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whoops forgot to post here before the quiz to remind people, but there was a good attendance and a good spread of points amongst those that attended, and this weeks winner with 17 was Mike.

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Thanks for a really enjoyable quiz Peter, especially since it's your BIRTHDAY :default_smiley-taunt014:

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23 minutes ago, Maxwellian said:

Happy Birthday Peter. 29 again!

Should have gone to specsavers,  he is at least 31 :default_eusa_dance:

Happy Birthday Peter.

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TOPICS FOR TOMORROW

 

TV
DING DONG
MELLOW YELLOW

BREAK FOR T OR P OR EVEN WINE

FEELING FRUITY
WW1
TRIVIA

 

LOG IN HERE http://www.nbnquiz.co.uk/chat/

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all welcome 8.30 tomorrow evening

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Just for a bit of fun, and to give you all a taste of a quiz, here is a round from a recent friday night. How many can you get?

 

ROUND 4

 

OLD MONEY. CAN YOU STILL TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOUR TANNER AND YOUR CROWN? HERE'S A FEW TO GET THE GREY MATTER WORKING

 

Q1- HOW MUCH IS A BOB IN NEW PENCE?

Q2- WHAT WAS THE SMALLEST PRE DECIMAL NOTE?

Q3- HOW MANY THREEPENNY BITS (3d's) IN A CROWN?

Q4- WHAT IS THE MODERN EQUIVALENT OF A GUINEA?

Q5- YOU HAVE BEEN SHOPPING AND BOUGHT TWO BAGS OF CRISPS AT 6d EACH PLUS A LOAF OF BREAD AT 1'1d. YOU PAID WITH HALF A CROWN, HOW MUCH CHANGE DID YOU GET?

Q6- HOW MUCH IN NEW PENCE WAS A TANNER?

Answers below...

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And the answers are...

 

ROUND 4

 

OLD MONEY. CAN YOU STILL TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOUR TANNER AND YOUR CROWN? HERE'S A FEW TO GET THE GREY MATTER WORKING

 

 

Q1- HOW MUCH IS A BOB IN NEW PENCE?

A- 5P

 

Q2- WHAT WAS THE SMALLEST PRE DECIMAL NOTE?

A- THE 10/- OR 10S NOTE (THE 10 BOB NOTE WHICH BECAME THE 50P PIECE OF COURSE)

 

Q3- HOW MANY THREEPENNY BITS (3d's) IN A CROWN?

A- 20 (4 TO A SHILLING AND FIVE SHILLINGS IN A CROWN)

 

Q4- WHAT IS THE MODERN EQUIVALENT OF A GUINEA?

A- £1.05

 

Q5- YOU HAVE BEEN SHOPPING AND BOUGHT TWO BAGS OF CRISPS AT 6d EACH PLUS A LOAF OF BREAD AT 1'1d. YOU PAID WITH HALF A CROWN, HOW MUCH CHANGE DID YOU GET?

A- 5d. THE GOODS CAME TO 25d (2'1d) AND YOU PAID WITH 2'6 (30d)

 

Q6- HOW MUCH IN NEW PENCE WAS A TANNER?

A- 2.5P

How did you do? If you got any right we will look forward to seeing you tomorrow evening :default_biggrin:

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4 hours ago, JanetAnne said:

 

How did you do? If you got any right we will look forward to seeing you tomorrow evening :default_biggrin:

If you did well on those, and I did. It just means you are old and still have some marbles left. ;)

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Why has JA posted some of the most difficult questions for us relative youngsters ? I didnt get any right so guess I cant join in tomorrow :P

Which cat likes lasagne?  (a much nicer question) :default_biggrin: :594c04f07a501_default_AnimatedGifCats(124):

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3 hours ago, Lulu said:

 

Which cat likes lasagne?  (a much nicer question) :default_biggrin: :594c04f07a501_default_AnimatedGifCats(124):

Garfield?

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though I did think that asking you to name all of Freddie Mercurys cats was just a tad cheeky :default_biggrin:

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3 hours ago, grendel said:

though I did think that asking you to name all of Freddie Mercurys cats was just a tad cheeky :default_biggrin:

yeah that won me the quiz, i got 8 out of 10 cats and won by 7 points

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HOW MANY THREEPENNY BITS (3d's) IN A CROWN?

All according how many Corgi's got there before the palaces Footman realised

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Is Janet Anne going on about her thruppenny bits again?

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2 hours ago, Paul said:

Is Janet Anne going on about her thruppenny bits again?

:facepalm:

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7 hours ago, Paul said:

Is Janet Anne going on about her thruppenny bits again?

THREpenny bits please, it`s an abreviation  of three penny bit.

I got them all by the way. 

 

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You've got all the threepenny bits??? Have you tried Kaolin & Morphine?? Works for me!

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The quiz is as barmy as these examples dear readers, so if you are teetering on the edge of sanity, it's for you!

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I would have got that one wrong. 

I thought Thruppeny Bits was Cockney rhyming slang

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1 hour ago, SANTED said:

I would have got that one wrong. 

I thought Thruppeny Bits was Cockney rhyming slang

you can get tablets for that

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7 hours ago, SANTED said:

I would have got that one wrong. 

I thought Thruppeny Bits was Cockney rhyming slang

As did I, but the posts above make me wonder quite what for. I always thought something akin to Bristols, though it has been suggested it's more like your Zachary Scotts.

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Topics for tomorrow night:-

1) Business and Commerce

2) Films

3) Connections

Break for refills and empties

4) Music

5) History

6) General Ignorance

 

LOG IN HERE http://www.nbnquiz.co.uk/chat/

No password needed.

All welcome - 8.30 (ish) tomorrow evening.

 

 

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I surely intend on being there, if I'm not I've forgotten and just watching the TV so someone with my number drop me a text lol :default_norty:

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