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    camembert
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    Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:37 pm

    Hi everyone,
    Time to start a new tradition - Friday Trivia!
    Each Friday at 4pm we will post ten trivia questions based around a certain theme.
    We will then give you all one week to answer and post the answers the following Friday!
    This weeks topic is THE 90s!
    Stay tuned for the questions at 4pm....
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    camembert
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:01 pm

    FIRST TRIVIA!
    THEME: THE 90s

    * Questions will be up for a week, with the answers revealed next Friday... GOOD LUCK!

    1. The Spice Girls was an iconic pop group made up of how many singers?
    2. Which beloved 1997 romance movie was directed by James Cameron was about a sinking ship?
    3. This handheld digital "pet" was one of the most popular toy fads of the late '90s.
    4. In what year was Google founded?
    5. If you described your 90s friend as 'fly' what is it most likely that you meant?
    6. This fad of the '90s was like a purse carried on your waist.
    7. When it was released in 1993, this movie broke box office records and became the highest grossing film of all-time, at the time. Due to the amount of dinosaurs, this movie featured ample amounts of special effects. What's the name of this movie?
    8. In 1998, television watchers mourned as they watched the final episode of which sitcom, one that starred Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, and a guy named Jerry?
    9. What is a "Baby-G"?
    10. Before he was a solo singer, Justin Timberlake was part of what band?

    :ugeek: :mrgreen: :geek:
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    Fossilize
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:26 pm

    1...5
    2...Titanic
    3...Tamagochi
    4...1998
    5...Cool
    6...Bumbag
    7...Jurassic Park
    8...Seinfeld
    9...A watch
    10...NSYNC...or Insync
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Joined: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:46 pm

    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:35 am

    Oohh @Fossilize good answers! We will confirm on Friday :)
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    HelpfulBee
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:03 pm

    Oh! This looks fun, let me try:

    1. 5
    2. Titanic
    3. Tamagotchi
    4. 1997
    5. Cool
    6. Fanny pack
    7. Jurassic Park
    8. Seinfield
    9. A watch?
    10. N*SYNC
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:08 pm

    Happy Friday everyone :) Here are the answers from last week's trivia

    1. 5
    2. Titanic
    3. Tamagotchi
    4. 1998
    5. They are cool
    6. Bum bag/fanny pack
    7. Jurassic Park
    8. Seinfeld
    9. A watch brand
    10. N*SYNC

    Congrats @Fossilize and @HelpfulBee for getting the answers right!

    Stay tuned for the next round of questions which will be up soon :D
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    tacocat
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:08 pm

    Trivia for this week! Answers will be posted Friday 18/9/20

    This week's theme is near and dear to my heart, as with many others...

    The topic is FOOD!

    1. What is the common name for dried plums?
    2. What name does deer meat go by?
    3. What other name does “corn” go by?
    4. What’s the primary ingredient in hummus?
    5. Which country produces the most coffee in the world?
    6. Which country invented tea?
    7. What is the national dish of Spain?
    8. Which European nation was said to invent hot dogs?
    9. Which country is responsible for giving us pizza and pasta?
    10. Which country eats the most pizza?

    Good luck! :D
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:31 pm

    Hi everyone here are the answers from last week's Trivia! Could you guess any of these answers?

    Our next lot of questions will be posted shortly! :)

    1. What is the common name for dried plums?
    Answer: Prunes
    2. What name does deer meat go by?
    Answer: Venison
    3. What other name does “corn” go by?
    Answer: Maize
    4. What’s the primary ingredient in hummus?
    Answer: Chickpeas
    5. Which country produces the most coffee in the world?
    Answer: Brazil
    6. Which country invented tea?
    Answer: China
    7. What is the national dish of Spain?
    Answer: Paella
    8. Which European nation was said to invent hot dogs?
    Answer: Germany
    9. Which country is responsible for giving us pizza and pasta?
    Answer: Italy
    10. Which country eats the most pizza?
    Answer: Norway
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:08 pm

    Happy Friday everyone! Here are your next lot of Trivia questions all about 80s music! Post a reply and your answers below, good luck! :)

    Q1. Which song gave Madonna her first number one single in the UK?
    Q2. What was the name of Wham!’s last ever concert at Wembley Stadium in 1986?
    Q3. Which US band scored number ones in 1980 with Atomic, Call Me and The Tide Is High?
    Q4: Madness had 15 top ten hits in the 80s but only one of them reached number one – what was it called?
    Q5: Tears For Fears re-recorded one of their biggest hits in 1986 in aid of Sport Aid – what was its new title?
    Q6: Three members of Duran Duran all share the same surname – what is it?
    Q7. Who scored a chart-topper in 1988 with I Think We’re Alone Now?
    Q8. Which song and group opened the Live Aid concert in July 1985?
    Q9: In the Human League’s 1981 chart-topper Don’t You Want Me, where – according to the lyrics – did the main female character work?
    Q10. What type of dance did Men Without Hats take into the charts in 1983?


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    tacocat
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:19 pm

    I was going to have a shot at this one, but it appears there is a gaping hole in my knowledge 80's chart toppers :roll:
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    Leonarda
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    Re: Friday Trivia!

    Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:26 pm

    Ooh this looks good!!! I'm gonna give it a go... pretty much my decade as a pre-teen !
    1. Material girl
    2. not sure
    3. Blondie
    4. Love Madness - it must be love?
    5. Shout!
    6. Le Bon?
    7. Tiffany?
    8. Boomtown rats or U2?
    9. Yes
    10. no idea!

    Q1. Which song gave Madonna her first number one single in the UK?
    Q2. What was the name of Wham!’s last ever concert at Wembley Stadium in 1986?
    Q3. Which US band scored number ones in 1980 with Atomic, Call Me and The Tide Is High?
    Q4: Madness had 15 top ten hits in the 80s but only one of them reached number one – what was it called?
    Q5: Tears For Fears re-recorded one of their biggest hits in 1986 in aid of Sport Aid – what was its new title?
    Q6: Three members of Duran Duran all share the same surname – what is it?
    Q7. Who scored a chart-topper in 1988 with I Think We’re Alone Now?
    Q8. Which song and group opened the Live Aid concert in July 1985?
    Q9: In the Human League’s 1981 chart-topper Don’t You Want Me, where – according to the lyrics – did the main female character work?
    Q10. What type of dance did Men Without Hats take into the charts in 1983?
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