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Spooky stuff: answers

November 2, 2012 in Quizzes

Here are the answers to various, multimedia questions I posted in my Spooky stuff post earlier in the week.

This will be my last regular post for the next two weeks as I will be focusing on the 2012 European Quizzing Championships, which are taking place in Estonia next weekend.

I’m heading along as part of the Irish team and I will be covering it extensively here on the blog. Reports, photos, podcasts – it’s going to be like the Olympics on the BBC last Summer. 😉

In the meantime, let’s get back to these answers.

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Spooky stuff

October 31, 2012 in Interactive, Quizzes

Happy Hallowe’en everyone! On Monday night, I got in to the spirit of the season a few days early as I hosted a quiz all about this most frightening of festivals.

It was the second of the Autumnal series of quizzes in The King’s Head bar in Galway and a fun crowd turned up.  About half of them came in fancy dress which was lovely as it definitely added to the atmosphere.  The other tables, I’m reliably informed, “didn’t get the memo”. 🙂

There was also a contest for the best team name.  There were some strong, Halloween-based contenders for this title such as Hex Factor, The Tell-tale Fart, Brain Dead and, probably my favourite, Stephen King’s Head.  However, the winner was none of these.  It was also a name that had nothing to do with Halloween.  The winners, by acclamation during the half-time score announcement, were “We’re only here because we haven’t got a Saorview box.”

The questions did, however, have a Hallowe’en slant.  I’ve included a selection for you to try at the end of the post.  There’s also a picture round and an audio one too.  I hope you realise how spoiled you are. 😉

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