"Have I got nerds for you!" - another successful techie table quiz this year! ๐Ÿ™Œ

A short write up on our techie table quiz hosted by Workday on Mon Nov 25th.

โค๏ธ On behalf of Declan, Mick, Dale, Naomi and Lais, we want to thank you for supporting our table quiz last night. We raised โ‚ฌ885.60 for the Dublin Simon Community! It was a great turn out, given I forgot to send a reminder email!

Thanks to team and sponsors

Thanks to our supporters:

๐Ÿ‘‰ Thanks to Naomi and Dale from Workday for hosting and organising the venue and to Mick from Vectra for providing food as well as being on the quizmaster team with the ever amazing Declan. I forgot to mention Lais who helped with the questions as well.

๐Ÿ‘‰ To all our sponsors, we really appreciate your support and prizes: LiquidNet, Prodata, Shutterstock, Swrve, Zendesk

Of course, the community hugs all round:

๐ŸŒˆ And a big thank you to the following community partners: Clojure Ireland, Coding Grace, Dublin Maker - MADE, Engineers Ireland - Young Engineers, GameCraft, GDG Dublin, Hack&&Tell Dublin, Ireland Girl Geek Dinners, PyLadies Dublin, Rails Girls Dublin, Ruby Ireland, TOG Hackerspace, Women in Tech Africa, Women Who Code Dublin

๐ŸŽ‰ A huge congrats to the winners of the prizes:

"The Dead Pony Society"

"Hold me closer, tiny answer"

"Untitled Team" who won the tie-breaker with "Untitled Team Name"

Here's the rest of the team names:

<Insert Name Here>, 2nd Breakfast Club, All spark, Baby Yoda, Buckfast at Tiffanyโ€™s, DBAโ€™s Ventura, Jeffreyโ€™s Team, Jotoroโ€™s Bizarre Peanut Allergy, Quiz the Season, QuizBuzz, Solunore, Steve Holt, Team Badger Pressure, The Grace Hopper Appreciation Society, The Grace Hopper Appreciation Society Appreciation Society, The Soggy Bottom Boys, The Wee Smile Galz

And thanks to the team drawing all the cute baby Yodas, every year there's something cute drawn on the answer sheets. ๐Ÿ˜Š

But wait there's moar... a raffle!

๐ŸŽ The headphones from Shutterstock will be raffled. They didn't make it on Monday evening, and we thought this would be a fair way to give the prize away.

So I put all the names from RSVP list and put it into a name pick:

๐ŸŽ‰ CONGRATS TO SAM ENRIGHT ๐ŸŽ‰ - I'll be in contact with you on how to claim the prize from Shutterstock who are based in Dublin city centre.


Here's photos from the evening: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Vu28H3zRh3kXJMQw5


๐Ÿ’–Here's to another successful table quiz!

๐Ÿ“ข If you want to help out in the next quiz: source prizes, sponsors, quiz questions, PR, drop us an email at irishgeeks@eventgeek.ie.

๐ŸŽ„Season's Greetings to everyone and here's to 2020!


About Author

Vicky Twomey-Lee

Pythonista, but normally found organising various tech events, and now heavily involved in diversity initiatives like Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin, and Women in Technology and Science (WITS Ireland).
๐Ÿ‘‰ http://about.me/whykay

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