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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2012/13 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

With. Rep.

1999/2000

final table

2000/01

With. Rep.

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

2019/20          

 

2012/2013 Fixture list

 
12/09/12

New League starts Wednesday October 3rd with pre-season friendly September 26th

QuizBiz

Question paper

26/09/12

After a two year break Stockport regain the WIST Cup

QuizBiz

Question paper

03/10/12

Off we go with the Pigs soaring to the heights first time round - QotW concerns Music teacher Gordon Lowther

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/10/12

Opsimaths go top; Bards lose to the Fairies; Acronyms United get off the mark as CMR and TMTCH both win - An Irish Stout man fills the QotW slot this week - Overtures from the Quiz League of London

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/10/12

Opsimaths stay top pursued by the usual suspects; plus the slightly less usual The Men They Couldn't Hang - Fr M returns with a view from the window of the Ladybarn Charabanc - News of former WithQuizzers Allan Stores and John Jackson - QotW tells the tale of Jack Judge and the Stalybridge statue

QuizBiz

Question paper

24/10/12

Albert and Ethel notch their first victories of the season; the usual suspects occupy the top 3 places - QotW about the Danny Boy tune - WithQuiz declines an invitation to join a National Quiz League

QuizBiz

Question paper

31/10/12

Fairies keep their 100% record; Bards and Charas tie; Opsimaths crash at home to Ethel - Know any 57 year old jazz pianists from Sweden?  Well, then QotW is for you

QuizBiz

Question paper

07/11/12

The Fairies keep their 100% record intact and stay top with The Opsimaths in hot pursuit - QotW about divine marine biologists

QuizBiz

Question paper

14/11/12

History Men, Smoke Fairies and The Bards (WithQuiz), and Chunky (Stockport) go through in this year's WIST Champion's Cup - Big John from America features in QotW

QuizBiz

Question paper

21/11/12

Wins for the Prodigals, Bards, Fairies, History Men and, in an upset to the form book, TMTCH - QotW about rudenesses in the Canterbury Tales

QuizBiz

Question paper

28/11/12

Wins for The Bards, The Charas, The Fairies, The Opsimaths and Ethel - QotW about the demise of a popular schoolboy magazine - Fr M checks his postbag

QuizBiz

Question paper

05/12/12

Opsimaths & Charas (3rd and 4th in the table) slug it out for a tie; above them The Fairies and The Bards widen the gap with convincing wins - British Army Standard Rations from WW1 come in for the QotW treatment - Father M is "Looking through a plate glass darkly"

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Question paper

12/12/12

CMR wreak havoc with their paper as The Fairies, Opsimaths and Charas all fall; whilst the Bards just cling on for a tie - QotW reminds everybody of A Christmas Carol as per the Muppets

QuizBiz

Question paper

02/01/13

Victories for the Fairies, the Bards, Ethel, History Men and Albert to kick-start 2013 - The first screened flushing toilet dominates QotW - Fr M takes a sideways view from the fiscal rocks

QuizBiz

Question paper

09/01/13

The World record for tied quiz matches in M20 tumbles as Albert and TMTCH clock up the 4th of the season - QotW about Maria, Yekaterina and Nadezhda? - VW crops up for the second week running

QuizBiz

Question paper

16/01/13

Form book comes good as the Fairies, Bards, Ethel, Albert and Opsimaths all win - QotW about alexia in Berkshire

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Question paper

23/01/13

Tonight's plaudits go to the Bards for notching up the first ever score to top 60 - and to the Meat Raffle for their long-deserved second victory of the season - QotW about Wardley Hall

QuizBiz

Question paper

30/01/13

Topsy-turvy time as the Bards lose to Ethel and the Fairies tie with Meat Raffle - QotW manages to connect the BBC, a holiday resort in The Guardian, and ‘Diseases of Brunus Edwardii’ in the Veterinary Record

QuizBiz

Question paper

06/02/13

Yet another tie; the Bards and Fairies win; Meat Raffle continue their very own late late show - Fr M takes a view from the stratosphere - QotW concerns the strange death of Prince Maurice of Battenberg

QuizBiz

Question paper

13/02/13

Meat Raffle continue upwards; the Fairies consolidate at the top - Mr Chicken gets the QotW treatment - Fr M has been to visit the papal turf accountant

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Question paper

20/02/13

An all WithQuiz WIST Cup Final as the Smoke Fairies and the Bards sail through - QotW about a popular drink at Turf Moor

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Question paper

27/02/13

Wins for The Fairies, The Bards, The Opsimaths, Ethel and the History Men as the form book rules OK - QotW about a pair of footballing brothers

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Question paper

06/03/13

The Bards keep up their Fairy chase whilst the Pigs and Meat Raffle clamber away from the foot - QotW: C'est les pieds à Dieu - Fr M looks at the world from a vantage point in Heaton Norris Park

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Question paper

13/03/13

The Fairies and The Bards both win; a win for the Fairies next week will secure the title making the final showdown between our top two teams at the Griffin in a fortnight's time merely about South Manchester bragging rights - QotW features the inadvertent destruction of gnomes

QuizBiz

Question paper

20/03/13

Many congratulations to the Fairies - after a couple of years away they're back on top; but it wasn't easy with the Bards chasing to the end; Ethel fall at (almost) the last leaving the Opsimaths clear in third spot; Ethel and the History Men are still battling for fourth spot - Someone who served in Sierra Leone during WW2 stars in QotW

QuizBiz

Question paper

27/03/13

The Bards earn bragging rights over the Fairies despite their reign as Champions coming to a close; Ethel just scramble into Europe on goal difference after a tie with the Charas; TMTCH also tie to leapfrog the Pigs who finish in the 'Omega position' - In QotW we find out why David Cameron left a permanent stain - Fr M simply 'Can't Believe It!'

QuizBiz

Question paper

10/04/13

Gin'll Fix It join us and have "lots of fun"; The Bards, Opsimaths, Pigs and TMTCH march on to Cup glory; Meat Raffle, Ethel, Gin'll and The Prodigals totter on to Plate glory - QotW is about someone fancied by pigeons

QuizBiz

Question paper

17/04/13

Albert, the Charabancs, the Bards and the Pigs go through to the Val Draper semis - QotW about the birthplace of Messrs Spring, Follett and Dahl - Gin'll Fix It are scheduled to play a Friendly against CMR but never turn up....and are never heard of again

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Question paper

24/04/13

The Charas and The Pigs battle through to the Val Draper final; The Prodigals reach the Plate final (via a walkover) where they'll play the Meat Raffle - QotW concerns a mysterious geostationary satellite - News of great success for CMR team members in University Challenge as Manchester reaches the final

QuizBiz

Question paper

01/05/13

The Charas win the Val Draper; Meat Raffle clean up the Plate - QotW all about voiceover star, Jim Pope

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Question paper

08/05/13

The Bards take the WIST Champions Cup after extra time - QotW about what flows from the Daer and the Portrail

QuizBiz

Question paper

22/05/13

The Charas win the Question of the Season award with their memorable 'Reading' question - Mike Wagstaffe presents the End of Season evening quiz - Presentations to our trusty regular QMs

QuizBiz

Question paper