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Wednesday Quiz Action In Edinburgh

Quizzes tonight: Come out and play.

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

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

Wednesday is the best. You know it’s true. Oh yeah.

Anyway: here’s the music clue for tonight’s quiz at the Joker & The Thief. It is silly punky pop by the bloke who ended up doing the Crystal Maze after Richard O’Brien

The song stirs emotions. On the youtube comments people say things like:

“This should be the national anthem for England… If England was still England”.

Half of the comments mention Brexit and how terrific things are going to be once the “nation becomes a nation” again.

Well, probably not – but you never know!

Anyway – Brexit or no Brexit – you can win a total of £150 at tonight’s quizzes. Why go anywhere else?

Yo!

Dr P

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Wednesday Pub Quiz – Crying Gets You Nowhere

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Rufus Wainwright (pic round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £60 Cheat: No Doubt (music round)

This time last week, England could still win the world cup. Today all we have is pub quiz team names like this:

Gareth Southgate's Tear Stained Waistcoat
Gareth Southgate’s Tear Stained Waistcoat

Crying gets you nowhere.

This also applies to protest. Last weekend’s anti-Trump stuff may have been amusing in a rattle-your-jewellery kind of a way, but it was essentially bleating.

Note to demonstrators – No one will take your protest seriously unless you smash things up. Making puns = zero change.

This has nothing to do with the quiz, it’s just my tuppenceworth.

More related to your chances of quiz success: here is a clip from tonight’s music round at the Brass Monkey Drummond Street:

I’ve heard this so many times that it gets samey, but just watching the video reminds me what a good song it is.

I remember when it came out, it was number one for ninety weeks and everyone was talking about how it was a breakup song between singer Gwen Stefani and the bass player. Pure Fleetwood Mac.

Anyway, world cup is over and No Doubt was the nineties. Come and experience modern times in the pub tonight. With the quiz

And, if you’re looking for the kind of foul-mouthed treat that only a theraputic hit like Cunto Cards can provide, I will have a couple of decks with me tonight. Stop me and buy one…

Cunto Cards
caaaahhhnts

 

Yo!

Dr P

 

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