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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Hello, I will be your substitute teacher for the day. *wheels in tv cart*
Nicole F.

Hey there, Geeks of the Springs! What do you prefer to call yourselves? Springers? Springians? Springiritos? Either way, you guys are the most fun! I know that we had some sound issues but you all stuck it out and rolled with the changes to get through what turned out to be a pretty rockin’ night. Of our eight teams, we saw some pretty close scoring at Public House ranging between a mere 30 points. That may sound like a lot but, trust me, I’ve seen way bigger gaps in scoring. There were some tough categories, (including those doggone Chewbacca songs!) but you all were able to make it look easy peasy! Wrapping up the night we had a second-place face-off
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Nicole is a Cancer, likes long walks on the beach, and loves each and everyone one of you (platonically).


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Notorious(ly aged) Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sarah Linster

Last night the Geeks were at The Public House and a great time was had by all! We had Jack, Spencer, and Missy there to take care of all our food and beverage wants and I enjoyed the Colorado Surfer pizza (bacon and pineapple). What did we learn last night? We learned that Kellyanne Conway helped America laugh again, by implying we should check for spy cameras in microwaves. We also found out when you mix a shot of whiskey and a glass of beer you have a boilermaker. Finally, we learned that at 238 minutes, Gone With the Wind is the longest film to win the Best Picture Oscar. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds, the prize for Second went to March Sadness with
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Alas Poor Yorik Was Not at Quiz
Sarah Linster

Last night the Geeks were at The Public House and a great time was had by all! We had Jack, BJ, and Missy there to take care of all our food and beverage wants and the special was Arancini with Maranara (deep fried risotto balls) and they were delicious and filling. What did we learn last night? We learned that Catherine the Great created Russia's first school for women in 1764. We also found out that "The Enchanted Island" is a jukebox style opera that features music by Handel, Rameau, and Antonio Vivaldi. Finally we learned that a dead guy once willed his skull to the Royal Shakespeare company, so he could play Yorick in Hamlet. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds, the prize
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Somebody Slap That Drunk
Sarah Linster

Last night the Geeks were at The Public House and a great time was had by all! We had Jack, BJ, and Stefani there to take care of all our food and beverage wants and the special was a Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich with Pesto and it was amazing. What did we learn last night? We learned that Solid Snake is the Big Boss in Metal Gear Solid, we also found out that Manny Pacquiao put out a heartbreaking cover of "Sometimes When We Touch" in 2011. Finally we discovered that according to the Mythbusters, getting slapped in the face is the best sobering-up technique. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds, the prize for Second went to Quiz Lives Matter
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Curse you Sweden
Sarah Linster

Last night the Geeks were at The Public House and a great time was had by all! We had Steph, KP and Spencer there to take care of all our food and beverage wants and I ate the Mac and Cheese with Green Chili and Bacon and it was superb. What did we learn last night? We learned that Sweden refuses to join NATO, and the Italian word for tomato translates to “apple of gold. Finally, we discovered that Samuel Adams was known to throw a good party, and helped organize resistance against the Townshend Acts. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds, the prize for Second went to Knights of the Square Table with 65 points and First Place and all the glory went to the
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Somebody Once Told Me...
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I had the special chicken sandwich on ciabatta with mozzarella and olive tapenade. It was delicious.  KP, Jack, BJ and Katrina were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs, and we had a fun crowd with 17 teams! What did we learn? We learned About 80% of all known animal species fall into the Arthropoda phylum which includes insects and arachnids. We also found out that on the official flag of Antarctica, the continent appears in white. Finally, we discovered that jet fuel is mostly just kerosene. The Public House had 17 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Bring on the Super Slooooow Jams, Girl
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I had the Clam Chowder soup special made by a native New Englander and it was creamy and delicious.  Missy, Spencer and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs, and we had a fun crowd. What did we learn? We learned Melissa McCarthy spoofed White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on SNL, the Dali Lama said “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito”, and according to the Bible, God took away Samson's Hulk strength, when he was duped into a haircut by what the temptress Delilah The Public House had 10 teams playing last
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Ground Hog Day
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I ate the Colorado Surfer pizza with bacon and pineapple. It was so flavorful. KP, Spencer and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs, and we had a fun crowd. What did we learn? We learned big explosions are measured in kilotons of TNT, also cordyceps is a parasitic fungus that causes erratic behavior in a host, then bursts out of its skull. Finally, we discovered that the Japanese word "Omorashi" means a full-bladder fetish. There were 10 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds Thunderbuddies was in second place with 66 points. They
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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On the Subject of Team Names
Michelle

