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Pub Quiz Night #1261237
11/21/21 10:46 AM
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-1. Which French chemist and microbiologist devised vaccines for anthrax and rabies?
-2. What was the name of the submarine in the TV series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?
-3. Which Canadian singer/songwriter recorded the album Miles of Aisles?
-4. What is the name of the ancient temple situated on the Acropolis in Athens?
-5. Lionel Hampton introduced which instrument into jazz?
-6. In Ireland, what sort of instrument is a bodhran?
-7. In which Spanish dance does the man represent a matador and the woman the cloak?
-8. Who in 1938 wrote the music for the ballet Billy the Kid?
-9. In which Gilbert and Sullivan opera does the Lord Chancellor marry a fairy?
-10. Who was the first male to appear as a centrefold in Cosmopolitan magazine?
-11. What was the Bangles' first US number 1?
-12. Who is this?


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261239
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261240
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261241
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You have good taste, Lady K! smile

Have you come across their "Long Black Veil" album? Not quite their usual stuff, features vocal and accompaniments by (amongst others) Marianne Faithfull, Mark Knopfler, Mick Jagger, Ry Cooder, Sinéad O'Connor, Sting, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, and Van Morrison. I like it...

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261242
11/21/21 11:56 AM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261243
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Hillegom, ZH, NL
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Jarkeld] #1261245
11/21/21 12:11 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261246
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261247
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A perfect four! bravo


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261251
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261252
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Another of my favourite singers, manxman praise

Yes - never knew that, Fil


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261324
11/22/21 12:23 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261333
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It was, Mad - good call! grin


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261335
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261339
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Originally Posted by Urban Worrier
You have good taste, Lady K! smile

Have you come across their "Long Black Veil" album? Not quite their usual stuff, features vocal and accompaniments by (amongst others) Marianne Faithfull, Mark Knopfler, Mick Jagger, Ry Cooder, Sinéad O'Connor, Sting, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, and Van Morrison. I like it...

That's one I don't have, but it's definitely a must get. I like the way they've evolved over the years, but I still have a soft spot for their traditional stuff, such as "Boil the Breakfast Early" and "Round the House and Mind the Dresser." smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261392
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It was, OB! smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261431
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I loved number 2 but cannot remember the name of the sumarine.
I think (with help from my wife) that 9 is Iolanthe.


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261483
11/24/21 03:23 PM
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Iolanthe it was. I leave you to arm-wrestle Mrs flotsam as to who gets the cigar grin

For number 2, think of a little bungalow or small hotel quite close to the beach called -------


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261485
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2. It was the Seaview. I loved that series. It starred Richard Baseheart and David Hedison.


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1261507
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Nice finish, SD! smile


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