Geeks Who Drink at Gibson Bar

Geeks Who Drink at Gibson Bar Every Tuesday at 8pm join us for a live pub quiz from Geeks Who Drink!
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Missing getting to play quiz? Missing playing as part of a team? Starting tonight you can play Zoom Geeks quiz- with a l...
07/08/2020
Buy tickets for Geeks Who Drink on Zoom - 7pm Mountain - With Quizmaster Dan at Zoom, Wed 8 July 2020

Missing getting to play quiz? Missing playing as part of a team?

Starting tonight you can play Zoom Geeks quiz- with a local Austin host! QM Dan, who I can personally vouch is a good host will be doing this every Wednesday. Just click the link below to get started!

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Buy tickets for Geeks Who Drink on Zoom - 7pm Mountain - With Quizmaster Dan at Zoom, Wed 8 July 2020 - Geeks Who Drink is bringing the nation's best pub quiz direct to you through the video call platform you begrudgingly use daily. Gather up the smartest people you know, or maybe just the people yo...

03/16/2020

Due to COVID 19, quiz is cancelled until further notice.

01/14/2020

Quiz is on for 8pm, so think about RUM, maybe order a drink of it and get ready for Slick Richard" Never Sounded Right • Felix Unger Approved This Round .

01/07/2020

Gibson! We’re finally back tonight at 8pm, so dust off the cobwebs in your brain and get ready for some quiz.

Hit the news, check out whatever’s been happening in politics and then get ready for some • Critical Hits • This Round Will Haunt Your Child's Nightmares • Self-Portrait With Treadmill Array •

08/27/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

You know this means dick jokes tonight. Come at 8pm for phallic humor and quiz!

From a round that’s refreshingly free of both allegory and metaphor, the Answer of the Day is “Moby Dick.”

08/20/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Pay attention to who is giving you a rose, this isn’t the Bachelor!

Also, come to quiz at 8pm tonight

We got cursed by an old beggar woman (again), so the Answer of the Day is “Beauty and the Beast.”

08/13/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Come watch me shudder when I have to mention horror things!

Quiz at 8pm

The Answer of the Day is “Bride of Chucky,” which is somehow not the worst movie on Katherine Heigl’s resumé.

08/06/2019

Everything’s Coming Up Roses...Because your QM Emily is back and that’s a round theme tonight.

So we’ll see you @ Gibson Street Bar tonight at 8pm for some puppy heavy quiz action!

07/02/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Come see us in an hour and a half at 8pm with your best Olive Oyl impressions.

The Answer of the Day is “Popeye,” a man who turned out to be no match for E. coli. Rest in peace, sailor.

Tuesday Quiz Day!We Are Never Ever Getting Fudge Together but there will be a round on Sonia Sotomayor, so that's Double...
06/25/2019

Tuesday Quiz Day!
We Are Never Ever Getting Fudge Together but there will be a round on Sonia Sotomayor, so that's Double Your Pleasure. See you at 8pm.

One of these ladies is definitely an answer today, hope you can tell them apart and figure out which one it is.

Extry! Extry!  It’s a round theme and a reminder that we’ve got quiz, tonight at 8pm Gibson Street Bar. We’ll be talking...
06/18/2019

Extry! Extry! It’s a round theme and a reminder that we’ve got quiz, tonight at 8pm Gibson Street Bar.
We’ll be talking hits from years ending in 1 and this guys lovely face:

06/04/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

There’s recently in furry stuff and maybe that one song about a continent by a band with Wizard of Oz ties.

Check us out at 8pm for quiz!

The Answer of the Day is everyone’s favorite Jim Breuer movie, “Half Baked.”

5-23-19 Quiz
05/30/2019

5-23-19 Quiz

In Austin, Food for Thought may be a bougie fundraiser for an awesome non profit but at Geeks Who Drink, it is the answe...
05/28/2019

In Austin, Food for Thought may be a bougie fundraiser for an awesome non profit but at Geeks Who Drink, it is the answer of the day.

