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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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Up The Peak Of The Week

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £180. Cheat: Gomez (music round)

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

Don’t stay inside crying. Come out to the pub tonight and win all the moneys.

Just think: £180 at the Joker. Sweet and nice. This could alleviate a power-bill problem or if all is sorted on the bills front, you could buy yourself a wee day out to Newcastle on the train and have plenty of money left to get pished when you arrive there.

You know, to fit in.

This might help: the cheat tip for tonight’s music round at the Joker. It’s Gomez who were popular for a short time round about 1999.

And when I say “popular”, what I mean is that this song got to number 21 in the charts and was more or less their biggest hit.

The video is a good idea – a recreation of the old health and safety films that used to fill up the gaps on TV between ‘Mister Benn’ and ‘Nationwide’.

Quality concept.

Anyway remember the wisdom: if you can possibly arrange it, bring someone older and someone younger to the quiz to be on your team. It’s one thing that an really make a difference to your score.

Dr P

 

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We Love Wednesday It’s So Great

Quizzes tonight:

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

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £150 Cheat: Martin Solveig (music round)

 

Two rollovers last midweek sets up a cheeky Wednesday for your pocket. One-fifty at the Monkey. That’s like.. great.

How about the music round cheat? Here it is:

 

This is a modern song but I like it. I thought it was much more produced, but it’s pretty bare. The video is good as well. Nothing really happens except a lift gets faster and people become more extreme versions of themselves as the lift speeds up.

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Wednesday Is The End Of the World

Quizzes tonight:

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

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

The Rnd of The World looms like a ghost wolf. Will you survive? Will The Queen survive? In a lifeboat, last gasp, gunnel-threatening situation: who would you cast off first: The Queen or Prince Harry?

Imagine their royal glubs as the sea enveloped their future, brought death to their faces and finally, as it became clear that their time was all but gone, made them the same status level as other humans.

Meanwhile, away from the burning hatred of royalty-as-a-concept, Pulp provide one of the moments in the Joker music round tonight. Good song.

Pulp are always a favourite but I’ve been listening to the Fall this week.

It was on the way home from Wednesday quizzes last week that I found out old bawjaws had carked it.

Turned out me and my pal David were at the last ever Fall gig at the QM in Glasgow.

Here’s Mark E Smith’s final stage entrance, and it’s a better view than we got…

All the quizzes for the rest of the year are dedicated to the memory of Mark E Smith.

My favourite Fall record isn’t even by the Fall, it’s by Mike Reid:

Mike Reid Sings The Fall
Mike Reid Sings The Fall

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Wednesday Night Pub Quiz Action

Quizzes tonight:

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

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: East 17 (music round)

Wednesday poos all over the faces of the other days. It’s like day of the week- PLUS. It’s better than Saturday, and that’s saying tsomething. Wednesday is always excellent.

If Wednesday were a biscuit it would be dark chocolate digestives. If Wednesday were a pop band it would be Queen/E.L.O./Human League supergroup. If Wednesday were stained glass, it would be stained glass penis. If Wednesday were a Christmas, it would be Christmas 1985

Did you know about the time Brian Harvey out of East 17 ate too many baked potatoes and , as a result, ended up running himself over with his own Mercedes? It sounds hilarious but the true story is hardcore. He says it WASN’T a suicide attempt.

Anyway, their limp-as-old-celery cover of an already-limp Pet Shop Boys song is in the music round at the monkey tonight. Be prepared!

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First Full Wednesday of The Year

Quizzes tonight:

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £30. Cheat: Wizzard (music round – see vid below)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £30 Cheat: James Blunt (music round)

It’s the first proper Wednesday of the year and I am EXCITED to be getting things back to normal after a month of festive nonsense.

Two music round hits for your cheats tonight: The first one is a Christmas hit which I won’t apologise for. The clip is only 20 seconds or less. That’s all you have to listen to… unless you watch the full (scary) video below

This got played a lot when I was a kid. The Santa guy (Roy Wood) was  terrifying. I never knew why such an obviously evil presence was used to sell Christmas. Still don’t “get it”.

The other thing is James Blunt, another thing I “don’t get”. It’s just shite isn’t it? Am I missing something?

It’s like Coldplay with even less charm. I must be wrong. Millions of people like this stuff. I don’t understand them either.

The older and “wiser” I get, the less I understand people’s tastes. Maybe I’m in the wrong business seeing as I have to communicate with lots of people. Ah, fuck it.

 

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