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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:08
A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth?

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention?

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album?

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?

STINKER)  What is a funambulist?

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?


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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:11
This is NOT Cryptic Crosswords.  lol! lol!
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@weatherwax wrote:This is NOT Cryptic Crosswords.  lol! lol!

I feel kike a right idiot!!!!!! LOL  Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed


For some reason it won't let me edit the title  confused

Anybody got a solution?
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:27
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?
10 CC

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire? CHESTER

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase? DAVID DICKINSON

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films? R2D2

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?GREEN

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin? COCKTAIL

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957? SPUTNIK 1

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model? TOYOTA

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium? MANCHESTER CITY

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982? MARY ROSE

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come? CAROUSEL

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?
RICHARD BRANSON

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?80 DAYS AROUND THE WORLD

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes? DEERSTALKER

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?
MAGIC MUSHROOM

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”? YOGI

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’? MONKEES

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”? VIVALDI

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?MALTA

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth? MACDUFF

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention? NECESSITY

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?
SHES GOT A TICKET TO RIDE


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January? RICHARD NIXON

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June? JUDY GARLAND

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  NEIL ARMSTRONG

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album? ??ABBEY ROAD

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?MIDNIGHT COWBOY

STINKER)  What is a funambulist? CLOWN

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?
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Sorry for the late post, Yours Truly fell asleep!!!!!!!!!!! LOL Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed Very Happy

Also if Admin could change the post title to 'Friday Night Pub Quiz,

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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:28
1 10cc
2 Chester
3 David Dickinson
5 Green
10 Mary Rose
11 Carousel
12 Branston
14 Deerstalker
16 Yogi
17 The Monkees
18 Central processing unit
19 Holst
21 Bouquet Garni
22 Malta
23 Macduff
24 Necessity
25 She's got a ticket to ride


BQ1Nixon
2 Judy Garland
3 Buzz Aldrin
4 Abbey Rd?

Stinker. Tightrope walker
Tricky. The night mail
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:30
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?  
10 CC

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?  CHESTER

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?  DAVID DICKINSON

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?  R2D2

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?GREEN

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?  COCKTAIL

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?  SPUTNIK 1

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?  TOYOTA

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?  MANCHESTER CITY

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?  MARY ROSE

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?  CAROUSEL

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?
RICHARD BRANSON

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?80 DAYS AROUND THE WORLD

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?  DEERSTALKER

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?
MAGIC MUSHROOM

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?  YOGI

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?  MONKEES

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?  VIVALDI

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?MALTA

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth? MACDUFF

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention? NECESSITY

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?
SHES GOT A TICKET TO RIDE


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?   RICHARD NIXON

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?  JUDY GARLAND

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  NEIL ARMSTRONG

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album? ??ABBEY ROAD

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?MIDNIGHT COWBOY

STINKER)  What is a funambulist?  CLOWN

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?


Evening Gassey.

A very excellent 23 correct.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:32
@maureen wrote:1 10cc
2  Chester
3 David Dickinson
5 Green
10 Mary Rose
11 Carousel
12 Branston
14 Deerstalker
16 Yogi
17 The Monkees
18 Central processing unit
19 Holst
21 Bouquet Garni
22 Malta
23 Macduff
24 Necessity
25 She's got a ticket to ride


BQ1Nixon
    2 Judy Garland
    3 Buzz Aldrin
    4 Abbey Rd?
   
Stinker. Tightrope walker
Tricky. The night mail

Evening Mo.

A really impressive 21 correct, very well done.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:36
1. 10cc
2. Chester
3. David Dickinson
4. R2-D2
5. Green
6. Potato
7. Sputnik
8.
9. Manchester City
10. Marie Rose
11. Carousel
12. Richard Branson
13. Around The World In Eighty Days
14. Deerstalker
15.
16. Yogi
17. The Monkees
18. Central Processing Unit
19. Gustav Holtz
20. Harold Godwinsson
21. Bouquet Garni
22. Malta
23. Macduff (Untimely from his mothers womb was ripped. Very Happy )
24. Necessity
25. Ticket To Ride

Bonus Questions.
1. Richard Nixon
2. Judy Garland
3. Neil Armstrong
4. Abbey Road
5. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

