Pickled Egg Quiz

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Excellent work Neil which earns you full marks in my book as I am not married to David Mitchell, but you got two wrong compared to the answers on the card !!! :rofl2:
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mickthemaverick wrote:
03 Feb 2021, 23:51
Zoom in on the picture by clicking on it and all will be revealed!! :-D

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Yes thanks for the generosity, I can see now that c and l didnt quite match the card. Its probably not giving too much away to others who may wish to play along, but with one of your favourite sports, and the recent flag jigsaw my first guess at "k" was AH, which was subsequently corrected by an ask the audience lifeline! :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
04 Feb 2021, 19:32
Its probably not giving too much away to others who may wish to play along, but with one of your favourite sports, and the recent flag jigsaw my first guess at "k" was AH, which was subsequently corrected by an ask the audience lifeline! :-D

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Indeed I doubt that will help anyone!! However the correct picture would have qualified for the quiz, well spotted. :)
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Time for another offering from my GCHQ puzzle book. This is a puzzle quiz which may take some head scratching and use of the dark arts but it is meant to help pass the time. Clues will be available if you need them but not before 14.00 hours!! :-D
  • 1. London Football Team
    2. Boundary between military powers
    3. Soviet intelligence
    4. Swindon band
    5. Radio band
    6. Boy band
    7. Facility in Aldermaston
    8. Promissory Note
And the actual quiz question is :

Which city is left over?

Enjoy!!
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mickthemaverick wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 13:17
Time for another offering from my GCHQ puzzle book. This is a puzzle quiz which may take some head scratching and use of the dark arts but it is meant to help pass the time. Clues will be available if you need them but not before 14.00 hours!! :-D
  • 1. London Football Team
    2. Boundary between military powers
    3. Soviet intelligence
    4. Swindon band
    5. Radio band
    6. Boy band
    7. Facility in Aldermaston
    8. Promissory Note
And the actual quiz question is :

Which city is left over?

Enjoy!!
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1-QPR
2-DMZ
3-KGB (could be GRU)
4-XTC
5-VHF
6-JLS
7-AWE
8-IOU
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mickthemaverick wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 13:17
Which city is left over?
I think I have worked it out Mick, with a couple of looky-ups
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8/8 for you bobins, just the question to answer. :-D

Well done Neil, Correct and 100 points :-D
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intrigued with your hand written picture - your thinking on paper I presume? :-D
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from a well known Bond!
from a well known Bond!
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 15:52
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That is a
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BUAF Carvair Info here
as flown from Southend Airport by a certain chap while following a certain other chap to Geneva!! :-D
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I imagine thats top of the head knowledge Mick, but there is a good 4minute clip of the plane the "sat nav" and the Switzerland Mustang/Aston Car pursuit! Supplementary from it...When was the car tax up on the Aston :?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvXKDVDA5xI

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mickthemaverick wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 13:17
Time for another offering from my GCHQ puzzle book.
I've got a copy of that book... Given to me as a Christmas present a few years back...

It sadly illustrates my mental/cognitive dysfunctions very starkly :( I don't think I ever solved one...

It's just an ornament these days but deeply cherished because of who gave it to me, most sincerely thinking that it would help me :)

It didn't and made me despondent I was unable to make anything of it... A few years earlier I'd have had a great time with it...

I remain rubbish at quizzes of any sort :(

I'd hate to do an IQ test... I'd be lucky to reach double figures :twisted:

Can't even do a simple crossword these days, let alone a cryptic one :roll: :cry:
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 16:40
I imagine thats top of the head knowledge Mick, but there is a good 4minute clip of the plane the "sat nav" and the Switzerland Mustang/Aston Car pursuit! Supplementary from it...When was the car tax up on the Aston :?:
Here is a rather large clue to the question
click and it gets bigger
click and it gets bigger
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 Feb 2021, 18:22
When was the car tax up on the Aston :?:
For those of you familiar with Road Tax/Vehicle Excise Duty history as it applied in February 1965 state your case with evidence (for the award of no points), for a date other than the end of February 1965.

Meanwhile let's assume the answer is the end of February 1965 for the obvious date, as plastered on the tax disc on the Aston's windscreen
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Whichcastleisthisthen :?:

Clue with every guess

First Clue It is within a 60 mile radius circle of where the car was built.
whichcastleisthisthen?
whichcastleisthisthen?
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
20 Feb 2021, 13:08
Whichcastleisthisthen :?:

Clue with every guess

First Clue It is within a 60 mile radius circle of where the car was built.
Without the car, if that helps :-D
whichcastleisthis?
whichcastleisthis?
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