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by GuyBarry
12 Oct 2018, 13:34
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

Re: Counting

The American baseball player Babe Ruth scored 2873 hits during his career.
by GuyBarry
09 Oct 2018, 08:03
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

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Between the months of January and August this year, 2871 Delhi Metro users were caught trying to walk away from the metro station premises without depositing their tokens.
by GuyBarry
07 Oct 2018, 18:41
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

Re: Counting

2869 is a centred icosahedral number . It's a bit hard to visualize, but imagine one sphere in the centre, surrounded by twelve spheres in the shape of a regular icosahedron , then another layer in the shape of an icosahedron where the edges are one longer, and so on until you've got nine layers (no...
by GuyBarry
07 Oct 2018, 11:28
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

Re: Counting

Correct - see here. Does that mean we've got 2866 covered now?
by GuyBarry
05 Oct 2018, 09:29
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

Re: Counting

2865 Laurel - named after the film comedian Stan Laurel - is a stony Marian asteroid from the middle region of the asteroid belt, approximately 15 kilometres in diameter. See if you can guess who asteroid 2866 is named after!
by GuyBarry
31 Aug 2018, 10:06
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

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Earlier this month the USA witnessed the longest bull market on record (that's one where stock market prices continue to rise). The Standard & Poor 500 index reached 2862, a gain of nearly 330 per cent since March 2009.
by GuyBarry
30 Aug 2018, 20:05
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

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All three crew members were killed on 18 December 1977 when United Airlines Flight 2860, a cargo flight from San Francisco to Chicago, crashed into a mountain in the Wasatch Range in Utah.
by GuyBarry
30 Aug 2018, 13:00
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Bus route teaser
Replies: 20
Views: 1347

Re: Bus route teaser

As I mentioned elsewhere, I live on the route of the 20A and 20C buses in Bath. Alas, not for much longer. Wessex Bus has gone out of business and will cease operating the route on Saturday. Two-thirds of the route will be renumbered as the 20 and operated by First Bus. The remaining third (which i...
by GuyBarry
30 Aug 2018, 12:40
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

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Sommelier's Gin, a cask strength grape-based gin from Thompson's Spirits in Bordeaux, was launched this month in a limited edition of 2858 bottles.
by GuyBarry
26 Aug 2018, 18:07
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2538
Views: 270746

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Every time I think this thread has finished for good, someone proves me wrong...

SS Arctic was a 2856-ton paddle steamer which operated a transatlantic passenger and mail steamship service during the 1850s.
by GuyBarry
26 Aug 2018, 13:17
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 168
Views: 16185

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

As I heard the programme in question I won't give the answer, but I would point out that the programme and track listing are still available on iPlayer.
by GuyBarry
26 Aug 2018, 13:06
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Bus route teaser
Replies: 20
Views: 1347

Re: Bus route teaser

A Challenge wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 07:34
I didn't actually expect someone to know what that was, it was just after seeing it (indecently on The Chase)
What does an indecent bus look like? :shock: