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07/02/2013 at 16:08
What air raid caused the most loss of life during WW2?
cougie    pirate
07/02/2013 at 16:37
Was it Dresden ? Or maybe the flooding caused by the Dam Busters ?
07/02/2013 at 16:49

Yes, I would have thought it was one of those two.

07/02/2013 at 16:54

USAAF bombings of Tokyo 

07/02/2013 at 16:54

Why is Alison so sad?

 Has she just lost her job or her partner? 

Tell her not to worry things will turn out ok in the end, they always do.

Eating too much ice-cream isn't the solution.

cougie    pirate
07/02/2013 at 17:00
Atomic bombs ?
07/02/2013 at 17:17

Wikipedia reckons:

Hiroshima: 90,000–166,000

Nagasaki: 60,000–80,000

Tokyo fire bombing: 100,000

Dresden: 25,000

Dambusters: 1,650


07/02/2013 at 17:22
And how many died in the British Blitz? The whole period
07/02/2013 at 17:26

Looking this stuff up on wikipedia is making me feel a bit dirty. I think I prefer the algebra questions.

07/02/2013 at 17:34


40,000-43,000 civilians dead, 46,000 injured
figures for wounded possibly as high as 139,000

cougie    pirate
07/02/2013 at 17:45
Apparently the Dambusters raid would be a War Crime nowadays ?

Blimey NLR - you know how to dampen our spirits !
07/02/2013 at 17:50
I've just been reading a book on 617 Squadron operating in Afghanistan, they have the squadron motto "After me the deluge" brilliant
07/02/2013 at 18:14

Dresden for certain and 7.7 litres more

08/02/2013 at 09:35
Hey Cougs. Somebody wanted questions on the Blitz. Don't blame me ;0)
08/02/2013 at 11:07
Tom77 wrote (see)

Wikipedia reckons:

Hiroshima: 90,000–166,000

Nagasaki: 60,000–80,000

Tokyo fire bombing: 100,000

Dresden: 25,000

Dambusters: 1,650


I was being a bit "duh" not thinking of the atomic bombs *facepalm*. 

Blisters    pirate
08/02/2013 at 13:57

I was with Tom 77, discovering that a Large tub was 0.7 litres, and a small tub was 0.55 litres. THEN, I got myself into a mig of a puddle.

She has 7 large tubs left, so that's 7x 0.7= 4.9 litres.
She has 2 small tubs left, so that's 2x 0.55= 1.1 litres
4.9 plus 1.1 = 6 litres.

And to double check ......

(12x 0.7) plus (8x 0.55) = 8.4 + 4.4 = 12.8 litres total volume. Subtract what's already made 12.8 - 6.8 = 6 litres.

Having now worked though the puzzle several times, I am once again embarrassed that I never learned my 7 times tables when I was in Primary School. I've got more chance of ordering a beer in Arabic.

08/02/2013 at 14:04
Bir bira
08/02/2013 at 14:08
ooohhh nearly! waahid bira
08/02/2013 at 14:10

Here's a GSCE Finance test you can try.

You'll want a calculator...

08/02/2013 at 14:25
Interesting test Tom. Seems that ??4 is now greater than ??12.

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