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Ariston
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Reposted for your enjoyment!

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Wm Dewy
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So few got all the answers on the Bible Quiz. That's unusual for this lot.

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joan knox

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I wonder if it's the same question we're all stumbling on?

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Tree Bee

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I expect so!

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Rosa Winkel

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Pretty happy with that!
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Ariston
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Surprised "bad news" wasn't an option for the first question . . .

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“Therefore, let it be explained that nowhere are the proprieties quite so strictly enforced as in men’s colleges that invite young women guests, especially over-night visitors in the fraternity houses.” Emily Post, 1937.

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Spike

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Lucky guess about a jingle I've never heard of.

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Smudgie

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Unlucky guess about a jingle I've never heard of.

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Loveheart

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quote:
Originally posted by Spike:
Lucky guess about a jingle I've never heard of.

Whereas I made an unlucky guess about the same jingle i'd never heard of, about a product I'm never likely to buy. [Roll Eyes]

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joan knox

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ah yes, jingle question - slowed me down, so also wild, but happily correct guess

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BessHiggs
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And now I've got that jingle for an earworm. ARGH!

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Lucia

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5th at the moment, maybe a new record for me!
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Sir Kevin
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Yay! I'm third and it'll likely stick.

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jedijudy

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Sorry Sir Kevin! [Big Grin]

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piglet
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As long as they put in questions about jingles from feckin' 'Murcan adverts*, you're in no danger from me.

Hmph. [Mad]

* OK, I know that question's been asked before, but it was ages ago and my memory isn't what it used to be ... [Hot and Hormonal]

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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Welease Woderwick

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piglet, you may only think your memory used to be better!

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Marvin the Martian

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I know nothing about family curses. Curses.

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Life's a journey, not a destination
and you just can't tell just what tomorrow brings.

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Smudgie

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It's so frustrating, sometimes, being a wally. I mean to say, it was obvious that the answer I chose for one of the questions was a load of rubbish and still I didn't have the sense to choose the obvious correct answer. [brick wall]

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Lucia

Looking for light
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Correct but just not fast enough...
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piglet
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Not entirely correct and not fast enough.

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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Marvin the Martian

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I've never been to Mexico and I don't speak Spanish. Guess which question I got wrong today...

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Life's a journey, not a destination
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joan knox

Knoxy is my homeboy
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oops, misread the 'etiquette' question... [Hot and Hormonal]

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Sir Kevin
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Firmly in fifth, though I had to think about the last question for a few nanoseconds... I did know the meaning of the smaller word on the Mexican question, though I've no idea what the other word meant.

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Spike

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A character I've never heard of from a show I've never heard of was apparently played by an actor I've never heard of whose brother is also an actor I've never heard of who played another character I've never heard of.

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Helen-Eva
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quote:
Originally posted by Spike:
A character I've never heard of from a show I've never heard of was apparently played by an actor I've never heard of whose brother is also an actor I've never heard of who played another character I've never heard of.

Me too. And yet I got it right. How did that happen?
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piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by Marvin the Martian:
I've never been to Mexico and I don't speak Spanish. Guess which question I got wrong today...

Neither have I, but Lucky Guess Piglet was on my side ... [Big Grin]

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alto n a soprano who can read music.
You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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joan knox

Knoxy is my homeboy
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wild guesses on the geography and farming questions... [Big Grin]

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Just Me
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I don't know enough about rusty farmyard implements!
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Sir Kevin
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Marginally in the top ten: shall I stay? I only know the colour scheme of John Deere farming machines because I once did a trade show for them...

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piglet
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With a bit of help from Lucky Guess Piglet I managed to scramble a bit further up the leader-board than I've been for a while. [Smile]

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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piglet
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I didn't think that 10/10 in 45 seconds would butter very many parsnips on a Very Easy day.

13th place - I was right. [Disappointed]

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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Sir Kevin
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Nope. Should have gotten through that in 30 seconds...

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joan knox

Knoxy is my homeboy
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Am momentarily first - w00t! Will bask in glory ... well while it lasts [Smile]

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piglet
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My scanty knowledge of Aussie slang let me down. [Frown]

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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Sir Kevin
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Only missed two on Bible quiz...

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piglet
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My knowledge of the more esoteric bits of the Old Testament is rubbish. [Frown]

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The Rogue
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quote:
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After one day of March's tournament I am fifth. Can we stop the month now, please?

Slipping down to tenth. Come on, guys, March was a good month but surely it's worth starting April early!

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Sir Kevin
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In tenth: I wonder if it will hold out!

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Sir Kevin
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Eighth: that was easy! Of course, I do know a bit about horses: I have been riding since I was eight.

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piglet
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Lucky Guess Piglet was on good form today - 10/10 and 10th place (for now ...)

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Welease Woderwick

Ship's Feckless Layabout
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Beaten by PeteC - oh the shame!!

[Hot and Hormonal]

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Sir Kevin
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Light-years too bloody slow: I much prefer the harder quizzes!

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joan knox

Knoxy is my homeboy
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well, had never heard of that particular saying - where's it from?

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jedijudy

Organist of the Jedi Temple
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Enjoying a momentary second place!

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Ariston
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quote:
Originally posted by joan knox:
well, had never heard of that particular saying - where's it from?

I'd never heard it either, but just thinking about what usually goes into both gave the answer.

Not that I like to think too hard about it.

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Sir Kevin
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Aaargh - it failed to score my first answer, which was correct!

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piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by joan knox:
well, had never heard of that particular saying - where's it from?

I changed a right answer into a wrong one on that, because I thought too much about how the question had been worded.

brainless piglet [Frown]

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alto n a soprano who can read music.
You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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piglet
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10th place so far [Yipee] but until Antisocial Alto and Sir Kevin have played, I'm not counting any chickens ... [Paranoid]

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You can talk to God in any language, but He prefers Latin or Cranmer's matchless prose.

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PeteC

Loyaute me lie
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I beat Weasel again! [Yipee]
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Sir Kevin
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In a draw for first! I beat almost everybody!

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