• Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

Relations, aka "f*cking."
Gina

One thing I love about Taps & Caps is that quiz is comprised of about 95% regulars. This knowledge comes in handy when your teams ghost you- like some of them did last night. You (and I) know who you are, missing teams! You’d rather enjoy the warm weather than drink beer, play quiz and listen to my bad jokes. Fine! I see how it is! I won’t* miss you! *already. Please come back. I promise I won’t eat your candy! Five teams were in the house last night, and not only did all five get perfect 8’s on the visual round, there were also TWO Ed Sheeran questions that most everybody got correct. I was so proud! I had a weird nightmare last night involving
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Mar 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

We rendezvous with Rochambeau and kick ass at this quiz.
Gina

Quizzers and staff at Lone Star Taps & Caps, I don’t know much, but I know I love you.  Okay. That sounds creepy, but y’all know what I mean!  *awkward pause* You don’t? Alright FINE. Hear me out. You laugh at my terrible jokes, share your cookies and candy with me and even make ME laugh when you don’t know the answers by writing down something ridiculous. Last night, you came through again when the final score forced us to endure not one, but TWO tiebreakers. I tried to keep it simple with a nice tiebreaker round of five questions, but neither team wanted to go down that easily and tied at three a piece. So what
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Mar 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

LEAVE KENAN ALONE!
Gina

Did anyone else have separation anxiety due to there being no quiz last week? Nobody? Yea- me neither. I mean, I missed y’all, but like not THAT badly.  *virtually hugs all of my quizzers awkwardly tight* It was good to be back in the saddle last night after a week and a half off. What did I do on my quizcation, you might ask? I got my nerd on and went to a Supernatural convention in Nashville. Don’t judge me- it was awesome! We had a ton of fun, and at one point, Jared Padalecki even played with my hair. Okay, my hair was in my face and he moved it so we could take a photo, but still! I hate Sam Winchester, and I’m not too fond of Dean Forrester,
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

The Pirates of Workout Supplements
Gina

You know that episode of Scrubs when J.D.’s patient tell him she is ready to die, and a delivery man comes in with a ton of bricks to dump on his head? That’s how I feel as I write this blog.  To quote the great Canadian philosopher, Alanis Morissette, “life has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you think everything is okay.” Twenty bajillion years later, I finally understand that song. Isn’t it ironic?  Don’t worry. Everything is completely fine- I just have a case of the sads following something my BFF told me this morning. It’s about on par with the level of sads I felt when Test Ticklers drew me a
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Feb 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

James Thurber owns a pussy pouch.
Gina

 It's scary times out there, y'all. Saturday Night Live summed it up in one sentence this past weekend: "I want one day where I don't get a CNN alert that scares the hell out of me." Preach, SNL. There are times in this particular day and age where I can't help but bury my head in my hands and wonder how America got to this point. Sunday night, I had one of these moments, and it was bad. Real bad. What happened, you ask? ADELE BEAT BEYONCÉ FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AT THE GRAMMYS. What is this BS? Beyoncé is the closest thing this country
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

Ewww… somebody sparrow farted.
Gina

How much fun was quiz last night? I’ll start out by giving you half the answer, just like in Round 6: A-W-E... Awesome, of course! Lone Star Taps & Caps, this was only my second week, but I love you, already. Y’all are an absolute blast to hang out with, and taking home some yummy goodies is always an added bonus.  ... I was talking about the cookies from Radical Moose Lambs... but the beer is good, too!  We talked about Australia, listened to some shitty covers and even had a round about booty. Round six was dubbed “f*cking terrible,” but then Wonderwise Rejects used their bonus to tell me I’m
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Jan 30, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

That thong-th-thong-thong-thong...
Gina

I was born after Sally Field’s infamous, “you like me! You really like me!” speech, but that doesn’t mean I can’t relate to it from time to time. Coming in as the new person with new people in a new atmosphere (with a new audio setup) can be overwhelming, but not last night. To the fantastic staff (hey Kacie & Devin!) and quizzers at Lone Star Taps & Caps last night- thank you for the warm welcome. I had a blast, and I can’t wait to hang out with you guys every Monday. Let’s hug it out! *awkward group hug* Okay, now that that’s over with- we can talk about how I got sort of pranked by my fellow quizmasters! My quiz playlist
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Jan 23, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

We're Gonna Teach ‘em How to Say Goodbye
St. Jimmy

Though, in reviewing the incidents of my quizmastership, I am unconscious of intentional error, I am nevertheless too sensible of my defects not to think it probable that I may have committed many errors. Whatever they may be, I fervently beseech the Almighty to avert or mitigate the evils to which they may tend. I shall also carry with me the hope that my quizzers will never cease to view them with indulgence; and that, after 8 months of my life dedicated to its service with an upright zeal, the faults of incompetent abilities will be consigned to oblivion, as myself must soon be to the mansions of rest. Relying on its kindness in this as in other things, and actuated by that fervent
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Jan 16, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

