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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
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We're talking about periods, here, people
Christie B

Hey y’all! We had a great quiz last night, lots of fun and jokes! Here were some of my favorite moments: Are you familiar with the Tri-State area? I’m from the east coast, so I know that it’s New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Apparently, no one else cares about the names of relatively arbitrary groupings of states in the east. I mean, there was a question about the tri-state, and there were a couple guesses of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. However, my favorite guess was Florida J It’s crazy how difficult it is to discern between Fifty Shades of Grey and James Joyce’s Ulysses. It was really hard to guess which main character
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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
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97229
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
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Tiny White Boards for the Environment
Christie B

Heeeeey y’all. Happy Tuesday! It was a fun quiz tonight. While writing up this recap, I’m watching Friends on Netflix, and it’s the episode where they discuss the 5 celebrities on their “list” that they’d be allowed to sleep with without getting in trouble with their significant others. Who’s on your list? I’m single, but I have one anyways. I’m not gonna tell you the whole thing because *blush blush blush*, but I will share one of the celebrities on there: Dr. Phil. No, I’m just kidding, I can’t stand his voice. Well, that was a very random tangent and the worst joke I've ever told. Leave me alone, it'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, Apr 11, 2017
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At least they weren't 5th!
Christie B

 We had a fun friendly quiz with 4 super smart teams! The final scores were all super close. One of the teams was named At Least We're Not 5th. Which ended up being accurate. You can't be fith when there are 4 teams! This week's quiz was Schindler's List heavy, featuring Schindler's List questions in both the visual round and the video round. I haven't watched that movie since high school. Maybe it's time for a rewatch? It's a rough movie though, so I'm not too sure.  Congratulations to our winning team, 8 Short of a Dozen! And coming in a very close second place, Irish Wristwatch! Also,
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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, Apr 04, 2017
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Plomellow
Christie B

Back at it again at Bethany Public House! We had a super fun time, as usual, but there was much more doodling than usual, which was a fun surprise! One team even doodled a picture of me! I’m very flattered. Here’s a little recap from this week’s quiz: In round one, there was a question about Xerxes, but one team thought that the answer was “Jafar from Aladdin when he gets turned into a genie”. I mean, I guess Xerxes and Jafar both have piercings? Wait, does Jafar have piercings? Doesn’t matter. It was a funny answer. In round 2, we listened to a bunch of Baracksdubs
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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
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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
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It’s Lit!
Charles

You know, usually I’d be a bit salty about having to yell a whole quiz.  But then I already saw my work try to burn down today, so a minor audio problem is nothing.  If a bunch of firemen can rush into a warehouse pouring thick black smoke out every door then surely I can raise my voice a bit.  Besides, this is just about the nicest, easiest venue to host a quiz, so really what have I got to complain about?   This quiz, though.   Round One.  Okay, sure, maybe “tube shaped volutus” and “ripply asperitas” sound like pastas.  But why would Tom Hanks be an authority on pasta?   Round
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'70s Motorcycles '80s Punk Rock '90s Pinball


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Bethany Public House
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
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Let's all listen to the Shrek Soundtrack
Christie B

Hey y’all! Another fun Tuesday night quiz I the books. Welcome to the 2 new teams who came tonight! And welcome back to one of our regular team, Rose Marie’s Jacket and the Funky Bunch. They haven’t been around in a while, so it was great to see them. There is a weird cosmic force that’s continually bringing Smash Mouth’s All Star into our quiz, and personally, I am enjoying it. A few weeks ago, we had a video round where every clip included the beginning of the song, “Somebody once told me the world is gonna roll me. I ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed . . .” People started to mumble and groan a bit after
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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, Mar 14, 2017
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50 Cent, the novelist
Christie B

Whoa! We filled up every available table in the Bethany Public House banquet room last night. Thanks so much to everyone who came out! There were tons of new teams, too! I love crazy nights with lots of new faces. It was rainy and cold outside, and coincidentally, we had a visual round that was called, “I’m so wet . . . because it’s raining”. What a coincidence! And then also, our round 1 was about mud. It’s like they know what we’re going through this week in Oregon! (Or maybe it’s completely a coincidence, and it just rains all the freaking time here. I prefer to think that this quiz was specifically for us. Now for this week’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
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Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017
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Die or nah?
Christie B

Happy Tuesday! We had a full house at quiz tonight, and those are always my favorite nights. Tonight’s audio round was definitely one of my favorites! Besides the fact that almost all teams KILLED this round, it was also really hilarious. It was a bunch of covers of popular songs as whined/hummed by a fake Thom Yorke, Radiohead frontman. It was truly hysterical. And just when you thought it was done, I played them again!!!!! Last week, we had an issue with teams not being able to identify Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on multiple occasions. This week, we had a movie quotes round, and someone guessed Ferris Bueller’s Day Off for a quote that was definitely not from
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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, Feb 28, 2017
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Bueller . . . Bueller . . . Bueller
Christie B

Well, it’s Mardi Gras! We didn’t quite celebrate during the quiz, but we did have a nice themed round where we listened to some second line marching band covers of hit songs. That was a blast! However, in addition to Mardi Gras, there were several other national holidays of note. National Tooth Fairy Day – we had an entire round dedicated to teeth and fairies! National Chocolate Souffle Day (although I didn’t have any soufflé) National Public Sleeping Day – the only places I went today were work and quiz, and I don’t think it would have been a good look to fall asleep in either place. National Floral Design
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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, Feb 21, 2017
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That newest song by Justin Timberlake . . .
Christie B

Heeeeeeeeeey everyone! Another exciting Tuesday in the books! The night started out strong when a regular quizzer arrived super early and volunteered to sharpen ALL of my pencils. Everyone at quiz owes her a big thank you, as they were starting to look a little dull. So anyways, it started off on a high note, and continued on that throughout the night. It was Ashley's birthday! I don't know Ashley personally, but that didn't stop me from encouraging the entire room to join in on the Happy Birthday sing when Cain, from the wonderful Bethany Public House wait staff, brought in a dessert with a candle on it. So we embarrassed her, but I hope she enjoyed it! You guys,
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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, 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
4840 Northwest Bethany Boulevard
Portland, OR
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.