Question of the Week

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What crazed millionaire murdered Stanford White in 1906, because of White’s relationship with the murderer’s wife?

Fire and Ice Week at Quizzo

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Typically we do our St. Valentine’s Day Massacre this week at quizzo, but with the Winter Olympics also going on we’re going to mix it up a bit this week. We’re going to make it Fire and Ice week, with questions inspired by fiery passions, cold blooded murder, and, ya know, luge. See ya this week!

TUESDAY

  • Market at Comcast
  • Sidecar 8 pm
  • O’Neals 8 pm

WEDNESDAY

  • Locust Rendezvous 6:15 pm
  • Founding Fathers 8:30 pm

THURSDAY

  • Birra 8 pm
  • Bards 9:15 pm

All Birds Quiz This Week

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This week’s quiz is in honor of YOUR Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. It will be all about Birds…don’t worry, it’s not a football quiz, I’ll get plenty creative with it. Gonna be a fun quiz to write and a fun way to celebrate. Action starts tonight at O’Neals at 8 p.m. and Sidecar at 8 p.m. See ya tonight!

The Great Philadelphia Riot of 2018

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As you’ve heard if you’ve seen the national news recently, there was a massive riot in Philadelphia Sunday night. I was in the middle of it, and my God, was it HORRIFYING. To some people around me, it looked like a lot of strangers hugging, but those were actually bear hugs. Those were people trying to SQUEEZE THE LIFE OUT OF EACH OTHER.

To the layman, it looked like there were a lot of high fives on the streets. NOT SO FAST! That was actually a game they call the “knockout game”, where people try to smack a strangers hand so hard it knocks them unconscious. It happens all the time in Philadelphia!

I also saw small children in strollers being pushed by their parents. Cute, right? WRONG! I saw at least two BLOWTORCHES in strollers that the toddlers would use later to burn down some buildings (see picture above. Started by a toddler).

One of the most horrifying images from the night was this one:

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The poor young man, down on his knees, BEGGING FOR MERCY. Sadly, he was not to receive it. Moments after the photo was taken, the vengeful Philadelphia woman smashed his head open with that Olde English bottle. Horrific!

There were also people climbing up poles. Terrible! A lot of people might not know this, but scientists have recently discovered that light poles can feel pain. Yes! That’s right! So those people climbing up poles were actually hurting sentient beings! Or maybe I’m thinking of lobster. Anyways, whatever, those people are animals.

And don’t even get me started on the historic Ritz Carlton awning! Put up by Benjamin Franklin himself when he first moved here in 17-whatever, and a bunch of idiots standing on it destroyed this PRICELESS ARTIFACT FROM AMERICA’S PAST.

Last night, I took this photo of the view from my bedroom window.

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The fires have been burning since Sunday night, and they are expected to burn until we all die.

Yep, Philadelphia is a festering hellhole that has been taken over by animals! Believe the hype, and steer clear! Will make a little more room for the rest of us at the SUPER BOWL PARADE WE’LL BE HAVING BECAUSE THE EAGLES WON THE SUPER BOWL!!!!!!

 

Quizzo Bowl Final Scores!

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A raucous night, some great country tunes, and some heated competition at World Cafe Live, and when all was said and done, it was the Cracked Pact taking home their 2nd title in three years. The Magnificent Seven, the defending champs, fell just short at 129. And a spectacular finish by North Star alums Careless Fister put them in third place, and Beast of Bourbon and five time champs Sofa Kingdom finished tied for 5th. For more photos and analysis, check out the JGT Quizzo Page on facebook.