Stinker:=  A Tightrope Walker
Tricky:= The Night Train.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:39
@weatherwax wrote:1. 10cc
2. Chester
3. David Dickinson
4. R2-D2
5. Green
6. Potato
7. Sputnik
8.
9. Manchester City
10. Marie Rose
11. Carousel
12. Richard Branson
13. Around The World In Eighty Days
14. Deerstalker
15.
16. Yogi
17. The Monkees
18. Central Processing Unit
19. Gustav Holtz
20. Harold Godwinsson
21. Bouquet Garni
22. Malta
23. Macduff (Untimely from his mothers womb was ripped. Very Happy )
24. Necessity
25. Ticket To Ride

Bonus Questions.
1. Richard Nixon
2. Judy Garland
3. Neil Armstrong
4. Abbey Road
5. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

Stinker:=  A Tightrope Walker
Tricky:= The Night Train.

Evening WW.

A truly remarkable 30 correct, very well done indeed.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:43
Admin, I'm not having a good night tonight.

Apart from posting late, getting the wrong post title, by virtue of predictive text,

I find that every single post I do I get the 'Flood Control' error message,

it's really irritating.

FYI, I have deleted the forum cookies.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:44
Thanks again Ray..so glad you've come round lol..you must be tired. Sleep
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:49
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..so glad you've come round lol..you must be tired.  Sleep

Thanks a lot MO.

I suspect yesterday has caught up with me.

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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:50
Deep breaths and think about seagulls Ray ,
Cracking quiz in the face of adversity thank
you for your Stirling efforts sir WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18 709307421
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:51
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  
2)  Chester
3)  David(?) Dickinson
4)  r2d2
5)  green
6)  asparagus
7)  
8 )  
9)  
10)  Mary Rose
11) carousel
12)  Richard Branson
13)  Round the world in 80 days
14)  Deerstalker
15)  mushroom
16)  yogi bear
17)  
18)  
19)  holzst
20)  king Harold
21)  bouquet garni
22)  
23)  
24)  necessity
25)  she’s got a ticket to ride

BQ1)  Richard Nixon
BQ2)  just garland
BQ3)  neil Armstrong
BQ4)  abbey road
BQ5)  butch Cassidy and the sun dance kid

STINKER)  
TRICKY)  night mail
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@Gassey wrote:Deep breaths and think about seagulls Ray ,
Cracking quiz in the face of adversity thank
you for your Stirling efforts sir WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2.11.18 709307421

Thanks ever so Gassey.

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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:55
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  
2)  Chester
3)  David(?) Dickinson
4)  r2d2
5)  green
6)  asparagus
7)  
8 )  
9)  
10)  Mary Rose
11) carousel
12)  Richard Branson
13)  Round the world in 80 days
14)  Deerstalker
15)  mushroom
16)  yogi bear
17)  
18)  
19)  holzst
20)  king Harold
21)  bouquet garni
22)  
23)  
24)  necessity
25)  she’s got a ticket to ride

BQ1)  Richard Nixon
BQ2)  just garland
BQ3)  neil Armstrong
BQ4)  abbey road
BQ5)  butch Cassidy and the sun dance kid

STINKER)  
TRICKY)  night mail


Evening Jo Anne.

A very excellent 21 correct, well payed.
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on Fri 2 Nov - 20:58
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire? Chester?

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase? David Dickinson

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films? R2 D2

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons? Green

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin? Carrot?

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957? Sputnik

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model? Subaru

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium? Manchester City

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982? Mary rose

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come? Guys and dolls?

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines? Richard branston

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue? Around the world in 80 days

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes? Deer stalker

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”? Yogi bear

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’? The monkees

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for? Central processing unit

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”? Gustav holst

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England? King Harold?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words. Bouquet garni?

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth? His wife?

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention? Curiosity

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines? She’s got a ticket to ride?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January? Richard Nixon

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June? Judy garland

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  Neil Armstrong

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album? Abbey road

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh? Butch Cassidy and the sun dance kid

STINKER)  What is a funambulist? Bell ringer?

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?

Some tricky ones tonight Ray.
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@Lima Lima wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

NSG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GOOD LUCK

WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire? Chester?

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase? David Dickinson

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films? R2 D2

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons? Green

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin? Carrot?

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957? Sputnik

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model? Subaru

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium? Manchester City

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982? Mary rose

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come? Guys and dolls?

