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Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Selby White » 12 Mar 2019, 17:49

Another connection to find, bit easier today :D
1. Otherwise known as Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot
2. American 70's musical sitcom starring Shirley Jones as a single mother of 5
3. 1968 guitar-based instrumental song by Fleetwood Mac
4. The name of Ian Fleming's house in Jamaica
5. Nickname of Forfar Athletic F.C.
6. Country in which you will find the cathedral (and now museum) Hagia Sophia
7. In the 1960 Rat Pack movie Ocean's 11, they robbed five Las Vegas casinos, Sahara, Riviera, Desert Inn, Sands, and which other
8. A medium blue-green colour, similar to cyan.
9. Name of the bolshie shop steward played by Peter Sellers in the 1959 British comedy film I'm All Right Jack
10. What's the connection?
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Davycc » 12 Mar 2019, 18:01

Got the connection (a bit of a hobby) but will leave it for others to enjoy :thumbup:
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby ChilwellWhite » 12 Mar 2019, 18:02

5. The Loons
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 12 Mar 2019, 18:03

Ah yes, that's a bit easier.
2) Partridge Family
3) Albatross
6) Turkey
9) Fred Kite

10) … erm….. Can't think. Sorry. ;)
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby ChilwellWhite » 12 Mar 2019, 18:05

9. Fred Kite
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Selby White » 12 Mar 2019, 18:06

Bit too easy try this one -


1. Which large Devon village contains the medieval manor of Burn, which is listed in the will of King Alfred the Great of AD899?
2. What was the former name of Turkey's largest city Istanbul?
3. What, along with faith and charity makes up the three theological virtues of the Christian faith?
4. For which 2010 film did Natalie Portman win the best actress Oscar?
5. Which writers most famous works are Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea & Around the World in 80 Days?
6. In legend, who is the most notorious pest control operative in the region of Lower Saxony, Germany?
7. In maths, what name is given to a diagram using intersecting circles, to show the relationship between sets?
8. Which budget airline is Europe;s largest carrier, with over 130 million passengers a year?
9. What is the most common surname in use in India?
10. What connects the previous 9 answers?
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 13 Mar 2019, 07:36

2) Constantinople
3) Hope
5) Jules Verne
6) The Pied Piper
7) Venn Diagram

10) No idea.
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Davycc » 13 Mar 2019, 08:01

8 Ryanair
9 Singh

Connection no idea
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Selby White » 13 Mar 2019, 18:34

1. Which large Devon village contains the medieval manor of Burn, which is listed in the will of King Alfred the Great of AD899?
Silverton
2. What was the former name of Turkey's largest city Istanbul?
Constantinople
3. What, along with faith and charity makes up the three theological virtues of the Christian faith?
Hope
4. For which 2010 film did Natalie Portman win the best actress Oscar?
Black Swan
5. Which writers most famous works are Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea & Around the World in 80 Days?
Jules Verne
6. In legend, who is the most notorious pest control operative in the region of Lower Saxony, Germany?
Pied Piper of Hamelin
7. In maths, what name is given to a diagram using intersecting circles, to show the relationship between sets?
Venn diagram
8. Which budget airline is Europe;s largest carrier, with over 130 million passengers a year?
Ryanair
9. What is the most common surname in use in India?
Singh
10. What connects the previous 9 answers?
Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Contestants. Kate Silverton, Susannah Constantine, Vick Hope, Graeme Swann, Danny John-Jules, Katie Piper, Charles Venn, Lee Ryan. Ranj Singh
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Re: Today's Pre Match entertainment

Postby Sniffer » 13 Mar 2019, 19:15

I wouldn't have got the connection in a million years, to be honest, but thanks again. Keep it up. I'm enjoying these. :)
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