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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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The Quizzers had Teen Spirit and Kicked Ass in Round 2
Daniel

The Celtics and the Bruins have had their struggles this playoff season with the Celtics doing slightly better than their frozen athletic brothers. However, White Horse quizzers have had a strong record when put face to face against these teams on Wednesday night. For the past three weeks quiz has been challenged by sporting fans across the city and each time quiz has won out in spectacular fashion. So even though we wish the very best to our hometown teams, kudos must be extended towards our loyal quizzers who come out in big numbers week after week.   For what it’s worth, this was one of the closest quizzes I’ve run since I started working for Geeks Who Drink.
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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My Quizzers Are Doing Better than the Bruins and Celtics
Daniel

Going head to head versus a Bruins playoff game for the second week in a row seemed like a daunting task as a quizmaster, but apparently Boston fans have collectively decided they’d rather quiz than watch one of their teams get beat in the first round. I imagine that if I were going head to head versus the Celtics I’d have a full house because so many people would be trying to avoid that train wreck. As you can tell, I’m bitter about my hometown teams. But you know what brought up my spirits? YOU! You quizzers always bring your A-game and last night was no exception.   So let’s get the bad answers part of the game out of the way. Some people think
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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A Playoff Game Can't Beat Quiz!
Daniel

Going head to head versus a Bruins playoff game nearly derailed the quiz Wednesday night, but the loyal quizzers of White Horse Tavern showed up in force and made quiz the central attraction of the night. Seventeen teams competed for Most Accomplished Geeks in Allston-Brighton (and maybe Brookline), but only one could bring home the gold.   My periodic awarding of Best Team Name continues as this week I present the award to It’s a Hard Cock Life. Not only did this give the bar a good laugh, but they wrote the word cock on their answer sheet more and more intricately. At the end of the night cock was actually drawn out in cocks,
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Smartest Geeks in Allston-Brighton
Daniel

I’m still not sure what the reference was about, but apparently the team “What’s the Fun in Democracy if we can’t Force Someone to Not Pee for 24 Hours” knew something we didn’t, because their strong second place finish showed how competitive of a team they were. As a matter of fact, they were the leaders for most of the night, but “M as in Mancy” couldn’t be held back in the final two rounds and over took Democracy Pee. This battle was the ultimate highlight of the evening at another Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at White Horse Tavern this week.   Special shout out goes to team “Fuzzy
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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New Rule: No Dancing on the Tables
Daniel

What can we say about the quiz last night at White Horse Tavern? Should I mention the fact that I announced to the bar several times that “I Wish(ed) this Mic was a Penis” because that was one of the team names? Maybe I should highlight that the team “GRE Practice Test” should probably ask for their money back before their exam. Nah! I think we need to acknowledge the dance off to determine who would finish in 2nd place. That was one of the greatest moments of my young quizmaster career.   Before we discuss the dance off, we should recognize the winners of the quiz and new “Most Extraordinary Geeks
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Quiz: This Time It's For A Cause!
Daniel

It was a special kind of night at White Horse Tavern on Wednesday. Not only did we have a large turn out for another great quiz, but also the bar was hosting a “Quiz for a Cause” to support Boston Marathon Charity Partner Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center. Our guest host and organizer of the event was Lauren Oliva who not only did an excellent job grading quizzes and organizing raffles, but I also assume we’ll soon be calling her Boston Marathon winner Lauren Oliva! Great job, Lauren! Good luck at the Marathon this April!   With twenty-two teams competing there was plenty of excitement throughout the night. One of my favorite moments
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Do you think Chewbacca will sing at my birthday party?
Daniel

Braving the remnants of winter storm Stella and some frigid temperatures, quizzers returned to White Horse Tavern on Wednesday to once again compete for Greatest Geeks in all of Allston-Brighton. This title is so prestigious, so coveted, so desired, that turf wars between rival neighborhood quiz gangs often break out in the middle of Brighton Avenue. This week’s quiz featured a fierce battle between “We All Have Jobs” and “Witty Team Name”.   Before I recap the quiz it should be noted that “Freudian Nip…I Mean Slip!” did not claim the free beer I offered them in
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Mar 08, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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This Week in Quiz
Daniel

