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    55&counting Well-Known Member

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    can anyone recommend a good Monday night pub quiz in or around tarn?
    Grateful fir any recs. For my daughter and her mates.
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    Think pub quizzes are dying, I can remember the walnut tree at sandal having one Monday and was standing room only if there too late, they decided to become a ‘family pub’ quiz was axed, I know the garrison do one on Thursday but as for any others I don’t know
     
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    I blame Google and such like.
     
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    Pub Quizzes are just full of cheating gets nowadays. Hence why I go to the Eastfield Arms on a Thursday. They use an app called ‘Speed quizzing’ which you download on to your smart phone. 15 seconds to answer the question. Once you’ve answered you can’t change it neither do you get chance to google it.
     
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    All well and good but this excludes any quizzers who aren’t Smart phone savvy, or not quick enough to respond in time
     
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    Don't know any on a Monday, but Old Number 7 on Wednesday and The Dove on Thursday
     
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    Thanks anyway.
     
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    Good to know this is happening. I used to go to a good one in Headingley but there was always the sneaky suspicion that people would check their phones in the toilet, and it was only goodwill and knowing many of the other quizzers that kept it going. That is one downside to information instantly at your fingertips!
     
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    It definitely happens. There are 2 pub quizzes in boozers near my house - one is a smartphone speed quiz and the other one is traditional pen and paper. Our team regularly wins the speed quiz but we hardly ever win the other one (and don't bother going any more!)
     

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