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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2009/10 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

Reporter articles

1999/2000

final table

2000/01

Reporter articles

2000/01

final table

2000/01

results grid

2000/01

photos

 

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2002/03

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2013/14

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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.

 

2009/2010 Fixture list

 

08/09/09

Welcome back to the new season - Pre-season friendly against the Stockport league won by Stockport at the Heaton Moor Rugby Club

QuizBiz

Question paper

23/09/09

Fixtures announced - Snoopy's move their home venue from The Didsbury to the Metropolitan

QuizBiz

Question paper

07/10/09

Up and running - SPW, the History Men and the Opsimaths confirm their position in the form book whilst TMTCH confound theirs - QotW concerns an Oscar-winning South African actress

 

QuizBiz

Question paper

14/10/09

SPW power on whilst the Albert and the Charas both open their accounts with a win - Fr Megson reports that the WithQuiz Moderator is asking for calm amongst competitors - QotW all about hunting in London's West End

QuizBiz

Question paper

21/10/09

SPW, Charabancs of Fire, Albert and the Opsimaths remain unbeaten after the first 3 weeks of competition - QotW asks for the link between Florence Nightingale, Winona Ryder and Casey Jones, the driver of the cannonball express, but NOT Chelsea Clinton

QuizBiz

Question paper

28/10/09

True to form the History Men, Ethel Rodin and the Opsimaths score comfortable away victories - while SPW win at home - memorably the Bards set the paper but forget to include Round 5 which is immediately voted Round of the Week - and who was the first US President to be born in the 20th century (QotW)?

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Question paper

04/11/09

Opsimaths beat the Charas in the battle of the runners up - TMTCH forget how to lose gracefully - Snoopy's announce they are henceforth to be known as The Bards of Didsbury - Fr M waxes on about 'Diversity Challenge' - QotW deals with an oddity of USS New York

QuizBiz

Question paper

11/11/09

Opsimaths remain unbeaten just behind SPW, with Ethel and Albert in 3rd and 4th places - the top 4 can only be separated on score difference - QotW wants to know about a jailed film director

QuizBiz

Question paper

18/11/09

SPW and the Opsimaths power on towards their December 9th Griffin showdown - Ravi Shastri was the first; Andrew Flintoff the 708th; what are we talking about (QotW)

QuizBiz

Question paper

25/11/09

SPW and the Opsimaths carry on unbeaten - the Charas win the mid-table battle against the History Men - a piece to mark the 10th anniversary of the WithQuiz website - Fr M tells of 'A Less than Glorious Gift Shop'

QuizBiz

Question paper

02/12/09

"Played 7, won 7" - High Noon at the Griffin next Wednesday when unbeaten SPW meet the unbeaten Opsimaths - QotW about an Oscar-winning comedy duo

QuizBiz

Question paper

09/12/09

SPW score a resounding victory to confirm their place at the top - the Pigs and the Prodigals record the first tie of the season - QotW asks which two capitals are closest - Fr M compares the SPW/Opsimaths battle to the hunt for Moby Dick

QuizBiz

Question paper

16/12/09

Chunky's invincibilty is smashed as the Bards, SPW and the Opsimaths get through to the WIST semis - the Charas just lose out on a tie break - QotW about Henry Reed's poem The Naming of the Parts

QuizBiz

Question paper

13/01/10

SPW and Opsimaths consolidate their lead - Charas, History Men, Ethel and Albert form the chasing pack, all on 10 points - QotW all about West Ham's chants when they're away on Merseyside - and Dusty sends us a Yuletime Blog

QuizBiz

Question paper

20/01/10

SPW keep right on going - the Charas and History Men jostle for 3rd place - the Pigs start thei post Christmas surge - Opsimaths' paper not too popular - QotW about a connection between Frederick Fowell, Richard Starkey and Charles Hatcher

QuizBiz

Question paper

27/01/10

A welcome first win for the Prodigals at the Swan - the Opsimaths and the Charas confirm the form book with home victories - QotW all about George Formby double entendres

