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Jan-4-2005 18:37

See if there is interest for this.

1. Each day I will post 10 questions, at random times of the day.
2. Each Quiz runs exactly 24 hours.
3. The first person that has all 10 questions right, wins. Or if no one has all questions right, the best one wins.
4. You can only post answers ONCE for the same quiz.
5. No cash involved. Just glory. :)


Bill Oakes
Bill Oakes

Aug-22-2006 08:26

1. Afghanistan, China, England, DR of Congo
2. Bob Dylan
3. Violent Femmes
4. Crowded House, Split Enz
5. Mbabane
6. 6
7. Burma
8. Monaco (yes it is a country!)
9. Hydrogen
10. Techincally it is bacteriophages, or you could say bacteria
11. Ornithology
12. Not one bit!
13. 1920
14. New Zealand
15. Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
16. 1939
17. Gustav Klimt
18. Mona Lisa
19. "Anti-art"
20. Claude Monet

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Aug-22-2006 08:43

Well, since Bill "Google" Oakes has pretty much won... ;)

The answers to 13 however goes to SS & Greyling & jr.

Heh, I learnt heaps from this. I had no idea that the sun was mostly hydrogen so I was impressed.

Safety Officer

Aug-22-2006 18:17

ok here's somethign to tide us over in case Bill up there doesn't know the winner 'usually' posts the new quiz)

Complete these sayings and/or proverbs.

1. An apple a day keeps the ……….. away.
2. A stitch in time saves……..
3. ……. before you leap.
4. The best things in life are ……….
5. The grass is always greener ……. (multiple words)
6. …… ……. travels fast.
7. A rolling stone gathers … ....... (multiple words)
8. …….. makes the heart grow fonder.
9. A watched kettle never …….
10. (Russian) Once burned by milk you will ………… (multiple words)
11. (Croatian) God created the ……… first for himself. (just coz it made me laugh)
12. What English proverb (roughly) means the a same as this Dutch proverb?
"Even if a monkey wears a gold ring, it is and remains an ugly thing"
13. What English proverb (roughly) means the same as this Thai proverb:
“Those who can’t dance blame it on the drum and the flute.”
Bonus: (Author Terry Pratchett) The pen is mightier than the sword IF … ? (multiple words)

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Aug-22-2006 18:26

1. doctor
2. nine.
3. leap.
4. free but you can give them to the birds and the bees. I want money. That's what I want. I want money.
5. on the other side.
6. News
7. no moss.
8. Absence (or is that Absinthe?)
9. boils.
10. only drink vodka.
11. pill
12. Uh.. beauty is only skin deep?
13. A good craftsman never blames his tools?

Bonus: Something about a sharp pen and a short sword?

Lady Emerald Devon
Lady Emerald Devon

Aug-22-2006 18:32

3. look, I mean.

Colline Evans
Colline Evans

Aug-22-2006 18:51

1. doctor



4. free

5.on the other side

6. News moss

8.Absence(although I don't agree with the sentiment)


10. only drink vodka

11. pill

12. A rose is a rose is a rose

13. Cut off the nose to spite the face

Lucky Stiff

Aug-22-2006 20:31

1. doctor
2. nine
3. look
4. free
5. in amsterdam? lol jk on the other side
6. news
7. No moss
8. absence
9. boils
10. ?
11. woman?
12. If a chimp wears a sailor suit and boxing gloves, it will still mess in its cage? (I dont know if its a proverb, but Crunch taught me that)
13. LOL no clue
Bonus: if you talk softly and carry a big stick? (methinks im mixing in quotes from American presidents....)

Al Z
Al Z

Aug-22-2006 20:33

HAH HAH. YOU'RE ALL WRONG. Don't worry Secret Squirrel. I have the correct answers and here they are.

1. Jelly Monster Under the Bed
2. the universe from imploding!
3. Don a Parachute
4. made in China
5. If you use Big Bill Markoli's Greeniest Mulch Formula available through mail order.
6. Speedy Gonzales
7. Groupies
8. Liquor
9. gets interesting.
10. yell Das Vadanya and carve the cow into hamburger
11. Jamaican Bobsled Team
12. Yo momma's so fat her cereal bowl comes with a lifeguard
13. Yo momma's so fat when she walks past the window we lose four days of sun light
14. if the pen is really a .22 caliber pistol disguised to look like a pen!

John Q. Publik
John Q. Publik
Old Shoe

Aug-22-2006 20:46

1. Doctor
2. Nine
3. Look
4. Free
5. On the other side of the fence
6. Good news. (Bad news travels faster.)
7. No moss
8. Absence
9. Boils
10. Blow on cold water
11. Beard
12. You can't put a shine on (expletive deleted).
13. ?
Bonus: If the sword is very short and the pen is very sharp.

John Q. Publik
John Q. Publik
Old Shoe

Aug-22-2006 20:50

As a sailor, my whole entrywould've been deleted by the mods if not for my creative editing of #12. That was our daily excuse to get out of cleaning the ship, though it never worked.

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