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Wednesday Night Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes tonight: Come out and play.

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £120. Cheat: Jermaine Stewart (music round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: Raleigh (pic round)

Nice pot at the Joker tonight – we’ve squeezed over the £100 mark. Come and win it. Come and smell Elm Row. It’s very pleasant.

The music round clue for tonight is for the Joker and it’s this song:

This was a straight-up, for-real, proper, genuine eighties classic. No disco was without this song in 1986. The sound, the groove. Cannae beat it.

Also, the song must be one of the few chart hits in history to reference cherry wine.

Can you even get cherry wine? Actually – you can. I found it in one search on drinksupermarket.com

I’m not going to order any, mind. It looks shite.

Anyway, come to the pub tonight. We have excellent booze at both pubs. See you tonight…

Yo!

Dr P

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Wednesday Wisdom: Go To The Pub Quiz

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £90. Cheat: Queen (music round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £150 Cheat: Bojack Horseman (pic round)

September is the golden month. Go out and enjoy the city for it is yours.

Wednesdays are back up and running normally, autumn leaves are just beginning to turn but summer still holds sway.

Celebrate nature. Celebrate Edinburgh. Come and drink six vodkas and have a fag. Do the quiz. WIN the quiz.

By the way, here is a cheat clue for tonight’s music round at the Joker. Once again it’s Queen:

Jesus Christ. This is not only peak Queen, but also a clip from the Greatest Film Ever Made which is, of course, Flash Gordon (1980).

If you have never seen this film you must watch it immediately. If you do so, not only will you be massively entertained, you will also understand me, Dr Paul, the quizmaster… as a whole person.

I’ve spent more or less the last thirty-five years playing this film on a loop inside my head. I think about it all the time. It is amazing. It’s better than Jesus Christ Superstar, and that’s saying something.

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I sell my utterly hilarious Cunto Cards in case you didn’t know.

You can always buy a deck from me tonight at the quiz and they are also available online.

If you want to try before you buy, the Joker and The Thief AND Brass Monkey on Drummond Street both have packs behind the bar you can borrow.

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Yo!

Dr P

 

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Thursday Night Pub Quiz Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

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

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £50. Cheat answer: Pulp (music round)

NOTE: We are UPSTAIRS tonight at the Argyle Bar (i.e. the ground floor instead of the cellar)

Hey. If you’re a visitor to the city then welcome. I hope you’re having a great time.

Just do us a favour and don’t be a prick.

Also, make sure you check out local culture as well as the “Fringe”. In other words, come to the quiz tonight. Unlike all that Fringe pish, you can actually win some money.

For reading this post you get a wee bonus which is a cheat answer for tonight (see top info). The music round clue tonight is Pulp. The song sounds like this:

The video includes the technique of little kids playing young versions of the band members.

Innovative huh? Well yeah, but of course Queen had done it nine years earlier with ‘The Miracle’

Sheer quality.

Anyway, don’t bring kids to the quiz tonight. Leave them at home, get a babysitter. Get pished. Start a fight.

Yeah. Also, remember to stop me and buy a packet of Cunto Cards  if you’re looking for that special gift for the foul-mouthed fiend in your life.

 

 

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Thursday Celebration – Quizzes Are Go

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £180. Cheat answer: Iran (pic round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £50. Cheat answer: Alvin Stardust (music round)

Massive win for the RUBBER GUN SQUAD last week at the Newsroom when they won £300 so we’re back to £50 there tonight.

This means the jackpot of the week now switches to the Argyle Bar where £180 is on offer.

Dead Pool for August is live. I took the first entries last night and there were at least a couple of entries for Zimbabwe’s favourite bawbag, Robert Mugabe.

Could the tyrant’s time be up?

Meanwhile, here’s a look at the Newsroom music round cheat clip for tonight. It’s everyone’s favourite singer, Alvin Stardust, who ruled the seventies like a benign leather dictator.

The video features Alvin Stardust and his trademark glove, a glove which brought terror to children watching the telly in the seventies. Alvin often had this schtick where he was “mean” and didn’t smile. It scared some people.

Sometimes he dropped it and was the nice guy. If you have nine minutes on your hands, you should check out his appearance on the Wheeltappers and Shunters.

This is Peak UK Seventies. Includes a section where Stardust mercilessly teases one helpless woman with THE GLOVE and is then chased off stage by another, more forward, woman in her quest for the OTHER GLOVE.

They literally don’t make them like that anymore.

Yeah. Also, remember to stop me and buy a packet of Cunto Cards  if you’re looking for that special gift for the foul-mouthed fiend in your life.

