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This week’s quizzing…

March 27, 2012 in Housekeeping, Quiz Show

A few things of interest for you this week:

  1. Last week, I converted the Quizopædia into a wiki.  You can now add facts or correct errors so please feel free to do so.  I’m going to retain the ability to have final say on things though so no funny stuff!
  2. The final (scheduled) episode of After the Fact will be broadcast live on Thursday evening at 7pm.  If you’d like to listen in, please go to Claremorris Community Radio‘s page anytime around then and click on the Listen Live link.  The series is finely poised with Team A leading by a single show.  Thus, if Team B can get the win on Thursday (the topic is Zero, by-the-way) the series will have to go into extra-time! That is, we’ll have an extra show next week. Either way, this week’s show will be quite exciting.  For more info, check out our After the Fact page.
  3. The next competition window in the IQA’s Hot 100 world quiz rankings event opens tomorrow, Wednesday 28th, and runs until 10pm on Monday next.  If you’d like to give it a go, please email me at  Only two of us gave it a go last month so we’d definitely be keen on some more company.  We’ll probably do it in Galway city again, sometime over the weekend.  Whatever suits people best.

This’ll test ya

March 1, 2012 in Gilligan's, Interactive, Quizzes

After several weeks of building it up, I’m delighted to announce that our Quiz Rankings page is now online.  You can access it from the main menu or via this address:

To get your name on the ranking list, simply make sure you’ve logged-in before completing one of our new (fancy shmancy) interactive quizzes.  Your score will automatically be added to the list. Owing to the fact that the quizzes already published have been of differing lengths (and will be in the future, no doubt) I’ve decided to use the percentage mark from each quiz as a points score.  This makes for a level playing field I think.  Come the end of the year, we’ll have an official final table and the bigging-up of the winner.

Until then though, you’ll probably want to get quizzing.  Well, blow me over, don’t I have a quiz here for you!

Last Tuesday night’s quiz in Gilligan’s, Claremorris, was tough.  I was lucky enough to be on the winning team and we only scored 72/104.  It also featured a genius picture round, which I will put up tomorrow, as it deserves its own post.

Click the Read on…, to see some of the questions we missed.

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