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by Chris
Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:12 am
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: Movies for Quizzers
Replies: 10
Views: 9006

Re: Movies for Quizzers

Wow, can't believe I forgot 'Starter for Ten' (seen it) and 'Slumdog Millionaire' (about 10 of us quizzers went to see it the night before the Northampton GP a couple of years back. Good shout on 'Total recall' , Gerard. IIRC it's based on Phillip K Dick's wonderfully titled 'We Can Remember It For ...
by Chris
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: Movies for Quizzers
Replies: 10
Views: 9006

Re: Movies for Quizzers

And while we're on the subject of films. Check out the debut novel by movie critic, quizzer and Grand Prix regular Brian Pendreigh, aimed at film lovers it's entitled 'The Man in the Seventh Row' . http://www.audaciousauthor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/posterous.png http://blastedheath.com/press/...
by Chris
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: Movies for Quizzers
Replies: 10
Views: 9006

Movies for Quizzers

Having just read a piece by Paul Hamilos in The Guardian about his favourite film, 'Rushmore' (which seems like quizzers might enjoy it), can anybody recommend any other 'quizzical' movies to watch - beyond the obvious candidates of 'Quiz Show', 'Magnolia' and 'The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes' ? http...
by Chris
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Quiz News Archive
Topic: Hislop wants Blair for TV news quiz
Replies: 0
Views: 3539

Hislop wants Blair for TV news quiz

Let's be absolutely clear about this, Ian Hislop wants Tony Blair to appear as a guest on BBC TV's satirical news quiz 'Have I Got News For You'. According to the Press Association, Hislop told the Radio Times: "In private I'm no more confrontational than anyone else but on Have I Got News For ...
by Chris
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 280711

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

I still can't believe I actually sat and watched Channel 5 fire-up for the first time, and yes, the first thing you saw and heard were the Spice Girls. Where did it all go wrong...
by Chris
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - In the News
Topic: Continuous Quiz: News
Replies: 439
Views: 281660

Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Great question; "British Legion"?
by Chris
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Quiz News Archive
Topic: Naming the Mascot
Replies: 60
Views: 54593

Re: Naming the Mascot

It doesn't have to belong to the male gender, so how about Violet or Violetta?
by Chris
Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Sign-up for December's Quiz Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 37144

Re: Sign-up for December's Quiz Grand Prix

78 now for the UK venue... UK Andrew Rowe Andrew Teale Andy Cobley Andy Crane Andy Tucker Anne Hegerty Audrey Doyle Barry Howbridge Barry Humphrey Barry Simmons Bob Thompson Chris Quinn Dave Bill Dave Challender (debut) David Hesp (MO) Dave Jones Dave Taylor David Smith David Stainer Diane Hallagan ...
by Chris
Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Sign-up for December's Quiz Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 37144

Sign-up for December's Quiz Grand Prix

We are pleased to announce that our next Grand Prix quiz event will be held on Saturday 3 December near Burton upon Trent. Full details can be found here. This thread, however, is for you to sign-up to say you are coming. If you are coming for the morning only, please say so and I will do my best to...
by Chris
Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 280711

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

Just out of interest, would the groundbreaking sitcom be 'Desmond's'? Or is it the one with a young Lenworth Henry? Or is it an American one? (Not that it matters, I think the question's been answered)

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