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    Quiz 34

    It's quiz time again. Usual rules, NO GOOGLING, and answers inboxed to me by 8pm next Friday. And most importantly have fun.

    TV & Movies

    Jason Bourne is a Character played by which actor?
    Which actor was starred in See No Evil Hear No Evil, and Stir Crazy passed away recently aged 83?
    Eastenders is based in which fictional London borough?
    Compo Simmonite, Norman Clegg and Foggy Dewhurst are characters in which sitcom?
    'I don't believe it' is the catchphrase of which character?


    Music

    Who has a hit with Im too sexy in 1991?
    What nationality were the rock band Thin Lizzy?
    Who was the first winner of TV show 'Pop Idol'?
    Roger Waters and Dave Glimore were members of which band?
    Who had a hit with The House of the Rising Sun?


    General Knowlegde

    In the popular saying, how many words is a picture said to be worth?
    What do the initials in NATO stand for?
    Which US State has the nickname 'The Sunshine State'?
    Where in a boat is the stern?
    Which car manufacturers name translates as 'people's car'?


    Mathematical Puzzles

    Maximum score in snooker minus number of days in a fortnight?
    Year of Battle of Hastings minus days in a leap year?
    Stars of the Australian flag multiplied by finger holes on a recorder?
    Dalmatians in Disney movie plus sides on a dodecahedron?
    Squares on a chessboard divided by legs on a spider?
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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    Woohoo! That looks awesome! Thanks lovely! - Maths puzzles though? Ouch!
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    Simple mental arithmetic if you know the numbers associated with the clues
    The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    Yeah about that.....
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    For anyone struggling with those here is an example...

    Hours in a day plus season in a year

    24 + 4

    So the answer is 28.
    The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.'
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    Squee!
    Mara: Sometimes you're the cart, sometimes you're the horse...
    Me: Sometimes you're lying in the cart with a cold compress on your forehead...


    Deservedly declared winner of Quiz 33 and taking bragging rights of that seriously.

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    Retired Viking, holder of the cape of spangly awesomeness & holder of the amulet of knowledge of the magic bourbon biscuits Emmie's Avatar
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    Answer submitted! And I intend to keep my title for quiz 33!

    And thank you Stella, much fun was had again!
    Mara: Sometimes you're the cart, sometimes you're the horse...
    Me: Sometimes you're lying in the cart with a cold compress on your forehead...


    Deservedly declared winner of Quiz 33 and taking bragging rights of that seriously.

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    i thought these were pretty easy this week but a few of them are catching you out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emmie View Post
    Answer submitted! And I intend to keep my title for quiz 33!

    And thank you Stella, much fun was had again!
    You only won quiz 33 because I let you *sulks in corner**will double check dates next time**stoopid late submission*

    I mean well done for last time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaquaia View Post
    You only won quiz 33 because I let you *sulks in corner**will double check dates next time**stoopid late submission*

    I mean well done for last time!
    Yeah, course you did, well best get your thinking cap on lady Jaq, I've done very well this week *swagger*

    (This is called smack talk yes, when one attempts to give the opponent the impression of confidence in one's abilities?)
    Mara: Sometimes you're the cart, sometimes you're the horse...
    Me: Sometimes you're lying in the cart with a cold compress on your forehead...


    Deservedly declared winner of Quiz 33 and taking bragging rights of that seriously.

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