The ‘Drawing of a [insert naughty word here]’ win glory following neck-and-neck race from half-time
Throughout history, the 7th December has always been a momentous day. In 43BC, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman orator and politician, was assassinated. In 1732, Royal Opera House opened in Covent Garden. But, in 2016, it was a day notable for the intensity of the quiz at The Bobbin.
After a healthy mixed bag of first half questions – including some on Nursery Rhyme Little Piggies; Cluedo; and, logos of sweets companies – there was a three-way tie at the interval. ‘Tickle My Baubles’; ‘Drawing of a [insert naughty word here]’; and, ‘Strangers In The Night’ all on 21; with the next four teams in a steady one-point cascade from there. All to play for.
A few three-parters in the second half didn’t do much to separate the teams. Even with a handicap, ‘Drawing of a [insert naughty word here]’ just pulled ahead of ‘Strangers In The Night’ (a team who had met only 90 minutes earlier) for the big jackpot. ‘Get Louis A Job’ took the conciliatory bag of jelly beans for being furthest from first, while the best name prizes (Christmas-themed this evening) were shared between ‘Tickle My Baubles’ and ‘Prancer, Dancer, We Don’t Have a Chancer’.
As at the break, there was very little splitting out the middle; ‘8 Quizzers Quizzing’, ‘Quizmas Time’, ‘Halfwits Premiership’ and ‘Universally Challenged’ all very much in the thick of it.Disclaimer: Blog posts are written by our Quiz hosts. Any opinions or views expressed may or may not be shared by Question One Limited. If you feel the material here is inappropriate please report it to us so we may address it.
- Drawing Of A Co*k
- Strangers In The Night
- 8 Quizzers Quizzing
- Quizmas Time
- Halfwits Premiership
- Universally Challenged
- Tickle My Baubles
- Prancer, Dancer, We Don't Have A Chancer
- Get Louis A Job