Everybody's tweeting. But what are they saying about the pub quizzes in their lives?
Tweet of the week comes from dcman007 said
"At the pub quiz. We got my brother-in-law with us this week. Sports round gonna get OWNED! http://twitpic.com/bqesj"
Which shows the need for taking a specialist along if you're actually trying to win a quiz.
A lot of people think quizzing is a male-dominated thing. To know trivia is to prove yourself as a man, but maybe not in every circumstance...
The Wee Man and Bratchy are a pair of comedy characters who claim that regular pub quizzes are "dull".
They have reacted to this dullness by creating
Spotted: an article from New Zealand which goes inside the mind of a quiz sceptic who becomes a pub quiz fan.
The writer, Matt Lawrey, starts off by saying "I thought there was something a bit quaint about quiz nights. They always struck me as an activity for people who needed excuses to go to the pub and talk to people."
But after being recruited to a team on the strength of his film knowledge he quickly gets int the swing of things: "a few pints of Murphy's Red and a large plate of nachos later, I had gone from friendly, joy-to-the-world, egalitarian Matt to ultra-competitive, take-the-bastards-down, quite probably fascist Matt. It wasn't a pretty sight but, damn, it felt good."
Spotted on the web: a great prize idea for your quiz night that costs nothing.
Offer your winning team
One sure way to get your quiz teams heading towards you with pitchforks and rope is to ask questions with wrong answers. It's a hazard that we all have to face and even here on DP Quiz, we're not