The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Mar 2019, 14:10

Try this one,

.. discover the answer and use it in a pub quiz. ( maybe more likely to crop up in an Auberge Quiz) or add it to your small talk armoury when the conversation lulls...

Who's this bloke?
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by myglaren » 12 Mar 2019, 15:04

A ruff geezer?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Mar 2019, 18:42

Yes you are getting warm Steve-just have to look through those old "Fashion through the Ages" books and you will get roughly the right century from the popularity of the Ruff across Europe!

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by myglaren » 12 Mar 2019, 19:00

Sir Walter Mitty?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Mar 2019, 19:47

myglaren wrote:
12 Mar 2019, 19:00
Sir Walter Mitty?


I'll give you that Steve close enough for me, the chap on the helpful hints side is indeed Sir Walter he with the Nottingham Bicycle Manufacturer's surname.

But the bloke on the left is the one we are after.

He is French but has something in common with Walt (as Bob Newhart used to refer to him as). It shouldn't be too hard to work out the subject of the link. Unlike Walt, his name lives on associated mainly with the link.

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by myglaren » 12 Mar 2019, 20:04

The man who invented fags, like Walter invented spuds :)

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Mar 2019, 21:01

Keep going everyone we will get there eventually. Its the French Bloke on the Left we need the name of.

In the meantime this is what our Frenchman had in common with Walt.....(only in France)

Enjoy Bob Newharts take on it....



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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Mar 2019, 14:15

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
12 Mar 2019, 14:10
Try this one,

.. discover the answer and use it in a pub quiz. ( maybe more likely to crop up in an Auberge Quiz) or add it to your small talk armoury when the conversation lulls...

Who's this bloke?

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These things get boring if they drag on too long.

Jean NICOT

and yes his name has been preserved in Nicotine.

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Pickled Egg Trivia Quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 10 Apr 2019, 20:55

Try this pair..............
Number 1 (2 Spanner degree of difficulty)
Who opened Britain's First Motorway, and what car was used?
Number 2 (3 Spanner degree of difficulty)
Who opened the Chiswick Flyover, and what was the type and registration of the car used?
There is a film of the event!
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Pickled Egg Trivia Quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 Apr 2019, 19:49

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
10 Apr 2019, 20:55
Try this pair..............
Number 1 (2 Spanner degree of difficulty)
Who opened Britain's First Motorway, and what car was used?
Number 2 (3 Spanner degree of difficulty)
Who opened the Chiswick Flyover, and what was the type and registration of the car used?
There is a film of the event!
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First motorway in UK


Chiswick Flyover


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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 06 May 2019, 11:48

Have to say....The PE Trivia Quiz has suffered of late from a lack of participation...
Could be though that someone knows instantly the link between this,

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and this
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and topical for today

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 May 2019, 13:50

While we wait for the participation avalanche a small clue

Think of Neil Armstrong's second most famous utterance, a worse accent than Dick Van Dyke by one of the leading characters, and look the locations of the pictures up on wiki!

and yes it formed part of the entertainment fest on Bank Holiday Monday telly.
Whats the link between Charlestown (Cornwall) and Mapledurham (Oxfordshire)?
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 May 2019, 17:40

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 May 2019, 13:50
Whats the link between Charlestown (Cornwall) and Mapledurham (Oxfordshire) :?:
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A case of "equus mortuus verbera" perhaps but I'll let it run a little longer, and supply the odd colateral fact on the locations/link to amuse myself if nothing else.

So...any Black Sabbath fans, any got this album, their very first from 1970, perhaps?
https://www.black-sabbath.com/discograp ... sabbath70/

Well that is Mapledurham Mill, part of the Mapledurham estate in the background!

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 May 2019, 18:09

Yes the unanswered question
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
08 May 2019, 17:40
Whats the link between Charlestown (Cornwall) and Mapledurham (Oxfordshire) :?:
Irrelevant fact number 2
Anyone remember Hawkwind?
Well guess what, Alan Arthurs, who toured with Hawkwind for 10 years, and was responsible for many of their album covers, as well as their stage sets, is now based near Charlestown in Cornwall. Because "Alan does not do social media, computers or the internet" he sells his work through the Atishoo Gallery in Charlestown
As for Hawkwind, they are having a 50th Anniversary tour this year! and doing Glastonbury.

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by bobins » 08 May 2019, 18:52

It took a bit of time, but the penny has dropped........ or should that be 'The Eagle Has Landed' :)