Continuous Quiz: News

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby KerryQu1zzer » Wed May 30, 2012 12:05 pm

AbeFroman wrote:That'll be Adams or Paisley then.
I'll go for Adams as he's closer to McGuiness.


Correct - before the Sinn Féin leader successfully ran for the Irish Dáil (parliament), he resigned as MP for West Belfast, and was given the Northstead sinecure, similar in function to the Chiltern Hundreds. Over to you, now.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby AbeFroman » Wed May 30, 2012 2:42 pm

As part of his prize for winning the Bollinger Everyman Comic Fiction award Sir Terry Pratchett gets to have what named after the winning novel?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby NickM » Wed May 30, 2012 3:06 pm

A pig

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby AbeFroman » Wed May 30, 2012 3:21 pm

That's correct.
Somewhere out there is a Gloucester Old spot that as of today is called Snuff.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby AbeFroman » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:16 pm

OK,
Nick has had a week so does anyone else want to pick this up?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby AbeFroman » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:28 am

Another week on so I'll set another.

The Olympic Torch will visit which Harry Potter location later today?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby petewins57 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:21 pm

I'll have a guess at Alnwick Castle.
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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby AbeFroman » Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:15 pm

That's the one.
Over to you.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby petewins57 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:29 pm

Thanks Abe.

While everyone(?) has gone Euro 2012 crazy, the draw for next season's Football League Cup was announced today. Who are the sponsors of this competition?
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Re: Continuous Quiz: News

Postby johnwilson » Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:30 am

Capital One


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