So bring your food for thoughts and drink while you geek tonight at 8pm at Gibson Street Bar!

Then get OWNed for a round, so meditate on this OWNing

Y’all were super impressive last week, so bring it again tonight at 8pm for more intense competition.  You’ll get to Net...
05/21/2019

Y’all were super impressive last week, so bring it again tonight at 8pm for more intense competition.
You’ll get to Netflix and chill after quiz, so remember that in case it’s an answer tonight...

Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series Quizbot's Geek In Review

HUMANS!

"L-Bowz & Kneez" from Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub in Pasadena, CA are regulars and have "99% perfect attendance" to Quiz, I'm told. I guess we you're that loyal, you get to take photos back. Or something like that. Smile!

Also making me smile? Your team names this week! We got into the fun of the trade war, fun in Alabama, and fun with our planet being on fire. Sarcasm, am I right?

ABOVE AVERAGE TEAM NAMES

The Last Thing This Country Needs is More People from Alabama – Comrade Brewing Company, Denver, CO
Tragedy, Of, The, Commas - Blossom & Cellar Door Craft Cavern, Hendersonville, TN
Florida Man Picks Team Name - Glass Half Full Dallas / Fort Worth, Richardson, TX
Detective Geekachu - The Blind Donkey, Pasadena, CA
What's Next Alabama? Swallowing is Cannibalism? - Bryan Street Tavern, Dallas, TX
Sweet Womb Alabama - Pizza J, Providence, RI
Never Go Full Targaryen - Rock Bottom Brewery in Campbell, Campbell, CA
There's A New Tariff In Town - Zio's Alley Bar, Denver, CO
Two Things That Never Get Old: Dark Humor and Unvaccinated Children - The Harp Inn Irish Pub, Costa Mesa, CA
We Promise Our Long Team Name Isn't Compensating for Something - The Growler Spot, Fulshear, TX
Steal the Pencils before This Trade War Gets Real - Backswing Brewing Co., Lincoln, NE
We DID Start the Fire! It's in the Atmosphere! - Twisted Lime Island Pub, Mill Creek, WA
Worst Trade War Since Star Wars Episode 2 - The Draft Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

LET'S DO THE NUMBERS

I called it last Thursday that Fredonia Brewery was in the running for Top Venue this week, and they did not disappoint! Includig Dallas/Fort Worth winning it overall this week, it's a welcome non-Austin focused week for Texas! San Angelo also made a showing, so I stick by that statement.

Santa Barbara, CA and Knoxville, TN added in the "cities we don't normally hear from" column, so let's this week a win, overall.

METROPOLITAN AREAS

1. Dallas/Fort Worth, TX - 81.74
2. Austin, TX - 81.04
3. Denver, CO - 80.86
4. San Angelo, TX - 80.70
5. Portland, OR - 79.44
6. Kansas City, MO - 79.12
7. Knoxville, TN - 77.46
8. Los Angeles, CA - 77.34
9. Chicago, IL - 77.19
10. Colorado Springs, CO - 77.05

BEST VENUES IN QUIZLANDIA*

1. Fredonia Brewery, Nacogdoches, TX - 88.34
2. Vetted Well Monday, Dallas, TX - 86.85
3. The Garden Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA - 85.37
4. The Penny Tap House, San Angelo, TX - 85.21
5. Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub, Colorado Springs, CO - 85.12
6. Concordia Ale House, Portland, OR - 85.04
7. Bryan Street Tavern (Wednesday), Dallas, TX - 84.71
8. Piper Down an Olde World Pub (Wednesday), Salt Lake City, UT - 84.71
9. BarFly Denver (Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Sloans Lake), Denver, CO - 84.08
10. Little Woodrow's Parmer Lane, Austin, TX - 83.23

