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wiki_logoUniveristies and schools remain sniffy about Wikipedia as a factual resource even though I remember

Thanks to Andy Bee in Bournemouth who tipped me off to this 100-question quiz of 2009 on FemaleFirst.co.uk which has plenty of good, up to date 2009 material for quizmasters who need to have stuff from this year.

This is ideal fodder for those Heat-type questions which all you quizmasters are too busy being too grown-up to care about!

In other words, there are questions about SuBo and Gwen Stefani.

ITV have a new game show in the pipeline which promises a mixture of brawn and brains. Other than that, details are sparse on the press release, except for the fact that you can win up to £100,000.

To apply, all you need to do is email your full contact details and nearest major city to
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The rules say you have to be 18 or over and a permanent UK resident. The deadline for applications is Friday 5th February 2010.

The Victoria Works Pub in Bath is looking for a quizmaster. If you're in the area and fancy a shot, get in touch with Rowan by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pub: The Victoria Works,

Address: 32-33 Victoria Buildings, Bath, BA2 3EH.

Quiz details: likely to be a Monday night


Question at the quiz: how tall is Big Bird off of Sesame Street?

Answer: 3 foot 4.

Aye - maybe on your big telly he is, pal - but in real life he's 8 foot 2.

Eggheads_titlesA geezer from the BBC quiz show Eggheads has been in touch, looking for contestants for the next series of the show.

To take part you need a team of 6 (the 5 you see on screen and one reserve player). You can apply online at www.12yard.com/eggheads

Filming for the series will take place in Glasgow in January and March. The guy who got in touch says their looking for teams of quizmasters

One team once won £75,000 - which works out as £15 grand each, so you never know. I mgiht apply for this myself, so if you know loads of stuff and you want to be in my team, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Attention quizmasters in the South West: Carloine is looking for a quizmaster for Thursday 12th November in a restaurant in Bath City Centre.


Time: start 7pm 1st half
Dinner
2nd half finish by 10

Get in touch with Carloine by calling 020 7859 3243 or emailing her on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

And tell her the doc sent you.