In all my time hosting quizzes for Geeks Who Drink at White Horse Tavern, I don’t think there has ever been a team that has fulfilled their name better than “Solidly Mediocre” did on Wednesday night. Out of 15 teams they finished tied with “Man Hands” for a solidly mediocre 6th. Every time I thought they were about to make a move, they would turn in a round with a solidly mediocre 4 or 5 questions correct. For all of their wonderfully mediocre efforts, I decided to present them with the award for most mediocre team. That award is called the “Meh…” award, and Solidly Mediocre are the first ever recipients
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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"Game Over, Man!"
Daniel

It’s always hard to come inside from unseasonably warm weather, but it was a testament to the devotion of quizzers across the Boston area that 18 teams came out to quiz at White Horse Tavern on Wednesday night. Apparently not many folks were fans of Bill Paxton because the film round was tough for most teams, but on the flip side most teams were outstanding when deciphering Google translates butchered movie quotes. By nights end a new “Most Dazzlingly Intelligent Geeks in Allston” was crowned and the world rejoiced.   Special recognition for best team name goes out to “Halal, Is It Meat You’re Looking For?” Seriously
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Insert Clever Title Here
Daniel

Wednesday night’s quiz at White Horse Tavern was one for the ages. Teams from all over the state came to compete for this weeks title of “Greatest Geek in All of Allston on a Wednesday Night in mid-February”. This title is so coveted that President John Adams once wrestled the Brighton Tree Ninja to obtain it. Before recapping the game I feel that special acknowledgement is owed to two team names that did not receive the appreciative laughs, whoops, and high-fives they deserved. Titanic Swim Team competed fiercely, but ultimately was sunk by some tough rounds in the early going. To their credit the entire team valiantly went down with their ship.
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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A Dance Off is Always the Best Way to Break a Tie
Daniel

After a few weeks out of first place, Jalapeno Business emerged victorious in yet another Geeks Who Drink quiz at White Horse Tavern. I caught up with the team members of Jalapeno Business after the quiz and they were ecstatic about yet another victory. “We’re like the New England Patriots!” one team member stated, “All we do is win, win, win no matter what. Got money on my mind. I can never get enough. And every time I step up in the building, everybody hands go up. And they stay there. And they say yeah.”   The real show of the evening came in a spectacular showdown to see who would be the second place finisher.
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Before Boston Turned Into Hoth, A Quiz Was Had
Daniel

As a nor’easter approached the tiny and quaint village of Allston, the geeks of the area braved the harrowing New England weather to compete in a battle of wits and logic in the small tavern known as White Horse. The competition was fierce and the mistrust between teams was reminiscent of a similar mistrust currently displayed amongst the Trump White House staff. By nights end, White Horse was able to crown a team as Emperor of the Geeks and as a result a new golden era of geekdom was established.   The award for most creative team name goes to Oliver Wendell Homegirls, who honored the late associate justice of the Supreme Court and Boston native
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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Sand People Raided My Quiz And I Loved It
Daniel

White Horse Tavern was packed on Wednesday when twenty teams came to geek out and drink while playing some pub quiz. The night had its ups and downs for all teams. Everyone struggled with the visual round which I felt was very unpatriotic of folks, especially in Trump’s America. But what can I say? I suppose not all of us can show pride in our country by identifying various people who have played the Wicked Witch of the West.   Speaking of patriotic, a special All-American shout-out is extended to the best team names of the night: “Jed Bartlet Is My President” and “Bullshit Spicer Is My Least Favorite Press
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White Horse Tavern
116 Brighton Avenue
Allston, MA
02134
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
[Wednesdays @ 8:00 pm]
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"Alternative Facts Would Have Won Me This Game" -Kellyanne Conway
Daniel

White Horse Tavern was rocking during another great quiz on Wednesday night. Returning champs “Jalapeño Business” came back and dominated another quiz. When asked what their secret was they stated “a steady diet of Flutie Flakes and an extreme devotion to our deity, Champ, the lake monster that lurks in Lake Champlain.” The victorious team also wanted to make it clear that their favorite round of the quiz was the speed dating round. Second place team “J Sanz Demlo” gave the defending champs a good scare at the end of the game but came up just short. Dressed as if they were all business school
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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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