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Source: (consider it) Thread: Circus: Knockout Quiz 2008
CuppaT
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1. ALESSANDRO VOLTA
2. NOM DU JEU
3. BARBARICUS
4. MOATIZE
5. CEST LA GUERRE
6. ZIPPING
7. SEPTIMUS
8. HONOLULU
9. MAD RUSH
10. ICE CHARIOT

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Patdys
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Hmmm, my erudite post was eaten by the ether.
Anyway, I reckon Septimus is a good chance. If he is truly named after a Lord of Stronghold, then the chances of him killing the rest of the field during the race is pretty high.

And yes, this is a gratuitous Neil Gaiman reference.

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chicklegirl
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quote:
Originally posted by Patdys:

And yes, this is a gratuitous Neil Gaiman reference.

I just finished reading "Stardust" last week, and I'd venture to say that any Neil Gaiman reference would be gratuitous.

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ephemera
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quote:
Originally posted by chicklegirl:
quote:
Originally posted by The Great Gumby:
quote:
Originally posted by ephemera:
  • Red Ruler
  • Pompeii Ruler

I think this should be Red Lord, who's got mixed up with Pompeii Ruler (who also isn't in the field, unless I've missed something).
Don't feel bad, Ephemera. I made the same mistake! [Hot and Hormonal]
Thanks chicklegirl and TGG for keeping me honest. Somebody on a betting website misled me, but has since updated their webpage, so I can't prove it. I thought it was odd that two horses were named "ruler" but assumed it was something inherently Australian. With that said:

I'd like to switch my Red Ruler for Red Lord.
Please.

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ephemera
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Adding insult to injury, I missed the edit window. [Ultra confused]

I'd like to switch my idiot choices as follows:

  • Red Lord for Red Ruler
  • Viewed for Pompeii Ruler

thus making my choices:

  • Nom du Jeu
  • Profound Beauty
  • Red Lord
  • Viewed
  • Bauer
  • Littorio
  • Septimus
  • Zipping
  • Mad Rush
  • Honolulu

thanks again. [Overused]

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And it was a photo finish.


1 st place Viewed
2nd Place Bauer
3rd C'est La Guerre.


Now for quizzies adjudication.

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the pilgrim
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But?..... but?........... What happened to Book of Kells?.............. What do you MEAN he wasn't even in the race?!!!

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So much for the bookies pick [Frown]

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ELIMINATED FOR FAILING TO PICK ANY OF THE FIRST FOUR

Jedijudy

QUALIFIERS

Chicklegirl
Doublethink
Flags_Fiend
Icklejen
Mertseger
Nutmeg
PataLeBon
Surfing Madness
The Pilgrim

And the countdown goes on ..... 10 ..... 9 .....

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ROUND SEVENTEEN : MAPS

You must search the internet for a map that has the maximum number of different features but not more than one of each.

You must then post

1. Name of the map
2. Link to the map
3. List all the features
(I will knock out any feature that I can find a second example of in the map that is linked)

Good Luck - I think this is a challenge.

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I choose this map of Heaven

It's unique features include:
  1. A replica of the Washington Monument.
  2. A segregated section for Catholics.
  3. A roller coaster.
  4. A factory for giving the saved new bodies.
  5. A dinosaur petting zoo.
  6. A castle for...ahem...having marital relations.
  7. A place to view the damned.
  8. A candy shop.
  9. A boot camp for angels.
  10. A running track (in the boot camp).
  11. A snack bar.
  12. A large gate to keep out the unsaved.
  13. A drive-in movie theater for viewing memories.
  14. Go carts!

Now, all the rest of you need to find maps with fifteen or more unique features (assuming QM approves all these), and I can humbly bid adieu to this year's quiz happily in the top ten.

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The Body of Christ,
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Patdys
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The earth.

This map contains 6 billion individual people. No repeats. I haven't listed them individually but can do so on request*


*Actually, no. But I could list enough to win this round. [Big Grin]

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Marathon run. Next Dream. Australian this time.

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One of the most breathtaking attractions in my lovely home state of Washington is the Olympic Peninsula, home of the Olympic National Park. My family used to go camping there during the summer (when it was only slightly less rainy in the rainforest!)

On such a large map, it was hard to avoid a multiplicity of towns, trails, campgrounds, creeks, waterfalls, lakes, harbors, hot springs, beaches, bays, points, capes, islands, prairies, mountains, glaciers, ridges, roads, rivers, ranger stations, Indian reservations, visitor centers, memorials, and so forth. This map does, however, illustrate a few unique features (besides the national park itself):

One state park (Lake Cushman State Park)

One dock for international ferry service between Port Angeles, WA and Victoria B.C.

One rainforest (the Hoh Rainforest), which happens to be part of...

One national forest (the Olympic National Forest), which happens to be home to...

