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."
Read the whole article in The Nelson Mail