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Mass Effect is Great!
Adam Jarmon Brown

An Asari, a Turian, a Krogan and a Salarian are all trapped in a Reaper ship, waiting to be caught and transformed into Husks. The Asari picks up her pistol, and with a grave tone says “This is for my people”, shoots herself, and falls over dead. The Turian, following her lead and understanding that it would be better to be dead than turned into a Husk and used by the Reapers, turns his rifle around, says “And this is for my people” and shoots himself as well. The Krogan, with a determined grunt, grabs his shotgun, exclaims “And this is for MY people!” and shoots the Salarian in the face.
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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
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Trapped in an attic
Adam Jarmon Brown

That title doesn’t have nothing to do with nothing. I just happen to be watching the episode of Family Guy where Lois locks Peter and the guys in the attic and, uh, yeah, I needed a title for the blog. So there’s that. So daylight saving time kicked in this weekend. That sucked right? I do enjoy getting home from work and the sun is still up. I take the dogs out for a quick walk and it’s not dark and I’m not worried about being jumped for my phone in the park. And yeah I have dogs, but they’re two high maintenance chihuahuas so they’re not scaring anyone off. We had eight teams for quiz tonight. Some of ya
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Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
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Post Geek Bowl cold attacks! News at 11!
Adam Jarmon Brown

  Geek Bowl XI was last weekend… and it was AMAZING. I met so many quizmasters and quizzers from all over the country (AND CANADA!). And a team from The Cube took 4th place! We’re awesome, yes we are. But the downside of going to any large event like Geek Bowl, or a comic-con is the inevitable plague that tries to catch you. I’ve been fighting it off all week. Sadly, it caught up with me. I’ve been sick for two days, stuffy, headachy and feverish. I was hoping it was allergies at first, but no. NO. It’s a goddamn cold and it’s kicking the ever loving crap out of me. But,
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Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
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Today I was Adam's Favorite Person! :)
QM Rebecca

A desperate Adam took to the FB Messenger to find someone who could cover him for Thursday night so he could go see the opening night of Logan, and less importantly, so he could get some sleep before his 4:30am flight to Quiz Bowl.  Left and right the other quiz masters gave reasons for why they could not help him out.  All seemed lost... until SUPER REBECCA and her amazing substitute powers saved the day.  Adam actually said I was his new favorite person for the day!  That's going to warm my heart during these long weeks of winter.  And Adam, if you're reading this, I hope you enjoyed the movie.   The quiz writers this week seem to have
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I'm a wife and a mom of two amazing kiddos, Alexis and Anya. By day I'm an elementary school teacher. By night I love nothing more than drinking wine and watching history shows. My favorite is Drunk History. I have been a "Geek Who Drinks" for many years now and I am so thrilled to be a Quiz Master so I can share my love of drinking and knowing things with those around me.


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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
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Andrew, you’ll be missed.
Adam Jarmon Brown

      Tonight we did a Quiz for a Cause. Over the Winter Break for UNM one of our own, Andrew Rawson was struck by a car and sadly passed a way. Tonight we were raising money to donate to his memorial fund and to help raise safety awareness. It was an excellent quiz, and it was well received by all of you. We raised a nice little chunk of change to donate, and every little bit help. So from the bottom of my heart I thank you all my quizzers. We did eight rounds of quiz. We laughed. You all mother fuckers got loud LOUD LOUD. Of course that also might be a case of you’ve
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Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
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“Play it again, Seymour.”
Adam Jarmon Brown

  Thursday night, 8pm, and that means it’s time for Geeks Who Drink at The Cube BBQ. Man, this has been a busy week. And today, the morning after quiz, I feel completely exhausted and sore. But I spent the better part of two hours with Fernando (remember, Fernando quizzers?) at the gym. I learned I am stronger than I think in some ways, and a pansy in others. But I did the lifts and exercises, and I’m going back tomorrow. #StopBeingAFatty, my personal mantra.  Also, I picked up Quantum Leap on BluRay this week. God, that is a beautiful transfer. And it’s really nice to re-watch a show I grew up
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Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
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Secret of the Booze
Adam Jarmon Brown

Thursday night. 8pm. The quiz don’t start till I walk in. It’s another Geeks Who Drink at the Cube BBQ. Cold beer, delicious food, and me your lovely host. As we gather around the table tops, arrange ourselves into teams of six or less and come up with our witty team names, let’s take a moment to be thankful for Me. Your host. Your quizmaster. The voice you listen to for two hours. Tonight we did eight rounds of pub quiz and you all knocked it out of the park. Until round 7. Then one team, who shall remain nameless had to go and not hear the rules of the round. Round 7, an audio round involved listening to
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Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
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Probably on a Thursday
Adam Jarmon Brown

  Oh man, TV season is back, and let me tell you: I love me some Scandal. Political intrigue, murder, love, sex, an assassinated politician. Season 6 is shaping up to be in-freaking-sane. If you’re not watching this show trust me you really should be! The first five seasons are on Netflix, go forth and binge! I also fell into the Crazy Ex-Griflriend trap this week. I always figured that show was stupid drama crap, but Netflix recommended it so I put it on. And my god, it’s a musical comedy that is one of the smartest written things on TV right now. I am disappointed in my self for not giving it a chance sooner. Ah
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Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
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It’s Thursday Night. And the quizmaster’s right.
Adam Jarmon Brown

  Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back to The Cube BBQ for another exciting installment of Geeks Who Drink. We came, we saw, we laughed, we drank, we ate delicious BBQ, and we quizzed like Professionals. PROFESSIONALS I say. Holy smokes, 11 teams of insanity tonight. And LOUD. But as soon as we started the quiz everyone settled into their listening stance. I do love QM’ing at The Cube. The food is delicious and the crowd is smart asses. You love a good comment, and laugh in all the right place. We had rounds on terrible youtube cover songs, famous last words, words with double O’s (but
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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
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You can't take the sky from me
Adam Jarmon Brown

On December 28th, 2016 Andrew Rawson was doing something that lots of us do for fun, or transportation, or exercise, he was riding his bicycle home. On December 28th Andrew was hit and struck by a driver. He was airlifted to the hospital with head trauma. Unfortunately, and much to our loss, he passed away. His family made the amazing and life saving decision to donate Andrew’s organs to others in need. Andrew’s last act is to be a life saver. As many as 40 other people will have longer lives thanks to Andrew’s family’s decision. Andrew was a smart ass. I don’t say that from a place of meanness,
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Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
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Intimacy: close familiarity or friendship
Adam Jarmon Brown

Welcome back to The Cube, and Geeks Who Drink. Tonight we did eight rounds of quiz, some delicious BBQ and beers and we laughed. Laughter is important today, and in the tough days and years we have ahead. But that’s neither here no there. Tonight we had a nice intimate evening of geeks who drink. Bonuses were awarded. Questions were asked. Prizes were awarded and laughs were laughed. Our winning teams tonight were: Stone Cold Jane Austen in 2nd place. And Quiz me harder! in first. With a 7 point difference Speaking of quizzing, did you know Geek Bowl XI is sold out?
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Thursday, Jan 05, 2017
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Welcome Back! Back again. Guess Who Back. Tell your friends!
Adam Jarmon Brown

Wow! Two whole weeks off of quiz for the holidays. I hope everyone had a wonderful break, and a fabulous New Year’s Eve. I got pleasantly buzzed. Hung out with some great friends, and re-started my diet. Back in the saddle. I lost 50lbs last year, I’d love to lose 50 more this year. So I’m doubling down. Starting the gym again. Dieting. Walking 5 miles a day. Hoo-Ah! We had so many people in The Cube tonight. A private party took over half the restaurant. And joined in for a bit of quiz. Quite a few new faces in the new year. It was a great time, and a great night. And I was happy to be back. My favorite
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Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
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Oh my darling, oh my darling, oh my darling Clementine…
Adam Jarmon Brown

  And you all came out to quiz instead of going to Rogue One. Normally I’d get someone to cover the quiz and go see the movie myself, but I just didn’t want to experience the magic alone, so I am waiting until Sunday to see it with friends. So I am a big gamer, and I am a big fan of Telltale Games and what they do. I know, I know, they’re just point and click choose your own adventure games. But they’re well written and emotionally gripping. So, in anticipation of The Walking Dead A New Frontier coming out next week, I’ve been replaying seasons 1 & 2. And I cried. I’m not gonna lie. It wasn’t
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Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
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New Perspectives AKA I sat in a new spot
Adam Jarmon Brown

Occasionally I’ll show up to the cube and my table will be taken. Not often, and it’s usually not a big deal. Most folks know that Geeks is Thursday night and I sit in the front by the outlets. But when I got to my venue tonight my table was taken. GASP. I hate, hate, hate, having to ask folks to move. I feel like i am interrupting their dinner and I don’t like feeling like a jackass by asking them to clear out. So I put my gear down and went to chat with a couple of regulars about our weeks. I noticed that the back corner table, opposite where I normally sit, also has power outlets and I could just as easily set up there. So
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Thursday, Dec 01, 2016
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Post Thanksgiving Pre Christmas, all the quizzers come out to play
Adam Jarmon Brown

  Wow, you all must have missed me last week cause everyone turned out to play tonight at the cube. Did you all have a good thanksgiving? I hope so! I know I did. In that I worked, avoided drama and still got to have a delicious Turkey dinner thanks to a friend bringing it by my work and hanging out for an hour or so. All in a great turkey day. Tonight’s quiz did bring up something near and dear to my heard, and that is Pedro Zamora. Pedro was a member of the Real World San Francisco, and one of the FIRST openly gay HIV men to appear on TV/Pop Culture. He was an activist, and a personal hero of mine. It made me
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Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
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Throwback Thursday
Adam Jarmon Brown

So. I had a great week. Several quizzes, lots of TV. Polished two books since my last blog. I am a reader, let me tell you. Found out a guy went to high school with has been indicted for murder. Ya know, the usual. I mentioned in a previous blog I had been in a car accident. So getting a voice mail from the Police wasn’t a terrible shock to me. I assumed it had something to do with that when I returned the Detectives Call. Turned out, not so much. The Detective (for some reason in my head his title came with a capital ‘D’) told me that a man I had gone to high school with, had in fact been friends with for the majority of high school has been
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