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Monday Night Triple Quiz Option

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot: £150. Cheat: Lou Reed (music round)

7pm – St Andrews Brewing Co. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Norah Jones (music round)

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

Our BRAND NEW QUIZ began last week with hosting performed by young Joshua, at Saint Andrews Brewing Company.

The St Andrews Brewing Co is at Potterrow, near the University and boasts food, drink and all the usual shite but with a brand new shiny host. Go and give him a hard time!

St. Andrews Brewing Co., Potter Row
St. Andrews Brewing Co., Potterrow

Last Monday’s Quiz was a great start and Joshua will welcome you tonight for more. 7pm start.

Meanwhile, here is the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass: it’s your old pal Lou Reed doing a song called ‘Sick of You’

And here’s a music cheat for St Andrews Brewing Co: It’s Norah Jones, the song’s called ‘Chasing Pirates’ and she sails a building through Manhattan which is pretty cool:

So whether you attend Joshua’s quiz or one of mine (or a combo) tonight, have a great time because the Ultimate Warrior says so

x

Dr P

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Monday 4th March 2019 – Including NEW QUIZ!

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

7pm – St Andrews Brewing Co. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Natalie Portman (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £90. Cheat news: Steriogram(music round)

SO! there is a BRAND NEW QUIZ tonight, hosted by legend-in-the making, young Joshua, at Saint Andrews Brewing Company as from next Monday.

The St Andrews Brewing Co is at Potterrow, near the University and boasts food, drink and all the usual shite but with a brand new shiny host. Go and give him a hard time!

St. Andrews Brewing Co., Potter Row
St. Andrews Brewing Co., Potterrow

Joshua is a hip young quizmaster with many questions and answers ahead of him. you’ll like him!

Meanwhile, here is the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Safari. It’s a band from New Zealand called Steriogram.

The video must have cost a fortune to make and so much time to do the knitted stuff. It doesn’t look computer-generated.

And for such a humdrum song, it feels like a great waste of human effort.

A bit like the effort that goes into making domino runs that just get knocked over in the end. When it’s all over, what does humanity gain?

However, that’s only if you look at these endeavours from an ivory tower or some mountain of righteousness perspective.

Bottom line: maybe it’s just people doing people things and what does anything mean anyway when one day this Earth will be swept away by cosmic tides?

We are all trivia.

And this is why quiz remains relevant.

So whether you go to Joshua’s quiz or one of mine (or a combo) tonight, have a great time because this time doesn’t last forever.

x

Dr P

By the way – I made the list for March Dead Pool yesterday. Here is the latest Dead Cloud and some old ones too, for comparison:

So that’s the way the biscuit breaks this fine Monday morning. Get out there and be the best human you can be. Yes. Inspirational. Truly.

Yo,

Dr Paul

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Cumdog. Geddit?

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Mon 18th Feb – This Could Be YOUR Night For Quiz Success

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

“A-ha…”, as Alan Partridge once said. “It’s Monday!”

The significance of Monday as a generally understood cultural touchstone is diminishing.

This occurs as more people work flexibly or don’t work at a ll or have three or four jobs just to pay the bloody rent and council tax.

Does anyone still do Mon-Fri 9-5? I’m sure there are some of you.

But whether you’re drowning in the gig economy or kept honest by the nine five routine, the quiz will ALWAYS be there for you on Monday nights. That’s my Dr Paul promise.

Speaking of Mondays, there will be a new gig starting soon on Mondays which will feature a quizmaster who is NOT Dr Paul. More details later but if any of you would ALSO like to be a quizmaster, then let me know. Opportunities are becoming available.

Meanwhile, here is the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Monkey. You’d probably get it anyway. It’s Avicii.

Fun fact about the song, straight from Wikipedia: The song is written in the key of G minor, at a tempo of 125 BPM.

This should be handy information if you intend to “jam” along to the “track”.

You’re so damn hip.

Speaking of hip, I don’t tihnk some of you realise just how damn hip the Safari Lounge is. What a boozer. It’s got everything you need to get pished in a hip way without resorting to being a hipster wank.

