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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Comeback of the Centipede!
SnarlFu

The Breakdown: So named because it's too early in the century for a comeback of the century to be declared, Peanut Butter Oreos completed the quintessential comeback of the centipede tonight, scoring (and jokering) four points higher than any other squad on R8 to come back from beyond fifth place to take the gold. That was the comebackinnest shit I've seen this centipede, that's for sure. Whatever.   The Comic Relief: Tonight's Comic Relief award goes to Peanut Butter Oreos for their racially-themed team name. Sounds delicious, doesn't it?   The
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Welcome to The Future
SnarlFu

We're here, we're queer, and we're in it for the beer. 2015 is already half gone, folks. Make no mistake. If you communicate via speech (a.k.a. fleshflapping), or if you go to work in something that's not a segway, or if you submit your email bonus questions on—chuckle chuckle—paper, you are obsolete and must be waved off as such. I hope you are enjoying your new bonus question styley, although it seemed as if some of you wanted to remain in the past a bit longer... maybe next week we'll take a vote before the quiz starts and see how it goes.   The Breakdown: It's a Tater parade!!!
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Joe Sent Me (Cambridge)
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
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Not a planet, but it's still cute.
SnarlFu

Okay, so there's a heart-shaped region in its southern hemisphere, but let's leave the classification of celestial bodies to scientists, shall we?   The Breakdown: All those lead changes! I thought I was in a Celtics-Lakers match from the early '90s! Joe and the Floozies took an early lead on the strength of a R2 that they destroyed while everyone else in the bar took a cigarette break, but then fell asleep for R8, when In Third Place was able to work their way back from somewhere beyond their namesake spot to eke out the one-point win.   The Comic Relief: So
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Joe Sent Me (Cambridge)
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015
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Who is Dave Carroll???
SnarlFu

It smells like Dave Carroll in here. I mean, maybe it was just the saxophone round, but there is definitely something in the room, some kind of aftervibe, that very strongly, almost cloyingly, suggests Dave Carroll. I don't know what it is. But I fear for my soul. I fear for my unborn children. I fear for the very future of humanity. Must quiz. Shoutout to Ginny, champion trainee, for the music cue on said saxophone round. When in doubt, or in Dave Carroll, choose Careless Whisper.   The Breakdown: For the glory! For the gold! For the pub quiz! Stuck in the Corner had a good run after jokering a 15pt. R2
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Joe Sent Me (Cambridge)
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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Canada Day? More like CAN'Tada Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SnarlFu

!!!!!!!!!!   !!!!!   !   How refreshing it is to hand both prizes tonight to first-time winners at Joe Sent Me! Not that I don't love my regular winners, but a little competition goes a long way.   The Breakdown: Premium Scante and Mustache Riders spent the entire quiz neck and neck—their scores for the first four rounds were identical—but the one was finally able to edge out the other. One point wins (and losses) are the best because they force you to dwell on that one question that could have gone one way but ended up going the
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Joe Sent Me (Cambridge)
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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So many humans...
SnarlFu

