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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
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Headlines are Hard
Patsquatch

It was an intimate night at quiz with a cozy group of regulars but that didn’t mean that the competition wasn’t on. Teams were largely on fire all night long posting huge scores and dominating individual rounds. It was kind of nice to have a tighter group tonight after some pretty large crowds the past few weeks. I like both the big nights with lots of teams and the smaller nights with fewer teams. I just like to be there with the quizzers. As good as the quiz was as a whole, Round 6 was not happy fun times for me as it was the Language Belemmering in which each question had a world translated from its native tongue which matched the area we were asking about. It is a well
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
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Don't Harsh My Lost Boys!
Patsquatch

When does the Olympics end? I think maybe I have the same block about the Olympics that I have about Football. I don’t get why people care so much about it. This isn’t to say that I think it is pointless or stupid, I just don’t get it. That lack of getting it has started to extend to personal irritation about shows being pre-empted and people talking about it non-stop. Sure, the same could be said about the super hero movies and comics that I yammer about, and I am sure it is, but this is my blog so we aren’t talking about that. Also, what the fuck is handball and why is it in the Olympics? Am I an idiot here? I guess probably since I could just as easily google it
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
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Long Live the Guttes!
Patsquatch

Tonight was a night of not one but two birthdays! It is always awesome when people spend their birthdays with us at Geeks Who Drink and while I am not going to put the birthday girls on blast here I appreciate that you chose my quiz to celebrate. Thanks and I hope you had an awesome time. We had a pretty packed house tonight with a lot of teams and a lot of people on those teams. It was rad to see a lot of new faces mixed in with some familiar faces. I have also noticed that I have been saying rad a lot lately which is both weird and rad. I think someone mentioned the movie Rad over the weekend and while that tale of BMX supremacy probably does not hold up and is most assuredly not
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Aug 04, 2016
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Grimace Will Never Be the Mayor of McDonaldland
Patsquatch

Aaaaaand we’re back! It has been a long month away from Bumsted’s but it was great to be back! We had a great turn out tonight with a lot of familiar faces and a decent number of new ones too.  I hope everyone had a fun month off and maybe checked out some other quizzes around town but now that we are back we got back down to business. It was an interesting quiz tonight as there was no one round that was really big round that a lot of teams scored well on aside from the two audio rounds. Most teams were in double digits for Round 2’s “Song” is a Four Letter Word in which all the song titles were four letters.  Round 7’s audio round was
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
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Peter Parker Has the Worst Luck With Parents
Patsquatch

It is one of my favorite times of year…Shark Week! I am kind of bummed there were no shark related questions on tonight’s quiz. I suppose it is Thursday and Shark Week is winding down but there have been so many awesome documentaries this year that there would have been an abundance of materials for a round. Fairplay that I could have suggested a round and whatnot but that isn’t the point. Probably the best thing about this year’s Shark Week is that Discovery has done away with the goofy pseudo documentaries like the Megalodon movie they had in which it was presented as a documentary but it was all fiction. Or, more believably, the mermaid one they did a few
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016
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Al's Last Name Is Not 'From Happy Days'
Patsquatch

Here we are again 2016. Here we are again where you have decided to take an awesome creative person from us and this time it didn’t wait until later in their career when there is an extensive legacy left behind but now at 27 with a fantastic body of work waiting to happen and you took him in maybe the dumbest way possible. What the serious fuck 2016? What have we done that has led you to decide that our creative people need to be thinned out like a half-assed horror movie cast? I am actively terrified about the second half of this year and that isn’t even taking into account the other massive tragedies this year like any of a number of mass shootings or children being snatched
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Jun 16, 2016
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No One Watches Z Nation
Patsquatch

Tonight was a bit of a change of pace for quiz insofar as all of the rounds were named after Pixar film titles but then steadfastly had nothing at all to do with Pixar until the very last question. I have absolutely no idea why we did this but it was pretty rad and I really dig when we do this kind of thing. And it got me thinking about Pixar movies and how generally all of them are great (eat a dick Cars 2) and I started thinking about what my top five favorite Pixar movies might be and why. So here we go in reverse order and I want to be clear that these are just my favorites as opposed ‘the best.’ The Incredibles: The Incredibles is just a solid movie
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Jun 09, 2016
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The Illudium Q36 Space Modulator! That Creature Has Stolen the Space Modulator!
Patsquatch

