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January 19, 2011 in Gilligan's, Quizzes

Last weekend I felt old.  This week I feel stupid.

The quizmaster at last night’s Tuesday Quiz Night in Gilligan’s was Elaine. She was a noteworthy host for two reasons:

  1. she is the first quizmaster yet who’s younger than myself (I’m pretty sure her age begins with a 2!)
  2. she asked some bloody hard questions!

If my posting of questions I got wrong is the thing you find most interesting on the site, well, congratulations – you’re going to enjoy a bumper crop today!

I had felt pretty good about my chances.  The random draw had put me on the same team as Aiden, the sauvante from a memorable night last Autumn. We also had Austin and Catherine on our team, a couple from Ballyhaunis who were making their debuts. They seemed keen.

Alas, at the end we’d only scored 67/100. This was still good enough for third place! Even the winners didn’t do too much better, scoring 73. 73% is a low score to win a quiz IMHO.

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