TEAMS BY POWER RANKINGS*

1. He Won Trivia with a Pencil - A *&^%$%^ Pencil! Who Does That?, Glass Half Full Dallas/Fort Worth (Monday), Richardson, TX - 93.42
2. The Very Hungry Human Centipede, Coffee Shark Espresso and Pints, Austin, TX - 92.67
3. I.M. Pei D.O.A., Schmizza Pub & Grub on 21st, Portland, OR - 91.66
4. Time Bandits, Fredonia Brewery, Nacogdoches, TX - 90.67
6. The Guesstapo, Piper Down (Wednesday), Salt Lake City, UT - 90.62
6. you're a quizzard harry, The Garden, Santa Barbara, CA - 90.62
6. That's What She Said, Third Base Sports Bar- Northwest, Austin, TX - 90.62
8. We Would've Gotten Away With It Too If It Wasn't for Those Measely Kids!, Eleventh Hour Brewing Co., Pittsburgh, PA - 89.64
8. We've Never Done it With Six People, Mister Tramps Sports Pub & Cafe, Austin, TX - 89.64
10. Facebook Says It Was Yesterday, The Londoner Addison, Addison, TX - 89.27
10. Grandpa Chewie's VR Jackin Chair, Vetted Well - Lake Highlands, Dallas, TX - 89.27

*All ranking numbers are weighted based on top three teams of each venue and each night of the week. OR…
“But Quizbot, we had X points on Y night! We’re not listed?! WAAAH!”
“So did everybody else, kid.” **puts on sunglasses**

This has been your GEEK in REVIEW! Well, I suppose it belongs to all of us, though.

Y’all were super impressive last week, so bring it again tonight at 8pm for more intense competition.  You’ll get to Net...
05/21/2019

Y’all were super impressive last week, so bring it again tonight at 8pm for more intense competition.
You’ll get to Netflix and chill after quiz, so remember that in case it’s an answer tonight...

Score-O-Matt-ic 9001 Series Quizbot's Geek In Review

HUMANS!

"L-Bowz & Kneez" from Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste Pub in Pasadena, CA are regulars and have "99% perfect attendance" to Quiz, I'm told. I guess we you're that loyal, you get to take photos back. Or something like that. Smile!

Also making me smile? Your team names this week! We got into the fun of the trade war, fun in Alabama, and fun with our planet being on fire. Sarcasm, am I right?

ABOVE AVERAGE TEAM NAMES

The Last Thing This Country Needs is More People from Alabama – Comrade Brewing Company, Denver, CO
Tragedy, Of, The, Commas - Blossom & Cellar Door Craft Cavern, Hendersonville, TN
Florida Man Picks Team Name - Glass Half Full Dallas / Fort Worth, Richardson, TX
Detective Geekachu - The Blind Donkey, Pasadena, CA
What's Next Alabama? Swallowing is Cannibalism? - Bryan Street Tavern, Dallas, TX
Sweet Womb Alabama - Pizza J, Providence, RI
Never Go Full Targaryen - Rock Bottom Brewery in Campbell, Campbell, CA
There's A New Tariff In Town - Zio's Alley Bar, Denver, CO
Two Things That Never Get Old: Dark Humor and Unvaccinated Children - The Harp Inn Irish Pub, Costa Mesa, CA
We Promise Our Long Team Name Isn't Compensating for Something - The Growler Spot, Fulshear, TX
Steal the Pencils before This Trade War Gets Real - Backswing Brewing Co., Lincoln, NE
We DID Start the Fire! It's in the Atmosphere! - Twisted Lime Island Pub, Mill Creek, WA
Worst Trade War Since Star Wars Episode 2 - The Draft Kingwood, Kingwood, TX

LET'S DO THE NUMBERS

I called it last Thursday that Fredonia Brewery was in the running for Top Venue this week, and they did not disappoint! Includig Dallas/Fort Worth winning it overall this week, it's a welcome non-Austin focused week for Texas! San Angelo also made a showing, so I stick by that statement.

