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Piglet
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Click for brain cell count here

You'd think I was making it a point of honour to get the questions about 'Murcan sports wrong ... [Mad]

[ 02. May 2017, 21:11: Message edited by: Piglet ]

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Uncle Pete

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I was prepared for a 10/10 today, but somehow managed to scroll past a question. [Waterworks]

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Playing early gives one a very distorted view of how well one is doing!

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At last I got 10!
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Strange that they can't mahage to spell the name of India's first female premier correctly.

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quote:
Originally posted by Wet Kipper:
new month, so I thought I would join in

of course, it would help iof I then remembered to play every day [Hot and Hormonal]

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Piglet
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I shouldn't worry, WK - you'll probably be fairly far up the leaderboard anyway. [Big Grin]

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Piglet
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Superannuated comics. [Mad]

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Welease Woderwick

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Superannuated ethnocentric comics.

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

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YESSSSS! My alter ego is top of the leader-board; OK so only four players so far but still I'm chuffed [Yipee]

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Someone has to hold up the quizzers. My turn!!

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Welease Woderwick

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...and we're all very grateful.

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

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memo to self, read the WHOLE question, even on the "easy level" days

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Who'd have thought I'd come to regret not watching The Dukes of Hazard [Frown]

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Piglet
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As my dear departed mum always used to say before exams, "remember, dear, always read the question".

When the question says "isn't", don't read it as "is".

[brick wall]

[ 11. May 2017, 21:22: Message edited by: Piglet ]

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Piglet
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Large dram of Highland Park for the Guessometer! [Smile]

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Uncle Pete

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Little Guessie was smoking hot today on Q 1 and 2

[Yipee]

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Thanks Pete, it's still smokin' for me today!

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I seem to be doing OK after a while of not doing the quiz...

Guessometer even worked pretty well for me today!

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Piglet
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I think you must have tired it out. Who the hell's Andy Kaufman? [Confused]

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Hmm, not so easy. [Frown]

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Welease Woderwick

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I noticed that Young Pete beat for time yesterday, hence:

NOTICE TO PETE: This is not allowed!

I think there is a particular exception made on page 3742 [appendix 9975] of the SoF-Funtrivia rule book!

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

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Piglet
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It's not often I break the 30-second barrier, but I did today. [Yipee]

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A (presumably USA) TV show that ran for five years three decades ago (and isn't Star Trek)- is Average?

Save me from the Hard ones!

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Guessometer tried so hard to help me. Oh well.

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Piglet
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Me too, JJ, and I still managed to change a right to a wrong. [Frown]

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Wet Kipper
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If I want to make an assault on the leaderboard, I must remember to play more often
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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by Wet Kipper:
If I want to make an assault on the leaderboard, I must remember to play more often

If I want to do make an assault on the leaderboard, I could try getting all the questions right. [Big Grin]

Mind you, the Guessometer was mostly working well today.

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at least your total score (from playing regularly) gets you there.

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Piglet
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My time was somewhat jiggered today by D. phoning me in mid-quiz.

I can't blame him for me getting the fil-lum question wrong though ... [Roll Eyes]

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If that was very easy, why is there no one under 45 seconds yet?

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jedijudy

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ACK! I clicked the wrong one! I knew the right one! Ack!

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sharkshooter

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Been there; done that.

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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by sharkshooter:
If that was very easy, why is there no one under 45 seconds yet?

Fair point - I'm on 46 and in third place, and that doesn't happen very often.

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Welease Woderwick

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Praise to the Guessometer!

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

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Fell over on the rounders question.

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Piglet
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I managed it (with a lot of help from the Guessometer) but was completely rubbish on a couple of others, mostly due to not reading the question properly.

[brick wall]

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For the moment (until the speed-merchants get here) I'm in need of oxygen. [Yipee]

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jedijudy

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Nicely done, Piglet! [Big Grin]

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The guessometer was not my friend today
fastest 9/10 so far, though

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sharkshooter

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Animals and animated movies. [Roll Eyes]

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Uncle Pete

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What happened to everyone today? I'm in 2nd place with only the top two having 10!

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Piglet
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Not any more you aren't. [Devil]

A fat lot of good it'll do me - I'm going over to Scotland next Tuesday for a couple of weeks and won't be likely to have much in the way of computer access, so the one month when I might have got a Personal Best in the rankings I won't.

Oh well, that's the way the cookie crumbles ... [Roll Eyes]

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Welease Woderwick

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I dread the ones that say Very Easy as they so often give me problems - but today I managed.

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

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Piglet
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I got three questions wrong today - ******* films and 'Murcan TV!

Mind you, I've just looked at the standings for the month and I seem to be at the top of them.

How the heck did that happen??? [Yipee]

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sharkshooter

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I'm in the lead early today, but I don't think 31 seconds keep me there.

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Welease Woderwick

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Sorry, but it didn't - but it wasn't me, honest.

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

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Stupid error there - DUH!!

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

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gah - guessometer not helping in culturally specific advert questions !

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quote:
Originally posted by Wet Kipper:
gah - guessometer not helping in culturally specific advert questions !

Don't think I've ever got that question right. [Frown]

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