  1. Cracked Pact 133
  2. The Magnificent Seven 129
  3. Careless Fister 124
  4. Beast of Bourbon 123
  5. Sofa Kingdom 123
  6. Jawny Goodtimes 119
  7. Duane’s World 119
  8. But My Mom Says I’m Cool 117
  9. Synchronized Trampoline 117
  10. Alien vs Predator vs Brown vs Board of Education 115
  11. Pats Over Eagles, 9 to 5 114
  12. Lambda Lambda Lambda 113
  13. Why Can’t Us? 111
  14. Double Stuff Oreo 110
  15. High and Lonesome 110
  16. Specific Jawns 108
  17. Is Your Cousin as Pretty as Mine? 104
  18. Tempura House 103
  19. Patriots Don’t Have Cox 102
  20. World Cafe Live Staff 101
  21. We Bathe in Eagle Tears 100
  22. Manic Pixie Dream Team 98
  23. Penguins 98
  24. Philly Blues 98
  25. Stormy Daniels Fan Club 98
  26. Babysitters Fight Club 93
  27. Superb Owl Week 92
  28. Pat Meehan’s Soulmates 85
  29. Disco All Over JGT If We Lose 81
  30. Nelson’s Willie 77
  31. Dickin Around in the Background 75
  32. Trivia Newt and Jawn 73
  33. Pad Thai-d Pod 60
  34. Margate Mashers 56
  35. The Nardawgs 25 

Quizzo Bowl XIV! Today’s the Day! Here’s What You Need to Know.

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Well it’s the biggest day of the year for quizzo nerds in Philadelphia. A party supreme. We’re going to have a blast tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.

I have a LITTLE bit of space left. Enough for two more teams. If you want to get your team into the Greatest Quizzo Event on Earth, you can purchase tickets here.

The doors open at 7 p.m. Tables are first come first serve, so the earlier you get there the better table your team gets.

The quiz will begin at 8 p.m. and should end around 11:15 or so (full schedule is below). This isn’t a usual turn and burn quizzo, but hey’s, it’s a Saturday and you got nowhere else to be. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

Would love to have you guys let social media knowing what you’re up to. GOTTA EXPAND THE BRAND. Tag any photos you take of the event, or of your team, or of Fastball Bob, with the hashtag #Quizzobowl.

Speaking of which, we’ve got enough photos of me and Bob onstage at World Cafe Live, so instead of a photographer this year, I wanted to a) make myself the official photographer so I could congregate more with the unwashed masses participants and b) crowd source the photography. Be sure to take plenty of photos of your team and of the scene, then post them on our Quizzo Bowl Facebook page. That said, of course no phones out during game play.

Afterparty will be at 24, right down the street from the World Cafe Live. They’re keeping the spot open just for us, and they ‘ll take us from 11:30 until close. They’ll have $2 Miller Lights, $5 Sly Fox, and $5 Yards Pale Ale. They won’t have food, though, so be sure to get fed at World Cafe Live.

As for music, I’m really excited to introduce you guys to the Wallace Brothers. You’re going to dig these guys. Have fun, and I’m hoping we see an upset tonight. Here’s our schedule, subject to change of course. 7:00 Doors

8:00 Event starts, Round One begins
8:30 Round One Ends, video for round two
8:45 Round Two ends, band begins
9:05 Review answers for Round 1 and Round 2
9:15 Round Three begins (video round)
9:30 Round three ends,
9:35 Band does audio round
9:50 Round Four Ends, Band plays
10:10 Review answers to rounds 3 and 4 (Round three video, round four with band)
10:30 Begin Round Five
10:45 Round Five Ends, Band Plays
11:05 Winners announced
11:15. End of show.

Room for 6 More Teams

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Alright folks, we’re at 225 tickets sold, meaning we’ve got room for 6 more teams. If your team wants to partake in the best party in Philly between now and the Super Bowl, I will have tickets on me tonight at Bards at 9:15 p.m. (cash only, but no online fees). Otherwise, you can purchase tickets online here. Gonna be a great show. Can’t wait!

Question of the Week

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What Japanese sergeant was found in the jungles of Guam on January 24th, 1972, after hiding for 28 years?

The Eagles Are Trying to Shock the World. Are You?

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Picture this: on January 27th, your team is granted nerd immortality by shocking the world and winning Quizzo Bowl. A week later, the Eagles are granted football immortality by overcoming the odds and winning their first Super Bowl.

