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Pub Quiz Night #1311118
12/10/23 12:25 PM
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-1. To which island was Napoleon Bonaparte exiled after his defeat at the battle of Waterloo?
-2. Which Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer is noted for his poems translated by Edward Fitzgerald and others?
-3. Edward Jenner discovered a vaccine for which disease?
-4. With which sport was Geoff Capes most famously associated?
-5. How many nautical miles in a league?
-6. For which month is emerald the traditional birthstone?
-7. The Moon's a Balloon was the first volume of whose autobiography?
-8. Which US guitarist and composer was the leader of the Mothers of Invention?
-9. Which warlike seafaring Biblical people give their name to people indifferent to artistic or cultural values?
-10. Which emperor of Japan renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II?
-11. What was the name of the US airbase in southern England, where a women’s peace camp was set up in 1981?
-12. Who is this when he was younger?


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311120
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I think I know #12 but I'll do my birthstone one. I don't usually have the option of choosing since I hardly ever know even one answer.

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: oldbroad] #1311121
12/10/23 12:33 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311122
12/10/23 12:34 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311125
12/10/23 01:08 PM
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311129
12/10/23 01:27 PM
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oldbroad - good call! Perhaps #12 will still be there tomorrow think

Mad - afraid not. He was sent to Elba after his disastrous Russian campaign

Marian, Bernie - both good! wave12


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311130
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311131
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311132
12/10/23 01:43 PM
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Can't argue with those, ladies! wave12


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311136
12/10/23 01:55 PM
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Oooops !! Another stab then with "St Helena" redface12


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311137
12/10/23 01:59 PM
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Excellent stab! lol12


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311146
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311154
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311160
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311163
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311171
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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311190
12/11/23 10:43 AM
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Spot-on, chaps (and chapesses)! bravo12


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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311208
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11. Greenham Common.

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Re: Pub Quiz Night [Re: Urban Worrier] #1311229
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Thanks, Koala! wave


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