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Is there real money in running quiz nights?

Old Nov 6th 2018, 2:45 pm
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Default Is there real money in running quiz nights?

I follow a particular Dubai media "name" on Twitter, and he's constantly hammering away with plugs for his quiz night. Obviously he's fully entitled to do that, but the sheer extent of the promotion makes me wonder if there's real money in it and he's trying to build it up to allow him a career change.

Can Dubai quiz nights make enough money to support a family as an independent business? Anyone know?
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Old Nov 7th 2018, 4:02 am
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My mate runs one at a popular watering hole. He gets 500 dibbles a night.
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Old Nov 7th 2018, 4:04 am
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The chap in my local gets about 1,000 I think.
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Old Nov 7th 2018, 10:31 am
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Default Re: Is there real money in running quiz nights?

Originally Posted by Eeyore View Post
Can Dubai quiz nights make enough money to support a family as an independent business? Anyone know?
id imagine like a casino the house (pub/bar) would win - Not sure you could make (worthwhile) money out of it
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Who pays for them to be licensed, i have a mate who does occasional DJ'ing and the bar has to get him a license!
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Old Nov 7th 2018, 1:31 pm
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Default Re: Is there real money in running quiz nights?

Originally Posted by Dubaiexile View Post
Who pays for them to be licensed, i have a mate who does occasional DJ'ing and the bar has to get him a license!
The bars generally pay.

Its like 1,200 or 1,400 dibbles a year.
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Old Nov 8th 2018, 4:52 am
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Wasn't catboy perchance was it?

Life here went downhill when he sacked his co-host Chris Fisher - and the his wife Geordiebird as he was shagging someone else....

Allegedly of course.
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Dubai’s loss, Muscat’s gain. Chris Fisher is hosting here on Merge 104.8FM
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Old Nov 8th 2018, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
The chap in my local gets about 1,000 I think.
So, a bit of useful extra dosh but nothing you could live on. Cheers.
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Old Nov 11th 2018, 4:29 am
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Default Re: Is there real money in running quiz nights?

Originally Posted by Eeyore View Post
So, a bit of useful extra dosh but nothing you could live on. Cheers.
Unfortunately so.
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