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by Silverghost
Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 557673

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

Muscling in, do you remember who sang the theme tune to The Protectors?
by Silverghost
Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Archive (past events)
Topic: Sign-up page for 2012 British Open Grand Prix
Replies: 31
Views: 41430

Re: Sign-up page for 2012 British Open Grand Prix

Chris, please put me down for both parts of the day too.

(original email to Jane & direct bank transfer)

Howard Royse
by Silverghost
Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 557673

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

Third person - Tony Anholt, who was later in Howard's Way.
by Silverghost
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 557673

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

Correct - the first episode (Dead of Jericho) involved Morse's car being crashed into, twice, and there seemed to be no semi-expendable Lancias available, so they used 248 RPA, an old stunt car. Which they spent the next 30-odd episodes trying to get it to start, or pushing it if necessary. The car ...
by Silverghost
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 557673

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

No, he drove a Hirondelle in the books. Which does not exist.
by Silverghost
Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Television
Topic: Continuous Quiz: TV
Replies: 455
Views: 557673

Re: Continuous Quiz: TV

No takers? OK, it was Ace of Wands, from the early 70's. Was I the only one doing my homework in front of the telly? Try this one. A detective started driving a Lancia, but the car was different when the stories were first televised and this car was adopted in the later books. The name of the detect...
by Silverghost
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Sport
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Sport
Replies: 985
Views: 1029343

Re: Continuous Quiz: Sport

Correct - Charles Bannerman scored 165 out of 245, which has yet to be beaten.
by Silverghost
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Sport
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Sport
Replies: 985
Views: 1029343

Re: Continuous Quiz: Sport

Not that either - I don't remember many sixes in Tests before the Botham era.
by Silverghost
Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Sport
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Sport
Replies: 985
Views: 1029343

Re: Continuous Quiz: Sport

Sorry Pete, no win this time.
by Silverghost
Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Sport
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Sport
Replies: 985
Views: 1029343

Re: Continuous Quiz: Sport

Thanks Benny,

staying with cricket; what record was set in the first ever Test Match?

The answer is not "the first to...", this record could have been beaten in any Test since.

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