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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Under A Blood Red Sky
TJGi

It was a huge Quiz tonight! 21 teams is the most we've had in a while. Also we had several new prize winners at the DA Quiz tonight, and it rounded out a really, really weird day. I won't bore you with the details, but suffice to say today was one of the weirdest days on record. I'll not be cliche by calling it "surreal", because that's just not what surreal means. Please sign my petition to have the word "surreal" only apply to actually surreal things from now on. Link in the Dooblydoo (NOTE: there is no dooblydoo on the GwD website).   Bonus points if you can identify the source of the word "Dooblydoo" in this usage (NOTE: the points are a lie).   Also
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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I Hate Playing Two Hours of Great Music and Still Having That Stupid Huey Frickin Lewis Song Stuck in My Head
TJGi

One of those random flyby songs you hear and you don't even know where, I've had "Workin' For a Living" stuck in my head for like three days now. And people wonder why I hate 80s music. OMFG this song sucks SO BAD. What stupid lyrics. What horrible musicianship. What pompous pompadours. What kind of terrible world we lived in in 1984. I still remember. I STILL REMEMBER.   I noted the very moment tonight's Quiz was won, and it was long before any of the players in the place knew it--except for the guy whose entrance I noticed, and knew right away the Quiz would be his. He knows who he is. Lots of you know who he is. He's That Guy, and he is Very Good. Congratulations
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
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What Are You Worried About? You'll Be Able To Sue Her
TJGi

It was a dark and stormy night. But that was like five days ago, and the thrill has passed. So tonight I went to Quiz.   It's always fun to see different groups win, so tonight's win by Quality Time was fun to watch. It looked for a while like they'd break records! But then R6 got them. Still a quality victory for a quality team!   My favorite question of the night was the Blazing Saddles one, and my use of the "Harrumph" line went better than expected. It confuses me sometimes that not everyone has even seen that movie, and sometimes I even hear people try to tell me they don't like it. Smart, wise, clever, responsible people
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
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So Excited About the New Prizes...But I'm Always Excited About Something
TJGi

It was so very cool to give out THREE prizes tonight. Not only that, but I fucked up and gave a prize to 4th place too. OOOOOOPS haha I'm so silly.   It was also fun giving you guys the very first Video Round ever shown at the DA. I'm glad after hosting this Quiz for six months that it finally occurred to me to ask someone why we weren't doing it. Turns out no one remembered why they had told someone they didn't want the video rounds, and no one had ever asked them again. So I'm happy to be bringing you video rounds, and I will be adjusting the scoring breaks slightly in coming weeks to facilitate the smoothest show possible, and the least amount of time with a bunch
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Take Your Video Game Named Dog and Your Fancy Roast Venison and Get the Phx out of Here
TJGi

Tonight would have been bittersweet, but my sense of taste was kind of messed up in a car accident back in '95, so I can't really taste bitter stuff all that well. It wouldn't be quite so great to say tonight was sweet, since bittersweet and sweet don't mean the same thing at all in this context. So I guess I'll just have to say Fuck You to everyone involved and just move on from there. It's really my only choice, given the circumstances. Fuck You, Jan. You bittersweet fucktard.   I'm happy to have information this week that will lead to two announcements next week you are all going to like very much. One has to do with the prize pool. The other has to do with the Quiz
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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He Died By Falling on 14 Bullets
TJGi

Come on, the rising wind. I'm going up around the bend.  Can I get a "shut the fuck up, John Fogerty!"? Man, I hate Creedence. Not that there was anything on the Quiz about Creedence. Just that it was the last song I heard as I left the bar, and as always it made me think, "Man, I should run the music at this place. They have some shitty taste up in here." Then I thought, "Well, they play what their patrons want to hear," then I thought, "I'm pretty sure I'm supposed to start a new paragraph every time I use quotation marks," then I thought, "Man, Creedence fucking sucks" again and decided it could all be in one paragraph. This is the way my mind works. "Works" being a relative
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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There's No Joker in "Team"
TJGi

Great Quiz tonight! Lots of great teams in the house this evening, and the rare occasion where our usual regular teams didn't win. Nice job to the two relatively new teams who took the prizes this evening! Thanks again to Alex, who did a great job as trainee. You'll be able to find her at a Geeks Quiz soon. Keep checking the website for our new shows in the near future! My back is killing me. I'm going to bed. Sorry for the short blog this week, but hope you guys had a better time than I did tonight, and I'll see you again next week!
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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Theremin? More like Badass Electric Music Box
TJGi

This was a fun Quiz! There were a bunch of fun questions tonight, at least from my perspective as someone who doesn't have to answer them. You tell me. Maybe just the fact that I'd actually heard of almost everything in the Quiz tonight made me feel a little better than usual. Usually I'm in the dark about almost everything on these things. I learn more from the Quiz than from any sort of mass media device. Unless the internet counts in that. Tonight's winners once again pulled themselves out of the morass around 6th place. Once again I was told, "We're just good at Random Knowledge." To this I say: HOW THE FUCK CAN YOU BE GOOD AT RANDOM KNOWLEDGE? I just don't get it. That's
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Saturday, May 02, 2015
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If Only There Was a Word For How Much Fun Marvel Was
TJGi

