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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, June 25, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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I'm sorry... I can't hear you over all this freedom.
Rev. Lindsay

This blog was going to be about a lot of different things.    Like how Tiffany answered the FB game and her shit was funny.  And like how Kyle selected the GWD trucker hat from the prize box for the email bonus prize.  And about the epic first place tiebreaker that happened between Quizteama Aguilera and Scalia Has Lost All Meaning where they still tied on the Sudden Death questions and we actually had to resort to Tiebreaker questions because they ran us out of material.  And how Baby Bear knows everything ever about American Legend James Horner (I’m
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, June 18, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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This Evening Brought To You By Jameson: Part 3
Rev. Lindsay

It happened again.  I’m not even gonna sorry, not sorry, because I almost feel you should expect this by now.  What happened was I should have ordered a medium pizza, but I ordered a small and then the Jameson soaked it all up.  Seriously.  Jameson should sponsor me, like so many racecars.   So!  We had 24 teams out tonight.  Not too shabby!  Get Out Of My Dreams, Get Into My Butt deftly handled first place.  I Am Woman, Hear My DRINK! got all over second place.  They’re back people!  We had some ska music love with folk, which is COMPLETELY my bailiwick.  As per usual,
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, June 11, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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It's 5AM and Donna Campbell is Still An Ophthalmologist
Rev. Lindsay

I’m going to try to avoid getting over the top gushy, but it’s going to be hard.  I am in absolute awe of the quiz I ran tonight.  Last summer I hosted the Harry Potter theme quiz to over 100 teams, and that was the coolest quiz moment I had until tonight.    We held an awesome Quiz For A Cause to raise funds for The Lilith Fund for Reproductive Equity and you guys absolutely. 100%. BLEW.THIS. OUT. OF. THE. WATER.  Overall, y’all raised almost $2000 for the Lilith Fund, between team donations, individual contributions, and then that
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, June 04, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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Great. Now I Have "Holiday Road" Stuck In My Head Forever
Rev. Lindsay

Ahhhh... I love the smell of fresh meat at the beginning of quiz. Y'all got treated to a good old fashioned meat market with two potential QM's auditioning to the room. Back in my day, we were expected to just yell and not even use a microphone... these young whippersnappers. But potentials Candace and John could be coming to a San Marcos/New Braunsfels venue near you! Speaking of other procedural matters, big ups for Baby Bear for picking up all of my slack during quiz so I could spend a little quality a friend of mine that came in from Rockford, IL and then run off AS-SOON-AS-QUIZ-WAS-OVER to get downtown to watch The Dollyrots
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, May 28, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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This week was a dress rehearsal for the porn we're making next week
Rev. Lindsay

Does porn even have a dress rehearsal? Why bother?   Dear denizens of Nomad, This is your intrepid QM Lindsay, back at the helm after a crazy two weeks of moving, matriculating, and completing another turn around the sun.  I missed you all so much while I was gone, but knowing I left you in the capable hands of Baby Bear was a decent amount of solace.  I hope his hands treated you gracefully, kindly, and made sure you got your happy ending. He’s good like that. In honor of graduation, all quizzers were invited to play in their finery and you know I roll deep, so I came with
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, May 21, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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We Had Too Much Contractual Fun!
Baby Bear

Holy quiz y’all! I am just getting my kit back together after last night! We quizzed so hard the FCC may, in fact, want to fine us. But first they will have to find us. Which is easy because we’re at Nomad every Thursday! From the booze made fresh for you by the best bar staff in Austin (They have one that award multiple times) shout out to Ashley who joined us last night behind the bar and kept making technically difficult beverages for you and us on stage. Speaking of I want to thank REDACTED for coming out and scorekeeping with us last night! She handled the scandal well didn’t
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Originally found in the wilds of North West Chicago Baby Bear roamed the concrete forrest until he was captured by Geeks Who Drink. Now a weekly staple of jest and sass Baby Bear delights the Bars of Southern and sometimes Northern Austin.


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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, May 14, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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Too Much Fun Until The Cops Came!
Baby Bear

Holy moly my friends what an excellent quiz we had tonight. There were so many crazy things going on. People were having weird relationships. People were ordering pizzas. I even think I saw Jonah Hill there. We had 17 teams tonight which means is quite a packed quiz! We gave you a round all about me where teams had to provide answers to question where every answer began with the letters me! I loved that round, I think a lot of people did too. Which was great because round 2 did not go so hot for many people…In fact this is where many of our star teams fell. Who knew a round on songs about questions would trip everyone up. Everyone
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Originally found in the wilds of North West Chicago Baby Bear roamed the concrete forrest until he was captured by Geeks Who Drink. Now a weekly staple of jest and sass Baby Bear delights the Bars of Southern and sometimes Northern Austin.


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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, May 07, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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This Evening Was Brought To You By Jameson, Part 2
Rev. Lindsay

At the time of this writing, my hangover has already started.  I know this because the LOUDEST PERSON IN THE WORLD is arguing with a stranger at the bar about Manny Pacquiao deserving a class action lawsuit because of his gloves.  I don’t think we are breathing the same oxygen.  Anyway, he’s making my head hurt and I wish I still had the sweet, warm embrace of irish whiskey coaxing me into the sense of the world being amazing. So yeah!  Tonight we were celebrating Tchaikovsky, hot teachers, accordions, anagrams, and ME FINISHING MY LAST
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, April 30, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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Worse Things Happen At Sea
Rev. Lindsay

