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Quizzing opportunities and answers

January 11, 2013 in Quiz Show, Quizzes

victoria-corenI’ve been notified of a couple of opportunities for quizzing in the last week. Firstly, the first-ever Tri-Nations Quizzing Tournament, featuring teams from Ireland, Scotland and Wales will take place in Edinburgh on the last weekend of April this year. This weekend of quizzing promises to be great fun and allows quizzers from each country to sample international quizzing. For more information, the Irish Quiz Organisation page on Facebook will keep you updated over the next few weeks.

Does anyone fancy meeting Victoria Coren?* If you do, and you live somewhere in the UK**, the producers of fiendish BBC television show Only Connect are currently seeking contestants for their next series. You can find more info by checking out this handy PDF file.

Finally, the answers to the sporting questions posed on Monday last (A podium place) are posted after the Read the rest… Click to see how you got on.
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December 4, 2010 in Housekeeping, Quiz Show

Anyone who lives in Ireland knows that we’ve been hit with a week of shockingly cold weather.

OK, it’s not that shocking if you’re from a country where it gets really cold, but to us it’s meant that schools are closed, roads are “treacherous” and, most appalingly of all, quizzes are cancelled.

Well, certainly the Claremorris GAA Quiz I was due to go to last Friday night was called off. Gilligan’s quiz may still be going on every Tuesday night but I’m not willing to drive over and find out.

In other news, the Zodiak Media Group have been in contact with the blog, asking me to inform my readers that contestants are being sought for the fifth series of Only Connect.

The only drawback is that you have to be a resident of the UK – so the only way I could enter a team (of three) would be to pretend I live across the border! Still, if you do live in the right place, and wouldn’t mind meeting Victoria Coren ;-), you can request an application form at onlyconnect@presentable.co.uk.

For more info on the show, check www.bbc.co.uk/onlyconnect