Thursday Pub Quizzes In Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £30. Cheat answer: Dead Cities (musc round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £50. Cheat answer: Netherlands (pic round)

Thursday is all about a nice pint and the cave vibe (Argyle).

Thursday is all about the uptown swagger and a possible pagger (Newsroom).

Thursday is all about cool friendly local inclusion. No judgement. (Argyle).

Thursday is all about tanning cocktails until Armageddon bears down (Newsroom).

You know – different vibes.

But, in the famous and well-known words of Scotland’s very own Marti Pellow, “THURSDAY IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT”.

Former heart-throb

Meanwhile, here is the cheat clip for tonight’s music round at the Argyle.

It’s The Exploited. The story goes that the Edinburgh punks made this appearance on Top The The Pops and subsequently the singer (Wattie) had his dole docked when he went to sign on the next week as his Dole Officer had watched the show and now recognized him as a pop star.

It’s a great story but searching online for verification has proved fruitless over the last ten minutes or so. Does anyone know if it’s true or false?

Whatever you do, don’t miss the quiz tonight. All non-attenders could potentially be raptured by Satan.

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Wednesday Pub Quiz Edinburgh

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Open Water (pic round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £90 Cheat: Architects (music round)

Big jackpot got won last week at the Joker by the SPECKIES, so well done to them and it means that our biggest jackpot tonight is at the Monkey. Ninety pounds on offer.

Here’s the cheat tip for the Monkey, it’s some rotten old pop garage thing from 2000. You don’t hear stuff like this very much these days except in Dr Paul Quiz music rounds

Meanwhile, I listed the May dead pool entries this morning. Have a look at the post for more detail, but basically all the smart money has moved onto George Bush Sr. (the older, less dippit of the Bush prez duo)

Hope to see you at the quiz tonight

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May Dead Pool Line Up

I’ve just completed the data entry for May DEAD POOL. Your picks for the month look like this:

Big stories this month:

  1. A heavy upswing in support for the demise of George Bush Senior. This is, presumably, in the wake of the death of his partner Barbara during April. Plus the facts that he is old as fuck (93) and a bit fucked (Parkinson’s, sepsis, etc)
  2. The first appearance, as far as I can recall, of Amber Rudd. I reckon not. Tory cuntos who lose their jobs tend to just pop up later in mutated form. Rather than die. Sadly.
  3. Same with rapists. Bill Cosby will protest, complain, go to jail, serve time, and sincerely think it is all someone else’s fault. He won’t kill himself. That’s not how that mob operate.
  4. Quizbuster mythbuster kiss fact participants Nichele Nichols and William Shatner are BOTH on the list. Their kiss on Star Trek (as Uhuru and Kirk) is regularly quoted as the first interracial kiss on television. But this is not true.
  5. Also, no real story but it’s nice to see Scotland’s top showbiz talent Marti Pellow making a wee appearance on the list. I saw him once doing Billy Flynn in ‘Chicago’ and I thought he was brilliant. I hope he doesn’t die.

Amber Rudd
Betty White
Betty White
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Billy Connolly
Bob Dylan
Brigitte Bardot
Cliff Richard
David Attenborough
David Attenborough
David Attenborough
David Attenborough
David Attenborough
David Attenborough

Dodgy old charaltan

Doris Day
Elton John
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
George Bush Sr
Iggy Pop
Jeremy Clarkson

Professional wankbag

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber
Karl Lagerfeld
Keith Richards
Keith Richards
Kevin Spacey
Kirk Douglas
Les Dennis
Maggie Smith
Marti Pellow
Mary Berry
Michael Douglas
Nichelle Nichols
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
Paul McCartney
Peter Stringfellow
Prince Louis
Prince Louis
Prince Louis

Ninety six and still shitting

Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Prince Philip
Richard Wilson
Robbie Williams
Robert Mugabe
Rupert Murdoch

Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Sean Connery
Sean Cox
Snoop Dogg
The Queen
The Queen
Tom Jones
William Shatner
Willie Nelson
Woody Allen
Yoko Ono

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Monday Monkey and Safari

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£100. Cheat: ZZ Top (music round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £30. Cheat news: Liverpool (pic round)

Hey. Come out and win the cash tonight. First rollover for a while at the Brass so we offer you £100 tonight.

Get your fist round it.

Meanwhile, here’s the video which reveals the cheat clue for tonight’s music round at the Brass Monkey Leith:

It’s got 42 million views so you’ve probably already seen it.

It’s possibly the most standard modern pop song I’ve ever seen. It’s got  cars and Taio Cruz is singing about how he likes a girl who has a body “like a rock guitar”.

Really?

Another hundred-percent-predictable feature is the youtube comments which all say “thumbs up if you’re watching this in 2018” while none of them question Cruz’s “rock guitar” analogy.

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Sunday Night Pub Quiz Action in Edinburgh

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: S.W.A.T. (pic round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £180. Cheat: One True Voice (music round)

Here is the music round cheat aid:

It’s one of those many many boy bands who fell by the way. No worse or better than the others, just maybe less lucky.

Tonight is your last Sunday chance to play Dead Pool for the month of May.

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Make Your Thursday Night A Quiz Triumph

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £30. Cheat answer: Crystal Palace (pic round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £100. Cheat answer: Simply Red (music round)

Thursday offers you the chance for sexy underground vibe in Marchmont or upfront street cocktail action at the Newsy. Both are terrific beyond comprehension.

If you’re coming to the quiz tonight, be aware of the cheats mentioned in the details above. It’s like a free answer.

Here is the cheat clip for tonight’s Newsroom music round.

It’s Simply Red who used to dominate the UK Singles Chart like Google dominate search. This was one of their most memorable hits:

In fact, it was their first hit and it made Mick Hucknall a star and ginger-haired sex-symbol.

It’s a cover version. The original is American and has a hefty, sleazy-funk edge. Is it better? That’s up to you.

 

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Up The Peak Of The Week

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £180. Cheat: Gomez (music round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £60 Cheat: Cherry (pic round)

Don’t stay inside crying. Come out to the pub tonight and win all the moneys.

Just think: £180 at the Joker. Sweet and nice. This could alleviate a power-bill problem or if all is sorted on the bills front, you could buy yourself a wee day out to Newcastle on the train and have plenty of money left to get pished when you arrive there.

You know, to fit in.

This might help: the cheat tip for tonight’s music round at the Joker. It’s Gomez who were popular for a short time round about 1999.

And when I say “popular”, what I mean is that this song got to number 21 in the charts and was more or less their biggest hit.

The video is a good idea – a recreation of the old health and safety films that used to fill up the gaps on TV between ‘Mister Benn’ and ‘Nationwide’.

Quality concept.

Anyway remember the wisdom: if you can possibly arrange it, bring someone older and someone younger to the quiz to be on your team. It’s one thing that an really make a difference to your score.

Dr P

 

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The Whole Monday Thing

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: The Bean (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £90. Cheat news: Wyclef Jean (musc round)

Tonight’s Brass MOnkey quiz is the third fifty-quidder in a row. Will someone win the jackpot again? It’s not like the questions are getting any easier or any harder.

These things sometimes just go in runs.

Meanwhile, here’s the video which reveals the cheat clue for tonight’s affair at the Safari:

That’s the second Monday video in a row that’s been filmed in an airport. Don’t presume this is planned or a theme or some kind of clue. It’s just the quiz and this is just a co-incidence.

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Sunday Satisfaction

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £90. Cheat: The Horrors (music round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £150. Cheat: French (pic round)

Sunday is a good day but the music round clue for tonight at the Percy is a bit meh. Here it is:

It goes on a bit. Listen to twenty seconds of it and you’ll get the idea.

I have nothing to say except that Dale Winton was better than Verne Troyer who was, in turn, better than Avicii.

I don’t think anyone had any of them in Dead Pool.

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Thursday Night Pub Quiz Action In The Great City of Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £60. Cheat answer: Stevie Wonder (music round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £50. Cheat answer: The Netherlands (pic round)

Thursday offers you the chance for Marchmont middle-class niceness and manners or dirty city-centre cocktail mayhem.

Both involve a bloody good quiz at the heart of it. That’s the engine of this night out, the driver.

If you’re coming to the quiz tonight, be aware of the cheats mentioned in the details above. It’s like a free answer. Here is the cheat clip for tonight’s’ Argyle music round. It’s your old pal Stevie Wonder who was the Stephen Hawking of his day but with more groove and less interstellar physics.

That’s eighties Stevie Wonder. Good song. Solid pop. But not as cool as seventies Stevie, especially when he was on Sesame Street:

He didn’t just fanny about with Grover either, he also laid down Superstition with full funk force. On the street, for the kids. Intense:

MAke all your Stevie Wonder jokes if you like but let’s see Stephen Hawking doing something like this. ANYTHING as good as this. No. Didn’t think so.

Cool.

You know what? The mood is too high. Here’s a picture of the sefront at Prestonpans just to mute things a bit:

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