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Return of The Thing
posted June 21, 2011 6:46 AM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Mon June 27 at 7:30 PM, Tommy Doyle's (Harvard Square)
96 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA, USA (Map & Directions)
Boston/Cambridge MeFites: Let's continue our dominance of the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz, Monday night at Tommy Doyle's.
Presumably, in the absence of Stanley Cup games, we'll be back on the more spacious second floor, and will be able more easily to spend the gift certificates we accrued last time by our comprehensive pwnage of the competition.
posted by Horace Rumpole to Meetup (22 comments total)

I am planning to be there!
posted by backseatpilot at 7:55 AM on June 21, 2011


Excellent! I will be a little on the later side again, but will look for the winningest crew on floor two - this a Good Thing!
posted by ldthomps at 6:23 AM on June 22, 2011


Out of town that day, but will this be a continued get-together? I could make the next week.
posted by msbrauer at 7:24 AM on June 22, 2011


How late does it run? I need to be up pretty early in the morning for work, but would perhaps trade a slightly tired Tuesday for trivial glory on Monday night.
posted by Aizkolari at 8:25 AM on June 22, 2011


msbrauer, yes, although we've been thinking bi-weekly.

Aizkolari, I believe it's wrapped up a little after 10PM both times we went.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 8:49 AM on June 22, 2011


Maybe I will be able to make it this time! If there are any questions on Multics, I WILL WIN.
posted by nonane at 1:31 PM on June 22, 2011


If by "Multics," you mean 1990's era syndicated sitcoms, you may win. Otherwise, I think you are going way over the plate of beans.
posted by not_on_display at 3:16 PM on June 22, 2011 [1 favorite]


I'll be a little late because I have Italian class on Mondays (just at CCAE across the way, so not that late) but looking forward to this again.
posted by Kosh at 6:38 PM on June 22, 2011


Will anyone be there post-quiz? I usually climb on Monday nights, but I haven't made it to any sort of meetup in ages, so I'm a Maybe with a side of Perhaps After I Climb If Y'all Haven't Gone Home.
posted by nat at 1:18 PM on June 23, 2011


Last week the quiz took a while (didn't wrap up til 10:30ish), and I think I was there until quarter of 11, and there were still people there after that. So if that's any indication, people may still be around next week depending on how late you finish up.
posted by Kosh at 5:19 PM on June 23, 2011


Ooh ooh, trivia night? I've never been to one of these, and I've always wanted to go! I'm moving away to New Jersey in a month, so this might be my last chance to get my Boston-area Metafilter on!
posted by Diagonalize at 2:50 PM on June 25, 2011


I'm in. At least, that is my plan. There may or may not be cookies, depending on how bored/cold I get on Sunday.
posted by maryr at 8:12 PM on June 25, 2011


These Things keep happening on days when I have other, previously scheduled, Things. I'm really hoping to make the next iteration of this Thing.
posted by Cat Pie Hurts at 12:02 PM on June 26, 2011


Hey everybody. I got the advance email from Geeks Who Drink today tonight's themes will include:
Big-Screen Badasses
For King and Country
Kicking It Old Testament
Pirates, Sex and Candy
Songs That Ran Into a Door

So um, make sure to cram on pirates and the Old Testament before tonight!
posted by DiscourseMarker at 7:01 AM on June 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


BLACKBEARD 3:16
posted by backseatpilot at 1:08 PM on June 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


Aw, now I have to go just to confirm my suspicion that My Name Is Luka and Voices Carry will both cone up in the sixth round.
posted by Diablevert at 2:20 PM on June 27, 2011


We will be on the second floor.
posted by maryr at 2:51 PM on June 27, 2011 [1 favorite]


An Army of Thing
posted by overeducated_alligator at 3:40 PM on June 27, 2011


Zix and I arrived early (I'm one of her plus two--the other bailed) and are having dinner on the ground floor).
posted by suetanvil at 4:10 PM on June 27, 2011


Trivia is happening in the basement due to Skeptics upstairs, so look down there for the group.
posted by backseatpilot at 4:12 PM on June 27, 2011


We are the champions, my friend! Clean sweep for the THREE MeFi teams! It was awesome, it was fun, even if we didn't know any of those movie clips.

See you again July 18!
posted by DiscourseMarker at 8:00 PM on June 27, 2011 [2 favorites]


Recap of our awesomeness.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 9:50 AM on June 28, 2011



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