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Devil's Advocate
955 E University Dr
Tempe, AZ
85281
[Wednesday 8:00 pm]
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Theremin? More like Badass Electric Music Box
TJGi

This was a fun Quiz! There were a bunch of fun questions tonight, at least from my perspective as someone who doesn't have to answer them. You tell me. Maybe just the fact that I'd actually heard of almost everything in the Quiz tonight made me feel a little better than usual. Usually I'm in the dark about almost everything on these things. I learn more from the Quiz than from any sort of mass media device. Unless the internet counts in that. Tonight's winners once again pulled themselves out of the morass around 6th place. Once again I was told, "We're just good at Random Knowledge." To this I say: HOW THE FUCK CAN YOU BE GOOD AT RANDOM KNOWLEDGE? I just don't get it. That's
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Hey, Geeks!

My name is TJ. I live in Tempe with two roommates and 6 1/2 pets. My interests include music (Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, no country), fantasy football (I hate the off season. Cards and Ravens fan), beer (Fat Tire), board and card games (too many to mention!), and food (Thai and Peruvian among my favs).

I'll tell the name story here, so when people ask me at the venue I can point them to this page. Smart thinking, G! My name is TJ d Gi. I was born with just two letters for a first name, as rather than name me Trojan Joe after my grandfather, my parents decided to let me "pick" my name when I was of age. What they didn't expect is that I changed my last name to Gi (pronounced "G" like true gangsta). I have recently begun using the middle name d'Oubleyou, but have not yet made that legal. When I do my name will be TJ d'Oubleyou Gi. Which is 2/3 invented but 3/2 as cool as any other name you know.

I got involved with GwD after the bar where I was running karaoke decided cheap was better than good, and work a day job where I mindlessly press buttons on a computer all day. I love running the Pub Quiz because it's my only social interaction in most weeks, and it's so much fun meeting all of you and having a few hours of fun with you every week.

Thanks for viewing my page, and I look forward to seeing you at Quiz!

TJ


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Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden
4995 Argonne Street
Denver, CO
80249
[Wednesday 8:00 pm]
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Bugs Be Makin' Me Trip
Winja

     I’ve been sick and it’s been a doozy.  Bronchitis over the weekend, preceded by a strong cold.  I’m not around any, but I blame it on the children.  The worst part about all  of this hasn’t been the wasting sick days on actually being sick or the violent, old man coughing, it was the vivid, absurd lucid dreaming, not knowing if I was actually asleep and obsessing about insane thoughts.  I was drained of energy kept up at night fixated on problems like I really should have killed that zombie fully, what if it comes back up the stairs, or how my friendships from fifth grade affect my job prospects in the film industry
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     That there is the St. Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren, Belgium, makers of some of the best beer in the world - so yeah, they deserve a leap.

     I'll travel for all passions I follow, and I'll line up early.

     I grew up always liking to read out loud, so perhaps that's what drew me to GWD.

     Have an elastic mind and you'll survive, barely.


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Rosie's Pub
106 E Front St
Bloomington, IL
61701
[Wednesday 8:00 pm]
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Kings and Quizeens
MackRivkin

We mourned the loss of music legend Ben E. King by having a kings and queens-themed quiz! Royals from across the land entered the palace of Rosie to compete in the weekly games of knowledge and wit. Let's mount our horses and boldly ride into this recap!Round one was on answers containing "c-a-p", while round two was a bit less spelling-oriented with a series of waitstaff-themed song clips. Round three was a 50-50 round on the U.K. and France while rounds four and five took us all around the world with current events and movies, respectively. We waltzed into a dance-themed round six and stormed out of round seven on celebrity interviews cut short. And round eight, as always, was
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Stem Ciders
2811 Walnut Street #150
Denver, CO
80205
[Wednesday 7:30 pm]
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Hey, I Know That Guy
KelleyCrockett

