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by Ambassador
Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Crosswords
Topic: Crosswords
Replies: 826
Views: 342834

Re: Crosswords

I can see how it works now... :)
by Ambassador
Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Crosswords
Topic: Crosswords
Replies: 826
Views: 342834

Re: Crosswords

I'd be interested to see how the letter count works ... :o
by Ambassador
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 306288

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

No.

What I am looking for has something in common with Jesus
by Ambassador
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 404059

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Absolutely. The Conservative Association and the voters of Lancaster fixed it for him.

Over to Danny
by Ambassador
Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 306288

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

The institution is part of a bigger academic organisation (and not to be confused with a namesake elsewhere).
by Ambassador
Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 404059

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

I've not got much more by way of clues. But I was careful to ask which body did he have to become a member of (or Member of, if you prefer).
by Ambassador
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 404059

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

He did join the SAS, but later (it had not been formed when he wanted to join up). The wrinkle is that he was in a "reserved occupation" and held a commission, and was told that if he enlisted, he would be sent straight back to his old job. There was one institution he could join that mean...
by Ambassador
Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 404059

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Yes, Rudi fell out with Adi and went off to make sport shoes for himself. The village split too...

Anyway, to a question (prompted by Fitzroy)

When Fitzroy MacLean wanted to leave the Foreign Office and join the Army in 1941, what other organisation did he have to become a member of?
by Ambassador
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 404059

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Das macht nichts!

Adolf founded Adidas
by Ambassador
Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 306288

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Sir Isaiah Berlin was the first President of which academic institution?

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