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Little Annie Adderall
Mr. Fahrenheit

I uh, recently started watching Community with my fiancee.  I think this puts us way behind the curve but we had to watch all of How I Met Your Mother since I had never seen that.  This is what happens when you just watch The Office over and over and over and over.  I literally finished The Office three weeks ago and am about to start watching it over again.  Anyway, I like Community.  Much appreciation for Donald Glover and Danny Pudi.   Apparently Mayim Bialik and Jaleel White both graduated from UCLA in the 90's, and I know this because we have a quiz regular who went to school with them.  It is almost never that a quizzer
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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
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Not Gunna Raichu a Love Blog
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I'm not sure why I need to point out to a pool player during round seven that I'm not a DJ.  I get it when I'm setting everything up that it may look like all I'm going to do is play music but if that was the job and I played the same music I usually do, I doubt people would come out weeks on end just to hear it.  It's far more than that.  And if I did take requests, I still wouldn't play the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Californication for you.   I had a lot of fun reading all the orgasm questions over the microphone.  It felt like it was making things kind of awkward until most of you got all of them right, and then I knew you were probably having
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Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
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Millr Lyt
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I don't care how you try to do it, you cannot make the word "light" using only three letters.  Four is the minimum and there are several ways to do it but it will never make sense with only three.  Some of our resident geniuses may be smarter than me though.  Resident geniuses galore last night though, someone confused bukakke with bushido, I assure you they are very different things.   Quizdoku: Booze Edition was a hit, at least in my mind.  We have some smart bartenders at Tony's that will join in as a quiz team sometimes.  That round was what I would call "right up their alley."  Aced it, best score of the round.  They know their
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Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
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Technically Difficult
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That would be a good name for a cult. Obviously some sort of technology related cult, so like an A/V club.  Cult.  If anyone is in an egyptology group or something of the like I thought of a good name for the leader of said group: Sarcophaguy.  It works for a lady too, of course, it just makes less sense.  Not less sense to have a lady leader, it's just plays less on the words.   If you're reading this then you are msot likely aware of the technical issues we encountered together at Tony's.  That was a rodeo, and probably a good answer to a job interview question where they're all like "Tell me about a time you went above and beyond."
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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
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Most People Have Two Parents
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It's a tough thing when you have too many friends.  When you invite a few people to quiz and they bring extra people because they're nice sometimes you can end up with more than six people on your team.  I've seen this handled several different ways.  I've seen teams decide to play with more than six people knowing they can't win but getting to play with all of their friends.  I've seen teams try to hide their extra teammates like I won't notice.  And last night after a few friends showed up after a couple rounds of quiz I saw part of an original team break off to play with them.  Super admirable.   I see new teams every week at quiz.
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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
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In Search of Better Photo Quality
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I saw a racoon after quiz.  I was walking to my vehicle and I saw it scurry toward a storm drain, and then it went in the storm drain.  That was pretty cool.  I think that anytime you see a racoon it's cool.  It seems like they could be anywhere, and it is never all that surprising to see one, but it's still rare enough to be cool.  The storm drain was right next to an alley that I had seen a homeless (I'm pretty sure) man walking down earlier.  I wonder if they know each other.   Round four had a question about a phallological museum, the answer had to be any equivalent of a penis.  The answers I received were mostly "Penises"
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Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
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The Old Yeller and the Bonus Question
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A 16 point round 5 really shakes things up.  We only had two teams use their joker in round two last night, and 10 teams scored double digits in that round.  Six teams jokered round five and another six jokered round number eight.  This definitely created some flux in the standings all night which really made for a fun quiz.  Three teams jokered perfect round fives and one of them was eventual champ A team has no name.   So Old Yeller died from a tussle with a wolf.  That may have been the deceptively toughest question on the quiz last night.  I think I have suppressed the memory of the end of that movie because
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Tuesday, Jan 03, 2017
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Smells Like Teen Wolf Spirit
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The throughline of course being George Michael.  A shame that on a night where I get to play so much George Michael there would be groups of people only being loud and not even playing quiz at all.  Always the peeve they are.  Hopefully they bothered me more than any of you, super tough quiz regardless.   Avagadro's Number is also a music venue/eatery in Fort Collins, for those wanting a more simple answer to that question.  My back hurts an unbelievable amount today, I'm sure it's the combination of working out yesterday and taking quite the spill Sunday playing hockey.  Speaking of working out, the gym in January is a little untolerable.
