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Monday 28th October

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Brass Monkey Leith. Jackpot: £200. Cheat: Sixpence None The Richer (music round)

7pm – Portobello Tap. Jackpot: £210. Cheat: ZZ Top (music round)

9pm – Argyle Bar Jackpot £30. Cheat news: The X-Factor (pic round)

9pm – Safari Lounge. Jackpot £30. Cheat news: The Departed (pic round)

Big Jackpots

Big £210 at Portobello Tap tonight. I understand the pub is now NOT taking bookings for tables as they were all booked last week. Best bet is probably to get there as early as you can.

Dead Pool

Hey – the next few days are your chance to play Dead Pool for November. Did anyone have Abu Bakr Al-Bagdhadi for October? I’ll check the list and let you know.


Here are the music round cheats for tonight

The first is for the Brass Monkey Leith:

A classic one-hit wonder

The American band Sixpence None The Richer are still on the go despite having just the one big hit, and that being more than 20 years ago.

But you don’t care about that. what you want to know is: “what is that band name all about”?

According to Wikipedia the origin of the band’s name is as follows:

“It comes from a book by C. S. Lewis called Mere Christianity. A little boy asks his father if he can get a sixpence—a very small amount of English currency—to go and get a gift for his father. The father gladly accepts the gift and he’s really happy with it, but he also realizes that he’s not any richer for the transaction. C.S. Lewis was comparing that to his belief that God has given him, and us, the gifts that we possess, and to serve him the way we should, we should do it humbly—realizing how we got the gifts in the first place. “

Which sounds like a right old pile of wank, but you can’t have everything, can you?

Meanwhile the Portobello Tap music round will contain this song by ZZ Top:

Classic video move – get the girls in.

The ZZ Top thesis in this oeuvre point to the fact that “Every girl’s crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man“.

Basically – if you want laid, get your suit on.

I’m not sure if the theory has been accepted, proven or disproven by mainstream science but dressing in suits remain popular, so maybe it’s true.

See you tonight.

Dr Pauloski

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£210 xpt portobello tap quiz jackpot
£210 tonight at the Portobello Tap

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Proper Big Jackpot Tonight At The Argyle

Quizzes Tonight:

7pm – Argyle Bar (Cellar). Jackpot £210. Cheat answer: Tintin (pic round)

9pm – The Newsroom. Jackpot £50. Cheat answer: Albert Collins (music round)

So last week was a weird one at the Argyle: heightened jackpot but low turnout. Will it be the same again this week? If so, it increases your own chances of winning the big money if you attend and play the jackpot round.

The cheat music for tonight is for the later quiz at the Newsroom (9pm) and it’s a band called The Vapors. You all know the song:

That’s all I’ve got to say today except that I am still surprised that giraffes sleep standing up (used the question at both quizzes last night).

I fell asleep standing up once. I was on the London Underground. When I woke up I had no idea what the fuck was going on. I guess giraffes feel like this EVERY SINGLE DAY.

The rest of the time they must spend wondering how everyone got so small.


Yeah. Also, remember to stop me and buy a packet of Cunto Cards  if you’re looking for that special gift for the foul-mouthed fiend in your life.

Cunto Cards 2018
Cunto Cards 2018



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