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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 24th, 2016, 4:27 pm 
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That's a big one ML :shock:

Round 1
2. Tamagotchi

Round 2
1. Dr Seuss
2. Dickens

Round 3
5. 5?
6. Fourth Sunday before Christmaas
8. isaac Newton

Round 4.
2. White Christmas
4. Bad Santa
7. National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Round 5.
2. Les Dawson?

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 24th, 2016, 4:55 pm 
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R3,3 Alastair Sim, its on C5 at ten last five :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 24th, 2016, 4:57 pm 
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Which makes R4,5 Scrooge :)

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 24th, 2016, 11:27 pm 
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I will mark answers sometime on Boxing day.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 25th, 2016, 3:03 am 
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larss wrote:
I will mark answers sometime on Boxing day.



:cavitysearch: :boxer:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 26th, 2016, 10:43 am 
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Round 2 - Christmas Characters
8. Hans Christian Andersen

Round 4 - Christmas Movies
6. Meet Me In St. Louis
8. Holiday Inn

Round 5 - Christmas Quotes
1. Shirley Temple


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 27th, 2016, 1:40 pm 
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Miss Hybrid wrote:
Well done mL, that is one hell of a quizz...

Anagrams
1 gameboy :yes:

8 buzz lightyear :yes:

On first read through I am struggling, oh dear.


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Me too Miss

R2No.2 A Christmas Carol :dunno: Yes, but that is not the author.

R4
6. The wizard of Oz :no:
9 Home Alone :yes:

R5 No.4 The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe by CS Lewis :yes:


Jitna wrote:
R2
1. Dr. Seuss :yes:
5. Terry Pratchett :yes:

R3
2 Elmo, tickle-me :yes:
5 i know there are at least 3 Home Alones and thats already 2 too many :yes: but :no: more than 3 :groan:

R4
3 Scrooged :yes:
4.Bad Santa :yes:
7. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation :yes:


1BestBoy wrote:
That's a big one ML :shock:

Round 1
2. Tamagotchi :yes:

Round 2
1. Dr Seuss :yes:
2. Dickens :yes:

Round 3
5. 5? :yes:
6. Fourth Sunday before Christmaas :yes:
8. isaac Newton :yes:

Round 4.
2. White Christmas :yes:
4. Bad Santa :yes:
7. National Lampoons Christmas Vacation :yes:

Round 5.
2. Les Dawson? :yes:


PastyKing wrote:
R3,3 Alastair Sim, its on C5 at ten last five :) :no: (Alastair Sim is in the 1951 version)


PastyKing wrote:
Which makes R4,5 Scrooge :) :yes:


paulhuk wrote:
Round 2 - Christmas Characters
8. Hans Christian Andersen :yes:

Round 4 - Christmas Movies
6. Meet Me In St. Louis :yes:
8. Holiday Inn :yes:

Round 5 - Christmas Quotes
1. Shirley Temple :yes:


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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 27th, 2016, 2:07 pm 
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R1/10: Power Rangers? :katana:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 27th, 2016, 2:09 pm 
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R1/6: Bison Opera :holycow: :violin: :lala:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 27th, 2016, 4:35 pm 
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R1/10: Power Rangers? :katana: :yes:


Riccardo wrote:
R1/6: Bison Opera :holycow: :violin: :lala: Very good but :no:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 27th, 2016, 7:40 pm 
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:mememe: R1/4: Rubick cube

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 28th, 2016, 10:15 am 
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R1/5: Icy Land Rats :?

Butt who wants to play with them? :fishclean: :dunno:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 28th, 2016, 11:57 am 
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:mememe: R1/4: Rubick cube

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: December 31st, 2016, 10:39 am 
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Lots of questions from last week still remain unanswered.

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: January 2nd, 2017, 12:54 pm 
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R1/3: Bob the Builder :notworking: :girder:

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 Post subject: Re: Weekend Quiz 2016
PostPosted: January 5th, 2017, 9:34 am 
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Here are all of the answers to the final quiz of last year.

Round 1 - Anagrams
1. Maybe Go (1991) GameBoy
2. A Gothic Mat (1997) Tamagotchi
3. Hot Bubble Ride (2001) Bob the Builder
4. Buck Bruise (1980) Rubik’s Cube
5. Dirty Canals (1992) Tracy Island
6. Bear Poison (2004) Robosapien
7. Pure Optimism (1985) Optimus Prime
8. Grizzly Tea Hub (1996) Buzz Lightyear
9. Snaky Garden Lists (2012) Skylanders Giants
10. Narrower Pegs (1994) Power Rangers

Round 2 - Christmas Characters
1. The Grinch Dr. Seuss (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas)
2. Ebenezer Scrooge Charles Dickens (A Christmas Carol)
3. The Snowman (from the book of the same name) Raymond Briggs
4. The Christmasaurus Tom Fletcher
5. The Hogfather Terry Pratchett
6. Mr. Christmas Roger Hargreaves
7. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King E.T.A. Hoffman (Tchaikovsky’s ballet is based on this original story)
8. The Little Match Girl Hans Christian Andersen
9. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Robert Lewis May
10. The Other Wise Man Henry van Dyke

Round 3 - General Christmas Knowledge
1. Who first released a recording of the song ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ in 1957? Bobby Helms
2. A toy of which ‘Sesame Street’ character became a popular but elusive Christmas toy in 1996? Elmo (Tickle Me Elmo)
3. Who played Ebenezer Scrooge in the 1935 film version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ entitled ‘Scrooge’? Sir Seymour Hicks
4. ‘Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume breathes of life, of gathering gloom…’ These are words taken from which Christmas carol? We Three Kings
5. How many ‘Home Alone’ films were made in total, including those only produced for television? 5 (Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Home Alone 3, Home Alone 4 and Home Alone: The Holiday Heist – the last two were TV movies only)
6. Although the first windows of Advent calendars are opened on the 1st December, this is not when Advent actually starts and its exact date moves each year. How is the start of Advent decided? It is the fourth Sunday before Christmas (27th November in 2016 and 3rd December in 2017)
7. Which storm caused intensive flooding with homes being evacuated in Lancashire and Yorkshire just before Christmas in 2015? Storm Eva
8. Which hugely influential English physicist and mathematician was born on Christmas day in the year 1642? Sir Isaac Newton
9. Which of the puppets plays the author and narrator Charles Dickens in the 1992 film ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’? The Great Gonzo
10. In which year was the Christmas John Lewis advert entitled ‘Monty the Penguin’? 2014

Round 4 - Christmas Movies
1. Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black (2006) The Holiday
2. Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen (1954) White Christmas
3. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe and John Glover (1988) Scrooged
4. Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly and Lauren Graham (2003) Bad Santa
5. Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, George Cole and Michael Hordern (1951) A Christmas Carol
6. Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor and Leon Ames (1944) Meet Me in St. Louis
7. Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki and Beverly D’Angelo (1989) (National Lampoon’s) Christmas Vacation
8. Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds and Virginia Dale (1942) Holiday Inn
9. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Catherine O’Hara and John Candy (1990) Home Alone
10. John Goodman, Diana Keaton, Amanda Seyfried and Marisa Tomei (2015) Christmas with the Coopers

Round 5 - Christmas Quotes
1. “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.” Shirley Temple
2. “My mother-in-law has come round to our house at Christmas seven years running. This year we’re having a change. We’re going to let her in.” Les Dawson
3. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it white.” Bing Crosby
4. “Always winter but never Christmas.” C.S. Lewis (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe)
5. “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” George Carlin
6. “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!” Dr Seuss (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)
7. “I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas, with a note on it saying ‘toys not included'” Bernard Manning
8. “First of all, I’ve been having a wonderful run of luck with cover albums, songs I didn’t write. I had five pop cover albums and two Christmas albums and they were all very successful.” Barry Manilow
9. “One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” J.K. Rowling (Professor Dumbledore in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’
10. “The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas morning is their husband.” Joan Rivers

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