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Pub Quiz Night #1274680
06/05/22 12:54 PM
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-1. Whose law states that "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion"?
-2. Name the fibrous tissue that connects bones at a joint
-3. Farouk I was king of which country until 1952?
-4. What is chicle mainly used for?
-5. What is the first name of Agatha Christie’s creation Miss Marple?
-6. Which city in Cilicia was the birthplace of St. Paul?
-7. What is dactylography?
-8. In which European capital city is the grave of the Doors singer Jim Morrison?
-9. What part of a horse's leg extends from the fetlock to the hoof?
-10. Which bird of the stork family, common in Central Africa, was a sacred bird to the ancient Egyptians?
-11. What is the English name of the native American chief Goyathlay, whose name means "one who yawns"?
-12. What is this in close-up?


Last edited by Urban Worrier; 06/09/22 11:32 AM.

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274682
06/05/22 01:13 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274683
06/05/22 01:19 PM
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Bit of a strange chap, our Jim...

Good call, Marian thumbsup


To waste one second of one's life is a betrayal of one's self.
I wonder what's on television...?
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274685
06/05/22 01:54 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274687
06/05/22 02:04 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274690
06/05/22 02:23 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274691
06/05/22 02:38 PM
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Paul - good to see you smile

All answers spot-on! grin


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274692
06/05/22 02:40 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274693
06/05/22 02:59 PM
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Yes, Fil! smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274695
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Jarkeld] #1274698
06/05/22 04:11 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274700
06/05/22 05:01 PM
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9 pastern?


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274702
06/05/22 05:41 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274708
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274711
06/05/22 06:48 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274720
06/06/22 01:23 AM
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3. Egypt wave

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Ooops! 12. a pendulum?

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274726
06/06/22 03:41 AM
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Great selection, everyone! bravo

Nice try Bernie, but Jarkeld gets the picture...

Just the one to go now


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274759
06/06/22 02:25 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1274883
06/09/22 11:32 AM
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Indeed - nice finish! smile


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