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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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That Chair is NOT a Ball
Willow

1st Place: #Blessed2nd Place: Brown Chicken Brown Cow3rd Place: We Didn't Start The Fire!   Hi, friends! *waves* I'm Willow. I am a baby Quiz Master, and John was kind enough to let me hijack The Londoner for my training night. I am quite proud to report that with a few sound hiccups (sorry if you sat by a speaker and got blasted), I totally kicked ass. My favorite part of the night was most definitely the tie-breaker. We had two teams tie for second place. I instructed each team to send
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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Just add boobs
John's smirking revenge

Let’s talk about something that has been bugging me lately. I know that the term “Sex sells” is a well known term for a reason. But when you have seen this stretched to insane means, it’s really something that should be discussed. The sexy elephant in the room if you will.This past weekend, my lovely girlfriend and I drew the shades, hid from the world and indulged in a binge watching session of Kleenex sponsored ‘This is Us.’If you haven’t watched this show, it’s fantastic even though it’s goal is to make sure you’re ugly sobbing before the end of each episode. Unfortunately, since it was through an NBC app,
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Mar 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Possibly the WORST Pick up line in history...
John's smirking revenge

The Londoner, has and always will be one of the best places to come for great food and drinks. Even the staff is accommodating and has your back if you become a regular. I knew this long before becoming a QM and it’s part of the reason I JUMPED at the chance to host when the venue became available.Sometimes you have nights that go off the rails, albeit, in hilarious ways. Thanks to Spring Break, we had a bar at practically triple the capacity, outnumbered by the “Woooo!” crowd, we went through a tumultuous loudly yelled quiz. But even with the distractions of people not playing, adults asking me to “Watch the salty language,” (Oh, I’m
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Mar 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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My pants ARE still breakaway though...
John's smirking revenge

I often shill myself out during quiz. I, as all quizmasters, can be hired out for private events (“Put me in your HOUSE!”) but as of yet, I have not been asked to head up a bar mitzvah or Birthday or anything. Well… until now.I was asked about what it would take to get me to host quiz at a Bachelorette Party.There was a bit of a flirty vibe even after I told them I was “Booed up,” but I did advise the ladies they had to go through our website. But there is a bigger question that should be asked. WHY have a quiz at a Bachelorette Party? Can you even imagine? A bunch of ladies pre-gaming, wooing through a Playlist Mix called
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Feb 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Swedish Chef is BAE
John's smirking revenge

I have been a quizmaster for awhile now. It brings me joy to host quiz week after week and making sure people have a great time. As is common, one of the more popular rounds is our 2nd round that boils down to name that tune/artist. We often have a great mix, where the younger quizzers can school their older teammates on Taylor Swift, and the older crowd can help identify that Billy Joel song that goes over their heads.   Last night, we had 8 songs as sung by none other than one of my favorite Muppets, The Swedish Chef. I don’t care who you are, if you can get through listening to the chef without mimicking, you’re a robot, and I will destroy
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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I promise I'm John!
Ben

SO this is a pretty cool place, I’m glad john gave me the opportunity to come hang out with you guys tonight. Hi everyone! I’m Ben, your one shot quiz master for the evening for an exciting night of pub quiz. IT’s always nice to see a new place and meet some great new quizzers. Tonight we had a round about eating your emotions. Guys, eating your emotions is never the right response. It just isn’t healthy. In this round, we learned that Rage Against the Machine became Audioslave. Well maybe you didn’t just learn that because most of you seemed to already know the answer to that particular question. After we got done doing some stress eating we moved on
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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Feb 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Talking ducks and the chosen people
John's smirking revenge

    It was a fun night last night with a lot of new people and some familiar faces from other venues joining us! Guys, there is nothing I like more than a healthy dose of trash talking. One of my favorite regulars went toe to toe with her parents last night, and nothing brings family closer than razzing each other over rounds.   Of course, sometimes you are faced with a real challenge at quiz. Sometimes you have to really dig back in your brain and try and remember the differences between the films Howard the Duck and Schindler’s List.   Now we are asking the important questions.   Not to go unnoticed
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Feb 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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That Time we all Wished we Paid More Attention in Science...
John's smirking revenge

I was a terrible student. I am pretty sure I had ADHD and not the fake kind that parents and lazy pediatricians state their kids have because they’re too lazy to discipline them. I was horrible at Math, Economics, Science, just about everything but English. But thanks to the power of positive thinking Adderal, I was able to overcome my issues and be one of the mostest smart person guy out there. (That one time you caught me eating paste was a medical issue, I swear I would have you call my doctor but he isn’t in this town.)That being said, we had a round of difficult science questions that were so tough, we provided half of the answer, and even
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Jan 30, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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And I thought the dirtiest thing those guys said was "Crikey!"
John's smirking revenge

Australians are really loud. And if you engage with them, they will “Take the piss out of ye” and call you a “Great Cunt” and mean it as a gesture of friendliness. We had a team that dubbed themselves ‘Down Under’ and not only did they joyously admit they knew “fuck all” about Mary Tyler Moore, they will make a dick joke every time you finish a question. But there is nothing more refreshing than knowing fairly quickly that you can call said table of Australians “Crocodile Fuckees” and still expect a hug at the end of the night.Let me say this cautiously… I love a good challenge when it comes to hecklers. And as
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Jan 23, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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I'm still here, YOU'RE still here
John's smirking revenge

Well it was the first quiz back since Trump was inaugurated, and I haven’t been deported yet! Your favorite Hispanic Quizmaster can breathe a little easier now, as I found me a nice white family who let me live in their attic as long as I catch all the mice and keep my hot plate use to a minimum. I also came from an invigorating weekend taking my kiddo to the Dallas Women’s March and so my optimism in this world and what it’s willing to fight for is always motivating. Someone scoffed when I mentioned the march and during the scoring break rhetorically asked me why were so many marching and what were they really complaining about.The answer, my friends?
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Jan 16, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Pretty colors and fevered dancing
John's smirking revenge

Here’s the thing about toothaches. They ruin a lot of things. Hey John, I made homemade peanut brittle, want some? Hey John, I got an extra steak, want to try it? Hey John, why you all passed out on the floor and twitching?   But there is an upside and it’s full of a kaleidoscope of colors and dreams that look like they’re animated by the Rick ‘n Morty staff.   That’s right folks, I was provided Tramadol. It’s funny when you do a quiz hopped up on painkillers with a slightly empty stomach. I couldn’t keep still and danced to just about every song on my playlist. More than once I thought to myself I LOVE this
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Jan 09, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Mel Brooks is a National Treasure
John's smirking revenge

Maybe one can put the blame on Mel Brooks for the lazy kind of Adam Sandler, Kevin James type of “Comedy” where farting is done for laughs, but Blazing Saddles is a classic, people. Some people prefer Young Frankenstein maybe even the goofier Spaceballs. But what  I will NOT entertain is the notion that the man did not deserve his multiple awards. Sometimes my quiz kids deserve a good spanking for the grief they give me, but this kind of crowd seems like the type to push out their butts and put a pinky in their mouth with a sly grin. I still love you though, even if I don’t get it back in the same kind of way I am accustomed too. Someday maybe, right?
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Jan 02, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Screeching halt heroes and the women who love them
John's smirking revenge

Alcohol is a funny thing. Me? I’m one of those love dovey drunks. I will be all up ons, like: “You? You’re the BEST. No… NO! I’m SERIOUS. You… I’m just a dumb… but you. You’re so amazing and you don’t even know it…” So on and so forth into infinity and beyond. Some are obnoxious. Some think they are amazingly hilarious when they yell out answers even when you remind them not to. And they usually have a woman by their side. “We’re sorry. He’ll stop. So sorry.” Guys. Never underestimate a good woman by your side. Even when you act like a complete schmuck of a human being on what
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Dec 26, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Bandaid Crumblycouch
John's smirking revenge

Sometimes quiz can be magical. Even with Christmas wrapped up and shoved down into the recycling bin, with left over egg nog, Santa hats discarded in a pile and the weather hitting almost 80 degrees, we still have a little of that 'ol magic. I had a newbie team groan when I pushed them to play with us when all they wanted was to watch the Cowboys play, and they ended up one of the most enthusiastic teams we ever had. (Pretty Kitty I better see you guys come back out.) A gentleman upset that I turned off the audio of the football game for quiz, came back around later to tell me the history of duels and what he thought was one of the most ridiculous ones in history. Sometimes
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Dec 19, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Because Cats singing Jingle Bells just ain't the same
John's smirking revenge

I haven't finished my Christmas shopping.   It gets so hectic this time of year. I want to make sure the people I love know how much I love them so I get stressed and try to make sure I get the right gifts and get all Grinchy at the whole thing. Then I stop to remember what this is all about. Playing Jingle Bells as sung by dogs at my quiz. I regret nothing. It's the reason for the season, kids. Also, nothing like having someone come up to you and say "I took French for 7 years, so..." I checked my bag and was all out of medals. But I kid, I kid. I think we made a new fan last night, and she will happily tell you that Creche means Crib not Manger.
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog


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The Londoner (Addison)
14930 Midway Rd
Addison, TX
75001
Monday, Dec 12, 2016
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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"For crying out loud, Margaret, I KNOW he was a carpenter, alls I'm saying is he COULD'VE been a boxer? You telling me you read the WHOLE bible back to freaking front you're just like your mother..."
John's smirking revenge

Look... I have posed some interesting quiz themes at you kids before. Maybe you get a round where I tell you that the last letter of the first word in the 2nd sentence will comprise the first letter in the answer to the next to last question... and most of you nod your head and listen intently for the questions. I shrug my shoulders look at the camera that's not there and say, "It's a living!" and go on with the show.   But dog forbid I tell you folks to tell me if I'm talking about Justin Trudeau or Jesus Christ, sweet 8 pound baby jeebus, and you guys lose your minds. I had no fewer than three teams come to me with that fever panic look like when the Chipotle
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Hi. I'm a local Dallas writer and humorist who fell in love with this pub quiz not too long ago. I love all things pop culture related and overall a big believer in people. You can follow me on Instagram as Johnmeditates (I promise its not comprised entirely of what I ate or where it ended up.) Or on Twitter as @thejohnblog