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Monday Monkey and Safari

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

Hey. Come out and win the cash tonight. First rollover for a while at the Brass so we offer you £100 tonight.

Get your fist round it.

Meanwhile, here’s the video which reveals the cheat clue for tonight’s music round at the Brass Monkey Leith:

It’s got 42 million views so you’ve probably already seen it.

It’s possibly the most standard modern pop song I’ve ever seen. It’s got  cars and Taio Cruz is singing about how he likes a girl who has a body “like a rock guitar”.

Really?

Another hundred-percent-predictable feature is the youtube comments which all say “thumbs up if you’re watching this in 2018” while none of them question Cruz’s “rock guitar” analogy.

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Wednesday Night Quizzes in Edinburgh

Quizzes tonight:

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

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £60 Cheat: Geena Davis (pic round)

Heyyy. Wednesdays are sexy like a salmon sandwich, but on really good bread.

The Joker is  a smooth midweek lounge lizard snake pit. The Monkey on Drummond Street is a filthy hive of fuck knows what.

There’s something for everyone.

Here’s the music round cheat for the 7pm quiz at the Joker. It’s Blur being a bit awkward. I like the song though.

 

Meanwhile, do you doodle on your jackpot sheet? It makes it more difficult to read the answers, but it can be visually stimulating.

different strokes

 

Yo!

Dr P

 

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Monday Night – Last Big Jackpot Standing

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot:£300. Cheat: George Harrison (music round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £240. Cheat news: Saffron (pic round)

Last Monday was a red-letter day for Luiz Araujo, who have been teetering on the brink of greatness for several months.

After a string of bad fortune on other weeks, their persistence paid off and they bagged £240 last Monday at the Safari. It was a great moment:

Earlier on in the evening, no one managed to nail down to Brass Monkey Leith jackpot, so from a pool of recent large jackpots, tonight is the last one remaining intact.

Come and win £300 tonight. Yes: three hundred pounds.

Here’s the cheat info: a music clip from the music round at Brass Monkey Leith tonight…

It’s George Harrison of The Beatles doing a solo number. I don’t usually go for stuff that’s overtly ‘nice’ but there’s a something about the song. It’s a good ‘un.

By the way, my side project is CUNTO. It’s amazing and you can buy a pack now.

Cunto
Cunto

Who’s in the deck? Russell Brand and 41 other complete Cuntos. That’s who.

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This Is Monday – The Day Your Life Turns Around

Quizzes in Edinburgh Tonight:

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

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

So, another great jackpot at the Safari and, as usual the crowd will be thin. Monday night in Abbeyhill is not exactly Saturday afternoon in Shanghai, if you know what I mean.

The odds are ever in your favour.

MEanwhile, here’s the cheat clip, giving you one of the answers in tonight’s Brass Monkey Leith music round. It’s Feeder…

People sometimes talk about trivia and quizzing in terms of “useless knowledge”. I ususally disagree, usually I think that getting into the world of trivia opens up routes of curiosity that leads towards better understanding of the world and ultimately more wisdom.

However, there are counter-examples. Check this sentence I found on the Wikipedia page devoted to this single by Feeder:

Despite reaching the top 5 and equaling "Buck Rogers" chart placing, it would become the smallest selling top 5 single of the 2000s, with sales of 19,400.[citation needed]

Great stuff. Thank, Wiki.

By the way, £150 tonight at the Safari. That’s tasty.

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Half-Term Quiz Machine

Tonight’s quizzes :

6pm – The Persevere. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: The War On Drugs (music round)

8pm – Tolbooth Tavern. Jackpot: £30. Cheat: Washington DC (pic round)

It’s half-term. That will mean nothing to many of you, but for those of use with kids it means a different kind of week.

Like everything in the world, it’s almost impossible to classify this as either fully “good” or “bad”.

Plus side: No hauling out of bed in what feels like the middle-of-the-night, just to fulfill the school’s totally arbitrary “start time”, and all the pain that involves.

Plus side: No homework, and all the pain that involves.

Minus side:

Why are you still here?

Why can’t I get on with any of my stuff?

Why do you need everything done for you?

Sure, it feels like bad parenting but yes you can watch Netflix for the next three hours if it means I can get anything done at all.

When are you back at school?

Monday?

Excellent.

Obviously, this has got little to do with the quiz except to say I might be slightly more disorganized than usual for the coming week’s super quiz events.

Why am I telling you? Maybe I’m trying to pre-secure some forgiveness.

Anyway:

The War On Drugs is a good name for a band. I like it. It could mean the conventional meaning: a war AGAINST drug proliferation. You could read it like you’re AT war and ON drugs.

Who knows?

By the way, I love all the people that come to the quiz. Here are a few teams from the Tolbooth Tavern:

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