TIE, the company building Edinburgh's trams are under criticism in this spending-outrage article in the Herald, but an interesting detail is that in April 2007, they spent £1032 on a staff quiz night at
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Putting a decent quiz together is a pain enough, with haveing to translate it into another language. That's what they do at Beerlingual, a twice-a-week pub quiz in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
I'm impressed, and I also like their
Alarm bells rang when one of my quizgoers said to me at Jenny Ha's the other day: "Here's a good pub quiz question for you:
There were plans to reclassify SWP (Skill With Prizes) machines, aka quiz machines as gambling and therefore make them subject to other taxes but the HMRC have now ruled that quiz machines "do not contain an element of chance" and therefore are not subject to Amusement Machine Licence Duty (AMLD).
What do they mean by no "element of chance" Do they mean that there's no chance of winning?
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