Rare Entries Quiz IX

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by jamesthegill » 13 Oct 2011, 22:52

StonePony wrote:
jamesthegill wrote:7. Name a London Underground station that shares its full name with a professional football club.
Arsenal: 4
Watford: 4
West Ham: 2
Unused: Wimbledon
Incorrect: Uxbridge, Queen's Park (unfortunately they're an amateur side - good thinking though)
Surely if you allow West Ham (United) & (AFC) Wimbledon you should allow Queens Park (Rangers)
You raise a good point with the suffixes, and I originally denied Queen's Park as I thought it was referring to the Scottish side, but I'll quite happily throw it open to debate - if others feel it should be allowed, I'll adjust the scores accordingly.
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by StonePony » 13 Oct 2011, 23:00

I considered West Ham & Wimbledon, but discounted them both because of the suffixes & pre-fixes. I interpreted the "shares its full name" element to mean Arsenal & Watford were the only two options that fully met the criteria.

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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by al » 14 Oct 2011, 08:26

I agree with StonePony, I discounted the others for that reason, otherwise I'd obviously have gone for Queens Park!

My only other quibble is that the ever reliable Wikipedia :roll: claims that Brighton Station has a Starbucks - I didn't feel like popping down there to see if the article was accurate or not! (I'm not exactly going to rocket into the top three because of this...)
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by tubeguru » 14 Oct 2011, 08:27

Class 66s are not seen regularly at Ashford International?! They're scheduled to run freight trains through every day, just as the passenger trains are scheduled.
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by tubeguru » 14 Oct 2011, 20:28

Actually, don't allow 66s, as otherwise I won't be the winner any more!
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Re: Rare Entries Quiz IX

Post by Starkey7 » 15 Oct 2011, 21:28

Yes please allow 66s because then I might go below ten million points.

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