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Monday Night Quizzes In Edinburgh – 14th Jan 2019

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: Felix (music round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £60. Cheat news: Renoir (pic round)

Where did the weekend go? Same place they all go: France.

It’s the of the only bits of Brexit I can support: at least we won’t have to send our weekends to the continent any more. Perhaps that extra time we get back will be worth all the hassle after all.

What hassle is that? Well, there was Polish guy in the Safari Lounge last week and he predicts that a “no deal” Brexit will result in cucumbers which cost three pounds.

Three quid? For a cucumber? Blimey: I can’t think about it.

Anyway, here’s the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Monkey Leith. It’s from 1992 which almost automatically makes it amazing:

1992? Wow. Everyone was loved-up, raving and splendid.

Looking back at the stats now, you can see there was supposed to be a heavy economic recession in the early 1990s but to be honest, acid was £3 a tab, so we never noticed.

I don’t do drugs any more so the marking at tonight’s quiz will be competent. You don’t have to worry about that.


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Monday Comes Around

Tonight’s quizzes:

7pm – The Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot £100. Cheat: The music round includes Alex Party (see vid)

9pm – The Safari Lounge. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: The picture round includes Uruguay

Tune is so real.

You wanna know why it’s so real?

Cos its from 1994 which means it’s from the GOLDEN WINDOW of pop from 1992-94 when every single song released was VERY FUCKING REAL.

I’m not even joking.

You had to be there.

I was. It was like this:

Every day it was like that. Every afternoon. So REAL.

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Thursday Edinburgh Quizzes

Come and grab some quiz fun and win cash. TONIGHT!

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £30. Cheat news: Music round includes Klaxons (see vid below).

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £100. Cheat: One of the answers in the picture round is penguin

The Klaxons are here at Glastonbury in 2007.

I am of a generally liberal and liberated mindset but I will punch you in the throat if you say “Glasto”. For some reason that shit winds me up.

I cannae go it.

Anyway – The Klaxons were a fun group in the zeroes but the original of this song is much older and comes from the time in the early 90s when rave culture was fingering the pop charts for the first time.

The act was called Kicks Like A Mule

Unlike a lot of the poppier rave chart stuff like 2 Unlimited, this was a chart hit that did actually sound similar to stuff that was getting played at actual raves.

Anyway, there’s nowt more boring than an old quizmaster raving on about the days of rave, so I’ll shut the fuck up now.

But do listen. The original is here. It is great:

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