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Four Years of WRQ!

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 White Room Quiz - 4th Anniversary Quiz - 02 Aug 2023 

 

Since this momentous WRQ falls right in the middle of our Summer Week 2023, I thought it only appropriate to highlight @Mi-Amigo's massive effort throughout the last four years (and yes even before that). 

 

I had a little rifle through the annals of the WRQ and here are some nifty things I found:

 

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The first ever White Room (Thursday) Quiz was on August 1st, 2019. There was quite the debate about the question Who built and flew the first aeroplane? Was it the Wright brothers or was it George Cayley? Depends on how you're defining "aeroplane" it would seem 🤔

 

serpent-snake-emoji-iphone-mamba-snake.jpgOnce upon a time, there was only one ☝️ quizzer at a time. @gmarkj was once given the question: Which is the world`s fastest snake? 

xki3csn785qy.pngThe WRQ's predecessor was the THURSDAY QUIZ. Answers used to be given in 😱 the comments 😱 and there was an award for "most amusing answer."

 

From the May 30th, 2019 Edition:

The special award for the most amusing answer goes to @jonsie for answer to Q3: "keel-hauled them and then cut off their barnacles" laughing

Throughout the years there have many special editions of WRQs:

Summer 

A-Z

Easter

Numbers

Regular’s choice

Love 

One right, two wrong

January

End of the year

New Year

Boxing Day

Anniversary

Colours

Odd Questions

2000th question

Either Or

Xmas Xtra

Christmas edition

1500th question

150th

Multi-choice answers

Spring Bank Hol

1000th question

April fools

100th quiz

The 12 of christmas

Halloween

500th question

Easier questions

Alice themed

Fun

People’s Choice

 

"White Room Quiz" is mentioned 1,060 times in @Mi-Amigo's post history--which is how many times I had to hit enter to see the complete history of the WRQ 😂

 

I also only found evidence of the WRQ being postponed ONE time in the last four years (but of course correct me if I'm wrong).

 

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With that said, big shoutout to @Mi-Amigo for being such a devoted Quiz Master and to everyone who participates each and every week!

Any questions you remember being especially tough or memorable debates?

 

Now go take a look at the WRQ if you haven't done so already and don't forget to submit your answers by 03.00am Friday morning.

 

 White Room Quiz - 4th Anniversary Quiz - 02 Aug 2023 

 

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Thank you @Cleoriff 

I well remember your quiz questions and that hilarious answer from @Marjo .

As you said, it`s not always easy - with having to delete images so I can post stars and Thinkers; and the time it sometimes takes to post answers/results/awards can mean an early start for me - but I never mind that, as I appreciate the fact that folks want to take part in WRQ.

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Thank you @BobM for your kind words.

I look forward to pm with your answers tomorrow.

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Late to the party, as usual - but well done, a stunning achievement @Mi-Amigo - if your library, your wits and patience can handle it, I hope to see many more milestone celebrations as the WRQ storms into its 5th and subsequent years. 

 

Enjoy the bow, @Mi-Amigo, and thanks for putting up such a stunning topic, @Breanna!

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Thank you @pgn for your kind words.

WRQ helps keep my brain active and confess to enjoying searching out and coming up with the questions - even when some are "head scratchers".

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Of course I am back for this @Cleoriff - I missed you guys! I wish I had more time to come here. 

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@Cleoriff wrote:

Then the catch you out question about the fastest animal on 2 legs and @Marjo put cheetah. 🤣 (I still laugh at that now) joy


Hey @Cleoriff hahahahahaha I remember that! 😂 It gives creepy hobbling cheetah mental images to me still.

 

@Mi-Amigo Congrats on creating such a long-standing and popular tradition! Very cool 😎🎉 👍

 

Hope you're all doing well and having a nice week! Nice to pop by 😊 Does this now count as a reunion of old CMs? 🤔

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Hi @Marjo Good to hear from you. I hope you are well.

It is great that all the old CMs have chosen this celebration of a little ol` quiz for their reunion.

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