The Gold Standard

There is a new sheriff in town, and his name is Geeks Who Drink.  Nosheen, Rohan, Emily, Travis, and I met him at Rapture tonight, and let me tell you, it was the most intense and difficult game of trivia that I have ever played in my entire life.  We actually did surprisingly well for a beginner team, but we were totally crushed by the audio rounds, one which required us to name eight songs after listening to a 16-second clip and the other which required us to give the name of eight albums after listening to the first track.  Not only was the trivia itself hard, apparently so was the scoring system: at the end of the game, I had tallied 36 points for our team, but we ended up coming in sixth with 51 points.  Schwaaat??

According to Matt, my hypomania has reemerged in the form of trivia-mania.  While this may be true, I'm still nowhere close to being as manic as Charlie Sheen.  He is a living legend, as is his namesake, Nosheen.

I'm on a drug.  It's called Nosheen.  It's not available.  If you try it once, you will die.  Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body.

Charlie Sheen is so powerful, he can even shift your opinion on important issues in the world.

Christin: Are you on Twitter?
Me: Nah, Twitter scares me.  I don't really understand it.  Are you?
Christin: Charlie Sheen has changed my mind about it.  I'm doing it.  I'm jumping in.

Godspeed, Christin.  No, Charlie, nobody said anything about doing speed.   Now go back to making $10,000 per tweet and let the rest of us be.


Tina aka Your Mommy said...

Sam, if you get on Twitter, I'll put a feed on your blog. What's not to understand about? Just write down all those ridiculous, fleeting thoughts that come into your head every few minutes.

Janice Dean said...

You're just now discovering Geeks Who Drink? Danny and I go occasionally, and sometimes we meet up with our roller derby friends, one of whom is a quiz-mistress. Also, I can explain the scoring to you (or you could just go to the GWD website, which you will probably enjoy: ).