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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
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Write me some poetry for Valentine's Day
Christie B

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you’re having whatever pleasant experience floats your boat. In a silent act of bitter protest for the holiday, I played an “Ant-Valentine’s Day” playlist on Spotify. It featured such fine gems as: Fuck You by CeeLo Green Single Ladies by Beyoncé Cry Me a River by Justin Timberlake 99 Problems by Jay-Z It’s a great playlist. Anywho, we had 8 lovey dovey teams tonight. One team brought me a red velvet cupcake, which was delish. Highlight of the week: One team, a table of regulars, wrote some really funny poetry as their team name.
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
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Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
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Betsy Will Be DeVostating...just to children is all.
PFS

I know you asked me to give you a recap of the wonderful quiz that took place last night, but I’d like to shift the discussion to something that seems to never get covered by the press...quiz-related acts of terror.  That’s right.  I’m tired of it not being talked about, for reasons we all know the press has.  You know, the people that are the most dishonest and terrible people that ever existed in our time.  It’s just gotten ridiculous.  They’d much rather talk about perfectly legal, fantastic, some people are saying the most fantastic, quiz-ecutive orders; things that will completely protect our quizzes
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Hey Everybody...It's Pat.  No, not the sexually ambiguous character from that SNL sketch (I wish), but the man with the lower body of a child bearing woman, except my vagina's an outey. So, I guess sort of ambiguous, but I promise I'm super cool.  I'm a 26 year old high school English teacher in training.  Turns out I love the sound of my own voice so much that I thought I ought to get this job talking in front of strangers on top of teaching their kids.  I am a former full time stand up comedian/imporviser, doing that as much as I possibly still can, so forgive me in advance for constantly trying material on you without you knowing. I don't know what else to say about myself...I like dogs, the Dodgers, and American Lit; so if you're up on any of those then let me know cuz we'll be friends.  If you wanna know anything else just ask, I'm approachable, I swear...I don't bite...too often (only 5 times in my life, which is only like 1 person every 5.2 years).  So there!  


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
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Shameful Satire for the Wonderful Folks From Last Night
PFS

President’s Log - Day 12: Wow, I mean, just wow.  What a hell of first couple weeks for me, right?  Could it get any better?  Well, maybe if those fake-crying, huge loser Dems would stop being sore losers and just approve all my cabinet appointees I could finally relax.  I made the best cabinet, I’ve heard, I’ve made the best, people are saying I’ve made the best cabinet appointments...so what’s the big hold up?  I’m glad my fellow Republicans decided to do what I always do and just change the rules...it’s simply really.  They say you
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Hey Everybody...It's Pat.  No, not the sexually ambiguous character from that SNL sketch (I wish), but the man with the lower body of a child bearing woman, except my vagina's an outey. So, I guess sort of ambiguous, but I promise I'm super cool.  I'm a 26 year old high school English teacher in training.  Turns out I love the sound of my own voice so much that I thought I ought to get this job talking in front of strangers on top of teaching their kids.  I am a former full time stand up comedian/imporviser, doing that as much as I possibly still can, so forgive me in advance for constantly trying material on you without you knowing. I don't know what else to say about myself...I like dogs, the Dodgers, and American Lit; so if you're up on any of those then let me know cuz we'll be friends.  If you wanna know anything else just ask, I'm approachable, I swear...I don't bite...too often (only 5 times in my life, which is only like 1 person every 5.2 years).  So there!  


