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November 26th 2015

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David Morgan
18th February 1951 - 22nd August 2015

It is with great sadness that we have heard of David's death after a long illness. David played at this quiz for over twenty years as a member of The Old Farts team and will be remembered fondly by all.
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1576 questions in 10 categories with answers

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'Which is the only president of the United States not to have been elected as either president or vice-president?'

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Never serve oysters during a month that has no paycheck in it.
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10th January 2009. We've received a very nice message from John Bowe:

Just like to thank you for your questions that have been used on my impossible pub quiz on John Bowe saturday radio show in Ireland. The show has been going for over 4 years and we have used your questions regularly.

Thank you John!

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The website was mentioned in the The Sunday Times on December 23rd, 2007: 'I spy with my little eye something better to do' by Sally Kinnes: 'Don't park yourself in front of the telly after the Christmas lunch when the web offers a host of games for all the family...' (Read the article)

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The quiz is held in English and consists of eight rounds of ten questions. Each round is on a topic or theme and one round may be chosen as a joker round earning double points for each correct answer.

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