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by GuyBarry
17 Jan 2020, 19:04
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Busiest unstaffed station? :D
by GuyBarry
16 Jan 2020, 11:35
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Busiest unstaffed station?
by GuyBarry
08 Jan 2020, 13:30
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

And that's the correct answer! Well done.

(I've been thinking of turning North Down into a quiz question for ages, and last month's surprise victory for the Alliance Party provided the perfect opportunity. All the stuff about the SDP was a complete red herring!)
by GuyBarry
07 Jan 2020, 20:24
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Any more guesses? Here's a HUGE clue: Two of the parties in question no longer exist, and one other is not currently represented in the House of Commons.
by GuyBarry
06 Jan 2020, 19:24
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Does Portsmouth South count? Within the last 40 years it has had 5 different individuals as MP. 3 were Conservatives, 1 Labour (the current MP) and the fifth was Mike Hancock who was first elected for the SDP, then later elected as a LibDem and who stood as an independent after resigning from the L...
by GuyBarry
06 Jan 2020, 09:31
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

RJSRdg wrote:
05 Jan 2020, 22:59
Are we, for the purposes of this question, counting the Liberals, SDP, and Lib Dems as separate parties
Yes.
Do the Independent Group For Change count?
Yes.
by GuyBarry
05 Jan 2020, 20:47
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Not Brighton Pavilion - that's been Conservative, Labour and Green, but nothing else.

Which member of the "Gang of Four" did you have in mind?
by GuyBarry
04 Jan 2020, 20:54
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Which UK Parliamentary constituency has been held by four different members from four different parties over the last 40 years - one of whom also served as an independent?
by GuyBarry
22 Dec 2019, 19:16
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

I think it's fair to say we're all stumped by this one. Any chance of an answer before Christmas?
by GuyBarry
13 Dec 2019, 09:07
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Correct! (Britain uses the Norwegian spelling "fjord", of course.)
by GuyBarry
10 Dec 2019, 18:47
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

What is New Zealand's one and only spelling which differs from the British (and indeed from the Australian)?
by GuyBarry
07 Dec 2019, 17:51
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Looks as though no one is going to get this, so I'll give you the full quote: "Back home again, that Yorkshire bus-conductress who was sacked last week for calling Pakistani passengers 'stinking ****' has got her job back." They were, amazingly, the first words ever heard on BBC2 . On 20 April 1964 ...
by GuyBarry
01 Dec 2019, 09:44
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

If it helps, the phrase in question was "stinking ****".
by GuyBarry
29 Nov 2019, 09:34
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

Not what I was thinking of, sorry - this was in the 1960s.

To be accurate, it didn't begin with a racist insult but with a report of one.
by GuyBarry
28 Nov 2019, 12:54
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 278
Views: 46038

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

I've got one of my own:

What venerable cultural institution unexpectedly began with a racist insult?