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Time for the answers to the movie themed questions I posted yesterday.

A very enjoyable, if slow*, quiz and great value too at €20 per table.  Also, it featured the best table name I’ve heard in a while: Tequila Mockingbird! It didn’t have to be a movie quiz for that name to stand out.

Right, I’ll get on with posting up these answers as this is probably the busiest week in the blog’s history.  I’ve already got another four posts lined up – after this one!

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Back in the saddle

Back in the day, by which I mean back before this blog existed, I used to make a monthly pilgrimage from Ennis to Galway to take part in the Bazaar Movie Quiz.  This wasn’t a bizarre movie quiz.  No, it was a quiz held in a bar called Bazaar.

Well, Bazaar is no longer there and, since it’s closing, there’s been a movie quiz shaped void in the Galway quizzing scene. This hole was filled last night by Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street*.

And lo!, it was good. Such a large crowd turned up that almost 100 people had to be turned away.  By the time the quiz did kick-off, the staff had managed to squeeze 27 tables into the bar’s upstairs room. Clearly, this quiz will be back!

It was also the first time our ‘A’ team got back together since the All-Ireland final last November. And lo!, we did good. 🙂

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26 movies in 85 seconds

Just a quick post to point every one in the direction of a competition the Guardian (UK) is running currently.

There’s offering anyone a chance to win a collection of 26 famous movies on DVD.  All you have to do is identify the films from their clever animation.

You can check it out here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/video/2010/sep/23/film-season-video

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