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
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They gave me cake, so I'm happy
Christie B

This was a great Tuesday. It was my friend Jason’s birthday! He came to quiz and gave me a piece of birthday cake, so I was the happiest gal. Let’s make this a thing, Bethany Public House quizzers. Bring me cake! Doesn’t matter the occasion – birthdays, holidays, days off from work. Just always bring me cake ok? That’s a general rule. Each week, I get more and more impressed by the creativity of my Tuesday crew. This week, we had a round called JK, JK which was all about famous people with the initials JK. These mofos made up all kinds of fun JK names when they didn’t know the answers. Here are some of my favorites: Juno
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
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Your nethers smell like fish
Christie B

Happy day everyone! It finally started thawing out here in Portland, so we’re able to return to everyday life. As much as I enjoyed a little leniency in terms of work, I, for one, couldn’t wait to get out of my house. I get wicked stir-crazy, so it was nice to get back to the office for my regular day job. We had a wicked fun quiz on Tuesday. I want to share with you the shenanigans of this week’s winning team. Round 3 was all about food, and this team wrote my random notes related (ish) to the foods in the question. Here are four of my favorites. Cake (Hell yes! Fat kidz unite!) Soup (as in, “my pants are soup”) Onion
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
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A little party never killed snowbody
Christie B

Oh the weather outside is FRIGHTFUL! What a snowy evening! We got close to an inch of snow on the ground in the one hour that we were quizzin’ tonight at Bethany Public House! We had a great showing of brave warriors who wouldn’t let a little snow keep them from their chance at glory. Twas a fun night – we did a slightly abbreviated quiz, but made it through 6 strong rounds! I learned something very important tonight. My regulars at Bethany Public House know the shit out of celebrity names. Three out of five competing teams got perfect scores on our unusual 16-point visual round tonight where they had to identify celebrity dopplegangers. I was muy impressed. I
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Jan 03, 2017
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The Careless Whisper Song
Christie B

Let’s mash up the lyrics of Careless Whisper by George Michael with the lyrics of The Whisper Song by the Ying Yang Twins. It’s going to be awful. Here we go. Read it in your head with the rhythm and tone of a spoken word artist. It’s quite romantic. Hey how you doin lil mama? lemme whisper in your ear I'm never gonna dance again Tell you sumthing that you might like to hear Guilty feet have got no rhythm You got a sexy ass body and your ass look soft Though it's easy to pretend Mind if I touch it? and see if its soft Naw I'm jus playin' unless you say I can I know you're not a fool And im known
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016
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My fake New Year's resolutions
Christie B

It’s about to be the New Year! Who’s excited?! I sure am! Yeah, yeah. I’m grateful for my life and my health and all that, but 2016 has been relatively shitty, so I’m looking forward to making some changes in the New Year. For some laughs, I’m going to make a list of fake New Year’s resolutions that are inspired from tonight’s round themes. Without any further ado, here are my New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: Fuck you – Round number one was “This Year in Stuff”, and yeah, maybe it was just some reused current events questions from 2016, but still, fuck you and fuck this year. Learn geography
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
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The Finch Who Stole Christmas
Christie B

Happy Holidays! Are you in the holiday spirit yet? I wasn’t for a while, but I think I’m getting close. I’ve eaten, like, 5 mini candy canes per day for the past week, which I think means I’m super spirited. Plus the holidays are a good excuse to buy things and wear things that are glittery without people getting mad at you when glitter ends up on them, so that’s my jam.   It was packed last night at quiz! ALL of the tables were taken in the Bethany Public House back room. I love it when it’s busy, all the energy in the room makes me super hyped up. J   We had a couple of fun holiday themed rounds in tonight’s
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
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Yeezus is the reason for the season
Christie B

Well, it’s finally winter here in Portland. Two snow events in two weeks! Luckily, they hold off until Wednesdays, so our Tuesday night quiz doesn’t get interrupted.   We had a great quiz this week that started off Christmas-y with a first round about reindeer! It brought back some old memories about the Christmas children’s story, Olive the Other Reindeer. Remember back when Pottery Barn used to cell CDs select books at the register? I feel like my mother bought Oliver the Other Reindeer for me at a Pottery Barn. Apparently, they made a movie out of it with Drew Barrymore voicing Olive.   Anywho, this quiz’s
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Dec 06, 2016
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Dr. Vajazzle
Christie B

