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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Two packs of shakur, please.
Resident Egon

Every quiz there is always the potential for newbies to wander in and join our menagerie. Sometimes they acclimate easily, sometimes...we get Steve. The following actually happened tonight, just before we began:   "Hey!" "Hey. How're you tonight? Here to pla-" "So what is this, like a trivia thing?" "Yeah, we're having a pub quiz in about an ho-" "OK so I need this?" *rips off one sheet, turns and walks away "No no wait! The whole packet, dude. All eight roun-" "Oh shit, cool. Thanks." *grabs and makes to literally run off* "Wait! Here's the visual round. That's the fif-" "Oh cool. Thanks!" *grabs and bolts
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Just wrote a joke so good I did a victory lap through my kitchen. I will hate it by 9AM and workshop it until Sunday when I will delete it.
Resident Egon

Cedar Springs was supposed to be a new start – a way to forget about my past. A way to forget about Sarah. I decided to move there a year after her disappearance. By that point, I had practically given up all hope of seeing her again outside of our wedding photos. I didn’t have a single idea what happened to her – whether she was kidnapped or finally just got sick of me and left – but I wasn’t angry. Hell, I wasn’t even sad. I was just…numb. So I picked up the pieces of my shattered life and moved far away from everything I once knew. It wasn’t hard. With my family long gone and friends slowly but surely distancing themselves,
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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I sure hope one of those new female Army Rangers asks me to prom because they're kickass and dreamy.
Resident Egon

Dear Sirs:   It was originally my intention to write on behalf of H.A.R.P.I.E.S. (Hogwarts Association of Relatives and Parents Interfering in the Education of Students) to thank the Board for its reassuring meeting held Tuesday last, in which we were assured that the curse placed by He Who Formerly Was Not To Be Named on the Defense Against the Dark Arts position had been demonstrably lifted at the conclusion of the Second Wizarding War.   It was with some confusion, therefore, that I learned from my sons about this year's addition to the Hogwarts staff.   Who is Professor Rincewind, and why has he been added to the faculty?     Yours
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Seeing a couple not enjoying each other's company fills me with the same joyous calm as when a dental hygienist lays that lead apron over me
Resident Egon

It's amusing as hell to me, that while I'm never really trying to push boundaries, I do find it amusing to try and find where your lines lie each week during quiz. This week...all I can say is, "Really?!" I mean I questioned a particular team name at my ScoreKeeper gig the other night which y'all wouldn't have blinked at, yet the moment I bare my teeth at Blink-182, Good Charlotte, Green Day, Paramore, et al....I get one of the rare nights you push back. Now I could spend my blog outlining the evidence for my stance on why pop-punk wholly blows, but I'll let someone a wee bit more in touch with the direct scene have his say:  
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Chuey...we're home
Resident Egon

I needed money alright ? What's a sphinx to do when unemployment rates are so high and all I have is a hieroglyphics diploma. No job openings there, hieroglyphics are out of style. The greek alphabet is all the rage now, 's'more accessible anyway. So I took the job, this job, and the description didn't seem that bad.   Doorman needed. Accomodation provided. Beginner level accepted, five years' experience preferable.   Five years experience preferable, who are they kidding. Anyone who has five years' experience granting or denying passage has moved on to better things. Maybe gatekeeper, or fucking concierge or
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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My blogs are like a Gaiman novel: a bit nutty, to be savored slowly, leaving you wanting more
Resident Egon

What are you talking about a night with no in-jokes for team names? I know! It's was weird for me too! But this week I actually have things to throw to our overlords as nominations for the nationally ranked Team Name of the Week! That's right...you have to impress me enough first so I think they'll stand up to the caliber of nationally ranked teams we've crowned through the years. You saw last week's winner, right? "5 Years on Ashley Madison and I'm Finally Getting Screwed"...see why yours are viably creative this week? I totally do too! Let's nominate you guys! And then let's keep up with the awesome names and pictures! My Favorite Rounds of the Night: Off with Round
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Paperwork can be a bitch, even in the First Galactic Empire
Resident Egon

Incident Report Report Filled By: Tarkin, Wilhuff (Grand Moff) Date and Time of Incident GIS 3, 10.25 Location of Incident Deep orbit of Alderaan, Experimental Mining Facility 1, command briefing room Incident Type (3) Injury/Fall ~ (5) Assault Parties Involved Motti, Conan (Admiral) ~ Darth Vader (Dark Lord of the Sith) Describe the Incident During
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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I hope the all-female Ghostbusters reboot proves once and for all women are as equally out of ideas as men
Resident Egon

Let me tell you something, rook. Take everything they taught you in training and throw it right out the window. You don't have a single goddamn clue what you're getting yourself into, not one. You see, I used to be like you, new on the force, feeling pretty tough with that badge on my chest and a gun at my hip. That feeling lasted about 5 minutes out there on the street. My first call came in around then, a report about a gun fight right by the banking district. I was the first on scene... and what I saw changed me.   What dispatch had described was a gun fight. What I was watching was all out war, or at least what resembled it. See, I've been in war situations. Did 3
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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My fake ID's finally ready. Can't wait to order off the kids' menu!!
Resident Egon

