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Say cheese: answers

February 4, 2011 in Gilligan's, Quizzes

After a 24 hour delay, here are the answers to those questions I posted on Wednesday.

The more I look at this batch of questions, the more I think we should have won the other night. What was wrong with me that I couldn’t remember Porky Pig, for example?

I’m beginning to think that all these collective nouns have been coined just to make the quiz-goer’s life a hellish one. If I ever rule the world, there’ll be three official collective nouns: herd, flock and bunch. No more! 🙂

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Say cheese!

February 2, 2011 in Gilligan's, Quizzes

This Tuesday night’s quiz in Gilligan’s, Claremorris, featured a special guest: photographer Brian Farrell, who was there to take photos for the Irish Independent.  His presence had some people wary at first but his easy-going manner soon caused everyone to relax and he was ignored for the rest of the evening – which is probably a good thing if you’re a photographer.  We now have to wait until tomorrow’s paper hits the streets to see what his expert eye captured.

The quiz itself started a bit later than is normal, owing to the presence of a lot of extra customers in the pub.  There’d been a funeral in the town earlier in the day and bar was still full of people.

“Wow. Ye get a good crowd in for this quiz”, Brian the photographer said.

In fact, the quiz had to wait until a lot of these people left!

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