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Pub Quiz Night #1278856
08/07/22 10:52 AM
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-1. In the early days of which sport/pastime was one of the crew members referred to as "Cremation Charlie"
-2. P.G. Wodehouse wrote about an upper-class man-about-town and his gentleman's gentleman. Their names?
-3. The Maritime Alps run along the border between which two countries?
-4. Who was the Roman goddess of the hearth and home whose shrine was attended by six virgins?
-5. By what acronym is soccer's world-governing body known?
-6. Which son of David and Bathsheba was the third king of Israel?
-7. What sort of creature is a pompano?
-8. Which dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers' yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives is similar to Marmite?
-9. What is a material that will not carry an electrical current called?
-10. What name is given to the oriental art of paper-folding?
-11. What does DNA stand for?
-12a. Who is this...?
-12b. ...and where does the tune used come from originally?

Last edited by Urban Worrier; 08/09/22 03:32 AM.

To waste one second of one's life is a betrayal of one's self.
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278859
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12a. Tom Lehrer (The Element Song) lol

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278863
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I was just listening to Tom Lehrer's National Brotherhood Week a few weeks ago. Hilarious!

10. origami wave

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Marian] #1278866
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2. Jeeves & Wooster


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278867
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Glad I'm not the only saddo who finds him hilarious!

All good calls, ladies! wave

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278868
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7. I think it's a fish. wave

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278869
08/07/22 11:50 AM
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Can't argue with that, oldbroad! wave


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278872
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5. FIFA wave

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278874
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Indeed, Bernie! grin


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278875
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11. Deoxyribonucleic acid wave2

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278876
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3. France & Italy


Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278883
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9. insulator wave


Sometimes lost is where you need to be. Just because you don't know your direction doesn't mean you don't have one.
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278885
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Perfectly spelt and perfectly located! bravo

... and good one, manxman! wave

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278889
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8. Vegemite

it's wonderfully tart smile


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278890
08/07/22 03:13 PM
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Never tried it soot, but I've been told to get my blood pressure up, so I might give it a whirl smile


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] #1278893
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It is very much an acquired taste UW. It goes well on toast under avocado if you want to try another option yes
is 12b the Modern Major General song from Pirates of Penzance?


Quantity has a quality all of its own
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278926
08/08/22 06:43 AM
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I'll try it - I'm quite keen on Bovril - is it even remotely like that?

Good call on the Gilbert & Sullivan grin


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278929
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4. Vesta and her Vestal Virgins


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278931
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Perfect! wink


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278959
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I don't think I have ever had Bovril UW duh


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278966
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7. Pompano is indeed a fish. It's a prized catch here in Florida and they are good to eat. I have heard them called yellow jacks.


Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons ...
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The third son of David and Bathsheba was the famous wise king, Solomon.


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278979
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1. Hot-Air Ballooning.

wave


Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder.
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1278984
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Nice finish! wave

Thanms for the info, SD thanks


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