Jenny tapped on the closet door of her new room. "Come out, come out, Mr. Monster! I know you're in there!" she sang, tilting her head cutely to the side. "You're not my Mr. Monster, but we can still be friends!" The closet was silent. After waiting for a few more minutes, Jenny walked to her bed. Quickly, she curled next to the tattered remains of her bunny and fell asleep, unbothered by the creature's lack of response. Her Mr. Monster had taught her many things. Patience was one of them. The next night, Jenny sat with her back pressed against the closet door. "Do you have claws? My Mr. Monster had claws. He used his claws
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Look! I Made a Necklace for Cleopatra!
Resident Egon

Nine hours until the bus arrived, but still Molly could not sleep. Echoes of their arguments clung to the drapes. Cory was not someone she wanted to see again, so she was packed up and ready to leave. Keeping it simple, she sent the big things by train, to be picked up on Tuesday. Leaving was not easy, and she didn't want it to be. All her friends lived her, in the city. Cory would be home tomorrow night. Everyone would call her, demanding to know where she went, why she was not under their strange rules anymore. Sometimes she sought out drama for the fun of it. Finished, done, Molly would say into the phone, 
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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This Twisting Blog Brought to You By M. Knight Shamalanabanadan
Resident Egon

The bar smelled of beer and stale pretzels. The rain outside slammed into the tin roof like machine-gun fire, almost drowning out the jukebox, as Tommy Pinstripe strutted in. On either side of him, were Gams McPhee, Tommy's girlfriend, and Knuckles, his personal suited gorilla -framing Tommy dramatically. Gams' red hair flowed like lava down her sizzling bare shoulders and one leg stuck out from between a fold in her skirt like bait, daring men to look. Tommy's bodyguard cracked his knuckles on his sledge-hammer-like fists and watched over Tommy as the mob boss strode over to the two stuffed wing-back chairs in the corner of the room. The barstools were nowhere to be seen, there were no patrons
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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If you are bored I recommend mass texting all of your exes "I'm ready to give it another shot" and then get ready for the ride of your life
Resident Egon

With the weather slowly turning to summer, it's the perfect time for a vacation as the kids get out of school. And yet with those vacations, comes tighter competition each week at our beloved quiz. Those of you who've been on staycations including us in your activities are going to be so fucking sharp by the time those globe trotters get home... And to that team that just kept adding people and wouldn't listen to the rules, again there should be little mystery as to why you kept sliding down the score ladder. BEST ROUNDS OF THE NIGHT!!!!!! I'm still in a funky mood over Round 1. Round 3 kick ball change two step kick step kick
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Tried to talk to my wife about some cool stuff, but she was like, "What? I'm a woman."
Resident Egon

Character name: Resident Egon Race: Lower Middle Class Class: White Collar - Quiz Master Alignment: Neutral- Passive Aggressive Gender: Male Strength: 1.5 Dexterity: 4.25 Constitution: 2 Intelligence: 12 Wisdom: 3 Charisma: 4 Self-Esteem: 2 Initiative: Non-Existent Languages: English, IT, Klingon Speed: 30 ft Vision: Four Eyes (Glasses) Armour Class: 9(Graphic Tee) Hit Points: 4 Special Attacks: - A Song of Zeroes and Ones: You mercilessly hack your competitors systems. Lower their armor class by 2 and raise
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Los Angeles is a "bike friendly" city in the sense that, if you live there, you are legally allowed to be friends with a bike
Resident Egon

It was 9:32am on a Thursday morning when the day trippers appeared. I say appeared, because there is no other term for it. There was no loud flash or silent approach. There were no disturbances in the light cloud cover above, nor in the activities of the busy city below. One moment the skies were bright blue and clear, and the next, they were full of semi-opaque spherical objects that cast long, dark shadows across the asphalt streets and surrounding countryside. At a glance, I estimated several hundred thousand craft. It turns out I was low by a few factors of magnitude, but that doesn’t matter. Their numbers change every time I go back to Thursday at 9:32am. Different slices on the
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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Crazy to think someone named Jim Bob could have a child molester for a son.
Resident Egon

Jeremy threw open the door of my room with a hurricane force wind that he conjured. "Up and at 'em! It's a bright sunny day, I made sure of it!" I rolled over in my bed and covered my face with my pillow. "Go away." No matter how many times I remind him, he can't help but rub his powers in my face. 'I get it. You control the weather. You have a congressional medal of honor for alleviating that big drought. Shut up about it.'   Most people are more sensitive. I seem to be the only one here at Sandy Palms Retirement Home who hasn't discovered their power. Even the janitor is nice about it, but I still see him snickering as he cleans my toilet with
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)


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The Harp Inn
130 E 17th St # A
Costa Mesa, CA
92627
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
[Wednesdays @ 7:30 pm]
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I have one simple request for my death, and that is for it to dominate the news cycle for three weeks
Resident Egon

"That was a poor choice," I heard a voice behind me say. "Don't take them off." "I wasn't stealing them!" I cried out as I turned. No one had been there before. I just wanted to try them on! It's always so silly seeing the world warped through someone else's prescription. "I was just testing...."
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Born on a mountaintop in NYC, crowdedest place in the land of the free. Moved cross the country just tryin' to see, come to California when he was only 3.

Bryan, Bryan the Quizmaster. Duke of the wild frontier. (I wouldn't want to be King...too many assassination atttempts)