Santa Barbara, CA and Knoxville, TN added in the "cities we don't normally hear from" column, so let's this week a win, overall.

METROPOLITAN AREAS

1. Dallas/Fort Worth, TX - 81.74
2. Austin, TX - 81.04
3. Denver, CO - 80.86
4. San Angelo, TX - 80.70
5. Portland, OR - 79.44
6. Kansas City, MO - 79.12
7. Knoxville, TN - 77.46
8. Los Angeles, CA - 77.34
9. Chicago, IL - 77.19
10. Colorado Springs, CO - 77.05

BEST VENUES IN QUIZLANDIA*

1. Fredonia Brewery, Nacogdoches, TX - 88.34
2. Vetted Well Monday, Dallas, TX - 86.85
3. The Garden Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA - 85.37
4. The Penny Tap House, San Angelo, TX - 85.21
5. Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub, Colorado Springs, CO - 85.12
6. Concordia Ale House, Portland, OR - 85.04
7. Bryan Street Tavern (Wednesday), Dallas, TX - 84.71
8. Piper Down an Olde World Pub (Wednesday), Salt Lake City, UT - 84.71
9. BarFly Denver (Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Sloans Lake), Denver, CO - 84.08
10. Little Woodrow's Parmer Lane, Austin, TX - 83.23

TEAMS BY POWER RANKINGS*

1. He Won Trivia with a Pencil - A *&^%$%^ Pencil! Who Does That?, Glass Half Full Dallas/Fort Worth (Monday), Richardson, TX - 93.42
2. The Very Hungry Human Centipede, Coffee Shark Espresso and Pints, Austin, TX - 92.67
3. I.M. Pei D.O.A., Schmizza Pub & Grub on 21st, Portland, OR - 91.66
4. Time Bandits, Fredonia Brewery, Nacogdoches, TX - 90.67
6. The Guesstapo, Piper Down (Wednesday), Salt Lake City, UT - 90.62
6. you're a quizzard harry, The Garden, Santa Barbara, CA - 90.62
6. That's What She Said, Third Base Sports Bar- Northwest, Austin, TX - 90.62
8. We Would've Gotten Away With It Too If It Wasn't for Those Measely Kids!, Eleventh Hour Brewing Co., Pittsburgh, PA - 89.64
8. We've Never Done it With Six People, Mister Tramps Sports Pub & Cafe, Austin, TX - 89.64
10. Facebook Says It Was Yesterday, The Londoner Addison, Addison, TX - 89.27
10. Grandpa Chewie's VR Jackin Chair, Vetted Well - Lake Highlands, Dallas, TX - 89.27

*All ranking numbers are weighted based on top three teams of each venue and each night of the week. OR…
“But Quizbot, we had X points on Y night! We’re not listed?! WAAAH!”
“So did everybody else, kid.” **puts on sunglasses**

This has been your GEEK in REVIEW! Well, I suppose it belongs to all of us, though.

Tonight we’ve got a round called Puce Dingletupper's Greatest Hits which I’m excited to learn who Puce Dingletupper is a...
05/14/2019

Tonight we’ve got a round called Puce Dingletupper's Greatest Hits which I’m excited to learn who Puce Dingletupper is and if that is their birth name and more.
So get to Gibson Street Bar at 8pm to find out more!
Also apparently you might need to know about this image if you want to get some questions right, duh.

05/07/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Start thinking about weird Swedish things and get to quiz at 8pm!

Like the name of at least three Swedish high school metal bands, the Answer of the Day is “Adrenal.”

See you in 2 hours for some Sesame Street based fun!
04/30/2019

See you in 2 hours for some Sesame Street based fun!

The Answer of the Day is “Snuffleupagus,” whose original design really makes you question the “genius” of Jim Henson.

