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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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No one Laughed at the Al Franken-Jill Stein Joke!
Daniel

A cold rain fell outside, however it was nothing but warm vibes and good quizzing inside White Horse Tavern on Wednesday, January 18th. Two teams expressed their remarkable excitement for the inauguration of Donald J. Trump by honoring the President-Elect in their team names. “34/33 Hours and Counting” (their team name changed as the minutes ticked down) and “T-Minus 3 Days” kept every quizzer depressingly aware of just what was coming for America this coming Friday. Thankfully, the bar supplied plenty of sarsaparilla to keep our minds distracted. The quiz was a thrilling one. Several
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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They Didn't Just Come to Watch the Celtics! (A story of a bar and it's new quizmaster!
Daniel

A changing of the guards took place at White Horse Tavern in Allston on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. I took over for the legendary Sir Jay, who was knighted by the Queen of Canada and sent off on an important but mysterious diplomatic mission to the Southern Ocean. The crowd at White Horse was amazing, welcoming me with an amazing first game. “Turtles All The Way Down” rocked the quiz hard and took first place honors with a dominant performance. “Turtles” informed the me after the game that they owed their success to various pagan gods and healthy living. Coming in second place was “I’m Usually Good
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Good Night, and Good Luck
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Current Champions: Hot Singles In Your Area Former Champions: Spicy Boys Enter- *Insert John Cena Theme* T’was a Thursday in the Autumn of 2013, and enters a recent graduate, his roommate, and various friends of varying knowledge. On one fateful evening was my introduction to Geeks Who Drink; right here at The White Horse Tavern. I soon became a regular attendee/quizzer, the routine of which kept me sane during the long and boring hours of dealing with numbers all day at my day job. Since then, the regular GWD evening changed to Wednesdays, but while playing the game here at White Horse I was inspired to try my luck and audition
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Hey at least the Cubs Won
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Current Champions: Spicy Boys Former Champions: Jalapeno Business 2016 has been pretty brutal for politics and celebrity lifespans, but hey at least the Cubs won the world series. Also, I won my neighborhood/college fantasy football league for the first time. Seeeee 2016 wasn’t all that terrible.   Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. Things Other Than Death (R1): Round 1 featured current events from the last year. We reminded a crowd of Boston locals about deflategate…ouch. We learned about “athleisure” and why Miss Teen USA is less creepy in yoga pants than a bikini. Also,
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016
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The Holly-est (or is it Holliest) of Days
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Current Champions: Jalapeno Business Former Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos Happy Christmas, Merry Holidays, Festive Festivus, Chag Sameach.   Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. No, You’re the Ho (R1): Round 1 featured a bunch of answers starting with H-O. Apparently horses have the power of 746 watts. Honey Boo Boo was a thing, and we’re never going to forget that or get our collective times back. Also, Howard Dean on cocaine…try to get that image out of your head now.   Oh So Special (R7): Our Round 7 featured some clips from holiday TV show episodes.
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
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Everything is…okay, I guess
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Current Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos Former Champions: My Trivia partner thinks this is a date Rogue One, Fantasy Football Semi-Finals, um yeah that’s pretty much it.   Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. Girl, You’re Perfect (R2): Round 2 featured a bunch of movie soundtrack songs. Sometimes the song was considerably better than the movie, like The Weeknd and 50 Shades, or 21 Pilots and Suicide Squad. Sometimes the song and movie were equally bad, Like Fall Out Boy and the new Ghostbusters. Sometimes you just need to be reminded that Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is an amazing movie.   What
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
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Dangerously Cheesy
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Current Champions: My Trivia partner thinks this is a date Former Champions: Jalapeno Business Well this week is…something. Things happened. Fantasy football playoffs are coming up.   Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. Mike and Chase (R1): Round 1 featured Mac & Cheese. Kraft Mac & Cheese has been around for nearly 80 years. I’m assuming that they never thought that their flagship product would be implemented in the greatness that is “Mac N’ Cheetos”.   Naming Hard or Hardly Naming (R2): Our Round 2 featured a bunch of songs with
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
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I’ll Show You a Number Two
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Current Champions: Jalapeno Business Former Champions: Sad + Lonely Thanksgiving Well, the rain is awful, but we have plenty of nice things here. We had our weekly quiz, we had some Bacardi, we had shameless plugs for the price of a free cup.  Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. Quite the Poopy Round (R3): Round 3 featured the number two. We reminded the quizzers that if you add up the numbers of stars on the UK flag and the number of movies co-starred by Tom Hanks and Will Smith, you’ll get a number equal to the Cleveland Browns wins this season.   Arrr you ready?! (R5):
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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All the Gobbling
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Current Champions: Sad + Lonely Thanksgiving Former Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos Happy day before Thanksgiving Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. I’ll Participle Your Gerund (R2): Round 2 featured songs and artists with gerunds or participles in the name or title. I honestly needed to look up what that meant, and apparently it’s a noun that is essentially a verb with –ing added, like feeling. I guess you can learn something new every day.   A Lot of waiting (R7): Our second audio round was a mystery round revolving around the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
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All The Balls: More Balls Than You Can Handle
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Current Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos Former Champions: Knights of the Vale So there’s no more playoff sports, no more election, and my Chicago Bears are just awful…so there’s nothing really “interesting” going on. So how about that crappy weather? Anyway, here’s Notent Notables. Cock Socks (R2): Round 2 featured musical artists with birthdays this month. Most of the hits were contemporary, but it was awesome to see Higher Ground by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Many of you know original by Stevie Wonder, but I really love this cover off of their album “Mother’s
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Nov 09, 2016
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Distractions 101: Puppies
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Distractions 101: Puppies   Current Champions: Knights of the Vale Former Champions: Cleveland is really sweating those 3-1 lead jokes now Well, over the last 7 days I had stayed up incredibly late for intense competitions twice. The first one was the 10th inning of game 7. The second one was watching the final hours of the election. I went from extreme stress to the highest of highs, followed by extreme stress to the lowest of lows. Anyway, we still have notent notables on our incredibly upbeat round themes. They’re Adorable until they shit on your
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Nov 02, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Blow(ing 3-1 Leads Like It’s your )Job
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Current Champions: Cleveland is really sweating those 3-1 lead jokes now Former Champions: Funfetti Generation   Cleveland is really sweating those 3-1 lead jokes now won tonight. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about the history that happened right before our very eyes. If you were expecting the Notent Notables format of blog, come back next week because my city waited 108 years for this.  Here’s how my evening went. I was wearing the EXACT same clothing I had worn the night before, all the way down to the underwear and socks. Chances like this don’t
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Cub-Boys and Indjins
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Current Champions: Funfetti Generation Former Champions: Debateway Drug Go Cubs! Also apparently the Celtics played. In case you couldn’t tell, I’m a pretty big fan of the new installment in Civilization (VI). Anyway, here’s my recap and ramblings of a few things tonight, known as my Notent Notables:   -The Only Good Thing About Cleveland (R2): Round 2 featured nominees for the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. I’m glad Jane’s Additction and Pearl Jam are getting their recognition. Also, her song “Nasty” had been getting a huge spike, just in time for Janet Jackson to
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Quizmaster Debater
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Current Champions: Debateway Drug Former Champions: Dildozers There was a debate, but who cares about politics when we got a pub quiz. Also the Cubs game was on. Also my 3DS is downloading the new Poke’mon demo. Anyway, here’s my recap and ramblings of a few things tonight, known as my Notent Notables:   -Straight to the Moon (R1): Round 1 had a bunch of words that sound like sound effect onomatopoeias in comic books. Surprising no one, a bunch of Patriots fans in the bar knew who Gronk was. We were also reminded of Crabs.   -I’m Important Too! (R2) Round 2 asked
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Get Yo Twang On
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Current Champions: Dildozers Former Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos   For some reason, they trusted me with a trainee. Welcome to the club, Dan. I’m sure you’ll be extra careful when you read “Kentucky” from here on out. Anyway, here’s my recap and ramblings of a few things tonight, known as my Notent Notables:   -Give ‘em the D, 3 Times (R1): Round 1 had more D than you can handle, each answer had 3 D’s in it. Without spoiling anything, we were reminded of a time when Will Smith made good movies. We also featured the
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly


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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Would You Say It’s a Zone of Danger?
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Current Champions: Mangos Mangos Mangos Former Champions: Trump My Clint   Baseball is happening. Also we had a few Archer references tonight. My Chicago Bears also apparently don’t suck as much as we all thought they did Anyway, here’s my recap and ramblings of a few things tonight, known as my Notent Notables:   -You’re So Classic (R3): Round 2 featured a bunch of classical music covers of contemporary songs. Most teams got absolutely wrecked. If these were regular clips, I feel like a few teams might have gotten more points if it was just the original clip,
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Hello Quizzers! The name is Jay and this Quizmaster's story begins in Skokie, Illinois, but since very few people from the Boston-area know where that is, let's just call it Chicago; I mean, its a direct subway line and only two towns over....FINE, I grew up in a suburb, are you happy now? Graduated from Babson College in 2013 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and a Master's in Accounting. I'm a nerd by day, and a geek by night. Decided to stay out here and give this East-coast thing a shot. I like to follow the Vin Diesel school of Geekdom. If you want to compare lifts and gym routines, I'll be there; but if you want to geek out, and I mean if you REALLY want to geek out, I'm your go-to-guy. -Music? 5x year attendee of Lollapalooza Music Festival, 3x Karaoke champion in 2008. I will stand firmly behind the idea that RHCP needs John Frusciante, Progressive R&B is the music of the future, and that Drum & Bass is the best EDM sub-genre. -Video Games? Been playing since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the NES, and haven't stopped since. FPS, MOBA, JRPG, MMORPG, whatever the hell Katamari Damacy was (other than completely awesome), I got you covered. -TV? I may or may not still reference lines from Archer, South Park, Futurama, and the Simpsons on a daily basis. -Movies? Been watching them constantly since my dad made me watch Bloodsport with Jean-Claude Van Damme at age 5. Favorite View Askew (Kevin Smith) comedies are Clerks and Chasing Amy, least favorites are Mallrats and Clerks II; I refuse to count Jersey Girl as an actual member of that universe. -General Geekiness? I had a 3-month stint as Dungeon Master for my D&D group, I hosted a LAN-party about a week before writing this bio, and I make sure to check IGN, Kotaku, and Reddit on a daily (closer to hourly)-basis With all that said, I hope to see you on the quizzing battlegrounds soon. Drink Responsibly, Geek Recklessly