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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
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How is it we usually only make it to Round 3 before things go Blue?
Derek

Seriously, not even an hour into the quiz and  more often than not - the dick jokes start hitting. Ah, who am I kidding, it wouldn't be the same without them. Ten solid teams came out tonight to seek their fortune and take advantage of some $3 specials. We started the evening right, with everyone showing off just how much they knew about fictional characters and how Reddit works. Then we dove into a acrostic of sounds, before asking the al-important question: Cleveland or Indonesia? (We also took a detour into "what kind of body part does a five foot blood red death worm resemble?") Then it was a round on Sex and Eds before we tackled my absolute favorite visual round ever
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Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
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I'm claiming this blog as a work related expense on my taxes, FYI
David

Cause I’m the Quizman…yeah…I’m the quizma-an. Sorry, had to throw that in since today was TAX DAY! Fortunately, I filed already…unfortunately…I OWED the IRS (insert tears here). For those who dared flick their finger at big brother or just those who had already taken care of their fiscal obligations to that service of internal revenue…they all came out for the quiz at Glass Half Full. We got the ball rolling with the first round of questions as usual and proceeded to move on to some tunes that took me back to my Nintendo days.   After we came back from the break we got back into our quiz groove and after the remaining 24 questions
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Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
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Man, Sesame Street got DARK since I was a kid.
Derek

I think tonight was a record for my time at Geeks - 21 (TWENTY-FRIGGIN-ONE) teams came out to play tonight! It was bonkers! And I loved every minute of it. As has become pretty standard for Thursday night Geeking, we began with a quick round on current events before diving headlong into songs oh-so-appropriately about boozing it up - and more than one quizzer did the Donatello dance during "Tequila", which delighted your humble quizmaster to no end. After we finished singing along with Weezer, we had a surprise BONUS double point round, this one on celebrities and their ages, before speeding through a round on Very Fast Things and Garbage. Once we got back from break,
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Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
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Yes, the Romans gave us Architecture, Literature, Theater, Art...etc. But, damn...they were super freaky!
David

OK, so I’ve been racking my brain for years now about why a Rabbit hides chicken eggs (where did that rabbit acquire those eggs in the first place) and why we must find those eggs on Easter Sunday. But what does that have to do with the quiz right?  Absolutely nothing, but I thought this blog would be a great forum for these thoughts. Ok, so maybe not. Alright, it was another great night for quiz at Glass Half Full and we started the night we a few “royal” questions and segued right into some smooth sounds that helped lead into the next few rounds. After chastising our players for their “tur-rible” answer for the last question of round five we took
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Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
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Fake Eddie Vedder covering a terrible Creed song sounds suspiciously like a regular terrible Creed song.
Derek

Things got raucous at The Glass Half Full tonight, with a lucky 13 teams answering the challenge tonight. We started off with a bit of First In, Last Out, before heading into the best audio round we've done in a few weeks: Fake Eddie Vedder marble-mouthing his way through covers both classic and modern. The "All Star" clip, in particular, got a bit of Geeks Karaoke started, which delighted your humble quizmaster to no end. After that, we tried to remember world capitals that only have six letters, actors and actresses who give Daniel Day Lewis a run for his method money, and adaptations of beloved children's stories, before we took our first break. After
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Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017
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That's SIR Quizmaster to you!
David

First quiz of the month and things got off to a rousing start with ten teams coming together for a bit of friendly competition and “your mom” jokes! We started the evening with a séance and called forth the spirits of the quiz dimension (insert spooky music here).  The next round featured the booming sounds of Barack Rock! After that I went on to talk about cock for a whole round and not just the tip! We then moved on to a bit of globetrotting and didn’t have google maps to fall back on. The second half of the quiz got underway with round six and we proceeded to make our way thru the rest of the rounds in numerical order of course! Alas, this brother and
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Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
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Acidic Vaginas sounds like the Chinese translation of an Alien film title.
Derek

Or, The Theme from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has a Title?! I don't know about you guys, but I thought tonight was super hilarious. 14 teams met on the quizzing gridiron that is the Glass Half Full tonight, and almost instantly the bar was awash with laughter as we discovered the Chinese translation of the titles of some of the biggest hits of the last few decades. Then we OD'ed on Smashmouth's All-Star, as that incessant earworm encroached into a number of well known pop hits. Then we discussed some America geography (and wow, do our quizzers know their American geography - your humble quizmaster was legit impressed with the number of right answers in Round 3), and we
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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
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It was a dark and stormy night...for a quiz!
David

Rain rain go away, time for quiz on this Tuesday! As they say…I’m a poet and I didn’t even know it. We all came together for an evening of food, fun and song! Four double points awaited our merry band of quizzers tonight. We kicked off the quiz with a look back at the week that was and moved on to a musical round that revealed a travesty of epic proportions. Round three was for the gamblers in the crowd while the next round could have used some sake to help it go down a bit better. After our little intermission we jumped right back into the thick of it with round six and slowed things down for an interesting round seven where one audio clip brought about potential
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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
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Spontaneous Sing-a-Longs and Impromptu Birthday Best Wishes
Derek

