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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Nine Inch Nails is not Nickelback
El Pato

Color me shocked. You guys don’t know your bands. At all. This is the most disturbing development at Lucia quiz. You guys confuse Nickelback with Nine Inch Nails? How? HOW? I was scared when you got your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles wrong, sad when you couldn’t guessed someone said, “Shoryuken” in a Grand Theft Auto game, but Nine Inch Nails? Nickelback? So yeah, that happened. The correct answer was Nickelback. The disturbing answer was Nine Inch Nails. Remind me to guess that when Mr. Rodgers is signing that’s really Lemmy from Motorhead. Actually, that was just one team, but it’s still a shocking development.
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Another reflection of Chris Cornell
El Pato

Now that all we’re seeing on the blogs are obituaries for the great Chris Cornell, but for those of you new people, this guy was a driving force in music. The only other grunge muscian’s death I can think of that this significance can be attributed to is Kurt Cobain. Personally, I never was much of a Soundgarden fan. I did have an album or two (Blackhole Sun is an amazing track with an unmatched vocal performance by Cornell that I bet was on repeat yesterday). Audioslave didn’t really do it for me either. I never had an urge to see either band live and found Audioslave more trendy than enjoyable. But the frontman for both of them, Cornell, was talented. I’m
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Grand Theft Auto is in no way Street Fighter
El Pato

When we began this quiz there were certain things I truly believed in all of you for. The most important was your knowledge of classic video games. Your quizmaster being a huge video gamer, especially in the retro scene, I felt—no I expected my quizzers to know some of the most simple questions we ask. I’ve never been more disappointed. I even gave you a classic sound. “SHORYUKEN!” I said it loud and as digitized as I possibly could, even though it probably wasn’t needed. What was that game? Why it was Street Fighter II, which half of the teams guessed correctly. What were the other guesses? Grand Theft Auto Mortal
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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So I finished Zelda
El Pato

I finally had a chance to finish The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild over the weekend and I must say, it is definitely one of the best games made in the modern era of video games. Is it one of the greatest games ever made? Sure. Is it one to be in the conversation as GOAT (greatest of all time)? No, not even close. It’s not even one of the best Zelda games. Ocarina of Time still remains as best Zelda and GOAT as far as video games are concerned. I also think BotW was unable to hedge past A Link to the Past—a game I enjoy but also consider highly overrated. My biggest problem with this title stems from the fact that the map—while large and looking gorgeous…there
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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The Gnocchi is Civilization!
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Someone unimportant long ago who shall remain nameless and unimportant  once said I should start a blog called “The food is civilization”. The word stems from an old Penny Arcade comic where Tycho is beaten senseless by a cardboard tube and is ordered to state the majesty of the tube to Gabe, who is unrelenting in his attacks. Since then, I’ve said few things are civilization, but when they are, it’s a big deal. I’ve said it for a certain soup I’ve had a few months ago, a sandwich down the street at this spot I work at. Lucia’s food is civilization. I
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
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This is some bomb food
El Pato

Lucia’s food  so far has become the undefeated champion of dinner for me. Not only is that menu so tasty I feel I need to be adventurous all the time, I have yet to have a dish where I wasn’t cleaning the plate. Last night I had some spaghetti and meatballs which was absolutely delicious. One of the things I evaluate at a restaurant is if I can make the food at home. I had a burrito from a food truck the other day and said “meh” due to this, I easily could have made this very piece of food in my kitchen.   There is no way in hell I’d be able to make any of the three delectable dinners in my kitchen without setting my apartment on fire. Food there
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017
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That Was One of the Worst Basketball Games I've Ever Watched
El Pato

So North Carolina beats Gonzaga. I know a lot of you are pretty peeved about this, as you probably should be. It was the first question on the quiz after all. North Carolina has been victim to some horrific calls in the past and got their fair share of them in that game. Not only that, but don’t mistake a close game between a good game. Because it definitely wasn’t the latter. In fact, that was one of the worst college basketball games I ever watched. The NBA thinks that game was in poor form. For the Gonzaga fans, I’ll say your team showed up at the very least, but they just made less mistakes (plural) than North Carolina did, and man, were there a lot of them. As
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Lucia
7102 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA
98115
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Doubling on 16 isn't a good idea
El Pato

-Transmission found- -Deciphering- *begin transmission* Welcome to quiz at Lucia! Not only does this place have some amazing Italian food (believe me, this is well worth the trip alone), it now has teamed up with me in an effort to take over Wednesday nights. I am Patrick, or Pat, or Patty O’Mally, whatever Irish equivalent you want to call me, the only consistent is I’m your new quizmaster at Lucia.  I saw a few of you from Pies and Pints’ Tuesday quiz and yes, I’m THAT guy. Those of you familiar with it all know me as Sean’s (P & P’s tenured quizmaster) lackey and scorekeeper, and now, while Sean has full control of your
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