We’ve got a ridiculous round called, “Eight Songs About Crashing a Fan Boat Into a Manatee on Bath Salts”. Not sure wher...
04/23/2019
Image: We just got a letter, wonder who it's from? - GIF on Imgur

We’ve got a ridiculous round called, “Eight Songs About Crashing a Fan Boat Into a Manatee on Bath Salts”. Not sure where we are going but excited for this journey.

So brush up on your current events, get your team together and get to quiz tonight at 8pm!

Also we just got a letter and the answer is Blues Clues

Found on Google from imgur.com

We were the caboose of an epic quiz quest! Read that and more here:
04/19/2019
Geeks Who Drink

We were the caboose of an epic quiz quest! Read that and more here:

Pub Quiz.

4-16-19 Quiz
04/19/2019

4-16-19 Quiz

These people may or may not be part of quiz tonight, we’ll see. In the meantime, grab your crew and head to Gibson Bar a...
04/16/2019

These people may or may not be part of quiz tonight, we’ll see.

In the meantime, grab your crew and head to Gibson Bar at 8pm for a quiz full of delights and part of one teams epic journey to play 8 rounds at 8 venues all in one night.

Also, very firm guarantee that rock is an answer at quiz tonight. Whether it’s The Rock or a rock is up to you.

Quiz will have lots of 7 and be “Sum Kind of Wonderful” tonight. So bring your people and come play quiz tonight at 8!An...
04/09/2019

Quiz will have lots of 7 and be “Sum Kind of Wonderful” tonight.

So bring your people and come play quiz tonight at 8!

And because I’m generous (and you know, Game of Thrones premieres Monday and we have theme quiz next Saturday), here’s a picture that may help you tonight at quiz:

Bong Hits for Jesus! Everyone's new favorite religion...and scores and standings.
04/04/2019
Geeks Who Drink

Bong Hits for Jesus! Everyone's new favorite religion...and scores and standings.

Pub Quiz.

4-2-19 Quiz
04/04/2019

4-2-19 Quiz

We’re starting quiz tonight with Eight Little Questions on Big Countries. Small countries need not apply to tonight’s qu...
04/02/2019

We’re starting quiz tonight with Eight Little Questions on Big Countries. Small countries need not apply to tonight’s quiz.

It’s the day after April Fools so I promise no hijinks like these tiny visuals another QM used yesterday.

We’ll see you at 8pm at Gibson Street Bar!

I think you all may have heard of this dude pictured. If you haven’t, how have you been living in Texas?! Either way, yo...
03/19/2019

I think you all may have heard of this dude pictured. If you haven’t, how have you been living in Texas?! Either way, you’ll need his name tonight for a point.

We’ll see you tonight at 8pm at Gibson Street Bar for some quiz!

I briefly ranted about my love of Blazing Saddles...and I talked quiz! Check out your blog here:
03/14/2019
Geeks Who Drink

I briefly ranted about my love of Blazing Saddles...and I talked quiz! Check out your blog here:

Pub Quiz.

3-12-19 Quiz
03/14/2019

3-12-19 Quiz

03/12/2019
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes

Come do something complete non SXSW related and play quiz at 8pm!

Bring a rally towel because your team needs a pump up and it’s wet outside.

The Answer of the Day is "towel", aka that thing the dedicated "South Park" or "Hitchhiker's Guide" fan on your team is already bringing.

It was Mardi Gras so we drank...and now we still drink, so here's your blog!
03/08/2019
Geeks Who Drink

It was Mardi Gras so we drank...and now we still drink, so here's your blog!

Pub Quiz.

3-5-19 Quiz
03/08/2019

3-5-19 Quiz

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Austin, TX
78704

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Tuesday 20:00 - 22:00

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Geeks Who Drink at Gibson Bar

What is all this? Here's the short version:

Geeks Who Drink is a homegrown Pub Trivia Quiz modeled after those in Ireland and the UK.

Our quizzes cover everything from celebrities in trouble to wordplay to bad television. You can get a feel for the questions we ask by playing a sample round here.

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