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EEB Meeting - 18th December 2010

Local meetings of the Flatalist Society branches.

When shall we meet again?

Poll ended at Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:15 pm

Saturday December 4th
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Saturday December 11th
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Saturday December 18th
3
75%
Monday December 27th
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Tuesday December 28th
1
25%
 
Total votes : 4

Re: EEB Meeting - 18th December 2010

Postby Squigglyx » Sun Dec 19, 2010 06:14 pm

.... and the answers

1.In the Christmas song “Have yourself a merry little Christmas” what “will be out of sight”?
a. Troubles

2.In the song “The twelve days of Christmas”, what did my true love give on the fifth day?
a. 5 Gold rings

3.What country do Poinsettias originally come from?
a. Mexico

4.How many sides does a snowflake have?
a. 6

5.How many gifts in total were given on the twelve days of Christmas?
a. 364

6.What town is the setting for the film “Its a Wonderful Life”?
a. Bedford Falls

7.In which century is St Nicholas first mentioned?
a. 4th

8.Which city, famous for its Christmas market, is also known as the gingerbread capital of the world?
a. Nuremburg

9.What did Frosty the snowman have for a nose?
a. Button

10.Who invented the Christmas Cracker?
a. Tom Smith

11.In the Netherlands, how does Sinterklaas deliver candy and gifts to the children?
a. On horseback

12.In which 2 oceans would you find a Christmas Island?
a. Pacific and Indian

13.How do you say “Merry Christmas” in Brazil?
a. Boas Festas

14.The carol Silent Night was first played on what instrument?
a. Guitar

15.Which of the following is not a US city or town;
a. Mistletoe, Kentucky
b. Reindeer, Alaska.
c. Santa Claus, Indiana
d. Christmas, Florida.
answer - Alaska
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Re: EEB Meeting - 18th December 2010

Postby phalarope » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:51 am

Thanks, Peter, for a brain-wrenching delightfully seasonal festive quiz, and for fearless leadersip over the past year. :D My feet are so tiny compared to your shoes, but I'm sure my supply of Robert Holtely's finest will help me fill them. :wink:
Cheers -
Carol (phalarope)
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