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Source: (consider it) Thread: The New Crew's Quiz
Starbug
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First time I've played and I got 77 seconds! [Yipee]

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Tree Bee

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Here's the quiz...

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Sir Kevin
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A nice difficult one, with room for educated guesses puts me in the top five! [Yipee]

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quote:
Originally posted by Sir Kevin:
... educated guesses ...

Unfortunately one of mine wasn't. [Frown] The rest were though ... [Big Grin]

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Smudgie

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Have I ever mentioned how much I like Sundays? [Big Grin]

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Welease Woderwick

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I don't mind Sundays BUT I don't like it when the internet has a conniption just as I try to load the quiz!

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Smudgie

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Oh look! [Big Grin]

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Piglet
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[Overused] , Pingu, [Overused]

I managed seventh place [Yipee] despite getting Nahor's sons wrong, again.*

* probably differently wrong from the last time I got them wrong ... [Hot and Hormonal]

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Welease Woderwick

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Congratulations Smudgie!

...and thanks to Pete for his "support" [Two face]

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Uncle Pete

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Ten on ten on Monday with a sheer blind lucky guess in the actors' kids name category. Who cares about these things?

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Smudgie

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That was one speedy weasel this morning. Come on, admit it, who's been feeding him caffeine?

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Welease Woderwick

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[Snigger]

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jedijudy

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Ooooh, second place. At least right now! [Big Grin]

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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by Smudgie:
That was one speedy weasel this morning ...

... and an equally speedy piglet, but the weasel gets Chronogeographical Precedence™. [Big Grin]

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Uncle Pete

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Regular service has resumed today.

Who watches plays?

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Welease Woderwick

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ME!!

Or I used to when I lived elsewhere.

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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Lucia

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19th...not good enough [Disappointed]
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Welease Woderwick

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Oh look, I beat Smudgie again!

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Sir Kevin
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Slotted firmly in seventh. I could have been faster, but I knew all the answers.

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Tree Bee

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I didn't. Three I had no idea about at all and guessed wrongly. [Frown]

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Just Me
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Distinctly respectable - even if the decathlon one was a bit of a guess.
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Sir Kevin
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It was for me also.

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Uncle Pete

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Bloody filums! I hovered between two actors - all for naught, as neither were correct!

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Starbug
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It was the bone question that got me. Don't know my femur from my tibia!

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Smudgie

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The questions took a lot of reading this morning. But one lucky guess and a couple of obscure trinkets of knowledge helped to compensate a little.

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Uncle Pete

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quote:
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It was the bone question that got me. Don't know my femur from my tibia!

Trust me. You would know if you ever broke your femur.

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Sir Kevin
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Too slow and too wrong for top ten: I have only seen two Dolly Parton films. The answer was not among them as they were Little Whorehouse with tickets comped for us by the producers in return for market research and 9 to 5 which I worked on when it became a touring Broadway musical. The only film I ever saw about a beauty shop was Beauty Shop...

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Spent too long reading the "crawl to the quiz-masters" question. [Mad]

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Sir Kevin
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Damn! Must recount bones. Amazingly I guessed right about the Whitbread Cup, though I did remember it was a beer from my first visit to the UK...

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Starbug
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Woohoo! I'm fourth in the table!

*dances a slightly embarrassing jig* [Big Grin]

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Sir Kevin
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I like your sig - that's from 3 Men in a Boat, the funniest book I've ever read, isn't it? I have a first edition that's well over a hundred years old....

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Lucia

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Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones....
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I coulda been a contender - if I knew anything about boxing.

Think I'm getting quicker though.

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10/10 in 41 seconds and sixth place - [Yipee] - if three earlier players* hadn't got the same score I'd have been in third ... [Big Grin]

* YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE ... [Devil]

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Smudgie

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The one time I'm anywhere near being in the top ten and I have to go on holiday for a week! [Waterworks]

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Welease Woderwick

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You could always send Smudgelet on his own.

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Sir Kevin
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I think the score from Indian Wells (another native Californian?) jinxed me! [brick wall]

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Rats - stoopid mistake.
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quote:
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I like your sig - that's from 3 Men in a Boat, the funniest book I've ever read, isn't it? I have a first edition that's well over a hundred years old....

Yes, it's one of my favourite books. My favourite bits are the inconsiderate courtship of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and J's consternation that he doesn't have Housemaid's Knee.

Got two wrong in today's quiz. Drat and double drat!

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Uncle Pete

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I hates obscure filums, I does, I does!

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Welease Woderwick

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Pete, you are not alone!

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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Sir Kevin
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Lucky and educated guess on a film I'd never seen propelled me into a higher place than I've had lately....

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Starbug
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Ninth place! I made it into the top ten!!!

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Sorry to burst your bubble, Starbug, but I'm in ninth now ... [Big Grin]

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Uncle Pete

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Golly, I'm first on Tuesday.

Basks briefly in glory

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Welease Woderwick

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Sorry Pete, you have been usurped - but I will be in my turn very soon!

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Uncle Pete

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Not even 15 minutes of fame!

[Waterworks]

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Welease Woderwick

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I thought you were famous wherever you went!

...or is the better word 'notorious'?

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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Uncle Pete

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I can live with notorious...

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Sir Kevin
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I'M NUMBER ONE!

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