Holy crap, you guys. We had 20 teams come to quiz tonight, and every single one had their game faces on! I could tell it was going to be a good evening when every team in attendance showed they had a pretty good handle on TV shows and their years of premiere. It was such a strong round that not even following it up with a bunch of mopey songs by mopey singers couldn't kill the buzz! We then had a quick round on geography, followed by a round detailing all the different ways you can fit "ur" into a quiz answer. It was also around this time that your humble quizmaster started getting requests for songs to play during the grading breaks - a Tenacious D standard, in particular,
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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
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Dana, why have you forsaken me?
David

Spring Break is over but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop for our quiizers! We all gathered at the usual place and time to get our quiz on at the Glass Half Full! However, the place felt a little empty without a certain someone there…you know who (Dana)! But, don’t worry everybody else picked up the slack with a few well and not so well placed your mom jokes. Oh, I guess the quiz is what your all really here for. Who knew that a certain tune could be successfully mashed up so many other different styles of music? We brushed up on some fine literature as we moved on to a round of monetary madness. Before the quiz was over I was happy that we had a Star Trek
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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
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A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.
Derek

I'm surprised - there weren't nearly as many WarGames references as I was expecting tonight. A lucky 13 teams (just in time for St Paddy's Day!) showed up at the Glass Half Full this evening. After a quick discussion of Stuff From This Week, we dove into a list of Billboard Hot 100 #1s - and also Nirvana, which was a shock to at least a few of our younger patrons. Then we had a quote-off between Tennesse Williams and Nashville, followed by a quick check-in with the NAACP mascots. Then came the chat about board games, including how fun Dead of Winter is and how the quizmaster now desperately wants to play Fury of Dracula.  After the break,
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Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017
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Screw spring break in Cabo, i'm going to have fun in quiztown!
David

Spring Break! Woo Hoo…and me without my beer pong set! It was a PACKED house at the Glass Half Full…we even had to bring tables inside for all our teams. I was truly happy to see a few faces I haven’t seen in a while return for an evening of fun and frivolity! Oh, and it was super groovy to see all you new guys and gals as well. We kicked off the evening by flinging around some mud and moved on to some tunes that most of the crowd knew as evidenced by the sing along during the answers. A bit of March Mania took over the next round followed by round four and five before the break. After our brief intermission, we came back and delved into the world of soul stealing
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Thursday, Mar 09, 2017
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Yes, another Kong movie! I am being defiant.
Derek

This was honestly one of the rowdier nights I've hosted, which is crazy because we had a relatively traditional 14 teams tonight. But what the hell, rowdy just means everyone was having a good time! We began the festivities putting the "The" where it did, in fact, belong; then we jammed out to some pretty tremendous mash-ups (and I played one of my personal faves during the break). Then we got to know the Bard's tragedies a bit better, and talked about islands and skulls in honor of the latest Giant Monster awesomeness to hit the screen. (Also, your QM got an amazing idea for what to do with his corpse from question 2). After solving the mystery of Round 5, we
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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017
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I think there is someone at GWD who really digs the band Toto.
David

Here in Texas, Tuesday’s are for Taco’s but it’s also for QUIZ!!! We all gathered at Glass Half Full sans tacos to challenge each other to a friendly game of wits. The evening got off to a great start with round one and moved into a bit of wailing that had some of our teams wishing for more and other’s asking me if their ears were bleeding. The next round took us to the movies and a little known Disney death. When we came back after the break, we took a trip thru the world of literature which included a few “erotic” favorites…wink, wink! We made our way thru Round one making our way to Round eight and a bit of Random knowledge. Once the final
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Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
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After Round 7, there wasn't a dry eye in the house.
Derek

Leading in with Mufasa's death was like jerking off a band-aid, though - everything else was a little less bad, after. 14 teams squared off tonight at Alamo's Glass Half Full. We started out with a round on code names, and I was completely surprised that no one name dropped the Caravan of Courage. Then after a bunch of songs butchered by GwynethPaltrow's husband, we had a bunch of songs butchered by Google Translate and a bunch of facts about former X-Men and boxers (which, also somehow ended up involving the NinjaTurtes? You'd have to ask thegys around the bar about that.) Then, after a quick look at famoustwinsies, we had a few drink while quizzing about same, all
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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
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It's not FAT TUESDAY, It's just Big Boned!
David

It was Fat Tuesday and I didn’t have a single string of beads on me! But, that was a good thing…you don’t want to see me drunk and topless! We kicked off the night at Glass Half Full with a bit of current events. We then moved on to some killer drum line versions of our favorite tunes. Round three was a favorite of most of our teams, way to go Google translate! Rounds come and rounds go and in between we managed to have a few laughs and maybe learned a few things that we didn’t know before. Once the final round came to an end we added up the scores and the top three teams of the night were….”Kellyanne put her feet on my Drake” in third place,
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