We had a few new faces amongst the record equaling 51 Quizzers who turned out for Quiz 158 and this boosted the Cash Prize on offer to a massive £157.
Most of the 14 Teams playing waltzed through the Swinging Sixties Picture Round but as the Quiz wore on it was clear that one team, It’s Death Jim… But Not As We Know It, weren't messing about. They gradually crept ahead round by round until by Film & TV they were five points ahead of joint second placed Adam Johnson Scores When He Wants, The Peoples Front Of Judea and Spontaneous Wrecks (Live This Wednesday At The Bridge Hotel). It was no surprise that It’s Death Jim… But Not As We Know It were as calm logical as their namesake in the final round and romped home as winners. They then went and drew the Beers so we have a rollover of £157 going into Quiz 159 and another record turnout could see us playing for a Cash Prize of £200 or more!
The Quiz starts at 9.00pm with a Picture Round* (The clue this week is "Raised down under, recognised all over"). Following the pics we then have four themed rounds of General Knowledge, Music, Sport and Film and TV with a five minute break for free snacks and topping up drinks after round two.
The winners of the nights Quiz choose from three envelopes that contain either the cash prize, food vouchers or a case of drinks. If the cash isn't drawn it rolls over to the next weeks Quiz, the biggest cash prize to date is £317 won by Hand Over The Cash Michaela 25/03/13 in Quiz 63.
After the Quiz we have a Wild Card Question which anyone in the bar can join in for a quid (or if you want two goes it's £2, three £3 etc). It's one obscure question where we are looking for a number or date and the nearest to the actual answer gets the whole pot of money taken on the night for the Wild Card.
Quiz 158 had a mammoth £48 Wild Card Cash Prize! This broke the record from way back in January 2013 where Jonathan B won £47 in Quiz 55. There were five people in with a shout for being the closest to our answer but it was Andy who won the massive £48 Wild Card with a guess that was just one year out.
Come on down and join us for The Colly Quiz, it's always an entertaining night out and if you are lucky you could win some serious cash too.
*If you would like to give us an idea for an interesting Picture Round feel free, we are always looking for new subjects. Send us an Email, Tweet or add your idea to the comment box below.