A Quick Half?
Half points are always a bone of contention in the competitive quiz world. To give half points or not to give half points, that is the question. An act of generosity? Soft marking? Political back-scratching with a neighbouring team? Who knows, but for this Quiz Master a "not-quite-but-almost-right-sort-of-in-a-way" answer is a wrong answer, I'm afraid.
All of which brings us to tonight's quiz. Rather excitingly, we had our first tiebreak of 2016 to find the winners of the £40 bar tab, but only after I had to break it to 'Loons' that the three, yes THREE half points they had been given by their selfless/generous/mental/bribed (delete as appropriate) markers for the aforementioned "not-quite-but-almost-right-sort-of-in-a-way" answers had been 'erased to leave them and 'What Was David Bowie's Last Hit?' together on 36 points. However, 'Loons' disappointment and possible feelings of injustice were short-lived as their knowledge (in the loosest sense) of the 2011 World Beard & Moustache Championships saw them take top spot.
What will they spend their £40 bar voucher on, I wonder? Presumably, three halves of lager ...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.
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