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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2005/06 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

2000/01

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2000/01

final table

2000/01

results grid

2000/01

photos

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

2006/07

2007/08

2008/09

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

           

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.

 

2005/2006 Fixture list

 

02/10/05

Fixture list is posted - 11 teams as per previous season - Message Board introduced to the website

 

QuizBiz

 

19/10/05

Ethel set for the first week - continued move towards thematic rounds - Fr M pens his first sermon of the season which tells everyone why he's 'out of the office' - QotW about a musical French paperclip

QuizBiz

Question paper

26/10/05

QotW all about George IV, General Charles Napier and Major General Sir Henry Havelock being joined by a woman - Fr M gloats over FCEK notching a rare victory over Ethel Rodin

QuizBiz

Question paper

02/11/05

QotW about a certain William Mudge - Plenty of info. about the Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll

QuizBiz

Question paper

09/11/05

Results feature a rarity: a couple of ties - QotW about a film that Hitchcock made twice latterly starring James Stewart and Doris Day - Fr M offers up a pastoral letter

QuizBiz

Question paper

16/11/05

QotW broaches that hoary old quizzing favourite: the 'double landlocked countries' question - Fifth Finger set and include the most boring question of all time concerning the age of newsreader Huw Edwards

QuizBiz

Question paper

23/11/05

Controversy over who really is the 'Father of the House' (Skinner or Williams) - QotW about the chorus of a Battisti and Fish number - Fr M's sounding off about 'E' words

QuizBiz

Question paper

30/11/05

Fr M is on about the 'F' word but is thwarted by the webmaster - QotW recalls the day John Peel was treated to a mushroom biryani in return for a record spin - very popular paper from Albert Park

QuizBiz

Question paper

07/12/05

QotW provokes memories of early TV westerns - Fr M reveals that even 'Kieran's lot' are human as his own FCEK sweep them aside in a table top duel at the Griffin - Tony announces that Snoopy's are henceforth using The Didsbury as their home venue

QuizBiz

Question paper

14/12/05

For a change there's no QotW but instead a vote for a whole round and the way its theme was executed - After the highs of the previous week when they beat Fifth Finger FCEK lose to the History Men and Fr M delivers a terse 74 second post-match statement

QuizBiz

Question paper

04/01/06

QotW about Dickens - Another victory for Fifth Finger - Paper from the Opsimaths with a novelty: a picture round of faces that had already appeared elsewhere in questions or answer sin earlier rounds - Fifth Finger change their name mid-season to 'Three Mad Dogs and a Cherry'

QuizBiz

Question paper

11/01/06

A great paper from FCEK with QotW featuring Gerry's Latin translation of a 1960s song including the lyrics:

"Fumus draco magus, incoluit mare.  Lusit autumnal'illic, maritimo hanalo." - WithQuiz ponders entering a team for an audition to appear on the Eggheads TV quiz show

QuizBiz

Question paper

18/01/06

Fr M on about an imagined travelogue: KAZAKHSTAN - A GIANT STEPPE FOR MANKIND, BUT MOSTLY FOR SHEEP AND GOATS - QotW wants to know who played Mrs Pike in Dad's Army - Announcement of a new series of end of the month Monday night quizzes at the Albert Club

QuizBiz

Question paper

25/01/06

QotW celebrates one of Churchill's famous 'put down' quotes - More details of the new monthly Albert Club quiz and news also of a Francis House charity quiz at the Fletcher Moss - Mad Dogs just pip the Opsimaths to remain at the top of the table

QuizBiz

Question paper

01/02/06

Fr M coins a new word, 'dimpressive', to describe the Stadium of Murk - The Pigs give us a cracking paper with a QotW which includes one of those staple quiz question formats: 'the 3-in-a-row dictionary definitions'

QuizBiz

Question paper

08/02/06

Albert set a picture round with 2 Jesuses in it - QotW about Neasden's famous goalkeeper - Fr M says "Just the cheese, love - I won't risk the Danish bacon this week"

QuizBiz

Question paper

15/02/06

Mad Dogs set - Chile's, Ghana's and Romania's population levels come under scrutiny - QotW concerns unemployed bricklayer Giuseppe Zangara and his outburst

QuizBiz

Question paper

22/02/06

QotW about the star of a film that included a matutinal call - Albert Club monthly quiz Brainbreaker prize is up to 20

QuizBiz

Question paper

01/03/06

QotW about chemistry for a change - Overtures from our neighbours, The Stockport Quiz League - Website visitor, Colin Shaw, writes in taking Snoopy's to task over some duff information in an earlier quiz paper they produced

QuizBiz

Question paper

08/03/06

ore correspondence from website visitors about the accuracy of some of the answers given in our papers; this time from a Jon Gilbert and a Ronnie Mayes - QotW about the fictional identity of Eric Twinge - Father Megson's on about a photo-finish at the Stadium of Murk

QuizBiz

Question paper

15/03/06

QotW about a country whose flag has reversed its horse - Father M ponders over a battle of Moor Marstons at the Stadium of Murk - John Holden writes in from the Stockport League offering his views on their league's question appeals procedure

QuizBiz

Question paper

22/03/06

The Mad Dogs wrap up the league title yet again - QotW from the Opsimaths' paper is about 3 rhyming answers - another plug for the monthly social quiz evening at the Albert Club now into its third month

QuizBiz

Question paper

29/03/06

A snapshot of the final league table showing the Mad Dogs out in front with FCEK in second position; plus last years' table to show how teams have improved or otherwise - QotW is another 'which 3 consecutive dictionary definitions' type question - Father M sums up the whole season by going through his Bootleg Tapes

QuizBiz

Question paper

05/04/06

Val Draper Cup competition kicks off - QotW about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

QuizBiz

Question paper

12/04/06

More Cup matches and the first round of the Plate starts - Mad Dogs get beaten by Ethel Rodin - QotW about a Prince killed by a cricket ball

QuizBiz

Question paper

26/04/06

More Cup and Plate matches with the Dogs beaten yet again - QotW celebrates the link between Robin Hood, Ronald Reagan and John Lennon

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/05/06

QotW concerns the activities of one, Marcus Samuel, in the Caspian Sea in 1892 - the Plate ties trundle on with wins for Ethel Rodin, Albert Park and the Mad Dogs

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/05/06

More Plate matches with wins for Albert Park and the Mad Dogs - QotW about a couple of US Presidents who died on the same day

QuizBiz

Question paper

24/05/06

Wins for the Pigs in the Cup and the Mad Dogs in the Plate - the Pigs last gasp win on the tiebreaker followed the legendary Dave McColm 'Tosca' moment which attracted the immortal website headline 'Oh Lordi what a Finnish!' - QotW about the only English monarch to have died in neither France nor England - Fr M celebrates the 'Tosca' moment in his column 'Jumping off the Battlements into Glory'

QuizBiz

Question paper

31/05/06

Another season laid to rest at the Albert Club with an excellent social quiz set by Gerry Hennessy and delivered by John Tolan with Albert Park and the History Men running out as joint winners - the Mad Dogs win the 'Question of the Season' award with their 'double landlocked' question

QuizBiz

Question paper