Where, When and Who am I? (Bob's your uncle)

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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by The Orange One » 12 Mar 2014, 13:44

Are you British?
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 12 Mar 2014, 14:12

(20/30) No.

EDIT: That was exactly the same as question 14. Waste of a question!
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by RobbieM » 15 Mar 2014, 15:43

Are you Bob Kiley, moving to New York in 1983 to become the Chairman and CEO of the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)?
After you, madam - I'll wait for the next direct train to Mill Hill East.
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 15 Mar 2014, 16:03

RobbieM wrote:Are you Bob Kiley, moving to New York in 1983 to become the Chairman and CEO of the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)?
Correct! Here's the story:

http://www.nytimes.com/1983/10/08/nyreg ... kiley.html

He'd previously been deputy mayor of Boston, and when he was offered the job he was in the running for the Democratic nomination as candidate for the mayor of Boston. That's why I had to be a little careful about the "Are you a politician?" question.

Anyway, well done. I really wasn't sure how long it would take people to get that one.
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by RobbieM » 15 Mar 2014, 16:15

Wow! The name just came to me whilst at work an hour ago. So during my coffee break I looked him up, and found a 1983 story. Thought it was worth a guess. Proved right!

Now, if I start one now, there may be a two-week gap if it's not gone by Tuesday afternoon - shall I do it anyway, or does someone else want a go?
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 15 Mar 2014, 16:17

Yeah, go on!
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Re: Where, When and Who am I?

Post by RobbieM » 15 Mar 2014, 16:22

( :| *** Thinking .... *** :| )
After you, madam - I'll wait for the next direct train to Mill Hill East.
(I really ought to change this; no-one understands it out of context.)
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