Author: Sam Kelly

Quiz Results July 2014

On the evening after Argentina’s World Cup final loss to Germany, we were treated to a second titanic head-to-head tussle in just over 24 hours, as reigning champions the Educated Guessers were challenged by the only other team brave enough to show up, the newly-formed Quiz Ass, Quiz Ass, Quiz Ass. It was an evening of high drama as – true to Argentina’s 1986 World Cup victory – Quiz Ass raced into a comfortable lead before throwing it away towards the end and then pulling away again towards the death. Hard luck, Educated Guessers, but we hope to see you again in August! The scores are right here. Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quiz Ass, Quiz Ass, Quiz Ass 10 35 40 50 Educated Guessers 8 32* 40 48 *Educated Guessers awarded an extra point for giving the Quizmaster cake during the half time break. This was a one-off due to only two teams being involved, and will not be accepted as a regular...

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Quiz Night July 2014

The gloom of midwinter is upon us and the World Cup is coming to an end. How will we fill these long, dark evenings? Well, there’s always the Buenos Aires Pub Quiz to occupy you for one of them, at least! Brave the chill, the wind, the rain, the quite possibly unseasonably mild air (I’ve not seen the forecast for the day in question yet so I’m covering all bases) and come on down to La Cigale for the July edition… The rules, if you need reminding of them: Three rounds of 10 general knowledge questions, one alphabet-themed round of 25 questions Teams of up to 6 people allowed AR$15  per person Prizes for the winners and runners-up The quiz will take place on Monday, 14th July, starting at 7:30pm at La Cigale: 25 de Mayo 597 (corner of Tucumán). Click for previous questions and answers! My...

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Quiz Results June 2014

A good time was had by all at the June quiz, and after the Educated Guessers found themselves one of three teams tied in second after the first round, they took control in the subsequent three rounds to emerge victorious for the first time since they started competing in the Buenos Aires Pub Quiz – congratulations to them! Huge thanks also to one of their number, Leigh, who leant me his phone for the team photos after I realised I’d left my memory card at home… The scores and team photos are below. See you all next month! Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Educated Guessers 6 30 38 48 Team Miguel 5 29 37 46 AAK! 6 28 36 45 The Four Musketeers 7 28 37 43½ Boca Boozers 6 23 31 36...

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Quiz Results May 2014

Thanks to Stella for reminding me of this (I’m still new, you’ll have to bear with me)! I never put up the scores and pictures from last month’s quiz, so here they are now. Cat’s Whiskers took an early lead in the first round, maintained it by being one of three teams to get full marks on the alphabet round, and then extended it in the last two rounds to run out winners by three points. Full scores and all the team photos are below. The Quizmaster acknowledges a mistake was made with on question – the one about the Beatles’ first U.S. number 1 – but fortunately it didn’t affect the final standings. It won’t happen again (or if it does, I’ll just keep talking over anyone who complains). Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Cat’s Whiskers 9 34 44 52 The Dean 8 33 42 49 #VeryGrosso 7 32 42 48 Educated Guessers 6 30 39 43 Little Blue Pills 8 31 38½ 42 Devridiens 6 30 38 42 Hard Cock Cafe 5 29 38 42 Smarty Pints 8 32 42...

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Quiz Night June 2014

The World Cup is approaching, meaning another painful quarter-final defeat and crushing disappointment can’t be far away. But before that shared Anglo/Argentine tradition begins, why not drop in to La Cigale for another piece of British culture transplanted to Argentina? It’s the June edition of the Cigale Pub Quiz! Can the Cat’s Whiskers retain their crown? Join us to find out… This is Sam’s second go as Quizmaster, and as they did last month, the rules remain the same as ever: Three rounds of 10 general knowledge questions, one alphabet-themed round of 25 questions Teams of up to 6 people allowed AR$15  per person Prizes for the winners and runners-up The quiz will take place on Monday, 9th June, starting at 7:30pm at La Cigale: 25 de Mayo 597 (corner of Tucumán). Click for previous questions and answers! My...

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