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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by Uncle Pete:
I broke 50 seconds! [Eek!]

Shall I send glue?

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

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jedijudy

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Twenty-six seconds! A personal best for me! [Yipee]

Marvin and Ariston's personal winning venue, AKA the Quiz.

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jedijudy

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And to add...Marvin and Ariston have my utmost admiration! [Overused]

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Welease Woderwick

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They must have too much time on their hands to learn all this stuff whereas us retired folks slaving away against the constraints of being a pensioner...

Anyway, today's slow time mostly my own fault as I was trying to work ut a tricky problem in Spider Solitaire at the same time - but I'll blame Uncle Pete anyway as it is good for him.

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

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Lots of North American bias in that one!

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
... but I'll blame Uncle Pete anyway as it is good for him.

Can I find someone (other than the quizmasters) to blame for ******* 'murcan television questions about people of whom I've never heard?

[Mad]

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Uncle Pete

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Join with me - I'm looking for them too!

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Should have gone with my instincts - I changed a right answer to a wrong one.

Bugger. [Mad]

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Uncle Pete

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There is one question whose answer the Guessometer always knows, but I always over-ride it! [Disappointed]

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Welease Woderwick

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Yes, me too - I think I might write it out 100 times just to try to make it sink into my, admittedly feeble, brain!

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

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Welease Woderwick

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I am, quite frankly, surprised to have got as much as 9/10 today - thanks to the Guessometer, of course.

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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 was just coming to thank the dear little Guessy for coming up spades on three questions. Too bad about the fourth!

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Crikey - the air's a bit thin up here! [Yipee]

I seem to have found myself at the top of the pile - until Washing-Machine Man gets here, obviously ... [Big Grin]

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Pop so-called 'culture' brings me down again.

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Don't know about washing machine man, but I seem to be top of the pile for the moment. [Yipee]

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Chalk one up to the Guessometer…

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Another quiz where differences between the two sides of the Atlantic can be challenging...

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Not on the bottom. Woohooo! [Yipee]

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quote:
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...I seem to have found myself at the top of the pile - until Washing-Machine Man gets here, obviously ...

... and Gussie, JtW and Tessa.

Oh well, it was nice while it lasted. [Big Grin]

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More like tumble-drier man knowing those kinds of answers.
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Thanks to the blessèd Guessometer which nudged me into changing a wrong answer to a right one, I'm in second place! [Yipee]

For now anyway ... [Big Grin]

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I have no idea how I got them all right [Ultra confused]

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Welease Woderwick

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NOT one of my better days!

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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 hate self-referential questions!

And although I got Q3 correct, the question should have read infamous, rather than famous.

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quote:
Originally posted by Heavenly Anarchist:
I have no idea how I got them all right [Ultra confused]

Me neither - blessèd be the Guessometer! [Yipee]

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Welease Woderwick

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Another internet glitch puts me behind Uncle Pete!

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

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[Big Grin]

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jedijudy

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I should have listened to the Guessometer. [Disappointed]

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Welease Woderwick

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Why do I always get that one wrong?

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

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Momentarily on the top!

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Uncle Pete

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I made 10! Didn't even have to check with Guessie today! And good time!

weasel, I couldn't see you... oh, yeah!

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
Why do I always get that one wrong?

Would that be the only numeric Bible trivia question whose answer isn't 7, 12 or 40?

Guess who remembered what it was from last time ... [Devil]

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Welease Woderwick

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quote:
Originally posted by Uncle Pete:
I made 10! Didn't even have to check with Guessie today! And good time!

weasel, I couldn't see you... oh, yeah!

There I am, Uncle Pete, just the 5 places above you at the moment.

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

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Somebody else can feed the chuffing Guessometer today - I changed a right guess to a wrong one.

Bloody 'murcan television ... [Mad]

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Welease Woderwick

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Still in the lead!


[nobody else has played yet]

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

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I do so love playing early and getting to the top. It won't last but it's good for the old ego for a while [Big Grin]

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Ding-dang Brit TV shows

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Two Guessometer correct answers! Bless its little heart!

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I'm embarrassed by the length of time I need to stare at algebra [Hot and Hormonal] but it has been almost 30 years since I had to do it on a regular basis.

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Welease Woderwick

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I maintained the honourable tradition of getting the movie questions wrong - has anyone ever heard of any of these actors?

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I knew the female in the film, I actually got a film question right! [Big Grin]

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Bloody movies no one has heard of, and actors ditto.

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I'm with HA - I remembered who the lady in the film was (not that I've seen it - it was just One Of Those Useless Things I Remember™).

And for the moment, it's catapulted me into second place! [Yipee]

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List of film actors and what they had in common [Ultra confused]

Now I know the answer it does go to explain why one in particular comes across as having less life than a plank...

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Uncle Pete

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Pre-school bible class today. I think I sang an action song for half of them.

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Whew! I thought surely I'd be the one to break the string of 10s.

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******* bloody 'murcan television!

[Mad] [Mad] [Mad]

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All hail the mighty guess-o-meter! Failed me yesterday, but did sterling work today.

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quote:
Originally posted by Snags:
All hail the mighty guess-o-meter! Failed me yesterday, but did sterling work today.

Hopefully since the Guessometer failed me today, it will help me tomorrow!

[Roll Eyes] [Waterworks]

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The Guessometer was grand for cartoon characters and Sports I Do Not Understand, but a bit rubbish on Films I Haven't Seen.

[Razz]

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