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Thursday 10th Jan – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

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

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

How’s ya diddlin? Quizzes tonight with the lion’s share being ready for jackpot snack attack in the back of Marchmont, the real deal, the ARGYLE.

Meanwhile here’s the cheat clip for tonight’s music round at the Argyle:

Holy hell. What a belter. This is soft rock from the past but, somehow, the future.

I cannae be bothered talking about politics any more. Thursday is now MOVIE Thursday where I use this blog to detail my ten favourite films of all time.

10. Flash Gordon (1980)

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Literally the greatest film ever made.

So why have I put it at number ten? Cos it’s the first film I thought of and despite being the greatest film ever made I’m sure to think of something better next week, so I’ll stick it in at number ten and hope for the best.

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There’s no point in choosing a film that I genuinely think isn’t the greatest film in the world. Every film on the list has to be that.

Anyway: Flash Gordon has got Vultan and his Hawk Men, Ming The Merciless, Dr Zarkov, Klytus, Prince Barin and a soundtrack by Queen.

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It’s got the bit where Flash Gordon defeats the intergalactic imperial guard by the power of American Football

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It’s got Peter Duncan out of Blue Peter being defeated by the wood beast and begging to be killed quickly.

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It’s got the bit where Flash wrestles with Prince Barin on the spiky, tilty platform thing for which Brian Blessed has the remote control and they could fall off into space at any moment.

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It’s got the bit where the Hawk Men recklessly attack war rocket Ajax to the heavy rock music sound of Brian May.

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It’s got the bit where Flash crashes through the lightning field to destroy Ming’s wedding and finishes off the evil ruler of the Galaxy by impaling him right on the end of his rocket.

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Jesus Christ. It is amazing.

I have one week to think of something better.

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See you tonight

Cheers,

Dr Paul

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Sun 16th Dec – Quizzes Tonight

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Clarinet (pic round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £60. Cheat: Depeche Mode (music round)

Here is the video for tonight’s music round free answer which relates to the Tolbooth Tavern quiz at 8pm:

They are so young!

Anyway – I’m keeping this one brief so hopefully I’ll see you at one of the quizzes tonight.

Yeah.

Dr Paul

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Susan Boyle I Feel Your Joy
Feel the rush. Boyle the kettle.

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Sunday 28th October 2018 – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £60. Cheat: Mister Strong (pic round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Alice Cooper (music round)

Last week’s dance-off at the Persevere probably cannot be beaten but at least its a rollover.

Taking on a six-year old at dancing? It’s not going to work is it? Good effort from Davey though, a bold performance under the circumstances.

Anyway – here’s Alice Cooper making a perfectly serviceable but ultimately musically uninspiring hair-metal rock-ballad into something better by dressing up for the video:

I never really “got” Alice Cooper. I reckon that glam metal stuff was for blokes who were too scared to be into Human League or Roxy Music in case they got called a poof.

The code was that the greasy look-made people think you were definitely a “proper man”. The make-up and the spandex were still there but “covered” by the leather and the motorbikes.

By the way, Sunday has a meetup group who come along to the quiz.

Yeah.

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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.

Yo,

Dr P

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Jolly Boy

 

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Sunday 21st October 2018 – Quizzes Tonight In Edinburgh

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Al Green (music round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £60. Cheat: Italy (pic round)

It’s Sunday. The day when the nation dreams of sending their children to school in the morning but sometimes can only weep because it turns out it’s still the holidays.

Anyway – crying aside – here is tonight’s cheat music answer which is for the Persevere:

I can’t remember who I was talking with last week but while I rattled on Marti Pellow, they were telling me how good Al Green is live. That’s why I chose a live version. To be fair, it’s smooth as fuck.

Incidentally, the Sunday quiz at the Tolbooth is the regular base of the Meetup team. If you are new in town and need people to quiz with, join the meetup group and come along to the quiz.

Yeah.

Dr Paul

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Quizzes Tonight

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Haysi Fantayzee (music round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Dan Dare (pic round)

Tonight’s quizzes are the usual hot ticket. But also: I won’t be there. The Doc is elsewhere tonight so THE PROF is on the mic.

Watch out for the Prof!

Anyway, here’s the music round cheat for tonight’s quiz at the Percy: – it’s a bit of a one-hit wonder from the mid eighties and it’s about John Wayne apparently having a large penis.

Speckled hen just stop your squawking, big bad rooster’s doing the talking.

That’s one of the lyrics. It’s great.

I’ll be back on the quiz mic tomorrow night.

Yeah.

Dr Paul

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Cheers!

 

 

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Monday Edinburgh Pub Quizzes – Tonight

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £120. Cheat news: Ulster (pic round)

It’s raining. Better head to the pub.

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)

The music cheat for tonight is for the Brass. It’s Japan, even though it sounds very much like Duran:

A good proportion of the youtube comments remark on the physical beauty of the singer: David Sylvian. That was about 35 years ago.

He looks like this now:

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At least he hasn’t got fat.

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Cunto Cards 2018
Cunto 2018

Yo

Dr P

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Thursday Pub Quiz – Edinburgh

Quizzes Tonight:

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

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

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

The festival roars on with its collection of wannabes, superstars, locals, tourists and wankers.

Remember, if you’re going to drink with all kinds of people you deep-down hate, its best to win a bit of quiz cash first.

Come to the quizzes tonight and fill your drinking wallet with some folding…

By the way, here’s tonight’s music round cheat which is for the Argyle at 7pm:

That’s got twang. Generally I can’t be bothered with Van Morrison but this is a tune.

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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.

Cunto Cards 2018
Cunto Cards 2018

 

 

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Wednesday – Only One Wednesday Quiz Per Week During August

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Roxy Music (music round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Quiz is off during the festival – Jackpot will be £120 when we start back in September

So last week was a disaster at the Joker – with minute to go before quiz time, the electricity blew up and the pub was snookered.

The power is back on and you will now hear last week’s intended quiz, tonight!

The music round hint for tonight is one of my all time favourite bands: Roxy Music. The sound on this video is shite, but it’s still a great song:

You cannae beat the Roxy.

Meanwhile, Cunto cards continue to fly. If you want a packet of the game that’s rocking the nation, hit me up – I usually have two or three packets with me at the quiz.

You can also get them online

Look at the happy people playing Cunto at the Joker the other week. Yeah:

People playing Cunto
Cunto!

Yo!

Dr P

 

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Wednesday Quizzes Only Half Disrupted by England football

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Simple Minds (music round)

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

The England football team (men’s) have played themselves into a World Cup semi final and it’s on at the same time as the Joker quiz tonight.

For some of you, this won’t matter at all, but for others it’sa big big deal.

If it’s a big big deal then you probably don’t want to come to the quiz. We’ll have it on the tellies but with the sound down and the quiz going ahead.

So if you really need to hear those bigoted, biased commentators then we’re not the pub for you.

As far as everything else, tonight is a normal Wednesday.

Here’s a sneak look at one of the music round answers for the Joker & The Thief tonight:

It’s the Minds, daein’ Minds things. Sexy.

Reading the comments on every single video featuring early Simple Minds is the same. People saying “whoooaaar – they used to be really good before they became stadium shite.”

I can see what they mean but I still liked ‘Ghostdancing‘ when it came out.

Cunto Cards
caaaahhhnts

Also, by the way, 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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