Seriously, if I was still in the market for getting as pished as possible, there’s every chance I’d be doing it midweek style in the Safari.

They have a crocodile head on the wall, for goodness sake.

Safari exterior
Safari exterior

 

Yo,

Dr P

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Mon11th Feb – Monday Pub Quiz Action

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

This is Monday. The start of something big. Or just bloody half-term, if you have kids.

Don’t have kids? See people looking frazzled? Wondering what the problem is? It’s half-term.

Anyway, that’ not important. What IS important is the quiz,

Here’s the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Safari. It’s one of my own favourite acts, The Pixies.

I couldn’t find a decent video, so it’s just music. Worth a listen though.

So it’s minimum jackpots at the quizzes tonight but come along anyway. Your knowledge, wit and good looks may be enough to snare a lover. It is, after all, Valentine‘s week – and in those few days leading up to the 14th, some single people get just a little more desperate.

But there are plenty of others who couldn’t care less, so don’t make assumptions. Just be yourself.

Yo,

Dr P

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Mon 4th Feb – Pub Quiz Action Tonite

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Monday looks you up and down and makes a snap judgement, based on your appearance.

Monday says “Go on. Have a drink

Will you be rude to Monday, the day that means you no harm and yet you curse its name?

Or will you be good and comply?

I’ll leave that with you but, in the meantime, the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Monkey Leith. It’s King Crimson who are some proper old hippy shit. They used to knock out the prog and all the hairies would buy in, all the way in.

Some call it “over-indulgence” but, musically, I like the flute in it. And the bass and the drums and the singing. Far out man.

I couldn’t find any good footage of the band doing the song so here’s someone’s drippy fan video with lots of stop=motion and observatory and outer space stuff:

I talk to the wind? Fair enough. Actually I prefer the Demis Roussos song about being besties with the wind.

So it’s minimum jackpots at the quizzes tonight but come along anyway. Your knowledge, wit and good looks may be enough to snare a lover.

Yo,

Dr P

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Mon 28th Jan 2019 – Super Quizzes Ahoy

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Well, we have a rollover at the Brass Monkey Leith, a rare pleasure. Come and get your filthy grubby hands all over the £100 and then piss it up the wall or save it. I don’t mind which.

Well done to the Speckies who took the slightly large pot at the Safari last week which means we are back to basics in Abbeyhill tonight, as if there were any other way.

The cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Monkey Leith. It’s the Byrds who existed in the 1960s and, without looking up Wikipedia, I’ll guess that exactly half of them are now dead. I’ll look it up while you’re watching the video:

Right, there are five of them, so the prediction of half is going to be wrong.

The video is from 1965, so from that line up THREE are alive and TWO are dead. The dead ones have almost identical surnames: Clark and Clarke. I don’t think this is significant.

Anyway, they are 40% dead and 60% alive. Nice going.

Maybe some of the alive ones will come to the quiz tonight. You never know when you’re going to meet some auld guy who was a star in the sixties.

Yo,

Dr P

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Monday Night Quizzes In Edinburgh – 14th Jan 2019

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Where did the weekend go? Same place they all go: France.

It’s the of the only bits of Brexit I can support: at least we won’t have to send our weekends to the continent any more. Perhaps that extra time we get back will be worth all the hassle after all.

What hassle is that? Well, there was Polish guy in the Safari Lounge last week and he predicts that a “no deal” Brexit will result in cucumbers which cost three pounds.

Three quid? For a cucumber? Blimey: I can’t think about it.

Anyway, here’s the cheat music for tonight’s quiz at the Brass Monkey Leith. It’s from 1992 which almost automatically makes it amazing:

1992? Wow. Everyone was loved-up, raving and splendid.

Looking back at the stats now, you can see there was supposed to be a heavy economic recession in the early 1990s but to be honest, acid was £3 a tab, so we never noticed.

I don’t do drugs any more so the marking at tonight’s quiz will be competent. You don’t have to worry about that.

Yo,

Dr P

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So Happy

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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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Dr P

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Neon

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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

Image result for beautiful penguin

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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