This was my first night hosting at my new venue. My first impression is that this place will be awesome. I walked in to the smell of wonderful cider and a group of people that were welcoming. All mild heckling was in good fun and the place was full. It was a great first night with plenty of teams. I even recognized the bartender. I was hired for a new job yesterday and this is my new venue and Austin is the bar tender at both. I hope we get along great because I am about to be invading his world on all fronts! The quiz ended on a question asking the name of four plays by Shakespeare that start with the letter A. One gentleman was so upset that he could only think of two, I said you thought
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Some aspects of ourselves we choose, others we are born into. I was born into being a geek. I blame it on being raised in a home covered in 1950's B movie posters. We watched Star Trek religiously as a family every Sunday night. Having your books taken away was the ultimate punishment bestowed upon us by my parents. Brutal, I know. It was inevitable I would be a geek. I am new to hosting pub quiz but that was only a matter of time as well. On a deeply personal note, I love turkey Legs! I look forward to getting my geek on while you get your drink on playing pub quiz. Cheers!


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Ozzie's Seattle
105 W Mercer St
Seattle, WA
98119
[Wednesday 7:00 pm]
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I'm Lit & I Don't Care What No One Thinks, But Where The QUIZ Is The Waitress With My Drink?!
JaredDuncan

You thought quiz was over, but guess what. I have one last question: Do you see what happens, Larry? Do you see what happens when you forget to write your team name at the top of the sheet?!                                          The More We Know: Contrary to a popular (?) song, the shin bone is connected to the kneecap bone. Doesn’t really have the same flow…. Ben E. King was famous for performing “Stand
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Not so long ago, I was on a team playing quiz and we ruled the school. My personal areas of expertise were both audio rounds, anything involving movies, and American history. One night, I was the only guy in the bar who knew the name of the current prime minister of England.

We placed first almost every week. So often that it became stale and I needed a new challenge. So instead of angering fellow geeks by besting them, I decided I would anger them by doing the asking. So I became a quizmaster and I've been pissing them off ever since.  


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Erie Brewpub & Pizzeria (Echo Brewing Company)
600 Briggs Street
Erie, CO
80516
[Wednesday 7:00 pm]
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Waiting for the “Bonus” dance to make it on DWTS!
Wolfie

There’s a brand new dance craze sweeping the nation….well, the state…..ok, just at Echo Brewing, for now. But just wait, everyone will be doing the bonus dance. It is real easy to do. Once it comes time to do the bonus question at quiz, you simply jump up, make like you are working on an elliptical machine as you make your way up to participate in answering the bonus question. The whole time you are chanting “Bonus, bonus, bonus!” We first escaped to round 1 where “c-a-p” was within the answer. All teams CAPPED things off scoring well. But let’s not think we are CAPITALIZING on anything
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Random facts and such about me:

- Been told by several people I have met through the years that I have a THICK and NOTICABLE Colorado accent! Yeah, I don't get it either!

- Turned down a gig of driving the band Twopointeight for 2 months on the Floggign Molly tour cause I was waiting to return to a job I was on medical leave from....Yup, I am still kicking myself, cause I didn't go back to that job until about 5 months later. 

- I wish every day that Courtney Cox would get over herself and allow for the Misfits of Science to be released on DVD in the U.S. At least I hear she is part of why it won't be released cause she is embaressed by it.....I wonder if she has ever seen her show Cougar Town....THATS embaressing!

- Went to a Model & Talent convention and met talent scouts, agents, etc that would make even Simon Cowell cry!!!

- I believe in ghosts cause I have experienced them, even at an adult bookstore I worked at once. 

- Wrote, directed, starred, designed set, did promo work, etc. for a performance art show I did with an amazing cast and crew for a student production in College. It was called "Freak Boy Speaks!"

- I am also an artist! Paintings (Acrylics), drawing, etc. I am also a writer, which kind of shows when I do my blogs. 

- Much rather meet celebs than to get their autographs or pictures with them.

- Worked concert security for a short time in AZ. STILL never got paid for that N'sync concert!!!! 

- Can put myself in the game of 6 six degrees of Kevin Bacon. 

- Finished up my final season as mascot for the 2010 WFTDA Champions, the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls. Will miss being Wolfie the wolf, but will continue watching roller derby!

- Worked on a cruise ship, where I got to meet people from all over the world, and met my wife (she was a fellow crew member, not a passenger cause that is against the rules!).

- Followed the Vans Warped tour for 2 weeks in 2004.....One hell of an adventure.

- Rode on an airplane at 1 a.m. from Phoenix, AZ to Dallas TX with a bunch of Wrestlers from "WWE", back in 2003. Included the Undertaker, Edge, Matt Hardy, Billy "the Ass man" Gunn, Eddie Gurerro, and many more.

- Once worked at the post office on my college campus. Ask me why one WOULD and COULD go mad from working at such a place. 

- I only like bacon or cole slaw when in the mood.

- Once performed with a group from Second City back in College with fellow Improv group members at the school. 

- Worked at Ed Debevic's in AZ. If you don't know, then google it or ask Jeeves (he is still around, isn't he?).

- Much rather be at a coffee shop with a pen or pencile and a journal or drawing pad than a laptop.....which I use as a Quiz Master! We get along......for now. 

-Aside from my mascot alter ego, I have another alter ego when I perform on stage with a band. His name is Elder Grimlee. He was once a logo for AZ band, the Elders UK, but now searches for his own band. But the alter egos don't stop there.....several more exist. 

- I was born 1 month late!!!! Remember, this was back in 1976! So a C-section was not an option. Plus, can you blame a guy.....FREE room and board!!!

- Mystery Science Theater 3000 is one of my ALL time favorite shows and when I am stressed, sad, or bummed, I just put on one of my MST3K DVDs and all is right with the world and no one dies! I also believe that GWD should do a MST3K themed quiz!

- I don't care for Netflix due to some issues with their service. BRING BACK MY BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO!!!!!!

- Find it funny that when I was about 19 years old, I hoped to have a full tattoo body suit by the age of 30. I am 38 and have 6. I am such a slacker.

- My Mom can beat up your Mom, Dad, buddies you street fight with and ALMOST threw down with the late Fabulous Muhla! I am her baby by oy, so watch it, unless you mention sympathy for my being born late then you have won her over. 

- Made a collapsable dance cage with my brother for a roller derby girl from the league I mascot(ed) for (she DJed with another DJ and they wanted a dance cage).....still got the pictures! No clue what happened to it, hoping someone is go-go dancing their heart out in it!


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Bar Bistro
107 East Charleston Boulevard #155
Las Vegas, NV
89104
[Tuesday 8:00 pm]
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Fond Memory Land
Shane Sather

After Round 7, where we listened to Nintendo-ized TV theme songs, several of us had a rather lively conversation about old, terrible, mostly Nintendo related cartoon shows. We can cut to the chase on this one as it's pretty well known that they are just god awful. I would not be surprised if, one day, when a brave group of souls is rescuing prisoners from some terrorist group that they find the poor bastards being subjected to torture...by being Clockwork Orange-d and forced to watch the Super Mario Bros. Super Show. It was not super. There is one, however, that to my little child brain was the pinnacle of animated entertainment. One that could do no wrong, captured the imagination
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When I'm not being a Quizmaster, I'm doing market research, being an adult and all that sort of thing. I have a huge hard on for Lovecraft (even though he was a racist douche) and boardgames. I've never had a nickname, ever, and don't think I ever will.


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The Lion and Rose Pub (Park North)
842 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX
78216
[Wednesday 8:00 pm]
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Age of Quiztron
J.A.M.E.S.

Tonight’s Round 4 Question 6 asked, “True or False: "Avengers: Age of Ultron" beat the opening weekend box office take of
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James Hartz has lived in San Antonio, TX for the past eighteen years and has been a part of it's creative community since day one. A graduate with a BA in Theater from The University of the Incarnate Word, James is a member of Flim Classics Productions and the former Artistic Director of the Overtime Theater.

http://filmclassicsproductions.com