We learned some valuable lessons tonight at quiz. We learned that Inbee Park is a person who exists and is both the US Women’s Open and Women’s PGA Championship winner. We learned that sometimes when the directions explicitly state that the answers are single 12 letter words several teams take that to mean two or more words that are 13 letters or more. And we learned that a lot of teams don’t know album cover art regardless of how iconic the image nor how popular and well known the band is. On the other hand we did get several ‘Smell the Glove’ answers and that alone was worth all of the other horseshit answers leading up to it. Unfortunately, me enjoying joke
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, Jun 02, 2016
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Disney's family friendly so I don't have to be
Caribbean Joe

Now I have run in to a couple of types of people, those that love Disney, and grumpy people that just don’t like anything.  Growing up I watched Disney cartoons and films.  I watched the Mickey Mouse club revival and enjoyed every bit of it.  This was back when movies were either special presentations on network TV or special showings in theaters. So as I got older and suddenly cable was a thing, then I got to catch up on a lot of classics, but it also made me realize I had never been to Disneyland and every special would show me the wonders of the park and all that I was missing, but it just wasn’t a family thing that my parents wanted to do.  Eventually I
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I enjoy long walks on the beach, scooter rides and zombies.  

I have a BS in BS.  I can BS in at least 2 languages and I can convincingly imitate a few others.

I enjoy any occasion to dress up.  I will go disco, zombie or Mandalorian if you give me a reason. 

I am Caribbean Joe.  Born in Texas, I lived in the southwest pretty much all my life.  A desert dweller's life for me.  

So I picked up quizzing after my friend and scorekeeper, Island Amy, found an ad and prodded me to audition.  The rest is history.  Loving the quiz and the people it draws.  If I am not quizzing, you may find me out enjoying Tucson.

You may also see me around town on my scooter.  Feel free to wave.

If you want to know more, stop by and quiz and meet me and I just might answer your questions. Hell I may even answer you truthfully.


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Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Dang You Neil Degrasse Tyson You Leave My BB-8 Alone!
Patsquatch

Alright so lookit, I really love Ghostbusters. It is one of my favorite movies of all time and I have seen it literally hundreds of times. It is almost like a religion to me. I can’t emphasize how much I love this movie and how much it means to me. I say all that to say that I don’t understand why people are being so batshit crazy about the reboot. The first trailer had the most dislikes on Youtube ever. It is crazy. It wasn’t a great trailer, I am not going to say that but the hate for this movie is not even close to rational. There are a few reasons why. The first is that it is a Paul Feig movie. He is as reliable a writer/director as they come. The man created
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, May 19, 2016
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Haaaaaadoooooken!
Patsquatch

Sometimes you have a badass quiz that sees a lot of position changes and the sort of high drama left for HBO or AMC in which teams are neck and neck and the outcome is uncertain. Nights like tonight, that is. But sometimes, just sometimes, after the dust settles and the teams clear out, the computer has to do updates for three hours before you can write the blog. Nights like tonight. So here we are. Where we are is that this blog is going to be super short and say very little because I am drifting in and out of consciousness and no one wants to read the nonsense that would happen if I fell asleep while typing and nonsense starts pouring out. Teams were awesome tonight with
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, May 12, 2016
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Ich bin froh, dass ich meine Hose nicht gestern poop als ich sehr krank war
Patsquatch

So, I really don’t get Snapchat you guys. I started using it recently because I was tired of being the one dude who didn’t but I have since completely failed to comprehend how the fucking thing works. I mean sure I have had friends send me pictures and whatnot but the one time I tried to send a picture of me looking crazy at work it disappeared into the Snapchat ether and I realize now that I am very clearly too old for technology and should probably just die with a bagphone tied around my neck. I see friends put goofy shit on their faces with filters and I couldn’t tell you how to get to that point in the app if there was a gun to my head. Holy fucking shit. We had
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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Thursday, May 05, 2016
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Gone Squatchin'
Caribbean Joe

Patsquatch really wanted to be there last night, but he got a tip on a squatch sighting from a couple of days ago.  So he loaded up his truck with camping gear and grabbed all of his cats (little known fact, Sasquatch are more likely to be passive around domestic cats) and headed off into the mountains. Fortunately he has been working on his Sasquatch mating calls, so he was expecting success. So after a couple of days, he may have had a hit.  He explained his process.  He first goes out to the woods and strips down.  The then looks for an open area with access to the forest soil and hopefully some animal droppings.  He makes a small puddle and then rolls in the resulting
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I enjoy long walks on the beach, scooter rides and zombies.  

