The Mardy Bums have finally won the pub quiz, no ties for first place, no joints seconds or close thirds. We won. Vini. Vidi. Vici. After two months of trying, and coming so close on a number of occasions we have finally triumphed as pub quiz champions. Erasing (well covering over slightly) the memory of the Nile Disaster.
A number of weeks ago we were in joint first place and as a result had to enter a tiebreak round, and yours truly was chosen as the teams nominated person. Facing me was a member for our arch-nemesis team (okay, maybe not…but imagine it to be the case for the dramatic effect).
The quizmaster looked us both in the eyes, and asked the question and I was feeling confident that I could answer any question, as long as it wasn’t on my one weakness (my knowledge kryptonite) “Rivers of the World“, a subject my enemy knew all about as one of the World’s pre-eminent riverologists. Continue reading