Where did you all come from??? I haven't seen so many bipeds in one place since Jurassic Park 3! I mean, I know the power was out in Somerville, and I'm glad you all chose to spend your medieval evening at the Pub Quiz, but where have allayall been all my life!? Please come back next week.   The Breakdown: This was a hot one! Below Me had it going early on the strength of an aced and jokered R2, but they couldn't keep up once our focused shifted from pop tunes about SUVs to car bombs & karma. AKA picked up the slack, quietly fucking shit up all night long and capping it off with 15 points in the random
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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AKA We Got More Points Than You
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The Breakdown: Fuhgeddaboudit. No chance. Tough to get one on a team that jokered a 16-pointer. When it comes to the Pub Quiz, there's really no substitute for knowing your musicals. If you know that Knight of the Woeful Countenance is a number from Man of La Mancha, you're well on your way to a rousing evening of ass-kicking and name-taking. While AKA wasn't really challenged for the top spot, we still saw a hearty battle for second among Dope Honda, Beth Star, and A Stranger in the Alps, but that particular prize went to Bernie Sanders Fried Chicken,
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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To The Wire
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Not the show, although goddamn, that's a good show. I'm talking about the grit, the dead heat between a barful of quizzers who are gonna win, goddammit, no matter what I ask em. I could barely see through all the tension. It might as well have been the Baltimore underworld of the aforementioned show. I count myself lucky to have made it through.   The Breakdown: While Tater Parade led all night and saved the win, it was a very closely contested quiz all night through. At each other's throats, ye were this eve. So close I even had to do math to decide the correct answer for the tiebreaker question we used
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Joe Sent Me (Cambridge)
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
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The jame's Bond. Names Bond.
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What with international intrigue, political leaders (and hacks), and beer, I hope I made you all feel like real players tonight. Like James Bonds. If I didn't, just let me know and I'll play more Bond themes next week.   The Breakdown: AKA took this one and didn't give it back. They were the only team to joker R2 (and one of only two teams to score above 10 on that round), so they took an early lead and no team could catch em. The closest anyone came was In 3rd Place, who hit their target spot on. I feel like they're getting better at it, too... time will tell.   The
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Two sides to every Tater
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    The Breakdown: Good one, ladies and gents! Close one, well contested. Enough of this blowout nonsense—I like my quizzes to make people want to cry because they can't stand the intensity of a dead heat. Joe and the Floozies made a good run and plowed all the way up the standings to within a point of the win, but couldn't quite seal the deal. Taterapox were able to wrest the lead away in the midgame on the strength of some good old fashioned well-rounded quizzing after Fast & Furious and In 3rd
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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FINALLY a Dirty Sanchez question!
SnarlFu

You have no idea how long I've been waiting to describe a Dirty Sanchez on a microphone in a crowded bar. Thank you all for bearing witness; you may now attest to the fact that I have in fact completed my primary goal in life. It is finished.   Tune in next week for the Angry Dolphin.   The Breakdown: Mad Men: Beyond Thunderdome ftw; acing rounds
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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Who's on Second?
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The Breakdown: These are the moments we quiz for. There they were, not even In 3rd Place, languishing so hard that half their team decided to beat the rush and scatter. Little did they know that every other team in the room was too busy bombing round 7 to hold onto their lead. In one of the most photogenic phinishes in phub quiz phistory, we ended regulation quiz time with a three-way second place tie, sandwiched between first and fifth by only a point on either side. Some quick (but careful) calculations led Chick-fil-atio
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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Okay, back to American is the only culture that matters
SnarlFu

That is, provided you got enough tequila yesterday. If you didn't, that's okay, they drink tequila in Texas too.   The Breakdown: AKA with the comeback! Joe and the Floozies aced and jokered R2 tonight and managed to hold their lead through a 5-point visual rd, but couldn't stay afloat through the random knowledge round, and poning ensued.
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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Nonsense? Mon sense.
SnarlFu

The comeback kids come back! The bum crack skids smoke crack! And duly noted are squatters' dibs to have nudely doted on daughters' squids.   Moving on...   The Breakdown: Tater Atsume and X (this is pronounced “cat butt”) got shaken up in the audio round, Tear Down This Wall—maybe they blocked the whole collapse of the Soviet Union from memory in hopes of deluding the capitalist machine from their daily perception—but were not to be deterred. They kept at it, and ended up on top of one another, and the standings. Hand it to The Worst “The
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Erf day sucka
SnarlFu

Today is your only chance to appreciate the environment without being called an environmentalist. At least, until the ice and the animals and New York and Miami and Bangladesh are gone and we can't breathe outside anymore. Enjoy it.   The Breakdown: Floozies victorious! A jokered 15-pt R2 propelled them to the top of the standings and they didn't look back. Didn't need to. AKA crept closer and closer as the quiz wore on, but not even missing half of the second audio round could displace the foxy Floozies from the lead.   The Comic Relief: Thank you for the tip... I was
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.


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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Is there death after taxes?
SnarlFu

I would ask if there are taxes after death, but that may be the most unpleasant question considered by modern man.     Related question: how many deaths does it take to get to the center of taxes? The world truly may never know. I doubt the answer is three. Or even a'three.   The Breakdown: The story tonight was all Real Taters of Middlesex County, who missed only two questions in the first seven rounds, ending up only eight points shy of the vaunted perfect score. My hat is off.   The Comic Relief: This one goes to Tight End? More like Wide Receiver
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When he's not hosting pub quizzes at Joe Sent Me Alex Staley can be found in the future, making asses shake and hunting Dave Carroll.

 

Don't make me make you make my day.