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Mon 31st Dec – Last Quiz of The Year

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

5pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£50. Cheat: Chemical Brothers (music round)

(Safari Lounge will resume next Monday)

There is only one quiz tonight – and please note the EARLIER TIME of 5pm.

Here’s the music round free answer for tonight: it’s the Chemical Brothers:

Not sure about the story in this vid. It look like France. There are three scheme boys with clown make up and they sneak into some kind of hyper-aggressive uptown dance-off. Then they get chucked out… and arrested? Not sure what’s going on at all.

Anyway, Happy New Year and hopefully see you at the Monkey Leith for one last blast of the triv for 18.

Yo

Dr Paul

 

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Mon 17th Dec – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £90. Cheat news: The Isle of Wight (pic round)

Tonight’s quizzes are the last Monday quizzes before Christmas. I’ll be off next Monday (Christmas Eve)

The Monday after that is Hogmanay and I will only be doing the Brass Monkey Leith and the quiz will be earlier. (5pm).

This is because at this time most of you will NOT be out of your boxes on booze; the quiz will still be possible.

Anyway, that’s next week. Now, here’s the reward for reading this post:  a free answer for tonight’s music round at the Brass Monkey Leith.

Ahh, it’s Blanche fae Belgium. A few commentators had her down as favourite for the Eurovision in 2017. The song is cool and modern. But the consensus was that her performance let the song down.

In the end it finished fourth. Fair play

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Neon

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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.

Image result for penguin diving

#penguinmonday

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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.

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Dr P

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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:

Image result for mad penguin

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

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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.

Image result for penguin close up face

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.

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Mon 29th October 2018 – Monday Night Quizzes In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Last week at the Safari we discovered that an average Emperor Penguin stands at 3’9″*. This week we feature penguins in the picture round. What is going on. Some sinister penguin takeover? Stay tuned.

Here’s the music round free answer, it applies to the Brass Monkey Leith and it is a gloriously made-up piece of 1970s lingual nonsense from Italy’s master of entertainment, Adriano Celentano:

You’ve probably seen this before.

Celentano wrote a song to show how he thought Western (English language) pop music sounded to Italian ears.

It’s proper gibberish but various people have tried to fit it to English words. Here’s one example.

Image result for penguin eye adelie

Anyway: vegans, trans, gay, straight, tall, dwarf, multi-ethnic, ginger people, penguins, bus drivers and billionaires, you’re all welcome to the quiz tonight. Let there be no walls.

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Marti Pellow Prize sensation
Wishing they were lucky

*according to National Geographic

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Mon 22nd October 2018 – Monday Night Quizzes In Edinburgh

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £30. Cheat news: The Streets (music round)

Big wins last Monday – both for the Speckies. Money returns to normal tonight.

Here’s the music round free answer, it applies to the Safari Lounge quiz:

Dry your eyes? There’s a sentiment for the Snowflake generation (you) that bursts into tears at the merest unavailability of a vegan option or lack of fifty-two differently-gendered toilet bathroom situations.

See in my day – it was all woolly mammoths and national service and being a vegetarian (1987-93) was fucking hard work.

Actually it was easy enough – you just didn’t eat meat.

What am I ranting about? Nothing really – just a cheap attempt to be controversial and edgy. All I really want is for you to come to the quiz. Answer my cry for help: TONIGHT.

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Jolly Boy

 

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Monday Super Duper Quiz Party Time – Leith Walk and Abbeyhill

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Yeah. Monday quiz. Yeah. Woop. Excitement. THRILL.

Meanwhile, here is a cheat clue for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Leith, it’s the Inspiral Carpets:

Power pop from the Madchester band who were usually better than the Happy Mondays or The Stone Roses. Ah – the good old days.

Anyway, let’s not get sentimental. The good old days are dead, like Hitler. Let’s move on and embrace the new, like Boris Johnson.

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

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)

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August In Edinburgh. It’s Hell Get Me Out Of Here… Or Is It?

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £150. Cheat news: Beastie Boys (pic round)

It’s hitting week three of the Fringe and everyone has had enough. Edinburgh is a nightmare. You can’t GET anywhere. You can’t get served anywhere without an enormous queue.

Well, not exactly.

Of course, the simple solution is that all you have to do is step OUTSIDE the city centre.

I knew a woman from Down South who once had a fringe show on Broughton Street, very near the Cask & Barrel, or whatever that big boozer is called (on the corner of London Street). I remarked that it was a good venue, city centre and she looked at me like I was mad.

As far as she was concerned, Broughton Street could have been the moon. She said NO ONE would come to her show – it was too far away.

So that’s the festival mentality: If it’s not EH1 then it can get tae fuck.

The upside of this is that the city remains relatively calm outside the bubble o’madness. So get yourself to Leith, get yourself to Abbeyhill if you need a break from the city centre crazies.

Come and do the quiz. And win things. And be happy.

Here’s tonight’s music round cheat which applies to the early quiz at Brass Monkey Leith:

Best youtube comment for this comes from someone called Kevin:

“Came for the song, stayed for the chest hair. Not gay.”

Tonight’s quizzes are located less than a mile apart. You could, feasibly, do the double.

First one at the Brass Leith concludes 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)

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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

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