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Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Fourthy of July-ey
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Hey there, all you Americanos. How excited is everyone for the Fourth of July coming up, along with our country's best women soccer players and their pursuit of another World Cup title? I mean, how could we ask for a better weekend? I am flying out to Ohio tomorrow to celebrate all of these wonderful things with my family. First, the fourth of July has never been a big deal for me, but as a teacher, it is one of those days where I can embrace a day off with everyone I love. I have learned to embrace July 4, because when I was younger, it was a very complicated holiday. I am a vegetarian and I didn't drink back when. So, from what I understood, meat and beer were the two reasons anyone whose
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The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, June 25, 2015
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At least he wasn't CUT with the axe.
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It's always an easy shot to take when you're a liberal and Fox and Friends do something dumb. So I am going to take that shot, because I am no professional. I'm not sure what exactly happened, as internet comments are the best source, I am going to go with that. Apparently, one of the hosts on FnF thought he should take another crack at throwing an axe at a target, although he was advised not to. It was a commercial pause, and he went for it. As most of you know, he tossed it over the target and hit a West Point drummer behind it. Luckily, the drummer was barely hit on the arms and nothing vital. Just imagine that sight. You're drumming in a segment on national television, having the time
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Mean people
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The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Denver, CO
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
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Fake Bjork cools our souls
McFly

I always get nervous when there is a curve ball of an audio round like Fake Bjork sings the hits, but everything seemed to go swimmingly tonight. I have to admit that I have a guilty pleasure for these fake singer rounds. We have seen the Fake Swedish chef and Chewbacca, but I think Fake Bjork is definitely on the rise. As for Bjork herself, I don't mind her music. One of my friends 6 years ago gave me one of her albums, and I enjoy it. Not that I am not allowed to like it or that a lot of other people out there wouldn't agree, however, liking Bjork seems to be akin to celebrating Tom Cruise's catalogue. Her poor image to the public, after attacking that news person (google it, if you didn't
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Mean people
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The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Denver, CO
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
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You're not dying, you just can't think of anything better to do.
McFly

Easily my favorite movie to quote and in my top 10 all time favorites. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (FBDO) is easily one of the most entertaining movies I have ever seen. I find entertainment in good humor, great characters and not too complicated of a plot. Once it gets too complicated, I begin to lose hope for the plot. Some writers/directors can save the convoluted (Christopher Nolan, PTA, et al), but John Hughes created something so beautifully simple. He gave us someone to root for; someone to aspire to be. Not all of us can directly identify with Ferris' character, but man, do a lot of people want to be him. John Hughes also created some unforgettable scenes, including the scene where Ferris
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, June 04, 2015
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Don't mind me, I'll just be over here getting struck by lightning
Who the hell moved my vagina?

The other day in a conversation, I was told, “you are dating us” meaning I was making myself seem very old.  So I had a few cassette “singles” what’s the big deal?  You know what I am talking about right?  Those cassette tapes that only featured 2, maybe 4 songs from an artist or band.  Saved me from having to fast forward through all the songs I didn’t know, who wants to broaden their music exposure by listening to “B” sides? 4 Non Blondes didn’t even have other songs to release on an album did they? The singles also came in these awesome little cardboard sleeves that clearly were much better for the environment. 
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I like going places and doing things.  My top five movies of all time are: Clue, The Last Unicorn, Ghostbusters, Labyrinth and Babe: The Gallant Pig.

I read a lot. I drink beer. I hate children.  I work in an elementary school by day so this is something of a conflict.

I was the prom queen at my high school.  We only had about 30-something seniors in my graduating class, but it still counts bitches.  It still counts.


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Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Where in the world is Where in the World is Carmen SanDiego?
McFly

I'm talking about the original computer game. That thing was like crack to a young Benji. Hell, so was that game show! I don't know how they got away with canceling the show, but I guess it had to happen sooner or later. Those sort of detective games are very popular in my brain. I was the kid who was waiting until the 5pm time slot for Where in the world is Carmen SanDiego? It was a habit I just didn't want to shake. I also have to thank my BFF Tyler for owning the computer game and letting me play it for hours at a time. Even when he didn't want to play it. I don't know why I am so addicted to those "solve" games. Maybe it is my logical mind. Or maybe it is the thrill of putting together
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NPR
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Ultimate Frisbee

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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Why Jaden Smith is ruining our Society
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By Benji BillmanLet's be honest. We can all agree that we have no feelings either way toward Jaden Smith (at least I didn't until he fucked up). I know what some of you are thinking: "Benji, back off. He is only a kid". As someone who works with kids, let me begin with saying: being a kid is not an excuse. Nor is being a celebrity's child. He has done very little to contribute to our society, and now he is attending his prom in an all white Batman costume. This is a cry for HELP, people. After all of the shitty work he has done for us, he is practically throwing himself to the public. Waiting for a super hero to rescue him. All symbolism aside (as I couldn't find the
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, May 14, 2015
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Whatever Happened to Predictability?
McFly

Newsman, the paper, or evening TV?! Speaking of how predictable things are, I was out to brunch a few weeks ago, and I was caught up singing the Full House theme song. Immediately after, my friend started singing the Family Matters theme. Almost like clockwork, I stared up the Step by Step theme song (DAY BY DAY!!!). This ended us with the Perfect Strangers theme song. We all had a good laugh and settled down at brunch. Then one of us spoke up. They said "I wonder who wrote all of those songs". Luckily, we live in a generation where we are literally a second away from those answers. It came to our attention that IT WAS THE EXACT SAME GUY WHO WROTE ALL FOUR OF THOSE THEME SONGS! What are the
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, May 07, 2015
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Accordions are for winners!
McFly

