night, though: “Alba, Jessica.” Know what round quizzers absolutely rocked though? Our second audio round,
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017
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Happy Birthday Addison & Maeve!
Scorpion Woman

Last night most of learned a new word: erotomania. Now, before you go enjoying that Wikipedia link, what do you think it means, oh loyal blog reader? Not sure? Let me tell you our question and then what our sick, deranged quizzers thought the answer was:   Question: If you're an erotomanic stalker of
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
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The biggest prize for the littlest state.
Kelsey

We had a really fun quiz last night at Pizza J AND our Team Name of the Year winners received all of their great GWD prize swag. I'm very proud of the little state of Rhode Island for taking home this award - but how can you compete with a screaming lock of hair? I also learned last night that it is very difficult to answer the question, "What was the winning team name?" with such an audiovisual based name. I also hope you enjoy the pictures, because I was asked to stand in the bathroom to get optimal lighting conditions :)  The screaming lock of hair team won again last night, though they played as We Might Not Make
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Kelsey is a scientist, mostly not evil - keyword "mostly". She enjoys backpacking, podcasts, travel, very detailed snapchats, reading, and, of course, selfies with dogs.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
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I just can’t tell if it’s Petula Clark or Tegan and Sara…
Scorpion Woman

Chubby Checker, a person. Specifically, the person who sang the 1962 #1 hit “The Twist.” Chubby Chicken, probably a weird pet name someone calls their cat. (“Come here my chubby little chicken!” You can hear your aunt saying that now, can’t you?) I was kind of weirded out by that wrong answer so I decided to go down the Google rabbit hole looking for Chubby Chicken. Turns out it’s a restaurant in a few places including Tallahassee, FL and the Philippines. There was a more interesting find though: There’s a company called Dried Chubby Mealworms that sells a variety of chicken related
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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Pizza J
967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
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Meryl Streep Was Not in Face/Off
Scorpion Woman

How are people still into My Little Pony? Let me rephrase that. How are people over the age of 5 still aggressively into My Little Pony? Don’t get me wrong, I still own Carebear sheets and have Batman represented in every room of my house, but I'm not in a special club and I don't have a special name for myself. On last night’s quiz we found out that ladies who still freak out over Princess Sparkle call themselves Pegasisters. I question if some of our quizzers are secretly part of it because when I read the answer someone screamed, “Don’t forget about Bronies!”  Turns out a Brony is the male version. Interested in joining the club and finding
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017
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It was Montag in library the with the flamethrower!
Scorpion Woman

Justin Timberlake is the most famous member of N*Sync but you can probably also name Lance Bass, Chris Kirkpatrick…etc. Billy Corgan is the head of the Smashing Pumpkins but you most likely know a few of the original members like D’arcy Wretzky and James Iha. So who are Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young? They’re the other members of No Doubt.  I took a lot of flack last night when I accepted Gwen Stefani as an answer in addition to the written answer: No Doubt. My argument stands, name any member of No Doubt besides Gwen Stefani. If you’re like me, and every other person at quiz, you cannot. I just typed their names and I’ve already forgotten them.
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016
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Somehow I'm Not Writing About the Batman Reference
Scorpion Woman

Fact: If you bring up the 1993 film Hocus Pocus on a quiz it’s going to show up on the answer sheets for the rest of the night. And I have absolutely no problem with that. As a female in her late 20’s I am demographically predisposed to an outright obsession with Hocus Pocus. In the 90’s I rented in on a weekly basis 13-weeks in a row. I’d put on my Batman jammies and watch it every Friday night. To make matters worse, I’d always give it a little reprise at sunrise the following morning. I like
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016
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Not So Nightmarish Before Christmas
Scorpion Woman

I’ve never seen the movie Waterworld. That fact is even more tragic considering last night we had a round called “Citizen Kane or Waterworld”. Quizzers were read a clue and had to guess which movie it was referencing. Needless to say, it was epic. I’m going to spare you the frustration: no, Waterworld is not on Netflix. BUT, the Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
02903
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
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The Night In Which I Feel Like Oprah
Scorpion Woman

This week I’m taking a break from swooning over Han Solo to actually talk about quiz! Last night’s scores were all over the place with teams absolutely tanking on certain rounds but coming out like geniuses on others. Top Scoring Round: 4 In the spirit of the season we had an entire round on Krampus, the horrible Christmas monster. One of our questions referenced a recent Krampus movie so I decided to dig into it a bit to learn about the mythical beast. Bad idea. Click here if you’d like him to haunt your nightmares.   Round
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.


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967 Westminster St.
Providence, RI
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Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
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You Don't Look Like Jonpaul...
Scorpion Woman

We only have 3 rules at quiz. 6 players to a team if you want to win prizes, no cheating and no shouting out answers. Sometimes that last one can be a little bit tricky. Like when you’re so full of rage that there’s a Red Hot Chili Peppers song on the audio round and it’s a house rule that they cannot be played. The look on Pete from Pizza J’s face after he realized that he had screamed the answer is getting saved to my brain bank as a favorite quiz memory. Everyone thanked him for the point and we moved on.   Round 2’s audio round was a highly emotional round for several other teams as well. Any time you get N*Sync involved people tend to
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Cait Amirault is a Rhode Islander, a for-fun runner, and a lover of history and all things nerdy. Ask her to fold you an origami crane.