You get to quiz. You're with your team mates, you've ordered your appetizers. You've picked up your quiz materials. Now comes the time, the time to choose your team name.   "Crap" you think, "I'm witty in my real life, why am I drawing a blank now?"   So you google "witty team name" Trivia Newton John We're here for the beer The Quizzard of Oz I Thought this was Speed Dating   No! Those are just aren't enough! Why did we even come tonight? Then it comes to you.   And that is how we had 2 separate "We're Here for the Beer"
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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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At Least his Last Words Weren't "Pitch a Tent"
Michelle

They say that with adversity comes growth. The also say that when the chips are down, you come to realize who your true friends are. Well tonight, I grew AND learned who my true quizzing friends were! It was a great turnout tonight at The Public House! We had ten teams play with us tonight, including many first-time players. Thanks for joining us from Maryland and New Jersey quizzers! Tonight was the first time I've had the pleasure of going to The Public House, and I've got to say I felt right at home. It's a cozy, dim-but-never-dank place with some sharp ladies and gentlemen behind the bar. I feel like this is the place to go if I ever need the ear of a friendly
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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Golden Showers Erect Trump Towers
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I had the special chicken with siracha sandwich. It was so flavorful. Missy, Spencer and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs, and we had a fun crowd. What did we learn? We learned the Tamil word for homeland is eelam.  We also found out that according to Forbes in 2016 the three most powerful people are Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel. Le sigh. There were 11 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds Team 004 was in second place with 70 points. They won a $10 bar tab. Golden Showers Erect Trump Towers took
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Jan 05, 2017
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Cold and Snow Won't Stop the Geeks!
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I ate the carrot ginger soup and grilled cheese sandwich. It was ridiculously tasty. Missy, KP and Katrina were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs and even though it was a snowy night, we had a good crowd. What did we learn? We learned that an involuntary muscle contraction is a fancy name for a muscle cramp.  Also, we discovered that Nevada was the least populated state in 1940. Finally, one of the tasks for Hercules was to steal the girdle of the Amazon queen. There were 11 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds Battlin Bitches was
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Bacon + Green Chili + Cheese = LOVE
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a lovely time as usual! I had the mac and cheese with green chili and bacon for dinner. It was so cheesy and delicious! Missy, KP, and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs and they were amazing. What did we learn?  We learned that Scald Eagle is a Roller Derby player, and that 70% of Americans have too much sugar in their daily diet. Finally, we found out Proust thought that asparagus smelling pee was a perfume. Eek! There were 15 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds Whisky Business was in second place with 73 points. They won a $10 bar tab. Thunder
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Let's All Go To the Sand Bar Afterward
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I had the Colorado Surfer pizza (with bacon and pineapple) for dinner and it was delicious. Missy, KP, and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs and they were amazing. What did we learn?  We learned that a tree of the genus Pyrus is a pear tree, and Sissy Spacek won a Best Actress Oscar for the movie “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. Also, we discovered that in Harry Potter Monopoly, Azkaban is the name of the Jail space. There were 13 teams playing last night. At the end of 8 hard fought rounds Knights of the Square Table was in second place
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Wherein Sarah has to be a hardass
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a superb time as usual! I ate daily special (make sure you always ask about it) which was a wild boar spicy sausage sandwich served on ciabatta roll with loaded pub chips on the side. It was incredibly scrumptious. Missy, Spencer and Jack were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs, and we all had lots of fun. What did we learn?  We learned that ringworm is actually caused by the same fungus as athlete’s foot. Also, the original version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” sang about 4 COLLY birds which was an Old English word for black. Finally, etude means “study” like the room in the
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods


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The Public House (Colorado Springs)
445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
80906
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
[Thursdays @ 7:00 pm]
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Christmas Rap Off in Wales
Sarah Linster

Last night we had quiz at the Public House and it was a fantastic time as usual! I ate the tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich and followed it with a brownie sundae. It was ridiculously tasty. My new favorite! Missy, KP, Spencer and Katrina were there to take care of all our food and beverage needs and they were amazing. What did we learn?  We learned that Tom Cruise is playing the “Mummy” reboot. We also discovered that Christmas is celebrated in interesting ways all though the world. In Wales, people hide under sheets and challenge their neighbors to rhyming insult fights. Pretty funny! Finally we found out that Winnie the Pooh is afraid of Heffalumps trying
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Sassy karaoke queen and clever quizmaster Enjoys hiking and ethnic foods