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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Apr 24, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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The Mystery of the Forgotten Joker
JenKiper

In order to win quiz, you’ve got to know stuff and , more specifically, the stuff we ask at quiz on the night you decided to leave your house. In addition to that, you’ve got to know when to use that joker. Double points are a big deal and wasting it on an 8 point round always makes me a little sad for those newbies and those who’ve not quite figured it all out yet. I mean, I tell them, every Monday, use it where it will get you the most points, but I guess sometimes that is an 8 point round and you’re probably not gonna get the most points anyway. But the bigger faux pas is when you tell you and your teammates agree to joker a high scoring round, maybe even
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Apr 17, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Burning Bush, Indeed
JenKiper

Sometimes our writers stick some good, well-timed bits into our quiz. Last night, Green Room Burgers and Beer participated in a nationwide Quiz for a Cause benefitting Planned Parenthood and our local affiliate Planned Parenthood Great Plains. I talked up all the great things PP does like annual health exams for women, birth control, sex education and STD testing. Then there comes along a question about a flower that you can light on fire and it’s biblical nickname. Burning bush, right? Of course, I put in a plug on how a visit to PP could help anyone who might be suffering from their own, ahem, burning bush problems. Lovely and good timing, writers! We
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Apr 10, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Pretty Darn Prescient
JenKiper

I do enjoy a clever team name. And when that team lives up to that clever team name, it brings some joy to my tiny, grinch heart. So last night’s quiz made me very happy indeed. I mean if you’re going to name your team after a super sneaky slaughter from a very popular TV series, you had better bring it at the end of the quiz. And they certainly did that to take home the top spot. Usually the final round separates out the winners from the rest of the pack, but last night it only served to bring us all closer. Like three-way tie for first place closer. Damn, y’all! Red Wedding Catering Company lived up to their clever name with a great score and a
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Apr 03, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Keep Your Tender Bits Under Wraps
JenKiper

It’s been a while since I had a real heckler type. So when someone lobs up a softball of an outburst, I just couldn’t resist. If some dude is gonna start yelling about his private parts, I’m gonna come break that one down. He told me it worked, but that really wasn’t what I had heard so I told him to stop telling lies. I mean, if you’re gonna just throw it out into the open like that, I’m probably gonna feel compelled to tap dance on it as a refresher of rule #2 at quiz to not f*&k with the quizmaster. Overall, it was entertaining and not at all menacing. Oddly enough, he kept himself in check for the rest of quiz so I would call that a success! That
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Mar 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Women Take Over DC, Next The World!
JenKiper

We jumped right into our third year with take charge ladies and hit songs. Green Room was hopping and it was great to see a few long lost friends return for the night along with some newbies there to test their mettle against this week’s quiz. We had some laughs, a few sad moments, but overall, we had some fun to shake off that Monday melancholy. I’m a big fan of women taking charge and leading the way. Last night’s quiz featured a couple of take charge kinda gals…Olivia Pope and Senator Elizabeth Warren with a whole round of wisdom from those smart, politically savvy ladies. Lots of our teams did pretty well sorting out who said what, but when our Senators
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Here’s to Three More Years!
JenKiper

Last night we marked an auspicious event for me. 3 years as Quizmaster at Green Room Burgers and Beer and I couldn’t be more thrilled. There was cake and party hats and lots of great quizzers. They even gave me a card which was very sweet. In return, we rocked out a great little quiz and drank some tasty beers with our chocolate cake to mark the occasion. Let’s do it again same time next year! Our second audio round of the night had us all wishing everything would slow down a little bit. We took some of your favorite television theme songs and took them down to slow jam level. I never knew some of those upbeat, poppy theme songs could turn into to dark,
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Mar 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Star Wars Tatoopalooza
JenKiper

Sometimes you have a new team that is very excited about quiz. They may not finish in the prizes, but they worked really hard and they’re still excited to come back and do it all again. That’s when you realize that you have an extra pack of Star Wars temp tattoos and that this team should be their new home. Sure enough, they couldn’t contain their enthusiasm. They stuck all 75 tattoos on some part of each others bodies before leaving for the night. Enjoy a few photos of their tattooed glory! I think we’d all agree that there are always a few movies that we would give awful reviews. Tonight we got to revel in a few of those bad reviews from folks who took to
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Mar 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Hail, Hail, The Power Didn’t Go Out
JenKiper

Last night, spring skipped the whole lamb part of that old saying and went straight to full scale hail storm. Just before quiz started, we all became junior meteorolgists and ran to the door to watch the hail rain down. Or maybe everyone was dreading all those ice pellets hitting their cars and the possible damage. Also lots of hail puns in the team names brought some joy to this cranky quizmaster's cold, cold heart. No matter their motivation, we made it through with a few iffy moments of flickering lights, but the power didn’t go out and we had a great quiz. All during quiz, I was having karaoke flashbacks from my friend’s birthday party last weekend. We had a great
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Feb 27, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Best Little Quiz House Around
JenKiper

