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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 22 Apr 2019, 11:20

No apologies needed, mate. Well done. :thumbup:
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Mr Russell » 22 Apr 2019, 11:22

mapperleywhite wrote:
Selby White wrote:Quiz No2

CONNECTIONS
1.
In Greek Mythology, which creature was part human and part horse?
2.
Which Sherlock Holmes classic horror was subtitled Kitty's Vengeance?
3.
Sea, Black, Bald, Phillipine (Philippine :lol:) and Crested are all types of what? Eagle
4.
In which 2006 film does Mark Wahlberg try out for a University American Football team? Invincible
5.
Which UK manufacturer produced models such as Trident, Spitfire, Bonneville, Daytona and Dolomite? Triumph
6.
In nautical terms, what is the name of the extension of a ship's side above the level of the weather deck?
7.
What name links a chic handbag, a Greek god and a parcel delivery company? Hermes
8.
Which one word connects Elton John, Steptoe & Son and a Disney animated film?
9.
Which famous resident resides at Highgrove House? Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall
10.
What is the connection between these answers? They are all Royal Navy battleships?


Aircraft carriers of the British Navy?
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Selby White » 22 Apr 2019, 15:21

mapperleywhite wrote:With humble apologies to Sniffer they are all US state capitals

Sniffer wrote:
Selby White wrote:Quiz No3


CONNECTIONS
1.
Which German statesman was known as the Iron Chancellor? Otto von Bismark Bismark North Dakota
2.
Which U.S. artist was famous for his unique drip painting? Jackson Pollack Jackson Mississippi
3.
Who was the 16th president of the U.S.A.,assasinated in 1865 Abraham Lincoln Lincoln Nebraska
4.
Who was the field marshal who commanded the 8th army during the Battle of El Alamein? Bernard Montgomery Montgomery Alabama
5.
Which celebrity chef who has appeared in Hell`s Kitchen and Kitchen Wars was born in Leeds? Marco Pierre White Pierre South Dakota
6.
Which Italian explorer had ships named Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria? Christopher Columbus Columbus Ohio
7.
Which English explorer popularised tobacco in England and ia credited with planting the first potatoes in ireland/ Sir Walter Raleigh Raleigh North Carolina
8.
Who had chart hits which included Annie`s Song and Rocky Mountain High? John Denver
Denver Colorado
9.
Which English actress, married to Tim Burton starred in A Room With a View and Fight Club? Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Montana
]10.
What connects the answers? No idea


They certainly are Map Man :thumbup:

Well done Sniffer with the answers though, impressive :clap:
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Selby White » 22 Apr 2019, 15:23

mapperleywhite wrote:
Selby White wrote:Quiz No2

CONNECTIONS
1.
In Greek Mythology, which creature was part human and part horse?
2.
Which Sherlock Holmes classic horror was subtitled Kitty's Vengeance?
3.
Sea, Black, Bald, Phillipine (Philippine :lol:) and Crested are all types of what? Eagle
4.
In which 2006 film does Mark Wahlberg try out for a University American Football team? Invincible
5.
Which UK manufacturer produced models such as Trident, Spitfire, Bonneville, Daytona and Dolomite? Triumph
6.
In nautical terms, what is the name of the extension of a ship's side above the level of the weather deck?
7.
What name links a chic handbag, a Greek god and a parcel delivery company? Hermes
8.
Which one word connects Elton John, Steptoe & Son and a Disney animated film?
9.
Which famous resident resides at Highgrove House? Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall
10.
What is the connection between these answers? They are all Royal Navy battleships?


Aircraft Carriers I believe but well done
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Selby White » 22 Apr 2019, 17:16

And Quiz No1 the connection :-

BLUE PETER PETS - FREDA and SHELLEY were tortoises, JASON, JILL and WILLOW were cats, GOLDIE, BONNIE and MEG were dogs and JOEY a parrot
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 22 Apr 2019, 18:11

Selby White wrote:And Quiz No1 the connection :-

BLUE PETER PETS - FREDA and SHELLEY were tortoises, JASON, JILL and WILLOW were cats, GOLDIE, BONNIE and MEG were dogs and JOEY a parrot


I remember Freda as she had her name painted on her back but other than that......
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby cheffy007 » 22 Apr 2019, 18:54

If I remember correctly, Freda used to be called Fred, but upon a vets inspection it was discovered that he was a she. An A was promptly painted upon her shell.
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Re: Pre-Match Entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 22 Apr 2019, 19:14

cheffy007 wrote:If I remember correctly, Freda used to be called Fred, but upon a vets inspection it was discovered that he was a she. An A was promptly painted upon her shell.


Yes, I think that's right, Cheffy. Well done. :D
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