Maybe it's whiners. I have trouble remembering how that goes. Either way, the ones who finish on top always just barely edge out those without the accordion ears. Or some shit like that. I get it. It wasn't an easy round, but as I mentioned after the first play through: these are the rounds that really separate the top from the bottom of the pile. I enjoy the challenge, but understand the frustration. We are all just trying to keep our head above water. At the same time, you just need to put your thinking caps on and do your best for the round. Sometimes, you'll surprise yourselves. I had teams put
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, May 01, 2015
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Let's just go ahead and put it out there…
McFly

Girls who wear glasses are sexy. THERE. I said it. Now that you know, go out and buy yo-selves some sexy frames that make you all nerdy hot. That is completely opinion, but then again, I feel as though most would agree with the fact. I was so glad that Geeks who Drink finally had the audacity to include a round on women who wear glasses. I know, I know… there are some nay-sayers out there. Sure. You may think that women in glasses are "not-hot". Well, that's cute and all, but you're wrong. Mostly, because my nerdy fantasies include a Liz Lemon type of character. And when I say fantasy, I mean mostly board game playing, following some Back to the Future references with a little
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Arcade games
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Mathematics
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NPR
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, April 24, 2015
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McDuck… more like McScrooge!
McFly

Whenever I hear about a McDuck, I only choose to understand and be a part of Scrooge McDuck. Because, he is the best spin-off of any Disney Duck character. Let's be honest: DuckTales was one of the best cartoons of the 80s/90s generation. The re-wrote history. In many different ways, including video games, movies and TV shows. Scrooge McDuck was the wealthiest animated characters ever. How many different characters do you know that can dive into a pile of coins and come up on the other end smiling? None. No one else. Just remember that in Duckberg, life isn't the easiest. Just play some NES DuckTales and find that shit out on your own. Speaking of NES DuckTales, I am very jealous of
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Mean people
Pickles
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The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, April 17, 2015
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Why do people hate Tom Cruise?
McFly

Call me the devil's advocate, if you'd like. I want to figure out why there is such a bad stigma with Tom Cruise. He had made so many amazing movies, yet, when he has one box office "eh" or his Scientology (I cannot defend this), you all flip your shit. Rightfully so, in certain respects. At the same time, you cannot deny his amazing performances. Top Gun. Jerry Maguire. Magnolia. All of those cover different ranges of his work. And many people LOVE it. I watched Cocktail for the first time EVER this year. I should have hated it. I should have thought "This movie is below shallowness". But I enjoyed it. His character had so much charisma and attitude that it took over
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Mean people
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Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, April 10, 2015
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150 years of Southern Bitterness
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You don't really realize how bitter some people are about the Civil War when one is liberal and lives among liberals. I could never have thought it to be a real thing. For one to be envious that the South did not win the Civil War, halting our country from becoming two. For those out there that have experience the Southeast of our country or any real deep rural areas of the country, these people are adamant. I used to teach at a farm high school in Ohio. Now, I lived in Columbus, a nice mix of conservatives and liberals. Everyone seemed to agree that the Civil War ended pretty well for the country. But my students and their families begged to differ. Why? I don't know. They live in Ohio, which
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, April 03, 2015
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Much Haikus. Good Games. Such Wow.
McFly

Doge most definitely approved of round 1 tonight, eight haikus on classic and modern video games. Hearing and reading about these games makes me want to fire up my old systems. I remember when Mortal Kombat (MK) first came out (and also our first answer of the quiz), and my neighbors invited us over to play. It was the Sega Genesis version of the game, which had one huge difference from its counterpart on the Super Nintendo. Blood. Lots of blood. It was the first I had ever seen digital blood being inflicted on characters I was playing as in a fighting game. Fighting games up to MK were mostly karate or wrestling based. No one had really thought of people beating up each other just to beat
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NPR
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Ultimate Frisbee

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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Tonight was really hard
McFly

As one of my first time quizzers said tonight, "It was my first time and it was really hard". Of course, the only way that I could respond was "That is what she said", in which the proper response of half laughter was muttered. That's all I ask as a semi-witty QuizMaster. I don't mean for your quizzes to be especially hard, but that is what might have happened tonight. All I have to say is "Ha-ha, told you so!" to the fact that we don't fuck around. Most of you knew what was going on tonight… however, all of you waited until the final round to use your Joker. That just let's me know how the night is going to roll. Round 8 just didn't go like you
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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master. 


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Thursday, March 19, 2015
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Action stars and their inevitable demise.
McFly

True, this blog title is a bit harsh and childish. But then again, so are most of the movies that action superstars find themselves in. I was thinking about this the other day, but why is it that we find actors who pull large amounts of money always try to jump off the deep end into an awful flick? Run through the gauntlet with me: Arnold, Sylvester, Vin Diesel, The Hulkster, and, of course, Bruce Willis. I know there are plenty more, and to be honest, I love that we have so many occurrences. Action stars who star in comedies are my Achilles heel. I wish I could watch them all. Lately, I have been. I've been indulging myself in some Sly Stallone films, and a few Hulk Hogan, although I have
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Arcade games
80s Movies
The Original Nintendo (NES) and Super Nintendo (SNES)
Mathematics
Beer
Non-Fiction
NPR
Redheads
Ultimate Frisbee

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Mean people
Pickles
Meat

The nickname McFly is derived from my love for Back to the Future. It isn't my real last name, but a lot of people think it is. As much as it appears that I spend a lot of time in front of a boxy controller or joystick, I do enjoy the outdoors, as well. You can find me at the 1up on Colfax periodically. I love playing GWD and being a Quiz Master.