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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
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Who says Notorious RBG?
Dave

I like smart people. I like quirky people that know a bunch of random stuff. I am sure that is why I do the quiz. I do not like people who correct others with the wrong information. I mean correcting someone in a polite way is fine and I think appropriate, when you are right. If you may be wrong, or have to possibility, the slightest chance of being wrong, then keep your thoughts to yourself or google what you think is right before you speak. Especially after the quiz, you should use your cellphone skills to double check things. Don’t say something is not true, that is. Instead, look up what you perceive to be false, and then take it from there. Lastly, don’t tell me.
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Charlie Hooper's
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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016
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Dynamite Pills
Dave

I guess I always assumed labels on prescription drugs were mere suggestions or passing commentary. I mean I have had minor side effects before from one prescription or another, but nothing severe. Usually, a drug does what it’s supposed to and I get on with my life, and that is the goal with these types of things.  Unfortunately, I found out yesterday that the “may cause some drowsiness” warning on an antihistamine that I just got prescribed for a balance related issue (different story that is solved now), should have read “may put you into a walking coma like state”. Holy smokes was I out of it yesterday. SO much so that I did not connect those dots until
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Charlie Hooper's
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Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
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Fur Pillows
Dave

If you were wondering where I was last week, now is the time for me to tell you. I was in Canada fishing with my male cousins and in-laws. It was a “guy” trip to fish in the great white north. I caught some big fish, ate some fish, saw a bear and a wolf sitting next to each other at the dump. That last part threw me. I thought they were natural enemies, but no. Who knew trash is the great unifier of apex predators? Quiz last night was interesting. The Kanye round surprised me; I thought people would do better. Newer teams are popping up as lead contenders for the regular top spots. I think it is great. I love the competition. Natures Moist Pocket came
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Charlie Hooper's
12 West 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO
64113
Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016
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Harry Potter Hurricanes, Roller Derby Connections and Everything in Between
That Guy Evan

Dave’s not here, man. Instead, the crowd at Charlie Hooper’s had to put up with me for the evening.  I don’t think they minded though, because every time I flubbed a line or got my tongue-twisted, I had everyone take a big ol’ swig of their drink.  It’s called “Geeks Who Drink,” right?  That means the last word’s hella important.   Last night’s questions had about as much variety to them as you could possibly get in a quiz.  I noticed no over-arching theme or recurring elements, and the topics as well as the difficulty levels
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Well, I attended Juilliard, I'm a graduate of the Harvard business school, I travel quite extensively, I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I've seen "The Exorcist" about a hundred and sixty-seven times, AND IT KEEPS GETTING FUNNIER EVERY SINGLE TIME I SEE IT!


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Charlie Hooper's
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Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
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Raffle Road Master
Dave

I am pretty sure it is “Look both ways before crossing the street.” I mean, that makes sense. The saying does not go. “Step into the street, stop, turn around, walk a little bit, then check your surroundings, then look at the traffic and decide if you want to cross the street.” That seems like bad advice. Well, that is what I saw three people do yesterday while driving the ten minutes it takes me to get to Quiz. Okay, it was two people. One person just waited and an intersection and waived people through like an unofficial crossing guard. I don’t understand these phenomena, and I have no desire to.  Consider this a PSA. It was a quiz for a cause
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
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You listened!
Dave

As some of you know I work for a Non-profit and been assisting nonprofits for some time. In fact I have a Master’s Degree that focuses on Non-profit management. Also, I was a Peace Corps volunteer. This is all leading up to this point; I want to support Charities and charitable giving. That is why it is important to announce again that next week’s quiz will be a “Quiz for a Cause”. Please bring 5$ a head to make a charitable donation to play. Proceeds will be going to support MS research. Oh Kitten Mittens, you were so close. Y’all got any more of them Epipens?  was a super team made up of 3 quiz masters from other
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Charlie Hooper's
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Kansas City, MO
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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
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Not Yoda
Dave

I liked Could Atlas. I know it was weird and hard to follow, but I thought it was well made and engaging. I am pretty sure I saw it in either the Philippines or Thailand, so I was probably in a different mood than the average American movie goer. I mean the ticket would have been like 2-3 dollars. I buy lottery tickets on occasion, they always turn out disappointing, I have never written a review of Powerball. Maybe I should. Who knows? Special thanks to Frank’s Little Beauty’s.  I do love me a Sunny reference. I think everyone knows this, but it doesn’t hurt to reiterate. Unsurprisingly, Beware the Bandersnatch came
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Charlie Hooper's
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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
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USA USA
Dave

I want to go to the Olympics, but not to watch the games. I think that they might be the only appropriate place to chant “USA USA USA USA” while being outside the US.  I mean I have defiantly chanted that oversea before, but I always felt like a jerk doing it. I guess you could make a case for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, but I don’t want to watch that many soccer games. Also, service men could probably site many a case where this chant is justified and appropriate, but I am not in the armed forces. Climbing America Great Again won the night's quiz. I think it is a wall joke, but not sure. Beware the Bandersnatch
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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12 West 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO
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Wednesday, Aug 03, 2016
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Everything I know about Iceland I learned from the Crossfit Games
Dave