The world's largest western hemlock tree

The world's largest sub-alpine fir tree

The world's largest yellow cedar tree

The world's largest Douglas fir tree

And oh yes, one tiny town called Forks, recently shoved into the spotlight when it became the setting for the teen vampire novel Twilight (soon to be released as a motion picture)

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rugasaw
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My map is the Ethical Trading Initiative site map.

It contains:

A bunch of crap I don't have to post because I am an also ran.

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I pick the electoral map.

Electorial Map

It has 50 states, state abbreviations, electoral votes by state, and blue and red markings.

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i pick English counties map It has english counties marked on it.(Bedfordshire, Berkshire,Buckinghamshire,Cambridgeshire,Cheshire,Cornwall,Derbyshire,Devon,Dorset,Durham,Essex,Gloucestershire,Hampshire,Her efordshire,
Hertfordshire,Kent,Lancashire,Leicestershire,Lincolnshire,London,Middlesex,Norfolk,Northamptonshire,Northumberland,Nottingham shire,Oxfordshire,Shropshire,Somerset,Staffordshire,Suffolk,Surrey,Sussex (east and west),Warwickshire,Wiltshire,Worcestershire,Yorkshire(north, south, east?, west) and the Isle of Wight.)

As we were just told to post not debate if we agreed, coz i'm not sure London is really a county. Also east yorkshire is labeled, not sure is usually called that.

Rutland and huntingdonshire and a bit i can't work out just below east yorkshire are all on the map but not labeled.

Also labeled is Scotland and Wales. Not labeled is the sea, and the Isle of man.

Now to add up all those features.

43 labeled things and 5 unlabeled.

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I pick a world map, it contains 193 countries which are all different, listed here + the Vatican City.

flags x

[ 05. November 2008, 07:23: Message edited by: flags_fiend ]

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Doublethink.
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I choose this bestiary of a map. Different features/ dimensions include:
  • Countries
  • Horse
  • Merpeople
  • Giant fish
  • Ship
  • Continents


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The Great Gumby

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quote:
Originally posted by Quizmaster:
You must search the internet for a map that has the maximum number of different features but not more than one of each.
...
(I will knock out any feature that I can find a second example of in the map that is linked)

By my reading, several of the entries so far will be eliminated on these grounds. Multiple states, counties or countries seem to me to be more than one example of the same feature. If you stretched a point, you could probably argue that a feature implies something fundamentally geographical in nature, like a mountain or river, rather than administrative boundaries, but that would probably be quite hard when you've just claimed them as features.

My also-ran entry is the band Map, which consists of 3 different features, as listed here:

1. Lead singer/guitarist
2. Keyboards
3. Drums

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Nutmeg
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My entry for Round 17 is this Mind Map for time management .

My Map lists many features listed on 16 branches to assist you with Time Management, including

  • effectiveness
  • delegation
  • communication
  • monitoring progress
  • mindtools
  • work/life balance and
  • choices/decisions
.

It's also very colourful and pretty. I like the pictures of the cats and the coffee.

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the pilgrim
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Since we've had 'heaven' and 'earth' I will submit this map of HELL. If I count right it shows at least 40 plus different levels (divided and subdivided) for at least 50 plus different types of sinners.

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jedijudy

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quote:
Originally posted by Quizmaster:
ELIMINATED FOR FAILING TO PICK ANY OF THE FIRST FOUR

Jedijudy


As always, I am truly amazed to have lasted this long in the Quiz! [Big Grin]
Mercy buckets, QM! [Overused]

I would like to offer this map, because it made me laugh!

As an Also-Ran (and proud of it) I am allowed to post such things! [Razz]

*jj goes off to bake brownies and make a gallon of Bahama Mamas for the Sky Box*

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Imaginary Friend

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I pick the site map for the Ship of Fools web site.

Well, it's not quite the ship of fools, but close enough? [Big Grin]

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Nutmeg
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quote:
Originally posted by Nutmeg:
My entry for Round 17 is this Mind Map for time management .

My Map lists many features listed on 16 branches to assist you with Time Management, including

  • effectiveness
  • delegation
  • communication
  • monitoring progress
  • mindtools
  • work/life balance and
  • choices/decisions
.

It's also very colourful and pretty. I like the pictures of the cats and the coffee.

Wow I had shocker didn't I?

Try this link to the mind map I had in mind

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Quizmaster

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A poor effort this time around.

I shall now eliminate all claimed features of which there are two or more ..........

There could be several of you in the rerun of this round.

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Eliminated for failing to post:

Icklejen


QUALIFIERS

Chicklegirl
Doublethink
Flags_Fiend
Mertseger
Nutmeg
PataLeBon
Surfing Madness
The Pilgrim

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Chorister

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Nutmeg, your entry takes me to 'Post Reply' on the ship. Is your time-management all it's cracked up to be? [Biased]

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ROUND EIGHTEEN : FUNNY SONGS

You must pick a song with funny or jokey lyrics.
Once you have chosen it I need the following information in your post.

1. Name of the Song
2. Name of the Artist
3. Link to the Lyrics

Additionally you can link to the song itself.

Once all entries are in (Also Ran Entries welcome)
you must PM me with your top ten choices.

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chicklegirl
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For good, clean flannel-and-petticoats fun, it has to be "The Lumberjack Song", performed by Michael Palin and the rest of the Monty Python Flying Circus troupe (lyrics available here).

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The Great Gumby

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My also-ran pick is a song I used to quote in my sig: Groucho Marx singing "I'm Against It", taken from the film Horse Feathers. Lyrics can be found here.

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rugasaw
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I was considering the Reigning king of funny lyrics (Weird Al) but thought better of it. I decided that I would post a song about a church service that everyone* of us would enjoy being at. I give you Ray Stevens' The Mississippi Squirrel Revival. Here is a video that plays the song. If this does not make every top ten you are all sinners and need a squirrel.

*By everyone I am referring to myself.

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Liberty

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See, this is what happens when you skip lunch. I just forgot to post! Oh well! It was fun while it lasted, but I really should study for my exams, so it's for the best. Thanks Quizzie. [Overused]

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the pilgrim
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Like G.G., I'm posting a song made famous by Groucho Marx, the classic “Lydia the Tattooed Lady,” which became his signature tune. Music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg.

I tried creating URL links and just couldn’t get it to work right, so here are the sites.

Lyrics can be found at http://www.reelclassics.com/Movie/Philstory/philstory-lydia.htm but you'll have to type it in.

If you go to YouTube and enter 'Lydia the Tattooed Lady' you can find a couple of versions done my Groucho as well as the Muppets.

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For this round i nominate Val Doonican-O'Rafferty's Motor Car. I loved it when i was a kid, and it still makes me smile.

I've tried to link to the lyrics but have no idea why it's not working, so sorry but your have to copy and paste. http://www.justsomelyrics.com/1431575/Val-Doonican-O'Rafferty's-Motor-Car-Lyrics

Also here is a link to a video of it that made me laugh.

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CuppaT
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Well, Rugasaw has posted our family's absolute favorite song over the years. Never seen it performed, though, so thanks!

I will go with what I have been trying to get our choir to do for the annual talent night: All God's Critter's Got a Place in the Choir, by Bill Staines. Here is a You Tube performance that is great, but not what I have in mind. You have to imagine our fun-filled choir in hayseed outfits and straw hats tapping our legs in time, slapping our knees occasionally, and swooooping some of the notes sometimes. Throw in an occasional animal sound and some dynamics, the exactly right people coming in on snippet solos in perfect timing. It's a fun song with the right vision, and the perfect choir director, of course.

CuppaT

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Mertseger

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This round is the toughest challenge so far for me because I love novelty songs. If you search for "The Best Medicine" at Pandora.com, you will be able to hear an endless stream of novelty songs from all eras. I just turned it on, I list the tracks as I write this up:

(Tom Lehrer: "We'll All Go Together When We Go"
The Ink Spots: "Your Foots Too Big"
Bowling For Soup: "Almost")

Thus, my task is to narrow things down. I'd like something a bit more recent since we've had several older, though exemplary, entries so far.

(The Presidents Of The United States: "Lump)

Wierd Al Yankovic is an obvious choice (I once got mistaken for him after having just stood in line behind him at a club. Wierd, er, strange night.) I'd like, however, to promiote someone more obscure.

(Carla Ulbrich: "What If Your Girlfriend Was Gone?". I was considering this song last night and it's right up there on my list.)

Stephen Lynch is probably too transgressive for this crowd though he's a surprisingly good musician. The Asylum Street Singers are also too crude for here as well; though, they're well worth checking out.

(The Tokens: "Bathroom Wall"
Spirit: "Fish Fry Road")

The Rutles, Roy "Chubby" Brown, El Vez (Mexican Elvis impersonator), Vile Richard, Austin Lounge Lizards, The Bonzo Dog Band, The Red Elvises (astoundingly good musicians), Mojo Nixon, Moxy Fruvous, Spinal Tap, Spike Jones, Richard Cheese (lounge-lizard covers of punk, rap and pop songs with lots of profanity), Tenacious D...

So many to choose from!

(Team America Soundtrack: "Freedom Isn't Free". Parker and Stone of South Park fame are well worth considering for this round.
Momus: "The Penis Song"
Tenacious D: "Friendship")

My second choice would be Cheryl Wheelers delightful song done to the Mexican Hat Dance: Potato. (Warning: clicking on that link may cause you to be singing the word "Potato" over and over again for the rest of the day.) But while the lyrics are okay and the song is hilarious, the song will not present well purely based on its lyrics.

