Posts from 15th August 2002

15
Aug 02

NIght three

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NIght three of the Week of Quiz and things go a little awry. Despite having several chalkboards saying that the quiz was on Wednesday night, it turned out that the Winchester, on Archway Road, holds its quiz on Thursday. The Winchester was much improved by its recent refurbishment but we weren’t there to admire the decor; we wanted some Quiz, so Plan B was enacted.

Bailey’s Corner on Holloway Road is, I assume, the little brother of The Bailey, visited earlier this week. The quiz was popular and very competent, although many of the questions were tests of vocabulary rather than knowledge. Ten pictures, thirty unthemed questions, and if there hadn’t been an unfortunate Mark Knopfler/Neil Innes identification problem, we would have bagged another win. The only bad moment was hearing someone at the bar reciting “I’m Alan Partridge” dialogue at great length. It was funnier the first time, mate…