How to join in nationwide Friends quiz from your home that has already raised more than £5,000 for NHS

Gather round Friends fans to test your knowledge in a nationwide virtual quiz that is being hosted via Facebook on Friday night.

As we adjust to being at home almost 24 hours a day in self-isolation as we battle to stop the spread of coronavirus, there's not much we can do with our Friday evenings.

So to boost the mood and to help raise funds for NHS staff and volunteers, Laura Jones, founder of events hosting company Eventures, decided to plan the quiz on the iconic US sitcom which has drawn interest from 144,000 people and already raised £5,350 for charity.

Settle in on Friday 27 March at 7.30pm and prepare to test your knowledge on all things Monica, Ross, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey and Rachel.

New mum Laura explained that as she was self-employed, she wanted to come up with an idea that could potentially help boost her income by moving her quiz events online while we were in isolation, but there was so much interest she wanted to give back.

"I had planned to charge for entry at a discounted rate and crown a winner, adding their name to the 'Geller Cup', created for my F.R.I.E.N.D.S quizzes and provide a prize.

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"HOWEVER… Since coming up with the idea of the F.R.I.E.N.D.S virtual quiz, things have snowballed somewhat! I thought there would only be a couple of hundred people taking part, we currently stand at 144 THOUSAND people interested in this quiz.

"This is fantastic but overwhelming. For a little company like mine to create such an audience is incredible and just shows how much we all need a night like this in such difficult circumstances."

Explaining that it would be impossible to figure out who would be crowned the biggest Friends fan ever as the winner because so many people are taking part.

She is encouraging those participating to get together in groups and enjoy the quiz together, which you can at the link here.

There will be 80 questions, in 8 rounds of 10, where Laura will give out the answers out after each round, with the whole thing taking around 1.5 hours.

Laura has also set up a JustGiving page to help give back to those who are on the frontline: "We have a great evening of entertainment on Friday night, answering questions about F.R.I.E.N.D.S, ensuring that we stay indoors to look after one another and help our NHS.

"However, with this growing platform, we can help the NHS even more. Therefore, as entry to this quiz, I ask that you donate £2 (£2 is the minimum donation amount on JustGiving) and all proceeds will be donated to the NHS to help in this difficult time."

Answers to picture captions: Mr Heckles, Las Vegas, Will Colbert Ross's school pal and Rachel's enemy, Erica played by Anna Faris

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