When’s the last time that you watched The Year without a Santa Claus? I assigned my quizzers some homework to go home and watch it, because it’s a super great film. It’s about a year when Santa gets a cold right before Christmas so he leaves the present delivery to his elves. Santa gets really sad and doesn’t think anyone believes in him anymore, and then sad stuff happens. I’m not describing it well, but it’s great, so just watch it, ok? I mention it because there was a question about the Heat Miser and Snow Miser from the movie, and not many teams got it correct! They sing a super catchy song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SGlPnA_iCk  At
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
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The night of wild guesses
Christie B

My favorite quiz nights are the ones where people just throw out all kinds of wild guesses. Sometimes they're kind of close, other times, they're way off base, but regardless, they're all hilarious. Tuesday's quiz was the best night of wild guesses that I have had in a while! Here are some of the highlights: One team guessed "Narry Potter" as the main character's name from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". They had to figure out the name, knowing that it started with N and ended with R, so Narry Potter was what they came up with. Instead of General Custer, one team guessed Colonel Custard, in a round that was loosely based on the popular
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
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Super festive!
Christie B

At this week's quiz, I e=was remarkably festive. Not Thanksgiving-y festive, as you might have guessed, since quiz was 2 days before Thanksgiving. Nope! I was Christmas-y! Now, violates a personal rule that I made with myself to not start Christmas music, dress, or other cheer prior to the day after Thanksgiving. Regardless, I spent the day at a holiday themed private event, and I take advantage of every provided opportunity to wear something silly or dumb in public. So I showed up to quiz in my holiday outfit, which consisted of a red dress, red tights, an argyle sleeveless cardigan with Christmas cookies on it, wreath earrings, a poinsettia-patterned scarf, and a headband
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
97229
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
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Commence The Hazing!
Meggan

A little gentle hazing can build character, but ya'll were so nice to our newbie QuizMaster In Training last night he's going to think that ALL Quizzers are this nice. Bwahahahaha, wait until he hosts at a venue with loud drinkers who are not there for Quiz and are upset that they can't hear the game over our very important questions about the periodic table. That is the fire that shapes you into the Quizmaster you were meant to be.   Top prize went to Fellowship of the Onion in a come from behind victory when they scored 14 out of 16 on the final round and used their double on it. Pinning For Third just barely missed their goal
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I love metal, tattoos, appropriately placed commas, and science fiction. Semicolons are for suckers.


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4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
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Tuesday, Nov 08, 2016
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Hey! Well, at least we had fun!
Christie B

Despite distractions happening on the muted TVs in the banquet room at Bethany Public House, we had fun last night at quiz. The booze was a-flowing, for sure! My favorite part of last night's quiz was that there were a lot of answers that were just, "fuck." It was pretty hysterical. When a team didn't know the correct answer, instead of guessing, they just wrote "fuck." I really liked it. Last night, I learned that there's a connection between the Guinness Book of World Records and Guinness Beer. The managing director of the Guinness brewery in the late 1950s wanted to start a book that helped him argue with friends about what the fastest bird was (seriously), so he started
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.


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4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
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97229
Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016
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Viscount GreystRoke
Christie B

Heyo! Another great Tuesday in the books at Bethany Public house! We had a lovely time quizzing with the World Series in the background! Couple funny things that happened:   One of my regular teams named themselves, Ladies is pimps, three. I have a desktop background on the PC that I use for my quiz, and it’s a lovely sky scape that says “Ladies is pimps, too.” Like a motivational poster. So this team decided to be Ladies is Pimps, three, which I thought was super clever. A Question in round 1 was about Tarzan, and apparently, his real name is John Clayton,Viscount Greystroke. So
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Hiya buddies! I'm Christie. I originally come from Cape Cod, MA where I grew up proudly as a Masshole. I relocated to Hillsboro, OR for a job in high tech. So far, Oregon is treating me well, except since everything's so green here, I'm allergic to all of it. Come see me at Bethany Public House on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM.