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Tell me your fave's

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08/10/2004 at 20:01
I am an Arab season ticket holder, but now live in Weegieland, aka Glasgow!

Had a bad time at work this week after the debacle last week!!

Churchill apparently vowed never to set foot in Dundee again being ousted from his safe seat!
BryanTheSnail (M.)    pirate
08/10/2004 at 20:08
For those who want the full set of answers

What or who links the following?

1. The Magnificient Seven and Trading Places (Elmer Bernstein composer)

2. Dr No and Dances With Wolves (John Barry composer)

3. Star Wars and The Lion King (James Earl Jones - voice of Darth Vader and Mufasa)

4. Tommy, World Wildlife Fund, and a giant white kitten (Bill Oddie - appeared in, ambassador for, "Goodies" episode)

5. The Average White Band and Winston Churchill (Dundee - AWB from Dundee, was MP)

Impossible question - Who was the first James Bond to appear on screen in a film? (Bob Simmons who plays Bond in the opening title sequence "gun barrel" scene in Dr. No)
08/10/2004 at 20:22
Running on together:
MGM lion is called Leo
Queen is called Elizabeth II in Scotland as well (there is a bit of statute which confirms this but I can't find it for the moment)
BryanTheSnail (M.)    pirate
08/10/2004 at 20:33
I am going to leave you with a collection of true or false questions.

I will check back occasionally and let you know how many out of 12 you get right but will not respond to individual answers as it makes it too easy for others.

1) In Chester it is still legal to cut off the head of a Welshman if you catch him there after dark

2) Traffic lights were invented before the motorcar

3) World Cup hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst was never sent off in his professional career

4) Bonnie Parker from Bonnie & Clyde was the first woman to be shot by the FBI

5) Iron Maidens lineup includes an International sportsman

6) There is a legal requirement as to the speed tomato ketchup must leave the bottle

7) The Swiss have won more Nobel prizes than any other nation

8) Terry Wogan was born in London and moved to Ireland when still a child

9) Rastafarianism is a Christian religion

10) Prince Charles appeared as a reader on television’s Jackanory

11) Yoga originated in India

12) The very first Premiership goal was scored against Manchester United
Wiz
08/10/2004 at 21:01
Just off the top of my head (honestly)

5 ) Bruce Dickinson is an international fencer

10) Read his book called, something like, The Old Man of Lochinvar.
08/10/2004 at 21:27
Wiz

Correct on both counts.

Don't know about Chester, but is still legal to kill a Scot within the city walls of York after dark. Yikes!
Ellie.    pirate
08/10/2004 at 21:32
As long as you kill him with a bow and arrow!
08/10/2004 at 21:44
0.027 mph used to be mentioned in the tv ad
08/10/2004 at 21:51
Scots must have a bad rep as it's also legal to kill one on the Isle of Man if you believe he's invading, (again only with a bow and arrow!)
08/10/2004 at 21:52
yeh but isn't it a sawn off bow and arrow?
BryanTheSnail (M.)    pirate
08/10/2004 at 23:25
I'm not saying anything until somebody takes a stab at all 12.

As a Scot I am not quite sure that I like the direction this conversation is taking.
08/10/2004 at 23:44
12) True (Brian Deane for Seff. Utd.)
08/10/2004 at 23:45
or Sheff Utd
09/10/2004 at 00:32
Apologies if this has already been asked


Who was the first Yorkshire Captain to tour Australia ?
Wiz
09/10/2004 at 07:32
7) looking it up, false, the USA is way ahead of good old blighty.
09/10/2004 at 07:45
XL Man...

Captain James Cook in the C18th.

Nice one
09/10/2004 at 07:47
OK then...

Which is the only English Football League team to have been managed by people who have also managed each of the home nations at some point in their career. (All post war btw - in fact post 1960s).

i.e.

England Manager
Scotland Manager
Wales Manager
Northern Ireland Manager
09/10/2004 at 09:06
Crtptic crossword clue

G S E G (9,4)














09/10/2004 at 09:20
tee hee

another crossword clue:

whe (6,2,7)
09/10/2004 at 09:22
Scrambled Eggs

and well done to BR on James Cook

here's a nasty one

Who saved a penalty taken by Colin Bell in the FA Cup final?
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