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by Tom Hill
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final

Hi - just thought I would share the video of the final of the British Student Quiz Championships, which took place in March this year, in case it is of interest to anyone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngzgxpTgNRE
by Tom Hill
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: What is World History?
Replies: 11
Views: 5057

Re: What is World History?

Ah, I didn't actually know that modern Morocco is 'al-Maghrib' in Arabic - thanks for pointing that out Will. As it happens, my own research has meant I've read more about those cities to the east (Carthage, Mahdia, Bejaia), all of which are frequently + casually referred to as part of the 'Maghreb'...
by Tom Hill
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: What is World History?
Replies: 11
Views: 5057

Re: What is World History?

Is it just me, or is anyone else a little irritated by a question on 'Morocco' where the clues are mainly about the Almoravids and Almohads? Yes, both dynasties originated in modern-day Morocco, but the polities they ruled extended far beyond its modern boundaries, and the rulers were fairly itinera...
by Tom Hill
Wed May 31, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UK Player Poll 2017: Now With More Tweed
Replies: 27
Views: 14887

Re: UK Player Poll 2017: Now With More Tweed

...and some Cambridge context 3. Ewan MacAulay Knows tonnes of science. Can buzz on most other categories too. Likes triathlons. Phwoar. 4. Evan Lynch Competes with Ewan for science; also good at painting and literature. Probably the second highest points scorer behind Joey over the year (I'm not go...
by Tom Hill
Wed May 24, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UK Player Poll 2017: Now With More Tweed
Replies: 27
Views: 14887

Re: UK Player Poll 2017: Now With More Tweed

Since Oliver's mother is a noted translator of Robert of Rheims, I am disappointed that he was not given a stereotypically French name like "Baldwin" or "Urban" instead.