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I predict a riot … over answers

February 23, 2011 in Quizzes

Here are the answers to the questions posed in yesterday’s top secret, under the radar, edition of this site.

My informant has contacted me again to say that he/she thinks that the picture I chose for the article did a good job of not accurately reflecting their appearance. Keep going like this, and we’ll end up recreating Donald Rumsfeld’s famous “known unknowns” speech.

Let’s just hope wikileaks don’t get hold of our emails…

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I predict a riot

February 22, 2011 in Quizzes

During my brief time in the media spotlight, the week before last, I told of how I saw a near-riot at a quiz in NUI Galway College Bar one night, when a question was asked  about the date of foundation of the Irish Free State.

Yesterday I received a report on an annual quiz which took place in Ballyhaunis on Friday last.  Controversy was in attendance on the night.  So much so, that my correspondent has asked me to keep his/her identity a secret.  I’ll let them tell you what happened.

There was actually some small town controversy at the quiz on Friday.

The defending champions were there and were the favourites.  Anyway, to cut to the chase, they won again.  They bet the second place guys by 1 point.  Now, the question that separated them was in the picture round. A black-and-white picture of a young guy playing under-14 football.  Turned out to be one of the guys on the winning team! Could only happen in the ‘haunis…

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