It just wasn't meant to be. Team Bath Chronicle came a disappointing 10th in Brain of Bath 2011.
The winners were solicitors Thrings, who as far as anyone can make out got almost every question right. Well done them.
Higher up the rankings than Team Chron came those stalwart chaps from The St James Wine Vaults, whose interpretation of the phrase "friendly rivalry" can best be described as loose.
Meanwhile, for those who like that sort of thing, here's a snap of me sniffing one of those plastic pots.
There's always next year...