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April 25, 2004

Beat Sidvic, Win A Beer

Stressful weekend--not only because Movable Type crashed on me. More about that later, if there's time. Suffice to say that running out of server space is very hard on the Berkeley db flat file that stores Hraka's posts.

About four o'clock today I decided what was needed in my life was beer, so Iwent out to the Varsity Ale House with a mate after putting Scotty to bed, played a couple rounds of pool and indulged in an ale or three. Nothing particularly memorable--except the bar had NTN trivia running on one screen. Hadn't played in something like 7 years, though at one point going out to bars and kicking ass at trivia was my raison d'etre. I played one game, just for old time's sake.

Fifteen questions later I was number one in the nation, and the accumulated stress of the past two days flowed away like water off a duck's back.

It was a good night. Back to the grind tomorrow, but for now I'm going to revel in the moment.

Posted by Bigwig at April 25, 2004 10:56 PM | TrackBack
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Comments

Congratulations! You've still got it.

Posted by: Yomama at April 26, 2004 10:08 AM

Congrats on the trivia win and good for you getting out of the house. All you need now is a night of karaoke to relive the days of your...comparative youth.

Posted by: Kehaar at April 26, 2004 12:59 PM

Sidvic: Still Champion and "King of the Geeks!"

By your own admission back in 1997.

Still would love to see Keehar break out a karoke rendition of Squeeze's "Black Coffee in Bed"
or Bigwig with La Bamba - in it's entirety.

Posted by: Clif at April 26, 2004 03:43 PM

ok, howards still has trivia so on the fall trip we will plan a night for you to go and wallow in your own sense of superiority.

Posted by: kevin at April 27, 2004 04:03 PM

As long as they are serving blackened ribeyes!!

Posted by: Mason at May 3, 2004 05:01 PM
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