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by Ambassador
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Crosswords
Topic: Crosswords
Replies: 826
Views: 393194

Re: Crosswords

Yes.

Heavy and muscle both being slang for strong, powerful and intimidating gang-members
by Ambassador
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 343745

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Hans Fallada. "Alone in Berlin" is on my holiday pile
by Ambassador
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:14 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Crosswords
Topic: Crosswords
Replies: 826
Views: 393194

Re: Crosswords

Heavy manuscript. Clue? Flexed. (6)
by Ambassador
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Bolton Quiz (31 March) Sign-Up Page
Replies: 64
Views: 41709

Re: Bolton Quiz (31 March) Sign-Up Page

Plus Andy Tucker ... (whose recent form makes him envy Baldassaro)
by Ambassador
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 343745

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Paul has it. Palmerston reputedly said that only three men had understood the S-H question. "One is dead, and the second has gone mad. I am the third, and I have forgotten the details" It was only resolved in 1954 in order that Denmark would allow West Germany to join NATO. Did anybody not...
by Ambassador
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: Mastermind Audition Question
Replies: 6
Views: 8233

Re: Mastermind Audition Question

Hi Dan, I auditioned last year at a GP. So I did the written test and then went into the interview. My guess is that what impressed them was the test score, and my ability to sell myself and my specialist subjects. The mantra (for non-slebs) is of course "don't offer Man U or Bond films, becaus...
by Ambassador
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 343745

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Frisian is supposed to be the closest Germanic language to English, I recall.

Feeling bullish, let's plough on!

Death, madness, and becoming (a forgetful) Prime Minister were reportedly the fates of the only three men to understand what?
by Ambassador
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Tenpin Bowling
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Tenpin Bowling
Replies: 1025
Views: 562403

Re: Continuous Quiz: Tenpin Bowling

David

with thanks!

you have the baton

apols to all who found this a bit loosely crafted

Andy
by Ambassador
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Tenpin Bowling
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Tenpin Bowling
Replies: 1025
Views: 562403

Re: Continuous Quiz: Tenpin Bowling

And another one, just so you don't all lose the will to live or get double crotchety.

Had it not been for the odd one out, I would have accepted the first two suggestions with due humility ;)
by Ambassador
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Crosswords
Topic: Crosswords
Replies: 826
Views: 393194

Re: Crosswords

Dear Les

I feel like the announcer at karlsruhe when they tried to bring on a fifth foreigner...

have you got your letter count right?

did you mean ariens?

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