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Rest in Peace, Glynn

I received very sad news this morning: Glynn Ayers, the guy who set the quiz I’ve been going to for some time now, passed away of a heart attack yesterday. His quiz brought me great entertainment every week for more … Continue reading

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The sweet taste of victory

It’s been a while since we won the quiz (and since I’ve written about it) so it was very pleasing to win it last night. We won by 4 points, and also against the biggest field we’ve yet won against … Continue reading

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subtract one waitress

Last night at the quiz, I think I managed (inadvertently) to get a waitress fired. We’d never had or seen her before, so I gather she was quite new. She started out pleasant enough – we ordered a round of … Continue reading

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I love winning…

Specially for Colin, here’s a quickie to say that we won the quiz last night, against all expectations. There’s a pattern that’s clear here – I haven’t been there in two weeks – we didn’t win. I go back last … Continue reading

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Damn! We’re getting good at this…

We won the quiz again last night, which surprised us greatly, because we figured we really tanked on the general knowledge stuff. For a change, there were 10 teams when we won too, so it was a big prize – … Continue reading

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I hear the faint strains of a Queen song…

We outdid ourselves last night at the quiz, cracking 100 for the first time. We hauled in a massive 102 (out of 125), missing just 7 general knowledge questions (out of 40), 6 pictures (of people, out of 25) and … Continue reading

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We win again*!

*if you consider the prize to be the 6th place slot. We decided to let the other teams feel a little better about themselves by coming much lower down than usual 🙂 Technically we came 7th out of 9 with … Continue reading

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The Inexorable March of Victory

I’ve just returned from another victorious quiz night where we have pulled off a crushing victory (in the sense that we’ll be crushed by the 7 point winners handicap next week). In all it was a good one – I … Continue reading

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So much for two in a row

The giant 8 point handicap I mentioned earlier prevented us from winning the quiz for a second week in a row last night, which is a pity – we only managed 3rd. Of course, we got 89 points before the … Continue reading

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A night of winners

On Tuesday night, my team won the weekly pub quiz we’ve been going to for some time. This is not our first victory (although, to be honest, there haven’t been many. We specialise in coming second week after week), but … Continue reading

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