The Dunkers win the 2016/17
Question of the Season award; The Shrimps win the
The season was duly put to bed at a
raucous Albert Club this evening with Manchester
United in the back lounge and WithQuiz in the front
Mike Wagstaffe from the Stockport
League did us proud with an excellent quiz which was
eventually won by Compulsory Mantis Shrimp hotly
pursued by The Opsimaths and Ethel Rodin in second
and third places respectively.
As a quiz bonus Mike asked us to
think of an amusing caption for this wonderful
picture of Pope Francis.....
His preference was for the History
Men's: "This is why I could not be a
gynaecologist" which earned the Historians a
bottle of wine.
To access a copy of the end of season address
including details of who won which award click
mean time if you want to see a few photos to prove
to those at home that you really were at the Albert
The Dave Barras Question of the
honour of our good friend Dave we have renamed the
Question of the Season award and marked it with a
plaque which we will award annually.
season's winners result from a poll of the 29
'Question of the Week' awards nominated on the
website each week during the season. The
voting at this End of Season Presentation evening was as follows....
Which band of the 1980s got its name
(according to some) from a piece of graffiti referring
to the twitching movements made by prisoners being
Charabancs of Fire
Which popular Italian boy's name became
even more popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s as
fascist households were encouraged to celebrate the
three main cities of the Axis powers?
(‘Hidden celebrity born in
Stop me if you think you’ve heard this
one before, but which French idiomatic phrase translates into English as 'I’m fed up'?
"J’en ai marre"
Mike H has compiled an analysis of the 2016/17 WithQuiz season a copy of
which was handed to each team at this End of Season evening. If
you wish to view it online you can access it
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Quiz League click