The Withington Pub Quiz League
WEEK BY WEEK ARCHIVE
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This page provides a week-by-week summary of the 2022/23 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.
The week when we sadly announce the death of our friend Mike Hansford, a member of both the Bards and the History Men teams over the past few years
In the week's quiz....Stockport triumph with an emphatic 27-point victory to retain the WIST Challenge trophy - QotW focuses on a cock built in Germany
KFD win to go top with a superior score difference; Ethel, the Opsis and the Prods also win their opening games - QotW deals head on with something for which "the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous and the price absurd".
|04/10/23||Clean sweep for away teams as the two Albert Club teams top the table - WIST Quarter final fixtures announced - fond farewell to QM Mike Hansford - QotW about a Silly Derby that takes place every week||QuizBiz|
Prods keep their 100% record by winning the Club derby; Ethel win in style to go equal second with KFD and the Opsis - QotW all about someone equally as short-lived as Liz Truss
The Prods slip up at home so now we have 6 teams who've only lost once but no team with a 100% record - QotW explores the strange death of 5-year old Raymond Leitch in 1975
Clean sweep for the away teams this week leaving 6 of our 9 contenders on 6 points at the top of the table - and with Ethel Rodin just ahead on score difference - QotW gives an alternative meaning for the song Danny Boy - Father Megson is announced as the setter for the November WIST matches
|08/11/23||Ethel and the Opsis top the pile, each with just one defeat, while the History Men wait for their first victory - and for QotW can you bear leaving London for the West Country in the afternoon?||QuizBiz|
|15/11/23||Ethel & The Opsis continue on their winning ways to go clear at the top - QotW recalls former WithQuiz QM and Albert Inn regular, Bernard Brannen, who made many appearances on the much missed Mrs Merton Show - Father Megson is celebrated as he submits a much enjoyed pair of Listener's Questions to the latest edition of Radio 4's Brain of Britain||QuizBiz|
Clean sweep for all 8 WithQuiz teams - QotW concerns an American actress who appeared in all 3 Godfather films but not always playing the same gender
Ethel open up a two-point gap at the top after thumping the Opsis; the Prods rise to second; the History Men open their account - QotW is chosen by Jimmy and concerns the largest city in Europe never to have staged a Champions league match - the debate about the format of the WIST competition continues