It’s only a few weeks until my third quizaversary and I’m still pretty smitten with this place and the great teams that show up each week. Last week, we were the number 3 venue in the nation AND one of our teams won Team Name of the Week so they get a gift certificate AND a meme on the national FB page. Plus ya’ll are pretty darn nice and funny, too. One team even decided to have each team member draw their team each week so the first installment is included in this week’s pics. I’m pretty happy to show up and share this fun quiz time with ya’ll. After all the carnage in Sweden last week, it was wonderful to hear the Swedish chef singing away his
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Ok, I’m a Music Snob
JenKiper

I’ve never really identified with the High Fidelity crowd. You know, that one friend who tells you what he learned from the liner notes of the classic album that he picked up at the local record store. I really do love music and probably go to a couple of shows a week, but I’m not that person, am I? Maybe I am, but I used to read the liner notes to my dad’s albums and later my own. And now I like a wide variety of music, but you have to draw the line somewhere. Last night, I found out where. There are a few artists that have negative physical effects on me. Florence and the Machine make me nauseous both in recording and in person (I did test that one). The Foo Fighers
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Feb 13, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Classic Films Featuring Water Fowl
JenKiper

After everyone recovered from their Super Bowl hangovers, lots of quizzers resurfaced to indulge in our little weekly quiz at Green Room Burgers and Beer. There was a full house of veterans and new folks ready to find out what they know and learn some new stuff. Let’s see how that all worked out. Tonight’s quiz featured rounds about a couple of classic films and I really feel like Howard the Duck is a classic film. I, mean, so is Schindler’s List, but it’s a little heavy for good reason. We had a round with facts about both movies and teams had to tell me which film matched up with each one. I knew Howard the Duck was huge box office failure
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Feb 06, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Bad Case of the Mondays
JenKiper

With all of the political tumult and six more weeks of winter, I was having a serious case of the Mondays. But running quiz is what pulls me out of my funk and tonight was no different. Even if I was feeling like I was bit off here and there, there’s always a great bunch of quizzers at Green Room Burgers and Beer and that Caprese burger always makes my stomach happier. So properly fueled up and with beer in hand, let’s get to quiz! We saw the return of that big point Sooner or Later round and teams had to make tough choices about how much they knew about actors and their roles. I know I would have been leaning heavily on my teammates for this one, so I
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Jan 30, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Now, That Music Does Sound Good!
JenKiper

I enjoy a pleasant surprise as much as anyone and we all were in luck with to come across one last night at quiz. That new amplifier sounds really great and the music never sounded so sweet at Green Room Burgers and Beer. It really couldn’t help me sound any better, but everybody could hear me over the packed house of quizzers. And that is something that makes me happy no matter what! On to the quiz… That extra 16 point round threw a lot of people for a loop. With points on the line, teams had to answer questions by picking the correct number for each question. Precision paid off with two points for the correct answer. Teams could also earn a point if
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Jan 23, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Rally Round the Quiz
JenKiper

With Green Room Burgers and Beer full of quizzers, we set sail for a night of quiz fun. It’s been a while since I had a really full house and last night there were so many of you. A few newbies found their way to us and lots of folks came back because they really enjoy quiz. We also had some extra prizes from our lovely bar from Sierra Nevada. Those snap coozies were pretty damn cool and popular with everyone. Our bonus 16 point round made lots of teams second guess themselves. Teams could put down a single answer for two points or two answers for one point if either was correct. I know that sometimes I know that the answer one of two options and this round just
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Jan 16, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Nasty Women to the Front
JenKiper

While quite a few of us are dreading the end of this week, and the next four years, I’m happy to say that we found a bright spot in this week’s quiz. I know that I’ll need some cheering up from time to time in the near future and I can always count on a great bunch of folks, many self-identified nasty women, who come out to quiz each week. After doing this for three years, I can honestly say that I’m pretty damn lucky to get to do this every week. Thanks for supporting quiz and our lovely hosts at Green Room Burgers and Beer by enjoying tasty burgers and delicious beverages every week! For the first time in a while, we only had two 16 point
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.


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Green Room Burgers & Beer
4010 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
64111
Monday, Jan 09, 2017
[Mondays @ 8:00 pm]
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Can’t We All Agree that Dave Mathews’ Voice is a Torture Device?
JenKiper

As we trot into the new year, I was ready to give some good quiz to a great group of folks. The place was packed with lots of folks in the house for quiz. We jumped in with both feet and went forward with quiz. With beers in hand, we were primed and ready to get started. Bonus 16 point rounds in effect and everyone was wondering when to use that joker. Last night’s music round tortured me more than it tortured all of you. Dave Matthews cover songs. As if I already didn’t like the guy, then there’s a whole torturous round of him screwing up other people’s songs. I really think John and Ringo should sue him for that awful Beatles cover and I think they could win
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Longtime quizzer, newbie quizmaster. Music nut and lover of queer/feminist sci-fi in all of its forms. KCMO is now my home, although I claim Arkansas as my root. I've got lots of nicknames and if you come up with one I like, I might add it to the list.