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I remembered -  to nights one liners :- 

 I’d like to start with the chimney jokes – I’ve got a stack of them. The first one is on the house.

 

Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned?

I did a gig in a fertility clinic. I got a standing ovulation

I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it

 

 

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Answers to last Friday's quiz: 1.       Rawhide 2.       A bird 3.       British Thermal Unit 4.       Mark Phillips 5.       Chartwell 6.       David 7.       Polio

I remembered -  to nights one liners :-   I’d like to start with the chimney jokes – I’ve got a stack of them. The first one is on the house.   Do twins ever realize that one of them is

Answers to last Friday's quiz: 1.       Wimbledon 2.       Egypt 3.       The USA and Canada 4.       Somerset 5.       66 feet 6.       Sarah Brightman 7.       A,

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Answers to last weeks quiz:

1.       Policeman

2.       The Mamas and the Papas

3.       Aunt Sally

4.       Lillie Langtry

5.       Capricorn

6.       Bohemian Rhapsody

7.       London and Paris

8.       1963

9.       Excommunication

10.   American football

11.   Laura. She is 10cm taller than Mary

12.   Al Capone, gangster

New quiz tomorrow.

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I must take more water with my whisky! I see now that I've posted the quiz in the Hollymount topic! Silly me!

Here we are again, it's Friday night already! Time to give the old grey cells a bit of a going over:

1.       Which was the first team to win the FA Cup at Wembley?

2.       What is the name given to an all-consuming passion for power?

3.       Wenceslas looked out on the feast of whom?

4.       Which palace was the main London residence of the monarch until it was superseded by Buckingham Palace?

5.       Which is the largest of these islands: Zanzibar, Sri Lanka or Madagascar

6.       How long is a dog watch at sea?

7.       Which creature’s Latin name is Bufo bufo?

8.       Which drug of abuse is known as Smack?

9.       In which street is the New York Stock Exchange situated?

10.   What was Chris de Burgh’s 1986 nr.1 hit?

11.   Who was Frank Sinatra’s second wife?

12.   Galena is the chief source of which metal?

 

I’ll bet you didn’t know …

The nose of the Statue of Liberty is 4’ 6” long.

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1.       Which was the first team to win the FA Cup at Wembley?

2.       What is the name given to an all-consuming passion for power?           Moderator!

3.       Wenceslas looked out on the feast of whom?    Stephen

4.       Which palace was the main London residence of the monarch until it was superseded by Buckingham Palace. St James's Palace

5.       Which is the largest of these islands: Zanzibar, Sri Lanka or Madagascar

6.       How long is a dog watch at sea. Two hours.

7.       Which creature’s Latin name is Bufo bufo? Toad

8.       Which drug of abuse is known as Smack. Heroin.

9.       In which street is the New York Stock Exchange situated. Wall Street.

10.   What was Chris de Burgh’s 1986 nr.1 hit?

11.   Who was Frank Sinatra’s second wife?

12.   Galena is the chief source of which metal. Lead

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1.       Which was the first team to win the FA Cup at Wembley?    Something Wanderers. 

 

2.       What is the name given to an all-consuming passion for power?  Macavellian

 

3.       Wenceslas looked out on the feast of whom?  Stephen

 

4.       Which palace was the main London residence of the monarch until it was superseded by Buckingham Palace? 

 

5.       Which is the largest of these islands: Zanzibar, Sri Lanka or Madagascar.  Madagascar

 

6.       How long is a dog watch at sea?  4 hrs

 

7.       Which creature’s Latin name is Bufo bufo?   Toad. 

 

8.       Which drug of abuse is known as Smack?  Heroin

 

9.       In which street is the New York Stock Exchange situated?  Wall Street

 

10.   What was Chris de Burgh’s 1986 nr.1 hit?  Lady in Red

 

11.   Who was Frank Sinatra’s second wife?  Ava Gardena

 

12.   Galena is the chief source of which metal?  Lead

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1.       Which was the first team to win the FA Cup at Wembley?

Answer = Bolton Wanders – beat West Ham 2-0

The match is often referred to as the "White Horse Final" and is commemorated by the White Horse Bridge at the new Wembley Stadium.  Billie the horse was actually grey, but appeared white in the primitive (high-contrast) black and white newsreel footage of the era.

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2.       What is the name given to an all-consuming passion for power?

Answer = Up one’s own backside

3.       Wenceslas looked out on the feast of whom?

Answer = Stephen

How does Good King Wenceslas like his pizzas?

…. deep and crisp and even...

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4.       Which palace was the main London residence of the monarch until it was superseded by Buckingham Palace?

Answer = St James’s Palace

Often mistaken for St James’s Park.

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5.       Which is the largest of these islands: Zanzibar, Sri Lanka or Madagascar

Zanzibar  Area: 2,461 km²

Sri Lanka  Area: 65,610 km²

Answer = Madagascar Area: 587,041 km²

Madagascar is about 2.4 times bigger than United Kingdom.

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6.       How long is a dog watch at sea?

Answer = 2 hours

Many watch systems incorporate the concept of a dog watch, whereby one watch is split into two shorter watches so that there is an odd number each day. Doing so allows crew members to have a different watch schedule each day.[6] Often, the dog watches are set at dinner time to allow the entire crew to be fed in short order.

