Hello all Habs (and assorted associates!)
It's your 2013 Quizmaster here - Antony (Ant) Mason, brother of Libby. Many thanks for participating in the quiz - six teams this year. Very sporting of you!
I hope you enjoyed the challenge. I was pleased to see that almost all the questions were correctly answered by at least one team, so they were clearly not so outlandishly fiendish as to stump you all. Except one: Branston Pickle is now Japanese-owned, would you believe!
I gave one point for each correct answer, and half points (total rounded up) for a misspelt answer or (very) near miss. With the 8 US states beginning with M, there were 57 points in total to play for.
As you know, a point is deducted for each extra participant over the normative team number of four.
You can see a full list of the questions and answers by clicking here .
So here are the results in reverse order:
In 6th place, with 20 points, the Houston Habs (a total cruelly diminished by the festive-spirited size of the team: 13 participants!) (Catherine, John and friends)
In 5th place, with 25 points, Mill Close (7 participants) (Richard and family)
In 4th place, with 30 points, the Bedford Habs (6 participants) (Paul and friends)
In 3rd place, with 32 points, the "Salisbury Entry" (5 participants) (Nick and family)
In 2nd place, with 33 points, the Emsworth Habs (7 participants) (David and family)
AND IN 1ST PLACE, clear leaders with 39 points, THE KENT HABS (5 participants) (Clare and friends).
Happy New Year!