What! The Shatner Version is not the Original?
St. Jimmy

When the William Shatner’s version of Common People showed up as an audio clip in round 2 it immediately brought me back to an interesting moment at my wedding. To save money (and boast my ego), I had decided to dj my own wedding. I, of course, included Pulp’s Common People on the playlist. While the song was playing, a friend, whose pop culture knowledge I admire, came up to me and asked if this was a cover of the William Shatner song. I said no and that it was a Pulp song first. After I recovered from this shock, I got to think. For a certain subset of Americans, they have only heard the Shatner version. If you are not a college student, hipster, or anglophile, how would you
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Jan 09, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

Carter Beauford is the Dave of the Dave Matthews Band
St. Jimmy

Dave Matthews (Dave to his friends) is a polarizing figure in music to say the least. From the title of round 2, you would think that the writers at Geeks Who Drink don’t care for Dave but I have a sneaking suspicion that there are some fans in the group. Someone had to know that Dave enjoys a good cover to be able to put that round together. You could probably group DMB fans into two distinct groups. Those who are open about their love for Dave and those who will only admit it when they are in a safe space. At this point, you can’t really be a causal listener of Dave. I for one missed the boat to have an opinion on Dave Matthews Band. I really didn’t develop a musical conscience
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Jan 02, 2017
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

There is No Such Thing as West Korea
St. Jimmy

After a week and half off from quiz master duties, it is nice to get back into the swing of things. My holidays saw me drive over 2,000 miles from Dallas to Nashville to Savannah to Dallas. Thank goodness Ben was available to sub the day after Christmas so that I could vacation with my significant other in Savannah, GA. If you ever find yourself down in Georgia, I would highly recommend visiting Savannah. It is a gorgeous city.  And now for a breakdown of the quiz: David joined us briefly and finished last. Indiana Jones and the Master Raiders had to split from their friends and formed their own team. They ended up with the lowest score
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Dec 26, 2016
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

Where's Jim?
Ben

Well it is that time of year again, that week between Christmas and New Years when even those who do go to work, have to acknowledge that nothing of value is actualkly going to get accomplished. We’re all to fat and slow from an excess of holiday libations and besides, why try being productive now, when I can just get it done in the new year and look even more productive then? Am I the only one who has thought that? Probably best that schools require I do nothing for this week, you know…with school being out and all. Anyway, tonight we learned that Knut is not only a currency denomination in the wizarding world, but also the name of a highly adorable polar bear. We all
[ ...more... ]


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Dec 19, 2016
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

What’s the Appeal of the Grateful Dead?
St. Jimmy

Of all the bands in Rock N Roll that acquired fans with such radical devotion, the Grateful Dead are the most puzzling. There music isn’t particularly memorable outside of their fan base. Yes, you can enjoy a lot of terrible stuff on weed but 50 years of devotion while constantly high has to be a bit much. Numerous people have spent countless hours recording and cataloging everything the Dead has ever done. Fun Fact: Over 85% of all performance across their entire career have been recorded and is available online. Maybe it is purely aesthetic and people just want to be around people the same thing. Maybe I’m just jealous because I can love something that much.   And
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Dec 12, 2016
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

And Lo Jesus Used the Rope of Antioch and Doped Satan
St. Jimmy

The best thing about being a quizmaster is all the things that you get to learn. I have learned so many new facts since starting this job. I have to say of all the rounds I have read; Round 3 From Justin to Jesus has been the most informative. I would have assumed that Justin Trudeau was descended from an ancient line of kings, but I was apparently mistaken. I did however already know that Jesus was not trained as a boxer. It’s a well-known fact that Jesus took MMA. So know that we are educated on Justin and Jesus lets breakdown the quiz.   Nothing Sexual has come close to claiming the 1st and 2nd place prizes before but tonight
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Dec 05, 2016
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

So If Neo Takes the Blue Pill, We Get a Valley of the Dolls Sequel
St. Jimmy

Well the student has finally become the master, well sort of. Last week marked six months as a quizmaster and tonight’s quiz marked my very first trainee and boy did she pick a quiz. Taps & Caps-Lewisville was celebrating one year of existence. And to that I say Huzzah! Huzzah. Taps & Caps is awesome and tonight’s celebration was packed. That means a good number of new teams joined us for our quiz. It also means that there were a number of people that were not too pleased with flute inspired round 2. Nonetheless, we soldiered on and had ourselves a fine quiz. Our trainee Gina handled her duties like a pro. Taps & Caps was so packed that she did not have a place to grade
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.


  • Quiz Image
Lone Star Taps and Caps (Lewisville)
4740 State Hwy 121 #500
Lewisville, TX
75056
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
[Mondays @ 7:00 pm]
Quiz Venue Logo

In Defense of the Defensible (Tom Hanks Edition)
St. Jimmy

I recently got in an argument with a bunch of old people on Facebook about President Obama’s Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients as one does. Thery were upset that our president only gives this award to people in the entertainment field. A quick ability to count proved this fact wrong but they weren’t really interested in numbers. It was really just an excuse to complain about our president, but then they started to talk about how Tom Hanks was just a good actor who hadn’t done anything to deserve an award like that. I about blew my gasket. No one fuckin insults Mr. Hanks. Now I would like to believe that Obama awarded Hanks this honor solely on his portrayal of David
[ ...more... ]

I am a librarian at SMU. I enjoy the works of famed author Richard Castle, playing ice hockey, and cheering on the bad guys in professional wrestling.