(Of Montreal: "Tim, I Wish You Were Born A Girl"
Wilco: "Heavy Metal Drummer"
Da Vinci's Notebook: "Three Little Words". If you ever thought Meatloaf needed skewering, this is the song for you.
Vile Richard: "Glass Eye"
Tagyerit: "Pointless Psychic Revelation")

And so, at long last, I will present my choice. After much deliberation, I choose There's Viagra In The Water written by Camille West of Four Bitchin' Babes. It's surprisingly clean for the topic.

(Jacob Brochard: "Brains Brains"
The Four Counts: "Peeping Through Your Curtains"
David Shingley: "Don'ts"
Team America Soundtrack: "Montage"
Neil Innes: "Bruce's Philosophy Song"
Uncle Bonsai: "Johnny, It's Downhill From Here"
Jimmy Buffet: "Why Don't We Get Drunk And Screw" - a good place to stop)

[ 06. November 2008, 15:18: Message edited by: Mertseger ]

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I never fail to get a laugh out of Florence Foster Jenkins , a wealthy socialite whose concerts were sold out!

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Oh it's got to be the Flanders & Swann classic, P** P* B**** B** D******.

(Though I did also love, There's A Hole In My Budget, A Happy Song, Madeira M'Dear and First and Second Law.)

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I can't find a sound recording of Pee, Po, Belly, Bum, Drawers ! But I thought you might enjoy this, which includes A Happy Song.

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Actually, on mature reflection I'd like to change my choice to Flanders & Swann's Madeira M'Dear. The Broadway performance of those rather fine lyrics can be found here !

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Interesting choice Doublethink.

I too have gone back to my youth with Flanders & Swann - They just don't write songs like that anymore.

Like Mertseger I was caught trying to choose one song from many, and here it is:

1. The Gasman Cometh
2. Flanders & Swann
3. The Lyrics


Check out a nice video of the song HERE


And the number two song because it has limited appeal is

The English are Best.

Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

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Well I have had to think about this one...

While looking around the net I did find the old 'Unle Sam' ad Uncle Sam Deodorant ad, from the 70's. Always a favourite of mine.

However my entry is a song by a danish band shubidua " There is a dog sh!t in my garden" I have always admired them for rhyming garden with Elizabeth Arden. There is a
link here, to youtube, which has the lyrics scrolling across the bottom of the video. It has a pretty good reggae beat, but I believe it was also a big disco hit back in the 80's.

Enjoy

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As a chemist I had to pick this really...

1. Elements
2. Tom Lehrer
3. lyrics

And if you click here you can listen to it.

flags x

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This is my favorite song for stress relief. Really.

And blame the stores around here for making me remember it at this time..

Christmas at Ground Zero

[Big Grin]

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The Shell Factory Billboard Blues by Gary Link always was a favorite of my family way back when.

There doesn't seem to be a link to the lyrics, but that's OK, since I'm an Also-Ran!!! [Yipee] [Razz]

[ETA...Click on Gary's face to hear the song!]

[ 06. November 2008, 23:18: Message edited by: jedijudy ]

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Can I have your votes now please by PM.

They will be published once all the votes are in.

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I made a list of the enteries to help myself and thought i wuld share it with everyone.

Chicklegirl – the lumberjack song
The Great Gumby – I’m against it
Rugasaw – the mississippi squirrel revival
The pilgrim – lydia the tattooed lady
Surfing Madness - O'Rafferty's Motor Car
CuppaT – all God’s critter’s
Mertseger – there’s viagra in the water
Angel Wrestler – Florence Foster Jenkins
Doublethink – Madeira M’Dear
Quizmaster – the gasman cometh
Nutmeg – “there is dog sh!T in my garden”
Flags_fiend – Elements
PataLeBon – Christmas at ground zero
Jedijudy – Shell Factory Billboard Blues.

I'm hopping i've not missed anyone out.

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Thank you! How nice of you, Surfing Madness. [Smile]

[ 07. November 2008, 20:51: Message edited by: Angel Wrestler ]

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The voting resulted in the following table:

72 Rugasaw
66 Quizmaster
65 Chicklegirl
53 Mertseger
50 Surfing Madness
42 Flags_Fiend
31 CuppaT
29 Jedijudy
29 The Pilgrim
28 Doublethink
25 PataLeBon
23 The Great Gumby
20 Angel Wrestler
14 Nutmeg

Eliminated on the vote:

Nutmeg

QUALIFIERS:

Chicklegirl
Doublethink
Flags_Fiend
Mertseger
PataLeBon
Surfing Madness
The Pilgrim

Take a short break - I will start the next round on Monday night (UK time).

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<jj dances and sings>

Nutmeg gets to come to the Skybox!! [Big Grin]

We have lots of food, and the weather is perfect and don't forget your sunglasses!

Here, have a glass of wine. [Big Grin]

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