But you can’t win if you don’t play. I’ve got room for eight more teams. The glory can be yours. Buy your tickets here or you can pick them up from me this week at my quizzes. The Eagles are taking their shot at glory. Are you?

Quizzo Bowl Afterparty at 24 Cafe!

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Excited to announce that we’ll unwind after Quizzo Bowl with a drink or two at 24, the Garces restaurant just a few blocks down Walnut from the World Cafe Live! A great spot to hang right on the river, and they’ll have drink specials lined up for all quizzo players as well. Gonna be a great night, and there are still a few tickets left, so be sure to get your team together STAT!

Everything You Need to Know About Quizzo Bowl XIV

Screen Shot 2018-01-02 at 3.25.25 PM WHO: Anybody who wants to play. Teams of up to 8 players.

WHAT: Quizzo Bowl XIV, the longest running quizzo event of it’s kind in the Universe. It is a celebration of nerd awesomeness, great music, and a vaudeville spirit. In the past we’ve had breakdancers, glam rock bands, Motown bands, human pretzels, Black Elvis, dancing, singing, Fastball Bob, Chip Chantry, Jeopardy champions, and Johnny Flamethrower. This year we’ll be welcoming the Wallace Brothers, an outlaw country band that you guys will love, and Financial Guru Gregg Gethard.

WHEN: Saturday, January 27th, 2018. Doors open at 7 p.m. Event starts at 8.

WHERE: World Cafe Live. 3025 Walnut Street.

WHY: Why not?

PRIZES: Yes, there will be $1400 worth of prizes for the winning teams (and new this year: a 14th place prize!). There will also be raffles and prizes given away throughout the evening. In the past we’ve given away raffle tickets…this year, inspired by our shithead trash President, we will charge a nominal fee for the tickets, with 100% of money raised being sent to a charity called Hope for Haiti.

IS THERE A THEME? Of course there is. The theme is “Outlaw Country? Best dressed “Cowboy” team wins a gift certificate.

IS THIS THING GOING TO BE ON A BOAT AGAIN THIS YEAR? No, this year’s event will not be on a boat. It will be at the World Cafe Live.

GOOD, BECAUSE WE DON’T DO BOATS. I am well aware.

WHERE DO I SIGN UP? You can currently purchase tickets online here. I also have them at my quizzes. Tickets are $25 a pop (plus fees). If you haven’t been before, trust me, it will be well worth it. But do not wait until the last minute. This has sold out in 12 of the previous 13 years.

THE BOAT DIDN’T SELL OUT. No it did not.

NOT EVEN CLOSE. Stop it.

WILL THERE BE AN AFTERPARTY? Yes, it will be held at 24 Cafe, the Garces restaurant just a couple of blocks down Walnut from the World Cafe Live.

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WHERE CAN I GET UPDATES AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE EVENT?The Quizzo Bowl Facebook page is live. It will be filled with previous Quizzo Bowl performances, ticket info, old questions, and all sorts of tomfoolery. So be sure to sign up there, and that’ll keep you informed.

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY TEAM WINS? You win $800, but that’s not the best part. The best part is that you’ll join the ranks of the immortals. Is your team good enough to become the 7th different winner in our 14th year? There’s only one way to find out.

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Quizzo Bowl Flashback: Johnny Flamethrower is in the Building!


Here’s a blast from the past: the Johnny Flamethrower Round at Quizzo Bowl XI (you can find the answers to the questions here). This year’s video round will be hosted by Financial Guru Gregg Gethard…Quizzo Bowl XIV will not only be your chance to be a quizzo immortal, it’s also your chance to gain shrewd financial advice from a man who’s made millions!

Question of the Week

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What Viking is considered the first ever King of Norway, ruling from around 872-930?

At Quizzo Bowl XIV, Let’s Get Crazy. Again.


You can purchase tickets here, or you can buy them from me with cash this week at quizzo.