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Wednesday Quizzes in Edinburgh – Nov 14th 2018

Quizzes tonight: both jackpots are smoking. Come put the fire in your pocket!

7pm – The Joker & The Thief. Jackpot £150. Cheat: Archimedes (pic round)

9pm – Brass Monkey, Drummond Street. Jackpot £150 Cheat: Timbuk3 (music round)

Wednesdays in late November are probably cooler than The Fonz. We’re talking real cool. Like a camel on skis.

Here’s the song which is in tonight’s music round at the Brass Monkey. This inside knowledge is the wee bonus you get for looking at the website or reading the email.

The video explains that this song was about the threat of nuclear war but the public ignored that and adopted the song as a high-school graduation anthem. It was a one-hit wonder.

And now, some Quiz Wisdom from the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Quiz Wisdom Anagram
Very wise

Thanks Mr Lama, ya mad old religionist.

Yo,

Dr P

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Susan Boyle I Feel Your Joy
Feel the rush. Boyle the kettle.

 

 

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The Fairly Obvious Difference Between Nottingham and Nagasaki

Last week I posed a question in the same-letter round, asking which city had been nuclear-bombed on 9th August 1945.

Without being part of the same-letter round, this question would get a lot of wrong guesses of Hiroshima which was three days earlier. However there were enough clues elsewhere in the round to get the letter N.

_nottinghamThe above scene has never happened. But not according to one rogue quiz team unit:

_bad answer nagasaki nottingham

Do people in the East Midlands suffer from congenital deformities? Perhaps this really did happen and there was a cover up. Questions need to be asked.

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