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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2004/05 season with links to each week's QuizBiz article and Question paper.

It also provides access to the season's Fixtures list from which you can link to the final League table, final Inter-team results grid and Photos from the end of season presentation evening.


Follow the season-by-season links below to access similar archive material for other seasons.

For the 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 seasons neither QuizBiz articles nor Question papers have been retained - but you can access what archive material remains directly from the links below.

1999/2000

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1999/2000

final table

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2000/01

final table

2000/01

results grid

2000/01

photos

2001/02

2002/03

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2005/06

2006/07

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2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

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Over the coming months each past Question paper and QuizBiz article will be converted to the presentation style first adopted in September 2018.  As this is done the panel that links to the past papers and QuizBiz articles will be changed to blue.

In the meantime the links take you to the Question paper and QuizBiz article as first entered onto the website.

 

2004/2005 Fixture list

 
05/10/04 Preparations for the new season underway - Stumped have dropped out - The Brains have renamed themselves FCEK and moved to the White Swan in Ladybarn

QuizBiz

 
13/10/04

QotW about adding up - Death of Stumped's Big Eddie announced - Fr Megson publishes his celebrated Rough Guide to Ladybarn to help teams navigate to FCEK's new home venue

QuizBiz

Question paper

20/10/04

QotW about the simple, the wise, the foolish, etc. - Fr M has a go at The Opsimaths' knack of letting matches slip away from them

QuizBiz

Question paper

27/10/04

QotW asks about flying up to the sky - Memories of an ex-WithQuizzer (John Jackson) who fled to Norfolk - Thrills and spills aplenty from Fr M

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/11/04

Fr Megson is in hiding - QotW concerns a quote from Nicholas Soames

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/11/04

QotW about POTUS and FLOTUS - Fr Megson has left the building (or so he says)

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/11/04

Altercation at the White Swan where a drunken siren mistakes Fr M for George Best - QotW about the inventor of the Manhattan cocktail - Fr M sends a letter from the Baltics

QuizBiz

Question paper

24/11/04

QotW about an initial Hampshire murder

QuizBiz

Question paper

01/12/04

QotW about a chap called Pitkin - Fr Megson is in need of a  topless bus for his team down in Ladybarn

QuizBiz

Question paper

08/12/04

QotW about what a latter-day Dick Turpin used to half-inch from his hapless victims - Ethel Rodin forsake the Red Lion in favour of the White Swan - Fr M writes of Cabbages and Queens following a stuffing at the hands of Albert Park

QuizBiz

Question paper

15/12/04

QotW about flogging a piece of toast on eBay - a Christmas card from Fr M

QuizBiz

Question paper

05/01/05

Back from the Christmas break with a QotW about Artie Shaw's many wives

QuizBiz

Question paper

12/01/05

Fifth Finger set - QotW about Hindle Wakes - A couple of WithQuiz teams are to be entered to a competition to find suitable teams to contest the Eggheads on TV

QuizBiz

Question paper

19/01/05

Excellent paper from Ethel Rodin - a number of closely fought matches in perhaps the most entertaining quiz evening for some time - QotW goes all cryptic about yellow, purple and green - RoÍsin (of FCEK) fails to identify the port at the mouth of the Shannon and all hell breaks loose with limericks being composed by budding poets across the league

QuizBiz

Question paper

26/01/05

Copland Smith (from Stumped) wins the Limerick competition launched the previous week with his memorable 'RoÍsin/OÍsin/NoÍsin' verse - QotW goes all mathematical about the Premiership - Fr M declares he's not for turning

QuizBiz

Question paper

02/02/05

Des De Moaner makes his bow - QotW about albino cachalots - Fr Megson chronicles a quiet night down in Ladybarn - the lyrics of Mr Tambourine Man get quoted in full

QuizBiz

Question paper

09/02/05

Both WithQuiz entrants for the right to compete against the Eggheads had their audition this week; results yet to be communicated - QotW about a North American country losing its independence in 1949

QuizBiz

Question paper

16/02/05

Tony returns to rejoin Snoopy's after a spell away sorting out the law - QotW about a US vice president's appendage

QuizBiz

Question paper

23/02/05

QotW links an Oscar-winning actress and an English novelist - The final Limerick trickles in from a Mr J Tolan:

The learned recorder of X / Had very small organs of sex. / When charged with exposure, / He replied with composure / "De minimis non curat lex"

QuizBiz

Question paper

02/03/05

Des De Moaner has a pop at Stickle Tarn - QotW about chess - Fr M tells us how his team always takes the flak

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Question paper

09/03/05

QotW about football songs - Intimations that someone in the WithQuiz fold has won a shedload of dosh on a TV programme - Cambridge and coconuts also featured

QuizBiz

Question paper

16/03/05

Fifth Finger clinch the league crown (again) - Des De Moaner has gripes about monarchs - Fr M reflects on St Patrick's day - QotW about Babbacombe Lee's execution at Exeter - a website reader writes in with thanks

QuizBiz

Question paper

23/03/05

League campaign comes to a close - Webmaster review of the league season's highlights - QotW about US States and their capitals - Looking forward to the Cup competition starting next week

QuizBiz

Question paper

06/04/05

Everybody celebrates Dave Rainford's Who Wants to be a Millionaire win - Sad news of the death of Bernard Brannen long time Fletcher Moss QM and confidant of Mrs Merton - QotW asks about As You Like It - and Fr M asks 'Wot's A Gel To Do?

QuizBiz

Question paper

13/04/05

Pater Megfilius celebrates Dave Rainford's Millionaire win with a brilliant eulogy written entirely in Latin - QotW about newsreaders and lesbians

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Question paper

20/04/05 Dave Rainford writes in thanking everybody for their support and friendship during his harrowing experience winning Millionaire and then deciding what to do with his £250,000 haul - QotW about a Rio suburb

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Question paper

27/04/05 Father M is wrestling with his cat - QotW concerns anagrammatical capitals - and speaking of anagrams Ethel Rodin get some helpful options should they chose to change their name for the coming season (Idle Hornet? The Rod Line? Enid Tholer?)

QuizBiz

Question paper

04/05/05 Fifth Finger complete the double beating FCEK to win the Val Draper Cup - QotW about a politician who thinks he's a glow-worm

QuizBiz

Question paper

11/05/05

End of season evening Special awards as: Best Setters - Electric Pigs; Question of the Season - Electric Pigs (the Fanny Adams question); For services to Poetry - Roisin Graven (for the answer that launched a thousand Limericks); For media superstardom - Dave Rainford (for his WWTBAM win) & the Withquiz Eggheads (with a big boo for the BBC) - Sadly we learn of the death of WithQuiz founding father John Turrell

QuizBiz

Question paper