 

 

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Sunday Quiz – Top Jackpot Tonight is £120

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £120. Cheat: Dinosaur Jr. (music round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Depeche Mode (music round)

The music round cheat for the Persevere is a fairly obscure one. Unless you’re my age. And into the kind of stuff I was into then, specifically, at that time. So it’s probably quite a good one to give you as a cheat.

Video is home made:

Next week’s Sunday quiz at the Percy may be slightly affected by the World Cup Final but hopefully not.

Kick off is 4pm so if it runs to 90mins then we’ll be OK. If there’s extra time we might start slightly late.

Tolbooth will be unaffected.

So let’s hope Belgium pump Croatia in normal time.

Speaking of football, did you know that the Hibs season starts today? Outrageous. Some kind of testimonial apparently.

Of course, the real season doesn’t quite start yet. The first tie in the Scottish League Cup is not until Wednesday night.

Come to the quiz.

Yo!

Dr Paul

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My Sunday Quiz Brings The Boys To The Yard

(and they’re like – ‘its better than yours)

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £90. Cheat: Czech (pic round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Enrique Iglesias (music round)

Wikipedia says that Enrique Iglesias is the “King of Latin Pop”. That’s an excellent honorific title.

Quick quiz: Do you know these other ones?

  1. HB = King of Calypso
  2. B = The Queen of Avant-Garde
  3. JB = The Hardest-Working Man In Showbusiness
  4. SC = King of Soul
  5. ND = The Jewish Elvis
  6. LR = Godfather of Punk
  7. CP = King of Rockabilly
  8. PM = Godfather of Goth
  9. JL = Mr. Eurovision
  10. LJ = King of Crunk

While you try to work them out, here’s the music round cheat for tonight at the Tolbooth:

Apparently the tune “features Ciara”. I know a woman called Ciara who lives about four streets away and I know another one  who lives in Glasgow.

Fun facts, but I don’t think the the woman in the video is either of them. This is, ostensibly, a new Ciara.

Come to the quiz.

Yo!

Dr Paul

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If you’re looking for the quiz answers – go here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honorific_nicknames_in_popular_music

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Mega Wednesday For Mega People

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £60. Cheat: AC Milan (pic round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £60 Cheat: Rascal Flatts (music round)

Here’s the music round cheat for the Monkey:

God it’s fucking awful.

It’s modern country music which equals = sentimentality multiplied by patriotism and raised to the power of schmaltz.

The youtube comments are full of people who have “lost people” to cancer etc. If you like reading shit like “Take A Break” and “Love It!” magazine, you’ll gorge on these comments like a gannet eating a discarded fish supper at North Berwick.

I understand it, but personally it makes me feel like killing myself by jumping into a vat of Golden Syrup.

Luckily, being a music round clip, the pain of this audio-diabetes will be limited to around one twenty-second clip. Twice.

Actually, three times if you count the bit where I do the answers but usually I’m talking at that point so the glucose will be thinned out with my horrific cynicism.

Bit of a cunt’s choice.

Speaking of which Cunto cards are back in stock and I will have a few decks with me tonight if you’re looking for a pack.

Yo!

Dr P

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Thursday Night Quiz Action in Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £90. Cheat answer: Galaxian (pic round)

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

The music cheat for the Newsroom tonight is Alicia Keys.

The video is great. It starts off with Alicia Keys looking AWKWARD in her boots but this is soon forgotten as she hits the streets and reveals herself as a superhero who can HEAL DOGS with a single touch.

Then she rides a bmw motorcycle to an ABANDONED INDUSTRIAL FACILITY to pump her piano and then nearly busts some guy’s face with her mysterious powers which in turn make her CRY.

Brilliant.

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OOH YEAH

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Big Jackpot Alert: £200 at Newsroom Tonight

Quizzes Tonight:

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

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £200. Cheat answer: Suede (music round)

Super TWO HUNDRED quid vibes at the Newsroom tonight. Get your hands on the do re mi.

By the way I have double-checked the info above. These ARE the correct cheats this week.

Here is the music round cheat for the Newsroom:

Totally great. Suede were fantastic. Maybe the last good band before I stopped caring about guitar bands and refocused my brain towards pop.

The video has KPs and binmen, is full of rubbish and backstreet shite in it and still makes the city look sexy. Nice work.

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Wednesday Pub Quiz Action With Your Old Pal Dr Paul

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £60. Cheat: 5ive (music round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: Blink 182 (pic round)

Here’s the music round cheat for the Joker:

Not their best song, likes.

I’m behind schedule today so no more chat, except a reminder to buy Cunto cards if you haven’t already. I usually have a couple of packs with me at the quiz or you can order them online:

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Get in quick cos I have an advert going in Viz in a few days and I only have a few packs left of the original run…

Hope to see you at the quiz tonight

Dr P

 

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