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Monday 7th Jan 2019

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: Pet Shop Boys (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £30. Cheat news: Guns n Roses (music round)

Welcome back! Everything is normal. Everything is great. I love New Years.

Here is the bonus free answer you get for reading this. It’s old-time rockers Guns n Roses, who seemed so wild in the 80s and, looking back, seem so tame.

Watching bits of the video, it’s clear that Guns n Roses had a policy to keep moving on stage, running if possible. I’m guessing this is a calculated move, designed to make sure the show remains visually exciting at all times. It doesn’t look spontaneous. I ain’t saying this is a bad thing – just an observation.

Anyhow: I don’t have a lot else to say today except I hope you all had a great New Year and I hope to see you at the quiz tonight.

Everything is normal again. I’m happy.

Yo,

Dr P

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RGS

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Mon 10th December – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £60. Cheat news: Katy B (music round)

Monday smells and it smells like victory.

Come to the quiz.

Now, here’s the reward for reading this post:  a free answer for tonight’s music round at the Safari Lounge.

I haven’t listened more than once or twice but I think there’s not much lyrical content: I think it’s about going out and getting wasted.

Music in it is excellent though, even though it is “very modern” in my book.

Not that modern, however, it you iz youtz.

The youtube comments are full of young people saying things like  “whooooooooaaaa – I can’t believe this is five years old”. and “I feel so old” and “music isn’t like this anymore”.

Fuck off kids, I’m old enough to remember Mike Read banning ‘Relax’ while simultaneously giving Bruno Brookes a rather hypocritical reach-around and calling Matt Bianco wankers, live on Swap Shop.

That’s real nostalgia.

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This #penguinmonday might be the last. Look at the scabby state of this one.

Yo,

Dr P

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No More

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Mon 3rd Dec – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

It’s December and its Monday. This is more depressing that being forced to crush four hundred snails to death, one after the other, to death, in a vice.

The only cure is to come to the quiz.

Now, here is the free answer for tonight’s Music round at the Brass Monkey Leith.

It’s an old eighties number, very dramatic and emotional and soft rock style.

For thirty years I thought Cutting Crew were from Northern Ireland but just looked them up on Wiki and it seems they are from the South of England.

I wonder where I got my misconception? I was probably listening to Gary Davies or Peter Powell or one of these wanks on Radio 1 back in 1986 and they said something and I misheard it as “Cutting Crew are from Northern Ireland”.

What did the DJ really say? Probably said something like “Maggie Thatcher is Great. Fuck the miners” cos they were all solid Tories back in those days.

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#penguinmonday

Yo,

Dr P

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Come on

 

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Mon 26 Nov – Edinburgh Pub Quizzes Tonight

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£100. Cheat: Barbra Streisand (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £60. Cheat news: Scissor Sisters (music round)

Hey. We got ourselves a Monday. Can you imagine the week without Monday?

Imagine if the week just went straight from Sunday to Tuesday with nothing in between. No Monday. How weird would that be?

And people might wish for it, the kind of people who profess to hate Mondays but I guarantee you it wouldn’t be long before EVERYONE missed Mondays.

Careful what you wish for, folks.

Now, here is the free answer for tonight’s Music round at the Safari Lounge

The video is a live version while the music round clip is a studio version. They bear some resemblance to each other, but be careful

#penguinmonday

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Oooh, dem penguins.

And, by the way its DEAD POOL week at the quiz, so be sure to come along and register your dead celeb predictions for December – it’s usually a busy month for dead famous people, so don’t miss out.

Yo,

Dr P

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Safari Lounge Characters

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Monday Night Quizzes – Nov 19th 2018

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

How is your November going? For me it’s as smooth as Lionel Richie drinking a Horlicks-themed milkshake on a maglev. That’s smooth.

Come and join the smooth-party tonight at the quiz. Mmmmm, sweet.

By the way, the music cheat is for the Brass Monkey Leith tonight and it is Janet Jackson and it sounds like this:

Of course, Monday means you have to watch out for penguins:

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They could be literally anywhere. Have you spotted any today?

