Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

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Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 04 Nov 2018, 00:05

Spoiler alert - Answers are now pasted a few messages down
Can you identify the following Parkrun locations from the cryptic clues?

1. 1760 yards comes to a conclusion?
2. Puma that belongs to a Puma?
3. Sounds like a boring hag?
4. Wooded area belonging to Mr. Martin or maybe Mr. Saunders?
5. Happy Rock?
6. Hurricanes boy is with Chandlers detective?
7. Elevated writing implement?
8. Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo, _______ ?
9. Tomsk & Orinoco have a home that is not that rare?
10. Don't dawdle less, just do the opposite?
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Post by Going Underground » 04 Nov 2018, 10:31

Had a quick scan through only one jumped out at me, will have to a good look at this...
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Re: Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 04 Nov 2018, 22:34

Going Underground wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 10:31
Had a quick scan through only one jumped out at me, will have to a good look at this...
How are you getting on with these? Which is the one that jumped out at you?
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Post by Iain » 05 Nov 2018, 06:57

I've got five so far
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Post by Going Underground » 05 Nov 2018, 08:35

Soup Dragon wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 22:34
Going Underground wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 10:31
Had a quick scan through only one jumped out at me, will have to a good look at this...
How are you getting on with these? Which is the one that jumped out at you?
Number 9! - haven't revisited others yet...
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Post by RJSRdg » 06 Nov 2018, 00:21

Going Underground wrote:
04 Nov 2018, 10:31
Had a quick scan through only one jumped out at me, will have to a good look at this...
I managed two at first scan and I don't know anything about Parkrun!
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Re: Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 06 Nov 2018, 09:38

Going Underground has provided correct answers to 1,5,8 & 9
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Re: Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 06 Nov 2018, 22:44

I've had a couple more replies, and the only answer that no one has so far is No. 2.
It is quite a tricky one, but I'm sure that someone will get it eventually.
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Re: Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 08 Nov 2018, 22:44

Greatkingrat scores 5/10 and is the first to correctly indentify the answer to No. 2
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Re: Cryptic Parkrun Quiz

Post by Soup Dragon » 11 Nov 2018, 19:22

1. 1760 yards comes to a conclusion? MILE END
2. Puma that belongs to a Puma? CATFORD
3. Sounds like a boring hag? DULWICH
4. Wooded area belonging to Mr. Martin or maybe Mr. Saunders? FOREST OF DEAN
5. Happy Rock? GLADSTONE
6. Hurricanes boy is with Chandlers detective? HIGGINSON MARLOW
7. Elevated writing implement? PENROSE
8. Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo, _______ ? RAPHAEL
9. Tomsk & Orinoco have a home that is not that rare? WIMBLEDON COMMON
10. Don't dawdle less, just do the opposite? RUSHMOOR
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