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Genius Bar.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Right now, panel, it is time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Paula, members of a once-prestigious organization are complaining that the group has become nothing more than a place for hard drinking and partying. What is this group?

PAULA POUNDSTONE: The White House staff?

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: I'll give you a hint. When these people are boozing it up, it's a literal genius bar.

POUNDSTONE: Oh, MENSA.

SAGAL: MENSA, yes.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

POUNDSTONE: Oh, for heaven's sakes. Really?

SAGAL: MENSA.

POUNDSTONE: The smart people get together and drink?

SAGAL: That's what they're doing.

POUNDSTONE: Oh, for heaven's sakes.

SAGAL: They're going to party like it's the square root of 3,996,001.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Said one member quoted in The Wall Street Journal, these are wonderful, loving, playful people. They also drink more than anyone I've ever seen.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: That's right. These nerds are out here to raise the roof, and they know exactly how many foot-pounds of force will be required to do it.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "GIVE UP THE FUNK (TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE SUCKER)")

PARLIAMENT: (Singing) Tear the roof off, we're going to tear the roof off the mothersucker, tear the roof off the sucker. Tear the roof off...

SAGAL: Coming up, we're going to Dubai in our Bluff the Listener game. Call 1-888-WAIT-WAIT to play. We'll be back in a minute with more of WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME from NPR.

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