My resourceful regular teams are constantly thinking of new ways to lose.
Take Vegetable Zoo who are frequent visitors to the Reverie.
Veg Zoo are fairly American and therefore don’t win the quiz that often as they struggle on the unavoidably British-weighted nature of the quiz.
So, when they have four correct answers in the jackpot round, that’s good going. It’s just a shame that they got mashed on the easiest question of the five:
Q. True or False: the crown of the King of Borneo is a top hat that was stolen from a missionary in the 19th century.
Asking this question depends on images like this popping into people’s heads:
Of course, the answer is FALSE.
Why is this a bad answer? Well, apart from anything, I don’t think missionaries were particularly well known for their top hats. Also, Borneo isn’t a country on it’s own – it’s a large island split between Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. And the top hat thing… well.
The closest thing to the King of Borneo would be the Sultan of Brunei (formerly world’s richest man) and he doesn’t really have a crown. The usual hat you see him wearing looks like this:
I recently asked a question in the all-the-same-letter where the letter was already clearly “D”.
The question was “What is the title of Boris Pasternak’s mmost famous book.
Guesses included: Dante’s Peak, Deer Hunter, Dead Man, Don Juan, Harry Potter. You thickos.