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EEB 19 February 2011

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When shall we several mmet again?

Poll ended at Mon Jan 31, 2011 02:19 pm

February 5
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February 12
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February 19
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Total votes : 3

EEB 19 February 2011

Postby phalarope » Sun Jan 23, 2011 02:19 pm

Select your favorite Saturday in February. Mrs. Cake will entertain us with the quiz.

Don't forget to send me 4 GCTS if you wish to participate in the March LBE raffle.
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Re: EEB February 2011

Postby phalarope » Mon Jan 31, 2011 08:13 pm

Well that was a fine example of consensus and unanimity :shock:

February 19th it is. With quiz by Mrs. Cake aka Jane.
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Re: EEB 19 February 2011

Postby phalarope » Fri Feb 18, 2011 01:50 pm

Bump. Tomorrow we several shall meet again, for conviviality, virtual chocolate, and a fiendish Jane quiz. If Bogie is broadcasting we can have real background music, too! 9pm GMT, Microsoft Messenger. PM me if you are new and would like to join (I'm never on Messenger except for EEB :P ).
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Re: EEB 19 February 2011

Postby annebn » Fri Feb 18, 2011 03:49 pm

Will try my very best to remember this time! :D
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Re: EEB 19 February 2011

Postby Mazzie » Sat Feb 19, 2011 10:45 am

YAY! :)
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Re: EEB 19 February 2011

Postby phalarope » Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:51 am

Delightfully malicious little quiz by Mrs. Cake aka Jane:

1.What is the name of Anne Rice’s most famous vampire?
Lestat or Lestat de Lioncourt

2. What can’t Anne Rice vampires do?
Have sex.

3. Where or who, according to White Wolf did vampires originate from?
Cain.

4. Who created the tv show Family Guy?
Seth Macfarlane

5. Where is it set?
Quahog, Rhode island

6. Name the spin off from Family Guy.
The Cleveland Show

7. What is my son’s name?
Edward

8. How long did The Flinstones run for?
6 years, September 30 1960 - April 1 1966

9. What colour dress did Betty wear?
Blue

10. Name the Rubbles' child
Bamm Bamm.

11. Name Henry VII's 4th wife.
Anne of Cleeves

12. Tell me the poem to remember how Henry’s wives were dispatched.
Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced beheaded servived.

13. If 42 minutes and 12 seconds is the answer, what is the question?
How long will it take you to travel directly though the earth.

14. When you are one in Narnia you are always one, but what are you?
A king or Queen.

15. what does the word Karaoke mean?
Empty orchestra

16. Who wrote War And Peace and how long did it take?
Leo Tolstoy, six years

17. There are ten human body parts that are 3 letters long; name them.
Ear eye hip arm leg toe jaw rib lip gum.

18. What is diference between the king of hearts and the other kings?
Only one with a moustash

19. When was diet coke invented?
1982

20. Who is the patron saint of brick layers?
St Stephen


Quiz points
Marie 105
Bill 67
Peter 55
Alan 50
Laura 45
Kel 42
Phalarope 37

Funny points
Peter 48
Bill 30
Marie 28
Kel 20
Alan 20
Phalarope 18
Laura 8

Final score
Marie 133
Peter 103
Bill 97
Alan 70
Kel 62
Phalarope 55
Laura 53

Country raffle of Trinidad & Tobago won by Kelshandra, who had signed off seconds prior to winning so did not hear the cheers and accolades of her new loyal subjects :lol:

Oh, and Squigglyx has a new nickname; be sure to ask him about it :P
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Re: EEB 19 February 2011

Postby annebn » Sun Feb 20, 2011 01:47 pm

Great quiz- sorry I missed it. Internet was being very unstable.
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