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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, May 18, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Everone, Meet the New New Guy
Garrett Pessink

Well we had a special guest Michael join us, another trainee quizmaster and the one who will be holding down the fort in Shreveport, Louisiana. So if you are ever there for anything OTHER than gambling, you know there is at least something else fun to do while you are there. Our regularly scheduled quiz went according to plan, if the plan was to stump everyone with some pretty intense rounds! Not all your rounds are going to be cakewalks, folks! First place went to the Other Guys, effectively setting themselves apart from the rest of the crowd with their other-ness. Second place was a tie, but a tiebreaker question put The Following Teams Are Disqualified
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, May 11, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Come Hell, Natural Disaster or Roadwork
Garrett Pessink

Shout out to the boys who are perpetuating the exclusivity of the venue by doing roadwork in downtown Longview, as they are up to TWO whole roads to the bar blocked, with no signs of stopping! I've rationalized that they are a performance art or are doing this as a professional prank or something. But none of the roadwork, nor the active tornado warning that was blaring between every single round, could stop quiz from happening! Our winners were the returning champions in Marti Gras, the holiday that passed over a month ago. Second place went, fittingly, to The Other Guys, and denied higher-prize coverage were the Pre-Existing
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, May 04, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Jason is With The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Now
Garrett Pessink

It's great to back in the Driver's Seat at the Oil Horse Brewing Company! With all the roadwork STILL going on outside, it's a wonder anyone found parking at all, and the smell of burning rubber while the workers were packing up was just wonderful. But that didn't stop quiz, no-sir-ree! Our winners tonight were Bockminster Fullerene, who recieved a preview set of Oil Horse's 1 Year Anniversary cups! They were followed in second place by 50 Shades of Gray Goose, and third place went to Birthday Triple Play. Spirit award for "Most Absent Team" went to the mysterious team known only
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Where In the World is Quizmaster Garrett?!?
Christopher

He was right behind you the whole time! Seriously, he was in the corner. He graciously allowed me to complete my training on Thursday night and let me tell you, it went swimmingly! We had a tight race this time, but we all had fun – so does it really matter who won? Well it did, because the first place team got some really sweet hats! The team formerly known as Mardi Gras (Shannon’s Nails) continued their recent dominance, while I Wish Wendy’s Was My Girlfriend (don’t we all…) finished close behind. Coming in third was Unintelligible. However, the only real loser tonight was Myles Garrett. Stay in school
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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Double The Spoons: Double the Bowls
Garrett Pessink

And we are back! With a week off for Downtown Longview's Art Walk, we got a much-despised break from our non-stop quiz action, but this week we were back in full force. I was joined again by my trusty trainee Chris, who is taking to being a Quizmaster like a fish to water.  The winners tonight by a single point was Bockminster Fullerene. The prize for second place was highly contested. We did a tiebreaker to determine the winner, and Smarticus ended up taking the upper-hand and winning the second-place prize! Third place went to Marti Gras. Spirit Award for best
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Good Folks Pulling Themselves Up by Their Jockstraps.
Garrett Pessink

Well a big how-do-you-do and thank you to my attending trainee Chris for wanting to learn the ways of a Quizmaster! Sometimes a night just feels like home. We had great folks and a straightforward quiz. The winners of the evening by, excluding jokers, quite a big margin were Buckminster Fullerene! Coming in a close second was last week's champion Marti Gras, and bringing up the rear was the team whose names are after my own heart, The Absinthe Minded Professor! Spirit award for most perserverent drunks went to Dingleberries, and best team name was My Trivia Partner Doesn't Know This
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Suddenly, a Wild Theme Quiz Appears!
Garrett Pessink

So, tonight's quiz was a little odd. It was sort of an Ad-Hoc "Mashups" theme quiz? Normally you'd have to drive to some big city that they think actually matters to get this kind of dedicated quiz action, but we got a great quiz regardless! The winners this evening were a belated celebration of Marti Gras! Coming behind them was A String of Profanities, how brash, and in third, back at it again with the alcohol and literature mashup puns, was The Breakfast Brew Club. Spirit award for the evening went to Team Number One (Ouch), and the Best Team Name award went to We're All In
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Chewbacca Serenade
Garrett Pessink

It was our first tiebreaker quiz in a while! First place was hotly contested, but in the end We Know Sh!t beat out their competitors and became the victors! In second place was Old Man and the Seagrams, back at it again with the alcohol slash classical literature name puns. Coming up in third was LownTown DongView Rides Again, who just missed the Best Team Name award, which went to Periodic Table Dancers. The Spirit Award for the evening belongs to Jean's 50 and Fabulous! Our rounds were fairly straightforward, from round 1's Three Word Clues to the first three letters
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Jazz Rock is my Aesthetic
Garrett Pessink

