Another successful Quiz Night was held last Friday, attracting a very healthy eight teams. The final scores announced at the conclusion reflected an extremely competitive contest, with all the participants waiting with bated breath for the outcome.
There was a great atmosphere, down to the preparation, music and ambient lighting. The imaginative team names, ‘We Know Nothing’, The Dimwits’, ‘No Idea’, ‘As Thick as Chit’, ‘Sue’s Ear’, ‘Playing At Home’, ‘Minus One’, and ‘Second Breakfast Club’ caused some hilarity in pronunciation!
The usual format of eight rounds of five questions plus additional rounds, is straight forward and concise. On this occasion quizmaster Andy Baxter decided to introduce a new skill:- ‘build a Lego tower as tall as you can in the time allowed’. All teams had the same number and types of bricks, so it was quite a challenge as well funny, hearing the sound of Lego blocks tumbling down, and groans of frustration in their renewed attempts to construct the tallest tower. In the end, the shortest was 43cms from ‘We Know Nothing’, compared with the tallest of 121cms from ‘Second Breakfast Club’.
The successful quiz winners were ‘Playing at Home’ with 119 points, receiving a bottle of wine each. The booby prize of a tube of Smarties each was awarded to the ‘Dim Wits’ with 61 points.
The Lady Captain generously offered raffle prizes and was pleased to announce a contribution of £55 to her nominated charity ‘The Sepsis Trust’.
Thanks go to all those who attended, bar staff Tracey, and Andy Baxter for running the show. Jayne Baxter, the ‘goffer’ who also announced a contribution of £45 to club funds + the profit on bar takings.
We intend to hold quizzes before and after the golfing season this year for club funds, so come along and support if you want to have some fun. These quizzes don’t drag on all night, and each one is different. The next one is 21st February, 7.30pm prompt, see you there!