Quizzical Win Again

LET’S GET QUIZZICAL are the most successful all-female DP Quiz team of all time. Coming out of nowhere like a bolt of lightning sometime around the end of 2009, Let’s Get Quizzical tried a few names out for size before settling on their familiar moniker which has led them to so much success.

Last night was another Jenny Ha’s feather in their cap as they steamrollered a classy 10 out of 10 on the Minefield but unluckily, Rachel was blindsided by the King of Diamonds. Should have tried the rubber egg.

Stewart (as opposed to the other Stuart) from THE TRUMPETS tamed the rubber egg and confronted the Beast but Phil Collins’s tangled web of truth was impossible to unpick and there is a rollover for next week.

£40 next week.

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Postcode Challenge Wants You

Angus Purden of Postcode Challenge
Angus Purden

STV’s Postcode Challenge is hosted by a man called Angus (right) who misses out the “o” in “correct” and subsequently annoys pedantic viewers with his irksome “krect”.

If you can put that minor irritation behind you, it may well be worth applying as the show is looking for new ‘talent’ now.

You need a team of four and you need to be linked by a postcode. As  far as I can see, this can be pretty spurious.

What are your chances? Well, the contestants on the episode I just watched on STV’s iplayer thing knew fuck all about fuck all and you would definitely have beaten them to get in the final.

Winning the money itself is certainly tricky cos every team member has to get the answers right to win £25 grand, but you should come away with £5000 between 4 punters. Not bad, likes!

Application forms can by requested by emailing postcodechallenge@stv.tv or by calling 0800 747 1717. Tell ’em the Doc sent you.

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Hornquest

A team recently suggested, after confidently answering a French Horn question in the picture round, that I compile an  entire quiz (or maybe just a whole round) solely on the subject of horns.

French Horn
The Horn

It shall be called “Horn Quest”

I’m not quite sure how this will work. But I’m game.  Stay tuned.

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Arise For It Is Day

Right, from now on, we’re having a wee contest every Friday. Just answer the question by leaving a comment below or emailing me.

First correct answer will win an amazing scratchcard, worth TEN GRAND!

OK – first up is a picture question.

Q. Which building in Edinburgh is this piece of work attached to?

Dr Paul Quiz puzzle - where in Edinburgh?Leave an answer in the comments. If you give the first correct answer you are the winner and you can pick up your prize by coming to a quiz during the week.

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Three’s Company are May Champs

If Three’s Company turn up to any quiz in June, they can claim their mega-prize for winning the May championship by scoring the highest 1-night score of the month: 50 points at Bar Reverie on the 24th of the month.

I’m now dropping the monthly thing altogether and replacing it with a Friday quiz on the blog – Starting this Friday wit

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Beast Forces £100 Rollover at Reverie

After a tight quiz, PICTURE THREE LOOKS LIKE IRISH MARK were the champions (this is the outfit sometimes known as MIND CRUSHERS).

Picture three was this:

Irish Mark
Irish Mark

Irish Mark responded to this by “accidentally” unplugging the sound system to turn the ice cruusher machine on. Eventually the cause was found and the quiz went on.

It was close all the way but the Irish Mark team held their nerve and closed out the last round with a nice 3 out of 3 from 5 answers. That’s the way to play the Minefield.

Irish mark team
Irish mark team

John from the team didn’t make the photo above but was on hand to take a cunning victory in the Top Trumps and face the BEAST again.

Phil COllins’s riddle this week:

Q. When Phil Collins goes out for dinner, what is his favourite starter?

A. The Soup

B. Deep Fried Mushrooms

C. Mussels

D. Poppadoms

John went for Mussels, a fair shout seeing as that’s a living thing but the answer is soup, because it reminds Phil Collins of drinking the blood of orphans and there’s always the chance that its Oxtail which means a cow has to die.

£100 next week.

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Dusty Does The Double

Dusty, the legend, the man was triumphant again at Jenny Ha’s, surging late with big points in the minefield round to finish 4 points clear of some random Swedes and Let’s Get Quizzical.

His quiz win came at a key time as Dusty is facing a “final warning” for being rude to tourists and could be barred any day now.

Dusty and Stewart, pub quiz winners at Jenny Ha's
Dusty (right) caps another blistering performance with £20 and a bottle of wine.

Dusty was ably aided by Stewart (usually of The Trumpets) and Jamie behind the bar to create the kind of super-team that could win the World Cup and the Eurovision, if they entered.

Top moment of drama came whe , faced with the Riddle of The Beast, Dusty gave his answer and strolled off – seemingly totally disinterested in the outcome.

Of course, he had the right answer and had to be called back to receive the cash. what a man!

Would you have got this:

Q. Who is Phil Collins’s favourite classical music composer?

A. Beethoven

B. Mozart

C. Wagner

D. Tchaikovsky

The answer is D because Tchaikovsky committed sucide after being blackmailed over his homosexuality, which THE BEAST finds highly amusing.

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