As you must now be aware, this blog primarily concerns itself with my experiences on the table quiz circuit. By now you also know that’s just as glamourous as it sounds!
Well, just like any good pro (or determined amateur), I find that it’s impossible to put the brain to rest just because you’re not actually taking part in a competitive event.
The sport similie breaks down at this point though as I’ve never been the type who prepares for quizzing like it’s a sporting event. I’ve known some – reading through almanacs and encyclopaedia on their spare time. One day, when I was in college, I popped into a service station to pick up some sweets to find a quizzing acquaintance working the till. It had been a quiet afternoon for him, obviously, as he had a copy of that year’s Who’s Who open on the counter. Not my idea of a fun read.
So, obviously I play along with other quizzing endeavour when I can. Here are some of my favourites.