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/02/10

Opsimaths go level on points with SPW at the top - the Prodigals go home to celebrate another success as they rise off the bottom - QotW all about film studios trademarks

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/02/10

SPW win handsomely whilst nearest rivals Opsimaths slip up away to Ethel - History Men win the 3rd/4th place battle with the Charas - Home and Away chat from Fr M - QotW goes all City Blue

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/02/10

SPW complete the Charas double - History Men move up to challenge for second place - TMTCH close in on mid-table respectability - Fr M gets all in a tizz about John Terry and Ashley Cole QotW concerns apostles' deaths

QuizBiz

Question paper

24/02/10

While SPW march into the history books, the Opsimaths and the Charas keep up the chase - and the Pigs move off the bottom - QotW is not much use to motorists

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/03/10

SPW beat their closest rivals, the Opsimaths - the Pigs edge it over the Prodigals in the battle of the basement - an excellent TMTCH paper with each question paper envelope decorated with a different and appropriate cartoon courtesy of Dave Barras (this is the SPW/Opsimaths envelope)

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/03/10

Pigs paper with QotW about Hell - Ann the MVP (Most Valued Player) of the History Men (again) - Father Megson cogitates on Roddy's bicycle - Ivor claims that Ethel is the 'mother' to half of his History Men

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/03/10

SPW clinch their 12th consecutive league title with a home win - Opsimaths become uncatchable in 2nd place - TMTCH creep away from the basement - History Men paper - Fr Megson, on tour of the Ukraine and Poland, writes in about Lvov ('I Love Lvov')

QuizBiz

Question paper

24/03/10

SPW unbeaten run ends - Opsimaths hit 50 - TMTCH produce an upset at the Swan - Prodigals score a welcome win - Ethel are victorious at the Moss - Another Fr M piece from the Ukraine

QuizBiz

Question paper

31/03/10

Stockport's Alexandra win through to the WIST final against the inevitable SPW - QotW is about Tony Blair's project completion criteria - Father Megson returns to Stockport from Eastern Europe

QuizBiz

Question paper

07/04/10

As the league season comes to an end.....Ethel's narrow defeat means 4th place goes to the Charas - the Pigs leap up to mid table respectability - QotW concerns Popeye's chain of restaurants - and limerick fever strikes again with "Round 4's theme was scrupulously fair, / So when asked 'Shannon Town is where?', / Colin's intimate knowledge, / Of each Oxbridge college, / Led him straight to the answer 'Limerick'."

QuizBiz

Question paper

14/04/10

The first round of the Cup goes with the form book as SPW and the History Men win through -  Father Megson detects WithQuiz fever in Ukraine - QotW all about Birkin-head

QuizBiz

Question paper

21/04/10

Home advantage was crucial to The Men, Albert and The Prodigals but SPW won away at The Swan as the Val Draper semi finalists are decided - TMTCH win a thriller against the Pigs at the Parrswood

QuizBiz

Question paper

28/04/10

League top and bottom teams - SPW and The Prodigals - will contest the Val Draper final; the Plate will be between the Pigs and the History Men - QotW all about the Hippocratic oath

QuizBiz

Question paper

05/05/10

Yet again the bookies get it right with SPW coasting home to the League and Cup double, and the History Men mopping up the Plate - TMTCH create the best round of the Knocked Out United paper - QotW all about HMS Pinafore

QuizBiz

Question paper

12/05/10

SPW hoist the WIST trophy to complete the treble on a tough Opsimaths paper - Stockport's Alexandra team come honourable Runners Up - QotW all about a highly paid NZ sports personality

QuizBiz

Question paper

19/05/10

Opsimaths win the Question of the Season award with their 'Edgy films' question: 'The plot of which film follows a girl's effort to raise sufficient money to fund a trip to try out as a cheerleader for the fictional Texas Cowgirls?' to which the answer was: Debbie Does Dallas - Ethel Rodin come second and Albert third

QuizBiz

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