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Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016
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Long December
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I wasn't aware there were so many characters named Spike in television shows.  It's a strange ratio actually, because I've never met someone named Spike.  And maybe only a dog or two that were actually named Spike.  It seems to be a popular name for fictional people, or dogs.  I don't even think that many of those characters appear on Spike TV.  And I don't even think Spike TV is owned by someone named Spike.   The sound that a room full of people makes when a question includes "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" is pretty amazing.  Any room full of people will make the sound.  I think that speaks to the greatness of that film.  Sure,
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Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
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THE PENULTIMATE!
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Take the word and use it as much as you can, the year is almost over so we should have plenty of penultimate things approaching.  This whole week is full of penultimate days, as it should be since it is the penultimate week of 2016.  This was our penultimate quiz of the year and I failed to even use the word until after quiz while chatting with the champs.  If you fail to use the word penultimate to describe something appropriately I hope it isn't the last time you get that opportunity.   Things can get a little unpredictable at quiz around the holidays what with all of the traveling that people seem to do.  We were missing a few regular teams and a
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Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
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Pescy Thoughts
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I can never say it enough but I really like Tony's.  The staff is always incredible, Eugene, Jess, and John last night, and the place attracts some of the best, most unique people.  I don't want this to sound bad but I'm always entertained by the people at Tony's and I do mean that in the best way.  Giant tall beers don't hurt either.   I told Eugene about Hip Hop Evolution on Netflix, I think that anyone with even a slight appreciation of hip hop music would enjoy the four hour story about where it began and how it came into the mainstream.  It was an interesting story and it's always
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Tuesday, Dec 06, 2016
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Fozziwig's Quiz-tmas Party
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The Muppet Christmas Carol is a splendid movie and quite obviously the best Christmas movie ever made.  Sure, A Christmas Story is revered as a classic just like National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation or It's a Wonderful Life but none of those movies are actually as good of a movie as The Muppet Christmas Carol.  I fell in love with this movie when I found the VHS probably in a used movie bin as a kid.  It's the only Christmas movie I can tolerate every year and I typically watch it more than once.  I would even watch it during the non-Christmas season, which may I mention is 11 months long.   Sure, people will be clamoring and up-in-arms
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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
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The Hershey Squirts
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What did we do to deserve an entire round about poop jokes?  That was awesome!  Never again will watching Star Trek be the same.  That was basically a gift as well, having two William Shatner questions in the same quiz.  Big ups to Eugene, Cody, and Jess for taking care of all of us as well, they always kick ass.   Anyone else notice the guy at the beginning of the quiz that pulled up a chair next to me so he could try to guess answers at me right after I read the questions?  I did.  I noticed him.  I don't get it sometimes, when people who aren't playing write down one answer on
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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
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It's Not Quiz-Me-Master
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It's becoming increasingly clearer how much I expect out of you all.  Even if you are already Exceeds Expectations.  We had a question about the Rhine last night and I felt like I was letting myself down in counting an overwhelming majority of the submitted answers incorrect.  I just expected all of you to know everything about the Rhine.  I would never expect as much out of myself.   Most of you seem to be unfamiliar with Mike Birbiglia and that's a damn shame.  He has/had a couple of his stand up routines on Netflix and if you get a chance you should check them out.  I've seen him live once and he is hysterical.
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Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
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Hey There Sports Fan!
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It must have been a Quizmaster that started using the term "sports fan" as a nickname.  I don't believe it is endearing or friendly at all however.  Much like you may say "excuse me" to someone when trying to squeeze by them in a crowded bar, and then say it again thinking they must not have heard you, and then finally saying "excuse me pal" before pushing past them, "sports fan" is not a term for buddies.   "Pal" can have a backhanded context for sure but it still sounds like a friendly term, so you can kind of tell someone to fuck off by actually calling them pal.  A Quizmaster must have coined "sports fan" as a derogatory term for loud
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Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016
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Toto's Africa
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I was getting ready to leave to head to quiz Tuesday night and it at least appeared to be just another night.  I got in my vehicle and shortly thereafter heard a reasonably loud thug on the back of my Jeep.  I looked in my rear view and side mirrors and saw a vehicle driving off up the street with it's hazard lights on, kind of swerving but with a noticeable intentionality.  Someone was throwing some sort of paper advertisements out of the vehicle to each house in the neighborhood.  I still haven't picked it up out of the driveway, I don't know what it is.   One team presumably knew everything about Speed 2: Cruise Control while the team that sat
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Colorado native raised on good old fashioned learning.  I don't find a reason to not learn new things every day and encourage others to do the same.