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Pub Quiz Night #1287717
12/04/22 12:13 PM
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-1. The ancient city of Carthage is now in which modern-day country?
-2. What in South America is a llano?
-3. What is the name of the Barber of Seville in the play by Beaumarchais?
-4. The Dominican convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan houses which famous work of art?
-5. In computing, what does GUI stand for?
-6. What (polite!) name is given to the dried excrement of fish-eating birds, used as a fertilizer?
-7. What was the name of the last US space shuttle to be built?
-8. In the 1950s, the Mau Mau were a terrorist organisation in which country?
-9. Which disease almost wiped out the British rabbit population in the 1950s?
-10. The opening episode of which TV series began with "This is the story of two sisters—Jessica Tate and Mary Campbell"?
-11. What is the common name for methanoic acid?
-12. What is this?


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] #1287722
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5. Graphical User Interface
wave


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To learn, read...To know, write...To master, teach...To live, play games & listen to whale music Stay Smart & Stay Safe
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287723
12/04/22 12:20 PM
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8. Kenya (was mentioned a lot during my childhood) wave

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: bermag45] #1287726
12/04/22 12:29 PM
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United Kingdom
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9. Myxomatosis


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287730
12/04/22 12:39 PM
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near Yosemite
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10. Soap wave

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287731
12/04/22 12:43 PM
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Chicago
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12. spaghetti think

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287737
12/04/22 01:29 PM
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A perfect selection, ladies and gentlemen! praise


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I wonder what's on television...?
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287738
12/04/22 01:36 PM
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11. Formic acid smile

Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287740
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6. guano wave


Quantity has a quality all of its own
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287742
12/04/22 01:57 PM
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Yes and yes! wave


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287743
12/04/22 02:38 PM
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2. A llano is a plain of grass without trees. (There's no guano in a llano.)


“The earth has music for those who listen.”
-George Santayana
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287744
12/04/22 02:50 PM
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rotfl


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] #1287750
12/04/22 05:20 PM
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3. Figaro 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] #1287760
12/04/22 09:32 PM
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Upstate NY
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4. Milan, Italy. I stood in a long line that was a little too long. The viewing closed before I could get in.


We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. - Anais Nin
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287763
12/04/22 10:39 PM
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1. Looking at a map of Africa I am going for Tunisia.
And great answer LadyK lol


Quantity has a quality all of its own
Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1287799
12/05/22 12:35 PM
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manxman, flotsam - spot-on! wave

I do sympathise, Sue cry And you were of course queueing to see The Last Supper... 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] #1287864
12/06/22 09:23 AM
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7. Endeavour think 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] #1287886
12/06/22 02:45 PM
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Good finish, manxman! thumbsup


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