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines? Richard branston

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue? Around the world in 80 days

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes? Deer stalker

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”? Yogi bear

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’? The monkees

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for? Central processing unit

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”? Gustav holst

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England? King Harold?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words. Bouquet garni?

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth? His wife?

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention? Curiosity

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines? She’s got a ticket to ride?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January? Richard Nixon

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June? Judy garland

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  Neil Armstrong

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album? Abbey road

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh? Butch Cassidy and the sun dance kid

STINKER)  What is a funambulist? Bell ringer?

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?

Some tricky ones tonight Ray.

Evening LL.

A most impressive 23 correct, very well done.
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2) Chester
3) David Dickinson
4) R2D2
5) Green
7) Sputnik 1
9) Manchester City F.C
10) Mary Rose
11) Carousel?
12) Richard Branson
13) Around the World in 80 Days
14) Deerstalker?
15) After Dinner Mint?
16) Yogi Bear
18) Central Processing Unit
19) Gustav Holst
20) Harold II (Godwinson)
22) Malta
23) MacDuff
24) Necessity

BQ1) Richard Nixon
BQ3) Neil Armstrong
BQ4) Abbey Road


Tricky - Night Mail
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@raymyjamie wrote:A very good Friday Evening to all you Rejects.
Blimey O’Riley, it’s Friday night again.
Come on down to The Reject’s Bar.
Get settled with your favourite tipple.
Enjoy the quiz.

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WR Friday Night Pub Quiz 2-11-18

1)  Which group had a top ten hit in 1975 with 'Life Is A Minestrone'?

2)  Geography, what is the county town of Cheshire?

3)  TV, which antiques show presenter is known for his "Cheap as chips" catchphrase?

4)  Film, which robot was CP30's partner in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise of films?

5)  What colour are the benches in the House of Commons?

6)  Food and drink, what is a Pentland Javelin?

7)  Science, what was the name of the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth and launched in October 1957?

8 )  Which Japanese based car manufacturer produces the compact family “Impreza”  model?

9)  Sport, which Premiership football club’s home ground is the  Etihad Stadium?

10)  History, which of Henry VIII’s warship sank off Portsmouth in 1545 but was retrieved from the seabed in 1982?

11) From which 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical does the song ’You’ll Never Walk Alone’ come?

12)  Which businessman founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines?

13)  Literature, which book connects Jules Verne with a Michael Palin TV travelogue?

14)  Which type of hat is commonly associated with fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?

15)  Film, from the Monty Python film 'The Meaning of Life', what was the last thing Mr Creosote ate before doing a psychedelic yodel LOL?

16)  TV, which resident of Jellystone Park is “smarter than the average bear”?

17)  Who had a 1966 hit with ‘Last Train to Clarksville’?

18)  Science, on a computer what does the acronym ‘CPU’ stand for?

19)  Classical music, written between 1914 and 1916, who composed the seven movement orchestral suite known as “The Planets”?

20)  History, who was the last Saxon King of England?
                                                                 
21)  Food and drink, what is the well known French cooking term for a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavour soups, stews, stocks etc?,  two words.

22)  Geography, Luqa Airport serves which Mediterranean island?

23)  Literature, in Shakespeare?s play who killed Macbeth?

24)  According to the proverb what is the mother of invention?

25)  ♪♫ I think I'm gonna be sad
             I think it's today, yeah
             The girl that's driving me mad
             Is going away♪♫

From what Beatle’s song are those the opening lines?


1969 BONUS QUESTIONS

Tonight’s questions are all about the year 1969

BQ1)  Known as ‘Tricky Dicky’, who was elected as 37th President of the United States in January?

BQ2)  Which famous singer / actresss, the Mother of Lisa Minnelli passed away in June?

BQ3)  In July, who was the first man to walk on the moon?  

BQ4)  In September The Beatles released their last recorded studio album which shows them walking across a zebra crossing outside the studio where it was made.
What was the name of the album?

BQ5)  Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the title roles, what film released in October was about Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker,and his partner Harry Longabaugh?

STINKER)  What is a funambulist?

TRICKY)  According to the 1936 poem by W H Auden, what was “Bringing the cheque and the postal order”?

Evening AWP.

A really super 23 correct, very well done.
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Thanks, Ray Smile
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Thank you Jo Anne, you're very welcome.
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Thank you Ray Very Happy
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Thanks a bunch AWP.

Very well played tonight.
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