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Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016
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Don’t Feed the Trolls after Midnight
JDB1138

As we move closer and closer to electing Donald Trump as the first ever Troll in Chief, I would like to point out that this is our fault. We did this. We are responsible for the rise of this sentient, orange anal polyp who may become President of the Goddamn United States (POTGDUS). I say we’re responsible because we never took him seriously. And why would or should we? He’s the human equivalent of a tipped over outhouse. He’s a busted pipe, spewing raw sewage and shit everywhere. He’s a melted Stretch Armstrong doll. He spawned this. How did he go from punchline to presidential candidate?
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Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016
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Dickens Weeps For Your Humbug Souls
Matt

Greetings, CB&P geeks! I once again had the good fortune to sub for Justin tonight; aside from slight changes to the menu and a few new faces in the crowd, it was the same good ol' Potts where I first embarked on this Quizmaster adventure (aka last year). Tonight, we recapped some overplayed #1 hits of Septembers passed, lit a geographical "J" during a 2.5 minute speed round, and trotted out a sampling of the baddest babes of all time. She's so swishy in her satin and tat, indeed! The (purposefully?) ironically-named This Team Sucks was unstoppable after a perfect jokered Round 2, and carried their suck-y momentum all the way to first overall. Free
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Tuesday, Sep 06, 2016
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Tonight: A Fabulous Reading from the Book of Xander
Matt

Hello and good evening, quizzers of C.B. & Potts! It was good to be back in the land of Big Red IPA and Big Buck Hunter yet again. Tonight, we recapped a handful of notable September events, picked out some things that didn’t belong (but were still beautiful in their own unique way), and managed to crawl our way through a round on the Clintons without mentioning Whitewater, Monica, Bosnian sniper fire, Benghazi, Goldman Sachs, or that lovely e-mail server. Little Rock Scandal Tour, indeed! Date Night put up a perfect joked audio round, and had a shot at the top spot before falling off in the last half of the quiz,
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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016
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Wednesday Morning Quiz Grab Bag
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! Make like Colin Kaepernick, sit back, relax, and ignore the unadulterated jingoism blaring over the loudspeakers. It's blog time! Oh, yeah, baby! YEAH! Blog time, baby! Get some! As always, thanks to all who came over last night and quizzed with us. Special thanks to the staff at C.B. & Potts for keeping our plates and mugs full! Let's take a look at all we learned: -Drake loving Rihanna is the worst kept secret in human history. He's basically been "Stanning" her since "Good Girl Gone Bad." -Fuck "Teenage Dream." I swear we will hear that song coming from the heavens when the Rapture happens. -Donnie Wahlberg is a piece of shit,
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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
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Jim subs "Justin" Time
Jim

Ok, so the header is a terrible play on words but whatever. I don't know y'all so judge me all you want. Anyway, Justin was sick last night so I covered CB & Potts. There were CBs and Potts. Aha! Congrats to I'm Luke and Thunder Gun Express on their respective first and second place wins. Here's what we learned: -Clint Eastwood used to be worthwhile. -Robert Downey Jr. has never been worthwhile. -Whoa, wait a second. What'd Jim just say?! Shots fired. -That's right, shots fired. Robert Downey Jr. is and always has been a trainwreck. Get over it. Ironman is terrible and y'all should
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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
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I Live My Life One Chicken Finger at a Time
JDB1138

Is there a restaurant that only serves chicken fingers? I feel like there really should be. If not, then that's my idea. Mine! Get bent, hipsters! I just came to the realization that, food-wise, chicken fingers have been the only constant in my life. It's kinda sad, but it would be sadder if I didn't put the "food-wise" qualifier in there. Nothing says "arrested development" like a nearly 35-year-old who orders food like a middle-schooler. "Yes, the lady will have the Lobster Bisque and I'll have a plate of chicken tendies with an extra side of ranch. Do you have Mountain Dew here?"
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Tuesday, Aug 09, 2016
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Boba Fettish
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! We need to have a serious talk about Boba Fett. It’s time to cut the shit! Let’s just stop pretending that he’s the greatest thing in the galaxy since light saber sliced bread. Boba Fett sucks! Seriously, what the hell has Boba Fett ever done that has earned your undying admiration and respect, nerds? Jack shit, that’s what! “Bu-bu-bu-but, Justin, he captured Han Solo and took him back to Jabba the Hutt!” Did he? Did he really? Let’s just take a look at good ol’ Boba in action, shall we? Here’s Darth Vader giving him a good
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Tuesday, Aug 02, 2016
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You NSFW'd My Childhood!
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! Some of what I’m about to post may be considered NSFW, to which I would ask, “What the fuck are you doing on this website anyway? Get back to work, A-hole!” Here’s something you might not know about me: my very first “crush” was Gadget from Chip N’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers. That’s right! CNDRR (as the cool kids called it) used to be my jam. I would rush home from school just in time to watch some Ducktales and Rangers (again, cool kids called it that). I don’t really remember a whole lot about it; Chip was dressed like Indiana Jones and Dale was dressed as Magnum P.I.
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Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016
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Can't Someone Else Do It?
JDB1138

No, that's not how I'm feeling about writing this blog, although that would be nice considering I'm doing this while clocked in at my day job. COME AT ME, HR! Anyway, this election season has got me thinking about a lot of parallels with pop culture. I feel like we've seen this all before. From Citizen Kane to Election to They Live to Homer’s run for Sanitation Commissioner, it’s like we’re in a never-ending cycle of political fuckery. This election is either the end of the two party system as we know it or just the
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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
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Training Day
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! Our fearless rookie, Aaron, took control of the majority of the proceedings last night leaving me to my own devices, which was mostly drinking, scrolling through twitter, and twiddling my thumbs. I was *this close* to downloading Pokemon Go. THIS CLOSE. I don't normally get to experience quiz from your vantage point; Is that what we really sound like? If so, yikes! Also, I don't know how you all feel, but some of the language in the quiz is PROBLEMATIC. Just give us the questions and answers, fellas. No need to make things so crass! *adjusts neckerchief and likes a Steve Doocy tweet*
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Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
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Me No Talk Good
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! Man, I had myself a time last night, let me tell you. I found out, despite reading and understanding before the quiz, that when it came time to say it in a microphone, I totally forgot how to pronounce "emeritus." Right now, I'm saying it to myself and it totally sounds good. Emeritus. But put a microphone in my stupid face and I'll make it sound like I've never spoken the English language in my life. That's what I get for going to a for-profit college! That and thousands upon thousands of dollars of student loan debt. Everything is AWESOME! Actually, everything is not awesome. We're in a spiral of racism, violence, and death, but at least there's Pokémon!
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Tuesday, Jul 05, 2016
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Random Thoughts on Independence Day
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! I hope you all enjoyed your Independence Day. I'm pretty sure it wasn't just me, but was anyone else dragging ass at work yesterday? I'm don't think I'll ever recover from that three-day weekend. Go on without me. I'll just shuffle off this mortal coil. I had some thoughts on the 4th of July. We're all half-assing it this week at work; why should this blog be any different? -#RealTalk: do you think Joey Chestnut be shitting out whole hot dogs right now? -Do millennials celebrate DEPENDENCE DAY? ROFL!!!!! Seriously, going to school costs a billion dollars now and Social Security is a myth. -What person in their right mind thinks Liam Hemsworth
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Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
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Joey, Do You Like Quizzes About Gladiators?
Matt

Hello, quizpersons of C.B. & Potts! It was good to be back in the saddle at my old stomping grounds, if only for a night. I don't think too many ears were bleeding once my volume-control muscle memory kicked in...right?   Tonight, we made sure everyone could pass the third grade again, hosted a 50/50 showdown between two former giants of European civilization, and took off for a round featuring films with scenes on big ol' jet airliners. Mile High Club, indeed!   We had teams who were down on themselves and ended up doing work, teams who showed up late but kept the spirit alive regardless, even teams who wanted to spoil 48-hour
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Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016
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Playing with the Boys
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! Allow me to introduce myself. I am just your average straight white male. I don't know what it's like to be caught driving while black. I don't know what being called a homophobic slur feels like. I also have no idea what it means to be a woman walking alone at night. These are just a few examples; I could go on, but you get the idea. I can do all these things with impunity. For me, life is basically like the volleyball scene in Top Gun. I don’t mean for this to come off as bragging. I recognize my straight white male privilege and think others should do the same, particularly those who are
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Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016
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The Narcissicist's Blog
JDB1138

Ahoy, geeks! I just flew in from Texas and, boy, are my fingers tired from shooting pistols in the air like Yosemite Sam! That's the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Texas. Well, that and this. Also, coup
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Your 2016 Colorado Rockies!
JamieAnderson

Tonight I had a team called Donald Trump Chugs Cum, and I declined to read their name. I get the sentiment - I really, really do - but I feel like a name like that has some inherent homophobia/sexism to it that I just can’t get behind. What’s so bad about chugging cum? Donald Trump is terrible; chugging cum would actually be a point in his favor. Yep, I’m the feminazi fun police, and I’m coming for you. I got super distracted during rounds 4-8 because of the Rockies game. To paraphrase the immortal words of Shannon Sharpe, someone call the Denver Police Department, because they are murdering
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I'm an archaeologist. The Shroud of Turin dates to ca. AD 1300, evolution is really real but more complex than you probably know, and no, I don't have a particularly strong interest in identifying the thing you dug up out of your backyard that you think is totally a Native American burial item/pirate gold/Roman pottery. And no, I don't dig up dinosaurs, but I did once read this other book, by a guy named Bakker*, and that plus repeated viewings of Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones inspired adolescent me to get into the "boot sciences" as a certain Norwegian archaeology professor calls them. Now I'm living the dream. 

 

 

 

 

* The Dinosaur Heresies, by Robert Bakker -- out of date now but an excellent read just to watch someone with ideas exploding out of their head shake up their field.