Yo,

Dr P

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Mon 12th Nov

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £120. Cheat news: Bloc Party (music round)

No Halloween, No Fireworks, No Remembrance. Just shitty Christmas on the far horizon but that’s ages away. Let’s enjoy this period of calm.

And now: the music round free answer, it applies to tonight’s music round at the Safari and it is Bloc Party, who were the next big thing for a few minutes about fifteen years ago:

So what happens when you’re the next big ting, around fifteen years ago? Well, they’re still together.

In fact, having just looked them up, I see all of their first four albums made the top ten of the UK Album chart. Not bad from a band you never seem to hear about.

It’s Monday, so watch out for penguins:

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They could be literally anywhere. Have you spotted any today?

Yo,

Dr P

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Mon 5th Nov – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £90. Cheat news: Chinchilla (pic round)

Do you even know what a Chinchilla is? It’s a furry wee thing. Very furry in fact: I just learned from Wikipedia that Chinchillas have the densest fur of any land-mammal. Howzaboutthatthen?

And now: the music round free answer, it applies to the Brass Monkey Leith and it a classic club banger by Rosie Gaines:

We all used to shake to this back in the day and probably would shake again if someone drags us out to a wedding.

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Anyway: vegetarians, vagitarians, straight, gay, lesbian, homosexual, Lithuanian people, penguins, right-wingers, left-wingers, centre-forwards , you’re all welcome to the quiz tonight. Let there be no walls.

Yo,

Dr P

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Monday Edinburgh Pub Quiz Action

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: Little Miss Somersault (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £30. Cheat news: B-52s (music round)

Right – I know I’ve screwed this up twice already this month but tonight’s music round at the Safari DEFINITELY INCLUDES The B-52s:

The song is called ‘Butter Bean’ and doesn’t start in this video until 8’35” but I’ve linked to this video so you can see a couple of their other songs. They really are the greatest band in pop history.

I could give you some long explanation about how I got this totally wrong on two separate occasions but that would be tedious. It’s got something to do with shelves and months. I’ll leave it at that.

Anyway, come to the quiz, especially the Safari cos its always a bit quieter there which is a shame cos its an ace boozer.

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Remember: tonight’s pub quizzes are located less than a mile apart. You could, feasibly, do the double (and people do).

First one at the Brass Leith finishes at 8.30pm and the second one at the Safari Lounge begins at 9pm (although I don’t usually hit the first question until about 10 past or quarter past)

I might be on the bike tonight but if I’m getting a taxi  I’m always happy to give you a lift between the two places. Free of charge!

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By the way 2018 Cunto Cards are in stock so stop me and buy a deck if you want to get in on the action. Or click on the image below to buy them online…

Cunto Cards 2018
Cunto 2018

Yo

Dr P

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It’s Monday. Come On In.

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £120. Cheat news: B-52s (music round)

The USA and the Philippines may be struggling with the aftermath of cyclones and hurricanes and all that business but because we live in ultra-reasonable Scotland, this is not an issue and should NOT prevent anyone coming to the quiz tonight.

If there are any weather or flooding or transport issues which DO prevent you from making it to the two entertainment centres tonight (the Monkey and the Safari) then let me know on Twitter.

Meanwhile, here is a cheat clue for tonight’s quiz at the Safari, it’s the The B-52s:

The song doesn’t start until 8.35 but I’ve linked to this video so you can see a couple of their other songs. They really are the greatest band in pop history.

But never mind the B-52s. You need to choose what you’re going to wear to the quiz tonight. Something shiny? Something checked? Make it work.

#fashionchoices

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Remember: tonight’s pub quizzes are located less than a mile apart. You could, feasibly, do the double (and people do).

 

First one at the Brass Leith finishes at 8.30pm and the second one at the Safari Lounge begins at 9pm (although I don’t usually hit the first question until about 10 past or quarter past)

I might be on the bike tonight but if I’m getting a taxi  I’m always happy to give you a lift between the two places. Free of charge!

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By the way 2018 Cunto Cards are in stock so stop me and buy a deck if you want to get in on the action. Or click on the image below to buy them online…

Cunto Cards 2018
Cunto 2018

Yo

Dr P

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