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by DrainBrain
07 Sep 2020, 20:23
Forum: Never-Ending Games
Topic: Counting
Replies: 2560
Views: 433419

Re: Counting

Writing out the integers from 1 to 1000 inclusive requires 2893 digits in total.
by DrainBrain
28 Jul 2020, 11:07
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 296
Views: 72347

Re: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz

(With the help of Michael's clues.) This was at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Various countries boycotted the Games and British sports federations were left to choose whether or not to take part. The Olympic anthem was played for British athletes winning gold. Our first gold medal winner was D...
by DrainBrain
28 Jul 2020, 07:35
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 159
Views: 12723

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

You need to do it at least twice, then work out Aggregate times.
by DrainBrain
16 Jul 2020, 18:44
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Station Name Anagram Quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 745

Re: Station Name Anagram Quiz

1. Knaresborough
2. Guide Bridge (+t)
3. White Notley
4. Altrincham (+g)

It did help being able to narrow down the geographical area.
by DrainBrain
07 Jul 2020, 12:18
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Station Name Anagram Quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 745

Re: Station Name Anagram Quiz

3. Wigan North Western
by DrainBrain
18 May 2020, 18:13
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: Error messages when posting
Replies: 9
Views: 1075

Re: Error messages when posting

For the record, I get this error too. Is it maybe only happening after previewing before submitting?
by DrainBrain
15 May 2020, 09:16
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 159
Views: 12723

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

The Raven wrote:
14 May 2020, 15:24
Has anyone attempted full tube map challenge thats:

London underground
London Overground
DLR
Tfl Rail
Tramway
And Dangleway!

At least 2 day challenge I'd say!
This has certainly been discussed. Of course, this now includes a trip to and/or from Reading.
by DrainBrain
15 May 2020, 09:11
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas
Replies: 159
Views: 12723

Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

The Raven wrote:
09 May 2020, 14:07
Based on the IKEA challenge, how about something similar using the London airports:
Heathrow
Gatwick
Luton
Stansted
Southend
City

Plus bonus points for additional challenges.
Don't forget "London" Oxford Airport!
https://www.oxfordairport.co.uk/
by DrainBrain
15 May 2020, 09:06
Forum: Zone 2: Tube Challenge Chat
Topic: Heathrow Terminal 4 Closed
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Re: Heathrow Terminal 4 Closed

From TfL Temporary closure of Heathrow Terminal 4 stations: Due to a significant drop in demand, all flights to/from Heathrow Airport are operating from Terminals 2 & 5 only. The Piccadilly line and TfL Rail stations at Terminal 4 are closed until further notice. All Piccadilly line and TfL Rail se...
by DrainBrain
15 May 2020, 08:57
Forum: Zone 1: Full Network Challenge Attempts
Topic: Post-Lockdown FNC
Replies: 18
Views: 1867

Re: Post-Lockdown FNC

stepneygreen05 wrote:
12 May 2020, 10:21
... Worst-case scenario-we only do 269 and no Olympia...
This is optimistic. So many things can go wrong during an FNC. Not that that should stop you trying once things do return to some semblance of normality.
by DrainBrain
29 Feb 2020, 12:50
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2697
Views: 504878

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

... I'd anticipate a mud-fest at Itchen Valley... Good to see GU and roblo at Itchen Valley, but, yep, it was an absolute mud-fest. Fortunately the weather was not as bad as forecast, but it was definitely the toughest parkrun I've done. Ticked off letter I on the Alphabet Challenge :) . Interestin...
by DrainBrain
28 Feb 2020, 21:58
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2697
Views: 504878

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

We have Saturday 29 February coming up. Run a parkrun if you can because the next Saturday 29 February is another 28 years away. Ithcen Valley parkrun if you fancy it Nick? That may depend on the weather. Forecast is absolutely dreadful. I'd anticipate a mud-fest at Itchen Valley (I've been to that...
by DrainBrain
26 Feb 2020, 11:49
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2697
Views: 504878

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

We have Saturday 29 February coming up. Run a parkrun if you can because the next Saturday 29 February is another 28 years away.
by DrainBrain
09 Jan 2020, 10:30
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2697
Views: 504878

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

All the threes, 33:33. (Stopwatch) BINGO!

Not a completed Stopwatch BIngo, but another number nearer. As if to prove how random this is, the time by my own stopwatch was 33:54.
by DrainBrain
06 Jan 2020, 18:10
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Dastardly difficult trivia quiz
Replies: 296
Views: 72347

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 Li...