Questions by Rasen
Questions by Harry Buck
Questions by Mark Robinson
Questions by Malcolm Towle
And the one you've all been waiting for...
Denis Brown, Nemesis question to Laurie of Woodentops "What are the young of a pike called?
Minders v Blocks: Steve of SWATS asked Barry of Blocks, "Whose works are catalogued by Köchel numbers?"
Barry said, "Mozart."
"No," says Steve. Everyone looked amazed. "Oh," said Steve, "I thought you said 'Motown'"
FROM ANDREW W HUNTER:
18 Oct 2007 Surplus Rowdies v Magic Robots, Questions by Somnambulists.
Q. What did John Stutter start in 1848? The correct answer of "The Californian Gold Rush" was given, but not before some conferring, during which there were suggestions that it might have been a sentence, which he finished about 1872.
22 OCT 2007 (Brain of Grimsby trial)
Q. Who was the driver of the car in which Princess Diana was fatally injured? The correct answer of Henri Paul was eventually given, but not before someone had said John Paul, leading to speculation about what part the Pope had played in the conspiracy.
19 Nov 2007 Bux Kwiz v Time Out, questions by Surplus Rowdies.
Q. What are robber and hermit types of? A. (Mick, Bux Kwiz) Crabs.
Q.Master, "Crabs for three."
Mick. "They are if you go to the right places."
26 Nov 2007. Surplus Rowdies v Swats, questions by Quizlings.
Q. What is a psaltery? No one knew the correct answer (it is a medieval stringed instrument like a zither), but someone did ask if it was anything to do with peanuts.
19 Nov 2007 Two Wits v Simple Minds. Questions by SWATS
Q. Which macabre item of furniture was developed in 1890 by Edison and his aid Harold P.Brown?
A. The Electric Chair.
Geoff Swanney offered,"I bought one of those for my mother in law, but she wouldnt sit in it."
To which loyal team mate Mal of SWATS responded, "If I were your mother in law, I would."
And Q. Which Devon town is famous for its lace?
From the Simple Minds' conferring melee could be heard, "No its not Totnes. That's the Totnes Monster."
AndQ. Which stone was deciphered in 1822 by Jean-Francois Champollion?
A. The Rosetta stone Paul suggested it might be the kidney stone. (Addams Family 000 North Cemetary Ridge)
10 Mar 2008 Two Wits v Quizlings. Questions Surplus Rowdies
Q. Tom Daley is set to become the youngest British male Olympian at which sport?
Ian Townsend informed us that you can see it every week at Blundell Park.
8 Apr 2008 Two Wits v Time Out. Questions Nemesis
There was a controversial question which referred to the 'ethnic cleansing' of the children's series Noddy. Mr Golly had been the Proprietor of Golly Garage in the early days, but who was the new politically correct owner of Toy Garage?
The offering by Two Wits resident cynic Frank was not the whiter than white Mr Sparks, but Al Gore.
4 Feb 2008 Two Wits v Belligerent Fools. Questions Somnambulists
Q. In 2001 Tony Blair postponed a general election. Why?
The Questionmaster thought it was because of Foot and Mouth disease. Frank (Two Wits) knew it was because he didnt have permission from George Bush.
Thanks to Malcolm R. Towle for those.
Thanks to Barbara Shaw