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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2008/09 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.  Season 2020/21 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1999/2000

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1999/2000

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2000/01

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2000/01

final table

2000/01

results grid

2000/01

photos

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2008/2009 Fixture list

 
27/08/08

Hello everybody!  It's time to get the site up and running again as we approach the coming season - Albert Park renamed The Getaways - Pigs relocate to the Fletcher Moss

QuizBiz

 

10/09/08

Stockport romp to a convincing victory in the Pre-season Friendly - QotW about the highest point in England south of Lancashire and Yorkshire

QuizBiz

Question paper

08/10/08

The season gets under way with good results for the Girls and Opsimaths but a banana skin for the Charabancs - QotW about Sheppard and Turpin - Fr M bemoans a new 'season of discontent' for the Charas

QuizBiz

Question paper

15/10/08

Napier Girls, Opsimaths and Snoopy's Friends keep their 100% records intact - Fr M gets up close and personal on the Getaways labelling them 'Mad, bad and unlikely to Know' - Richard Seed appears with his fans in a rare 'Picture of the Week'

QuizBiz

Question paper

22/10/08

SPW (the new name for the Girls) & Snoopy's march on undefeated - QotW about the most populous country never to have won any sort of Olympic medal - News of Dave appearing on TV in Are You an Egghead?

QuizBiz

Question paper

29/10/08

Snoopy's Friends (the 'Hull City' of this year's programme) march on undefeated! - Who'll come out on top next Wednesday when they meet fellow table-toppers, SPW, at The Didsbury? - QotW marries Lake Geneva, Finland Station and West End Girls

QuizBiz

Question paper

05/11/08

Down at The Didsbury SPW win their top of the table clash with Snoopy's - QotW links chess, Richmond and Dallas

QuizBiz

Question paper

12/11/08

SPW march on with the Charabancs not far behind - QotW about sports equipment with spigots and barrels - Anne-Marie is coming back - Fr M muses on a sore bum

QuizBiz

Question paper

19/11/08

SPW continue on their way; but so do Snoopy's and the Charabancs - Meanwhile the History Men's inevitable surge gets delayed even further - QotW on the silent majority - Fr M has an encounter with Alice and Mike under the viaduct

QuizBiz

Question paper

26/11/08

SPW (with a week off on setting duties) lose their top spot to the Charabancs on score difference - Snoopy's keep up their challenge - QotW about an Arse tribute - Rumours that they're going to unmurk the White Swan

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/12/08

Snoopy's slip up at home whilst SPW keep their 100% record - QotW speculates on Historyman Tim mounting his favourite Paps - Dusty repents at causing Ivor's damnation

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/12/08

Three cheers for the Charabancs, the only WithQuiz team to get through to the WIST Semis - Snoopy's slip again in their title chase - QotW about an Italian loaded portrait - a beautiful picture of the White Swan emerges

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/12/08

SPW and the Charabancs march on - Opsimaths creep up to third - Sydney Opera House proves to be made out of lego - the birth of Santa is the real reason for Christmas according to QotW - a bleak midwinter Chrissie card from the Charas

QuizBiz

Question paper

07/01/09

Tense stuff at the top with SPW just edging it against the Charabancs whilst Snoopy's and the Opsimaths tie - QotW is all positive in a photographic sense - GMR comes quizzing to South Manchester

QuizBiz

Question paper

14/01/09

Vincibility makes a comeback; down at the Albert Club SPW lose their unbeaten record to the Opsimaths - QotW about a Scottish east coast delicacy - Fr M writes of the great Ladybarn Charabanc crash

QuizBiz

Question paper

21/01/09

The top 3 all win whilst the History Men continue their revival at the expense of Snoopy's - QotW about something Montreal and Hereford got in 1809 - Fr M shows off his little digital

QuizBiz

Question paper

28/01/09

Ethel move above Snoopy's into 4th place - above them SPW, the Charabancs and the Opsimaths all win at home - Fr M opines on orcitis ('Chance it and Lancet') - Goodison's 1966 hero comes under the spotlight in QotW

QuizBiz

Question paper

04/02/09

History Men and SPW tie in a nail-biting finish at the Griffin whilst the Charabancs and the Opsimaths keep up their challenges with home wins - But top story this week has to be the long-awaited first win of the season for TMTCH - QotW about Barcelona member 108,000 - Fr M sees white bits over Dover

QuizBiz

Question paper

11/02/09

SPW and the Charabancs both win to set up the (probable) league title decider next Wednesday when they play each other at the Griffin - QotW about the last common ordinal-adjacent British monarchs!!

QuizBiz

Question paper

18/02/09

In tonight's clash of the Titans SPW outgunned the Charabancs making themselves odds on for yet another league title - QotW about sodium ricinoleate and TV history - As for Fr M nobody's got a clue!

QuizBiz

Question paper

25/02/09

 

QuizBiz for this week has been lost

 

Question paper

04/03/09

Charabancs keep their slim hopes alive - History Men win a thriller at the Albert Club - QotW about a tale of lust, greed, revenge and seafood

 

QuizBiz

Question paper

11/03/09

SPW march on - but unusually, with only 2 games to go in the League campaign, they can still be overhauled by the Charabancs! - QotW about Jerry Springer's birthplace)

QuizBiz

Question paper

18/03/09

No surprises then, SPW win their 11th title in a row - but it was a tad closer this season - For now though hearty congratulations to Kieran, Martin, Barry, Michael and David - Such Pleasant Winners!! - Des De Moaner speculates on the real meaning of SPW - QotW goes all judgemental

QuizBiz

Question paper

25/03/09

This week's Quiz news is dominated not by results but by the sad news of the death of our friend Mike Heale - Please add your own thoughts and recollections in the thread already underway on the Message Board - Meanwhile QotW is all about TF, F, T, S, W and WNA

QuizBiz

Question paper

01/04/09

It's going to be an all-Stockport WIST Champions Cup final as the Charas succumb (just) to the Tiviot - QotW is "spelt K-E-Y-N-S-H-A-M"

QuizBiz

Question paper

08/04/09

SPW, Opsimaths and the History Men go through to face the the chasing pack - Beautifully embellished question paper envelopes from TMTCH - QotW on some Tyneside remains

QuizBiz

Question paper

15/04/09

The form teams win whilst TMTCH are just 2 games away from Cup glory - an irate Durhamite writes in - QotW about a presidential escape from Lincoln jail

QuizBiz

Question paper

22/04/09

Cup specialists, the Pigs, win through to yet another Val Draper final against SPW - the Plate final will be between X-Pats and the Opsimaths - Question paper is a bit of a bummer from Snoopy's - QotW recalls the sayings of the great Brian Clough

QuizBiz

Question paper

29/04/09

The Val Draper Cup goes to SPW by a good margin while, for the second year running, the WithQuiz Plate goes to the Opsimaths - New idea in question setting with all the knocked out teams combining to provide the paper for the 2 finals - QotW has to be that Crazy Kebab woman

QuizBiz

Question paper

06/05/09

The season closes with Snoopy's winning Question of the Season - History Friends (a combo team) win the evening's quiz - The Getaways announce they are returning to the Albert Club and changing their name to The Prodigals

QuizBiz

Question paper