Posted February 15th, 2018

We're big fans of backgammon because you can beat the pants off someone without even leaving your sofa.

To get you in on the act we've hooked up with the luxury games gurus at Noble Macmillan. They make everything by hand here in Blighty and they've given us a beautiful leather backgammon set that is now up for grabs! For your chance to bag it just answer the following question:

How many Olympic gold medals did Team GB win at Rio while they were sitting down on the job? Hint: we're thinking about events like cycling, rowing, watersports and horse-riding. Is it:


Ping your answers to [email protected] or pop it on our Facebook page or Twitter feed using #SittingDownOnTheJob by Monday 19th February. We'll pick the lucky winner at random from the correct answers and announce the champion on our blog the very next day.


The Loafers x

The Nitty Gritty

  • 1 x winner will win 1 x Noble Macmillan Backgammon Set
  • Each person is limited to one entry only
  • Entrant's delivery address must be in mainland UK
  • Entries submitted after 11.59pm on Monday 19th February 2018 will not be counted
  • The winner will be announced on the blog Tuesday 20th February 2018 and notified by email
  • The winner will be chosen at random from the correct answers. The result is final and no discussion will be entered into concerning the outcome
  • By entering the competition you give Loaf the right to use your name for the sole purpose of identifying you as a winner of the competition on our blog and other social media sites
  • The prize is non-transferrable