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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Perpetually Late
Vertigo Chuck

There is something to be said about spring cleaning. You get to open up your living space and take away garbage that you had been promising yourself that you would get rid of for a long time. Maybe you only promised for a little bit of time, but you still need to get rid of it. This is the day that you really appreciate when the trash truck comes to pick up your refuse, whatever weekday that is. Perhaps you are "smarter" and take all of that corrugated cardboard from GWD supply boxes to the recycle center. Don't forget those CFLs. Take those to a hardware store. I know you can recycle the FLs there, but I wonder if you can recycle the CFLs
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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Well, if the Shoe Fits...
Vertigo Chuck

Well, if the Shoe Fits... In the interest of keeping time, clocks are highly effective. Did you know that at CU, they have a clock that is so precise that any movement changes the strength of gravity enough to kill the clock's accuracy? Did you know that the founder of Amazon is funding a mechanical clock that will be operational for 10,000 years without human intervention? 10,000 years is a long time. Like the span of recorded history long time. I'm talking
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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1101 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO
80210
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
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Two Roads Diverged on a Skeeball Lane
Vertigo Chuck

Good news everyone! GWD has a fantastic new website that looks exactly the same as it did before. The difference? I'm glad you asked. The difference is that the blog system is completely new. From the way it looks though, we might not have an ability to post any more gifs, but I'm trying to work that one out. I write all my blog posts in HTML, and it looks like that will need to change too. Change is tough, but we can get through it. Now it is time we see what this new upload system can do (the changeover is another reason why this blog post is so late. I hope you don't get too mad about it. I've been trying my best). I think I figured out
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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80210
Friday, May 01, 2015
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Never enough Broccoli
Vertigo Chuck

Never enough Broccoli I mixed it up today. I ended up getting a pizza instead of a burger. Their pizzas are tasty eats. I should probably get a large and take some home or share it with you quizzors. Or just take it home and not share it with you quizzors like the selfish, self-centered person that I am. Yep, I think I'll go with the second one. Sausage and black olives all the way. I have never been an anchovy kind of person because I'm not really a canned fish person. Like tuna. I'm probably the only person I know that doesn't like tuna out of a can. Maybe I am an alien. I'm not saying that I'm an alien, but
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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Denver, CO
80210
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Caught the Bug
Vertigo Chuck

Caught the Bug As I sit here listening to the same song over and over, I have come to realize that I don't know what I'm trying to type about. It might be the visions of a tunnel. This is very different from tunnel vision of course. Could it be the clouds being vague? Could it be the dust with the air? Probably the dust with the air. Not dust in the wind, but dust with the air. It would be too close to a song lyric that way. It could be the tiredness too. Yeah, probably the tiredness. Lethargy. I'm not listening to the same entrancing song over and over again. For those of you who want to know, it is "Halls
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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Denver, CO
80210
Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Threatening Time Travel
Vertigo Chuck

Threatening Time Travel The weather is nice today. We get a two day grace period for our blogs instead of one day now, so that is why I am coming to you so late in the week. The snow is nice. We needed a snowstorm since March was so dry. We also have a thunderstorm coming. Something that I haven't seen that I want to see is thundersnow. Thundersnow is apparently so rare that the editor doesn't know what it means. It means death from above while concealed in a thick blanket of blizzard. Maybe something like a tornado of snow. I've seen a couple of tornados that picked up the red dust, so that they were red (reminded
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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Denver, CO
80210
Thursday, April 09, 2015
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Tuesday Night
Vertigo Chuck

Tuesday Night The TouchTunes makes a horrible backdrop for photos. The Pub on Pearl is such an amazing venue, wallpapered with TVs that cast glare on photos. The giant screen behind me combined with the TouchTunes generated a JJ Abrams-like glare that you would see in the cheesiest of science fiction movies (Yes. I said cheesy). Congratulations to Help! We are Lost in the Alps for being the team with the guts to stand just in that spot. Complete focused backlight would be fun for these photos. That way you have fun silhouette images of teams. You can even then play "Name that Team!"
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation


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1101 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO
80210
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Looking for Transportation in All the Wrong Places
Vertigo Chuck

Looking for Transportation in All the Wrong Places Good news! I can't remember any bad news! I know that it is April 1st today, but technically this blog is about last night, so we won't incorporate any pranks or jokes simply on principle (and because I wasn't prepared for it). It is my spring break, so I have a lot to get done that I can't usually do. For example, pull out Mass Effect again and play through it. It turns out that if you don't start from ME1, then you get really bad consequences in the later games. I didn't kill Wrex because he is awesome. You start the game in the middle, and Wrex
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I'm Charles, Charlie, Chuck, whatever non-derogatory nickname you can think of for Charles. Even though I started QuizMastering at the HandleBar Tavern in December '11, I have quizzed in dozens of places for years. Our teams never quite won anything, but we always have a good time racking our brains for those little tidbits of info that GWD requires nightly.

I am definitely a geek. That picture is of me swinging from two phonebooks leafed together. Yeah, just like Mythbusters used to make. A physicist by trade, I don my mask and head out into the night partying hard and consuming various social lubricants.

Join me at my quiz and I will try to swoon you with my dulcet tones of vector calculus and Star Wars references. If you are really lucky, catch me with my Rubik's cube and I will get rid of its entropy faster than takes a grown man (or woman) to change a toilet paper roll (or paper towel roll)1.

Gordon Freeman is my hero. For the winter gift-giving season, I want a red crowbar so that I can keep it under my pillow while I sleep.

 

1Times may be adjusted annually for inflation