The Marvel Quiz was exciting from beginning to end. We had five teams, all of whom had a chance to win right up until the very end. It was a good time for all, but it sure felt weird to be in the Devil's Advocate during the daytime. All the better to see the winner's fabulous Thor costume, I suppose. (disclaimer: 'fabulous' is a bit of an exaggeration).   Nationwide this seemed to be one of our more popular Quizzes, but unfortunately the DA crowd was almost exclusively there because of hearing about the Quiz through normal Quizzes. There were no signs displayed, so we didn't get the full exposure we were hoping for. That worked out for the winners, though, and everyone
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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No One Messes with Mean Girls
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It was yet another great Quiz at the DA, with 18 teams and a whole ton of fun.  Winning this week's funniest answer point was the joke team 404, who took the time to answer all the questions thoughtfully, yet entirely wrongly. For your amusement, this team's answer to Round 3, the "Real or Shit?" round: The concept of reality is a complicated one. First, we must determine if we mean observational reality or purely theoretical. If observational, perception is a significant consideration. If I'm the only person to perceive the existence of "LootCrate", does others' perception invalidate my observation? Indeed,
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Invisible Humor
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I read this article, and was astonished when I got to #16! You'll love it! Tonight was a ton of fun. Thanks again to my trainee Miguel. Any comments on his performance? I think he did quite well for a noob. You'll see more trainees at Devil's in upcoming weeks, including someone you never expected to see behind the glass. I'll leave you in suspense. We send trainees to the D.A. because it's the best venue in Tempe. But you already knew that. We love it at Devil's, and hope you do too. It's a ton of fun seeing you guys every week (especially the pretty ones, you know who you are, and that's part of the problem, innit). I'm happy to say we've distributed five Bonus Program
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Breaking News: HANK'S DEAD
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Wow, it would be really embarrassing if Hank actually was dead, but the joke tonight was that because a couple of his friends hadn't heard from him since last night, Team Kickass leader Hank must be dead. As a result, his team was forced to use a different name, since Hank owns the legal trademark to Team Kickass and is the only one allowed to use the name. Except me. Team Kickass. Team Kickass. Team Kickass. I can keep doing this all night. Welcome to my trainee tonight, Miguel, who rocked the auditions last weekend and was hired to be our newest Phoenix area QM. He did a pretty good job tonight and takes direction well.
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Thursday, April 09, 2015
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I Seen a Rainbow Yesterday
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Here's a tip you won't find anywhere else. Look up a video on YouTube called "NrG Phuk". Trust me. Congratulations to Team Kickass, whose math skills broke the three-way first-place tie we had this evening. Coming in second was Fuhrer. Unfortunately, with two prizes for a three-way tie, one team had to lose, and that was our evening's best-named team, Carolina. Congratulations to all, it was a great Quiz! I got some heckling this evening for saying something along the lines of "Team Kickass is on its way to winning, unless you can catch them." As a non-superstitious person, "jinxes"
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
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TIL: The Beatles Have a Song I Don't Know
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There was much groaning at first about the repetitive Kevin Bacon questions. By the time Round 8 came up, almost everyone knew what was going on, and the reaction to the 2-point Kevin, Bacon question was stellar. I wasn't able to capture a photo, but Kevin Bacon himself apparently was at our Quiz tonight. I don't know if it was one of the existing teams turning in two pages or if it was some dedicated soul writing "Kevin Bacon" for every single answer all evening. But whatever it was, it was awesome. Kevin Bacon was at my Quiz! I'm so proud. Congratulations to classy-named Red Bull, winning the Quiz tonight. Apparently, "Too Soon" isn't more
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Saturday, March 28, 2015
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TIL Kirk Didn't Sleep with Green Girls
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Our winning team, Federation, only missed five points for the entire Quiz. That was pretty amazing. Team leader Negativsteve told me when he came in, "I brought ringers, and my ringers brought a ringer." Turns out he was right. Great showing! A couple of solo teams and three other full teams made our slate for the evening, and we had a great time answering Star Trek questions for a couple of hours. Thanks to all the teams who played! Including the team who assumed Kirk slept with everyone "Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes, Kirk banged everyone".  It got kind of scary for some teams near the end. The "three races who could use the translator"
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Shakespeare Was Kind of a Naughty Feller (Note Iambic Pentameter)
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It was a weird week, what with people with other people's names, sex and Shakespeare, regular teams not being present, and Shakes the goddam Clown. It was fun! Our winners this week also had one of the funnier team names in recent memory (but I'm a weirdo so don't take my opinion too seriously). Congrats to Ted Cruz, who I'm hoping to say wins nothing more than this Quiz with this team name. The tie for 2nd place was won by the more sick of the two answers. What was I thinking letting you people vote for this? Next time I do a tiebreaker either I'm dictatoring the vote, or I'm not doing a subjective question. This seemed like such a good idea when I came up with
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