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Long-running Christie and pigs that are shifty – take the Thursday quiz (Guardian)

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Harry Redknapp makes TV history

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Harry Redknapp makes TV history

in unfortunate Who Wants To Be A Millionaire blunder (Independent)

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Could you make the connection?

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The BBC2 quiz Only Connect is looking for contestants for the 2022 series.

Apply here.

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Brain of Britain Final

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Monday 8th November sees the climax of the 2021 season of Brain of Britain.

It will be broadcast at 3pm on Radio 4.

It will be repeated on Saturday at 11pm.

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“All is fair in love and quiz”

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Professional quizzer Marcus Berkman on the current Countdown controversy (INews)

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Quiz in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare

Prizes up-for-grabs include:

* An overnight stay for two with dinner at the Casa Hotel (worth over £150)

* A vineyard tour (worth £30)

* Table for 6 at Technique Stadium for West End night including meal for 2

* Speedboat trip for 6 on Ladybower

* Exclusive round of golf with Spireites legend Kevin Davies

* A canal boat trip and

* Meal vouchers.

 

This is a quiz with a difference…this will be a keypad quiz where you use your own device (so don’t forget to bring your mobile phone, iPad or tablet) to submit your answers.

As you jump up the leader board prizes will be up for grabs at each stage. This will be a fun night with some great prizes on offer.

Tickets can be booked directly through Chesterfield Football Club

or via the following link – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/keypad-quiz-night-tickets-195066117007.

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Be a Mastermind in the next season

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Want to quiz on television?

Clive Myrie is looking for contestants to be a future BBC Mastermind.

Click here to apply.

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Did you know?

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Contestants in the DPQL 2020-2021 Lockdown virtual quizzes raised £533 for charity. All the money received went to food banks in our area, it was announced at our 2021 AGM.

Thank you to all contributors.

Do you use our DPQL quizzzes? Why not ask your players to make similar donations in your area.

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The world’s oldest computer

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The world’s oldest computer, the Antikythera Mechanism (BBC)

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Bradley Walsh stunned as Beat the Chasers player walks off after £40k (Express)

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