Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by Tube Geek » 05 Sep 2016, 12:24

Steeevooo wrote:He's too busy waiting for the bus to pass through Portishead ;)
Shut. Up. You. Idiot.
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Post by Steeevooo » 05 Sep 2016, 13:00

So polite. Results?

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Post by jamesthegill » 05 Sep 2016, 14:12

Steeevooo wrote:So polite. Results?
Well, I suspect you and I will have gained additional penalty points here and there under the Portishead scheme.
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Post by Tube Geek » 05 Sep 2016, 14:25

I cant exactly work them out when I'm at school!
Will figure them out later, to be posted by tomorrow
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Post by A Challenge » 05 Sep 2016, 17:51

Tube Geek wrote:I cant exactly work them out when I'm at school!
Will figure them out later, to be posted by tomorrow
Ha Ha! I go back on Wednesday! I want to have the scores. You should be home now, anyway.
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Post by Steeevooo » 06 Sep 2016, 08:34

Tick tock, tick tock....

Maybe the school hours in Portishead operate differently to the rest of the nation?

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Post by A Challenge » 06 Sep 2016, 09:03

Steeevooo wrote:Tick tock, tick tock....

Maybe the school hours in Portishead operate differently to the rest of the nation?
He'll be in school now. Is this actually a good way of encouraging him to do it?
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A Challenge wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:I cant exactly work them out when I'm at school!
Will figure them out later, to be posted by tomorrow
Ha Ha! I go back on Wednesday! I want to have the scores. You should be home now, anyway.
I'd not long got back!
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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by A Challenge » 06 Sep 2016, 10:34

Tube Geek wrote:
A Challenge wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:I cant exactly work them out when I'm at school!
Will figure them out later, to be posted by tomorrow
Ha Ha! I go back on Wednesday! I want to have the scores. You should be home now, anyway.
I'd not long got back!
I meant at the time of my post, just before 19:00.
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Post by tractakid » 07 Sep 2016, 00:07

I can't wait to get the results of this quiz I didn't enter.
*insert boasting about notable tube accomplishments here*

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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by GuyBarry » 07 Sep 2016, 05:40

I'm waiting for the results of question 3, since as far as I can tell there's only one correct answer. I could be wrong though.
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Post by Steeevooo » 07 Sep 2016, 09:05

tractakid wrote:I can't wait to get the results of this quiz I didn't enter.
You'll be waiting for a while, as it seems that tomorrow never comes...

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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by A Challenge » 07 Sep 2016, 15:24

Steeevooo wrote:
tractakid wrote:I can't wait to get the results of this quiz I didn't enter.
You'll be waiting for a while, as it seems that tomorrow never comes...
Apparently the football match he told me he was watching last time is more important than REXX.
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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by Tube Geek » 07 Sep 2016, 15:33

A Challenge wrote:
Steeevooo wrote:
tractakid wrote:I can't wait to get the results of this quiz I didn't enter.
You'll be waiting for a while, as it seems that tomorrow never comes...
Apparently the football match he told me he was watching last time is more important than REXX.
Doing them now if you must know
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Re: Rare Entries XX - Miscellaneous (Again!)

Post by Tube Geek » 07 Sep 2016, 16:07

RESULTS:
All answers jamesthegill, DavidC, GuyBarry, A Challenge, with answers in brackets incorrect

1. COUNTRY that has won the Eurovision Song Contest
Germany, Luxembourg, Monaco, Yuogslavia

2. Square number below 200
64, 1, 49, 169

3. Word in the OED with over 30 letters
(Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian), Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

4. Station on the GWR Riviera Line
Torre, Torre, Dawlish Warren, Starcross

5. Host/co-host of Countdown
Des Lynam, Nick Hewer, William G. Stewart, Des O'Connor

6. National flag with Red, White and Blue on
Australia, Dominican Republic, The Netherlands, South Africa

7. Winner of the Premier League since it was rebranded in 1992
Arsenal, Manchester United, Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers

Which means the scores are:

JTG - 1*1*1*1*1*2*6=12
DC - 1*1*1*1*1*2*3=6
AC - 1*1*1*1*1*1*3=3
GB - 1*1*1*1*1*1*3=3

Congratulations to A Challenge and GuyBarry!

(note the 1*1*2 etc. are NOT in the same order as the questions)

EDIT: it turns out Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian is not in the OED, so JTG gets 6 for that round. sorry!
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