Well, this week we have officially retired the Chicken Wing's intro sequence by Banooba, so look forward to what we have in the way of intros from now on. But you never really paid any attention to that, now did you? What am I even talking about? Tonight's upset winners were The Cosmonauts, followed by the foul fowls themselves, the Indignant Chicken. Bringing in third, straight from the 2016 election's deblorables basket, it's the Bad Hombres! Spirit award for team name dedication went to Smells Like Kevin Bacon, and our special edition best team name prize, sponsored by
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Does Anyone Else Smell Gas?
Garrett Pessink

Hey folks, it’s the Child Prince of Longview here once again with a quiz report. If you are wondering why the pictures in the sidebar look familiar, it's because they are all re-used! I found out that holding down the power, volume and home buttons on a Samsung Galaxy S7 is NOT the reset funtion, it's the FORMAT EVERYTHING AND LOSE ALL YOUR STUFF button. Sorry! I'll make it up to you next week!   Tonight’s quiz shenanigans are brought to you by the awful road work going on in downtown Longview, as they nearly killed everyone when they struck a gas line and brought the cops flooding the downtown
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Oh My God I'm The Youngest Person Here
Garrett Pessink

Foremost, let me extend a warm and happy Texas Independence Day to everyone reading this. It's the most important holiday of the year. Also it's Dr Suess's birthday. That's it. Nothing else important happened today. Tonight's quiz was... interesting to say the least. A messy sludge of weird and wacky rounds, it was a battle to the end for sure. the winners were, ironically, Rules Don't Apply. Following them in second was Super T, and trailing in third is Price Waterhouse Blooper! Spirit award for most shameless advertising went to Rico's Tire Shoppe, and best team name went to Charlie and the Badonkalit Factory. They won the award
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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The Music of the Quizmaster Shall Not Be Questioned
Garrett Pessink

My music choices were perfect and there's nothing wrong with them. … Cheryl. The reason I put on an oboe cover of Skyfall that sounded like someone strangling a squirrel is because of a little thing called Artistic Integrity. And by God if I want you to listen to Three Dog Night, you're listening to Three Dog Night.   All silliness aside, the quiz went great. Lots of great teams came out, some familiar faces and some new ones as well. The winners for the night were the illustrious Team Awesome, who beat out second place winners, the returning Periodic Table Dancers, and third place winners The Straglers
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Apparently the Blessed Version is 2.0
Garrett Pessink

Tonight was quite the Bazinga of a quiz, packing the house and bringing in folks from all over. The winners of the evening were Just Here for the Beer 2.0 who, after a test run last week brought reinforcements to bring down the house with a roundhouse win. Following closely is the Best Team Name award runner-up Lowntown Dongview, who came just ahead of our third place seductresses, the Periodic Table Dancers. With three, count em', three sixteen-point rounds, competition was fierce.   The winners of the Spirit Award were The Know It Somes for most honest team name, and the winners of the Best
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Break the Chains of the Pleiades with Tiebreakers!
Garrett Pessink

With a fresh set of duds and a new food truck parked outside, tonight's quiz was eventful to say the least. With a mix of returning names and a couple new faces in the crowd, we had the makings for a breakneck night of trivial pursuits. Our champions for the evening, sculpting out a victory was team Hodge Podge, who won an acclaimed tiebreaker round against our second-place winners, Sharknandez. Third place was captured by our would-be best team name winner Sean Saffron and the Spicer Girls, who just barely squeaked beneath the top two place. (It's those Jokers, y'all!)   The night's spirit winner was the Tealwood
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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The Round Six Massacre of 2017
Garrett Pessink

The weather here in Texas may be taking a chilly turn but quiz night at Oil Horse, as always, has turned up the heat a notch. This week, we had one of the toughest quizzes on record, but in the end we saw victors rise to the top. Our winners this week were the family fun night group, Sharknandez! Following them wasn't, or maybe it was Alternative Facts in second place, and the dynamic duo of Mohicans were there to represent the last of their kind. All in all it was a spirited round, but that just touches the tip of the (melting) iceberg.   The spirit award went to, uh, #Cashmeoussidehowbowdah, who took
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.


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Oil Horse Brewing Company
101 W Tyler Ave
Longview, TX
75601
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
[Thursdays @ 6:00 pm]
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Was Quiz Good? Is The Pope Catholic?
Garrett Pessink

Tonight’s quiz was special. We had fierce competition for the night’s best team name award, which was a set of several discontinued Kohler™ Tile Color Samples. Fierce as it was, it came down to some of the best: Mighty Morphin Baudelaire Orphans, I Think I Left My Curling Iron On, and Dazed and Confused at 3pm were all in the running, but the icky team of the Toxic Megacolon
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Computer Student by day, Artist and Quizmaster by night. I have had lots of experience talking in front of crowds working in Speech and Debate. I like to sing in the car, draw pictures and cook when I want to impress someone.