Where, When, Who and How am I?

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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 17 Mar 2014, 16:22

Right then.

Had the SNCF (French national railway company) been created?
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by RobbieM » 17 Mar 2014, 17:22

GuyBarry wrote:Right then.

Had the SNCF (French national railway company) been created?
Yes (13/30)
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by The Orange One » 17 Mar 2014, 17:37

Did this happen in 1939?
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by RobbieM » 17 Mar 2014, 17:52

The Orange One wrote:Did this happen in 1939?
No (14/30)
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by The Orange One » 17 Mar 2014, 18:01

Are you either Joseph Duddington or Thomas Bray, in the cab of the Mallard which is moving at a world record speed, just south of Grantham on the ECML on 3rd July 1938 and feeling either triumphant, happy or something along those lines?
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by RobbieM » 17 Mar 2014, 18:12

The Orange One wrote:Are you either Joseph Duddington or Thomas Bray, in the cab of the Mallard which is moving at a world record speed, just south of Grantham on the ECML on 3rd July 1938 and feeling either triumphant, happy or something along those lines?
Yes (15/30)
  • Hmm - and you can't ask more than two questions in a row...
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by The Orange One » 17 Mar 2014, 18:14

I know that. I just didn't want to ask Joseph Duddington, get it wrong, then everyone discards the Mallard idea and Thomas Bray is announced at the very end.
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 18 Mar 2014, 07:26

Well I think The Orange One should take the credit for this one in any case. But just to put belt and braces on it:

Are you Joseph Duddington, in the cab of the Mallard which is moving at a world record speed, just south of Grantham on the ECML on 3rd July 1938 and feeling either triumphant, happy or something along those lines?
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by tubeguru » 18 Mar 2014, 08:44

:roll:
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 18 Mar 2014, 09:56

Well it's got to be one or the other!
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by RobbieM » 18 Mar 2014, 13:04

GuyBarry wrote:Are you Joseph Duddington, in the cab of the Mallard which is moving at a world record speed, just south of Grantham on the ECML on 3rd July 1938 and feeling either triumphant, happy or something along those lines?
:D :D :D Yes! Got it in 16 questions! :D :D :D

I guess that's how he was feeling anyway, 'to a reasonable approximation' (as asked in the initial question.)

I think The Orange One should take 99% of the credit for this one though. Well done! Glad we got it done before I go away tomorrow.

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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by GuyBarry » 18 Mar 2014, 13:14

Oh, definitely The Orange One - I had absolutely no idea about the Mallard and was nowhere near. And I messed it up by asking irrelevant questions about the date :oops:

I wonder if he's going to add yet another question word? "Why am I" could be interesting :)
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Re: Where, When, Who and How am I?

Post by RobbieM » 18 Mar 2014, 13:15

I already have a 'six-question' version I'm working on... but can't do it just yet!
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