You know that thing where you’re all half asleep, and half awake, and everything feels really real but you know you’re supposed to be sleeping and then you get really freaked out and you’re all why is this happening but then all why is this run on sentence running on so long and the proofreading banner ads that have nothing to do with you but then trying to figure out why you’re freaked out though you’re in your bed and therefore logically should be safe on paper anyway but then something happens like in Real Genius where you’re standing on a pyramid in sun god robes and a thousand naked women are screaming and throwing little pickles at
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, April 23, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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Call 719-266-2837 For A Little Treat
Rev. Lindsay

No for reals though... call the number. Thank me and Baby Bear later.  719-266-2837.  Promise. I’m just so distracted by everything since Baby Bear was back on the magical couch of love.  I adore him and I’m so happy he was here.  He’s the best. You guys are awesome too! 15 teams holding down the fort.  Good job guys!  Margo from Trivianators won the email bonus prize and she was pumped! I neglected to make a Facebook game, but I promise I’ll remember next week.  Sorry Tiffany and This Is Your Brain On Hugs… I know y’all are the big FB game
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Friday, April 17, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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"I can't TELL you what 'X-O-X-O-F' means... You have to EXPERIENCE it"
Rev. Lindsay

Lemme tell ya what Nomad… Last night was delightful.  Full house, good crowd, tasty pizza.  QM Stephanie brought her beautiful self over to help me score, and bless her for that.  I’ve been battling a sore throat all week, and by the end of the night I was responding to people in sign language because my voice finally said, “nope. Nopenopenopenope.”  That last part is convenient because as I was editing your team photos, a Deaf bike club came in to hang out.  I decided it would be untoward to run up and be all “OMGEE! I’M AN ASL STUDENT! BLAH BLAH BLAH LEMME SIGN AT YOU” so fate smiled upon me when some of
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Thursday, April 09, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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"That's When I Realized Just How Many Swingers There Are In Austin..."
Rev. Lindsay

Oh hello Nomad! Baby Bear is out assisting with continuing the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 800.  Oooorrrrrrr.... he took his speech team to Nationals, kicked some speech team ass and got to have a fancy dinner with the president of UT.  Either way, he's still very missed, and hopefully, if you clap loud enough and think happy thoughts, he'll come home soon.  In lieu of Baby Bear, we had QM Alyssa on the ones and twos tonight.  Seriously, she was amazing.  I would have been set adrift on a sea of memory un-bliss without her.  We had a tie for second place between Power Snatch and This
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Friday, April 03, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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TIL: Jameson Will Allow You To Lose Fights With Trees
Rev. Lindsay

Welcome aboard new QM Mateo! He received the proper trial by fire treatment with his second night of training at Nomad with a bursting at the seams 21 teams.  Make sure to keep an eye out for him and high five him on what a trooper he was.  And thanks to the awesome staff at Nomad for keeping everyone socially lubricated and the pizza folks for keeping people fed!  I loved my margherita so much I smashed it into my keyboard and now it will forever smell like balsamic reduction.  Wouldn’t have been so bad but it happened mid-round-seven and made the audio tracks really confusing.  Keyboard pizza is still freakin good. Sexy Jesus
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Friday, March 27, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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"What's a sexy song that includes cats?"
Rev. Lindsay

I have been absent from Nomad for two weeks. Thanks Obama SXSW.  I have the super sexy post-SXSW crud that has been reduced to the hacking up a lung intermittently, so while I’m always grateful to QM Baby Bear for his awesome ideas, energy, scorekeeping acumen, and his sweet sultry voice, today I was grateful that I could throw him the mic, point at a question, hack up a lung and then gargle scotch to get my voice back, while he reads the question and scores at the same time like a boss.  Baby Bear is pretty much the best.  Sometimes, you’ll look to the left, and
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Lindsay enjoys writing bios for other people much more than for herself, and she really hates people (herself included) who speak in the third person. 

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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Friday, March 20, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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We've Got BOTH Kinds of Entertainment: Quiz AND Music!
Professor D

Tonight was a night in which Nomad quizzers experienced one of the quickest turnarounds ever between live music to pub quiz and back to live music. What a whirlwind experience! Kim and I did our best to give you the quizzing excellence that you have come to expect here at Nomad, and I think we delivered. You may disagree, but you may also be a schmuck. I was glad to explain to the entire bar the importance of Sam Simon, and was heartened to hear a round of applause for him after doing so. Pour one out for Sam, he was amazing. And also, pour one out for the recently departed Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld novels and other wonderful
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During the day, I encourage people to buy beer. At night, I host pub quizzes and I encourage people to buy beer while asking them random questions. Jobs are weird. My uncle used to call me "professor" when I was a kid. I'm not really a professor. I drive a truck that might be older than you. I do the best Hank Hill impression you'll ever hear, unless you know Mike Judge. I haven't updated my Wordpress blog in a really long time. I live with my wife, Deirdre, here in Austin. She's a badass floral designer and excellent lady.


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Nomad Bar
1213 Corona St
Austin, TX
78723
Friday, March 13, 2015
[Thursday 8:00 pm]
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Bop-It Is Just A Fun Name For My Favorite Hooker Based Game
Baby Bear

Quiz last night began as it ended, a wonderful mess of a time! We started with a round one theme called Get Wet, which if anyone knows anything about Baby Bear is that he’s always wet just thinking about quizzing with you! Even if Hotquizzer isn’t there to entertain us all… Corrections Officer Kim joined us last night!  I’m not sure she’s actually a Corrections Officer but she scores like one! Am I Right Ladies?!?! No but seriously she is like the best scorekeeper in the game and we were lucky to have her!  She helped us get through all the rounds! Especially our tricky round two on Popera and our Round 3 that asked us
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Originally found in the wilds of North West Chicago Baby Bear roamed the concrete forrest until he was captured by Geeks Who Drink. Now a weekly staple of jest and sass Baby Bear delights the Bars of Southern and sometimes Northern Austin.