10 August 2016

August 2016 – the return of the Deputy!

Mr Quiz is currently on a tour of Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece and Hungary. During his absence, Garry will be stepping in as presenter at the Green Linnet every Wednesday – starting tonight!

04 August 2016

Favourite question of the week – 3 August 2016

According to Biblical legend, when David wanted to marry Michal what dowry did her father demand: 100 donkeys; 100 foreskins; 100 poems?

Selon la légende biblique, quand David voulait se marier avec Michal, quelle dot son père exigea-t-il : 100 ânes ; 100 prépuces ; 100 poèmes ?

03 August 2016

Clue of the week – 3 August 2016

New York, London?  
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27 July 2016

Clue of the week – 27 July 2016

Into the city – Vers la ville – Εἰς τὴν πόλιν

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17 July 2016

Mr Quiz on tour

Prepare yourselves for some questions next week related to the city where Mr Quiz spent this weekend. This photo is a clue:

15 July 2016

Erratum – 13 July 2016

At the Quiz this week there was a particularly loud gentleman standing right next to me who constantly objected to my questions and answers.

For example, he screamed at me and banged the counter when I announced that Theresa May is the prime minister of the UK, insisting that Cameron would be in office until October.  When the barman switched on a rolling news TV channel where this was their number one item, he still objected saying he couldn't be expected to know "breaking news" stories and the question was therefore unfair.

He made such a racket that I lost concentration at one point and announced the wrong answer to one question. Here is the question and the correct answer:
Which of these towns has a seafront: Bayonne, Biarritz, or both?
Laquelle de ces villes a une façade maritime: Bayonne, Biarritz, ou toutes les deux?

Answer: Biarritz

Sorry about that.

13 July 2016

Clue of the week – 13 July 2016

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