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7.       Which creature’s Latin name is Bufo bufo?

Answer = Common Toad

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8.       Which drug of abuse is known as Smack?

Answer = Heroin

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9.       In which street is the New York Stock Exchange situated?

Answer  = Wall Street – No 11

10.   What was Chris de Burgh’s 1986 nr.1 hit?

Answer = Lady in Red

The song was inspired by the memory of when he first saw his wife  Diane  and what she was wearing when they first met.

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11.   Who was Frank Sinatra’s second wife?

Answer =  Ava Gardner

Barbara Sinatra - m. 1976–1998

Mia Farrow -m. 1966–1968

Ava Gardner -m. 1951–1957

Nancy Barbato - m. 1939–1951

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12.   Galena is the chief source of which metal?

Answer = Lead

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I’ll bet you didn’t know …

The nose of the Statue of Liberty is 4’ 6” long.

Answer = I didn’t

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11 hours ago, Vic Patterson said:

What is the name given to an all-consuming passion for power?           Moderator!

Hahahahahaha!

2 hours ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

How does Good King Wenceslas like his pizzas?

…. deep and crisp and even...

Hahahahahaha!

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Tuesday - 26/05/2020

How does a penguin build its house?                         Igloos it together.

 

Did you hear about the guy who invented the knock-knock joke?             He won the 'no-bell' prize.

 

I ordered a chicken and an egg online.                      I’ll let you know.

 

I'm reading a book about anti-gravity.                                                        It's impossible to put down!

 

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I know it's not quiz night but this one has just popped back into my mind - dormant for over 20 years.

The question used to be - Which four footballers with O's in their surname have played for England.

The question today will be :-

 Which five male footballers with O's in their surname have played for the England men's team?

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17 hours ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

I know it's not quiz night but this one has just popped back into my mind - dormant for over 20 years.

The question used to be - Which four footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for England.

The question today will be :-

 Which five male footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for the England men's team?

@Canny lass - it's me not checking what I typed again. I have corrected the above ie. - ...3 O's in their surname....

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22 minutes ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

@Canny lass - it's me not checking what I typed again. I have corrected the above ie. - ...3 O's in their surname....

 

7 minutes ago, Canny lass said:

Does that mean I'm not getting 'douze points' then?

Nope - you get Nul Points - but 12 apologies from me😊

I know it's not quiz night but this one has just popped back into my mind - dormant for over 20 years.

The question used to be - Which four footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for England.

The question today will be :-

 Which five male footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for the England men's team?

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3 hours ago, Canny lass said:

PROTEST!

5 hours ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

 

I know it's not quiz night but this one has just popped back into my mind - dormant for over 20 years.

The question used to be - Which four footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for England.

The question today will be :-

 Which five male footballers with 3 O's in their surname have played for the England men's team?

Ok - to quell the protest you can have a starter for dix :-

 Peter Osgood - 4 caps, 0 goals (1970–73)

@Ovalteeny might be able to help:)

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I assume you mean with the surname starting with O, so Osgood as you say; Michael Owen - 89 caps (1998-2008); William Oakley - 16 caps (1895-1901) & Russell Osman - 11 caps (1980-83) 7 Peter O'Dowd - 3 caps (1932-33). 

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9 minutes ago, Ovalteeny said:

I assume you mean with the surname starting with O, so Osgood as you say; Michael Owen - 89 caps (1998-2008); William Oakley - 16 caps (1895-1901) & Russell Osman - 11 caps (1980-83) 7 Peter O'Dowd - 3 caps (1932-33). 

Nope - the surname doesn't have to start with 'O' - they just have to have 3 O's in their surname like Osgood.

I'll let you stew on it - closing down the PC for tonight:)

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5 minutes ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

Nope - the surname doesn't have to start with 'O' - they just have to have 3 O's in their surname like Osgood.

 

 

5 minutes ago, Alan Edgar (Eggy1948) said:

Nope - the surname doesn't have to start with 'O' - they just have to have 3 O's in their surname like Osgood.

 

 

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Bugga, if only I could read questions properly. I guess that's why I failed my 11+ and ended up at Westridge.

Back to the drawing board.

 

 

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10 hours ago, Canny lass said:

Callum Hudson Odoy? Asking for my OH.

Yep -your OH is correct👍

I t must be over twenty years ago when I first saw the question in a newspaper, so long before Callum Hudson-Odoy, when it was name the 4. 

Now it's name the five and so far we have :-

Peter Osgood                       4 caps, 0 goals (1970 - 73)

Ian Storey-Moore                 1 cap, 0 goals (1970)

Tony Woodcock                  42 caps, 16 goals  (1978 - 86)

Callum Hudson-odoi           3 caps, 0 goals (2019)

and the 5th is :-

Lieut Colonel xxxxxx x xxx-xxxxx                  last match, a friendly in 1875🧐

    

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Answers to last week's quiz:

1.       Bolton Wanderers

2.       Megalomania

3.       Stephen

4.       St James’s Palace

5.       Madagascar

6.       2 hours

7.       Toad

8.       Heroin

9.       Wall Street

10.   Lady in Red

11.   Ava Gardner

12.   Lead

New quiz tomorrow!

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