Should phones be banned from pub quizzes?

Publié Laisser un commentairePublié dans Pub Quiz

The integrity of pub quizzes used to be beyond question, but the advent of text messaging in the late 1990s has heralded an era of cheating. Otherwise honest people, corrupted by a combination of alcohol and the desire to win promotional t-shirts, were reduced to seeking outside help from friends. With the burgeoning popularity of internet-equipped devices such as iPhones making things even worse, one Belfast bar has taken the drastic step of putting up a sign outside saying mobile phones are banned during their pub quiz. Stephen Duffy has been running a quiz night on Thursdays at the Pavilion […]