Yeah. So I watch the Crossfit Games. I think they are crazy, but the commentary is great. That is a lot of effort. They help remind me I am lazy, and I do not want to be in that great of shape. Also, everything they do seems like it might kill me. They do have a lot of Icelandic nationals compete though. Apparently. Iceland’s major exports are super competitive Strong people and Bjork.  Look it up. I am going to go ahead and change the Wikipedia page now. The rules are the rules. If you have over 6 people at your table, then you cannot win a prize. Not sorry. This is why Dr. Ringenberger Goes to Washington was not a tie for second and did not get to participate
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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64113
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016
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Thomas Jefferson/Willy Wonka
Dave

There was a lot of hesitation last night. Every team circled the joker for the last round. Every team! Where is the confidence in round 2? Come on people.  Take a chance. I sometimes think I should only half explain the joker and that is somehow detract from the game, or maybe there should be 2? I don’t know. Also, I don’t make the rules, so it doesn’t matter what I think. No big surprise, Beware the Bandersnatch returned from a brief absence to win the night. Three men and a Scott Wong’s Dad was very close behind though. I mean just a few answers here or there and everything would have been different. Everything! Ok, maybe
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016
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The Rules
Dave

Self-doubt is a n easy thing to give into. Should you circle the Joker? I don’t know. Should you tell me to ignore the Joker you just circled? Never, most likely never. This is the classic trap that Feel the Johnson fell into last night. It is a trap. It is like circling the visual round. Don’t do it. Along with don’t change your name after you win, these are the rules that I think people should stick to during the quiz. Oh, and don’t be a jerk or make bad jokes, that’s my job. Newcomers The Jerk Store came in hot and stuck the landing for the win. I think they knew they were going to win. I had a district feeling that
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Kansas City, MO
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Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
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The Miserable
Dave

I don’t know about everyone else, but I had a great time last night. I assume everyone else did, but I am being selfish and focusing on me. I felt great. It might have been the Jameson, but I doubt it. Most teams did not “thrive” answering last night’s questions. For some reason, people struggling makes me feel great. The quiz should be hard and it is fun to see some shake up in the scores. Speaking of shake ups, Beware the Bandersnatch is usually the team to beat, but after round 2 it was apparat that anyone could win this thing. The Myoclonic Jerks, a new team of 3, happened to be that anyone. They dominated the quiz right
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Kansas City, MO
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Wednesday, Jul 06, 2016
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Freebird!!
Dave

I think that if anyone offers you money/gift certificates or a mystery prize, you should take the known element. I am certain that the fun of a mystery prize is hard to pass up, but I am a “stay with what you know” type of person. Well I mean besides the Whole Peace Corps part of my life. I guess I am just that kind of person now… Tonight’s winners Beware the Bandersnatch chose the mystery envelope and got 4 tickets and a parking pass to go see Lynyrd Skynyrd at what I know as Sandstone amphitheater.  They seemed pleased and confused by their prize, and I think that is the best way to be. This meant
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Kansas City, MO
64113
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
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Jamz by Pharrell
ohhSOsavvy

Heya, Quizzards!It was a great Wednesday night subbing for the one and only Dave. I'm sorry I didn't bring Dave's cynical pants! I really gotta up the cynicism I bring to quiz. We all need a little dark abyss to balance out the rainbows, right? Despite our differences, I loved subbing for Dave and appreciated the warm welcome from the regulars. :)Round 2 tonight drew general groans from the crowd... but also found the entire room dancing. Pharrell has that effect on people. We all jammed out on throwback songs where Pharrell earned a writing credit and no one could resist the body moving. Tonight's quiz also provided some wonderful wrong answers, as I always like
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Colorado transplant, but Kansas City gal in every aspect of the word: KC Chiefs fan (#sportsball), BBQ connoisseur, Boulevard beer drinker, and super midwesterner. Though she may be more drink than geek, she'll whup you at unexpected questions and leave you crying.


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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016
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Hot in Here
Dave

Did anyone else notice how hot it was last night? I kid. But, as hot as you felt, trust me it was hotter on my side of the room. I felt like I was back in the Philippines at a karaoke bar in the provinces. Whew. Despite that, we had a great turn out for quiz. Odell brewing company came out to give us some extra prizes. Matt, from Odell, was kind enough out a ton of stuff. Good times! High school student came to the quiz to “stalk/creep” there teacher.  They sat/stood right next to where Adam, the person I was training, and I were standing and knew nothing about art history. I think we came to a conclusion that their school had failed them. I believe that was the consensus. It
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.


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Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
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Blackout Rules
Dave

What are you supposed to do when the street light is out? I am not going to google this. I am pretty sure you are supposed to go ahead and act like it is a stop sign. Regardless, about a block from Hooper’s a whole section of the city was dark last night and traffic accidents abounded.  I think I saw two on the way in, but someone said there were more like 5 in a 5 block area. This blackout also caused a ton of people to come to Hooper’s, because they had power.  I want to thank everyone for being patient and standing around till your team could find a seat for the Quiz. The extra shuffling around quickly paid off. Beware the Bandersnatch, regained
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Hi. I am Dave! Yep. That's me. I am Dave! I work at a big ol Nonprofit during the day and spent a bunch of my life in the Philippines. I kinda speak Tagalog. This doesn't come up much at the quiz... So, I am Dave! I like beer, am a huge SciFi-fantasy nerd (leaning more towards SciFi) and devour all things zombie related.