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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: HOP

Total posts: 1013
Posted:Time for another wee little competition. We had one 12hours ago for the other side of the world. Now its time for the rest of you.

You can win goods up to the value of US$50 as specified in your answer to question 10.
Free delivery will be included.

Winner will be the first registered "member" to reply to this topic with the correct answers to all of these questions.
Please note: Editing of your message is not allowed. You must repost all answers again if you make a mistake.
moderators not allowed to enter.


Best of luck.

1. On the average, one inch of rain is equivalent to how many inches of snow?

a. 10 inches
b. 1 inch
c. 5 inches
d. a foot

2. In the song "The Twelve Days Of Christmas", what did my true love send me on the eleventh day?

3. In the song "All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth", why do I want my two front teeth?

4. How much did Lucy charge for a psyciatric session in the classic Christmas TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas"?

5. What English word starting with 'B' has three consecutive double letters?

6. What is the next letter: W I T N .. ?

7. In the movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes", the monsters were reduced to ketchup when they heard which song?

8. Which navagational device was first created in China using lodestone?

9. What do the Chinese people call the Great Wall?

10. What do you want as a prize should you win?

Best of luck to all

I am off to bed now so will check back again in about 8 hours to see who won

Regards

Malcolm


"May your balls always burn"

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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland

Total posts: 3989
Posted:As I am on this side of the world, and really should be sleeping (my beautiful wife is already asleep beside me) I better not answer this.

Let's see which Northern Hemispherite can get there first...


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* Is it Fair to all concerned?
* Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
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Salinger


member
Location: Southampton

Total posts: 382
Posted:and besides....

"moderators not allowed to enter."


A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words...

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Right,so...this is tempting...

But,since I just got up to swim at this nutty hour (5AM) and since I lost the last contest 12 hours ago fair and square...I'll just go swimming.

Best of luck to the rest of you!


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:1) c
2) Eleven Pipers piping
3) Play the Whistle
4) 5 cents
5) bookkeeper or bookkeeping
6) L
7) Puberty Love
8) Compass
9) Thousand - li Wall
10) have to decide later



Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:1. 10 inches of snow melts down to about an inch of liquid rain so ans is b
2. Eleven pipers piping
3.then I could wish you
"Merry Christmas!"
4. Five Cents Please
5. bookkeeper
6. L
7. Puberty Love,"
8. Compass
9. Thousand-Li Wall which means '3,000-Mile Wall'.
10. Pure flame poi

Ohh I hope I win!! (thanks to Nicole if I do)


Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Am I on the right side of the world??

1) 10 inches
2) 11 pipers piping
3) So I could wish you a Merry Christmas
4) 5 cents
5) Bookkeeper
6) L
7) Puberty Love
8) Compass
9) Wan-Li Qang-Qeng
10) Double headed poi.


I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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Trippie Hippie
BRONZE Member since May 2002

Trippie Hippie

old hand
Location: Bewildered state of nothingnes...

Total posts: 733
Posted:1. 10 inches
2. Eleven lords a leaping
3.Gee if I could only have my two front teeth,
Then I could wish you 'Merry Christmas'.
4. Five Cents
5. bookkeeper
6. E
7. 'Puberty Love'
8. Compass
9. Thousand-Li wall
10.Not sure would have to have a think about it.

LOL
Trippy

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Last night i met some pixies and we danced around a stone.

"I Got Soul"
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Trippie Hippie- Monty Dons secret love child

Fly like a mouse, run like a pillow, be the small book case.

"Last night i met some pixies and we danced around a stone".

Because dressing up is fun.

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:1. 10 inches of snow melts down to about an inch of liquid rain so ans is WHOOPS a!
2. Eleven pipers piping
3.then I could wish you
"Merry Christmas!"
4. Five Cents Please
5. bookkeeper
6. L
7. Puberty Love,"
8. Compass
9. Thousand-Li Wall which means '3,000-Mile Wall'.
10. Pure flame poi

Ohh I hope I win!! (thanks to Nicole if I do)


Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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Trippie Hippie
BRONZE Member since May 2002

Trippie Hippie

old hand
Location: Bewildered state of nothingnes...

Total posts: 733
Posted:1. 10 inches
2. Eleven Pipers Piping
3.Gee if I could only have my two front teeth,
Then I could wish you 'Merry Christmas'.
4. Five Cents
5. bookkeeper
6. L *Duh!!*
7. 'Puberty Love'
8. Compass
9. Thousand-Li wall
10.Not sure would have to have a think about it.



Trippie Hippie- Monty Dons secret love child

Fly like a mouse, run like a pillow, be the small book case.

"Last night i met some pixies and we danced around a stone".

Because dressing up is fun.

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Bram....


member
Location: the arms of the Ganja Goddess

Total posts: 1551
Posted:1)B
2)Eleven Pipers Piping
3)So you can eat stuff other then mush!
4)5 cents
5)boobboobs, because I said so
6)the next letter of course
7)Monster Mash, it makes sense in some deep twisted way, or if your me
8)Compass
9) Obviously the chinese translation of 'great wall of china'
10)My own fire poi set cause all i have is two chains with tennis balls on the end oh an dglowsticks when I buy them


You. Its whats for dinner!

As time passes, you realise all the mistakes you amde and the ones you wish you never did make.

The wave crashing on the beach

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:1. b - 1 inch
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. Pure Flame staff or Flags or Double poi or... anything!


Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:OK, double poi are $54 so I wouldn't get them...

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:1. b - 1 inch
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. Pure Flame staff or White Flags


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Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:1. a (If all this melting stuff is true... Looks like a trick question to me "What's heavier; a tonne of coal or a tonne of feathers?")
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. Pure Flame staff or Flags or Double poi or... anything!


Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Final 2 attempts - promise
1. a
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. White Flags and some Kevlar wick


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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Final attempt - promise
1. b
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. White Flags and some Kevlar wick


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:1. b
2. 11 Pipers Piping, 10 Lords a Leaping, 9 Ladies Dancing, 8 Maids a Milking, 7 Swans a Swimming, 6 Geese a Laying, 5 Golden Rings, 4 Calling Birds,3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. The Ten Thousand Mile Long City/Castle

10. Lots of kevlar and ball chain

(I so don't deserve to win!)


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:1. a (10"...I knew that!)
2. 11 Pipers Piping, 10 Lords a Leaping, 9 Ladies Dancing, 8 Maids a Milking, 7
Swans a Swimming, 6 Geese a Laying, 5 Golden Rings, 4 Calling Birds,3 French
Hens, 2 Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!"
and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. The Ten Thousand Mile Long City/Castle

10. I'd give it to Durbs... really.


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: HOP

Total posts: 1013
Posted:Congratulations Durbs,

I will email you how to get your prize.
Took 9hrs to get the right answers

quote:Originally posted by Durbs:
1. a (If all this melting stuff is true... Looks like a trick question to me "What's heavier; a tonne of coal or a tonne of feathers?")
2. 11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

3. Then you could wish me "Merry Christmas.", say, "Sister Susie sitting on a thistle!" and whistle

4. 5 cents

5. bookkeeper

6. L

7. Puberty Love

8. Compass

9. "Wan-Li Ch'ang-Ch'eng" or "10,000-Li Long Wall" in English

10. Pure Flame staff or Flags or Double poi or... anything!


"May your balls always burn"

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Bram....


member
Location: the arms of the Ganja Goddess

Total posts: 1551
Posted:what was that durbs *cups hand around ear* Send Bram a fire poi set why thank you durbs, how kind of you *muahahahaha* I mean, Merry Christmas

You. Its whats for dinner!

As time passes, you realise all the mistakes you amde and the ones you wish you never did make.

The wave crashing on the beach

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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:Nicely done Durbs. I didn't want you beat on a technicality (mile long castle for the great wall) and am glad you weren't.

Congrats.


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:its just as well i entered and won the other competition, I still have no clue why the answer to question 6 is L

Oh and does anyone else find it bizarre that both winners are from guildford? Are we all more intelligent or just plain sad enough to be browsing the net when we should be doing better things?


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:W hat I s T he N ext L etter? W I T N ...

So the answer'd be "L"... cute no?


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire

Total posts: 3136
Posted:i claim dyslexia

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Zoltar
BRONZE Member since Nov 2002

Zoltar

Beginner
Location: Beyond Time, South of Melbourn...

Total posts: 282
Posted:I claim stupidity.

I would have never got that


So much fire, so little body hair...

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Bendy


member
Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia

Total posts: 750
Posted:So if Durbs orders something different to what he mentioned in #10 - does that mean he doesn't win?

What is your favourite colour?
Yellow...no blue! Aaaaaaaaaarrrrrgggggghhhhhhhh!!!


Courage is the man who can stop after only one peanut

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Thank you, thank you!
You're all too, too kind.

And an extra big hug, hearty hand shake and huge Thank You and even a small wink to Malcolm for being wonderful and running this competition.

Right, now for COL4

This is the the first thing I've ever won!!!

Who else came from Guildford?


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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:Well done Durbs.

Took me about 1/2 hour to figure out to number 6. when i did i was kicking myself!

Alice


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:Well I cheated and used the Net and asked in the office!

I didn't win
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But at least I improved my gen. knowledge
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Well done Durbs


Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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_Stix_


_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:Well done Durbs - I look forward to seeing your winnings in the New Year..
Check your PM by the way hunny! See you when I get back..
Lossa lurve
Nik


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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