I have a BS in BS.  I can BS in at least 2 languages and I can convincingly imitate a few others.

I enjoy any occasion to dress up.  I will go disco, zombie or Mandalorian if you give me a reason. 

I am Caribbean Joe.  Born in Texas, I lived in the southwest pretty much all my life.  A desert dweller's life for me.  

So I picked up quizzing after my friend and scorekeeper, Island Amy, found an ad and prodded me to audition.  The rest is history.  Loving the quiz and the people it draws.  If I am not quizzing, you may find me out enjoying Tucson.

You may also see me around town on my scooter.  Feel free to wave.

If you want to know more, stop by and quiz and meet me and I just might answer your questions. Hell I may even answer you truthfully.


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500 N 4th Avenue
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Tucson, AZ
85705
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016
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The Hammiest Hamfister That Every Did Hamfist
Patsquatch

So during everyone’s favorite Round 2 ever, in which we played a clip from an Oscar winner and then a clip from the movie that SHOULD have won, we made the case that LOTR: Return of the King should not have won over Mystic River. The clip we played from Mystic River was of Sean Penn reacting to his daughter’s dead body being found. This is an interesting clip played next to Sam telling Frodo that he might not be able to carry the ring but he can carry Frodo. Also, Sean Penn’s acting is godawful in that clip. I lover the Mystic River novel and Dennis Lehane is one of my favorite authors but the movie? Penn ruined it with his hammy, overwrought performance that barged passed
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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500 N 4th Avenue
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Thursday, Apr 21, 2016
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When the Day Turns Into the Last Day of All Time
Patsquatch

I am not one to anthropomorphize something like a year and assign it attributes like ‘evil’ and ‘ruthless’ but 2016 is an evil, ruthless motherfucker and it needs to stop taking musical geniuses from us. We as a human collective are not even close to being over the loss of David Bowie and here we are now with Prince snatched away. This is bullshit. I really wish I didn’t have to write another memorial blog and god knows that I am not qualified to do proper justice to Prince’s legacy and the impact of his contributions to music and culture as a whole, but what I can speak on is the impact he had on me. I was in third or fourth grade when I
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Patsquatch is the author of four books and three movies. In addition he is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, and film buff. 


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500 N 4th Avenue
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Tucson, AZ
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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
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Patsquatch went to Coachella and all we got was Caribbean Joe
Caribbean Joe

Alright, Patsquatch has run off to Coachella. Now I have never been, but then again I don’t know how I would handle that kind of a gathering.  So I looked into the festivals.  For example, I’ve heard so much about Burning Man from people that have gone and it sounds great.  Since I like to paint and make things, it sounds like a dream.  Create things as a form of trade, running around the desert, taking in shows of various types.  You can simply be, or actively interact with everyone around you.  You get to leave the world behind and be a part of an alternate community. You get people of all types sharing and learning and creating.  Sure that
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I enjoy long walks on the beach, scooter rides and zombies.  

I have a BS in BS.  I can BS in at least 2 languages and I can convincingly imitate a few others.

I enjoy any occasion to dress up.  I will go disco, zombie or Mandalorian if you give me a reason. 

I am Caribbean Joe.  Born in Texas, I lived in the southwest pretty much all my life.  A desert dweller's life for me.  

So I picked up quizzing after my friend and scorekeeper, Island Amy, found an ad and prodded me to audition.  The rest is history.  Loving the quiz and the people it draws.  If I am not quizzing, you may find me out enjoying Tucson.

You may also see me around town on my scooter.  Feel free to wave.

If you want to know more, stop by and quiz and meet me and I just might answer your questions. Hell I may even answer you truthfully.